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The purpose of this Disclaimer is to advise IMDEA Web Site users of the terms of access, browsing and use that shall apply as they navigate the site. This Web Site has been adapted to comply with the Spanish regulation governing the Information Society Service, protection of personal data, electronic communication, confidentiality, and any related regulations.

The IMDEA Web Site is a project supported by the Madrid Community government, with the participation of all its government departments. IMDEA consists of eight Institutes, differentiated according to their area of scientific specialization: AGUA (Water), ALIMENTACIÓN (Nutrition), CIENCIAS SOCIALES (Social sciences), ENERGÍA (Energy), MATERIALES (Materials), NANOCIENCIA (Nanoscience), NETWORKS and SOFTWARE, all them sharing the mission of achieving benefits of collective interest, in terms of education, science and promotion of research, among others.

Users can freely browse and use the IMDEA Web Site as well as all the services, that are currently provided free of charge, while access to the Web Site’s Intranet is restricted to authorized users.

IMDEA owns or holds the appropriate license of exploitation of the industrial and intellectual rights for the material published in the Web Site, as well as for the contents made available through it. The access to those contents may in no case be construed as a full or partial waiver, transmission, license or assignment of any of IMDEA’s rights.

All the fractal images –which are representative of each of the IMDEA Institutes- are reproduced with the permission of their author, the artist Cory Ench, and their full or partial reproduction by any user or third party is strictly prohibited without first obtaining the necessary consent.

Neither the domain nor the industrial or intellectual property rights held by IMDEA and its different Institutes may be used in connection with other content, products or services that are not owned by IMDEA when such use may lead to confusion among the final users or discredit the Institute.

These general terms and conditions shall remain valid for as long as they are displayed. Therefore, IMDEA advises users to read them carefully each time they access the Web page.

Likewise, we reserve the right to unilaterally modify this Legal Notice at any moment, either totally or in part. Any modification shall become effective as soon as it is published on the Web Page, specifically, upon its insertion in the “Legal Notice” link.

IMDEA may unilaterally opt for interrupting, suspending or terminating the access to the Web Page contents, regardless of the terms of these conditions of use or of the specific conditions regulating the provision of certain services. These situations shall not alter the content usage restrictions indicated throughout this legal notice.

In addition, IMDEA shall take all the necessary measures to advise users, insofar as it is possible, of the following circumstances – suspension, interruption or termination of access to the contents of the Web site.

Should any discrepancy exist between the provisions of these general terms and conditions and the special terms and conditions applicable to each specific service, the latter shall prevail.

IMDEA’s failure to exercise or execute any right or provision contained in these general terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any such rights, unless otherwise recognized and stated in writing by IMDEA.