Legal Notice

EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA is a non-profit digital project mainly related to assisted reproduction. Our principal aim is to present the latest news in the field of assisted reproduction, with the purpose of spreading knowledge and motivating constructive discussions about related topics. We also want to provide accurate and reliable information to the public. In any case, and although we are scientists, EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA does not intend to replace your professional assistance or your doctor. We strongly recommend any parties making a decision regarding assisted reproduction, health or any other subject discussed on this website consult a specialist. We do not have any relationship with any company or organization and all tasks are carried out voluntarily and altruistically by us.

Access to EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA is free except for the cost of the Internet connection through the telecommunications network provided by the Internet supplier hired by the users.

The information on the website is available 24 hours, with the exception of any external causes not attributable to EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA such as a cut or interruption of the service happens, or while making improvements that requires the interruption of the service.

EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA does not exercise an economic activity, nor is any remuneration derived from this website and does not advertise or contain any kind of publicity. However, we feel obliged to provide you with as much information as possible to improve your experience on this website, so that you know exactly your rights, obligations and prohibitions as a user of EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA:

  • Web domain: www.embryologistmedia.com
  • Contact: info@embryologistmedia.com

1. Acceptance

Any person that enters EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA and its contents automatically becomes a User. The User has to accept all the conditions and terms available, including this Legal Notice. Therefore, Users are suggested to carefully read this Legal Notice periodically.

EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA reserves the right to unilaterally modify these terms and conditions of use of this website without prior notice if considered appropriate. Any change will be published in a visible way on the website once made, indicating the date of the last update in the upper part of the affected section. If you continue to use this website, once the terms and conditions have been modified, it will be understood that you accept the modifications made to it.

EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA reserves the right to modify at any time and without prior notice, the presentation and configuration of the web page and the contents incorporated on it. As User you acknowledge and expressly accept that EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA can deactivate and / or cancel any of the contents and services of the website.

2. Navigation, access and security

Access and navigation on this website imply the acceptance and knowledge of the legal warnings, conditions and terms of use contained on it. EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA undertakes to make the maximum efforts to grant a safe navigation in the best possible conditions and to avoid any form of damage that could be caused during it.

3. Responsibility

EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA is not responsible for the damages, of any kind, that may be caused to Users by the use of this website. The User alone is responsible for the infractions that may happen or the prejudices that may be caused to him or to third parties due to the improper use of this website.

EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA will not be responsible for the possible damages derived from the interferences, omissions, interruptions, computer viruses, telephone breakdowns or disconnections of the computer systems motivated by causes beyond the web page, as well as of the delays or blockages caused by the use of these systems due to deficiencies or overloads of telephone lines, overloads in the Internet system or other similar electronic systems.

3.1. Own contents

EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA does not guarantee the absolute veracity of the own content that appears on this website and is not responsible for the consequences that could arise from any errors that may appear in the content offered, especially in the scientific and academic articles that are published in this webpage.

We remind the Users that the purpose of EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA is to show the latest news about assisted reproduction, scientific dissemination and constructive debate in this field. EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA cannot replace academic and information sources of greater contrast and recognition, especially in relation to the preparation of exams or academic work. Any issues that arise in this type of setting due to the use of the website will be solely and exclusively the responsibility of the User.

3.2. Contents provided by third parties

EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA does not guarantee the veracity nor is responsible for the consequences that may arise from errors in the content provided by third parties that may appear on this website. In addition, it is not responsible for the contents, products or services that can be viewed through electronic links, directly or indirectly through our website. In the event that a user identifies a linked site that contains illicit or inappropriate content, he/she should immediately inform EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA, through the contact address provided on this web page.

The links do not necessarily represent the existence of a relationship between EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA and the individuals and entities holding the pages to which they give access. EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA neither recommends, sympathises, nor promotes the manifestations, contents or services facilitated through them. In any case, EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA reserves the right to withdraw unilaterally and at any time the links that may appear on this website if it considers it appropriate.

EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA does not know the contents and services of the linked sites that may appear in the website and, therefore, is not responsible for the damages caused by the veracity, quality, outdatedness, error, uselessness and, of course, illegality, of them or for any other damage mentioned in point 3.1 of this Legal Notice.

EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA disclaims responsibility for the cookies that third parties may install on the hard drive of the User’s computer.

4. Prohibitions and obligations of the User

The User agrees and is obliged to comply with all the terms and conditions of this Legal Notice and, especially, with the following obligations and prohibitions:

4.1. Obligations

  • Use this web page diligently and correctly, also assuming any responsibility that may arise from the misuse of it.
  • Claim responsibility for the information provided for the purposes of his/her identity as a registered user. See point 5 of this Legal Notice.
  • The conditions of access and use of this website are subject to the applicable legislation, to good faith and lawful use by the User.
  • Commit to use this website without incurring in activities that may be considered illegal, harm EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA or third parties, damage, disable, overload or deteriorate the website or prevent normal use of this website.

4.2. Prohibitions

It is forbidden to use the website to carry out activities contrary to the law, moral, customs, public order, for harmful or unlawful purposes or that harm the rights and interests of third parties (especially, the right to privacy, image ownership, intellectual and industrial property, etc.).

  • It is forbidden to insult, harass, disparage or plague anyone.
  • It is forbidden to collect personal information about other Users of this website without their consent and without complying with the current legislation on Data Protection.
  • The contents of the website are made available to Users for their private use and/or for research and education purposes. Commercial distribution, resale or use for profit where not authorized by EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA, is prohibited.
  • Any type of massive or automated download of contents for any use without prior authorization of EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA is prohibited.
  • It is forbidden to use the contents of this website for any type of unwanted advertising, especially the mass mailing of emails or similar communication (spam).
  • It is prohibited to introduce computer viruses, defective files or any other computer element that may cause damage or alterations of the contents or access system that are presented on this page.

5. Information provided by user

It will be necessary to provide information by the user to benefit from certain options, especially regarding the subscription to the news offered by the website. In particular, this webpage requires emails in order to notify and update users on the publication of new content.

As a User, you must be over 18 years of age and you are required to provide accurate and complete information about your identity, as well as update that information when necessary.

The User accepts that EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA can cancel his/her subscription at their discretion when any of the prohibitions that appear in this Legal Notice take place. In particular, EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA may cancel the subscription of Users who:

  • Do not comply with the rules of the Legal Notice.
  • Duplicate accounts.
  • Are False Users, meaning that the data provided to EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA does not correspond to that previously given by the user.
  • Use a hidden IP or proxy.

In any such case, EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA reserves the right to eliminate those accounts when it considers they are detrimental to the normal development of the project on this website.

If a User has had their account eliminated or cancelled, he/she can request the reasons and review their case through the contact details provided on this web page.

EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA is not responsible for the conduct of registered Users on this website.

6. Terms of use

The main purpose of this website is to periodically publish articles of scientific nature, mainly on assisted reproduction. In these articles, it is possible to publish comments in order to give your opinion, raise debate, ask questions and, ultimately, contribute to the normal development purpose for which EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA was created.

EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA reserves the right to eliminate or edit comments that do not comply with the rules of this section. Specifically, those that do not respect the rules of coexistence, correct writing, this Legal Notice, privacy, the applicable legislation and the public order. In particular, comments concerning “surrogate mothers” and the sale of medicines between individuals are prohibited. Comments that are deemed to be absurd, double posting or advertising/spam as well as those that divert attention from the news or bear no relation whatsoever to the article or subject matter of this website will be eliminated. Ultimately, this refers to any comment that EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA determines to not contribute positively to the normal development of this digital project.

7. Intellectual property

Both the graphic design of the web page, and the images, brands and logos that appear on it are protected by the Law. Their availability and use does not imply the transfer of ownership or the granting of a right of use in favour of the User, so any reproduction, copy, total or partial distribution, or commercialization, will require the prior written authorization of EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA. In the case of improper use of the website, EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA reserves the right to exercise the required legal actions , in case of improper use of the website, the right to exercise the required legal actions where necessary for the restitution of the damages caused. Likewise, the User undertakes to indemnify EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA for any loss or damage that may be caused by the use of this website, in violation of this Legal Notice and / or the current legislation.

8. Privacy policy

EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA collects and stores confidential data for the purposes of the Spanish Organic Law 15/1999, of December 13, of Protection of Personal Data. The personal data obtained from you when you register as a User will be entered into an automated file managed securely by the owner.

EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA has taken and implemented the necessary security measures for the confidentiality of personal data that appears in the file. In any situation where damage is incurred regarding the User’s personal data by causes not attributable to EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA, it will not be held responsible.

The User legitimizes EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA for the use and treatment of his/her personal data from the moment where he/she gives his/her consent for it in a free, unequivocal, specific and informed manner. The User is considered as informed when accepting to have read these terms and conditions at the time of his registration as a User.

In order to prove that the data contained in the files of EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA corresponds with the reality, the user must make the relevant updates in the data or communicate it through the email that appears on this web page.

The purpose of collecting and processing personal data is to improve the user’s experience on this website. More specifically, it responds to management, maintenance and administration purposes of this web page and to the sending of information regarding the updating of the contents of this web page. The main use of this will be when new scientific articles are published, the primary object of this web page.

The personal data collected through this website will not be transferred or communicated to third parties, unless it is strictly necessary for the development, control and compliance within these terms and conditions. They may only be transmitted with the express consent of the affected User or by legal imperative.

Although the personal data will be treated with strict confidentiality, the User can exercise his right of access, rectification, modification, portability, deletion, limitation, cancellation and opposition, at any time, through the contact email that appears on this website.

9. Cookies

This website uses a technology called cookies in order to provide a better and more personalized content. A cookie is information sent by a website and stored in the user’s browser, so the website can consult the user’s previous activity. This information is recorded in small files that are stored in the computer equipment of the user in an imperceptible way. Each time the User re-accesses this webpage, these files will be automatically activated so their preferences indicated in previous visits is configured.
In short, cookies are files of personal information housed in the user’s own terminal and unambiguously associated with that terminal.

In general, the purpose of cookies on this website is to improve the experience of the Users. In any case, the User has the possibility to configure the browser with which he is accessing this webpage in a way that allows, blocks or eliminates the cookies installed on his computer. In that case, certain services will not be available.

Browsing this webpage means that the following types of cookies can be installed:

9.1. Necessary cookies

These types of cookies are strictly necessary for the operation of a website. Without them, a website cannot function properly. For this reason, we do not request your explicit consent regarding these cookies.

9.2. Functional cookies

These serve to improve the functionality of the website. This includes, for example cookies that remember the content you have previously viewed on this website or the email address and password provided during the registration in a previous visit.

9.3. Analytical cookies

These provide statistical information on the use that users make of the webpage. These cookies do not allow the user to be identified, since the information they collect is anonymous and is used only for the improvement of web pages, navigation, usage statistics, speed of searches, measurement of website activity, etc. This website uses Google Analytics. More is available here.

9.4. Social Networks Cookies

These are used so the user can interact with the content of different social platforms (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.). These cookies are generated only for the users of these social networks. The conditions of use of these cookies and the information collected is regulated by the privacy policy of the corresponding social platform.

10. Hyperlinks

Regarding the link of the domain itself, the establishment of the hyperlink does not imply in any case the existence of relations between EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA and the owner of the website on which it is established, nor the acceptance and approval of its contents or services.

EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA is not responsible in any way for nor does it guarantee the quality, accuracy, reliability, correctness or morality of content or services that the establishment of the hyperlink offers. The User assumes his/her own responsibility for the consequences, damages or actions that may arise from access to the web page of the hyperlink.

The website on which the hyperlink is established will not contain information with illegal content, contrary to morality and good customs, nor will it contain content that is contrary to any third party’s rights and the applicable legislation.

In any situation deemed necessary, EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA reserves the right to prohibit and delete links to this website and to demand its withdrawal when they do not meet the conditions required in this section.

11. Applicable law and jurisdiction

The applicable legislation for any matter regarding this webpage will be the Spanish law.

12. Contact

For any question or enquiry with EMBRYOLOGIST MEDIA the Users are invited to send an email to info@embryologistmedia.com.