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Sociedade Gestora dos Fundos de Pensões do Banco de Portugal

Sociedade Gestora dos Fundos de Pensões do Banco de Portugal, S.A. is Banco de Portugal’s pension funds management company.

It is responsible for the financial, technical, actuarial and administrative management of Banco de Portugal’s Pension Fund – Defined-benefit plan, and of Banco de Portugal’s Pension Fund – Defined-contribution plan. 

It also prepares the actuarial assessments on the calculation of liabilities inherent in benefit plans and charges financed by Banco de Portugal’s Pension Fund – Defined-benefit plan.

Sociedade Gestora was set up on 3 June 1988.

Personal data protection policy

Sociedade Gestora dos Fundos de Pensões do Banco de Portugal, S.A. (the ‘Sociedade Gestora’), in the exercise of its tasks and powers within the scope of the management of Banco de Portugal’s Pension Fund, processes personal data in accordance with the principles and rules stemming from European and Portuguese legislation on personal data protection, particularly Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016

Sociedade Gestora respects the principles of lawfulness, fairness and transparency, of collection for the specified, explicit and legitimate purposes, of minimisation, of accuracy and of security and integrity of the information collected.

It adopts the technical and organisational measures needed for personal data processing in order to fully respect data protection laws.

 

Processing of personal data

Sociedade Gestora handles only strictly necessary personal data, appropriate and relevant to the pursuit of the purposes entrusted to it.

It also handles personal data based on agreements entered into directly with its staff members and service providers.

Sociedade Gestora will store the data for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes that justified their collection.

 

Sharing and transfer of personal data

Sociedade Gestora may, under the legal terms, share data with peer fund management companies, national supervisory authorities, as well as other public entities, including courts, the Public Prosecutor's Office, the Tax and Customs Authority, and the Social Security Institute, among others.

Sociedade Gestora may transfer data to third-country entities and international organisations that guarantee equivalent data protection conditions.

It may also transfer data to service providers acting exclusively under its guidance and complying with equivalent technical and organisational measures.

 

Rights of the data subjects and Data Protection Officer 

Sociedade Gestora provides the data subjects under the legal terms adequate means to exercise their rights of information and complaint, and access to, rectification, limitation or erasure of personal data. 

Sociedade Gestora's Data Protection Officer monitors compliance of personal data processing with the GDPR and other EU data protection provisions, communicates with the data subjects and cooperates with the Comissão Nacional de Proteção de Dados (CNPD – the Portuguese Data Protection Authority), working as a point of contact between the latter and former in regard to personal data processing matters. To exercise their rights, data subjects may contact Sociedade Gestora's Data Protection Officer. For this purpose, it is essential that you fill in the form available here and send it to one of the following addresses:

  • Email address: encarregado.protecao.dados@bportugal.pt
  • Postal address: 
    Gabinete de Proteção de Dados da Sociedade Gestora dos Fundos de Pensões do Banco de Portugal, S.A.
    Rua do Comércio, 148
    1100-150 Lisbon

 

Control of Sociedade Gestora’s activity

The Sociedade Gestora’s activity in the field of data protection and processing may be subject to complaint to the CNPD or to judicial appeal.