1. Identification details

Official Name: Biocat, la Fundació BioRegió de Catalunya
Official Address: Baldiri Reixac, 4-8, Torre I (PCB) – 08028 Barcelona
CIF: G-64166747
Foundation Registration number: 2262 – 21 November 2006
Phone number: 933 103 330
e-Mail: info@biocat.cat

2. Consent to handling of personal data

Biocat, la Fundació BioRegió de Catalunya (herein after Biocat) hereby notifies users that it meets all current legal requirements on the protection of personal data and, in particular, complies with Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, on the Protection of Personal Data (LOPD); Law 34/2002 on Information Society and e-Commerce Services; and Royal Decree 1720/2007, of 21 December, on implementation of the LOPD. In accordance with the provisions of the aforementioned legislation, Biocat hereby states that it only collects the data that is strictly necessary to offer the services derived from its activity and other features, although it reserves the right to use the data in its database to conduct statistical studies on users.

As such, by entering any data of a personal nature into any electronic form or collection sheet on any of the websites held by Biocat, whether during the registration process or while using the portal under the terms laid out previously, the user is hereby notified and consents to the personal data provided being stored in files held by Biocat, which are duly registered with the Spanish Data Protection Agency, in order to provide the service requested, as well as being used to send offers or advertising or promotional communications by any means, including electronic ones.

Biocat undertakes and ensures that personal data is handled in accordance with the provisions of the aforementioned legislation and with those of any laws that may apply at any time, as well as with the maximum confidentiality with regard to the personal data provided, both by Biocat and by employees at any companies that may have or gain access to said data.

Biocat likewise undertakes to comply with generally accepted safety guidelines to protect information provided by users, both in the transmission and reception of this data and in storing it.

3. Veracity of data provided

The user hereby states that all data provided is true and correct, and undertakes to notify Biocat of any changes that may occur in said data.

Additionally, data is provided by the user on a purely voluntary basis, although failure to provide certain data or respond to certain questions that may be asked during the registration process or on electronic forms the user is presented with may make it impossible to access some services for which the personal data has been requested. Nevertheless, Biocat will notify users when data is compulsory and/or necessary to preform the service in question.

4. Users’ rights

Users may exercise their rights to access, modify, delete or oppose to the handling of their data and other rights under Title III of Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, on the Protection of Personal Data, by e-mail to: info@biocat.cat or in writing to: Baldiri Reixac, 4-8, Torre I (PCB) – 08028 Barcelona

5. Sending offers and/or communications

In compliance with Law 34/2002 on Information Society and e-Commerce Services, Biocat will only send offers or advertising or promotional communications electronically to the e-mail address provided or through other equivalent means of electronic communication to users who have expressly granted consent to receive said communications. Notwithstanding the former, by accepting this disclaimer, users expressly accept and authorize Biocat to send them offers and advertising communications associated with the services provided by Biocat.

Users may decline to receive this type of communications at any time, by notifying Biocat in the aforementioned manner.

6. Intellectual property

Biocat is the legal owner of the following web sites:

barcelonaclinicaltrials.cat, barcelonaclinicaltrials.com, barcelonaclinicaltrials.es, barcelonaclinicaltrials.eu, barcelonaclinicaltrials.net, barcelonaclinicaltrials.org, bdebate.cat, bdebate.com, bdebate.es, bdebate.org, biocapsulas.es, biocapsules.cat, biocapsules.es, biocat.cat, biocat.directory, biocat.es, biocat.tel, biocat.tv, bionanomed.cat, bionanomedcat.cat, bionanomedcat.com, bionanomedcat.es, bionanomedcat.net,  bionanomedcat.org, bioregiocat.net, bioregiodecatalunya.cat, bioxclusters.eu,dhealthbarcelona.cat, dhealthbarcelona.com, dhealthbarcelona.es, healthbarcelona.eu, dhealthbarcelona.net, dhealthbarcelona.org, moebio.biz, moebio.cat, moebio.es, moebio.eu, moebio.org, moebio.tel, moebio.tv, oncocat.cat, oncocat.com, oncocat.es, oncocat.eu, oncocat.net, oncocat.org.

The contents provided by Biocat are subject to intellectual and industrial property rights and are the sole property of Biocat or the individuals or legal entities listed. Acquiring a product or service from Biocat in no way entails transfer of any right to modify, use, reproduce, distribute or publicly communicate said information, to which Biocat reserves all rights. The transfer of said rights will only be possible through prior written consent from the holder of said rights, and the client may not make these contents available to third parties.

Intellectual property extends, in addition to the contents included on the Biocat website, to the graphics, logotypes, designs, images, and source code used for its programming.

Biocat has obtained the information and materials included on the website from sources considered to be reliable and, although all reasonable measures have been taken to ensure that the information is correct, Biocat can’t guarantee that said information is exact, complete, and/or updated at all times and under all circumstances and, as a result, it should not be taken as such. Biocat will not be held responsible for any errors or omissions in the information that appears on the pages of this website.

Biocat reserves the right to modify, suspend, delete or restrict any contents of the website, links or information obtained therefrom, with no prior notice. Biocat shall not be held responsible for any improper use of the website by users, regarding the information and/or services contained therein.

Biocat, as well as its subsidiaries and/or work centers, directors and/or representatives, employees and, in general, any authorized personnel, will not be held responsible for any type of damage, loss, claims or expenditure of any sort, whether or not they are derived directly or indirectly from the use and/or dissemination of the website or information acquired on or through the site, or from computer viruses, operational failure or interruptions to service or transmission or online problems in the use of the website, either by direct connection or by other means, constituting to all legal effects notification to any and all users that these possibilities and events may occur.

Biocat will not be held responsible for third-party websites that may be accessed via links or any other contents made available by third parties. Any use of links or access to third-party websites is voluntary and done at the sole risk of the user. Biocat does not recommend or guarantee any of the information obtained through these links, nor will Biocat be held responsible for any loss, claims or damage derived from the use or misuse of links, or the information obtained as a result, including other links or websites, from interruptions to service or access, or from the attempt to use or misuse a link, both in connecting to the Biocat website and in accessing information on other sites from the Biocat website.

7. Rules of behabior on the Blog

If you would like to participate in our blogs, you must accept the following rules:

1.- User responsibility. In participating in the blogs on this site, the user is the only person responsible for the messages posted, holding Biocat harmless of any indemnity in the case of any claims that may be lodged regarding said issues.

If any messages were to contain materials protected by intellectual or industrial property rights, the user ensures that they are the rightful owner or have gained proper authorization from the rightful owner to disseminate the materials on the blogs.

And hereby releases Biocat from any responsibility in the case of any claims that may be lodged by third parties regarding said issues.

2. The user must select the proper blog before posting a message. Any message deemed off-topic may be eliminated. Under no circumstances will users be allowed to post promotions or links to commercial offers, advertising, promotional materials, chain letters nor undertake direct or indirect promotional activities or make any other type of comment beyond the direct scope of the topics of the blogs.

3. The user must respect other users. The user must be tolerant and respectful of the messages and opinions of the other users. Any messages considered damaging to the rights of third parties or attacking the peaceful operation of the blogs may be deleted.

4. Biocat reserves the right to reproduce, modify or disseminate messages published on the blogs of this website according to fair terms and conditions without compensation of any sort.

5. Biocat will not be held responsible for the contents posted on the blogs nor can it guarantee the veracity or exactness of any of the information contained therein. Any responsibility of this nature falls on the users that contributed said messages or information.

6. Biocat cannot ensure the availability or continued service of the blogs on this website, as they may be modified, interrupted or terminated with no prior warning at any time.

7. If a user were to be affected by illegal actions, or to detect misuse of the blogs on the website by other users, they may bring this to the attention of Biocat by e-mail at info@biocat.cat, with the subject line “moderation of blogs”, so that Biocat can moderate or eliminate said users or contents.

8. The users will hold Biocat harmless in any claim that may be lodged regarding messages the user has posted on the blogs or any other behavior associated with or derived from the user’s use of the blogs on this website.

8. Resumes

For the purposes of the provisions of current legislation on the protection of personal data, details from the resumes provided are essential in processing requests and the user in question hereby consents to the storage of their personal data and the details of their resume, including their e-mail address, in a file held by Biocat, in order to study and/or execute said request and for the personalized or segmented study and analysis of the same.

The resume data provided will be stored for one year, after which Biocat will destroy them completely.

For the purposes of the provisions of articles 11) and 34e) of the LOPD, by accepting this clause you hereby grant your express consent for your data to be handled and transferred to our clients, to other companies in the sector, to suppliers providing services to Biocat, in order for them to assess your candidacy, as well as under any circumstances in which it is necessary, for example under legal orders; for the aforementioned purposes.

Biocat ensures that all personal data will be used for this purpose, in the manner and with the limitations and rights granted under Organic Law 15/1999, on the Protection of Personal Data. Users may freely exercise their rights to oppose, access and receive information, modify or delete their information or to revoke authorization, without retroactive effect, in writing to Biocat, Baldiri Reixac, 4-8, Torre I (PCB) – 08028 Barcelona

9. Applicable law and jurisdiction

The applicable law in case of dispute or conflict of the interpretation of the terms that define this legal warning, as well as any other question related with the services in this website will be the Spanish Law.