Terms of Use

The website www.vda.pt (“Site”) was created by, belongs to and is operated by Vieira de Almeida & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados, SP RL (“VdA”), and its use is governed by these Terms of Use.

Site users (“User”) acknowledge that in using this Site they accept these Terms of Use.


Access to the Site

Users may access the Site through their browser. VdA is however exclusively entitled to, at any time, suspend access to the Site, whether partially or entirely, notably for the management, maintenance, repair, modification or updating of the Site, and to, at any time, shut down the Site, whether permanently or temporarily and whether partially or entirely.


Intellectual Property Rights

Users acknowledge that the contents of this Site are proprietary rights of VdA and of third parties and undertake not to infringe such rights.

VdA has title to or is duly licensed in relation to the rights over contents, images, graphics, sound, and animation and any other information, and the format in which they are graphically displayed on the Site. This includes all trademarks, logos, and symbols, as well as the layout and structure of the Site.

Users are not authorized to transmit, publish, modify, copy, sell, use or distribute, in any way, any contents, images and other information on this Site or part of the Site without the prior written consent of VdA. The use of trademarks and logos in this Site, and the material made available on this Site, do not grant, and should not be construed as granting Users any authorization to directly or indirectly use such trademarks, logos, or materials.


General Terms of Use

Users undertake to act responsibly and in good faith when using the Site. Users notably undertake to:

(i)             Refrain from acting against the law, including violating the rights of others or damaging the good name, image, reputation, and good standing of any persons, whether individuals or companies, including VdA and other users;

(ii)           Refrain from designing or using any technological tools or measures, whether through computer programming or the use of pre-existing software, intended or fit to interrupt, destroy, limit the functionality or exploit any computer vulnerability of the Site, any equipment or computer system;

(iii)          Should any defect, bug or anomaly in the Site also be detected, Users must immediately communicate its existence to VdA and not seek, through such defect, bug or anomaly, to access commercial information, personal data of other users, alter the characteristics of the Site or, in any other way, exploit the defect, bug or anomaly to use the Site in an irregular, unlawful manner or different to VdA’s design.

If Users should breach their obligations arising from these Terms of Use, they can be held liable under the law for any damages caused to VdA and/or third parties.


Processing of Personal Data

VdA is committed to Users’ privacy. Browsing our Site does not necessarily entail the collection of personal data, but you can learn more about how we process your personal data by reading our Privacy Policy.

Users browsing the Site will have access to personal data, including of VdA staff. Such personal data must not be processed without VdA or the relevant staff members being duly notified of the intention to process their data.


Information provided

The information provided on the Site seeks to explain and introduce VdA’s activity to Users. The information provided has been thoroughly checked. The information is, however, merely indicative and may contain errors or inaccuracies, or be out of date. Any information so provided must not be construed as legal advice of any kind.



When completing the forms available on the Site, Users must answer truthfully and fully, so that VdA can (i) manage your participation in the event you register for; (ii) return your contact attempt; (iii) ensure your subscription to our newsletter or (iv) reply to your application.

VdA disclaims any liability for any content provided on the forms, or for any damages arising from any wrong information provided by Users. Users must refrain from including third-party data in the forms without first informing the relevant third parties of the personal data processing terms and/or securing their consent to such end, as provided for in our Privacy Policy.


Security and Operability

To ensure the availability and integrity of the Site, VdA may monitor traffic to identify unauthorized access or content changing attempts, or that may otherwise compromise the Site.

Unauthorized attempts to modify, change, destroy, or tamper with the information on the Site, to analyze or compromise security conditions, to install unauthorized software, or to use this system for uses other than those described herein are prohibited and will be reported to the proper authorities, including evidence gathered, for the application of the legally prescribed penalties.



VdA disclaims any liability for errors that may occur due to system malfunctions or any (temporary or permanent) Site failures. VdA disclaims any liability for any damages arising from improper use of or inability to use the Site, or for any damages arising from the provision of inaccurate information through the Site. 


Hyperlinks to other websites

VdA may contain links to the websites of other entities. Such sites do not belong to, nor are they operated or controlled by, VdA and VdA disclaims any liability for, and in no way approves, supports or endorses the content of, such sites or the sites connected to or mentioned in such sites. 

VdA disclaims any liability for damages arising from viruses that might infect the User’s computer or network, or other property, as a result of access to the VdA site and transfer of contents from the latter to the User’s computer or network. The use of any such links is done at the User’s own risk.

The creation of links to the VdA Site is subject to VdA’s prior written authorization.



If any part or provision of these Terms of Use is unenforceable or contrary to applicable law, the remaining parts or provisions of these Terms of Use will not be affected. The affected part or provision will be deemed replaced with another in the same or similar spirit that is enforceable or legally acceptable. 


Amendments to the Terms of Use

VdA reserves the right to modify, add to, update or fully or partially cancel the Terms of Use at any time.

Users should periodically review these Terms of for updates or amendments.


Queries and suggestions

For any queries regarding these Terms of Use contact us at:

  • Telephone: (+351) 21 311 3400
  • E-mail: lisboa@vda.pt
  • Address: Rua Dom Luis I, 28, 1200-151 Lisboa, Portugal


Applicable Law

The Site’s Terms of Use are subject to Portuguese law.


Date of the last update: 04/05.2023.


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