Terms of Use and Privacy

The University of Granada is an educational institution governed by Public law for the provision of public higher education. The University Senate, Rectorate, University Director’s Office and its Central Services are all located in the city of Granada.

The University of Granada, with Tax Identification Number Q1818002F, has its central offices at Avda. del Hospicio, s/n, C.P. 18071 Granada, Spain and it is registered with the Code 08 in the Register of Universities, Centers and Qualifications, of the Department for Universities of the Spanish Ministry for Education.

By accessing and using this web page and any of the web pages of the University of Granada’s associated bodies, Services, Faculties, Schools, Departments and Institutes (hereinafter the Portal) the user accepts, wholly and unreservedly, these Terms and Conditions of Use. Notwithstanding this, access to some services or content, which may be accessed through such web pages, may be subject to the acceptance of additional Specific Conditions.

The University of Granada may amend these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time. Such amendments will be published and the user should consult the Terms and Conditions of Use regularly to be informed of any amendments.

The information in this Portal is for the purpose of informing the public and providing general information. Under no circumstances does it imply normative interpretation nor legal or economic status as established in the terms in the Royal Decree 208/1996 of February 9th 1996 (Real Decreto 208/1996, de 9 de febrero), which regulates Citizens’ and Administrative Information Services.

The information and contents of this website may not be cited in any claim brought against the public administration. In no event shall the University of Granada be responsible for any particular use or application of said content and information, nor any discrepancies that may exist between the public administrations’ printed documents and their electronic version published in these web pages.

The University of Granada reserves the right, at any time, to amend or delete the information in this Portal or modify its design, presentation and configuration to ensure that the Portal is constantly updated and free of errors.

As the information is not updated immediately, we suggest that you always verify the validity, currentness and accuracy of the Portal’s information.

Nevertheless, whilst the University of Granada has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that the information in this Portal is correct, it does not guarantee that it is accurate, comprehensive or up to date, without prejudice to the information, services and transactions offered by the University through its e-Administration as established in Law 11/2007,of 22 June, on the Electronic Access of Citizens to Public Services, (Ley 11/2007, de 22 de  junio). The University of Granada publishes its information exclusively in its e-Administration, Official Bulletins and Notice Boards in its Schools, Faculties, Institutes and Central Services.

The user undertakes to use the content of this Portal in good faith. The user will, under no circumstances, use the Portal’s content for illicit purposes or to adversely affect the rights and freedoms of third parties or for purposes contrary to the law, to morality, to good usage or customs or to public order.

The use of the information in this Portal is, at all times, the sole responsibility of the user. The University of Granada is not responsible for any consequences arising directly or indirectly from access to the Portal, particularly in relation to decisions concerning the commencement, development or results of administrative procedures, which must always be verified in the pertinent Schools, Faculties, bodies and institutions concerned.

The Cookies Policy provides clear and accurate information about the cookies we use in the University of Granada web page.

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small file that the web sites you visit send to your browser which allow the web site to store information, such as your preferred language and other options, about your visit, to facilitate your next visit and offer a better site visit. Cookies play a very important role in improving the user’s web browsing.

Types of Cookies

Depending on who manages the domain which sends the cookies or processes the data they obtain, there are two types of cookies: own cookies and third-party cookies.

Cookies may also be classified depending on how long they are stored in your browser: session cookies or persistent cookies.

Finally, cookies may be classified into five types depending on the purpose for which they are processed: technical cookies, customization cookies, analytics cookies, advertising cookies and behavioural advertising cookies.

For further information on cookies consult the Guidelines on Use of Cookies by the Spanish Data Protection Agency (Guía sobre el uso de las cookies de la Agencia Española de Protección de Datos).

How the Portal Uses Cookies

The cookies, their types and function used by the Portal are outlined below:

The University of Granada web page uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, which allows the measurement and analysis of website traffic. You will find their cookies in your browser. In line with the definitions above, these are own cookies, session cookies and analytics cookies.

Web analytics provides us with information about the number of visitors to our web, the number of page views, the frequency and repetition of visits, their duration, the browser used, the operator providing the service, the language, the terminal you use (desktop vs. mobile) and the city to which your IP address is assigned. This information allows us to provide a better user experience for the Portal’s visitors.

Your anonymity is guaranteed as Google gathers the information anonymously, truncating your IP address before storing it. In this way, Google Analytics is not used to locate or gather personally identifiable information from site visitors. Google may only send the information provided by Google Analytics to third parties when it is legally required to do so. In accordance with Google Analytics service provision conditions, Google will not associate your IP address with any other data retained by Google.

Another of the cookies downloaded is JSESSIONID, a session tracking cookie. This cookie stores a unique identifier per session, allowing necessary data to be linked to enable the navigation in progress.

Finally, show cookies are downloaded. They are own, technical and session cookies. These cookies manage the user’s consent for the use of cookies on the web page to remember those users that have accepted the cookies and those that have not. In this way, those who have accepted the cookies will not see this information at the top of the web page.

Acceptance of the Cookies Policy

This site uses cookies to provide a better user service.

By clicking on the ‘I agree’ button you accept the use of cookies.

Managing Cookies

You can restrict, block or delete University of Granada cookies or cookies on any web page using your browser.

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Guía sobre el uso de las cookies de la Agencia Española de Protección de Datos

(Guidelines on Use of Cookies by the Spanish Data Protection Agency)

The University of Granada has all the necessary security measures in place for the use of information technology. Nevertheless, the user must be aware that no measures are 100% secure.

Under no circumstances shall the University of Granada be liable for any direct or indirect damage, prejudice, loss, anomaly, malfunction or deterioration or damage that may arise in the user’s equipment or systems or caused by viruses, Trojans or other computer programmes through access to this Portal.

All users of technology provided by the University of Granada are reminded that they must be aware of, accept and use the UGR Computer Resources and Communications Regulations (Normativa de uso de los recursos informáticos y de comunicaciones).

Likewise, the University of Granada shall not be liable for the lack of availability and continuity of the functioning of the Portal when they cannot be guaranteed, nor for operational faults, disruptions in service or transmissions, errors in access to the Portal or to its content due to force majeure or accidents, or in any other case that is not attributable to the University of Granada or which are required for the proper provision of the service or for maintenance stops.

This Portal is the property of the University of Granada. The Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights of this Portal, the CSS code and HTML, pages, screens, the information they contain, its appearance, design, logotypes, marks and other distinguishing signs are the exclusive property of the University of Granada, with the exception of those elements where the intellectual property and industrial rights are explicitly stated.

Any improper use of the aforesaid by any person other than its legitimate owner will give rise to the corresponding legal actions that legally correspond to the University of Granada and, where applicable, to claims for liability deriving from such action.

Reproduction of the whole or part of the contents of the Portal, provided that its public source is expressly acknowledged, is permitted. If any data from the portal is cited, its integrity and meaning must be respected.

As it has no control over them, the University of Granada shall not be held liable for links to other websites which are included in the Portal to offer further information to users by placing more resources at their disposal. Users who access third party links shall do so under their own exclusive responsibility and subject to the Terms and Conditions of such websites.

Websites that include a hyperlink to this Portal shall not include false, incorrect or inaccurate representations about the site that may mislead the user.

The information provided to the University of Granada through this Portal or any other means or format will be processed by the University of Granada, whose central offices are located at Avda. del Hospicio, s/n, C.P. 18071 Granada, Spain, as the data controller for the files necessary to manage and process applications and queries received via the Portal, and the management and delivery of the services relating to research, teaching, studies and university outreach. Users will be provided with the above information at the time of their personal data collection, requesting their informed consent, should this prove necessary in accordance with the Spanish Data Protection Law of December 13th 1999 (Ley Orgánica 15/1999, de 13 de diciembre, de Protección de Datos de Carácter Personal), (hereinafter LOPD) and its implementing Regulations.

The University of Granada will only transfer your personal information when appropriate for the necessary performance of its functions or when the legally established circumstances established in the LOPD concur, as stated in the information provided at the time of your personal data collection. Any other transfer of your personal data will require your unambiguous and informed consent.

The University of Granada guarantees the strictest confidentiality in the collection and treatment of the data provided by users. To this purpose, it will adopt the necessary measures to prevent its alteration, erasure, use or unauthorised access, in accordance with the different categories of data processed, which determine the applicable level of security as established in The Spanish Royal Decree 1720/2007 of 21st December 2007 (Real Decreto 1720/2007, de 21 de diciembre), in which the Regulations for data protection implemented by the LOPD are established.

Users may exercise their rights of access, rectification, erasure, or restriction of processing, by addressing such a request in writing to the University of Granada’s Secretary’s Office, Avda. del Hospicio, s/n 18071 Granada (Spain) enclosing a photocopy of their Spanish National Identity Document or corresponding identity document.

Any use of the personal data, for any other purpose than those established in the University of Granada’s Portal shall be the sole responsibility of the person who accesses or makes use of the data. Such a personal data breach may be notified to the Spanish Data Protection Agency, without prejudice to the legal actions that the University of Granada may take.

Any user who detects any improper action which may modify or alter the Portal’s content, infringe intellectual and industrial property rights, deteriorate the proper working of or impede access to the Portal must communicate such a situation to the University of Granada’s Secretary’s Office through the contact details on the Portal. All of the actions described above are expressly prohibited.

Please inform the University of Granada if you detect any errors through the contact details on the Portal.