Last modified: June 15th, 2015



    1. Scope of Application

    2. THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE is an information platform about the copyrights of authors with the aim of promoting the meeting of literary agents, editors and translators as well as allowing them, prior registration, to enter content on this Website.

    3. For this reason, these General Conditions of Use (hereinafter, “the General Conditions”) govern, together with the Privacy Policy and Cookies, the access to and the use by the users of the Website accessible through the domain name www.thespanishbookstage.com and its subdomains (hereinafter, “THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE” or “the Website”).
    4. The person that enters the Website is considered to be User of THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE (hereinafter, “the User”) and implies the acceptance of the terms stipulated in the herein General Conditions. In case the User does not accept these General Conditions, the User must leave the Website immediately.

    5. By agreeing to these General Conditions, the User warrants that:

      1. The User is of legal age and has read and understood the conditions set forth herein.

      2. In the event of purchasing any product and/or service, the User has legal capacity to do so.

      3. The User assumes all obligations set forth herein.

    6. THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE reserves the right to modify, at any time and without prior notice, any aspect of these General Conditions. Therefore, the User should review these General Conditions regularly whenever entering the Website.

    7. Ownership of the Website

      • Owner: THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE, S.L. (“THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE”).

      • Registered Office: carrer Llacuna, número 162, despatx 101; C.P.: 08018 – Barcelona, España.

      • Tax Identification Number (N.I.F.): B-66492182

      • Mercantile Register Information: Registered in the Mercantile Register of Barcelona, volume 44727, book 94, sheet B-464628, first registration.

      • E-mail: hola@thespanishbookstage.com

      • Phone Number: +34 93 010 75 55

    8. Access to the Website

      1. The access to the Website is free, except for the cost of connection through the telecommunications network supplied by the User’s provider.

      2. In general, registration is not required in order for the User to access to and browse through the content of the Website. Nevertheless, the use of certain services and content may be subject to prior registration by the User.
        The data entered by the User whenever required to access certain sections or restricted areas of the Website must be accurate, up-to-date and true. The registered User shall be responsible at all times for safekeeping his password and username; being the User liable for any damage or loss as result of the misuse, assignment, disclosure or loss of the password. In this respect, any access to the restricted areas as well as the use of the services and content of the Website made under the User’s username and password shall be considered to have been made by the User himself. Therefore, the User shall be held liable for such access and use.

      3. The Users agrees that the acceptance of the rights and obligations emanated from his username and password is binding to him; and such acceptance is considered an electronic signature equivalent to a hand-written signature.

    9. Correction and identification of errors when entering data

      1. In the event of not filling out a field marked as required, the User shall not be able to continue with the registration process until such required field has been filled out. A message will appear on the screen warning the User of such circumstance.

      2. The User shall be able to modify and/or update his data at any time by accessing his restricted area known as MY PROFILE and located at the “Menu” section of the Website.

    10. Provision of Third-Party Data (data of authors and companies)

      1. In the event that the User submits personal data of third parties through the Website (for example, personal data regarding authors being represented by the User as an Agent), the User declares to have previously obtained the express consent of these third parties, so THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE may process such data in accordance with the purposes described herein in these General Conditions as well as in the Privacy Policy included within this Website. In this respect, the User declares that the consent given by the authors for the disclosure and publication of their data in THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE encompasses data regarding the authors᾽ biographies (including pictures) as well as information related to their works.

      2. On the other hand, the User acting as Literary Agent of the authors whose data will be submitted to THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE through the Website declares, by accepting these General Conditions, to have the express consent of such authors as well as of the related companies, so their data may be transferred to third companies for the purpose of receiving information regarding their products and services. In this respect, the User declares that the authors he represents as well as the related companies have given their express consent, so THE SPANISH BOSTAGE may transfer their data for the purposes mentioned above to companies belonging exclusively to the cultural industries and associated activities.

      3. The User shall not hold THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE liable for any penalty and/or fine that may be imposed on the Website as result of the User’s breach of the herein provision. In the event that penalties and/or fines are imposed on THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE in connection with such breach, the Company reserves the right to take any legal action at its disposal against the User in order to recover the damages and losses incurred by THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE due to such breach.

    11. Website Code of Conduct

      1. The User agrees to use the Website in accordance with the law, moral principles and public order as well as these General Conditions. The User is forbidden of either using the Website for illegal activities or purposes considered to be a criminal offence against third parties or violating any applicable law. The User agrees not to:

        1. Submit or disseminate content or information that is racist, xenophobic, pornographic, supportive of terrorism or that infringes human rights.

        2. Submit or disseminate on the network software (virus or malware) that may damage computer systems of the internet service provider, its providers or any other internet User.

        3. Disseminate, transmit or make it available to third parties any type of information, element or content that might constitute a violation of the fundamental rights and civil liberties contemplated in the Spanish Constitution and international treaties.

        4. Disseminate, transmit or make it available to third parties any type of information, element or content that constitutes unlawful or unfair advertising.

        5. Transmit unsolicited or unauthorized advertisements, advertising material, "spam", "chain mails", "pyramid schemes" or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas (such as commercial spaces) that are exclusively intended for these purposes.

        6. Submit or disseminate any false, ambiguous or inaccurate information or content that is deceptive to its recipients.

        7. Impersonate other Users of the Website.

        8. Disseminate, transmit or make it available to third parties any type of information, element or content that constitutes a breach of intellectual property rights, patents, brands or copyright held by the owners of the Website or by third parties.

        9. Disseminate, transmit or make it available to third parties any type of information, element or content deemed to be a violation of privacy or data protection laws.

      2. The User agrees to indemnify and hold THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE harmless against any complaint, fine, penalty or sanction arising from the User’s failure to comply with the aforementioned conditions of use. THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE reserves the right to claim compensation for damages incurred.

      3. THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE shall not be held responsible for the custody and good use of the User’s password necessary to access the User’s restricted area; being such responsibility imposed on the User. THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE shall assume that any User accessing through his restricted area is the legit user of the service.

      4. External Content and Services Accessible through the Website

        1. The Website may contain links, directories and search engines that enable the User to access other Websites and portals (“Linked Sites”). In such cases, THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE shall only be responsible for the content and services available through the Linked Sites when it has effective knowledge of any unlawful activity and does not proceed diligently to remove the link. Should the User consider that a Linked Site contains unlawful or inappropriate content, he must inform THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE of such circumstance. In no case shall such communication impose on THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE an obligation to remove such link.

        2. The inclusion of Linked Sites on the Website neither implies an agreement between THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE and the owners of the Linked Sites nor implies the recommendation or the endorsement of the Linked Sites and/or its content by THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE.

        3. Unless otherwise stated on the Website, THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE is unaware of the content and services of the Linked Sites. Therefore, THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE shall not be held liable for any damage caused to the User or third parties by the unlawfulness nature, quality, outdating, unavailability, error or futility of the Linked Sites.

      5. Intellectual Property

        1. All content found on the THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE Website including, but not limited to, the texts, photographs, graphics, images, icons, technology, software, links and any other audiovisual or sound content as well as its graphic design and source code, is owned by THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE o third parties. Under no circumstances shall the exploitation rights, as contemplated in the intellectual property legislation in force, of such content be deemed to have been assigned to the User.

        2. The trademarks, trade names or distinctive signs of any class displayed on the Website are owned by THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE or third parties. Under no circumstances shall their trademark rights be deemed to have been assigned to the User.

        3. The referenced literary works on THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE are owned by its authors and editors. The images and descriptions of such works are also owned by its authors and are published on THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE for information purposes only. The copyrights holders may notify any infringement and request the removal of any material subject to copyright. In order for THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE to act diligently and to have actual knowledge of the material subject of the complaint, the copyright holder must send a notice about the alleged infringement via email to hola@thespanishbookstage.com.

      6. Complaints, claims and information resquests

        1. The User may direct any of his complaints, claims or information requests to the User Service by contacting via:

        2. THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE shall respond to the complaint as soon as possible and, in any event, within one month after receipt thereof.

        3. THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE shall provide the User with a written acknowledging receipt of the complaint, via Email or text message, as proof of the filing of the complaint or claim.

      7. Severability

        1. In the event that any provision of these General Conditions were to be found, whether partially or fully, to be null or void, such invalidity shall only affect the provision or section considered to be void or unenforceable. The remaining provisions of these General Conditions shall continue in full force and effect. The invalid provision, whether partially or fully, shall be considered as not having originally been included in these General Conditions.

      8. Choice of Law and Place of Conclusion of the Contract

        1. These General Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Spain.

      9. Jurisdiction

        1. In the event of dispute between THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE and the User, the User may bring his legal action before the Spanish Courts with jurisdiction in the THE SPANISH BOOKSTAGE domicile, or before the courts stipulated by the consumer law in force.

      10. Prevalence of the Version in the Spanish Language

        1. In case of discrepancy between the Spanish version of these General Conditions and any other version in a different language, the version in Spanish shall prevail.