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Data Protection Policy

Processing of personal data

At Megaphone we are especially aware of the security of our website and guarantee the confidentiality of the data provided by our customers. We are committed to providing the best service and experience online.

The new General Data Protection Regulation will enter into force on 25 May 2018, increasing security in the processing of personal data. As a company that defends its customers right to privacy, Megaphone further strengthens its position. Learn how Megaphone collects and treats personal data and manages all information.

Within the scope and for the exclusive purposes of the services we provide to you, Sinopia Lda, as far as it determines the means of processing and purposes, is the entity responsible for the processing of your personal data and for ensuring the protection of your privacy, acting in accordance with the law and the new Regulation.

All our records include data that was obtained through customer and order records. If you wish to keep your details you will not need any action on your part. If you want to permanently remove all your data you can do the same through:

  • By e-mail to our mail:
  • Via SMS to our number: +351 933 139 109.
  • By calling our telephone contact: +351 933 139 109.
  • Through our Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp page.
  • You can also by letter to the address below.

Entity responsible for treatment:

Sinopia Lda

Rua Srª da Abadia Nº 473

4750-067 Lijó - Barcelos

Address of the Data Protection Officer:

What information do we collect?

All data requested through the site are required as they are necessary to provide an optimal service to the user.

he data collected on this site is intended for order processing and communication with customers, invoicing, processing of information requests and possible complaints, statistical analysis, as well as their use for direct marketing purposes. We collect your name, mobile number, address, email address, date of birth, tax ID (if entered).

We also collect the IP address only as identifiers for security reasons and for preventing attacks that may endanger sensitive data.

Megaphone has an SSL certificate trusted by COMODO RSA Domain Validation Secure Server CA that ensures your data travels securely. Data transmission between customers and Megaphone is encrypted, all pages on were encrypted before being transmitted over the Internet, ensuring the confidentiality and security of information exchange. If there are any security breaches, they will be communicated as soon as possible to our users..

At any time, you have the right to access your personal data, you can view all your information collected about yourself in the customer area, where you can also edit, transfer a copy or completely delete the data.

The sending of newsletters is only and exclusively to customers who subscribe (with the opt-in consent and consent of the user).

What happened to the information collected?

Megaphone will retain your personal data for the period required to place orders, invoice them and comply with applicable legal obligations.

Megaphone will not market or share its customer database with third parties and guarantees the confidentiality of all data provided by its customers and does not share these with third parties that are not part of the ordering or billing process.

Although Megaphone collects and processes data securely and prevents it from being lost or manipulated using the most advanced techniques, we inform you that open network collection allows the circulation of personal data without security. , at the risk of being seen and used by unauthorized third parties. You have the ability to exercise your rights of access, rectification, forgetfulness, portability of data, and opposition of your data under the Personal Data Protection Act.

About cookies

This site uses cookies to enable you to have the best user experience. Cookies are small text files stored on your device when you access websites. These allow for the storage of a set of user-related information, some of which is used to recognize the user on future visits to the site, and others to ensure the functionality provided and to improve the performance and user experience of the site.

Please note: It is important to note that some areas of the site may not function properly after cookies are disabled.

Cookie Types

  • Session cookies - These are temporary cookies that remain in your browser cookie file until you leave the website. The information obtained by these cookies serves to analyze web traffic patterns, allowing us to identify problems and provide a better browsing experience.
  • Permanent cookies - These are cookies that are stored at the browser level on your access devices (PC, mobile and tablet) and are used whenever you revisit one of our websites. They are generally used to direct navigation to the users interests, allowing us to provide a more personalized service.

What are the cookies we use for?

  • Strictly Required Cookies - Allow you to browse the website and use its applications, as well as access secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, the services you have requested cannot be provided.
  • Analytical Cookies - These are used anonymously for the purpose of creating and analyzing statistics to improve the functioning of the website.
  • Functionality cookies - Store user preferences regarding the use of the site so that you do not have to re-configure the site each time you visit it.
  • Third party cookies - Measure the success of applications and the effectiveness of third party advertising. They can also be used to customize a widget with user data.

Cookie Name Domain Duration Description and functionality
osCsid Session This cookie is a "session cookie" and lets us know who visitors are from page to page.
cookie_test 1 month Checks whether you use cookies to improve security and privacy when accessing your account as well as order checkout.
startTab_listing, startTab_listing2, startTab_page_new_product 1 day Cookies used for website preferences for product listing.
cookieconsent_status 1 year This cookie remembers if the user became aware that cookies are used on this site. A cookie is set when a user clicks on the cookies context notification, so that it will not appear again on subsequent visits.

Third party cookies

The following cookies are also set on the website by third parties or by us using a third party code. Analytical cookies allow you to remember how a site is navigated, for the purpose of presenting products or services that meet the user by monitoring the site. Examples are those that save the most visited pages, the time on each page, products or services searched, etc.

On our website you will find cookies from which is administered by Facebook Inc. 1601 S. California Ave Palo Alto CA 94304, USA. Megaphone has no influence on the scope or amount of data that Facebook collects through the use of plugins and we refer to the information provided by Facebook at

The purpose and scope of data collection as well as the future use and processing of data by Facebook is unknown to us. For more information about privacy rights and settings you should go to Facebook Inc. or you can refer to Facebook privacy policy at

Megaphone also uses the Google Analytics service, a web analytics service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text data, which is stored on your computer and allows you to analyze website usage.

Google's data protection policy is available at:

You may also prevent the collection of cookie data and data corresponding to its use (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser-plugin available at the following link:

Please note: Not all cookies listed below may be saved on your device when you browse our website.

Cookie Name Domain Duration Description and functionality
__utma 2 years Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmb 30 minutes Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmc Session Used to determine when a page is closed.
__utmt Session Used to control the request rate.
__utmz 6 months Stores the source of traffic or campaign that explains how the user came to our site. It is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics.
datr 2 years Facebook may set these cookies when using the Like function or message buttons on our Website without logging in to your Facebook account.
fr 3 months Facebook may set these cookies when using the Like function or message buttons on our Website without logging in to your Facebook account.
c_user 3 months This cookie contains your Facebook user ID when you have a Facebook account.
locale 7 days Cookie containing the country (example: pt_PT) from the last time the user logged in to the browser.
pl 3 months
presence Session
sb 2 years
wd 7 days Cookie used to store user browser dimensions to optimize page rendering.
xs 3 months This cookie contains multiple pieces of information such as session number and session value.
1P_JAR 1 month This cookie serves as ad personalization.
CONSENT 20 years This cookie serves as your consent preference.
NID 6 months The NID cookie contains a unique ID that Google uses to store your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. Portuguese), how many search results you want displayed per page (e.g., 10 or 20). and whether or not you want to have Google SafeSearch filtering enabled.
OGPC 1 month More information about Google policy here:

How can you block/delete cookies?

If you choose not to enable cookies, you may still be able to browse our website, but please be aware that it may prevent some webpages from displaying properly.

Please note that the osCsid and cookie_test cookies from are essential to being able to log into your account as you complete orders at this store for security and privacy reasons.

If you would like to know how to prevent websites/websites from using cookies on your device, choose your browser from the list below, clicking will take you to the browser page where you can manage (accept, decline or delete) your cookies and website data.

  • Google Chrome -
  • Mozilla Firefox -
  • Microsoft Edge -
  • Internet Explorer -
  • Safari -

Information regarding cookie control and deletion is also available at:

If you have any questions feel free to contact us.

Last updated: 21/5/2018