Privacy policy

FUNDACIÓ INSTITUT DE RECERCA EN ENERGIA DE CATALUNYA (“IREC”) (with registered office at Jardins de les Dones de Negre 1, 2a pl, 08930 Sant Adria del Besós, Barcelona, Spain., with phone no.+34 933 56 26 15 and e-mail address processes the personal data collected or generated as a result of the access, use and browsing of the users of this website (the “Website”), as well as the control of the Website, in its capacity as the controller of the processing in accordance with the applicable regulations and, in particular, the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the Parliament and of the Council, of 27 of April of 2016, on the protection of the natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and the Basic Law 3/2018, of 5 December, on the protection of personal data and guarantees of digital rights or any others that may replace or modify them in the future.

Data of a personal nature is defined as any information on identified or identifiable individuals.

The only personal data to which the IREC shall have access shall be that supplied by users themselves and of whose assignment they have been duly informed. All users have to realise that they must supply certain information in order for the IREC to provide the service requested and/or to carry on its principal or subsidiary activities.

You as user warrant that the personal data you provide to the IREC is accurate and undertake to inform the company or any change thereto.

The purpose of the gathering and processing of personal data is to maintain the relationship established, as the case may be, by the management, administration, provision, broadening and improvement of the services and/or activities which you as user decide to access and, in case you accept, for sending information about the services and activities of the IREC. Consequently, the legal basis of the processing is the provision of the contracted service or activity of your interest and, with respect to cookies and commercial communications, your consent.

Personal data will only be processed for as long as it is necessary, useful and relevant. Once the relationship is finalized, the data will be kept for the sole purpose of and for the time necessary to comply with the applicable legal obligations (ten years in the case of information linked to your user account, and three years for commercial communications). Only those third parties to whom it is legally obliged to provide them and companies that have been entrusted with internal management services of the company and, in particular, IT services, audits, training services or organization of events, will have access to them.

The User may exercise the rights of access, rectification, erasure and portability of his/her data, and the restriction or objection to its processing, and any other rights recognised by law, by write (with proof of identity) to The User may file a claim with the competent data protection control authority (normally, the Spanish Data Protection Agency (Agencia Española de Protección de Datos)-more information at if he/she considers that the processing does not comply with the current regulations.