General terms and conditions of use of the portal www.musticia.gob.es
The Ministry of Justice informs you that access and use of the website www.mjusticia.gob.es, along with that of all the subdomains and directories contained within the site (hereinafter, referred to jointly as the Portal), as well as the services and contents that can be obtained through the site, are subject to the terms and conditions described in this Legal Notice, although access to some of the services or contents may require acceptance of additional
Therefore, if you do not accept the terms and conditions described in this Legal Notice, we request that you refrain from using the Portal, as use of the website or of the services and contents that it contains implies acceptance of the legal terms and conditions stated in this document.
The Ministry of Justice reserves the right to make changes in this Portal without prior notice, for the purpose of updating, rectifying and modifying its contents, as well as adding and deleting items or altering the design of the website. The contents and services posted on the Portal are updated regularly. The updating of information is not instantaneous, and therefore we recommend that you verify the validity and accuracy of the information, services and contents contained on the Portal at all times.
The terms and conditions contained in this Notice may vary and for this reason we invite you to review these terms each time you visit the Portal. The Ministry of Justice assumes no responsibility for damages that may result from the use of tools or information contained in www.mjusticia.gob.es used for adopting decisions relative to initiating or carrying out administrative proceedings or the outcome of these proceedings. These decisions must be verified by competent administrative centres, agencies or departments. In no case may the information and contents of this Website be alleged in disputes with the Public Administration, which assumes no responsibility for any discrepancies that may exist between the printed documents of the competent Administration and the electronic publication of these pages.
Intellectual and industrial property rights
The design of the Portal, along with its source codes, logos, brands and any other distinctive symbols that appear on the site, are the property of the Ministry of Justice, or collaborating entities, and are protected by the corresponding intellectual and industrial property rights. Likewise, images and other similar objects contained on the Ministry of Justice server are also protected by the corresponding intellectual and industrial property rights.
Its use, reproduction, distribution, publication, transformation or any other similar or analogous activity, is strictly prohibited unless expressly authorised by the Ministry of Justice. The usage licence awarded to the user for any of the contents of this Portal is restricted to the user downloading said content and to the private use thereof, as long as the aforementioned content remains unaltered.
The Ministry of Justice affirms its respect for third party intellectual and industrial property rights. If you feel that this website may be infringing on your rights, please contact the Ministry of Justice through the Ministry's Central Office of Citizen Services and Registry.
Links or hyperlinks
The Ministry of Justice includes links to other websites we consider may be of interest to you. Nonetheless, said websites do not belong to the Ministry and the Ministry does not review their content. Consequently, it cannot be held responsible for said content, for the functionality of the linked website nor for any damages that may arise from access thereto or use thereof.
Users wishing to set up a hyperlink to the Ministry of Justice website must take the following into consideration:
- Under no circumstances does the inclusion of a hyperlink imply any relationship between the Ministry of Justice and the owner of the website or of the e-mail containing the link, nor the Ministry of Justice's acceptance and approval of the content or services provided therein. Therefore, no declarations or suggestions shall be made that might lead to the impression that the Ministry of Justice has expressly authorised the hyperlink, or has supervised or in any other way approved the services offered on the website containing the link.
- The Ministry of Justice takes no responsibility for and does not guarantee the quality, accuracy, reliability, correctness or morality of the content or services offered on the website containing the link. The user accepts full responsibility for any consequences, damage or injury that might result from accessing the website containing the hyperlink.
- The website or electronic correspondence containing the hyperlink may not contain any brand name, denomination, logo, slogan or other emblems belonging to the Ministry of Justice, other than those that form part of the hyperlink itself.
- The web page containing the hyperlink may not contain any illicit material or other material that offends generally accepted morals and propriety or public order, nor content that breaches any rights of third parties.
The Ministry of Justice may, at any time, require the removal of the link to its domain address without need for any explanation. In such a case, the website that has set up the link must remove it immediately after receiving notification of this request from the Ministry of Justice.
This Ministry of Justice website has been translated into various official Spanish languages for the respective regions, pursuant to article 3 of the Spanish Constitution of 1978 and its Statutes of Autonomy. It is available in Catalan, Basque, Galician and Valencian. It has also been translated into English.
The website content has been translated in different sections. This translation does not include the (News) page/section found on the home page, given the immediate nature that changes are made to it, or the legal provisions.
Please be advised that in general, discrepancies may exist between the Spanish version and those in other languages, as a result of the translation process.
The Ministry of Justice expressly prohibits the use of so-called “framings” or any other third-party use of devices that alter the design, original configuration or contents of the Portal.
In accordance with Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December on Personal Data Protection, the Ministry of Justice recognises the obligation to maintain the secrecy of personal information and to keep all the information it processes confidential. For this purpose, it will adopt the necessary measures to prevent any alteration, loss, or unauthorised access or processing of this information.
The ultimate purpose of the automated collection and processing of personal information is to help manage, render and improve the services required by users at any given time and to follow-up on user inquiries.
You have the option of exercising the right to access, rectify, cancel or oppose the personal information contained in the Ministry of Justice's database, through requests sent by any medium that offers proof of mailing and receipt. In order to exercise your rights, please write to the Ministry's Central Office of Citizen Services and Registry.
The Ministry of Justice maintains personal data protection levels compliant with ROYAL DECREE 1720/2007, of 21 December, which approves the Rules for the implementation of Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, on personal data protection, and has installed all the technical resources within its means to prevent the loss, misuse, alteration, unauthorised access or theft of the information supplied to the Ministry of Justice, although Internet security measures are not impregnable.
Types of cookies
Depending on who is the entity that manages the domain from which you are sent cookies and treat the data obtained can distinguish two types: party cookies and third party cookies.
There is also a second ranking as the length of time they remain stored in the client browser and can be session cookies or persistent cookies.
Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data are processed: Technical cookies, cookies for customization, testing cookies, cookies advertising and behavioral advertising cookies.
Cookies used on the web
The following identifies the cookies that are being used on this website as well as its type and function:
The Ministry website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service developed by Google, which allows measurement and analysis of navigation in web pages. In your browser you will see cookies of this service. According to the above typology is party cookies, session and analysis. If you wish, you can find more information on the types of cookies used by Google.
Through web analytics, information is collected on the number of users accessing the website, the number of page views, frequency and repeat visits, their duration, the browser used, the operator providing the service, the language, the terminal you use, or the city that is assigned IP address. Information that enables a better and more appropriate service from this website.
To guarantee anonymity, Google will make your information anonymous by truncating the IP address before saving it so that Google Analytics cannot be used to locate or collect personal information that could allow visitors to the website to be identified. Google may only send the information collected by Google Analytics to third parties when legally required to do so. In accordance with the terms and conditions of the service provided by Google Analytics, Google will not associate your IP address with any other data kept by Google.
If you wish, you can to refuse permission for the data or information to be handled for statistical purposes by Google Analytics. This action means that information about your visit to the site will not be sent to Google Analytics. You must click on this link every time you change your browser or modify its configuration. Please remember that if you delete the cookies, you must click on this link again in order to refuse permission since indication of your refusal is recorded in a cookie.
Another of the cookies that are downloaded is a technical type cookie called JSESSIONID. This cookie to store a unique identifier per session through which it is possible to link data necessary to enable navigation in progress.
Accepting cookies policy
Changing the settings for cookies
You can restrict, block or erase cookies from Ministry of Justice or any other website, using your browser. In the operation each browser is different; the function of 'Help' will show you how.
- How to change the cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- How to change the cookie settings in FireFox
- How to change the cookie settings in Chrome
- How to change the cookie settings in Safari
In addition, you can also manage the store cookies on your browser via tools such as:
Applicable legislation and jurisdiction
In the event of a dispute or disagreement regarding the interpretation of the terms and conditions that comprise this Legal Notice, as well as any other matters related to the services of this Portal, the applicable legislation shall be that of Spain.
With respect to the resolution of any disputes that may arise as a result of visits to the Portal or use of the services which it provides, the Ministry of Justice and the User agree to submit themselves to the Judges and Courts of Law of the user's place of residence, provided that it is located in Spain.