Privacy Policy

Data Owner

The INTERNATIONAL SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION’S RESEARCH COMMITTEE ON VISUAL SOCIOLOGY (RC57), based to the Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociología – Universidad Complutense 28223 Madrid, España, is the owner and the controller of the processing of personal data collected on this site pursuant to and for the purposes of EU Regulation 679/2016 (GDPR).

This Privacy Notice is updated to 25/05/2018

For information: [email protected]

Personal and Navigation Data

In accordance with the art. 13 of the GDPR we inform you about the methods, purposes and scope of communication and dissemination of your personal data and your rights.


In order to offer you the services provided by your own website, RC57, as Data Controller, must process some personal data necessary for the provision of services.
This data may be implicitly provided by the tools you use to access and use the services or may be provided explicitly by you.
RC57 may process the following categories of personal data of users:
• technical navigation data relating to the IP address, the identification codes of the devices used by the user for the use of the site or services, the characteristics of the browser and access times;
• common identifying data provided by the user (eg name, surname, e-mail, telephone number, etc.) for the use of the products and services;


The data and cookies received by you will be processed by RC57 exclusively with procedures and procedures necessary to provide you with the services requested and for the additional purposes for which you have given your consent.
Only with your express consent can the data be used for statistical analysis, market surveys, promotional activities via social media and sending commercial information on RC57 products and promotional initiatives (Purpose of direct marketing).

On the date you read this Notice, RC57 does not use profiling data to aggregate marketing profiles and does not appeal to advertising investors.
Any communications for market surveys or commercial information on products and promotional initiatives can be made by postal mailing and e-mail, exclusively for those subjects who have consented to receive such communications.
The legal bases of the purposes described above are the execution of your request as an interested party and the consents expressed by you.


Your personal data will not be disclosed, but may be disclosed where necessary for the provision of the service to third parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies) appointed, if necessary, Data Processors of RC57 for technical or organizational tasks that are instrumental to the provision of services.
The updated list of Managers can always be requested from the Data Controller.
This is without prejudice to the right of communication to third parties if you have given your specific and optional consent.


Your personal data will be processed by RC57 within the European Union.
If for technical and / or operational reasons it is necessary to make use of subjects located outside the European Union, or it is necessary to transfer some of the data collected to technical systems and services managed in the cloud and located outside the area of the European Union, the processing will be regulated in accordance with the provisions of Chapter V of the Regulation and authorized on the basis of specific EU decisions. All necessary precautions will therefore be taken to ensure the most complete protection of personal data by basing this transfer: a) on adequacy decisions of the third country recipients expressed by the European Commission; b) on appropriate guarantees expressed by the third party recipient pursuant to art. 46 of the Rules; c) on the adoption of binding corporate rules, so-called. Corporate binding rules.


RC57 according to the Art. 5.1 e) of the GDPR will process the data you provide for the entire duration of execution of the services requested and will keep them for the next 12 months for the purpose of completing the administrative activities, as well as for the time necessary to fulfill legal obligations.
If you have authorized the treatment of profiling, the anonymous data from time to time observed, will be deleted after 12 months from the start of treatment.


RC57 grants you the opportunity to exercise at any time the rights provided for by the art. 12 of the GDPR. In particular you have the right:
– to know if the Owner holds and / or processes personal data relating to you and to access it in full also obtaining a copy (Article 15 Right to access),
– the correction of incorrect personal data or the integration of incomplete personal data (Article 16 Right of rectification);
– the cancellation of personal data held by the Data Controller if one of the reasons provided for by the GDPR exists (Right to Delete, 17);
– to ask the Data Controller to limit the processing only to certain personal data, if there is one of the reasons provided for by the Rules (Article 18 Right to limit the processing);
– to request and receive all your personal data processed by the owner, in a structured format, commonly used and readable by automatic device or request transmission to another holder without impediments (Article 20, Right to Portability);
– to object in whole or in part to the processing of data for the purpose of sending advertising material and market research (so-called Consent) (Article 21 Right to object)
– to object in whole or in part to the processing of data in automatic or semi-automatic mode for profiling purposes (so-called Consent)

The exercise of these rights may be exercised by communication to the Data Controller / Data Protection Officer whose addresses are indicated in the appropriate section of this statement.
Furthermore, you always have the right to lodge a complaint with the Authority for the Protection of Personal Data, which can be contacted at the address [email protected] or through the website


RC57 has identified and appointed, pursuant to art. 37 of the GDPR a Data Protection Officer and has an office for the management of requests concerning the privacy of its users and customers.
To exercise the rights granted to you, you can contact us by sending an email to: [email protected]


This Privacy Notice is updated to 25/05/2018

Information on Cookies

This application makes use of Cookies technicians. Cookies are not used for profiling or to track user preferences and distribute any type of advertising activity.
Cookies are small information downloaded to the device used to visit a website. At each new visit the same site, the device is recognized.
Cookies allow the temporary storage by the website of the information about your visits and visitors. The device used can be recognized by other websites through the same cookie. For every visit you can use different types of cookies.

Cookies allow websites to personalize your experience, for example:

  • showing relevant settings for navigation;
  • remembering the preferences of visitors
  • improving the user experience in general;
  • limiting the number of advertisements shown.

Types of Cookies

Visiting accept the default placement of cookies on your device by visiting this site
Without cookies you can not claim (correctly) that some parts of the site.

If you do not want cookies in your device can refuse their use through the options, and changing browser settings.
Alternatively selectively choose which types of cookies allow.

Activities strictly necessary for the functioning

This application uses cookies to save User session and to perform other activities that are strictly necessary for the functioning of the same, for example in relation to the distribution of traffic.

Preferences, optimization and statistics

This application uses cookies to save your browsing preferences and optimize the browsing experience User. Among these cookies includes, for example, the ones to set the language and the currency or for the management of statistics by the owner of the site.

Other types of cookies or third-party tools that might make use

Some of the services listed below collect aggregate statistical and may not require the consent or may be managed directly by the owner – depending on how described – without the help of third parties.

If among the instruments mentioned below were present services operated by third parties, these may – in addition to what is specified and also the knowledge of the owner – making activity tracking User. For detailed information, please consult the privacy policy of the services listed.

Comment content

The services allow Users to formulate comments and make public its comments regarding the contents of this application.
Users, depending on the settings chosen by the owner, they can leave comments even anonymously. In the case of the Personal Data provided by the User will be the email, this could be used to send notifications of comments concerning the same content. Users are responsible for the content of their comments.
In the case in which is installed a service of comments provided by third parties, it is possible that, even in the case where the Users do not use the service of comment, the same collect traffic data about the pages in which the service is installed comment.

Optimization and traffic distribution

These services allow this application to distribute their content via servers located throughout the area, and to optimize the benefits of the same.
The Personal Data processed depend on the characteristics and mode of implementation of these services, which by their nature filter communications between this application and the browser user.
Given the distributed nature of this system, it is difficult to determine the places where the contents are transferred, which may contain Personal Information User.


The services contained in this section are used to the Owner to monitor and analyze traffic data and are used to keep track of User behavior.

Google Analytics (Google)

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses Personal Information collected for the purpose of evaluating the use of this application, compile reports and share them with other services developed by Google.
Google may use this personal information to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal data collected: Cookie and data usage.

Place of treatment: USA – Privacy Policy

Management addresses and sending email

These services allow you to manage a database of email contacts, phone contacts or contacts of any other type, used to communicate with you.
These services may also enable to collect data on the date and time display of messages to the user, as well as the interaction of the User with them, such as information on click on the links inserted in messages.

Contact the User

Contact form (This Application)

The User, by filling out the form with your contact data, consent to their use in response to requests for information, quote, or any other indicated by the form.
Personal data collected: Name, Email, Name and Phone Number.

SPAM protection

These services analyze traffic for this application, potentially containing Personal Users, in order to filter it from parts of traffic, messages and content known as SPAM.

Akismet (Automattic Inc.)

Akismet is a service of protection from SPAM provided by Automattic Inc.
Personal data collected: Various types of data as specified by the privacy policy of the service.
Place of treatment: USA – Privacy Policy

Registration and authentication

By registering or authenticating the user allows the Application to identify it and to give access to special services.
Depending on what follows, the services of registration and authentication could be provided with the help of third parties.
If this happens, this application can access some data stored by third party service used for recording or identification.

Direct recording (This Application)

The user registers by filling out the registration form and providing their application directly to this Personal Information.
Personal data collected: Name, Email, Name, Telephone Number and Name.

Displaying content from external platforms

These services allow you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this application and interact with them.
In the case in which is installed a service of this type, it is possible that, even in the case the Users do not use the service, it collects traffic data relating to the pages in which it is installed.

Google Fonts (Google Inc.)

Google Fonts is a service of displaying font styles run by Google Inc. that allows this application to integrate those contained within its pages.
Personal data collected: Cookie and data usage.
Place of treatment: USA – Privacy Policy

How can I check the installation of cookies?

In addition to what is indicated in this document, the user can manage your preferences for cookies directly from within their browser and prevent – for example – that third parties can install. Through your browser preferences you can also delete the cookies installed in the past, including the Cookie that is eventually saved the consent to the installation of Cookies by this website. It is important to note that disabling all Cookies, the operation of this site may be broken. You can find information about how to manage cookies in your browser to the following addresses: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Microsoft Windows Explorer.

In the case of services provided by third parties, the User can also exercise their right to oppose the tracking inquiring through the privacy policy of the third party, via the link if explicitly provided or contact the same.

Notwithstanding the above, the Holder informs that the User may use Your Online Choices. Through this service you can manage preferences tracking of most of advertising. The owner, therefore, recommends that users use this resource in addition to the information provided in this document.

Data Owner

INTERNATIONAL SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION’S RESEARCH COMMITTEE ON VISUAL SOCIOLOGY (RC57), Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociología – Universidad Complutense 28223 Madrid, España.

Since the installation of cookies and other tracking systems operated by third parties through the services used within this application may not be technically controlled by the Owner, any specific reference to Cookie and tracking systems installed by third parties is to be typical. For complete information, see the privacy policy of any third party service listed in this document.

Given the objective complexity of the identification of technologies based on Cookies and their integration very closely with the operation of the web, users are invited to contact the owner should he wish to receive any further information on the use of cookies yourself and any use of the same – for example, by a third party – made through this website.