USIAReview is a privately held brand of a digital magazine and is committed to protecting your privacy. We have prepared the following policy outlining practices undertaken when you provide your data to us.

Who we are: USIAReview is a registered brand in Lisbon, Portugal - MARCA NACIONAL Nº 654306 collects Personal Data and Anonymous Data when you visit our websites or when you send us information or communications. ‘Personal Data’ means data that allows someone to identify you, including, for example, your name, address, telephone and mobile numbers, email address, as well as any information about you that is associated with or linked to, or could be linked to, any of the foregoing data. ‘Anonymous Data’ means data that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Data. Anonymous Data does not permit the identification of individual persons. We collect Personal Data and Anonymous Data as described below.

We collect Personal Data from you, such as your name, contact details, country of residence, zip code or post code, gender or birth date when you register on one of our sites or when you choose to use the various services we provide. We also collect other types of Personal Data that you provide to us voluntarily, when, for instance, you make a purchase, respond to surveys and questionnaires or enter a competition. If you provide us feedback regarding our sites or services via email, we will collect your name and email address in order to send you a reply.

In order to improve our services to you, we may ask you to voluntarily complete confidential surveys. We do not ask you to provide us any personally identifiable data in association with these surveys, although we do associate your responses with Personal Data. If you do not wish to participate in a survey, however, simply decline to participate when asked.

If you decide to invite a friend or family member to join any of our services, we will collect your name and email address as well as your friend’s or family member’s email address in order to contact them by email. We will always ask your permission if we want to mention your name when contacting your friend or family member. This information is used once only and is not saved in our database, unless they have entered a competition or other promotion, in which case their email address is stored only for that purpose. If you decide to invite a friend or family member to become involved, we will collect and save their email address into our database, along with their contact preferences, as we would for anyone who registers on our sites.

‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing a website. uses cookies to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our sites. You have the ability to accept or delete cookies, but please be aware that for some parts of our site to work, you will need to accept cookies. For more information on cookies please visit uses your Personal Data to provide you with a customised web experience and to provide services to you. Such services include sending you marketing messages if you have given us permission to do so, processing your answers to quizzes and other competitions, and sending electronic newsletters and promotional emails to you. We also use Personal Data for customer service messages, and to notify you about updates to our services and to respond to your requests.

We may create Anonymous Data records from Personal Data by excluding information (such as your name) that makes the data personally identifiable to you. We use this Anonymous Data to perform statistical analyses of users’ aggregate behaviour so that we may enhance the content of our services and improve site navigation. reserves the right to use and disclose Anonymous Data to third parties at its discretion, in aggregate form.

If you elect to receive communications from us, we may periodically send you free newsletters and emails that directly promote the use of our sites or the purchase of our products or services and may contain advertisements for third parties. 

Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy and in our Privacy Notices where you give us your consent, we do not sell, trade or rent the Personal Data collected from our services to third parties.

However, we will share your Personal Data with our third party suppliers who need to process your data in order to fulfil your request, such as to charge your credit card (if authorised by you), fill your order and deliver electronic newsletters and promotional emails. These third parties are required under contract not to use your Personal Data other than to provide the services requested by and to guarantee to our satisfaction that they have sufficient processes in place to ensure the security of your data while it is in their care.

You expressly consent to the sharing of your Personal Data with our contractors and third-party service providers for the purpose of providing services to you.

If you send a testimonial or comment to us, we may post it on our site or use it in advertising materials. We will attribute your testimonial to you by posting your first and last initial or your first name and last initial next to your testimonial on our site or advertising materials, if provided.

Regardless of any choices you make regarding your Personal Data, may disclose Personal Data if it believes in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on us; or (b) protect or defend the rights or property of or users of our services.

If another company acquires our company or our assets, that company will possess the Personal Data collected by it and us and will assume the rights and obligations regarding your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy and the terms under which you submitted your data.

If you provide with your contact details and agree to receive promotional messages, we may share your details with our affiliates or third-party businesses that offer goods or services that we believe may be of interest to our customers. Many customers appreciate the offerings they receive from such third parties; however, we allow you to opt out at any time of having your Personal Data shared with affiliated or unaffiliated third parties for the purpose of sending you relevant information.

We offer you choices regarding the collection, use and sharing of your Personal Data. When you register on one of our sites or respond to one of our communications or offers, we will ask you if you want to receive future communications from us. You may indicate consent to receipt of these communications by entering your personal details and choosing what information you would like to receive, or by not ticking the opt-out box provided. Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation, you also have the right to revoke or amend any consent you have provided allowing us to store and use your personal data. Should you decide to stop receiving further communications from us, you will have the opportunity to opt-out by following the unsubscribe instructions provided.

Despite your indicated communication preferences, we may send you notice of any updates to our Privacy Policy. If you are contacting us by email or by post, please be sure to include your full name and address in your opt-out request in order to allow us to process your request for any changes to your preferences. Note that we may retain changed or deleted information in our archives, but we will not keep it longer than is necessary.

Your Personal Data may be processed both in and outside of your own country. When you submit your details and in whichever country you are situated you agree to the data being transferred to the PORTUGAL and processed under the terms of the PORTUGAL Data Protection and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations, which stem from European Directives 95/46/EC and 2002/58/EC respectively. If you are not in agreement, please do not give us your personal details. is committed to protecting the security of your Personal Data. We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Data from unauthorised access, use or disclosure.

The EU General Data Protection Regulation gives you the right to access information held about you. You may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. You may also ask for erasure or blocking of data that have been processed unlawfully, to object to the processing of your personal data or if you have any questions about our Privacy Policy. If you wish to see the information we hold about you, please contact us in writing, by email or by telephone.

The Data Protection Compliance Officer

Apartado EC 013018, 1000-944. Lisboa, Portugal


We will respond to your request for access to personal data within one month of the day on which it was made. These changes will be effective immediately for new users of our services.

Please note that at all times you are responsible for updating your Personal Data to provide us with your most current email and postal address. In the event that the last email or postal address that you have provided us is not valid, or for any reason is not capable of delivering to you the notice described above, our despatch of the email or letter containing such notice will nonetheless constitute effective notice of the changes described in the notice. In any event, changes to this Privacy Policy may affect our use of Personal Data that you provided us prior to our notification to you of the changes. If you do not wish to permit changes in our use of your Personal Data, you must notify us prior to the effective date of the changes that you wish to deactivate your account with us.

This Privacy Policy was last revised in November 2021


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