Privacy Policy


Last update: February 18, 2021


This PRIVACY POLICY is an integral part of the Legal Notice of the www.ceoexeuropa.es website.

The Spanish Confederation of Business Organizations (CEOE) complies with rigorous standards and policies when handling your personal data. To this end, we implement the requirements contained in the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR“) as well as in other legal provisions that may be applicable such as Law 3/2018 of December 5, 2018 on the protection of personal data and guarantee of digital rights.

Therefore, CEOE, Calle Diego de León 50 7ª Planta , 28006, Madrid, respects your privacy and that of your personal data. To this end, we aim to ensure that your personal data is protected by adopting technical and organizational security measures that meet current security standards.


Who is responsible for your data?

  • Registered office: Calle Diego de León 50 7ª Planta 28006 Madrid.
  • CIF: G-28496636
  • Phone: 915 663 400
  • E-mail:
  • ceoexeuropa@ceoe.es

Data Protection Delegate or Security Officer:

E-mail: rgpd@ceoe.es


For what purpose and for how long will we process your personal data?

CEOE, will treat your data as a user, manually and/or automated, for the following specific purposes:

  • Maintaining your status as a registered user.
  • The specific management of the WEBSITE users,
  • The management of the consultations that you formulate through the web.
  • The periodic sending of information or communications of utility or interest related to services, articles, activities, news, events organized by CEOE and its collaborators, published in social media as well as the periodic postal and/or electronic remission by us of advertising information unless otherwise indicated or the user opposes or revokes his/her consent.
  • The realization of anonymous statistical reports regarding the access habits and the activity developed by the users on the Web Platform.
  • Compliance with legally established obligations, as well as verifying compliance with contractual obligations, including fraud prevention.
  • The realization of information and support office through a digital platform CEOEXEUROPA on European funds in an agile and easily accessible way, being the one-stop shop for all information that facilitates the obtaining of aid.
  • Dissemination and communication to business organizations and companies of the main novelties regarding aid from the Funds through the sending of alerts or electronic communications or by opening question and answer forums on these matters.
  • Participate in all types of training activities of interest in relation to the receipt of European aid from the European Funds.
  • The possible contracting of a payment service through a stripe platform to provide reports, specific documentation related to the objectives of the CEOEXEUROPA digital platform or access to a consultancy or forum with specific answers about the procedures for obtaining these European Funds.
  • Study, analysis and management of the operations carried out through the Stripe payment platform for the elaboration, segmentation and improvement of its registered user profile, as well as the commercial follow-up of the operations carried out with CEOEXEUROPA, in order to specify, determine and improve the actions during the development of this European fundraising project.

What categories of data do we process?

In accordance with the aforementioned purposes, CEOE processes the following categories of data:

  • Identification data: name, surname, company name, postal address, e-mail address, postal code, telephone number.
  • Traffic and location data.
  • Electronic communications metadata.
  • Bank details when accessing the stripe payment platform for the restricted contents contained in this platform CEOEXEUROPA object of purchase.

The user guarantees that the data provided are true, accurate, complete and updated, being responsible for any damage or loss, direct or indirect, that could be caused as a result of the breach of such obligation.

In the event that the user provides data of third parties, he/she declares to have the consent of the same and undertakes to transfer the information contained in this clause, exempting CEOE from any liability in this regard. However, CEOE may carry out verifications to verify this fact, adopting the corresponding due diligence measures, in accordance with data protection regulations.

When personal data are collected through the form, it will be necessary that you provide, at least, those marked with an asterisk, since, if these data considered necessary are not provided, CEOE will not be able to accept and manage the Web service or consultation formulated.

How long do we keep your data?

CEOE will keep users’ personal data only for the time necessary to carry out the purposes for which they were collected, as long as you do not revoke the consents granted. Subsequently, if necessary, it will keep the information blocked for the legally established periods of time. The data will also be kept for as long as the relationship of interest between you and CEOE is maintained , and for the legal or contractual periods foreseen for the exercise of any action or claim at the disposal of the interested party or CEOE.

Will you need to provide us with all your data?

Yes, it will be necessary that you provide us with all the personal data identified as mandatory in the registration form as they constitute a contractual requirement within the specific program determined in this website and the purposes outlined above that gives you advantages as a user as well as a legitimate interest.

Are categories of personal data to be processed?

As a general rule, CEOE avoids collecting and processing special categories of personal data: data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, as well as genetic data, biometric data, health or life data or sexual orientation. However, in the event that we collect or otherwise process special categories of personal data in a particular case, in order to fulfill the purposes set forth in the paragraph above, we will not disclose your personal data to third parties. For what purposes do we process your personal data?We will always treat this data in accordance with the legal requirements as well as those set forth in this Privacy Policy, requesting, where appropriate, your express consent to the processing of such data.

What security measures do we implement to protect your data?

From CEOE’s commitment to the protection of personal data and privacy of users, so, to protect the different types of data reflected in this privacy policy will carry out the necessary technical security measures to prevent loss, manipulation, dissemination or alteration.

CEOE will treat your Data in accordance with the security requirements applicable to data processing in accordance with art. 32 RGDP.

To this end, we have extensive technical and organizational protection measures in place that meet internationally recognized IT standards and are regularly reviewed.

In this way, we ensure that your Data is adequately protected at all times against misuse or any other form of prohibited processing.

CEOE adopts the security levels required by the Data Protection Regulation approved by REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (GDPR), having implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk arising from the processing of personal data, such as accidental or unlawful destruction, loss or alteration of personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed, or unauthorized communication or access to such data, capable in particular of causing physical, material or immaterial damage. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Internet security measures are not impregnable and there may be leaks due to malicious actions by third parties.

CEOE will block the data when they are no longer necessary or relevant for the purpose for which they were collected, in accordance with the provisions of the legislation on data protection. However, it may continue to use the data for the purposes of sending commercial communications indicated above as long as the user does not revoke the consent given.

In the data collection forms that CEOE may establish from time to time, the fields marked with an asterisk or “required” are mandatory, so if the user does not provide the corresponding data, CEOE may deny the corresponding service.

CEOE undertakes to respect your confidentiality and to use the data in accordance with the purposes of the treatment, as well as to comply with its obligation to save them and take all measures to prevent alteration, loss, treatment or unauthorized access, in accordance with the provisions of the RGPD.


To which recipients will your data be communicated?

CEOE will share your Data with third parties for the purposes specified in this Informative Note on data protection and specifically with the Stripe payment platform when accessing or contracting specific content related to the purposes and object of the website.

When communicating your Data, we will always take appropriate measures to ensure that your Data is processed, protected and communicated in accordance with applicable legal obligations.

In general, your Personal Data will remain at CEOE’ s head office as far as possible.

In this respect, we also respect the principle of data minimization.

CEOE informs the user that their data may be communicated to other Organizations that are part of CEOE as a Business Confederation as well as with the Entities and Public Administrations, whether Spanish or European, responsible for the management of European Funds, in order to meet their requests, manage the services contracted and inform you about services, events and news related to our business and the object and purpose of this website.

CEOE may also share your Data with other third parties, such as external service providers or IT service providers, CRM, external consultants or collaborating partners for the purposes set forth in this Policy or in the framework of any other legal reporting or information duty.

CEOE will ensure that such third parties comply with their respective confidentiality obligations.

In order to ensure compliance with the requirements under data protection regulations, CEOE will sign agreements with all third parties with whom it shares its Data.

Additionally, we inform you that certain data, within the framework of the regulations in force or the contractual relationship that you may have with CEOE, may be communicated to:

  • Public Administrations with competence in the sectors of activity of CEOE as well as with the Entities related to the platform, CEOExEuropa when so established by the regulations in force.
  • The State Security Forces and Corps and judicial authorities by virtue of the provisions of the Law.
  • Banks and financial entities in case of collection of the services offered.

What do we do in case of international data transfer?

In the event that within the scope of the processing operations described in the preceding paragraphs, your Data are processed in countries outside the EU or the European Economic Area (“EEA”) in respect of which there is no adequacy decision by the European Commission, CEOE will ensure that your Data will be treated in accordance with European data protection standards.

To the extent necessary and in order to ensure the security of data transfers to recipients in countries outside the EU or EEA, we will use international transfer agreements on the basis of Standard Contractual Clauses or other mechanisms that allow the transfer of data under data protection regulations, including the adoption of appropriate technical and organizational protection measures for the protection of the data transmitted.

You may obtain a copy of these assurances by contacting our data protection officer or CEOE‘s security officer as indicated below.

Certain countries outside the EU have already been officially declared by the EU as countries with an adequate level of data protection similar to the European level. This means that, in accordance with applicable data protection regulations, any transfer to those countries does not require separate official approval or separate agreement.


What is the legitimacy for the processing of your data?

Personal Data means any information about an identified or identifiable natural person (“Data”).

As a user, you give your consent to CEOE may process the personal data you provide when filling out a form or sending an email, for example making a query or making a request for reports, products, events, market research, press releases (articles, interviews, newsletters and own or outside magazines), participation in social networks, training activities in order to attend and manage your specific request, being these data collected necessary for the maintenance and fulfillment of this relationship, all in relation to the aims and objectives of the CEOEXEUROPA platform.

Does the data subject have the right to withdraw his/her consent?

Yes, the data subject has the right to withdraw his/her consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of the processing based on the consent prior to its withdrawal.

CEOE also carries out processing with your prior, express and free consent as a contact user in accordance with the consent (art. 6(1) para. 1(a), art. 7 GDPR, and/or art. 9(2)(a), art. 7 GDPRor on the basis of its legitimate information interest in order to maintain commercial relations as well as to send you communications, invitations to events, and information from Confederación Empresariales and to send you e-mails of various types that are part of its marketing and promotion activity of the company. CEOE as a Business Organization.

As a user, you may revoke said consent at any time by sending a written request to the following postal address: CEOE, Calle Diego de León 50 7ªplanta or to the e-mail address rgpd@ceoe.es.

Will there be automated individual decisions and/or profiling, which produce legal effects or affect the data subject significantly in a similar way?

CEOE may consider relevant to concur a legitimate interest for better development and monitoring of this CEOEXEUROPA Platform that provides benefits and support in the management of European funds for business organizations and companies, segmenting and profiling its users, including paying users, who access the platform that is the subject of this website.

Profiling consists of using your personal data to evaluate certain aspects of your personality within this Program through the CEOEXEUROPA Platform, analyzing or predicting aspects related to your tastes or preferences in relation to the use of the contents and uses of the web or platform due to your age, sex and to be able to adjust the information, consultations to your particular profile, evaluate your reliability, behavior regarding the contents offered in this platform, measuring your level of loyalty or interest in the objectives and purposes of this web.

Sometimes, these profiles lead to fully automated decisions, i.e. without human intervention, as this allows us to make homogeneous decisions, the same for everyone, which take into account objective data or propensities based on age, place of residence, economic capacity, inclusion or not in solvency or insolvency files, training, profession, economic activity, etc.

This is the case when certain requests or requests for the physical purchase of certain paid content from the stripe platform, for example, are answered automatically via the web.


As a user/stakeholder affected by the processing, you may exercise certain rights in relation to us under the GDPR and other applicable data protection regulations by contacting our information or contact service whose contact details are set out in section 9 of this document. The following section contains an explanation of your rights as a data subject under the RGDP.

6.1 Rights of users/stakeholders

As a data subject, in particular you are entitled to exercise the following rights under the RGDP against CEOE:

  1. Right of access (art. 15 RGDP): at any time, you may request that we provide you with information about your Data that we have stored. This information refers, among other things, to the categories of data we process, the purposes of the processing, the origin of the Data in case we have not collected it directly from you, and the recipients to whom we may have communicated your Data, if any. You may receive a free copy of the Data that is the subject of the contract. If you wish to obtain additional copies, we reserve the right to charge you a fee for them.
  2. Right of rectification (art. 16 RGDP): you may request the rectification of your Data. We will take appropriate measures to keep your Data, which we store and process on an ongoing basis, accurate, complete, current and adequate based on the latest information you provide to us.
  3. Right of suppression (art. 17 RGDP): you may request the deletion of your Data, provided that the applicable legal requirements are met. For example, according to art. 17 RGDP this may be the case:

if the Data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed; if you withdraw the consent on which the processing is based and the processing is not based on another legal basis; if you object to the processing of your Data and no other legitimate grounds for the processing prevail, or if you object to the processing for direct marketing purposes; if the Data have been unlawfully processed, unless the processing is necessary: for compliance with a legal obligation requiring the processing of your Data;in particular with respect to the legal deadlines for the retention of documentation; for the formulation, exercise or defense of claims.

  1. Right to limitation of processing (art. 18 RGDP):

You may obtain the limitation of the processing of your Data: if you contest the accuracy of the Data, for a period of time that allows us to verify the accuracy of the Data; if the processing is unlawful and you object to the deletion of your Data and request instead the limitation of its use; if we no longer need your Data, but you need it for the formulation, exercise or defense of claims; if you have objected to the processing, while we verify whether our legitimate reasons prevail over yours.

  1. Right to data portability (art. 20. RGDP):

At your request, we will transfer your Data to the extent technically feasible to another data controller.

However, you only have this right if the processing has your consent as a legal basis. Instead of receiving a copy of your Data, you may also request that we transmit your Data directly to another data controller that you specify.

Right of opposition (art. 21 RGDP):

You may object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of your Data, in case of processing based on your consent or on our legitimate interest or on the legitimate interest of a third party. In this case, we will stop processing your Data.

The latter does not apply if we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that override your interests, or if we need your Data for the formulation, exercise or defense of claims or suggestions.

6.2 Deadline for the attention of the rights of the interested parties

CEOE always tries to respond to your requests within 30 days.

However, this period may be extended for reasons related to the right of the person concerned or the complexity of his request.

6.3 Restrictions on providing information when addressing data subjects’ rights

In certain situations, we may not be able to provide you with information about all of your Data due to legal provisions or requirements. If we are forced to deny your request for information in such a case, we will also inform you at the same time of the reasons for the denial.

6.4 Complaint to the supervisory authority

CEOE takes your complaints and rights very seriously. However, in the event that you believe that we have not fully addressed any claim or complaint regarding the protection of your data, you have the right to file a complaint with the Spanish Data Protection Agency.


You can consult the text of the RGDP on the following web page:

http://www.agpd.es/portalwebAGPD/canaldocumentacion/legislacion/union_eur opea/regulations/common/pdfs/Regulation_EU_2016 679_Data_Protection_DOUE.pdf


In the event that there are significant changes in the way we treat your Data, we will inform you of these changes in a timely manner through this website or other means established for this purpose with you.


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