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Legal notice

General conditions of use of the portal

The Ministry of Justice informs you that access to and use of the website www.mjusticia.gob.esand all the subdomains and directories included therein (hereinafter jointly referred to as the Portal), as well as the services or content that may be obtained through it, are subject to the terms detailed in this Disclaimer, without prejudice to the fact that access to any of the said services or content may require the acceptance of additional General Conditions.

Therefore, if you do not agree with the provisions detailed in this Legal Notice, please do not use the Portal, as any use you make of it or of the services and contents included in it will imply your acceptance of the legal terms set out in this text.

The Ministry of Justice reserves the right to make changes to the Portal without prior notice, in order to update, correct, modify, add or delete the contents of the Portal or its design.

The contents and services offered by the Portal are updated periodically. Due to the fact that information is not updated immediately, we suggest that you always check the validity and accuracy of the information, services and content contained in the Portal.

The terms and conditions contained in this Notice may change, so please review these terms when you revisit the portal. The Ministry of Justice shall not be liable for any damages that may be caused by the use of the tools and information contained in www.mjusticia.gob.esin relation to the adoption of decisions on the initiation, development or outcome of administrative procedures. Such decisions should be cross-checked with the competent centres, bodies or agencies. In any event, the information and contents of this website may not be used in contradictory processes with the Public Administration, and no responsibility is assumed for any discrepancies that may exist between the printed documents of the competent Administration and the electronic publication on these pages.

Intellectual and industrial property rights

Both the design of the portal and its source codes, as well as the logos, brands and other distinctive signs that appear on it, belong to the Ministry of Justice or collaborating entities and are protected by the corresponding intellectual and industrial property rights. The images on the server of the Ministry of Justice are also protected by the corresponding rights.

Their use, reproduction, distribution, public communication, transformation or any other similar or analogous activity is strictly prohibited without the express authorisation of the Ministry of Justice. The licence granted to the user to use any content on this Site is limited to the downloading of said content and the private use thereof, provided that said content remains unabridged.

Consult the reusable information made available by the Ministry of Justice and the conditions for reuse in the open data section of its electronic site.

The Ministry of Justice declares its respect for the intellectual and industrial property rights of third parties; therefore, if you believe that this site may be infringing your rights, please contact the Ministry of Justice through the Ministry's Central Office for Citizen Services and Registration.

Links or hyperlinks

The Ministry of Justice links to other websites that we believe may be of interest to you. However, it does not own these sites, nor does it review their content, and therefore cannot be held responsible for them, for the functioning of the linked site or for any damage that may arise from accessing or using them.

Users who intend to establish a hyperlink to the website of the Ministry of Justice must take the following into account: :

  • The establishment of the hyperlink does not imply in any case the existence of a relationship between the Ministry of Justice and the owner of the website or the e-mail address to which it is linked, nor the acceptance and approval by the Ministry of Justice of its contents or services. Therefore, it shall not be stated or implied that the Ministry of Justice has expressly authorised the hyperlink or that it has supervised or assumed in any way the services offered or made available on the website from which the hyperlink is established.
  • The Ministry of Justice is in no way responsible for and does not guarantee the quality, accuracy, reliability, correctness or morality of the content or services that the establishment of the hyperlink may offer. The user assumes sole responsibility for any consequences, damages or actions that may arise from accessing the hyperlinked website.
  • The web page or electronic communication in which the hyperlink is established may not contain any trademark, denomination, logo, slogan or other distinctive signs belonging to the Ministry of Justice, except those signs that form part of the hyperlink itself.
  • The web page on which the hyperlink is established shall not contain information with illicit content, contrary to morality and generally accepted good customs and public order, nor shall it contain content contrary to any third party rights.

At any time, the Ministry of Justice may request the removal of the link to its domain, without giving any reason. In such a case, the page that has created the link must immediately remove it, as soon as it receives notification of this from the Ministry of Justice.

Multilingual version

This website of the Ministry of Justice is translated into several official Spanish languages in their respective territories, in accordance with the provisions of Article 3 of the Spanish Constitution of 1978 and its Statutes of Autonomy. The languages are Catalan, Basque, Galician and Valencian. It is also translated into English.

The content of the portal is translated at different levels of depth. The channel/sections (News) of the portal's home page are excluded from the translation, given the immediacy of the changes proposed in the portal, as well as the legal regulations.

It should be noted that, in general, there may be a discrepancy between the Spanish version and the version in the other languages, due to the process of translation into those languages.


The Ministry of Justice expressly prohibits the carrying out of or the use by third parties of any other mechanisms that alter the design, original configuration or contents of its Portal.

Privacy and Data Protection

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation, Organic Law 3/2018 of 5 December on the Protection of Personal Data and the guarantee of digital rights and the concordant and implementing regulations, the Ministry of Justice processes personal data confidentially and exclusively for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes.

Provided that the necessary requirements are met, you may exercise your rights of access, rectification, erasure, restriction and objection to the data by contacting the data controller or through the network of registry assistance offices . The right of portability does not apply, in accordance with Article 20(3) of the General Data Protection Regulation.

The Ministry of Justice undertakes to comply with its obligation of secrecy with regard to personal data and the duty to treat them with confidentiality and security. To this end, it shall adopt the necessary measures to prevent its alteration, loss, unauthorised processing or access.

The Ministry of Justice maintains the levels of protection of your personal data and has established all the technical means at its disposal to prevent the loss, misuse, alteration, unauthorised access and theft of the data you provide to the Ministry of Justice, without prejudice to the fact that security measures on the Internet are not impregnable.

The Ministry of Justice reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy in order to adapt it to new legislation, jurisprudence or the interpretation of the Spanish Data Protection Agency. In this case, the Ministry of Justice shall announce such changes, indicating clearly and in good time the changes made.

More information

Cookies Policy ​

This Portal uses files that can be downloaded to your computer via the web pages. They are tools that play an essential role in the provision of many information society services. Among others, they allow a website to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their equipment and, depending on the information obtained, they can be used to recognise the user and improve the service offered.

Types of cookies

Depending on the entity that manages the domain from which cookies are sent and processes the data obtained, two types can be distinguished: proprietary cookies and third-party cookies.

There is also a second classification according to the length of time they remain stored in the client's browser, which can be session or permanent cookies.

Finally, there is another classification with five types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data obtained are processed: technical cookies, personalization cookies and analysis cookies, advertising cookies and behavioural advertising cookies.

This website uses its own cookies for the proper functioning of the portal. In addition, only upon express acceptance, it uses third-party cookies for access statistics, which you can accept or reject through the following links. For more information and to set your preferences, please see the Cookie Policy section.

If you accept the processing of cookies data in the terms described, as indicated in art. 13 of the GDPR, please be informed in advance of the following:

Data Controller: Division of Technology and Public Services (Under-Secretariat of the Ministry of Justice)

Data Protection Officer (DPO) contact details:

Purpose: to allow navigation through the Portal of the Ministry of Justice and to collect quantitative statistical navigation data. If you accept the installation of cookies, the processing of browsing data will be carried out with the IP address truncated.

Legal basis of processing: GDPR: 6.1.c) The processing is necessary for the fulfilment of a legal obligation applicable to the data controller.

Recipients: if the installation of third-party cookies is accepted, Google will collect the navigation data linked to the truncated IP and, in all cases, the processing will be carried out in the territory of the European Union and the European Economic Area.

Retention period: the period indicated in the expiration of cookies.

You can exercise your rights under the GDPR and lodge a complaint with the Spanish Data Protection Agency.

In case of accepting the installation of cookies, based on the navigation data collected, no automated decisions are made nor is personalized behaviour profiling carried out.

Cookies used on the website

​The following identifies the cookies that are being used on this portal as well as their type and function:​

A technical, proprietary cookie called a JSESSIONID is used. This cookie allows a unique identifier per session to be stored, through which it is possible to link data necessary to enable the current navigation.

In addition to this, another one called an analytics cookie is used, proprietary, of a technical and session type. It manages the user's consent to the use of cookies on the website, in order to remember those users who have accepted them and those who have not, so that the former are not shown information about it at the top of the page.

These technical cookies are downloaded by default and are not subject to the obligation to inform and consent.

The Ministry's website uses a web analytics service developed by Google, Google Analytics, which allows the measurement and analysis of navigation on websites. In your browser you can see cookies from this service. According to the above type, these are proprietary, session and analytics cookies. More information on the types of cookies used by Google is available on request. Learn more about the type of cookies that Google Analytics uses.

Through web analytics, information is obtained on the number of users accessing the website, the number of pages viewed, the frequency and repetition of visits, their duration, the browser used, the operator providing the service, the language, the terminal used, or the city to which your IP address is assigned. This information enables a better and more appropriate service from this portal.

To ensure anonymity, Google Analytics does not collect the full IP address, but truncated, so that it prevents Google Analytics from processing it to locate or collect personally identifiable information from site visitors. Google Analytics may only process information about the truncated IP when the use of cookies is expressly accepted as indicated in the privacy policy.

This information will only be collected in case of express acceptance. If this is not accepted, information regarding the site visit will not be sent to Google Analytics. You will need to perform this action each time you change browser or browser settings. 

​Acceptance of the Cookie Policy

This Portal does not collect or send data to Google Analytics unless you expressly accept the cookies policy of the page, in which case the browsing data will be linked to the truncated IP address stored on the computer.​

However, it displays information about its Policy at the top of any page on the portal with each login so that you are aware of it.

How to modify the configuration of the cookies

You can restrict, block or delete cookies from the Ministry of Justice or any other website by using your browser. In each browser the operation is different, the 'Help' function will show you how to do this.​

In addition, you can also manage cookies stored in your browser using tools such as the following:

Applicable law and jurisdiction

The applicable law in the event of a dispute or conflict of interpretation of the terms that make up this Legal Notice, as well as any question related to the services of this Portal, shall be Spanish law.

For the resolution of any conflict that may arise from visiting the Portal or from the use of the services that may be offered therein, the Ministry of Justice and the User agree to submit to the Courts and Tribunals of the User's domicile, provided that the same is located in Spanish territory.

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