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This website belongs to Sociedad General de Aguas de Barcelona, S.A. (Hereinafter, SGAB), an Spanish company, with address at Paseo de la Zona Franca 48, holder of Fiscal ID no. A08000234 registered at Mercatil Register of Barcelona, Volume 8880, Folio 62, Sheet B-16487, and owner of the domain and any websites associated with the same.

Access to and use of the SGAB website attributes those performing the same the status of “User”, who fully and unreservedly accepts privacy policy, the general conditions of use herein, as well as any special conditions, if applicable, that supplement, modify or substitute the general conditions in relation to certain services and conditions of this website.

General Conditions for Use of the Website


These General Terms and Conditions govern the use (including access, creation, editing, modification, and deletion) of the SGAB website, including the content and services available on the same. Any person that accesses this site is considered as a “User” and automatically and voluntary expressly agrees to submit to the current General Conditions in force in each time that he/she accesses this web site, as well as any specific conditions that may apply to the same.

SGAB reserves the right to unilaterally modify the structure and design of the website, modify or delete content or services as well as the conditions of access and/or use of the website at any time and without advance warning. SGAB does not guarantee that the availability of the website, or the content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted.


The User is aware of the fact and accepts that he/she is solely responsible for the use of the website. The website may not be used for any unlawful purposes or ones that are harmful to SGAB or any third party. The User agrees not to perform any action that could damage the image, the interests and/or the rights of SGAB and/or of third parties or that could damage, disable or overload the website, or affect the normal use of the website in any way during the use of the same.

While SGAB takes reasonably adequate security measures to detect the existence of viruses, the User should be aware that computer system security measures on the Internet are not entirely reliable. Therefore, SGAB cannot guarantee the absence of viruses or other elements that may cause alterations in the User's computer systems or in his/her electronic documents and files contained in the same.

Industrial and Intellectual Property Rights

All information contained on the website (including but limited to, text, images, graphic designs, source code, design, browsing structure and data bases) is owned by SGAB.

The rights to operate on this website and any of its contents, elements, and in particular the rights of use, operation, distribution, transformation and public communication shall exclusively belong to SGAB during the legally validity period provided for with respect to such intellectual and industrial property rights worldwide, including any improvement, adaptation, translation, improvement of any of its contents, elements, and any other materials made available on the website. The User may not use the registered trademarks registered by SGAB, trade names, designs, know-how or any other distinctive sign belonging to SGAB without its prior express consent

The User may not modify or reproduce, in whole or in part, this information, without the prior express consent of SGAB, including but not limited to the following: 1) The User is not authorized to delete, bypass, manipulate the "copyright" and any other data identifying the rights of SGAB, or any protection mechanisms. 2) The User is not authorized to disassemble, decompile, or reverse the databases where the information is stored on the Website. All the information contained on the Website is protected under copyright. The unauthorized use of the information contained in this Website, its resale, as well as damage to intellectual or industrial property rights of SGAB will result in legal action being against you. Any trademark (distinctive signs and logos) that appear on the Website is the exclusive property of SGAB and is registered, or in the process of being registered. The names of any other Products, Services and Companies that may appear in this document or on the Website may be trademarks or other distinctive signs registered by their respective and rightful owners.

Exclusion of warranties and liability

SGAB is not responsible for any damages or injury arising from the use of the contents of its website. In particular, SGAB is not responsible for the contents or the status of links contained on this website and that can direct the User to other websites and web pages operated by third parties. SGAB is not responsible for the contents or the status of such websites and pages. Access to the same through this website does not imply that SGAB recommends or approves their content. SGAB is not responsible for service deficiencies in its server centre or in the communication networks, nor any problems resulting from incorrect operation or use of non-optimized browser versions. Both access to the website and the use that can be made of the information contained on the same is the sole responsibility of those who perform such action. SGAB shall not be responsible for any consequence, damage or injury that might result from such access or use of the information. SGAB is not responsible for any possible security errors that may occur or any damage that may be caused to the User's computer system or files or documents stored on the same, as a result of the presence of viruses on the User's computer used to connect to the services and contents of the website, improper operation of the browser or the use of non-updated versions of the same.

Hyperlinks and linked sites

The establishment of a hyperlink does not imply the existence of a relationship between SGAB and the owner of the website or the web page where the hyperlink is established under any circumstances, nor the acceptance or approval by SGAB its contents or services. In any case, SGAB reserves the right to prohibit or render useless any hyperlink to its website at any time, especially in cases involving illegal activity or content of the website where the hyperlink is contained.

The SGAB website is available to the User for the sole purpose of searching for and accessing the information, content and services available on the Internet, where hyperlinks or technical linking devices (e.g. links or buttons) allowing the User to access websites are owned or operated by third parties (Linked Sites). SGAB does not offer or directly or indirectly market through third parties the information, content and services available on Linked Websites and does not approve, monitor or control the contents and services as or any material of any nature existing on the same in any way, where the User is solely responsible for browsing the same.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

The present general conditions are governed by spanish legislation. SGAB and the User expressly renounce any other jurisdiction that may apply to them, submitting to the jurisdiction of the courts of the city of Barcelona for any issues that may arise or actions derived from the provision of the service of the website and its content and services as well as the interpretation, application of and compliance or non-compliance with the provisions herein.