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General Conditions of Use and Contracting

The present General Conditions of Use (hereinafter referred to as "the General Conditions") govern your access and use of the website accessible through the following domain www.readgroups.com and its sub domains (hereinafter "the Website").

The simple access to the Web Site gives to whoever uses it the condition of user of the Website (hereinafter, "the" User ") and implies acceptance of all the terms contained in these Conditions.

By accepting the General Conditions, the user expresses:

  1. That he has read and understood its contents.
  2. That he assumes all obligations set forward.

The user must check the version control of these Terms and Conditions each time he accesses the Web Site, and these Terms and Conditions are subject to change.

The Website Owner reserves the right to make, at any time and without notice, any changes or updates to the content and services of the General Conditions and, in general, to those elements which make up the design and settings of the Website.

The modification of these Terms shall not affect the property or promotions acquired prior to the change.

1. Web Site Overview

In compliance with the provisions of Article 10 of Law 34/2002, of 11 July, services of the information society and electronic commerce, the following is the Website's general information:

Holder: GreenData, SL (Hereinafter "ReadGroups").
Registered office: Street Tuset, 19, 2nd floor, 08006 Barcelona, Spain.
NIF: B60742863
E-mail: greendata@greendata.es
Phone: 93 265 34 24
Registration details: Registered in the Commercial Registry of Barcelona, dated 11 of January, 1995, volume 27921, folio 172, registration 1st blade B-128.261.

2. Web Site Access

Simple access to the Website is free except for the cost of connection through the telecommunications network provided by the service provider contracted by the user.

3. Need to register

To use the services of the Website prior user registration is required.

The data entered by the user must be accurate, current and truthful. The Registered User shall be responsible at all times for the protection of its password, thus assuming any damages arising from its misuse, as well as its handover, disclosure or loss thereof. For these purposes, access to restricted areas and / or use of content and services conducted under the password of a Registered User shall be deemed made by such Registered User, who shall answer in every case of such access and use.

4. Rules governing the use of the Web Site

The User agrees to use the Web Site and its contents and services as provided by law, morality, public order and in the General Conditions, not using them for illegal or criminal purposes, which infringe the rights of others and / or violate the regulations on intellectual property, or any other applicable legal standards.

By way of example, but in no case limiting or excluding, the User agrees to:

  1. Not to input or diffuse content or propaganda of a racist, xenophobic or pornographic nature that justifies terrorism or that violates human rights.
  2. Not to introduce or spread computer data programs (viruses and harmful software) susceptible to cause damage to the provider’s computer systems, its suppliers or third Users of the Internet.
  3. Not to diffuse, transmit or make available to third parties any information or content element that undermines fundamental rights and public freedoms recognized in the Constitution and international treaties.
  4. Not to diffuse, transmit or make available to third parties any information or content element that constitutes unlawful or unfair advertising.
  5. Not to diffuse unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas (such as commercial areas) that have been designed exclusively for it.
  6. Not to introduce or spread any false information and content in an inexact way to mislead the recipients of the information.
  7. Not to supplant other users by making use of their usernames for different services and / or content on the Website.
  8. Not to diffuse, transmit or make available to third parties any information or content element that involves a violation of the rights of intellectual property, patent, trademark or copyright that corresponds to the holders of the Website or third parties.
  9. Not to diffuse, transmit or make available to third parties any information or content element that involves a violation of the secrecy of communications and the law of personal data.

The User agrees to indemnify ReadGroups to any possible claim, fine, penalty or penalties that may come forced to endure as a result of the breach by the User of any of the usage rules outlined above, furthermore reserves the right to request ReadGroups compensation for corresponding damages and losses. Meanwhile, ReadGroups reserves the right to prohibit, at any time, any user to access and / or use the services available on the Website.

5. Exclusion of Liability

ReadGroups assumes no responsibility for updating this Web Site to keep information current or warrant that the information published is accurate or complete. Therefore, the user must confirm that the information published is accurate and complete before making any decision related to any services or contents described in this Website.

User access to the Website does not imply an obligation by ReadGroups to control the absence of viruses, worms or any other malicious software. It is responsibility of the user, in any case, the availability of adequate tools for the detection and disinfection of harmful computer programs.

ReadGroups shall not be responsible for any damages caused to the software and hardware of the users or third parties during the use of the services offered on the Website, or damage of any kind caused to the User as a result of failure or disconnection in telecommunications networks that produce the suspension, cancellation or discontinuance of the Website service while providing the same or prior.

6. Contents and services linked to the Website

The Website may contain technical link devices, directories and even search tools that allow the user to access other websites and online portals (henceforth "Linked Sites"). In these cases, ReadGroups shall only be responsible for the contents and services supplied on the Linked Sites to the extent it is fully aware of the illegality and has not deactivated the link with due diligence. In the event that the User considers a Linked Website to be of unlawful or inappropriate content, he may communicate so to ReadGroups, but under no circumstances the notice will entail obligation to remove the link.

In any case the existence of Linked Websites correspond to formal agreements with the managers or owners thereof, or the recommendation, promotion or identification of ReadGroups with demonstrations, contents or services provided.

ReadGroups does not know the contents and services of the Linked Websites and, therefore, it is not responsible for damages caused by the unlawfulness, quality, unavailability, error or uselessness of the content and / or services of the Linked Sites or by any other damage that is not directly attributable to ReadGroups.

7. Intellectual property

All contents of the Website, this includes, without limitation, text, photographs, graphics, images, icons, technology, software, links and other audiovisual or sound content, as well as its graphic design and source codes are owned by ReadGroups intellectual or third parties, without being transferred to the User any rights operation recognized by the current legislation on intellectual property on them.

The trademarks, trade names or logos are owned by ReadGroups or third parties and it can be understood that access to the Website does not assign any right to them.

Over all content freely published by the User on the Website, this meaning, images, photographs and any comment, opinion or description (henceforth "Content"), you acknowledge to be the owner of the corresponding rights of use, or have the permission of it to post on the Web site.

On those contents, it grants a license to ReadGroups free to use without any time or territory limitation. Based on the license, ReadGroups may freely exploit the rights of reproduction, transformation, distribution and publication of In its fullest extent.

8. Nullity and inefficacy of the clauses

If any clause in these General Conditions declared totally or partially invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability will only affect the specific provision or part thereof that is invalid or unenforceable, these Terms subsisting on everything else, considering such arrangement not wholly or partially included.

9. Applicable law and jurisdiction

These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with Spanish law. ReadGroups and the User agree to submit any dispute that may arise in connection with the Website to the Courts and Tribunals of the city of Barcelona, Spain, unless the law provides otherwise.

Version in force since January 18, 2013