Privacy Policy

In accordance with the principles of legality, loyalty and transparency, we put this Privacy Policy at your disposal:

RESPONSIBLE: Fundación Universidad Carlos III

VATIN: G79852257

REGISTERED OFFICE: Avenida de Federica Montseny 1, 28903 Getafe (Madrid)



At the Fundación Universidad Carlos III, depending on the category of the interested party, we process the information you provide us with the following purposes:

POTENCIAL RESIDENTS/STUDENTS/ALUMNI/USERSTo manage pre-registrations, send requested information and/or resolve queries raised, facilitate offers of our services and/or information of your interest.
RESIDENTS/STUDENTS/ALUMNITo manage relationships: registration in our programmes and activities, lodging, course registration, providing offers of our services and/or information of your interest.
PROVIDERS/SUPPLIERSTo manage the business and/or professional relationship.
CANDIDATES/JOB APPLICANTSTo manage the recruiting and staff selection process.
DONORSManagement of voluntary contributions (donations, sponsorships, etc.) carried out with the aim of supporting the solidarity actions carried out by the foundation (specially scholarships).
To manage the navigation data made by users (cookies and contact forms)

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data, depending on the category of the interested party, may be:

POTENCIAL RESIDENTS/STUDENTS/ALUMNI/USERSArt. 6.1.a RGPD: consent of the interested party (providing information about our services and/or language courses, and/or training courses).
Art. 6.1.b RGPD: application, at the request of the party concerned, of pre-contractual measures (pre-registrations, offers of residency services…).
Art. 6.1.f RGPD: Legitimate interest (send requested information, respond to queries raised…).
RESIDENTS/STUDENTS/ALUMNIArt. 6.1.b RGPD: execution of a contract to which the person concerned is a party.
PROVIDERS/SUPPLIERSArt. 6.1.b RGPD: execution of a contract to which the person concerned is a party.
CANDIDATES/JOB APPLICANTSArt. 6.1.a RGPD: consent of the interested party.
DONORSArt. 6.1.b RGPD: execution of an Agreement to which the person concerned is a party.
WEB USERSArt. 6.1.a RGPD: consent of the concerned party.

The data we request from you are adequate, relevant and strictly necessary and in no case are you obliged to provide it to us, but failure to communicate it may affect the purpose of the service or the impossibility of providing it.
Additionally, we may process data from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, as Processing Managers, when providing administrative services, training, language courses, lodging, career guidance or Alumni activity.

We will keep your data for the shortest possible time that is necessary to properly provide you the service as well as to fulfil the responsibilities that might arise from it and any other legal requirements.

Fundación Universidad Carlos III will not communicate its data to any third party, unless expressly informed.

We also inform you that certain data, under the current regulations or the contractual relationship you have with the Fundación Universidad Carlos III, may be communicated to:

  • Banks and financial institutions for the collection of contracted services and/or purchased services.
  • Public administrations with competence in the sectors of activity of the Fundación Universidad Carlos III, when established by the current regulations.

To administer international work placement, the Fundación Universidad Carlos III may, on occasion, transfer the personal information that it has gathered about you to third countries outside the EU/EEA that are not considered by the European Commission to be countries that provide an adequate level of data protection. In accordance with the GDPR, this transfer will be completely necessary in order to be able to manage the development of the work placement. In any case, we will use adequate safeguards for such transfers: the EU’s standard contractual clauses. For further information on our data transfers to third countries, please send a petition to

Interested parties have the following data protection rights:

  • Right of access to your personal data.
  • Right to rectification or erasure.
  • Right to object.
  • Right to restrict processing.
  • Right to data portability.
  • Right not to be the subject of decisions based solely on automated data processing.

The owners of the personal data collected by the Fundación Universidad Carlos III may exercise their personal data protection rights by sending a written communication to the registered office of the Fundación Universidad Carlos III or to the e-mail address provided for this purpose (
You can find forms and more information about your rights on the website of the Spanish Data Protection Agency (hereinafter, ‘AEPD’):

You have the option and the right to withdraw the consent you gave at the time for any specific purpose, without it affecting the legality of the processing based on your consent prior to your withdrawal.

If any interested party believes that their data is not being treated correctly by the Fundación Universidad Carlos III or that the requests to exercise their rights have not been satisfactorily addressed, they can file a complaint with the corresponding data protection authority, the AEPD, the one indicated in the national territory,

In order to safeguard the security of your personal data, we hereby inform you that the Fundación Universidad Carlos III has taken all the necessary technical and organisational measures to guarantee the security of the personal data you provided us with. Their purpose is to prevent any alteration, loss, and/or unauthorised access or processing of your data – as required by law. However, absolute security does not exist.

It is important for you to inform us whenever you modify your personal data in order for us to be able to update it.

The Fundación Universidad Carlos IIIN informs you that your data will be treated with the utmost zeal and confidentiality by all staff involved in any of the processing phases. We will neither pass on nor disclose personal data to any third party except in the cases provided for by the law or unless the interested party has expressly authorised us to do so.