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Terms of Use

TERMS OF USE

mVenturesBcn is a registered trademark of Barcelona Mobile Ventures S.L.

Barcelona Mobile Ventures S.L. (hereinafter the “BMV”) is a whole subsidiary of Fundació Mobile World Capital Barcelona Foundation (hereinafter “MWCB”) is a Spanish public foundation, with registered offices in Barcelona, at Roc Boronat, 117, 08018, registered at the Registre de Fundacions of the Generalitat de Catalunya with number 2.717, and with tax identification number G65.760.431.

Barcelona Mobile Ventures S.L with registered offices in Barcelona, at Roc Boronat, 117, 08018, registered at the Registro Mercantil de Barcelona, Volume 44709 Document 37 Page B464130 Inscription 1, and with tax identification number B-66475989.

Through our website www.mventuresbcn.com (hereinafter the “Site”) we make accessible to the public news, information and events organized by BMV relating the Mobile World Capital Barcelona.

By using this Site and the services herein provided, you agree to comply with and to be bound by the following terms of use (hereinafter the “Terms”). Please read them carefully.

 

1. Use conditions

1.1 By using our Site you get a user status (hereinafter the “User”). To be a User involves the total acceptance without waiver of all the rules and policies published on the Site; including the Terms, the Privacy Policy, the IP Policy and the Blogging Policy (hereinafter, the “Policies”). Additionally, you agree to use this Site in compliance with any applicable law. If you do not agree to this Terms and all related Policies do not use this Site. To the extent that you fully comply with the Terms and the Policies you are authorized to use the Site.

1.2 We may modify the Terms or the Policies at any time and it is your responsibility to check their content.

Please review the Terms and Policies regularly to ensure that you are aware of any changes made. Using the Site means that you agree to be legally bound by the current, and amended versions of the Terms and Policies. In case of disparity between prior versions of the Terms and/or Policies and their updated versions, the latter shall prevail.

1.3 You are not entitled and should not use the Site: (i) for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any abusive, defamatory or obscene material which would harass, distress or cause inconvenience to any person and/or would infringe his rights or inhibit his use and enjoyment of the Site; (ii) for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotion, material, “junk mail”, “spam”, “chain letter”, “pyramid scheme”, or any other form of solicitation or commercial exploitation; (iii) to create a database electronic or otherwise including material downloaded or otherwise obtained from the Site; (iv) to transmit or re-circulate any material obtained from the Site to any third party, without accomplishing with the IP Policy and all applicable Policies published on the Site; (v) to obtain or attempt to obtain materials, documents or information from the Site through any means not purposely made available in the Site through automatic devices such as “deep-links”, “page-scarps”, “robots”, “spiders” or any similar means; (vi) to access, copy or monitor any portion of the Site, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure of the Site or any content; (vii) to upload or transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, restrict, destroy, limit the functionality of or compromise the integrity of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment by any means. We reserve the right to bar any such activity or material; or (viii) to use any portion of the Site, by any means, to link to an internal or subsidiary page of the Site that is placed one or several levels down form the home page (deep linking) or to present Content of the Site within another website (framing).

 

2. Contents disclaimer

2.1 We maintain this Site to enhance public access to information, news and events relating the Mobile World Capital Barcelona. Our goal is to keep all the contents of the Site timely and accurate. If errors on the content of the Site are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them as speedily as possible. However, we accept no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regards to the exactness of the contents published on the Site.

2.2 We reserve the right to actualize or delete any contents of the Site, as well as limit or deny the access to any User either temporally or permanently. Notwithstanding the above, this disclaimer is not intended to limit our liability in contravention of any requirements laid down in applicable national law or to exclude our liability for matters which may not be excluded under that law.

 

3. Use of the site content

3.1 All the contents published in the Site, including without limitation copyrights, rights similar or related to copyrights or to the sui generis right over data bases, patents, utility models, industrial designs, graphics, source code, texts, pictures, photographs, trademarks, trade names, logos, slogans, domain names, social profiles, interfaces, music and/or audiovisual works, trade secrets and know-how, whether registered, applied for or not registered (hereinafter, the “Contents”), are owned or licensed by BMV and protected by all applicable industrial and intellectual property law, including unfair competition laws.

3.2 Unless otherwise specified in the IP Policy, Users are not allowed, by any means, to reproduce, distribute, transform or communicate the Content to the public. Even if expressly authorized, any use of the Content must comply with the IP Policy, the Terms and all related and applicable Polices.

3.3 The Site may provide links to independent and external third parties’ websites (hereinafter, “Third Parties’ Sites”). BMV includes these links to give Users the opportunity to access other websites that may be of their interest. Third Parties’ Sites are out of our control and we do not assume any responsibility about the content provided by Third Parties’ Sites. Therefore, the fact that the Site contains links to Third Parties’ Sites does not mean that BMV has by any means approved or agreed to the contents or information there published.

Consequently, we do not assume any liability for the contents or information published by Third Parties’ Sites. Your access to Third Parties’ Sites will be made under your sole responsibility.

 

4. Publishing content in the site

4.1 If you upload or otherwise submit content to BMV or the Site, you agree to grant BMV a free worldwide license to reproduce, distribute, modify and communicate to the public such content.

4.2 BMV does not accept or consider any unsolicited idea, original creative work, suggestions or other work, including ideas for new advertising, campaigns, new promotions, new or improved products or technologies, processes, materials, marketing plans or new product names, among others, sent to BMV or its employees through the Site, per e-mail or by any other means. The aim of this general policy is only to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when BMV products or marketing strategies seem similar to submitted ideas.

We will automatically destroy without previous access any unsolicited material sent to BMV.

 

5. Privacy

These Terms are complemented by the BMV Privacy Policy. By using the Site, you acknowledge and agree that Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any message or information you send to the Site may be read or intercepted by others.

 

6. Disclaimers

6.1 BMV is not obliged by any means to run the site or to provide the contents hosted in the site. Both, the hosting of the site and the provision of contents may be cancelled, suspended or temporarily suspended at any time without previous notice. BMV does not warrant either the site or the contents to be free of errors, defects, virus, or to be provided without interruptions. BMV does not assume any responsibility for any direct or indirect damages you may suffer as a result of the suspension or cancellation of the site and/or the deletion of its content, in whole or in part.

6.2 The contents of the site are of a general informative character and therefore, may be insufficient for you to reach a personal or business decision. BMV is under no obligation to prove the veracity, accuracy, suitability, completeness and currency of the contents. You agree that the use of the site and/or the contents is at your sole risk and that the site is provided to users on an “as-available” basis. Therefore, BMV makes no warranty of any kind, express or implied, as to the site or the contents, including, but not limited to, merchantability, non-infringement or fitness for a particular use or purpose. To the extent permitted by applicable law, BMV does not assume any liability for the decisions you reach through the information provided on the site nor about the direct or indirect damages. You may suffer as a result of actions based on the site or the contents.

6.3 BMV does not assume any responsibility about the damages caused to your hardware, software, and/or data by any virus or any other malicious content and/or software. It is your sole responsibility to install on your computer the necessary tools to detect and avoid any damage to your computer, hardware, software and/or data.

6.4 under no circumstances shall BMV be liable to users for any direct or indirect damages (including incidental, consequential, special, punitive or exemplary damages when admitted by applicable law) arising from the use of the site or the content or the inability to use the site or the content, including without limitation loss of revenue or business. Some jurisdictions do not allow limitations of liability so this limitation will be applicable to you only to the extent permitted by applicable law.

 

7. Jurisdiction and governing law

These Terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of Spain. Any dispute arising from matters relating to the Site shall be exclusively subjected to the jurisdiction of the courts of the city of Barcelona.

PRIVACY POLICY

You are at the website (the “Site”) of Barcelona Mobile Ventures S.L. (the “BMV”), a whole subsidiary of Fundació Mobile World Capital Barcelona Foundation, is a Spanish public foundation, with registered offices in Barcelona, at Roc Boronat, 117, 08018, registered at the Registre de Fundacions of the Generalitat de Catalunya with number 2.717, and with tax identification number G65.760.431.

Barcelona Mobile Ventures S.L with registered offices in Barcelona, at Roc Boronat, 117, 08018, registered at the Registro Mercantil de Barcelona, Volume 44709 Document 37 Page B464130 Inscription 1, and with tax identification number B-66475989.

This Privacy Policy set out below applies to all the services on this Site and also to any pages and services with which this Site may be extended in the future.

The use of the Site makes you a user of it and means that you accept all of the conditions included in the present Privacy Policy. The Site service is only provided for the time that you are connected to the Site or to any of the services made available on the Site. Therefore, you should read the present Privacy Policy carefully each time you intend to use the Site, because changes may be made to both the Privacy Policy and its terms of use.

Visiting our Site does not imply any obligation to provide any type of information. Protecting your privacy is of utmost importance to us. Should you provide any personal information via the Site, the data collected via the Site will be used in the manner, for the purpose and subject to the restrictions and rights set forth in the Organic Law 15/1999, of December 13, on Personal Data Protection (the “LOPD”), and its implementing regulations. The contents of our Privacy Policy will help you become familiar with the type of data we collect, what we do with such data, your rights and our obligations in relation to the Site users and how we keep that data out of reach for unauthorized third parties.

You understand and acknowledge that the Terms and Conditions and all related policies (such as the IP Policy, the Blogging Policy and any other) accessible at BMV’s Site are also applicable the present Privacy Policy and that BMV may change the terms of such document at any time, by making such changes directly on the Site.

It is up to you to check, periodically, whether changes have been made and to comply at all times with the Terms and Conditions in force.

 

1. Purpose of storing data

1.1 The data collected via the Site’s contact form to receive specific information or replies to questions made to the BMV (the “Contact Form”) and the newsletter form to receive general information periodically (the “Newsletter Form”) will be included in the above mentioned personal data filing system. In these terms, the storage of your data fulfills the main purpose of recording your query and being able to offer you a suitable response and also improve the services we offer. This filing system fulfills the statutory requirements laid down in the LOPD, and also the technical requirements and organizational measures set forth in the Royal Decree 1720/2007, of December 21, that implements the LOPD, in order to safeguard the security of the data you provide.

1.2 The data collected via de Site’s blog will be also included in the abovementioned personal data filing system. In these terms, the storage of your data fulfills the main purpose of recording your comment on said blog and making it visible to the other Site users.

1.3 When providing your data on the Contact Form, on the Newsletter Form or via posting a comment on the blog, you are giving your consent to the storage of your data in our filing systems. All the data marked with an asterisk on the form must be completed for your query to be admitted. We do not request any information that is deemed specially protected data under the legislation in force, or any type of economic data.

1.4 Additionally, and unless you indicate otherwise in the term of 30 days from your acceptation of this Privacy Policy, your personal data will be processed by BMV to:

Send you information about the events organized by BMV or where BMV participates, particularly in relation to the Mobile World Hub, The GSMA Mobile World Congress, The Mobile World Festival and The Mobile World Center, and send you commercial communications on goods and services sold or provided by BMV, by any of its partners or associates, and by any third party, as long as the information is related to telephony, telecommunications, information technologies, mobility and the organization of congresses, exhibitions, seminars, conferences and related publications.

If you DO NOT want your personal data to be processed for the purposes stated in the previous paragraph, send an e-mail to info@mobileworldcapital.com indicating “UNSUBSCRIBE” in the e-mail subject.


2. Supplementary information

One way of collecting supplementary information on your visits to our Site, such as the most visited pages or the services that receive the most attention, is by registering your device’s IP address or protocol. This IP protocol is a number that it is automatically assigned to your device each time you browse. Any web page you access immediately detects the presence of your device via your IP address. When you access any of our pages, your IP address is stored automatically. The sole purpose of collecting this information is to prepare statistics on the visits to our Site which enables us to track how our service is working and improve it daily.
 

3. Use of cookies

3.1 The BMV may use cookies when providing the Site service. Cookies are automatic data collection processes regarding your determined preferences when you visit a particular web site. This information is recorded on small files that are stored on your device and are imperceptible. Each time you go back to the web site these files are automatically activated and the site tailors the information to the preferences indicated on previous visits. In short, cookies are physical personal information files stored on your device and unequivocally associated to that device. Cookies cannot read the cookie files created by other providers.

 3.2 In this regard, the Site uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions through the collection of certain navigation data. Specifically, these are cookies set by the website that is being visited and not by a third party. Specially, the Site uses the following first-party cookies:

 

Google Analytics.

Statpress.

Jetpack Stats.

Feedburner.

 

The abovementioned cookies are used to in order to improve the services offered and to provide a more rapid and comfortable access to the use of the Site. Such first-party cookies are also implemented for anonymized and aggregated statistical purposes. These tools are used by BMV to estimate the number of unique visitors, to detect the most preeminent search engine keywords that lead to a webpage or to track down website navigation issues. Nevertheless, the BMV does not use third-party advertising cookies. That is, the BMV does not have cookies that are set by a different domain other than the Site.

 3.3 In any event, the Site is accessible without having to activate the cookie files options, although declining the use of cookies may prevent the full functionality and proper viewing of the Site. You may also select the appropriate settings on your browser in order to prevent the creation of cookies or receive a warning when this occurs.

 

4. User rights

4.1 You may access to the data stored on our filing systems at any time, and may rectify, cancel or object to that data (“ARCO Rights”). You may exercise your rights by sending an e-mail to info@mventuresbcn.com or a letter to: Barcelona Mobile Ventures S.L., Roc Boronat, 117, 08018, Barcelona, Spain. In all cases you must evidence your identity with a photocopy of your valid ID document or passport in order to exercise your ARCO Rights. These rights have the following specific contents:

 (i) You may request and obtain free of charge information about your processed personal data, their origin (which in our case will always be the questionnaires on the Site) and communications that may affect that data.

 (ii) The BMV is released from any liability in the event that the request to be shown or have data corrected is made from the e-mail address included on the query form and the above-mentioned ID documents are included, since in such an event it is the data subject who will be deemed to be making the query.

 (iii) You may request the rectification or cancellation of your data, which will be carried out by the BMV within up to ten (10) days. Cancellation entails that your data will be blocked and only stored in case they are requested by the public authorities or judges and courts.

 4.2 The BMV accepts its liability and warrants that it will comply with the duty of secrecy incumbent on it in relation to all the data supplied.

 

5. Disclosure of data

5.1 The BMV will not disclose your personal data to third parties.

5.2 The BMV warrants that the data provided will not be accessible by any person unrelated to the BMV and that they will only be shown at the request of the properly evidenced data subject.

 

 6.End of the processing

6.1 If, for any reason, the BMV ultimately stops providing its services through the Site, it will destroy all the stored data in order to maintain the security of the data supplied and bring them into line with their purpose.


7. Changes to the privacy policy

7.1 You will be notified of any changes to the Privacy Policy via the “Privacy Policy” section of the homepage of the Site, and they will be applicable from the effective publication in same.

7.2 The BMV reserves the right to amend, update or adapt this Privacy Policy to any changes in the legislation or in the interpretation by the Spanish Data Protection Agency.

 

8. Applicable legislation and jurisdiction

All aspects of this Privacy Policy are governed by Spanish law. You expressly waive the right to any other jurisdiction to which you may be entitled and agree to submit any dispute resulting from the existence, access, use or content of the Site solely to the Courts of Barcelona.