Privacy policy

Duty of Secrecy and Confidentiality

Asociación de Organizadores Profesionales de Congresos de Galicia (hereinafter Galicia MICE), the owner of this website, in its capacity as Data Controller, hereby informs users of this website of its Personal Data Protection Policy, so that they can freely and voluntarily decide whether they want to provide Galicia MICE with any personal data that it may request or obtain from the user as a result of the user contracting any of the services offered by Galicia MICE on the website. Personal data will be processed confidentially, in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (UE) 2016/679 of 27th April 2016 (RGPD) on the protection of natural persons (GDPR) and the Spanish Personal Data Protection Act 3/2018, of 5th December, on the protection of personal information and guarantee of digital rights.The data will be incorporated in the corresponding processing operation by Galicia MICE.

We have implemented all the technical, organizational and legal measures required to prevent the alteration, loss, processing or unauthorized access of the data, considering the current state of technology at any given time and the nature of the data stored. Galicia MICE’s staff are committed to ensuring that the information that they access in the course of their work is not disclosed or used in any other way.

Although the transmission of data via the internet or through a website cannot guarantee absolute protection from intrusion, Galicia MICE makes the utmost effort to implement effective physical, electronic and procedural protection measures to guarantee the maximum protection of your data.

The measures we take include the following:

  • Limiting access to your data exclusively to people on a need-to-know basis in order to carry out the tasks that they perform
  • As a general rule, the data gathered is transferred in an encrypted format.
  • Storing the most sensitive data (such as credit card details) only in encrypted form.
  • Installing firewalls to prevent unauthorized access from hackers, for instance.
  • Regularly monitoring all accesses to computer systems to detect and stop any misuse of personal data.

Galicia MICE reserves the right to modify this privacy policy to adapt it to any legislative or judicial changes, and will announce any changes made on this website. Certain services offered on the website may be subject to particular conditions with specific provisions in relation to Personal Data Protection.

Data Controller

  • Company name: Asociación de Organizadores Profesionales de Congresos de Galicia
  • Fiscal Identification No.: G-15488711
  • Address: República del Salvador, 8 – 3º, 15701 Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña), Spain
  • Contact telephone No.: +34 981 592 333
  • E-mail:


  • CONTACT: Processing enquiries, applications or any type or request regarding the services of Galicia MICE made by the user via the form or any of the contact channels available to them.
    • Name
    • Surname
    • E-mail address
    • Message
  • DATA GATHERED BY THE WEB SERVER:The personal data gathered by the web server will be processed automatically and incorporated in the Website processing operation that justifies its collection.
    • Browser version
    • Operating system version
    • IP address
    • User interface
    • Browser language

Legal basis for processing

The legal basis for processing your data comes from the consent given when entering your data on forms and submitting them on our website (Article 6.1a of the GDPR)

Before processing any personal data, Galicia MICE obtains the express and unequivocal consent of the data subject based on the legitimate interest of the user, who, by checking the corresponding informed consent boxes and entering data in the different fields on the contact form, expressly, freely and unequivocally agree that, in order to fulfil their request, their data is required by Galicia MICE. The user guarantees that the personal data submitted is true and accurate, and is responsible for informing Galicia MICE of any modification of this data.

The user guarantees that the personal data submitted is true and accurate, and is responsible for informing Galicia MICE of any modification of this data. (Article 6.1b of the GDPR)

Disclosure of the data

The data generated through the contact and enquiry will not be disclosed to third parties, except with the user’s express authorization or a legal requirement.

Storage of the data

Your personal data will be kept for the time necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected. If your data is used for various purposes that require us to keep them for different periods, we will apply the longest retention period. In all cases, the data will be stored for as long as it is necessary to determine any potential liabilities that may arise from the purpose and processing of the data.

Any financial data that may be generated will kept in accordance with the General Taxation Act 58/2003, of the 17th December, as well as for the periods stipulated in any other applicable regulations.

Rights of the data subject

Everybody has the right of access, modification, rectification, erasure, portability and limitation to processing with respect to their personal data. In the event that you exercise any of these rights, we will only keep the data for the purpose of exercising or defending against a claim. You can also object to your data being processed and the creation of profiles based on the automated processing of your data.

Data subjects have the right to withdraw the consent that they have given at any time.

By requesting the erasure or objecting to the processing of their personal data online, the data subject has the right to be forgotten, according to the case law of the EU Court of Justice.

Exercising Data Protection Rights

Users can exercise their rights by writing to OPC GALICIA, República del Salvador, 8 – 3º, 15701 Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña), or by e-mail to

If you consider that you rights have not been duly upheld, you have the right to lodge a complaint to the Spanish Data Protection Agency, using the following contact details:

User-provided content

Users can make comments on social media, forms, blogs and similar tools. All information and comments received will be deemed to be provided free of charge. . All information and comments received will be deemed to be provided free of charge. The user must not submit information that cannot be treated in this way.

The owner of the website reserves the right to publish the comments that are sent and remove any that are not related to the content of the post in which the comment is made or which violate intellectual property, respect for dignity, the right to honour, the right to one’s own image or privacy, the right to protection of personal data, as well as any comments that are discriminatory, xenophobic, racist, pornographic, and that breach the rights of young people or children, public order or public security or which, in the website owner’s opinion, is illegal or simply not suitable for publication. Any person who posts a comment is responsible for the content being legal and they bear all related liabilities, of any kind, may arise as a result of the comment, including potential compensation. In any case, the owner of the website is not responsible for the opinions expressed by users through the participatory tools, nor for the contents. Any comments or content removed or not published will be destroyed.

Neither is it recommended to submit personal information publicly, and even less so in the case of third parties, and it is expressly forbidden to enter sensitive data or data which violates any type of personal rights. If the user includes personal data, they must comply with the data protection regulation. With respect to their own data, they can exercise the rights specified in the previous section.