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Skill Up. Matching graduates' skills and labour world demands through authentic learning scenarios.

Agreement Number: 2016-1-ES01-KA203-025432


This page describes how the platform of the Skill Up MOOC is managed in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, of 27 April, on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data (hereinafter, the “GDPR”), and Law 34/2002, of 11 July, on Information Society Services and E-Commerce (LSSICE).

Purpose of the personal data processing

Personal data is processed according to all purposes related to design and delivery of Skill Up MOOC, that include:

  • Monitoring, analyzing and assessing the use of the service.
  • Teaching, learning, and research

Data controller

The controller of the data subjects' data is the Fundació per a la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). The UOC's contact details are the following:

  • Postal address: Avinguda del Tibidabo, 39-43, Barcelona
  • Email:

Data subjects are informed that the UOC Group has appointed a Data Protection Officer to whom they may address any query concerning processing of their personal data. Data subjects may contact the Data Protection Officer by means of the following contact details:

  • Postal address: Avinguda del Tibidabo, 39-43, Barcelona
  • Email:

Information collected

We directly collect your information when you:

  • Sign up for a MOOC user account and create a user profile.
  • Enroll and participate in the course.
  • Request a certificate of accomplishment (a virtual certificate that shows that you have successfully completed the MOOC).
  • Send email messages.
  • Participate in user surveys in anonymised form.
  • Participate in forums, webinars, and other interactive experiences during the course.

We will require your Personal Information (information that specifically identifies you or that, when combined with other information, could be used to identify you) only in limited circumstances when you:

  • Enroll the course (name, username, email address).
  • Request a certificate of accomplishment (the certificate will have your name on it).


Enrolment data are kept throughout the enrolment period. Subsequently, they are blocked until expiry of the applicable mandatory deadline.

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