Basque Biobank

Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy describes how we collect, store and use the information that we collect through the different services or pages in this website. It is important that you understand what information we collect and how we use it, how to access to this site means you accept our Privacy Policy.


Access to this may involve the use of cookies. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on the browser for the server to remember certain information that can be used later. This information can identify you as an individual user and store your personal preferences as well as technical information such as visits or specific pages you visit.
Users who do not wish to receive cookies or want to be informed before they are stored in them computer, can set their browser accordingly.

Most of browsers today allow cookies management in 3 different ways:

A/ Cookies are never accepted.
B/ The browser asks the user if the cookie should be accepted.
C/ Cookies are always accepted.

The browser can also include the ability to better specify what cookies should be accepted and which not. Specifically, the user can normally accept any of the following options: reject cookies from specific domains; reject third-party cookies; accept cookies and not persistent (deleted when the browser is closed); allow the server to create cookies for a different domain. In addition, browsers can also allow users to view and delete cookies individually.

There is more information about cookies at:


In some cases, we share information about visitors of this site, anonymously or aggregated with third parties as advertisers, sponsors or auditors with the only purpose of improving our services. All these processing tasks will be regulated according to the law and all of its rights in respect of data protection in accordance with current regulations.

This site measures traffic with different solutions that may use cookies to analyze what happens in our pages. Currently we use the following solutions for the measurement of traffic in this site. You can see more information about the privacy policy used for this purpose:

Google (Analytics):

This site can also host own advertising, affiliate or advertising networks. This advertisement is shown through servers that also use cookies to display advertising content related to users. Each of these advertising servers have their own privacy policy, which can be found on their own websites.

Data protection

Inform users that this website complies with current legislation regarding the protection of personal data, user privacy, confidentiality and security of personal data by adopting the necessary technical and organizational measures to prevent the loss, misuse, alteration, unauthorized access and theft of the personal data, given the state of technology, the nature of the data and the risks to which they are exposed.

Specifically, we inform users that their personal data may only be obtained for processing if they are adequate, relevant and not excessive in relation to the scope and specific, explicit and legitimate purposes for which they were obtained. They will be cancelled when they are no longer necessary or relevant for that purpose, or when requested by the holder in exercising his/her right to cancel.

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