1.1. These terms and conditions of use (“Terms of Use”) define the rules for accessing and using the website (hereinafter referred to as “Site”) of the Grupo MAIA ®.

1.2. The Terms of Use apply to all public and / or private entities that wish to be or are users of the MAIA ® Group Website.

1.3. THE MAIA & MAIA - Brush and similar industry, Lda., headquartered in the Industrial Zone of Ovar - Olho Marinho, 385-183 Arada - Ovar, municipality of Ovar, district of Aveiro, registered at the Commercial Registry Office, entity with the documents fully deposited in electronic support, under the unique registration number and legal person 507 576 446, with a share capital of EUR 25,000.00 (the “MAIA ® Group”), reserves the right to change, add or delete, in whole or in part, the Terms of Use, as well as how to establish new Terms of Use. Such changes or additions to the Terms of Use will take effect after they are posted on the MAIA ® Group Website, so Users should consult them regularly. Users may, at any time, read the updated version of the Terms of Use, available at https://www.grupomaia.pt/.

1.4. The Terms of Use must be fully complied with, so if the User does not agree, at any time, with any of its provisions, the use of the MAIA ® Group Website must cease.



2.1. The MAIA ® Group Website is owned by MAIA & MAIA - Industria de escovas e Similar, Lda., And its content, including, in particular, the brands, design, logos, images, photographs, videos and software presented or made available , is protected, under Portuguese, Community and / or international conventions, by intellectual property rights and / or related rights, owned or licensed by companies of the MAIA ® Group or third parties.

2.2. The User may not copy, reproduce, publish, import, use or exploit, in any way, directly or through third parties, any elements made available on the MAIA ® Group Website, whether for commercial use or for other purposes, without prior written authorization of the MAIA ® Group or the third holder of such rights.

3. USE

3.1. As a condition of using the MAIA ® Group Website under the conditions set out in these Terms of Use, the User undertakes to:

3.1.1.Respect the rights of the MAIA ® Group and third parties;

3.1.2.Respect and comply with these Terms of Use;

3.1.3. Do not violate good customs and respect any and all legal provisions, making a correct, responsible and appropriate use of the features and content available on the MAIA ® Group's website, with strict respect for the Terms of Use;

3.1.4. Do not modify the software in any way, nor use modified forms of the software, namely for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the MAIA ® Group Website or any reserved content;

3.1.5. Do not represent yourself as someone else;

3.2. The User undertakes not to introduce any file or information on the MAIA ® Group Website that may impair the normal functioning of the MAIA ® Group Website, and must take the appropriate measures not to increase the spread of any computer virus.

3.3. Any modification of the information made available on the MAIA ® Group Website is strictly prohibited, as well as any other action that may cause damage and constitute a risk to the integrity of the MAIA ® Group Website, which may be punished under the terms of the current legislation, giving rise to the obligation of compensation for all damages caused.

3.4. If the User has doubts about the genuineness of the information on the MAIA ® Group Website, he / she should request, through other means of communication, confirmation of the same.

3.5. The MAIA ® Group reserves the right, at any time, to take all necessary measures, including restrictions or access limitations, to ensure the integrity and security of the MAIA ® Group Website or to avoid losses, misuse or alteration of the content available there.

3.6. The MAIA ® Group may, at any time and for its sole convenience, change, suspend or discontinue any of the features or content made available on the MAIA ® Group Website, without the need for prior notice and without resulting in any obligation to indemnify third parties for this modification.

3.7. The User may use the contacts made available on the MAIA ® Group Website to clarify any doubts or to report any errors detected during the use of the same.


4.1. To subscribe to Newsletters available on the MAIA ® Group website, it is necessary to provide an email address and accept the Terms of Use. The User is responsible for the accuracy of the information transmitted for the subscription to the Newsletters.

4.2. When subscribing to Newsletters, optional information may not be entered, namely, the company, position held and nationality.

4.3. The MAIA ® Group reserves the right, at any time, to suspend, interrupt or cancel the publication of Newsletters.


5.1 By accepting the Terms of Use, the User accepts and gives his authorization for the processing of personal data provided by himself under the terms and in accordance with the MAIA ® Group's Privacy Policy, available at https://www.grupomaia.pt/web/politica-privacidade/

5.2 The MAIA ® Group processes Users' personal data according to the applicable data protection legislation, in particular, according to the General Data Protection Regulation, approved by Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, April 27, 2016 (“GDPR”) And the Data Protection Law, approved by Law No. 67/98, of 26 September, or another that will replace it.

5.3 The User may, at any time, exercise his rights as a holder of personal data, namely, his right of access and rectification, the right to forget and portability, the limitation of treatment, as well as opposition, upon request written to be sent by email to the address privacy@grupomaia.pt. In any case, the User may, when considering that there has been a violation of his personal data by the MAIA ® Group, submit a complaint to the National Data Protection Commission.

5.4 While maintaining the appropriate technical means in place to prevent the loss, misuse, alteration, unauthorized access and misappropriation of data provided or transmitted to the MAIA ® Group, the MAIA ® stresses and warns that Internet security measures are not impregnable , so the MAIA ® Group cannot guarantee that they will not be viewed by third parties.


6.1. The MAIA ® Group's website aims to publicize the activities and projects developed by the MAIA ® Group.

6.2. The information available on the MAIA ® Group website may not be exhaustive, updated and accurate and may be linked to external websites over which the MAIA ® Group has no control or responsibility.

6.3. The MAIA ® Group will make the best efforts to minimize inconveniences caused by errors or technical failures. However, it is not possible to guarantee the non-interruption or non-disturbance of access to the MAIA ® Group website, as certain information or other content may have been created or developed in files or formats that are not free from errors.

6.4. The MAIA ® Group does not guarantee in any way to the User that:

6.4.1. The functionalities and content made available on the MAIA ® Group Website fulfill or are able to fulfill any needs or expectations of the User;

6.4.2. Any error existing in the software or content will be obligatorily corrected.

6.5. No advice or information obtained by the User through the features and content available on the MAIA ® Group Website will create any guarantee that is not expressed in these Terms of Use.

6.6. The MAIA ® Group will not be responsible for any damages resulting from improper use or the inability to use the MAIA ® Site.


7.1. The “IP Address” of the User is a number automatically assigned by the User's ISP (Internet Service Provider) to the computer being used.

7.2. The MAIA ® Group website may obtain IP addresses, together with the time of the visit and the page (s) visited as a means of managing the system, in order to collect and systematize information or to inspect its use. .


The use of cookies by the MAIA ® Group Website is made in accordance with the Cookies Policy, available at https://www.grupomaia.pt/web/politica-cookies/ .


9.1. If any of the provisions of the Terms of Use is declared null, ineffective or is annulled, this will not affect the validity or effectiveness of the remaining clauses, which will remain fully in force.

9.2. The Terms of Use are governed in all their aspects by the legislation in force in the Portuguese legal system.

9.3. For the resolution of any disputes, namely regarding the interpretation and application of the Terms of Use, as well as the acts performed under them, which are not resolved by agreement between the Parties, exclusive jurisdiction is attributed to the Judicial Court of the District of Porto, with express waiver of any other.

Entry into force: 03/01/2020
Date of the last update 03/01/2020