1.   What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file that is stored on users’ computer, mobile or tablet when accessing certain web pages, application or platform and that allow them to recognize their users.

Cookies are currently essential for the functioning of the Internet, providing countless advantages in the provision of interactive services, facilitating navigation and usability.

Cookies help tailor websites, applications or platforms to your personal needs.

Cookies cannot damage your computer. However, being enabled can help identify and resolve errors, as well as improve user navigability.

Cookies allow, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing preferences of a user or their computer.

This website, application or platform uses cookies and/or similar technologies that store and retrieve information when you browse. In general, these technologies can serve a variety of purposes, such as recognizing you as a user, getting information about your browsing habits, or customizing the way content is displayed.

Our specific uses of these technologies are described below.

2.   What cookies do we use?

In www.barcelonatechcity.com  we use cookies, links and other technologies to store user preferences in order to improve the quality of our services, ensure the technical functioning of both the portal and the transactions carried out, measure the audience of the website and develop new and better features, products and services offered.

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This type of information obtained through cookies will not be communicated to third parties, nor used for unsolicited communications.

3.   How can our users manage the cookies we use?

Users of www.barcelonatechcity.com  can manage cookies and therefore reject them in a unitary or in full way, from the option “Cambiar preferencias”.

If cookies are disabled or rejected, some of the features and/or services may not function properly.

The portal does not exercise control over the websites displayed as a result of your search, links or accesses from our directory. These other websites may place their own cookies or ask you for personal information.

4.   How can our users disable cookies in major browsers?

It is usually possible to stop accepting browser cookies, or to stop accepting cookies from a particular service.

All modern browsers allow you to change the cookie settings.

These settings are usually found in the ‘Options’ or ‘Preferences’ menu of your browser.

Although it may vary slightly from one browser version to another, the cookie policy settings for the most commonly used browsers are as follows:

For more information, you can consult the support or help of your browser or through the following links: Safari,  Chrome,  Firefox,  Explorer,  Opera.

Many browsers allow you to activate a private mode by which cookies are always deleted after your visit. Depending on each browser this private mode, it may have different names. Below you will find a list of the most common browsers and the different names of this “private mode”:

5.   How can I disable third-party cookies?

Please note that if you accept third-party cookies, you must delete them from your browser options or from the system offered by the third party itself.

If you wish to know the conditions of privacy and use of third-party cookies, you can access the cookie policies of:

6.   What happens if I do not accept cookies from the website?

In the event that the user does not allow the installation of cookies in his browser, he/she may not be able to access any of the sections of our website.

7.   Are my data transferred internationally?

According to Articles 44 and following the European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), transfers based on an adequacy decision of the European Commission or where adequate safeguards exist through a legally binding and enforceable instrument between public authorities and bodies, or through binding corporate rules, or model clauses adopted or approved by the Commission, or through codes of conduct or certification mechanisms. Otherwise, the authorization of the competent Supervisory Authority or, if not, the explicit consent of the data subject or other cases set out in Article 49 GDPR shall be required.

We inform you that ASSOCIACIÓ BARCELONA TECH CITY does make international transfers of your data as a result of contracting the hosting and maintenance service of the server where the business management program (ZOHO) is hosted by BTC, your data may be transferred to service provider located outside of the ZOHO CORPORATION Economic Area (“Zoho US”) located at 4141 Hacienda Drive, Pleasanton, California 94588, USA and can be accessed on a need basis for support functions provided by ZOHO CORPORATION PVT. LTD (“Zoho India”) located at Estancia IT Park, Parcel No. 140 and 151, GST Road, Vallancherry Village, Chengalpattu Taluk, Kanchipuram District 603 202, India. In this sense, we inform you that BTC has signed with “Zoho Group” (Zoho US and Zoho India) the standard contractual clauses adopted by the Commission, therefore offering adequate guarantees regarding international data transfers as a result of hiring this provider. .

As for third-party cookies, you can find out about transfers to third countries that, if applicable, are made by third parties identified in this cookie policy in their respective policies (see links provided above).

8.   Is my navigation profile developed and automated decisions are made that may affect me legally or significantly?

We inform you that ASSOCIACIÓ BARCELONA TECH CITY does not profile your navigation that lead to automated decision making that may affect you legally or significantly or if you profile your navigation and automated decisions are made that may affect you legally or significantly.

9.  Is my sensitive data processing carried out?

We inform you that ASSOCIACIÓ BARCELONA TECH CITY does not process sensitive data.

10.   Learn more

For more information about cookies and their rights as a user you can consult the Guide on the use of cookies prepared by the Spanish Data Protection Agency (“Guía sobre el uso de cookies elaborada por la Agencia Española de Protección de Datos”).

For more information on the processing of your personal data you can access the Privacy Policy of ASSOCIACIÓ BARCELONA TECH CITY.


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