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Sociedade de Fundição Injectada Maceira, Lda., designated as SOFIMA, headquartered in Cerca, 2405-012 Maceira, Leiria, the corporate entity nº 500266328, and responsible for this website (, describes on this page the terms and conditions of use and the pre-contractual information related to distance contracts concluded on this website ( and its respective subdomains, as referred to in Article 4 of Decree-Law nº 24/2014 of February 14.

SOFIMA reserves the right to freely modify the pre-contractual information in order to comply with applicable legislation, without any prior notice.

1. General Conditions of Use

Both browsing this website and the acquisition of any product or service provided by it imply acceptance of this information and the general conditions of use stated on this page. The user agrees to use this website in compliance with applicable laws, refraining from using it for activities contrary to law, morals, good customs, or the rights and interests of third parties.

This website may contain links to other external websites that may provide information or tools useful to our users. However, these general conditions will not apply to those third-party websites. Therefore, the user should inform himself about the Terms and Conditions of Use on the redirected websites.

SOFIMA reserves the right to unilaterally modify, at any time and without notice, the presentation and content of this website, its services, the general conditions of use, and the Terms and Conditions of Use, without prejudice to contracts already concluded or in progress. These changes are intended to continuously improve this website and the services offered to users. If the user does not agree with the changes made, they may terminate the contract.

The content and information created for the presentation of this website are property of SOFIMA, and their use, reproduction, copying, or disclosure through other means of logos, texts, images, and videos contained on this site are subject to prior authorization.

SOFIMA takes into account the information regarding the essential characteristics of the products or services, whether shared by its suppliers through technical descriptions or not, and through photographs that illustrate the marketed products. The images of products or services presented on this website are purely illustrative unless otherwise stated. SOFIMA recommends that the user, to obtain complete information about the respective characteristics of the product or service, consult the detailed description, or if not available, contact SOFIMA.

All efforts are made to ensure that the information presented on this website is free from typographical and image errors. Whenever these occur and are detected, SOFIMA will proceed to correct them as soon as possible.

2. Data Protection Policy

SOFIMA is committed to respecting the privacy of its users. Therefore, we have structured our website in a way that allows browsing without the need to provide personal data. When it is necessary to collect personal data from users to provide our services, or when users decide to share their data voluntarily, the use of that information will be carried out in accordance with the current legislation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The shared user data will be subject to computer processing and will be stored in the SOFIMA database. When the user chooses to provide us with information regarding their personal data (any information through which they can be identified), it is ensured that the shared data will only be used for the purpose of their relationship as SOFIMA’s customers.

In planning this website, we have adopted measures that we consider appropriate to ensure the accuracy, integrity, and confidentiality of user’s personal data, as well as their other rights. Our records may include data obtained during the contractual relationship established with us and because of various interactions with our website.

Users must always ensure the truthfulness, accuracy, authenticity, and currency of the personal data they have provided to SOFIMA.

Types of data that may be collected through our website.

Comments – On pages where visitors have the possibility to leave comments, the data entered in the comment form, as well as the IP address and user agent of the browser, are stored to help with spam detection. An anonymous string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be sent to the Gravatar service to check if you are using it. The privacy policy of the Gravatar service is available here: After your comment is approved, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact Request Forms or Registrations – When visitors use the forms present on our website, only the data present at the time of their use will be stored, which may include: Full Name, Tax Identification Number, Phone Contact, Full Address, Email Address, Company Name.

These forms, when successfully submitted, send the filled data to a SOFIMA email account. The submitted data may also be stored in databases. Access to this data is restricted to authorized SOFIMA personnel.

With whom we share the data – SOFIMA ensures the total confidentiality of the personal data provided and only shares it with third parties for the sole and exclusive purpose of providing the service requested by the user. These may include home delivery of products or services (couriers/company technicians); technical assistance and/or warranty treatment and/or product returns (suppliers); execution of service contracts (operators); and judicial and tax authorities for compliance with legal obligations.

Owner and Data Controller – For the purposes of the services and sales we provide to our users, SOFIMA is the entity responsible for processing your personal data and ensuring the protection of your privacy, acting in accordance with the current legislation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Retention Period – SOFIMA will retain the collected data until a request for its erasure is made by the data subject.

Right to access, modify, and remove personal data – At any time, the user has the right to access their personal data and, within the limits of the contractual agreement and the GDPR, to modify it, object to its processing, decide on its authorized processing, withdraw consent, and exercise other rights provided by law (unless the data is necessary for billing purposes by SOFIMA and for compliance with legal obligations to which SOFIMA is subject). Withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out prior to that date. The user has the right to be notified, following the Regulation, in the event of a violation of their personal data and may lodge complaints with the authorities.

Security – SOFIMA is committed to ensuring the security of the information shared by the user. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the proper use of information, we have implemented physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to protect the information we collect online. We use encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive data. Data Protection Officer Contact:

3. Cookie Policy

What are cookies? “Cookies” are small software tags stored on access devices through the browser, retaining only information related to preferences and not including personal data.

What are cookies used for?

Cookies are used to help determine the usefulness, interest, and number of website visits, allowing for faster and more efficient navigation, and eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information.

What types of cookies are there?

There are two groups of cookies that can be used

Persistent cookies – These cookies are stored in the browser of the access devices (PC, mobile, and tablet) and used whenever you revisit the SOFIMA website. They are generally used to direct navigation according to the user’s interests, allowing for more personalized service.

Session cookies – These are temporary cookies that remain in the browser’s cookie file until you leave the website. The information obtained through these cookies is used to analyze web traffic patterns, identify problems, and provide a better browsing experience.

What are cookies used for?

Strictly necessary cookies – These cookies enable navigation on the website and the use of its applications, as well as access to secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, the requested services cannot be provided.

Analytical cookies – These cookies are used anonymously for the creation and analysis of statistics, to improve the functioning of the website.

Functional cookies – These cookies store user preferences regarding the use of the website so that it is not necessary to reconfigure the website each time it is visited.

Third-party cookies – These cookies measure the success of applications and the effectiveness of third-party advertising. They can also be used to personalize a widget with user data.

How can you manage cookies?

All browsers allow users to accept, refuse, or delete cookies, and to be notified whenever a cookie is received, by selecting the appropriate settings in the respective browser. Users can configure cookies in the “options” or “preferences” menu of their browser. However, disabling cookies may prevent some services from functioning correctly, partially or completely affecting website navigation.

4. Vírus / Trojans / Malware

SOFIMA is not responsible for any damages resulting from computer viruses or any other situations beyond its control that may prevent access to or proper functioning of this website and the services provided therein.

5. Business Contacts

SOFIMA provides the following phone numbers exclusively for business contacts:

  • +351 244 779 080 – national landline network
  • +351 914 808 709 – national mobile network

For email contacts:


Other contact methods:

  • In-person at the company headquarters

Terms and Conditions of Use last updated: 2023-03-16