Legal Disclaimer

1. Legal information

Avantium Business Consulting, SL, with a business address at C/ Balmes, 191 – 2º 4ª, Barcelona, C.I.F. number B-61070553, registered on the Barcelona business register, number 158084, folio 0084, volume 29640, General section.

Said society is the owner of this website and referred to as Avantium.

2. Conditions of use and access

This “Legal Disclaimer” governs the use of this Website (further down “the Website”) that Avantium makes available to Internet Users.

By using our website and its contents, the users (further down “the User”) accepts the terms and conditions set down in the Legal Disclaimer, published at the time of access. The User is obliged to make diligent use of the website in accordance with the Law and the current Legal Disclaimer. The User must read carefully this Legal Disclaimer whenever using the website, since modifications may be made to the conditions of use.

Access to the Website is free other than those relative costs of connection charged by the telecom provider that the User has contracted.

Avantium reserves the right to restrict access without prior warning to the Website, as well as to restrict any of the services available, due to technical, security, maintenance or electricity supply issues or any others. These restrictions maybe of a temporary, or definitive nature.

Avantium does not guarantee the reliability or availability of its Website, as such the User uses it at his/her own risk.

Certain services are for the exclusive use of our clients; access to them is restricted and maybe subject to certain conditions, which in each case would substitute and/or modify the current Legal Disclaimer. In these instances, the User is required to register using a concealed username and password and to fill in the compulsory fields. When choosing the username, the User cannot use expressions that might be harmful, unlawful, or contrary to accepted moral conduct and habits.

Use of the password is personal and non-transferrable. The User is expected to maintain its correct use and to keep it confidential and is entirely responsible for the consequences of it becoming available to a third party.

With regard to these services, Avantium may remove accounts and eliminate User content and information if they become inactive or are unused.

3. Purpose

The Website in question aims to provide Users with information, products and services that Avantium offers, the design, presentation and configuration of which may be modified at any moment without prior warning, as can its contents.

The information provided on the Website acts as complementary service and does not replace the service provided directly by the company’s professionals - auditors, consultants, legal and fiscal advisors –because the information does not provide the User with sufficient knowledge upon which to base any personal or company decision making.

4. Data collection forms

The use of certain services or requests to Avantium are contingent upon the User registering correctly by using the corresponding forms.

All of the information that the User enters into the forms on the Website, for the above purposes or any other, must be true. To this effect, the User guarantees the authenticity of all of the data provided, keeps the information up to date and takes full responsibility for any false or incorrect information entered and for any subsequent damage it might cause to Avantium.

5. Inclusion of links onto the Website

The Internet User that includes links on its own pages to the Website must meet the following conditions:

-The link can only be made to the home page or the Website’s main page but cannot under any circumstances reproduce it (copies of text, graphs etc).

-It is forbidden, in accordance with the current legislation, to create a frame or border of any type that encloses the Website or permits the visualisation of content via other Internet addresses that are different to the Website address and in any scenario whereby it is visualised alongside content unrelated to the Website in any way that:
-produces or might produce error, confusion or deceives Users about the origin of the service and the content;
- constitutes an act of comparison or unfair imitation;
- takes advantage of the brand’s reputation and the credibility of Avantium;
- or is prohibited by current legislation.
- The web page that puts up the link does not make any kind of false, inexact or incorrect declaration about Avantium, its partners, employees or clients.
- In no instance does it express on the web page displaying the link that Avantium gives its consent for the link to be placed there, nor does it endorse, collaborate or verify the services pertaining to the person who put the link up.

-The web page featuring the link must comply with the law and cannot under any circumstances contain or link its own content or that of a third party to material that:

- is illicit, harmful or contrary to morality and accepted community standards (pornographic, violent, racist, etc);

- Gives or may give the User the false impression that Avantium subscribes to, backs, or supports any of the sender’s ideas, disclosures or expressions, licit or illicit; or

-are inappropriate or not relevant to Avantium’s activities with regard to place, content and theme of the web page effecting the link.

6. Industrial and Intellectual Property

All of the information contained in this Website, including the graphic design, images, source codes, brands, commercial and trade names, articles, reports…etc, are subject to the industrial and intellectual rights of Avantium or third parties.

Under no circumstances does access to the Website imply the renunciation, transmission, transfer or partial or total licencing of the aforementioned intellectual and industrial property rights, nor does it confer any rights of use, translation adaptation, alteration or exploitation, reproduction, distribution or public communication for commercial purposes of said content without previous and express authorisation from Avantium, or a third holder of the affected rights.

The User maintains the right to visualise and obtain a copy in the cache of the User’s computer, as transient and incidental reproductions, although at no time is her/she authorised to communicate the same to third parties.

An infringement of any of the aforementioned rights may constitute a violation of the present provisions as well as a punishable crime in accordance with Articles 270 and the subsequent Articles thereof of the Criminal Code.

7. Responsibility

Avantium will not be responsible for interruptions, delays, errors or breakdown to its service for reasons beyond its control or due to the wilful misconduct or fault of the User or due to force majeure. The concept of force majeure encompasses failures of third parties, operators or service companies, lack of access to third party networks, acts or omissions of public authorities, events that occur as a result of natural phenomena, blackouts etc, hacker attacks or attacks by third parties specialised in computer system security or integrity, providing that Avantium has taken the necessary security measures that exist in accordance with the state of technology.

In any case, whatever the cause, Avantium will not take any responsibility whether that be for indirect or direct damage, consequential damage and/or loss of profit.

Avantium is not responsible for the content and opinions of third parties on its Website nor of any of the information contained in the web pages of third parties which can be accessed using links or searches on the Website, since their function is to inform the User of the existence of other sources of information on the Internet, which can provide additional information to that already given on the this Website. Hence, Avantium will not be held responsible for the results obtained from using these hypertext links.

When you are able to access the web pages of third parties using search engines or links, Avantium acts as an intermediary service provider in accordance with Article 17, Law 32/2002, from July 12th, regarding Information Services Society and E-Commerce and will only be responsible for the content and services supplied in the site links when, despite having an actual knowledge of them being illicit, has failed to act with due diligence and deactivate it.

On no account does the existence of Linked Sites signify that there exists any agreement with the managers or owners of them, nor recommendation, promotion or identification with Aviantum, nor with its activities, content or service providers.

Avantium is not aware of the content or services in the Linked Sites and therefore is not liable for damages resulting from illegality, quality, unavailability, failure, error or futility of the content and/or services of these Linked Sites or any other damage that is not directly attributable to Avantium.

Avantium accepts no responsibility for the use the User makes of the services and products on the website nor for his/her passwords or for any other material from the Website, breaching intellectual or industrial property rights or any other third party rights.

Avantium is not responsible for damages caused to Users as a result of computer viruses contracted by the User whilst browsing the Website or for whatever other damages that are derived from browsing. It is the sole responsibility of the User to have the necessary tools required for detection and disinfection of harmful computer programmes.

Avantium does not offer any guarantee that the content on its Website is free of errors nor that it will carry out the correction of any defect, nor that the current Website or Server is free of viruses or any other damaging components on the current.

The User will be liable to Avantium for any damages or harm caused as a result of non-compliance with the conditions of use of the Website and all other obligations established in the current Legal Disclaimer.

8. Publicity

Certain sections of the Website might have publicity content or material from sponsors. Advertisers and sponsors are solely responsible for ensuring that the material they place on the Website abides by the laws that can in each case be applied.

9. Data and privacy protection.

In compliance with current legislation regarding personal data protection, Avantium informs the User of an automated file created, which is the responsibility of this company, with the personal data that you provide us with whilst browsing our Website (when you register or fill in a form or make an enquiry, comment or request), with the purpose of helping us to manage your request and send you any relevant information by whatever means, including email and/or another medium, about products, services, offers and news that we consider of interest to you.

Avantium will treat the data with confidentiality and with the exclusive purpose of managing its relationship with clients and promoting its activities. Aviantum will cancel, remove and/or block data when they appear incorrect, incomplete or they are no longer necessary or relevant for their purpose in accordance with the legislation on data protection.

In data collection forms, the fields marked with an asterisk are compulsory, therefore if the User does not provide the corresponding data, Avantium has the right to refuse the corresponding service.

The User may withdraw consent and exercise rights of access, correction, cancellation and opposition via a written petition to the following e-mail address Esta dirección electrónica esta protegida contra spam bots. Necesita activar JavaScript para visualizarla or to the administration department of AVANTIUM, S.L..,Balmes, 191, 2º 4ª, Barcelona.

With regard to information provided by underage users, it is absolutely necessary that the sender has previously obtained parental consent, or consent from a tutor or legal guardian in order for the personal data to be processed automatically.

Avantium adopts the necessary levels of security required under the Regulation of Security Measures, approved by Royal Decree 994/1999 on June 6th, that is to say the necessary measures in order to avoid the alteration, loss, treatment or unauthorised access to personal data, bearing in mind the state of technology at all times. Nevertheless, Internet security measures are not impregnable and infiltrations via fraudulent activity from third parties may happen.

Avantium may use cookies when providing the Website service. The cookies are automatic procedures for collecting personal information relative to the preferences demonstrated by the User when he/she visits a determined web page. This information is registered in files that are kept on the user’s own terminal and only ever associated with that terminal. Every time the user accesses the website in question again, these files are automatically activated so that the website is configured with preferences indicated in previous visits. The cookies cannot read other cookies created by other providers.

The User has the option to configure his/her browser in such a way that it stops the creation of cookies or it creates an alert at the moment they are about to be created. The Website is accessible without the need to activate the options related to cookies, but may prevent the proper functioning of security mechanisms for exclusive services or those services that may require a higher level of security. The overriding purpose of the cookies is to help the User browse with ease.

When the User visits the Website, the information that we mainly collect - such as the domain from which he/she connects to the Internet, the date, time of access, Internet address which has been used when making a direct link to our pages- is purely statistic and in no way personalised. We use the information only to count the number of visits with the purpose of making our site more useful and interesting to our Users.

10. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction.

For any legal matter involving the Website, Spanish legislation will be applied for the competent resolution of all conflicts derived from or related to the use of this Website, by the Courts of Barcelona.