Privacy policy

CREB UPC endeavours to safeguard and protect the privacy and confidentiality of your personal data pursuant to applicable laws (GDPR) and implementing regulations.

To help achieve this goal CREB UPC has drafted this Privacy Policy, which describes how we collect, use and otherwise handle “Personal Information” we receive from you when you use this Website and explains the circumstances in which we may transfer this to others.

“Personal Information” as referred to in this Policy consists of information such as email, telephone number and address you provide as well as your personal preferences, choices and requirements specific to particular requests or services.

Our Privacy Policy must be read together with any other legal notices or terms and conditions also available on our Website (Terms of use and Cookies Policy).

If you have any questions in relation to this Privacy Policy, or if you would like to contact us to exercise your rights as stated in this Privacy Policy, you may contact us at the address, telephone or e-mail below stated.

Website responsible

The website  (the “Website”) is owned and operated by the CREB (Research Centre for Biomedical Engineering) UPC (Technical University of Catalonia) with registered address at Av. Diagonal, 647, (08028) Barcelona, Spain, with ID Number Q-0818003F, telephone number (+34) 934011693, e-mail address mail:

Collection of Personal Information

Provided your previous consent or the need to fulfil a legal obligation, CREB UPC requests Personal Information that is appropriate for, relevant to and necessary for the purpose for which it has been collected, when required to:

  • Provide you with services and/or information: to satisfy your requests and respond to your queries. This includes the information provided through the forms available in the Website for accessing employment positions, scholarships and other openings available at CREB UPC or participating in CREB UPC organized events.
  • For marketing purposes: to send institutional communications, in order to keep you informed of events, developments, news and activities carried out by CREB UPC, to handle the sending of information and documentation we believe may be of interest to you, to help improve our services via communications, surveys or requests and to contact you when this is required for satisfying any of the mentioned purposes. You can of course refuse to receive any such communication at any time by contacting CREB UPC or by using the “unsubscribe” option included in any marketing e-mail or other marketing material received.
  • Provide technical support to users
  • Host and maintain the Website

Personal data will be kept by CREB UPC as long as you do not request its deletion.


CREB UPC may implement browsing surveys and traceability systems and/or devices in order to collect information for the purposes of establishing general user trends and improving browsing (e.g. cookies).

Information obtainable from browsing may include: the Internet service provider’s domain name in order to ascertain the geographic origins of the computers accessing the web; Internet addresses which redirect navigation to CREB UPC’s website in order to analyse and evaluate sources of interest in CREB UPC; browsing dates and times in order to optimise browsing according to traffic peak/off-peak hours; daily web traffic to each section of the web. The tools employed to analyse browser activity have been designed to conduct statistical surveys, and will not be used to identify individual visitors. Please, refer to our Cookies Policy for more information.

Communication of information to third parties

Some services that we provide require the involvement of third parties. We have carefully selected these third parties and taken steps to ensure that your Personal Information is adequately protected.

Google Analytics. You can prevent Google Analytics cookies from being stored by setting your browser software accordingly (see our Cookies Policy for further information). However, please note that you may not then be able to make full use of all the Website’s functions.

You can also opt-out of Google Analytics by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available here.

Sharing to Service Providers. We may share your Personal Information with our third party service providers based in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) who we engage to process the information that we collect from you on the Website, and/or to host and maintain our Website, content or services, on our behalf and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We will let you know if we need to transfer your Personal Information to any third party service providers located outside of the EEA.

Where we employ third party companies or individuals to process Personal Information provided by us (and not collected by them), they only use this Personal Information on our behalf and in line with our instructions and this Privacy Policy.

Sharing with other third parties. We may also provide your information to other third parties such as regulators and law enforcement agencies, where we are required by law to do so, where necessary for the purposes of preventing and detecting fraud, other criminal offences and/or to ensure network and information security.

Our Website offers the possibility to share content on social media channels, e.g., Facebook. The respective social media provider will directly gather Personal Information only after you click on the corresponding sharing button. Please refer to the privacy policy of the social media providers to learn more about what Personal Information is collected and used.

Your rights

At any time you can:

  • access, confirm, correct, rectify, update, supplement, anonymise, block, restrict or delete your Personal Information;
  • object to our use of your Personal Information;
  • know more about our processing of your Personal Information; or
  • transfer your Personal Information from us to another person or business.

In any of the cases above, please e-mail us at mail or send us a letter to:

CREB UPC – Centre de Recerca en Enginyeria Biomèdica

Av. Diagonal, 647

08028-Barcelona, Spain

Amendments to the Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy has been approved by CREB UPC. CREB UPC reserves the right to amend this policy in the future in accordance with its own criteria or in response to any legislative or judicial development. In the event of an amendment, the updated policy will be published on the CREB UPC website and each particular case will be governed by the policy in rigor at the time the website was accessed.

Additional information

Security. Our Website is hosted on servers in the EEA. We employ appropriate security measures to help protect your Personal Information and guard against access by unauthorised persons. Information storage is on secure computers in a locked information centre and information is encrypted wherever possible. However, as the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to our Website.

Confidentiality. We acknowledge that the information you provide may be confidential. We do not sell, rent, distribute or otherwise make Personal Information commercially available to any third party, except that we may share information with our service providers for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will maintain the confidentiality of and protect your information in accordance with our Privacy Policy and all applicable laws.