Banco EspaƱol de Algas

General Conditions of Use of the website

The Spanish Algae Bank (hereinafter BEA) is the owner of the trademark and domain associated with the website


  1. IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION: The entity owning is the Banco EspaƱol de Algas de la Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria, domiciled at the Muelle de Taliarte s/n, 35214, Telde, Las Palmas Province, Spain, represented by the FundaciĆ³n Parque CientĆ­fico TecnologĆ­co at the Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria (hereinafter FCPCT ULPGC) with CIF (fiscal identification number) G76001007 and domiciled at c/ Juan de Quesada nĀŗ 30, 35001, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas Province, Spain.
  2. USERS: Oneā€™s accessing and/or use of the portal makes one a user of said site, accepting upon said access and/or use the General Use Conditions contained herein. These Conditions shall be applicable independently of the General Contracting Conditions which, when relevant, shall be of mandatory compliance.
  3. FUNCTION OF THE WEB SITE: The web site provides content and services related to the BEAā€™s own activities, the sale of strains, means of cultivation, seawater and genomic DNA proceeding from algae. The FCPCT ULPGC assumes no liability for the contents of any web pages outside which may be linked to said web site.
  4. INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY: The texts, images, animations, software and other classes of content included on this web site are the exclusive property of the FCPCT ULPGC, or the FCPCT ULPGC is expressly authorized to use the material published. In general, any act of transmission, distribution, cession, reproduction, commercialization, storage, public communication or alteration, in full or part, need prior permission from the FCPCT ULPGC.

    This website in its entirety ā€“ the text, images, trademarks, logos, audio and video files, buttons, color schemes, as well as the structure, selection, arrangement and presentation of its contents ā€“ is protected under Spanish and international intellectual and industrial property laws. The above notwithstanding, the contents of this website are also regarded as a computer program, and are thus protected by all relevant Spanish and European software laws. The total or partial reproduction of any portion of this website without the express written consent of the BEA is strictly prohibited. Among its services, the BEA includes a series of links to other internet websites. These links do not represent any type of relationship between the BEA and the individuals or companies that own said websites. The BEA is not responsible for the contents published on said websites and may not necessarily share in the opinions expressed therein. The BEA respects the intellectual property rights to which their authors may be entitled.
  5. DATA PROTECTION POLICY: The information of a personal nature which the FCPCT ULPGC handles shall be used exclusively for the provision of services involving the sale of strains, means of cultivation, seawater and genomic DNA proceeding from algae. The handling of all information of a personal nature shall be done in accord with legislation currently in force, with this information stored and processed with all the appropriate security guarantees. Files containing personal information are duly registered with the (Spanish) Data Protection Agency. The user may at any time choose to exercise his access, objection, rectification or cancellation rights with regard to the personal information held by the FCPCT ULPGC through the following means: by email at, or by phone at 928 133290.
  6. THE USE OF COOKIES: This web site uses cookies in order to tailor navigation on the site to the preferences and characteristics of each user. They are also used in order to record, in a completely anonymous fashion, statistics on the use of the web siteā€™s services. You may deactivate cookies on your browser without affecting the operability of the web site. If you deactivate cookies you will only lose some of the web siteā€™s personalization features.
  7. EXCLUSION OF GUARANTEES AND RESPONSIBILITY: FCPCT ULPGC does not accept responsibility, in any case, for damages of any kind which may arise from, as examples: errors or omissions in content, the portalā€™s non-availability, or the transmission of viruses or malicious or damaging programs in the contents, despite having adopted all the appropriate technological measures to avoid this.
  8. MODIFICATIONS: FCPCT ULPGC reserves the right to introduce, without prior warning, the modifications it may deem opportune to the web site, being able to change, eliminate or add all those contents and services offered through it, as well as the way in which these are presented and located on the web site.
  9. EXCLUSION RIGHT: FCPCT ULPGC reserves the right to deny or withdraw access to its web site and/or services offered without warning, of its own volition or in response to third parties, to those users who fail to comply with the present General Use Conditions.
  10. MODIFICATION OF THE PRESENT CONDITIONS AND DURATION: FCPCT ULPGC shall be authorized to modify at any time the conditions set forth here, which shall be duly published as they appear here. The validity of said conditions shall depend upon their exhibition and shall be valid until they are modified by others, which shall, in turn, be duly published.
  11. APPLICABLE LEGISLATION AND DURATION: The relationship between FCPCT ULPGC and the USER shall be subject to Spanish law in force. Any and all disputes shall be resolved in the courts and tribunal of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.


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