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The contents listed on this website do not constitute advice or suggestion, nor does it establish any type of contractual relationship of accountability.  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall not be responsible for any losses or damages suffered by any users, whether direct or indirect, concerning information given on this Portal.  The MFA shall not be responsible for the accuracy, quality, safety, legality or lawfulness, including the compliance with the rules related to copyrights and associated rights, regarding the content, products or services contained in this Website which have been supplied by other bodies, advertisers or partners.

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall not be responsible for the quality or accuracy of the content on the websites to which hypertext links – also known as hyperlinks or simply links – on its websites leads to.

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This Website is governed by Portuguese law.

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