As one of our valued Member (hereinafter “You”), it is always a pleasure to welcome you in our organisation. Our first priority to offer you is that you feel safe and well cared forat your home or other residence in the Algarve, wherever you are in the Algarve.
Your full satisfaction and faith in ECDE International, Lda is essential to us.
We respect our customers and consider it our highest priority to you, together with our partners in safety and care, an unprecedented and unique service in the Algarve to offer.
We recognize that privacy is part of your expectations as a Member.
ECDE International may use Your PI for own marketing purposes. If required by applicable law, you will be requested to give your prior express consent to receive such marketing materials.
The following constitute ECDE 7 Privacy Principles, which apply throughout the ECDE International Group worldwide.
As a Member of ECDE International, You may be asked, at various times, to provide PI about Yourself and Your family members, such as:
We do not knowingly collect PI from children under the age of 18, except name, date of birth and nationality as provided directly by an adult on their behalf or with adult’s permission. Please make sure that your children do not provide us with any PI without your permission, e.g. online. If you believe your child has submitted PI to us, please contact us so that we can delete such PI.
Generally, we do not knowingly collect sensitive information such as racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, health or sex life details.
In addition, depending on the applicable law, other data than those listed above may also be considered as sensitive data:
credit card number, leisure habits, personal activities and hobbies, cultural habits, etc.
However, we may need to collect such data which may be considered as sensitive, to satisfy your request or provide you with specific services such as any disability access facilities.
In such case, if required by applicable law, we will ask you to expressly consent that we collect and process such sensitive information.
PI may be collected in certain circumstances including without limitation as follows:
We use Your PI for the following purposes:
As a company, we strive to offer you the same level of service always and everywhere.
To this end, subject to your rights set forth in section 13 below, we may have to share your PI with internal or external recipients in the following ways:
In order to offer the best possible service from ECDE International and its partners (emergency services), we are entitled to use your PI and allow authorized employees of our business units to have access to this information.
In particular, employees of ECDE International and in general, all employees of the partner organizations of ECDE International interested in information from certain categories of personal information, for example, Hospitals (medications, allergies) and veterinarians (for your pets, if necessary).
ECDE International takes appropriate technical and organisational measures, in accordance with local law requirements, to protect Your PI against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access.
To this end, we have implemented technical measures such as firewalls and organisational measures such as a login/efficient password system, physical protection, etc.
All information from the ECDE International database will be transferred via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to encrypt such Personal Information.
ECDE International uses persistent cookies to manage your session on the ECDE’s websites and to personalize your online experience (automatic recognition, etc.).
We also collect technical information on your computer each time you open a page during your visit to our sites.
This information includes Your IP (Internet Protocol) address, the operating system used, the type of browser, the screen resolution and the origin website address, as needed.
We collect this information to improve the quality of your visit to our site and do not sell or transfer this information to third parties.
These temporary cookies are a built-in feature of the technology used. Most browsers automatically accept these cookies, but you can delete them or have them automatically refused.
As each browser is different, you should refer to the “Help” section on your browser toolbar to find out how to set your preferences regarding cookies. However, you may not be able to use certain features on our site if you choose not to accept cookies.
ECDE International cannot control this collection of information and accepts no responsibility for this collection, use or disclosure of your PI by third-party companies. You should contact these advertisers or content providers if you have any questions about their use of the PI they collect.
To object to the processing of Your PI for marketing purposes or if you encounter any problem when exercising your rights, you can contact the dedicated Data Privacy Contact of ECDE International, Lda:
ECDE International, Lda
Data Privacy Department
Advocado Dr. Gina Mendes
Rua João Augusto Jesaja – Edif. Trigueiros 8A
8700 – 254 Olhão, Portugal
In the interests of protecting the privacy of all the ECDE International Members, we will need to identify you properly prior to responding to your request.
To this end, we may request a copy of a valid identification paper such as a current driver’s license, identity card or passport.
If your PI is not accurate, complete or up to date, please provide ECDE International Data Privacy with your request for correction.
Any requests for correction will be dealt with as soon as practicable or in compliance with applicable law.
You can use the downloadable update form from our webpage imergencies.com and send it signed to, ECDE International Member Service at the following address: