Legal Notice

We put at your disposal the Website (www.montsec.ieec.catto facilitate access to information about the Observatori del Montsec (ODM), a scientific infrastructure managed by the FUNDACIÓ INSTITUT D’ESTUDIS ESPACIALS DE CATALUNYA (IEEC).

You can contact us at the email address:

We will be happy to assist you.

1. Responsible for this website

The website (hereinafter, the Website) is an internet domain owned by FUNDACIÓ INSTITUT D’ESTUDIS ESPACIALS DE CATALUNYA (hereinafter IEEC). The identification data of IEEC are:

  • N.I.F.: G61051710
  • Address: Gran Capità, 2-4 Street, Nexus Building, office 201,
  • Registration in the Register of Foundations of the Generalitat de Catalunya: 976

    2. Acceptance of Terms of Use

    By browsing the Website, you fully accept each one of the legal conditions set forth in the Legal Notice, the Privacy Policy and the Cookies Policy. 

    To adapt the legal texts of the Website to the contents of the same at any time, we reserve the right to modify the Legal Notice, the Privacy Policy and the Cookies Policy.

    3. Access to the Website and information about IEEC

    Access to the Website is completely free and does not require user registration, except for the “Visits” section that allows the registration of guided tours of the observatory.

    The main objective of this Website is to disseminate the services of ODM, as well as to provide information about the foundation itself who manages it.

    Through the Website, we provide you with a means of communication so that you can contact us in order to receive information about our services that may be of interest to you, work / collaborate with us, as well as to respond to queries related to ODM, so we will ensure that at all times the information that appears on the Website is truthful, accurate and accessible.

    This Website, for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, uses TLS encryption. You will be able to identify that the connection is encrypted because the browser’s address bar changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser address bar. If SSL or TLS encryption is enabled, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

    IEEC, cannot guarantee the absence of interruptions or errors in access to the website or its content, nor that it is permanently updated, without inaccuracies or inaccuracies. In any case, we are committed to solving possible errors, interruptions in communication and lack of updating of said contents as soon as possible.

    4. Rules of Use

    We want our website to be a pleasant site for everyone. Therefore, by browsing it, you agree to use it in accordance with the law, good customs and these Conditions. Likewise, it guarantees to make appropriate use of the content of the Website and not to use it to carry out illicit or criminal activities, which violate the rights of third parties and / or that infringe the regulation on intellectual and industrial property, or any other rules of the applicable legal system.

    The information provided by the website will be used only for the services offered by IEEC.

    The user undertakes to use the information contained in this website exclusively for their own needs and not to directly or indirectly carry out any type of commercial exploitation of the contents and services to which they have access.

    As a user of the Website, you acknowledge and accept that you are solely responsible for the use you make of it, and for the services and content accessible through the Website.

    Therefore, among other activities, the user undertakes to:

    a) Not to introduce or disseminate content of a racist, xenophobic, pornographic, apology of terrorism or that violates human rights.

    b) Not to introduce or disseminate on the network data programs (viruses and harmful software) likely to cause damage to the computer systems of the access provider, its suppliers or third-party Users of the Internet network.

    c) Not to disseminate, transmit or make available to third parties any type of information, element or content that violates the fundamental rights and public freedoms recognized constitutionally and in international treaties.

    d) Not to disseminate, transmit or make available to third parties any type of information, element or content that constitutes illicit or unfair advertising.

    e) Not to introduce or disseminate any false, ambiguous or inaccurate information and content in a way that misleads.

    The user will be solely responsible for any damages that occur because of a breach on his part.

    5. Links

    If you wish to link to the Website on any website, forum, chat, platform or social network, you are obliged to indicate that you do not have our supervision or authorization. In no case is it allowed to link the Website from websites, platforms, forums, chats, blogs or social networks contrary to the law or good customs, specifically from those with pornographic content or that violate human rights.

    It is important to clarify that no link implies a link between IEEC, and the site from which you link to the Website, so we are not responsible for the data or content they provide. 

    This website includes links to other websites of third parties, IEEC is not responsible for variations in relation to the information, services and content in general of such websites.

    6. Has a presence on other platforms and social networks

    As you can see on our Website, IEEC, uses social networks and platforms (Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube). Please note when accessing any of these networks or platforms that the applicable conditions of use are those that each platform has established, over which we have no control.

    7. Intellectual and industrial property

    The Website and all its contents (including, but not limited to, trademarks, logos, texts, photographs, icons, images, graphics, technology, links, audiovisual or sound content, etc., as well as the graphic design, source code and other software elements contained in this website), are owned by IEEC , and have been duly licensed in their favor, and are subject to intellectual and industrial property rights, protected by Spanish law. Therefore, if you want to carry out acts of exploitation of the Website or its contents (reproducing, transforming, communicating, etc., beyond the activities authorized by the Intellectual Property Law) you need to obtain our prior written consent (contact details at the head of this Legal Notice), regardless of the purposes that move you. Likewise, it is forbidden to eliminate the identifying data of IEEC, as the owner of the Intellectual and Industrial Property rights of the Website or its contents.

    Finally, you agree to grant a license of free use, without territorial limitation and for the maximum time extension allowed by Law, on the contents that you upload to the Website by any means or channel.

    The responsibility derived from the unauthorized use of materials protected by the intellectual and industrial property rights contained in this page will correspond exclusively to the user.

    The fact that we do not ask you to cease making an illicit use or contrary to these conditions of the Contents cannot be understood in any case as a consent or authorization for such use. Nor does it constitute a waiver of the exercise of legal actions that may correspond to us.

    8. Responsibilities for the operation of the website

    It is important to remember that it is up to you to have tools available for stopping and disinfecting harmful computer programs. Although IEEC strives to keep the Website free of viruses or any other harmful computer elements, we cannot guarantee their complete absence.

    Likewise, IEEC, is not responsible for any damage caused to the software and computer equipment of users during the use of the services offered on the Website, nor for damages of any kind that are caused to cause failures or disconnections in the telecommunications networks that produce the suspension, Cancellation or interruption of service.

    9. Complies with the legality in terms of responsibilities

    OADM, ensures the accuracy of the data published on the Website. Please, if you detect any errors in them, please contact us at the email addres

    However, despite our efforts, the Internet is not an impregnable medium, so we cannot guarantee that the contents and information will always be updated in its latest version. Whenever possible, we will inform you of any interruption affecting the information displayed on the Website. Likewise, IEEC will not be responsible for the error in accessing different pages of the Website when these are caused by reasons beyond our control.

    IEEC, will not be responsible for the misuse that users of the Website may make of the Website or its contents, nor for those uses that are contrary to good faith, legality or this Legal Notice. Likewise, IEEC declines any responsibility derived from the infringement of intellectual property rights of any kind by users.

    We cannot control or manage the integrity, operation and veracity of the links that may appear on the Website to Internet sites that are not owned by us. Therefore, we decline any responsibility for them.

    10. Duration of the conditions of use

    To adapt the legal text to the reality of the Website, we reserve the right to modify or update it at any time, so we recommend that you consult it frequently.

    If any clause included in this Legal Notice is declared totally or partially null or ineffective, such nullity or ineffectiveness will only affect said clause or the part of it that is null or ineffective, subsisting this Legal Notice in everything else.

    11. We invite you to communicate any comments or doubts

    We put at your disposal the email for you to use whenever you have any questions, queries or comments, both about the content of the web, and in relation to the legal terms of it.

    Likewise, if you detect any error in the information offered or in the configuration, updating and content of the Website, we would be grateful if you would inform IEEC at the address.

    12. Applicable regulations and jurisdiction

    These Conditions will be governed and interpreted in accordance with Spanish law, as well as the resolution of any controversy or divergence related to this website. The use of the services of this website implies the express acceptance of the Spanish jurisdiction.

    Likewise, the parties agree that any litigation, discrepancy, question or claim resulting from the execution and interpretation of these conditions or related to them, or other texts that may be on this website, will be resolved in the Courts and Barcelona expressly waiving any other right or jurisdictional demarcation that may be competent (unless there is a conflict protected by Law,  in which case the place designated in the applicable law would apply preferentially).

    Last update: November 2022