Legal notice

This is a web site that the Síndic de Greuges de Catalunya has made available to the users of Internet. Its objective is to facilitate access to the services and information of the institution, while projecting the Síndic, the people’s advocate, and his activity.

The web site and its contents, including the texts, pictures, sound, databases and any other material, are property of the Síndic de Greuges de Catalunya, of organizations associated with this institutions or third parties who have authorized their use.

All rights of this web site are reserved. Modification of the web site or its content is not permitted.

The Síndic de Greuges de Catalunya (Catalan Ombudsman), will fully comply with the regulations in force at all times concerning Personal Data Protection, and will take the legally requirable measures for the protection of users' personal data, conserving their privacy and confidentiality. 

In this regard, at the office of the Ombudsman there are the appropriate forms available to people who want to exercise their rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition of personal data. In addition, in accordance with Instruction 1/2009, of 10th February, on the processing of personal data using cameras for video surveillance, and Article 5.1 of the Law 15/1999, of 13th December, on protection of personal data, we inform you about the following:

1. If you access the premises of the Ombudsman, since there isa videosurveillance system, your data will be included in the file of videosurveillance, which the Ombudsman of Cataloniais responsible for.

2. The purpose of the file is to ensure the safety of the property and premises of the Ombudsman, which areprovided with a videosurveillance system, and the safety of the people accessing it.

3. Data may be transferred to the security forces and, in accordance with Article 4 of the Organic Law 2/1986, of 13thMarch, of security forces, with the aim of investigating acts that have been recorded in the field of vision of the videosurveillance system.

The administrative information provided through this web site does not supplant the legal publicity of the laws, general provisions and records that must be formally published in the Official Bulletin of the Generalitat and other official bulletins, which are the only instrument that certifies their authenticity and content.

The Síndic de Greuges de Catalunya is not responsible for the content, accuracy or currentness of the information proceeding from other natural or legal persons that is featured on this web site, or which is referred to through links to external systems.

The Síndic de Greuges de Catalunya does not guarantee that the web site and server are free from viruses, and is not responsible for the damages caused by the access to the web site or the impossibility of accessing it.

Under no circumstances will cookies or other possible like devices be used to store information that facilitates the identification of the natural person visiting the web site.

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