Hospital Sant Joan de Déu
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Data protection policy



1.  Identification of entity responsible for the website

Legal entity: Hospital Sant Joan de Déu
Commercial designation: Hospital Sant Joan de Déu
Legal address: Passeig Sant Joan de Déu, 2, 08950 Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
Fiscal identification number: R5800645C
Telephone: +34 93 253 21 00
Fax: +34 93 203 39 59
Email: [email protected]

Henceforth ‘HSJD’.

2.  Right of information and user consent

If you provide personal information, it will be treated according to the terms of the Organic Law on the Protection of Data.

HSJD will handle only the personal data of users that it deems appropriate, pertinent, and not excessive, in order to properly fulfill the aims of the data handling, in accordance with the quality principle, Article 4, of the Law on the Protection of Data.

The owners of the data have the right of access to their data at all times, and may exercise the right of access, rectification, cancellation, or challenge under the terms specified in the legislation on the protection of data.

In like manner, when the consent of users is required for the handling of their personal data, this consent must be given by individuals fully qualified to do so, either by a legal representative or guardian. Such consent will be revocable and will never be retroactive, in accordance with Articles 6 and 11 of the Organic Law 15/99, dated 13th December, on the Protection of Data of a Personal Nature, and ensuing regulations.

HSJD guarantees that it has put in place the needed measures of security in its facilities, systems, and files. Furthermore, it guarantees the confidentiality of the personal data, although it will provide personal data and any other information that it has in its possession or to which it has access through its systems to the public authorities if required to do so under the terms of the applicable laws and regulations.

Your data will not be shared with third parties nor will they be used for any purpose other than that established by the present document, unless judged otherwise by the law.

The user is responsible for the accuracy of his or her personal data and is required to inform HSJD of any changes that may occur.

All of the data requested at this website are obligatory, as they are needed in order to provide optimal service to the user. In the event that all the requested data are not provided, HSJD cannot guarantee that the information and services provided by it will be fully in line with user needs.

The user guarantees that the personal data provided to HSJD are true and complete, and recognizes the requirement to inform HSJD of any modifications that may be made to them.

3.  User rights of access, rectification, challenge, and cancellation

HSJD guarantees the users at all times the opportunity, in relation to their personal data, to exercise their rights of access, rectification, cancellation, information, and challenge, under the terms laid out in the prevailing legislation. To such ends, as specified in the Law on the Protection of Data, users may exercise these rights by sending a written request, along with a photocopy of their national identity document or equivalent, to:

Email: [email protected]

Fax: +34 93 203 39 59

Mailing address: Passeig Sant Joan de Déu, 2. 08950 Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain

4.  Security

HSJD has put in place the level of security mandated by Article 9 of the Law on the Protection of Personal Data and the regulations for its application, and all the necessary technical means are operative to prevent the loss, misuse, alteration, unauthorized access or theft of the data that the user provides through the website. However, the means of security available for Internet use are not impregnable.

HSJD is fully committed to maintaining the secrecy and confidentiality of the data contained on the website in accordance with the applicable legislation, as well as being committed to secure handling of the data.

5.  Offensive and inappropriate behavior

In the event that a user posts inappropriate or unacceptable content on the website, or engages in disruptive behavior, HSJD will use email to warn the user about the conduct or use the personal information of the user to bring such conduct to an end.

In addition, should HSJD be reasonably certain that a user has infringed upon, or may have infringed upon applicable Spanish legislation, HSJD may use your personal information to inform the relevant authorities thereof.

6.  Information about cookies

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer and stored on it when you access a particular website. Cookies allow pages to recover information about the browsing habits of users and their computers. Depending on the information that they contain, and the use to which the computer is put, they may be used to recognize the user.

HSJD hereby informs the user of its use of the following cookies on its website:

Name of cookie Domain of cookie Expiration Use of cookie
__atuvc Permanent Functional
__utma Permanent Functional
__utmz Permanent Functional
__utmb Permanent Functional
__utmc Session Functional
GEUP Permanent Third parties
PREF Permanent Third parties
has_js Session Functional
loc Permanent Third parties
uid Permanent Third parties
Xtc Permanent Third parties

This is a complement to information provided earlier. The user may at any time cancel the use of cookies on this web site by modifying the configuration of the web browser used, as follows:

7.  IP Addresses

The servers hosting the website can automatically detect the IP address and domain name used by the user to access the site. An IP address is a number assigned automatically to a computer when it connects to the Internet. This information is recorded in an activity log on the server which allows for subsequent processing of the data to obtain statistical information about use, such as the number of pages printed, the number of visits made to the website, the order of the visits, the point from which the website was accessed, and other information concerning legitimate activity.

If you are in doubt about, or in disagreement with, our policy of personal data protection, please contact us at the following email address: [email protected]

8.  Modification of the present policy of data protection

HSJD reserves the right to modify the present policy so as to adapt to future changes in the law and its application, as well as to changes in industrial practice. In all such cases the user will be notified in advance of any changes to be made.

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