General conditions

www.fcsd.org is the registered domain and trademark of the entity FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN which is domiciled within the city of Barcelona, zip code 08029, address Comte Borrell, 201.203, entresòl, 3a, with Company Tax ID number G-08.897.696, registered within the Register of Foundations of the Autonomous Government of Catalonia (hereinafter referred to as the FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN).

www.fcsd.org is a webpage of an informative nature regarding the services of the FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN, and is oriented towards the care of people with Down syndrome as well as their family members. Also included are sections for inquiry and interactive participation with third parties, such as the link to the blog of the FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN which is regulated by its own conditions.

1) TERMS AND CONDITIONS

These terms and conditions regulate the service functions of the website www.fcsd.org that the FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN places at the users' disposal. The use of this website infers the condition of user and assumes the full acceptance by the user of each and every term and condition. If the user is not in agreement with the terms and conditions, he/she does not have the right to use the website nor the services that are offered. Additionally, viewing of the blog and the use of the third party options offering information and participation assume the acceptance of their own separate terms and conditions.

2) ACCESS AND USE OF THE WEBSITE IS FREE

The provision of the website service on behalfof the FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN to the user is of a free nature and does not require prior subscription or registration. In all cases, and always in a free manner, user registration is only required when the user wishes to subscribe himself/herself to one of the services offered by the FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN, make an inquiry through the contact form or participate in "Express Yourself". In such cases, the user should fill out the corresponding form online available exclusively for its stated purpose.  These forms are regulated by the (relevant) Data Protection Disclaimer.

3) MODIFICATIONS TO THE WEBSITE AND/OR ITS PRODUCTS AND/OR SERVICES

The FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN reserves the right to modify unilaterally and at any moment, without previous notice, the presentation or configuration of the website, including in its services, the Terms and Conditions, and the Data Protection Disclaimer. Said modifications will be to improve their services to the user, according to market trends.

4) CORRECT USE OF THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES

The user promises to use the website, its contents and its services in accordance with the law, the current Terms and Conditions, good character and in support of the public welfare. Furthermore, the user is prohibited from using the content or offered services of the website www.fcsd.org illegally, contrary to their terms and conditions, inconsistently with the rights and interest of the third parties, or in any way that could harm, damage, overload, or deteriorate the website, its content or its services, or even disrupt its normal functioning and use by other users.

The user should abstain from obtaining information, messages, interviews, opinions, commentaries, graphics, sound files with or without images, photographs, images, illustrations, software, trademarks, logos and other distinctive symbols and generally any class of material accessible through the website or its services by way of processes that have been put at the users' disposal or that are commonly used on the internet.

The user should abstain from manipulating identifying information of the FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN, such as its content and services offered on the website www.fcsd.org.

The user should abstain from manipulating technical protection devices of the content and information and overall in any configuration of the website www.fcsd.org.

The FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN reserves the right to deny access to their webpage www.fcsd.org at any moment and without prior notice to the users that do not adhere to the terms and conditions and the Data Protection Disclaimer that should be followed at all times.

5) USES OF DATA PROVIDED BY THE USER

Every time the user submits personal information to the FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN, the information is treated as described below.

The FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN will place and incorporate the data submitted by the user into a file, where the goal will be to answer the inquiries and generate the opinions and collaboration of the user. In accordance with the Organic Law 15/1999 for Personal Data Protection (LOPD), the information received through the forms will be used only for stated purposes. If the user does not wish to receive information or wishes to execute the access rights, rectify, or cancel the contents of said file, an email can be sent to the address administracio@fcsd.org indicating the reference "LOPD". The user should show a credible form of his/her identity.

The user consents that his/her information may be communicated to third-party businesses for reasons directly related to the legitimate functions of the FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN and the third party, with the goal of being able to better manage user inquiries, opinions, and/or collaboration.

The FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN guarantees that personal information will be treated confidentially. Therefore, the server used to store and manage the data will have all security measures necessary to prevent accessing of said data by non-authorized third parties.

Information provided freely by the user and published within the section "Express Yourself" is not covered by this guarantee.

6) LIMITATIONS OF GUARANTEES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN does not control nor guarantee the absence of viruses nor elements that may produce alterations in the computer system (software and hardware) or in the electronic documents or storage folders in the computer system. The FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN denies all responsibility for damages and harm of any nature that may be due to the presence of a virus or other elements within its contents that may produce alterations in the computer system, electronic documents, or user folders.

The FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN will take the necessary measures to guarantee the security of the information provided by the users. However, the complete security of transmitted information cannot be guaranteed.

Without prejudice towards the levels of security, the personal data legally required, the installation of all technological means within reach to prevent loss, misuse and alteration, unauthorized access and theft of supplied data, the general user knows and understands that security on the internet cannot be guaranteed 100%.

The FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN denies all responsibility for any damages and harm of any nature that may occur due to the lack of veracity, accuracy, completeness, and/or timeliness of the contents of the website www.fcsd.org.

7) RIGHTS OF THE AUTHOR, INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY

All the content of the website www.fcsd.org is the exclusive and worldwide property of the FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN including, without limitation, graphic designs, information, messages, interviews, opinions, graphic commentaries, sound and/or image folders, photographs, images, illustrations, software, trademarks, logos and other distinctive symbols, in any of the languages used or able to be used, such as all those within the operating and development software of the website. The reproduction, distribution, communication to the public, making available to the public, transfer or any other act or mode of exploitation that has not received expressed written consent from the copyright owners is prohibited.

The FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN does not concede license or authorization of any kind in regards to intellectual and industrial property rights, or regarding any other ownership or rights associated with the website and the services and products offered.

In the case of information provided by the users, including data, commentaries, images, photographs, illustrations, and other materials, the user concedes the FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN the nonexclusive rights, free from author and/or intellectual property rights, permanently and irrevocably, and completely transferable to third parties to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative services, distribute, and exhibit said contents previously enumerated, throughout the world and by any means of communication. The FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN and its sub-licensors also are conceded the right to use the name associated with said contents, in such cases where one exists, in relation with said contents.

All trademarks and service denominations that appear on the website www.fcsd.org are the registered trademarks and property of the FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN. In all other cases, the trademarks are licensed to other legitimate copyright holders.

8) LINKS AND SOCIAL NETWORKS

The FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN declines all responsibility in relation to information and features found outside of the website, www.fcsd.org, and those that are not directly managed by this website. The FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN will not, under any circumstances, be responsible for the use of the links by the users, including free user participation in social networks through links found on the website www.fcsd.org.

9) NAVIGATION WITH COOKIES

The cookies utilized by the FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN on their website www.fcsd.org are used only to maintain the users' session in active status. The cookies are used to link a session with an anonymous user with the goal being to provide requested services. Once the session is finalized, any identifying information generated will be destroyed and the cookies will be erased without being stored on the users' hard drive.

10) LAW AND JURISDICTION

The current Terms and Conditions, like all interactions between you as the user and the FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN, will be regulated by the legislation of Spain.

Any legal issues, deriving from content existing within these Terms & Conditions, or regarding the interactions between the user and both parts of the FUNDACIÓ CATALANA SÍNDROME DE DOWN, are subject exclusively to the jurisdiction and competency of the judges and courts of the city of Barcelona, with all rights being waived from any other applicable jurisdictions.

 

This English translation has been possible thanks to the PerMondo initiative: Free translation of websites and documents for NGOs and non-profit-making organisations. A project managed by Mondo Agit. Translator: Candice Anderson and Thomas Coleman.