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Legal Warning

The Directorate-General for the Rationalization and Centralization of Procurement (hereinafter, DGRCC) attached to the Sub-Secretariat of the Ministry of Finance and Public Administrations, is the body holding the Internet domain: http://contratacioncentralizada.gob.es

The use of this website implies the express and full acceptance of these general terms and conditions as per the version published the moment the user enters the site, notwithstanding any possible specific terms and conditions that may apply to some contents or services of the website. In any case, the updating of information and services is not immediate and therefore, there may be gaps between the updating and the publication. We suggest that you verify at all times the validity and accuracy of the information, services and contents included in the website.

The terms and conditions set out in this Legal Warning are also subject to amendments so we suggest that you read them every time you access the Site.

  1. General Terms and Conditions of the Website

    The information contained in the website http://contratacioncentralizada.gob.es, as well as the answers that may be offered to the questions raised by users through the related email boxes, comply with the general information and citizen services provisions set out in Article 4 of Royal Decree 208/1996, of 9 February, on the regulation of administrative information and citizen services; which means that the information published in the Site does not imply a normative interpretation or any legal or financial undertaking on the party of the body holding the domain; its purposes are solely informative and therefore no legal effect shall be created in relation thereto.

    In order to improve the performance of the website, we reserve the right to temporarily modify, extend or withdraw, without prior notice to users and at any time, the presentation, settings, technical specifications and services of the website, at our own discretion.

  2. Intellectual and industrial property rights on the design, logos and other images of the DGRCC website

    Both the design of the website and its source codes, such as logos, trademarks and other distinctive signs, included in the site are owned by the DGRCC and are protected by virtue of the relevant intellectual and industrial property rights. Such protection shall also cover any images contained in the same.

    Their use, reproduction, distribution, public communication, transformation or any other similar or equivalent activity is completely forbidden unless this Directorate-General grants the relevant express authorization. The user license for the elements mentioned in this section regarding the Site, granted to the user shall be limited to the downloading on the part of the users of said contents and the private use of said contents, as long as the aforementioned contents remain undivided.

    The DGRCC states that it respects intellectual and industrial property rights of third parties; therefore, if you believe that this site violates your rights, please contact us thought the Site's webmaster, on the following email address: entradasgafpresupuestariacc@minhafp.es.

  3. Personal Data Protection

    Personal data requested by means of email boxes and subscription services of this Site are included in files subject to the provisions of Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, on Personal Data Protection and Royal Decree 1720/2007, of 21 December, in which the development regulation regarding such law is approved.

    Users may exercise their access, rectification and/or cancellation rights in accordance with the provisions set out in each one of the subscription boxes and/or forms.

  4. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

    In case of dispute or conflict regarding the interpretation of the terms comprising this legal warning, as well as any matter related with the services of this Site, the Spanish law shall apply. For the settlement of any conflict that may arise regarding the access to the Portal or the use of its services, the DGRCC and the user agree to submit to the judges and courts of the residence of the user, provided that such residence is located within the Spanish territory.

  5. Reuse of Information of the Public Sector

    • Enforceability of General Terms and Conditions

      These general terms and conditions, provided for an indefinite term under www.datos.gob.es/avisolegal, shall be binding for any reuser of its contents, just on the grounds of such reuse of the documents subject to such terms and conditions. For these purposes, the term reuser shall refer to any natural or legal person who reuses information of the public sector whether for commercial or non-commercial purposes.

    • Authorization for the Reuse and Non-Exclusive Assignment of Intellectual Property Rights

      These general terms and conditions allow for the reuse of those documents subject to them for commercial and non-commercial purposes. The term reuse shall refer to the use of documents held by the bodies of the General State Administration and other entities and institutions within the national public sector referred to in Article 1.2 of Royal Decree 1495/2011, of 24 October, which develops Law 37/2007, of 16 November, on the reuse of the information from the national public sector, on the part of natural or legal persons for commercial or non-commercial purposes as long as said use does not qualify as a public administrative activity. The authorized reuse includes, without limitation, activities such as the copy, spreading, modification, adaptation, extraction, rearrangement and combination of information.

      The term 'document' shall be construed as provided in Article 3 of Law 37/2007, of 16 November, on the reuse of the information from the national public sector, according to the wording set forth in Law 18/2015, of 9 July, amending Law 37/2007, of 16 November, on the reuse of the information from the national public sector, which includes any information, whatever its material or electronic medium, as well as any manner of graphic or sound expression or that embedded in images, including, consequently, data within the most disaggregated levels or "raw".

      Likewise, this authorization involves a free non-exclusive assignment of industrial property rights, if any, corresponding to such documents, for the carrying out of those reproduction, distribution, public communication or transformation activities that may be necessary for the performance of the authorised reuse activity in any manner and format, universal and for the maximum term permitted by Law.

    • General Reuse Conditions

      The following general terms and conditions shall apply to the reuse of those documents subject thereto:

      1. It is forbidden to change the meaning of the information.

      2. The source of the documents subject matter of the reuse must be quoted. Such quotation must be drafted as follows: "Data Source: "Directorate-General for Rationalization and Centralization of Procurement - Ministry of Finance and Public Administrations".

      3. The date of the last version of the documents subject matter of the reuse must be included as long as such date was included in the original document.

      4. It must not be stated or suggested that the DGRCC, holder of the reused information, supports, sponsors or takes part in the reuse of the relevant information.

      5. Metadata on the update date and applicable reuse conditions included, where appropriate, in the document authorised for reuse, must be kept and they shall not be altered or eliminated.

    • Exclusion of Liability

      The use of data sets shall be carried out on the part of users or reusers under their own risk and responsibility and therefore they shall be held solely liable against third parties for those damages that may arise therefrom.

      The DGRCC shall not be liable for the use made of its information by reusers; likewise, it shall not be liable for those damages or economic losses that cause or may cause, directly or indirectly, economic or material damages or damages on data, arisen from the use of the information reused.

      The DGRCC does not guarantee the continuity in the availability of the reusable documents, regarding both contents and layout, and it shall not be held liable for any error or omission contained therein.

    • Responsibility of the Reuser

      Reusers shall be subject to the applicable regulations on the reuse of information from the public sector, including the penalty provisions set forth in Article 11 of Law 37/2007, of 16 November.

  6. Links e hiperlinks

    These amendments may affect those hyperlinks contained in the website which redirect to third-party websites. The DGRCC shall not be liable for the contents, information or services that may be contained in said sites, the pages of which are not owned by it; likewise, it does not review its contents, which shall have an exclusively informative nature and which do not necessarily imply a relationship with the persons or entities holding such contents or the sites where they are contained.

    The domain http://contratacioncentralizada.gob.es may be linked from pages managed by third parties. Such fact does not imply the existence of a relationship between the DGRCC and the owner of said website; likewise, it does not imply that the DGRCC accepts or approves totally or partially their contents or services. Therefore, the owners of said sites may not state or suggest that the DGRCC expressly authorizes the use of the hyperlink or that it assumes or supervises in any possible way the services offered or made available in said sites.

    Those pages containing a link to the domain http://contratacioncentralizada.gob.es may not include any trademark, name, logo, slogan or any other distinctive sign belonging to the DGRCC, with the exception of those hyperlinked by the DGRCC itself. Likewise, they may not include illicit information or contents that may be contrary to public morality and generally accepted moral standards nor contents that may infringe the rights of third parties.

    The DGRCC does not guarantee nor accepts responsibility for the quality, accuracy, reliability, appropriateness or morality of the contents or services established by means of the hyperlink. Those persons accessing said websites undertake, under their own responsibility, the consequences, damages or actions that may arise from the access to the website directed through the hyperlink.

  7. Multilingual Version

    The Website of the Centralized Procurement System is translated into several official languages within their respective territories in accordance with the provisions of Article 3 of the Spanish Constitution and their Statutes of Autonomy. Such languages are Catalan, Basque, Galician and Valencian. It has also been translated to an official language of the European Union (English).

    Please note that, on a general basis, it may be differences between the Spanish version and the other versions arising from the translation process itself.

  8. Cookie Policy

    The Centralized Procurement Website installs cookies temporarily for the sole and only purpose of browsing the site in several languages.

    Cookies do not identify particular persons, but a computer-browser-user combination; they have a limited temporary validity and they are not used in any case to gather personal data information.

    DGRCC follows legal provisions and regulations on such regard set out by the Spanish Agency for Data Protection.

    In particular, this is the only cookie that shall be installed:

    In order to browse the website it is not necessary to allow for the installation of this cookie so it can be disabled directly in your browser settings. In this latter case, the default language (Spanish) shall be the one displayed.

  9. Frames

    The DGRCC expressly forbids the practice of "framings" or the use by third parties of any mechanism that may alter the design, original settings or contents of its Site.

  10. Accessibility

    In compliance with the accessibility and universal design principles established in Royal Decree 1494/2007, of 12 November, approving the Regulations on the basic conditions for the access of disabled persons to technologies, products or services related to the information society and social communication media, the DGRCC works towards the goal of guaranteeing that all citizens -particularly those persons with some kind of disability and the elderly- who are in contact with said Directorate-General by means of its Internet Site http://contratacioncentralizada.gob.es, may access the electronic services and information on equal terms, regardless of their personal circumstances, resources or education.

    For these purpose, the DGRCC Site has been developed in compliance with the accessibility instructions of Standard UNE 139803:2012 while trying to meet the Double A level of the Accessibility Guidelines for Web Content 1.0 of the W3C, in accordance with Royal Decree 1494/2007 of 12 November.

    The last review of the accessibility level of this site has been carried out in June 2015.

    In any case, any inquiry regarding the accessibility of this website may be submitted to the following email address entradasgafpresupuestariacc@minhafp.es .

    Should you wish to file a complaint or formal suggestion you may follow the procedure on General Complaints and Suggestions before the Ministry of Finance and Public Administrations, in compliance with provisions of Article 15 of Royal Decree 951/2005, of 29 July, regulating the general framework for the improvement of the quality of the General State Administration.