Privacy policy and cookies policy


CBRE Real Estate S.A. (“CBRE“) whose registered office is at Paseo de la Castellana 202, 8th floor, 28046 (Madrid) registered in Spain under number A-28339471 hereby informs you that the personal data provided by you will be processed in accordance with the content of this Privacy Policy (“Policy”).




  1. Personal data we collect
  2. General use
  3. Legal Basis
  4. Data retention
  5. Data disclosure
  6. International transfers
  7. Updating data
  8. Security measures
  9. Rights
  10. Changes to our Privacy Policy




  1. Cookie use by us
  2. Performance tracking
  3. Managing your cookie preferences







This Policy sets out the basis on which CBRE processes the personal data pertaining to the users whom access to the following webpage (“Site”). Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding how we handle personal data.

  1. Personal data we collect. We may collect and process the personal data you provide to CBRE when (i) you visit our Site, (ii) your application through the Platform or participation in the PropTech Challenge, (iii) when you contact with CBRE by using the phone number or email available in the Site, or (iv) when you provide any personal data in the blog available in the Site.

If you provide information to us about any person other than yourself, you must ensure that they understand how their information will be used, and that they have given their consent for you to disclose it to us and for you to allow us to use it. The user holds harmless CBRE from any and all claims or responsibility arising out of the infringement of this clause. In any case, CBRE may carry out regular controls to verify this fact, and may adopt due diligence measures in accordance with the applicable law.

  1. General use. CBRE will use your personal data (i) for managing your application through the Platform or participation in the PropTech Challenge and, if you are the winner, for managing the delivery of the price; (ii) for you to access and use the Site; (iii) for responding to any requests sent by any user to CBRE; (iv) for adaptation our services to your needs and expectations and (v) for sending you newsletters by email related to our services, where you give us consent.
  2. Legal basis. Processing your personal data is necessary for (i) purposes which are in our legitimate interests, such as improving the quality of your experience when you interact in our Site and/or answering any queries sent by the users to CBRE; (ii) the performance of the contractual relationship between CBRE and the participants of the PropTech Challenge; (iii) complying with any applicable laws to which CBRE is subject to.

Moreover, CBRE will process your personal data based in your consent and may contact you by email with information about our services that might be of interest to you. In this regard, and the time that you provide your personal data to CBRE, you will be given the opportunity to indicate whether or not you allow us to use your personal data for marketing purposes. Withdrawal of consent to receive marketing communications will not affect the processing of personal data for the provision of the rest of our services nor for the performance of the contractual relationship between CBRE and the participants of the PropTech Challenge. You may, at any time, withdraw your consent to receive commercial communications by clicking on the link provided in the relevant email, or by emailing us using the contact details provided below.

  1. Data retention. Personal data will be retained for as long as necessary, including after the termination of the PropTech Challenge, to ensure that CBRE is able to comply with its legal obligations.
  2. Data disclosure. Personal data may be disclosed to other companies within CBRE’s Group. Moreover, it may also be disclosed for the above purposes to any organizations that collaborate in the management and running of the Platform and PropTech Challenge.
  3. International transfers.
  4. Updating data. The user undertakes to notify CBRE immediately of any change in his/her personal data so that the information held in CBRE’s filing systems remains up-to-date at all times and does not contain any errors.
  5. Security measures. CBRE hereby informs the user that it has implemented the technical and organisational security measures required to ensure the security of his/her personal data and to safeguard it from unauthorised changes, loss, processing and/or access, having regard to the state of the technology, the nature of the data that is being stored, and the risks to which it is exposed, whether as the result of human action or the physical or natural environment.
  6. Rights. The user may at any time, on the terms and conditions laid down in the data protection legislation for the time being in force, revoke the authorization granted to process the data, as well as exercise the rights of access, rectification, erasure and objection, the right to request the restriction of the processing of his/her personal data, the right to data portability and the right to complain to a supervisory authority. The user may do so by contacting CBRE in writing, providing proof of identification, by sending an email to
  7. Changes to our Privacy Policy. Any changes we make to our Policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our Policy.




By browsing on our site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

What is a Cookie: A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your personal computer, telephone or any other device, with information about your navigation on that website. Cookies facilitate browsing and to make it more user-friendly. A cookie contains the name of the server it came from, the expiry of the cookie, and a value – usually a randomly generated unique number. Cookies do not give access to nor damage your computer.


1.Cookie use by us


How we use cookies:

We use browser session cookies, which are temporary cookies that are erased from your device’s memory when you close your Internet browser or turn your computer off, and persistent cookies, which are stored on your device until they expire, unless you delete them before that time. We group browser cookies on our Site into three categories, which you can manage through our Cookie Preference Manager:

    • Required cookies: These cookies are necessary to enable the basic features of this Site to function, such as identifying you as a valid user, ensuring that no one else can sign on simultaneously with your account from another computer and helping us serve you better based on your registration preferences. These cookies also allow you to select your cookie preferences.
    • Functional cookies: These cookies allow us to analyze your use of the Site to evaluate and improve our performance. They may also be used to provide a better customer experience on this Site. For example, providing us information about how our Site is used and helping us facilitate any promotions or surveys that we provide.
    • Advertising cookies: These cookies may be used to share data with advertisers so that the ads you see are more relevant to you, allow you to share certain pages with social networks, or allow you to post comments on our Site.

Main cookies we use: 

Here’s a list of the main cookies we use, and what we use them for:

Name Purpose Expiry
Analytics _utma Used to record anonymous data about your visit.
The information is aggregated to our Google Analytics account. We do not share this data in any form.
2 years
Analytics _utmb Same as above. 30 minutes
Analytics _utmb Same as above. When you close your browser
Analytics _utmz Same as above. 6 months
Analytics MF_user This cookie establishes whether the user is a
returning or first-time visitor for the purpose of analytics. This is done
simply by a yes/no toggle – no further information about the user is stored.
90 days
Analytics _GA Allows web analytics to identify unique users
across browsing sessions, but it cannot identify unique users across different browsers
or devices.
90 days
Analytics _Gid Allows web analytics to identify unique users
across browsing sessions, but it cannot identify unique users across different
browsers or devices.
90 days
Identifies repeat visits from an anonymous
single user across CBRE websites.
1 year
Performance Adrum Performance Cookie for technical monitoring of
the server load
On session close
Performance ASP.NET_SessionId Collects and reports on aggregate non-identifiable information, which can then be used to report on the performance of the website and provide insights on how the site is currently used and how it can be improved. 1 year
User Login State GRG_jwtToken Identifies if a user is logged in to the CBRE Global Research Gateway. The Login is able to persist up to 90 days or on log out by the user. 90 days
User Login State auth_id_token Identifies a user is authenticated by Single Sign on and able to download CBRE Research 90 days


Cookies are not used to store sensitive data:

The cookies we use do not store sensitive personal information, such as your address, your password, or your credit card data.


2.Performance tracking

We sometimes use cookies, as well as tracking technology, such as web beacons, within the promotional emails that we send to our subscribers or advertisements for our Site. These performance tracking devices help us to track whether an e-mail recipient has completed an event, such as signing up for a free trial for example. Such information is non-personally identifying and collected on an aggregate level. We sometimes utilize third party service providers to help us track the activity within our Site. These third parties may use temporary cookies and/or web beaconing technology to facilitate such tracking but the data would not be tracked in a personally identifiable way. Third parties whose products or services are accessible on our Site may also use cookies, and we advise you to check their privacy policies for information about their cookies and other privacy practices.

If you would like more information about the third party cookies on our website and to find out more about your choice to not have your information used by third parties, please contact us at


3.Managing your cookie preferences


Cookie preference manager:

Our preference manager allows you to restrict our use of cookies other than Required Cookies. If you use our preference manager on a mobile device, we process your device’s Advertising Identifier. When you access our preference manager, session cookies will be set by the ad networks listed in our preference manager to honor your preferences if you choose not to receive interest-based advertising. If you clear your browser cookies, this will remove all cookies including the opt-out cookies set by the companies. You will need to re-access the opt-out tool to reset your preferences. Our cookie only knows your last set of preferences and does not reflect the current state of cookies on your browser.

Avoiding use of cookies on this site:

If you prefer to completely prevent us from using cookies on your devices, before navigating on this Site, you must first disable the use of cookies in your browser and then delete the cookies saved in your browser associated with this Site.

Disabling and preventing further use of cookies:

You may restrict, block or delete the cookies from this Site at any time by changing the configuration of your browser. You can find out how to do this, and find more information on cookies, at: In addition, while each browser has different settings and configurations, cookies settings can typically be adjusted in the “Preferences” or “Tools” menu. Your browser’s “Help” menu may provide additional information.




You are always free to contact us if you have questions or concerns regarding this Global Web Privacy Policy, have a question or problem related to your use of the Site, or wish to exclude your personal information from our direct marketing purposes. Our standard business practice is to retain any communications from our Site visitors to help us to serve each of you better.


You may contact us by emailing or by writing to us at CBRE REAL ESTATE, S.A Paseo de la Castellana 202, planta 8, 28046 Madrid (Spain).