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General Conditions of use of the UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA Web site (blogs.universidadeuropea.es/en)

1. UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA

“UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA” is a trademark in Spain and in the European Union, registered by UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID S.L.U. (a company with its registered office at calle Tajo, s/n, 28670, Madrid, with NIF (Tax Identification Code) B-79122305) and, as a result, with all rights reserved.

UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID S.L.U. is the owner of Universidad Europea de Madrid, a member of the international network, Laureate International Universities.

This UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA Web site aims to promote knowledge by the public in general of both Universidad Europea de Madrid (and the European Career College of Madrid) and Universidad Europea de Valencia and the Affiliated Institution at Valencia (both owned by Universidad Europea de Valencia S.L.U., previously known as “Iniciativas Educativas Educa S.L.U.”) and Universidad Europea de Canarias (owned by Iniciativa Educativa Europea de Canarias S.L.U.), all of which centers are members of the international network of universities, Laureate International Universities.

UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID S.L.U., Universidad Europea de Valencia S.L.U. and Iniciativa Educativa Europea de Canarias S.L.U. are members of the same business Group of companies.

From this Web site, you can access the corresponding Web Pages of Universidad Europea de Madrid, Universidad Europea de Valencia and Universidad Europea de Canarias. UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID S.L.U. is the owner of all the web domains.

The use of any of the Web sites referred to in the above paragraphs automatically implies the express and unconditional acceptance by the user of these General Conditions, in addition to the General Conditions inherent to each Web site.

2. Availability

  1. UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID S.L.U. makes this Web site available to its users at (www.universidadeuropea.es/en).
  2. The access to and/or use of this UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA Web site is completely voluntary and confers on the individual the condition of user. From the moment they access the Web site, every user unconditionally accepts the content of these "General Conditions" in addition to, as applicable, the "Particular Conditions" that may complement, replace or amend them in any way in respect of the services and content of the Web site. As a result, the user is fully responsible for carefully reading these conditions prior to accessing and using any service provided by the Web site.

3. Purpose and amendment of Conditions

  1. UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA makes the content and services of this Web site accessible to its users provided they do so in accordance with the provisions of these General Conditions.
  2. In any event, at any time and without the need to give prior notice, UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA reserves the right to amend or delete the content, structure, design, services and conditions of access and/or use of this Web site whenever it deems appropriate.

4. Industrial and Intellectual Property

  1. Any corporate names, trademarks, distinctive marks, commercial names, designs and/or logotypes that appear on this Web site are elements that have been duly registered by UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID S.L.U. (or by the companies that comprise its business Group as applicable). Any improper use of the same by any individual other than their legitimate owner may be prosecuted in accordance with current legislation. This Web site is the property of UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID S.L.U.
  2. The rights of Intellectual and Industrial Property of this Web site, its pages, screens, the information therein contained, their aspect and design, in addition to the links established to other web pages are, unless otherwise specified, the property of UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID S.L.U. As such, the exercise of its rights of use and reproduction corresponds exclusively to UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID S.L.U. The content of this Web site may be downloaded and any page may be copied or printed solely for the personal use of the user and provided the rights of the owner are respected. In no event may the information, content or notices of this Web site be changed, amended or deleted, nor may the content of this Web site be reproduced, broadcast or modified, whether directly or indirectly, without the prior written authorization of UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID S.L.U.

5. General Principles - Responsibility of the User

  1. The user is required to use the services and content offered by this Web site in accordance with current legislation and the generally accepted principles of good faith and usage, and not to contravene public order through their activity on the Web site. As such, any use for unlawful purposes or those that might jeopardize or impede, cause damage to and/or overload the usage and standard operation of the Web site in any way or that may directly or indirectly offend the user or any third party, is strictly prohibited.
  2. The user of the Web site undertakes to supply truthful and accurate information on the forms included therein.
  3. Similarly, the reproduction, distribution, broadcasting, adaptation or amendment, via any means and in any format, of the content of the Web site (texts, designs, graphics, information, databases, sound and/or image files, logotypes…) and all other elements comprising this site is strictly prohibited, unless prior authorization has been obtained from its legal owners or where such action is permitted by law.
  4. Similarly, as regards the above-listed content, any commercial or advertising use other than that strictly allowed as may be applicable, is prohibited and the general infringement of any rights arising from the same.
  5. Users that would like to set up a hyperlink between their Web site and this one must comply with the following conditions:
    • The hyperlink from the other portal or Web page is exclusively permitted subject to these General Conditions.
    • Hyperlinks may only be set up with the home page of the Portal and never with pages other than its first page unless express authorization is obtained.
    • In no event shall it be understood that Universidad Europea de Madrid or its owner authorizes the hyperlink or has supervised or assumed in any way the services or content offered by the web site from which the hyperlink originates.
    • No false, incorrect or inaccurate declarations or references shall be made regarding the pages and services provided by this Web site.
    • Unless expressly authorized by UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID S.L.U., the page from which the hyperlink is set up may not carry any distinctive signs (brand, trade name, corporate name, logotype, distinctive marks) that makes reference to UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA (or to any of its group entities) except for the signs forming part of the hyperlink itself.
    • The creation of any type of browser or border environment regarding the pages of UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA is expressly prohibited.
    • Content that goes against the rights of third parties or content that is contrary to accepted moral and good practices, as well as unlawful content or information, may not be included on the web page from which the hyperlink is set up.
    • The existence of a hyperlink between a web page and this Web site does not imply the existence of relationship between UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA (or any of its group entities) and the owner of that page, nor the acceptance and approval of its content and services.
    • The user will be the sole entity responsible for the use of this Web site and for compliance with these General Conditions in their entirety. As a result, the user is obliged to maintain secrecy regarding confidential and private information, where applicable, when they are in possession of their access details, passwords or other similar information assigned to access any service. The user will be responsible for any damages of any type arising from the improper use carried out by themselves or by third parties. This is understood as being that arising as a consequence of their negligence as regards all damages, in addition to those that may be incurred by the Web site or its owner (or the entities comprising its business Group).
    • Any infringement of these conditions may give rise to the exercise of any corresponding legal action against the user.

6. Commercial notifications - Web site

From the moment the information is entered on any form included on this Web site, the user gives their authorization and consent, under the terms set out on each form, to UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA (or the entities comprising its business Group) to offer its services via advertising and promotional notifications. In accordance with Section 21 of Law 34/2002 dated July 11th, the owner of the information expressly authorizes the remittance of advertising or promotional notifications by electronic means, without prejudice to the possibility that the consent for the receipt of commercial or promotional notifications may be revoked at any time whatsoever by sending an e-mail to di@uem.es, duly indicating in the subject line the reference: “Advertising Consent Revocation”.

7. Exclusion of Guarantees and Liability

In no event and under no circumstance shall UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID S.L.U. (and the entities comprising its business Group) guarantee or be liable for the following events and content, or for any damage that may, as applicable, arise from the same:

  • The lack of availability, continuity, access, maintenance and efficient operation of the Web site and/or of its services and the updating, accuracy, thoroughness, relevance, current nature and trustworthiness of its content, for whatever reason, and the technical problems or issues of any other nature arising from such events.
  • The broadcast and/or existence of any virus, other elements or programs that might damage the equipment of the users that could be affected as a result of the access, use or search of the Web site or that may produce irregularities in its electronic documents or files.
  • The unlawful, negligent and fraudulent use, impersonating the personality of a third party or that is contrary to the content of these General Conditions, good faith, the generally accepted usage, or public order of the Web site, its services and content, by the users.
  • The infringements or infractions of laws undertaken by third parties, including the current uses or customs regarding the rights to intellectual and industrial property, corporate or contractual secrets, the rights to privacy, privilege, image, propriety, advertising or competence undertaken with other third parties.
  • Errors or defects regarding the content and/or services that are accessed via the Web site.
  • As a result of the receipt, storage, obtaining, dissemination or broadcasting of the Web site content by its users.
  • As a result of the knowledge of any information that unauthorized third parties may possess or use regarding the characteristics and circumstances of the use of the content and services of the Web site by its users.

The previous section is by way of example and is without limitation and in no event are any of the above points exclusive. In every situation, UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA and its owner (and the entities comprising is business Group) does not accept liability for any type of damages directly or indirectly arising from the same or from any other unspecified damages with similar characteristics.

8. Data protection

  1. The situations where personal information must be completed to provide the services offered, this may not take place if the user does not consent to the inclusion of their information in the corresponding files and their subsequent digital handling.
  2. This information will be included in digitalized or mixed files owned by UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID, S.L.U. with its registered office at calle Tajo, s/n, Villaviciosa de Odón, Madrid, that will be used for the purposes specifically stated in the form for collating information and will be handled confidentially by the entity responsible for that file.
  3. In any event, the user will vouch for the truthfulness and accuracy of the information provided and UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID S.L.U. reserves the right to prevent any user from accessing the registered services where they have provided false or inaccurate information, without prejudice to any other actions that may be taken under Law.
  4. All the information registered will be handled confidentially and the registered user may exercise their rights of access, challenge, rectification and cancellation of the personal information supplied by writing to the entity responsible for the file, UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID S.L.U., at its registered office in calle Tajo s/n, Villaviciosa de Odón, 28670 (Madrid, Spain) for the attention of the Head of Information Technology or by e-mail di@uem.es

9. Conditions of using the telephone number: 902 232 350

Individuals using the telephone number 902 23 23 50 are hereby advised that:

-  In the case of students at Universidad Europea de Madrid, the personal information collated during the calls will be included in a digitalized or mixed file that is owned by UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID S.L.U. for the purpose of the academic and administrative management of the students at Universidad Europea de Madrid. In the case of future students at Universidad Europea de Madrid, their personal information will be included in a digitalized or mixed file owned by UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID S.L.U. for the purpose of handling future students at Universidad Europea de Madrid and its graduate schools, the management of admissions applications, admissions tests and interviews, and the management of promotional and telemarketing campaigns. In both cases, individual users may exercise their rights of access, challenge, rectification and cancellation, in accordance with current legislation, by writing to UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID S.L.U., at its registered office in calle Tajo s/n, Villaviciosa de Odón, 28670 (Madrid) for the attention of the Head of Information Technology or by e-mail to di@uem.es. Similarly, if they choose not to receive advertising or promotional communication from Universidad Europea de Madrid they should write to either of the above-mentioned addresses (by regular mail or e-mail).

- In the case of students at Universidad Europea de Valencia, the personal information gathered during telephone calls will be included in a digitalized or mixed file owned by UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE VALENCIA, S.L.U. (previously called “Iniciativas Educativas Educa S.L.U.”) for the purpose of the academic and administrative management of the students at Universidad Europea de Valencia (and/or of the Affiliated Institution at Valencia). In the case of future students at Universidad Europea de Valencia (and/or from the Affiliated Institution at Valencia), their personal information will be included in a digitalized or mixed file owned by UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE VALENCIA, S.L.U. (previously called “Iniciativas Educativas Educa S.L.U.”) for the purpose of managing future students at Universidad Europea de Valencia (and/or of the Affiliated Institution at Valencia) and its graduate schools, the handling of admissions applications, admissions tests and interviews, and the management of promotional and telemarketing campaigns. In both cases, individual users may exercise their rights of access, challenge, rectification and cancellation, in accordance with current legislation, by writing to UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID S.L.U. (being the entity responsible for carrying out the handling of the personal information in the files of UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE VALENCIA S.L.U.), at its registered office in calle Tajo s/n, Villaviciosa de Odón, 28670 (Madrid) for the attention of the Head of Information Technology or by e-mail to di@uem.es. Similarly, if they choose not to receive advertising or promotional communication from Universidad Europea de Valencia they should write to either of the above-mentioned addresses (by regular mail or e-mail).

- In the case of students at Universidad Europea de Canarias, the personal information gathered during telephone calls will be included in a digitalized or mixed file owned by INICIATIVA EDUCATIVA EUROPEA DE CANARIAS, S.L.U. for the purpose of the academic and administrative management of the students at Universidad Europea de Canarias.  In the case of future students at Universidad Europea de Canarias, their personal information will be included in a digitalized or mixed file owned by INICIATIVA EDUCATIVA EUROPEA DE CANARIAS, S.L.U. for the purpose of handling future students at Universidad Europea de Canarias and its graduate schools, the handling of admissions applications, admissions tests and interviews, and the management of promotional and telemarketing campaigns. In both cases, individual users may exercise their rights of access, challenge, rectification and cancellation, in accordance with current legislation, by writing to UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID S.L.U. (being the entity responsible for carrying out the handling of the personal information in the files of INICIATIVA EDUCATIVA EUROPEA DE CANARIAS S.L.U.), at its registered office in calle Tajo s/n, Villaviciosa de Odón, 28670 (Madrid) for the attention of the Head of Information Technology or by e-mail to di@uem.es. Similarly, if they choose not to receive advertising or promotional communication from Universidad Europea de Canarias they should write to either of the above-mentioned addresses (by regular mail or e-mail).

10. – Cookies Policy

General Information

This Web site uses cookies. Cookies are small text files generated by the web pages you visit and contain data regarding your session that may be used in future by the web page. As a result, this Web site remembers information regarding your visit that can make your next visit easier and thereby turns this Web site into a more useful tool for you.

How do Cookies work?

Cookies can only save text and, in general, this is always anonymous and encrypted. No personal information is ever stored in a cookie, nor can it be linked to an identified or identifiable individual.

The information allows this Web site to keep your information on its pages and also to analyze the way in which you interact with the Web site. Cookies are secure as they can only store information that is entered via the browser. This is the information that the user enters into the browser or that which is included in the page request. The code cannot be executed and may not be used to access your PC. If a web site encrypts the cookie information, only that web site can read that information.

What types of cookies do we use?

The cookies used by this Web site can be identified in accordance with the following criteria:

1.     Types of cookies depending on the entity managing them:

Depending on the entity managing the server or domain from which the cookies are sent and that handles the information obtained, we can identify the following types of cookies:

- First party cookies : These cookies are those sent to the user's computer from a server or domain that is managed by the issuer themselves and that provides the service requested by the user.

- Third party cookies : These cookies are those sent to the user's PC from a server or domain that is not managed by the issuer but by another entity that handles the information obtained via the cookies.

In the event that the cookies are installed from a server or domain that is managed by the issuer themselves but where the information gathered via the cookies is managed by a third party, these may not be understood as being first party cookies.

2. Types of cookies depending on the period of time they remain active:

Depending on the period of time during which they remain active on the server, we can identify the following types of cookies:

- Session cookies : This cookie is designed to collect and store information while the user is accessing a web page. They are usually used to store information that is only worth saving to provide the service requested by the user on a single occasion (e.g. a list of products in a shopping cart).

Persistent cookies : This cookie stores information on the server on a continuous basis and that may be accessed and handled for an indefinite period by the entity responsible for that cookie. The time period can range from minutes to a few years.

3. Types of cookie depending on their aim:

Depending on the purpose for which the information gathered via cookies is handled, we can distinguish between the following:

- Technical cookies : These are cookies that allow the user to navigate via a web page, platform or application and to use the different options or services that are available. Examples include the following: controlling the traffic and communication of information; identifying the session; accessing elements with restricted access; remembering the different units that make up an order; carrying out the purchasing process of an order; applying for registration or for taking part in event; using security elements while navigating; storing content for sharing videos or sound; and sharing content via the social networks.

- Personalization cookies: These are cookies that allow the user to access the service with certain characteristics that are generally pre-defined depending on a series of criteria on the user's computer such as language, type of browser through which they access the service, regional configuration in respect of the location from where they will access the service and so on.

- Analysis cookies: These cookies allow the individual responsible to follow up and analyze the behavior of the users of the web sites to which the cookies are linked. The information gathered via this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the web site, application or platform in addition to creating the navigation profiles of those that use these sites, applications and platforms with the aim of introducing improvements. Such improvements depend on the analysis of the information gathered regarding its usage by the users of the service.

Management Tools for Cookies

This Web site uses Google Analytics.

Google Analytics is a free web analysis tool from Google whose main aim is to allow the owners of web sites to find out how users interact with their site. Furthermore, it enables cookies on the site domain on which you are located and uses a combination of cookies called "__utma" and "__utmz" to gather information anonymously and prepare reports on web site trends without identifying individual users.

To find out about the usage statistics for this Web site, we use cookies to identity the level of repeat visits and the content that our visitors find most interesting. In this way, we can focus our efforts on improving the areas most visited and ensure that the user can more easily find what they are looking for. On this Web site, the information gathered from your visit may be used to carry out assessments and statistical calculations regarding anonymous information in addition to guaranteeing the continuity of the service and undertaking improvements to the web pages. For more details, check out the privacy policy via the following link [http://www.google.com/intl/es/policies/privacy/]

How to manage Cookies on your computer: deactivation and elimination of cookies

All Internet browsers allow you to limit the behavior of a cookie or deactivate the cookies via the configuration or options available on your browser. The steps required to be taken vary for each browser and you will find the instructions in the help menu on your browser.

If you do not accept the use of cookies, seeing as the preferences menus or settings on your browser give you the option of rejecting them, this Web site will continue to operate properly without using cookies.

You may allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the browser options you have installed on your PC:

- For more information regarding Internet Explorer,  click here  or on how to block, enable or allow cookies click here.

- For more information regarding Chrome , click here.

- For more information regarding Safari,  click here.

- For more information regarding Firefox,  click here.

Via your browser, you can also see the cookies set up on your computer and delete them as necessary. Cookies are text files that can be opened and their content read. The information contained in them is usually encrypted with a numerical code that corresponds to an Internet session that generally has little relevance beyond the web page that produced the code.

Informed consent

Your use of this Web site means that you hereby give your express and unequivocal consent to the use of cookies, under the terms and conditions set out in this Cookies Policy, without prejudice to the measures you can adopt to deactivate or eliminate cookies as set out in the above paragraph.