Privacy Policy

This PRIVACY AND COOKIES POLICY (hereinafter “Policy”) provides you with information on how FUNDACIÓN INTERNACIONAL BALTASAR GARZÓN (hereinafter FIBGAR) processes your personal data and how we use cookies in the Website.

FIBGAR supports on the foundations of solidarity, respect, promotion of human rights, cooperation to development of the people, mediation and fight against impunity. Considering this basis, FIBGAR encourage programs to act from the areas of education, justice, society, politics and culture to defend and apply the Human Rights, defending the victims and their rights to truth, justice and reparation, and also to chase the corruption and the organized crime in any of their ways.

Regarding the processing of your data, this Policy will be considered as known and fully accepted once you click the checkbox to this end and send your data. In case you do not agree with the Policy, you must not provide your data.

Regarding the use of cookies, this Policy will be considered as known and fully accepted in case you continue navigating the Website once the Cookies notice is shown the first time your access the Website or in case you do not have yet installed the cookies.

We may collect your personal data directly from you (“Active Collection”) or through the Website (“Passive Collection”).

1) Active Collection of Personal Data

What Personal Data FIBGAR collects about you

We will collect personal data directly from you by mean of the form or forms in the Website. The personal data to be collected will those necessary to manage the petition, i.e. first and last name, and email, and if necessary, ID number, city, state/province, postal code, and country.

Why we collect your personal data

Your personal data will be processed and stored for the following purposes:

  • To manage the petition and to achieve the goals of the petition in relation to the legislative process for the approval of the regulation for the European Union about whistleblowing and protection of whistleblowers.

  • To send you communications (by email or other channels or means), about us and our activities, and/or about the entities to whom we share your data to and their activities.

We do so on the basis on your consent. Providing us your personal data for the purposes described is voluntary.  

You can also withdraw your consent by contacting us using the contact details in the “How to contact us” section below. Note that withdrawal of your consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing of your personal data before your consent’s withdrawal.  

In the event that we use your personal data for other purposes, not mentioned above, we will inform you about the specific purposes and, when required, on what basis we do so, at the time we collect the personal data from you to the extent required by law.  

With whom we may share your personal data

We will share your data with the following entities, which will process those data for the same purposes we do and that we have described in the previous section:

  • Blueprint for Free Speech e.V.

    • Description of activity: Blueprint for Free Speech is a charity that provides research and analysis in support of freedom of expression. The content gathered in our free library contributes to inform lawmakers as well as educating the public.

    • Postal address: Prühßstraße 31, 12105 Berlin.

    • Email:

    • Website:

  • Associazione Riparte il futuro

    • Description of activity: Riparte il futuro is a non-profit Italian organization born in January 2013 aimed at promoting transparency and fighting corruption through advocacy and the development and dissemination of digital tools. Throughout the years, Riparte il futuro has reached, engaged and empowered over 1.1 million users through digital campaigns to participate in anti-corruption and transparency initiatives.

    • Tax ID number: 97691270157

    • Postal address: Via Bernardino Verro 90, 20141 Milano.

    • E-mail:

    • Website:

Regarding the legislative process for the approval of the regulation for the European Union about whistleblowing and protection of whistleblowers, it may be necessary that we share your data with the European Union institutions involved in the process, only to the extend necessary to support the petition.

How long we keep your personal data

Your personal data will be kept for the following time periods:

  • The data processed to manage the petition will be stored until the end of the legislative process for the approval of the regulation for the European Union about whistleblowing and protection of whistleblowers. This regulation is expected to be approved before the next Elections to the European Parliament, which are expected to be held in 23–26 May 2019. In the case the legislative process extends after the Elections, we will keep processing and storing the data until the end of that process.

  • The data processed to send you communications, about us and/or the entities we transfer your data to, will be stored until you withdraw your consent to receive these communications or until these types of communications are no longer sent.


We have reasonable and appropriate security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of any personal data we receive about you through the Website. We maintain reasonable security standards to protect the personal data that we maintain.

2) Passive Collection

Information collected through your usage of the Website

We may collect unique identifiers and preference information such as your username, communication preferences, or cookies, which may contain information that may be considered personal data, as well as information that does not directly identify you, but which corresponds to your device, browser type, operating system, computer or mobile device, your navigation, and your behaviour from actions that you take on the Website,


Like many websites, the Website uses "cookies." A cookie is a small file that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. We will not combine cookie information with any personal data you have submitted to us. You may set your browser to reject cookies and to let you know when a cookie is being placed on your computer.

Types of cookies we use

  • Session cookies. Designed and used to remember information about your preferences and movement, either until you exit your current browser window (if the cookie is temporary) or until you disable or delete the cookie.

  • Technical cookies. Designed and used to improve the navigation through the Website and the performance of the different options and services provided. They will be disable or deleted at the end of the session.

  • Analytics services.  We use Google Analytics, which uses cookies and/or other similar technologies to collect data (such as IP addresses) and to evaluate use of and interaction with the Website. You may learn about Google Analytics’ currently available opt-out mechanisms at

  • Third-party cookies. To enhance your experience on our websites, we embed sharing tools from other third-party sites, such as “like” or “sharing” buttons from social networking sites. These third-party sites may also place and access cookies on your device. We do not control the placement or access of these third-party cookies. Please review the privacy and/ or cookies policies of these third parties to familiarize yourself with their practices.

  • Local storage. Any file/s generated by the Website in your computer or device during the navigation.

Do Not Track

We do not track the users of the Website over time and across third party websites to provide targeted advertising and therefore does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals.

3) Your rights and how to contact us

Your rights

To the extent provided by the law, you have the right to (1) access the personal information we maintain about you; (2) request that we update, correct, amend, erase or restrict your personal information; or (3) exercise your right to data portability. You can withdraw consent you previously provided to us. To request to exercise these rights, please contact us as indicated in the “How to contact us” section below. To help protect your privacy and maintain security, we may take steps to verify your identity before answering your requests to exercise your rights. You have the right to file a complaint with the Agencia Española de Protección de Datos ( if you are not satisfied with the way we process your data or with the response to the exercise of your rights.

How to contact us

Please address your requests or questions concerning the processing of your personal data to:


Tax ID number: G-86365319

Postal address: Calle Doctor Esquerdo, 112, Bajo C, CP 28007.