Legal notice


IKERBASQUE. Basque Foundation for Science
(i2basque. Research and Academic Network)
CIF: G01413459

Euskadi square 5
48009 Bilbao
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The Research Portal of the Basque Science System is an information system that allows you to explore the R+D+I structure, locate experts in a scientific research field and access the results of the research carried out at the Basque Science System.

Accessing the Research Portal, implies acceptance of the conditions of use set out below.


The access to the contents of the Website will be carried out according to the policy established by the entity.

The Basque Science System will be able to modify, at any moment and without previous notice, the information on the website, and it will be able deactivate and/or cancel any of the contents and services that integrate it. At the same way, the Basque Science System reserves for itself the right to update present use conditions.

Access to the website is free. The user undertakes to make appropriate use of the content and services offered in accordance with the law. Accessing and using the website implies that the user accepts in full and agrees to fully comply with the terms and conditions detailed in this legal notice. When a user fails to comply with the legal warnings and conditions of use specified herein, the Basque Science System reserves the right to block their access and to take appropriate legal action in defence of its rights.

The access and use of the website involve that the user person agrees in its entirety and force himself to fulfil completely the terms and conditions detailed in this legal notice.

As a user, any person who accesses it is obliged to comply with the following obligations:


It is necessary to identify yourself as a user of the Basque Science System Research Portal to access some specific services.

Identification is carried out through the RedIRIS Identity Service (SIR), where the institution to which you belong must be selected and identified with the institutional user account.

The first time that you access as a registered user person to the Research Portal of the Basque Research System is compulsory to accept explicitly the personal data protection declaration.


The Basque Science System is the owner and/or licensee of all the information contained in this portal, y its graphic design, images, databases, indexes, source codes, brands and logos, which are protected in accordance with the provisions of the Intellectual Property Law and the Trademark Law.

Its availability and use does not imply, in any case, the transfer of its ownership or the granting of a right of use in favour of the user, so that any reproduction, copy, total or partial distribution, or commercialisation, will require prior written authorisation from the Basque Science System, with the entity reserving, in case of improper use, the right to exercise any legal action necessary for the restitution of damages caused. Likewise, the user is obliged to compensate the entity for any damage or harm that may be caused by the use of this website in violation of these general conditions and/or current legislation.


The inclusion on this web page of links to other portals managed by third parties is merely for information purposes and does not imply that the Basque Science System recommends and/or guarantees these portals, over which it has no control, nor is it responsible for their content.

If any user, entity or website wishes to establish some kind of link to the Basque Science System's Research portal, they may direct it to the home page or any other page. The Basque Science System does not have the power to know, control or approve all the information, contents, products or services provided by other websites that have established links to this website. Consequently, the Basque Science System assumes no responsibility for links to this Research Portal from third parties.


Sometimes it is possible that "cookies" may be used in order to provide a series of contents and/or services in a personalised manner. A "cookie" is a small element of data that a website can send to a user's web browser.

In turn, this item may be stored on the user's computer hard drive so that it can be recognised when they return to the website. In any case, there is always the possibility for the user to specify, in the preferences of their browser programme, that they wish to be warned before accepting any "cookie".

The data that will be stored in each "cookie" is the following: language, date and time of the last time the user visited our web, the content design that the user person chose in his first visit to our web and security elements that intervene in the access control to the restricted areas.

On this site are in use, the following cookies:

Own Cookies: are those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.

Third-party Cookies: are those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies.

Technical Cookies: are those that allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and use the different options or services that exist therein, including those that the editor uses to allow the management and operation of the website and enable its functions and services.

Analytical Cookies: These are those that allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked, including the quantification of the impacts of the advertisements. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the usage data made by the users of the service.

What purposes do they have?

They serve many purposes, such as obtaining browsing habits or customizing the way content is displayed (language, for example).

The “cookies” used, the purpose, the owner of the “cookie”, as well as the storage time are described below.

Cookie name Cookie type Purpose Entity in charge Activated time term
_ga Analytics This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and track website usage for the website's analytics report. Cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. Google 2 years from login
_gat Analytics Google Universal Analytics sets these cookies to reduce request speed and limit data collection on high traffic sites. Google 1 minute
_gid Analytics This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information about how visitors use the website and helps create an analytical report of how the website is performing. The data collected, including the number of visitors, the source they came from and the pages, appeared anonymously. Google 24 hours
utma Analytics Google Analytics uses this cookie to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the JavaScript is executed and the __utma cookie is not used. The cookie is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics. Google 2 years from login
cookie-agreed Technique Collects the user's acceptance of cookies. Own 99 days
cookie-agreed-categories Technique Collects the categories of cookies selected by the user. Own 99 days

The data that will be stored in each "cookie" is the following: language, date and time of the last time the user visited our Website, design of content that the user chose on their first visit to our Website and security elements. that intervene in the control of access to restricted areas.

Can I deactivate them?

You can or configure your browser to reject the storage of cookies on your computer.