Legal notice

In compliance with the provisions of Law 34/2002, of July 11, services of the information society and electronic commerce, as well as other regulations that have a legal application, users of the web, are communicated general information data: 

Terms of use and privacy 

These conditions of use and privacy regulate the use of the website of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia · BarcelonaTech (UPC), which is accessed through the URL

The existence of these general conditions of use does not exclude the existence of other provisions or conditions of access to the various sections that make up the UPC website. 

Users must read these terms of use and privacy of this web page. 

The use of the website of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia · BarcelonaTech (UPC) implies that the user is fully aware of and accepts the legal warnings and conditions in force at each time he accesses, which are specified below. Likewise, the use of some specific services that this official site makes available to users may be subject to conditions, warnings or special instructions, which they must also consult and accept without reservation. 

  1. Acceptance of the conditions of use 

Free access 

The use of the official site of the UPC is free of charge. However, the contracting of some of the services offered by the web may be conditional on the payment of a price, currently or in the future, which will be conveniently indicated. 

User register 

In general, access and use of this website does not require prior registration or registration of users. However, exceptionally, access to certain services may be subject to user registration in the UPC databases. In these cases, the personal data provided to the UPC as a result of the use of the website are processed by the University, under the conditions and terms specified in the section Data protection policy of the registry on the platform of the referred to in this legal notice. 

User credentials are for the exclusive use of the owner user, who is exclusively responsible for their custody and confidentiality, and for correct use. 

The UPC is not responsible for any damage that the user or third parties may incur as a result of other people using their credentials, whether they have knowledge or not. 

Modifications by users 

In general, users are not allowed to modify the pages that make up the UPC website or their contents. 

The UPC reserves the right to modify the pages and contents of its website, as well as the conditions of use, and to publish it on this same website. 

Access and use restrictions 

The use of the official site of the UPC must obey the content of these general conditions, the conditions of use of the platform and any of the applicable legal provisions 

The UPC reserves the unilateral right to deny access to this website to users who violate these terms of use and privacy. 

  1. Intellectual and industrial property rights  

Industrial property 

The name Polytechnic University of Catalonia · BarcelonaTech, as well as other distinctive signs (graphics or names) that appear on this website, are the exclusive property of the UPC, which has them duly registered. Its ownership grants it, in accordance with art. 34 of Law 17/2001, of December 17, on trademarks, as well as with other national laws that may be applicable, the exclusive right to use the distinctive signs mentioned in economic traffic. Therefore, its use by third parties without authorization is prohibited. 

The eventual use on this site of distinctive signs of ownership other than that outlined in the preceding paragraph will be carried out with the authorization of the legitimate owners, always respecting the rights of exclusivity. 

Domain names 

In the same sense as what the preceding section refers to, the domain names "", "", "" and all those that serve to directly access this site official are the exclusive property of the UPC. An improper use of these domains in economic traffic constitutes an infringement of the rights conferred by their registration and will be prosecuted by the means provided by law. 

Intellectual property 

Computer files or programs which are not owned by the UPC and which are freely accessible (freeware), which the user can download from various pages of this site in order to enable access, are exempt from this protection. In any case, these are applications that are in the public domain by express will of the authors. 

The user is expressly authorized by the UPC to view, print, copy or store, in any way, on their hard drive or other physical support, the protected intellectual creations and any other content or asset protected or not by an exclusivity right, always that this is done for the user's personal and private purposes, without commercial or distribution purposes and without modifying, altering or decompiling the rights and contents. This faculty of personal use is understood to be recognized as long as the warnings on copyright and industrial property rights contained in these conditions are respected intact and that it does not imply the granting of any license to the user. 

Likewise, museums, libraries, sound libraries, film libraries, newspaper libraries or archives, publicly owned or integrated in institutions of a cultural or scientific nature, are exempt from requesting authorization from the UPC for the reproduction of the content material and, in general, of any Intellectual creation existing on this official site, or of any asset protected or not by an exclusivity right, when the reproduction is made for non-profit purposes and exclusively for research purposes. 

Any other use will require the express written authorization of the UPC. 

Stock reserve 

The user of the website undertakes to respect the aforementioned rights and avoid any action that could be detrimental. 

In accordance with the aforementioned purposes, the unauthorized use of the industrial and intellectual property rights owned by the UPC and which are related or contained on this website, as well as any violation of the peaceful possession and ownership of the rights. mentioned, will be prosecuted with the means that the legislation, both Spanish and international, foresees. 

In this sense, the UPC expressly reserves the exercise of actions, both civil and criminal, that protect its legitimate intellectual and industrial property rights. 

  1. Links  

On the UPC website, the user can find various links that lead to independent web pages. Its sole purpose is to facilitate access to other sources of information on the Internet related to culture and education, and its insertion on this website is inspired by respect for intellectual property rights that, where appropriate, correspond to the authors. The UPC declines any responsibility for their content or the services they provide and is not responsible for their integrity and veracity. 

The UPC, to allow other pages or websites to link, requires compliance with the rules, prior request for link authorization: 

a) The link must contain the identification of the source. 

b) The effect of activating the "link button" must be communication with the site or any of the UPC web pages and not an incorporation of their content on the page in question. 

c) The intellectual and industrial property rights of the UPC must be respected, so distinctive symbols, logos, search engines, etc. cannot be added to the page in question. own of the University. 

d) Reciprocally, the UPC must be able to establish links to the website in question from its website, if it deems it appropriate. 

For non-compliance with these conditions or for other reasons, if it deems it appropriate, the UPC may revoke the authorization, without the right to compensation or compensation. 


  1. Disclaimer 

For content 

-Information: the information, both our own and those of third parties, that appear on the website "" are provided "as is", without guarantees of any kind regarding accuracy and updating, except when current legislation requires it. Consequently, the UPC is not responsible for the possible damages that the use of this information may cause. Likewise, the UPC is not responsible for the legality of the content provided by suppliers, users and other third parties through any form of use of this website. In any case, the UPC undertakes to act diligently to prevent the existence of illegal content on its website and, if it has effective knowledge, to eliminate them or prevent access. 

-Errors: in relation to what is mentioned in the previous paragraph, the published documents may contain technical inconsistencies or involuntary typographical errors, for which the UPC is not responsible, but which it undertakes to correct, as soon as possible, from the moment when I have knowledge. 

-Links: the links, with or without advertising content, on this website allow the user to leave the UPC website. The linked sites are not related, unless otherwise specified, with the UPC, which is not responsible for the content accessed by virtue of the aforementioned links, nor for the modifications carried out, nor of the use that is made, nor of its technical availability. In any case, the UPC undertakes to do everything possible to prevent links to sites with illegal content on its website, which promote illegal activities and, in general, are likely to violate the principles of freedom and human dignity or that violate the values ​​and rights recognized by the Spanish Constitution and by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Likewise, if it becomes aware of the existence of the aforementioned links to sites with illegal content, the UPC undertakes to act diligently to remove them immediately. 

-Forums of debate and gatherings: the UPC is not responsible for the opinions expressed in the different permanent forums and in the occasional gatherings that take place within this site. In any case, it is the purpose of the UPC to ensure the correct use of these mechanisms, with the utmost respect for the dignity of people and the freedom of expression protected by the Spanish Constitution. 

-Modification of content: the information, presentation and services offered by this website may be subject to periodic or occasional changes, which the UPC can do freely without being obliged to communicate it to users. 

By operation 

-Privacy: the UPC does not guarantee absolute privacy in the use of this site, since the possibility that unauthorized third parties may have knowledge of the information and the circumstances in which it is produced cannot be ruled out. 

-Security and Viruses: the UPC does not accept any responsibility for possible damage caused by unauthorized access, attacks, intrusions or computer viruses, the absence of which is not absolutely guaranteed by the security measures adopted in the UPC systems. 

-Technical failures: the UPC is exempt from any responsibility derived from the malfunction of the site or any of its services whose origin is an accidental circumstance, force majeure, necessary maintenance work or any other cause that is not attributable to it. 

  1. Termination of services  

Although, in principle, the duration of this site is indeterminate, the UPC reserves the right to suspend or terminate the provision of some or all of its services, without this decision having to be communicated in advance to users. 

  1. Applicable law and jurisdiction  

These conditions of use and privacy are governed by Spanish law. 

Any controversy in relation to the UPC website will be conducted before the Spanish jurisdiction and the parties will submit to the courts and tribunals of the city of Barcelona and their hierarchical superiors, expressly waiving their jurisdiction, if they have and if they are different. of which are specified. 


The web server of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia · BarcelonaTech (UPC) is understood to be the server that belongs to the domains "", "" and "".  

All the contents of this web server are the property of the UPC, unless otherwise indicated. Other institutions, organizations, companies, etc. they must request the written permission of the copyright owners to make use of it. 

The shields, logos, photographs and graphics are the property of the UPC. Reproduction in whole or in part by any means without written permission of the owner is prohibited. 

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are files that can be downloaded to your computer through websites. They are tools that play an essential role in providing many information society services. Among other things, they allow a website to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their device and, depending on the information obtained, they can be used to recognise the user and improve the service offered.

Types of cookies

Based on the entity that manages the domain from where cookies are sent and processes the data obtained, there are two types of cookies: first-party cookies and third-party cookies.

There is also a second classification according to the length of time they remain stored in the user’s browser. They can either be session cookies or persistent cookies.

Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies based on the purpose for which the data obtained is processed: technical cookies, personalisation cookies, analysis cookies, advertising cookies and behavioural advertising cookies.

Which cookies does Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya use?

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya uses the necessary cookies to ensure that the user has a satisfactory experience when browsing our website, so that they can move freely, access areas safely, etc.

We use third-party cookies from Google Analytics in order to compile statistics on the traffic and volume of visits we receive to this website. The table below shows information about these cookies, such as their purpose and duration.

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With whom do we share the data obtained through cookies?

We never share the data on our users from the comments or emails that we receive with anyone and nor are they used for marketing purposes.

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Who is the controller for your personal data?

The controller for your data is "The rector of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya"

Contact information: C. Jordi Girona, 31. Edifici R. 08034 Barcelona

Contact Data Protection Officer:

Why do we process your data and what is the legal ground for that processing?

Identifier: F006 Name: Organisation of seminars, conferences, working sessions and courses (consent) Description of the purposes of the processing: Purposes with legitimate interests resulting from a contract: Management of cultural, artistic and social university extension activities. Information on UPC degrees. Organisation of seminars, conferences, working sessions and courses related to the University's degrees or similar. Organisation of research events. Holding of indoor and outdoor recreational activities and social gatherings at the UPC.

How long will we retain your data?

The data needed to use the platform and send information on the events held will be retained until users freely withdraw their consent or exercise their right to erasure. As needed for any of the purposes that are described in our retention policy. Further information is available at: In any event, once the processing has ended, the data will be kept locked for the sole purpose of use by authorities, judges or courts for a minimum period of three years from this date.

Recipients of your data.

National To other universities for the provision of library services through cooperation and the organisation of cultural, social and sports events; to entities that offer services and have signed collaboration agreements with the UPC. When the processing results from the free and legitimate acceptance of a legal relationship whose development, compliance and control implies connecting to the files of third parties such as banks to handle charging for services. To other universities that have signed an agreement with the UPC; to entities that offer services for the purposes of education, calls for applications for grants or financial aid, research or graduate employment; to companies and institutions that offer placements or financial aid to students and former students. To other administrations, for the exercise of the same powers or that deal with the same matters; to bodies that are responsible for university sports; to public bodies for processing grants and official financial aid: the ministry of the Catalan government or the ministry responsible for research or matters that affect higher education, and the agency in charge of university student financial aid. When the recipient is the Ombuds Officer, the Prosecution Ministry, judges or courts, the Audit Office or the Court of Auditors in the exercise of their functions. Advertising related to the Transparency Act, access to public information and good governance. When the transfer is permitted by law: to the General Social Security Treasury and the University Coordination Council. When the processing results from the free and legitimate acceptance of a legal relationship whose development, compliance and control implies connecting to the files of third parties such as banks to handle charging for services, the agency in charge of managing university student financial aid and other entities for the award of grants. International With the consent of the interested party, to other universities, bodies and entities that have signed a collaboration and/or research agreement with the UPC.

How can you exercise your rights?

Right to object. Right to data portability.

Who protects your rights?

Catalan Data Protection Authority

Which rules do we apply?

- Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 27 April 2016, on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data. - Organic Law 3/2018, of 5 December, on personal data protection and the safeguarding of digital rights.