Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Please note that our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time, so please ensure that you check them each time you use our site.

1. Definitions

In the context of these Terms and Conditions of Use, the following words shall have the following meanings:

“IAB” means Institute of the Arts Barcelona. 

“Website” means the pages of information, data, text, images, graphics, hyperlinks or computer code published on, or available via the world wide web, which are under the ownership or control of the IAB and from which a hyperlink has been created to these terms and conditions;

“User” means any individual, company or organisation accessing the Website.

2. Applicable Terms and Conditions

This Website is owned by the IAB and any uses made of the Website (including any registrations and transactions entered into via the Website), are subject to these terms and conditions. The IAB may, at its sole discretion, modify or revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating the text of this page.

3. Privacy

Information may be collected about Users on the Website for various purposes. We endeavour to collect personal data only with your knowledge or consent. Below are examples of the categories of data collected.

Technical Information
For the most part, you may visit our website without having to tell us who you are. However, certain technical information is normally collected as a standard part of your use of our service. Such information includes, for example, your IP-address, access times, the website you linked from, pages you visit, the links you use and other such technical information your browser provides us with or as may be otherwise collected in connection our service.

Information you provide us with
When you register for items, or otherwise interact with us, we may ask you to provide us with information such as your name, email address, street address, that may be needed to provide you with the information you have requested or to communicate with you.

Communicating with you and marketing
We may use your personal data to communicate with you, for example, to provide information relating to our services or events. We may use your personal data for marketing or research purposes, for example, to conduct market research.
The IAB does not disclose your personal data to any other company for marketing purposes.

Website cookies
A cookie is a small chunk of data that is sent from the website’s server to the user’s browser and stored on the hard drive. The IAB website may use cookies to remember user preferences and to store data within a session. The data stored within a session is lost once the browser is closed. Limiting cookies may affect the functionality of the IAB website.

Many browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. If you are using Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari you should be able to configure your browser to restrict or block cookies, or you may wish to delete them, by going to your browsers settings.

4 - Copyright and Trademarks

4.1 Copyright in the contents of the Website is owned by the IAB or by its content suppliers. You may download to a local storage medium and print extracts from our Website without alteration, for your own personal use. You may also recopy downloaded extracts to others provided you do not do so for profit.

4.2 Reproduction of part or all of the contents of the Website in any form is prohibited unless for personal use. None of the content of this Website may be copied or otherwise incorporated into or stored in any other website, electronic retrieval system, publication or other work in any form (whether hard copy, electronic or other) without our prior written permission (or, where applicable, with the permission of the respective copyright owner(s)). Requests for permission should be addressed to the Web Manager.

4.3 The names and logos of the IAB (and any content providers) and all related product and service names, designs marks and slogans are the trade names, service marks or trade marks of the IAB (or the respective owner(s)) and may not be used without the express prior permission of IAB (or the respective owner(s)). Requests for permission should be addressed to the Director of Marketing.

4.4 For the avoidance of doubt, framing of this site or any part of it is not permitted without express permission. Notwithstanding this prohibition, the caching of this site is permitted by an information service provider acting in the normal course of its business. 

4.5 All works in the nature of databases attract database rights.

5 - Viruses

Whilst the IAB makes all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses from the Website it cannot ensure such exclusion and no liability is accepted for damage caused through the downloading of viruses. Therefore, you are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before downloading information from the Website.

6 - General Disclaimer

6.1 This Website is intended to provide general information only and, as such, should not be considered as a substitute for advice covering any specific situation. Users should seek appropriate advice before taking or refraining from taking any action in reliance on any information contained in any part of this Website.

6.2 Whilst the IAB has taken every precaution in compiling this site neither it nor any contributors make any warranties, representations or undertakings relating to any of the content of this Website (including, without limitation, any as to the quality, accuracy, completeness or fitness for any particular purpose of such content), or any content of any other website referred to or accessed by hypertext link through this Website (“third party site”).

6.3 The IAB does not endorse or approve the content of any third party site, nor will the IAB have any liability in connection with any of them (including, but not limited to, liability arising out of any allegation that the content of any third party site infringed any law or the rights of any person or entity). Links to third party sites are provided for the User’s convenience only and the User is solely responsible for evaluating the accuracy and completeness of any information contained on third party sites and also the value and integrity of any goods and services offered by them.

6.4 Except as required by law, the IAB shall not be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise arising from reliance on information contained in this Website, or from any interruption or delay in access to the Website for whatever reason.

6.5 The content of any blogs on the IAB website does not necessarily reflect the views of the IAB. Such content only reflects the views and comments of those named persons posting individual blogs. The IAB operates a ‘notice and takedown’ procedure for defamatory content. Please notify the Director of Marketing of any such content. Once notified the IAB will endeavour to remove the defamatory content within a reasonable time.

7 - User Warranty and Indemnity

7.1 The User warrants to IAB that they will abide by these Terms and Conditions of Use and not use the Website, its contents or any part thereof for any purpose that is in contravention of any applicable law or regulation or in a manner that will infringe the intellectual property rights of third parties or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others or in any defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful manner.

7.2 The User shall indemnify the IAB, its employees and agents, against all claims, liability, losses, damages and expenses (including without limitation, legal fees and costs arising out of or incurred as a result of any claims made against the IAB, its employees and agents), resulting from the use by the User of the Website, or any of its contents for whatever purpose, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

8 - Miscellaneous

8.1 If any provisions of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid or unenforceable, the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected.

8.2 Any failure of IAB to exercise or enforce any of its rights under these terms and conditions shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any such rights or operate so as to bar the subsequent exercise or enforcement or any such rights.

9 - Jurisdiction

The Website (including these Terms and Conditions of Use) shall be governed by Spanish law. The Spanish courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising from the use of the Website and/or any transactions carries out via the Website.