This policy establishes that Microscòpia Oberta uses and protects any information you provide when you use this website. Microscòpia Oberta is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. In case we ask you to provide us with certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be sure that it will only be used in accordance with this policy. Microscòpia Oberta may change this policy in one of the periodic updates of this satisfied with the changes.

What information do we request

We may collect the following information:

  • Name
  • Contact information, including email address
  • Demographic information such as zip code, preferences and interests
  • Other information pertaining to surveys / offers

What we do with the information we collect

We collect this information to understand your needs and offer a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Maintenance of internal records.
  • We can use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We can send promotional emails about new services, projects, solutions, special offers or other information that we think you may find interesting to receive through the email you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We can contact you by email, telephone, fax or mail, and use the information to customize the website according to your interests.


Our commitment is to ensure that your information is in a safe place. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and administrative procedures to safeguard and maintain the full security of the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file that asks for permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you have given your approval, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow the web to respond as an individual, as well as adapt its operations to your needs and tastes, and remember information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about website traffic and improve our website in order to adapt it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes. Then the data is deleted from the system.

The application we use to obtain and analyze navigation information is: Google Analytics (

This application has been developed by Google, which provides us with the audience analysis service of our page. This company may use this data to improve its own services and to offer services to other companies. These other uses are available at the link

This application has been developed by Google, which provides us with the audience analysis service of our page. This company may use this data to improve its own services and to offer services to other companies. These other uses are available at the link

This tool does not obtain data from the names or surnames of the users or the postal address from which they connect. The information you obtain is related, for example, to the number of page views, the language, the social network in which our news is published, the city to which the IP address from which users access is assigned, the number of Users who visit us, the frequency and recidivism of visits, the time of visit, the browser they use, the operator or the type of terminal from which the visit is made.

On this website we use the remarketing function to collect information about navigation and to offer advertising about our products / services for which you were interested. Likewise, we may send advertising about our products / services when you visit other sites on the Google Display network.

We use MailChimp for the collection and analysis of data on navigation information. (Http:// We use this information to improve our site, detect new needs and assess the improvements that should be introduced in order to offer a better service to users who visit us .

In general, cookies help us to offer you a better website, so it helps us find those pages you find useful. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any personal information of yours, except the data you choose to share with us. You can choose between Accept or Decline cookies. Most web browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can modify your browser settings to reject cookies if you prefer.

To give you a good service, we may ask third parties for technical support that implies access to navigation data in the framework of data processing contracts. When you accept this cookie policy you should know that any of these third parties may be in a country outside the European Economic Area or that it offers milder controls on the processing of data than our system. You have to know that we require our data processing providers to meet the guarantees required by current regulations.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other sites of interest. However, once you have used these links to exit our site, you should keep in mind that we have no control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide in visiting these places, which are not governed by this privacy policy. It is advisable to be careful and read the privacy policy applicable to the website in question.

The control of personal information

You can choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways: When you are asked to fill out a form or leave an email on the website, look for the “Subscribe to the newsletter” box and leave it unchecked, to indicate that you do not want the information to be used for direct marketing purposes. If you have previously agreed with us to allow the use of your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you can change your mind at any time by requesting it by email to We will not sell, distribute or transfer your personal information to third parties, unless We have your permission or we are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties that we think may be of interest to you. If you believe that any information we have about you is incorrect or incomplete, you can email us at as soon as possible. As quickly as possible, any information that is incorrect will be corrected.

Cookies Management

Taking into account the information provided through this Cookies Policy, below we provide information on how you can carry out the management of cookies used by Open Microscopy through the different options offered by the most common browsers (Explorer, Firefox , Chrome and Safari). If the installation of all cookies on the website is prevented, some features of it, as well as some content may be affected.

How to view cookies

All browsers offer the user the possibility to search and view the cookies that install a certain website, obtain information regarding their duration and the possibility of deleting them, as indicated in the following section. Below are a series of informative links on this issue, based on the most used browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Internet Explorer
  • Safari

How to disable or delete cookies

To deactivate, restrict, block or delete cookies, the user must modify the configuration of the browser used in his terminal, whether it is a computer, Smartphone or tablet. In general, browsers offer the following configuration options in relation to the installation of cookies:

  • That the browser rejects all cookies, and therefore, that no cookie from any web page is installed on your terminal.
  • That the browser notifies you before the installation of the cookie occurs that you decide whether or not to accept the installation of the cookie.
  • That the browser only rejects third-party cookies from the websites you visit, but not those used by the website for what you browse.
  • The option of browsing in private mode through which cookies are installed in the terminal, but it is automatically deleted when the web page navigation finishes:
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozila Firefox
  • Internet Explorer
  • Safari

The latest version of the privacy policy was updated on November 27, 2019.