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TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY.

TheNotebookMadrid.com a multilanguage news and exchange website dedicated to the expatriates willing to settle and live in Madrid.
TheNotebookMadrid (named « the Site ») is edited by Editora MAEMA.
In order to protect your rights as well as third parties rights, the use of the Site implies the respect by the user of the following conditions.

By using this site, you are deemed to have agreed to these terms and conditions of use. We reserve the right to modify them at any time. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you may not access or otherwise use the Site. You should check these terms and conditions periodically for changes. By using the Site following any modifications to the Terms and Conditions, you agree to be bound by any such modifications to the Terms and Conditions.

USER CONDUCT

You and other users are invited to post appropriate knowledge or commentary on the site, including, but not limited to, facts, advice, "tips" and opinions. The posted information may be viewed by you and/or other users of the Siite. By posting information, data, text, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials ("Content"), you agree that you are the sole responsible person from which such Content originated. This means that you, and not Editora MAEMA, are entirely responsible for the accuracy, completeness and ownership of all Content that you upload, post, email or otherwise transmit via the Site. 
Without limitation of the foregoing, you agree to not use the Web site to:

  • Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, embarrassing, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts (including but not limited to sexual language of a violent or threatening nature directed at another individual or group of individuals), invasive of another’s privacy, or hateful;
  • Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
  • Harm minors in any way;
  • Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas that are designated for such purpose, provided that even in those areas where advertising and promotional materials may be allowed, you shall not upload, post, email or otherwise transmit "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation;
  • Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or any other similarly destructive activity;
  • Interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service; or

You also agree that you will not harvest, collect or store information about the users of this site or the Content posted by others on this site or use such information for any purpose inconsistent with the purpose of this site or for the purpose of transmitting or facilitating transmission of unsolicited bulk electronic mail or communications.

Editora MAEMA have the right (but not the obligation) at their sole discretion to refuse or remove any Content, in whole or part, that, in Editora MAEMA’s judgment, does not comply with these Terms and Conditions or is otherwise undesirable, inappropriate or inaccurate. Editora MAEMA is not responsible for any failure, non-failure or delay in removing such Content.

You acknowledge and agree that Editora MAEMA may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce these Terms and Conditions; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Editora MAEMA, its users and the public.

You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Site, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Editora MAEMA assumes no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store postings or other information submitted by you or other users to Editora MAEMA.

Any or all postings on the Site may be purged periodically in Editora MAEMA’s sole discretion. You acknowledge and agree that Content you view or post is at your own discretion and risk, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by Editora MAEMA or submitted to Editora MAEMA. You further acknowledge and agree that the views expressed by you and other Users do not necessarily reflect the views of Editora MAEMA, and Editora MAEMA does not support or endorse any content or otherwise posted by you or any User.

RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIAL

The Content on this Site is intended for informational purposes only. Except as expressly permitted, you may not modify, copy, publish, display, transmit, adapt or in any way exploit the content of the Site. Only if you obtain prior written consent from us and from all other entities with an interest in the relevant intellectual property. To seek our permission, you may write to Editora MAEMA, (Calle el Gallo 6 – 28043 Madrid). If permission is granted by us and by all other entities with an interest in the relevant intellectual property, you may not change or delete any author attribution, trademark, legend or copyright notice.
You must abide by all additional copyright notices or other restrictions contained on the Site.

USER’S GRANT OF LIMITED LICENSE

By submitting or sending information or other material to Editora MAEMA you grant Editora MAEMA the royalty-free, unrestricted, world-wide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sub-licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such Content (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. 
You also warrant that any "moral rights" in posted materials have been waived.

LINKED SITES

Consistent with the goal of Editora MAEMA, you may be able to link to third parties’ Sites ("Linked Sites") from the Site. Linked Sites are not, however, reviewed, controlled or examined by Editora MAEMA in any way and Editora MAEMA is not responsible for the content, availability, advertising, products or other materials of any such Linked Sites, or any additional links contained therein. These links do not imply Editora MAEMA’s endorsement of or association with the Linked Sites. It is your sole responsibility to comply with the appropriate terms of service of the Linked Sites as well as with any other obligation under copyright, secrecy, defamation, decency, privacy, security and export laws related to the use of such Linked Sites and any content contained thereon. In no event shall Editora MAEMA be liable, directly or indirectly, to anyone for any loss or damage arising from or occasioned by the creation or use of the Linked Sites or the information or material accessed-through these Linked Sites. You should direct any concerns to that site’s administrator or webmaster. Editora MAEMA reserves the exclusive right, at its sole discretion, to add, change, decline or remove, without notice, any feature or link to any of the Linked Sites from the Site and/or introduce different features or links to different users.
Other sites may link to the Site only through a plain-text link. Permission must be granted by us for any other type of link to the Site. To seek our permission, you may write to Editora MAEMA. We reserve the right, however, to rescind any permission granted by us to link through a plain-text link or any other type of link, and to require termination of any such link to the Site, at our discretion at any time.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

As between Editora MAEMA and you, Editora MAEMA is the sole owner of all content on the Site, including without limitation, all applicable Spanish copyrights, patents, trademarks, and trade secrets, and other intellectual property rights thereto. Except as otherwise specifically provided in these Terms and Conditions, you may not download or save a copy of the Site or any portion thereof, for any purpose. You may, however, print a copy of individual screens appearing as part of the Site solely for your personal, non-commercial use or records, provided that any marks, logos or other legends that appear on the copied screens remain on, and are not removed from the printed or stored images of such screens. All title and intellectual property rights in and to the content of the Linked Sites is the property of the respective content owner and may be protected by applicable copyright or other intellectual property laws and treaties.

PARENTAL PERMISSION

You are reminded that many news are available on the Site or through the Site. As a consequence, it is the parents' responsibility to verify the suitability of those informations for their children.

PRIVACY POLICY

We are committed to protecting your privacy and security. We will only use user information such as e-mail addresses for the sole purpose of responding to such user’s request, such as allowing access to a certain or providing users with information about news on the Site.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

THE SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WITHOUT LIMITATION OF THE FOREGOING, EDITORA MAEMA SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: (i) ANY WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, APPROPRIATENESS, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, USEFULNESS, OR OTHERWISE OF THE CONTENT OF THE SITE; AND (ii) ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, WARRANTY OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION AS A RESULT OF (1) ANY ERROR, OMISSION, DELETION OR DEFECT IN THE CONTENT, OR (2) ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF RECORD, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, DEFAMATION OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION. EDITORA MAEMA DOES NOT WARRANT OR GUARANTEE (1) THAT ANY PORTION OF THE SITE WILL BE FREE OF INFECTION BY VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES OR ANYTHING ELSE MANIFESTING CONTAMINATING OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES; OR (2) THAT ACCESS TO THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE.
EDITORA MAEMA DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE. YOU (AND NOT EDITORA MAEMA OR ANY OF ITS AGENTS) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION.
APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT WILL EDITORA MAEMA, BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY (i) FOR ANY INDIRECT, DIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR INFORMATION, AND THE LIKE), OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE AVAILABILITY, USE, RELIANCE ON, OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, EVEN IF EDITORA MAEMA SHALL HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE; OR (ii) FOR ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN, OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES OF THE SITE. BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES OR JURISDICTIONS, EDITORA MAEMAS LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

INDEMNIFICATION

By agreeing to use the Site, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold Editora MAEMA from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising in any way from your use of the Site or the uploading, posting, emailing or transmission of any Content or other materials by you or users authorized by you or any violation of these Terms and Conditions by you.

APPLICABLE LAWS / JURISDICTION/ USERS RIGHTS

You agree that the laws of Spain shall govern these Terms and Conditions. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or dispute with Editora MAEMA or relating in any way to your use of the Site resides in the courts of Madrid.

In accordance to the Law 15/1999, 13 of december , on Protection of Personal Data, and to the Real Decreto 1720/2007, we inform you that the collected data will be automatically gathered into a file, property of Editora MAEMA, and transferred to the Agencia Española de Proteccion de Datos (Spanish Agency for Private Data Protection), with the sole objective to inform you of any circumstance referring to Editora MAEMA activities in relation with its professional scope and/or with the possibility to use the data for statistic and/or historical purposes.
As a consequence, we inform you that you are able to use, at any time, your rights of access, opposition, cancellation and rectification, in a personal form. The User can use those rights through written communication, indicating as a reference PROTECCION DE DATOS, to the following mailing address:

info@thenotebookmadrid.com
Editora MAEMA
Calle el Gallo 6 - 28043 Madrid