General Information

Pursuant to the provisions below, the general Privacy Policy regulating the gathering and processing by CIC nanoGUNE and DIPC of personal data facilitated by the USERS via the WEBSITE (hereafter the "PRIVACY POLICY") is hereby defined.

CIC nanoGUNE and DIPC reserve the right to amend the PRIVACY POLICY to adapt it to new legal regulations, case law and/or administrative provisions as well as practices carried out from time to time through the WEBSITE, always taking into account the USERS' rights and interests.
In any event, CIC nanoGUNE and DIPC shall provide USERS with suitable technical resources to enable them to access the PRIVACY POLICY prior to supplying their personal data, to comply with compulsory information and consent obligations as required by the applicable data protection regulations.

Right to information

Pursuant to the Spanish Organic Law 15/1999 of 13th December regarding Personal Data Protection, USERS are informed of the existence of two personal protection files: CIC nanoGUNE is responsible for one of the files and DIPC the other file. Both files were created to fulfil the purposes specified below and have been registered with the Spanish Data Protection Agency.

CIC nanoGUNE and DIPC have not implemented any spamming techniques, notwithstanding the provisions expressly provided in the “Cookies Policy” Section of the WEBSITE. In addition to this, USERS are not registered after a single visit to the WEBSITE. CIC nanoGUNE and DIPC shall only process the information provided by the USER: upon registration; when the USER signs up for any activities/events organised by CIC nanoGUNE and/or DIPC; when opting for any services offered by CIC nanoGUNE and/or DIPC through the WEBSITE.

Data processing purpose

The gathering and processing of data provided by any person requesting information or USER to CIC nanoGUNE or DIPC through this WEBSITE will have the following purposes: (i) maintain and manage the relationship with the USER; (ii) manage access to and use by the USER of the contents and services provided by CIC nanoGUNE and DIPC through the WEBSITE; (iii) manage requests sent by USERS and facilitate relevant information related to on-line queries; (iv) keep the USER informed of any issues related to CIC nanoGUNE and DIPC activities which may be of interest to the USER via the information sent by regular post or email.

USER consent

By registering as a USER to access the contents and services provided by CIC nanoGUNE through the WEBSITE, providing data via the forms available on the website for that purpose and sending requests for information by email, imply the USER or person requesting information consent to the processing of his/her data included in the abovementioned communication means.

Providing the information requested regarding personal data in the fields marked with (*) in the forms available on the WEBSITE, will be compulsory. Failure to complete the fields defined as compulsory or providing incorrect data will prevent CIC nanoGUNE and DIPC from managing the USER's request, providing the information requested or rendering the services demanded.

Therefore, when during registration in any form and/or when data is supplied through the forms available on the WEBSITE, the USER accepts the PRIVACY POLICY and clicks on the “send” (or equivalent) button, featured in the forms, the USER declares the information and data provided on that form to be accurate and true.

Any further changes to personal data must be reported by the data owner to the file manager, who is responsible in any case for the accuracy and precision of the data supplied at all times.

In the event of third party data being supplied, the USER declares to have the express consent of the data owners for the abovementioned data communication.

The USER is informed that he/she may oppose the processing of his/her data for purposes other than those specified above. To do so, notwithstanding the express and informed consent given by the USER, where applicable, during registration, such consent will be understood to have been given for all the abovementioned purposes, unless the USER opposes this within 30 calendar days from the date of data collection.

Right to access, modify, cancel and oppose.

The USER shall exercise the right to access, modify, cancel and oppose the processing of his/her personal data according to the terms and conditions set forth in the Spanish Organic Law 15/1999 on Personal Data Protection of 13th December by sending a request in writing for the attention of the file managers in compliance with the requirements foreseen in the applicable law to the following addresses:

ASOCIACIÓN CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIÓN COOPERATIVA EN NANOCIENCIAS-CIC nanoGUNE, Avenida Tolosa, nº 76, 28018 – Donostia-San Sebastián (Gipuzkoa, Spain).

DONOSTIA INTERNATIONAL PHYSICS CENTER – DIPC, Pº Manuel Lardizabal 4, 20018 Donostia-San Sebastián (Gipuzkoa, Spain)

Transfer of data

Data provided by the USER shall not be transferred to third parties.

Confidentiality & Security

CIC nanoGUNE and DIPC guarantee the confidentiality of personal data provided by the USER and processing thereof in compliance with the applicable law related to personal data and undertake to safeguard the secrecy of such personal data.

Furthermore, the USER is informed that CIC nanoGUNE and DIPC shall maintain the security levels for their data protection set forth in the Spanish Royal Decree 1720/2007 of 21st December which approves the implementation regulation of the Spanish Organic Law 15/1999 on Personal Data Protection of 13th December, and have put in place all the technical measures within their power to prevent the loss, misuse, change, unauthorised access and/or theft of data provided by the User to CIC nanoGUNE and DIPC. Nevertheless the USER is also informed Internet security measures are not failproof.

Should you have any queries in relation to personal data protection, please do not hesitate to contact us at the following addresses: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. o This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..