Owner: Universidad Francisco Marroquín (hereinafter, UFM)
N.I.T .: 200442-9
Registered office: Calle Manuel F. Ayau (6 Calle final), zona 10, Guatemal, Guatemala, 01010
Phone: (+502) 2338-7700
In this space, users will find all the information related to the legal terms and conditions that define the relationships between them and UFM as responsible for the website. As a user, it is important that you know these terms before continuing your navigation.
UFM, as head of the website, assumes the commitment to process the information of our users and customers with full guarantees and comply with national requirements that regulate the collection and use of personal data of our users.
General conditions of use
The General Conditions regulate the use (including mere access) of the pages of the website, including the content and services made available in them. Any person accessing the website agrees to submit to the General Conditions in force at any time in it.
Personal information we collect and how we do it
Commitments and obligations
The user is informed, and accepts, that access to the website does not imply, in any way, the start of a business relationship with UFM. In this way, the user undertakes to use the website, its services and contents without contravening current legislation, good faith, and public order.
The use of the website, for illicit or harmful purposes, or that, in any way, may cause damage or prevent the normal operation thereof is prohibited. Regarding the contents, the following is prohibited:
- Its reproduction, distribution or modification, in whole or in part, unless authorized by its legitimate owners.
- Any violation of the rights of the provider or the legitimate owners.
- Its use for commercial or advertising purposes.
In the use of the website, the user undertakes not to carry out any conduct that could damage the image, interests and rights of UFM or of third parties, or that could damage, render useless or overload the website or that would prevent, of any way, its normal use.
However, the user must be aware that the security measures of the computer systems on the Internet are not entirely reliable and that, therefore, UFM cannot guarantee the absence of viruses or other elements that may cause alterations in the computer systems of the user or in their electronic documents and files contained in them.
The personal data communicated by the user to UFM can be stored in automated databases or not, whose ownership corresponds exclusively to UFM, assuming all the technical, organizational and security measures that guarantee confidentiality, integrity and quality of the information contained therein in accordance with the provisions of current regulations on data protection.
The communication between the users and UFM uses a secure channel, and the transmitted data are encrypted thanks to protocols to HTTPS. Therefore, we guarantee the best security conditions so that user confidentiality is guaranteed.
The user can make claims by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating his name and surnames, the service purchased, and the reasons for his or her claim.
Conflict resolution platform
In case it may be of interest, your claims can also be submitted through the dispute resolution platform provided by the European Commission—available here.
Intellectual and industrial property rights
By virtue of the provisions of the Intellectual Property Law, the reproduction, distribution or public communication is expressly prohibited, including the way it is made available, of all or part of the contents of the website, for commercial purposes, or any support and by any technical means, without the authorization of UFM. The user undertakes to respect the rights of Intellectual and Industrial Property owned by UFM.
The user knows and accepts that the entire website, without exhaustively containing the text, software, content (including structure, selection, arrangement and presentation thereof), podcasts, photographs, audiovisual material and graphics, is protected by trademarks, rights of author and other legitimate rights, in accordance with the international treaties to which Guatemala is a party and other property rights and laws of Guatemala.
In the event that a user or a third party considers that a violation of their legitimate intellectual property rights has occurred due to the introduction of a certain content on the website they must notify UFM of this circumstance, stating:
- The personal data of the owner of the rights allegedly infringed, or the representation with which he acts in case the claim is presented by a third party other than the interested party.
- The contents protected by the intellectual property rights and their location on the website, the accreditation of the intellectual property rights indicated and express declaration in which the interested party is responsible for the veracity of the information provided in the notification.
The website provides links to other websites and content that are owned by third parties such as:
- Contents of other blogs
The only object of the links is to provide the user with the possibility of accessing said links.
UFM is not responsible in any case for the results that may be derived to the user for accessing said links.
The user who intends to establish any technical link device from its website to the website must obtain prior written authorization of the website. The establishment of the link does not imply in any case the existence of relations between UFM and the owner of the site where the link is established, nor the acceptance or approval by UFM of its contents or services.
On the website, comments are allowed to enrich the contents and make queries.
Comments that are not related to the theme of the website, including defamation, insults, personal attacks or lack of respect in general towards the author or towards other members will not be admitted.
Comments that contain information that is obviously misleading or false, as well as comments that contain personal information, such as, for example, private addresses or telephones and that violate our data protection policy will also be deleted.
Likewise, the comments created only for promotional purposes of the website, person or collective and everything that can be considered SPAM in general will be rejected.
Anonymous comments are not allowed, as well as those made by the same person with different nicknames. Nor will those comments that attempt to force a debate or a stance by another user.
Exclusion of guarantees and responsibilities
UFM does not grant any guarantee nor is liable, in any case, for damages of any kind that could be caused by:
- The lack of availability, maintenance and effective operation of the website, or its services and contents
- The existence of viruses, malicious programs or harmful content
- Illegal, negligent, fraudulent use or contrary to this Legal Notice
- The lack of legality, quality, reliability, usefulness and availability of the services provided by third parties and made available to users on the website
- Damages that may arise from illegal or improper use of the website
Applicable law and jurisdiction
In general, the relations between UFM and the users of its telematic services, present on the website are subject to Guatemalan legislation and jurisdiction and to the courts of Guatemala.
In case of any doubt about these Legal Conditions or any comments about the website, please go to email@example.com.
The Legal Notice was updated for the last time on Jan 22, 2021.