Legal notice, conditions for use and privacy policy

In compliance with Law 34/2002, dated 11 July, on Information Society and e-Commerce Services, you are hereby informed that the internet domains and are owned by Colegio Mayor Olarain, S.L. (B20581138), with headquarters at Paseo de Ondarreta, 24, 20018 Donostia San Sebastian (Gipuzkoa, Spain), telephone number + (34) 943003300, email address, registered in the Commercial Registry of Gipuzkoa, Volume 1629, Sheet 140, Page 12505.

Colegio Mayor Olarain, S.L. (hereinafter, “OLARAIN” and/or “the company”) is a company whose purpose is to provide Student Housing and Lodging services and related activities.

The websites located on and (hereinafter, “the website”) are websites owned by OLARAIN.

The individual visiting and using this website is the website user (hereinafter, “the user”).

1. General Conditions

The user is accessing this website voluntarily. Access to this website is free of charge. Browsing this website entails agreeing to, and being aware of the legal notices, terms and conditions for use, privacy policy and the cookie policy contained therein. If the user does not agree to these conditions and does not provide his or her consent, the user may not use this website.

Accessing this website, as well as any use that may be made of the information it contains, is at the exclusively liability of the user. The user undertakes to use it according to the website’s purpose. The user cannot illicitly use the information contained on this website, nor carry out actions that may harm or alter this website’s IT systems.

It is forbidden for users to include and communicate contents that are false or untrue and that lead, or may lead OLARAIN or other users or third parties to be misled. The user shall be the sole liable party for harm he or she causes by communicated this data.

It is forbidden to use third party personal data without consent, as well as data that identifies third parties with the intent to impersonate or pretend to be another person or entity.

OLARAIN makes the greatest efforts within its reach to avoid errors in the contents published on the website, reserving the right to modify them at any time. OLARAIN expressly waives any liability due to error or omission in this website’s contents and the harm and damage that may arise due to a lack of truthfulness, exactness or lack of updating them.

The website may offer links to other websites or provide access to them through a search engine located on the website. OLARAIN shall not be held liable for these linked sites, nor for the results from searches, since it holds no control over them, their content, products or services offered, etc. The purpose of these services is to inform the user of other sources of information, so the user accesses the content under his or her sole liability, and under the conditions for use governing them.

OLARAIN shall not be held liable for any consequence, harm or damage that may arise from using this website or its contents, including IT harm and viruses or any kind of malware. OLARAIN does not guarantee the absence of viruses or other elements on the website, introduced by outside third parties, that may alter physical or logical systems owned by the users, but it uses all resources within its reach to prevent this from occurring.

OLARAIN reserves the right to modify or delete, at any time, without prior warning and/or justification, the design, layout and information contained on this website if it deems doing so appropriate. OLARAIN shall not be held liable for the harm that these modifications may cause. Notwithstanding, it shall use the resources within its reach to inform users of said modifications.

2. Intellectual and industrial property

Property rights to this website, its pages, sections, screens, the information they contain, its appearance and design, photographs, images, its products and services, brands, logotypes, mottos, etc., are owned by OLARAIN, unless otherwise specified.

Under no circumstances does accessing or browsing the website imply waiving, transfer or total or partial license from OLARAIN to the user for personal use of its industrial and intellectual property rights. Unauthorised reproduction, distribution, commercialisation or transformation of these works is an infringement upon OLARAIN’s intellectual property rights.

The user undertakes not to commit any action that harms ownership of this website. Unauthorised use of the information contained on this website, as well as the harm caused to the intellectual and industrial property rights of its owners, may lead to exercising legally pertinent actions, and if applicable, the liabilities stemming from exercising said actions, including economic consequences.

3. Modifications

These Conditions may undergo modifications when OLARAIN deems this appropriate, either to adapt to legislative changes or to carry out other kinds of improvements. These modifications shall be valid as of their publication on this website. OLARAIN shall use the resources within its reach to make website users aware of the changes made.

4. Privacy Policy – Personal Data Protection

4.1. Introduction

Pursuant to Personal Data Protection Regulations (particularly, as established by the European Union General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679, hereinafter “RGPD”), users are hereby informed that the personal data provided by email, sent through the web forms, private areas or by any other means or mechanism located or provided on this website, shall be added to files to be processed owned by OLARAIN (Data Controller), in order to answer questions and queries received, to contact you, to manage requested services, commercial relations and legitimate functions inherent to its activity, as well as to send bulletins and news to which you may have subscribed and to send future commercial communications that may be of interest to you.

Agreeing to these conditions necessarily implies express authorisation to process the described data, which can be conserved with no time limit to monitor the commercial relationship and to conduct the company’s legitimate functions, unless you indicate otherwise.

Your personal data shall be processed confidentially. OLARAIN is committed to protecting its users’ data and their privacy, and uses the resources within its reach to guarantee the security and privacy or interested parties. OLARAIN complies with legislation in force on Personal Data Protection, is registered in the General Registry of the Spanish Data Protection Agency, and follows the recommendations, reports, innovations and guidelines offered by different autonomous regional, national and European data protection bodies and other control authorities.

With its hosting services, OLARAIN provides its clients with a series of optional services to attempt to make their visit as pleasant as possible. To provide these services, the company can have its own staff or work with outsourced collaborators. The client who hires these services provides express consent to the company so that it can communicate his or her data (identification, contact and data on hosting and services hired) to companies and persons who collaborate with OLARAIN. Only OLARAIN employees and collaborators who need to know this data in order to effectively provide each one of the services that you request shall have access to them.

4.2. Data Collection

OLARAIN does not require you to provide personal data to access the website; notwithstanding, there are some services (reservation request, registration form, etc.) that require the user to provide personal data to use them. The user provides his or her data freely and voluntarily. OLARAIN does not request any more personal data than necessary to manage the requested service.

Sending information through the website necessarily entails express authorisation to process the data described in this privacy policy and the website’s general conditions.

4.3. Rights of interested parties

Rights to access, rectify, cancel and oppose, as well as any other request in this regard, may be exercised by addressing OLARAIN in writing at Paseo de Ondarreta 24, 20018, Donostia San Sebastian (Gipuzkoa, Spain), tel. +(34) 943003300, or at the email address The request must have an attached copy of the document accrediting the requester’s identity (National ID Document or similar).

If the legal representative makes the request, in addition to the Identity Document photocopy, a document accrediting this power of attorney must be attached. The control authority whom you may address if you disagree with the resolution of the requests, or to file a complaint, is the Spanish Data Protection Agency:

4.4. Security measures

OLARAIN shall process the personal data contained in its data processing with the technical and organisational measures necessary to guarantee security and prevent them from being altered, lost, processed or accessed without authorisation, bearing in mind the state of technology, the kind of data stored and the risks to which they are exposed, either from human action or from the physical or natural environment pursuant to legislation in force that is applicable to security measures for processing data that contains personal information, particularly the RGPD and its implementing regulation. However, users are hereby informed that IT security measures are not impregnable and possible illegal and undue intromissions are possible, for which OLARAIN would not be liable.

4.5. Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a file that a web server can leave on the device (computer, telephone, tablet, etc.) the user uses to connect, in order to identify said user when he or she connects again and/or to facilitate using and browsing the website, providing different advantages for interactive services. In addition to other purposes, cookies are used to manage user login (for example, reducing the number of times he or she must enter the password) or to adjust a website’s contents to his or her preferences (for example, language). Cookies can be session cookies, so they are deleted once the user leaves the website that generated them, or persistent cookies, that remain on his or her device until a certain date.

Most browsers accept the use of cookies automatically, but the user may adjust his or her browser settings so that the computer screen informs him or her when cookies are received and prevent them from being installed on the user’s device. In this case, the speed and quality of operation of this website’s services may decrease.

What type of cookies does this website use?

This website uses different kinds of cookies, for the purposes described below:

Technical cookies: these allow the user to browse the website and to use the different options it as, such as session login, managing user parameters or sharing contents through social networks.

Customisation cookies: these allow the user to access the service with some general pre-defined characteristics, based on a series of criteria on the user’s device (for example, language, settings from whence the service is accessed, etc.).

Analysis cookies: these provide for tracking and analysing website users’ behaviour. The information collected with this kind of cookie is used to measure website activity, in order to implement improvements based on analysis of data on the use the users make of it (for example, Google Analytics). These are persistent cookies.

Cookies used on this website


How can cookies be deactivated or deleted?

If the user so wishes, he or she can deactivate and/or delete cookies. As additional information for the user, we provide where they can find the settings to manage cookies on main browsers.

Internet Explorer: Tools. Internet options. Privacy. Advanced.
Firefox: Options. Privacy.
Google Chrome: Settings. Advanced Options. Privacy. Cookies.
Safari: Preferences. Privacy.

4.6. Traffic Data

In order to provide better service through this website, the user’s IP address may be recorded, thus providing for later data processing in order to analyse the number of pages visited, the number of visits, the website visitor/user’s activity, frequency of use, and other aspects.

The user grants their prior, informed consent to record his or her IP address during connection to, and browsing on, the website, and it is not necessary to request it each time the user accesses the website.

4.7. Link to Social Networks

This website offers links to social networks and external web channels, such as Facebook, Twitter and more. OLARAIN shall not be held liable in any way in relation to these linked sites. Users accessing social networks and external web channels and sites, related to OLARAIN, from the links located on this website, or in any other way, are hereby expressly informed beforehand that the conditions for use, privacy policies, cookie policies and any other conditions and/or regulations depend on the entities responsible for said social networks and web channels and sites, and never on OLARAIN.

4.8. Validity

OLARAIN reserves the right to modify its privacy policy according to its criteria, or legislative or case law changes. If OLARAIN makes any modification, the new text shall be posted on this same website, where the user can be aware of it. In any event, the relationship with users shall be governed by the regulations in force at the exact time the website is accessed. For this reason, OLARAIN recommends that you visit this privacy policy every time you connect to the website.

5. Jurisdiction

The relations established between OLARAIN and the user shall be governed by stipulations in governing regulations on applicable legislation and jurisdiction. Notwithstanding, in cases where regulations stipulate the possibility of parties submitting to one certain jurisdiction, OLARAIN and the user, expressly waiving any other jurisdiction that may be applicable to them, submit to the Courts and Tribunals of Donostia San Sebastian.

OLARAIN shall take action against failure to comply with the conditions above, as well as any undue use of the contents on its website, with all civil and penal proceedings applicable per the Law, including those that are economic in nature.