Legal notice

  • Website ownership

    The University of Barcelona (hereinafter the UB), with domicile at 585 Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 08007 Barcelona, is the owner of this website, which it makes available to users free of charge for the dissemination of the UB’s cultural, historic, artistic and scientific patrimony

    Access to this website implies knowledge and acceptance of the following terms and conditions.

  • Intellectual Property

    The Virtual Museum of the University of Barcelona (hereinafter MVUB) is the holder of a licence permitting it to reproduce and communicate publicly the text and graphic elements that appear on this website. The user recognizes that these materials are protected by the intellectual property rights which, in this instance, correspond to the MVUB and to those deemed its authors, in accordance with prevailing intellectual property laws.

    Reproduction, in whole or in part, by any means and in any form, as well as any act of dissemination, public communication or distribution of these materials is expressly prohibited without the prior authorisation of the MVUB.

    The MVUB logo as well as any other symbol representing the museum are the exclusive property of the University of Barcelona, and cannot be used without the prior written consent of the Rector of the University of Barcelona, or his delegate.

  • Liability

    The MVUB declines any liability resulting from the incorrect use of this website and cannot be held liable for any damage caused by the presence of computer viruses or the incorrect functioning of the browser. Neither shall it be held liable for the information contained on other websites not directly managed by the UB or on those to which the user might be referred via the site’s “links”.

    Likewise, the MVUB declines any liability for the opinions of users expressed in other forums or tools of participation that might subsequently be developed.

    The MVUB cannot guarantee that there are no errors in the information contained on the website. Should errors be found, the necessary steps will be taken to rectify them as quickly as possible.

  • Modifications

    The MVUB reserves the right to modify, unilaterally and without prior notice, the configuration and contents of this website, in full or in part, as well as access to the site and the conditions and terms of its use.

  • Restrictions on Use

    The MVUB reserves the right to limit or prohibit site access to any user who makes improper use of the website or who introduces any illegal or immoral material on it, and will lend their cooperation to the authorities in identifying the person or persons responsible.

  • Personal data protection

    In accordance with the provisions made to this effect by Organic Law 15/1999, personal data facilitated voluntarily by the user will be stored in an electronic file belonging to the MVUB and will be used for the museum’s organisational purposes and studies only. The museum guarantees confidentiality in the handling of these data and will not transfer them to third parties without the express authorisation of the party concerned.

    To exercise their rights of access, rectification or cancellation of their personal details as provided for under the law, users should contact the Virtual Museum of the University of Barcelona, Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585, 08007 Barcelona,

  • Jurisdiction and applicable legislation

    The terms and conditions covering this website are safeguarded by Spanish legislation. The University of Barcelona and website users are subject exclusively to the jurisdiction of the Courts of Barcelona, and expressly renounce any other jurisdiction that might correspond to them.

  • Copyright

    Copyright Universitat de Barcelona 2010