Legal notice

1. IDENTIFICATION.

By virtue of Law 34/2002, of 11 July, on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce and in accordance with Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, on the Protection of Personal Data (LOPD), and its implementing regulations laid down in Royal Decree 1720/2007 (RDLOPD), of 21 December, you are informed of the following: www.cicakraus.com is an internet domain owned by FUNDACIÓN INTERNACIONAL ALFREDO KRAUS, holder of Tax Identification Number G81431546 and with registered office in Calle Doctor Juan de Padilla, 13 Bajo, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain), registered in the Register of Foundations, Community of Madrid, at Volume II, page 22, at first entry (hereinafter THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE).

The contents, layout and selection of useful links have been chosen and coordinated by FUNDACIÓN INTERNACIONAL ALFREDO KRAUS. The design and navigation structure are the work of the owner. Total or partial reproduction of the contents of this website without citing their origin or requesting authorisation to do so is prohibited.

2. USERS.

Accessing and/or using this website confers USER status. From the time of such access or use, the USER accepts the General Terms of Use contained herein.

The aforementioned Conditions will apply regardless of any mandatory General Terms and Conditions.

3. USE OF THE WEBSITE.

THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE provides access to a wide range of online information, services, programmes and data (hereinafter "the contents") that belong to THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE or its licensors to which the USER may have access.

THE USER accepts responsibility for using the website. This responsibility includes any registration necessary to access certain services and contents. For such registration, the USER shall be responsible for providing true and lawful information.

As a result of registering, the USER may be provided with a password for which he or she will be responsible and which the USER undertakes to use in a diligent and confidential manner.

The USER undertakes to make appropriate use of the contents and services (for example chat services, discussion forums and newsgroups) that THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE provides through its website, including, but not limited to, refraining from using them to:

(i) engage in activities that are unlawful, illegal or contrary to good faith and public order;

(ii) disseminate contents or propaganda of a racist, xenophobic, pornographic or illegal nature or which is supportive of terrorism or contrary to human rights;

(iii) cause damage to the hardware and software systems of THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE, its providers or third parties; insert or disseminate on the internet computer viruses or any other hardware or software systems that are likely to cause such damage;

(iv) attempt to access and, where applicable, use the email accounts of other users and alter or tamper with their messages.

THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE reserves the right to delete all comments and contributions that violate respect for human dignity, are discriminatory, xenophobic, racist or pornographic and violate the rights of minors, are contrary to public order or safety or which it deems unsuitable for publication.

Under no circumstances will THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE be liable for the opinions posted by users through forums, chats or other participatory tools.

4. DATA PROTECTION.

For further information, see the Privacy Policy section of this page.

4.1. Cookies.

For further information, see the Cookie Policy section of this page (point 14).

5. INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY.

THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE, in its own right or as an assignee, is the owner of the intellectual and industrial property rights to its website and to the elements contained therein (including images, sound, audio, video, software and texts; brands and logotypes, colour combinations, structure and design, choice of materials used, the software needed to operate, access or use them, etc.), owned by THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE or its licensors. All rights reserved. By virtue of the terms of Articles 8 and 32.1, paragraph two, of the Intellectual Property Law, it is expressly forbidden to reproduce, distribute, publicly communicate - including making publicly available - all or part of the contents of this web page for commercial purposes on any device or by any technical means without the authorisation of FUNDACIÓN INTERNACIONAL ALFREDO KRAUS. THE USER agrees to respect the Intellectual and Industrial Property rights of THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE. THE USER may view the elements of the website and may even print, copy and store them on the hard drive of his or her computer or on any other physical medium provided it is solely and exclusively for THE USER'S personal and private use. THE USER must refrain from deleting, altering, avoiding or tampering with any protection device or security system installed on the pages of the website.

6. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITIES.

THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE is not liable, under any circumstances, for damage of any nature that may be caused by, but not limited to, the following: errors or omissions in the contents, lack of availability of the website or transmission of viruses or malware in the contents, even though all the necessary technological measures have been taken to avoid this.

7. CHANGES TO THE WEBSITE.

THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE reserves the right to make any changes it sees fit to its website without warning and may change, remove or add to the contents and services provided through the website and change the way in which they are presented or located on its website.

8. LINKS.

Where FUNDACIÓN INTERNACIONAL ALFREDO KRAUS www.cicakraus.com makes available links or hyperlinks to other websites, THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE shall exercise no control of any kind over such sites and their contents. Under no circumstances will THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE accept any liability for the contents of any link belonging to a third party website and neither will it guarantee the technical availability, quality, reliability, accuracy, completeness, truthfulness, validity or constitutionality of any material or information contained on any such hyperlinks or other websites. Similarly, inclusion of external links shall not imply any kind of association, merger or affiliation with the linked entities.

9. RIGHT OF EXCLUSION.

THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE reserves the right to deny or withdraw access to the website and/or the services offered without notice, on its own initiative or at the request of a third party, in the case of users who fail to comply with these General Terms of Use.

10. GENERAL.

THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE will pursue any breach of these conditions and any misuse of its website by exercising all civil or criminal actions to which it is entitled by law.

11. MODIFICATION OF THESE CONDITIONS AND DURATION.

THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE may, at any time, modify these conditions; the modified conditions shall be duly published as they appear herein. These conditions will be valid as long as they are displayed and shall remain in force until they are modified by other duly published conditions.

12. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION.

The relationship between THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE and the USER shall be governed by current Spanish legislation and any dispute shall be submitted to the Courts and Tribunals corresponding to THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE.

13. Data Protection

Any personal data provided shall be included in a file under the responsibility of FUNDACIÓN INTERNACIONAL ALFREDO KRAUS, holder of Tax Identification Number G81431546, and will be processed for the purpose of managing the service requested from us.

The USER may exercise his or her rights (access, amend, cancel or oppose the use of this data) by contacting FUNDACIÓN INTERNACIONAL ALFREDO KRAUS by email at concurso@cicakraus.com

14. Cookie policy

In accordance with Article 22.2. of Law 34/2002, of 11 July, on Services of the Information Society, FUNDACIÓN INTERNACIONAL ALFREDO KRAUS will use data storage and retrieval devices on the USER’s terminal equipment through the use of cookies, which will allow user preferences to be recorded for future visits and enhance the website experience; under no circumstances will cookies process personal data or data that may compromise user privacy.

User consent to accept data processing will be obtained through the use of a pop-up window that will remain in view until it has been read and accepted.

The types of cookies used on this website and their purpose are:

Analytics cookies: used to obtain browsing information and to measure and analyse visits.

The foregoing does not prevent possible storage or access of a technical nature for the sole purpose of transmitting a communication via an electronic communications network or, insofar as is strictly necessary, to provide a service expressly requested by the USER.

If the USER decides not to accept the cookies, he or she may continue to use our website in the usual manner, although the user experience may be slightly impaired.

Cookies installed on the USER's equipment can be blocked or removed by changing the browser option settings. Further information on how to do this can be found at the following sites, depending on the browser installed:

Internet Explorer: Tools → Internet Options → Privacy → Settings.
Firefox: Tools → Options → Privacy → Custom Settings.
Chrome: Settings → Show advanced options → Privacy → Content settings.
Safari: Preferences → Security.

The USER may obtain information about how to set cookie preferences in the help or assistance section when using other browsers.