Legal notice/Privacy Policy

1. Ownership of web portal

FCC AQUALIA (hereinafter, la Company), belonging to the FCC Group (www.fcc.es), is the owner of this web portal (hereinafter, the Portal). It is domiciled at Av. Camino de Santiago 40, 28050 de Madrid and its Company Tax Code is A-26019992. The Company can be contacted electronically through its web site:

The Company was registered in the Madrid Commercial Registry on 23 July 2002, Volume 17248, Sheet 130 Section 8, Page M-58878 registration 369. The name of the web domain through which you have accessed the Portal is the property of the Company.

The aforementioned domain name may not be used in connection with other contents, products or services that are not the property of the Company and/or of the FCC Group or in any way that may confuse end users or discredit the Company and/or the FCC Group.

2. Purpose

This page containing legal information stipulates the terms of use that govern access, browsing and use of the Portal, in addition to the responsibilities deriving from the employment, lending and/or hiring of products and services which, where applicable, may be offered, as well as the contents that comprise it, without prejudice to the Company being able to establish specific conditions that may regulate the use, lending and/or hiring of products or services which, where applicable, may be offered to Users through the Portal. The aforementioned specific conditions shall form an integral part of this Legal Notice.

The mere access to the Portal, completion of forms, sending of information requests, consultations, complaints, employment offers, CVs and, in general, any act of a similar nature to those undertaken previously through forms and/or electronic mailboxes present in the Portal will imply, in turn, the unreserved acceptances of all and each of the constitutive regulations of the present Legal Notice and the acknowledgement by the Portal User. You must therefore read carefully and understand the content of this Legal Notice.

If the use, provision and/or contracting of products or services are offered through the Portal, and the User requests and/or uses these, this shall also imply the unreserved acceptance of the particular conditions that, where applicable, have been established for that purpose, and they shall form an integral part of this Legal Notice.

3. Access to and use of Portal

Access to the Portal by Users is completely free. However, the use, provision and/or contracting of the products or services that, where applicable, may be offered by the Company may be subject to the prior observance of formal requirements such as the completion of the respective form, payment of expenses or fees and/or the prior acceptance of the particular conditions that arise from their application.

The mere access to the Portal does not imply, in itself, the establishment of any type of link or commercial relationship between the Company and the User, except when the appropriate means have been established for this and the User has previously complied with the requirements that, where applicable, have been established.

The inclusion on the Portal of information related to products or services offered by the Company is for informational and advertising purposes only, unless another purpose is expressly stated.

If for the use, provision and/or contracting of any product or service offered through the Portal, the User should proceed to registration, s/he will be responsible for providing truthful and lawful information, guaranteeing the authenticity of all data entered when completing the pre-determined forms to access the products or services in question. If as a consequence of registration, the User is given a password, he/she is to obliged to use it carefully and to keep the password secret Consequently, Users are responsible for the proper custody and confidentiality of any identifiers and/or passwords that are provided by the Company, and agree not to assign their use to third parties, either temporary or permanent, or to allow their access to outsiders.

It will be the sole responsibility of the User to use and/or contract the products or services by any illegitimate third party that uses a password for this purpose due to careless behaviour or the loss of it by the User.

In virtue of the foregoing, it is the obligation of the User to notify the Company immediately regarding any issue that may allow the improper use of the identifiers and/or passwords, such as theft, loss, or unauthorized access to them, in order to proceed to their immediate cancellation. Until such events are reported, the Company shall be exempt from any liability that may arise from the improper use of identifiers or passwords by unauthorized third parties.

In any event, the access, browsing and use of the Portal and, where applicable, the use or contracting of the services or products that are offered through it is undertaken under the sole and exclusive responsibility of the User, by which s/he undertakes to diligently and faithfully observe any additional instructions provided by the Company or by authorized personnel of the Company, regarding the use of the Portal and its contents.

Therefore, the User agrees to use the contents, products and services diligently, correctly and lawfully, in accordance with current legislation and, in particular, agrees to abstain from:

(i) Using them for purposes or effects contrary to the law, morality, generally accepted good practices or public order and instructions received from the Company.

(ii) Using them for purposes that are harmful to the legitimate rights of third parties.

(iii) Using contents and products and, in particular, information of any kind obtained through the Portal or its services to send advertising, communications for the purpose of direct sales or with any other kind of commercial purpose, unsolicited messages directed to a group of persons regardless of their purpose, as well as refrain from marketing or disclosing in any way the aforementioned information.

4. Responsibilities and limitations

The Company cannot guarantee the reliability, utility or veracity of information provided via the Portal. The Company therefore does not guarantee or take responsibility for:

(i) The continuity of the contents of the Portal and/or the lack of availability or accessibility of the Portal or its technical continuity;

(ii) The absence of errors in the aforementioned contents or products;

(iii) The absence of viruses and other damaging components on the Portal or on the server which provides;

(iv) The invulnerability of the Portal and/or the impregnability of the security measures adopted in it;

(v) In your case, the lack of usefulness or performance of the contents or services of the Portal;

(vi) The damages or losses caused to itself or to a third party, by any person that violates the conditions, rules and instructions stipulated by the Company on the Portal or through the violation of its security systems;

(vii) Any other damages that may be caused by reasons inherent to the non-functioning or defective functioning of the Portal or of the websites to which, where appropriate, links have been established.

Nevertheless, the Company declares that it has adopted all the necessary measures, within its possibilities and the state of technology, to guarantee the functioning of the Portal and to prevent the existence and transmission of viruses and other harmful components to Users.

The Company undertakes the maximum efforts to avoid errors in the contents that are published on the Portal. All contents that are provided through the Portal are updated, the Company reserving the right to be able to modify them at any time. The Company does not take responsibility for the consequences that may arises from errors in contents that may appear on the Portal and which are caused by third parties.

Any communication or transmission of content that infringes the rights of third parties and whose content is threatening, obscene, defamatory, pornographic, xenophobic, or which threatens the dignity of the individual or the rights of children, current legislation or any conduct that incites or constitutes the realization of a criminal offense, is forbidden.

Similarly, the inclusion and communication of contents, by users, that are false or inaccurate and that induce or may mislead other users or staff of the Company, in particular the contents that are protected by any rights of intellectual or industrial property, belonging to third parties, when they do not have the authorization of the owner of the rights, undermine or discredit the reputation or good standing of the Company or of any body that is a member of the FCC Group, are considered as a publicity case illicit, deceitful or disloyal and/or incorporate viruses or any other electronic feature that could damage or prevent the operation of the website, the network, the Company’s computer equipment or third parties and/or access to the portal of other users, is forbidden.

The Company may prohibit access to the Portal of any User who behaves in any of the aforementioned, and including but not limited to, manners, in this section.

5. Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights

The Company is the owner or has obtained the respective license on the exploitation rights in the matter of intellectual, industrial and image property on the contents available through it, amongst others and including but not limited to the texts, graphic designs, drawings, codes, software, photographs, videos, sounds, databases, indexes, images, trademarks, logos, expressions and information and, in general, any other creation protected by national norms and international treaties on intellectual and industrial property (hereinafter referred to collectively as the Contents).

All rights of intellectual and industrial property are reserved for the Contents and, in particular, it is forbidden to modify, copy, reproduce, publicly communicate, transform or distribute in any way all or part of the Contents included on the Portal, for public or commercial purposes, without prior express and written authorization from the Company or, where appropriate, from the holder of the applicable rights.

Access and browsing by the User through the Portal in no event shall be understood as a waiver, transfer, license or total or partial assignment of the rights indicated above by the Company.

Accordingly, it is not permitted to delete, avoid or manipulate the copyright notice ("copyright") and any other identification data of the rights of the Company or its holders included in the Contents, as well as the technical protection devices, fingerprints or any information and/or identification mechanisms that may be contained in them.

References to names and trademarks or registered trademarks, logos or other distinctive signs, whether owned by the Company or by third parties, implicitly prohibit their use without the consent of the Company or its legitimate owners. At no time, unless expressly stated, does access or use of the Portal and/or its contents give the user any right over the brands, logos and/or distinctive signs included in it protected by law.

6. Links

6.1 Links from the Portal to other web pages

The Company may offer links, directly or indirectly, to internet resources or web pages that are located beyond the Portal. The presence of these links on the Portal are for informational purposes, not constituting in any case an invitation to contract products and/or services that are offered or may be offered on the target web sites or imply the existence of a link or commercial relationship or dependence with the owner of the corresponding website. In these cases, the Company shall not be responsible for establishing the general and specific conditions to be taken into account in the use, provision or contracting of these services by third parties and, therefore, cannot be held responsible for them.

The Company does not have the faculty or human or technical means to know, control or approve all the information, contents, products or services provided by other web pages to which links can be established from the Portal. Consequently, the Company cannot assume any type of responsibility for any aspect related to the web pages to which a link could be established from the Portal, specifically, by way of example and not limited to its operation, access, data, information, files, quality and reliability of its products and services, its own links and/or any of its contents, in general.

However, in the event that the Company becomes aware that the activity or information to which it refers from the aforementioned links is illegal, constitutes an offense or may harm property or rights of a third party, it will act with the due diligence required to delete or disable the respective link as soon as possible.

Similarly, if the Users have actual knowledge of the illegality of activities developed through these third-party web pages, they must immediately notify the Company so that the access link may be disabled.

6.2 Links from other web pages to the Portal

If any User, Company or web page wishes to establish any type of link to Portal, it must abide by the following stipulations:

(i) It must obtain the prior, express and written authorization of the Company.

(ii) The link can only be directed to the main page of the Portal, unless expressly authorized otherwise.

(iii) The link must be absolute and complete, that is, it must take the User, with one click, to the main page and must fully cover the entire length of the screen of the Portal's main page. Unless the Company authorizes another procedure, the web page from which the link is made may reproduce the Portal in any way, include it as part of its website or within one of its "frames" or create a "browser” on any of the pages of the Portal.

(iv) In the web page from which the link is established, it cannot be stated in any way that the Company has authorized such a link, without this being the case. If the Company that makes the link from its site to the Portal correctly wishes to include on its web page the brand, designation, commercial name, label, logo, or any other identifying feature of the Company and/or the Portal, it must previously have the prior, express and written authorization of the Company.

(v) The Company prohibits the establishment of a link to the Portal from those web pages that contain illicit, illegal, degrading, obscene materials, information or content, which in general contravene morality, public order, current legislation, generally accepted social norms or that are harmful to the legitimate rights of third parties.

7. Privacy Policy

When it is necessary for the User to register or provide personal data (amongst other purposes, to access services, request information, purchase products, send queries, complaints or hiring requests, send CVs), the collection and processing of data will be carried out in accordance with and in compliance with the principles set out in the Law on Data Protection in force (LOPD) and developing regulations, as well as Regulation EU 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 27 April, 2016, relating to the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and the free circulation of this data ("RGPD").

The Company undertakes to process and collect personal data:

  • In a lawful, loyal and transparent manner,
  • appropriately, pertinently and limited to what is necessary,
  • Updated accurately and,
  • for the period of time required.

Similarly, the Company undertakes to respect the guiding principles of Privacy from the design stage, by default and in a proactive and responsible manner.

The data collected will pass to the Company’s information with the sole purpose of:

  • Managing the relationship with Users, as well as the provision of Services offered through the Web (or regarding which the User has made any query/request) and, in general, the management, development and compliance of the relationship established between the Company and those who contribute their personal data through the Website.
  • Processing possible job applications that may be received and manage the possible selection process. See the "Send your Curriculum” section.
  • Resolving doubts and queries.
  • Sending a newsletter (if registered on the Volunteer Portal) or when the User has given his or her consent or registered for a specific service. In this case, when data is collected, the User shall be given the opportunity to refuse to be used for the aforementioned purpose. In addition, with each mailing, the User may unsubscribe.
  • Sending information via SMS concerning cuts of scheduled provisions and breakdowns in the service.

We would also like to inform you that your data, only if necessary, may be communicated to FCC Group companies for compliance with same informed purposes. FCC Group companies are all those companies or bodies listed in the annual accounts report and the Companies Directory section published on the website www.fcc.es, and whose activities are: i) construction, ii) integral water management, iii) management of environmental services, iv) infrastructure and v) management of citizen services.

When personal data is collected through the form, the User must provide to at least that marked with an asterisk, given that if the data deemed necessary is not provided, the Company will not be able to manage the requested service.

In addition, with the provision of the data and/or with the completion of the form/s, the User expressly authorizes the Company to use his or her email address or telephone number as a means of communication and guarantees that the information provided is true, exact, complete and updated, expressly consenting to the use, treatment and communication thereof for the purposes stated.

If data from third parties are provided, the person who provides it shall guarantee to have informed them of the terms included in this section.

To obtain more information about the treatment of your personal data, go to the "Data Protection” section.

In accordance with the provisions of Law 34/2002 of July 11, Services of the Information Society and E-commerce, in the event that the User does not wish to receive electronic commercial communications in the future or unsubscribe to the newsletter system to which he or she has been able to subscribe, he or she may do so by sending an email to the following email address: protecciondatos@aqualia.com (in addition, each mailing will offer the user the opportunity to unsubscribe) .

The Company has profiles on some of the main social networks of the Internet (Facebook, Twitter, etc.). It is responsible for the treatment in all these cases of the data of its followers, fans, subscribers and commentators. The treatment that the Company may undertake shall be that permitted by the social network regarding corporate profiles. The Company may inform its followers by any means permitted by the social network regarding its activities, services, etc. Under no circumstances shall the Company extract data from social networks.

8. Duration and modification

The Company reserves the right to modify this Legal Notice and/or the particular conditions that, if applicable, have been established for the use and/or contracting of the products or services provided through the Portal, when it deems this appropriate, or with the purpose of adapting to legislative and technological changes, this being valid and taking effect from the publication in the Portal.

The temporary validity of these terms of use coincides, therefore, with the time of their publication, until they are totally or partially modified, at which time the modified terms of use shall become valid.

The Company may terminate, suspend or interrupt, at any time and without prior notice, access to the contents of the page, without the User being able to demand any compensation. After the aforementioned termination, the prohibitions of use of the contents, previously exposed in this Legal Notice, shall remain in force.

9. Communications

In any communication between the Company and the User, the latter must contact the Company via the postal and/or electronic address above. The communications of the Company with the User shall be undertaken in accordance with the contact data provided. Specifically, the User accepts the use of electronic mail as a valid procedure for the exchange of information and the transmission of communications between and/or with the Company.

10. General Points

The headings of the different clauses are only informative, and do not affect, qualify or modify the interpretation of the Legal Notice.

If a discrepancy between the provisions of this Legal Notice and the particular conditions that may be established in relation to the products or services offered on the Portal should arise, the provisions of the particular conditions shall prevail.

In the event that any provision or provisions of this Legal Notice are considered null and void or inapplicable, in whole or in part, by any Court, Court or competent administrative body, that nullity or non-application shall not affect the other provisions of the Legal Notice or the particular conditions that, where appropriate, may have been established.

The non-exercise or execution by the Company of any right or provision contained in this Legal Notice shall not constitute a waiver thereof, unless it provides acknowledgment and agreement.

11. Applicable legislation and competent courts

The present Legal Notice and the relations established between the Company and the User, in particular the knowledge and resolution of any litigation, discrepancies or differences that may arise, shall be governed and resolved in accordance with the provisions of the Spanish regulations relating to applicable legislation and competent jurisdiction.

However, for those cases in which the regulations provide for the opportunity for the parties to submit to a jurisdiction, the Company and the User, expressly waiving any other jurisdiction that may correspond to them, shall submit any disputes and/or litigation to the knowledge of The Courts and Tribunals of the city where the Company is domiciled, and which is stated in this Legal Notice.

 

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