Privacy policy and cookies

1. Privacy policy: information about the processing of personal data

In this section, you will find information about how the Universitat Politècnica de València (“the University” or “the UPV,” hereinafter) uses your personal data in connection with the data provided on this website.

Therefore, this information is intended for users of this website who provide their personal data to the University through some of the contact channels.

It is important for you to know that this website is not intended for children under the age of 14, so they cannot provide their personal data to the University without the authorization of their parents or legal guardians.

Finally, please note that you are responsible for the accuracy of the data you provide to us and for keeping it up to date, if applicable.

1.1. Data Controller

The data controller for your data is the Universitat Politècnica de València with Tax ID: Q4618002B, address: Camí de Vera, s/n-46022, Valencia.

The UPV has appointed a Data Protection Officer who you can contact by sending an email to: to resolve any questions regarding the processing of your personal data.

1.2. Purposes of using your data and legal bases

Your data may be processed for various purposes:

1.3. Contact

You can contact us through

1.4. Cookies

We may also process personal data that can be collected through the installation in your browser of the cookies that you have accepted. See Section 2 for more details.

1.5. How long we will retain your data

Data will be retained for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected and to determine any potential responsibilities that may arise from that purpose and data processing, as well as until you withdraw your consent. However, data may be retained, as applicable, for public interest archive purposes, scientific and historical research, or statistical purposes.

1.6. Communications to third parties

The Conference Organisers will not disclose your data to third parties unless required by legal or judicial requirements, such as for the formulation, exercise, or defense of claims, or to public and private entities to which it is necessary or mandatory to transfer this data in order to manage the requested service, as legally provided.

This will not prevent providers that provide us with services related to the processing purpose from accessing your data.

Regarding the taking of photographs at events and their dissemination, please note that data may be processed by all those involved in the chain of contracting for such photographs (or accessed by third parties providing services to them) to ensure compliance with this authorization regarding the transfer of image rights. In addition, the data will be communicated to the platforms on which the images are disseminated (YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and any other platform where the University has a corporate account), resulting in an International Data Transfer, as informed in the terms, conditions, and Privacy Policy of these platforms.

1.7. Your rights

You may exercise your data protection rights in relation to the use of your personal data, as recognized in Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data (General Data Protection Regulation, hereinafter “GDPR”) and Organic Law 3/2018, of 5 December, on the Protection of Personal Data and the Guarantee of Digital Rights (LOPD-GDD)).

In particular, you have the right to:

To exercise your rights, you should send an email to the Data Protection Officer at the email address:, indicating the right you are exercising. Our DPO will inform you if it is necessary to provide any additional information or documents if there are doubts about verifying your identity. If you prefer, you can use the rights exercise templates provided by the Spanish Data Protection Agency. There is a template for each right.

1.8. Security

Your data is processed by applying technical and organizational security measures appropriate to the type of data processed, the technology used, and the associated risks, making every effort to prevent unauthorized access to your information, modification, or deletion.

2. Policy cookies

2.1 ¿What are cookies and how they work?

A cookie is a small piece of data (text files) that a website, when visited by a user, asks the user’s browser to store on their device to ensure the site functions properly and remember information about you, such as language preference, login information, browsing experience, and collect anonymous statistical information (pages visited or how long you’ve stayed on the website).

We use cookies set by us, called cookies first-party cookies, and cookies third-party cookies (which are cookies from a domain different from the domain of the website you are visiting). The cookies are used for website functionality and for our analytical studies.

These cookies may collect user’s personal data, such as the IP address of their device or a user/visitor identifier. For more information about how we process this data, please refer to Section 1.

The specific uses we make of these technologies are described below.

2.1.1 Types and functionality of cookies

The cookies, Depending on their duration, they can be divided into cookies session or permanent cookies. Session cookies expire when the user closes the browser. Permanent cookies expire when their purpose is fulfilled (e.g., to keep the user logged in on the website) or when manually deleted. Additionally, depending on their purpose, the cookies  can be classified as follows:

2.1.2 Cookies used on this website

Below is a table with the cookies  used on this website, incorporating a “level of intrusiveness” criterion supported by a scale from 1 to 3, where:

What types of cookies cookies are used on this website?

_utma1 yearThird-partyAnalytics3
_gid1 dayOwnNecessary3
TS013deb061 yearOwnSession, necessary1
pll_languageOwnSession, necessary1
viewed_cookie_policy6 monthsThird-partyNecessary2
CookieLawInfoConsent6 monthsThird-partyNecessary2
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary6 monthsThird-partyNecessary2
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary6 monthsThird-partyNecessary2

2.1.3 International data transfer

This website uses Google Analytics, so your data may be transferred outside the European Economic Area. You can find more information on this topic at

2.1.4 How to disable the use of cookies

If the user wishes, it is possible to stop accepting cookies  from the browser or to stop accepting cookies  from a particular service.

All modern browsers allow you to change the settings for cookies. These settings are usually found in the ‘Options’ or ‘Preferences’ menu of the browser. The user can, at any time, disable the use of cookies on this website through:

2.1.5 What happens if you disable cookies

Some features and services may be disabled or behave differently than expected, such as staying logged in, keeping items in the shopping cart on an e-commerce service, or receiving location-specific information, among others.

If you disable the use of cookies  on this website, you may lose access to certain areas of it or significantly degrade the browsing experience on it.

2.2 Update of the cookies

The UPV may modify this cookies  in accordance with legislative and regulatory requirements or to adapt it to the instructions issued by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, so it is advisable for users to visit it periodically.

When significant changes occur in this cookies, the entity will reflect them on the website.