4. Exclusion of liability
4.1 Quality of service
Access to the Portal does not imply an obligation on the part of the Service Provider to control the absence of viruses, worms or any other harmful computer element. It is up to the User, in any case, the availability of appropriate tools for the detection and disinfection of harmful software.
The Service Provider is not responsible for damage to the computer equipment of Users or third parties during the provision of the Portal service.
4.2 Of the availability of the Service
Access to the Portal requires services and supplies from third parties, including transport through telecommunications networks whose reliability, quality, continuity and operation does not correspond to the Service Provider. Therefore, the services provided through the Portal may be suspended, cancelled or inaccessible, prior to or concurrent to the provision of the Portal service.
The Service Provider shall not be liable in any case for damages of any kind caused to the User, which cause failures or disconnections in the telecommunications networks that cause the suspension, cancellation or interruption of the Portal service during the provision of this or prior.
4.3 Of the contents and services linked through the Portal
The access service to the Portal may include technical linking devices, directories and even search tools that allow the User to access other Internet pages and portals (hereinafter, ‘Linked Sites’).
In these cases, the Service Provider acts as a provider of intermediation services in accordance with Article 17 of Law 34/2002, of July 12, Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce (LSSI) and will only be responsible for the contents and services provided on the Linked Sites to the extent that it has effective knowledge of the illegality of these, and has not disabled the link with due diligence.
In the event that the User considers that there is a Linked Site with illegal or inappropriate content, he/she may notify the Service Provider in accordance with the procedure and the effects set out in clause 5, without in any case this communication entails the obligation to remove the corresponding link.
In no case, the existence of Linked Sites should presuppoe the existence of agreements with the responsible or owners thereon, nor the recommendation, promotion or identification of the Service Provider with the manifestations, content or services provided.
The Service Provider does not know the contents and services of the Linked Sites and is therefore not responsible for damages caused by the illegality, quality, outdatedness, unavailability, error and uselessness of the contents and/or services of the Linked Sites or for any other damage that is not directly attributable to the Service Provider.