Agbar Foundation / Legal notice and Privacy policy

Legal Notice

In accordance with Organic law 15/1999 of 13 December on the Protection of Personal Data, we inform you that any personal details that you provide us to us through this website or subsequently as a consequence of the processing of this initial contact, will be incorporated into a file which is the responsibility of Sociedad General de Aguas de Barcelona, S.A. with the aim of facilitating the management of consultations and requests made to us. We also inform you that your details may be forwarded to any subsidiary, affiliate or associated companies of Agbar for the purpose indicated.

You may exercise your rights to access, rectification, cancellation and opposition, by sending an email to the address indicatin in the subject line “Ejercicio derechos ARCO” (Exercising of ARCO rights) or by postal mail to AGBAR FOUNDATION, CENTRE D'ESTUDIS I INVESTIGACIÓ DEL MEDI AMBIENT, Ctra. Sant Joan Despí 1, 08940 Cornellà de Llobregat(Spain).

Non-completion or partial completion of the details of a personal nature required from you will mean that your request cannot be attended to. We would kindly ask you to notify us of any modification in your personal details, so that the information contained in our files is up-to-date at all times and contains no errors.

The purposes of collecting your details are those specifically indicated on each of the pages where the different electronic registration forms may be found. In general, the personal details that you provide will be processed with the aim of facilitating the management of any consultations and requests that you send to us.

We inform you that the necessary security measures of a technical and organisational nature have been implemented to guarantee the security of your personal data and avoid any alteration, loss, or unauthorised processing of and/or access to them, in compliance with the stipulations of Article 9 of the LOPD and of Royal Decree 1720/2007, of 21 December, approving the implementation regulation of the LOPD.

Cookies policy

A cookie is any kind of file or device which is downloaded onto a user’s terminal with the aim of storing data which can be updated and recovered by the body responsible for its installation. These files are sent to a browser by means of a web server to record the user’s activities on a website.

There are different kinds of cookie depending on how long they remain activated, and can be session or persistent cookies. The former are designed to collect and store data while the User accesses a website and expire when the User closes the browser. With the latter, the data remain stored on the equipment and can be accessed and processed for the time decided on by the manager of the cookie.

The website makes use of both session and persistent cookies.

Depending on their purpose, there are likewise the following types of cookie:

Type of cookie Purpose
Analytical cookies They allow their manager to monitor and analyze the behaviour of Users of the websites to which they are linked. The information obtained is used to measure the activity of the websites with the aim of making improvements starting from an analysis of the data of use made by the Users. Aggregate data are processed for a strictly statistical purpose and allow improvements to be introduced to the website and the most important content or design for the user to be known.
Personalization cookies These allow the User to access the service with some predefined general characteristics, for example language, type of browser or regional settings.
Advertising cookies These allow the efficient management of advertising spaces included on a website. The so-called behavioural advertising cookies likewise store information on the behaviour of Users obtained through observation of their browsing habits, with the aim of developing a specific profile to show advertising in accordance with this profile.
Technical cookies These allow the User to browse a website, platform or application and use the services made available on them.

The cookies used by this website are specified below, together with the purpose of each of them:

Cookies for browsing

These cookies are used for user browsing during the session, to remember the selections made, the pages of our website visited, etc.

Name Purpose
User selection They store the values selected for the session by the user such as the language

Cookies for browsing analysis

These cookies obtained generic information on user accesses to the website (not to its content) in order to provide us with subsequent aggregate information on these accesses for statistical purposes.

Name Purpose
Google Analytics (third-party cookie) These allow the website to be monitored using the Google Analytics tool, which is a service provided by Google to obtain information on user access to websites. Some of the data stored for analysis are: the number of times that the user has visited the website, dates of the user’s first and last visit, duration of the visits, page from which the user accessed the website, search engine that the user used to reach the website or link selected, place in the world from where the user accesses, etc. The settings of these cookies are predetermined by the service offered by Google, so we recommend that you consult the privacy page of Google Analytics, to obtain more information on these cookies and how to disable them.
Disable Cookies

The User can allow, block or remove the cookies installed on their equipment by setting the options of the browser installed on their computer.

  • Internet Explorer: Tools-> Internet Options-> Privacy-> Settings.
    For further information, consult Microsoft support.
  • Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings.
    For further information, you can consult Mozilla support or the browser Help.
  • Chrome: Settings-> Show Advanced Settings-> Privacy-> Content settings.
    For further information, you can consult Google support or the browser Help.
  • Safari: Preferences-> Privacy.
    For further information, you can consult Apple support or the browser Help

If cookies are disabled, some functions of the website will be disabled such as, for example, remaining identified, receiving information for your location or viewing some videos.

The website can modify this Cookies Policy in accordance with legislative changes or with the aim of adapting it to the instructions issued by the Spanish Data Protection Agencies, and it is therefore recommended that Users consult it periodically.

We use own and third-party cookies to improve our services, provide faster access to them and personalize them by analyzing your browsing habits. If you continue to browse, we consider that you accept their use. You can obtain more information in our cookies policy