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Terms of Use

This Legal Notice (hereinafter, "the Legal Notice") governs the access and use of the website accessible through the domain name and its subdomains (hereinafter, "the Website"). The simple access to the Website confers to the visitor the condition of user of the same (hereinafter, "the User"). In case of not agreeing with this Legal Notice, the User must immediately leave the Website without using it.

By accepting this Legal Notice, the User declares:

  1. That he/she has read, understands and accepts what is set forth herein.
  2. That he/she is of legal age.


1. General information about the Website

The following is general information about the Website:

Owner: Fundació per a la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (hereinafter, "FUOC").

Registered office: Av. Tibidabo, 39-43, Barcelona (Zip 08035).

Tax identification number: G-60667813.


Registry data: Registered in the Registry of Foundations of the Generalitat de Catalunya under number 842.


2. Access to the website

The simple access to the Website is free of charge except for the cost of connection through the telecommunications network provided by the access provider contracted by the User.


3. Contents and services linked through the Website

The Website may contain technical linking devices, directories and even search tools that allow the User to access other Internet pages and portals (hereinafter, "Linked Sites"). In these cases, FUOC will only be responsible for the contents and services provided in the Linked Sites to the extent that it has actual knowledge of their unlawfulness and has not disabled the link to them with due diligence. In the event that the User considers that there is a Linked Site with illegal or inappropriate content, he/she may inform FUOC.

In no case the existence of Linked Sites shall presuppose the formalization of agreements between FUOC and the responsible or owners thereof, nor the recommendation or promotion of the Linked Sites and/or their contents by FUOC. Unless otherwise expressly stated in the Website, FUOC is not aware of the contents and services of the Linked Sites and, therefore, is not responsible for the damages that they may cause to the User or any third party.


4. Intellectual and industrial property

All the contents of the Website, including but not limited to, texts, photographs, graphics, images, icons, technology, software, links and other audiovisual or sound content, as well as its graphic design and source codes, are the intellectual property of FUOC or third party licensors, and none of the exploitation rights recognized by the current legislation on intellectual property on them can be understood to be transferred to the User.

The trademarks, trade names and other distinctive signs published on the Website are owned by FUOC or third party transferors and/or licensors, without any right over them being transferred to the User.


5. Disclaimer of warranties and liability

The FUOC does not grant any warranty and shall not be liable, in any case, for damages of any nature that may arise from:

  • The lack of availability, maintenance and effective operation of the Website, or its services and contents;
  • The existence of malware, malicious or harmful programs in the contents;
  • The illegal, negligent, fraudulent or contrary use of this Legal Notice;
  • The lack of legality, quality, reliability, usefulness and availability of the services provided by third parties and sites available to users on the Website.

The FUOC accepts no liability whatsoever for any damages that may arise from the illegal or improper use of this Website.

Likewise, the User must be aware that the security measures of computer systems on the Internet are not completely inscrutable and that, therefore, the UOC cannot guarantee the absence of malware or other elements that may cause alterations in the User's computer systems (software and machinery) or in its electronic documents and files contained therein, although the UOC takes all the necessary means and appropriate security measures to avoid the presence of these harmful elements.


6. Complaints, claims and requests for information

The User may address its complaints, claims and/or requests for information to FUOC by sending an e-mail to the address .


7. Nullity and ineffectiveness of the clauses

If any clause included in this Legal Notice is declared totally or partially null or ineffective, such nullity or ineffectiveness will only affect such provision or the part of it that is null or ineffective, subsisting this Legal Notice in everything else and considering such provision totally or partially not included.


8. Applicable law and competent jurisdiction

This Legal Notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Spanish law.