General Conditions of Use

Legal Notice

1. Identification Data

1.1. EDITORA BALEAR, S.A. (hereinafter, the COMPANY) is a company with registered offices at: Palma de Mallorca, calle Puerto Rico, No. 15 and with Corporate Tax Code (CIF): A-07015845. The company’s contact email address is: webmaster.diariomallorca@epi.es

1.2. The COMPANY is registered in the Mercantile Register of Palma de Mallorca, Sheet 124, Volume 501, Book 422 of the 3rd section on companies, Page PM-2704, Entry 27.

1.3. The contents of the web page: www.diariodemallorca.es are created by the COMPANY.

2. The object of the legal notice and user acceptance.

2.1. This Legal Notice regulates the conditions of access to and use of the web page www.diariodemallorca.es (hereinafter referred to as “the Website”), which the company makes available to Internet users.

2.2. The user is defined as any person who accesses or uses the Website.

2.3. The access or use of the Website and any of its pages by a user, whether or not registered as such, implies express acceptance of this Legal Notice. Therefore, please read it carefully.

3. Amendments to the terms of the Legal Notice

The COMPANY may, at any time and without prior notice, amend this Legal Notice by posting such changes on the Website. It is the user’s responsibility to check the Website and the Legal Notice to stay up-to-date with its content.

4. Use of the Website.

The User undertakes to make diligent use of the contents and services (such as chat, discussion forums or news groups) and with character but not limited to:

4.1. Use the Website, its content and services in accordance with the law, this Legal Notice, generally accepted moral standards, good practice and public order. Consequently, the User undertakes not to use the Website for unlawful or illegal purposes or contrary to the present Legal Notice, which might harm the rights or interests of third parties rights or in any other way which could damage, render useless or deteriorate the Website or its services or impede the normal use or enjoyment of the Website by other users.

4.2. Not destroy, alter, render useless or damage the information, data, programmes or documents found on the Website.

4.3. Not delete, alter, evade or manipulate any protection device or security system that could be installed on the Website.

4.4. Not introduce programmes, viruses, macros or any other device that causes or may cause any type of alteration in the computer systems of the COMPANY or third parties.

4.5. Not reproduce, distribute, communicate, including the simple act of making available, nor use information, text, graphics, pictures, audio files and/or images, photographs, recordings, software and generally any kind of material accessible through the Website or the services offered therein, in any form or by any technical means, without authorisation of the COMPANY.

4.6. Make appropriate use of content and services that the COMPANY offers on its Website and to not use them for any illegal or contrary to good faith and legal order.

The COMPANY reserves the right to remove without prior notice all comments and contributions that violate respect towards people’s dignity, that are discriminatory, xenophobic, racist, pornographic, that threaten children or teenagers, public order or safety, or those that may be considered unsuitable for publication or do not comply with these general conditions of use. Under no circumstances shall the COMPANY be held responsible opinions expressed by Users in forums, chats, or in any other participation space.

5. Access to the Website

5.1. Access to and subsequent use of the Website by the User is free and open.

5.2. Some of the services and content offered by the COMPANY may be subject to the previous registering and/or contracting of the service or product and payment in the form that is determined in the corresponding Registration and Contracting section of the General Terms and Conditions, in which case the User will be clearly informed.

5.3. The COMPANY may also establish obligatory Particular Conditions to regulate the use and/or contracting of certain specific products or services made available to the User through the website. Therefore, before using and/or contracting said specific products or services the user must carefully read the corresponding particular conditions created to this effect by the company.

The registration and use and/or contracting of the products or services offered on the Website imply the acceptance of the general and/or particular conditions that regulate them in the version published by the COMPANY at the time of the said use and/or contracting.

5.4. For the use and/or contracting of certain products or services offered by the COMPANY on its Website it will be necessary for the User to register and provide their personal data in an electronic form of user registration, which the User will provide voluntarily. The User shall be responsible for providing truthful and lawful information and for keeping it up to date. Providing the data requested in the registration process is mandatory for the registration process as a User to be completed and it will be understood as a clear expression of the User’s consent for the inclusion of his personal data in the corresponding database of the COMPANY. All the information of your personal data will be collected and processed in accordance with the provisions in section 6 of this Legal Notice and in the terms and conditions of registration.

5.5. Children under the age of 14 must not register or contract products and services of the Website. If the COMPANY detects the registration of a minor under the age of 14 it will proceed to cancel the registration and to prevent access by that person to the use of the products, services or content of the Website.

6. Protection of personal data

6.1. In compliance with the Spanish legislation, the COMPANY informs the user that the personal data that may be required as a result of the registration and use and/or contracting of products and services offered by the website will be object of automated processing and incorporated into the relevant files, with the necessary security levels, with the aim of ensuring the protection of personal data and performing the management, administration, provision, expansion and improvement of its activities to provide a more personalised and efficient service.

6.2. For more information on this point, please read our Privacy and Data Protection Policy.

7. Intellectual and industrial property. All rights reserved.

7.1. The source codes, computer programmes, texts, designs, images, databases, logos, structure, brands and other elements of the Website are protected by copyright laws and international treaties on intellectual and industrial property.

7.2. All the industrial and intellectual property rights of the Website and its contents belong, as the author of the collective work or as assignee, to the COMPANY or, where appropriate, to third parties.

7.3. The user undertakes to respect the Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights owned by the COMPANY and third parties.

7.4. The user that sends information of any type to the COMPANY declares, warrants and agrees that they have the right to do so freely, that such information does not infringe any intellectual property rights, trademark, patent, trade secret, or any other third party, that such information is not confidential and that such information is not harmful to third parties. The user expressly recognises the responsibility of the information and images that they provide, reaching such a responsibility, without restriction, to the accuracy, legality, originality and ownership of the same. The Website assumes no responsibility for the content of any such communications.

7.5. The user can view all elements of the Website, print, copy and store them on the hard drive of their computer or any other hardware provided it is solely and exclusively for personal and private use.

7.6. The COMPANY provides access to information, services, programmes or data on the Internet that may belong to third parties, in which case the company shall not be held responsible for such content or how many claims may arise from the quality, reliability, accuracy or correction of the same.

7.7. For the purposes of the provisions in article 32.1 of the Consolidated Text of the Law on Intellectual Property, the COMPANY expressly objects to the use of any contents of this Website for the purpose of reviews or press clipping without the prior consent of the COMPANY.

7.8. The COMPANY reserves the right to decide when a piece of information provided by a User or that appears on the Website goes against the policies and the spirit of the Website and, therefore, when there is a need for its removal.

8. Advertising messages

The integrated content on this Website make up a unique work and is made available to the User by the COMPANY under this premise. The will of the User to access the information and services made available to the public on this Website also implies their unconditional acceptance to receive advertising messages that may be included on this Website, regardless of their format, without the User being able receive the information and services on this Website without the simultaneous reception of the advertising messages incorporated therein. The user, on applying for access to the COMPANY’S Website, understands and agrees that said Website will be mainly financed by the revenues derived from advertising messages contained on it. Therefore, it is strictly prohibited by the COMPANY for any user who wants to access and receive the contents of this Website to install any type of software or technology to dissociate the simultaneous reception of content and services of the advertising messages on this Website. In the event that the content of this stipulation is not respected, the COMPANY reserves the right to deny the user access to this page for as long as it deems necessary as well as exercise of the corresponding legal action in defence of their legitimate interests.

9. Third-party links

9.1. In the event that the Website has links or hyperlinks directed to other Internet sites, the COMPANY does not exercise any control over such sites and content. In no event shall the COMPANY assume any liability for the contents of any link belonging to another website, nor guarantee the technical availability, quality, reliability, accuracy, comprehensiveness, accuracy, validity or constitutionality of any material of information contained in such hyperlinks or other Internet sites.

These links are provided solely to inform the User about the existence of other sources of information on a particular topic, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the linked website by the COMPANY.

9.2. The COMPANY only authorises the usage of its contents on other websites, provided that they are respectful, comply with the legislation in force and in no case reproduce the COMPANY’S content, without the proper authorisation.

10. Use of cookies

This Website uses cookies so please read our Cookie Policy carefully.

11. Limitation of liability

11.1. The COMPANY endeavours to ensure the information contained on the Website is accurate and without mistakes. In the event of any error of this type occurring, the COMPANY will correct it immediately on being made aware of the fact.

11.2. The COMPANY shall not be held liable under any circumstances for damages of any nature that may arise from the use of the information contained on its Website.

11.3. The COMPANY does not guarantee the permanent availability of access to the Website or to the services provided and is therefore exempt from liability for service deficiencies attributable to the server centre or connection networks and for the damages that any computer virus or malicious programme could cause.

11.4. Since part of the content of the Website comes from other users, the COMPANY cannot guarantee the accuracy of postings or user communications or the quality, safety or legality of what is offered on the Website. The User acknowledges and accepts that the use of the Website, as well as the provision of services and the acquisition of the same, is at the sole risk and responsibility of the User.

12. Communications

12.1. For the purposes of this Legal Notice, and for any communication that is necessary between the company and the user, this should be directed to the Customer Service Department by email to: webmaster.diariomallorca@epi.es, or by written communication addressed to the COMPANY’S Customer Service Department located in Palma de Mallorca, Puerto Rico, No. 15.

12.2. The COMPANY’s communications to the User will be made according to the data provided by this purpose on the user registration form.

12.3. The User may not use the Website or communication tools to collect addresses, send spam or breach this Legal Notice or Privacy Policy. The Company may review or filter users’ messages to monitor malicious activities or prohibited content. Please contact our Customer Service Department to report any spam sent by other users.

13. Legal action

The COMPANY reserves the power to bring any civil or criminal actions it deems appropriate for the improper use of its Website and content, or for any breach of these conditions.

14. Applicable law and jurisdiction

14.1. This Legal Notice shall be governed and construed by its own terms and in accordance with the Spanish legislation in force.

14.2. For any dispute, the parties submit to the Courts and Tribunals of the registered office of the COMPANY.

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