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Legal Information

In keeping with Act 34/2002 dated 11 July, on Information and e-Business Society Services, we are informing you that the internet domain,, is owned by Lortek, S. Coop. (F20759072), domiciled in Arranomendi kalea, 4A, 20240 Ordizia (Gipuzkoa), telephone number 943882303, e-mail, and listed with the Register of Cooperatives in Euskadi, under number 2013.0.053

 Lortek, S. Coop. (hereinafter “IK4 LORTEK” or “the company”) is a technological research and development centre. The website at (hereinafter, “the website”) is a website owned by IK4 LORTEK.

  1. General Terms and Conditions

The user accesses this website voluntarily. Access to this website is free of charge. Browsing this website implies acceptance and knowledge of the legal notices, terms and conditions of use, and the privacy policy therein contained. Should the user not be in agreement with these terms of use and not give his consent, he may not make use of this website.

Access to this website, as well as the use that may be made of the information it contains, are the exclusive liability of the user. The user commits him/herself to use this in keeping with the purpose of the website.

The user may not make illicit use of the information contained in this website or perform acts that may damage or alter the information systems thereof.

The inclusion or communication of content by users that is false or inaccurate or that leads or may lead IK4 LORTEK or other users or third parties to error is prohibited. Users shall be solely liable for the damages they may cause by communicating such data.

The use of personal data belonging to third parties without their consent, as well as the use of third-party identification data with the intention of impersonating or pretending to be another person or entity is prohibited.

IK4 LORTEK exerts the maximum effort to prevent errors in the contents published on the website, reserving the authority to modify these at any time. IK4 LORTEK expressly denies any liability due to error or omission in the contents of this website for any damages that may be due to the lack of veracity, accuracy and timeliness thereof.

The website may offer links to other websites or facilitate access to these by means of a search engine lodged therein. IK4 LORTEK does not assume any liability with regard to the websites linked or the results of the searches, since it exercises no type of control over these, their content, products or the services they offer, etc. The purpose of these services is to inform the user of other sources of information. Hence, the user accesses their contents under his sole liability, subject to the terms of use applying to these websites.

In the case of links to social networks owned by the centre or by third parties, these shall be governed by the general terms of said networks.

IK4 LORTEK shall not assume liability for any consequence or damage that may arise from the use of this website or its contents, including damages in information technology and the introduction of viruses or any type of malware. IK4 LORTEK does not ensure the absence of viruses from the website or other elements uploaded by unrelated third parties that may cause alterations to users’ hardware or software systems, although it makes use all the means at its disposal to prevent this.

IK4 LORTEK reserves the right to modify or delete the design, configuration and information contained in this website at any time without prior notice and/or justification, if it so considers appropriate. IK4 LORTEK does not assume liability for the damages that such modifications may cause. It shall nevertheless use all the resources it avails of to inform users of any such modifications.

  1. Intellectual and Industrial Property

The ownership rights to this website, its pages, screens, the information it contains, its appearance and design, photographs, images, products and services, brands, logos, slogans, etc., are held by IK4 LORTEK unless otherwise specified.

In no case shall access or browsing the website imply a total or partial waiver, conveyance or permit for personal use from IK4 LORTEK with regard to its intellectual and industrial property rights for the benefit of the user. The unauthorised reproduction, distribution, merchandising or transformation of these works constitutes breach of the intellectual property rights of IK4 LORTEK.

Users commit themselves not to undertake any action that may do damage to the ownership of this website. The unauthorised use of the information contained in this website as well as the damages caused to the intellectual and industrial property rights of its owners may give rise to the pursuit of applicable legal action and, should the case so warrant, the liabilities deriving from such.

  1. Modifications

 These Terms and Conditions may undergo modifications whenever IK4 LORTEK considers such timely, either to adapt to legal changes or to carry out other types of improvements. Such modifications will be valid starting from their publication on this website. IK4 LORTEK shall use the means at its disposal to announce the changes made to website users.

  1. Privacy Policy – Protection of Personal Data

    4.1 Introduction

 In keeping with Organic Act 15/1999 dated 13 December on the Protection of Personal Data (hereinafter the “LOPD”) and the regulations for its implementation, users are informed that the personal data they facilitate through e-mails sent over website forms, private areas or any other media lodged on this website shall be incorporated into files owned by IK4 LORTEK (File Manager) in order to attend to the consultations and requests received, contact you, and manage the services requested, commercial relations and legitimate functions proper to its activity.

Your personal data shall be processed confidentially. IK4 LORTEK is committed to user privacy and personal data protection and uses all the resources within its power to ensure the security and privacy of interested parties. IK4 LORTEK complies with the legislation in force on Personal Data Protection, is listed with the General Register of the Spanish Data Protection Agency, and acts in accordance with the recommendations, reports, innovations and directives made available by the different national and European data protection agencies and other control authorities.

4.2 Gathering of Personal Data

 IK4 LORTEK does not require you to provide personal data to access the website. However, there is a contact form, use of which requires the user to facilitate personal data. Users give their personal data freely and voluntarily. IK4 LORTEK does not request personal data in addition to that necessary for you to receive the service requested.

Users who upload any type of content on this website (data, texts, videos, sound, photos, graphs, messages or other materials) state and assure that they do so in a manner compliant with the conditions set forth herein. Users who upload the personal data of third parties state that they have the consent and permission of these for the publication thereof.

Should any of our services be intended for minors, IK4 LORTEK will request the consent of their parents or guardians to gather their personal data or, as applicable, to process their data.

Users are solely responsible for the veracity and accuracy of the data uploaded, whereby IK4 LORTEK is exonerated of any liability in this regard. The users, in any case, vouch and respond for the accuracy, validity and authenticity of the personal data facilitated and commit themselves to keep these duly updated.

HyProCell Project participants’ data may be transmitted to the different companies forming the HyProCell Consortium for project management purposes, always subject to compliance with the laws on personal data protection. Likewise, pictures taken at the different events organised in project execution may be published on this website.

The dispatch of information through this website necessarily entails express authorisation for the data processing described in this privacy policy and in the general website terms and conditions.

4.3 Rights of Interested Parties

 You may exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition, as well as withdraw your consent or make any other request on this matter in writing, addressed to the File Manager, Lortek, S. Coop, in Arranomendi kalea, 3A, 20240 Ordizia (Gipuzkoa), tel. 943882303, or through the e-mail address The request must be sent with copy of proof of petitioner’s identity (National ID Card). The control authority you may address in the event you are not in agreement with the resolution of your requests, or to file a complaint, is the Agencia de Protección de Datos:

Should request be made in the capacity of legal representative, a document attesting such representation must be attached in addition to the ID card.

4.4 Security Measures

 IK4 LORTEK shall process the personal data contained in its files adopting the technical and organisational measures necessary to guarantee security and prevent alteration, loss, unauthorised processing or access, account taken of the state of the art, the nature of the data stored and the risks to which these are exposed, whether originating from human activity or from the physical or natural environment, in keeping with the legislation in force that may be applicable with regard to security measures for files containing personal data, in particular, the LOPD and the regulations for its implementation. Users are nevertheless informed that computer safety measures are not foolproof and that they are not absolutely safe from possible undue illegal interferences for which IK4 LORTEK would not be liable.

4.5 Traffic Data

The IP address of the user’s device may be tracked in order to offer a better service through this website, thus enabling subsequent data processing to analyse, among other information, number of pages visited, number of visits, website visitor/user activity, and their frequency of use.

Users give their prior informed consent to IP tracking of devices during connection and website browsing, whereby it will not be necessary to ask them each time they access the website.

For the purpopse already mentioned, this website is being measured and analysed by Google Analytics and/or similar tools, which may use page bookmarkers and cookies to analyse what takes place on the different pages of this website.

4.6 Validity

IK4 LORTEK reserves the right to adapt its privacy policy to legislative or jurisprudential changes as it sees fit. Should IK4 LORTEK introduce any modification, the new text shall be published on this same website, where the user will be able to know about it. In any event, relations with the users shall be governed by the rules provided for at the specific time of website access. Thus, IK4 LORTEK recommends that you visit this privacy policy every time you access the website.

  1. Jurisdiction

Relations between IK4 LORTEK and the user shall be governed by the provisions of the regulations in force regarding applicable law and competent jurisdiction. Nevertheless, for those cases where regulations provide for the parties to submit themselves to specific jurisdiction, IK4 LORTEK and the user, expressly waiving any other jurisdiction that may apply to them, submit themselves to the Courts and Tribunals of Gipuzkoa.

IK4 LORTEK shall pursue breach of the foregoing terms and conditions as well as any undue use of the contents presented on this website, exercising every civil and criminal action that may be applicable in law.