Legal Notice

Legal Notice

  1. General Information 

This website is owned by FUNDACIÓN CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIÓN COOPERATIVA EN ENERGÍAS ALTERNATIVAS  – CIC ENERGIGUNE FUNDAZIOA C/ Albert Einstein 48 (01510) MIÑANO MAYOR ARABA and NIF (Tax ID) G01241876,, registered in the Basque Government Foundations Register dated 17-09-98, under number F-59, e-mail address: and telephone 945 297 108.

By using this website, as well as any sub-domains, microsites and/or sub-sections contained therein, it shall be deemed that you have read, understood, and accepted, without any limitation or reservation, the conditions of use contained in this Legal Notice as well as the Privacy Policy which is available to you on this same website, and the reading of which is expressly recommended, constituting the use of the same the express and complete acceptance of both the Legal Notice and Privacy Policy in the version that is published at the time of access (since we may unilaterally modify, without prior notice, the structure and design of the website, as well as any sub-domains, microsites and/or sub-sections contained therein, as well as to modify or delete any content or services, wherever we deem it appropriate), without prejudice to the terms and conditions of specific use that could be applied to some specific services on the website, whose prior acceptance will be indispensable to access these services.

If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of this Legal Notice, please do not use the website, because the use of the same, we repeat, will imply the acceptance of the legal terms contained in both the Legal Notice and Privacy Policy.

1.1.  Language

In the case of translating this Legal Notice, our Privacy Policy, or any other regulations of usage, policies, and procedures that may be published from time to time on this website, any discrepancy between the Spanish version and a translated version will refer to the Spanish version which will prevail.

  1.   Commercial communications and advertising content

We inform you that, in the case of having a prior contractual relationship, we will send you information about our activities, products, and/or services (including advertising and/or commercial publications pursuant to Art. 21 LSSICE 34/2002) on the basis of our legitimate interest. If you wish not to receive such information and that we stop processing your data for these purposes, please send an e-mail us in this regard to, and we will comply, being able to keep them blocked for the formulation, exercise, or defence of claims. The withdrawal of your consent for sending this type of communication does not condition the treatment of your data for the other purposes described in the Privacy Policy.

In the case of not having a prior contractual relationship, in accordance with Assumption 47 of the General European Regulation for the Protection of Personal Data, our legitimate interest to send you information about our activities, products, and/or services (by traditional or electronic means) can constitute a legal basis for processing your data, provided that your interests or your rights and freedoms do not prevail, taking into account your reasonable expectations that we send you or not this type of information at the time, and in the context, in which you provided us with your personal data, for example, if you provided us with a contact card at a fair or during a commercial visit, or sent us an e-mail, or contacted us asking for information, or made a request on our website, or you subscribed to our Newsletter …

However, your interests and fundamental rights will always prevail over our legitimate interest if, when you provide us with your data, you do not reasonably expect, or directly do not wish, that we send you this type of informative or commercial communications. Therefore, these communications (if they are sent electronically), shall include in the communication itself the option to unsubscribe to stop receiving them. If you choose this option, we will not send you this type of communications in the future. You can also ask us to not process your data for this purpose by sending us an e-mail to the address indicated in the preceding paragraph.

2.1.  Publicity:

The website, as well as any sub-domains, microsites, and/or sub-sections contained therein, may contain advertising material or be sponsored. The advertisers and sponsors are the only ones responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the website complies with the laws and authorisations which in each case may apply. The owner of the site will not be responsible for any error, inaccuracy, or irregularity that advertising or sponsored content may contain. Nor shall it be liable for damage to the sensitivity that the publicity material or other material may cause to the users or visitors of this web site.

  1.   Intellectual and/or industrial property rights

The owner of the content and elements that make up this website is CIC ENERGIGUNE, which is therefore owner of the intellectual and industrial property of the website, and specifically of all source codes, texts, images, design, logos, computer software, animations, databases, trademarks, trade names, or distinctive signs, sounds, and other graphic or audible elements in the pages of the website. This list does not constitute a closed list, but rather is exemplary, and these elements are duly protected in accordance with Spanish and international regulations on Intellectual and Industrial Property.

The user undertakes to use the contents diligently and correctly, according to the law, morals, and public order. CIC ENERGIGUNE authorises the user to view the information contained in this web site, as well as to make private copies (simple activity of downloading and storing on their computer systems), provided that the elements are intended solely for personal use, as well as its use exclusively for journalistic purposes, provided that, in both cases, he respects the integrity of same and identifies that the source was this website belonging to CIC ENERGIGUNE, being expressly prohibited any type of use that is biased and contrary to its nature.

It is forbidden, outside the purposes expressly established in the previous paragraph, the use of the website content and its distribution, modification, transfer to third parties, as well as the reproduction, transformation, or public communication, by any means and technology, being necessary the prior and express consent of CIC ENERGIGUNE, constituting any action contrary to the present text a violation of the regulations on industrial and intellectual property rights.

 CIC ENERGIGUNE reserves the right to take appropriate legal action in defence of its rights.

  1.   Security

On this website, we have adopted reasonably adequate security measures to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information with personal data. Nevertheless, the user must be aware that the security measures of computer systems on the Internet are not entirely reliable and that, therefore, we cannot guarantee the absence of viruses or other elements that may cause alterations in the user’s computer systems (software and hardware) or the electronic documents and files contained in them.

  1.   Responsibility

5.1.  Generalities:

The interest of CIC ENERGIGUNE is that this website functions with maximum efficiency and fulfils the purpose for which it was created, but it is not responsible for any typographical, formal, or numerical errors that may be found on the website, or for the accuracy of the information contained therein, or for possible malfunctions or anomalies in its operation due to, for example, problems of the Internet network, or of servers that host the web page.

 CIC ENERGIGUNE does not guarantee that the website and the server are free of virus, and will not be liable for damages caused by access to the website, or for the impossibility of accessing it, or for possible damages that could be caused in the user’s computer, computer system, or files stored on the same, if the user’s computer used to access this web page is infected by a virus, a malfunction of the browser, or the use of non-updated versions of the same

The user undertakes to use this website loyally and legitimately and in accordance with the laws of traffic and uses; he also undertakes not to carry out any conduct that could damage the image, interests, or rights of CIC ENERGIGUNE or third parties, or that could damage, disable, overload, or prevent, in any manner, the normal use of this website.

5.2.  Links and hyperlinks:

The websites owned by CIC ENERGIGUNE can facilitate the link or access to other resources or third-party websites, which we consider may be of interest or are necessary for the provision of some of the services of our websites, but in no case are such websites controlled by us.

The purpose of these links could be to facilitate the search through the Internet for resources that may be of interest to you or the management of certain services on this website.

However, the said pages do not belong to CIC ENERGIGUNE, nor does it review the contents and cannot, therefore, be responsible for the same, nor for the services that appear and/or are available or not on these sites, nor for the operation of the linked page, nor for the use and treatment of data that these can provide, nor for the possible infractions they may commit, as the case may be, nor for any damages that may result from the access or use of the same, not implying the existence of any relationship between CIC ENERGIGUNE, the link, and the persons or entities that are owners of such contents or sites where they are located.

Therefore, CIC ENERGIGUNE assumes no responsibility regarding the linked sites, nor for their operation, content, and services hosted in the same, nor for possible links contained in turn on those linked sites.

We strongly recommend that you read the corresponding legal notices and, especially, the privacy policies of these pages before you enter your personal data in them, and, in case of doubt, we recommend you contact the said sites directly for more information about their privacy policies.

If the user knows any illegality or inadequacy of the contents, services, or any other activities developed through a linked site, he should immediately inform CIC ENERGIGUNE so that, as the case may be, it may take the measures it deems necessary.

Hyperlinks to this website: Whenever a person or entity wants to establish a hyperlink from another web site to this, it must be subject to the following conditions:

The presentation of a page of the website on another that does not belong to CIC ENERGIGUNE(using the technique known as «framing» or any other of the same or similar effects), as well as the insertion of any type of content disseminated through on a website other than this, using the technique called «in-line linking», or any other to the same or similar effects, is expressly prohibited without the express consent of BATTERYCARE S.L.

The webpage on which the link will be established shall not contain any logo, icon, trademark, trade name, business sign, denomination, slogan or other distinctive signs belonging to CIC ENERGIGUNE without express authorisation of this company.

In any case, the establishment of the hyperlink does not imply the existence of relations between CIC ENERGIGUNE and the owner of the webpage or portal from which it is initiated, nor their knowledge and acceptance of the said hyperlink. CIC ENERGIGUNE is not responsible for the contents or services offered to the public on the webpage or portal from which the hyperlink is initiated, nor the information or statements included in the link.

The webpage on which the hyperlink is established shall not contain any information or content that is illegal, contrary to morality and generally accepted good practice and public order, nor shall it contain content contrary to the rights of any third parties.

Any «hyperlink» to shall be made to the main page or main pages of the sections they contain.

By using this web site, we consider that the user has read this document carefully and has understood and followed its advice. If the user does not agree with this data protection policy or with the advice given herein, please do not use our website.

  1.   Applicable law, jurisdiction, and competence

In the case of conflict or dispute concerning the interpretation of the present conditions, as well as any matter related to the services of this website, the jurisdiction and applicable law will be Spanish, while the competent courts shall be those of Vitoria.

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