ARIADNA website Terms & Conditions

Intellectual property

The ARIADNA consortium offers visitors and users access to this website based on (and assuming) your acceptance of the following terms. The ARIADNA consortium hereby grants you a non-transferable, non-exclusive license to access, download and use this website solely for your personal use. We may, at our sole discretion, add, delete or change some or all the features provided on the website at any time or terminate this license. All materials, including but not limited to the configurations, displays, screens, and all information appearing on or displayed in connection with or contained by ARIADNA on this website are protected under all applicable laws and regulations.

The ARIADNA consortium owns, reserves and retains all property rights, including copyrights, to this website and its contents. The trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos and other indications of origin, including but not limited to ARIADNA’s domain name, displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trademarks of the ARIADNA consortium. Nothing contained herein should be construed as granting the browser or user any license or right to use any trademark displayed on the site without the prior written consent of the ARIADNA consortium or the third party. The ARIADNA consortium and/or third-party content providers remain the owners of the information displayed on this website and the user does not acquire any of these ownership rights by printing or downloading any of the information or otherwise making use of the website’s features.

For your convenience, the ARIADNA consortium provides links to other sites and links to this site may be provided from other sites either known or unknown to the ARIADNA consortium. The ARIADNA consortium is not responsible for the content of any site that is linked to or from this site and links do not imply that the ARIADNA consortium sponsors, licenses, endorses or is otherwise connected to the site, the products or services described therein, or its owner, or that the ARIADNA consortium has authorized the linked site to use any trademark, trade name, logo or other trademarked or copyrighted material belonging to the ARIADNA consortium.

The terms and conditions pertaining to the use of this website are governed by Spanish law. The courts of Spain shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute arising from the use of this website.

Respect for privacy and use of personal data

The privacy and the security of your information are important to us. ARIADNA consortium‘s policy is to respect and protect the privacy of the users of this web site. We will not voluntarily disclose individually identifiable information about our customers or other users of our website to any third party without first receiving that user’s permission.

When you use the website, the controller of your data is the company Factual Consulting SL, having its registered office at C/ Josep Valls 13, 2-A 08195 Sant Cugat del Vallès (Barcelona, SPAIN).

Ethics and use of collected data

The ARIADNA consortium only asks for certain types of personal information when using the website. In a few areas on our website, including our contact form, we ask you to provide information that will enable us to get back to you and correctly address your enquiry. At our contact form we ask for your name, surname, email address, and phone number. At our Newsletter subscription form we ask you for your name and email address, which will become part of our database of registered contacts to the ARIADNA project newsletter.

Accordingly, we use the personal data you have provided to this website for the following purposes, durations and legal grounds:

  • To ensure appropriate follow-up of your subscription to our newsletter. The ARIADNA consortium will retain your data for the duration of the project (i.e. until December 2021) plus 5 years, in order to be able to keep informing you about the achievements of the project and advancements of EGNSS in the urban mobility sector.
  • To send ARIADNA project newsletters to which you subscribe.
  • To process your queries related to the protection of your personal data. Retention time: processing time of your request plus a maximum of five (5) years and beyond to allow the ARIADNA consortium to fulfill its legal obligations.

The ARIADNA consortium also processes the personal data you provide in the course of your dealings and communications with us, such as your email exchanges. These treatments are based on the legitimate interest of the ARIADNA consortium to ensure the relationship with you by dealing with your requests, questions etc.

Passive personal data collection

Some of the personal data stored on our server is provided by you voluntarily when you complete forms online, while other data are collected automatically.

In order to improve user browsing experience on our sites and for statistical analysis purposes, the ARIADNA project automatically collects certain data when you visit our sites:

  • Your IP address: an IP address is assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider so that you can access the web
  • The date and time you visit to the site and the pages you view
  • Your computer’s operating system and the internet browsing software used
  • Your login, if you browse restricted areas of the site
  • Your browsing history and the duration of your connection.

Depending on the case, we process such data with your consent when the law requires it (for example, in the case where the deposit of some cookies on your terminal requires the collection of your consent) or on the basis of our legitimate interest in proposing a website and improve its performance.

Recipients of personal data

In the strict limit of data processing carried out for the purposes described above, we are led to communicate some of your data to:

Confidentiality of the data collected

The ARIADNA consortium uses your personal information exclusively for the specific purposes described above. The information that you provide to us will remain confidential and will be used only in connection with your relationship to the ARIADNA consortium and/or affiliated companies to the ARIADNA project partners; this information will never be released or sold to any third party.

Your rights with respect to your personal data

In accordance with the applicable regulations on the protection of personal data, in particular Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, you have a right of access, rectification and erasure of the personal data which concern you, the right to oppose, for reasons relating to your particular situation, to the treatment of your personal data, as well as the right to set guidelines regarding the fate of your personal data post-mortem.

In addition, in some cases you may request to receive the personal data you have provided to us or, where possible, to send it directly to another controller.

In certain circumstances, you also have the right to obtain the limitation of the processing of your personal data.

For data processing requiring consent from you, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. The exercise of this right does not affect the lawfulness of consent-based treatment prior to withdrawal.

For any request or complaint relating to the processing of your personal data and the exercise of your rights, you can contact the Data Protection Officer designated by the ARIADNA consortium.

By e-mail:

You also have the right to file a claim with the competent authority for the protection of personal data.


The ARIADNA consortium reserves the right to modify or complete this Privacy Statement at any time. All such updates will be flagged on the homepage of the website and you are advised to read this Privacy Statement every time you access the ARIADNA project website. All such modifications or additions to this Privacy Statement are applicable as soon as they are posted on the website.