Through this website, Barcelona City Council:
1. Seeks to provide up-to-date quality information.
The information that is posted on this website is valid at the time of its publication and updated as quickly as possible.
Any information published on the website which has been provided by third parties is the responsibility of the person or entity which supplied it. Barcelona City Council will see to it that the suppliers of such information ensure its updating and compliance with current regulations.
It is the City Council's aim to ensure that the information published is complete, truthful, accurate, useful and accessible and that it meets the quality standards set out under current legislation.
2. Enables access irrespective of its users’ technological choices, in particular through technologies based on open standards.
3. Guarantees security and the protection of personal data.
Personal data (name, surname(s), address, etc.) collected and processed by Barcelona City Council, in its relationship with individual citizens (procedures, applications, participation in platforms, tender calls, etc.) are included in Barcelona City Council's corresponding files. When providing such data, citizens give their express and unequivocal consent to the data's processing. Only data that are appropriate, relevant and not excessive for meeting the purposes envisaged are processed.
In this website, citizens can request information or make suggestions in the section “Contact”.
Under Spain's Act on Data Protection, personal data will be stored in the “Public Information and Care Services” file, for the purposes of managing the procedure or service requested. Data may also be stored in other Barcelona City Council files - under the provisions laid down in the current regulations in force - whose list and goals may be consulted on www.bcn.cat/fitxersregistrats.
Certain data currently gathered from several of the City Council's legal files will also be included in the “Public Information and Care Service” file, to enable us to provide you with a better multi-channel and personalised public information and care service. You may consult the details of the improvements included in this service as well as the list of data to be collected, along with the expected goals, on www.bcn.cat/serveimillorat. No data shall be given out to third parties, except where required by the procedure itself or expressly authorised by the person concerned.
Barcelona City Council guarantees confidentiality in personal-data processing, as well as the application of technical and organisational measures to ensure they are secure in accordance with the provisions of the Personal Data Protection Act (LOPD 15/1999, of 13 December).
Citizens (users) may exercise rights that ensure control of personal data:,the rights to access, correct, cancel and challenge those data, as provided for under the current legislation in force, under the provisions set out on the following link: https://seuelectronica.ajuntament.barcelona.cat/ca/proteccio-de-dades
4. Adopts a cookies’ policy that respects privacy.
This website uses its own and third-party cookies to improve browsing experiences and offer content and services that may be of interest.
5. Allows and promotes the reuse of published information, within the limits provided for under this legal notice and stipulated by current legislation.
Barcelona City Council allows the reuse of all data and information published on this website under the following terms and conditions, unless otherwise stated:
- The information content's must not be altered.
- The meaning of the information must not be distorted.
- The source of the information must be cited.
- The date of the information's last updating must be stated.
- No impression must be given that the City Council sponsors or supports the activity in which the information is being reused.
In all cases, the possibility of reusing information is limited by the necessary protection of other rights, assets or interests under the provisions set out in the current legislation in force. In particular, any reuse whatsoever of the information contained in this website must safeguard the protection provided under intellectual and industrial property law and the protection provided under personal data law.
More specifically, the reuse of works and services protected under intellectual property law remains subject to the terms and conditions of the intellectual property licence that has been established in each case. Works and services may not be reused where it is stated that their intellectual property rights are reserved.
6. Protects intellectual and industrial property and encourages open licences.
Barcelona City Council is the holder or assigned user of the intellectual property rights to the works and services that come under this website. That includes graphic design and the software for this website, as well as the texts, images and registries it contains.
The City Council promotes the reuse of information under the terms and conditions established in the preceding section.
Anyone who considers this website or its content infringes any intellectual- or industrial-property right, must notify City Council stating their name, ownership rights (supplying corresponding proof or accreditation) and the subject matter of the right supposedly infringed.
7. The City Council is present on various social media and platforms
The City Council is present on various social media and platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and Issuu. When you access any of these or other social networks, note that the user terms and conditions which apply are the ones established for each platform and are not determined by City Council.
8. Complies with the current legal framework for content responsibility.
Under the current legislation in force. the City Council assumes responsibility for any content on this website that has been prepared by the Council itself. As for content supplied by users and third parties, the City Council shall be exempted from any liability, as provided for under Articles 13 to 17 of Spain's Act 34/2002, of 11 July, on Information Society and e-Commerce services. The City Council shall also be exempted in particular from any liability for any linked content, as provided for under Article 17 of that same Act.
The City Council shall not be held responsible for any improper use that users may make of the website's content. Nor shall the City Council be responsible for any problems that may arise in accessing the portal or any malfunctioning due to causes outside its control.
Barcelona, March 2017
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