Who is concerned by this privacy policy?

Those who have given us the consent to register their personal data.

Data controller

Your personal data are processed by Barcelona Supercomputing Center – Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS, CIF: S- 0800099-D). If you have any queries about the process or how we handle your information please contact us at:

  • Address: Torre Girona, c/Jordi Girona, 31. 08034 Barcelona (Spain)
  • Email: dust@aemet.es

What information about you do we handle, why do we handle that information, what is the legal basis for those processings and for how long do we retain the information?

Based on your consent (article 6.1.a of the GDPR):

  • We collect and process your identification data (full name, email address, institution and country) for information delivery and requested support. The information will be incorporated to the files of SDS-WAS servers located in c/Jordi Girona, 31. 08034 Barcelona (Spain).

You may unsubscribe from the mailing list at any time. We will not keep your data once you have unsubscribed.

Use of service providers and transfer to third parties

We do have recourse to service providers to keep track of the metrics from our website (Google Analytics). Those service providers otherwise referred to as data processors are third parties who provide elements of support to us. You can find their privacy policies in the following links (Google privacy policy).

We do not transfer any of your data collected as mentioned above to any third party for commercial purposes.

How do we protect your personal data?

Your personal data are handled in full confidentiality. We make all necessary effort to take technical and organisational measures that might be required so as to ensure the security of your personal data.

How long is the information retained for?

This data will be preserved while it is needed or during the periods legally determined by each applicable regulation.

Your rights

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (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, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (GDPR), you have rights as an individual which you can exercise in relation to the information we hold about you:

  • Right to request from us access to and rectification of your personal data;
  • Right to request erasure of your data (right to be forgotten) in the cases foreseen by article 17 of the GDPR;
  • Right to obtain from us restriction of processing where there is contestation about the data processing for a period enabling to solve the issue;
  • Right to data portability;
  • Where the processing of your personal data is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent means that we will not make use of your data any longer, including pictures. However, the use made of your data in the past remains valid.

Your right to object

You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to the processing of your personal data which is based on Article 6(1), (f) of the GDPR (our legitimate purposes) as mentioned above.

To exercise those rights, please send us an email to dust@aemet.es together with a proof of your identity or write us to the following address: Torre Girona, c/Jordi Girona, 31. 08034 Barcelona (Spain).

Please note that you always have the right to lodge a complaint to the Spanish Data Protection Agency.

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