Legal notice


This website belongs to CETAQUA, Centro Tecnológico del Agua, Fundación Privada (hereinafter CETAQUA), a private Spanish foundation assigned tax identification number G6436626, registered in the Generalitat de Catalunya Private Foundation Register under the number 2305, and with a registered address of Carretera d’Esplugues 75, 08940 Cornellà de Llobregat, Barcelona.

Access and use of the website means whoever doing so will be considered a “User” who fully accepts these general terms without any reservations as well as any special conditions that may supplement, modify or replace the general terms in relation to certain website services and conditions.



These General Terms regulate the use (including access, creation, publication, modification and deletion) of this CETAQUA website including the content and services made available through it. Anyone who accesses this site is considered a “User” and expressly, automatically and voluntarily agrees to submit to the General Terms in effect at any given time upon accessing this website.

The use of some services offered at this website may be subject to special terms which, as appropriate, replace, complete and/or modify this document. Therefore, the User must carefully read the corresponding special terms prior to using these services.

CETAQUA reserves the right to unilaterally modify the structure and design of the website; modify or eliminate services or content as well as the terms of access and/or use of the website at any time without the need for prior notification.


The User is aware of and agrees that the use of the website is always under his/her sole liability. The use of the website for purposes that are illegal or harmful to CETAQUA or any third party is prohibited. When using the website, the User undertakes not to engage in any conduct that may damage the image, interests and/or rights of CETAQUA and/or any third party or that may damage, disable or overload the website or that may in any way prevent the normal use of the website.

CETAQUA adopts reasonably adequate security measures to detect the existence of viruses; nonetheless, the User must be aware that security measures for Internet information systems are not entirely reliable and, therefore, CETAQUA cannot guarantee the non-existence of viruses or other elements that may alter the User’s information systems or electronic documents and files saved in them.


Information on how CETAQUA processes personal data is available at the following link.


All industrial and intellectual property rights as well as all the information contained on the Website (images, graphic designs, source codes, design, browsing structure, databases and any other content that appears on it) are the property of CETAQUA or it holds sufficient rights for their use.

The rights to exploit this website and any of the content, elements and, in particular, the rights of use, exploitation, distribution, transformation and public disclosure will always exclusively belong to CETAQUA throughout the effectiveness legally provided for with respect to such industrial and intellectual property rights worldwide.  This includes any enhancement, adaptation, translation or improvement of any of the content, elements and other materials created, published and/or modified by the User. The User may not use the trademarks registered by CETAQUA, trade names, designs, know-how or any other CETAQUA distinctive sign without its prior, express consent.

The user may not modify or reproduce this information partially or in full without prior, express consent from CETAQUA. These terms include but are not limited to: 1) The user is not authorized to delete, elude or manipulate the copyright and other data identifying CETAQUA rights or any other protection mechanism. 2) The user is not authorized to dismantle, decompile or invert databases storing Website information. All of the Website information is protected by copyrights. The unauthorized use of the information contained on this Website, its re-sale or any harm to the CETAQUA Intellectual and Industrial Property rights may lead to the legally established responsibilities. The trademarks (distinctive signs and logos) that appear on the Website are the exclusive property of CETAQUA and are duly registered or subject to a registration process. The names of other Products, Services and Companies that appear in this document or on the Website may be trademarks or distinctive signs registered by their respective and legitimate owners.


CETAQUA is not liable for any damages or harm deriving from the use of the content on its website. Particularly, CETAQUA is not liable for the content or the state of links contained on this website that may lead the user to other sites and webpages managed by third parties. CETAQUA is not liable for the content or state of said websites and pages. Accessing them through this website also does not imply CETAQUA recommends or approves the content. CETAQUA is not liable for any damages or harm of any type caused by service deficiencies at its server centre or in communication networks or for any problems resulting from the poor functioning or use of versions not optimized for certain browsers. Accessing the website and using any of the information contained on it is the exclusive responsibility of the person doing so. CETAQUA will not be held liable for any consequences, damage or harm that may derive from the access or use of the information. CETAQUA is not liable for any security errors that may occur or any damages that may be caused to the user’s software or information system or any files or documents stored on it as a result of the presence of viruses on the user’s computer used to connect to the website services and content, poor browser operation or the use of outdated versions thereof as there are always adequate tools available to the User to detect and disinfect harmful computer programs.


Any user that aims to establish a hyperlink or technical linking mechanism from their website to the CETAQUA website must have prior, written authorization from CETAQUA. The establishment of a hyperlink under no circumstance implies the existence of relations between CETAQUA and the owner of the website or webpage where the Hyperlink is inserted nor does it imply any acceptance or approval by CETAQUA of the content or services. In any case, CETAQUA reserves the right to prohibit or disable any hyperlink to its website at any time, especially when the activity or website content included with the hyperlink may be considered unlawful.

The CETAQUA website only provides Users with Hyperlinks or technical linking mechanisms (i.e. links or buttons), directories or search tools that allow the User to access sites or Internet portals belonging to or managed by third parties (Linked Sites) for the sole purpose of searching for and accessing information, content and services available on the Internet. CETAQUA does not offer or commercialize itself and/or through any third party any information, content or services available at the Linked Sites nor does it approve, supervise or control in any way the content and services or any other material of any kind existing on them and the User hereby undertakes full liability for browsing them.

Under no circumstance shall the existence of Linked Sites lead to an assumption that agreements exist with the parties responsible or holders thereof nor any recommendation, promotion or identification by CETAQUA relating to the statements, content or services provided.


These general terms shall be governed by Spanish law. CETAQUA and the User hereby expressly waive any other jurisdiction that would otherwise correspond and expressly agree to submit any matter that may arise or action exercised deriving from the provision of the website service and the services and content thereof or in relation to the interpretation, application, compliance or non-compliance with the terms outlined herein to the jurisdiction of the Courts and Tribunals of the city of Barcelona.