Last update: 18 May 2018

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully, because if you accept it, you will be providing us your express consent so that we can use your personal data to send you commercial communications through electronic means regarding initiatives, programmes, events or activities owned by Fundació Barcelona Mobile World Capital Foundation. If you do not wish to receive such communications, please refrain from accepting this Privacy Policy. However, don’t panic, you can unsubscribe at any time from our communications by clicking the option “unsubscribe” which you will find at the bottom or sending us an e-mail to the address

That said, you are on the website (hereinafter “the Website”), owned by Fundació Barcelona Mobile World Capital Foundation (hereinafter “MWCapital”), a public sector foundation whose mission is to improve people’s lives through the digital transformation of society. We are located in Barcelona (08018) at C/ Roc Boronat, 117, 3ª planta. We are duly registered with the Registry of Foundations of the Regional Government of Catalonia with number 2717 and our tax code is G65760431.

This Privacy Policy applies to all the services hosted on this Website and any pages that derive from it or that can be accessed, currently or in the future, by browsing the site, with the exception of any web pages that redirect to specific websites, which shall be governed by their own Privacy Policies.

The use of the Website confirms your status as the “User”, which means that, in addition to accepting electronic commercial communications sent to you under the terms explained above, you also accept all of the conditions in this Privacy Policy.

The Website services are provided only during the time in which you are connected to the site or to any pages through which said services are provided. Therefore, you must read this Privacy Policy carefully every time you enter the Website as, by accepting it, you are giving us your express consent to make changes to this Privacy Policy and/or Terms of Use without requesting reconfirmation of your consent. In any case, we will do our best to advise you of any changes we make to this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use in order to safeguard your rights as a User. Furthermore, you may access the Website at any time to check whether any changes have been made to the Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use.

Protecting your privacy and the rights that derive from it is of vital importance both to us and to you. For this reason, accessing our website does not mean that you are under any obligation to provide us with any information. Furthermore, if you decide to provide us with personal details via this website, said details shall be used (or processed) in accordance with the principles and restrictions established in the of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and the Council of April 27, 2016.

This Privacy Policy will help you to become familiar with the type of data we collect, the purposes for which we collect it, your rights and obligations in regards to the Website and how we maintain this information beyond the reach of unauthorised third parties.


Data controller

MWCapital is the controller of your data. The contact email is and the Data Protector Officer (hereinafter, “DPO”) is

The type of data we collect

We only request your e-mail address on the Website in order to register you on our Newsletter Sign up Form and handle your personal information for the purposes described below.

However, other MWCapital services, initiatives, programmes or activities are also hosted on the Website and may redirect you to other websites, also owned by MWCapital, on which we may need you to provide information for other purposes. In any case, don’t worry: each of these websites will also be subject to its own specific Privacy Policy.

Remember that any fields marked with a (*) are compulsory in order to validate your registration and process your details correctly.

We do not request any information considered sensitive data under current regulations.

Why we collect your data

As we have stated above, we may collect your personal information on this site by means of the “Newsletter Sign up Form” in order to be able to contact you, respond to any questions or suggestions you may send us, and send you electronic commercial communications regarding initiatives, programmes, events or activities either organised by MWCapital or Barcelona Mobile Ventures, S.L. (hereinafter, “mVenturesBcn”) a subsidiary of the Foundation.

Specifically, we collect the data that you provide us for the following specific purposes:

  • Manage your registration and assistance to MWCapital, mVenturesBcn or third parties events

MWCapital organizes the Mobile World Congress, collaborates with the event 4 Years From Now  (hereinafter, “4YFN”) and hosts knowledge and networking events, such as Mobile Talks, Mobile Week Barcelona, and Mobile Lunch Barcelona, in order to bring your community together.

Likewise, MWCapital, through GoingDigital, develops innovative programs based on experience, with the aim of helping to understand the impact of Digital Transformation in the value chain of your sector.

  • Promotional activity through different electronic communication channels of the activities, initiatives of MWCapital, mVenturesBcn or third parties.
  • Answer questions, queries, suggestions or propose opinion or satisfaction surveys
  • Analyze visit metrics of our websites. We collect information from your visits to the web by registering the IP address or protocol of your device. When you access any of our web pages, your IP address is automatically stored for the purpose of collecting this information for purely statistical purposes.
  • Segmentation tasks. We can carry out the segmentation or elaboration of profiles in order to manage our communications and programs. The analysis of the profiles will not have any significant effect against the User’s rights.

If you do not wish to receive electronic commercial communications from Barcelona Mobile Ventures, S.L., you may notify us at any time via e-mail at


The legal basis for the treatment of your data for the indicated purposes is the consent and in case that the request is made to register for an event, the legal basis is to manage your participation and attendance at the event.

An incorrect or partial completion of the personal data that may be required could mean that MWCapital cannot meet your request for information or manage properly the purpose of the treatment.

The legal basis for the commercial prospection processing is based on the consent that is requested and, in any case, the withdrawal of your consent may affect your participation in the registered events.


Transfer of data to other entities

The personal data processed by MWCapitalB may be transferred in the following cases:

  • When the events are co-managed by another entity, the identification data may be communicated to control security measures during the event
  • The realization of processing for promotional communication purposes of events and initiatives may involve the communication of the data to third specialized entities in the marketing sector, as well as to other suppliers of services, in order to be processed for the mentioned purposes and carry out a cross-processing to avoid duplicate communications.
  • Certain suppliers of services will also have access, in this case, already as data processors. These suppliers can only access the data for the sole purpose of providing the contracted service, following the instructions of MWCapital and without being able to use them for any other purpose. All the suppliers subscribe confidentiality commitments in the use of the information they access for their service in accordance with the current regulations.



We inform you that we may use cookies while providing our services. Cookies allow the automatic capture of information on the Website and take your browsing preferences into account. This information is stored in tiny files on your device, which are intrinsically associated with it and imperceptible unless you look for them specifically. Every time you return to the Website, the cookies are automatically enabled and the Website will display information tailored to the preferences you have shown on previous visits.

The cookies we use cannot read data captured in different processes created by suppliers other than our own.

Nevertheless, the Website uses our own cookies to track our Users’ visits. To be more precise, the Website uses Google Analytics cookies that have been set specifically for our webpages in order to improve the services we offer and provide faster, more comfortable access to it. These cookies are also used for anonymous, aggregate statistical purposes, to estimate the number of visits, detect keywords that link to other pages or analyse issues that arise as a result of your browsing.

We do not use third-party advertising cookies (cookies on our Website that are stored on an external domain).

In any case, the Website can be accessed without enabling cookies in your browser. However, this setting may affect some functions on the Website or the way you see the information displayed. You can adjust your browser settings to disable cookies or send a notification if cookies are sent to your device.

This link explains how you can control cookies via your browser. Remember that you must take the following into account if you disable cookies:

Your user rights

  • Anyone has the right to obtain confirmation on whether MWCapital is treating personal data that concerns you, or not.
  • The User has the right to access its personal data, as well as to request the rectification of inaccurate data or, where appropriate, request its deletion when, among other reasons, the data is no longer necessary for the purposes that were collected.
  • In certain circumstances, the User may request the limitation of the processing of its data, in which case we will only keep them for the exercise or defense of claims.
  • In certain circumstances and for reasons related to its particular situation, the User may request the limitation of the processing of its data. MWCapital will stop processing the data, except for compelling legitimate reasons, or the exercise or defense of possible claims.
  • The User has the right to obligate MWCapital to transmit the personal data that has been given to another data controller.

The User may exercise their rights of access, rectification or deletion, limitation, opposition and portability provided in the RGPD, by means of a written communication addressed to MWCapital, situated in Barcelona (08018) Roc Boronat Street, 117 3rd Floor; or by email to In both cases, the interested User must accompany a copy of their national identity document or other valid documents that identifies them.

The interested party can withdraw the consent given on the commercial prospection treatments and market analysis by notifying it by means of a written communication or by email to the addresses indicated in the previous paragraph without affecting the legality of the treatment based on the consent given previously by the interested party.

Finally, please note that you can contact the Data Protection Control Authority for any claim regarding data protection and especially, in the case that you have not obtained satisfaction in the exercise of the rights mentioned in the paragraphs before the deadlines set by law have elapsed.

Conservation of the Data and Cessation of Use

Your personal data will be kept as long as you do not request the deletion of your data, so you will receive our communications as long as you do not exercise our right to delete the data or request not to receive further communications.

Likewise, MWCapital periodically carries out an analysis of the data retention periods, deleting all the data if MWCapital considers that the information has become obsolete or outdated.

If for any reason, we cease to provide our services to you via this Website, your personal data will be destroyed in order to uphold their security and confidentiality.

Your opinion

At MWCapital we try to control, within our possibilities, the correct use of personal data for which we are responsible by third parties to whom we have had to provide the data. For this reason we request you that, in case you have knowledge or suspicion that any of our collaborators or suppliers are making an incorrect use of your personal information, notify us without delay in order to adopt the pertinent actions that may be carried out.

Likewise, to ensure that the data we have is correct and updated, we ask you to inform us if there is a change in your data or you detect that the data is incorrect, in order to proceed with the opportune actions.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of Spain.
Any controversy that may arise regarding the Website and the contents of this Privacy Policy will be subject to the exclusive competence and jurisdiction of the Courts of the city of Barcelona.