Data confidentiality policy

By means of this notice, EducaciOnline, S.L.U. (hereinafter, EducaciOnline), with corporate address at Calle Moià, 1, 3rd floor (08006 Barcelona), informs users of its website about its personal data protection policy.

Use of the EducaciOnline’s website fp.uoc.edu and any of the services included in it implies full acceptance of the terms set forth in the privacy policy below.

DATA COLLECTION AND CONSENT TO PROCESS THEM
Pursuant to Law 15/1999, of 13 December, concerning Personal Data Protection (LOPD), you are informed that the personal data requested in our forms or which may be provided to us through our email addresses will be included in our personal data files, whose controller and owner is EducaciOnline.

Likewise, when a person fills in any of the forms with the personal data that are requested and accepts to send it, sends us an electronic message with personal data, or notifies us personal data by telephone, he or she expressly authorizes – and allows – EducaciOnline, as owner of the website fp.uoc.edu, to process and add to our files the personal data provided and all the data generated with respect to his or her participation in or use of the various products or services offered on this website, albeit revocably and without retroactive effects, and accepts the terms of processing set forth below.

Furthermore, we inform you that all the data will be treated with utmost confidentiality and in accordance with current personal data protection legislation and that our files are legally registered in the General Registry of the Catalan Data Protection Agency.

EducaciOnline does not accept any responsibility for the processing of personal data carried out by the websites that you may access via the various links found on our website.

This website is governed by the legislation applicable solely in Spain, to which both Spanish nationality and foreign users who access this website submit.

PURPOSES OF PROCESSING
The data we request are those that are appropriate, relevant and strictly necessary for the purpose for which they are collected; they will never be used for any purpose other than that for which they have been provided and, under no circumstances, are users required to provide them to us. However, they are absolutely necessary for performing the services we offer.

Unless specifically stated otherwise, it will be considered necessary to fill in all the fields of each form, providing truthful, accurate, complete and up-to-date data in each case. Users will be solely liable for any direct or indirect harm caused to EducaciOnline or any third party as a result of completing the forms with false, inaccurate, incomplete or out-of-date data or with third parties’ data.

Our website obtains the users’ personal data by receiving various forms and through email, with the following purposes:

a) Administration, implementation and development of all the educational and institutional activities required for EducaciOnline’s Jesuïtes Educació UOC vocational training (FP) project, and for management of users in the various services made available.
b) Subscription to articles, studies, newsletters and digital spaces.
c) Administration, implementation and offering of the Virtual Campus’ services. Users are hereby informed, and agree, that being a member of the Virtual Campus means that any member authorized by the virtual community can access their published data from anywhere in the world.
d) Marketing: when the person concerned sends his or her personal data and email address to EducaciOnline’s website uoc.edu, he or she expressly authorizes their use for periodical communications, expressly including those made by email.

EducaciOnline reserves the right to decide whether or not to include these people’s data in its files.

RIGHTS OF ACCESS, RECTIFICATION AND CANCELLATION OF PERSONAL DATA
You may refuse our marketing emails at any time and also exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation and objection in the terms legally provided by writing to the following email address: hola@fp.uoc.edu.

We assume that if you do not expressly cancel your personal data in our files, you are still interested in being included in them for such time as is considered appropriate and they satisfy the purpose for which they were obtained.

ARCO rights

SECURITY
In response to the trust placed in us and aware of the need for protection and confidentiality in respect of users’ personal data, EducaciOnline hereby informs you that it has taken all the necessary technical and organizational measures to safeguard security, as required in the current legislation that regulates the security measures applied to files containing personal data.

TRANSFER OF DATA
We inform you that your data are treated confidentially and are solely used internally for the purposes stated. This means that we do not transfer or disclose your data to any third parties without your express authorization and only in the cases allowed by law.

You only expressly authorize us to disclose your personal data, unless you state otherwise, in the following cases:

  1. To the companies comprising the Grupo UOC, S.L. – Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Abierta UOC Publishing, S.L. and Red Virtual de Consumo – for service offers (publishing, multimedia, purchasing cooperative and other courses), particularly job offers. The company receiving your data and the purpose of the communication will be identified in all cases. By accepting this clause, you are considered to be informed of the provisions of Article 27 of the LOPD concerning notification of the first data transfer.
  2. If you are following educational programmes that EducaciOnline’s Jesuïtes Educació UOC vocational training (FP) project gives together with another educational body, you consent to transfer of your personal and academic data between EducaciOnline and the above-stated educational centres with which it carries out jointly its educational activity, for the sole purpose of administering performance and development of the teaching activity, and the administrative procedures involved in obtaining and accrediting the qualification.
  3. By joining the Virtual Campus, you consent to your identifying data and image, and all the data that you voluntarily add to your profile, being accessible to all members of the Campus community, although all of them are bound to abide by the regulations governing the Campus.
  4. You consent to transfer of your personal and academic data between EducaciOnline and the educational centres chosen by you for exchanges and also, if the centre chosen is outside of the European Economic Area, you also consent to international transfer of your data.

Your acceptance of your data being processed or transferred as stated in this paragraph is always revocable, without retroactive effects, pursuant to Articles 6 and 11 of Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December.

EducaciOnline provides you with different recommendation options, although under the sole liability of the message’s sender, so that EducaciOnline is released from any liability with respect to sending unsolicited marketing communications. We never keep the recipient’s email address. Furthermore, users are expressly forbidden to send bulk mail using these options or process them for sales purposes.

UPDATING YOUR DATA
So that we can keep the personal data we hold up to date, it is very important that we are informed when there are any changes; otherwise, we cannot answer for their accuracy.

COOKIES
With this notice, EducaciOnline informs users that cookies are used when they browse through the different screens and pages of the website fp.uoc.edu. The cookies used by EducaciOnline are stored on users’ hard disc but they cannot read the data contained on the disc nor the cookie files created by other providers. EducaciOnline uses cookies with the purpose of recognizing users who have registered and being able to offer them a better, more personalized service (language chosen by the user, for example). They are also used to obtain completely anonymous information about access data (day, hour, minute, frequency, among others), in order to measure certain traffic parameters on the website and calculate the number of visits, with the purpose of enabling EducaciOnline to focus and adapt the services more effectively.

However, the user can prevent cookie generation by means of the corresponding option on his or her browser software. In such case, the website will remain operational but without the advantages of personalization. See the cookies policy.

Cookies policy

MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS FOR EMAIL
Pursuant to Article 21 of the Law on Information Society and Electronic Commerce Services, which prohibits sending marketing communications by email if they have not been expressly authorized beforehand by the recipients, we inform you that by accepting these terms of use and privacy policy, you expressly authorize us to send information, marketing, advertising and promotional messages by this medium to the address provided. However, if you do not wish to receive our marketing communications by email, you can request this in any marketing message, following the instructions given in each email.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY
This privacy policy was published on 18 May 2016. EducaciOnline reserves the right in the future to amend its data protection policy as dictated by its own judgement or as a result of a change in legislation, jurisprudence or business practice. If EducaciOnline makes any change, the new text will be published on the same website fp.uoc.edu, where you will be able to read the data protection policy. In any case, our relationship with you will be governed by the rules in force at the time you access the website fp.uoc.edu and, consequently, you must read them every time you provide us your data by means of our website.

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