Legal notice

In compliance with Act 34/2002 on Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce, we inform you that this website is owned by SOCIEDAD ESPAÑOLA DE CARDIOLOGÍA (hereinafter “SEC”), with registered office in Madrid, calle Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe 5 y 7, with national ID number G-28291235, whose email is

This website ("Web"), is governed by the Spanish legislations, to which all users (hereinafter, "User") hereby submit, whether they are national or foreign.

Access to the Web by any User is free and requires that all Users prior read and accept, expressly and without reservation, the Legal Notice and the Privacy Policy applicable each time that they access and use it. Therefore, all Users:

  • Commit to read carefully both the Legal Notice and the Privacy Policy
  • Agree to accept and to comply with the Legal Notice and the Privacy Policy

If a User does not agree with the Legal Notice or the Privacy Policy, he/she must refrain immediately from using the Web or in any way operating on this Web.

In addition, Users accept that the presentation and configuration of this Web, as well as its services and contents, may be modified and even suppressed, unilaterally and without prior notice, by SEC.

Intellectual and industrial property rights of this Website: All contents, texts, images and source codes are protected by the applicable legislation in intellectual and industrial property rights, and are the exclusive property of SEC, or where appropriate, of third parties from who SEC has obtained the corresponding exploitation license.

Users may only make a private, non-commercial use of such contents, texts and images, without profit, and will require the express authorization of SEC and/or, where appropriate, of the corresponding holder of the rights in order to modify, reproduce, exploit, distribute or exercise any other right of SEC, or where appropiate, of a third party.

Access condition to the Web: Access to the Web is free and does not require prior subscription or registration by Users. However, SEC reserves its right to offer services that require prior registration by Users. In any case, these services will be duly and clearly identified on the Website.

All Users must access the Website in accordance with the principle of good faith, and complying with applicable legislation, public order, as well as with the Legal Notice and the Privacy Policy. All Users access and use the Web under their sole and exclusive liability, and will liable for all damages to third parties or to SEC that may be caused by such access or use.

Users will be liable for damages of any kind that SEC may suffer as a result of User's failure to comply with any of the obligations established in this Legal Notice or the Privacy Policy.

Users will hold the SEC harmless from all sanctions or claims due to the infringement of third parties rights or the applicable regulations, as well as in case they have infringed the terms of this Legal Notice when accessing or using this Web.

Exemption from liability: SEC takes all reasonable efforts in order to ensure that the information and content available on the Web is up-to-date and that the Website is always available. However, SEC cannot guarantee that the Web will be updated at all times and free of errors, nor its rapid and uninterrupted use. In particular, without limitation, SEC disclaims liability in the following cases:

  • Technical failures due to fortuitous or other causes that impide the normal operation of the Web;
  • Lack of availability of the Web for maintenance or other reasons that impide the availability of the service;
  • Damages derived from computer viruses and similar, or that are generated as a consequence of an inappropriate use of the Web; and
  • Intrusion of third parties in the service. Taking into consideration the progress of the technique, it is possible that third parties access the Web and cause disturbances. Without prejudice to the technical measures that may be adopted to reduce this type of risks, the SEC assumes no liability for the damages that may be caused to the User for this reason.

Updates of the Legal Notice: SEC reserves the right to modify the Legal Notice and the Privacy Policy at any time. When significant changes are included in this Legal Notice or in the Privacy Policy, SEC will communicate them to Users through the Web so they can review the changes made. Users must refrain from using the Web if they do not agree with the updates made in the Legal Notice or in the Privacy Policy.

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