General Terms and Conditions of Use

General Terms and Conditions of Use

1) COMPANY INFORMATION:

In accordance with the requirement to provide information set out in legislation governing information society services and electronic commerce, the following information is hereby provided: the company that owns this website is Diario AS, S.L., with registered office at C/ Valentín Beato, 44 – 28037 Madrid, with registered company number C.I.F.: B-81511834, duly registered in the Mercantile Registry of Madrid, volume 11.181, section 8, sheet 184, page M-175.966, entry 3 (hereinafter Meristation). Contact e-mail: contacto@meristation.com

2) USERS:

Access to and/or use of the Meristation website confers the status of user and access to and/or use of it implies the acceptance of the General Terms and Conditions of Use set out in this document. The aforementioned conditions will be applicable regardless of any general terms and conditions of contract which may have to be complied with, where applicable.

3) USE OF THE WEBSITE:

The Meristation website provides access to a range of online news, services, programmes and information (hereinafter ‘content’) belonging to Meristation or its licensors, to which the user can gain access. The user accepts responsibility for the use of this website. Said responsibility extends to any registration that may be required to access certain services or content. During said registration the user will be responsible for providing true and lawful information. As part of this registration, the user may be provided with a password, for which the user will be responsible, agreeing to make careful and confidential use of it. The user agrees to make appropriate use of the content and services (such as, for example, chat services, discussion forums and newsgroups) that Meristation offers through its website, and will not, by way of example but not limited to, use them (i) to carry out illicit or illegal activities, or those that breach obligations of good faith and public order; (ii) to disseminate content or propaganda that is racist, xenophobic, pornographic, illegal, apologising for or justifying or encouraging terrorism, or which constitutes an attack on human rights; (iii) to damage the physical or computer systems of Meristation, of its suppliers or of third parties, or to introduce or spread in the network(s) computer viruses, or any other physical systems or software that could provoke the harms abovementioned; (iv) to try to access and, where applicable, use the e-mail accounts of other users and modify or manipulate their messages. Meristation reserves the right to delete all those comments and contributions that infringe on the respect for human dignity, that are discriminatory, xenophobic, racist, pornographic, that are damaging to young people or children, damaging to public order and public safety, or that, in the opinion of Meristation, are not appropriate for publication. In any event, Meristation will not be responsible for the opinions posted by users on forums, chats or other user-participation tools.

4) INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY:

Meristation itself or acting as assignee owns all the intellectual and industrial property rights relating to its websites, as well as the content elements in these (including, but not limited to, images, sounds, audio, video, software and texts; brands and logos, colour combinations, lay-out and design, selection of materials used, computer software necessary for operating, access and use, etc.) owned by Meristation or its licensors. All rights reserved. As provided for by articles 8 and 32.1, second paragraph, of the Intellectual Property Law, reproduction, distribution, public communication, including any means of making available, of the entirety or part of the contents of this website, with commercial aims, in any manner or by any technical means, without the prior authorisation of Meristation, is expressly prohibited. The user agrees to respect the intellectual and industrial property rights held by Meristation. The user may visualise the contents of the various websites and also print them, copy them and store them in the hard drive of their computer or in any other physical format always provided that it is, solely and exclusively, for their personal, private use. The user must not delete, alter, avoid or manipulate any protective device or security system installed on the websites of Meristation.

5) DISCLAIMER OF GUARANTEES AND RESPONSIBILITY:

Meristation will not be responsible, in any case whatsoever, for damage or loss of any nature whatsoever that could be caused by, but not limited to, the following: errors or omissions in its content, lack of availability of the website, transmission of viruses or harmful programs or damaging content, despite having adopted all preventative technical measures.

6) MODIFICATIONS:

Meristation reserves the right to carry out, with no prior announcement, those modifications to its websites that it considers opportune, being able to change, delete or add both the content and services provided on the site as well as the manner in which these are presented or their location on its websites.

7) LINKS:

Where the websites contain links or hyperlinks to other Internet sites, Meristation does not have any control over these sites and their contents. In no case will Meristation accept any responsibility whatsoever for the contents of a linked third-party website, nor will it guarantee the technical availability, quality, reliability, accuracy, extent, veracity, validity and legality of any material or information contained in any of these hyperlinks and other Internet sites. Equally the inclusion of these external connections does not imply any type of association, union, or participation in the entities so linked to.

8) RIGHT OF EXCLUSION:

Meristation reserves the right to deny or restrict access to its websites and/or the services offered without any prior notice, at its own behest or that of a third party, to those users who fail to comply with these General Terms and Conditions of Use and those who it considers to have generated inappropriate comments or acted against the principles of its websites and/or the services offered.

9) OTHER TERMS:

Meristation will respond to a breach of these conditions, or any misuse of its websites, by pursuing all civil and criminal actions available to it under the law.

10) MODIFICATION AND DURATION OF THE CURRENT CONDITIONS:

Meristation can alter at any time the conditions hereby set out, with the new conditions being duly published here. Said conditions will be effective on the basis of being displayed and will be valid until they are modified by other duly published conditions.

11) APPLICABLE LEGISLATION AND JURISDICTION:

The relationship between Meristation and the user will be governed by current Spanish legislation and any dispute will be submitted to the courts and tribunals of the user’s residence.