1. Responsible for data processing

A Kind Kitchen – Vegan Food, Unipessoal Lda, headquartered at Rua de Ceuta, Nº 80, 4050-189 Porto, corporate entity 516474740, is responsible for the processing of personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), hereinafter referred to as Kind Kitchen.

  1. Processing of personal data, scope, and changes to the Privacy Policy

By providing your personal data to Kind Kitchen, the data subject consents to the processing of such data in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the rules and principles set out in the Terms and Conditions.

This Privacy Policy applies to data that has been directly provided by the respective data subject or collected when the data subject accesses our website.

It is noted that our website may contain hyperlinks (links) to other digital platforms and refer to third-party content that is not covered by the Privacy Policy of Kind Kitchen.

Kind Kitchen reserves the right to change its Privacy Policy.

  1. What are personal data?

Personal data refers to information about an identified or identifiable person. An identifiable person is one who can be identified directly or indirectly. Personal data also includes a set of distinct information that can lead to the identification of a specific person.

Examples of personal data:

  • Name and surname;
  • Residential address;
  • Email address;
  • Identification card number;
  • Location data (e.g., location data in a mobile phone);
  • IP address (internet protocol);
  • Cookies;
  • Advertising identifier of your device;
  1. Who is the data subject?

The data subject is the individual to whom the data relates and who has used the website of Kind Kitchen.

  1. Categories of personal data


Main IdentifiersName, civil or fiscal identification number, Passport number, date of birth, marital status, address, phone, email address, nationality, photos and mobile device files, data related to the family unit, data related to kinship.
Complementary IdentifiersIBAN, geolocation, level of education, gender, profession, socioeconomic data, personal ID, IP address, social media addresses, mobile device type, operating system, operating system version.
Special ProtectionPersonal data of minors under 13 years old.
Special CategoriesBiometric or genetic data, racial or ethnic orientation, political opinion, union affiliation, philosophical or religious conviction, data related to health or sexual life or sexual orientation of a person.
  1. What kind of information does Kind Kitchen collect and how?

Kind Kitchen collects two types of information: personal information and anonymous information.

The collection of anonymized information occurs while the data subject visits our website and aims to improve its functionality, including content management and prioritization.

The collection of personal information occurs when we collect personal data directly from the user, particularly when the user contacts Kind Kitchen directly, for example, to request more information through the contacts provided on the footer of this website.

The collection of personal data can be done in writing, by filling out forms or by sending communications by email.

Personal information is sometimes collected automatically (including your IP address, which is used for analysis/improvement of our services).

The data collected by Kind Kitchen on its website is processed automatically, and the information collected from the data subject is encrypted and managed using advanced security measures.

  1. For what purposes does Kind Kitchen process your personal data?

Examples (not exhaustive):

PurposesData Processing
Application ManagementRegistration and management of spontaneous applications for recruitment processes.
Marketing Activities DevelopmentAnalysis of website usage, definition of target audience, brand activation, market studies.
Placement of Cookies, Web Beacons, or Unique Device IdentifiersData collection to determine the number of users and to understand how they use our website, and to identify the path taken within it, with a view to continuous improvement for an optimized experience.
Profile DefinitionDesign of navigation profiles on our website, aiming at providing content.
  1. How long does Kind Kitchen process and retain your personal data?

Kind Kitchen processes and retains your personal data according to the purposes for which they are processed and only for the period necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes that motivated their collection and retention, and always in accordance with the law, the guidelines, and decisions of the National Data Protection Commission (CNPD), or, as applicable, until the data subject exercises the right to object, the right to be forgotten, or withdraws the previously given consent (when applicable).

After the respective retention period has elapsed, Kind Kitchen will delete or anonymize the data whenever they should not be kept for a different purpose that may persist.

  1. Rights of the data subject

In accordance with the GDPR and other applicable legislation, the data subject has the following rights: the right to information, access, and rectification or erasure of personal data; the right to data portability; and the right to limit or object to the processing of their data (when applicable).

The data subject may also withdraw consent for the processing of their personal data at any time. The withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of the processing of personal data that has been carried out based on the consent given prior to that date.

The data subject also has the right to lodge a complaint regarding the processing of their data with the CNPD.

The exercise of rights is free, unless it is a manifestly unfounded, excessive, or unjustifiably repeated request, in which case a reasonable fee may be charged, taking into account the costs incurred for the operations requested.

Processing of data in the context of advertising activities and analysis of behaviors on our website

Regarding the collection, use, and processing of personal data of users in the context of the analysis of the use of our website, please refer to the Cookie Policy,

In the context of the placement of advertising on its digital platforms, Kind Kitchen uses the services of “Google Ads.” These services are provided by Google, which assumes the role of data controller for the users of the Kind Kitchen platforms. You should consult the terms and conditions and privacy policy applicable to these services.

In these cases, Kind Kitchen is not responsible for the data processing activities carried out by third-party service providers, who assume full responsibility for them.

  1. What security procedures ensure the protection of your data?

Kind Kitchen takes all necessary and legally required precautions to ensure the privacy of the personal data processed and/or transmitted through its digital platforms. These precautions ensure the online and offline security of this information.

Whenever sensitive information is collected or used, the data will be encrypted using the SSL protocol. This technology, known as Secure Socket Layer, is used to enhance the security of data transmission over the Internet, encrypting and protecting sensitive data and information using the HTTPS protocol. SSL assures the data subject that the data will not be fraudulently intercepted and that all information is treated with the utmost security.

Kind Kitchen is not responsible for the content accessed through any hyperlink that leads the data subject to browse outside its website, as well as for the processing of personal data carried out in these cases, whenever such hyperlinks are the responsibility of third parties. Internet pages and content owned by third parties are not subject to this Privacy Policy, so we advise that whenever you browse these sites, you seek and read their respective privacy policies, as well as the applicable terms and conditions.


  1. Introduction

Our website uses cookies to improve its performance and user experience.

We use both our own cookies and third-party cookies. Some cookies are mandatory for navigation—basic and essential cookies—that are automatically activated when you access and use our website.

To ensure only basic functionalities, the data collected by the basic and essential cookies used on our website is necessary to provide you with a quality service without limitations in its performance.

For security, fraud prevention, and error correction, your data may be used to monitor and prevent fraudulent activities and ensure that systems and processes work properly and securely.

At any time, the user can configure their internet browser to accept or reject new cookies, as well as to disable cookies previously stored on their device, regardless of their origin or source.

Kind Kitchen saves your cookie selection preferences for a period of 365 days, after which you will be asked to configure your cookie acceptance again.

Due to system operation requirements, regardless of the established period, you may be asked to renew your decision regarding your options at any time.

  1. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer or mobile device through the internet browser during a visit to a website, with the purpose of storing, retrieving, or updating data.

These files allow the website to remember user actions and preferences, such as name, chosen language, character size, and other display settings. They prevent you from entering your name every time you access or having to reconfigure the website each time you visit.

Most cookies do not collect information that allows the identification of users and are limited to collecting more general data, serving to measure audiences or determine the approximate location of users accessing our website.

  1. What types of cookies do we use?

Our website uses various types of cookies, enabling two types of functionalities, with different degrees of optimization of the browsing experience and service levels:

Basic Functionalities:
  • Basic and essential cookies.
Advanced Functionalities:
  • Customization cookies;
  • Social cookies;
  • Accurate geolocation data and device identification through device search;
  • Personalized ads and content, ad and content measurement, audience insights, and product development;
  • Store and/or access information on a device;

These cookies are essential to provide you with a quality service. They are mandatory for unrestricted navigation on our website and to ensure that you enjoy an excellent public service offer. They are used to measure online audiences and the quality of our services, allowing us to meet our legal obligations.

Our website uses Google services, namely the Google Analytics service. To learn more, click on the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use of Google.

Examples of functionalities allowed by these cookies:

  • Remembering the progress of your online operation or transaction;
  • Conducting analyses to optimize performance;
  • Ensuring that our website has a consistent visual appearance;
Accurate Geolocation Data and Device Identification Through Device Search

These cookies may be used to collect and process accurate geolocation data, up to a few meters, for one or more purposes.

Personalized Ads and Content, Ad and Content Measurement, Audience Insights, and Product Development

These cookies allow ads and content to be personalized based on a profile and aim at the customization and measurement of ads and content. Data can be used to create or improve the user experience, systems, and software.

Store and/or Access Information on a Device

These cookies allow providers to store and access information on your device for the presented purposes.

  1. Purposes and Functionalities

The management of Cookie settings aims to provide users with as much information as possible about providers, types of cookies, as well as their legal description.

Cookies have distinct purposes and functionalities.

Purposes: These are the purposes of the data processing carried out by providers, and their consent depends on the user’s choice:

  • Purpose 1: Store and/or access information on a device;
  • Purpose 2: Select basic ads;
  • Purpose 3: Create a profile of personalized ads;
  • Purpose 4: Select personalized ads;
  • Purpose 5: Create a profile of personalized content;
  • Purpose 6: Select personalized content;
  • Purpose 7: Measure ad performance;
  • Purpose 8: Measure content performance;
  • Purpose 9: Apply market research results to generate audience insights;
  • Purpose 10: Develop and improve products.
Functionalities: These relate to the functionalities of personal data processing related to Purposes.

  • Functionality 1: Compare and match offline data sources;
  • Functionality 2: Link different devices;
  • Functionality 3: Receive and use device characteristics sent automatically for identification.
Special Purposes: These are the purposes of data processing carried out by providers, and their consent does not depend on the user’s choice.

  • Special Purpose 1: Ensure security, prevent fraud, and correct errors;
Special Functionalities: One of the characteristics of personal data processing related to Special Purposes.

  • Special Functionality 1: Use accurate geolocation data up to a few meters;
  • Special Functionality 2: Actively search for device characteristics for identification.
  1. Are all cookies stored forever?

No, there are permanent cookies and session cookies:

  • Permanent cookies: They are stored at the internet browser level on user access devices (computer, tablet, and mobile) and are used whenever the user makes a new visit to digital platforms. Generally, they are used to guide navigation and respond to user interests, allowing us to provide a more personalized service. As mentioned, Kind Kitchen saves your preferences for a period of 365 days, after which you will be asked to configure cookie acceptance again;
  • Session cookies: They are temporary, remaining in your internet browser cookies until you exit each of the digital platforms you are visiting. The information obtained allows identifying problems and finding solutions to offer a better browsing experience.
  1. How can I change my preferences?
  • At the beginning of your navigation, in addition to Basic and Essential Cookies, you will have the opportunity to choose whether our website can use the remaining cookies related to providers (third parties).

At the beginning of navigation on our website, before opting for various types of cookies, basic and essential cookies will always be activated.

  1. Can I disable the use of cookies?

Although cookies help users get the most out of our website, users can choose to disable cookies that are part of Advanced Functionalities.

However, by disabling cookies, our website will have a different performance, with a lower level of service quality.

If you choose to remove cookies that are part of the Advanced Functionalities placed on our website, you risk disabling certain services and functionalities.

To change your settings or disable the use of cookies, whatever they are and regardless of their origin, you can also follow the instructions provided in your internet browser or device (usually located in “Settings” or “Preferences”).

Below, we list some useful links for internet browsers:

Microsoft Edge Microsoft Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Apple Safari Opera
  1. Questions?

If you have any doubts about managing cookies on our website, please contact us through our email address.

Last updated: May 31, 2023

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of April 27, 2016, on the protection of individuals concerning the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data, which repeals Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (OJ L 119 of 4.5.2016). Law No. 58/2019, of August 8: Ensures the implementation, in the national legal order, of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of April 27, 2016, on the protection of individuals concerning the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data.