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Legal notice

Through this website, Barcelona City Council:

1- Seeks to provide up-to-date quality information.

The information that is posted on this website is valid at the time of its publication and updated as quickly as possible.

Any information published on the website which has been provided by third parties is the responsibility of the person or entity which supplied it. Barcelona City Council will see to it that the suppliers of such information ensure its updating and compliance with current regulations.

It is the City Council's aim to ensure that the information published is complete, truthful, accurate, useful and accessible and that it meets the quality standards set out under current legislation.

2- Enables access irrespective of its users’ technological choices, in particular through technologies based on open standards.

3. Guarantees security and the protection of personal data.

Personal data (name, surname(s), address, etc.) collected and processed by Barcelona City Council, in its relationship with individual citizens (procedures, applications, participation in platforms, tender calls, etc.) are included in Barcelona City Council's corresponding files. When providing such data, citizens give their express and unequivocal consent to the data's processing. Only data that are appropriate, relevant and not excessive for meeting the purposes envisaged are processed.

Barcelona City Council guarantees confidentiality in personal-data processing, as well as the application of technical and organisational measures to ensure they are secure in accordance with the provisions of the Personal Data Protection Act (LOPD 15/1999, of 13 December).

Citizens (users) may exercise rights that ensure control of personal data: the rights to access, correct, cancel and challenge those data, as provided for under the current legislation in force, under the provisions set out on the following link: https://seuelectronica.ajuntament.barcelona.cat/ca/proteccio-de-dades

4- Adopts a cookies’ policy that respects privacy.

This website uses its own and third-party cookies to improve browsing experiences and offer content and services that may be of interest.

5- Allows and promotes the reuse of published information, within the limits provided for under the terms of use and stipulated by current legislation.

6- Protects intellectual and industrial property and encourages open licences.

Barcelona City Council is the holder or assigned user of the intellectual property rights to the works and services that come under this website. That includes graphic design and the software for this website, as well as the texts, images and registries it contains.

The City Council promotes the reuse of information under the terms of use mentioned in the preceding section.

Anyone who considers this website or its content infringes any intellectual- or industrial-property right, must notify City Council stating their name, ownership rights (supplying corresponding proof or accreditation) and the subject matter of the right supposedly infringed.

7- The City Council is present on various social media and platforms.

The City Council is present on various social media and platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and Issuu. When you access any of these or other social networks, note that the user terms and conditions which apply are the ones established for each platform and are not determined by City Council.

8- Complies with the current legal framework for content responsibility.

Under the current legislation in force. the City Council assumes responsibility for any content on this website that has been prepared by the Council itself. As for content supplied by users and third parties, the City Council shall be exempted from any liability, as provided for under Articles 13 to 17 of Spain's Act 34/2002, of 11 July, on Information Society and e-Commerce services. The City Council shall also be exempted in particular from any liability for any linked content, as provided for under Article 17 of that same Act.

The City Council shall not be held responsible for any improper use that users may make of the website's content. Nor shall the City Council be responsible for any problems that may arise in accessing the portal or any malfunctioning due to causes outside its control.

Barcelona, March 2017