Privacy Policy

CINANIMA – International Animated Film Festival of Espinho (CINANIMA) is organized by both NASCENTE – Cooperative Society with Cultural Purposes and Espinho City Hall. These organizations can be reached through

CINANIMA respects your privacy and personal data that is collected when you use our website is handled and protected with the utmost care. If you make use of our contact form or newsletter subscription, please refer to the relevant privacy policy presented on the entry page of the service.

Use of personal data

CINANIMA will only collect personal data that the user chooses to provide and will process this information for the purposes of such collection. For example, if you request information about activities, services or products, CINANIMA will process this information in order to fulfill your request. If you send us an unsolicited application, CINANIMA will process your data according to the application procedure. CINANIMA may send requests for voluntary participation in surveys about your experience in recent editions of the Festival. If you subscribe to our newsletter, you may receive other emails about events and activities organized by CINANIMA.

CINANIMA does not share your personal data with third parties except when an explicit authorization is given or when it is necessary to carry out a procedure requested by you, to comply with any legal obligation or when it is necessary to protect the interests of CINANIMA or its partners.

Your personal data will not be used for purposes other than those defined at the time of collection. Some information may be stored for long periods, for example when this is required by law. In such cases, access to this information will be limited to employees involved in these procedures.

Other websites

CINANIMA’s website provides links to other organizations, including institutional partners, supports and social media and streaming platforms. CINANIMA has no responsibility for the data collected on these websites and encourages you to review the privacy policies of any website you visit.


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Your Rights

You are entitled to view, improve or supplement the data CINANIMA has stored about you and/or request removal of these data, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation. If you want to exercise any of these rights or if you have questions about the way CINANIMA handles privacy, send an e-mail to


If you have any complaints about how CINANIMA handles your data, please contact us first. If your complaints persist, you may contact the Portuguese data protection authority at


CINANIMA may change this privacy policy. If those changes are significant, we will provide notice on our website. We will keep prior versions of this Privacy Policy in an archive for your review. We encourage you to regularly review our privacy policy.

Version September 1, 2021