Legal notice

  1. Contact information

The owner of the domain names, Internet pages, and social networks accessed from the domain is:


CIF: G58863317

Address:  Gran via de l’Hospitalet, 199, third floor

Registered in the Registry of Private Foundations of the Generalitat de Catalunya, number 459, dated 15 November 1989.



  1. Terms and conditions

Any person who accesses and browses our website (including private network) becomes a User thereof, who accept this Website’s Terms of Use, detailed in all of its legal notices and policies, and that, among other things, includes information regarding the regulations on data protection, intellectual property, security measures, and competent jurisdiction. As a User, you must carefully read this Legal Notice on each of the occasions you intend to use the website, as it can be changed, and therefore you will be subject to and must obey its provisions.

The present conditions of use of the web page, regulate the terms of access and use of The website is understood to be subject to strict compliance with the terms contained in these terms of use of the website.


  1. User’s rights and obligations

The user has the right to browse the website, observing the rules established in its notices and policies at all times, and the right to have your information processed with respect and maximum privacy, which is why we have provided adequate Privacy and Data Protection Policy.

The user must respect at all times the terms and conditions established in this legal notice. Expressly, the user states he will use the portal diligently and assuming any liability that may arise from the breach of rules.

The user is obliged, in those cases in which they request data or information, not to falsify their identity by posing as any other person. The user cannot use the portal for activities contrary to the law, morals, and public order, as well as for prohibited purposes or that violate or harm the rights of the third parties. Likewise, the dissemination, storage, or management of data or contents that infringe the rights of third parties or any regulatory regulations of intellectual or industrial property rights is prohibited.

Also, the user may not use the website to transmit, store, disclose, promote or distribute data or content that are carriers of viruses or any other compute code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or impair the operation of any application, computers or telecommunications equipment.

The user undertakes to indemnify and hold harmless the website for any damage, prejudice, penalty, fine, penalty, or compensation that may have to have the website.


  1. Navigation

Browsing the web is free and does not require prior registration. However, it will be necessary to register for those who want to use the Web Intranet, which is enabled only for IDIBELL members.

IDIBELL has no responsibility to verify the information or content of other pages or websites that can be accessed through links incorporated into this website. Even so, it will eliminate as soon as possible, and as soon as it becomes aware, those links that redirect to webpages that have published content that does not correspond to reality, violate the applicable rules of use, which could lead to errors, or cause harm to users. In case, as a user, you know of any of these assumptions, you can communicate it to us at the following email address:


        5.     Confidentiality rules 

Your data may be collected when the user browses the website, and, in this case, IDIBELL will respect the provisions of the Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy.

Users of the Website must maintain the confidentiality of all information that they access relating to our services or confidential aspects.


        6.     Intellectual and Industrial property 

Intellectual and industrial property policy applies to all the content of the website. The user expressly acknowledges for all purposes that the information, signs, images, designs, logos, animations, videos, texts, as well as other elements and content, including the website’s services and computer applications, are subject to the industrial and intellectual property rights of IDIBELL and/or the third-party holders that have duly authorized their inclusion on the website, expressly stating that no type of right over any content of any kind will be granted, except those that are explicitly recognized.  IDIBELL is the owner of all the intellectual and industrial property rights of its website, as well as of the elements contained therein. All rights reserved.

By the provisions of articles 8 and 32.1, the second paragraph, of the Law on Intellectual Property, the reproduction, distribution,  modification, transformation, assignation, and public communication, including the way it is made available, of all or part of the contents are expressly prohibited of this website, with commercial ends, in any supports, and by any technical means, without the express authorization of IDIBELL.

6.1 Limits regarding the access and use of our content  

As a User, accessing the content protected by intellectual property rights does not transfer any rights to you. In this regard, the use made of this information and content can only be used privately; any use or reproduction by Users or others that may be included in the future must be done following the provisions and legal policies set forth herein, always respecting the applicable legal limitations.

It is forbidden to use any of the technical or technological resources whereby a third party may benefit, directly or indirectly, with or without profit, to every one of the contents, forms, and other expressions that are part of the website.

IDIBELL is free to limit access to the web pages, and to the products and/or services offered therein, as well as the consequent publication of opinions, observations, images or comments that Users may send through e-mail. In this sense, may establish, if it deems appropriate, without prejudice to the sole and exclusive responsibility of Users, the filters necessary to prevent through their Websites can be poured into the network content or opinions, considered racist, xenophobic, discriminatory, pornographic, defamatory or in any way, encourage violence or the dissemination of content illegal or harmful.

6.2. Authorizations or permissions As a User, you can view the elements of the website and blog and even print them, copy them and store them on your computer’s hard drive or any other physical format. In case you want to make use for commercial purposes, its distribution, alteration or decompilation will require express authorization from IDIBELL. Users can also create links to this website, as well as mention articles published on the web through social networks, with the actions of "tweet, retweet, share, blog" or similar, as long as they respect the property of the IDIBELL or the mention of the people indicated in the corresponding articles or content. However, IDIBELL reserves the right to request the deletion at any time, and according to its internal policies, of the content published by the user and owned by IDIBELL. If you want any other type of permission to use or publish any of the content included on the web, you can contact us through the email Those Users who send to the web pages of IDIBELL o its suggestions, observations, opinions or comments department using the e-mail service, unless they express in a specific way the opposite, in the cases in which by the nature of the services or contents it is possible, it is understood that they authorize IDIBELL for the reproduction, distribution, display, transmission, retransmission, broadcast in any format, storage on physical or logical media (e.g., diskettes or computer hard disk), digitization, making available from databases belonging to IDIBELL translation, adaptation, arrangement or any other transformation of such observations, opinions or comments, for as long as copyright protection is legally provided. Also, it is understood that this authorization is made free of charge and that by the mere fact of sending by email such observations, opinions, or comments, Users decline any claim for compensation from IDIBELL.  By the previous paragraph, IDIBELL is also authorized to modify or alter such observations, opinions or comments to adapt them to the editorial format requirements of the web pages, without it being understood that there is any type of injury to any of the moral faculties of the copyright that Users may hold over them. Any of the technical, logical or technological resources by which a third party may benefit, directly or indirectly, with or without profit, of every one of the contents, forms, indexes and other formal expressions that form part of the web pages, or of the effort carried out by IDIBELL for its operation, are prohibited.  IDIBELL will not assume any responsibility before consequences derived from the conducts and performances aforementioned, in the same way, that it will not assume any liability for the contents, services, products, and others., of third parties to which it is possible to accede directly or through banners, links, hyperlinks, framing or similar links from the Websites of INSTITUT D'INVESTIGACIÓ BIOMÉDICA DE BELLVITGE (IDIBELL) (INSTITUT D'INVESTIGACIÓ BIOMÉDICA DE BELLVITGE (IDIBELL).

6.3 Website’s Software and its design

IDIBELL has the permits and licenses to use this website, as well as the rights related to its design. Any use of the programming code, software, or design by Users is not allowed, with them being responsible for any fraudulent purpose or use to the detriment of the rights of the owner of the website or third parties.

6.4. Brand and corporate identity The owner of this website has registered and therefore owns, the IDIBELL trademark, which is registered with the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office. As a User, you cannot use our brand, domain, slogan, or any other element that makes up our corporate identity, without the express consent of IDIBELL.

6.5. Other rulesThis legal notice shall be complemented, in everything that is not expressly provided for, with the applicable regulation on intellectual and industrial property.


 7.     Responsibility  IDIBELL does not guarantee the continuous and permanent availability of the services, and IDIBELL has not any responsibility for possible damages caused as a result of the lack of availability of the service due to force majeure or errors in the telematic networks of transfer data, alien to their will, or disconnections made for improvement or maintenance of equipment and computer systems. In these cases, IDIBELL will do its best to notify the interruption, suspension, or termination of the information or services.  Also, not responsible for possible omissions, loss of data, settings, improper access, or breach of confidentiality that have their origin in technical problems, communications, or human failures, caused by third parties or not attributable to the website. Nor will it be liable for damages caused by computer attacks or caused by viruses that affect computer programs, communications systems, or equipment used by the website but manufactured or provided by a third party.  The portal may, at its sole discretion, deny, withdraw, suspend and/or block at any time and without prior notice access to information and services to those Users who fail to comply with these rules. IDIBELL declines all responsibility for computer damage or any other type that may be caused to the user when accessing the contents of the website. Therefore, IDIBELL does not guarantee the absence of viruses or other harmful elements that could cause damage or alterations to the computer system, electronic documents, or files belonging to the user or third parties. IDIBELL not guarantee or assume any responsibility respect to the possible damages caused by the use of information and data of its website, except in those cases in which the law expressly imposes the contrary In any case, the portal excludes any liability for damages and losses that may be due to the information and/or services provided or provided by third parties other than the owner. All responsibility will be the third party, whether provider, collaborator, or other.


8.     Link policy 

It is possible that de User access to content from third-part, through the website. Given that IDIBELL can not always control the content introduced by third parties in their respective Websites, it does not assume any kind of responsibility concerning their contents. In any case, IDIBELL will proceed to the immediate withdrawal of any content that may contravene national or international legislation, morality or public order, moving to the quick removal of the redirection to the website, bringing to the attention of the competent authorities the content in question.

IDIBELL is not responsible for the information and stored content, by way of example, but not limited to forums, chats, blog generators, comments, social networks, or any other means of its Users.

It is expressly forbidden to establish links from pages that contain manifestations or propaganda of a racist, xenophobic, pornographic, apology of terrorism, against human rights or any other illegal or contrary to morality and public order. In no case may IDIBELL be implied or declared to intervene, endorse, promote, participate or, have supervised in any way the contents of the page where the link appears, nor only consent to its incursion, except with express authorization.

Likewise, the website it is made available to all users, authorities and security forces, collaborating actively in the withdrawal or, where appropriate, blocking of all those content that may affect or contravene national or international legislation, the rights of third parties or the moral and public order included in this website. If the user considers that there is any content on the website that could be susceptible to these classifications, please notify the Website administrator immediately.


9.     Privacy policy L’IDIBELL acts as the owner of this website. The entity informs Users that it complies with current data protection regulations and, in particular, with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data, repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation), with the Organic Law 3/2018 of 5 December on the Protection of Personal Data and Guarantee of Digital Rights and with the Law on Information Services and Electronic Commerce, Law 34/2002, of 11 July. By this regulation, it is informed that the data facilitated by the user through the forms of the web (including the Private Area), will be processed by IDIBELL to attend the relation established between the parts and protected by the regulation in the particular matter of Prevention of Labor Risks and other related legislation. The data is confidential, and its use responds to the legally established purposes in each determined moment. If you wish, you may exercise your rights of portability, access, rectification, suppression, opposition and, limitation by writing to Gran Via de l'Hospitalet, 199- 3a planta, 08908 Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona. For more information about our Privacy Policy, please refer to the following link Privacy Policy.  10.  Cookies policy  Cookies can be used on this website. The purpose of these cookies is to improve the service they offer to their customers and visitors. If you want to know more about the use of cookies by Idibell (IDIBELL), go to our Cookies policy. 


   11.  IP addresses 

The website’s servers can automatically detect the IP address and domain name used by the user. An IP address is a number automatically assigned to a computer when it connects to the Internet. All this information is registered in a server activity file duly registered that allows the subsequent processing of the data to obtain only statistical measurements that allow knowing the number of page impressions, the number of visits made to the web servers, the order of visits, the access point, and to assess other Website’ aspects.


   12.  Applicable law and jurisdiction   IDIBELL also reserved the right to file civil or criminal actions it deems appropriate for the improper use of its website and content, or the break of these conditions.  Current Spanish regulations will govern the relationships between IDIBELL and User, and any dispute will be submitted to the Court and Tribunals of the city of Barcelona.

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