Terms of use

The website www.necada.com is own by Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (hereinafter “UPC”, "NECADA", "we", "us", or "our").

I. Terms of use

Welcome to the NECADA website. This Terms and Conditions of Use Agreement ("Terms of Use") is a legal agreement between you and UPC governing your Account (as defined herein) and your use of NECADA website ("Site"). If you are an entity, the individual entering into this Agreement on behalf of you hereby represents that he/she is an employee or agent of such company and has authority to enter into this Agreement on the company's behalf.
NOTICE: PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE BEFORE PROCEEDING. BY CLICKING "I ACCEPT" DURING ACCOUNT REGISTRATION AND USING THE SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE, YOU ACCEPT ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THESE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE, YOU CANNOT REGISTER FOR AN ACCOUNT OR USE THE SITE.

II. Services

Subject to your compliance with these Terms of Use, we will provide you with services through the Site for the Account type you select ("Services") including storing, processing and analyzing building data, materials, climatic files and any other content that is uploaded into your Account (collectively, "Content") together with such Additional Services (as defined herein) as we may offer from time to time subject to their Additional Terms (as defined herein).

III. Account Registration; Account Settings; Passwords

IV. Term; Termination by NECADA

NECADA keeps the right to deactivate your account if you don’t follow the Use Terms. In that case, we keep the right to remove the personal information from your account ant keep the rest anonymous.

V. The Content of the Site is to help you to take a decission

The content of NECADA, including text, pictures, audio, video and any other material by us or any user of the system is intendet to help yu to take a decission. In any case can be considered that is accurate complete and 100% free of errors.

VI. Online Privacy Policy Consent

All personal data provided to us is treated as the Spanish Law LOPD stipulates. The profile basic information is public and the projects information is private and only shown to the selected users you decide. NECADA won’t share your data with third party except for the ones listed at http://NECADA.com/?q=content/associates. If you accept to, you can share your data with selected institutions (by selecting “collaborate with research” in your profile) in order to do architecture research. The selected institutions are listed at http://NECADA.com/institutions.

VII. Additional Terms

We or our affiliates may require you to follow additional rules, guidelines or other conditions in order to use various special features, to participate in certain promotions available through the Site. In that case special licenses rule this.

VIII. Protecting Other People's Rights

NECADA respects other people's rights, and expect you to do the same.

IX. Sharing Your Content and Information

You own all of the content and information you update on NECADA, and you can control how it is in your profile. In addition: For content that is covered by intellectual property rights ("IP content"), you specifically give us the following permission: you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any IP content that you post on or in connection with NECADA ("IP License"). This IP License ends when you delete your IP content or your account unless your content has been shared with others, and they have not deleted it. When you delete IP content, it is deleted in a manner similar to emptying the recycle bin on a computer. However, you understand that removed content may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time (but will not be available to others). You can select to make your IP content public. In that case you renounce to your intellectual property transferring it to NECADA in order to share this information with the other NECADA users.

X. Your Feedback

We welcome your comments, feedback, suggestions, and other communications (collectively, "Feedback"). The Feedback you provide to us through the Site will be and remain our exclusive property.

XI. Third Party Content

The Site may contain content from other sites. We are not responsible for this information, If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility.

XII. Return Policy

Returns will not be accepted in any of the inscriptions managed by this site.

XIII. Support

We will provide Account support ("Support") to you via webmaster@NECADA.com.

XIV. Disputes

XV. Questions About These Terms of Use

If you have any questions regarding these Terms of Use, please contact us by email at webmaster@NECADA.com




Cookies policy

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya • BarcelonaTech (UPC) uses cookies to improve your experience and help you browse our website. We do everything possible to make it easy for you to use these cookies and to manage and control them when you use our services.

Acceptance of the cookies policy

The UPC assumes that all visitors to the portal accept the use of cookies. However, it provides a link on the home pages to inform users of the cookies policy.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on the device of internet users visiting a website. The operator of the website decides what type of information they contain and what their purpose is. The cookies can be used by the web server each time you visit this website. They are used to save time and to make the web-browsing experience more efficient. However, they can be used for several different purposes, ranging from remembering login information to storing a purchase order. There are many guides on what cookies are and why they are used. Here, we will explain how cookies affect the web pages of the UPC but if you need more information, follow these links:

How do we use the cookies?

The UPC will only use cookies that you let us use. You can control your cookies through your browser (see below for further information). We have used some of the existing guides to classify the cookies we use into several groups:

Below you will find more information about each of these types.

1. Performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how you use the site (for example, the pages you visit and any errors that occur). They also help us to find and solve problems on the website. All the information they gather is completely anonymous. They help us to understand how our site works and to make appropriate improvements for easier browsing.

These cookies allow you to browse the website. They allow us to gather information on how you use the website to help us understand the usability of the site and make any necessary improvements. They do not collect any information about you that can be used for advertising purposes, or information about your preferences (including user data) beyond this particular visit

2. Functional cookies

We use these cookies simply to improve the user experience of our sites. You can refuse to use them at any time. We use them to remember some settings and to provide certain services or messages that may improve your experience on our site. For example, they remember the country or language you selected when you visited our site. They are not used for marketing purposes.

These cookies remember your login as a customer when you return to the page. However, they do not collect any information about you that can be used for advertising purposes, or information on your preferences (including user data) beyond this particular visit.

3. Marketing Cookies

These cookies are managed by third parties, whose tools can be used to restrict their use. Some cookies are used to link to other websites that provide services, such as Facebook, Twitter and Google. Some marketing cookies modify advertisements on other websites to suit your preferences.

These cookies can be used to link to social networks. They send information about your visit to our website to adapt advertisements on other pages. In addition to accepting or refusing to use certain cookies through our web pages, you can also manage them by using your browser settings.

Here is a source of information on how to do this: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/

We will only read or write cookies on your preferences. Those that have been installed before you change the settings will remain on your computer and you can delete them using the settings of your browser.




Privacy policy

This privacy notice applies to the use of personal information and other information by NECADA.

Any member of the NECADA group may use and share, within that group and with its advisors, the information you provide and other information it holds about you for the purposes set out below. Information we may hold about you

How we may we use your information

In addition to using your information to provide you with content, products, services, tailored and personalised recommendations, and general account management, and the management of traffic across our network, we may also use your information in the following ways:

Unless you've asked us not to:

Your preferences

Marketing and tailored advertising

You can choose not to receive direct marketing or tailored advertising. You can adjust your preferences via your NECADA account.