Legal notice

LAST UPDATED: December 2018

GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE ACADEMICS offers its users, through the website, www.gkacademics.com, communities of knowledge that horizontally overlap the structures of this patrimony of knowledge.

1- GENERAL INFORMATION

In compliance with article 10 of Law 34/ July 11th, 2002, concerning Information Society and Electronic Commerce Services (LSSI), GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE ACADEMICS SL, hereinafter GKACADEMICS, as the owner of this website, makes the following general information available to users of this website:

GKA is a Limited Company registered on the Mercantile Registry of Madrid, Sheet M541373. With Tax Nº (CIF): B86474541, address Calle Faraday, 7, 28049 Madrid (Spain).

Their contact details are:

Postal Address:
Madrid Science Park.
Autonomous University of Madrid.
Calle Faraday, 7. 28049 Madrid.
E-mail: support@gkacademics.com

2- STRUCTURE OF THE WEBSITE

The website www.virtual.gkacademics.com consists of sections:

  • Virtual Conferences
  • Information for Speakers
  • Information for Listeners
  • Information about publishing
  • Contact us

Some of these services may be subject to special conditions. Therefore, GKA recommends its users consult these conditions before registering for Conferences, sending proposals to Conferences, or subscribing to books or journals.

GKA holds registration forms for Conferences and Journals under the domain www.eagora.org. The application of this legal notice is extended to these domains in the terms that appear in the link that the user will find in them.

3- CONDITIONS OF USE

These are the general conditions (hereinafter “general conditions”) that regulate the access, navigation and use of the websites under the domain “gkacademics.com”, as well as the responsibilities arising from the use of their contents.

It will be understood that the access or mere use of this website by the User implies its adherence to the general conditions that GKA has published anytime they access the website. Consequently, the User should read these general conditions carefully and review them every time they are informed about their update. The User will be understood as the person who accesses, browses, uses or participates in the services and activities, free or onerous, developed on this website.

These general conditions are intended to regulate the access, navigation and use of the www.gkacademics.com website, but independently of those, GKA may establish particular conditions that regulate, for example, the use and / or contracting of specific services offered to Users to through this website like subscriptions to journals or registration to Conferences.

4– ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE

The access conditions to this website are as specified below. Free access to all the information contained in the website is permitted. However, some of the services and content offered by GKACADEMICS, or by third parties through this website, may be subject to the prior contracting of the service or product and the payment of an amount of money in the way determined in the corresponding Particular Conditions , in which case they will be made clearly available to you.

5- AUTHOR’S RIGHTS AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY CLAUSE

Website copyright:

The copyright derived from this website corresponds to GKACADEMICS. These rights include this website and all its contents, meaning “contents” texts, graphics, drawings, designs, codes, software, photographs, music, videos, sounds, databases, images, expressions and information, as well as any other creation protected by national laws and international treaties on intellectual and industrial property. Any act carried out on the website and its content must be done with the prior consent of those responsible for the website. All material is protected by intellectual property legislation and its misuse may be subject to sanctions.

The option to consult or download content from the page does not imply the transfer of any intellectual or industrial property rights over it.

Copyright of third-party content

The authors of the contents published on this website and on all the web pages that comprise it have granted GKA a non-exclusive-use license, free of charge and for the global territorial scope and for the legal duration of the copyright, to reproduce and publicly share its content. The publication will always be accompanied by the name and surname of the author(s). The purpose of this project is the dissemination of academic scientific knowledge.

Any web user wishing to use any of the published content should always refer to both its authorship and the publication in which it was found.

6- DATA PROTECTION AND USE OF COOKIES

The personal data collected within this website will be treated in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR and the Organic Data Protection Law, LOPD, and, in every circumstance, in the way each case is explained on the data collection forms. For more information consult: Privacy and Cookies Policy.

This website uses third-party cookies for analytical purposes. The use of cookies does not imply the processing of personal data. The user can consult the details of the cookies used in our Privacy and Cookies Policy.

7- RESPONSIBILITIES AND GUARANTEES

GKA reserves the right to make modifications and updates to the information contained on the website, its configuration and presentation and the access conditions, at any time and without prior notice.

Similarly, GKA does not guarantee the availability or continuity of the operation of this website, or its services, which may be interrupted for reasons beyond GKACADEMICS’ control. Every attempt will be made to give prior warning concerning any type of interruption to service that this website may experience. GKA disclaims any responsibility for any damages that the lack of accessibility to this website may cause its users or customers.

However, GKA declares that it has taken all possible steps within its power, including the state of its technology, to unsure the functioning  of and prevent the existence and transmission of viruses or other harmful components to users.

Access, navigation and use of the website is the user’s responsibility. Therefore, the user undertakes to follow any additional instructions given by GKA or by authorised GKA personnel relating to the use of the website and its contents closely and diligently.

8- VALIDITY OF THE CONDITIONS

It is understood that the website’s present conditions of use will apply for as long as they appear published on the website. GKA reserves the right to modify and make any relevant changes in line with regulatory or with any changes to the website’s structure or services. The user undertakes to review and understand these conditions when using the services offered by GKACADEMICS. It is also understood therefore that users who continue to use the website’s services following any modifications to the conditions fully accept these changes and will adhere to them. The latest version of the conditions of use, indicating the time of their last update, are available to the user at any time.

The temporary validity of these general conditions coincides, therefore, with the period of time they appear published on the website. Once they have been totally or partially modified, the newly revised general conditions will become applicable.