LEGAL NOTICE, AND PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION POLICY | BSS

LEGAL NOTICE


 

TERMS OF USE:

This website was designed by CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes, Avda. del General Perón no. 22, 2º D, Madrid, 28020, Spain, to present the services offered, for purely informational purposes, as well as to obtain clients and commercial contacts and receive job applications.

The website incorporates contents created by the owners thereof, and these may not reflect the most current situation. Therefore, these contents could be changed and/or substituted for new versions at any time, without prior notice or any corresponding liability.

The Contents of the website can in no way be considered a substitute for legal or any other type of advice. No commercial, professional or any other type of relationship shall be implied with the professionals that integrate the website merely as a result of user access to the website.

Neither the speed nor the availability of the website is guaranteed. Likewise, the website owner and collaborators will not be liable for any damage resulting from the use of this website, nor for any action performed based on the information provided herein.

Although we take every measure possible to ensure the security of the website, we cannot guarantee that it is free of viruses or other harmful elements that may cause damage or changes to IT systems, electronic documents or user files on this website. Therefore, we are not liable for any damage that these elements may cause to users or third parties.

 

INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY:

The intellectual property rights of the website www.bestschoolsinspain.com and the corresponding source code, design, browsing elements and different structures contained therein are owned by CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes. This entity holds exclusive use rights to the aforementioned elements and, particularly, the corresponding reproduction, distribution, public communication and transformation rights, in accordance with applicable Spanish and EU legislation.

The portal of CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes, the pages it comprises and the information contained therein include texts, documents, photos, drawings, graphical representations and computer programs, as well as logos, trademarks, trade names or other distinctive symbols protected by intellectual and industrial property rights held by the legitimate licensee, CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes.

CONTENTS:

This Website provides information on services intended for public knowledge, which will in all cases be subject to the terms and conditions expressly detailed at any time and made available on this Website. These terms and conditions will be subject to the various applicable legal provisions.

ACCESS AND USE:

The status of User is granted by the action of accessing, browsing and using this website. Therefore, Users accept all of the established conditions, in addition to any subsequent modifications, upon starting to browse this website, notwithstanding the application of the corresponding obligatory legal provisions.

The user is responsible for using the website correctly. This responsibility also includes:

  • Using the website correctly to make legally valid product purchases and enquiries.
  • Not making any false or fraudulent purchases. If any operation is considered to fall under this classification, CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes may cancel it and inform the pertinent authorities.
  • Providing true and lawful data.

The User declares that he/she is aged over 18 and has sufficient legal capacity to enter into contracts over this website.

Both access to this website and any use of the information contained herein will be the sole liability of the person that does so.

The conditions for accessing this Website will be subject to current legislation and the principles of good faith and lawful use by the User. Generally speaking, any actions to the detriment of CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes are prohibited.

It is strictly prohibited to use this Website for illegal or unauthorised purposes.

Any form of use is prohibited. This includes the reproduction, distribution, transfer to third parties, public communication and transformation via any type of medium or format of the aforementioned items, creations and distinctive symbols without prior, express authorisation from the owners thereof. Failure to respect this prohibition could constitute a punishable offence in accordance with current legislation.

Nonetheless, of their own accord and at their own risk, users may download or make copies of these elements exclusively for their own personal use, provided that they do not infringe or totally or partially disrupt any of the intellectual and industrial property rights held by CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes. Under no circumstances does this imply an authorisation or license as regards the rights held by CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes.

Except for cases specifically authorised by CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes, it is prohibited to present the pages owned by CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes, or the information contained therein under frames, distinctive symbols or company and trade names belonging to any other company or entity.

LIABILITY:

Under no circumstances shall CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes be held liable for any damage that Users may cause on this or any other website resulting from illegal or undue use of the website or the contents provided and accessible therein. Users access the website of their own accord and at their own risk.

SERVICE:

CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes reserves the right to occasionally and temporarily suspend access to the website without prior notice due to reasons of a technical or any other nature, and may unilaterally modify the access conditions and all or part of the Website contents.

GENERAL:

Spanish legislation will be applicable to any legal disputes related to the Website of CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes, and any conflicts resulting from or related to use of this Website shall be resolved by the Courts and Tribunals of the User’s place of residence. By accessing the Website of CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes, Users imply their acceptance of the aforementioned conditions.

HYPERLINKS:

Hyperlinks that appear on the Website of CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes could redirect to third-party websites. CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes accepts no liability for the contents, information or services that appear on such websites, which will be of a solely informational nature and in no way imply any kind of relationship between CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes and the persons or entities that own such contents or the websites where they are found.

 

PRIVACY POLICY

Basic data protection information

Controller:

CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes

Purpose:

To deal with your request.

Legitimate basis for processing:

Execution of a contract and consent of the data subject.

Recipients:

Data will not be transferred to any third parties, except in the event of a legal obligation.

Rights:

You have the right to access, rectify and erase your data, in addition to other rights indicated in the additional information. You can exercise the aforementioned rights by contacting CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes, Avda. del General Perón no. 22, 2º D, Madrid, 28020, Spain.

 

GENERAL PROVISIONS:

For the purposes set out in Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April (GDPR) and Spanish Organic Law 3/2018 of 5 December on Personal Data Protection and the Guarantee of Digital Rights (LOPDGDD), in addition to all other current Spanish regulations, CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes hereby informs you that it fully complies with current personal data protection legislation and the confidentiality obligations related to its activity.

CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes owns an information system for management, communication and information purposes. The aforementioned system is described in the corresponding Processing Activities Record, which users may access to check the status of their data.

SECURITY LEVELS AND MEASURES:

CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes has taken the necessary measures to ensure the security of information, as required in article 32 of the GDPR, in accordance with the nature of the personal data being processed and the processing circumstances, with the aim of preventing alteration, loss and unauthorised access or processing of the data, thereby guaranteeing the confidentiality, integrity and availability thereof insofar as possible and always depending on the state of the art.

SCOPE OF APPLICATION:

The security measures that CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes describes in the Processing Activities Record will be applied to all the assets of the information processing system where personal data is processed, with the aim of fulfilling current data protection legislation.

All staff hired by CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes and its data processors are obliged to fulfil the above-mentioned legislation, especially as regards their functions and obligations, which will be duly determined by CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes.

DATA COLLECTION:

Acceptance of these conditions requires the collection of user data that is essential to provide services. This data will be personally requested via forms on the Website. Users will be duly informed of their corresponding rights when their data is collected.

In order to ensure that the information in our processing system is up to date and contains no errors, we ask our clients and users to inform us of any changes or rectifications to their personal data as soon as possible.

EXERCISE OF RIGHTS:

Users may exercise their rights of access, opposition, rectification, erasure, limitation of processing and portability, as well as the right to revoke consent, by writing to CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes, Avda. del General Perón no. 22, 2º D, Madrid, 28020, Spain. They may also file a complaint with the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD).

CONSENT:

Users provide their consent for CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes to use their data in order to adequately provide the contracted services.

By filling in the form on the website or sending emails or any other kind of message to CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes, users provide express consent for their personal data to be included in the aforementioned processing system owned by CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes.

When this information is requested, the client or user is informed of the recipient of this information, the purpose of data collection, the identity and address of CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes and the user’s ability to exercise his/her rights of access, opposition, rectification, erasure, limitation of processing and portability, as well as the right to revoke consent and to file a complaint with the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD).

TRANSFER TO THIRD PARTIES:

CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes does not transfer personal data to third parties without the express consent of data subjects, which must be granted for each transfer. In any case, data will only be transferred for the above-mentioned purpose and always with the consent of the client or user.

SENDING A CV

In the event that users send their CV through our website or social media profiles, they are hereby informed that the data provided will be processed in order to include the user in any selection processes carried out by this entity, analysing the applicant’s profile with the aim of selecting the best candidate to fill the open position within the data controller’s organisation.

The data will be retained for a maximum period of 2 years, after which time they will be deleted. The confidentiality of this data will be fully respected both during processing and subsequent destruction. In this regard, if users would like to continue being included in the data controller’s selection processes after this period, they must re-send their CV.

Users should inform the data controller of any changes to the data included in their CV as soon as possible so that they are duly updated.

The data may be processed and/or communicated to companies within our group during the time that the CV is retained and for the above-mentioned purposes.

CONFIDENTIALITY AND PROFESSIONAL SECRECY:

The data collected in private messages exchanged between CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes and clients or users will be processed in complete confidentiality, and CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes promises to keep personal data secret, store them and take all the necessary measures to prevent alteration, loss and unauthorised processing or access, in accordance with the provisions established in current regulations.

Furthermore, any information exchanged by the parties will be considered confidential, as well as information that the parties agree is confidential or that is simply related to such information. Viewing data over the internet will not constitute direct access thereto, except with the express consent of the data subject for each occasion.

We recommend that users refrain from giving any ID, password or reference numbers provided by CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes to third parties. Likewise, in order to guarantee that professional secrecy is kept between CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes and the client, all messages state that the user/client must not reveal confidential information to third parties.

CHANGES IN THE DATA SECURITY AND PROTECTION POLICY:

CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes reserves the right to modify its data protection and security policy in order to adapt it to any legislative or case-law developments, to any changes resulting from existing codes of conduct related to this matter, or due to strategic corporate decisions. These modifications would take effect from the date of publication on the Website of CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes.

CONTACT DETAILS:

This Website is managed by CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes, with tax ID G86869096 and enrolled in the Spanish Registry of Associations under no. 596994

TELEPHONE NO.: +34 911 124 486

EMAIL: info@cicae.com

The information processing system is located at the entity’s registered address, established as CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes, Avda. del General Perón no. 22, 2º D, Madrid, 28020, Spain, for the purpose of this Legal Notice, and is supervised and controlled by CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes, which takes responsibility for adopting the technical and organisational security measures to protect the confidentiality and integrity of information, in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April, Spanish Organic Law 3/2018 of 5 December on Personal Data Protection and the Guarantee of Digital Rights and all other current Spanish regulations, in addition to any other applicable legislation.

In view of Spanish Law 34/2002 on E-Commerce and Information Society Services, CICAE – Asociación de Colegios Privados e Independientes informs users that the broad meaning of this Law includes the provision of information via the aforementioned means within these services. In any case, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April on data protection, Spanish Organic Law 3/2018 of 5 December on Personal Data Protection and the Guarantee of Digital Rights and all other current Spanish regulations, in addition to the corresponding development regulations, will be applicable, especially with regard to personal data, data subject information, and the creation and upkeep of personal data files.


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