Privacy policy

This policy informs you about the data processing carried out through the website (hereinafter, the «Web», the «Website» or the «Webpage»), although it may link or redirect you to other websites and/or platforms owned by the Universidade da Coruña or third parties with specialised content, with sections or forms that specifically regulate the processing of information obtained through them.

You can find information on the data processing of these websites and/or platforms on their respective privacy pages and/or next to the form or contact channel with Universidade da Coruña, if applicable.

  1. Who is the Data Controller of your data?

Identity: Universidade da Coruña, hereinafter UDC

Address: 9, Maestranza street, 15001 A Coruña

E-mail address and contact with the Data Protection Officer:

  1. What data do we process?

The personal data that we process comes from the information that you as a User («User») provide us with when you fill in the forms that you will find on the Website or when you send us your queries or requests for information.

We only collect the data necessary for each purpose. Please note that if you do not provide the required information, we may not be able to deal with your enquiry or request or handle the processing.

  1. For what purposes do we process your personal data?

Your personal data will be processed for:

  • Manage the enquiries and/or requests received (requests for information, documents or proposals) in reference to the PPS24
  • Manage the sending of communications through any channel, including electronic means (e-mail and web notifications) about news, activities, and other communications related to the PPS24
  1. What is the legitimacy for the processing of your data?

The legal basis for the processing of your data is your consent, which you have expressly given by registering.

Remember that you can revoke your consent at any time. You may also object to receiving further communications in the manner indicated in the data protection law.

  1. How long will we keep your data?

Your personal data will be kept for the period of time necessary for the purpose for which it was collected, i.e. for the organisation of the PPS24 congress.

  1. To which recipients will your data be communicated?

The personal data you provide may be shared with third parties as long as they are related to the organisation of the event. All persons who come into contact with this data for this purpose will comply with the duty of confidentiality established in article 5 of the Personal Data Law.

 Finally, we inform you that we use social connectors, i.e. third-party plugins (applications) that allow you to connect this website with social networks and other similar services (Twitter, Facebook or others) to access the profiles of Universidade da Coruña in these social networks. The use of these connectors is voluntary. If you choose to use them, you will be authorising the communication of your personal data (IP address, browsing data) to the aforementioned social networks and the Universidade da Coruña will not be responsible for the further processing that they may carry out with your data. We recommend that you visit the terms and conditions of use of these platforms prior to your interaction on social networks with the corporate pages of the Universidade da Coruña, in order to obtain detailed information.

  1. How is your personal data protected?

We are committed to keeping your personal data secure, taking all reasonable precautions to do so. We implement all necessary organisational and technical measures in accordance with applicable regulations against unauthorised access, modification, disclosure, loss or destruction. We require and contractually impose on service providers who handle your personal data to do the same.

  1. How do we handle your data in relation to cookies?

We use cookies (data storage and retrieval devices on Users’ terminal equipment) to analyse website traffic and performance and to make the website work better and be more user- friendly.

Our installation and use of cookies depends on the settings you make both in the cookie banner and through your browser. All the information about what cookies are and how we use them is available in our Cookie Policy.

  1. What are your rights?

You can ask the Universidade da Coruña to confirm whether your personal data is being processed and, if so, to access it. You can also request the rectification of inaccurate data or, where appropriate, request their deletion when, among other reasons, the data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected.

In certain circumstances, you may request that we restrict the processing of your data, in which case we will only retain it for the purpose of legal proceedings or the defence of claims.

 You may revoke your consent at any time. Once the revocation has been exercised, which will not be retroactive unless a legal provision imposes such a character, your data may be kept blocked during the limitation periods established by the applicable regulations.

Remember that you may also object to the processing of your data, particularly with regard to commercial communications, in which case we will not process the data, except for compelling legitimate reasons or for the exercise or defence of possible claims.

To exercise the aforementioned rights, please write to the Data Protection Delegate, enclosing a copy of a document proving your identity, to any of the following addresses:

Address: 9, Maestranza street, 15001 A Coruña, Spain


To help us process your request, please indicate «Data Protection» in the subject line.

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority (in Spain, in the event that you become aware of or consider that an event may involve a breach of the applicable data protection regulations.