Terms of Use

We are PortugalDive.com, part of the Arlindo Serrao - Viagens e Turismo, Unipessoal Lda., a limited liability company incorporated in Portugal, trading as Arlindo Serrao Viagens e Turismo or PortugalDive.com (tax and company number 514376422) whose registered headquarter is at Av. Estados Unidos da América, 2 - P.3 - 2.º A, 1700-174 Lisboa, Portugal, in this document referred to as PortugalDive.com or Portugal Dive..

By browsing and using our website you agree to this policy governing your use of the website. If you do not accept this policy, you should not use our website.

This policy applies only to this website and not to other websites to which we provide links. We also enter into agreements with commercial partners whose websites may be co-branded or framed by us and which you may visit directly through our website. These websites are not subject to our privacy policy. You are advised to read the privacy policy of such other websites.

However this same policy applies to other Portugal Dive presence on social media pages, such as on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or the Portugal Dive's Youtube channel.

We may change our privacy policy from time to time without notification and you should regularly review this policy when you visit our site.

Portugal Dive Team of Divers

The divers identified in this section are partners, employees, collaborators or provide diving and diving support services to the company.


The divers identified in this section have agreed to give the company - free of charge - content about the diving spots, or photos or videos of the diving spots, in order to support the promotion of diving in Portugal. The material provided by these divers can be published here on the website PortugalDive.com, on the pages of Portugal Dive on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, on the Youtube Channel of Portugal Dive, on Linkedin; it can be published by any Portugal Dive affiliate or partner that is reselling Portugal Dive products and services, and it can also be used in advertising and journalistic pieces. As a counterpart to this free grant, the material authored by these divers gains greater visibility, international visibility. In addition, these divers can also be identified in the respective Section; "Contributors".

Collection of information

In order to provide the services you want and to allow you to experience a more personalized service when you revisit us, we may ask about your interests. We find these out by asking you, by reading your comments and by looking at which are the most popular areas of our site. We also use "cookies" and other technologies to collect information from your computer and about your activities on our site.

Collection of personal information

We will only collect personal information from you (such as name, address, telephone number, email address, etc) which you have provided voluntarily to us by completing the inquiry form or sending emails to us. Please do not submit your personal data to us if you do not wish us to collect it.

We may use your contact details to send you newsletters or other targeted information or promotional content and ads.

If you order a product or service from us we may ask for information including your name, e-mail address, delivery and billing address, credit or debit card number and expiry date. Sometimes we may ask for your telephone number to be forwarded to any third-parties that will help us deliver your diving plan.

Collection of other information

In addition to asking you to submit personal information, we may collect information about you automatically when you visit the site. The collection of information may involve the use of cookies and web beacons. A web beacon is a small graphic image placed on a web page that is designed to allow us to monitor visitors to our site. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer's hard drive by your web browser when you first visit our site. The cookie allows us to identify your computer and find out details about your last visit. Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but usually, you can alter the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer. If you choose not to receive our cookies, we cannot guarantee that your experience with our website will be as quick or responsive as if you do receive cookies.

The information collected by cookies and web beacons is not personally identifiable, it includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the internet e.g. operating system and platforms, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on our website and your geographical location.

Use of your information

You agree that we may obtain, hold, correlate, merge and use your information (including personal information) for the purpose of providing you with our services and ancillary services and for our internal business purposes. These include (without limitation):

  • Personalising your visits to the site and developing the design and style of the site to improve our services to you;
  • To inform you about the latest changes to our website, or products, services or promotional offers that you might find interesting;
  • Communication (and personalizing such communication) with you from Portugal Dive, and from other reputable and trustworthy third parties (if you have agreed to such);
  • Informing you if you have been successful in any of the competitions or promotions; compiling customer reviews.
  • For market research purposes;
  • To prevent you from posting illegal, offensive or objectionable comments on our sites;
  • To enable third parties to carry out statistical analyses', technical, logistical or other functions on our behalf including determining behavioral preferences to manage online advertising;
  • For strategic development;
  • For any purpose required by law or regulation; and for accounting purposes;
  • Sharing Information.

We may provide third parties, at our discretion, with certain aggregate statistical data about your use of our websites, which data may include demographic data such as age range and/or geographic location of groups of user. It will not include information that could personally identify you.

With your consent, we may supply personal information to other third parties.

We reserve the right to access and to disclose personal information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests or requests by applicable regulatory bodies, to operate our systems properly or to protect either ourselves or our other users.

We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this policy to third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or reorganization of Arlindo Serrao - Viagens e Turismo, Unipessoal Lda. or PortugalDive.com.

Monitoring emails

We may monitor and keep records of email communications which you send to us and other communications with you in accordance with this policy and our other business interests.

Safeguards and Security

No data transmission over the internet can be entirely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information and/or use of our sites. However, we use our reasonable endeavors to protect the security of your personal information from unauthorized access.

Changing or accessing your information

Should your personal information change (e.g. your postcode), or if you no longer wish to receive newsletters or services you have signed up for, or if you wish to review or receive copies of the personal information we hold about you, or have any other queries please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. including full details of your request.