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Owner: Fundació Institut de Recerca Biomèdica (IRB Barcelona)
Registered office: Baldiri Reixac 10-12, Barcelona 08028
Tel.: + 34 93 4037111
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Registration data: Registered in the "Registro de Fundacions de la Generalitat de Catalunya de Barcelona" nº 2245
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General Conditions of Use


1. Limitations of use

Access to this website is free and its viewing does not require prior subscription or registration. Users must use the information contained in this website in compliance with the applicable legislation in each case, respecting the intellectual property rights of the Fundació Institut de Recerca Biomèdica (IRB Barcelona) (herein referred to as “IRB Barcelona) or third parties.

The user will not perform any action that causes damage or alterations to the contents nor will he/she impede the proper functioning of the website through the services provided by IRB Barcelona. The user will not cause technical problems of any kind or transfer elements susceptible to carrying computer viruses or to damaging, interfering or totally or partially interfering with the present web.

In no case will IRB Barcelona be responsible for the improper use of this website or its contents, or the consequences that such use may cause.


2. Limitation of Liability

IRB Barcelona does not guarantee that its pages are operational or that their content is complete, accurate or reliable at all times. IRB Barcelona reserves the right to modify the contents of this website and the General Conditions of Access at any time, without prior notice.

In the event of maintenance, repair, updating or improvement of services, IRB Barcelona has the right to temporarily suspend access to this website without prior notice, as well as to reserve the right to render or cancel the services, informing the users whenever the circumstances so permit.

Thus any liability for damages of any nature that may be derived from the lack of availability or continuity of the operation of the site and its services and the use that users could make of the same are excluded.


3. Intellectual Property - Copyright

The whole of this website and all of its parts are protected by Spanish and international laws on Intellectual and Industrial property.

The intellectual property rights pertaining to the contents of this website belong to  IRB Barcelona, except for those belonging to companies with which it has signed the corresponding contract for the provision of contents and which are protected by national and international regulations on intellectual property rights.

The right to reproduce, distribute, publically communicate and transform the contents falls exclusively on IRB Barcelona, without prejudice to right of third parties to quote the contents.

The user accessing this website cannot copy, modify, distribute, transmit, reproduce, publish, assign, sell the aforementioned elements or create new products or services derived from the information obtained without expressly citing their origin.

Only the visualization of the contents and their loading for personal and non-commercial use of the user is authorized. The user cannot assign the mentioned contents to third persons or entities. The user is expressly forbidden to alter the content or structure of this website without the express written permission of IRB Barcelona. Any use of this website or its contents contrary to current regulations may be prosecuted.


4. Protection of personal data

Completion of personal data is not mandatory. The user who provides personal data is solely responsible for the accuracy and correctness of the data included, leaving IRB Barcelona exempt from any liability in this regard.

The personal data provided by the user will form part of an automated file owned by  IRB Barcelona and will be treated in a confidential way in accordance with Organic Law 15/1999, of December 13, on the Protection of Personal Data.

Pursuant to articles 4, 5 and 6 of Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December,  IRB Barcelona hereby informs that it has a file with personal data called “IRB People” owned by  IRB Barcelona.

By providing his/her data, the user authorizes the automated processing of the same for the purposes indicated by the website. The user may exercise at any time his/her right of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition of his data by contacting IRB Barcelona with registered office at c / Baldiri Reixac 10-12, Barcelona 08028 or by contacting this institution through the following e-mail address:


5. Hyperlinks or links

No third party may establish a framing relationship between its web pages and this website. Regarding the links included in this website to other sites not managed by  IRB Barcelona, this institution states that it does not exercise any control over these sites, nor is it responsible for the contents thereof.

The links that this website may contain are offered only as informative references, without any type of evaluation of the contents, owners, services or products offered from them.


6. Other conditions

These General Conditions of Use and all relations established between the user and IRB Barcelona will be governed by Spanish law.

The use of the website implies acceptance of the above General Conditions of Use.