Through the different areas comprising the website, the user may visit, obtain information, use a set of applications or tools and register for services. Access to a specific remote Banking service is restricted to those customers who have previously registered for these operations with the Bank and possess the identification elements and codes necessary for this purpose. After identifying themselves, and without having to enter their personal details, it's simplicity itself for user to carry out a large number of bank operations and acquire products and services in real time.
All and any data provided by the user will be treated in total confidentiality. Both the organisation responsible for the files and those persons who take part in any stage of this treatment together the entities receiving them, with the authorisation given by the user, are subject to the strictest professional confidentiality, and they expressly undertake to implement the levels of protection and necessary measures of a technical and organisational nature in order to ensure the security of data of a personal nature and to avoid their being altered, used improperly, lost, stolen, treated or accessed in an unauthorised manner, either externally or internally within the Bank’s own structure and personnel, taking into consideration the state of the technology, the nature of the data stored and the risks to which they are exposed, whether arising from human action or the physical and natural medium. It is also guaranteed that such data will be treated and recorded in files, programs, systems, equipment, premises and centres which meet the requisites and conditions of integrity and security as provided and applicable from time to time.
Notwithstanding the above, the User should be aware and is hereby expressly warned that security measures on the Internet are not foolproof.
- a) Browsing:
Browsing the Bank’s website is free and does not require the user to register in order to do so. Access to, acquisition or the use of certain products and services, however, will require the user to register and obtain the identification codes and cards and/or pay a price in accordance with that provided in the specific conditions which govern each product or service.
The user is hereby expressly advised that the Bank’s website uses "cookies". These cookies are small data files which are created in the user’s computer and are associated solely to an anonymous user.
These cookies cannot read data from your hard disk nor read cookie files created by other providers. Cookies can recognise users solely when they have registered, so as to avoid having to register every time the user visits the site to access the areas of services exclusively reserved for them. They also provide information about the date and time the User last visited our website and the contents selected for browsing.
The User can configure the browser to be warned of the reception of cookies by their hard disk, and for this purpose should refer to their browser’s instructions and manuals for further information.
- b) Data of a personal nature.
When a user – a natural person- is required to register his personal details so as to be able to access, use or acquire a service provided via the Bank’s website, they are expressly advised that the said data, together with any details originating during the performance of the service, are necessary for the development, control, management and execution of the services and products acquired and that these details will be incorporated into files created for that purpose. The introduction and registration of the user’s personal details implies his acceptance and express authorisation to the Bank for the gathering, filing and processing of these details, and their conservation during the time stipulated in the applicable provisions.
Moreover, the user is advised that the registration of personal details furnished at the time of subscribing to or acquiring products and services, together with any other provided during this relationship, also implies voluntary acceptance of the treatment of these personal data by the Bank for classification or categorisation of same so as to keep the user informed and send information, offers or promotions of the Bank’s products and services, to create profiles or for the analysis of proposals requested by the user. At the same time, by providing these details, the user voluntarily accepts the assignment and transmission of these data, for purposes similar to those described in the previous section, to companies belonging to the Group of companies, ancillary and part-owned companies, of which the Bank may be part from time to time. The Bank is also authorised to receive from these companies information contained in their records, so as to process the personal details, in an interconnected manner, for the above-mentioned purposes. The activities engaged in by the companies and assignee entities mentioned above comprise those of financial nature, in all its forms: banking, financing of goods or assets, investment and insurance services and also those of a non-financial nature, such as the real estate sector, sales and distribution of consumer goods and articles, consulting services, advisory services, management, communication channels, information services and leisure.
The user’s authorisation for the processing and assignment described in the two previous sections is voluntary, and the use may, in the manner provided in the applicable regulations governing the protection of data, revoke the said authorisation for the processing and assignment of personal details.
The user may exercise his right to access, rectify, challenge, and cancel the data by writing to the party responsible for the files, namely Banco de Sabadell, S.A. holder of NIF A-08000143 registered in Barcelona, volume 20.093, page 1, sheet B-1561, with registered offices in Sabadell, Pl. Sant Roc, 20. Notwithstanding the above, there may be cases in which the data record is filed under the responsibility of entities other than the Bank (collaborations or joint promotions of products or services) which circumstance the user will be expressly advised of.
Lastly, the user is advised that the Bank’s web pages may provide links to other websites belonging to other entities, companies, institutions or organisations unconnected with the Bank. The Bank will not be liable in relation to the registration in the said websites of the user’s personal details.