Privacy and data protection



In accordance with the provisions of Article 11 of Spanish Organic Law 3/2018 of 5 December on Data Protection and Guarantee of Digital Rights (hereinafter the LOPD) and Article 13 of the General Data Protection Regulations, we hereby inform you that:

1.1.1.- Data controller identification

The three organisations which, in their respective areas, are responsible for processing may compile data on this website. Each form indicates to whom the collected data will be sent. That organisation is the data controller. The data controllers on this website are:

  • Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre, with Spanish Tax ID Code: A59082321 and address at Muntaner 314, Barcelona
  • Barraquer Institute with Spanish Tax ID Code: G08421224 and registered office at Laforja 88, Barcelona 
  • Barraquer Foundation with Spanish Tax ID Code: G63243406 and registered office at Laforja 88, Barcelona

The data protection officer is CIPDI TRATAMIENTO DE LA INFORMACIÓN SL. You can contact the data protection officer by email:

1.1.2.- Purposes of processing and legal basis

The data you provide on the forms found on the website, the information you send to our email address and that which may be generated during the relationship with the data controller will be incorporated into a database of which the data controller is the owner.

We will use your data to provide the services you request from us and send you information about our activities and services by email or post.

The legal basis of this processing activity is your contractual relationship with the data controller and the consent you grant upon accepting this notice.

1.1.3. Recipient categories

To fulfil the abovementioned purposes, the following will have access to your data:

  • The personnel duly authorised by the data controller’s management.
  • The providers required to fulfil your request.
  • The government departments in the area of their competence.

For more detailed information, please consult the data protection officer.

1.1.4.- International data transfer

The Barraquer Ophthalmology Center, the Barraquer Institute and the Barraquer Foundation use a Customer Relationship Management software (CRM) to manage customer information and carry out a personalized follow-up in order to improve the provision of the services they provide. For security reasons, this information can be hosted in a cloud, so the information can be stored outside the European Union. In accordance with the indications of the Council of Europe, the Barraquer Ophthalmology Center has signed standard clauses with its suppliers that guarantee an adequate level of protection, equivalent to that provided by European regulations. In case you want to be excluded from this data processing, you only have to notify the Center at any of the addresses that appear in this document. 

1.1.5.- Length of time information is to be stored

The data controller shall keep the information unless consent to this clause is revoked.

1.1.6.- Rights

You have the right to access, rectify, delete and oppose the processing of your data, to limit its treatment, to request portability of your information, to not be the subject of automated individual decisions and to revoke your consent.

To exercise these rights, you can write to Centro de Oftalmología Barraquer, C/Muntaner 314, Barcelona or contact us by phone on 932.095.311 or send an email to lopdcob@barraquer.comwith the subject line “DATA PROTECTION”.

1.1.7. Right of complaint

The correct body for the application of data processing regulations is the Autoridad de Protección de Datos, with registered office at Calle Jorge Juan 6, Madrid.

1.1.8.- Obligations

The affected party must provide true and up to date information in all the data collection processes and is the only party responsible for the breach of this obligation.

Depending on the request made by the affected party, the data that must be provided is indicated on the data collection forms. Failure to provide this data may mean that you cannot take part in an activity or that the service you have requested cannot be provided.

1.1.9.- Creating profiles

To meet the objectives of the data controller and, above all, provide the user with a more personalised, precise and efficient service, it is sometimes necessary to create profiles of those the services are intended for. Profile creation is not undertaken automatically in any case.


By clicking on the ‘ACCEPT’ button found on all the data collection forms or by sending an email message, it is understood that the user accepts the terms and conditions.

The personal data stored in the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre general administration database guarantees the technical and organisational methods that preserve the integrity and security of the information processed.


The general database has a mandatory security document and has determined all the technical measures within its power to avoid the loss, misuse, alteration, unauthorised access and theft of the data facilitated. The processing of personal data is in accordance with the regulation set out in Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council 27 April 2016.


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To use this websites, cookies may be used. The cookies used are only associated with the browser on a certain computer (an anonymous user) and they don't provide any personal data about the user. This website may use the following types of cookies:

- Analytical cookies: they are used to track the number of users and measure and carry out a statistical analysis of the user activity on our website, as well as to create browsing profiles of the users on these pages and on our apps. The purpose of the foregoing is to introduce improvements.

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The user can configure their browser, so that they receive a screen notification regarding receiving cookies and avoid their installation on the hard disk. All the browsers allow you to make changes in order to disable the configuration of cookies. These settings are found in the “options” or “preferences” on your browser menu. Below, you will find links for each browser to disable cookies by following the instructions:

We hereby inform you, however, that the possibility of disable a cookie can impede or prevent browsing or the provision of the services offered on this website.


To facilitate the search for resources we think might be of interest to you, you may find links to other web pages on our website.

This privacy policy only applies to this website. The data controller does not guarantee compliance with this policy on other websites nor is it responsible for access through links on the website.