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It is intended that this information is updated and precise. Wherefore the Ombudsman will seek to correct – as promptly as possible – any inaccuracies communicated. However, it is not possible to ensure at all times the full accuracy of the information herein provided. With particular reference to documents that aim to reproduce officially adopted texts, only the version of the acts published in Diário da República [Official Journal] is considered authentic.
The Ombudsman will seek to strive for the best possible operation of this website, but has no responsibility for any consequences that may result from its query or from external internet sites to which links are available here.
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The Ombudsman observes strictly the rules resulting from the legislation on data protection, particularly Article 35 of the Portuguese Constitution and the legal standards of Law No. 67/98, of 26 October (and its amendments), about the protection of personal data.