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Privacy policy of the malaga.southsummit.co/en web platform

Below is the privacy policy (hereinafter, “web privacy policy” or “policy”) that governs the Web Platform malaga.southsummit.co/en (hereinafter, “the Platform”), under the ownership of SPAIN STARTUP AND INVESTOR SERVICES, SL (hereinafter, “SPAIN STARTUP” or “we”), entity with registered office located at Monte Esquinza Street 28, 28010 Madrid (Spain), with NIF B-86685294 and registered in the Mercantile Registry of Madrid

PLEASE, SPEND A FEW MINUTES TO READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY, IT WILL NOT TAKE YOU A LONG TIME. WITH IT WE WANT TO EXPLAIN TO YOU IN A SIMPLE, CLEAR AND TRANSPARENT WAY HOW WE TREAT AND PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND YOUR RIGHTS. YOUR SECURITY AND THAT OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS FUNDAMENTAL FOR SPAIN STARTUP AND WE TAKE VERY SERIOUSLY YOUR ADEQUATE PROTECTION.

With regards to the processing of personal data, SPAIN STARTUP is governed by the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of April 27, 2016 (hereinafter, the “RGPD”) , in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Law on Protection of Personal Data Held by Private Parties of July 5, 2010.

Likewise, with regard to the provision of services of the information society, with a basic nature, Law 34/2002, of July 11, on Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce (in forward, “LSSI”).

    1.TO WHOM THIS POLICY IS DIRECTED AND APPLIED?

    This policy is applicable to all users of the platform, whether or not customers of SPAIN STARTUP (hereinafter, indistinctly, “the user” or “users”) who have the consideration of individuals. By personal data, we refer to all information about an identified or identifiable natural person.

    If you are already a SPAIN STARTUP customer, as you have sign a contract with us, you must also refer to the information contained in this about the specific terms of privacy.

    This platform is aimed at users over 18 years of age, its use being prohibited to minors under that age. In addition, the user acknowledges in a responsible manner that he has sufficient legal capacity to be able to subscribe, if applicable, the services offered by SPAIN STARTUP.

    2.IF YOU NAVIGATE OR USE OUR WEB PLATFORM WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

    We are responsible for the treatment of your personal data:

    • Full name of the entity: SPAIN STARTUP AND INVESTOR SERVICES, S.L.

    • Registered office: calle Monte Esquinza, 28, 28010- Madrid (Spain)

    • Physical location / headquarters: Calle Monte Esquinza, 28, 28010- Madrid (Spain)

    • Contact telephone number: +34 915625784

    • Contact email (general): info@spain-startup.com

    For any question regarding the protection of your personal information by sending a contact email to: privacy@spain-startup.com

    3.WHAT TYPE OF DATA DO WE TREAT?

    The processing of your data is necessary to give you access to the contents and / or functionalities of the platform or, in case you require it, to send you the information or to provide you with the services arranged through it. In this regard, we maintain a firm commitment to treat your personal data in a legitimate and consistent manner in accordance with the principles and legal obligations provided by the current regulations on the protection of personal data.

    When you browse through our platform and, in particular, when you interact or register with us, you provide us with data directly, for example, when you fill in a form or request online in accordance with the treatment purposes indicated in each case ( registration form, question form, subscription to our newsletter, access to customer area, etc.).

    The data you provide to us is related to such forms or requests arranged through the platform and, in addition, may vary depending on the type of form or application they refer to. Without prejudice to the above, through the platform, and its different forms or requests, different categories of personal data may be collected, although we will always ask for appropriate, relevant and limited data to what is necessary with respect to the aforementioned purposes of treatment (principle of minimization of personal data):

    • Personal identification data (name and surname).

    • Personal contact information (telephone or personal mobile, email address).

    • Data on personal characteristics (investor profile, associated needs or requests, for example, indicated through our chat, etc).

    Similarly, when you browse our platform you should be aware of the cookies that are installed on your terminal or device since this implies the processing of your personal data according to the type of cookies reported and their specific purposes (see cookies policy). In case you accept our cookies policy, analytical cookies will be used, which implies the processing of personal data associated with your browsing profile for analytical and / or statistical purposes. It is emphasized that continuing to browse our platform, existing prior information about our legal policies for the processing of personal data, will imply that you accept unambiguously the cookies that are served, although you can configure at any time the use of such analytical cookies as it is indicated in said cookies policy.

    4.WHAT PURPOSES DO WE USE YOUR DATA FOR?

    The personal data that you provide to us will be treated with the purpose stipulated in this privacy policy and, where appropriate, in the different data forms provided in it. In this regard, the collection of data serves the following purposes of treatment:

    • Make it possible for you to browse our platform, thereby allowing you access to the information and content provided in it.

    • Address your requests according to the forms or requests you send us. If through such forms you are informed of the possibility of sending you promotions, advertising or offers of specific services, because you are associated with such requests, and you have consented in an unequivocal way to them, we inform you that you can withdraw or revoke at any time such authorization by writing to: privacy@spain-startup.com, although this will not affect the previous processing of your data for these purposes.

    • Solve in an agile and effective way your doubts about our services through the different channels available for this purpose (email, telephone, chat, etc.).

    • Allow and manage your registration as a user, if you require it. You can unsubscribe from such registration when you wish by writing to privacy@spain-startup.com.

    • Allow you to access, if you are a customer, the digital channel of customers arranged through the platform privacy@spain-startup.com (section “access to customers”).

    • Comprehensive management of your personal account as a registered user and/or participant in the Startup Competition when you become one due to having formally accepted our Terms and Conditions or the Startup Competition Rules.

    • To manage, if you have previously given us your explicit consent, the pre-registration of your data as a participant in the competition on the APP SS365 platform so that your startup profile and data can be viewed by the partners that collaborate on this event, in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of the “Startup Competiton”. We inform you that you may withdraw or revoke this authorisation at any time by writing to us at: privacy@spain-startup.com, although this will not affect any previous processing of your data for these purposes. Notwithstanding the fact that, if you wish, you may complete your registration and benefit from all the platform’s features and advantages by downloading the APP SS365.

    • Facilitate, if you wish, your subscription to our newsletter so you can access content and additional information that may be of interest to you.

    • Allow uses associated with the cookies of the Platform as described in our cookies policy.

    • In case you have accepted the cookies policy, for the development of the purposes associated with the different types of cookies reported through it, in particular, those of analytical type (browsing profile / user), perform such analysis and statistics associated with web browsing in order to improve our services and the quality of their services. At any time, if you wish, you can configure the use of analytical cookies, showing a right to revoke your consent regarding the purposes associated with these cookies. We inform you that the revocation of your consent to the processing of your data regarding certain types of cookies such as session or technical cookies may prevent you from browsing our platform (see cookies policy).

    • Adopt as many protection measures as are applicable in accordance with current regulations, including the possible anonymization of your personal data by applying the appropriate techniques available for this purpose. Therefore, in this area, anonymization and pseudonymization treatments may also be carried out for the best protection of your personal data.

    • Apply the relevant security, technical and / or organizational measures on your personal data with a focus on the existing risk at any time, including, pseudonymization or encryption of personal data through our platform.

    5.WHAT ARE WE BASED ON TO LEGITIMATELY TREAT YOUR DATA?

    Purposes of treatment Legitimate basis of treatment
    Allow you to browse our platform, thereby allowing you access to the information and content contained in it. Your consent and, according to each case, satisfaction of your own or third parties legitimate interest, associated with the adequate management, maintenance, development and evolution of the platform, tools, network and associated information systems, allowing its correct functioning, functionalities, access to contents and services, as well as the general security of all the previous issues.
    Address your requests according to the forms or requests you send to us. Your consent
    Solve in an agile and effective way your doubts about our services. Your consent and, according to the cases, execution of pre-contractual measures at the request of the user / interested party
    Allow and manage your registration as a user and, in particular, your registration as a participant in the Startup Competiton, if you wish to be. Your consent
    Allow you to access, if you are a registered user and/or participant in the Startup Competition, the digital channel of registered users and/or participants through the platform. Execution of the contract you have subscribed with SPAIN STARTUP
    Comprehensive management of your account as a registered user and/or participant in the Startup Competition. Execution of the contract you have subscribed with SPAIN STARTUP
    Manage the pre-registration of your data as a participant in the competition on the platform or APP SS365. Your consent
    Facilitate, if you wish, your subscription to our newsletter Your consent
    In case you have accepted the cookies policy provided for this purpose, allow the development of the treatment purposes associated with them and, in particular, perform the relevant analysis derived from your web browsing for analytical and / or statistical purposes. Your consent
    Adopt as many measures of protection as are applicable in accordance with current legislation, including, the possible pseudonymisation and anonymization of your personal data applying, for this, the appropriate techniques available for that purpose Compliance with the legal obligation (REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of April 27, 2016, regarding the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of these data and repealing Directive 95/46 / EC (hereinafter, the "General Data Protection Regulation" or the "RGPD") https://www.boe.es/doue/2016/119/L00001-00088.pdf. In the case of treatments designed to guarantee the security of the platform, the network and the associated information system can be used, where appropriate, to satisfy the legitimate interest of SPAIN STARTUP or, where appropriate, a third party ( Considering 49 of the RGPD).
    Aplicar las pertinentes medidas de seguridad, técnicas y/o organizativas sobre tus datos personales con enfoque al riesgo existente en cada momento. Compliance with the legal obligation (REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of April 27, 2016, regarding the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of these data and repealing Directive 95/46 / EC (hereinafter, the "General Data Protection Regulation" or the "RGPD") https://www.boe.es/doue/2016/119/L00001-00088.pdf. In the case of treatments designed to guarantee the security of the platform, the network and the associated information system can be used, where appropriate, to satisfy the legitimate interest of SPAIN STARTUP or, where appropriate, a third party ( Considering 49 of the RGPD).

    When the legitimate basis for the processing of your personal data is your consent, we remind you that you have the right to revoke it at any time in a simple and free way by writing to us at privacy@spain-startup.com.

    6.HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR DATA?

    Personal data associated with the purposes of the treatment informed Deadlines or criteria for the conservation of your personal data
    Data associated with the user's browsing through our platform -In general, your data will be kept for these purposes for the necessary time to enable the correct navigation and use of our platform and its contents.

    -Regarding the data associated with your browsing profile, in relation to the analytical type cookies that you have accepted as indicated in the SPAIN STARTUP cookie policy, you must take care of the section related to the temporality of the cookies (see policy of cookies).
    Address your requests or requests according to the forms or requests you send us -For the essential time to respond correctly to your specific requests according to each case.

    -If those requests, consisted in the execution of pre-contractual measures or the signing of a contract with SPAIN STARTUP, your data will be kept for all the time necessary to give due satisfaction to such pre-contractual measures or service contract between the parties.
    Solve in an agile and effective way your doubts about our services. For the time strictly necessary to solve them.
    Allow and manage your registration as a user and, in particular, your registration as a participant in the Startup Competiton, if you wish to be. Until you request the effective withdrawal of such registration. If you are a SPAIN STARTUP customer, the personal data storage periods described in these cases may be applied as indicated below.
    Allow you to access, if you are a registered user and/or participant in the Startup Competition, the digital channel of registered users and/or participants through the platform. During the necessary period to give due satisfaction to the execution of the contract between the parties (duration of the contract between the parties)
    Comprehensive management of your account as a registered user and/or participant in the Startup Competition. During the periods necessary to give due satisfaction to the execution of the contract between the parties (duration of the contract between the parties)
    Manage the pre-registration of your data as a participant in the competition on the platform or APP SS365. Until you request the effective withdrawal of such registration. If you are a SPAIN STARTUP customer, the personal data storage periods described in these cases may be applied as indicated below.
    Facilitate, if you wish, to subscribe to our newsletter. Until such time as you request the effective withdrawal of such subscription.
    Adopt as many protection measures as are applicable in accordance with current regulations. While personal data of the user is processed, including the conservation of such data during the legal terms provided, and regardless of the legitimate basis of treatment that SPAIN STARTUP uses.
    Apply the relevant security, technical and / or organizational measures on your personal data with a focus on the existing risk at any time. While personal data of the user is processed, including the conservation of such data during the legal terms provided, and regardless of the legitimate basis of treatment that SPAIN STARTUP uses.

    In any case, and notwithstanding the foregoing, the user is also informed of the following:

    • In accordance with current regulations for the protection of personal data, in all that concerns the correct processing of personal information by SPAIN STARTUP, this entity may also keep the information for three years in a secure manner from its collection (prescription period for infringements in this area).

    • Regarding the time of conservation of cookies, the user is advised to consult our cookies policy (temporality section).

    • In general, when personal data is no longer necessary for the purposes of processing for which it was collected, they will be blocked, remaining available only to the competent authorities for the possible purification of legal responsibilities during the processing of the same, always in accordance with the applicable regulations, and cannot be used for other purposes than these. After the corresponding legal deadlines in case of blockage, such personal data will be deleted as provided by the applicable regulations, and may also, if applicable, be safely anonymized by SPAIN STARTUP (anonymous / non-personal data)

    7.DO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA WITH THIRD PARTIES?

    We try to request or apply the minimum and essential data to carry out the processing of personal data that we carry out in full development of our object and social purposes. All this in accordance with the principles contained in the applicable regulations.

    However, the lack of contribution of your personal data could lead to the impossibility that: 1) you can navigate correctly through our website (no acceptance of technical or session cookies); 2) access certain content or services (for example, if you do not provide us with your information to receive our newsletter you will not receive it, nor will the information or contents associated with it); 3) process your specific requests (for example, for the lack or insufficient completion of the form or application that corresponds).

    In any case, the information and personal data that you provide, according to each case, must be in any case:

    • Sufficient, although adjusted, limited and proportionate to the legitimate purposes of treatment reported in each case, with the utmost respect for the principles of limitation of purpose and minimization of personal data.

    • Accurate, up-to-date and truthful, in order to be able to verify adequately the identity, capacity and, where appropriate, representation, as well as being able to adjust, in each case, the data processing that is carried out to your specific needs and your real situation. All in accordance with the principle of accuracy of personal data.

    The users will be fully responsible for the data and personal information they provide to the Client within the framework of the platform and, where appropriate, the services that require or contract from us.

    8.WHAT CONSEQUENCES NOT FACILITATING YOUR DATA TO US HAVE?

    As a general principle, we do not share your data with third parties, nor sell or offer them to third parties. However, when personal contact data of startups participating in the competition is collected through the Platform, these may be transferred to collaborating entities, promoters, organizers and other participants in the competition ("Partners") of SPAIN STARTUP for the purpose to promote your company and contact you due to the interest generated as a result of your participation in the competition.

    In the same way, it is possible that certain third parties may access your personal information in development of the services they can provide to SPAIN STARTUP. For example, in the case of third-party cookies that are applied in the platform (see cookies policy).

    SPAIN STARTUP has several people in charge of the processing of personal data under its control, allowing access to them, as trusted providers, and to the extent strictly necessary for the provision of the services contracted with them. Such treatment managers operate under a service contract under the terms, with the conditions and guarantees contained in Article 28 of the RGPD, performing the controls, inspections and corresponding audits in this area to verify that those responsible for the treatment comply strictly with the contracts signed for this purpose and the applicable regulations.

    9.ARE INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA MADE?

    We inform you that, in general, international transfers of your personal data are not foreseen, adopting the necessary measures and guarantees by SPAIN STARTUP in this field in accordance with the current regulations for the protection of personal data.

    Notwithstanding the foregoing, our cookie policy informs you of possible international transfers of personal data, in relation to the services provided by certain companies (third-party cookies). All these international transfers are fully guaranteed according to the applicable regulations, in the case of entities included in the list of entities certified under the Privacy Shield (see cookies policy).

    10.WHAT RIGHTS DO YOU HAVE, WHAT IS SIGNIFICANT AND HOW CAN YOU EXERCISE THEM?

    Your rights What does it consist of? How to exercise it?
    Right to information Right to be provided by SPAIN STARTUP with appropriate information, both at the time in which your personal data have been collected (already obtained from you or through a third party), and at any later time as far as concerns to the processing of your personal data. You decide on your personal information. Refer to articles 12 to 14 of the RGPD SPAIN STARTUP seeks to provide you with all the necessary information regarding the processing of your personal data in application of articles 12 to 14 of the RGPD. However, if you have any question or doubt about our privacy and cookies policies, please do not hesitate to write to us, through the email address: privacy@spain-startup.com and we will attend your additional request for information.
    Right of access Right to obtain from SPAIN STARTUP confirmation of whether your personal data are being processed or not, and basic information related to such treatments (article 15 of the RGPD), as well as to obtain a copy of the personal data being processed. Directing a communication in writing via email privacy@spain-startup.com with the Ref. "Exercise Rights" accompanying, if necessary prove your identification, a copy of your national identity document or equivalent identification document (passport, NIE...).
    Right to rectification Right to obtain without undue delay by SPAIN STARTUP the rectification of your personal data in the terms of article 16 of the RGPD. Directing a communication in writing via email privacy@spain-startup.com with the Ref. "Exercise Rights" accompanying, if necessary prove your identification, a copy of your national identity document or equivalent identification document (passport, NIE...).
    Right of withdrawal Right to obtain without undue delay by SPAIN STARTUP the deletion of your personal data in the terms of article 17 of the RGPD. Directing a communication in writing via email privacy@spain-startup.com with the Ref. "Exercise Rights" accompanying, if necessary prove your identification, a copy of your national identity document or equivalent identification document (passport, NIE...).
    Right to limitation of treatment Right to obtain by SPAIN STARTUP the limitation of the processing of your data when:
    -Impugnes the accuracy of your personal data, during a period that allows SPAIN STARTUP to verify its accuracy.
    -The treatment is unlawful and you oppose its suppression (and instead, request the limitation thereof).
    - SPAIN STARTUP no longer need personal information, but you need it for the formulation, exercise or defense of claims.

    Its exercise will be circumscribed to what is described in Article 18 of the RGPD.
    Directing a communication in writing via email privacy@spain-startup.com with the Ref. "Exercise Rights" accompanying, if necessary prove your identification, a copy of your national identity document or equivalent identification document (passport, NIE...).
    Right to data portability The right to receive personal data that you have and that you have provided us with in a structured format, for common use and mechanical reading, or to transmit them to another data controller when technically possible in the terms described in the Article 20 of the RGPD. Directing a communication in writing via email privacy@spain-startup.com with the Ref. "Exercise Rights" accompanying, if necessary prove your identification, a copy of your national identity document or equivalent identification document (passport, NIE...).
    Right of Opposition Right to oppose at any time to the processing of your personal data, including the elaboration of profiles, when this is based on the satisfaction of the legitimate interest of SPAIN STARTUP or of a third party as described in article 21 of the RGPD. Directing a communication in writing via email privacy@spain-startup.com with the Ref. "Exercise Rights" accompanying, if necessary prove your identification, a copy of your national identity document or equivalent identification document (passport, NIE...).
    Right not to be the subject of a decision based solely on automated processing (including profiling) Right not to be the subject of a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which has legal effects or affects you significantly similarly under the terms of Article 22 of the RGPD. Directing a communication in writing via email privacy@spain-startup.com with the Ref. "Exercise Rights" accompanying, if necessary prove your identification, a copy of your national identity document or equivalent identification document (passport, NIE...).
    Right to revoke the consent granted You will have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. The withdrawal of consent will not affect the legality of the treatment performed by SPAIN STARTUP based on your consent prior to its withdrawal. Through the forms, contents and privacy configuration spaces provided by the Client, depending on each case, such revocation may be articulated (for example, requesting the cancellation of the requested newsletter service through the link provided at the end). However, you can also send a communication to that effect to the email address: privacy@spain-startup.com so that your right can be duly addressed as described in the applicable regulations.
    Right to file a claim with the competent control authority (AEPD) It implies the possibility of going before the supervisory authority in case of violating your rights to the protection of personal data (articles 13 and 14 of the RGPD) We recommend that before filling any complaint or claim with the Spanish Agency for Data Protection (AEPD), contact us to analyze the specific situation and try, if necessary, find an effective and friendly solution. Apart from the above, if you wish, you can also refer to the web page of the AEPD www.aepd.es

    11.ARE SECURITY MEASURES AND PROTECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA APPLIED?

    Taking into account the nature, the scope, the context and the indicated purposes of the treatment, as well as the risks to your rights and freedoms of different probabilities, SPAIN STARTUP applies (and will apply) appropriate technical and organizational measures in order to guarantee the due security and protection of your personal data according to privacy criteria by design and by default, as well as applying a system of approach to concurrent risk that will be reviewed and updated by SPAIN STARTUP when necessary.

    The use of the Hyper-Text Transfer Protocol (HTTPS) in our platform is a reinforced guarantee for the security of your personal data.

    12.VALIDITY AND MODIFICATION OF THE PRIVACY POLICY

    This policy is in force from the day 10 of December of 2018.

    SPAIN STARTUP reserves the right to modify this policy, to adapt it to future legislative, doctrinal or jurisprudential developments that result from application, or for technical, operational, commercial, corporate and business reasons, informing you prior and reasonably of the changes that may occur. when it is possible In any case, it is recommended that, every time you access this platform, you read this policy in detail, since any modification will be published through it.

    Likewise, SPAIN STARTUP may inform you personally and prior to the changes projected in this policy, before its entry into force, provided that this is technically and reasonably possible, in particular, when you have the consideration of a registered user or are a SPAIN STARTUP customer.

    13.DO YOU NEED TO CONTACT US?

    In case of any question or suggestion that you would like to send us about this policy, please, do not hesitate to contact us through the email address: privacy@spain-startup.com

    14.COMPETENCE AND APPLICABLE JURISDICTION

    In general, any controversy and conflict will be subject to a preferential consideration by the parties to the knowledge of the same for the purpose of seeking a friendly solution and by mutual agreement using, for this purpose, the channel and email provided in section 13 of this policy.

    In case it is not possible, according to the criteria contained in the RGPD for the determination of the competence of the leading or main authority in order to know any conflict, controversy or claim related to this privacy policy, to the less, administratively, it is reported that such authority will be the Spanish Agency for Data Protection (AEPD), having to attend, in any case, to the provisions of Article 56 of the RGPD. As regards the right to effective judicial protection against SPAIN STARTUP in these cases, the provisions of article 79.2 of the RGPD will also be applied, and the corresponding action may be brought before the Judges and Tribunals of the City of Madrid to the extent in which the responsible entity is a company based in Spain. The current Spanish and European regulations applicable in this field will be met.

Cookie policy of the www.southsummit.co/en web platform

Through this Policy (hereinafter, the 'Privacy and Cookies Policy'), the privacy and cookies policy of the Web Platform https://www.southsummit.co/es (hereinafter, 'the Platform') is regulated, under the ownership of SPAIN STARTUP AND INVESTOR SERVICES, S.L. ('SPAIN STARTUP'), a Spanish company registered in the Madrid Mercantile Register. With registered office located at calle Monte Esquinza 28, 28010 Madrid, with Tax ID B-86685294.

With regards to the processing of personal data, SPAIN STARTUP is governed by the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of April 27, 2016 (hereinafter, the “RGPD”) , in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Law on Protection of Personal Data Held by Private Parties of July 5, 2010.

PLEASE, SPEND A FEW MINUTES TO READ OUR COOKIES POLICY, IT WILL NOT TAKE YOU A LONG TIME. WITH IT WE WANT TO EXPLAIN TO YOU IN A SIMPLE, CLEAR AND TRANSPARENT WAY HOW WE TREAT AND PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND YOUR RIGHTS. YOUR SECURITY AND THAT OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS FUNDAMENTAL FOR SPAIN STARTUP AND WE TAKE VERY SERIOUSLY YOUR ADEQUATE PROTECTION.

    1.Applicable legislation:

    Article 22 of Law 34/2002, of 11 July, on Information Society and Electronic Commerce Services (LSSICE), concerning the rights of recipients in commercial communications by electronic means, service providers may only use data storage and retrieval devices on the recipients' terminal equipment when they have given their prior informed consent.

    To this end, these recipients and end-users shall be provided with clear and complete information on their use, in particular on the purposes for which the data are processed, in accordance with the provisions of the personal data protection legislation. Therefore, where technically possible and effective, the consent of the recipient to the processing of the data may be given by using the appropriate parameters of the browser or other applications.

    This shall not prevent any technical storage or access for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network or, to the extent strictly necessary, for the provision of an information society service expressly requested by the recipient.

    2.User consent and cookies: general rule and exception.

    In general, when the installation and/or use of cookies entails the processing of personal data, whether it is personal cookies or those of third parties, session cookies or persistent cookies, SPAIN STARTUP, as data controller, will provide the necessary information in this area and will obtain the prior informed consent of the user to install and/or use them.

    Only those that allow, exclusively, communication between the user's equipment and the network and, strictly speaking, those used to provide a service requested by the user, are exempt from such consent. For example, the so-called "technical cookies" (e.g., those required for the same navigation on the platform or application); "personalization or configuration cookies" (e.g., those that allow the page to recognize the user's language, etc.); and "security cookies" (e.g., those that detect repeated and erroneous attempts to connect to a site) would be excluded.

    3.What are the cookies you use on the platform?

    Cookies are used on the Platform, i.e. files or devices that are downloaded to the user's terminal equipment (personal computer, a smartphone, a tablet, mobile terminals and devices, etc.), regardless of their nature, and with the main purpose of guaranteeing the correct operation of the Platform (remembering the selected language, and similar functions). Thus, in general, and without prejudice to the provisions below, cookies will allow browsing the Platform, as well as certain utilities and services provided on the same, so you are warned that their disabling or blocking may affect browsing or the correct or widespread use of it by the user.

    4.What cookies do we use on the Platform?

    Cookies may be owned by us and third parties. Own cookies are those that are sent or served to the user's terminal equipment from the Platform (editor) being managed by the Platform, while third party cookies are those that are sent or served to the user's terminal equipment from other domains or equipment not managed by the Platform (editor), but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies.

    Also, the above cookies may be session cookies or persistent cookies. The first are a type of cookie designed to collect and store data while the user accesses the Platform with the main purpose of storing information that is only interested in keeping for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion. However, with the latter, the data remains stored in the user's terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie.

    Cookies can also be technical by allowing the user to navigate through the Platform and use the different options or services available through it, for example, to control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access restricted areas, remember the elements that make up a contractual request, use security elements during navigation, store content for video or sound broadcasting or share content through social networks.

    They can also be personalised, referring to those that allow the user to access the service with some predefined characteristics according to certain criteria associated with their own terminal, for example, the type of browser through which they access the service, the regional configuration from which they access the service, etc.

    Likewise, they may have a statistical or informative purpose for the publisher regarding the particular use that users make of its Platform and the contents or services available through it.

    Below is an informative summary table of the specific cookies that SPAIN STARTUP currently uses on the platform.

    Cookies Type Ownership Temporality Purpose
    Session Technical Own Session Guarantee the correct functioning of the site, maintaining the user’s session.
    Language Customization Own Permanent Store the user’s preferred language so as not to ask for their preferences each time they access the website.
    Cookies acceptance Customization Own Permanent It is used to store if the user has accepted the use of cookies
    Reject cookies Customization Own Permanent It is used to store if the user has rejected the use of cookies.
    Remember me Customization Own Permanent To remind the connected user, avoiding entering their credentials every time they access the site. Upon user’s request.
    Google Analytics I Statistic Alien Permanent Generate a unique user identifier, which is used to count how many times a user visits the site, as well as as the date of the first and last time that visit the web.
    Google Analytics II Statistic Alien Session Allow to distinguish users
    Google Analytics III Statistic Alien Session Limit the percentage of requests

    5.Who uses cookies?

    The information that is collected through the cookies that are served through the Platform may be used, either by the owner of the same, or by a third party that provides a service to this owner.

    6.Management and configuration of cookies

    Based on the information provided in this policy, we offer you information on how you can manage the cookies used on the Platform through the different options offered by the most common browsers.

    You can manage the use of cookies, including their blocking, depending on the browser installed on your computer. You can learn more about how to manage them by clicking on the links below: