SEQC Spanish Society of Laboratory Medicine

Spanish Society of Laboratory Medicine

Legal Notice


Legal Notice and acceptance

The SPANISH SOCIETY OF LABORATORY MEDICINE (SOCIEDAD ESPAÑOLA DE MEDICINA DE LABORATORIO) domiciled at C/ Padilla 323, Despacho 68. 08025 Barcelona, telephone +34 93 446 26 70, with Tax ID number G-17044058 registered in the National Associations Registry, Group 1º, Section 1ª, National Number 15647 (hereinafter the "SEQCML").

This legal notice regulates access and use of services of the website (hereinafter, the "Website") the SEQCML provides Internet users interested in its services and contents related to laboratory medicine (hereinafter the "User").

This Website complies with the provisions of Law 34/2002, of July 11, Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce and current legislation on the protection of personal data.

The SEQCML may change at any time and without notice, the design, layout and/or configuration of the Website, and any or all services and add new services.

The use of this Website implies full acceptance of the provisions contained in this Notice as published by the SEQCML at the time the User accesses the Website. The SEQCML also hereby informs the User that these Terms of Use may be changed without notice. Consequently, the User must carefully read this Legal Notice in each of the occasions on which they proceed to use the Website as it may be modified.

The use of certain services offered to users through the Website may be subject to Particular Conditions which, as the case may substitute, complete and / or modify these Terms of Use; therefore, before the use of such services, the User must also carefully read and accept the corresponding Particular Conditions.

Terms of Use

Conditions of access and use of the Website

The User agrees to make diligent use of it and of the services available from this Website, in full compliance with the law, morality and the Terms of Use and, where appropriate, Particular Conditions, as well as keeping the due respect to other users.

It is expressly forbidden any other use than the purpose of this Website.

In this regard, the User waives use of any of the materials and information contained on this Website for illegal and expressly prohibited by these Terms of Use and by the Particular Conditions, if any, are enabled to be contrary the rights and interests of the SEQCML, its members and / or third parties, and must respond to them in case of contravention or breach of obligations and / or which in any way (including the introduction or spread of "computer viruses "), damage, disable, overburden, impair or impede the normal use of the materials and information contained on the Website, information systems or documents, files and all kinds of content stored on any computer (hacking) the SEQCML, its members or any User.

In general, the provision of services does not require prior subscription or registration of Users. However, the SEQCML conditions the use of some services to the prior completion of the registration of user, selecting the identifier (ID or login) and the password that the User agrees to keep and use with due diligence.

The SEQCML assigned the identifier selected by the User as long as it has not previously been selected by any other user. Use of the password is not transferable, not being permitted to transfer, even temporarily, to third parties. As such, the User must take the necessary measures for the custody of the password selected by him, avoiding the use of it by others. Consequently, the User is the sole responsible for the use of the chosen password, with the complete indemnity of the SEQCML. In the event that the User knows or suspects that third parties are using his password, he must communicate the facts to the SEQCML as soon as possible.

The register shall be in the manner indicated in the service or in the Particular Conditions, if any, that regulate it.

All information provided by the User through the services must be truthful. For this purpose, the User guarantees the authenticity of all data communicated as a result of completing the forms necessary for the subscription of the Services.

Similarly, will be the User's responsibility to keep all information provided to the SEQCML constantly updated so that it responds at every moment to the situation of the User. In any case, the User shall be solely responsible for any false or inaccurate statements made and the damage caused to the SEQCML or others by the information provided.

Under the anti-spamming policy the User agrees not to use and collect data from the distribution lists that can be accessed through the information and services contained on the Website for the realization promotional activities or publicity purposes and to send commercial communications of any kind and through any medium not previously requested or consented to by the SEQCML and / or stakeholders. The user who intentionally or culpably breaches any of the foregoing obligations shall be liable for all damages caused.

Exclusion of guarantees and responsibility

Except where expressly described in the Terms of Use and the rest of the regulatory framework of the Website, the SEQCML is not responsible for damages of any kind that may result from the lack of accuracy, completeness, timeliness, and errors or omissions that could affect the information and services contained in this Website or other content which may be accessed through the same or assume any duty or obligation to verify or monitor the content and information.

Also, the SEQCML does not guarantee the availability, continuity or infallibility of the operation of the Website, and accordingly excludes, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any liability for damages of any kind that may result from the lack of availability or continuity of operation of the Website and the services provided in the same, as well as errors in the access to different web pages or those from which, where appropriate, such services are rendered.

The SEQCML excludes any liability for damages of any kind that may result from the services provided by third parties through this Website as well as the media to enable them to manage service requests, specifically, but not limited to: for acts of unfair competition and illegal advertising as a result of the provision of services by third parties through the Website, as well as the lack of truthfulness, accuracy, completeness, errors, defects, relevance and / or timeliness of content transmitted, distributed, stored, received, obtained, made available or accessible through the services provided by third parties through this Website.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are short reports that are sent and stored on the hard drive of the User's computer through your browser when it connects to a website. Cookies can be used to collect and store user data while connected to provide the requested services and that are not typically keep (session cookies), or to preserve user data for other future services that can be stored indefinitely (persistent cookies). Cookies can be own or third-party.

Several types of cookies exist:

- Technical cookies facilitate user navigation and use of the various options or services offered by the website as identify the session , allow access to certain areas , facilitate orders, purchases , filling out forms , registration, security, facilitating features ( videos , social networks, etc.)

- Cookies for customization allow users to access services according to their preferences (language, browser, configuration, etc.)

- Analysis cookies allow the analysis of the behaviour of anonymous website users and the measure of user activity and navigation profiles in order to improve the Website.

- Advertising cookies enable the management of advertising space on the Website.

- Cookies for personalized advertising allow the management of web advertising spaces based on the behaviour and browsing habits of the user, where the user’s profile is obtained and this allow them to customize the advertising what is displayed in the user's browser.

The SEQCML only uses technical cookies, for customization and data analysis, which could be own or third-party, and in any case these cookies will treat any personal data or identify any browsing habits for advertising purposes. Anyway, please note that you can enable or disable these cookies by following the instructions of your browser.

Applicable Legislation

The General Conditions of Use and other legal conditions of the Website are subjected to each and every one of its clauses by Spanish law.