Personal Data Protection

The data provided to the University of Granada through this Portal or any other means or format will be processed by the University of Granada, as the data controller for this data, whose central offices are located at Avda. del Hospicio, s/n, C.P. 18071 Granada, Spain. The collection and automatic processing of the personal data of users will be processed in order to guarantee the management, delivery, expansion and improvement of the services requested at any time by the users and monitoring of user queries. Users will be provided with the above information at the time of their personal data collection, requesting their express consent, when necessary, when the grounds which legitimise the processing of data are based on these grounds and no other grounds, in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27th April 2016, on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, the Spanish Organic Law 3/2018, of 5th December, on Data Protection and Guarantee of Digital Rights (hereinafter LOPDGDG), and other legislation in force on the privacy and security of personal data. The University of Granada will only communicate or transfer users’ personal data when necessary, for the purposes intended for each activity subject to processing and contingent on the legal grounds which legitimise such purposes.

The purposes of processing and the categories of recipients can be consulted in the UGR Registry of Personal Data Processing Activities (Registro de Actividades de Tratamiento de Datos de Carácter Personal de la Universidad de Granada). Any use of personal data, for any other purpose than those established, without the consent of the data subject or, when appropriate, for those purposes necessary to comply with contractual, legal or public interest obligations entrusted to the University of Granada, 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.

The University of Granada guarantees the strictest confidentiality in the collection and processing of the data provided by users. To this purpose, it will adopt the necessary measures to prevent its theft, loss, alteration, processing or unauthorised access, in accordance with the different categories of data processed and the potential risks presented by processing, whatever their origin, taking into account the state of the art of technology. To this effect the measures adopted will follow the recommendations of the Spanish National Security Framework (ENS) and the University of Granada’s minimum recommendations.

If they so wish, users may exercise their rights of access, rectification and erasure, and also request that the processing of their personal data be limited, object to it, request that their data be transmitted, not be subject to automated individual decisions and withdraw their consent by writing to the University of Granada Secretary’s Office (Secretaría General, Hospital Real, Avda. del Hospicio, s/n. 18071 Granada, Spain),which is the competent body for personal data protection of the University of Granada. The University of Granada Secretary’s Office will reply, as appropriate, once the pertinent procedures, including verifying their identity, have been completed, within one month from the receipt of their petition. The petition may be submitted in person at any of the UGR’s General Register Offices or under the procedures established in Article 16.4 of Law 39/2015, of 1st October, enclosing a photocopy of their Spanish National Identity Document (DNI) or corresponding identity document.

Petitions may also be submitted electronically through the University of Granada’s Electronic Register ( Web forms are also available for users to exercise each of their rights on the webpage of the University of Granada Secretary’s Office ( If users consider that their petition has not been acknowledged within one month or that their petition has not been satisfactorily addressed by the University of Granada, they may contact the Data Protection Officer, stating anything deemed necessary to defend their rights, by email (, or by postal mail (Complejo Administrativo Triunfo. Pabellón 7. Avda. Del Hospicio, s/n. 18071 Granada, Spain).

Cookies Policy

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

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small text fragment that the web sites you visit send to your browser which allow the web site to store information about your visit, such as your preferred language and other options, to facilitate your next visit and make the site more useful. 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 Guide on the 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 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. Finally, a cookie called cookie_agreed is downloaded. They are own, technical and session cookies. These cookies manage the user’s consent for the use of cookies on the web page The objective is to remember those users who have accepted the cookies and those who have not, so that those who have accepted the cookies will not see this information at the bottom of the web page.

Cookies used on this website

The only cookies used on this website are the strictly necessary and won’t endanger user’s privacy.

Acceptance of Cookies Policy

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

Managing Cookies

You can restrict, block or delete cookies or cookies on any web page using your browser. In each browser the operation is different, the ‘Help’ function will show you how to do it.


This website contains links to third party websites, whose privacy policies are alien to that of the University of Granada. By accessing such websites you can decide whether to accept their privacy and cookie policies. In general, if you browse the internet you can accept or reject the cookies of third parties from the configuration options of your browser.