legal warning



The present General Conditions of Use of the Services offered on the Website , are subscribed by Mr. Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente

Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente – with Spanish ID Card.: 50729420-E is the owner of such Website and his Firm Veritas Consulting has as its address that of Calle del Poeta Joan Maragall 56-1A; 28020 Madrid (Spain).


The present Legal Warnings establish the Conditions of Use that regulate the access and use of the website (here onwards, the website or the web), owned by Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente who places this website at the use and disposal of the Internet users, with the aim of proving them with information about the legal services provided by his Firm.

To such effects above, we inform therein of the identity and contact data of the main render of the services: Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente, with Spanish ID Card.: 50729420-E, Head Lawyer of the Firm Veritas Consulting, which has as its address that of Calle del Poeta Joan Maragall 56-1A; 28020 Madrid (Spain).

We welcome you and invite you to read carefully the General Conditions of Use of this Website (here onwards, the General Conditions of Use) which describe the terms and conditions which will be applicable when browsing through this website, in accordance to the Spanish Laws and Regulations to that effect. As Mr. Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente is entitled to modify these Conditions of Use in the future, we recommend that you visit them periodically to be properly informed of the changes that could be made.

With the aim that the use of this Website is adjusted to the criteria of clarity and simplicity, we inform you that any suggestion, doubt or consultation about the General Conditions of Use is addressed to Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente, whose data of contact can be found in this Website, who will, accordingly, solve it.

1. Object

Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente supplies the contents and services available on this Website, subject to the present General Conditions of Use and, also, the policy of personal data treatment (here onwards, the Privacy Policy). The access to this Website or its use, in anyway, grants you the qualification of User and implies that you accept, without any reserve, all and each of the present General Conditions of Use, which can be modified, under Law, at any time. As a consequence, it is an obligation of any and all Users, to read carefully the General Conditions of Use in force, each time you access this Website, thus if you do not agree with any of such General Conditions of Use herein stated, you will have to refrain from using the present Website.

Also, you are warned to the respect that, in certain occasions, particular conditions for the use of this Website referent to specific contents and/or services may be established, the use of such contents or services would imply the acceptance of the particular conditions specified for them

2. Services

Through the use of this Website, we offer its Users, the possibility to access to information about our services (here onwards, the Services).

3. Privacy and Treatment of your Data

When the Access to certain contents of services could imply to facilitate personal data, the Users will guarantee their veracity, accurateness and that they are presently valid. The Firm will provide, for such data, the correspondent automatized treatment corresponding to their nature or purpose, in the terms contained in the Privacy Policy Section.

4. Intellectual and Industrial Property

The User acknowledges and accepts that all the contents which are shown in this Website, especially designs, texts, images, logos, icons, buttons, software, commercial names, brands or any other symbols or signs subjectable to industrial and/or commercial use are subject to Intellectual Property Rights and all the brands, commercial names or specific symbols, all the intellectual and industrial rights over the contents and/or any other elements present on this website, are of the exclusive property of Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente and/or third parties, who have the exclusive right to use them within commercial traffic. On account of all the aforesaid, the User compromises himself/herself to not render, copy, distribute, make available to third parties or modify such contents, keeping the Firm safe from any claim derived from the non-accomplishment of such obligations. In no case, the access to the Website will imply any sort of partial and/or total waiver, transfer, license or assignment of such data, except if the contrary is specifically stated. The present General Conditions of Use of the Website do not grant the Users any other right to use, alter, exploit, reproduce, distribute or of issue of public communications regarding the Website and/or of its contents different to the ones contained herein. Any other use or exploitation of whatever other rights is subject to the previous and express authorization specifically granted to that effect by the Firm or the third party affected by such rights.

The contents, texts, photograms, designs, logos, images, computer programs, open-source software and, in general, any intellectual property creation appearing on this web, and as well, the site itself overall as an artistic multimedia creation, are protected as rights of author by the Law and regulations, in force, regarding the matter of intellectual property. The Law Firm, represented by its Head Lawyer, is the owner of all the elements that together form the graphic design of the Website, browsing buttons, HTML Code, the texts, images, textures, graphics or any other content of the website, or, in any case, has the correspondent authorization for the use of such elements. The contents available in this website can neither be reproduced in their whole or in part, nor transmitted, nor registered by any system of data recovery, in any way of by any means, except if previously authorized by writing, by such Firm or authorized person.

Also, it is forbidden to suppress, elude and/or manipulate the “copyright” and the technical protection devices or any information mechanisms as well which could be contained in the contents. The User of this Website compromises to respect such articulated rights and to avoid any harmful action brought against them. In any case, the Firm, reserves its rights to exercise any means or legal actions which could correspond them for the defense of its legitimate rights over industrial and intellectual property.

5. Obligations and Responsibilities of the User of this Website

The User is obliged to:

a) Make an adequate and legal use of the Website and also of its contents and services, in accordance to:

  1. the applicable Law in force;
  2. the General Conditions of use of this Website;
  3. the generally accepted moral standards and good practice and
  4. the public order.

b) To have all the means and technical requirements needed to Access the Website.

c) To facilitate truthful information when his personal data is needed in accordance with this Website and to keep them updated so that they correspond, at all times, with the real situation of the User. The User will be the sole person responsible for his/her false or inaccurate manifestations and of the harm he/she causes to the Firm or to third parties in accordance to the information he/she facilitates.

However, notwithstanding that which has been established in the previous section, the User shall also refrain from:

  1. Making unauthorized or fraudulent use of the Website and/or its contents with illegal goals or effects, forbidden in the present General Conditions of Use, harmful to the rights and interests of third parties, or that could, in any way, harm, disable, overcharge, deteriorate or block the normal use of the services, documents, files, or any other sort of contents stored in any sort of computerized equipment.
  2. Access or try to access to any restricted areas or resources of the Website, without accomplishing the required conditions for such access.
  3. To cause harm in the physical or logical systems of the Website, of its suppliers or of third parties.
  4. To introduce or broadcast, in the net, computer viruses or any other harmful physical or logical systems of the Firm, of its suppliers or of third parties.
  5. To try to access, use and/or manipulate the data of the Firm, to third-party suppliers and other Users.
  6. To reproduce or copy, to distribute, to permit access to the public through any sort of public communication, to transform or modify its contents, excepts if this is authorized by the owner of the correspondent rights or if such thing is legally permitted.
  7. To suppress, hide or manipulate the notes referent to industrial or intellectual property and other identity data of the rights of the Firm or third parties incorporated to the contents, and also the technical protection devices or any other information mechanisms that could be inserted in the contents.
  8. To obtain or to try to obtain the contents using, for that purpose, means or proceedings different to those which, depending on each case, has been made available to you to that effect or have neem expressly been indicated on the websites where the contents are or, in general, those used generally on the Internet due to their safety in their use or because it is not possible to harm the website and/or its contents with them.
  9. In particular, not being limited to the following list, the User compromises not to broadcast, diffuse or place at the disposal of third parties, information, data, contents, messages, graphics, designs, sound and/or image files, photograms, recordings, software and, in general, any sort of material which is in any case, contrary, disregardful or attempts against the fundamental rights and the public freedom contained in the International Treaties and other laws and regulations in force, also it should not induce, incite or promote criminal, denigrating, defamatory, or violent actions or in general, those, contrary to Law, morals, good customs generally accepted or Public Order. Also, it should not induce, incite or promote discriminatory actions or incorporate, place at disposal or allow access to criminal, violent, offensive, harmful or degrading products, elements, messages and/or services. It should also respect the laws and regulations in force regarding the use of intellectual or industrial property of the Firm or of third parties without authorization or be contrary to honor, personal and family intimacy and it should not contain any sort of virus or program to prevent the normal functioning of the Website.

If for the purpose of accessing some of the services and/or contents of the Website, you were given a password, you would be obliged to use it with due diligence, keeping it secret at all times. As a consequence, you will be responsible of its adequate custody and confidentiality, compromising yourself neither to transfer it to third parties, temporarily or permanently, nor to permit the access to the aforesaid services and/or contents on behalf of third parties. You are equally obliged to notify to the Firm of any event which could imply an unlawful use of the password, as for example, its loss, theft or non-authorized use, with the purpose of proceeding to its immediate cancellation. As a consequence, whilst such notification is not made, Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente, will be exempt from any responsibility derived from the unlawful use of the contents and/or services of the Website by any unauthorized third party. If in a negligent or malicious you were to breach any of the obligations established in the present General Conditions of Use, you will respond for all of the harm and prejudice that such lack of accomplishment could derive for the Professional Firm.

6. Responsabilities

Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente does neither guarantee the continuous access, nor the correct visualization, download or usefulness of the elements and data contained in the website that could be rendered useless, or be of difficult access or interrupted by factors or circumstances beyond his control. He is not responsible for the decisions that could be adopted as a consequence of the access to the offered contents or to the information provided.

Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente is entitled to interrupt the service or to cease immediately the relation with the User if he detects that a use of his Website or of any of the services offered in it is contrary to the present General Conditions of Use. He shall not be held responsible for harm, prejudice, loss, claims or expenses derived from the use of this Website.

He will be only held responsible to eliminate, at the soonest, the contents that could generate such prejudice, always if he is notified first of such event. Specifically, he Will not be held responsible, amongst others, of the prejudice derived from:

  1. Interferences, interruptions, omissions, telephone failures, blocks or disconnections in the functioning of the electronic system, derived of deficiencies, overcharges and errors on the telecommunication nets and lines, or by any other case over which the Firm has no control.
  2. Illegitimate intromissions by means of the use of malicious software of any sort and through any communication means, such as computer viruses or any others.
  3. Unlawful abuse or inadequate use of the Website.
  4. Security or browsing errors produced by a malfunction of the browser or by the use of non-updated versions of such browser. The Partners of the Law Firm reserve their right to withdraw, totally or partially, any contents or information contained on their Website.

Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente will not be held responsible for the harm and prejudice of any nature which could derive from a wrongful use of the services of free availability and use on behalf of the Users of this Website. Also he will not be held responsible for the contents and information that could be received if any form for the pick-up of data were to be established, being these, if incorporated only for the use of rendering services and replying to consultations. On the other hand, if harm and prejudice were to be caused by the unlawful or incorrect use of these services, the User could be subject of a claim of indemnity for the harm or prejudice caused.

You will defend, indemnify and keep the Firm free from any harm or prejudice deriving from claims, actions or plaints from third parties deriving from your access or use of this Website. Also, you are obliged to indemnify from any harm or prejudice from your usage of robots, spiders, corals or similar tools used to obtain or extract data or any other action, on your behalf, which overcharges unreasonably the functioning of this Website.

7. Hyperlinks

The User is obliged not to reproduce, in any way, even if by the use of a hyperlink, the Website and/or any of its contents, except if expressly authorized in writing by the person responsible of the file.

This Website may include links to other websites managed by third parties, with the aim of facilitating access to the User of promoting and/or collaborating companies/entities. In accordance to the latter, the Firm will neither be held responsible of the contents of such websites, nor will it guarantee the contents of its services and/or information, in their full or partially, offered by such third parties in those links.

The User has an unlimited, although revocable and non-exclusive, right to create links to the main portal of this Website, always that this right is used exclusively for his/her private and non-commercial use. The websites which include a link to our Website:

  1. Are neither allowed to fake their relation with us, nor to affirm that such link has been authorized by us, nor to include trademarks, commercial names, names, logos or other distinctive symbols or signs of our Firm;
  2. nor to include contents which could be considered of bad taste, obscene, offensive, controversial, nor contents inciting violence or discrimination regarding gender, race or religion, nor contrary to Public Order or illegal.
  3. They are not allowed to access directly any other part of the Website, they are only allowed to give access to the main portal;
  4. They will have to link the main address of the Website, without allowing their own website to show our Website as part of their website or within any of their phrases or allowing it to create a browser over any of the sites within the main Website.

Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente shall be entitled to request, at any time, the third party, to eliminate any link to this Website. After such request, the third party shall proceed, immediately, to its elimination. Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente cannot control the information, contents, products or services facilitated to other websites containing links of access to this, his Website.

8. Data Protection

To use some of the Services, the Users may have to previously furnish certain personal data. Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente shall process this Personal Data electronically, in accomplishment of the Spanish Organic Law 3/2018, of 5th December, for the Protection of Personal Data and Guarantee of Digital Rights and of the GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 APPROVED BY THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION on 27th April 2016, concerning the Protection of Personal Data and its development dispositions, in all that concerns the treatment of personal data and on the free movement of such data which revokes Directive 95/46/EC (General Regulation for Data Protection), Spanish Law 15/1999, of 13th December for the Protection of Personal Data and the Spanish Royal Decree for its development number 1720/2007. For such purpose, the User can access the Policy for the Privacy of such Personal Data and, also, the establishment of such aims, in the Privacy Policy featured in this Website.

9. Cookies

Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente reserves his right to use the Cookie Technology in this Website for the purpose of recognizing you as a frequent User and to personalize the use you develop of this Website by the pre-selection of your language, or the most wanted or specific contents. The cookies used by this Website or the third party acting in its name, are solely associated with an anonymous user and his/her computer and do not collect, by themselves, the personal data of the User.

The cookies are files sent to a browser by means of a web server to register the browsing of the User on the Website, always that the User allows their reception. If you so desire it, you can configurate your browser to be warned on screen of the reception of cookies and to prevent the installation of such cookies on your hard disk. Please consult the instructions and guide of your browser to broaden this information.

Thanks to these cookies, it is possible for Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente to recognize the browser of the computer used by the User for the purpose of facilitating contents and to offer the browsing and publicity preferences of the User, to the demographical profiles and, also, to measure the visits and traffic parameters and to control the progress and number of entries.

10. Duration and termination

The service rendering in this Website and all other services have, generally, an indefinite duration. However, Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente is entitled to terminate or suspend any of the services contained in the Website. When this takes place, Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente will publicize such termination or suspension or the rendered service.

11. Declarations and Warranties

In general, the contents and services offered in this Website have a mere informative character. Thus, when offered, Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente does neither offer warranties nor makes any declaration regarding the offered contents and services on the Website, including, without this being a closed list, guarantees of legality, reliability, usage, veracity, exactitude or commerciality, up to the measure where such declarations and warranties cannot be excluded.

12. Force Majeur

Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente will not be held responsible, in any case, for the impossibility to render a service if such impossibility is due to prolonged interruptions of the electrical supply, telecommunication lines, social conflicts, strikes, rebellion, explosions, floods, acts and omissions of any relevant Government, and, in general, any case of Force Majeur or Act of God.

13. Solution of Conflicts. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

The present General Conditions of Use, as the use of this Website, will be ruled by Spanish Law. The parties freely submit themselves for the solution of their conflicts, with the waiver to any other legislation to the Courts and Legal Jurisdiction of Madrid (Spain).

In the case that any of the stipulations of the present General Conditions of Use were deemed unpracticable or void, in accordance to the Law in force or as a consequence of a Court or Administrative Ruling, such impracticableness or nullity will not prevent these General Conditions of Use be unpracticable or void in their whole. In such cases, Julio Sousa Gómez-Lafuente will proceed to modify or substitute such stipulation with a valid and obligatory one which, as far as possible, achieves the aim and purpose reflected in the original stipulation.