Privacy Policy

1.Who is responsible for your data?

  1. Identity: UNIVERSIDAD DE LEÓN (hereinafter, UNILEON)
  2. VAT: Q2432001B
  3. Postal Adderess: Av. Facultad, 25. 24004 León (España)
  4. Email:
  5. Address of the Data Protection Officer:

UNILEON, as the party responsible for the Website, in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 (RGPD) on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data, in Organic Law 3/2018, of 5 December, on the protection of personal data and guarantee of digital rights and by Law 34/2002, of 11 July, on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce (LSSICE), informs you that it has implemented the necessary technical and organisational security measures to guarantee and protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the data entered.

2. For what purpose do we process your data?

Your personal data will only be used for the following purposes:

  • To carry out the necessary administrative procedures with the users of the website;
  • To send commercial advertising communications by email, fax, SMS, MMS, social communities or any other electronic or physical means, in the event that the User has expressly consented to the sending of commercial communications by electronic means by subscribing to the newsletter;
  • Respond to queries and/or provide information requested by the User;
  • To provide the services and/or services subscribed to by the User.
  • To participate in university prizes and competitions.
  • Use your data to contact you, both electronically and non-electronically, to obtain your opinion on the service provided.
  • To notify you of changes, important developments to the privacy policy, legal notice or cookie policy.
  • Security of the facilities through a video surveillance system.

You may revoke your consent at any time by sending a letter with the subject “Unsubscribe” to

In accordance with the LSSICE, UNILEON does not engage in SPAM practices, therefore, that have not been previously requested or authorized by the User. Consequently, in all communications that you will receive from UNILEON, the user has the possibility to cancel their express consent to receive our communications.

We will not process your personal data for any other purpose than those described above except by legal obligation or court order.

Your data will be retained for the duration of your contract with us or for as long as you exercise your right of cancellation or opposition, or limitation of processing. However, we will retain certain personal identification and traffic data for a maximum period of 2 years in the event that we are required to do so by the courts or in order to initiate internal proceedings arising from misuse of the website.

You will not be subject to decisions based on automated processing that have an effect on your data.

3. What is the legal basis for the processing of your data?

The lawful basis for data processing may be a mission carried out in the public interest, legal obligation, contractual performance, and in other cases, consent of the data subject depending on the purpose for which your personal data were collected, in accordance with Article 6 of the European Data Protection Regulation.

You can consult the register of processing activities, in order to consult the processing activities and the purpose for which your data were collected as well as the consultation of the basis of legitimacy to process them.

4. Communication of personal data

UNILEON does not carry out transfers to third parties that proceed to the processing beyond those legally provided for. No international data transfers will be made. The information you provide to us both through this website and through the application will be hosted on UNILEON’s servers.

5. What rights can I exercise as a data subject?

As a data subject, you can request the exercise of the following rights before UNILEON by submitting a letter to the postal address in the header or by sending an email to indicating as Subject: “RGPD, Rights affected”, and attaching a photocopy of your ID card or any analogous means in law, as indicated by law.

  • Right of access: allows the interested party to know and obtain information about their personal data subject to processing.
  • Right of rectification or deletion: allows to correct errors and modify data that prove to be inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Right of cancellation: allows the deletion of data that proves to be inadequate or excessive.
  • Right of opposition: the data subject’s right not to have his or her personal data processed or to have it stopped.
  • Limitation of processing: entails the marking of the personal data retained, in order to limit future processing.
  • Data portability: provision of the data undergoing processing to the data subject, so that he/she can transmit it to another data controller without hindrance.
  • Right not to be subject to automated individual decisions (including profiling): the right not to be subject to a decision based on automated processing that produces effects or significantly affects.

In addition, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. The withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out prior to the withdrawal of consent.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority if you consider that your rights in relation to the protection of your data ( may have been violated.

As for your image, we inform you that the photographs that are posted on the website are the property of UNILEON, including those of minors, in which, to obtain these, prior consent has been obtained from parents, guardians or legal representatives by signing the forms made for this purpose by the centers in which minors are part.

6. What security measures will be taken to protect my personal data?

The data you provide will be treated confidentially.

UNILEON has adopted all the technical and organizational measures of the National Security Scheme to ensure security in the processing of data and avoid its alteration, loss, theft, treatment or unauthorized access, according to the state of technology and nature of the data stored. Likewise, it is also guaranteed that the treatment and registration in programs, systems or equipment, premises and centers comply with the requirements and conditions of integrity and security established in the current regulations.

7. Subsequent changes to this policy and competent jurisdiction

UNILEON reserves the right to modify this policy to adapt it to new legislation or case law.

For all purposes the relationship between UNILEON and the Users of its telematic services, present on this website, are subject to Spanish law and jurisdiction to which the parties expressly submit themselves, being competent for the resolution of all disputes arising from or related to its use the Courts of León.


The University of León as a public institution, informs the entire university community of its collaboration with public health services and health authorities in the application of all necessary measures.

These measures, such as online teaching, may involve the processing of personal data. These treatments of personal data will be carried out with the maximum guarantees in compliance with the European Data Protection Regulation and in accordance with the Organic Law 3/2018, of December 5, on the protection of personal data and guarantee of digital rights.

1. Who processes your data?

The responsible for the processing of your data is:

  • Universidad de León
  • VAT: ‎Q2432001B
  • Address: Avenida Facultad, 25, 24004 León
  • Email:

2. How can you contact our data protection officer?

If you have any doubts or questions about how we treat your data you can contact the data protection officer at:

From the e-mail address provided, they will help you to exercise your data protection rights, if necessary.

3. For what purpose do we process your data?

Your data will be processed for the purpose of:

  • Imparting online teaching

4.- What is the basis of legitimacy for the processing of your data?

  • On the occasion of the provision of the public service of higher education in the terms of articles 1 and 2 of the Organic Law 6/2001, of December 21, 2001, on Universities.
    Such processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party in accordance with Article 6.1.b of the GDPR.
  • As a consequence of the obligation to close face-to-face teaching agreed by the authorities in exercise of the powers conferred on them by law.
    Such processing is justified by the fulfillment of a legal obligation under Article 6.1.c) of the GDPR.

5. With whom do we share your data?

  • There is no provision for the transfer of personal data or international transfer of data.
  • When classroom support services are provided by third parties, they will have the status of data processor and will ensure compliance with their legal obligations under the RGPD and the Organic Law 3/2018, on the protection of personal data and guarantee of digital rights.

6. How long will we keep the data?

  • The recordings will be used at least for the period corresponding to the academic year, without prejudice to their later reuse for academic purposes.
  • The information will be kept duly blocked for the additional periods necessary for the prescription of eventual legal responsibilities.
  • The information with historical value will be kept indefinitely with the prior approval of the Expungement Commission by virtue of the provisions of Law 16/1985, of June 25, 1985, of the Spanish Historical Heritage and the specific regulations applicable in its case.

7. What rights do you have?

Our users can request from the University of León:

  • Access to their personal data, for example, to consult them and make sure they are correct and up to date.
  • The rectification of the data to correct errors or mistakes. If you exercise this right, you must tell us what we should rectify and justify it if necessary.
  • Deletion of data when you consider that we should no longer process it. It is advisable that you notify us in this case, the reason for your request.
  • The limitation of their processing in order to block them in order to guarantee your rights.
  • When we have processed your data on a legal basis other than your authorization, you may object to their processing. In such a case, you should provide us with your reasons so that we can consider your request.
  • Where possible, you may request the right to data portability for the purpose of delivering your data to you in a format compatible with other systems.
  • If you have freely given your consent to the processing of your data, you may withdraw it in the same way.

8. How can you exercise your rights?

You can write to

Do not forget to include supporting documentation if necessary.

You can also submit a letter addressed to:

  • Universidad de León
  • VAT: ‎Q2432001B
  • Address: Avenida Facultad, 25, 24004 León.

A copy of the ID card or equivalent identification document (passport, N.I.E.) proving the identity of the person concerned, as well as, if applicable, the representation held or the accreditation of the object of the request, must be attached to the request for the exercise of the right.

9. Who guarantees your rights? Who can you complain to?

In case you wish to file a complaint or obtain additional information on the regulation of the processing of personal data in Spain, the competent authority is the Spanish Data Protection Agency located at Calle Jorge Juan, 6 28001, Madrid.

10.-Intellectual Property.

10.1 Teachers.

On the occasion of the suspension of face-to-face classes, the faculty is informed of the rights related to the processing of data in online teaching environments.

The use of an online teaching environment implies the potential processing of the teacher’s identification and image data as well as the duty to protect intellectual property.

Online training involves:

The recording of virtual class sessions constitute part of the teacher’s provision conferring the right to the University to use them in online teaching environments during the course.

This entails:

  1. The eventual capture of their image.
  2. The fixation of their intervention in any audiovisual support, expressly including computer media.
  3. The reproduction of such fixation and the use of the same in virtual classroom environments during the corresponding academic year.

The use of the recording in subsequent courses or for other purposes will only be possible when it is limited exclusively to the intervention of the professor. In those cases in which the recording incorporates data, image or sound of the students, authorization must be requested to the General Secretariat, which will only authorize it with the consent of the interested parties.

The intellectual property of all content related to online teaching and the materials developed by each teacher is the exclusive property of the teacher, in his/her capacity as author. Their reproduction, distribution, public communication or any other form of exploitation or dissemination is forbidden without the teacher’s authorization.

The online training platforms incorporate a chat and offer the possibility of interacting with the teacher. The use of these platforms may involve the identification of students, as well as the recording of their image or voice.

Any additional use of online training must be communicated and cannot be done without the authorization of the General Secretariat.

Each teacher must safeguard the personal data of the students with due confidentiality, adopting the pertinent security measures for their conservation.

We inform you, regarding data protection, that the University of León will not transfer your data to third parties and guarantees the right to intellectual property and the exercise of rights under the European Data Protection Regulation such as the right of access, rectification, deletion, portability, limitation or opposition to treatment regulated in Article 15 to 22 of the RGPD before the Data Protection Delegate of the University of León

10.2 Students.

The University of León, on the occasion of the suspension of face-to-face classes, informs students about the rights related to the processing of their data in the online teaching environment.

The use of an online teaching environment implies the potential processing of identification data, image, audio or comments in a chat depending on its configuration. Intervention in the classroom shall be governed by the principles of ordinary teaching operation and shall not require the consent of the student.

It is guaranteed that unless expressly authorized later, the recordings will only be used in the classroom assigned to the course and during the period assigned to it.

Only the reproduction of online teaching in the media provided by the University of León is authorized.
The downloading, dissemination, distribution or disclosure of the recording of the classes and particularly its sharing on social networks or services dedicated to sharing notes, violates the fundamental right to data protection, the right to self-image and intellectual property rights.

Such uses are considered prohibited and could generate disciplinary, administrative and civil liability to the offender.

The student must respect the privacy of other classmates who, being also connected to the session, may leave personal data and aspects exposed. We inform you, with respect to data protection, that the University of Leon, will not transfer your data to third parties and guarantees the right to intellectual property and the exercise of rights under the European Data Protection Regulation such as the right of access, rectification, deletion, portability, limitation or opposition to treatment regulated in Article 15 to 22 of the GDPR to the Data Protection Officer of the University of Leon: