Privacy Policy

Effective January 19, 2024

We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal information. This Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy") outlines our practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of your information when you use our web application or services ("BacteriaID" or the "Service").

By using BacteriaID, you agree to the terms outlined in this Privacy Policy.

Data Controller

Our personal information processing activities are governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679).

For the purpose of GDPR, the Data Controller ("Data Controller") of all personal information obtained by us as set out in this Privacy Policy is:

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M)
Av. de la Universidad, 30
28911 Leganés

To ensure the highest standards of data protection, we have appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO). You may reach out to our DPO at for any matters related to the processing of your personal information or inquiries regarding this Privacy Policy.

Personal Information We Collect

With respect to the personal information that you provide, we collect the following personal information when you create an account in BacteriaID and use our Service:

By visiting, using or interacting with our Service, we may automatically collect the following technical information:

How We Use Your Personal Information

We use the collected personal information for the following purposes:

Data Sharing and Disclosure

We do not share your personal information with third parties except when compelled by legal obligations. In instances where sharing becomes imperative, we may disclose your personal information to government authorities, industry peers, or other third parties to comply with the law, safeguard our rights, prevent fraud, or ensure the safety and integrity of our products and users.


BacteriaID utilizes functional cookies to enhance user experience and ensure the proper functioning of our service. These cookies do not track your browsing activity beyond the BacteriaID platform, and we do not use any third-party tracking cookies.

Your Rights

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you have certain rights regarding your personal information. These rights may vary based on your location and local data protection laws. Nevertheless, typical rights may include:

In addition to the above rights, you also have the right to file a complaint with your local data protection authority within the European Union.

For any inquiries or to exercise these rights, contact us at We will respond in compliance with data protection laws, considering any legal obligations or exceptions.

Children's Privacy

Our Service is not directed towards children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect any personal information from children. If you believe that we may have collected information from a child under 13, please contact us and, if appropriate, we will delete such information from our systems.

Security and Retention

We employ industry-standard security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Our infrastructure is designed with access controls and regular security audits to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of your data.

We retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy or as required by applicable laws. Beyond this period, your data will be deleted or anonymized in compliance with prevailing regulations.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Privacy Policy on our website. Please check back periodically to review any updates.