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1. COMPANY DATAIn compliance with the provisions of Article 10 of Act 34/2002 of July 11 of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce Services, the following data refer to the company to which this website pertains: The Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (hereinafter referred to as FECYT) is the owner of the web domain. FECYT is located at Calle Pedro Teixeira 8, 2nd floor, and has Tax Identification Code: G-82999871 and registered with number 577 in the Registry of Foundations of State Competence Depends on the Ministry of Justice and is attached to the General Directorate of Registries and Notaries. FECYT's e-mail contact is: comunicacion@fecyt.es.

2. USERS: Access to and/or use of the FECYT website attributes the status of USER and implies acceptance, with said access or use, of the General Conditions and Terms of Use contained herein. The aforementioned Terms and Conditions shall apply regardless of the mandatory General Terms and Conditions of Contract, where applicable.

3. USE OF THE WEBSITE: fecyt.es provides access to a wide range of information, services, programmes and data (hereinafter, ''the content'') on the Internet which is property of FECYT or its licensers. The USER has access to this content. The USER bears responsibility for the use of this website. Said responsibility includes any registration that may be necessary in order to access specific services or contents. For said registration the USER will be responsible for providing truthful and lawful information. Upon registering, the USER may be provided with a password for which he or she shall be responsible, committing to making diligent and confidential use of said password. The USER agrees to the appropriate use of content and services (for example, chat services, discussion forums or news groups) that FECYT offers via its website including, but not limited to: not using them to (i) carry out any activity which is unlawful, illicit or contrary to good faith and public safety; (ii) disseminate content or propaganda of a nature that is racist, xenophobic, pornographic-illegal, or which supports terrorism or the violation of human rights; (iii) cause damages to the physical and logical systems of FECYT, its suppliers or third parties, introduce or spread computer viruses or any other physical or logical system capable of causing the previously mentioned damages to the Internet; (iv) try to access and, if applicable, use other USERS' e-mail accounts and modify or manipulate their messages. FECYT reserves the right to remove any and all comments and contributions which are considered an infringement on human rights whether they are discriminatory, xenophobic, racist, pornographic, harmful to young people, children, public order or safety, or, in FECYT's opinion, are not appropriate for publication. In any case, FECYT will not be held liable for any user opinions expressed in forums, chats or in any other tools meant for user participation.

4. DATA PROTECTION: FECYT, in accordance with the provisions of Spanish Law 15/1999 of December 13 concerning the Protection of Personal Data and with Royal Decree 1720/2007 of December 21 which improved implementation of the Regulation for Spanish Law and other legislation in force at all times, guarantees the appropriate use and treatment of personal user data. For this purpose, all forms used for collecting personal data for services that the USER may request from FECYT shall inform the USER of the existence and acceptance of the specific conditions regarding the security of their data in each case, and informing the USER of their responsibility for the file created, the address of the person responsible, their right to exercise their rights to access, rectification, cancellation and opposition, the reason for using their personal data and any data communication to third parties, where applicable. The exercise of rights to access, rectification, cancellation and opposition, according to the terms described in Spanish Law on the Protection of Personal Data, must be carried out by contacting the headquarters of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology located at C/ Pintor Velázquez nº 5 - Edificio Museo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología, 28100 Alcobendas (Madrid).

FECYT hereby informs the USER that it complies with Act 34/2002 of July 11, of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce Services, and that it shall request the USER'S consent for using their e-mail for commercial purposes at all times.

5. INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY: FECYT, either in its own right or as an assignee, is the owner of all the intellectual and industrial property rights of its web page, as well as the contents therein (for example, images, sound, audio, videos, software or texts; brands or logotypes, colour combinations, structure and design, selection of materials used, computer programmes necessary for site functioning, access and use, etc.), which are property of FECYT or its licensers. All rights are reserved. Pursuant to that which is established in Articles 8 and 32.1, paragraph two, of the Law on Intellectual Property, any reproduction, distribution and public communication, including the system for making this available, of all or part of the contents of this web page, for commercial purposes, using any medium and any technical means, is strictly forbidden without the consent of FECYT. The USER agrees to respect the Intellectual and Industrial Property rights held by FECYT. He or she may view website elements and even print them, copy them and store them on their computer's hard drive or on any other media provided the elements are only and exclusively for their personal and private use. The USER shall refrain from removing, altering, modifying or tampering with any protection device or safety system which might be installed on the pages of FECYT.

6. GUARANTEE AND LIABILITY DISCLAIMER: FECYT accepts no liability, under any circumstances, for damages of any kind that might be caused by any errors or omissions in the contents, unavailable web pages or the transfer of viruses or malicious or harmful programs via web content, despite having taken all of the necessary technological measures to prevent these situations.

7. MODIFICATIONS: FECYT reserves the right to make, without prior notice, any modifications to the website that it may deem fit. FECYT shall be able to change the way in which web content is presented and located on its website.

8. LINKS: In the event that the website provides links or hyperlinks to other Internet sites, FECYT will not have any kind of control over said sites or contents. Under no circumstances shall FECYT assume any responsibility for the contents of any link belonging to an outside web site, nor shall it guarantee the technical availability, quality, reliability, accuracy, scope, truthfulness, validity or constitutionality of any material or information contained in any such hyperlinks or other Internet sites. Likewise, providing these external links on the website shall not imply any kind of association, fusion or participation with the linked entities.

9. RIGHT OF EXCLUSION: FECYT reserves the right to refuse or withdraw access to its website and/or the services offered with no need for any prior notice, at its own request or at that of a third party, to any users who do not comply with the General Conditions and Terms of Use herein.

10. GENERAL: FECYT shall pursue any non-compliance of the conditions herein as well as any improper use of its website by taking any civil or criminal action where it may be lawfully entitled.

11. MODIFICATION OF THESE CONDITIONS AND DURATION: FECYT may modify the conditions defined herein at any time, being duly published as they appear herein. The duration of the aforementioned conditions shall depend on their announcement and shall be in force until they are modified by other duly published terms and conditions.

FECYT is governed by the Spanish legislation in force and any disagreement shall be brought before the Courts and Tribunals of the City of Madrid.