1.- Ownership of the Web site
BARCELONA with an address in Barcelona, Avenida Reina Mª Cristina s/n
and bearer of Fiscal Identity Number CIF Q-0873006-A which is inscribed
on Page 7 of Book I of the Official Register of Catalan Trade Fairs, is
the owner of the web site firabcn.com (hereinafter referred to as the
Web site) which makes it available to Internet users, in order to
provide information on the services, congresses, exhibitions and fairs
of the FIRA as well as to provide services through the web site.
2.- Communicating FIRA domain names to the corresponding Registers
states that it has communicated the domain names that are currently in
use to the Registry of Trade Fairs in accordance with the provisions of
article 9 of Law 34/2002, of 11th July covering E-commerce and
Information Society Services.
3.- General Conditions of Use and Acceptance of these
purpose of these general conditions for the use of the web site
together with the general contractual conditions for the services that
are provided therein, as well as any other specific conditions that may
be established, is the regulation of and provision of information to
the users of FIRA BARCELONA services and the regulation of the use of
the Web site.
Browsing and using the
services of the web site implies the acceptance as a User without any
reservation whatsoever, of all the general conditions of use, the
general contractual conditions and any others that may exist in
relation to the provision of services by FIRA.
may modify these general conditions as well as the general contractual
conditions and the general conditions that are included through the
publication of the aforementioned modifications to the web site at any
given time and without any prior warning, so that users may be
previously aware of them.
GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR THE USE OF THE WEB SITE
1.- Personal Data Protection Policy
accordance with the provisions of Organic Law 15/1999 of 13th December
concerning Personal Data Protection, FIRA de Barcelona informs Users of
the existence of a personal data file created with the information
obtained from the web site by and for the FIRA, under its own
responsibility, and that the existence of this file has been duly
communicated to the General Register of the Spanish Data Protection
Agency under number 2001920004 of the register code.
file has been created for the purpose of giving information and
providing the services offered by the Web Site, as well as for carrying
out promotional and advertising activities by any means, including the
sending of e-mails.
User’s Consent: The User accepts that any data obtained while using the
Web Site, or which has been provided through filling out any forms that
are contained therein, as well as any data resulting from any possible
commercial relations that may take place, may be included in a
automated personal data file of the type described above.
the data collection process, the User shall be properly informed in
that part of the Web Site where the data is requested by means of a
hyperlink or the inclusion of the information on the actual form itself
as to whether the collection of such data is obligatory or not for the
provision of services, and he/she shall also be informed of these
1.2.- Rights of the
User: With regard to the data obtained, the User may exercise the
rights provided for in Organic Law 15/1999 on Data Protection, and in
particular his/her right to access, rectify, cancel and object to such
data, as well as the right to withdraw his/her consent for the transfer
of this data, or for any of the uses described above.
User may exercise the rights referred to in the previous paragraph by
writing to FIRA BARCELONA, Av. Reina Mª Cristina s/n, 08004 Barcelona
or else by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Security measures: FIRA BARCELONA states that it has adopted all the
necessary and appropriate security measures that are provided for under
Royal Decree 994/1999, of 11th July, which approves the Regulation on
Mandatory Security Measures for automated computer files containing
Cookies: FIRA informs Users that in order to access any part of the Web
Site content, they may need to previously fill out registration or
similar files in which the User may be requested to introduce data of a
personal nature. In the same manner, FIRA may activate “cookies” for
the purpose of obtaining information on the User in order to improve
2.- Industrial and Intellectual Property. Hyperlinks policy
All the content included in the Web site and especially brand names,
commercial names, industrial designs, designs, texts, photographs,
graphics, logos, icons, software or any other signs susceptible to
being used industrially and commercially are protected by the
industrial and intellectual property rights of THE FIRA or those of the
third parties who own them and who have authorised their inclusion in
the Web site. Accordingly, any use and/or reproduction of these without
the express of THE FIRA is prohibited.
FIRA shall not be responsible for infringements of the intellectual or
industrial property rights of third parties that might arise as a
result of the inclusion in the Web site of brand names, commercial
names, industrial designs, designs, texts, photographs, graphics,
logos, icons or software belonging to third parties who have declared
themselves to be the owners of the same upon their inclusion in the Web
2.3.- In no case shall
it be understood that the User’s accessing and browsing the site
implies authorisation or renunciation, transmission, total or partial
cession of these rights or the concession of any right or the
expectation of rights and specifically, the changing, transformation,
exploitation, reproduction, distribution or public communication on
this content without the express and previous authorisation of FIRA or
of the corresponding rights holders.
by exhibitors of THE FIRA brand names in their catalogues, brochures,
commercial documentation, web page or in any other form at the
corresponding exhibitions must be expressly authorised by FIRA.
2.4.- No link may be established to the Web site from any other web site without the prior and express consent of THE FIRA.
links that are established must be to the main web page of LA FIRA or
if applicable, to that page that the FIRA itself indicates, and this
link shall be absolute and complete in such a way that it links the
User to the FIRA web page which must include the complete content from
the main page screen.
FIRA shall not be responsible for the content of the web pages that
users connect to through links on the Web site, nor shall it be
responsible for any infractions of the rights of third parties that
these pages may incur.
3.- Liability of FIRA BARCELONA
The User recognises and accepts that he/she shall be fully responsible for the use of the Web site and its services.
shall only be responsible for the damages that the User may suffer as a
consequence of the use of the web site when this damage is attributable
to a fraudulent action of FIRA.
FIRA declares that it has adopted all the necessary measures, within
its possibilities and the state of its technology to guarantee the
functioning of the Web site and to avoid the existence and transmission
of viruses and other components that might damage Users.
4.-Obligations of the User
User undertakes to use the content of the web site diligently,
correctly and lawfully and he/she also undertakes to refrain from:
a) Using the content for objectives or purposes that are against the law, morality and the correct codes of use and public order.
Reproducing, copying, distributing, allowing access to the public
through any type of public communication, transforming or modifying
content, without the corresponding authorisation of the holder.
Using the content of the web site to send advertising, communications
for the purposes of direct sales or for any other type of commercial
purpose, sending unsolicited messages directed at a number of persons
for this purpose, as well as abstaining from commercialising or
disclosing this information in any way.
5.- Commercial communications
may send commercial communications by any method that fully respects
all in-force legislation that concerns the protection of personal
For commercial communications
sent by e-mail and in fulfilment of the provisions of Law 34/2002, of
11th July, on E-commerce and Information Society Services, the consent
of the User shall be duly requested at the time that the corresponding
information is collected.
At any time the
User may withdraw his/her consent to receive personal communications by
sending a simple notification of his/her request to FIRA by returning
the e-mail message received and stating "CANCEL or DELETE", or by
sending a message to the e-mail address email@example.com
6.- Applicable legislation
relations established between the User and the owner of the Web site
are to be governed by the provisions contained in current regulations
concerning the applicable legislation and the competent jurisdiction.
Nevertheless, for cases in which the regulations foresee the
possibility of the parties submitting themselves to a certain
jurisdiction, FIRA and the User submit themselves to the Courts and
Tribunals of Barcelona and expressly renounce any other jurisdiction
that might correspond to them.
The regulations of the Spanish legal system shall be applicable in all cases.
GENERAL CONTRACTUAL CONDITIONS
These General Contractual Conditions together with the specific
conditions that, might be established if it were if necessary, shall
expressly regulate the relations arising between FIRA BARCELONA and the
exhibitors who contract the services offered through the Web site.
These General Conditions have been drawn up in accordance with the
provisions of Law 7/1998 on General Contractual Conditions, Royal
Decree 1906/1999 which regulates telephone and electronic contracting
with general conditions in the development of article 5.3 of Law
7/1998, Law 26/1984 for the Defence of Consumers and Users, Law 7/1996
of the Retail Trade Act and if necessary by Law 34/2002, for
Information Society and E-Commerce Services.
The provision of any of the services of the Web site implies the User’s
acceptance of each and every one of the General Contractual Conditions,
of the General Conditions for the Use of the Web site and if applicable
the Specific Conditions governing the provision of the service.
FIRA BARCELONA informs that the procedures to carry out the provision
of the services offered are those described in these conditions and
those that are indicated on the screen and those which refer to each
specific service in a way that the User has access to this information
in a truthful, efficient and complete manner at least three days before
the contracting of the service, and the User declaring that he/she is
aware of and accepts these procedures as being necessary for the
provision of the corresponding service.
All the information provided to FIRA during the contracting processes
shall be stored in such a way that the User may request information
referring to the operations carried out by him/her during the previous
three months with these requests always being made via a fax or e-mail
sent to FIRA.
1.6.- In order
to access services that are provided and offered through this web site,
FIRA may provide the User with a User name and a “Password”. The User
name and Password provided are identifying elements that authorise the
user to access the Services of the Web site and they are personal and
non-transferable. FIRA may make modifications to these after informing
the User, in which case the modified codes shall lose their validity.
All the technical resources that are necessary to access the Web site
and provide FIRA services together with any taxes or expenses of any
other type arising out of the provision of services shall be the
exclusive responsibility of the User.
The contracts signed through this Web site shall be governed by the
laws of Spain which shall be applied to aspects that are not covered by
these conditions relating to matters of interpretation, validity and
However, for cases where the
regulations foresee the possibility of the parties submitting
themselves to a certain jurisdiction or other, THE FIRA and the User
submit themselves to the Courts and Tribunals of de Barcelona and
expressly renounce any other jurisdiction that might correspond to them.