LEGAL NOTICE

IDENTITY OF THE OWNER OF THIS WEBSITE

In accordance with Law 34/2002, of 11 July 2002, on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce, you are hereby informed that the owner of the website www.bculinary.com is as follows: Trading name: Basque Culinary Center Fundazioa
C.I.F.: G-20998100
Address: Cº Juan Avelino Barriola, 101, (20009), Donostia San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa
Tel: 943 574 500
Fax: 943 574 502
Email: info@bculinary.com
Registry details: Foundations Register F-253

GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR USE OF THIS WEBSITE

Access to this website confers the status of User, which implies your express and unreserved acceptance of the General Conditions published on www.bculinary.com at the time you log onto the site. Consequently, Users should read these General Conditions of Use whenever they visit the site and, where applicable, use the services provided on it, as these conditions may change at any time. In this respect, the User is understood to be the person who visits, navigates, uses or participates in the services or activities, whether free or otherwise, featured on www.bculinary.com.

2.1. Purpose and scope of application: These General Conditions of Use regulate the access, navigation and use of www.bculinary.com as well as the responsibilities deriving from the use of its content, such as texts, graphics, drawings, designs, codes, software, photographs, music, videos, sounds, databases, images, expressions and information, as well as any other creation protected by national laws and international treaties on intellectual and industrial property rights. The Basque Culinary Center Fundazioa (hereinafter the BCCF) may establish certain special conditions that will apply to the use and/or contracting of specific services, in which case these General Conditions will serve as a supplementary regulation.

2.2.Conditions of access to and use of the services: In principle, access to www.bculinary.com is open and free of charge. However, some of the services and content may be subject to the prior contracting of the service or product, in which case the Special Conditions established for this purpose will apply, which the BCCF will make available to users before they contract said product or service. At all times the User must undertake to make lawful use of the services featured on this website, in accordance with these General Conditions, current law, morals and public order, as well as with the generally accepted practices for using the Internet. The User guarantees that all the information he/she provides through the forms on this website is lawful, genuine, accurate, truthful and up-to-date. It is the sole responsibility of the User to immediately inform the BCCF of any changes that may occur to the information provided. The User will refrain from: introducing viruses, programmes, macros or any sequence of characters with the intention of damaging or altering the website’s computer systems; hindering the access of other users through the mass consumption of resources; capturing data included in this website for advertising purposes; reproducing, copying, distributing, transforming or making available to third parties the contents of this website; carrying out actions by means of the services on this website that may damage intellectual property, trade secrets, contractual commitments, and the rights to honour, image and personal privacy of third parties; and engaging in unfair competition and illegal advertising. If, in order to use and/or contract a service from www.bculinary.com , the User is required to register, he/she will be responsible for supplying truthful and lawful information. If, as a result of this registration, the User is provided with a password, he/she undertakes to make diligent use of it and to keep it confidential in order to access these services. Consequently, Users are responsible for the proper safekeeping and confidentiality of any identifiers and/or passwords that are given to them, and they undertake not to assign their use to third parties, whether temporarily or permanently, or to allow outsiders to have access to them. The User will be held responsible for any unlawful use of the services by any illegitimate third party who uses a password for this purpose resulting from the User’s negligent use or loss of the password. In cases of theft, loss or unauthorized access to their password, the User will be responsible for immediately notifying the BCCF so that it can be cancelled. Under no circumstances will the BCCF be responsible for the actions undertaken by unauthorized third parties until such time as it is duly notified by the User.

INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

The BCCF is the owner of the intellectual and industrial property rights of all the elements that make up www.bculinary.com, including the brand name, trade name and distinctive sign. In particular, and without limitation, the graphic design, source code, logos, texts, graphics, illustrations, photographs, sounds and other elements of the website are protected by copyright. Under no circumstances does the access to or navigation of www.bculinary.com imply the waiver, transmission or total or partial licence of the intellectual and industrial property rights of the BCCF to the User for his/her personal use. The User recognizes that the reproduction, copy, distribution, commercialization, transformation, reuse, public broadcast and, in general, any other form of exploitation, by any procedure, of part or all of the content of the websitewww.bculinary.com, without the express written authorization of the BCCF, constitutes an infringement of its intellectual and/or industrial property rights. Any information that does not have the status of personal data transmitted voluntarily to www.bculinary.com via the Internet (including any remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, etc.) will become the exclusive property of the BCCF, which will hold unlimited rights over its use, without any compensation being due to either the User or any other person.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND GUARANTEES

The BCCF does not guarantee the legality, reliability, usefulness, veracity or accuracy of the services or information on www.bculinary.com, and therefore repudiates any direct or indirect responsibility for damages of any nature based on the User’s dissatisfaction with its usefulness or disappointed expectations. The BCCF declares that it has adopted all the technical and organizational measures within its remit according to the current state of technology to ensure the correct operation of this website, as well as the absence of viruses and other damaging components; nevertheless, it cannot be held responsible for: (a) the continuity and availability of the content and services of www.bculinary.com (b) the absence of errors in these contents, nor the correction of any faults that may occur; (c) the absence of viruses and/or other damaging components in www.bculinary.com; (d) the impregnability of the security measures that have been adopted; (e) the damages caused by any individual who violates the security systems of www.bculinary.com. The User will be held solely responsible before third parties for any communications sent personally or in his/her name to www.bculinary.com, as well as for the unlawful use of the content and services of this website. The BCCF reserves the right to temporarily suspend, without prior notice, the accessibility of www.bculinary.com due to maintenance, repairs, updating or improvement operations. Whenever the circumstances permit, the BCCF will post a notice on its website in advance indicating the expected date of the suspension of services. Links to other web pages that may be displayed on www.bculinary.com may take you to other websites for which BCCF bears no responsibility, since it has no control over them, and their purpose is simply to inform the User of other sources of information. The User is therefore entirely responsible for accessing this content and for abiding by the conditions of use that govern them. The BCCF is not responsible for the use that Users may make of the content and services of this website. As a result, it does not guarantee that the use that Users may make of the abovementioned contents and services comply with these General Conditions or use, nor that they do so diligently.