In compliance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and the Council of 27 April 2016 concerning the protection of natural persons in relation to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data, we present the privacy policy governing the personal data provided to the INSTITUTO BORJA DE BIOÉTICA through any means, including both paper and electronic formats:


  • Identity: Borja Institute of Bioethics-Ramon Llull University
  • VAT Number: G58041427
  • Address: C / Santa Rosa, 6, 08950 Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona
  • Phone: +34 93 600 61 06
  • Email:

PURPOSE OF THE PROVIDED PERSONAL DATA: All personal data provided to the Institut Borja de Bioètica will be exclusively processed to provide educational and teaching services offered by the organization. Additionally, we may use this data to send you information related to courses, conferences, or other events that may be of interest to you, as offered by the Institut Borja de Bioètica. Your data may be used to create profiles for the purpose of sending you information on continuing education courses related to your expressed interests and/or courses you have taken. If your data is intended to be used for purposes other than those mentioned above, you will be informed of the new purpose and asked for consent.

DATA RETENTION: Personal data provided will be retained for as long as educational services are provided by INSTITUTO BORJA DE BIOÉTICA. It will not be deleted until you (or your legal representative) exercise the right to deletion as recognized in this privacy policy.

LEGAL BASIS FOR DATA PROCESSING: The legal basis for processing data at the Institut Borja de Bioètica is the express consent of the individual concerned.

RECIPIENTS: The data provided may be shared with entities affiliated with INSTITUTO BORJA DE BIOÉTICA for the purpose of sending information about continuing education courses or organizing activities. It may also be shared with entities or companies in which the organization participates.

RIGHTS: Any individual (or their legal representative) can exercise the following rights under data protection regulations:

  • Right of Access: You have the right to know if INSTITUTO BORJA DE BIOÉTICA is processing your personal data. If so, the organization must provide information regarding the data, recipients, purpose categories, and your rights.
  • Right to Data Portability: You have the right to receive a copy of your data from INSTITUTO BORJA DE BIOÉTICA in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format, and you may transmit this data to another data controller.
  • Right to Rectification: You have the right to promptly correct inaccurate personal data or complete incomplete data.
  • Right to Erasure: You have the right to have your personal data deleted without delay, under certain circumstances.
  • Right to Object: You have the right to object to the processing of your data or to have it ceased.
  • Right to Restriction: You have the right to have your data processed only for specific purposes.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE: In general, and without prejudice to specific conditions and terms established in sections corresponding to particular services, users agree to comply with these terms and conditions of use, to act in accordance with the law, good customs, and in good faith. Users are expected to use the website with appropriate diligence considering the nature of the service, refraining from any actions that could impede, damage, or deteriorate its normal functioning.

In accordance with the above, the User commits to the following when utilizing the websites owned by INSTITUTO BORJA DE BIOÉTICA:

  1. Content Integrity: Refrain from introducing, storing, or disseminating on or through the Websites any information or material that may be defamatory, libelous, obscene, threatening, xenophobic, incite violence or discrimination based on race, sex, ideology, religion, or any other criteria, in a manner that contravenes morality, public order, fundamental rights, public liberties, honor, privacy, or the reputation of third parties, or, in general, prevailing regulations.
  2. Protection against Harmful Elements: Avoid introducing, storing, or disseminating on the Websites any computer programs, data, viruses, code, hardware, telecommunications equipment, or any other electronic or physical instrument or device that could potentially harm the Websites, services, or any equipment, systems, or networks of INSTITUTO BORJA DE BIOÉTICA, other Users, or third parties. This also includes actions that may disrupt their normal functioning or cause alterations.
  3. Protection of User Credentials: Adequately safeguard the provided “User Name” (Login) and “Password” (Password) as identification elements granted by INSTITUTO BORJA DE BIOÉTICA for access to various services offered on its website. Users commit to not sharing or granting access to third parties and take responsibility for any damages arising from improper use.
  4. Truthful Registration: When registering for a service on the Websites, Users must provide accurate and lawful information. If they are provided with an identification and/or password, Users agree to use them diligently and keep the password confidential. Users are solely responsible for the proper storage and confidentiality of any identifiers and/or passwords provided by INSTITUTO BORJA DE BIOÉTICA and must not transfer their use to third parties, temporarily or permanently, nor allow others access.
  5. Prompt Notification: Users are obligated to promptly notify BORJA INSTITUTE OF BIOETHICS of any incidents that could lead to the improper use of identifiers and/or passwords, such as theft, loss, or unauthorized access. This notification is essential for the immediate cancellation of such credentials. Until such notification is made, THE BORJA INSTITUTE OF BIOETHICS shall be exempt from any liability resulting from the improper use of identifiers or passwords by unauthorized third parties.
  6. No Commercial Exploitation: Refrain from engaging in advertising, promotional, or commercial activities on the Websites. This includes not using the content, especially the information obtained from the Website, for sending advertisements, sales messages, or any other commercial purposes. Users must also avoid collecting or storing personal data of third parties.
  7. Authentic Identity: Users must not adopt false identities or impersonate others when using the Websites or their services. This includes not using third-party passwords or access codes or any other means of impersonation.
  8. Data Integrity: Users must not destroy, alter, use for personal gain, disable, or harm the data, information, programs, or electronic documents of INSTITUTO BORJA DE BIOÉTICA.
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