How to help

We are a non-profit association (officially Defend our Privacy Association, NIPC 515584550) and we want your help to defend privacy.

Our mission

We are a non-profit association focused on the defense of the digital privacy and security as fundamental rights for a free society through education, research and development of tools for safeguarding them.

How can I help?

Thank you for your interest!

There are a few ways that you can help PrivacyLx work towards its mission of defending digital privacy and security. If you are interested in helping us one time with a monetary contribution you can Donate. If you would prefer to work with us towards a more private and secure digital space or support us with yearly monetary contributions you should consider joining.

If you like our mission but are unable to spend time working with us, you can still support us! We currently are accepting donations from anybody who is interested in helping us fight for a more private and secure Internet. Currently we only accept donations via cash or bank transfer, however we will be adding more private ways to donate digitally soon.

  • Cash give it to one of the board members for example, during an event. Make sure you get a receipt.

  • Credit Card via our Open Collective. Note please don’t fill in your name there, otherwise it will be publicly listed on the page of contributors.

  • Bank Transfer to the IBAN PT50 0035 0647 00005627 330 11 (BIC: CGDIPTPL). If you are donating to register as a member of PrivacyLx, please send us an email with a receipt (to socios[at]

Why join?

We organize events open to the general public or particular audiences where we teach the theory and practice of privacy and digital security through workshops, Privacy Cafés, blogs, discussions in our forum and online presentations. All this organized by members on a voluntary basis.

We are an association of varied skills and abilities. It is not needed to know technology, programming, digital security or related issues. Only the interest in promoting privacy as a Human Right.

  • Make your voice heard

    Above all, we are a democratic-based organization, made up of individuals passionate about the subject. This means that all decisions taken in the association are made with the following in mind next rule: all decided collectively. Each person in the association has a say in the measures we take, including decisions about events, funding, strategy, and a lot more.

  • Support our work

    Quotas are essential to support the organisation, to carry out workshops and other events for the general public

How can I join?

If you want to join our association, please first appear in our events or participate in forum !

And when you’re ready to join, send us an e-mail to socios[at] expressing your interest in being a member. You will be sent a short form to fill out and and then you should wait for a response from the board. You will receive a reply within 15 days.

Member Dues

  • 25€/year or more - Regular member dues
  • 12€/year or more - Under 26 years old

The funds are used to support the organization, conduct workshops and other events for the general public and their use will be decided democratically.

Note: A dues reduction may also be requested for others situations (by addressing a member of the board).

Member dues may be paid in any of the ways listed above, in the “Doate” section.

Rights and obligations

The rights and obligation of members are explain in our bylaws and internal regulation (in Portuguese).

Additional questions

Any additional questions are always welcome on our platforms communication or via our email contact[at]