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The Catalan Research Centres Institute Foundation (CERCA Institute) was founded on 16 July 2010. It is recorded in the Register of Foundations of the Government of Catalonia under entry number 2648.

The Foundation is subject to the provisions of Law 4/2008 of 24 April in Volume 3 of the Civil Code of Catalonia on legal entities, in addition to Government of Catalonia legislation and all other legal and regulatory provisions applicable to this type of foundation and particularly these Statutes.

This Foundation is recognised as a resource and technical service of the Government of Catalonia and of the entities that depend on it or that are related to it, especially the research centres of the Government of Catalonia, and those that have adjudicating powers. To this end, it can accept commissions to develop R&D&I programmes or actions, within the framework of the provisions of Article 24-6 of Law 30/2007 of 30 October governing public sector contracts.

The purpose of this legal notice is to establish the principles and conditions of access and use by the users of the website and the contents of the CERCA Institute.

The contents available on the website are managed and created by the CERCA Institute, except for information from outside sources contained on said website, for which the origin, medium or any other pertinent information relating to its origin will be indicated. In these cases, the CERCA Institute will not be held responsible for any error or outdated information contained within these outside sources, given that it is responsible solely for content from its own sources and which are duly identified with its copyright. Neither is the CERCA Institute responsible for having the website updated at all times, although it will make every effort to do so.

The CERCA Institute reserves the right to carry out, at any time and without prior notice, modifications to the information contained on its website or to its configuration or layout.

On visiting this website, the user accepts that the CERCA Institute will not be held responsible for any effect or damage resulting from accessing or using the information on this website or from accessing other sites on the Internet through links to this website. Under no circumstance will the CERCA Institute be held responsible for outside information or content on websites not under its management which may be accessed through links on this webpage.

The CERCA Institute is not responsible for information, opinions or concepts that are sent, published or distributed through this website, any other interconnected website accessed through this website via links or any of the linked or related services interconnected with this website.

Only non-commercial personal use is authorised. The modification of the website or its contents is strictly prohibited. The CERCA Institute is not responsible for improper use made of website content, which will be the sole responsibility of the person accessing and using it.

The CERCA Institute is not responsible for damage of any kind that may derive in connection with the availability or technical operating continuity of the website. However, in case of technical problems, all the actions necessary to re-establish services will be taken.

All rights not expressly granted the user are reserved for the CERCA Institute.