Holder: Fundació Privada Institut d’Investigació Oncològica de Vall d’Hebron
Head office: CELLEX CENTER, C/ Natzaret, 115-117 , 08035 – Barcelona
Tel: 93 489 30 21
Fax: 93 489 40 64
Registered Data: Inscrita en el Registro de Fundaciones 2307
sponsor Tax Code (C.I.F.): G-64384969


General Usage Conditions

1. Usage limitations

The access to this website is free of charge and its display does not require prior subscription or registration.

The user will have to use the information in this website in compliance with the applicable legislation in each case in respecting the intellectual property rights of the Fundació Privada Institut d’Investigació Oncològica de Vall d’Hebron or thirds.


Through the services of the IMPPC put at his disposal, the user will not do anything that may cause damage or alterations to the content, nor will he hinder the good functioning of the website. He/She will not cause any kind of technical problems, transferring elements liable to carry IT viruses or to damage, interfere or intercept the present website as a whole or partially.


In no case will the Fundació Privada Institut d’Investigació Oncològica de Vall d’Hebron be responsible for the inadequate use of this website or its contents, or of any consequences this use may cause.


2. Limitations of liability

Fundació Privada Institut d’Investigació Oncològica de Vall d’Hebron does not guarantee its pages to be operative, or its contents to be complete, exact or reliable at any time. Fundació Privada Institut d’Investigació Oncològica de Vall d’Hebron reserves the right to modify at any moment without prior notice the contents and general access conditions of the website.


In case of carrying out maintenance operations, repairs, updating or improving the services, Fundació Privada Institut d’Investigació Oncològica de Vall d’Hebron has the right to temporarily suspend the access to the present website without prior notice as well as reserving the right to provide or cancel services, but without prejudice to the above they will try to keep the user informed if the circumstances allow.


In this way any liability is excluded for damages or prejudices of whatever nature which may derive form the lack of availability or continuity of the functioning of the website and its services and the use which the users may have been able to attribute to the present website.


3. Links of hypertextual links

No third party will be able to establish a ‘framing’ relation between its web pages and the present website. In relation to the links included in this website directed to other sites managed by the Fundació Privada Institut d’Investigació Oncològica de Vall d’Hebron, this institution states that it exercises no control over these sites nor is it responsible for the contents of some. The links in this site are offered for reference purposes only without any valuation of the contents, owners, services or products offered in the links.


4. Other conditions

The general usage conditions and relations established between the Fundació Privada Institut d’Investigació Oncològica de Vall d’Hebron will be subject to Spanish legislation.


The use of the website implies the acceptance of the above general usage conditions.



Intelectual Property Rights

The whole of the website and its components are protected by Spanish and international law on intellectual and industrial property rights.


The intellectual property rights of the website contents belong to the Fundació Privada Institut d’Investigació Oncològica de Vall d’Hebron, except for those of companies with which a corresponding contract has been signed for providing content which are protected by intellectual and industrial norms.


The exercise of the rights of reproduction, distribution, public communication and transformation of contents is exclusive to the IMPPC, without prejudice to the exercise by third parties of the right to quote.


The user accessing this website may not copy, modify, distribute, transmit, reproduce, publish, yield, sell the elements previously mentioned or create new products or services derived from the obtained information without expressly quoting its source.

Authorisation is given solely for display and loading for personal and not commercial use by the user, who may not pass it on to third parties or entities.


Alteration of the content or structure of the website by the user without specific written permission from the IMPPC is expressly forbidden. Any use of the website or its contents contrary to the rules in force may be prosecuted.


All the images of this site have been handed over for their author (person), to use them, to Fundació Privada Institut d’Investigació Oncològica de Vall d’Hebron.



Personal Data Protection

FUNDACIÓ PRIVADA INSTITUT D’INVESTIGACIÓ ONCOLÓGICA DEL VALL D’ HEBRON (hereinafter, VHIO) is committed to ensuring that the personal data of its users, customers and any interested person are treated with the utmost care, in accordance with current laws and regulations on personal data protection.


When you register in our website, you only will be requested to enter data that is necessary for the proper fulfillment of our services, in compliance with the provisions of personal data protection laws.


Please, read the Data Protection Policy of any website you access via, as these websites have their own data protection policies. VHIO accepts no responsibility with regard to the information or contents published in websites accessed through our website.


By accepting our data protection policy, you are guaranteeing that the personal data entered in our registration form is truthful and up-to-date. In case you want to update your personal data, please contact VHIO or edit your data directly in the appropriate section of our website. In any case, the user assumes full responsibility for any inaccurate, untruthful statement or data provided to VHIO and for any damages or loss caused to VHIO as a result of data inaccuracy.


We reiterate our commitment to strictly complying with current laws and regulations on personal data protection. More specifically, VHIO is committed to protecting the privacy of any personal data provided to us and adopting all reasonable measures to prevent unauthorized access, modification or cancellation of your data.


Who’s responsible for data protection?

The entity responsible for the processing of data received from, but not limited to, collaborators, employees, users, web users, patients, suppliers, and customers is VHIO, with registered address at C/ NATZARET 115-117 (08035) BARCELONA and tax identification number G64384969.

You can contact our Data Protection Officer at or on +0034 902877192.


What personal data do we collect? How did we obtain your data?

Please, find below a list of the different categories of personal data collected by VHIO:

  • Personal data
  • Postal or e-mail address
  • Economic and transaction data
  • Professional data
  • Commercial data
  • Personal circumstances
  • Special-category personal data (genetic, clinical and biometric)
  • Data of individuals in a position of vulnerability (minors).

The data listed above was directly disclosed to us through an informed consent or contract offer, among other, or by your employer to fulfill the purposes of an agreement between the parties. Keeping your personal data updated is your responsibility or your sponsor’s responsibility. Personal data of job applicants are obtained from the CV submitted by them either directly or through an application on a job portal. In the latter case, by entering your CV in a job portal, you are agreeing to your data being disclosed to our Entity.


How long is my data stored for?

Personal data of collaborators, employers, users, web users, patients, suppliers, customers, among other, obtained by VHIO through contact and/or data collection forms will be stored indefinitely or until the data subject requests its cancellation.


In any case, VHIO will store your personal data for as long as it is reasonably necessary to respond to or solve any question or problem, make improvements, activate our research studies and/or meet the requirements of applicable laws.  This means that your personal data will be stored for a reasonable time even after you are no longer an active user of our services or website. After this period, your personal data will be deleted from all VHIO systems.


What is my personal data used for? On what legal grounds is my data processed?

In VHIO, the data disclosed to us by our users is processed to carry out activities related to the purposes of our Foundation, research studies and consultations, among other activities. Your data will be used to carry out the following actions in compliance with current laws:

Human resource management Legitimate interest.
Medical history, diagnosis and research management. Data subject’s consent.
Administrative management, invoicing, accounting, and legal liabilities. Execution of an agreement.
Management of users of information society services and installation of cookies. Data subject’s consent.
Respond to your requests of information and send you information of your interest. Legitimate interest.
Management of data from oncologists. Execution of an agreement.
Management of laboratory tests and/or analyses. Data subject’s consent.
Fundraising for projects and activities related to projects. Data subject’s consent.


Data profiling will not be performed. You will not be subject to a decision made based on the automated processing of your personal data (profiling).


Who will my data be shared with?

Your personal data may be transferred to the governmental agencies or relevant authorities pursuant to a lawful requirement of these entities. Your personal data may also be disclosed to voluntarily cooperate in a legal proceeding, in defense of a claim or prosecution, or to protect the rights of VHIO or its customers and the public in general.


VHIO may transfer your data to a third party (i.e. website masters, suppliers that help us provide our services, supported service providers,  administrative service providers, tax consultants, accountants, among other agents). In any case, these third parties are required to maintain the same level of data protection as VHIO does. Where appropriate, Third Parties will be bound by an agreement of confidentiality where they undertake to treat your personal data in compliance with the instructions given by VHIO.

Your personal data may be transferred to a third country to fulfill an agreement, establish the precontractual terms of a research project, or when there is a decision from the European Commission that the Third Country ensures an adequate level of protection.


What are my rights as data subject?

Data subjects have the right to obtain confirmation of whether VHIO is processing their personal data.


Data subjects have the right to request access to their personal data and receive them in a common, machine-readable format, in case data have been processed using electronic media (right of portability).


Data subjects have the right to request rectification of inaccurate data or, where appropriate, request cancellation of data that are no longer necessary for the purposes they were collected for.


In some circumstances, the data subject can request limitation of processing or object to processing of their personal data on grounds relating to his or her particular situation. In this case, VHIO will stop processing the data, unless it is necessary for compelling legitimate reasons or for the exercise or defense of legal claims.


You can withdraw your consent at any moment. The withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.


You can exercise your rights by contacting us at the contact details specified in Section 1, ‘Data processing Officer’ of this Personal Data Protection policy. Please, attach a copy of your National Identity Card Number or Passport Number. You can also contact us at


You can file a claim with the Spanish Data Protection Agency, especially when a request to exercise your rights has not been satisfactorily met.




The first time the user accesses the webpage, the sever of the Fundació Privada Institut d’Investigació Oncològica de Vall d’Hebron will resend to his computer a file called a “cookie”. A “cookie” is a small text file which the navigator picks up and stores while the user navigates through the web.


In this way the Fundació Privada Institut d’Investigació Oncològica de Vall d’Hebron will have some idea how the user navigates his page, allowing Fundació Privada Institut d’Investigació Oncològica de Vall d’Hebron to adapt it to the user’s preferences for his next visit.


In case the user does not want to receive “cookies” while navigating, he will have to deactivate the corresponding option of his navigator so the “cookies” can not be installed in his computer.