Privacy Policy

What personal data is collected and how is it collected


When visitors leave comments on the site, the data contained in the comments form, as well as the IP address and browser user agent, are saved to assist with spam detection. An anonymous string created from your email address (also called a hash) can be sent to the Gravatar service to verify that you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: Once your comment is approved, your profile photo is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


When uploading images to the site, you should avoid uploading images with embedded geolocation data (EXIF GPS). Visitors can download and extract geolocation data from site.



If you leave a comment on our site you can choose to save your name, e-mail address and website in cookies. This is for your convenience so you don't have to re-fill in your details when leaving another comment. These cookies will last a year. If you visit the login page, a temporary cookie will be set to determine if your browser accepts cookies.<br /> This cookie contains no personal data and will be deleted when you close your browser. When you log in, some<br /> cookies will be set to store your session information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last one year. If you select “Remind Me”, your session will persist for two weeks. When you log out, your login cookies will be removed. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be stored in your browser. This cookie does not<br /> include personal data, it only indicates the content ID of the article you just edited. Expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other sites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content on other sites behaves as if you visit those sites. This site may collect data about you, use cookies, incorporate third party tracking, monitor your interactions with it, including record interactions with embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that site.

How long is your data retained

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are saved indefinitely. This is so that any subsequent<br /> comments can be recognized and approved automatically, instead of putting them in a moderation queue. For users who register with our site (if any), we store the personal information you provide in your user profile. All users can view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Site administrators can also view and edit this information.

What rights do you have about your data

If you have an account on this site, or left comments, you can request to receive an export file with the personal data stored about you, including any personal data you provided. You can also request that the stored data be deleted.<br /> This does not include any personal data that is required to be kept for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments can be verified through an automatic spam detection service.


Dear customers, suppliers and employees. Due to the entry into force of the new data protection legislation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April, General Data Protection the RGPD) we have updated our privacy policy to adapt it to the new legal requirements

In this regard, we inform you that we only deal with the data of those persons or entities with whom we have a business relationship, whether customer or supplier, as well as those who are in any way bound by a contractual relationship. Therefore, we base the processing of personal data on the performance of the said contractual relationship. We may also send you commercial information about our products and services based on legitimate interest and in accordance with both the RGPD itself and the Law. If you do not wish to continue to receive<br /> information from us, we will facilitate an easy and reliable system. simple to do so. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties except for those entities to which it is strictly necessary (general government and financial entities), or<br /> by legal obligation. We will keep your data throughout your business relationship with us and thereafter, the indispensable time to fulfill the legal obligations to which our company is bound. On the other hand, they will always be able to access your data, modify it if there has been any personal or other alteration affecting it. They may also request their removal although this is not possible for the duration of your business relationship with us. It also has<br /> limitation and portability rights.

To exercise your rights you can contact Shapetek - Machining Technologies, Lda, at Zona Industrial da Formiga, 10A 3100-514 Pombal - Portugal or by e-mail Finally, please be advised that you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority. However, we have a strong commitment to<br /> privacy and respect for your rights, so please contact us at any given addresses.