Terms of Use


In accordance with the right of information referred to in Article 10 of the Spanish Data Protection Law 34/2002, of July 11th, on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce, we inform you that this webpage is hosted by the website of the University of Barcelona, with tax identification number Q-0818001-J. Accordingly, we inform you of the following data:

  • Address: Universitat de Barcelona, Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585, 08007 Barcelona
  • Contact details: +34 934 02 11 00; phit.project@ub.edu
  1. USERS

The access and/or use of PHIT website attributes the status of USER, and implies full acceptance by the USER of the Terms of Use detailed below. Those Terms of Use will be implemented regardless of the General Terms and Conditions that are compulsory and effective, when they apply.


www.phit.ub.edu gives access to various information, services, programmes or data (“contents”) made available on the internet and belonging to PHIT or its licensors, and to which the USER can have access to. The USER is responsible for the use of the website. Said responsibility covers the register that may be necessary in order to access specific services or contents. In said register, the USER will be responsible for providing truthful and lawful information. As a consequence of this register, it is possible to provide the USER with a password of which he will be responsible, while committing to make a diligent and confidential use of it. The USER commits itself to make an adequate use of the contents and services provided by PHIT through its portal (for instance: chat services, discussion forums, newsgroups) by not using to (including but not limited to): (i) incur any unlawful, illegal, contrary to good faith or contrary to public order activities; (ii) diffuse any content or propaganda that would be racist, xenophobic, pornographic, promoting terrorism or threatening human rights; (iii) cause damages to the physical and logical systems of PHIT, its providers or third persons, introduce or spread viruses in the network or any other physical or logical system that might cause the damages previously mentioned; (iv) try to access or use email accounts of other users and modify or manipulate their messages. PHIT reserves the right to suppress all the comments and contributions that would infringe upon the respect for the human dignity of individuals, whether they are discriminatory, xenophobic, racist, pornographic, infringing upon youth or childhood, public order or security or according to PHIT’s assessment, are not suitable for publication. In any case, PHIT will not be held responsible of the opinions expressed by USERS through its forums, chats or other tools of participation that might be developed.


PHIT complies with the dispositions of the Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December on the Protection of Personal Data, of the Royal Decree 1720/2007 of 21 December approving the Development Regulation of the Organic Law and other regulations currently in force, and ensures the proper use and secure processing of USER’s personal data. Likewise, PHIT informs that it complies with the Law 34/2002 of 11 July on Information Society and Electronic Commerce Services and will always require the USER’s consent for the treatment of his email address for commercial purposes.

On PHIT website there are various forms through which the USER’s personal data can be collected. Next to each of these forms, the USER will be informed of the existence and acceptance of the particular conditions of treatment of his personal data, he will be informed of who is responsible of the file created, the address of the responsible, the possibility to exercise his right to access, rectify, cancel and oppose, the purpose of data collection and, if applicable, when the data is transmitted to third persons.

In any case, the platform will only process personal data that is considered adequate, relevant and not excessive to achieve the previously determined, explicit and legitimate purpose for which it was obtained. It also guarantees the security of the USERS’ personal data by applying the corresponding technical and organizational security measures.


PHIT is the owner of all the intellectual and industrial ownership rights of its website, along with the elements contained in it (including images, sounds, audios, videos, software or texts, brands or logos, color combinations, structure and design, selection of materials, computer programs needed to operate, access and use them, etc.) owned by PHIT or its licensors.

All rights reserved. As stated in articles 8 and 32.1, second paragraph of the Intellectual Ownership Law, it is expressly forbidden to reproduce, distribute, publicly disseminate, or make available all or part of the contents of this website, for commercial purposes, in any format and by any technical means without the authorization of PHIT.

The USER commits itself to respect the Intellectual and Industrial Ownership rights of PHIT. He will be able to visualize the elements of the portal, and even to impress them, copy them or storage them in the hard drive of his computer or in any other physical support always and solely authorized as long as it is made exclusively for personal and private use. The USER must not suppress, alter, avoid or manipulate any protection or security system that is installed on PHIT website.


PHIT reserves the right to make any modifications that are considered necessary on its portal without prior notice, to change, suppress or add contents and/or services that are provided through its website, as well as the format in which they appear or where they are localized on its portal.

  1. LINKS

When links or hyperlinks to other websites are included in a webpage content, PHIT will not exert any kind of control over those websites and their contents. Under no circumstances will PHIT assume any responsibility for the contents of any link belonging to external websites, nor will it guarantee the technical availability, quality, reliability, accuracy, scope, veracity, validity and constitutionality of any material or information contained in the hyperlinks or other websites.

Similarly, the inclusion of these external links does not imply any type of association, merger or participation with the entities linked to the website.


PHIT reserves the right to deny or prevent access to its website and / or to the services it provides without prior notice at his own request or at that of a third party to USERS who would not meet the current General Terms of Use.


PHIT will pursue any infringement of the current Terms of Use, as well as any misuse of its website by resorting to all the civil and penal actions that may be applicable under the Law.


PHIT will be able to modify at any time the Terms of Use detailed here, duly publishing them as they are here published. If the current Terms of Use are modified, USERS will be informed of these changes beforehand, in a clear and visible way on the website. Those Terms of Use will be effective during the period they are displayed and until they are modified by other duly published Terms of Use.


The relationship between PHIT and the USER will be ruled by the current Spanish legislation and any dispute shall be submitted to the Courts and Tribunals of the city of Barcelona.