Legal notice

In order to comply with the provisions of the applicable regulations on information society services and electronic commerce, the general information details of this website are given below:

Holder: Universidade da Coruña, hereinafter UDC

Address: 9, Maestranza street, 15001 A Coruña

Contact: Tel. (+34) 981337400; Fax.


This Legal Notice, together with the Privacy Policy and the Cookies Policy constitute the legal framework applicable (the «Policies») to the use of the website (hereinafter, the «Web», the «Website» or the «Webpage»). The use of the Website confers the status of «User» (hereinafter, the «User») and expressly and fully implies the acceptance of its Policies as applicable.

The Policies are updated periodically, so that those in force and published at the time of using the Website will be applicable. We ask you to read these texts carefully before browsing the Website, as well as periodically. If you do not agree with the Policies, please do not use the Website.

1.- Conditions of use

You undertake, as a User, to make appropriate use of the Website and the materials, services and forms offered through it and, in particular, not to use them for (by way of example, but not limitation):

  • Engaging in activities that are illicit, illegal or contrary to good faith and public order;
  • Causing damage to the physical and logical systems of the UDC website, its suppliers or third parties;
  • Introducing or disseminating computer viruses or any other physical or logical systems that may cause damage to the networks, equipment, systems of users, the website or the UDC;
  • Attempting to access, use and/or manipulate the data of the UDC, third party suppliers and/or other users;
  • Suppressing, altering, evading or manipulating, in any case, any protection device or security systems that may be installed on the same;
  • Any other unauthorised use is likewise prohibited except with the prior written authorisation of the UDC.
  • You shall not use robots, data mining and storage systems (such as spiders or scrapers), hidden links or any other automatic data gathering/extracting resources, tools, programs, algorithms or methods to access, acquire, copy or monitor the Website, without the express written permission of the owners of the

UDC reserves the right to deny, suspend, interrupt or cancel access to or use, in whole or in part, of this Website to those users or visitors to the same who fail to comply with any of the conditions set forth in this Legal Notice.

Furthermore, UDC shall have the right to investigate and report any of the aforementioned conducts in accordance with the Law, as well as to cooperate with the authorities in the investigation of such actions.

2.- Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights

The entire content of this Website, including but not limited to, texts, images, files, photographs, logos, graphics, trademarks, icons, colour combinations or any other element, its structure and design, the selection and form of presentation of the materials included in it, and the software, links and other audiovisual or sound content, as well as its graphic design and source codes necessary for its operation, access and use, are protected by industrial and intellectual property rights, owned by the UDC or third parties, and the exploitation rights over them may not be understood to have been granted beyond what is strictly necessary for the correct use of the Website.

In particular, the reproduction, transformation, distribution, public communication, making available to the public and, in general, any other form of exploitation, by any procedure, of all or part of the contents of this Website, as well as its design and the selection and form of presentation of the materials included in it, are prohibited. These acts of exploitation may only be carried out with the express authorisation of the UDC and provided that reference is made to the ownership of the UDC.

It is also forbidden to decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, sublicense or transmit in any way, translate or make derivative works of the computer programs necessary for the operation, access and use of this Website and the services contained therein, as well as to carry out, with respect to all or part of such programs, any of the acts of exploitation described in the preceding paragraph. As a User of the Website, you must refrain in all cases from deleting, altering, evading or manipulating any protection device or security system that may be installed on the Website.

The trademarks, trade names or distinctive signs are the property of UDC or third parties, and access to the Website may not be construed as attributing any right over the aforementioned trademarks, trade names and/or distinctive signs.

3.- Hyperlinks

The hyperlinks or links contained in this website may lead you to other websites and web pages managed by third parties, over which the UDC has no control. The UDC is not responsible for the contents or the state of these websites and web pages, and access to them through this website does not imply that the UDC recommends or approves their contents.

4.- Modifications

This Website contains materials prepared by UDC for informational purposes only. UDC informs you that these materials may be modified, developed or updated at any time without notice.

Likewise, in order to improve the Website, the UDC reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to modify, extend or temporarily suspend the presentation, configuration, technical specifications and services of the Website, unilaterally; as well as the right to modify at any time the Policies that, in relation to the Website, have been or may be made available to you on the Website.

5.- Exclusion of liability

If, as a User, you use this Website, you do so at your own risk. The UDC, its partners, collaborators, employees and representatives shall not be held responsible for any errors or omissions in the contents of this Website or other contents that may be accessed through it. Neither may UDC, its partners, collaborators, employees and representatives be held liable for any damages arising from the use of this Website, nor for any action taken on the basis of the information provided therein.

The information on this Website is provided without guarantee of any kind, either explicit or implicit, and may be changed or updated without prior notice. UDC does not guarantee the absence of viruses, worms or other harmful computer elements that may cause damage or alterations to the computer system, electronic documents or your files, as a User of this Website. Consequently, the UDC shall not be liable for any damages that such elements may cause to you, as a User, or to third parties. Likewise, it accepts no liability or guarantee for the availability and continuity of access to this Website or that it is free of errors, and as a User of the Website, it is in any case obliged to have adequate tools for the detection and disinfection of harmful or damaging computer programmes.

As a User, you shall be liable for damages of any kind that the UDC may suffer as a result of the breach of any of the obligations to which you are subject by these terms and conditions. As a User, you are aware and voluntarily accept that the use of any of the contents of this Website takes place, in all cases, under your sole and exclusive responsibility.

6.- Reporting of activities of an illegal and inappropriate nature

In the event that any User of the Website should become aware that the hyperlinks refer to pages whose contents or services are illicit, harmful, denigrating, violent or contrary to morality, he/she may contact the UDC, indicating the following points:

  • Personal details of the sender: name, address, telephone number and e-mail address;
  • Description of the facts that reveal the illicit or inappropriate nature of the hyperlink;
  • In the event of infringement of rights, such as intellectual and industrial property, the personal details of the holder of the infringed right when this is a person other than the sender.
  • Likewise, you must provide the title accrediting the legitimacy of the holder of the rights and, where appropriate, that of representation to act on behalf of the holder when it is a person other than the communicating party;

Receipt by the UDC of the communication provided for in this clause shall not imply, in accordance with the provisions of the regulations on information society services and electronic commerce, effective knowledge of the activities and/or contents indicated by the communicating party.

7.- Legislation

The Policies are governed in each and every one of their aspects by Spanish law.