Legal & Terms of Use

Ownership of this Website

IDENTITY: Laura Sanz
TIN: 02895162Z
ADDRESS: 11 Sangenjo Street 5ºD | Postcode 28034 | Madrid (Spain)
E-MAIL: laura@thespanishiceberg.com

Legal Framework

The activity of thespanishiceberg.com is subject to the Spanish and European legal framework, specifically to the following standards:

 

  • The General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”) approved by the European Parliament and the European Council of 27 April 2016 relating to the protection of individuals (RGPD). Rules of the European Union (EU) that unify the regulation of personal data processing in the different countries of the EU;

 

  • Organic Law 3/2018, of 5 December 2018, of Personal Data Protection and guarantee of digital rights. Spanish regulations relating to personal data processing and the obligations to be assumed by those responsible for any website in the management of that information;

 

  • Law 34/2002, of 11 Julio 2002, of Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce. This rule affects those websites that, in some way, carry out economic activity through electronic means.

Website Purposes

Thespanishiceberg.com has the following purposes:

 

 

  • Spreading of “Spanish” language as a second language for foreigners;

 

  • Sending of information related to Spanish learning, with notices about new posts on the BLOG or RESOURCES section  and new PODCAST episodes to a mailing list (members of the “Iceberg Club”);

 

  • Sending of information for commercial purposes, such as the promotion of products and services related to Spanish teaching as a foreign language.

Accuracy of information and disclaimer

Thespanishiceberg.com cannot guarantee the reliability, usefulness or accuracy of the information contained on the website. In particular, it does not guarantee or assume responsibility for:

 

  • The continuity of the contents and / or the lack of availability or accessibility of the website or its technical continuity;

 

  • The absence of errors in the content and / or products;

 

  • The absence of viruses and other harmful components on the website or in the server (Web Empresa) that provides it;

 

  • The invulnerability of the website and / or the impregnability of the security measures adopted herein;

 

  • If necessary, the lack of usefulness or performance of the contents, products and / or services of the website;

 

  • Damage caused, to itself or a third party, any person infringing the conditions, rules and instructions that thespanishiceberg.com establishes on the website or through breach of security systems herein;

 

  • Any other damage that may be caused by reasons inherent in the non-operating or malfunction of the website or the websites to which any links could have been created (links);

 

  • Opinions stated by users on the blog or other participation tools that may be created, in accordance with the current legal framework.

 

However, thespanishiceberg.com states that all necessary measures have been taken, within its capabilities and technology, to keep the website in good working and prevent the existence and transmission of viruses and other harmful components to users.

 

Thespanishiceberg.com does everything in its power to avoid errors in the contents published on the website. All the contents offered on the website are updated, reserving thespanishiceberg.com the power to modify them at any time with no obligation to notify in advance or inform the users about these obligations, understood as sufficient with the publication on the website. Thespanishiceberg.com is not responsible for any mistakes or omissions that might arise in the content provided by third parties that may appear on the website.

 

Thespanishiceberg.com reserves the right of deleting all comments and contributions that damage respect for human dignity, that are discriminatory, xenophobic, racist, pornographic, that infringe the rights of youth or childhood, public order or safety or that, in its opinion, are not suitable for publication.

Code of conduct

If accessing thespanishiceberg.com you assume the role of USER by committing to use appropriately the contents that thespanishiceberg.com offers through its website, and by way of clarification but not limitation, not to use them to:

 

  • Incur in illicit or illegal activities or contrary to good faith and public order;

 

  • Spread content or propaganda of a racist, xenophobic, pornographic-illegal nature, apologia of terrorism or attacking human rights;

 

  • Cause damage to the physical and logical systems of the website, its suppliers or third parties, introducing or spreading cyber viruses on the website or any other physical or logical systems that may cause any of the aforesaid damage;

 

  • Try to access and, where appropriate, use the email accounts of other users and modify or manipulate their messages.

Use of Cookies

Please, read Cookies Policy for further information.

Personal Data Protection

The personal data linked to this website comply with the requirements of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 (General Data Protection) and current legislation and regulations on personal data protection. For further information, please, consult Privacy Policy.

Security Measures

The communication between the users and thespanishiceberg.com takes place through a secure channel, and the transmitted data are encrypted thanks to https protocols, therefore, the best security conditions are guaranteed so that users’ privacy is guaranteed.

 

The personal data communicated by the user to thespanishiceberg.com can be stored in automated databases or not, whose ownership corresponds exclusively to Laura Sanz who assumes all the technical, organizational and security measures that guarantee confidentiality, integrity and quality of the information contained therein, in accordance with the provisions of current legislation on data protection.

Platform for conflict resolution

The dispute resolution platform provided by the European Commission is also available to users at the following link: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/.

Copyright and intellectual property

Thespanishiceberg.com by itself or as a grantee, is the owner of all copyright and intellectual property rights of this website, as well as, the elements contained therein (such as images, sound, audio, video, software or texts, trademarks or logos, colour combinations, structure and design, selection of used materials, computer programs necessary for its operation, access and use, etc.), ownership of thespanishiceberg.com or its licensors. All rights reserved.

 

Any use not authorized previously by thespanishiceberg.com will be considered a serious breach of the copyright and intellectual property rights of the author.

 

The reproduction, distribution and public communication, including making available, of all or part of the contents of this website for commercial purposes is forbidden, in any medium and by any technical means, without the authorization of thespanishiceberg.com.

 

The user undertakes to respect the Copyright and Intellectual Property rights owned by thespanishiceberg.com. You can display the elements of the website and even print, copy and store them on your computer’s hard drive or any other physical medium, provided that it is purely and exclusively for your personal and private use.

Links Policy

Any person or entities that carry out a hyperlink from a website of another Internet portal to thespanishiceberg.com must submit to the following conditions:

 

  • No part of this website may be reproduced in any form or by any means without the prior express authorization of thespanishiceberg.com;

 

  • Deep-links or IMG or image links, or frames will not be included on thespanishiceberg.com without prior authorization;

 

  • No false, inaccurate or incorrect statements will be established on the website of thespanishiceberg.com, nor its services or contents. Except for those signs that are part of the hyperlink, the website on which it is included will not contain any trademark, trade name, establishment label, name, logo, slogan or other distinctive signs belonged to thespanishiceberg.com, unless expressly authorised so to do;

 

  • The inclusion of a hyperlink in no case implies the existence of a relationship between thespanishiceberg.com and the owner of the website or portal from which it is made, nor the knowledge and acceptance of thespanishiceberg.com related to the services and contents offered on that website or portal;

 

  • Thespanishiceberg.com may not be held responsible for the contents or services offered on the web site of origin of the link nor the information and statements included therein.

 

Thespanishiceberg.com may make connections and links to other websites managed and controlled by third parties available to the user. These links have the exclusive function to provide the users with information, content and services on the Internet, which thus excludes their consideration as suggestions, recommendations or invitations to visit them.

 

Thespanishiceberg.com does not market, manage or control, or own the content, services, information and statements available on these websites.

 

Thespanishiceberg.com does not assume any responsibility, not even indirectly or subsidiary, for any damage that may arise from access, maintenance, use, quality, legality, reliability and usefulness of the contents, information, communications, opinions, statements, products and services existing or offered on the websites not managed by thespanishiceberg.com and that are accessible through https://thespanishiceberg.com.

Exclusion Rights

Thespanishiceberg.com reserves the right to deny or withdraw access to the portal and / or the services offered without prior notice, on its own or by a third party, to those users who breach these Terms of Use.

Generalities

Thespanishiceberg.com will pursue the breach of these conditions, as well as, any misuse of its website by exercising all civil and criminal actions that may correspond by law.

Modification of the present conditions and duration

Thespanishiceberg.com will be able to modify at any time the conditions herein, being duly published as they appear here so that they take effect. The validity of the aforesaid conditions will be based on their exposure and will be in force until they are modified by others duly published.

Governing law and jurisdiction

The present Legal Notice and the relations established between thespanishiceberg.com and the user, in particular the knowledge and resolution of any litigation, discrepancies or differences that may arise, will be governed and resolved in accordance with the provisions of the Spanish legislation regarding legislation applicable and competent jurisdiction (Courts of the city of Madrid).

Contact

In case that any user has any doubt about the Legal & Terms of Use or any other comment about this website, please send an email to laura@thespanishiceberg.com.

 

The Legal & Terms of Use were last updated on June 30, 2020.