Privacy Policy

PIPgen website has been developed and is managed by the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute, henceforth referred to as the IJC. Accessing to this site implies knowledge and acceptance of the following terms and conditions of usage.

Web content and links

The IJC is not responsible for the misuse that is made of the contents of its website, being the sole responsibility of the person who accesses or uses them. Neither does it assume any responsibility for information contained on the websites of third parties which may be accessed through links from the site. The presence of these links is for information purposes and does not, in any way, constitute an invitation to contract products or services that may be offered in the destination web page. In the event that IJC had actual knowledge that the activity or information that these links are illegal, constitute a crime or could injure or property rights of third parties liable for compensation, will act with due diligence to remove or disable the link as soon as possible.

Information exchange and circulation

The IJC disclaims any liability arising from the exchange of information between users through its website. We are especially not responsible for any use minors may make of any content which could hurt their sensitivity.

Update and modification of the website

The IJC reserves the right to update, amend or delete the information contained on its website, and its configuration or presentation at any time without notice and without assuming any responsibility for doing so.

Notes upon technical aspects

The IJC does not assume any liability arising from technical problems or weaknesses in equipment which occur during the Internet connection, or that may be caused by third parties through illegal meddling outside our control. The IJC does not guarantee, to users of this website or websites of third parties, the absence of viruses and other elements that may cause damage to computer systems, electronic documents or files, and it is not responsible for any damages that may occur for these reasons. Furthermore, the IJC is not responsible for possible damages that may affect the user as a result of errors, defects or omissions in the provided information from third-party sources.

Intellectual property on the web

All intellectual property rights on the contents of this site and its graphic design are the exclusive property of the IJC to who the exclusive exercise of the rights of exploitation belongs. Thus, it is forbidden to reproduce, distribute, publicly communicate and modify, in whole or in part without prior express permission from the IJC. Similarly, any distinguishing marks, trademarks, trade names or signs of any type contained in this site are protected by law.

Data protection policy

Protection of personal data

Data Controller: Instituto de Investigación contra la Leucemia Josep Carreras (IJC) with CIF G65454308 and registered office at Muntaner 383, 3r, 2a, 08012 Barcelona, telephone (+34) 93 557 28 00 and headquarters in Carretera de Can Ruti, camí de les Escoles S/N, 08916 Badalona. The IJC is registered in the Register of Foundations of the Generalitat of Catalonia with number 2674.

Data protection officer:
The IJC informs you of its data protection policy in agreement with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”). We are a non-profit organization whose primary activity is to increase scientific knowledge to continue to transform it into improvements in medical care for patients in the community. This privacy policy applies to the treatment of data of the users of the webpage (from now on the “website”). The IJC reserves the right to modify this privacy policy occasionally and if important changes are made, they will inform the user so they can check the changes before they continue to use the website. The act of continuing to use our services after we have published or communicated any change in the privacy policy will mean that the user is in agreement with the changes.

1. Information collected

The IJC obtains personal data of the users through the following methods: Asking for information through the contact form on the website http://www.carrerasresearch.organd cookies through the website

2. How is data processed?

The lawful basis for the processing of personal data is the free consent of the person in question, this can be revoked at any moment. The data will be kept for the duration of the consent.

The IJC guarantees that all personal data under its responsibility is handled in accordance with the GRPD:

  • Processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to the data subject;
  • Collected for legitimate purposes;
  • Processed adequately, relevantly and not excessively in relation to the purposes for which they are collected and/or further processed;
  • Accurate and up to date;
  • Kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed;
  • Processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data through technical and organisation measures.

3. Use of users’ personal data

The IJC communicates to its users that the personal data that they provide will be included in a database belonging to the IJC, located at Carretera de Can Ruti, camí de les Escoles S/N, 08916 Badalona and used to communicate the activities of the IJC.

The user is the only one responsible for the data they provide to the web. In no case will it be communicated to third parties. If in the future the IJC wants to use it for different reasons than those identified here, we will inform the user of the new reasons and request their consent previously.

The IJC uses cookies in its webpages. For more information please consult our cookie policy.

Some options of the website might contain special conditions of use regarding personal data protection which take precedence over this privacy policy. It is important that the user bears the following warnings in mind.

4. Sharing data with third parties

The IJC will not provide users’ data to third parties. We do not share personal information unless we have express permission, or we consider in good faith that it is permitted by law, or that it is reasonable to reveal it in order to obey legal procedures, including but not limited to a civil or criminal suit, judicial order or other obligatory disclosure.

5. User consent

Sending data via electronic formulas prepared by the IJC on its website, or in email messages, or contents facilitated by the user of the website suppose express consent for the treatment of the data included in the media described. The user accepts that their data is used for the ends described in the section “use of personal data of users” and this permission can always be revoked, without retroactive affects in agreement with current legislation. The user guarantees that the data supplied to the IJC is true and is responsible for communicating any changes to the IJC.

6. Safety of data

The IJC has the technical and organizational means to guarantee the level of security required by the GRPD and has established all the technical means available to it to avoid the loss, incorrect use, alteration or unauthorized access or theft of the data provided by the user through the website.

7. Rights of the users

The user can exercise their rights of access, rectification, limitation, suppression, opposition and portability of their personal data. They can exercise these rights by accrediting their identity using a photocopy or scanned document of the identification card and addressing their request to the Data Protection Officer, Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute, Muntaner 383, 3r 2a, 08021 Barcelona, Spain, Carretera de Can Ruti, camí de les Escoles S/N, 08916 Badalona, or by using the email

They also have a right to present a complaint to the authorizing body.

8. Modification of the privacy policy

The IJC reserves the right to modify the present privacy policy and adapt it to future new legislation or jurisprudence or for future uses that it plans to carry out for personal data of the users of the website. In any case, the IJC will inform the users prior to any changes to be made in this policy. For this reason, we recommend that the user consult the privacy policy of the web every time they access.

9. Integrity of the privacy policy

In the case that any clause in the privacy policy is annulled, or considered null, the rest of the conditions will not be affected and will retain their validity and force.

Cookies policy

This site may use cookies. Cookies are automatic procedures for collecting information regarding the preferences obtained while a user visits a website. They are used to recognize you as a user, personalize your experience using the website and keep track of the number of users who visit the site. These cookies are stored on your computer’s hard drive until they are deleted or expire.

In addition to the cookies needed for the website to work properly and to render the available services, this website may use Google Analytics cookies to obtain information on the number of users who log onto the website, including details about the site the user came from and the number of times the user has logged onto the website in order to facilitate browsing and keep track of the number of users of the website for purely statistical purposes.

The user has the option to prevent the generation of cookies by ticking the appropriate menu option in its navigation software but if you choose to disable the use of cookies, the operation of this website may be affected.

Legislation and jurisdiction

Relationships with users related to the provision of services contained on this website, remain under Spanish legislation and jurisdiction. Users of this site are aware of everything that has been stated and they accept it voluntarily.