Legal Notice

  1. Identification Data
  2. Users
  3. Use of the web portal
  4. Data Protection
  5. Intellectual and industrial property
  6. Exclusion of guarantees and liability
  7. Modifications
  8. Links
  9. Cookies Policy
  10. Right to exclusion
  11. Modification of these conditions and duration
  12. Applicable legisltation and jurisdiction

1. Identification data

In accordance with duty of information established in Article 10 of the Law 34/2002, of 11 July, on Information Society Services and E-commerce, the users of the Complutense University of Madrid website (www.ucm.es) are made aware of the following information:

The website www.ucm.es belongs to the Complutense University of Madrid, with registered office at Avenida de Séneca nº 2, Madrid 28040 Spain, and CIF (Spanish Tax Number) Q-28 18014-I.

The users may establish direct and effective contact with the Complutense University of Madrid through written communication sent to the address stated above, or through any of the following means:

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2. Users

Access and/or use this portal of the Complutense University of Madrid assigns the status of USER, who, through this access or use, accepts the General Conditions of Use reflected here.

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3. Use of the web portal

www.ucm.es provides USERS who have access with a multitude of online information, services, programmes and data (hereinafter, the content), which belongs to the Complutense University of Madrid. The USER assumes the liability of using the portal. This liability extends to the registration that is required to access certain servers or content. By registering, the USER will be responsible for providing accurate and lawful information. As a result of this registration, the USER may be provided with a password that they will be responsible for, undertaking to use it diligently and confidentially.

The USER undertakes to use the content and services that the Complutense University of Madrid provides through its portal appropriately, including but not limited to using it to (i) conduct illicit, illegal activities that are contrary to good faith and the public order; (ii) spread content or propaganda that is racist, xenophobic, illegal-pornographic, sympathetic to terrorism or detrimental to human rights; (iii) cause damage to the hardware and software systems of the Complutense University of Madrid, its suppliers or third parties, introduce or spread computer viruses on the network or any other hardware or software system that may suffer from the aforementioned damage; (iv) try to access and, when applicable, use email accounts belonging to other users and modify or change their messages.

The Complutense University of Madrid reserves the right to remove any comments or contributions that violate respect for personal dignity, whether they be discriminatory, xenophobic, racist, pornographic, threaten youth or infancy, public order or security or that, in their opinion, are unsuitable for publication.

In any case, the Complutense University of Madrid will not be liable for the opinions posted by the users on forums, chats and other interactive tools.

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4. Data Protection

The Complutense University of Madrid complies with the obligations of REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND EUROPEAN COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 regarding the protection of individuals when processing personal data and the free circulation of these data and other current legislation.

The Complutense University of Madrid ensures to inform the interested parties, data holders, about the proper use of personal data in the processing activities, as well as to guarantee their recognised rights through the procedure established to the to facilitate the exercise of compliance by the interested parties or those affected.

The information is available on every personal data collection and registration form, according to the purpose of the processing activity, under the principle of transparency and communication that should be provided to the interested parties.

If you would like more information for executing your rights, click here.

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5. Intellectual and industrial property

The Complutense University of Madrid, naturally or as assignee, holds all the intellectual and industrial property rights of its website, as well as the elements contained on it (for example, images, sound, audio, video, software and texts; brands and logos, colour combinations, structure and design, selection of used material, computer programmes required for its operation, access and use, etc.), owned by the Complutense University of Madrid or its licensors. All rights reserved.

Any use without prior authorisation from the Complutense University of Madrid will be considered a serious violation of the intellectual and industrial property rights of the author.

In accordance with the provisions of Articles 8 and 32.1, second paragraph, of the Spanish Intellectual Property Law, the reproduction, distribution and public communication, including its available modality, of total or part of the content of this website, for commercial purposes, on any device and through any technical means, is expressly forbidden without authorisation from the Complutense University of Madrid.

The USER undertakes to respect the Intellectual and Industrial Property rights of the Complutense University of Madrid. You can see the elements of the portal and even print, copy and store them on the hard drive of your computer or any other physical device, provided that they are exclusively for personal and private use. The USER must not remove, alter, avoid or manipulate any protection device or security system that is installed on the websites of the Complutense University of Madrid.

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6. Exclusion of guarantees and liabilities

The Complutense University of Madrid is not liable, in any case, for damages of any kind that may arise for third parties, for example: errors or omissions in the content, lack of availability of the portal and the transmission of viruses or malicious or harmful programmes in the content, despite having adopted the technological measures to avoid it.

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7. Modifications

The Complutense University of Madrid reserves the right, without prior notice, to make the modifications it deems appropriate to its portal; changing, removing or adding both the content and services provided through the portal and the way in which this information is presented and localised on its portal.

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8. Links

In the event that www.ucm.es contains links or hyperlinks to other websites, the Complutense University of Madrid will not exercise any type of control on these sites or their content. In no case shall the Complutense University of Madrid assume any liability for the content of any link belonging to an external website, nor will it guarantee the technical availability, quality, reliability, accuracy, extent, truth or constitutionality of any material or information on any of these hyperlinks or other websites. Likewise, the inclusion of these external links will not imply any type of association, merging or participation with the connected entities.

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9. Cookies Policy

A cookie is an information file that the server of this website sends to the device (computer, telephone, tablet, etc.) of the person who accesses the page in order to store and recover information about the browsing activity carried out from this device.

The Complutense University of Madrid uses different types of cookies (technical, analytical and social), both their own and those of third parties, for the sole purpose of improving the user's browsing experience on the website and access to requested website services, without any type of promotional or similar product, for the analysis and creation of the USER’s browsing statistics.

Accepting this Cookies Policy means that the user has been clearly and fully informed of the use of data storage and recovery devices (cookies), and that the Complutense University of Madrid has the user’s consent to use the data as established in Article 22 of the Law 34/2002, of 11 July, on Information Society Services and E-commerce (LSSI).

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10. Right to exclusion

The Complutense University of Madrid reserves the right to deny or remove access to the portal and/or the services provided without prior warning, of their own accord or that of a third party, for any users that breach the general terms of use established in this document.

The Complutense University of Madrid will punish any breaches of these conditions, as well as any improper use of its portal, exercising all the civil and criminal procedures that may may be applicable under law.

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11. Modification of these conditions and duration

The Complutense University of Madrid may modify, at any moment, the conditions established here, duly publishing them as they appear here. The validity of these conditions will depend on their exposure and will be valid until they are modified by other conditions that are duly published.

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12. Applicable legislation and jurisdiction

The relationship between the Complutense University of Madrid and the USER will be governed by the current Spanish legislation and any disputes will be submitted to the judges and courts of the city of Madrid.

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