The provisions herein will govern the collection and use of personal information obtained through the website www.araclon.com.

1. Scope of application

Araclon Biotech, S.L. (“Araclon”) undertakes to protect the privacy of its customers and of any users who access this website, the home page of which can be found at www.araclon.com (hereinafter, the “Website”). The contents of the Website are owned, or operated, licensed or controlled by Araclon.

Users may browse and use the Website without having to furnish any personal details. The only personal data to which Araclon will have access is the information the user itself furnishes voluntarily through the forms enabled for such purpose, or when it contacts Araclon using the e-mail address or any other channel envisaged on the Website.

This document sets out our policy in relation to the observance and use of the personal data compiled through our Website. Use of the Website implies acceptance by the user of the terms of this Privacy Policy and consent that his or her personal details may be treated for the purposes described herein. Please note that although our Website may contain links to other sites, this Privacy Policy applies solely to the Website and not to the sites of other companies or organisations to which the Website may redirect users. Araclon does not control or endorse the contents of third-party websites, nor does it accept any liability for the content or privacy policies of such sites.

2. Data controller

Pursuant to applicable law, users are hereby informed that the personal data collected via this Website will be incorporated into a filing system for which the data controller is Araclon Biotech S.L., a Spanish company with its registered office at Vía Hispanidad, 21 50009, Zaragoza (Spain).

3. Purposes

Any data furnished by the user upon contacting Araclon through the Website or by e-mail will be used in order to respond to their request for information or to any other enquiry the user may have raised.

Likewise, personal data will be requested from Website users wishing to take part in Araclon recruitment processes.

Any user requesting an A/B test, or wishing to access the corporate resource section of Araclon, must disclose his or her personal details.

The treatment of data for any other purpose will be communicated to the user before the data processing commences.

4. Transfer to third parties

In order to respond to requests or enquiries accordingly, or to allow users to take part in staff recruitment processes, personal data may be transferred to Grifols, S.A. and to the companies belonging to the Grifols group, whether based in Spain or in other countries where prevailing law governing personal data may be less stringent than the legislative protection offered in the country of the user. The user expressly authorises us to make such communications and/or transfers to Grifols, S.A. and to the companies belonging to the Grifols group for the aforementioned purposes.

5. Security measures

Araclon informs you that it has adopted the technical and organisational measures needed to maintain the level of security required in the processing of personal data and has similarly implemented the mechanisms needed to prevent, insofar as possible, any unauthorised access, theft, illegal modification or loss of data.

Araclon will only retain the data of users for as long as necessary in order to meet the purposes envisaged herein. Unless applicable law dictates otherwise, personal data will be destroyed, frozen or rendered anonymous once no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was originally compiled.

6. Non-disclosure

In compliance with applicable law, Araclon undertakes to honour its obligation to safeguard the secrecy of any personal data that the user may furnish while browsing the Website, together with its duty to keep such information confidential.

7. Third-party data

Should the user furnish the personal details of third parties, it warrants that it has obtained their prior consent and that it has informed them previously of the terms and purposes for which Araclon intends to use their personal data. The user must prove that is has indeed obtained this consent if required by Araclon.

8. Minors

The services and information available on this Website are intended for people aged eighteen or over.

9. Data quality

Data provided by users must be accurate and truthful. Users must invariably inform Araclon of any change in their data so that Araclon may keep an up-to-date record of their details at all times.

10. Cookies

Araclon uses session cookies when a user navigates between the different sections of the Website. Session cookie technology is used to in order to identify the user session and their browser, without already registered users therefore having to enter their details every time they visit the Website in order to access exclusively reserved areas and services. Our cookies are assigned to one anonymous user and his or her computer and provide no information from which one could deduce the first name and surname of the user.

Users may set up their browser such that they receive on-screen alerts warning them that cookies have been received and blocking them from being installed on their hard drive. However, Araclon advises users that disabling cookies may cause the Website to function incorrectly. Araclon accepts no liability for any such incorrect functioning. Users are informed that they may consult the instructions and manuals of their browser to obtain further information.

11. Rights of affected parties

Users are entitled at any time to exercise their rights of access, rectification, erasure and blocking in relation to the treatment of their personal data in accordance with applicable law, by writing to either the postal address indicated below or the following e-mail address: info@araclon.com.

Araclon Biotech, S.L. (IT Department)
Ref.: Data Protection
Vía Hispanidad, 21
50009 Zaragoza (Spain)

The request of the user must contain at least the following information: full name of the user, complete postal address for the purposes of communications, a photocopy of their national identity card or passport and the terms of their request. If these rights are exercised by a third party acting on behalf of the user, the third party must substantiate its powers of representation by providing a certified document to such end.

12. Enquiries

Users may raise any doubts or questions or make any comments concerning this Privacy Policy by writing to the postal or e-mail address stated in section 11 above.

13. Updates to the Privacy Policy

Araclon may modify and update this Privacy Policy at any time and without prior notice. Please be sure to keep up-to-date with our Privacy Policy so that you are aware at all times of the information compiled through the Website, how we use this information and when it may be disclosed to third parties.