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Privacy Policy

"Escuela del Agua" is a trademark under which Aqua Development Network, S. A. offers training, consulting and dissemination services in the water and environmental sector.

In compliance with the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April on data protection and Organic Law 3/2018 of 5 December on the protection of personal data and guarantee of digital rights, we provide you with the following information regarding the processing of your personal data obtained or collected through this website.

Who is responsible for the processing of personal data?

The processing of personal data collected through the website www.laescueladelagua.com will be the responsibility of Aqua Development Network, S. A., with CIF A-85788065 and registered office at Paseo de la Castellana (Torre de Cristal), 259 - C, 31st floor south, 28046, Madrid.

For what purpose and on what legitimate basis will your personal data be processed? For how long?

Simply visiting the website and browsing its different sections does not require you to provide us with any personal data or to register as a user. However, we remind you that cookies may be installed on your access device in accordance with the provisions of our cookies policy. You can obtain more details about the cookies we use, the configuration of your consent and how you can deactivate them in our cookies policy.

If you request information or ask us to send you our newsletter, or if you request information about any of our courses, we will ask you to provide us with your identity and contact details (mobile and email) so that we can contact you to provide you with the information you have requested.

In case you decide to take any of the courses we offer, you will be asked for identity data (name and surname, ID card or passport) and contact information (address, email, telephone, etc.), financial data (bank account, in case you personally assume the payment of the course), education and profession data (curriculum vitae, academic record), letter of recommendation (optional) and, if applicable, a photograph.

During the courses, we will ask you for additional data on different occasions, informing you at all times what we will use them for (organization of visits and trips, attendance at conferences, etc.).

The processing of personal data collected by completing the various forms is based on (i) consent (art. 6.1.a of the GDPR) or, where applicable, (ii) that the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party or for the implementation at the request of the data subject of pre-contractual measures in the event that you request registration for one of the courses (art. 6.1.b of the GDPR).

During the course, we may send you by any means, including email, messages related to the course in which you are participating to inform you of related events, changes in activity schedules and new developments in the programming or curriculum. These messages are necessary for the correct execution of the contract.

In the event that you complete any of the surveys made available to you on the website to collect your perception or satisfaction about the courses, the website or collaborative spaces of the Water School or the Water Campus, your data will be processed according to the legitimate interest of the responsible to know your opinion in order to improve our services or our collaborative spaces.

In addition, we want to process your data in order to periodically send you information about new training programs and activities in any format, including electronic. Therefore, we need your express authorization to send you informative messages.

Remember that you can revoke your consents at any time by any of the means indicated in the section What are your rights?

Personal data will be kept for the time necessary to respond to your request or inquiry and, in any case, for the duration of the course for which you have requested registration. Subsequently, they will be kept blocked for an additional period in order to respond to possible legal liabilities. After this period, the personal data will be definitively deleted.

What security measures are in place to protect personal data?

ADN will treat personal data in strict confidentiality. It has also implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure their security and prevent their destruction, loss, unlawful access or unlawful alteration. In determining these measures, criteria such as the scope, context and purposes of the processing, the state of the art and the existing risks have been taken into account.

With whom do we share your data?

The various ADN departments involved in processing your request may have access to your personal data in order to manage it correctly.

In addition, DNA uses service providers for some tasks. These service providers, who act as processors for ADN, may change over time. In any case, ADN ensures through the signing of agreements (among other means) that they comply with appropriate security measures and follow its instructions in the processing of personal data to which they have access.

For service efficiency, some of our suppliers are located in countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or, being located in the EEA, share information with other entities located outside the EEA. ADN guarantees that:

  • The transfers are made to countries for which the European Commission has declared that they provide a level of protection comparable to the European level.
  • In the absence of such declaration of adequacy, the standard contractual clauses approved by the Commission have been signed.

You can consult this information in the AEPD website.

For more information on this matter, you can contact ADN's data protection officer at dpo.es@agbar.es.

To whom do we communicate your data?

ADN may disclose your personal data to third parties when you expressly consent, when necessary for the proper performance of the requested service or when required by law.

When your consent is necessary to communicate your personal data to third parties, in the data collection forms we will inform you of the purpose of the processing, the data to be communicated and the identity or sectors of activity of the possible assignees of your personal data.

If the course in which you are participating is organized with another institution, your data will be sent to that institution for the correct management of the course. If you are doing an internship, we will be able to provide your data to the companies where you will do it.

And, where appropriate, to the Ministry of Education. In compliance with current regulations, where appropriate, we will communicate your data to the Ministry of Education and various public administrations.

ADN may also be obliged to disclose your personal data when it is required to do so by law or in the event that it is required to do so by the public administration or law enforcement agencies.

What are your rights?

You have the following data protection rights:

  • Right of access: this consists of consulting what personal data we have about you.
  • Right of rectification: this consists of modifying the personal data we have when it is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Right of opposition: this consists of requesting that we do not process personal data for certain specific purposes.
  • Right of erasure: this consists of requesting that we delete the personal data.
  • Right of limitation: this consists of requesting that we limit the processing of personal data in certain circumstances.
  • Right of portability: this consists of requesting that we deliver to you in a computer format the information we have about you or that we transmit it to another data controller.
  • Right to file a complaint with the competent authority: this consists of filing a complaint with the Spanish Data Protection Agency (www.aepd.es).

You may revoke your consent at any time or exercise any of the above rights by contacting the data protection officer of Aqua Development Network, S. A. (ADN), by e-mail to dpo.es@agbar.es, or by post to the address Paseo de la Zona Franca 48, planta 6, (08038) Barcelona, with the reference "Data Protection".

The application must contain a copy of your ID card or other equivalent identification document, as well as the minimum content provided for in the applicable regulations. If the request does not meet the specified requirements, you may be required to correct it. The exercise of these rights is free of charge, although a fee may be charged when requests are unfounded, excessive or repetitive.

Social networks

As a general rule, ADN's corporate profiles on social networks (Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc.) are for information purposes only. If you provide us with data through private messages on social networks on the occasion of an inquiry or request made through this medium, the personal data provided will be used exclusively to fulfill the request made, in the terms set forth in this policy. We remind you that you should not include personal data about yourself or third parties (such as emails, name, telephone number or contract number) through open messages on any social network. If you are not sure whether third parties can read your message, we advise you to contact us through another channel.

Linked sites

On the website laescueladelagua.com you can find various links to platforms and pages managed by third parties for which ADN has no responsibility. These pages have their own privacy policy which details the entity responsible for the processing of data and the purposes of this.

Updating this policy

ADN may revise this policy at any time. Remember to review it from time to time. In the event that the modifications entail a substantial change in the processing of your data or your consent is required for any new processing, you will be informed about these changes in order to obtain your consent again in those cases where it is necessary.

Privacy Policy revised on December 16, 2022.