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Legal notice

This legal notice is intended to establish and regulate the rules for the use of the www.tecnalia.com website (hereinafter, the ‘WEBSITE’), which includes all the pages and content accessed through the WEBSITE itself and its subdomains.

1. Identity and Ownership of THE WEBSITE

In accordance with your right to be informed provided for in Article 10 of Law 34/2002, of July 11, on Information Society and Electronic Commerce Services, we inform you of the following details regarding the ownership of THE WEBSITE:

Owner: FUNDACION TECNALIA RESEARCH & INNOVATION (hereinafter, ‘TECNALIA‘)

Address: Parque Científico y Tecnológico de Bizkaia. Astondo Bidea, Edificio 700 E-48160 Derio (Bizkaia).

TAX ID CODE (C.I.F.).: G48975767

Registration data: Registration of Foundations of the Basque Country, number F-69

Telephone: (+34) 946430850

Contact Email: info@tecnalia.com

2. Terms of Use

Your access, use, navigation and/or display of the content of this WEBSITE gives you, from the beginning, the status of a user thereof (the ‘USER’). Therefore, if you continue to navigate, you will be deemed to expressly, voluntarily and unreservedly accept the conditions of use provided for in this legal notice. If you decide not to accept these conditions, you must refrain from accessing or continuing to browse and/or view the contents of this WEBSITE.

Notwithstanding the above, access to certain content and/or the contracting of certain products or services that TECNALIA makes available to USERS through THE WEBSITE may be subject to certain particular conditions or general conditions of engagement which, as the case may be, will replace, complete and/or modify these TERMS OF USE. In the event of any contradiction, these TERMS OF USE will prevail. Such particular conditions or general conditions of engagement, where applicable, shall be made available to USERS on the WEBSITE itself.

Acceptance of these Terms of Use implies that you, as a USER:

  • declare that you have read and therefore fully understand the content of this Legal Notice.
  • declare that all data you provide to us by using any of our content or services is true, lawful and accurate, without limitations, reservations or falsehoods.
  • declare that, in order to use certain content or services offered through this WEBSITE, you expressly agree to the conditions provided for in this Legal Notice.

Access to the WEBSITE is free of charge, notwithstanding the cost of connecting to the Internet through the corresponding telecommunications network that you need in order to be able to access, which will be at the user’s own expense.

As a USER of this WEBSITE, you assume responsibility for the use of this WEBSITE and agree to make an appropriate use of the data, content and services offered by TECNALIA through it and you agree not to use the content for any of the following:

  • engaging in activities that are illegal or contrary to good faith and public order;
  • disseminating racist, xenophobic, pornographic-illegal content or propaganda, or content supporting terrorism or attacking human rights;
  • damaging the physical and logical systems of TECNALIA, its suppliers or third parties, introducing or disseminating computer viruses or any other physical or logical systems that are susceptible to causing the above-mentioned damage to the network;
  • attempting to access and, where appropriate, use the e-mail accounts of other users and modify or manipulate their messages. In order to prevent the aforementioned, TECNALIA reserves the right to withdraw any comments and contributions that violate respect for the dignity of people, that are discriminatory, xenophobic, racist, pornographic, that threaten youth or children, public order or security or that, according to TECNALIA, are not suitable for publication;
  • reproducing, copying, distributing, making available, communicating publicly, transforming or modifying the content of this WEBSITE, except in cases authorised by law or expressly consented to by TECNALIA or, where appropriate, the holder of ownership of the exploitation rights;
  • extracting and/or reusing all or a substantial part of the content of the WEBSITE, as well as of the databases that TECNALIA may make available to you at any time;

Notwithstanding the foregoing, TECNALIA reserves the right to deny or withdraw access to this WEBSITE and/or the content or services offered through it without prior notice to those users who violate this Legal Notice, as well as to pursue failure to comply with the provisions thereof by any means it deems appropriate.

3. Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights

In relation to all elements contained in this WEBSITE, including but not limited to, images, audios, videos, software, texts, icons, buttons, layouts, source code, colour schemes and other elements necessary for the operation thereof, as well as trademarks or logos, trade names or other distinctive signs, industrial signs or any other signs susceptible to industrial use, they are protected by intellectual and industrial property rights which TECNALIA owns or holds express license or authorisation for their use, public communication and inclusion on this WEBSITE by the legitimate owners of the same. In no event shall the use of this WEBSITE be deemed to grant the USER any authorisation or license, or to waive, transmit, assign in whole or in part any intellectual or industrial property rights or image rights, or to confer any rights, nor expectation of right without prior, explicit and written consent from TECNALIA or the legitimate holders of such rights.

In particular, you, as a USER, are not authorised to modify, alter, copy, reuse, reinterpret, exploit, reproduce, publicly communicate, make second or subsequent publications, upload files, transmit, or distribute in any way all or part of the contents or perform any act for commercial purposes on the content of this WEBSITE, except in cases permitted by law or by express written authorisation from TECNALIA or the legitimate holders of the corresponding exploitation rights.

However, you may view the elements of this WEBSITE and even print, download and store them on your computer’s hard drive or any other physical media provided that it is, only and exclusively, for your personal and private use.

You are expressly prohibited from making use of the content for carrying out activities that are illegal or contrary to good faith and public order, as well as removing or modifying any mention concerning the ownership of any intellectual or industrial property rights set forth in the content of this WEBSITE.

Any use not previously authorised by TECNALIA or, where appropriate, by the legitimate owners of the exploitation rights, shall be considered a serious breach of such rights, which may result in the relevant judicial actions.

4. Exclusion of Liability

Anyone using the WEBSITE does so at their own risk. TECNALIA declares that it has taken all necessary measures, within its possibilities and the state of the technology, to guarantee the operation of the WEBSITE and to prevent the existence and transmission of viruses and other harmful components to USERS. TECNALIA does not, however, warrant nor is responsible for: (i) the continuity and availability of content and services; (ii) the absence of errors in such content or the correction of any defects that may occur (iii) the absence of viruses and/or other harmful components; (iv) damages caused by any person who violates TECNALIA’s security systems.

In addition, the content and/or information contained on this WEBSITE should be understood as merely informative, and TECNALIA shall not be held liable for the integrity, accuracy or effectiveness of the website, being exempt from any contractual or non-contractual liability to USERS who make use of them for a particular purpose.

5. Modifications

TECNALIA reserves the right to modify the conditions contained in this Legal Notice at any time, taking into account its evolution and the content offered, reserving the right to modify, add or remove at any time and unilaterally some of these Terms of Use if deemed necessary, either for legal reasons, for technical reasons, or due to changes in the nature or layout of this WEBSITE. There is no obligation to notify or inform you of such modifications, with the publication thereof on the WEBSITE itself being deemed sufficient. Any modification to these terms will have effect with respect to USERS who use this WEBSITE after such modification, so continuing to navigate this WEBSITE after the publication of any changes will be deemed to be the acceptance of these terms.

6. Hyperlink Policy

In the event that hyperlinks to other Internet sites are available on this WEBSITE, TECNALIA shall not exercise any control over these sites and their content. In no event shall TECNALIA assume any responsibility for the content of any link belonging to a third party website, nor shall it guarantee the technical availability, quality, reliability, accuracy, completeness, truthfulness, validity and constitutionality of any material or information contained in any such hyperlinks or other Internet sites.

Where appropriate, such links are provided solely to inform the USER of the existence of other sources of information on a particular subject and in no way does such inclusion imply any relationship, collaboration or dependency between TECNALIA and the person responsible for the linked third party website. In addition, TECNALIA does not warrant, represent, sponsor, or endorse any linked third party sites.

Therefore, if you choose to visit any linked website, you acknowledge and agree that you do so at your own discretion and that it is your sole responsibility to take all necessary measures to protect yourself against viruses and other harmful elements that may arise from them. Furthermore, you are aware that the conditions of use established by the website in question will apply to you and that the person responsible for it will be the one appearing in the corresponding legal notice, all this applies even if your access has taken place through a link made available to you on this WEBSITE.

7. Privacy Policy

TECNALIA guarantees full compliance with its obligations as the Data Controller, as well as any other obligations attributable to it in accordance with applicable national and European regulations in force, in particular, with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and with the Organic Law 3/2018, of 5 December, on the Protection of Personal Data and the Guarantee of Digital Rights.

In this regard, we make available our Privacy Policy (you can access it here), allowing you to make informed decisions about the use of your data.

8. Cookies Policy

The WEBSITE uses cookie files and/or other similar data storage and retrieval devices.

TECNALIA has established a ‘Cookie Policy’ which is accessible through the following link.

9. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

This Legal Notice and the conditions of use of the WEBSITE will in any case be interpreted in accordance with Spanish law.

In the event that any conflict or discrepancy arises in the interpretation or application of this Legal Notice or in connection with the operation and/or use of this WEBSITE, the Courts and Tribunals aware of the matter, if any, shall be those which provide for the legal rules applicable in the area of competent jurisdiction, in which the place of their habitual residence is dealt with in the case of end consumers.

In the event that you are a legal person or a non-consumer professional, you expressly agree that such disputes shall be submitted, with express waiver of any other jurisdiction, to the Courts and Tribunals of the City of Bilbao (Spain).

Last Updated: 31/12/2021