Legal Notice


This web is property of the public research center jointly governed by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the Universitat de les Illes Balears (UIB), Instituto Mediterráneo de Estudios Avanzados, IMEDEA, with the registered address of: Miquel Marquès, 21, Esporles (Balearic Islands).

This web serves to facilitate public access to the information posted on this site, in conformity with the institutional purpose and the exercise of the functions that have been bestowed upon the IMEDEA.


The intellectual property rights of the web page, the domain name, the source code, the design and the navigation structure contained within, are the property of the aforementioned entity and to whom correspond the exclusive use rights in whatever form and especially those rights that apply to reproduction, distribution, public communication and transformation.

The user promises to, in compliance to the agreements established in the Intellectual Property Act (LPI), to maintain the integrity of the work and to impede whatever deformation, modification or alteration against the web page that would suppose a threat to its legitimate interests or undermine its reputation. This implies that the user promises not to reproduce, copy, distribute or publish the information contents of this page by whatever means and/or support without written permission by the owner.


This web uses cookies for data collection with a statistical purpose and in no circumstance will reveal the user's personal information. the cookies will be used to obtain access information of an anonymous manner and to facilitate the user's access to the web page.

The use of session cookies (which are not persistently stored to the memory of the user's computer and which will disappear upon the closing of the navigator), when executed, is exclusively limited to the collection of technical information for session identification, with the objective of providing an efficient and secure exploration of the web site.

Cookies of a statistical purpose are used to collect data such as: dates, navigator used, operating system and the country of origin amongst others which are handled by Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc., a Delaware company with address 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States of America ("Google").

Google will directly send and store the information generated by the cookie regarding your use of the website (including your IP address) on its servers located in the United States. Google will use this information on our behalf in order to track your site usage through the gathering of reports on website activity and by providing services related to website activity and Internet use.

However, the user can prevent the generation of these cookies by choosing this option on their browser. In this case the website will remain operational but without the benefits of personalisation.


By accepting this Privacy Policy you hereby agree to use this website and the services offered in a lawful manner and in accordance of the prevision of these terms and not to occur any damage to the rights or interests of third parties or take actions that could produce damage or an abnormal usage of the website or to the services it provides.


Web use

The use of this web page is at the user's own risk and therefore the IMEDEA is not responsible for possible damages derived form interferences, interruptions, computer viruses, telephone breakdowns or connexion failures motivated by causes external to the aforementioned public entity and which include: delays or blackouts of the electronic system caused by deficiencies or overloads in its data processing centre, of the telephone lines, in the Internet system or other electrical systems; nor any other type of alteration that could occur to the user's software or hardware.

In the same manner,the IMEDEA will not answer to damages caused by third parties through unlawful interferences beyond its control. the aforementioned entity will neither answer to damages and prejudices caused by the use or ill-use of the web content nor for the consequences that could result from errors, defects or omissions in the contents provided by third parties that could appear in this page .

Contractual relations

The mere access to the web page does not imply in any case the existence of a contractual use with the IMEDEA.

In consequence, the IMEDEA does not assume any responsibility that could be derived from lack of veracity, incomplete data, out-of-date data and /or the imprecise nature of the data of the information provided by the web..

Web contents

The IMEDEA reserves the right to change, modify, add or eliminate at any moment the information displayed in the web page, and for this reason we advise that the user periodically revise this page to keep up to date with any possible changes made.

the portal assumes no responsibility whatsoever derived from the external contents that it transmits, stores or to whom it facilitates web access, as neither does it guarantee to be free of viruses or of other elements that could produce alterations in the user's computer system, documents or files, excluding the damages of whatever class caused to the user by this motive. This portal is by nature previously obligated to control the link, if the aforementioned link does comply with the existing legality.

These entities, with previous authorisation of the owner of the web site that wish to establish a link with this page, must guarantee that they will only permit access to this web page or service yet must not make any reproduction of its contents or services.

Temporary suspension of the Imedea website.

The IMEDEA reserves the right to temporarily suspend and without any previous notice, the accessibility to its web page for the eventual necessity of carrying out operations such as mantenance, repair or improvement, without implying any responsibility on the behalf of the IMEDEA.