Privacy Policy and Legal Notice

The Fundació Institució dels Centres de Recerca de Catalunya (CERCA Institute) was founded on 16 July 2010. It is recorded in the Register of Foundations of the Generalitat de Catalunya under entry number 2648.

The Institute is subject to Law 4/2008, of 24 April, of the third book of the Civil Code of Catalonia, relating to legal entities; it is subject to legislation of the Generalitat de Catalunya and all other laws and regulations applicable to this type of institute and, in particular, its statutes.

The purpose of this legal notice is to establish the principles and conditions of access and use by the users of the website and the contents of the CERCA Institute.

The contents available on the website are managed and created by the CERCA Institute, except for information from outside sources contained on said website, for which the origin, medium or any other pertinent information relating to its origin will be indicated. In these cases, the CERCA Institute will not be held responsible for any error or outdated information contained within these outside sources, given that it is responsible solely for content from its own sources and which are duly identified with its copyright. Neither is the CERCA Institute responsible for having the website updated at all times, although it will make every effort to do so.

The CERCA Institute reserves the right to carry out, at any time and without prior notice, modifications to the information contained on its website or to its configuration or layout.

On visiting this website, the user accepts that the CERCA Institute will not be held responsible for any effect or damage resulting from accessing or using the information on this website or from accessing other sites on the Internet through links to this website. Under no circumstance with the CERCA Institute be held responsible for outside information or content on websites not under its management which may be accessed through links on this webpage.

The CERCA Institute is not responsible for information, opinions or concepts that are sent, published or distributed through this website, any other interconnected website accessed through this website through links or any of the linked or related services interconnected with this website.

Only non-commercial personal use is authorised. Modification of the website or its content is not permitted. The CERCA Institute is not responsible for improper use made of website content, which will be the sole responsibility of the person accessing and using it.

The CERCA Institute is not responsible for damages of any kind that may derive in connection with the availability or technical operating continuity of the website. However, in case of technical problems, all the actions necessary to re-establish services will be taken.
All rights not expressly granted the user are reserved for the CERCA Institute.

Data protection

You can contact the data controller by writing or sending an email to exercise your rights of access, rectification, erasure, objection to processing, data portability and request for restriction, and for any matters related to the processing of your data by the CERCA Institute.

Data Controller:
CERCA Institute
Tax ID no. (NIF) G65325532
Vía Laietana, 2, 08003, Barcelona
Tel. +34 935 526 931
institucio.cerca @

Data Protection Officer:
dpd.recercaiuniversitats @