Spanish Legislation on Access to Records: the Case of the University of Navarra

  • Yolanda Cagigas Ocejo General Archive of the University of Navarra, Spain
  • Ines Irurita Hernández General Archive of the University of Navarra, Spain
Keywords: Legislation, Spain, access, archives, historical memory, protection of personal data, intellectual property, right to honour, private archives, university archives

Abstract

This article analyses current Spanish legislation on access to public and private archives. It details the general legal regulations on access to records and the specific regulations on the right to honour, personal and family privacy, and personal image, as well as the regulations on intellectual property and the protection of personal data (which are also compared to the corresponding European regulations). The article also examines the regulations governing a specific period in Spanish history: namely, that of the Civil War and subsequent Franco dictatorship. Finally, the authors present the case study of a private archive and discuss the regulations governing access to the archive of the University of Navarra.

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Published
2018-11-12
How to Cite
Ocejo, Y., & Hernández, I. (2018). Spanish Legislation on Access to Records: the Case of the University of Navarra. Atlanti, 28(2), 71-81. https://doi.org/10.33700/2670-451X.28.2.71-81(2018)