LEGAL NOTICE

 

1. OWNERSHIP OF THE DOMAIN WWW.FCBARCELONA.COM

In accordance with Law 34/2002, of 11 July, on information society and e-commerce services (LSSICE), users are hereby informed that this domain is owned by FC Barcelona’s Worldwide Supporters' Club Confederation (hereinafter CMP or the CONFEDERATION), with registered office at Avinguda Arístides Maillol, s/n, 08028 Barcelona and Tax ID no. G66522640, registered on the Government of Catalonia’s Foundations Register, and with contact email address penyes@fcbarcelona.cat

Subject matter and scope

These terms of use for the website  https://confederaciopenyes.fcbarcelona.cat/  aim to regulate the availability of and free access (for the general public and those interested in FC BARCELONA’S WORLDWIDE SUPPORTERS’ CLUB CONFEDERATION’s activities) to institutional or social information on the Confederation or third-party collaborators that may be of interest to the user.

The user is subject to the policies and terms in force at the time at which they use this website unless, by law or a under a decision made by the competent authority, relevant changes to the aforementioned policies or terms must be made retroactively. In this sense, the Worldwide Supporters' Club Confederation reserves the right to change or update the information contained on the website, its configuration and presentation, and terms of access at any time and without notice. Therefore, it is recommended that users consult the terms contained in this legal notice regularly.

Simply using and browsing the website, as well as requesting information or, if applicable, registering, implies the user’s unreserved acceptance of all of these terms of use and access and, if applicable, terms of registration and contract terms.


2. SERVICE PROVIDED

The CONFEDERATION does not guarantee that access to the website or its content will be free of interruptions or errors, nor does it guarantee that the website will be free of viruses or any other element that may alter the user’s computer system. So far as is reasonably practicable, the CMP will do everything required to re-establish communication and correct errors as soon as it is made aware of errors, disconnections or out-of-date content.

The CONFEDERATION accepts no responsibility for any damage deriving from interferences, omissions, interruptions, computer viruses, breakdowns and/or disconnections in the operation of this electronic system or of user’s devices or equipment, brought on by causes beyond the CONFEDERATION’S control, that may prevent or delay the provision of services or the user’s ability to browse the website; nor does it accept responsibility for usage delays or blockages caused by deficiencies or overloads on the internet or on other electronic systems, or for the inability to provide the service or allow access due to causes outside the CONFEDERATION’s control (and therefore caused by the user, third parties or force majeure).


3. INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE WEBSITE

Should an error be found in the information published on the website, action will be taken immediately to correct it. Similarly, the website content may occasionally be displayed as provisional information.


4. INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY

The texts, images, logos, distinctive signs, animations, videos, source codes and any other content included on the website are the property of the CONFEDERATION, which holds the right to use them. The aforementioned elements are therefore protected by the applicable national and international intellectual and industrial property law in force at any given time. For this reason, any partial or total use of any of the content (text, logo, images, designs, etc.) that appears on the CONFEDERATION’s website, as well as any copying, reproduction, adaptation, modification or transformation of it, is strictly forbidden, unless prior written express permission is provided by the CONFEDERATION.


5. LINKS

Among its content, the CONFEDERATION’s portal may include links to other websites managed by third parties in order to facilitate the user’s access to information online. However, the CONFEDERATION accepts no responsibility for the existence of links between third parties and other websites external to the CONFEDERATION. Links provided on the CONFEDERATION’s website are for informative purposes for the user, but do not imply that the CONFEDERATION is a guarantor or offeror of the services and/or information that may be offered by third parties through the links.

In accordance with the foregoing, the CONFEDERATION accepts no responsibility for the services and/or information offered on other websites to which a link is provided on this website. The CONFEDERATION does not control or supervise the inclusion of links on the website https://confederaciopenyes.fcbarcelona.cat/ . The use of links to other websites does not imply accountability for or appropriation of their content in any way. Any changes made to this content or information provided on these websites are not supervised or approved. The CONFEDERATION advises visitors to linked websites to check any legal terms and conditions that may be available there.

The use of hyperlinks for advertising, commercial or associative purposes that allow access to the CONFEDERATION’s website on websites outside of the CONFEDERATION is expressly forbidden, unless prior express consent and/or authorisation is obtained. In any case, the existence of hyperlinks on websites external to the CONFEDERATION does not imply the existence of a commercial, trade or any other kind of relationship with the owner of the page where the hyperlink is inserted, nor does it imply the CONFEDERATION’s approval of their content, opinions or services.


6. LIABILITY FOR CONTENT OF LINKS

The CONFEDERATION does not accept responsibility for damage caused by:

  • The operation, availability, accessibility or continuity of linked websites.

  • The maintenance of information, content and services on linked websites.

  • The provision or transmission of information, content and services on linked websites.

  • The quality, truthfulness and reliability of the content and services on linked websites.

  • Non-compliance with the law, moral standards or good practice as a result of the dissemination, storage and provision of content supplied by third parties.

  • Any breach of intellectual or industrial property rights, people’s right to honour, personal and family privacy and image, or communication of personal information by third parties.

  • Any acts of unfair competition and illegal advertising.

  • This content’s lack of truthfulness or accuracy or its outdatedness.

7. USERS’ TERMS OF USE

Access to the website https://confederaciopenyes.fcbarcelona.cat/ is voluntary. In general terms, the user is obligated to use the website, its content and services diligently, correctly and legally and in compliance with these terms and conditions, any special warnings and instructions for use contained in these terms or on the website, as well as to act in accordance with the law, good practice and the principles of good faith, ensuring due diligence and abstaining from using the website in any way that may impede or damage its normal operation or the assets and rights of the CONFEDERATION, its providers, other users or any third party. Access to or use of the website by minors is prohibited, unless their parents or legal guardians provide express consent.
Specifically, when using the website https://confederaciopenyes.fcbarcelona.cat/ , the user is obligated:

  • Not to reproduce the CONFEDERATION’s website or any of its content in any way, even through a hyperlink, unless express written authorisation is provided by a person from the CMP empowered to do so.

  • Not to remove, avoid or manipulate the copyright or any other identifiers of the owners’ rights incorporated into the content, or any technical protection systems or any other information mechanism contained in the content.

  • Not to alter, re-programme, modify, adapt or translate the website’s source code. Any partial or total reproduction of the website’s source code through any medium and for any reason is considered an unauthorised copy.

  • Not to introduce or store on the website or disseminate from it any information or material that may i) result in activities that are unlawful, illicit or contrary to good faith and public order; ii) be defamatory, libellous, obscene, threatening, xenophobic or capable of inciting violence or discrimination based on race, sex, ideology or religion or of any other kind, or may breach moral standards, public order, fundamental rights, civil liberties, the honour, privacy or image of third parties or, generally, the regulations in force.

  • Not to introduce or store on the website or disseminate from it any program, data, virus, code or any other electronic or physical system that may cause damage to the CONFEDERATION’s website, services, devices, systems or networks, or those of any other user, of any of the CONFEDERATION’s sponsors, collaborators, providers, etc. or, in general, of any third party.

  • Not to carry out any advertising or commercial activities through the website, and not to use its content or information to advertise, to send messages for commercial purposes, or to collect or store third parties’ personal data.

  • Not to use false identities or impersonate someone else when using the website or any of its services. This includes but is not limited to the use of third parties’ passwords or login details, if applicable.

  • Not to destroy, alter, use, render useless or damage any data, information, programs or electronic documents belonging to the CONFEDERATION or its sponsors, collaborators or providers or any third party.

  • Not to introduce or store on the website or disseminate from it any content that breaches third parties’ intellectual or industrial property rights or trade secrets, or, in general, any content that does not carry the right to be made available to third parties, in accordance with the law.

In accordance with the legal provisions in force, users’ IP addresses will be kept for the legally established period of time in order to detect users’ compliance with the legislation in force. Should content or comments be published that are considered criminal, the website administrators may block, trace or delete any content or message in accordance with the criteria expressed above.

The CONFEDERATION reserves the right to deny or withdraw access to the website and/or services offered with no warning, on its own initiative or at a third party’s request, for any user who does not comply with these terms of use. Without prejudice to the foregoing, the CMP will pursue any breach of these terms of use, as well as any improper use of the website, exercising any civil or legal action that may be applicable by law.


8. CMP LIABILITY WAIVER

The CONFEDERATION accepts no responsibility for circumstances including but not limited to those listed hereafter, or for the damage they may cause, as it cannot and is not obliged to provide a guarantee against them: a) possible security errors that may arise from using computers infected by a virus; b) a third party’s use of the CONFEDERATION’s property that leads to confusion of identity; c) third parties’ breaches of industrial or intellectual property rights; d) third parties’ non-compliance that may affect website users; e) a failure in the website or any of its services due to causes beyond the CONFEDERATION’s control; f) consequences deriving from the browser functioning poorly or from the use of out-of-date browser versions.

The CONFEDERATION accepts no responsibility for users’ breach of the terms included in this legal notice or for the use of services or content accessible via the website. Any damage caused by a user’s impersonation of a third party in any communication made through the website remains that user’s responsibility, as the CONFEDERATION has no control over the authenticity of the content or information provided by website users.

 

9. QUERIES, SUGGESTIONS, COMPLAINTS OR CLAIMS

For any suggestions, queries, complaints or claims, the user may contact the CONFEDERATION via current or future communication channels, including:

Telephone: 902 1899 00 (Spain) / + 34 93 496 36 00 (outside Spain)

Email: penyes@fcbarcelona.cat

Postal address: Confederació Mundial de Penyes, Avinguda Arístides Maillol, s/n, 08028 Barcelona (Spain).


11. COOKIES

The CMP hereby informs users that, to improve and facilitate the browsing experience, the website https://confederaciopenyes.fcbarcelona.cat/ uses cookie and IP address storage systems. A cookie is a small file left on the user’s device in order to simplify the user’s browsing experience on the website. These cookies cannot contain viruses or be executed, as they are not active files. The cookie can only be read by the CONFEDERATION and by the user. The user may delete cookies through the browser’s settings.
For more information, please consult our Cookies Policy.


12. APPLICABLE LEGISLATION AND JURISDICTION

These terms and conditions are governed by applicable Catalan, Spanish and international legislation.

Should any conflict or discrepancy arise in the interpretation or application of these terms and conditions, the courts or tribunals to which the case is submitted, if applicable, shall be those defined by applicable legislation regarding competent jurisdiction, which, as end consumers are involved, correspond to the place at which the obligation is fulfilled or to the user’s place of residence.

Should the user reside outside of Spain, or should the case consist of a purchase made by a company, both parties shall submit to the courts and tribunals of Barcelona (Spain), expressly renouncing any other jurisdiction that may correspond to them.