Privacy Policies

Your privacy is important to us. It is the policy of 42nd National Congress of Orthopedics and Traumatology, respect your privacy in relation to any information about you that we may collect on the site, social networks, platforms, forms, and other sites that we own and operate.

We request personal information only when we really need it to provide you with the best possible service. We always do so with your knowledge and consent, protecting you within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification.

We do not share personally identifiable information publicly or with third parties, except as required by law.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer through your Internet browser and allow the servers that host the content to recognize visitors and remember their activity.

Cookies may only last for your visit or persist longer, allowing the server to recognize visitors across multiple visits.

What cookies do we use?

Service cookies

Service cookies are necessary to provide the core functionality of our sites, platforms, and forms. They include:

  • “Session ID” cookies
    These cookies allow us to store, recognize and associate all actions for the correct presentation of our website and to provide the requested services. They remain active only during the visit, disappearing from the device after the browser session is closed.
  • “browsing experience” cookies
    These cookies allow us to store user preferences, such as language, country, age and whether you consulted our privacy panel or disabled cookie control. They are used to improve the browsing experience and present appropriate content. Some of these cookies remain on the device to allow the presentation of the same preferences when you return to the websites.

“Non-functional” cookies
Non-functional cookies are not strictly necessary to provide the core functionality of our website, but they are useful so that we can improve the way we provide more relevant and personalized content, marketing, and advertisements. They include:

  • “Web audience measurement” cookies
    These cookies allow us to monitor when you or other users interact with our website and marketing communications and advertisements from 42nd National Congress of Orthopedics and Traumatology on third-party sites. The information we may collect includes mouse actions and scrolling movements, as well as basic interactions with forms and other content. We use this data to evaluate performance, but we note that many of these may persist on your device, even after you close the session.
  • “Advertising” cookies
    These cookies are used to monitor and store your and other users' interaction with the website of 42nd National Congress of Orthopedics and Traumatology, marketing and advertising communications. We use this data to target and personalize relevant products and services defined by what you view, search, or click. These cookies can be controlled by third-party advertising networks and persist on your device even after you log out.
  • Social media cookies
    If you are logged in to the social networks of this site, a cookie may have been set on your device to recognize you when you access content on our sites. These cookies allow you to share content on social networks through the use of sharing settings and may allow us to monitor your activity.

Cookies “registration form”

The personal data collected (name, email*, company, position, country and any other data not specified here that is not billing data) within the registration fields on the Event form and for the management of the Event and the Leading - Congress Organization and Management, Lda. Taking into account that:

  • The personal “email” data is mandatory in order to send relevant notifications related to the registration status, changes or other useful general information related to the event, so without this data we will not be able to fulfill your requests.
  • The remaining data (name, company, position, country and any other unspecified data that is not billing data) allow us to personalize the communication and carry out analytical analysis of the registered participants in order to adapt the content and filter the sending of notifications.
  • If there are billing data (name, entity, address, NIF, telephone number and any other unspecified), these will be used exclusively for accounting and financial procedures with regard to registration for the event.

The data in question will not be used for any other purpose and will be kept by the organizing entity for 2 years.

You can exercise your rights provided for by law (access, rectification, deletion, limitation, opposition, portability) by writing to the following email or to the email specified in the registration form, without prejudice to the right to submit a complaint to the competent supervisory authority.

When you send us your personal data, it will be protected by appropriate security protocols for internet communications. You can withdraw this consent at any time.


Image Use
This event may be photographed and filmed, and by participating you accept that the images can be used for dissemination as part of the event.

User Commitment
The user must undertake to make appropriate use of the content and information that 42nd National Congress of Orthopedics and Traumatology offers on its website, which includes:

A) Do not engage in activities that are illegal or contrary to good faith and public order;

B) Do not disseminate advertising or content of a racist nature, xenophobia, online bookmakers, games of luck and chance, any type of pornography, in support of terrorism or against human rights;

C) Do not cause damage to the physical (hardware) and logical (software) systems of Leading, its suppliers or third parties, to introduce or disseminate computer viruses or any other hardware or software systems that are capable of causing damage mentioned above.

More information
We hope to enlighten you at all levels and, as mentioned before, if there's something you're not sure if you need it or not, it's generally safer to leave cookies enabled if you interact with one of the features you use on our site.