Privacy Policiy

The Barcelona Economics Institute, the owner of this website, only collects and stores the following information about the visitors to our website:

  • (a) The date and time of the visit to our website. This allows us to determine the site’s peak traffic hours, and to make the necessary adjustments to avoid problems of saturation at these peak times.
  • (b) The internet address containing the link that directs visitors to our website. Thanks to this information, we can ascertain the effectiveness of the banners and links that bring visitors to our server, and so we can strengthen those that offer the best results.
  • (c) The number of daily visits received by each section of our site. This enables us to identify the most successful sections and to expand and enhance their content, so as to create a better overall experience for our users.
The information obtained is completely anonymous and, in no circumstances, can be associated with specific, identified users.

Our website uses cookies, small data files generated on the user’s computer, that facilitate us with the following information:

  • (a) The date and time of the user’s last visit to our website.
  • (b) The design and content that the user selected on their first visit to our website.
  • (c) Security elements involved in controlling access to restricted areas.
The user can block cookies by selecting the corresponding option in the browser. However, the entity accepts no liability in the event that the deactivation of cookies impairs the functioning of the site.
The Barcelona Economics Institute, a Spanish entity with its principal place of business registered at 1-11 Tinent Coronel Valenzuela Street, 08034, Barcelona (Spain), is the owner of this website.
In accordance with legislation in force regarding data protection as well as the law on information society services and electronic commerce, the user accepts that the personal data given when registering, as well as any other information given to the Barcelona Economics Institute in order to access services via its website (subscription to journals, news bulletins, press notes, etc.), will be incorporated to a database owned by this entity, for the provision of the service or services requested, for the correct identification of the users that request these services, for the undertaking of statistical studies of the registered users in order to improve the services offered, for the management of basic administrative tasks, as well as for keeping users informed, be it by electronic mail or other means of communication, about events, products and services related with the web page.
The Barcelona Economics Institute undertakes to keep all personal data secret and to treat them confidentially, and assumes, to this effect, the necessary technical, organizational and security measures to prevent the alteration, loss, treatment or unauthorised access to these data by third parties in accordance with the provisions contained in Law 15/1999, of 13 December, concerning the Protection of Personal Data, and other applicable legislation.
The user, in all circumstances, will be responsible for the veracity of the information provided, while the Barcelona Economics Institute reserves the right to exclude any user providing false information from the services for which they have registered.
Any registered user may at any time exercise their right to access, rectify and, where applicable, cancel the personal data they supplied, by sending an email request to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it