Privacy policy

APSOCECAT has implemented the present Privacy Policy that complies with the security parameters and measures included in Organic Law 3/2018, of December 5, on the Protection of Personal Data and guarantee of digital rights and the European Regulation 679/2016, of 27 April, regarding the protection of data of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data.

The use of this website implies the acceptance of this Privacy Policy and the conditions included in the Legal Notice.

  1. Owner of this website and responsible for this Privacy Policy

The owner of this website is:

Catalan Association for People with Deafblindness (APSOCECAT)
Declared of public utility, entity tutelary and certified by the ISO 9001
2D Leiva Street, Ground floor (08014 – Barcelona)
T: 93 331 73 66
M: 678 71 26 19
CIF: G-61931895

  1. What data do we collect?

Through our web page we collect user contact data for the different services we offer through the web, as described below. As specified in the forms it is:

Contact form: Name, email.

Volunteer form: Name, surname, DNI, email, telephone, cellphone, town, zip code. There is also the possibility to add your CV and photo as attachments.

Member registration form: Name, surname, DNI, email, telephone, cell phone, address, town, postal code, amount.

Paypal: Name, surname, email, address, location, zip code, amount.

3.In which sections of our website we collect your personal data?
3.1. Through our corporate email:

Through our mail you may require the information that you deem necessary to clarify the doubts related to the entity, with the services to the people, or any other information.

3.2. Through the Contact form

By means of the contact form, addressed to, where you will have to complete a series of identification fields, we will collect the information necessary to solve your request.

3.3. Through registrations for recreational or educational activities

Through this channel we collect the identifying data in order to register you in the activities in which you have shown interest.

3.4. Through the subscription forms in the e-mailing list

Through this channel, we will collect the necessary information in order to send you information regarding the activities carried out by the entity.

The data provided to the holder will be located on the servers of The Rocket Science Group LLC d / b / a, with address in the US. (Mailchimp).

3.5. Through the PAYPAL service

Through this electronic payment service we will collect the information regarding the donations made by this way.

3.6. Through social networks

We can collect data from your user profile through our social networks (detailed in point 12 of this policy), with the sole purpose of communicating efficiently in the aforementioned networks.

4.What is the purpose or purpose of collecting data?

The purpose of collecting data in all the sections mentioned in the previous point is to maintain a direct and personalized contact with our users, new and old. In this way, we will use your data in order to respond to the information that may require us, manage your requests and guarantee a transparent and the most private experience possible.

The email address from which you write to our mail, we will use it to send you information related to what you have asked us or to do the paperwork or to help with the procedures you need.

In no case will you receive information from third parties without having requested your prior express consent, ensuring in this way to comply with the parameters of the European regulations; nor will any kind of transfer be carried out that has as its object its personal data.

Likewise, we inform you that your personal data will not be used for other purposes than the mere information of the services and activities APSOCECAT offers and which are of use.

There is no link in our web page that allows the communication of your data to any other entity or company.

5.Use of personal data

The APSOCECAT informs its users that the personal data that will facilitate us will be dealt with for the purposes set out below:

  1.  Address and resolve the requests of the users (any natural or legal person that makes a contact that asks for any kind of response)
  2. Report news related to the activity of the APSOCECAT
    Send information that is considered to be of interest to the user
  3. Allow access to the options that require registration. In this case, the user will have to accept, as the case may be, the conditions of registration or recruitment that, if applicable, be established
  4. Establish the sender of the economic contributions that are made to the APSOCECAT through the PAYPAL payment service.
  5. Inform the user about the use of their data in the sense that: a) their data will not be used with other purposes than those to carry out the treatment that at the time expressly consented or for which establishes the present policy on our part; b) All of this information is stored on a separate secure server.

To warn you that the information you provide through the website may reveal or allow others to deduce their nationality, age or other aspects of their private life. In this way, by providing this information in a totally voluntary way through any means of our platform, the user is expressly and voluntarily accepting this Privacy Policy and the Protection of Personal Data.

6.Share information with third parties

In no case will APSOCECAT facilitate the data of the users to third parties. In the event that you would like to do so, you will be informed in advance and your consent will be requested.

7. Legal basis: unequivocal consent for the processing of your data

7.1. Consent of natural persons

In compliance with what is required by Organic Law 3/2018, of December 5, on the Protection of Personal Data and guarantee of digital rights and the European Regulation on Data Protection 679/2016 and in accordance with the provisions of our internal policies, Each time the user sends us or sends personal information, they must give their express consent by clicking on the box that appears at the bottom of each form where their data is collected.

Also, when you write to any of our contact emails or any other ability for specific features in the web page, you will be expressly accepting that we may request your information for the purpose or request that you have indicated.

With this action (s), we are demonstrating in a free and unequivocal way that you agree that APSOCECAT, treat your data according to the purposes mentioned in the previous sections.

The user guarantees that the personal information provided to the entity is truthful and is responsible for communicating any modification thereof.

The acceptance of the user that his data is dealt with for the purposes referred to in this policy is always revocable, without retroactive effect, all in accordance with the provisions of current legislation; Therefore, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, without affecting the legality of the treatment based on your previous consent, through the means provided in section 8 of this legal text.

7.2. Consent of legal entities or professionals for the treatment of your data

We inform you that if you act on behalf of a legal person or as an independent professional, we will authorize you to send information related to the requested services, at the opportune moments through the acceptance of this privacy policy .

Thus, when you register or request information related to the entity through the channels established by the entity through the web page, your information may also be processed for the sending of electronic communications provided When, too, we have authorized it as well.

However, the acceptance of the user that his data is dealt with for the purposes referred to in this policy is always revocable, without retroactive effect, all in accordance with the provisions of current legislation; Therefore, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, without affecting the legality of the treatment based on your previous consent, through the means provided in section 8 of this legal text.

8. On the rights of access, rectification, suppression, opposition, portability, forgetfulness and limitation in the treatment

The Organic Law 3/2018, of December 5, on the Protection of Personal Data and guarantee of digital rights and the European Regulation on Data Protection 679/2016 has implemented a series of legal guarantees that allow the User to exercise his rights and actions related to the treatment of your data.

The APSOCECAT offers you the legal guarantee of the application of these rights so that you, at any moment and / or when it deems it appropriate, may use its rights of access, rectification, abolition, opposition, portability , forgetting and limiting the treatment by writing to the contact and address email indicated at the top, that is to say, in the mail:, or by going to the headquarters of the entity: Leiva Street, local 2D , 08014 Barcelona.

In both cases, you must attach a copy of the passport or your DNI (owner of the data) expressly indicating the request that you wish to make: access, rectification, deletion, opposition, portability, oblivion or limitation in the treatment.

However, it is important that as a user, keep in mind that information that you have already shared with other users in other ways may continue to be visible and that the entity is exonerated of any responsibility in relation to the removal of this information

In the same way, the APSOCECAT does not control the system of renewal of the search mechanisms of third parties, and it may contain in these mechanisms certain information of the public profile that has already been canceled by the entity but that still appears on the Internet for the redistribution of the same, and in this case, we recommend that you address those responsible for these platforms to request the cancellation or exercise of a right to forget.

What does each right consist of?

Access: Through the exercise of this right you can know the personal data that is being dealt with by your person by the entity, its purpose, its origin or its possible transfer to third parties.

Rectification: It consists of ensuring that the user can modify their personal data inaccurate or incomplete, having to specify in the request what data is wanted to modify.

Deletion: Allows the cancellation of your personal data by inappropriate or excessive

Opposition: With the right of opposition the user may object to the fact that data is not processed in cases such as commercial advertising and prospecting activities or when this treatment has the purpose of adopting a decision referred to you based solely on an automated treatment of your personal data

Portability: You can receive your personal information provided in a structured format, commonly used and mechanically readable, and be able to transmit to another person responsible, whenever technically possible

Forget: You can request the deletion of the personal data without delay due when one of the assumptions contemplated occurs. For example, illicit treatment of data or when the purpose that motivated the treatment or collection disappeared

Limitation in treatment: In general, in cases where it is not clear if personal data is to be erased, it may exercise its right to limit treatment. This right exists in the following cases: (i) when the accuracy of the data in question is in doubt; (ii) when the data is not deleted; (iii) when the data are no longer necessary for the original purpose, but legal actions can be derived; (iv) when the decision of its objection to treatment is pending.

The limitation means that your personal data can only (except for conservation) be treated with your consent for the formulation, exercise or defense of claims or for reasons of public interest in the EU or of a particular State EU member.

However, as a user, he or she is entitled to submit a complaint to the competent Control Authority if he considers that the processing of personal data concerning him infringes the provisions in the legislation and regulations for data protection; without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial action.

Also, it is informed that data processing will not be aimed at making decisions about its information based solely on automated processing – automated decisions -, including the development of profiles, that is, it does not include drawing up profiles in an automated way – and without human intervention – of your personal data to evaluate personal aspects related to your person, such as analyzing or predicting aspects related to economic situations, health, preferences or personal interests, reliability or behavior, the situation or Your moments, everything to the extent that you can have legal implications for you or affect you significantly.

In any case, it would only apply when a law requires it, so that the treatment would be subject to the appropriate guarantees, which include the specific information to his person, as an interested party, and the right to receive an explanation afterwards of the decision based on the evaluation, and challenge it, when applicable. The Privacy Policy is supplemented by the Legal Notice, and the Cookies Policy

9. Security measures in data collection

To guarantee security on our website, we have integrated a security system that allows us to maintain the confidentiality and integrity of the data of our users that have been sent or collected through the means mentioned in point 3.

In this way, APSOCECAT maintains the security levels of protection of its data required by Organic Law 3/2018, of December 5, on the Protection of Personal Data and guarantee of digital rights and by the European Regulation for the Protection of Personal Data. Data 679/2016, of April 27, and has arranged all the technical means at its disposal to avoid the loss, misuse, alteration, unauthorized access and theft of the data that the user facilitates through the platform.

Also, as a user of our website understand, it accepts and understands that the security measures on the Internet are not impregnable and that, therefore, it is obliged to adopt the necessary security measures that allow it to rely on the veracity of the Web where you are entering your data. The user is solely responsible for the security measures implemented in relation to the protection of their data, so that APSOCECAT is not responsible for situations where the user has not implemented the measures of appropriate security; or its consequences, as well as due to causes or damages caused by third parties outside the entity, including fortuitous cases and / or force majeure.

In accordance with the foregoing, the entity can not guarantee that unauthorized third parties can have knowledge of the class, conditions, characteristics and circumstances of the use that users make of the services offered on the website. However, as a measure, there have been provisions of use in our Legal Notice and conditions of use and contracting.

10.Terms of conservation of your personal data

The personal data provided will be kept for as long as necessary to meet the purpose for which they are collected and to determine the possible responsibilities that could be derived from the purpose, in addition to the periods derived from the applicable legislation .

11.Politics on social networks

APSOCECAT has corporate profiles on social networks: Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo Instagram and Linkedin.

Thus, under the provisions of the European Data Protection Regulation 679/2016, the entity is “Responsible for the processing of your data” due to the existence of these profiles in social networks and the fact that we follow and we can follow it, too.

This means that, if you choose to incorporate your corporate profile as a follower or with any social action with our content or profiles, you accept this policy, where we explain your rights and how we use your data.

As the person responsible for the processing of your data, we guarantee the confidentiality of the processing and the fulfillment of your rights. On the other hand, we inform you that we will use these social networks to announce relevant information related to the projects we carry out, activities that are carried out in the APSOCECAT or where it is participated; or on topics we consider may be of interest to you.

We also let you know that there is no link between APSOCECAT and these platforms or social networks, so that you accept your use policy and conditions once you have accessed them and / or validate your notices, terms and conditions in the registration procedure. Thus, the APSOCECAT will never be responsible for the use or treatment of the data that is made outside the strict relation and provision of services indicated in this policy.

Cookies policy
APSOCECAT uses third-party cookies to track and improve certain features and services. If you want to see what our policy is on this subject, click here: Cookies policy

Modification of this Privacy Policy
APSOCECAT reserves the right to modify this policy to adapt it to future legislative or jurisprudential developments, as well as for future uses that could be made of the personal data of the users of the web page.

In case this modification affects the treatment of your data, for example, because it is intended to carry out some additional treatment, not previously informed, we will notify you of this situation so that it may indicate its conformity or dissatisfaction.

Unequivocal acceptance for data processing
In accordance with the provisions of this privacy policy, the user will accept the processing of data based on the channels and forms already expressed in this policy and for the purposes described in point 5.

Integration with other legal texts
This privacy policy is complemented by the Legal Notice and the Cookies Policy associated with this Website.