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Privacy Policy


The website available at https://www.achucarro.org, including any of its subdomains or sections (the “Website”) and any of the mobile applications linked to the Website (“Applications”) are operated by Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience Fundazioa (“ACHUCARRO”).

This Privacy Policy deals with the processing of Website and Applications users’ personal data by ACHUCARRO as part of the services provided through the Website and the Applications (“Services”).

By accessing and using the Website or the download or use of the Applications, it is understood that the user has read and agreed to the terms of this Privacy Policy. The date at the beginning of this Privacy Policy refers to the latest update of this Privacy Policy, which will be applicable from the date of publication. Thus ACHUCARRO recommends that this Privacy Policy is reviewed on a regular basis by the user.

Some of the Services provided through the Website or of the Applications may be subject to specific privacy policies that will complement or, if in conflict with this Privacy Policy, supersede the terms of this Privacy Policy. The user will accept any specific privacy policies that may apply before the provision of such service commences.

Additionally, access and use of the Website, and download and use of the Applications and Services are subject to the Legal Disclaimer.

1. Personal Data Files, Purposes of the Processing and Types of Personal Data

ACHUCARRO process personal data collected through the Services for the purpose of managing the Website and the Applications and also for providing or improving the provision of Services, including emailing about the Service.

Personal data that can be collected at the time of registration of the user or afterwards, are the following:

  • E-mail address (mandatory)

ACHUCARRO does not collect the age or the date of birth of its users. Accordingly, there is no specific processing of minor’s personal data. ACHUCARRO is only addressed to users above 16 years old. If the user is under age he should not register on ACHUCARRO.

Any information received from ACHUCARRO in the Contact form available in the Website will only be used with the purpose of solving queries, suggestions or claims sent from the users in the Website.

The legal basis for processing the user’s personal data is the contractual relationship for the rendering of Services or when appropriate, the fulfillment of the user’s request, as well as the legitimate interest of ACHUCARRO in offering the Services in the different channels and in informing about news on the Service offered to users registered that have not rejected the receipt of this information.

Personal data will be stored during the period required for the compliance with the purpose for which the data was collected and, afterwards, during the periods required by applicable regulations. When a user’s application for registration is not validated within 7 days, the user’s data will be erased.

2. Use of Cookies

How to disable cookies in your browser

Browsers allow you to configure the acceptance or rejection of cookies. These settings depend on each browser but you can usually find them in the “Options” or “Preferences” on the browser’s main menu. For further information, click here.

3. Communication of Personal Data

The way the Services work implies that part of the information provided by the users will be available to other Website users through the Website or the Applications. Such other users with access to that information could be located anywhere in the world. Users should refrain from providing information during the registration process which they do not want to make available to other users. Providing such additional information is not a requirement for using the Services. Users may, at any time, modify or delete this information (except for the nickname and email address) by accessing to “Your settings page”. However, ACHUCARRO will not publish users email unless they mark it as “public” during the registration process or afterwards.

Any user publishing within the Website or the Applications personal information of third parties guarantees that he/she has previously obtained such third parties’ consent.

The blog (NEUROZIENTZIAN) available on neurozientzian.blogspot.com is hosted by blogger.com, whom will store the comments made in the blog, according to its own privacy policy.

Some of the above entities may be located outside the European Economic Area, in countries that do not have equivalent data protection legislation, although proper guaranties will be required to assure that your personal data is protected at any time according to applicable regulations.

Sometimes ACHUCARRO may have to share certain information in order to accomplish legal obligations, however, the information will be shared according to legal requirements and guaranties established in data protection legislation.

4. Exercise of Right

ACHUCARRO guarantees the exercise of the rights of access, rectification, suppression, limitation and portability to the processor, as established by applicable regulations.

Any subject interested on exercising any such rights in connection with personal data should contact ACHUCARRO at the address of the data controller included in this Privacy Policy or the following email address: info@achucarro.org, including in the subject a clear reference to the right he/she intends to exercise and addressing the email to the attention of ACHUCARRO.

ACHUCARRO shall answer the request in all cases, regardless of whether or not there is personal data of the particular data subject within its personal data filing systems. If the request does not comply with the requirements above, ACHUCARRO shall request the data subject to provide the necessary additional information. In any case, the user has the right to claim to the Spanish Data Protection Agency (Agencia Española de Protección de Datos, AEPD), at www.agpd.es.

5. General and Contact Information

The processing of personal data by ACHUCARRO is governed by Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.

ACHUCARRO, the data controller, is registered in the Basque Register of Foundations, with the Reference Number F-338. Our VAT number is G95686051 and our fiscal address is Parque Científico de la UPV/EHU, Edificio Sede; Barrio Sarriena, s/n 48940 Leioa (Bizkaia). ACHUCARRO may be contacted in the following email address: info@achucarro.org