Terms and Conditions of Use

Before accessing and using this website, please carefully read its terms and conditions of use.
The user's access and use of this website are considered an unequivocal sign that you have read, understood, and accepted these terms and conditions of use. These may be changed at any time by decision of the Group of Entities*, which is formed by the Programme Operators of the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area and the National Focal Point (NFP).

For all purposes, it is considered that the changes come into effect from the date of their publication on this website, with the proper indication of the changed content.

The EEA Grants Portugal website and all its content belong to the Group of Entities and it is represented by the NFP.

The content of the EEA Grants Portugal website is protected by copyright and related rights, as well as by industrial property rights, under Portuguese and European laws, along with the appliable international conventions. The entire content can only be used under the conditions allowed and with the previous consent of the NFP and/or Programme Operators, upon request.

The use of the content of this website for illegal purposes or any other purposes that may be deemed unworthy or abusive is forbidden. The creation or introduction of any type of virus or other code or program containing destructive or harmful properties to its operation is also forbidden.

The user of this website will comply scrupulously with the applicable legislation, particularly in the areas of computer crime and intellectual property rights, being solely responsible for any infringement or violation of these regulations.

The intellectual property rights of all content on the EEA Grants Portugal website that not aim to be subject of external provision, and not properly identified accordingly, belong to the Group of Entities, including information, tools, graphics, images, or texts. The Group of Entities rejects any responsibility for the usurpation and misuse of the elements mentioned above, except for in the conditions legally allowed, namely the right of citation/quotation, by clearly identifying the source. The content of this website may not be copied, changed, or distributed, except for sharing on social media, without changes, by users of the EEA Grants Portugal website, while clearly identifying the source of the information as the EEA Grants Portugal website.

The NFP and the Programme Operators have the right to interrupt access to the EEA Grants Portugal website for the period they deem necessary, for any technical, administrative, force majeure reasons, or others that may arise and are not directly considered in the present terms.

The content of this website is up to date as of the present date, and the information on it should be considered in its informative dimension.

However, due to the interconnection with different entities that contribute to updating the information on the EEA Grants Portugal website, it may not always be up to date, contain inaccuracies, or spelling errors. In this sense, the Group of Entities cannot be held responsible for any damages or losses in terms of civil liability (including, but not limited to, consequential damages, lost profits, and moral damages, caused directly or indirectly) arising from the correct or incorrect use of this website and its contents by the user, access to the user's computer and information system by third parties.

This website may contain links to sites operated by third parties over which it has no control and for which it assumes no responsibility.

The reading and comprehension of the legal provisions of these terms does not exempt from consulting the current legal standards, officially approved and published in the original editions and media (namely the Diário da República or the Official Journal of the European Union).


*Group of Entities

  • National Focal Point - Unidade Nacional de Gestão
  • Directorate-General for Maritime Policy - Direção-Geral de Política do Mar
  • Secretary General for Environment - Secretaria-Geral do Ambiente
  • Cultural Heritage - Património Cultural, I.P.
  • Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality - Comissão para a Cidadania e Igualdade de Género