1. LEGAL INFORMATION AND ACCEPTANCE

These provisions regulate the use of the Internet portal service (hereinafter, the ‘Portal’) that CONTAGAS makes available to Internet users.

CONTAGAS, with registered office at Calle Fra Juníper Serra, 91-93, 08030 Barcelona, Spain and C.I.F. number A08398257, is registered in the Mercantile Registry of Barcelona, Volume 38099, Folio 198, Page B-74353. Telephone number: 93 340 02 22.

Access to the website is free except for the cost of the connection through the telecommunications network provided by the access provider contracted by the users. Certain services are exclusive for our clients and their access is restricted.

The use of the Portal attributes the condition of user of the Portal (hereinafter, the “User”) and implies acceptance of all the conditions included in this Legal Notice. The provision of the Portal service has a limited duration at the time the User is connected to the Portal or to any of the services that are provided through it. Therefore, the User must carefully read this Legal Notice on each of the occasions on which they intend to use the Portal, since it and its conditions of use contained in this Legal Notice may be modified.

Some Portal services accessible to Internet users or exclusively for CONTAGAS clients may be subject to particular conditions, regulations and instructions that, where appropriate, replace, complete and / or modify this Legal Notice and that must be accepted by the User before starting the provision of the corresponding service.

2. INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY

All the contents of the Portal, understood by these as merely illustrative, the texts, photographs, graphics, images, icons, technology, software, links and other audiovisual or sound content, as well as its graphic design and source codes (hereinafter, the ‘Contents’), are the intellectual property of CONTAGAS or third parties, without any of the exploitation rights recognized by current regulations on intellectual property over them being understood to be assigned to the User, except those that are strictly necessary for use of the Portal.

The trademarks, trade names or distinctive signs are owned by CONTAGAS or third parties, without it being understood that access to the Portal attributes any right over the aforementioned trademarks, trade names and / or distinctive signs.

3. CONDITIONS OF USE OF THE PORTAL

3.1 GENERAL

The User undertakes to make correct use of the Portal in accordance with the Law and this Legal Notice. The User will respond to CONTAGAS or to third parties for any damages that may be caused as a result of the breach of said obligation.

The use of the Portal for harmful purposes of property or interests of CONTAGAS or third parties or that in any other way overload, damage or disable the networks, servers and other computer equipment (hardware) or computer products and applications (software) of CONTAGAS or third parties.

3.2 CONTENTS

The User agrees to use the Contents in accordance with the Law and this Legal Notice, as well as with the other conditions, regulations and instructions that may be applicable in accordance with the provisions of clause 1. Merely By way of example, the User, in accordance with current legislation, must refrain from:

Reproducing, copying, distributing, making available, publicly communicating, transforming or modifying the Contents except in the cases authorized by law or expressly consented to by CONTAGAS or by whoever holds the ownership of the exploitation rights, as the case may be.
Reproduce or copy for private use the Contents that may be considered as Software or Database in accordance with current legislation on intellectual property, as well as their public communication or making them available to third parties when these acts necessarily imply reproduction by part of the User or of a third party.
Extract and / or reuse all or a substantial part of the Contents of the Portal as well as the databases that CONTAGAS makes available to Users.

3.3 DATA COLLECTION FORMS

Without prejudice to the provisions of clause 5 of this Legal Notice, as well as the privacy policies accessible from the Portal and that may be applicable at any time, the use of certain services or requests addressed to CONTAGAS are subject to prior completion of the corresponding User record.

All information provided by the User through the Portal forms for the above or any other purposes must be truthful. To these effects

, the User guarantees the authenticity of all the data that he communicates and will keep the information provided to CONTAGAS perfectly updated so that it responds, at all times, to the real situation of the User. In any case, the User will be solely responsible for any false or inaccurate statements made and for the damages caused to CONTAGAS or third parties due to the information provided.

3.4 INTRODUCTION OF LINKS TO THE PORTAL

The Internet user who wants to introduce links from their own web pages to the Portal must comply with the conditions detailed below without the ignorance of them avoiding the responsibilities derived from the Law:

In any case, it will be prohibited, in accordance with the applicable and current legislation at all times, to establish frames or frames of any kind that surround the Portal or allow the display of the Contents through Internet addresses other than those of the Portal and, in In any case, when they are viewed together with content outside the Portal in such a way that: (I) produces, or may produce, error, confusion or deception in users about the true origin of the service or Contents; (II) involves an act of unfair comparison or imitation; (III) serves to take advantage of the reputation of the brand and prestige of CONTAGAS; or (IV) in any other way is prohibited by current legislation.
No false, inaccurate or incorrect statement will be made from the page that introduces the link about CONTAGAS, its partners, employees, clients or the quality of the services it provides.
In no case, will it be expressed on the page where the link is located that CONTAGAS has given its consent for the insertion of the link or that it otherwise sponsors, collaborates, verifies or supervises the services of the sender.
The use of any word, graphic or mixed trademark or any other distinctive sign of CONTAGAS within the sender’s page is prohibited except in cases permitted by law or expressly authorized by CONTAGAS and provided that a link is permitted in these cases. Directly with the Portal in the manner established in this clause
The page that establishes the link must faithfully comply with the law and may not in any case have or link with its own content or that of third parties that: (I) are illegal, harmful or contrary to morals and good customs (pornographic, violent, racists, etc.); (II) induce or may induce in the User the false conception that CONTAGAS subscribes, endorses, adheres to or in any way supports, the ideas, statements or expressions, legal or illegal, of the sender; (III) are inappropriate or not relevant to the activity of CONTAGAS in attention to the place, content and theme of the sender’s website.

4. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY

4.1 OF THE INFORMATION

Access to the Portal does not imply any obligation on the part of CONTAGAS to verify the veracity, accuracy, adequacy, suitability, completeness and timeliness of the information provided through it. The contents of this page are of a general nature and do not constitute, in any way, the provision of a legal or tax advisory service of any kind, so such information is insufficient for the User to make personal or business decisions. .

CONTAGAS is not responsible for the decisions made based on the information provided on the Portal or for damages caused to the User or third parties due to actions based solely on the information obtained on the Portal.

4.2 OF THE QUALITY OF THE SERVICE

Access to the Portal does not imply any obligation on the part of CONTAGAS to control the absence of viruses, worms or any other harmful computer element. In any case, the User is responsible for the availability of adequate tools for the detection and disinfection of harmful computer programs.

CONTAGAS is not responsible for the damages produced in the computer equipment of the Users or third parties during the provision of the Portal service.

4.3 ON THE AVAILABILITY OF THE SERVICE

Access to the Portal requires services and supplies from third parties, including transport through telecommunications networks whose reliability, quality, continuity and operation does not correspond to CONTAGAS. Consequently, the services provided through the Portal may be suspended, canceled or inaccessible, prior to or simultaneously with the provision of the Portal service.

CONTAGAS is not responsible for damages of any kind caused to the User that cause failures or disconnections in the telecommunications networks that cause the suspension, cancellation or interruption of the Portal service during the provision of the same or previously.

4.4 OF THE CONTENTS AND SERVICES

LINKED THROUGH THE PORTAL

The Portal access service includes technical link devices, directories and even search tools that allow the User to access other Internet pages and portals (hereinafter, ‘Linked Sites’). In these cases, CONTAGAS acts as a provider of intermediation services in accordance with article 17 of Law 34/2002, of July 12, on Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce (‘LSSI’) and will only be responsible for the content and services provided on the Linked Sites to the extent that it has effective knowledge of the illegality and has not deactivated the link with due diligence. In the event that the User considers that there is a Linked Site with illegal or inappropriate content, he may notify CONTAGAS in accordance with the procedure and the effects established in clause 6, without in any case this communication entailing the obligation to withdraw the corresponding link.

In no case, the existence of Linked Sites must presuppose the existence of agreements with those responsible or owners thereof, nor the recommendation, promotion or identification of CONTAGAS with the statements, content or services provided.

CONTAGAS does not know the contents and services of the Linked Sites and therefore is not responsible for damages caused by the illegality, quality, outdated, unavailability, error and uselessness of the contents and / or services of the Linked Sites or by any other damage that is not directly attributable to CONTAGAS.

5. PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA

5.1. TREATMENT OF PERSONAL DATA

In compliance with the provisions of Organic Law 15/1999, of December 13, Protection of Personal Data (‘LOPD’), we inform you that the personal data and information you provide us when filling in any electronic form available at the Portal (‘Data’), will be incorporated into a personal data file owned by CONTAGAS. The purpose of the data processing is to process your request. The questions included in each of the forms are voluntary, except those marked with an asterisk (*) which are mandatory. In the case of not answering the mandatory questions, CONTAGAS reserves the right not to process incomplete applications.

5.2. DATA COMMUNICATIONS TO THIRD PARTIES

In order to satisfy your request, or request for information, it may be necessary for your Data to be communicated by CONTAGAS to the other companies that make up the CONTAGAS Group. The companies of the CONTAGAS Group are related and can be consulted at any time on the website: www.contagas.com

5.3. COMMERCIAL COMMUNICATIONS

In any of the electronic forms, your express consent will be requested to be able to send you commercial communications by any means, including email or equivalent electronic means of communication, in accordance with the provisions of article 21 LSSI.

5.4. SECURITY MEASURES

CONTAGAS adopts the security levels required by Royal Decree 1720/2007, of December 21, which approves the Development Regulation of the LOPD, appropriate to the nature of the data that is subject to treatment at all times. Notwithstanding the foregoing, technical security in a medium such as the Internet is not impregnable and there may be malicious actions by third parties, although CONTAGAS uses all the means at its disposal to avoid such actions.

5.5. COOKIES USE POLICY

In compliance with the provisions of article 22.2 LSSI, CONTAGAS will only use data storage and recovery devices (‘Cookies’) when the user has given their prior consent to do so in accordance with what is indicated in the pop-up window of the browser of the user when accessing the Portal for the first time and in the other terms and conditions that are indicated in the CONTAGAS Cookies Policy that every user should know.

5.6. ARCO RIGHTS

The User may exercise their rights of Access, Rectification, Cancellation and Opposition (‘ARCO Rights’) in the legally established terms, having to direct a communication by postal mail to the Department of Data Protection and Privacy of CONTAGAS, Fra Juníper Serra street 91-93, 08030 Barcelona, or by sending an email to the following address: contagas@contagas.com, indicating in both cases your name and surname.

6. COMMUNICATION OF ILLICIT AND INADEQUATE ACTIVITIES

In the event that the User or any other Internet user becomes aware that the Linked Sites refer to pages whose contents or services are illegal, harmful, degrading, violent or contrary to morality, they may contact CONTAGAS indicating the following points :

Personal data of the caller: name, address, telephone number and email address;
Description of the facts that reveal the illegal or inappropriate nature of the Linked Site;
In the event of violation of rights, such as intellectual and industrial property, the personal data of the owner of the infringed right when it is a person other than the communicator. Likewise, you must provide the title that certifies the legitimacy of the owner of the rights and, where appropriate, that of representation to act on behalf of the owner when it is a person other than the communicator;
Express declaration that the information contained in the claim is accurate.
The reception by CONTAGAS of the communication provided for in this clause will not imply, according to the provisions of the LSSI, effective knowledge of the activities and / or contents indicated by the communicator.

Likewise, you must provide the title that certifies the legitimacy of the owner of the rights and, where appropriate, that of representation to act on behalf of the owner when it is a person other than the communicator; Express declaration that the information contained in the claim is accurate.

The reception by CONTAGAS of the communication provided for in this clause will not imply, according to the provisions of the LSSI, effective knowledge of the activities and / or contents indicated by the communicator.

7. LEGISLATION

This Legal Notice is governed in each and every one of its extremes by Spanish law.