Legal notice and privacy policy

Fundació Institut de Investigació en Cièncias de la Salut  Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP)

  • Head office: Carretera de Can Ruti, camí de les Escoles s/n, 08916 Badalona, Barcelona
  • Tel: 93 497 8655
  • Fax : 93 497 8654
  • E-mail: igtp@igtp.org
  • Registered Data: Inscribed in the Registry of  Foundations #909
  • Company Tax Code (CIF and VAT Code): G-60805462

Data Protection

General Usage Conditions

Usage limitations

The access to this website is free of charge and its display does not require prior subscription or registration.

The user will have to use the information in this website in compliance with the applicable legislation in each case in respecting the intellectual property rights of the Fundació Institut de Recerca en Cièncias de la Salut  Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP) or third parties.

Through the services of the IGTP put at his disposal, the user will not do anything that may cause damage or alterations to the content, nor will he hinder the proper functioning of the website. He/She will not cause any kind of technical problems, transferring elements liable to carry IT viruses or to damage, interfere or intercept the present website as a whole or partially.

In no case will the Fundació Institut de Recerca en Cièncias de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP) be responsible for the inadequate use of this website or its contents, or of any consequences this use may cause.

Limitations of liability

The Fundació Institut de Recerca en Cièncias de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP) does not guarantee its pages to be operative, or its contents to be complete, exact or reliable at any time. The IGTP reserves the right to modify at any moment without prior notice the contents and general access conditions of the website.

In case of carrying out maintenance operations, repairs, updating or improving the services, the Fundació Institut de Recerca en Cièncias de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP) has the right to temporarily suspend the access to the present website without prior notice as well as reserving the right to provide or cancel services, but without prejudice to the above they will try to keep the user informed if the circumstances allow.

In this way any liability is excluded for damages or prejudices of whatever nature which may derive form the lack of availability or continuity of the functioning of the website and its services and the use which the users may have been able to attribute to the present website.

Links of hypertextual links

No third party will be able to establish a 'framing' relation between its web pages and the present website. In relation to the links included in this website directed to other sites managed by the Fundació Institut de Recerca en Cièncias de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP), this institution states that it exercises no control over these sites nor is it responsible for the contents of some. The links in this site are offered for reference purposes only without any valuation of the contents, owners, services or products offered in the links.

Other conditions

The general usage conditions and relations established between the Fundació Institut de Recerca en Cièncias de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP) will be subject to Spanish legislation.

The use of the website implies the acceptance of the above general usage conditions.

Intellectual Property Rights

The whole of the website and its components are protected by Spanish and international law on intellectual and industrial property rights.

The intellectual property rights of the website contents belong to the Fundació Institut de Recerca en Cièncias de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP) except for those of companies with which a corresponding contract has been signed for providing content which are protected by intellectual and industrial norms.

The exercise of the rights of reproduction, distribution, public communication and transformation of contents is exclusive to the IGTP, without prejudice to the exercise by third parties of the right to quote.

The user accessing this website may not copy, modify, distribute, transmit, reproduce, publish, yield, sell the elements previously mentioned or create new products or services derived from the obtained information without expressly quoting its source.

Authorisation is given solely for display and loading for personal and not commercial use by the user, who may not pass it on to third parties or entities.

Alteration of the content or structure of the website by the user without specific written permission from the IGTP is expressly forbidden. Any use of the website or its contents contrary to the rules in force may be prosecuted.

Protection of personal data

PARTY RESPONSIBLE FOR TREATMENT: The Fundación Instituto de Investigación en Ciencias de la Salud Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP) with headquarters at Carretera de Can Ruti, camí de les Escoles S/N, 08916 Badalona

Data protection officer: dpd@igtp.cat

La Fundación Instituto de Investigación en Ciencias de la Salud Germans Trias i Pujol (from now on the "IGTP") 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 http://www.germanstrias.org (from now on the "website"). The IGTP 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 IGTP obtains personal data of the users through the following methods:
Asking for information through the contact form for the newsletter http://www.germanstrias.org and cookies though the website http://www.germanstrias.org

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

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 IGTP 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 IGTP 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 IGTP 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 IGTP 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 IGTP is true and is responsible for communicating any changes to the IGTP.

  6.   Safety of data

The IGTP 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 Fundación Instituto de Investigación Ciencias de la Salud Germans Trias i Pujol en Carretera de Can Ruti, camí de les Escoles s/n, 08916 - Badalona (Barcelona), or by using the email dpd(ELIMINAR)@igtp.cat.

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

   8.   Modification of the privacy policy

The IGTP 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 IGTP 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.

Cookies and privacy policy

The first time the user accesses the webpage, the sever of Fundació Institut de Recerca en Cièncias de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP) will resend to his computer a file called a "cookie". A "cookie" is a small text file which the navigator picks up and stores while the user navigates through the web.

In this way the Fundació Institut de Recerca en Cièncias de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP) will have some idea how the user navigates his page, allowing it to adapt it to the user's preferences for his next visit.

In case the user does not want to receive "cookies" while navigating, he will have to deactivate the corresponding option of his navigator so the "cookies" cannot be installed in his computer.