Legal Aspects

The owner of this website is ESIC Business & Marketing School private centre founded in 1965 by the religious institution of Priests from the Heart of Jesus, Repairing Fathers, situated in Avd. Valdenigrales, s/n (Edif. ESIC), 28223 - Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid (Spain), NIF Q-2800828B, that, as a result of its condition as Religious Institution, is not registered on the Trade Register. ESIC offers the use of this website to its Educational Community and to others who wish to find out about or access the services that this website offers.

The present General Conditions, along with any relation that the user may have with ESIC,will be ruled by Spanish legislation. For any kind of litigious question deriving from the existence or contents of these general conditions or the relations between the user and ESIC, both parts, with express renunciation of any other jurisdiction that could correspond to them, summit to the jurisdiction and exclusive competence of the Judges and Courts of the Villa of Madrid (Spain).

Pozuelo de Alarcón, 30th of January2003.

General Condition of the Esic.es site

By using this website, it is understood that the user is in agreement with the current General Conditions and accepts them in their entire scope. If they do not agree with any one of the conditions set out here, then they should not use this website. To access this webpage you must be of legal age according to Spanish law (18 years old) and have the legal capacity required to be bound by this agreement and use this website in accordance with the General Conditions stated here, having understood these conditions in their entirety. If you are not of legal age or are not able to be bound by this agreement, then the owner of this website renounces all responsibility resulting from the failure to fulfill this condition. The aim of esic.es is to inform users and provide a service to its Educational Community by offering spaces with informative, academic contents and exclusive services. You will find a description and explanation of these in the esic.es homepage. These spaces are subject to changes, enlargements and improvements, of which you will be informed about at the appropriate time. Esic.es is created solely and exclusively for the personal use of the users. Its modification, reproduction, duplication, copy, distribution, sale, resale or any other form of use for commercial ends is forbidden. The user undertakes not to utilise this website for any illegal or prohibited purposes. ESIC reserves the right to discontinue, terminate, change or amend its contents at any time and without prior warning. It also reserves the right to carry out changes to these General Conditions, for which ESIC will make available, through the means it considers appropriate, the contents of the new general conditions for general knowledge.

Private Policy about Personal Data

In accordance with the provisions of Organic Law 15/1999 of the 13th of December (BOE (the Official Gazette of the Spanish State) no 298, of the 13th of December 1999) on the Protection of Personal Data (LOPD), we inform you that:

Data collected in the various forms on the Esic website, except personal reference forms, will be included and processed in an ESIC personal file in order to be able to offer you our services and send you academic information and, where appropriate, ESIC promotions and recommendations. In addition, and in compliance with section 11 of the LOPD as well as with regard to the nature of the services that ESIC provides access to through its Website, the user gives his/her consent for data from these forms to be passed on to Eriete Servicios in Red S.L. (eriete.com), to the ESIC Alumni association (AESIC) and to institutional members and participating companies with which ESIC either has an academic or institutional relationship, so that these organisations can then send you out information of possible interest connected with the activities of ESIC, AESIC and eriete.com. We inform you that with regard to such data you are able to exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition within the scope of organic law 15/1999 of the 13th of December. In order to exercise these rights you may send a letter by registered post to Esic, Av. Valdenigrales s/n (28233) Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid, or send an email: mkesic@esic.es, explaining which right or rights you wish to exercise and the reason for this.

Copyright, Trademarks and Software

The entire contents of the ESIC website belong to the Escuela Superior de Gestión Comercial y Marketing, ESIC or to its software or contents providers, and are protected by domestic and international industrial and intellectual property regulations. The know-how as well as the compilation, organisation, creation and setting up of the contents of the website belong to or are licensed by ESIC, and are protected by domestic and international industrial and intellectual property regulations. The software used in ESIC is protected by domestic and international industrial and intellectual property laws. Any other use of the contents of this website including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, posterior publication, display, alteration or total or partial representation of the same are strictly forbidden. The ESIC brand and logo are trademarks belonging to the Escuela Superior de Gestión Comercial y Marketing, ESIC. The names of other products and services and companies mentioned in this document may be trademarks of their respective owners. Any other use or employment of any of the rights will be subject to the prior and express authorisation specifically granted for such purpose by ESIC or the third party owner of the rights in question. The contents of an educational nature in this webpage belong to its authors who have given authorisation for their publication to the owner of this webpage. Users may reproduce such contents exclusively for academic and non-profit making purposes always putting the © sign followed by the author’s name and the source from where the reproduced content was gathered, whether these be texts, images, signs, graphics, sounds, marks, logotypes, commercial names, designs, databases, software, flow charts, presentation, "look-and-feel", video etc.

Establishing hiperlinks from third-party sites

Those users wishing to establish a hyperlink or link between their website and the Esic website must obtain previous authorisation from Esic, submitting a request to the following e-mail address webmaster@esic.es. They will be subject to the fulfillment of the following obligations: (1) In accordance with the requirements of the link, Esic will supply the respective URL which must not be modified. (2) The link will be established through a text or image which must have received the approval of Esic. (3) The link must always be established in a new window (_blank), while frames, borders and environment are not able to be created on the website. (4) The contents of the website of the link must not violate morals, ethics and generally accepted good practices nor in any circumstances declare that Esic endorses its contents. (5) The establishment of the link does in no case whatsoever indicate the existence of a relationship between Esic and the owner of the website of origin. (6) Esic accepts no responsibility for the consequences resulting from the introduction of the link by third parties neither for the contents nor information that the website of origin may offer.

Limitation Liability

ESIC will not be liable for any detriment or damages of any kind caused by visiting the webpage www.esic.es, the user failing to fulfil the current conditions, nor the veracity, updating and legitimacy of the contents of the pages which, where appropriate, are presented by ESIC. ESIC is exonerated from all responsibility toward the user concerning the conditions of use and contents of the different web pages put forward by ESIC. It is up to the user as to whether to accept these conditions or not, with it not being possible for the user to claim anything in respect of this in the event of the owner of the webpage presented failing to fulfil these conditions. However, if you as a user notify that both the contents of this website as well as the links presented by ESIC violate rights relating to: (1) The safeguarding of public order, criminal investigation, public security and national defence. (2) The protection of public health or individuals who are consumers or users, even if they act as investors. (3) The repect for a person’s dignity and the principle of non-discrimination on grounds of race, sex, religion, opinion, nationality, disability or any other personal or social circumstance. (4) The protection of youths and children. We kindly ask you to send us a letter, telegram or fax to the address indicated in section 1) of these conditions or an e-mail to the address webmaster@esic.es, indicating your personal details and reason for contacting us so that we can act as quickly as possible to remove the content or deactivate the existing link. ESIC is not liable for any detriment caused to the user in the event of it being impossible to offer the service object of these current General Conditions due to unforeseeable circumstances, force majeure or other causes not attributable to ESIC. Neither is ESIC liable for the inadequate functioning of this website for reasons of maintenance, incidents affecting national and international operators, the faulty configuration of user equipment nor insufficient capacity to support the IT systems indispensable for using this service. It also assumes absolutely no responsibility for any damage caused by events or incidences beyond its control. The user will be answerable for any detriment or damages that ESIC may suffer as a result of the failure to fulfil any of the obligations they are subject to in the current conditions. ESIC utilises techniques which minimise risks when navigating web pages, including antivirus programs. However, ESIC is not liable for any technical problems, mechanical faults or viruses in the IT systems (software and hardware) or documents, electronic files stored in the computers created during connection to the Internet, whether this connection is to the ESIC webpage or third-party ones. Neither is it liable for any possible breaches which with regard to intellectual and industrial property any user of this page might cause. The placing or transmission of all unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, pornographic or blasphemous content, or any material that might constitute or induce conduct that might be categorised as a crime, lead to civil liability or breach of any law is prohibited. Without giving prior notice, ESIC reserves the right to deny access to any user that fails to comply with the current legislation and General Conditions of this website.