This policy explains what types of personal information will be gathered when you visit the TCI Network's website (www.tci-network.org), and how this information will be used.

TCI Network wishes to inform you in a transparent way, through this Privacy Policy, about all the treatments we carry out with your data, the purposes for which we treat them and the rights that you as a user can exercise on your personal data, as well as the time during which we will retain your data.



We are the TCI Network, the global practitioners Network for competitiveness, clusters and innovation. This Privacy Policy regulates the use of the website www.tci-network.org (henceforth "the Website"), of which TCI Network is the owner. The body responsible for the treatment is TCI Network- The Competitiveness Institute, registered in Reg. 21602 with NIF G-61791828 and registered office at C / Passeig de Gracia, 129, 08008 Barcelona.



We may collect and process the following categories of personal information:

  • 3.1) Newsletter: If you register or sign up for our newsletter or for events, we will ask you for personal information such as your name and email address.
  • 3.2) Membership application: If you apply for a TCI Network membership we may ask for more detailed information which we will use to process your application and you will be asked to agree to specific terms and conditions at the time of making the application.
  • 3.3) Cluster Initiative Database: If you want to publish a cluster initiative of your organization in our website, we will ask you for your name and surname, company name, email address and other cluster details.
  • 3.4) Feedback and Surveys: We may also ask you for feedback about TCI Network and the events of the network or to complete surveys.
  • 3.5) Online activity: We record your activity and preferences when visiting the sites through the use of cookies (see "Cookies” here).



We only capture and treat information that you provide us through the following channels:

  • Customer service request channel: in which you send us an email to request information about our services and methods for canceling subscriptions, etc.
  • Subscription Channel (Apply): in which you provide us with personal information to be able to join as a member of TCI NETWORK.
  • When you publish a Cluster Initiative of your organization in our website.
  • Interaction with the Website and with TCI NETWORK in social networks: through the use you make of the Website when browsing the website and through the interaction that you may have through the corporate profiles of the company in different social networks.
  • We may also collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our webmaster. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns which does not identify any individual and allows us to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.



  • To recognize you when you return to the Website. (Statistical Research)
  • To facilitate the sharing of contents of the Website through social networks and communication channels.
  • To adapt the Website to the type of device used by the user.
  • To adapt the Website to the personalization criteria chosen by the user and remember them.
  • To study possible improvements to the Website to optimize the usability experience and implement them.
  • To show the content of the Website correctly and requested by the user at all times.
  • To enable the possibility of sharing website content on social networks






We will keep your personal data during the period that each type of cookies needs or until you withdraw your consent or exercise your right of opposition. Once the maximum data processing period has elapsed, TCI NETWORK will anonymize or eliminate the user's personal data.



You have the right to access, rectify and delete your data, as well as other rights, as explained in the additional information. We provide you with the rights you can exercise as a user of the website:

  • 8.1) Right of access: You have the right to be confirmed by TCI NETWORK if you are treating your personal data or not, and in that case, the right to know what data it is about.
  • 8.2) Right of rectification: It consists of the possibility that you can modify those data that are inaccurate or incomplete, and in the request for rectification indicate what data you want to be modified
  • 8.3) Right of opposition: You can object at any time to our processing of your data. You have the right to object at any time, for reasons related to your particular situation, to the fact that personal data that concerns you is subject to a treatment based on the legitimate interest of the company. TCI NETWORK will stop treating personal data, unless we accredit legitimate reasons for the treatment that prevail over your interests, rights and freedoms, or for the formulation, exercise or defense of claims.
  • 8.4) Right of suppression: This right allows the deletion of your personal data. The data will be kept blocked in order to prevent its treatment, without prejudice to making it available to public administrations, judges and courts, for the attention of possible responsibilities that have emerged from the treatment during its limitation period.
  • 8.5) Right to data portability: You have the right to copy and transfer data from our database to another TCI NETWORK of the treatment. It is only possible to exercise this right when the treatment is based on the execution of a contract or its consent and the treatment is carried out by automated means.
  • 8.6) Right to limitation of treatment: This right allows you to ask us to suspend the processing of your data when:

    -Challenge the accuracy of the data, while TCI NETWORK verifies that accuracy.
    -You have exercised your right of opposition to the processing of your data, while verifying if the legitimate reasons of TCI NETWORK prevail over yours as an interested party.
    Likewise, this right allows you to request TCI NETWORK to keep your personal data when:
    -The data processing is unlawful and as interested you oppose the deletion of your data and request instead a limitation of its use. TCI NETWORK no longer needs your personal data for the purposes of the treatment, but needs it for the formulation, exercise, or defense of claims.



In order to ensure a fair and transparent processing of your personal information, we will adopt the appropriate procedures that will include the implementation of technical and organizational measures that take into account the possible risk and correct any inaccuracies identified in the personal data processed, so that the Risk of any error is minimized, treating your data fairly and safely. All the information you provide us is stored on secure servers. Unfortunately, the transmission or communication of information through the internet is not completely secure. Thus, once we have received all your information we will use strict security procedures to try to avoid any unauthorized access. We make sure that our service providers also enjoy adequate security standards for the protection of personal data with respect to which they have or may have access, in compliance with the applicable data protection legislation.



You can access your data, rectify or oppose the treatment of it at any time by sending an e-mail to data@ci-network.org. If you have any questions about the treatments we perform on your personal data, write to Info-NotifyGDPR@abusgruas.com



This privacy policy was most recently amended on 25 May 2018 and replaces earlier versions. We may amend this privacy policy from time to time and will notify you of any changes prior to these changes taking effect.



TCI Network employs information security techniques commonly accepted in commercial practice, such as firewalls, access control procedures and cryptographic mechanisms, all with the aim of preventing unauthorized access to data. To do this, the user / client accepts that the supplying party obtain data for the recognition of these access controls.

This website is the property of TCI NETWORK. The intellectual property rights and exploitation rights of this website, its pages, screens, the information they contain, its appearance and design and any hyperlink to other websites belonging to any subsidiary and / or company in which TCI NETWORK has an interest , are your exclusive property, unless otherwise expressly stated. Any denomination, design and / or logo, and any product or service offered and reflected on this website are brands duly registered by TCI NETWORK, by its subsidiaries and / or by the companies in which it has participation or by third parties. Any undue use thereof by persons other than their legitimate owners and without the express and unequivocal consent of the same may be denounced and pursued with all legal means existing in the Spanish legal system and / or the European Union. The intellectual property rights and the marks of third parties will be clearly indicated and must be duly respected by every person who accesses this website; TCI NETWORK declines all responsibility for the uses that users may make in this regard; the responsibility will be exclusively of the user.

You can only download the contents, or copy or print pages of this website for personal and private use. The reproduction, transmission, modification or deletion of any information, content or warnings on this website without the prior written consent of TCI NETWORK is prohibited.

The contents offered by TCI NETWORK are subject to the rights of intellectual and industrial property and are the exclusive property of TCI NETWORK or of the individuals or legal entities on which we inform. With the purchase of a product or service, TCI NETWORK does not grant the buyer any right of alteration, exploitation, reproduction, distribution or public dissemination thereof; TCI NETWORK reserves all rights of this type. Any transfer of the aforementioned rights must be done with the written authorization of the owner, in such a way that the client cannot make the contents available to third parties. Intellectual property includes, in addition to the content included in TCI NETWORK, all graphics, logos, designs, images and source codes used in its programming. TCI NETWORK has obtained the information and materials included in the website from sources considered reliable and, although sufficient measures may have been taken to ensure that the information contained therein is correct, TCI NETWORK cannot guarantee that the information is accurate, complete and updated at all times and in all circumstances; so it should not be taken for granted like that. TCI NETWORK expressly declines all responsibility for errors or omissions of the information contained in the pages of this website.

TCI NETWORK reserves the right to modify, suspend, cancel or restrict, without prior notice, the content of the website, links or information obtained through them. In no case will assume any liability arising from the incorrect use of the website by the user, both in terms of information and services contained therein.

Under no circumstances can TCI NETWORK, its branches and / or work centers, directors and / or lawyers, employees and, in general, its authorized personnel, be held responsible for any type of damages, losses, claims or costs, when these result, directly or indirectly, from the use and / or dissemination of the website or the information acquired or known through it, or from any computer virus, operational failure or service interruptions or transmission, or connection failures when you are using the web, either directly or through links or other means, constituting a warning to all users that the aforementioned events could happen. TCI NETWORK is not responsible for those websites that are not owned and which users have been able to access through links or any content made available to third parties. Any use of links or access to a website other than one's own, will be made by the user's own will and at their own risk. TCI NETWORK does not recommend or guarantee any information obtained through any link, and will not be liable for any losses, claims or damages arising from the use -or improper use- of a link, or the information obtained through it, including other links or web pages, for any interruption of the service or access, or for any attempt to use -or for improper use- of a link, both when connecting to the TCI NETWORK website and when accessing the information of other web pages from it.