Privacy Policy

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  • Social Name: Asociación Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language (hereinafter BCBL)
  • VAT: ES G20988929
  • Social Address: Paseo Mikeletegi 69, 20009 Donostia
  • Telephone: +34 943 309 300 Fax: +34 943 309 052
  • E-mail address:
  • BCBL Association registered in the Register of Associations of the Basque Country in Section 1; registration number AS/G/14254/2009.
  • BCBL is a registered trademark in the European Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market, with registration number 008192635.
  • Registered domain:

The company has appointed a data protection officer. This officer may be contacted in writing at the addresses indicated in the heading.


In accordance with the provisions of EU Regulation 679/2016 and Organic Law 3/2018 of 5 December on the protection of personal data and guarantee of digital rights, we inform you that the personal data you provide us with and those that are generated during our relationship with you, are processed for the following purposes:

  • To deal with the requests you make to us and to provide general information about BCBL, its lines of research, its staff, its facilities and equipment, job offers, activities and seminars, publications, public databases, news, scientific dissemination and contact details.
  • To allow your participation in congresses and projects in which BCBL participates or directs.
  • To recruit participants and volunteers for our studies.
  • To allow the collection of applications for the organisation of visits to our centre (schools, vocational training, universities, etc.).
  • If you send us a Curriculum Vitae, your candidature will be evaluated in the recruitment process.
  • Responding to queries, complaints and suggestions, and carrying out all kinds of communication actions.

How long will we keep your data?

The personal data provided will be retained as long as their deletion is not requested by the person concerned, or whoever legally acts as his legal representative and it is appropriate, and while they are necessary, including the need to keep them during the applicable limitation periods, or relevant to the purpose for which they were collected or recorded.

The conservation of the data will be conditioned to the legal obligation that ASOCIACION BASQUE CENTER ON COGNITION BRAIN AND LANGUAGE BCBL has to conserve them. After these deadlines the data will be destroyed or erased, performing the deletion, removal or destruction so that the information contained in the media is not recoverable.


The legal basis for the processing of your data is the consent given by the person concerned. This consent is obtained expressly and unequivocally by filling in and, where appropriate, sending the documents and forms on paper or electronically in which your data are collected. In all of the entity's documents used to collect data for different uses, there are informative clauses in accordance with the provisions of the data protection regulations, and consent is expressly given by the data subject's signature, or by sending the forms on the website.

The processing is also legitimate when it is necessary for the execution of a contract, or the provision of a service provided to the interested parties, to which they are party, or for the application, at their request, of pre-contractual measures (art. 6.1.a and b RGPD).

BASQUE ASSOCIATION CENTER ON COGNITION BRAIN AND LANGUAGE BCBL also legitimized to process your data to comply with legal obligations to which it is subject and for the satisfaction of legitimate interests, provided that these do not override the interests or fundamental rights of the persons concerned.

Regardless of the reason for the legitimisation, consent may be revoked at any time.

Who will be your data shared with?

Your data will not be disclosed to any entity without your consent except for the legally stipulated transfers, in this sense your express consent will be requested for the transfer of your data to any other entity.

As a consequence of the management of the authorized purposes your data may be communicated to entities or persons directly related to ASOCIACION BASQUE CENTER ON COGNITION BRAIN AND LANGUAGE BCBL and the services provided by the same. Also, your personal information will be available to public administrations, judges and courts, for the attention of the possible responsibilities arising from the treatment and provided that these assignments are protected by law.

Your data may also be transferred to companies that provide us with some kind of consultancy, IT maintenance, marketing, training or auditing services. These entities only have access to the personal information that is necessary to carry out these services, and are required by means of a "data processing contract" to maintain confidentiality, not to use the information for other purposes and to adopt measures that guarantee the integrity and availability of the information.

International data transfers outside the European Union or to entities that do not comply with the data protection standards established by EU Regulation 679/2016 are not foreseen.

What is the origin of your data?

The personal data processed by ASOCIACION BASQUE CENTER ON COGNITION BRAIN AND LANGUAGE BCBL are provided by the person concerned, or their legal representative.


ASOCIACION BASQUE CENTER ON COGNITION BRAIN AND LANGUAGE BCBL will process the data you provide, which may be of the following categories:

  • Identification and contact details;
  • Academic and professional data
  • Employment details
  • Economic, financial and insurance data
  • Business information
  • Health data

What are your rights?

Any person has the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not ASOCIACION BASQUE CENTER ON COGNITION BRAIN AND LANGUAGE BCBL processes personal data concerning him/her.

The persons concerned have the right to access their personal data and to obtain a copy of the personal data being processed, to update it, as well as to request the rectification of inaccurate data or, where appropriate, to request its deletion when, among other reasons, the data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected.

In certain circumstances and for reasons related to their particular situation, interested parties may oppose the processing of their data. ASOCIACION BASQUE CENTER ON COGNITION BRAIN AND LANGUAGE BCBL will stop processing the data, except for compelling legitimate reasons, or the exercise or defence of possible claims.

Also in certain circumstances, provided for in Article 18 RGPD, data subjects may request the restriction of the processing of their data, in which case ASOCIACION BASQUE CENTER ON COGNITION BRAIN AND LANGUAGE BCBL will process them, with the exception of their storage, with the consent of the data subject or for the formulation, exercise or defence of claims, or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the Union or of a specific Member State.

If applicable, as a consequence of the application of the right to erasure or objection to the processing of personal data in the online environment, data subjects have the right to be forgotten according to the case law of the Court of Justice of the EU.

Under the right to portability, data subjects have the right to obtain the personal data concerning them in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to transmit it to another controller.

Every data subject has the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning him or her or similarly significantly affects him or her, subject to the exceptions provided for in Art. 22.1 GDPR.

The data subject has the right to the erasure of his or her data, due to the disappearance of the purpose for which the data was processed or collected, due to revocation of consent when this is what legitimises the processing, or for the other reasons contained in article 17 GDPR. Erasure will be carried out by proceeding to the high-level erasure of the data contained in automated media and to the physical destruction of the non-automated media.

How can I claim my rights?

By means of a letter, always accompanied by a copy of the DNI or other document accrediting the identity of the interested party, addressed to the addresses indicated in the heading for the attention of the data protection delegate.

What channels of complaint are there?

If you consider that your rights have not been duly attended to, you have the right to file a complaint with the Spanish Data Protection Agency, whose contact details are as follows: Telephone: 901 100 099 Postal Address: C/ Jorge Juan,6 Madrid.

LAST UPDATED: 31/12/2021