Basque Cyber Security Centre - Centro Vasco de Ciberseguridad

Legal information

BCSC is an enterprise belonging to SPRI and, as such, this web site is the property of the Sociedad para la Transformación Competitiva-Eraldaketa Lehiakorrerako Sozietatea, S.A. (SPRI), registered in the Mercantile Register of Alava, volume 256, book 182, Section 3, folio 88, page 1,614, inscription 1, under the fiscal ID number A01021237 and fiscal address Duque de Wellington, nº 2 – 01010 Vitoria-Gasteiz.

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

The contents of this web site, including texts, images, sound files, animation, etc, and the graphic design and source code are protected under Spanish legislation referring to intellectual and industrial property rights, in favour of SPRI. It is, therefore, totally forbidden to reproduce, distribute or publically broadcast this content, partially or in its entirety, without the written permission of SPRI.

Web content and links

SPRI is not responsible for the misuse of any content of our web site, this being the sole responsibility of any persons using said site. SPRI takes no responsibility for the information contained in any web sites belonging to third parties which might be accessed from this web site via links or search engines.

Updating and modification to the web site

SPRI reserves the right to modify or eliminate any information contained in the web site without prior warning, likewise, modifications to the configuration and presentation, for which SPRI takes no responsibility.

Technical aspects

SPRI takes no responsibility for any technical or equipment problems which might arise when users are connected to Internet. Neither is SPRI responsible for any damage caused by third parties as a result of any illegal interference outside SPRI's control. The entity is also exonerated of all responsibility regarding possible injury or harm suffered by any user as a consequence of errors, defects or omissions in the information published, when said information originates from third party sources.

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

“Entity in charge:: Basque Cybersecurity Centre (SPRI) CIF: A01021237 Phone number: 900 104 891

Postal address: Parque Tecnológico de Álava, Albert Einstein. 46-3ª – Ed. E7 01510, Vitoria-Gasteiz email: email info

We remind our clients that any data made available to us, for inclusion in our information systems, shall serve to subscribe said clients to all cyber-security bulletins which are deemed to be of interest. The data we collect and handle is used exclusively to identify your electronic mail. The legitimacy for the processing of your data is your consent.

Any data given us by our clients will remain active whilst the bulletin service continues. At any moment the client can unsubscribe and the bulletins will not continue to be sent. At such a time, all the information in the client's email account will be deleted.

No data will be ceded to third parties unless legally obliged.

Any person has the right to obtain confirmation as to whether the Basque CyberSecurity Centre is handling their personal details. Interested parties have the right to access their personal details and to rectify errors in said details or, where relevant, apply for the details to be suppressed when, for example, they are no longer required for the original ends. Clients may also oppose the handling of their personal data, with just cause.

All parties may exercise their rights via email to email lopd. Likewise, they may contact the Spanish Data Protection Agency (Agencia Española de Protección de Datos) at should they not agree with the attention received regarding their rights.”

Cookies Policy

What are cookies?

“Cookies” are alphanumerical identifiers which are sent to and installed in your computer via your web browser, in order to gather determinate anonymous information which under no circumstances allows the user to be identified, but which the systems use to recognise the browser and various statistical data, in order to improve the services we offer.

Specifically, SPRI uses Google Analitycs to measure users' interaction between our web and related sites, such as the blog. We use this tool fundamentally to understand how the visitors to our web site communicate with us via this channel.

Google guarantees that the cookies it installs contain no personal data, and that they are used solely to gather information in order to measure search tendencies, user preferences, web functioning, associated advertising, user location and other such perametres. For more information about the cookies used by Google, visit Types of cookies used by Google.

The cookies installed in your computer by Google Analitycs in order to carry out said measurements, are described in "Cookies usage on websites” (in English).

Google offers this service in line with its general conditions and privacy policy.

The BCSC informs the users of its web portal that any information referring to the use of this site via Google is obtained solely by Google in its own name, and at no time does the owner of the site have access to said information, but only to the aggregate information supplied later by Google, via Google Analitycs, which is not associated to any personal IP addresses.

The user should understand that Google determines the final usage of the of the data scrutiny carried out by Google Analitycs, including the functioning and duration of the Cookie, With regard to the information made available by Google, users may avoid forming part of the information gathering by refusing to allow the cookie installation by means of their browser's own set-up.

In order to facilitate users blocking the installation of cookies in their computers, should they so wish, SPRI puts at their disposal links giving instructions to this end offered by browsers whose usage in deemed to be the most widespread:

Internet Explorer™: Version 9 I Version 10 I Version 11

Safari™: Safari™ 5 y 6 I Safari™ 7 I Safari™ 8

Settings for iPhone, iPad or iPod: link

Chrome™: link

Firefox™: link

Opera™: link

Android: link

Windows Phone: link


What kind of cookies does this web site use?

In addition, this web site may use the cookies necessary to remember, while valid, the browsing preferences of the user:         

Cookie NameCookie CategoryDescriptionDuration
PHPSESSID1To identify your unique session on the websitesession

Finally, third party cookies could be installed if the user employs tools to share any content from the portal on social networks. Said cookies are actually the property of the same social networks where users are sharing content, and we recommend that users visit the web pages of these social tools in order to learn more about them.

How to deactivate our cookies (or any cookie)

As mentioned above, the user may refuse to have their data or information treated, or by refusing to accept the use of cookies by means of the appropriate configuration on their browser. However, users must be aware that if they do this, they may not be able to fully use the site.

Once the user has read the accompanying information, we advise them that, if they continue to browse our site without having taken the opportune precautions to personalise their browsers, and thus impede the installation of cookies by said site, they will be giving their consent for the use of said mechanisms, as expressed in article 22.2 of Law 34/2002 of the Services to the Information Society and Electronic Commerce, and set out in Royal Decree 13/2012 of March 30th.