This Privacy Policy describes how ALTERNATIVE GENE EXPRESSION S.L., (hereinafter, “ALGENEX”) processes the information collected from you (the “User”) when registering or navigating through the website (hereinafter, the “Website”) owned by ALGENEX. Please read carefully this Privacy Policy as it contains important information concerning the personal data of Users and how we use it.

ALGENEX dedicates all its efforts to respect the privacy and security of the Users and undertakes to use personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and national data protection law.

The identification of the data controller and the data protection officer are the following:

Corporate name


Registered office

Ronda de Poniente 14, Bajo – Ala izquierda, 28760, Tres Cantos, Madrid, Spain.

Tax Identification Number



+34 913 983 164


Companies House Information

Madrid Commercial Registry, Sheet M-434097, Tome 24.155, Page: 1.


2.Categories of personal data and purposes of the processing

Users may use some functionalities of the Website without having to provide ALGENEX any personal data. However, for certain functions, Users shall provide personal data in order to register for certain services, receive newsletters or other information of interest. In addition to the information, you provide directly to ALGENEX, we collect certain information when you visit our Website.

Personal data collected through the Website will be duly incorporated in databases under the responsibility of ALGENEX which will be registered in ALGENEX’s record of processing activities.

We also inform the Users that fields that may be requested in forms marked with an asterisk are mandatory. In this sense, if the requested information is not provided, we will not be able to carry out the service. Below, we have specified the categories of personal data we collect, the purposes for which we use such data and how long we will keep the personal data:

A.Users communications and customer service

This category includes any personal data provided by the User during their communications with ALGENEX for the purpose of solving any incident or claim. In this sense, if the User has made any request or suggestion through our contact forms and address available, we will process the personal data in order to answer it.

The legal basis for the processing of these personal data is consent when the Users provide their data through the different contact means or forms available.

B.Newsletter and commercial communications

If you subscribe to any of our notification or messaging services concerning newsletters, dossiers or any other type of communication, we will use the email address provided by the User to provide the service. Likewise, if the User has subscribed to any product, service or functionality, we may also communicate with the User to inform him or her of other similar products or services that may be of interest.

If the User no longer wishes to receive e-mails, he or she may unsubscribe at any time by using the opt-out feature enabled in each e-mail message or by contacting us at

The legal basis for this processing is the consent shown by Users when checking the box implemented in the specific forms or the consent given directly to ALGENEX by any other verifiable mean. Likewise, ALGENEX, based on its legitimate interest, may send the Users or customers information about similar products or services to those previously provided by ALGENEX. We will delete your email address once you have opted-out, unless it is also used for any other purposes listed in this Privacy Policy.


Information about Users online searches (clicks and views), settings on our Website, requests for information and / or their contact history may be subject to processing by ALGENEX. This information allows us to use different means to manage the relations with our customers and commercialize our products and services through e-mail or online advertising which may include customizing the content of the Website and offers in order to suit User preferences.

You may, at any time, object to this processing (for more information on how to do this, please read sections below).

We use this personal data based on our legitimate interest in order to improve our products and services. Personal data will generally be deleted or anonymised after your last visit to our Website and according to the periods established in our privacy and cookies policy, except where we are legally required to keep the personal data or where it is retained for any other purpose.

D.Information about the use of our Website

ALGENEX collects information automatically obtained by the Website related to the identification of the User’s computer equipment, use and navigation habits.

Said information includes data regarding language, pages or sections of the Website, keywords, date, time, amount of time the User expends in certain types of webpages, which section of the page he has visited, and similar information related to the use of the Website. ALGENEX may collect this information using cookies. To obtain additional information please visit our Cookies Policy

We use this personal data based on our legitimate interest in order to improve our products and services. We will keep the Personal Data for the period defined in the Cookie Policy.

ALGENEX may combine your personal data with other information provided by the User or collected from the Website as above mentioned. In those cases, all combined information will be processed as personal data during the period the information remains combined.

E.Website maintenance and optimization

User’s personal data will also be used for the maintenance and analysis of our Website, solve any problem, improve availability and protect the Website against fraud (e.g. in case of repeated log attempts) or non-compliance with our terms and conditions. Analytics also allow us to check whether the online services we offer work effectively in order to improve them whenever possible.

The use of User’s personal data for these purposes is necessary based on our legitimate interest and will be retained for the period defined in the Cookie Policy.

F.Comply with our legal obligation

We may need to process your personal data to comply with legal obligations binding or accepted by us. Likewise, we may need to provide information to and as required by local law enforcement agencies, other government authorities, or otherwise required by law or to protect the rights and safety of our property, company, employees and customers.

3.How we share personal data

Sometimes it is necessary to share your personal data with other companies in order to guarantee the correct provision of the Website. We may share such information with the following:

  • Business partners who offer products or services jointly with ALGENEX.
  • Service providers, to the extent necessary for the provision of a service.

Such entities may be located in Spain, other countries in the EEA or anywhere else in the world. When we keep personal data outside the EEA, we guarantee an adequate level of protection of the transferred data. To this purpose, we require service providers to take appropriate measures to protect the confidentiality and security of personal data.

For example, for services provided by providers outside the European Economic Area, we use Standard Model Clauses approved by the European Commission.

ALGENEX may disclose User’s personal data to any public administration, when required by law and compelled to do so by such authorities. All data communications will always be carried out in compliance with the GDPR and national data protection law.


ALGENEX cares to ensure the security and confidentiality of the Users personal data. Therefore, we have taken several security measures and technical means to prevent the loss, misuse or access to the personal data without the User permission in accordance with GDPR and national data protection law.

Nevertheless, it is also the User responsibility to control his or her personal information, therefore ALGENEX asks and encourages all Users to be careful sharing information and content. ALGENEX shall not control the content and information the User chooses to share with other Users and, therefore, ALGENEX is not responsible for the consequences of the Users own actions.

ALGENEX pledges (i) to act rapidly and in a responsible manner in the event the Users personal data security is deemed at risk, and (ii) to report it if relevant with the greatest diligence.

In case of a personal data breach, ALGENEX undertakes to notify the Spanish Data Protection Authority or the relevant data protection authority without undue delay after becoming aware of such breach. Likewise, when the personal data breach is likely to result in a high risk to the rights and freedoms of Users, ALGENEX will communicate the personal data breach and the measures taken to mitigate the risks and adverse effects to Users.


Much of the information referred to in this Privacy Policy is collected through the use of cookies. Cookies are small text files containing small amounts of information that are downloaded and can be stored on your user device, for example, your computer, smartphone or tablet. These cookies are sometimes necessary to remember your account settings, language and country, but they also allow us to track and analyse Users behaviour on our Website and to display personalised advertisements on our Website or on third party websites. Where necessary, you will be asked to consent to the use of cookies. To obtain additional information on how cookies are used in the Services and its deactivation please visit the Cookies Policy.


The Website is not intended to be used by persons under the age of 18. Under no circumstances ALGENEX will voluntarily collect personal data from persons under the legal age.

7.Users rights concerning data protection

At any time, Users may exercise before ALGENEX their data protection rights, in particular the right of access, rectification, restriction of processing, erasure, objection and portability pursuant to the applicable legislation. This means Users can ask what personal data we have about them, update, or they can request that ALGENEX stops using data for a specific purpose, or simply require ALGENEX to delete all personal data from our files and databases among other.

In the event the User decides to object to the processing of the personal data, ALGENEX will no longer process personal data in connection to such User. Personal data may still be processed for the purposes established in data protection legislation or bring defence against legal claims.

After the User exercises any of the abovementioned rights, and during ALGENEX verification period, all personal data will be kept blocked. The blocking procedure will prevent ALGENEX from processing or erasing such personal data.

For the exercise of any of the abovementioned rights, the User shall contact ALGENEX by email, addressing the request to indicating as reference: “EXERCISE OF RIGHTS” and identifying at the right to be exercised. In addition, Users may also lodge a claim before the Spanish Data Protection Authority or the relevant data protection authority if they consider that we have not processed their personal data in accordance with the regulations.


8.Privacy policy updates

ALGENEX reserves the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Website after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Privacy Policy.

Please review this agreement every so often in order to acknowledge any possible modifications. If you do not accept this document, partially or as a whole, or any subsequent modification, please refrain from the use, access or continue to access the Website or discontinue any use of the Website immediately.


If you have any further questions about the use of your personal data or about our Privacy Policy, you can contact the ALGENEX Data Protection Officer by email through