Legal notice

Barcelona City Council’s websites:

Seek to provide up-to-date and quality information on Barcelona’s markets.

The information that is posted on this website is valid at the time of its publication and updated as quickly as possible.

It is the responsibility of the person or entity supplying information from third parties to see to its updating. Barcelona City Council will see to it that the suppliers of such information ensure its updating and compliance with current regulations.

Barcelona City Council seeks to ensure the information that is disseminated complies with the accessibility, re-usability and quality requirements provided for under current legislation.

It allows access, irrespective of the technology users choose, through technologies based on open standards in particular.

Guaranteeing the security and protection of personal data.

In order to gain access to some website services that involve specific administration or procedural tasks, users must supply the personal data required for the provision of the requested service.

This personal data is integrated into the corresponding Barcelona City Council procedural activities and is processed for the specific purpose of each procedure, in accordance with the regulations established in Directive (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and Council concerning the protection of personal data, as well as the security measures required by legal regulations, especially the National Security Framework, taking into account the type of data and the foreseen risks. The processing activity register can be found in the section “Personal Data Protection” on the website.

The legitimation of the processing is mostly based on compliance with legal obligations, although it may also be based on the consent of the person concerned and/or on the protection of vital interests or the execution of a contract.

The data-conservation period will depend on what is specified for each case of personal-data processing, by specific legislation and the minimisation criteria arising from it.

The collected data may only be transferred with the prior consent of the person concerned or in accordance with what is established in current legislation.

Barcelona City Council guarantees confidentiality in personal data processing, as well as the application of technical and organisational measures to ensure it is secure, in accordance with Directive (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and with current legislation concerning data protection.

The people concerned (users) can, at any time, exercise the rights that guarantee control of their personal data: rights of access, rectification, cancellation, opposition and processing limitation, established in current legislation, by sending a request to Barcelona City Council at the following address: Pl. Sant Jaume, 1, 08002 Barcelona, by attending to a Citizen Help and Information Office or via the website.

Barcelona City Council will inform you of any actions arising from your request within a period of one month. For especially complex requests, the time limit may be extended by a two further months, to a maximum of three months, with prior notification to the person concerned detailing the causes that justify this delay.

The Mayor’s Office at Barcelona City Council is responsible for the data processing carried out. It’s central offices are at Pl. Sant Jaume, 1, 08002, Barcelona.

The Data Protection Officer is responsible for ensuring that Barcelona City Council fully complies with data protection regulations. The DPO can be contacted by email using the following form, or by writing to Avinguda Diagonal, 220, planta 4, 08018 Barcelona.

Follows a cookies policy that respects privacy.

This website uses its own and third-party cookies to improve browsing experiences and offer content and services that may be of interest.

Allows and promotes the reuse of information provided, within the framework of this legal notice and current legislation.

Barcelona City Council allows the reuse of all data and information published on this website under the following terms and conditions, unless otherwise stated:

  • the information’s content is not altered;
  • the meaning of the information is not distorted;
  • the information’s source must be mentioned;
  • no impression is given that the City Council sponsors or supports the activity in which the information is reused;

In all cases, the possibility of reusing the information will be limited by the need to protect other rights, assets and interests under the provisions of current legislation. In particular, any reuse whatsoever of the information contained in this website must safeguard the protection provided under intellectual and industrial property law and the protection provided under personal data law.

More specifically, the reuse of works and services protected under intellectual property law remains subject to the terms and conditions of the intellectual property licence established in each case. (See the section on “Intellectual Property”.) Works and services may not be reused where it is stated that their intellectual property rights are reserved.

Protects intellectual and industrial property and encourages open licences.

Barcelona City Council is the owner of the intellectual property rights of the works and other subject matter that make up this web site, or it has been granted the authorization to use these. This includes the graphic design and programming of this web site as well as the texts, images and recordings that it contains. The reproduction, distribution, public communication or transformation of these works and other subject matter, beyond the activities that are directly authorised by the Intellectual Property Act, require the authorisation of the owner.

Where contents subject to a Creative Commons licence are shown, they are specified in the section entitled “Specific terms and conditions for this website”.

The brand names, commercial names and distinguishing signs that appear on this web site may be protected by industrial property regimes and they belong to the respective owners. Any use that has not been authorised by the owner, or which is not covered by law, is forbidden.

If a citizen believes that this web site or its content may have infringed some intellectual or industrial property right, he or she must inform the City Council of this, indicating his or her name, the person(s) who own(s) the rights (providing proof or the corresponding accreditation) and the subject matter of the right that has allegedly been infringed.

Is present on several social networks and platforms.

The City Council is represented on several social media networks and platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Telegram, LinkedIn and Issuu. When you access any of these or other social networks, note that the user terms and conditions which apply are the ones established for each platform and not the ones specified for the City Council.

Any videos shown on YouTube will use YouTube API Services and the following policies will apply:

Adapts to the current legal framework relating to the responsibility of content.

Under the current legislation, the City Council assumes responsibility for any content on this website that has been prepared by the Council itself. As regards content supplied by users and third parties, the City Council shall be exempted from any responsibility, as provided for under Articles 13 and 17 of Spain’s Act 34/2002, of 11 July, on Information Society and e-Commerce services. The City Council shall also be exempted in particular from any liability for any linked content, as provided for under Article 17 of that same Act.

The City Council shall not be held responsible for any improper use that users may make of the website’s content. Nor shall the Council be responsible for any problems that may arise in accessing the portal or any malfunctioning due to causes outside its control.

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