Legal notice and privacy policy

Data controller’s details

Identity of the data controller: Linguacom SL
Trade name: Linguacom
Tax identification number: B62102959
Companies’ house details: Registered with the Companies’ House of Barcelona, Volume 32.318, Folio 20, Sheet B206605, entry 1.
Address: C/ Telmo Lacasa, 3, 43785 Bot (Tarragona)
Here, the user can find all the information about the legal terms and conditions that define the relationship between users and Linguacom, as the data controller of this website. As a user, it is important that you are aware of these terms and conditions before continuing to navigate.
LINGUACOM (LINGUACOM SL), as the data controller of this website, assumes the commitment to process the information of its users and customers with all the necessary guarantees and in fulfilment of the national and European requirements that regulate the collection and use of users’ personal data.
LINGUACOM has adapted this website to the requirements of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (GDPR), and the Spanish Law 34/2002 of 11 July on information society and e-commerce services (LSSICE or LSSI).

General conditions of use

These general conditions regulate the use (including mere access) to the LINGUACOM website, including the content and the services made available in it. Anyone that accesses the website (“user”) agrees to abide by the general conditions applicable to the website at all times
The user has access to the web’s free blog service:

Personal data we collect and how we do it

All the information pertaining to the personal data that we collect through our website and the way that we manage it are included in the subsequent clauses of this legal notice pertaining to our privacy policy.

Users’ commitments and obligations

The user is informed, and accepts, that under no circumstances doe access to this website signify the beginning of a commercial relationship with LINGUACOM. In this way, the user undertakes to use the web, its services and content without contravening the applicable legislation, good faith and public order.
Use of the website for illegal or unlawful purposes or in any other way that could compromise or prevent the normal operation thereof is forbidden. Regarding the content of this website, the following activities are forbidden:

  • The reproduction, distribution or modification, total or partial thereof, without the authorisation of LINGUACOM as the legitimate owner.
  • Any infringement of the rights of the provider or of LINGUACOM as the legitimate owner.
  • Its use for commercial or advertising purposes.
  • When using the www.linguacomsl.comwebsite, of which LINGUACOM is the owner, the user undertakes to refrain from engaging in any type of behaviour that could damage the image, interests and rights of LINGUACOM or of third parties or which could damage, render useless or overload the website in any way preventing the normal use thereof.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, the user should know that the security measures of computing systems on the Internet are not entirely reliable and that LINGUACOM cannot therefore guarantee the non-existence of malware or other elements that could affect their computing systems (software and hardware) or their electronic documents and files, even although LINGUACOM uses all the means necessary and all the relevant security measures to prevent the presence of such harmful elements.

Security measures

The personal data provided by the user to LINGUACOM may be stored in automated or non-automated databases, the ownership of which corresponds entirely to LINGUACOM SL, which assumes all the technical, organisational and security measures to guarantee the confidentiality, integrity and quality of the information contained in these databases in accordance with the applicable data protection legislation. The communication between the users and LINGUACOM uses a secure channel, and data are encrypted by means of https protocols, thus guaranteeing the best possible security conditions for user confidentiality.

Online dispute resolution platform

The users are also provided with the European Commission’s online dispute resolution platform, located at the following link:

Intellectual and industrial property rights

The provisions of articles 8 and 32.1, second paragraph, the Intellectual Property Law, expressly forbid the reproduction, distribution and public communication, including streaming, of all or part of the contents of this website, for commercial purposes, on any medium and by any other technical means without the authorisation of LINGUACOM. The user undertakes to observe LINGUACOM’s intellectual and industrial property rights.
The user is aware of and accepts that all the websites, containing, and without the following list being regarded as exhaustive, texts, software, content (including structure, selection, look and feel), podcasts, photographs, audiovisual and graphical material, is protected by trademarks, copyright and other legitimate rights, in accordance with the international treaties of which Spain is a signatory and the other property rights and laws of Spain.
If the user or any third party considers that their legitimate intellectual property rights have been infringed by the inclusion of a specific content on the website, they should report the circumstance to LINGUACOM, stating:

  • The personal data of the interested owner of the rights that have been supposedly infringed, or else indicate the representation pursuant to which they are acting if the claim or complaint is presented by a third party other than that interested party.
  • Indicate the content protected by the intellectual property rights and their location on the website, substantiating ownership of the intellectual property rights in question, and with an express declaration in which the interested party assumes responsibility for the truthfulness of the information provided in the notice.

External links

The LINGUACOM website provides links to content that are owned by third parties, such as:

  • Tools
  • Content from other blogs

Comments policy

On our website, it is possible to make comments in order to enrich the content and also submit queries.
Any comments not related to the topics addressed on the website, which includes slander, insults, personal attacks or disrespect in general towards the author or towards any other member will not be permitted. Such comments will be deleted by the Webmaster.
Any comments containing information that is obviously misleading or false will also be removed, as will comments containing personal information such as private addresses or telephone numbers and which infringe our data protection policy.
Comments created solely for the purpose of promoting websites, a person or group and any content that may be regarded as spam in general will also be rejected.
Anonymous comments or those made by the same person with different nicknames or user names will not be allowed. Neither will comments that are intended to force another user to enter into discussion or take up a stance be allowed.

Exclusion of guarantee and responsibility

LINGUACOM SL (LINGUACOM) provides no guarantee, and cannot be held responsible under any circumstances for any damages of any kind that may be caused by:

  • The lack of availability, maintenance and effective operation of the website or of its content and services.
  • The existence of malware or spyware in the content.
  • Any illegal, negligent or fraudulent use that contravenes this legal notice.
  • The lack of legality, quality, reliability, usefulness and availability of the services provided by third parties and sites made available to the website users.
  • Under no circumstances may the provider be held responsible for any damages that may be caused by the illegal or undue use of the website.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

Generally speaking, the relationships between LINGUACOM and the users of its electronic services provided on this web are subject to the legislation and jurisdiction of Spain and to the courts of law of BARCELONA.


If any user has any query with regard to these legal conditions or any comment regarding the website, they should contac This legal notice was last updated on 17 September 2018.

Privacy policy

Your privacy is important to us. In this privacy declaration, we explain the personal data that we collect from our users and how we use such data. You are encouraged to read these terms and conditions carefully before submitting your personal data to this website. People over the age of 13 years can register as users at without the prior consent of their parents or legal guardians.
This web, owned by LINGUACOM, respects and safeguards users’ personal data. As a user, you must know that your rights are guaranteed.
We have made every effort to create a secure and reliable space, which is why we wish to share our principles related to your privacy:

  • We never request personal information unless it is absolutely necessary to provide the services in question.
  • We never share our users’ personal information with anybody, unless it is to fulfil the law or we have their express authorisation.
  • We never use your personal data for purposes other than that which is stated in this privacy policy.

It should be mentioned that this privacy policy may vary depending on legislative or self-regulation requirements, for which purpose the users should revisit it periodically. It will be applicable in the event that users decide to complete any of the contact forms in which personal data are collected.
LINGUACOM has adapted this website to the requirements of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (GDPR), and Spanish Law 34/2002 of 11 July on information society and e-commerce services (LSSICE or LSSI).

Responsibility for the processing of your personal data

Identity of the data controller: Linguacom SL
Trade name: Linguacom
Tax identification number: B62102959
Companies’ house details: Registered with the Companies’ House of Barcelona, Volume 32.318, Folio 20, Sheet B26605, entry 1.
Address: C/ Telmo Lacasa, 3, 43785 Bot (Tarragona)

In order to process our users’ data we implement all the technical, organisational and security measures provided for by the legislation in force.

Principles that we will apply to your personal information

When processing your personal data, we will apply the following principles, which are compliant with the requirements of the new European data protection regulations:

  • Principle of lawfulness, fairness and transparency: We will always ask for your consent to process your personal data for one or for several specific purposes about which you will be informed in advance with the utmost transparency.
  • Data minimisation principle: We will only request data that are strictly necessary for the purposes for which we require them – the minimum amount possible.
  • Principle of limitation on the term of storage: Your data will not be stored for longer than the time necessary for which they are processed. Depending on the purpose, you will be informed of the relevant storage, in the case of subscriptions, we will regularly review our lists and remove any records that have been inactive for a considerable period of time.
  • Principle of integrity and confidentiality: Your data will be processed in such a way as to guarantee suitable security of personal data and to guarantee confidentiality. You should know that we take all the precautions necessary to prevent unauthorised access or undue use of our users’ data by third parties.

How did we obtain your data?

The personal data processed by LINGUACOM are collected by means of:

  • Contact forms
  • Subscription forms to our blog

What are your rights when you provide us with your data?

Any person has the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not LINGUACOM is processing their personal data.
The interested persons (data subjects) have the right to:

  • Request access to the data subject’s personal data.
  • Request correction or erasure.
  • Request that processing be limited.
  • Object to processing.
  • Request data portability.

Data subjects may access their personal data, request the correction of any incorrect data or, as the case may be, request erasure when, among other reasons, the data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected. In certain circumstances, the data subjects may request the limitation of the processing of their data, in which case we will store such data solely for the purpose of making or defending claims or complaints.
In certain circumstances, and for reasons related to their specific situation, data subjects may object to the processing of their data. LINGUACOM SL will cease to process these data, barring the existence of legitimate imperatives, or in lodging or defending against possible claims or complaints. You, as the data subject, are entitled to receive the personal data that affect you and provided to us in a structured, common-use and machine-readable format and to transfer them to another data controller when:

  • Any such processing is based on consent.
  • The data have been provided by the data subject.
  • Processing is conducted by automated means.
  • In exercising your right to data portability, you have the right for your personal data to be transferred directly from one controller to another when this is technically feasible.

Data subjects are also entitled to effective legal protection and to submit a claim or complaint to the oversight authority, in this case to the Spanish Data Protection Agency, if they consider that the processing of their personal data is contravening the Regulations.

For what purposes do we process your personal data?

When a user logs onto this website to send an email to the owner or to subscribe to it, they are providing personal information for which LINGUACOM is responsible. This information may include personal data such as IP address, name, physical address, email address, telephone number and other information. In providing this information, the user gives their consent for their information to be collected, used, managed and stored by LINGUACOM only in the form described in the legal notice and in this privacy policy.
LINGUACOM has different systems for collecting personal information, and processes the information provided by the data subject for the following purpose for each system of collection (forms):

  • Contact forms. We request the following personal data: name, email, telephone number and website, and how we can help you in order to cater to our web users’ requirements. For example, we may use these data to reply to your application or request or to answer any queries, complaints, comments or concerns that you may have with regard to the information included in the website, the services rendered via the website, the processing of your personal data, issues pertaining to the legal texts included on the website, as well as any other queries that you may have and which are not subject to the hiring conditions. You are informed that the data that you provide us with will be hosted in LINGUACOM’s servers in the EU.
  • Blog content registration forms. In this case, we request the following personal data: name, email address and telephone number, in order to manage the list of registrations, send newsletters, promotions and special offers, which are provided by the user when they register. Newsletters are managed by LINGUACOM. We inform you that the data that you provide us with are stored on LINGUACOM’s servers in the EU.

We also process your personal data for other purposes:

  • To guarantee fulfilment of the conditions of use and the applicable law. This may include the development of tools and algorithms that help this website to guarantee the confidentiality of the personal data collected.
  • To provide support to the services offered by this web and to improve them.
  • Other data that do not identify the user are also obtained by means of cookies that are downloaded to the user’s machine when they browse this website. This question is addressed in cookies policy.
  • To manage the social media. LINGUACOM may be present on the social media. The processing of the data of people that become followers of the social media of LINGUACOM’s official websites will be governed by this section, as well as by the conditions of use, privacy policy and access rules applied by the specific social medium in each case and which the user will have accepted in advance. LINGUACOM processes your data for the purpose of administering its presence on the social media properly, providing information about activities, products or services by LINGUACOM, as well as for any other purpose permitted by the social media regulations. Under no circumstances will we use social media follower profiles to send out individual advertising.

In accordance with the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), LINGUACOM SL (LINGUACOM), with registered offices in C/ Telmo Lacasa, 3, 43785 Bot (Tarragona), is responsible for processing the data of the website users and subscribers.
LINGUACOM does not sell, lease or transfer personal data that could identify the user, and neither will it do so in the future, to third parties without the users’ prior consent. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in certain cases we may collaborate with other professionals, in which cases the users’ consent will be requested, after they have been provided with information about the identity of the collaborator and the purpose of the collaboration. This will always be done under the strictest security standards.

Legitimation to process your data

The legal grounds permitting the processing of your data by us is consent and, if you hire our services, the execution of this agreement.
In order to contact or make any comments on this website you must accept this privacy policy.
Any prospective or commercial offer of products and services is based on the consent that we request from you, although under no circumstances will the withdrawal of this consent affect the execution of the registration agreement.

Data category

The data categories processed are identification data.
No specially protected data are processed.

How long will we store your data for?

The personal data provided will be stored until the data subject requests erasure.

Data secrecy and security

In using and processing data, including users’ personal data, LINGUACOM undertakes to respect the confidentiality thereof and to use the data for the intended purpose, as well as to fulfil the obligation to store them and to take all the necessary measures to prevent any alteration, loss, unauthorised processing or access, as provided for in the applicable data protection regulations.
This web site includes an SSL certificate. This is a security protocol that ensures that your data travel completely and securely, in other words, the data are transmitted between the server and the website user and are totally encrypted.
LINGUACOM cannot guarantee the absolute security of the Internet and therefore the breach of data through unlawful access by third parties.
With regard to confidentiality in processing LINGUACOM makes sure that any person authorised by LINGUACOM to process client data (including its personnel, collaborators and service providers) is bound by the relevant confidentiality obligation (either contractually or legally).
If LINGUACOM realises that a security breach has occurred, it must report it to the customer without undue delay, providing the relevant information related to the security breach as it is known or when the client reasonably requests so.

Data accuracy and truthfulness

You, as the user, are solely responsible for the accuracy and the truthfulness of the data you submit to LINGUACOM and you release LINGUACOM SL (LINGUACOM) from any responsibility in this regard.
he users guarantee and will answer for, in any event, the personal data provided being accurate, genuine and up to date, and undertake to keep the information duly updated. The user agrees to provide complete and truthful information on the contact or registration form.

Acceptance and consent

The user states that they have been informed about the conditions pertaining to personal data protection and accepts and consents to the processing of such data by LINGUACOM SL (LINGUACOM) in the way and for the purposes indicated in this privacy policy.

Withdrawal of consent

The consent provided, both for the processing and for the transfer of the data subjects’ data, may be withdrawn at any time by notification to LINGUACOM in accordance with the terms and conditions established in this policy for the use of rights in matters of data protection. This withdrawal cannot be backdated.

Changes in the privacy policy

LINGUACOM SL reserves the right to change this policy in order to adapt it to new legislative or jurisprudential developments, as well as to industry practices. In such eventualities, LINGUACOM will announce any changes to be made with reasonable advance and before they are implemented on the site.

Commercial correspondence

In accordance with the LSSICE, LINGUACOM does not engage in spamming, for which purpose it does not send commercial emails without the user’s prior request or authorisation. Consequently, on each one of the website forms, the user is offered the possibility of providing their express consent to receive the newsletter, irrespective of the commercial information being requested on the form.
In accordance with the LSSICE, LINGUACOM undertakes not to send commercial correspondence without duly identifying it as such.

Document reviewed on 17 September 2018.

Third-party services and tools

This website uses Akismet and reCaptcha to monitor spam.

Akismet: The Akismet anti-spam service collects information about visitors who post on the blog. The information collected depends on how Akismet is configured on the website, although it usually includes the poster’s IP address, browser, the website in question and the website’s URL (besides any other information provided directly by the poster, such as name, user name, email address and the actual post). For further information, please visit Akismet’s data protection policy website:

reCaptcha: Our website also uses the Google reCAPTCHA function. This function is used mainly to know whether the data are being entered by a physical person or whether, on the other hand, the data are being unlawfully entered by a bot or by an automated process. The service includes sending the IP address to Google and, as applicable, other types of data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service. Click this link for further information about Google reCAPTCHA and Google’s data protection policy: