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Legal notice

OWNER OF THE WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT

  • Kronikgune Institute for Health Service Research 
  • Tax ID number: G95646014
  • Headquarters: Torre del BEC (Bilbao Exhibition Centre) Ronda de Azkue, 1 48902 Barakaldo (Bizkaia), SPAIN
  • email: kronikgune@kronikgune.org

PURPOSE

Kronikgune, provides clear and free information to Users about the products and services it provides to its customers, their characteristics and information about the entity itself.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS OF USE

The use of the website https://www.kronikgune.org /, property of Kronikgune, is absolutely voluntary and implies the full acceptance of all the General Conditions of Use in force at any time on the website by whoever accesses it. Therefore, the User must carefully read and accept this PRIVACY POLICY without any reservations before carrying out any action, viewing, using, etc. this website.

The User undertakes not to use the websites or its services and content in a manner contrary to the provisions of current legislation. Kronikgune reserves the right to withdraw access to this website, without prior notice, from any User who contravenes the said provisions.

MODIFICATION OF THE TERMS OF USE

Kronikgune reserves the right to modify General Conditions of Use at any time, as well as any other general or specific conditions, regulations of use or notices that may be applicable. Likewise, it reserves the right to modify at any time the presentation, configuration and location of the Website, as well as the content and conditions required to use them.

INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY

The User acknowledges and accepts that all industrial and intellectual property rights regarding the content and any other elements inserted in the Website belong to Kronikgune to its licensors.

Kronikgune is the owner of the elements that make up the graphic design of its website, menus, navigation buttons, HTML code, texts, images, textures, graphics and any other content of the website or, in any case, has the corresponding authorisation for the use of such elements.

Therefore, the User is only authorized to view all material and content on this page as presented and to download a copy of the material on a single computer for personal and private use, never for commercial purposes, provided that the User complies with all regulations of industrial and intellectual property.

It is also forbidden to delete, evade or manipulate the copyright and other data identifying the rights of https://www.kronikgune.org/, as well as the technical protection devices, or any information mechanism that the content may contain.

Kronikgune authorises the establishment of links between other websites and its own, provided that the following conditions are respected: The link is not established from a website which includes content that is contrary to law, morality and public order. There may not be images of Kronikgune or its products that show them in a distorted, harmful, or wrong light. No impression of a relationship or commercial link between Kronikgune and the owners, editors or advertisers from which the link is created must be given, when this is not the case. No impression that the Kronikgune content or website belong to or have been designed by the owners, editors or advertisers on the website from which the link is established must be given.

USE OF THE SERVICE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The conditions of access and use of this website are strictly governed by current legislation and by the principle of good faith, so the User undertakes to make good use of the website and the services offered.

All acts that infringe the law, rights or interests of third parties are prohibited, expressly the following:

Carrying out actions that may imply on or through the website and by any means any type of damage to Kronikgune‘s systems or to third parties. Advertising or disseminating commercial information directly or covertly, spam (sending mass mailings) or sending large messages in order to block network servers. Kronikgune cannot assume any responsibility derived from the incorrect, inappropriate or illicit use of the information appearing on the Kronikgune Internet pages.

EXCLUSION OF RESPONSIBILITY

Kronikgune declines all responsibility in the event that access or visits to its website are made impossible or difficult due to an interruption or defective provision of electricity, telephone or other telecommunications providers outside Kronikgune, or in the event of social conflicts or other cases of force majeure, or any action by a third party, including administrative or judicial requirements or orders, sabotage or saturation, whether intentional or otherwise.

It also disclaims any liability for damages that the visitor may suffer on their computer or telematics as a result of any of the circumstances described above.

Kronikgune does not guarantee the availability and continuity of the Website nor does it accept responsibility for any damages produced or that may be produced in the future, nor for technical defects, whatever their nature, derived from the use of the information and matters contained on the Website https://www.kronikgune.org/

Within the limits established in the law, Kronikgune does not assume any responsibility derived from the lack of updating and accuracy of the data or information contained in its Internet pages.

COOKIE POLICY

Cookies are pieces of code installed on the browser that help the Owner to provide the service according to the purposes described. Some of the purposes for which Cookies are installed may also require the User’s consent.

Technical Cookies and Cookies for Aggregate Statistical Purposes

  • Activity strictly necessary for the operation of the service – This Website uses Cookies to save the User session and to perform other activities that are strictly necessary for the operation thereof, such as, for example, those related to traffic distribution.
  • Activity related to the storage of preferences, optimisation and statistics – This Web Site uses Cookies to store navigation preferences and to optimise the User’s browsing experience. These Cookies include, for example, those that set the language and currency for the management of statistics first used directly by the Owner of the website.

Other types of Cookies and third party tools that may be used

Some of the services listed below collect statistics in an aggregated manner and may not require the consent of the User or may be managed directly by the Owner, depending on how they are described, without the assistance of third parties.

If any service operated by third parties appears in the list of tools shown below, it may be used to track the User’s browsing habits in addition to the information indicated here and without the Owner’s knowledge. Please refer to the privacy policy of the services indicated for more detailed information.

Statistics

The services contained in this section allow the Owner to monitor and analyse web traffic and can be used to track User behaviour.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Website, to prepare reports of its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the collected Data to contextualise and customise the ads from its own advertising network.

Personal Data Collected: Cookie and Usage Data.

Place of processing: USA– Privacy policy – Opt Out.

Google Analytics with an anonymous IP address (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Website, to prepare reports of its activities and share them with other Google services.
Google may use the collected Data to contextualise and customise the ads from its own advertising network.

This integration of Google Analytics anonymises your IP address. It works by shortening IP addresses in the Member States of the European Union or in other Member States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent for shortening to a Google server located in the US.

Personal Data Collected: Cookie and Usage Data.

Place of processing: USA– Privacy policy – Opt Out.

Interaction with social networks and external platforms

This type of service allows you to interact with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this website.

The interactions and information obtained by this Website will always be subject to the User’s privacy settings on each social network.

In the event that a service is installed that allows interaction with social networks, it is possible that even if Users do not use the service, it may collect web traffic data relating to the pages on which they are installed.

  • “Like” button and Facebook social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)

The “Like” button and Facebook social widgets are social network interaction services provided by Facebook, Inc.

Personal Data Collected: Cookie and Usage Data.

Place of processing: USA. – Privacy policy .

  • +1 Button and Google+ social widgets (Google Inc.)

The +1 button and Google+ social widgets are interaction services with the Google+ social network, provided by Google Inc.

Personal Data Collected: Cookie and Usage Data.

Place of processing: USA. – Privacy policy .

  • LinkedIn button and social widgets (LinkedIn Corporation)

The LinkedIn button and social widgets are interaction services with the LinkedIn social network, provided by LinkedIn Corporation.

Personal Data Collected: Cookie and Usage Data.

Place of processing: USA. – Privacy policy .

  • Tweet button and Twitter social widgets (Twitter, Inc.)

The Tweet button and Twitter social widgets are interaction services with the Twitter social network, provided by Twitter, Inc.

Personal Data Collected: Cookie and Usage Data.

Place of processing: USA. – Privacy policy .

Advertising

This type of service allows the use of User Data for commercial communications under various forms of advertising, such as banners, but always in relation to the interests of the User.

This does not mean that all Personal Data are used for this purpose. The information and conditions of use are detailed below.

Some of the services indicated below may use Cookies to identify Users or may use the Behavioural Retargeting technique, i.e. display personalised advertisements based on the interests and behaviour of the User, including those that have been obtained outside this Website. For more information, please check the privacy policies of the corresponding services.
In addition to any opt-out option offered by any of the services listed below, the User may also opt out of the use of cookies by third party services by accessing the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page.

Google AdSense (Google Inc.)

Google AdSense is an advertising service provided by Google Inc. This service uses the Cookie “DoubleClick”, which tracks the use of this Website and the behaviour of the User in relation to advertising, products and services offered.

Users may decide at any time to disable all DoubleClick Cookies by clicking on: google.com/settings/ads/onweb/optout.

Personal Data Collected: Cookie and Usage Data.

Place of processing: USA– Privacy policy – Opt Out.

How can I manage the installation of Cookies?

In addition to what is specified in this document, the User can manage Cookie preferences directly through the browser itself and avoid, for example, their installation by third parties. Through the browser preferences it is also possible to delete previously installed Cookies, including Cookies that may have saved the consent for the installation of Cookies by this website. It is important to note that, by deactivating all Cookies, the operation of this website may be affected. Users can find more information about Cookie Management on their browser at the following address: Google ChromeMozilla FirefoxApple Safari y Microsoft Windows Explorer.

In the case of services provided by third parties, Users may exercise their right to withdraw from the monitoring activity by using the information provided in the third party privacy policy, by clicking on the opt-out link, if any, or by contacting the third party company.

However, the Owner points out that Users can take advantage of: Your Online Choices. This service allows Users to select their tracking preferences for most advertising tools. The Owner therefore recommends that the User employs this resource in addition to the information provided in this document.

Deactivating or Deleting Cookies

The user may exercise their right to deactivate or delete cookies from this website at any time. This action depends on the browser you are using.

– Chrome at: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=es
– Explorer at: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
– Firefox at: https://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we
– Safari at: http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042

Additional notes

  • Neither this website nor its legal representatives are responsible for the content or the veracity of the privacy policies that the third parties mentioned in this cookie policy may have.
  • Web browsers are the tools responsible for storing cookies and from this website you must exercise your right to delete or deactivate them. Neither this website nor its legal representatives can guarantee the correct or incorrect handling of cookies by the aforementioned browsers.
  • In some cases it is necessary to install cookies so that the browser does not forget its decision not to accept them.
  • In the case of Google Analytics cookies, Google Analytics stores the cookies on servers located in the United States and undertakes not to share them with third parties, except where necessary for the functioning of the system or when the law requires it to do so. According to Google, it does not save your IP address. Google Inc. is a member of the EU-US Privacy Shield, which guarantees that all data transferred will be treated with a level of protection in accordance with European legislation. More information on the agreement: at this link. For further information on how Google uses cookies please see this link.
  • For any questions or queries about the cookie policy you can contact us via the contact section.

TERM AND EXTINCTION

This Website has, in principle, an indefinite duration. However, Kronikgune is authorised to terminate or discontinue the website at any time. Whenever reasonably possible, Kronikgune will previously notify the termination or discontinuation of the Platform.

APPLICABLE JURISDICTION AND LEGISLATION

The current Conditions shall be regulated by the Spanish Law. In the event of a discrepancy, the parties hereby agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the Courts and Tribunals of Bilbao, expressly renouncing any other jurisdiction that could correspond to them, except for further express legal requirements.