LEGAL NOTICE

IDENTIFYING DATA

In compliance with the duty of information provided for in Article 10 of Act 34/2002 of 11 July on Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce, the following data are listed below:

The owner company of this website is “Fostering Arts and Design (FAD)”, with registered address in Pl. de les Glòries Catalanes, 37-38 (Disseny Hub Barcelona Building), 08018 Barcelona, with Tax Code G08746976 and contact email fad@fad.cat.

“Fostering Arts and Design (FAD)”, hereafter “FAD”, is the holder of the following websites:

The purpose of these websites is to provide information on the different activities undertaken by “FAD”, which is a private, independent and not-for-profit association with the goal of promoting design and architecture in the country’s cultural and economic life and offering access to industry contents of a diverse nature.

ACCEPTANCE OF THE CONDITIONS OF USE

Access to the website requires accepting the conditions of use that may be in force on this website at any given time.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The source code, graphic designs, images, photographs, animations, software, texts as well as the information and contents collected on our websites are protected by Spanish legislation on intellectual and industrial property rights in favour of “FAD”; and the total or partial reproduction of this website, its computer processing, public communication, distribution, dissemination, modification, transformation or decompilation without the prior written permission of its holder, “FAD”, is forbidden in compliance with the provisions of Articles 8 and 32, second paragraph, of the Intellectual Property Act.

The user may use the material featured on this website exclusively for their own personal and private purposes only. Any use for commercial purposes or for incurring in unlawful activities is prohibited. All rights derived from the intellectual property are expressly reserved for “FAD”.

“FAD” shall ensure compliance with the above conditions and the proper use of the contents featured on its portal, exercising all civil and criminal proceedings pursuant to a breach or non-compliance of these rights by the user.

PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA

Access to the website or its use does not imply collection of the user’s personal data by “FAD”. However, we inform you that, in the event of “FAD” requesting personal data, the user shall be duly informed in compliance with the provisions of Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December on Personal Data Protection.

Any Personal Data collected in the “FAD” forms or similar documents that request information shall be subject to processing and shall be included in the corresponding files owned by “FAD”.

The collection and processing of Personal Data has the purpose of maintaining the contractual relationship which, where appropriate, may be established with “FAD” as well as the management, administration, information, provision and improvement of the services that the user decides to hire.

“FAD” has taken the necessary technical and organisational measures to ensure the security of the data and to prevent their alteration, loss, processing or unauthorised access, taking into account the state of technology, the nature of the stored data and the risks to which they are exposed, whether they may originate in human action or in the physical or natural medium. All technical and organisational measures shall be adopted that pursue the attainment of the basic security objectives, such as: confidentiality, understood as the limitation of access to the information by unauthorised persons; integrity, understood as maintaining the information in a reliable manner in quality conditions; and availability, understood as the guarantee of access to the Information System at the request of an authorised user.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

“FAD” does not assume liability for any damage or prejudice that may result from the use of the contents featured on the website, which is the sole responsibility of the user who accesses them.

In the same vein, “FAD” does not assume liability for any prejudice that may be derived from the use of an outdated or defective version of the browser, for the interruptions in connection that may occur during data transmission, for computer viruses, faults or disconnections in the operation of the telematic system, for the blocking caused by deficiencies or overloads in the telephone lines and for damage caused by third parties through unauthorised intrusion.

The “FAD” website contains links to other websites that may be of interest to users. “FAD” does not assume liability for such links and cannot guarantee compliance with appropriate Privacy Policies. For this reason, the user accesses the content of the above-mentioned websites under the conditions of use set by those sites and under the user’s exclusive responsibility.

“FAD” does not assume liability for the breach of any applicable regulation in which the user may incur while accessing our websites and/or while using the information contained in them.

“FAD” reserves the right, at its discretion, at any time and without the need for prior warning, to interrupt or deny any user’s access to the restricted-access contents when any of the described circumstances concur.

LINKS

All links, hypertexts, framing or any other type of virtual connection via the telecommunication networks from any website to our website shall be previously requested and authorised in writing by “FAD” and, failing this, any links established with this website shall be made to its home page.

Any links to third-party websites are for guidance purposes only, their aim being to place at the user’s disposal other sources of information that may be of interest to them.

“FAD” aims to regularly review the content of its links. However, it is impossible to be aware at all times of the specific content of the suggested links. As a result of this, we request the collaboration of any user who accesses the above-mentioned contents in the event of such contents being contrary to current legislation, morals or public order and to make it known to us via the following email address: fad@fad.cat.

LIABILITY

The user is ultimately responsible for the use they make of the services, contents, links and hypertexts included in our websites.

PRIVACY POLICY

The Personal Data collected through the different forms on the website are subject to the terms provided under our Privacy Policy.

RESERVE

“FAD”, at any time, without the need for prior warning, reserves the power to make modifications and updates of the information contained in its website or of its configuration and presentation. It also reserves the right, without having to give prior notice, to temporarily suspend access to the website for reasons of possible need and for undertaking maintenance, repair or improvement operations.

“FAD” reserves the right to totally or partially include or remove any information from the website at its sole discretion.

APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION

For any issues that may arise in regard to the interpretation, execution or possible breach of these conditions of use, the users, renouncing their own jurisdiction and regardless of where any dispute may arise, shall be subject to the competence and jurisdiction of the courts and tribunals of Barcelona.

The conditions contained herein shall in all cases be governed by Spanish legislation.


PRIVACY POLICY

Through this notification, “Fostering Arts and Design (FAD)”, hereafter “FAD”, informs the users of the website, in compliance with Article 5 of Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December on Data Protection, of its personal data protection policy with the purpose of allowing users to expressly, freely and voluntarily decide to provide “FAD” with the personal data asked of them in regard to the request for information by our private, independent and not-for-profit association, which has the purpose of promoting design and architecture in the country’s cultural and economic life.

Users are therefore informed that any personal data provided shall the included in a file duly registered in the General Data Protection Register, for which ownership and responsibility is held by “FAD” (Tax Code G08746976), registered address in Pl. de les Glòries Catalanes, 37-38 (Disseny Hub Barcelona Building), 08018 Barcelona, and shall be processed with the purpose of promoting and maintaining the relationship of collaboration, whether contractual or business-related, which may be established where applicable, and of receiving advertising information on all our services.

Except as specifically established otherwise, it is deemed to be necessary to complete all the data required in the form or similar document in a true, accurate, complete and updated manner. Otherwise, and depending on the case, “FAD” may proceed to not register the user or deny the specific service requested.

Likewise, in compliance with the Data Protection Act, the user may exercise their rights to access, rectification, cancellation and opposition by addressing a written communication to “FAD”, Pl. de les Glòries Catalanes, 37-38 (Disseny Hub Barcelona Building), 08018 Barcelona in which they accredit their identity. The request shall contain name, surname and photocopy of the Identity Card of the interested party or their legal representative as well as a supporting document of the representation, a request specifying the application, postal address for the purposes of notifications, date and signature of the applicant and supporting documents of the request being formulated. If the request does not meet the specified requirements, a correction shall be requested. In regard to the right of access, this shall only be denied when the request does not comply with the above-listed requirements and no legitimate interest is accredited to this effect. No compensation shall be demanded for exercising such rights.

We cannot meet any request in regard to users exercising their right to cancellation of identification data while they maintain their relationship with “FAD”. However, users may oppose the processing of their data in regard to receiving advertising information from our organisation.

“FAD” has adopted the necessary technical and organisational measures to ensure the security of the data and prevent their alteration, loss, processing or unauthorised access, taking into account the state of technology, the nature of the stored data and the risks to which they are exposed, whether they may originate in human action or in the physical or natural medium. All technical and organisational measures have been adopted that pursue the attainment of the basic security objectives, such as: confidentiality, understood as the limitation of access to the information by unauthorised persons; integrity, understood as maintaining the information in a reliable manner in quality conditions; and availability, understood as the guarantee of access to the information system at the request of an authorised user.

In compliance with Act 34/2002 of 11 July on Information and Electronic Commerce Services and on the amendments introduced in it by General Telecommunications Act 32/2003 of 3 November, you are advised that accepting this clause also implies your consent to receiving advertising communications from our organisation as well as compatible communications of a different nature. The user may at all times oppose the processing of their data for such purposes and revoke the consent given, for which it shall suffice to address a written communication to “FAD”, Pl. de les Glòries Catalanes, 37-38 (Disseny Hub Barcelona Building), 08018 Barcelona, or an email to fad@fad.cat, entering “UNSUBSCRIBE” in the subject line.

The “FAD” website contains links to other websites that may be of interest to users. “FAD” does not assume liability for such links and no guarantee may be provided in regard to compliance with appropriate privacy policies, and so the user accesses the content of such websites according to the conditions of use established in them and under their exclusive responsibility.

Any users who have queries, questions or recommendations on our Privacy Policy may contact us via email at the following address: fad@fad.cat.


COOKIES POLICY

A cookie is a file that is downloaded on the user’s computer/smartphone/tablet when accessing certain webpages. The purpose is to store and recover information on any browsing made on said equipment but does not provide us with any information on your name or any of your other personal details as it is only used for purposes of operation, security and statistics. The cookies we use cannot read your computer’s data or read data from other cookies. You can configure your browser to give you an on-screen alert that you will receive a cookie. If the user decides not to accept cookies, this will not prevent them from accessing the information on our websites.

“Fostering Arts and Design (FAD)” uses own cookies to manage the different services it offers the user and, depending on their purpose, we can distinguish between:

Session cookies: these are a type of cookie designed to collect and store data when the user logs into the private area of our websites. This cookie expires when logging out and is erased from your computer.

Persistent cookies: these are a type of cookie in which the data remain stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed over a period of time defined by the entity responsible for the cookie. The period can cover from a few minutes to several years.

Technical cookies: are those that allow the user to browse a website, platform or application and to use the different options or services available on it such as, for example, controlling traffic and data transmission, identifying the session, accessing restricted-access parts, recalling the elements that comprise a purchase order, carrying out the purchasing process for an order, carrying out the registration request or participation in an event, using security elements during browsing, storing content for the dissemination of video or sound or sharing content on social media.

Personalised cookies: are those that allow the user to access the service, with some characteristics of a general nature predefined according to a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as for example language, type of browser through which the service is accessed, regional configuration from which the service is accessed, etc.

Analysis cookies: are those that allow the entity responsible for them to monitor and analyse user behaviour on the different websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookie is used for measuring activity on the website, application or platform and for drawing up browsing profiles of users on such sites, applications and platforms with the purpose of implementing improvements according to the analysis of data on the use made of the service.

The Working Group of Article 29, in its Ruling 4/2012, has interpreted that among the cookies excluded from compliance of the obligations established in Article 22.2 of the Information Society Services Act are those used for allowing communication between the user’s equipment and the network only, and those used strictly for providing a service expressly requested by the user, which covers those that have the following purpose:

  • - Cookies for «user login»
  • - Cookies for user authentication or identification (only for session)
  • - Cookies for user security (for example for detecting repeated incorrect attempts to log into a website)
  • - Session cookies for multimedia player
  • - Session cookies for load balancing
  • - Personalisation cookies for user interface
  • - Complement cookies (plug-in) for exchanging social content

Session and user login cookies tend to be used for tracking user actions when filling in online forms over several pages, or as a shopping basket to monitor the items the user has chosen when clicking on a button.

If acceptance is disabled of cookies that are strictly necessary for the provision of certain services expressly requested by the user, they may not consult and/or correctly receive the contents and services of our websites.

“Fostering Arts and Design (FAD)” also uses the analytical cookies of the Google Analytics service for analysing our website. These cookies are used for collecting information on visitor use of our website, using the information to facilitate and improve browsing. Disabling these cookies will not affect the functionality of our websites.

Google Analytics is the Google analytical tool that helps websites and owners of applications to understand the way in which their visitors interact with them. It can use a suite of cookies to compile information and report the statistics on the use of the websites without personally identifying Google visitors. More information on the Google Analytics cookies and information on privacy on https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies

Some parts of the website can connect with various social networks such as for example Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, etc., and so the cookies policies they offer in each case should be consulted before using their services.

You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed in your equipment through the options configuration of your internet browser. Below we give you the links to the major browsers where they explain how:

These browsers are subject to constant updates and modifications, and so we cannot guarantee that they completely conform to your current browser version. It is also possible that you use a browser not included in these links. You may have to consult your browser help to configure the use of cookies.

If at any time you wish to withdraw your consent in regard to this Cookies Policy, please disable the stored cookies through the settings and configurations of your internet browser.

This Cookies Policy has the purpose of informing you in a clear and accurate manner on the cookies used on our websites. Should you require more information on the use of cookies, please request it via email from fad@fad.cat.


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