This Privacy Policy has been developed taking into account the provisions of Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016 regarding the protection of natural persons with regard to data processing personal and the circulation of these data, hereinafter the RGPD.

This Privacy Policy is intended to inform the owners of the personal data regarding which information is being collected, the specific aspects related to the processing of their data, among other things, the purposes of the treatments, the data of contact to exercise the rights that assist you, the periods of conservation of the information and the security measures among others.

Co-responsible for the Treatment

In terms of data protection, they must be considered Responsible for the Treatment, in relation to the files / treatments that are managed by the following co-responsible:

  1. Main beneficiary: UNIVERSIDAD DE VIGO. CIF: Q8650002B. Address: Lagoas Marcosende University Campus s / n, 36310. Vigo (Pontevedra).
  2. GALEGA AXENCIA OF INNOVATION. CIF: Q1500386F. Address: C / Airas Nunes s / n, 15702. Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña).
  3. UNIVERSITY OF SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA. C.I.F. Q1518001A. Address: CACTUS Building - Vida Campus, 15782, Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña).
  4. UNIVERSIDADE DA CORUÑA. C.I.F. Q6550005J. Address: Rúa da Maestranza, 9. 15001 A Coruña.
  5. VIGO FREE ZONE CONSORTIUM. C.I.F. V36611580. Address: Bouzas Port Area, s / n, 36208 Vigo (Pontevedra).
  6. UNIVERSIDADE DO PORTO. NIPC: 501413197. Address: Praça Gomes Teixeira s / n 4099-002 Porto, Portugal.
  7. UPTEC - ASSOCIAÇÃO DE TRANSFERENCIA DE TECNOLOGIA DA ASPRELA. NIPC: 507847695. Address: Rua Alfredo Allen, nº 455/461 - CP: 4200-135 Porto, Portugal.
  8. FORUM OCEANO- ASSOCIAÇÃO DA ECONOMIA DO MAR. NIPC: 509072763. Address: UPTEC - Polo do Mar, Av. Da Liberdade S / N, 4450-718 Leça da Palmeira, Portugal.
  9. INTERDISCIPLINARY CENTER FOR INVESTIGAÇÃO MARINHA E AMBIENTAL (CIIMAR). NIPC: 508792657. Address: New Building of the Cruise Terminal of Porto de Leixões, Av. General Norton de Matos, S / N, 4450-208 Matosinhos, Portugal

Contact details for the Sherpa Project

Postal address: C / Leonardo da Vinci S / N, 36310. Marcosende-Vigo (Pontevedra), Spain
Electronic address:
Telephone: 0034 986 130 108

Data for the exercise of the rights of the interested party:

Postal address: C / Leonardo da Vinci S / N, 36310. Marcosende-Vigo (Pontevedra), Spain
Electronic address:

Data processing

The personal data that is requested, where appropriate, will only consist of those that are strictly essential to identify and attend to the request made by the owner thereof, hereinafter the interested party. Said information will be treated in a fair, lawful and transparent manner in relation to the interested party. On the other hand, personal data will be collected for specific explicit and legitimate purposes, and will not be further processed in a manner incompatible with said purposes.

The data collected from each interested party will be adequate, pertinent and not excessive in relation to the corresponding purposes for each case, and will be updated whenever necessary.

Purposes of the treatment

The explicit purposes for which each of the treatments are carried out are included in the informative clauses incorporated in each one of the data collection channels (web forms, paper forms, locutions or posters and informative notes) , in the same way, the legitimacy of the treatment will be included in each of the clauses.

The data will not be transferred to third parties, except legal obligation. If there are international data transfers, you will be duly informed.

Conservation deadlines

The information collected from the interested party will be kept as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purpose for which the personal data was collected, without prejudice to the deadlines that are legally determined. The data related to commercial communications by electronic means will be kept as long as the user is not registered.

Navigation data

In relation to the navigation data that can be processed through the website, in the event that data subject to regulations is collected, it is recommended to consult the Cookies Policy published on our website.

Rights of the interested parties

The data protection regulations grant a series of rights to the interested parties.

These rights that assist interested persons are the following:

  • Right of access: right to obtain information on whether your own data is being processed, the purpose of the treatment being carried out, the categories of data in question, the recipients or categories of recipients, the retention period and the origin of said data.
  • Right of rectification: right to obtain the rectification of inaccurate or incomplete personal data.
  • Right of deletion: right to obtain the deletion of data in the following cases:
    • When the data is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was collected
    • When the owner of the same withdraws the consent
    • When the interested party objects to the treatment
    • When they must be deleted in fulfillment of a legal obligation
    • When the data has been obtained by virtue of an information society service based on the provisions of art. 8 sec. 1 of the European Regulation on Data Protection.
  • Right of opposition: right to oppose a certain treatment based on the consent of the interested party.
  • Right of limitation: right to obtain the limitation of data processing when any of the following cases occurs:
    • When the interested party challenges the accuracy of the personal data, during a period that allows the company to verify the accuracy of the same.
    • When the treatment is illegal and the interested party objects to the deletion of the data.
    • When the company no longer needs the data for the purposes for which it was collected, but the interested party needs it for the formulation, exercise or defense of claims.
    • When the interested party has opposed the treatment while verifying if the legitimate reasons of the company prevail over those of the interested party.

Interested parties are reminded that, if consent has been given, it can be revoked at any time, such revocation not affecting the lawfulness of the treatment prior to withdrawal.

Interested parties may exercise the indicated rights, by writing, sent to C / Leonardo da Vinci S / N, 36310. Marcosende-Vigo (Pontevedra), Spain or Email: , clearly indicating the right you want to exercise.

Your request will be dealt with as soon as possible and taking into account the deadlines established in the data protection regulations.

On the other hand, it should be borne in mind that the interested party or owner of the data may at any time file a claim with the Spanish Agency for Data Protection:

Telephones: 901 100 099/912 663 517

Postal Address: C / Jorge Juan, 6 28001-Madrid

Electronic Office:



The security measures adopted are those required, in accordance with the provisions of article 32 of the RGPD. In this sense, taking into account the state of the art, the costs of application and the nature, scope, context and purposes of the treatment, as well as the risks of variable probability and severity for the rights and freedoms of individuals. physical, it has established the appropriate technical and organizational measures to guarantee the level of security appropriate to the existing risk.

In any case, Proyecto Sherpa has implemented sufficient mechanisms to:

  • Guarantee the permanent confidentiality, integrity, availability and resilience of treatment systems and services.
  • Restore availability and access to personal data quickly, in the event of a physical or technical incident.
  • Verify, evaluate and assess, on a regular basis, the effectiveness of the technical and organizational measures implemented to guarantee the safety of the treatment.
  • Pseudonymize and encrypt personal data, if applicable.