Privacy Policy

Last updated: 02/03/2022

Please note that this privacy policy is subject to change at any time. We will notify you of any changes by posting a notice on the website and informing you of the date of the latest revision.

Your personal data will be processed in accordance with the provisions of Organic Law 3/2018, of 1 December, on personal data protection and the guarantee of digital rights, and 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 (GDPR).

Personal data controller

The controller of the data provided via the website Universities 4 Good Health is the FundaciĆ³ per a la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (hereinafter, the UOC), with headquarters at Avinguda del Tibidabo, 39-43, Barcelona, Spain, and tax identification number (NIF) G-60667813. You can contact the data protection officer by sending an email to

How have we obtained your data and what data do we process?

If you contact us via the email address provided in the Contact section of our website, we will use the contact details provided, and any personal data included in the message, for the sole purpose of responding to the questions you ask us.

For what purpose are the personal data processed? For how long?

Personal data will be processed for the purpose of responding to queries, requests or comments made through the website.

We will retain your data for as long as is strictly necessary to fulfil the stated purposes.

The UOC will keep the personal data blocked during such time as may be necessary to comply with the legal obligations that may arise from legal liabilities related to the purposes performed. When these liabilities expire, the personal data will be deleted permanently.

What is the legal basis for processing your data?

The legal basis for the processing of data is your consent, freely given by filling in the contact form available on the website.

What security measures have been implemented to protect your data?

Your personal data will be processed with the utmost confidentiality. As such, adequate technical and organizational measures have been implemented to guarantee their security and prevent their destruction, loss or unlawful access or tampering. In deciding these measures, criteria such as the scope, context and purpose of the processing, the current state of the art and the existing risks have been taken into account.

Who will your data be disclosed to?

The UOC works with a number of service providers that assist it in performing different tasks related to the processing of your personal data.

What are your rights in relation to personal data?

You have the following rights with respect to the protection of personal data:

  • Right of access: See what personal data we have.
  • Right to rectification: Modify the personal data we have when they are inaccurate.
  • Right to object: Ask that we do not process personal data for certain specific purposes, and not to be subject to automated individual decision-making.
  • Right to erasure: Ask that we erase your personal data.
  • Right to restrict processing: Ask that we restrict the processing of your personal data.
  • Right to data portability: Ask that we provide you with the information we hold in a machine-readable format.
  • Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority: Lodge a complaint.

Without prejudice to exercising your rights before the data controller, you can lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority at any time in order to defend your data protection rights, through the website

In order to exercise these rights, simply send a message to the FundaciĆ³ per a la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, either by email to or by post to Avinguda Tibidabo 39-43, Barcelona, stating as reference “Data protection”. The request must include a copy of your national identity document (DNI), or another equivalent identification document and the minimum content set forth in the applicable legislation. If the request does not meet the specified requirements, you may be asked to amend it. There is no charge for exercising these rights, although a fee may be charged when the requests are unfounded, excessive or repetitive.

Accuracy and veracity of the data

As a user, you are solely responsible for the veracity and correctness of the data you send to the contact address, and the UOC is released from any liability in this regard.

In any case, users guarantee and are responsible for the accuracy, validity and authenticity of the personal data they provide and undertake to keep them up to date. The user agrees to provide complete and correct information.