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Legal Notices

Legal Notices

This website aims to help improve the general public’s understanding of the activities of the Deposit Guarantee Fund and its mission of guaranteeing deposits, promoting public confidence and stabilising the financial system. The Fund undertakes to keep this information up-to-date and accurate. However, the Fund does not accept responsibility for its contents. The contents:

  • are general in nature and are not intended as a response to the specific circumstances of any private individual or entity;
  • occasionally link to external websites, over which the Fund has no control and assumes no responsibility;
  • do not constitute professional or legal advice.

Only the original publications and legal texts or documentation, as published namely in the printed editions of the Diário da República (Portuguese Official Journal), the Official Journal of the European Union or the Official Bulletin of Banco de Portugal are deemed to be authentic and are valid for all legal purposes, due to which the transcriptions contained in this website do not substitute them. The Fund does not accept any responsibility for inaccuracies contained therein.

The Fund undertakes to minimise interruptions to the functioning of the website due to technical errors. However, the Fund cannot guarantee that its service will not be interrupted or affected by problems of the kind. The Fund does not accept any responsibility with regard to problems resulting from the use of this website and others linked to it.

This declaration is not intended to limit the Fund’s responsibility in the contravention of any requirements imposed by applicable national law, nor waive its responsibility in relation to subjects covered by the applicable legislation.

The use of any information contained on this website commits the user to the acceptance of the terms of this declaration.