Privacy policy

You are at the website (the “Site”) of Fundació Barcelona Mobile World Capital Foundation (the “MWCB”), a Spanish public foundation, with registered offices in Barcelona, at Roc Boronat, 117, 08018, registered at the Registre de Fundacions of the Generalitat de Catalunya with number 2.717, and with tax identification number G65.760.431.

This Privacy Policy applies to all the services on this Site and also to any pages and services with which this Site may be extended in the future.

The Site service is only provided for the time that you are connected to the Site or to any of the services made available on the Site. Therefore, you should read the present Privacy Policy carefully each time you intend to use the Site, because changes may be made to both the Privacy Policy and its terms of use.

Visiting our Site does not imply any obligation to provide any type of information. Protecting your privacy is of utmost importance to us. Should you provide any personal information via the Site, data collected via the Site will be used in full compliance with applicable legislation on data privacy. The contents of this Privacy Policy will help you become familiar with the type of data we collect, what we do with such data, your rights and our obligations in relation to the Site users and how we keep that data out of reach for unauthorized third parties.

You understand and acknowledge that the Terms of Use accessible at this MWCB’ Site are also applicable the present Privacy Policy and that MWCB may update such terms at any time, by making such changes directly on the Site.

1. Purposes of processing

1.1 Data collected via the Site will be used to receive specific information requested, or answers to questions submitted to the MWCB, related with MWCB’s activities, events and services, as result of (i) your use of our “Contact Form” or of our “Brochure Download Form”, (ii) your subscription by using the “Newsletter Form”, which implies that your data will be used to send you information of such activities, events and services on an ongoing basis and (iii) your purchase through this web site of our GoingDigital training services, which implies that you data will additionally be used to ensure our provision of the training course or content you have contracted.

The subscribers understand and accept that the main purpose of Purchases for Third Parties and Enrollment by Invitation is promotion and advertisement. The subscribers thereby consent to having their identifying data surrendered to the purchasing User for the purpose of confirming and checking his actual attendance to the training courses, confirming the subscribers’ actual use and benefit of the digital contents purchased by the purchaser for those subscribers, as well as for sending commercial communications on products and services of the purchasing Users. If you, as subscriber, do not want your data to be surrendered to the purchasing User for the aforementioned purposes, you may send an email to In doing so, the user recognizes that the Subscriber may lose the right to attend the training course or to benefit from related digital content as a result of such objection.

1.2. When providing your data via the Contact Form, the Brochure Download Form” or  the Newsletter Form, or when providing tour data to purchase our GoingDigital training services, you are giving your consent to use your data for the aforementioned purposes and to store them in our systems. All fields of data marked with an asterisk on the form must be compulsory fulfilled. We do not process sensitive data in connection with this web site.

1.3 We inform you that legislation in force governing information society services, allows MWCB to send you promotional information by electronic means about our activities, events and services which are related or similar to those for which you have submitted your data to us, including, but not limited to events organized by MWCB or where MWCB participates, and other related services offered by MWCB. All electronic communications you receive in the future will inform you about your right to request not to receive further electronic commercial communications, by sending us an e-mail to indicating “UNSUBSCRIBE” in the e-mail subject or by selecting the ‘unsubscribe’ button that you will find at the bottom of our program information emails.

2. Supplementary information

One way of collecting supplementary information on your visits to our Site, such as the most visited pages or the services that receive the most attention, is by registering your device’s IP address or protocol. This IP protocol is a number that it is automatically assigned to your device each time you browse. Any web page you access immediately detects the presence of your device via your IP address. When you access any of our pages, your IP address is stored automatically. The sole purpose of collecting this information is to prepare statistics on the visits to our Site which enables us to track how our service is working and improve it daily.

3. Use of cookies

This Cookies Policy is an integral part of the Legal Notice and Data Protection Policy of the website (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”). Accessing and browsing the Website, or using any of the services it offers, implies your acceptance to the terms and conditions set out in the Legal Notice and Data Protection Policy.

In order to facilitate your browsing experience of the Website (hereinafter referred to as the “Service Provider”), owned by Fundació Barcelona Mobile World Capital Foundation (the “MWCB”), a Spanish public foundation, with registered offices in Barcelona, at Roc Boronat, 117, 08018, registered at the Registre de Fundacions of the Generalitat de Catalunya with number 2.717, and with tax identification number G65.760.431., you are thereby informed that we use Cookies or any other similar storage functionalities (hereinafter referred to as “Cookies”).

Anyhow, the service provider is responsible for the Cookies and the processing of data collected from their own Cookies and third party Cookies; It decides the purpose, content and use of the processing of the information that has been collected.

What is a Cookie?

A Cookie is a file that contains small quantities of information that is downloaded on the user’s device when he visits a website. Its main purpose is to recognize the user every time he accesses the website and enhance quality and use of the Website.

Cookies are essential for the functioning of the internet; they cannot damage the user’s device, and if they are activated in the browser, they help to identify and correct possible Website errors.

Use of Cookies by the service provider

By accessing the Website, you are expressly accepting the use of this type of Cookies on your devices. If you deactivate Cookies, it is possible that your browsing experience on the Website is not optimal and that some Website functionalities not work correctly.

Specifically, the service provider is using Cookies for the purposes that will follow. The user shall be informed in the event the service provider decides to use other Cookies in the future to offer more and better services.

Third Party Cookies

Google Analytics’ Analytical Cookies

The service provider uses Google Analytics, a service provided by Google, Inc., entity whose head office is located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States (“Google”).

Google Analytics uses Cookies to analyze use of the Website by users. The information collected by the Cookie (including your IP address) is directly transmitted and stored by Google on its servers in the United States. Google will use this information on behalf of the service provider with the purpose of tracking your use of the website, compiling website activity, and offering other services related to the activity of the Website and internet use. Google may disclose such information to third parties when required by law, or when such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not link your IP address to any other data it has.

By using this website, you are hereby consenting to the processing of your information by Google, in the manner and for the purposes mentioned previously.

For more information, please go to the following URL

User Settings to avoid Cookies

The following information is provided in compliance with the current regulatory framework, so that you are able to configure the privacy and security of your internet browser(s) with regards to Cookies. In doing so, we provide information and links to the main browsers’ official support websites, so that you may choose whether or not you want to accept the use of Cookies.

You are able to block Cookies using the browser’s settings, or you can setup your browser so that it notifies you when a server wants to save a Cookie:

a) If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, the option can be found in the Tools menu > Internet Options > Privacy > Settings > Advanced. For more information and

b) If you use Firefox, the option can be found in the Tools menu > Preferences > Privacy > Cookies. For more information

c) If you use Chrome, go to the Settings menu > Advanced Settings > Privacy. For more information

d) If you use Opera, go to the Security and Privacy menu. For more information

e) If you use Safari, the option can be found in the Preferences/Privacy menu. For more information:

4. User rights

4.1 At any time, you may (i) access to the data stored in our systems, (ii) request your data to be rectified or suppressed, and (ii) object to the further use of your data by MWCB. You may exercise these rights by sending an e-mail to or a letter to: Fundació Barcelona Mobile World Capital Foundation, Roc Boronat, 117, 08018, Barcelona, Spain. In all cases you must evidence your identity with a photocopy of your valid ID document or passport in order to exercise your ARCO Rights. These rights have the following specific contents:

4.2 The MWCB accepts its liability and warrants that it will comply with the duty of secrecy incumbent on it in relation to all the data supplied.

5. Disclosure of data and security

5.1 If any of the activities described in the paragraph “Purposes of Processing” above necessarily requires that your data are transferred or disclosed to third parties, MCWB wlll be entitled to proceed with such transfer or disclosure but strictly limited to enable the performance or provision of such activities. You will be informed in advance of the identity of such third parties.

5.2 Any other transfer or disclosure of your data to third parties shall only be done by MWCB with your prior consent.

5.3 MWCB warrants that compulsory security measures established by the applicable legislation on data privacy are duly implemented and updated on an ongoing basis.

6. End of processing

At termination of the relationship with its users, MWCB will keep one single copy of your data, with the sole purpose to enable MWCB to prove compliance with any applicable legislation and to prove fulfilment of its obligations with its users and customers. Such copy will be duly blocked to ensure use only for purposes described in this chapter 6, and will be erased from MWCB’s systems and repositories at termination of all legal applicable terms and deadlines.

7. Changes to the privacy policy

The MWCB reserves the right to amend, update or adapt this Privacy Policy to any changes in the applicable legislation on data protection. You will be notified of any changes to the Privacy Policy, so you can exercise you rights of suppression and opposition.

8. Governing and jurisdiciton

All aspects of this Privacy Policy are governed by Spanish law. You expressly waive the right to any other jurisdiction to which you may be entitled and agree to submit any dispute resulting from the existence, access, use or content of the Site solely to the Courts of Barcelona.