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Legal notice and privacy policy

The ‘European Union – General Data Protection Regulation’2016/679 (EU GDPR), is a new set of data privacy regulations which builds upon the original framework, to which organizations must adhere. The regulation impacts all areas where EU personal data is concerned such as retention, privacy and processing rules.

In compliance with this “GPDR”, we inform you that the website is owned by Fernando del Pino Calvo-Sotelo.

The website, hereinafter “the Portal”, is governed exclusively by Spanish regulations.

Following the principles of lawfulness, loyalty and transparence, we make this Privacy Policy available to you.

Who is responsible for data processing?
Name:Fernando del Pino Calvo-Sotelo

Purpose of the processing of your personal data
Fernando del Pino Calvo-Sotelo uses your data, limited to an email address, with the sole purpose of sending you an email notification of the publication of a new article.

What is the data retention policy?
We will retain personal information covered by the updated Privacy Policies for as long as required to perform the purposes for which the data was collected, or until you choose to unsubscribe from the blog.

What is changing from our perspective as a data subject?
 As a data subject, it is recommended to review the applicable Privacy Notice for full details on how we use, retain and treat your data. Our relationship is not changing, we are simply clarifying your rights and our responsibilities with respect to information we hold about you as a subscriber.

What are the Individual Rights?
EU GDPR introduces new rights for Individuals and enforces existing expectations relating to:

If you wish to make an Individual Rights Request, you must contact with Fernando del Pino Calvo-Sotelo in writing by email providing all information which is requested. The email should be submitted to

Where can I claim in case I consider that my data is not treated correctly?
If any subscriber considers that their data is not treated correctly by Fernando del Pino Calvo-Sotelo you can address your claims either by email to or to the data protection authority in Spain, the Spanish Data Protection Agency.

We inform you that your data is treated with the utmost care by our staff in any phase of the services provided. Therefore we will never give or communicate your data to third parties