TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
In order to comply with Article 10 of Law 34/2002 on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce, we provide our data to users:
Corporate name: IREC – Fundació Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya
Registered address: Jardins de les Dones de Negre, 1 – 2n floor, 08930, Sant Adrià de Besòs, Barcelona
Tax identification number (NIF): G-64946387
Phone number: 93 356 26 15
Registry data: Foundations Register of Generalitat de Catalunya with number 2537
Through the website, IREC – Fundació Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya makes it easier for users to access and use different services and content made available on the website.
Every person that accesses this website assumes the role of user (hereinafter, the user), which implies the full and unreserved acceptance of each of the provisions included in this Legal Notice as well as any other legal provisions that apply.
As users, you should carefully read this Legal Notice on any occasion that you visit the website since it may be subject to modifications. The provider reserves the right to modify any type of information that may appear on the website without the obligation to give prior notice or inform users of said obligations, with publication on the website of the provider being sufficient.
2. CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE OF THE WEBSITE
2.1. Free access and use of the website
The services provided by IREC – Fundació Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya are free of charge for all users.
2.2. User registration
In general, the provision of services does not require prior subscription or registration by users.
2.3. The veracity of the information
All information provided by the user must be true. For these purposes, the user guarantees the authenticity of the data communicated through the forms used for the subscription of services. It will be the user’s responsibility to maintain all information provided to IREC – Fundació Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya permanently updated so that it corresponds, at all times, to their current situation. In any event, the user will be solely responsible for any false or inaccurate statements made and for any damage that this causes to the provider or third parties.
For the use of the services, minors must always obtain prior consent from their parents, guardians, or legal representatives, who are ultimately responsible for all acts performed by the minors under their care. It is their responsibility to determine the specific content to which minors have access, which is why if they access content that is not appropriate on the internet, mechanisms should be established on their computers, such as programs, filters, and blockers, which allow them to limit the content available and, even though they are not infallible, which are especially useful for controlling and restricting the materials that minors can access.
2.5. Obligation to use the website correctly
The user commits to using the website in accordance with the law and this Legal Notice as well as with morals and good manners. In effect, the user shall refrain from using the site for unlawful or prohibited purposes that are harmful to the rights and interests of third parties or that in any way can damage, disable, overload, disrupt, or prevent the normal use of the computer equipment and the documents, files, and all types of content stored on any of the provider’s computer equipment.
In particular, and by way of illustration but not exhaustive, the user undertakes to not transmit, disseminate, or make available to third parties the information, data, content, messages, graphics, drawings, sound or image files, photographs, recordings, software, and, in general, any kind of material that:
(A) is contrary to, disparages, or violates the fundamental rights and public freedoms recognised constitutionally, in international treaties, and in other existing regulations;
(B) induces, incites or promotes actions that are criminal, denigrating, defamatory, violent or, in general, contrary to law, morality, and public order;
(C) induces, incites, or promotes discriminatory actions, attitudes, or thoughts based on sex, race, religion, belief, age, or condition;
(D) is contrary to the right to honour, personal and family privacy, or people’s self-image;
(E) damages the credibility of the provider or third parties in any way; or
(F) constitutes illegal, misleading, or unfair advertising.
3. WARRANTY AND LIABILITY DISCLAIMER
The provider is exempt from any liability arising from the information published on our website, provided that this information has been manipulated or entered by a third party.
This website has been reviewed and tested to ensure that it functions properly. In principle, correct operation can be guaranteed 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. Nevertheless, the provider does not rule out the possibility of certain programming errors or that force majeure, natural disasters, strikes, or similar circumstances might occur and make access to the website impossible.
Under no circumstances is the provider liable for any damages that may arise from the illegal or improper use of this website.
On the website, you may be redirected to sponsored content, advertisements, and/or links from affiliates and/or third-party websites.
In the links provided, there is the possibility to learn about or refer to products and/or services from third parties. Given that we cannot control the content introduced by third parties, IREC – Fundació Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya does not assume any responsibility for said content, nor does it guarantee the experience, integrity, or quality of those products. In any case, the provider declares that it will proceed to immediately remove any content that could contravene national or international legislation, morality, or public order, proceeding to the immediate removal of the redirection to those websites, informing the competent authorities about the content in question.
IREC – Fundació Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya will have these links published until they are removed or deleted by the provider or the advertiser and will not be liable even if these ads can be indexed by search engines outside this website.
The provider is not responsible for the information and content stored, including but not limited to forums, chats, blog generators, comments, social networks, and any other means that allow third parties to publish content independently on the provider’s website. Nevertheless, in compliance with the provisions of Articles 11 and 16 of the LSSICE, the provider makes itself available to all users, authorities, and security forces, and actively collaborates in the withdrawal or, where necessary, the blocking of all content that may affect or contravene national or international law, third party rights, morality, or public order. In the event that the user considers that there may be some content that could be susceptible to this classification, please notify the website administrator immediately.
However, IREC – Fundació Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya informs you that any contractual or non-contractual relationship that the user formalises with these third parties, affiliates, or advertisers through the links provided by this website will be valid only and exclusively between the user and the advertiser and/or third party and that IREC – Fundació Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya will not be liable for any damage that could be caused by the provision of services and/or contractual or non-contractual relationships made between the user and the advertisers or third parties contacted through this portal since the provider only acts as an intermediary or advertising medium.
6. PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION
7. INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY
The website, including but not limited to the programming, editing, compilation, and other elements necessary for its operation, the designs, logos, text, photographs, and/or graphics, is the property of the provider or, if necessary, has been expressly licensed or authorised by the authors. All of the content on the website is duly protected by intellectual and industrial property regulations.
Regardless of the purpose for which it is intended, the total or partial reproduction, use, distribution, and public communication require prior written authorisation by the provider. Any use not previously authorised by the provider will be considered a serious breach of the intellectual or industrial property rights of the author.
The designs, logos, text, and/or graphics that are unconnected to the provider and that may appear on the website belong to their respective owners, who are themselves responsible for any possible controversy that may arise with respect to them. In any case, the provider has their express prior authorisation.
The provider recognises, on behalf of its owners, the corresponding industrial and intellectual property rights, not implying the mention or appearance on the website, the existence of rights or responsibility of the providers for the same, nor the endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by the same.
To make any kind of observation regarding possible breaches of intellectual or industrial property rights as well as on any of the content on the website, you can do so through the email listed above.
8. APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION
For the resolution of disputes or issues related to this website or the activities carried out therein, Spanish legislation will be applied. All parties will expressly submit themselves to the Courts and Tribunals of Barcelona for the resolution of all disputes arising out of or relating to its use.