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Head office:
Competition Authority

Avenida de Berna. 19
1050-037 Lisbon

(+351) 217 902 000
E-mail: adc(at)
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Terms and Conditions of General Use

These are the Terms and Conditions of General Use of the Portuguese Competition Authority (hereinafter AdC) for the use of its website. Any legal issues regarding the website can be consulted by users on the Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy sections, which constitute an integral part of the present Terms and Conditions. 

By accessing and browsing the AdC’s website, you agree and accept the present terms and conditions.

The AdC can modify, add or remove parts of these Terms and Conditions of General Use, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy without prior notice. These changes take effect immediately after their publication. Users are advised to consult regularly the sections of the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy to verify the most recent versions.

All rights relating to the AdC’s website and its digital presence are reserved.
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Who is the AdC

The AdC is an independent administrative entity whose primary statutory mission is to ensure the application of rules to promote and defend competition in public and private, cooperative and social sectors, respecting the market economy and free competition, for the benefit of people. 


The content and structure of the AdC’s website and its digital presence on the Internet are protected by copyright. In this respect, the AdC’s pages are all the pages present in the internet domain — except for the content provided by third parties, duly identified.

The AdC reserves the right to update and make changes to the published information at any time without prior notice.
The AdC is not responsible for the contents on external sites linked to the domain

Privacy Policy

Under the Privacy Policy of this website, the person responsible for the processing of your data is:
Portuguese Competition Authority
Avenida de Berna, no. 19
1050-037 Lisbon

The AdC is committed to protecting and ensuring the security and privacy of those who visit its website, in compliance with the rules of privacy and personal data protection.

The data collected is for the exclusive use of the features available in
By using the AdC’s website, filling in forms or providing your data, you must have knowledge of the Terms and Conditions of General Use. Visit this page and get to know all the updates.

The applicable legislation governs the AdC’s Privacy Policy in Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 ("General Data Protection Regulation").