PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION POLICY
This website is the property of Fundación Centro Gallego de Investigaciones del Agua (hereinafter CETAQUA), a Spanish foundation with taxpayer identification number G70312020 and headquarters in Rúa Campus Vida, Edif. Emprendia s/n, Santiago de Compostela 15782. This foundation is registered in the Registry of Foundations of Galician Interest under number 2012/10 and is the owner of the domains “life-siamec.eu” and associated websites.
In accordance with the legislation governing personal data protection, CETAQUA hereby states that the personal data that you may provide to us by completing forms or through contact emails on this website, as well as any data accessed through user browsing, queries, requests or operations carried out through this website will be incorporated into automated files that have been previously registered with the Personal Data Protection Agency and belong to CETAQUA, which is responsible for their processing. The collection and automated processing of personal data that you may provide to us through the contact email address available on the website will be carried out by CETAQUA for the sole purpose of answering the questions in your communication as well as giving you information on those subjects in which you have expressed your interest.
All natural persons who own the data may, at any time, exercise their right to access, correct, delete or oppose its use pursuant to data protection legislation by sending an email indicating the action being requested to firstname.lastname@example.org. In any case, CETAQUA informs you that the technical and organisational measures necessary to guarantee the safety of your personal data and reasonably ensure their protection and avoid any loss, misuse, alteration, processing or unauthorised access are in place in accordance with Article 9 of the Spanish Law on Data Protection and in Royal Decree 1720/2007 of 21st December, which approves the regulation implementing the said law. This site may contain links or references to other websites that are not under our control, therefore this data protection policy is not applicable to them. We recommend you to read the information in this regard on each website that you visit. You will be the only responsible for your access to such websites.
This website is managed by Fundación Centro Gallego de Investigaciones del Agua (hereinafter CETAQUA), a Spanish foundation registered in the Registry of Foundations of Galician Interest under number 2012/10, with headquarters in Rúa Campus Vida, Edif. Emprendia s/n, Santiago de Compostela 15782 and taxpayer identification number G70312020. Any individual accessing and using the website of CETAQUA becomes “the User” and fully accepts these general terms and conditions and without reservations, as well as the specific conditions that may, where appropriate, complement, modify or substitute the general conditions regarding specific services and conditions of the website.
General Terms and Conditions of Use of the Website
These general terms and conditions regulate the use (including access, creation, editing, modification and removal) of this website belonging to CETAQUA, including the content and services provided on the said website. Any individual accessing this website is considered “the User” and expressly, automatically and voluntarily accepts the general terms and conditions that are applicable at all times of access to this website, as well as the specific conditions that, where appropriate, may be applicable. CETAQUA reserves the right to unilaterally modify at any time and without the need to provide advance warning the structure and design of the website and to change or remove services or content, as well as the terms and conditions of access and/or use of the website.
The User is aware and accepts that they have sole liability for their use of this website. The use of the website for illegal purposes or in detriment of CETAQUA or any third party is forbidden. When using the website, the User undertakes not to engage in any behaviour that may damage the image, the interests and/or the rights of CETAQUA and/or third parties or that may damage, disable or overload the website, or that may prevent the normal use of the website in any way. CETAQUA will adopt security measures that are considered reasonably adequate to detect the existence of viruses. Nevertheless, the User must be aware that the security measures of online IT systems are not entirely reliable and, therefore, CETAQUA cannot guarantee the non-existence of viruses or other elements that could cause changes to the IT systems employed by the User or to their electronic documents and files contained in these.
Industrial and Intellectual Property Rights
All the information contained in the website (images, graphic design, source code, design, browsing structure and databases) is the property of CETAQUA. In addition, documents, reports and other documents related to the LIFE SIAMEC project which belong to CETAQUA or any of the partners involved in the said project may be available to the User. Operating rights for this website and any of its content, elements and specifically the rights of use, exploitation, distribution, transformation and public communication will at all times remain, exclusively for the legally anticipated period of validity of the said industrial and intellectual property rights and on a global level, the property of CETAQUA and/or, as the case may be, to the partner of the LIFE SIAMEC project that is the owner of the specific content. This includes any improvement, adaptation or translation of any of the content, elements or other material created, edited and/or modified by the User. The User may not use trademarks registered by CETAQUA or any of the partners involved in the LIFE SIAMEC project, commercial names, designs, know-how or any other distinctive signs of CETAQUA or any of the partners involved in the LIFE SIAMEC project without their prior express consent to this.
The User may not change or reproduce this information in part or in full without the prior express consent of CETAQUA. This includes but is not limited to the following points: 1) The User is not authorised to delete, avoid or manipulate the copyright or any other data identifying the rights of CETAQUA, or any other protection mechanisms. 2) The User is not authorised to remove, decompile or invert the databases in which the website information is stored. All the information on the website is protected by author’s rights. The unauthorised use of the information contained in this website, its resale or any damage to the intellectual or industrial property rights of CETAQUA shall invoke the legally established responsibilities. The brands (distinctive signs and logos) that appear on the website are owned exclusively by CETAQUA and are duly registered or in the process of registration. The names of other products, services and companies that may appear in this document or on the website may be brands or other distinctive signs registered by their respective and legitimate owners.
Warranty Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
CETAQUA will not be liable for any loss or damage that may result from the use of the content of its website. In particular, CETAQUA will not be liable for the content or the state of the links contained in this website that may take the User to other websites and pages managed by third parties. CETAQUA will not be liable for the content or the state of the said websites and pages. Access to these via this website does not imply that CETAQUA recommends or agrees with the content of the said sites. CETAQUA will not be liable for technical faults in the service provided by its server centre or by the communication networks, or for problems caused by the malfunction or misuse of browser versions that are not optimised. Access to the website and any use that may be made of the information on the site is the sole responsibility of the User. CETAQUA will not have any responsibility of any kind for any consequence, damage or loss that may result from the said access or use of the information. CETAQUA will not be liable for possible security errors that may occur or possible damages that may be caused to the User’s IT system or the files or documents stored in this due to the presence of a virus on the User’s computer used for accessing the services and content of the website, to a malfunction in the browser or to the use of non-updated versions of the browser.
Hyperlinks and linked websites
The provision of a hyperlink in no case implies the existence of relations between CETAQUA and the owner of the site or the web page on which the hyperlink appears, nor the acceptance or approval by CETAQUA of its content or services. CETAQUA reserves the right in all cases to block or remove any hyperlink to its website at any time, especially in the event of suspecting illegal activity or content of the website on which the hyperlink appears. The website of CETAQUA provides the User (only to search for and access to information, content and services available on the Internet) with hyperlinks or technical devices for linking (e.g. links or buttons) that give the User access to Internet sites or portals that belong to or are managed by third parties (linked sites). CETAQUA does not offer or sell the information, content and services available on the linked sites either itself or through third parties, nor does it endorse, supervise or control the content and services or any other material of any type on these sites in any way. By using these sites, the User accepts sole responsibility for browsing through these sites.
Applicable Legislation and Jurisdiction
These general terms and conditions are governed by the Spanish law. CETAQUA and the User, with expressly waiver of any other jurisdiction to which they might have recourse, submit to the jurisdiction of the courts and tribunals of the city of Santiago de Compostela for the resolution of any questions or legal disputes that may emerge as a result of the provision of the service of this website and the content and services therein and concerning the interpretation, application, fulfilment or non-fulfilment of what is herein established.