Last update: 22 February 2018

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully, because if you accept it, you will be providing us your express consent so that we can use your personal data to send you commercial communications through electronic means regarding initiatives, programmes, events or activities owned by Fundació Barcelona Mobile World Capital Foundation. If you do not wish to receive such communications, please refrain from accepting this Privacy Policy. However, don’t panic, you can unsubscribe at any time from our communications by clicking the option “unsubcribe” which you will find at the bottom or sending us an e-mail to the address [email protected]

Said that, you are on the website (hereinafter “the Website”), owned by Fundació Barcelona Mobile World Capital Foundation (hereinafter “MWCB”), a public sector foundation whose mission is to improve people’s lives through the digital transformation of society. We are located in Barcelona (08018) at C/ Roc Boronat, 117, 3ª planta. We are duly registered with the Registry of Foundations of the Regional Government of Catalonia with number 2717 and our tax code is G65760431.

This Privacy Policy applies to all the services hosted on this Website and any pages that derive from it or that can be accessed, currently or in the future, by browsing the site, with the exception of any web pages that redirect to specific websites, which shall be governed by their own Privacy Policies.

The use of the Website confers you the status of “User”, which means that, in addition to accepting electronic commercial communications sent to you under the terms explained above, you also accept all of the conditions in this Privacy Policy.

The Website services are provided only during the time in which you are connected to the site or to any pages through which said services are provided. Therefore, you must read this Privacy Policy carefully every time you enter the Website as, by accepting it, you are giving us your express consent to make changes to this Privacy Policy and/or Terms of Use without requesting reconfirmation of your consent. In any case, we will do our best to advise you of any changes we make to this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use in order to safeguard your rights as a User. Furthermore, you may access the Website at any time to check whether any changes have been made to the Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use.

Protecting your privacy and the rights that derive from it is of vital importance both to us and to you. For this reason, accessing our website does not mean that you are under any obligation to provide us with any information. Furthermore, if you decide to provide us with personal details via this website, said details shall be used (or processed) in accordance with the principles and restrictions established in Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, on the Protection of Personal Data (hereinafter “LOPD”) and Royal Decree 1720/2007, of 21 December, implementing the regulations relating to said Law (hereinafter “RLOPD”).

This Privacy Policy will help you to become familiar with the type of data we collect, the purposes for which we collect it, your rights and obligations in regards to the Website and how we maintain this information beyond the reach of unauthorised third parties.


The type of data we collect

We only request your e-mail address on the Website in order to register you on our Newsletter Signup Form and handle your personal information for the purposes described below.

However, other MWCB services, initiatives, programmes or activities are also hosted on the Website and may redirect you to other websites, also owned by MWCB, on which we may need you to provide information for other purposes. In any case, don’t worry: each of these websites will also be subject to its own specific Privacy Policy.

Remember that any fields marked with an (*) are compulsory in order to validate your registration and process your details correctly.

We do not request any information considered sensitive data under current regulations.


Why we collect your data

As we have stated above, we may collect your personal information on this site by means of the “Newsletter Signup Form” in order to be able to contact you, respond to any questions or suggestions you may send us, and send you electronic commercial communications regarding initiatives, programmes, events or activities either organised by Fundació Barcelona Mobile World Capital Foundation.

Your data will be stored in a file called “Contacts” (hereinafter the “File”), duly registered in the Spanish Data Protection Agency and for which we have implemented the appropriate safety measures according to the provisions of the LOPD and the RLOPD. The purpose of storing your personal data is to manage our relationship with you, inform you of the activities, initiatives or programmes we organise, respond to any questions, doubts or suggestions you may send us, send you electronic commercial communications, evaluate any improvement actions and, ultimately, offer you high-quality service.

Therefore, by providing your personal details on this “Newsletter Signup Form”, you are giving your express consent for that information to be stored by us in the aforementioned File.

We remind you again that you may revoke this consent to the handling of your details for the aforementioned purposes at any time by sending an e-mail to [email protected], or simply by clicking on “unsubscribe” at the bottom of any of the electronic communications you receive.


Supplementary Information

We may also gather supplementary information from your visits to the Website, as well as the web pages that receive the highest traffic, by registering the IP protocol or address of your device.

The IP protocol is a number automatically assigned to your device every time you navigate online, so that any page on the Website automatically detects your device by means of your IP address. When you access any of our webpages, your IP address is automatically stored in order to gather this information for purely statistical purposes, which allows us to improve the quality of the services we provide.



We inform you that we may use cookies while providing our services. Cookies allow the automatic capture of information on the Website and take your browsing preferences into account. This information is stored in tiny files on your device, which are intrinsically associated with it and imperceptible unless you look for them specifically. Every time you return to the Website, the cookies are automatically enabled and the Website will display information tailored to the preferences you have shown on previous visits.

The cookies we use cannot read data captured in different processes created by suppliers other than our own.

Nevertheless, the Website uses our own cookies to track our Users’ visits. To be more precise, the Website uses Google Analytics cookies that have been set specifically for our webpages in order to improve the services we offer and provide faster, more comfortable access to it. These cookies are also used for anonymous, aggregate statistical purposes, to estimate the number of visits, detect keywords that link to other pages or analyse issues that arise as a result of your browsing.

We do not use third-party advertising cookies (cookies on our Website that are stored on an external domain).

In any case, the Website can be accessed without enabling cookies in your browser. However, this setting may affect some functions on the Website or the way you see the information displayed. You can adjust your browser settings to disable cookies or send a notification if cookies are sent to your device.

This link explains how you can control cookies via your browser. Remember that you must take the following into account if you disable cookies:


Your user rights

As a User, you may exercise what are collectively known as your “ARCO rights”: your rights to access, rectify, cancel or oppose the handling of your personal details. This means that you may exercise your right to access the details stored in our files and rectify them if they are incorrect or out of date, cancel them or oppose to their handling.

Specifically, you may exercise your ARCO rights by sending an email to [email protected], or sending a written request to the Barcelona Mobile World Capital Foundation whose address you already have and indicating in the subject “ARCO Rights.”

Remember that you must duly identify yourself, providing a copy of your valid national identity card or passport.

You may request and obtain information regarding the handling of your personal details, their origin (which will always be the “Newsletter Signup Form” on the Website) and the communications involving these details, free of charge.


In this regard, you hereby agree to hold us harmless of any liability if said ARCO rights are exercised from the email address listed in our file as long as a copy of your valid national identity card or passport is provided.

Your details shall be corrected or cancelled within a period no greater than ten (10) business days from the date of your request. Cancelling your details will lead to them being blocked and preserved only for public administration agencies, courts or judges, in order to comply with any possible liabilities arising from their processing, for the duration of their limitation period and after which they must be duly cancelled.

We understand our responsibility and ensure you that we comply with the obligation of secrecy regarding any data you provide.


Cessation of Use

 If, for any reason, we cease to provide our services to you via this Website, your personal data will be destroyed in order to uphold their security and confidentiality.


Applicable law and jurisdiction

This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of Spain.

Any controversy that may arise regarding the Website and the contents of this Privacy Policy will be subject to the exclusive competence and jurisdiction of the Courts of the city of Barcelona.