Privacy Policy


Data controller and contact details

The SENER Foundation

Address: Calle Severo Ochoa 4, Parque Tecnológico de Madrid, 28760, Tres Cantos (Madrid) Spain

Telephone number: +34 918 077 000

Contact email: [email protected]

E-mail of the SENER Group Data Protection Officer: [email protected]


Processed data

The SENER Foundation collects and processes the identity and contact data, academic information and personal characteristics provided by the users, necessary to contact us and/or manage your participation in our scientific and technological research awards.

In addition, by browsing this web and using cookies, the SENER Foundation collects data from the users (such as the type of browser used, the operating system or the IP address), in order to improve their browsing and effectively manage the web. For more information about the processed data by cookies, please consult our Cookies Policy.


Purposes and legal basis for the processing

The SENER Foundation will process your personal data for the purposes indicated below:

  • To obtain statistical information regarding the traffic of the website, basing the treatment on the lawful interest of the SENER Foundation of the SENER Foundation with restricted management of this website.
  • To manage your request for contact, through our web form enabled for this purpose, based on the consent given by sending the form.
  • To process your participation in our competitions and awards for scientific and technological research, based on the consent given by sending us your doctoral thesis and other information required to submit your candidacy.

Likewise, users of our website are informed of the need to provide all data of a mandatory nature in order to manage their contact request and/or their participation in our awards. If you do not provide this information, it may make it impossible for the SENER Foundation to comply with the purposes indicated above.

Data conservation

The personal data provided by users will be kept for the time necessary to effectively fulfil the purposes indicated above.

Once the purpose has been achieved, the personal data shall be kept for the following periods:

  • Information collected through our contact form: 1 year.
  • Information collected for manage your candidatures in our awards: while the edition of the competition is in force and, subsequently, for the periods in which complaints may arise.

As for the conservation of information regarding navigation data and cookies, you can obtain more information in our Cookies Policy.

Data recipients

The SENER Foundation will not communicate users’ personal data to third party companies, except in cases of legal obligation or if the interested party’s consent exists in this sense.

However, personal data may be communicated to SENER Group companies, based on our lawful interest in managing certain services or procedures in a coordinated manner.

In certain cases and because of the SENER Group operates internationally, the personal data of the participants may be subject to international data transfers to other Group entities established abroad. In relation to these operations, the existence of adequate information protection measures is guaranteed.

In relation to third party cookies, the information collected may be subject to international data transfers, as indicated in our Cookies Policy.


At any time, users may exercise the following rights recognised by current data protection regulation:

  • Right of Access: allows the user to know wich information is held, where it has been obtained from, to whom it has been provided and with what uses it has been treated.
  • Right of Rectification: allows the user to rectify any erroneous or outdated data.
  • Right of Deletion: allows the user to request that his or her data be no longer processed.
  • Right of Limitation: allows the user to restrict the processing of their data, but in such a way that they are kept for some subsequent purpose (a legal claim, for example).
  • Right of Portability: allows the user to obtain a copy of their data in electronic form and, in certain circumstances, to request that they be communicated to another service provider.
  • Right of Opposition: enables the user to oppose the lawful interest of the SENER Group to request the cessation of the processing of its data.
  • Right to Withdraw Consent, at any time, for the processing of the personal data, without affecting the lawfulness of the same.

You may exercise these rights through the email address [email protected], indicating which right you wish to exercise and providing your ID card or similar document proving your identity.

If you have not obtained a satisfactory response to your exercise of rights, you are informed that you may contact our Data Protection Officer at [email protected], as well as file a complaint with the Spanish Data Protection Agency, through its website.

Modification of the Privacy Policy

The SENER Foundation reserves its right to modify the present Privacy Policy, always in accordance with the terms permitted by current Spanish legislation and with the corresponding communication to users, by publication in this web page or by any other means of communication or dissemination considered appropriate.

Privacy Policy updated on July, 2020.