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Personal data protection guarantee

Bizkaia Provincial Council guarantees the strictest confidentiality when gathering and processing the data provided by the users. The legally required personal data protection security levels have likewise been adopted and all the technical measures and means at its disposal have been installed to avoid the loss, improper use, alteration and unauthorised access and theft of the personal data provided.

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter GDPR) published in May 2016 and applicable from 25 May 2018 is directly applicable throughout the European Union, regarding the protection of individuals with respect to the processing of the personal data and to the free circulation of that data. Framework Act 3/2018 of 5 December on the protection of personal data and the guaranteeing of digital rights (hereinafter called the LOPDGDD) seeks to transpose the said regulations into Spanish law and guarantee the digital rights of citizens.

Bizkaia Provincial Council and its provincial public sector act as the controllers and administrators of citizens' personal data in the conducting of many of their activities. Consequently, they comply with current legal guarantees and the new ones introduced in the new GDPR and in LOPDGDD. Bizkaia Provincial Council will provide the registered people with the appropriate technical resources so that, prior to submitting personal data, they can access this Personal Data Protection Policy notice or any other relevant information, and can give their consent so that Bizkaia Provincial Council can proceed to the automated processing of the personal data of the users.

DPO: The creation, appointment and regulation of the DATA PROTECTION OFFICIAL of Bizkaia Provincial Council and Provincial Entities of the public sector was approved by the Government Council Agreement on 15 May 2018. This appointment was published in the Bizkaia Official Gazette (BOB) in its issue. No. 99 of 24 Mayr 2018 and was official communicated to Basque Data Protection Agency.

For all queries regarding data protection in relation to the processing carried out by the Provincial Council of Bizkaia and its Provincial Entities, please contact us here.