Legal notice

This mandatory legal notice regulates the terms of use, how they must be observed and respected by users of this website at http://repositori.macba.cat. Please read it carefully, for the fact of accessing and using the materials implies that the user has read the terms and accepts the following conditions unreservedly:

Privacy policy:

MACBA's general privacy policy, included in these conditions, is applicable to this website. You can read it at http://www.macba.cat/ca/politica-privacidad

1. General Information

The owner of the website is the Consorci Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona – hereinafter referred to as 'MACBA' – with registered office at Plaça dels Àngels, no. 1, (08001) Barcelona, Spain, and CIF Q5856181B. MACBA is registered in the Registre d'ens locals de Catalunya with the official registration code 9802360009.

To contact MACBA, please telephone + 34 93 412 08 10 or send us an email at: repositori@macba.cat

2. Terms of use for this website

Access to the website is free, but subject to the user having previously read and accepted, fully and unreservedly, the general terms of use (hereinafter referred to as 'Terms of use') in effect at the time of access. Please read these conditions carefully. Any user not agreeing with these terms of use must refrain from entering the website.

In the course of its activities, MACBA makes different contents available to the users so they can make rational use of them and meet their information needs for cultural, educational, academic, scientific or similar purposes, which will on no account be exploited commercially, and without MACBA entering into any professional, mercantile or working relationship with the user, except in expressly agreed cases.

Access to the website does not require being subscribed or registered, except for some contents that may not be accessed without previous registration. All data provided in the process of registration and during user surfing will be processed in accordance with our privacy policy (http://www.macba.cat/es/politica-privacidad).

Users must access the website and use its contents in good faith, in acceptance of the rules of public order, our terms of use and any other specific conditions that may be applicable. Users must take sole responsibility when accessing our website for any damage done to third parties or to ourselves, and undertake to avoid any actions that may affect the proper functioning of the website.

Users must under no circumstances obtain the services and contents on this website by means other than those stipulated in our terms of use or, where appropriate, in the specific conditions that regulate the acquisition of certain services.

The website contains links and hyperlinks pointing to other web pages managed by third parties outside our organisation. MACBA does not guarantee the contents or information on these web pages or their accuracy and currency. Consequently, MACBA will not be held liable for any damages and loss derived from the use of web pages not belonging to our website.

MACBA reserves the right to modify at any time the presentation and configuration of the website, its services and contents, and even to unsubscribe a particular user. This can be done unilaterally, without explanation or prior warning.

3. Intellectual Property Rights

MACBA is the owner or licensee, if applicable, of the intellectual and industrial property rights of all the contents of the website, including, but not limited to, its autonomous value as a collection and/or database of its own works and those of others, of any type of artwork, recordings of lectures, workshops, activities and all the elements that configure the visual appearance, the graphic image and other sensorial stimuli of the web pages that make up the website ('look and feel'), trademarks, logos, trade names, texts, reviews and comments, images, graphics, designs, sounds, databases, programs, flowcharts, presentation, surfing architecture and website source codes.

MACBA expressly authorises the reproduction by means of visualisation for private use of the contents of the website. However, MACBA states that this authorisation does not include reproduction (except as previously indicated), public communication, distribution, transformation and, in general, any other form of exploitation, by whatever means, of the contents of the website, except to the extent permitted by the applicable law or the relevant indications/licenses indicated with respect to particular contents.

Within the framework of dissemination of the content offered on the website, third parties may establish links to the website, provided that these links are not for commercial or financial gain. In any case, the links established by third parties must indicate to their users that they are accessing this website and that it is the property of MACBA, and must necessarily make the URL corresponding to the website visible in the user's browser. Establishing links from third party websites does not imply the existence of any type of association between MACBA and their owners.

4. Limitation of liability

Through this website, we aim to provide a series of quality services and content, with every effort being made regarding their provision and the use of the best technological means. However, even though MACBA has adopted security measures supported by the current state of technology, it cannot guarantee the absence of viruses or other harmful elements and, consequently, will not be held liable in any manner in this regard.

MACBA will not be held responsible for the use that the users make of the information and contents of the website.

Despite having taken all necessary precautions to provide current and accurate information on the website, MACBA does not guarantee that all information provided will be updated at all times, nor the absence of errors or omissions.

MACBA only assumes responsibility for the information provided by itself on the website. The opinions and other information posted by third parties on the website, with respect to works of all kinds, conferences, workshops, activities, publications, magazines and articles accessible from the website, belong to their respective authors. MACBA will not be held responsible for this information and contents of all types accessible from the website, if they have been provided by third parties. In particular, MACBA assumes no responsibility for damages and loss of any kind linked to the foregoing and/or that may be caused by: the absence or deficiencies of information provided, its truthfulness, accuracy and sufficiency; (ii) infringement of the intellectual and industrial property rights of third parties, acts of unfair competition or unlawful advertising; (iii) infringement of the right to data protection, professional secrecy and rights to honour, personal and family privacy, and the image of persons, and (iv) in general, breach of any applicable law, custom or code of conduct, by the users of the website.

Users assume all responsibility derived from their use of the website and are solely responsible for any direct or indirect effect of using the website, including, without limitation, any adverse financial, technical or legal result, or the failure to fulfil expectations generated by the website. Users undertake to hold MACBA harmless from any claims arising, directly or indirectly, from their acts or omissions.

5. Miscellaneous

If any clause included in these terms of use is declared totally or partially null or ineffective, such nullity or ineffectiveness will only affect that provision or the part thereof that is null or ineffective, and the rest of these terms of use will remain in all respects in effect, considering that such invalid provision is totally or partially excluded.

MACBA and the user may agree on particular conditions for access to content, functionality and services of the website other than the common uses of the website (hereinafter 'Particular Uses of the Website' and 'Common Uses of the Website' respectively). In these cases, unless specifically agreed otherwise, the terms of use will continue to apply to those users for the Common Uses of the Website and will only apply to the Particular Uses of the Website on a supplementary basis.

Use of our website is governed exclusively by the laws of Spain. In the event of any type of discrepancy or dispute between the parties regarding the interpretation or compliance of these terms, the parties will submit the dispute to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts and tribunals of Barcelona, expressly waiving any other jurisdiction to the extent allowed by the applicable law.

MACBA reserves the right to temporarily suspend access to the website for reasons related to the improvement, maintenance or revision of the contents or programming, or for any other reason.

6. User registration

MACBA provides all visitors to the website with a free registration account to access certain contents.

Users are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the data and password for accessing their account. They are also responsible for all uses of their account, whether or not authorised by them. Users must immediately notify MACBA of any unauthorised or improper use of their account by writing to repositori@macba.cat indicating 'Possible usurpation of identity' as subject.

Users will also:

  1. warrant that the information provided to the website – particularly at registration – is truthful, accurate and correct, will be kept updated at all times and refers to their own person,
  2. consent to the receipt of emails from MACBA to the email address that has been provided in the registration process both to conclude electronic processes (for example notifying you of the password generated by default or those notices required by the law) or to send you information that may be of interest to you regarding the website itself, the services offered by MACBA or museum initiatives in which MACBA participates together with other cultural entities, and
  3. accept that MACBA can suspend or cancel the user's registered account, without justification, after having previously notified the email address associated with the account.