Version 1.0 | July 23, 2020

Notice: Please read the following document carefully. The Services are provided under the conditions set forth below (hereinafter, the “Terms of Use” or “Terms of Use”), which should be read in conjunction with the Privacy Policy. Browsing the Web implies acceptance by the user of the General Conditions of Use.

STARTUP VALENCIA may from time to time modify the General Conditions of Use, which will be binding as soon as the User accesses the Web, once the changes have been published on the Web for Users. Each implementation of changes to these General Conditions of Use will be considered a new version of these General Conditions of Use.

1. DEFINITIONS

“‘STARTUP VALENCIA'” means:
VALENCIA STARTUP ASSOCIATION.

“Terms of Use” means:
These General Conditions of Use.

“Member of Startup Valencia City of Talent” or “Member of Startup Valencia” means:
The Registered User whose application has been approved by the Valuation Committee of STARTUP VALENCIA and has contracted a Subscription.

“Member of the Valencian Region Startup Observatory” means:
The User registered in the Valencian Region Startup Observatory.

“Privacy Policy” means:
The provisions of the Privacy Policy, which can be viewed by clicking here.

“Subscription(s)” means:
It is the plan that the Registered User can contract to become a Member of Startup Valencia City of Talent and have access to the advantages of belonging to this ecosystem of innovative and technological companies. You can check the available subscriptions by clicking here.

“Rate”, means:
The rates applied for the Subscriptions that you can consult by clicking here.

“User(s)” means:
Any natural or legal person using the Website.

“Registered User(s)” means:
The User who has joined the STARTUP VALENCIA ecosystem by sending the form in the JOIN! section or/and has requested registration for the STARTUP VALENCIA newsletter through the Website or/and has decided to form part of the Valencian Region Startup Observatory by means of the corresponding form.

“Web” means:
The site and corresponding domain, hosting space, page or set of pages, contents, graphics and other miscellaneous information contained in such space or pages, accessible through computer, mobile devices or other electronic means of STARTUP VALENCIA.

In these Terms of Use, unless a contrary intention appears:

(a) The use of the singular shall include the plural and vice versa.
(b) The use of any gender includes the other genders.
(c) Headings are used for reference only.
(d) References to any legislation or rule include any successor legislation or rule, and are to the legislation or rules of the Spanish State unless otherwise expressed.
(e) Any phrase introduced by the terms “including”, “include”, “in particular” or any similar expression is to be construed as illustrative and does not limit the meaning of the words preceding those terms.

2. OBJECT

2.1 STARTUP VALENCIA provides the User with a website that aims to be a meeting point for the ecosystem of innovative and technological companies in Valencia, which promotes the transformation and competitiveness of the economy of this region.
2.2 The purpose of the Conditions of Use is to regulate the conditions of access and use of the Web by the User.
2.3 The access or use of certain content or services may require the approval by the User of particular and specific conditions, which would supplement these Terms of Use. Said particular conditions, due to their special nature, shall prevail over these Terms of Use.

3. IDENTIFICATION

The owner association of the Web is the VALENCIA STARTUP ASSOCIATION, association constituted according to the laws of Spain, with address in 46002-Valencia, calle Moratín, 17, registered in the Registry of Associations of the Valencian Community with the number CV-01-058404-V, and holder of the N.I.F. G-98.929.110.

4. REGISTRATION IN THE STARTUP COMMUNITY VALENCIA CITY OF TALENT

4.1 Users who so wish may join Startup Valencia City of Talent by completing the registration form included in the JOIN US! section of the Website.
4.2 Once the details indicated by the User in Clause 4.1 have been verified by STARTUP VALENCIA, the latter will contact the User to inform him/her that his/her application has been registered and, if appropriate, request additional information so that his/her application can be examined and, if appropriate, approved by the STARTUP VALENCIA Assessment Committee.
4.3 The Subscription Fees can be consulted by clicking here.
4.4 The amounts will be paid by the means of payment indicated by STARTUP VALENCIA.
4.5 Subscriptions are automatically renewed for annual periods unless the Startup Valencia Member or STARTUP VALENCIA express in writing their intention not to renew the Subscription with one (1) month’s notice prior to the expiry date of the current annual period.

5. OBSERVATORY

5.1 With the aim of addressing the economic crisis generated by the coronavirus in entrepreneurs, STARTUP VALENCIA has launched the Valencian Region Startup Observatory for the study of the Valencian innovative and technological entrepreneurship ecosystem.
5.2 To join this community, you must complete the registration form found in the OBSERVATORY section of the Web, in which you will be asked to accept the privacy policy of the Web, a necessary requirement, and to complete the admission form.
5.3 With these data and once a verification of these has been carried out, you may be contacted if your candidacy has not been registered in the Observatory or, if necessary, request clarification of the information provided.

6. PROHIBITIONS OF USE

6.1 The User may not use the Web for illegal, illicit or unauthorized purposes by STARTUP VALENCIA, in which case the User will be solely responsible for such acts. For exemplary and merely enunciative purposes these acts include:
– Inclusion of inaccurate data or data for which it has an enabling title that allows its use, during the registration processes.
– Infringing third party rights, such as intellectual or industrial property rights. This shall also include any action that involves modifying, adapting, appropriating, reproducing, distributing, translating, creating derivative works of the Web or its content or adaptations thereof, unless expressly authorized by STARTUP VALENCIA.
– Attempting to gain unauthorized access to the Web, computer systems or networks connected to the Web by hacking, password mining or any other means.
– Infringe trade secrets or disclose confidential information without the required written authorization of its owner.
– Use the Web or any content of these to transmit any virus, worm, defect, Trojan horse or other computer element of a destructive nature.
– Use the Site to breach the security of any computer network, crack passwords or security encryption codes; disrupt or interfere with the security thereof. Remove, circumvent, disable, disable, damage or interfere with security features of the Site, features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of Site content, or features that impose limitations on the use of the Site.
– Use information or data collected on the Site to send junk e-mail, surveys and other mass messaging, whether commercial or non-commercial in nature or take any action to disclose the information or data collected.

7. INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY

7.1 STARTUP VALENCIA holds the intellectual and industrial property rights, as owner or licensee, over the content, design and source code of this Web Site and, in particular, including but not limited to, images, text, logos, designs, trademarks, trade names and software files included therein. The User is warned that such rights are protected by the Spanish and international legislation in force regarding intellectual and industrial property. In any case, access to the Web implies any kind of waiver, transmission or total or partial transfer of the rights granted by Spanish and international legislation on intellectual and industrial property.
7.2 Any use by third parties of the same or any similar identifying sign that may lead to confusion as to its origin or ownership is expressly prohibited without the prior written authorisation of STARTUP VALENCIA requested through the channels provided for in Clause 10 for communicating with STARTUP VALENCIA.
7.3 Likewise, and without prejudice to the foregoing, the content of the Web is also considered a computer program, protected by Spanish law. It is strictly prohibited to reproduce (except as permitted by applicable legislation), copy, use, distribute, reuse, exploit, make second copies, send by mail, transmit, modify, transfer or any other act that is done with all or part of the information contained on the Web that has not been expressly authorized by STARTUP VALENCIA.
7.4 The User undertakes to use the contents in a diligent, correct and lawful manner and, in particular, undertakes to refrain from deleting, evading or manipulating the copyright and other data identifying the rights of STARTUP VALENCIA or its collaborators or their owners incorporated in the contents, as well as the technical protection devices or any information mechanisms that may be included in the contents.
7.5 STARTUP VALENCIA informs that it does not grant any license or implicit authorization whatsoever on the intellectual and/or industrial property rights or on any other right or property related, directly or indirectly, to the contents included in the Web.

8. LIABILITY AND WARRANTIES

8.1 The Web is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. STARTUP VALENCIA makes no warranties or representations, express or implied, with respect to Web: including, but not limited to, (i) the absence of errors in such content; (ii) the absence of viruses or other harmful components on the Web or on the server that supplies it; (iii) the invulnerability of the Web or the impossibility of breaching the security measures adopted for it; (iv) the lack of usefulness or performance of the content of the Web; (v) the loss of information included on the Web; (vi) the impossibility of accessing the Web; (vii) any damage or harm caused by any person who infringes the conditions, rules and instructions that STARTUP VALENCIA establishes on the Web or through the infringement of the Web’s security systems.
8.2 STARTUP VALENCIA does not guarantee that the Web will meet your requirements or that it will be free of interruptions, presented in a timely manner, secure or free of errors, without prejudice to its best efforts to that effect and that it has adopted all necessary measures, within its possibilities and the state of the art, to guarantee the correct functioning of the Web, as well as to reduce as far as possible any errors in its functioning from a technical point of view.
8.3 STARTUP VALENCIA does not guarantee the accuracy or exhaustive or total verification of the information contained on the Web, especially that which is implemented by third parties, and therefore accepts no liability for any loss or damage that may be caused by or derive from the use thereof. If, as a User, you become aware of the existence of content that is illegal, illicit or contrary to the law or morality, please contact STARTUP VALENCIA through the communication channels established in Clause 10.
8.4 The adequacy of the Web to the needs or expectations of Users.
8.5 STARTUP VALENCIA cannot guarantee the day or time of response to any e-mail, telephone contact, written message or communication through the Web. STARTUP VALENCIA assumes no responsibility for any failure or delay resulting from any matter beyond the reasonable control of STARTUP VALENCIA.
8.6 In any event, the liability of STARTUP VALENCIA that may arise directly or indirectly from any breach of its commitments or, in general, for the Web, will be limited to cases of fraud. In any event, STARTUP VALENCIA’s liability for damages to a Startup Valencia Member will in no event exceed the total amount paid to STARTUP VALENCIA in the calendar year prior to the event that caused the damage.

9. DEREGISTRATION, SUSPENSION, EXCLUSION AND TERMINATION

9.1 Registered Users will be able to unsubscribe, voluntarily and whenever they wish, by sending an e-mail to the address hello@startupvalencia.org, providing sufficient proof of their identity. If there are any outstanding obligations on the part of the User with STARTUP VALENCIA, these must be fulfilled prior to deregistration. In any event, the obligations relating to unpaid amounts for the Subscription contracted by the Member of Startup Valencia will survive even if the Member unsubscribes.
9.2 The Company shall proceed to carry out the cancellation within ten (10) working days following receipt of the email from the Registered User requesting the cancellation, unless there are technical reasons or force majeure that may prevent it.
9.3 In the event that the Startup Valencia Member has a Subscription with an annual fee, the cancellation request must be made one month prior to the renewal of the Subscription. Consequently, the cancellation will be processed in accordance with section 9.1 but will be effective at the end of the Subscription period. Until the end of this period, the User may continue to enjoy the status of Member of Startup Valencia City of Talent.
9.4 The Company reserves the right to suspend or interrupt the Website, or suspend or exclude Registered Users in the event that they engage in the conduct set forth in Clause 5.
9.5 Suspension or exclusion of Startup Valencia City of Talent Members shall be cause for failure to pay the amount corresponding to their Subscription within the term indicated in Clause 4 or to carry out any of the prohibited uses set forth in Clause 5.

10. CONTACT AND COMPLAINTS

10.1 Any complaint or claim, communication, notification should be addressed to the communications department of STARTUP VALENCIA, whose details are as follows:

Telephone: (+34) 623 387 197 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, weekdays except local holidays.
E-mail: hello@startupvalencia.org
Postal address: Calle Almirante Cadarso 26, 46002 Valencia

10.2 STARTUP VALENCIA undertakes to resolve the issues raised in the shortest possible time and to provide the most reliable answers and, in any event, within one (1) month.

10.3 Communications or complaints may be made in Spanish or English.

11. THIRD PARTY LINKS

11.1 STARTUP VALENCIA is not responsible for the legality of other third party sites from which the Web may be accessed, nor is it responsible for the legality of other third party web sites that may be linked or linked from the Web.
11. 2 In the event that the web site refers, by means of links, to advertising or to third party web pages or platforms, STARTUP VALENCIA does not undertake to control and does not previously control, approve or endorse the services, content, data, files, products or any kind of material existing on third party web pages or platforms, STARTUP VALENCIA shall not, under any circumstances, be liable for the legality of the contents of such web pages and/or applications, and the third party shall be solely responsible, by way of example and without limitation, for compliance with the legality, morality, good customs and public order of the contents, and for ensuring that such contents do not infringe the rights of any third party. The existence of a hyperlink does not imply any kind of relationship between STARTUP VALENCIA and the owner of the web page and/or platform on which it is established.

12. DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY

12.1 The privacy, confidentiality and security of personal data is fundamental to STARTUP VALENCIA. In this regard, STARTUP VALENCIA undertakes to process personal data in accordance with the applicable personal data protection regulations in force at any given time. Specifically, it will comply with the premises established in Organic Law 3/2018, of 5 December, on the Protection of Personal Data and Guarantee of Digital Rights, as well as those of Regulation 2016/679, of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 27 April 2016, on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data.
12.2 STARTUP VALENCIA guarantees that all personal data and information provided will be processed in accordance with the applicable personal data protection regulations, and always in accordance with STARTUP VALENCIA’s Privacy Policy, which provides all the information relating to the processing of the personal data of Users and Registered Users. For more information on the processing of such personal data, please see our Privacy Policy.

13. DURATION

The present Terms of Use shall have an indefinite duration as well as the User’s Registration, unless terminated by the User in accordance with the procedures set forth in the present Terms of Use and, if applicable, in the particular conditions.

14. MISCELLANEOUS

14.1 If any of the clauses included in these Terms of Use should be declared, in whole or in part, null and void or ineffective by any court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder shall not be affected and shall continue in full force and effect.
14.2 All disclaimers, exclusions and, if applicable, indemnities set forth in the Terms of Use shall survive termination of the relationship for any reason whatsoever.
14.3 The failure of STARTUP VALENCIA to exercise individually or in part, or the failure or delay in exercising, any right, power or remedy shall not constitute a waiver by you nor shall it exclude or prejudice any other exercise of any right, power or remedy arising under these Terms of Use.
14.4 STARTUP VALENCIA reserves the freedom to assign the Terms of Use to any association or third party company without the prior consent of the Users.
14.5 The User may not assign, transfer or transfer any of its rights under the Terms of Use without the prior written consent of STARTUP VALENCIA.
14.6 The Terms of Use together with the particular conditions, if any, constitute the entire agreement between the User and STARTUP VALENCIA and supersede all prior agreements, including communications, representations or agreements, oral or written, with respect to the subject matter (except fraudulent representations), without prejudice to any specific agreements or contracts entered into at a later date.

15. JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW

The Terms of Use will be governed by the provisions of its clauses and, where not provided for, by Spanish common law, as well as by good practice and usage, and the User and STARTUP VALENCIA expressly submit to the jurisdiction of the Courts and Tribunals of Valencia city for any actions and claims that may arise from this relationship, provided that a specific jurisdiction has not been established by virtue of mandatory law.