This Privacy Policy of INSTITUT D’INVESTIGACIÓ BIOMÉDICA DE BELLVITGE (IDIBELL) regulates the collection, use and other forms of processing of personal data provided by users on this website or in any of the Internet environments of the entity.

By means of the implementation of the forms included in the different websites, relative to services provided by INSTITUT D’INVESTIGACIÓ BIOMÉDICA DE BELLVITGE (IDIBELL), the Users accept the inclusion and treatment of the data they provide in a treatment of personal data, of which INSTITUT D’INVESTIGACIÓ BIOMÉDICA DE BELLVITGE (IDIBELL) is the holder, being    able to exercise the pertinent rights according to the exposed in the following clauses.

All legal texts are available to users and / or interested in the relevant website. These texts may be modified and/or updated according to the needs and activities carried out by INSTITUT D’INVESTIGACIÓ BIOMÉDICA DE BELLVITGE (IDIBELL).

Who is responsible for processing your data?

INSTITUT D’INVESTIGACIÓ BIOMÉDICA DE BELLVITGE (IDIBELL), is the legal entity responsible for the collection and processing of your personal data in connection with the services it provides.

INSTITUT D’INVESTIGACIÓ BIOMÉDICA DE BELLVITGE (IDIBELL) is committed to respecting and safeguarding your privacy and the security of your data.

The data identifying the data controller are:

Company name of the person in charge CIF
Gran Via de l’Hospitalet, 199- 3rd floor
Population: Postcode:
Hospitalet de Llobregat 08908
Telephone / email
+34 93 260 74 11 /
Contact with DPD

For what purpose(s) do we collect your data?   

In accordance with current legislation, INSTITUT D’INVESTIGACIÓ BIOMÉDICA DE BELLVITGE (IDIBELL) only collects the data strictly necessary to offer the services derived from its activity and other benefits, management and activities attributed by law.

In the present web, only contact data provided by the Users are treated. The data that may be collected from the user will be treated for the purposes of:

  • Management of your contact data to resolve doubts or suggestions, being the legal basis your consent.

There will be no automated studies or evaluations that generate legal effects on the interested party.

Likewise, we inform you that the information in the databases may be used to identify the Users and to carry out statistical studies of the registered Users.

How long do we keep your personal data?

Personal data will be kept as long as the user does not state otherwise and for the legally established conservation periods as long as there is the possibility of legal claims, unless for logical and obvious reasons have lost the usefulness or legitimate purpose for which they were collected.

To which recipients will your data be communicated?

Your details  passed on to unauthorised third parties.

What are the rights of the Users who provide us with their data?

With regard to the data collected in the manner described in the first point, Users may exercise the rights recognized in Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) and in the Organic Law 3/2018 of 5 December on the Protection of Personal Data and Guarantee of Digital Rights, in particular the rights of portability, access, rectification, suppression, opposition and limitation of processing.

The rights referred to in the preceding paragraph may be exercised by each User by means of a written and signed request, accompanied by a photocopy of ID card or Passport, addressed to the following address:


Gran Via de l’Hospitalet, 199- 3a planta, 08908 Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona

Users are also informed that they may withdraw their consent to the processing of their data at any time, as well as lodge a complaint with the Control Authority (Spanish Data Protection Agency) if they deem it appropriate.


In the event of any conduct or situation that could be likely to generate an incident or irregularity of any kind, please contact:


Gran Via de l’Hospitalet, 199- 3a planta, 08908 Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona


INSTITUT D’INVESTIGACIÓ BIOMÉDICA DE BELLVITGE (IDIBELL) recommends that, before entering the data in any or some of the data collection sheets on this website, carefully read the legal notice, cookie policy and privacy policy.

In any case, the user is responsible for the authenticity of the data provided, which are accurate, current and complete for the purpose for which they are provided, assuming responsibility for damages, both for lost profits and for emerging damage, which may be generated by such inaccuracies or misrepresentations. In any case, if the data provided in the corresponding forms were owned by a third party, the user is responsible for the correct collection of consent and information to the third party on the aspects reflected in this legal notice and privacy policies.


Both the access to the websites and the use that can be made of the information and contents included in them, will be of exclusive responsibility of whoever makes it. Therefore, the use that may be made of the information, images, content and / or products reviewed and accessible through it, will be subject to law, whether national or international, applicable, as well as the principles of good faith and lawful use by users, who will be entirely responsible for such access and proper use. The Users will be obliged to make reasonable use of the services or contents, under the principle of good faith and with respect to current law, morality, public order, good customs, the rights of third parties or the INSTITUT D’INVESTIGACIÓ BIOMÉDICA DE BELLVITGE (IDIBELL) itself, all according to the possibilities and purposes for which they are conceived. INSTITUT D’INVESTIGACIÓ BIOMÉDICA DE BELLVITGE (IDIBELL) assumes no liability, either direct or indirect, for consequential damages or lost profits, arising from the misuse of services or content made by users or third parties.


In fulfillment of the duty of information contemplated in the article 10 of the effective Law 34/2002, of July 11, of Services of the Society of the Information and of Electronic Commerce, we communicate to him that the dynamizer and manager of contents of the web where it can unload different applications and/or information is INSTITUT D’INVESTIGACIÓ BIOMÉDICA DE BELLVITGE (IDIBELL) with domicile in and with the management of the domain of Internet inscribed in the corresponding registry, attending to communications of the users and/or interested parties through the e-mail

Any other commercial, mercantile, administrative or contracting activity of goods and/or services is the responsibility of the aforementioned company, owner of this domain.


The company is only responsible for the content and management of the web pages of which it is the owner or holds a right of analogous nature. Any other website or social network or repository of information on the Internet, outside this website, is the responsibility of its legitimate owners.

INSTITUT D’INVESTIGACIÓ BIOMÉDICA DE BELLVITGE (IDIBELL) collaborates in an ordinary way with different applications and web environments, and always recommends all users to read carefully the corresponding legal notices and privacy policies before accessing these web environments, and to access them only once they have fully understood and accepted this legal text.

INSTITUT D’INVESTIGACIÓ BIOMÉDICA DE BELLVITGE (IDIBELL) undertakes to control the content displayed on these social networks and will expel users who make incorrect use of them.

INSTITUT D’INVESTIGACIÓ BIOMÉDICA DE BELLVITGE (IDIBELL) recommends, following instructions from the Instituto Nacional de Tecnologías de la Comunicación (INTECO) and the Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (AEPD), for the use of social networks or browsing in web environments, the execution of the following actions (in the event that one day it is available for use):

  • It is recommended that all users use pseudonyms or personal nicks with which to operate over the Internet, allowing them to have a genuine “digital identity” that does not jeopardize the safety of their personal and professional lives.
  • It is recommended that users take special care when publishing audiovisual and graphic content in their profiles, as in this case they may be putting at risk the privacy and intimacy of people around them.
  • It is recommended to review and read, both at the time prior to user registration, and subsequently, the general conditions of use and privacy policy that the platform makes available on its websites.
  • It is recommended that the degree of privacy of the user’s profile in the social network be properly configured in such a way that it is not completely public, but only those persons who have been previously catalogued as “friends” or “direct contacts” by the user have access to the information published in the profile.
  • It is recommended to accept as contact only those people known or with whom you have a previous relationship, not compulsively accepting all requests for contact that you receive and investigating whenever possible and necessary, who is the person requesting contact through the social network.
  • It is recommended not to publish in the user profile physical contact information, which allows anyone to know where they live, where they work or study daily or the places of leisure they usually frequent.
  • Users of microblogging tools are advised to take special care with regard to the publication of information concerning the places in which they are at all times.
  • It is recommended that you only use and publish content for which you have sufficient intellectual property rights. Otherwise, the user will be committing a protectable civil wrong by the national courts.
  • Users are advised to use different usernames and passwords to enter the different social networks of which they are a member.
  • It is recommended to use passwords with a minimum length of 8 characters, alphanumeric and with the use of upper and lower case letters.
  • It is recommended that all users have installed and properly updated antivirus software on their computers.
  • Minors should not reveal excessive personal data. Never supply data to strangers.
  • All information concerning the website should be read. It explains who are the holders of it and the purpose for which the data are requested.
  • If the user is under fourteen years of age, the consent of the parents is also required. In these cases, whenever data is requested by a social network, parents or guardians should be asked to see if they approve the subscription or not.
  • Usernames and passwords should not be communicated to third parties, nor should they be shared among friends or classmates. These data are private and should not be disclosed to third parties and/or unknown.
  • Whenever there is any doubt about a situation arising from the use of social networks and collaborative tools, parents or guardians should be asked.
  • The computer should be kept in a common area of the house.
  • Rules should be established regarding the use of the Internet at home.
  • Parents should be aware of the functioning and possibilities of such platforms, both positive and negative.
  • Enable parental control and platform control tools, as well as set the parent’s or guardian’s email as secondary contact email.
  • Ensure age verification controls are in place.
  • Ensure correct installation of the content blocker.
  • Raise awareness and inform children about safety issues.
  • Explain to children that they should never meet people they have met in the online world and that if they do, it should always be in the company of their parents or guardians.
  • Ensure that children are aware of the risks and implications of hosting content such as videos and photographs, as well as the use of webcams through social networks.
  • Control the child’s user profile.
  • Make sure that the child only accesses the pages recommended for his or her age.
  • Make sure children do not use their full name.