Unless stipulated otherwise in the Particular Conditions, the use of the Guggenheim-bilbao website is free, notwithstanding any connection fee charged by the telecommunications service provider.
The User acknowledges and voluntarily and expressly accepts that the use of the Guggenheim-bilbao website is under his/her sole and exclusive responsibility at all times.
The User commits to using Guggenheim-bilbao in a manner which does not cause damage to the image, interests or rights of the GMBF or any third party, or which may damage, render useless or overload the Guggenheim-bilbao, or which may in any way impede the normal use of the Guggenheim-bilbao website.
GMBF takes reasonably adequate security measures to detect the existence of viruses. However, the User must be aware that the existing security measures for computer systems on the Internet are not entirely reliable and that GMBF cannot guarantee the absence of viruses or any other harmful elements may cause alterations to the computer systems of the User (hardware and software) or to his/her electronic documents and files contained therein.
GMBF makes the Contents of Guggenheim-bilbao available to the User, using information taken from its own sources and resources provided by third parties.
The GMBF endeavors to ensure that the contents are of the highest possible quality and reasonably updated. However, the GMBF does not guarantee the usefulness, accuracy, completeness or relevance of the Contents and/or whether such Contents are up to date.
2.3 Industrial and Intellectual Property Rights
2.3.1 General terms
All of the contents on the Guggenheim-bilbao website, including but not limited to text, diagrams, images, web design, and any intellectual property rights which may correspond to said content, as well as brands, commercial names or any other distinctive symbols, are the property of GMBF or its legitimate owners. All rights reserved. © FMGB Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa │ Reproduced Works © the authors © FMGB Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa © VEGAP, Bilbao.
Without prejudice to any other intellectual property rights, the graphic representation of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao building is a registered trademark owned by the GMBF. It therefore has exclusive rights to the use, reproduction, public communication or distribution of the image of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and to impede its use by unauthorized third parties. It is strictly forbidden to reproduce of any images of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in any format for any purpose without prior written consent from the GMBF.
The User may visualize and obtain temporary private copies of the Contents for exclusive and private use in his/her computer systems (hardware and software), provided that the intended purpose is not to develop any commercial or professional activity. The User may not obtain or attempt to obtain the Contents through any means or procedures other than those intentionally made available to him/her or indicated for that purpose, or which are normally used on the Internet (provided that the latter do not imply a risk of damage or uselessness for Guggenheim-bilbao). The User shall respect at all times all of the intellectual and industrial property rights existing over Guggenheim-bilbao, whether owned by the GMBF or by third parties. Unauthorized use of materials and information contained on this website may constitute a violation of intellectual or industrial property rights and other applicable laws.
2.3.2 Informational uses by the media
The GMBF offers images of the building and/or the works of art to communication professionals duly registered with the Press Office. Such images are to be used strictly for informational purposes, as set out under article 35 of the Revised Intellectual Property Act.
Photographs of the building and/or works of art are provided for informational purposes only and may not be reproduced, published or distributed for any other purpose, except with prior written consent by GMBF.
The graphic representation of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao building is a registered trademark belonging to the GMBF, whose ownership gives it the exclusive right to economic exploitation. All photographs of the Museum building and their associated copyrights are the property of the GMBF. All reproduced photographs must be credited with © FMGB Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa, followed by the place and year of reproduction.
The use of images of artworks is subject to the applicable law and, in particular, to the Revised Intellectual Property Act. The users of these images are responsible for obtaining the necessary permits and/or licenses and for paying any royalties or copyright fees to the legitimate owners or their representatives. All reproductions of images of works of art must be properly credited.
The photographs must be reproduced entirely. Superimposing images, letters, text and the like is prohibited. Any partial reproduction requires the written consent of the GMBF and/or of the copyright holder of the work of art.
FThe GMBF shall not be held responsible for losses or damages arising from the unlawful use of reproductions of works of art by unauthorized third parties or for the infringement of any other legal provision by such third parties.
2.4 Hyperlinks and Linked Websites
In order to include a hyperlink or a technical linking device (e.g. a link or a button) to Guggenheim-bilbao from their website (the ‘Hyperlink’), the User or any other natural or legal person must obtain, upon request, written authorization from GMBF.
The establishment of the Hyperlink does not imply, under any circumstance, the existence of relations between the GMBF and the owner of the website or page on which the Hyperlink is established, or the acceptance or approval by the GMBF of its contents or services.
In any case, the GMBF reserves the right to prohibit or disable at any time any hyperlink to the Guggenheim-bilbao website, particularly in the event of illegal actions or lack of suitability of the activity or the contents in the website on which the hyperlink is included.
2.4.2 Linked Sites
Guggenheim-bilbao makes available to the User, solely for the search of, and access to, information, contents and services available on the Internet or through linking technical devices (for instance, links or buttons), allowing the User to access websites or Internet portals belonging to or managed by third parties (the “Linked Sites”).
The GMBF does not offer or market, either directly or through third parties, the information, contents and services available in the Linked Websites, nor does it endorse, supervise or control in any way the contents, services or any material of any nature existing therein. The User is solely responsible for browsing the Linked Sites.