Privacy Policy

The purpose of this “Privacy Policy” is to advise users of the general terms and conditions governing the collection and treatment of personal data by IMDEA Materials Institute through the web site

In accordance with REGULATION (EU) 2016 / 679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 april 2016 on the Protection of Individuals with Regard to the Processing of Personal Data and the Free Movement of Such Data and Repealing Directive 95 / 46 / EC (General Regulation of Data Protection); Law on Services of the Information Society and E-commerce (Ley de Servicios de la Sociedad de la Información y Comercio Electrónico) –Law 34/2002, dated 11th July -; along with the related regulation governing the protection of personal data, the privacy conditions are stated below, so that you, the users of the web site, can always be aware of the privacy and confidential treatment policy that will be applied in those cases where personal data are collected and treated.

Who processes your data?

FUNDACIÓN IMDEA MATERIALES, with registered office at C/Eric Kandel, 2 – Tecnogetafe – 28906 Getafe (Madrid). You may contact the data protection officer at or by phone: +34 91 549 34 22.

 What rights do you have and where do you request them?

 You may request the exercise of these rights by the means of contact indicated above, providing a copy of your identity document.                          


Right Content
Access To consult your data and obtain confirmation on whether or not said data are being processed.  
Rectification To change any data that might be incomplete or inaccurate.     
Erasure To request that they be erased where they are not necessary, where required by a law, where you withdraw your consent or you object to the processing, among other reasons.
Objection To request that they should not be processed for reasons based on your personal circumstances, in which case once said reasons have been examined, your data shall no longer be processed.
Restriction of processing In order to limit the processing while it is being determined whether to address other rights you might have exercised, you object to the erasure of your data or you wish them to be stored, even though IMDEA MATERIALES might not need to process them, for the exercise or defence of your claims.                
Withdrawal of your consent  In order that the processing of your data will not continue hereafter, which shall not affect the processing done up to that point.  

You may also submit a claim to the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) where you consider that the processing of your data does not comply with the law.    

For what purpose?

Only your contact data are necessary for purposes of replying to your request.

Why can it do so?

Because your request gives rise to a legitimate interest of IMDEA MATERIALES in replying to you, for which your contact data has to be processed.          

Who else may access your data?

On no account are your data provided to third parties.

For how long are your data stored?

Your data shall be erased once your request has been addressed unless another kind of relationship or interest arises from same that might require their storage.