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Privacy policy

Pursuant to the European Parliament and Council General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679, dated 27 April 2016, the purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform how BC3 collects, processes and protects personal data from the persons accessing or using their services.

Responsible for the data processing

Identity: Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3)

Postal address: Edificio Sede, Campus EHU, Barrio Sarriena, s/n, 48940 Lejona, Vizcaya (Spain)

Responsible for the data processing - contact information: ARCrights@BC3research.org

Purpose of data processing

We process the personal data collected through our BC3 online forms for:

  • Marketing or direct emailing.
  • Automatic management of data from students interested in carrying out research internships.
  • Automatic management of data from people registered in recruiting processes.
  • Automatic management of informacion from people interested in attending events and training sessions.
  • Automatic management of data from people who visit our webpage.

How we obtain your personal data

We collect two kind of data:

  • Information you provide. As an example, through the BC3 online forms, we request you personal information, such as your name or email address.
  • Browsing information. This information is essential to establish a connection with our servers, such as an IP address.

Accuracy and veracity of the provided information

As our services user, you guarantee and answer in any case for the accuracy, validity and authenticity of the provided information, and get involved in keeping it updated.

Additionally, you may update your data or cancel subscription.

How long will we keep your data?

The personal data you provide shall be kept as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which, as applicable in each case, the data were collected in order to maintain your relationship or association with us, and as long as you do not request the data supression. The data shall also be kept pursuant to legal timeframes in compliance with legal obligations applicable to BC3.

Legal standing. Legal authorisation to use data

Our legal standing to process data is under the terms set forth in article 6 of the European General Data Protection Regulation, regarding ordinary data, or if applicable, article 9 of the aforementioned European Regulation on special data categories. You shall be informed of the legal authorisation or authorisations applicable to each provision of service, which may be consent, execution of a legal relationship wherein you are a party, compliance with a legal obligation or our interest in leading our own services and competencies.


Our service providers, acting as responsibles for the data processing, located in the European Union (EU) and in the United States (USA) may have access to your personal data. Providers located in the United States are admited under the Privacy Shield, that is an agreement between the European Union and the United States for the transfer of personal data between these regions.

Specifically, these services providers are:

  • Innobask (EU),  digital services provider on our website.
  • Ipartek (EU), systems maintenance provider.
  • Semicrol (EU), corporate ERP provider.
  • Google Analytics (USA), web analytics services provider that collects browsing information.
  • Mailchimp (USA), as our technological platform provider, for the management of our newsletters and also for our Premium Zone management.

What are your rights?

You, or if applicable, your legal representative, have the right to access your personal data, and to request correction of innacurate data, or, if applicable, request the data to be removed when it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which the data was collected. You may also exercise your right to opposition and limitation of processing and portability of data. If we obtained your consent, you are entitled to withdraw it at any time.

You may exercise the aforementioned rights writing us an email, accompanied by a photocopy of your national ID document to ARCrights@BC3research.org.

In the same way, you may withdraw your consent at any time, and this will not have any effect on the data process managed preious to your withraw request. In any case, you may claim to the Spanish Data Protection Agency in any moment.

Additionally, you may update your data or cancel subscription.

Other information

This website uses first-party and third-party cookies with the objective to enhance your browsing experience and also for analytical work.

We implemented the necessary technical measures to protect your data and information from accidental loss, access, use and unauthorised sharing. However, despite of our efforts to implement those measures, you should know that security measures are not impregnable. We are not responsible for other actions, which damage those measures accessing the mentioned data and information.


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