Privacy Policy

At XCELLENT INTERNATIONAL RECRUITMENT COMPANY, LDA. (“XCELLENTALENT”), we respect your privacy and thank you for your trust in us. In this Privacy Policy, we explain who we are, for what purposes we may collect and use your data, how we handle it, with whom we share it, for how long we keep it, as well as the ways to contact us and exercise your rights.
Your data will be processed by XCELLENT INTERNATIONAL RECRUITMENT COMPANY, LDA, based in Núcleo Central-Escritório 481, Taguspark, 2740 – 122 Porto Salvo, Portugal, VAT Nº PT515998559. This company is responsible for handling personal data in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


The domain server for this website only registers and stores the following:

  • The information that is usually registered by the server by definition, namely, the Internet Protocol Address by which you had access to the Internet;
  • The date and duration of your access to this website
  • The Internet address of the website that brought you directly here

This information will be used to measure the number of visits to the different areas of this website, helping us make this website more useful.


XCELLENTALENT may, in some cases, request personal data from website users for the following purposes:

  • Candidates who register with us for roles that we are managing for other employers,or through our website, social media sites or other sources;
  • Prospective candidates;
  • Assessing collaboration proposals.

Navigation on the website does not imply the provision of personal data (except the IP address).
Should the user choose to provide his/her personal data, XCELLENTALENT will handle such personal data on the basis of his/her consent, which may be withdrawn at any time, without calling into question the handling done prior to such consent being withdrawn.
The collection form will also have a field for the user to expressly mark his/her consent to the handling of his/her personal data for the purposes mentioned above.
XCELLENTALENT confirms that it does not create consumer profiles based on the personal data collected through the website.


In cases where personal data are communicated to XCELLENTALENT, this will be the entity responsible for the personal data collection and processing, while reserving the right to subcontract other entities to carry out such processing on behalf of and representing XCELLENTALENT. XCELLENTALENT guarantees that all entities subcontracted thereby to handle personal data on its behalf will be bound by contractual obligations with a view to preserving the confidentiality of the data and compliance with the legislation in force.

If you have questions, please contact the Data Protection Officer at:

  • E-mail:
  • Post: Núcleo Central-Escritório 481, Taguspark, 2740 – 122 Porto Salvo, Portugal
  • Telephone: +351 967 466 565


If you are a candidate, we share your personal data with clients who have vacancies for jobs which you are interested in.
also share your personal data and, when necessary, special category data with third party service providers who perform services and functions on our behalf, such as:

  • Conducting employment reference checks;
  • Conducting qualification checks;
  • Carrying out criminal convictions checks (as required);
  • Verifying details you have provided from third party sources;
  • Conducting psychometric evaluations or skills tests;
  • Hosting personal data for us;
  • Administering surveys or competitions on our behalf;
  • Assisting us to communicate with you; and
  • Providing research and mailing house or other direct marketing services.

We contractually require minimum standards of confidentiality and data protection from our third party service providers. If we need to send personal data outside the EEA, we will ensure that adequate safeguards are in place.
The user’s personal data will be kept in servers located within the European Union and no data transfers outside the European Union are contemplated.


The user has the right to access, view, change, limit, rectify and delete his/her personal data communicated by him/her to XCELLENTALENT at any time, by sending an e-mail to
The user also has the right to withdraw his/her consent at any time (when the handling is based on that ground) and oppose the handling of his/her data for one or more purposes, as well as to request the transferability of his/her personal data.
Furthermore, the user has the right to complain to a supervisory authority which, in the case of Portugal, is the National Data Protection Commission (Comissão Nacional de Proteção de Dados – CNPD).


We will keep your personal data for as long as we need to in order to fulfil the purpose we collected it for, which may be an ongoing purpose. For example, if you are a candidate, we will retain your personal data for the duration of our business relationship with you and beyond, as we often support candidates with job placements over many years and potentially throughout their careers.
We keep some personal data for longer than others. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider factors such as the purposes for which we process your personal data, including any legal, regulatory, accounting and reporting obligations, the nature and amount of personal data that we hold about you, and the potential risk of harm to you from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data.


XCELLENTALENT is committed to ensuring that the security of personal data that is provided to us is protected. Bearing in mind the great concern and commitment that XCELLENTALENT shows in the defence of privacy matters, several technical and organizational security measures have been adopted in order to protect the personal data made available to us against its diffusion, loss, misuse, alteration, unauthorized handling or access, as well as any other form of illicit handling.
Notwithstanding the security measures adopted by XCELLENTALENT, we are obliged to alert all those who browse the Internet to adopt additional security measures, namely to ensure:

i. You use an updated PC and Browser in terms of properly configured security patches, with an active firewall, anti-virus and anti-spyware programs; and
ii. The authenticity of the sites you visit on the Internet, while avoiding websites whose reputation you do not trust.


We may change this Privacy Policy at any time. If we do so, we will post updates on this website.

LAST UPDATED ON 22 August 2021

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