Privacy Policy

Data protection policy

Protection of personal data

Party responsible for treatmentInstituto de Investigación contra la Leucemia Josep Carreras with CIF G65454308 and headquarters at Carretera de Can Ruti, camí de les Escoles S/N, 08916 Badalona.

Data protection officer:

La The Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute (from now on the ”IJC”) informs you of its data protection policy in agreement with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”).

We are a non-profit organization whose primary activity is to increase scientific knowledge to continue to transform it into improvements in medical care for patients in the community.

This privacy policy applies to the treatment of data of the users of the webpage (from now on the “website”). The IJC reserves the right to modify this privacy policy occasionally and if important changes are made, they will inform the user so they can check the changes before they continue to use the website. The act of continuing to use our services after we have published or communicated any change in the privacy policy will mean that the user is in agreement with the changes.

1. Information collected

The IJC obtains personal data of the users through the following methods:

Asking for information through the contact form on the website; cookies from

2. How is data treated?

The legal basis for the treatment of data is the free consent of the person in question, this can be revoked at any moment. The data will be kept for the duration of the consent.

The IJC guarantees that all personal data under its responsibility is handled in accordance with the GRPD:

  • Treatment  is licit, loyal and transparent in relation to the interested party
  • Data is collected for specific, explicit and legitimate ends
  • Treatment is adequate, pertinent and limited to what is necessary for the purpose for which the data was provided
  • Data is exact and updated
  • Data is maintained in a form that does not permit the identification of the interested parties for any other matter than that for which it was collected
  • Personal data is treated so that its security is guaranteed by means of the application of the appropriate technical and organizational measures

3.   Use of users’ personal data

The IJC communicates to its users that the personal data that they provide will be included in a database belonging to the IJC, located at Carretera de Can Ruti, camí de les Escoles S/N, 08916 Badalonaand used to communicate the activities of the IJC.

The user is the only one responsible for the data they provide to the web. In no case will it be communicated to third parties. If in the future the IJC wants to use it for different reasons than those identified here, we will inform the user of the new reasons and request their consent previously.

The IJC uses cookies in its webpage. For more information please consult our cookie policy.

Some options of the website might contain special conditions of use regarding personal data protection which take precedence over this privacy policy. It is important that the user bears the following warnings in mind.

4.   Sharing data with third parties

The IJC will not provide users’ data to third parties. We do not share personal information unless we have express permission, or we consider in good faith that it is permitted by law, or that it is reasonable to reveal it in order to obey legal procedures, including but not limited to a civil or criminal suit, judicial order or other obligatory disclosure.

 5.   User consent

Sending data via electronic formulas prepared by the IJC on its website, or in email messages, or contents facilitated by the user of the website suppose express consent for the treatment of the data included in the media described. The user accepts that their data is used for the ends described in the section “use of personal data of users” and this permission can always be revoked, without retroactive affects in agreement with current legislation.  The user guarantees that the data supplied to the IJC is true and is responsible for communicating any changes to the IJC.

6.   Safety of data

The IJC has the technical and organizational means to guarantee the level of security required by the GRPD and has established all the technical means available to it to avoid the loss, incorrect use, alteration or unauthorized access or theft of the data provided by the user through the website.

7.   Rights of the users

The user can exercise their rights of access, rectification, limitation, suppression, opposition and portability of their personal data. They can exercise these rights by accrediting their identity using a photocopy or scanned document of the identification card and addressing their request to the Data Protection Officer, Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute, Carretera de Can Ruti, camí de les Escoles S/N, 08916 Badalona, or by using the email

They also have a right to present a complaint to the authorizing body.

 8.  Modification of the privacy policy

The IJC reserves the right to modify the present privacy policy and adapt it to future new legislation or jurisprudence or for future uses that it plans to carry out for personal data of the users of the website. In any case, the IJC will inform the users prior to any changes to be made in this policy. For this reason, we recommend that the user consult the privacy policy of the web every time they access.

 9.  Integrity of the privacy policy

In the case that any clause in the privacy policy is annulled, or considered null; the rest of the conditions will not be affected and will retain their validity and force.

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Legislation and jurisdiction. Relationships with users related to the provision of services contained on this website, remain under Spanish legislation and jurisdiction. Users of this site are aware of everything that has been stated and they accept it voluntarily.