Terms & Conditions

Access to this web page confers the condition of user and the acceptance of the conditions of using this page, detailed in all its notes and legal policies with regard to data protection, intellectual property, safety measures and competent jurisdiction. Therefore, access to this page is at the user’s own risk, being his or her responsibility to use the suitable means to avoid these risks.

Web page

Ownership of the web page. The domain name www.socialtrendsinstitute.org is registered to the Social Trends Institute foundation (hereafter, STI), whose address is in Spain at No. 3-7 d’Arnús i de Garí street, 08034 Barcelona, and whose VAT no. is N4004046A. Contact mail info@socialtrendsinstitute.org.

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Intellectual property of the web

All the rights of intellectual property, trade marks and names, designs and copyrights are reserved by and are exclusive property of STI.

STI is the owner of the Web page. STI owns or possesses the rights on all the wallpapers, icons, characters, graphic material, images, graphic designs, music, texts, videos, software and other contents of the Web page (the "Content"), and all the HTML codes, CGI and other codes and scripts in any format used to implement the Web page (the "Code"). The Content and the Code of the Web page are protected by the copyright. Except as established in the present Agreement, the Code or the Content of the Web page may not be copied, modified, loaded, downloaded, transmitted, re-published, visualized for distribution to third parties with commercial intentions, or distributed for any purpose without previous authorization in writing by STI. Neither the Content nor the Code of the Web Page may be used for any purpose that is not established in this Agreement.

All the names, logos and commercial brands that appear on the Web page belong to STI. They may not be used with intentions that could confuse the clients, or for any other purpose without the previous written consent of STI.

The breach of these conditions of use by any user will constitute a breach of the contract and a violation of the intellectual property and trademarks of STI and of other brands and rights of intellectual property. Portions of the Web may be printed on paper only for non-commercial ends.

Likewise, all the distinctive signs, brand names, trade names or signs of any class contained in this web page are protected by law.

Content of the web

STI does not take responsibility for any inappropriate use made of the contents of its web page, this use being the exclusive responsibility of the person who accesses or uses them.

Links to defamatory, pornographic, or racist pages, or any other page that offers false information or harms STI or any of its collaborators are prohibited.

STI checks and updates the information contained in this page but it does not guarantee that the information is accurate. Consequently, STI does not take responsibility for any damages caused on the basis of decisions made based on information taken from the contents published in this page.

Social Trends Institute is not liable under any circumstances for damages of any kind that may be caused by, but not limited to, the following: errors or omissions in the content, non-availability of Websites or transmission of malicious or harmful viruses or programs in the content, despite having taken all the necessary technological precautions to prevent it.

Social Trends Institute does not guarantee the accuracy, reliability and validity of the content, information, articles, reviews, offers and other content on this website, whether its own, those of third parties, or from links to other websites. The foundation assumes no liability whatsoever for the use of the same.

Social Trends Institute does not guarantee the availability and continuity of its website. Consequently, Social Trends Institute is exempted from any liability for the improper functioning or interruptions of its Websites.

The USER may not take any action on our site which causes a computer system overload. The uploading of viruses, robots or software that alter the normal functioning of our Websites is also prohibited.

The user assumes all liability for the use of our Websites, accepting sole responsibility for any direct or indirect effect on the Websites, including, but not limited to, all adverse economic, technical and/or legal results, and hampering the expectations generated by our sites. The user therefore commits to not hold Social Trends Institute liable for any claims arising directly or indirectly from such actions.

The USER acknowledges that he/she has understood the information regarding the terms of use of our sites and recognizes that the terms are sufficient for ensuring error-free operation, and therefore fully and expressly accepts the terms.

The USER is fully aware that by merely browsing this website, as well as using its services, he/she accepts these terms.

Exchange or diffusion of information

STI declines any responsibility derived from the exchange of information between users across its web page. In particular, the Foundation will be not responsible for any use that minors could make of it in which the contents to which they have access could hurt their sensibility.

Updates and modification of the web page

STI reserves the right to update, to modify or to eliminate the information contained in its web page, and its configuration or presentation, at any time, without previous notice and without assuming any type of responsibility for so doing.

Indications on technical aspects

STI does not assume any responsibility arising from technical problems or failures in IT equipment, produced during the Internet connection, or that could be originated by third parties through illegitimate interference beyond STI’s control.

STI does not guarantee the absence of viruses and other elements that could cause damage to IT systems, electronic documents or this web page or third party user files, and does not take responsibility for the damages for any damages that might arise from them. Likewise, the foundation declines any responsibility for any damages that could affect the user as a consequence of mistakes, faults or omissions in the information that the user facilitates when it comes from third party sources. In any case, STI will use all effort and reasonable means within its reach to avoid any mistake, failure or risk that could take place.

Security in the network and Cookies

Nevertheless, users must be aware that, in the Internet environment, invulnerable security does not exist. Thus, users are informed and warned by this notice that the means used in Internet are not infallible and therefore, STI cannot be held responsible for practices in which the user fails to assume the suitable level of safety and due diligence, nor for any of the consequences of such practices. The user, therefore, must be conscious that - by definition - the Internet is an open and global tool. For all these reasons, therefore, the maximum diligence and the utilization of all safety mechanisms within his or her reach is recommended to the user in this matter.

Access to this Social Trends Institute web site can imply the utilization of cookies by STI or by third parties. You can reject or disable the use of cookies through your browser options. If you continue to browse this site, we consider that you accept its use and terms.

To the effects of this Cookies policy, "to continue to browse this site" means to click on any button, check box or link on the web site; to download any of its content or to scroll.

The complete information regarding cookies as well as their configuration is to be found at this link relating to the specific notice of the cookies policy.

Cookies are small files of text that the server can save on a device’s hard disk to temporarily store some type of information about the user. The cookies used by the web site are used to identify registered users, and can neither read information on your hard disk, nor include viruses in the texts.

Privacy and Data Protection.

Purpose. The Social Trends Institute foundation uses the information provided to us by interested parties in order to manage the provision of information that they request of us and to give them the services that they entrust to us, namely, the management, administration, presentation, extension and improvement of the services that the user decides to request and which he or she can access from this web.

Given that the Social Trends Institute foundation we will not elaborate business profiles on the basis of the requested information, we inform you that automated decisions are not taken.

Preservation of data. The personal data provided shall be kept as long as the relationship between Social Trends Institute foundation and the interested parties is maintained.

Legitimation. The legal basis for the treatment of one’s information is the management of and response to the information requested by the interested party, as well as the provision of the services contracted and requested by the client or the interested party. The user or interested party has expressly requested the information and is the one who demonstrates his/her express consent when sending the information.

The information facilitated by Social Trends Institute foundation and the provision of its services to the interested parties and clients is based on the requested consent.

Recipients. Users’ personal data will be communicated only after they have been informed of and have accepted the service, as well as when necessary to companies and collaborators, to the data manager and with those entities with which communication is necessary in order to complete the provision of the service mentioned above or to attend to the request of information.

The user must bear in mind that certain data transfers are necessary so that the requested service may be provided.

We do not sell or release personal information to third parties, and we only allow third parties to send you marketing information when we have your permission to do so.

Origin. The personal information that we handle in Social Trends Institute foundation proceeds from requests and / or forms facilitated by the interested parties.

The categories of data processed are:

- Identification data

- Postal or electronic addresses

- Additional data facilitated by the interested party

- Telephone number facilitated for notices

- Specially protected data are not processed

Data processing and Rights. According to the current legislation relating to the Protection of Personal Data, we inform you that your data will be incorporated into a data file under the responsibility of Social Trends Institute foundation with address in Spain, No. 3-7 d’Arnús i de Garí street, 08034 Barcelona and VAT no. N4004046A, for the purpose of being able to attend, manage and follow-up your consultations and requests.

In compliance with the regulation in force, the Social Trends Institute foundation informs that the information will be preserved during the term LEGALLY ESTABLISHED.

STI informs clients and users that it fulfills the current legislation relating to the protection of personal data. STI considers that the privacy of the users and the secret and safety of the personal information that could be facilitated by means of this service, necessarily require the adoption of technical and organizational measures to avoid the loss, malicious use, alteration, unauthorized access, or theft of the personal information facilitated, bearing in mind the condition of the technology, nature of the information and risks to which they are exposed.

STI informs that it will proceed to treat your data in a lawful, loyal, transparent, suitable, pertinent, limited, exact and updated way. It is for it, that STI commits to treat data with the utmost confidentiality and to adopt all reasonable measures to remove or rectify data without delay when inaccurate.

According to the rights recognized in the Personal Data Protection legislation, you will be able to exercise the rights of access, rectification, limitation of treatment, suppression, portability and opposition, directing your request to the postal address indicated above or by e-mail to info@socialtrendsinstitute.org. It is therefore necessary for the user of the web page to read this notice and other legal information that appears in the web page.

Also, we shall inform you that, if necessary, you can contact the Data Protection Officer of STI, by writing to the e-mail address ppdd@nanimarquina.com indicating DPO in the matter.

You can always contact the Authority of competent Control to present the claim that you consider to be appropriate.

STI will not provide or communicate to third parties the information obtained without the previous express consent of the interested party, except in the case that the provision should be necessary to give him or her the service requested of us, and in other legally foreseeable cases.

STI retains the right to modify the present notice to adapt it to legislative or jurisprudential updates as well as modifications or practices of the sector. In these cases, the present web page will inform with reasonable advance notice about the changes that are going to take place in the data protection policies and of when full effects will take effect. In terms of the data protection legislation, information of personal character is considered to be any information corresponding to identified or identifiable natural persons.

Legislation and applicable jurisdiction

Generally, relations with users and interested parties, deriving from the provision of services contained in this web page, are submitted to Spanish jurisdiction and legislation. The users of this web page are aware of everything that has been spelled out and accept it voluntarily.


Legal notice updated October 15, 2018