Legal notice

Legal notice

Legal Notice

With the aim of complying with current law and providing security and trust to all Users, please be informed, in virtue of Law 34/2002, Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce, that this website is owned by ASOCIACION ELISAVA ALUMNI (hereinafter, ELISAVA ALUMNI), with Corporate Tax ID No. G64210214 and registered address at LA RAMBLA Nº 30 - 32 08002, BARCELONA, registered in the Catalonia Regional Government Associations Registry with number 32.462 in section one.

For any query or suggestion, please contact ELISAVA ALUMNI by e-mail

This Website is governed exclusively by the regulations applicable in Spain and all Users in Spain and abroad are subject to Spanish law.

Access to this Website by the User is free and is conditional on previously reading and accepting these current GENERAL CONDITIONS OF USE entirely, expressly and without reserves at the time of access, which you are asked to read carefully. At the time the User uses the Website, its content or services, he/she accepts and is expressly subject to its general conditions of use. If the User does not agree with these conditions of use, he/she must abstain from using the Website and operating through it.

Providing personal data and purchasing services through this website requires a minimum age of 14 years or, if applicable, sufficient legal capacity to enter into an agreement.

The presentation and configuration of this Website may be modified at any time, the services may be increased or reduced, and the network as well as the services and content provided may be withdrawn, all unilaterally and without prior notice.


A. Intellectual property

All the content, text, images and source code are the property of ELISAVA ALUMNI or third parties from which operating rights have been acquired and are protected by intellectual and industrial property rights.

The User only has a right to private and not-for-profit use, and requires express authorisation to modify, reproduce, exploit or distribute them or to any other rights belonging to the owner.

ELISAVA ALUMNI is a registered brand, and its reproduction, imitation, use or the insertion of these brands is prohibited without due authorisation.

Establishing links on the ELISAVA ALUMNI website does not grant any right over it. Similarly, the simple fact of establishing a link to the ELISAVA ALUMNI Website does not grant the right to the category of collaborator or partner.

Partial or total imitation of this Website is absolutely prohibited.


B. Conditions of access to the web site

Access to the Website is free and does not require prior subscription or registration. However, access to the Virtual Campus is reserved to previously registered ALUMNI who must identify themselves with passwords as detailed in the section below.

Sending personal data implies that the User expressly accepts the ELISAVA ALUMNI Privacy Policy.

Users must access the Website in good faith, in accordance with the rules of public order, and these General Conditions of use. Access to the Website is at the User’s sole and exclusive responsibility, and in any case the User is responsible for damages or losses that may be caused to third parties or to ELISAVA ALUMNI.

Users are expressly prohibited from using or obtaining the services and content offered on this Website using procedures other than those stipulated in these conditions of use, and if applicable the specific conditions that regulate registration as ALUMNUS.

Taking into account the impossibility of control with respect to information, content and services that other websites contain that may be accessed through the links made available on the Website, please be advised that ELISAVA ALUMNI is exempt from any liability for damages and losses of all types that may be derived from the use of these third-party web sites.

ELISAVA ALUMNI reserves unilateral right without prior notice to deregister any User that the organisation understands has violated the conditions that govern the use of this website, and the User shall have no right to make any claim due to these types of actions. It also reserves the right to exercise the opportune legal actions against Users who violate these general conditions of use, and the User accepts that not initiating these actions does not constitute their formal renouncement, and they shall remain valid until the specified duration for the infringements have transpired.


C. Conditions of access to the Virtual Campus

Access to the Virtual Campus is restricted to Users who have acquired the condition of ALUMNI pursuant to the procedure established on this website and which is detailed in the Conditions of Contracting document.

Access to the Virtual Campus is personal and individual.

The ALUMNI undertake to:

  1. Keep their identification secret (access keys), being responsible for any activity or improper use made by a third party using this identification, whether with their consent or due to negligence.
  2. To notify ELISAVA, as soon as possible, about the loss of this information or unauthorised access by third parties.
  3. To use the contents of the services of the Virtual Campus correctly, pursuant to current law and avoiding any action that is illicit or harmful to the rights or interests of third parties.
  4. Observe an attitude and language that are respectful in communications with other ALUMNI, in public as well as private spaces, and not to transfer or disseminate illegal, defamatory or offensive opinions or content or those that are against the values and dignity of people.
  5. To maintain the confidentiality of private communications received and not to make them available to third parties, including data obtained from distribution lists or by means of public spaces on Virtual Campus.
  6. Not to use the public spaces on Virtual Campus for commercial or advertising purposes, especially the data contained in the student directory.

ELISAVA ALUMNI does not assume any responsibility in relation to the individual conduct of the ALUMNI nor the private relationships that may be established between them, whether through public or private spaces, nor for the content and statements made on the discussion forums that are made available to ALUMNI. However, ELISAVA ALUMNI shall ensure compliance of these conditions of use.

ELISAVA ALUMNI reserves unilateral right without prior notice to deregister any ALUMNUS that the organisation understands has violated the conditions that govern the use of this website and/or the Virtual Campus, and the ALUMNUS shall have no right to make any claim due to these types of actions.


D. Privacy Policy

Confidentiality and security are essential values to ELISAVA ALUMNI and in consequence, ELISAVA ALUMNI assumes the commitment to guarantee privacy at all times and not to disclose unnecessary information about the User.

Pursuant to Organic Law 15/1999, Personal Data Protection Act, and Royal Decree 1720/2007 developing the Personal Data Protection Act, please be advised that the use of certain services on the ELISAVA ALUMNI website requires that you provide certain personal data through registration forms or by sending email messages, and that this data will be processed and incorporated into files owned and controlled by ELISAVA ALUMNI. The above-mentioned submission of personal information constitutes express consent for its treatment and incorporation into ELISAVA ALUMNI files, albeit revocable, without retroactive effect.

Please also be advised that all ELISAVA ALUMNI files are legally registered in the Personal Data General Registry of the Spanish Data Protection Agency, and also that in order to safeguard the security of your personal data, technical security and organisational measures are applied pursuant to Royal Decree 1720/2007, which regulates the security measures for files that contain personal data.

In general, it is absolutely prohibited to facilitate personal data of minors under the age of 14 without consent from their parents or legal guardians.

ELISAVA reserves the right to decide whether or not to add your personal data to its files. The User is solely responsible for any damage or loss, direct or indirect, caused to ELISAVA ALUMNI or any third party due to completing the forms with false, inaccurate or incomplete data or data that is not updated or that is from third parties.

The data requested and its purpose

The data requested by ELISAVA ALUMNI is appropriate, relevant and strictly necessary for the purposes for which it is collected, and under no circumstances are you obliged to provide it. However, all data is required in order to be able to fulfil your request.

The ELISAVA ALUMNI Website collects your personal data through several forms and by e-mail.

Your personal data is requested in the REGISTRATION FORM section so that you can register as ALUMNUS of ELISAVA ALUMNI and so that the services can be provided to you and to send you information about ELISAVA ALUMNI activities that may be of interest.

The associated services include the publication in the directory of the data of the ALUMNI with the aim that other ALUMNI or persons registered can access them and establish direct communication through the website.

An e-mail address is therefore provided so that you can request any information, clarification or explanation. If you include personal data in your email, or if your email address contains personal information, you authorise ELISAVA ALUMNI to incorporate it into its automated files and use it to respond to you and to send related information that may be of interest to you.

Please also be advised that if your curriculum vitae is sent by e-mail your data will be incorporated into ELISAVA ALUMNI Human Resources files for the purposes of present and future selection processes.

In all cases your data will be incorporated into an “ALUMNI” file. Acceptance of these privacy policies implies that the User gives consent to receive commercial information related to ELISAVA ALUMNI activity, including by electronic means, unless you indicate otherwise by e-mail

ELISAVA ALUMNI reserves the right to decide whether or not to add your personal data to its files.

Rights to access, modify, cancel and oppose your personal data

You may exercise your rights to access, modify, cancel and oppose at any time under the terms established by law. To do so, please write to: ELISAVA ALUMNI - Responsable de Datos Personales – LA RAMBLA Nº 30 - 32 08002, BARCELONA.

It is considered that unless you expressly cancel your personal data from ELISAVA ALUMNI files you are still interested in being in its records as long as is considered opportune and as long as the data is used for the purpose for which it was obtained.

Data communication

Please be advised that your data is treated with the highest level of confidentially and is used exclusively for the purposes indicated. Registration as ALUMNUS implies express authorisation for the publication of your data on the website so that they are accessible by other ALUMNI and other persons registered with the exception of Descartes whose publication is optional and that the ALUMNUS does not authorise.

Outside of this publication, your data will not be transferred or communicated to any third party, unless the User provides express authorisation to do so in legally provided cases.

Personal data security

With the aim of safeguarding your personal data, please be advised that ELISAVA ALUMNI has adopted all technical and organisational measures necessary to guarantee the security of your personal data against alteration, loss, and unauthorised treatment or access, as required by Royal Degree 1720/2007, which regulates the security measures of files that contain personal data.

Updating your data

In order to keep your personal data up-to-date, it is important that you always inform ELISAVA ALUMNI if there has been any modification to it, otherwise, ELISAVA ALUMNI will not be liable for the accuracy of the data on record.


Cookies are short information files that are sent and stored on the hard drive of the User's computer through his/her browser when connected to a website. Cookies may be used to request and store the User’s data while he/she is connected in order to facilitate the services requested and are usually not conserved (session cookies), or to conserve the User’s data for other types of future services and that maybe preserved for an indefinite period of time (persistent cookies). Cookies may be proprietary or third-party.

There are several types of cookies:

Technical cookies that facilitate browsing and the use of different options or services offered on websites such as identifying the session, allowing access to certain areas, facilitating orders, purchases, completion of forms, security, facilitating functionality (videos, social networks, etc.).

Personalisation cookies that enable Users to access services according to their preferences (language, browser, configuration, etc.).

Analysis cookies that enable anonymous analysis of the User's behaviour on the website and that enable the User’s activity to be measured and navigation profiles to be created with the aim of improving the websites.

Advertising cookies enable the management of advertising spaces on the website.

Personalised advertising cookies that enable advertising spaces on the website to be managed based on the User’s behaviour and browsing habits, from which his/her profile is obtained and enables personalisation of the advertisements shown on the User's browser.

ELISAVA ALUMNI uses proprietary and third-party technical, personalisation and analysis cookies, which in no case process personal data although they do capture browsing habits for advertising purposes. Therefore, access to the ELISAVA ALUMNI website, pursuant to article 22 of the Information Society Services Act, implies that your consent has been requested for its use.

In any case, you can activate or deactivate these cookies by following the instructions in your browser:

Chrome: Configuration -> Show advanced options -> Privacy -> Content configuration.

Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Personalised configuration.

Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet options -> Privacy -> Configuration.

Safari: Preferences -> Security.

For further information, please consult the help files of your browser or its support pages:



Internet Explorer:


Commercial e-mail communications

Taking into account that the main method of communication between ELISAVA ALUMNI and the User is by the e-mail address provided, please be advised that this media will be used for all communications, including commercial communications and informative notices related to the purposes of this portal, and in consequence, pursuant to article 21 of the Information Society Services Act, which prohibits the sending of commercial communications via e-mail that are not previously and expressly authorised by recipients, please be advised that accepting these Conditions of Use implies your express authorisation to receive commercial, advertising and promotional messages from ELISAVA ALUMNI. However, if you do not wish to receive commercial communications from ELISAVA ALUMNI by e-mail, you may unsubscribe at the address mentioned above or in any e-mail sent to you.

ELISAVA ALUMNI is not responsible for the privacy policy with respect to personal data that may be provided to third-parties through the links available on its Website.

ELISAVA ALUMNI may modify this privacy policy to adhere to changes that may be made on its Website, as well as changes to personal data legislation or case law as it may arise, therefore Users must read the policy every time data is provided through the Website.


D. Responsibilities

By making this Website available to the User, ELISAVA ALUMNI wishes to offer quality content and services, using the highest level of diligence in providing the content and services as well as the technological media used. However, ELISAVA ALUMNI is not responsible for the presence of viruses or other elements of any type that may damage the User’s computer system.

The User holds ELISAVA ALUMNI exempt from any responsibility due to force majeure, including its own or third-party technological failures derived from the current state of the technology.

Users may not take any action on the ELISAVA ALUMNI website that causes a computer system overload, nor may they upload viruses or install robots or software that alter the normal functioning of ELISAVA ALUMNI Websites, or in definitive cause damage to its IT systems.

The User assumes all liability for the use of ELISAVA ALUMNI Websites, accepting sole responsibility for any direct or indirect effect on the Website, including, but not limited to, all adverse economic, technical and/or legal results, and defrauding the expectations generated by ELISAVA ALUMNI websites. The User shall therefore not hold ELISAVA ALUMNI liable for any claims arising directly or indirectly from such actions.

ELISAVA ALUMNI does not guarantee the accuracy, reliability and currency of the content on this website, whether proprietary or third-party, or linked to other Websites, and assumes no liability whatsoever for its use.

ELISAVA ALUMNI remains exempt from any responsibility derived from any claim, including the payment of fees to lawyers, for demands and claims originating from third parties for the breach by the User of ELISAVA ALUMNI conditions of use, access and privacy policy, or any other claim due to violation of current law.

The User acknowledges that he/she has understood the information regarding the terms of use of the ELISAVA ALUMNI portal and recognises that the terms are sufficient for ensuring error-free operation, and therefore accepts the terms fully and expressly.

The User is fully aware that by merely browsing this website, as well as using its services, he/she accepts these terms.

Any matter related to this Website is exclusively governed by Spanish law. If any kind of discrepancy or difference arises between the parties in relation to the interpretation and content of this Website, all parties are subject, expressly renouncing any other, to the competent Courts and Tribunals in each case.


D. Duration of the general conditions of access to the website

These General Conditions of Use were modified on 26/04/16, and may be modified again at any time. Please check the issue date each time you connect to the website in order to ensure that no change has taken place that will affect you.

For any query related to the ELISAVA ALUMNI website Conditions of Use, please contact ELISAVA ALUMNI using the data provided above.