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Purpose of this legal notice

For the effects of Article 10 of Law 34/2002, of 11th July, on Information Society and Electronic Commerce Services (LSSICE), the user is informed that the website owner is Fundació de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu, with registered office at calle Santa Rosa, 30-57, 4a. planta Edifici Docent, 08950 d'Esplugues de Llobregat (Barcelona province); holder of VAT no. G-62978689 and with e-mail address frecerca.info@sjd.es. It is registered in the Registry of Private Foundations of the Generalitat de Catalunya under number 1743.

Any person accessing this website assumes the status of user, undertaking to strictly observe and comply with the rules set out herein, as well as with any other applicable provisions of law.

The website owner reserves the right to change any type of information that may appear on the website, without any obligation to notify or to make known to users such changes, and it is understood to suffice for the website owner to publish the changes on the website.

Exclusion of guarantees and liability

The website owner declines all liability derived from the information published on its website insofar as such information were to have been handled or entered by any third person not belonging to its organisation.

It is possible that the user may be redirected from the website to the contents of third-person websites. Since the website owner cannot always control the contents entered by third persons on their respective websites, the website owner declines all liability with respect to such contents. In any case, the website owner states that it will proceed to the immediate withdrawal of any content that may contravene national or international law, morals or public order, immediately removing the link to any such website and making the respective content known to the competent authorities.

The website owner declines all liability for the information and contents stored in spaces including, without limitation, forums, chatrooms, blog generators, commentaries, social networks or any other medium that allows third persons to publish contents independently on the website of the website owner. Notwithstanding, in compliance with the provisions of Articles 11 and 16 of the LSSICE, the website owner places itself at the disposal of all users, authorities and security forces, and will cooperate actively on the removal or, as appropriate, blocking of all the contents that may affect or contravene national or international law, the rights of third persons or morals and public order. In the event in which the user were to consider that there is any content on the website that may be subject to such consideration, he is requested to make it immediately known to the website administrator.


The purpose of this website is to present Science4Pandemics project, partners and activities , which reserves the right to make, at any time and without prior notice, changes in the contents and presentation of its website.


The website owner makes links available to users in order to facilitate the search for and access to information and other pertinent contents available on the Internet. The links provided on this website may lead the user to other websites and pages managed by third persons, on which the website owner exercises no control whatsoever.

The website owner declines any duty of supervising or verifying the information or contents of the other websites which the user may access by means of the hyperlinks found on the Science4Pandemics website. The website owner assumes, exclusively, the duty to remove from the website, in the shortest possible delay, the information, contents that do not reflect reality or that may be misleading or cause harm to the user.

Intellectual and industrial property

All operating rights are reserved. This website is governed by Spanish law and it is protected by the national and international law on intellectual and industrial property.

Regardless of the purpose for which the contents of the website are intended, the total or partial reproduction, use, operation, distribution and commercialisation of same require in all cases the prior written consent of FSJD as the owner of the website. Any use not previously consented by FSJD will be considered a serious breach of the author's intellectual and industrial property rights.

The designs, logotypes, texts and/or graphics not belonging to the website owner which may appear on the website belong to their respective owners, and the latter are responsible for any controversy which may arise with respect to same.

The website owner acknowledges the respective intellectual and industrial property rights of the holders of same, and the mere mention or appearance of whatever contents on the website does not entail the existence of rights or responsibilities of the website owner in relation to same, or support, sponsorship or recommendation of same by the website owner.

The website owner also expresses its acknowledgement of the Internet sources from which it has obtained some of the images that illustrate the contents of the website, and the references of same are set out wherever possible. We believe that these images may help decisively to more clearly convey the knowledge of the rare diseases from our standpoint to society.

The user of the website should refrain in all cases from removing, altering, eluding or manipulating any protective device or security system that may be installed in the website.

Any remarks with respect to possible breaches of intellectual or industrial property rights and in relation to any of the contents of the website may be notified to the following e-mail address: frecerca.info@sjd.es.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

For the settlement of any controversies or other matters relating to the website or to the activities carried out on it, Spanish law will be applicable and the parties expressly submit themselves to it. The courts and tribunals of Barcelona, Spain, are competent for the resolution of all conflicts deriving from or relating to the use of the website.

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