Minas Gerais Forestry Industry Association (AMIF - Associação Mineira da Indústria Florestal) Privacy Policy

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Portuguese version of this document will govern our relationship – this translated version is provided for convenience only and will not be interpreted to modify the Portuguese version. For the Portuguese version, please see the LGPD page on the PT-BR version of the website.

This Privacy Policy contains information about the collection, use, storage, processing, and protection of personal data from individuals, clients, suppliers, and others, throughout our business operations. This document aims to demonstrate absolute transparency on the subject and inform all interested parties about the types of data that are collected, the reasons for collection, and how data subjects can manage or delete their personal information.

Who we are

The Minas Gerais Forestry Industry Association (AMIF – Associação Mineira da Indústria Florestal), registered under the  CNPJ  number 19.295.989/0001-36, headquartered at Rua Antônio de Albuquerque, Savassi, 194, Belo Horizonte/MG, ZIP code 30.112-010, hereinafter referred to as AMIF.

About the Privacy Policy

This document has been prepared in accordance with the General Data Protection Law (Law 13.709/18), the Internet Civil Rights Framework (Law 12.965/14), and the EU Regulation No. 2016/679.


Furthermore, the document may be updated due to any normative changes, which is why the data subject is invited to periodically consult this section. By using the Services, the data subject accepts and understands that we collect, process, use, and store their information as described in this Policy.


We recommend that this Policy be read carefully, especially before initiating your relationship with AMIF. If you have any doubts about the content of this Policy, please contact us directly at privacidade@amif.org.br.

1. Types of collected Data and how they are used

When you access and use our platform or interact with AMIF in any way, we may process your personal data for various purposes, as indicated below:

Data collectedPurposes
Registration data on the website, in our newsletter, or at our events (full name, email, phone number, CNPJ or CPF, and address).

Send content produced by AMIF, such as institutional announcements, newsletters, e-books, materials on specific themes and services, event invitations, or feedback surveys.

• Allow your participation in events promoted by AMIF and your interaction by sending questions or inquiries.


Contact data (name, email, phone, cell).


To answer your questions, compliments, complaints, suggestions, and communicate with you, especially when you send us a message through the Contact page on our website.

To manage our relationship with you or with the company you represent, if you are a client, a former client, or a potential client.

Offer information about events, and products related to AMIF through telephone contact by call or WhatsApp/Telegram, e-books. 

Data provided for courses, lectures, and other services offered by AMIF (full name, phone, cell, email, position, CPF).

To register the participant in our courses and other events, creating their registration for control, security, and certificate issuance.

• To issue payment invoices for the courses and other services offered by AMIF.


Contact data for our partners, suppliers, and associates (Name, commercial email, commercial phone, and commercial address).

Our partners, suppliers, and associates provide the contact of one of their representatives so that the public can learn more about their services and products.


Interaction data with content produced by AMIF (clicks on our website or newsletter, number of accesses, opening of newsletters and informative sent, duration, engagement rate, analytical data).

To improve our communication with you, develop the functionalities of our website, and provided services.

To send content that we believe is of your interest.

• To perform analyses on the effectiveness and relevance of the content we produce.


Information about your access to our website and other applications provided by AMIF (IP, date, and time of access).
​• To comply with our legal obligations.

2. With whom are your personal data shared?

We may share your personal data with:

  • Our partners, service providers, and suppliers.
    To carry out our activities, we maintain relationships and contract various partners, service providers, and suppliers, which are essential for our operation. Some of these partners, service providers, and suppliers may need to access the personal data we collect to perform their functions, such as information technology service providers, data hosting services, event management services, productivity software providers, auditors, correspondents, translators, among other service providers, in which cases we may share your personal data with them.
  • Government Authorities.
    We may share your personal data with any Government Authority that requests it, including labor or financial activity oversight bodies, regulatory bodies, judicial authorities, or police authorities.
  • With third parties interested in combining our activities.
    We may share your personal data with third parties interested in combining our activities.
  • To third parties indicated by you.
    We may share your personal data with third parties indicated by you, upon your request.

3. How long are your data processed?

We retain personal data only for the necessary time, depending on:
  • The activity or service for which the data is being processed.
  • Any legal, regulatory, or contractual requirements.
  • The time during which the service we provide may be subject to judicial questioning or investigations.

4. International Data Transfers

In certain circumstances, such as when we use cloud hosting services located in other countries or when we need to transfer data to other countries, we will take the measures required by law to ensure that your personal data remains protected and that this transfer is carried out in accordance with one of the transfer mechanisms provided for in the LGPD.

5. Cookies

Cookies are small text files stored in your browser or on your device and are triggered when you access most websites on the internet, including ours. They serve, among other purposes, to recognize your preferences and display our website to you according to these preferences, such as the language in which it is made available. Additionally, cookies can be used to evaluate performance metrics, identify usage issues, ensure the proper functioning of the website, and collect information about user behavior.

There are different types of cookies. On our website, we may use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These are essential for the functioning of our website, ensuring its security and proper performance, without which it would not function correctly.


  • Preferred cookies: Store information about your preferences, such as your language and region, allowing for a better browsing experience on the website.


  • Analysis cookies: Collect information about your behavior while browsing our website, such as the pages accessed, visit duration, less accessed pages, enabling us to improve the quality of the website.


If you oppose their use, you can refuse the installation of these cookies or remove them from your browser or device, except for strictly necessary cookies, which are essential for the correct functioning of the website.

For more information on how to remove cookies from your device, you can visit the following websites, according to the browser you use. By accessing these respective websites, you will be subject to the privacy policies of other companies, which may not be consistent or similar to the terms of this Policy:

6. Your Rights as a Data Subject

You have a series of rights concerning your personal data, and AMIF is committed to respecting these rights, ensuring that you can exercise them at any time.

Among the rights available to you are the following:

  • Confirmation of the existence of the treatment.
  • Access to your personal data.
  • Rectification of personal data that is incomplete, inaccurate, or outdated.
  • Anonymization, blocking, or deletion in cases where unnecessary, excessive, or non-compliant data is processed, as per the legislation.
  • Portability, as regulated by the National Data Protection Authority.
  • Deletion of data processed with consent, except in cases of personal data retention specified in the LGPD (Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados – Brazilian data protection law).
  • Information about data sharing with public and private entities.
  • Information about the possibility of denying consent, if it is the legal basis for a particular data processing activity, with an indication of the consequences of such refusal.
  • Revocation of consent at any time, easily and free of charge, by simply communicating your decision to the AMIF Data Protection Officer. The revocation of consent does not invalidate or make illegitimate the processing of personal data that has been carried out before the date of revocation.
  • Opposition to processing, in cases where consent is not the applicable legal basis for the processing of your personal data, and when there is a violation of the legislation. AMIF will assess whether your opposition is justified or not, taking necessary measures to suspend processing or providing reasons for considering the processing lawful and permissible.
  • Submitting a complaint to the National Data Protection Authority.


All these rights can be exercised by you at any time, free of charge, unless the charging of a fee is eventually permitted according to current legislation or regulations. AMIF commits to exert its best efforts to transparently and promptly address your requests.


To ensure that the rights are being exercised by you or by your duly authorized legal representative, AMIF may request information or necessary evidence regarding your identity to prevent fraud and safeguard your privacy, ensuring that your personal data is not shared without proper authorization.


We will respond to your requests within a reasonable timeframe, in accordance with applicable legislation. Please note that we may only respond to some requests after receiving the aforementioned confirmations.


The aforementioned rights can be exercised by sending a corresponding request via email to the following address: privacidade@amif.org.br.

7. Security of Stored Personal Data

The platform is committed to implementing technical and organizational measures capable of protecting personal data from unauthorized access and situations involving destruction, loss, alteration, communication, or dissemination of such data.


The platform does not exempt itself from responsibility in cases of third-party exclusive fault, such as hacking attacks or breaches, or exclusive fault of the user, such as when the user voluntarily shares their data with third parties. The website commits to notifying the user in the event of any security breach involving their personal data.


Stored personal data is treated with confidentiality within legal limits. However, we may disclose your personal information if required by law or if you violate our Terms of Service

8. How to Contact AMIF Regarding Your Personal Data

If you have any questions about this Policy or how your personal data is handled by AMIF, feel free to contact us directly via email at: privacidade@amif.org.br.

9. Changes to this Privacy Policy

As our goal is to continually improve our services, this Privacy Policy may undergo changes and updates over time to better reflect our practices in handling personal data and to enhance the security and transparency of our operations. We recommend checking this Policy periodically to stay informed about any changes.