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The Association Centre of International Excellence on Research in Chronicity (from hereinafter Kronikgune) pursuant to the provisions established in Law 34/2002, of July 11th, in the law of Information Society Services and the Electronic Business Law 56/2007, December 28th, Information Society Measures for Promotion, as well as in the Organic Law 15/1999, December 13th, on the Protection of Personal Data and its implementing regulation (IR 1720/2007, December 21st, approving the Implementing Regulation of Organic Law 15/1999 on the Protection of Personal Data), for the purpose of creating the following Legal Notice:

The Association Centre of International Excellence in Chronicity Research
María Diaz de Haro, nº 58 – 60 1ª pl 48010 Bilbao (Bizkaia)
Teléfono 944 007 790

This Legal Notice regulates Access and use of the web, including the contents and services made available to Users via the web, either by Kronikgune, its Users or any other third parties.

Use of the web is subject to this Legal Notice, which may be updated periodically, however, Kronikgune will advise of any amendment to the Legal Notice or the Privacy Policy. If a User chooses not to accept the Legal notice then that User shall not access and/or use the contents and/or services offered on the web.

Kronikgune reserves the right to improve, amend or withdraw, unilaterally and without prior notice, services and/or contents of said web attending to the most diverse criteria, although it will inform same to users.

Obligation to make proper use of the website: The user undertakes to make proper use of the web and not to use it for illicit activities or contrary to good faith and legal order (merely indicative and not exhaustive); not to cause damage in the physical and logical systems of the holder, its suppliers or third parties, not to introduce and spread computer viruses in the network or any other physical or logical system capable of causing the aforementioned damage, without forgetting those that infringe or violate honor, personal or family privacy and the image of people, property rights and all other rights pertaining to third parties as a result of the transmission, diffusion, storage, availability, reception, or access to the contents or third party images; the performance of disloyal acts and illicit publication as a result of transmission, diffusion, storage, availability,  reception or access to contents:  Kronikgune, in all events, is free and relieved from liability before any claim, either judicial or extrajudicial for any lack of truthfulness, accuracy, thoroughness, relevance and/or topicality of  content left by Users.


All rights to intellectual property as well as all trademarks, trade names or any other distinguishing signs are the property of Kronikgune or of their rightful owners; all rights over them are reserved.

Kronikgune will not be responsible for any damage that may arise from the use of contents, services and information included in this website by users, or infringement by them of any legal provision in force.


Kronikgune informs the User that the platform uses cookies, taking into account that these information files are lodged on the Users own computer and are used to facilitate User navigation around the website (i.e.: it doesn’t ask again for User and/or password). Under no circumstances will cookies collect or perform any type of activity dealing with personal data. In all cases the User has the possibility to configure the browser in such a way that the installation of these files is impeded.

Kronikgune does not assume any responsibility over external links that, in the event, could be included in the website, as there is no type of control over these, therefore the User accesses, and under his/her own exclusive responsibility, the contents and the conditions of use governing them.


Kronikgune protects personal data according to the previsions established in the Organic Law for the Protection of Data and the Regulation of Security Measures. The data obtained by means of the platform will be used to register in our bulletin or to answer requests that have been made through it.

You can exercise the rights to access, cancelation, rectification and opposition to the management responsible for the website: María Diaz de Haro, nº 58 – 60 1ª pl 48010 Bilbao (Bizkaia).

For this purpose the necessary measures have been adopted to avoid alteration, loss, treatment and unauthorized access to personal data, taking into account the current state of technology.  However, the User must be aware that Internet security measures are not impregnable.

In the event of personal data concerning various individuals being included in the platform, they must all be informed of the contents of this Privacy Policy prior to inclusion.


The web has, in principle, an indefinite duration. Kronikgune, however, is authorized to terminate or suspend the website at any time. When it is reasonably possible, Kronikgune will give prior warning on the termination or suspension of the platform.


These conditions are governed by Spanish laws. In the event of any discrepancy the parties will submit to the jurisdiction of the Courts and Tribunals of Bilbao expressly waiving any other jurisdiction that may apply, unless by legal imperative corresponding to another.



The Association Centre of International Excellence Research in Chronicity (from hereinafter Kronikgune), pursuant to the provisions in article 22.2 of the Law of Information Society Services and Electronic Business (LISS) and in adjustment with the European Directive 2009/136/CE,  inform you that this website uses cookies.

To make full use of the content and personalised functions of this website, the browser on your computer or mobile device must accept cookies. It is usual for your browser to do this by default.

Cookies on this website do not store confidential information such as your name, address, etc., however, if you wish to restrict, block or eliminate the cookies on this website or any other, you can configure your browser to reject or accept cookies or for them to be eliminated automatically once the browser has been closed or when the computer or mobile device is switched off.

The configuration of cookies in browsers is made in the following way:

  • Firefox: Preferences. Privacy.

  • Google Chrome: Configuration. Privacy. Configure content. Cookies.

  • Safari: Preferences. Privacy.

  • Internet Explorer: Tools. Internet options. Privacy. Advanced.

If you share the content of this website through social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, you may receive cookies from those websites. The adjustment of cookies from third parties is not under Kronikgune’s control, therefore we suggest that you check the websites of third parties to obtain more information about their cookies and how to administer them.

Cookies from third parties

In Kronikgune we use the following cookies from third parties:

  • __utma: Persistent cookie with web analysis purpose. Provider: Google Analytics

  • __utmb: Session cookie with web analysis purpose. Provider: Google Analytics

  • __utmc: cookie that expires in 30 minutes with web analysis purpose. Provider: Google Analytics

  • __utmc: cookie that expires in 6 months with web analysis purpose. Provider: Google Analytics

Our own cookies


The only persistent cookie this website uses is the cookie needed to memorize the acceptance of cookies or not by the user. This cookie only contains a whole number, which could be 0 (the user doesn’t accept cookies) or 1. (The user accepts cookies).

jsessionid ( session cookie)

It identifies each user who accesses the application. It is valid throughout the time the session is active, until the time expires of an inactive session configured by the server, or when coming out of the application.

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