Legal notice - Privacy policy

General information

In order to comply with the provisions established in Act 34/2002, July 11, Information Society and Electronic Commerce Services (ISSA - Information Society Services Act), these are the general information details corresponding to this website:

Owner: RED ELÉCTRICA DE ESPAÑA, S.A.U.
Registered address: Paseo Conde de los Gaitanes nº 177, La Moraleja, 28109 Alcobendas (Madrid).
Contact: redelectrica@ree.es
Registry details: Company Register of Madrid, Volume 25.097, Folio 195, Section 8; Page M-452031, Inscription 4ª.
VAT: A-85309219
Accessible via URL: www.ree.es

General conditions

1. User conditions

Access and/or usage of this website (hereinafter "our website") attributes visitors the condition of user. The user accepts, immediately on access, all the usage conditions, both general and specific, with regards to the contents and/or services provided by our website.

2. Access conditions and use

2.1 Access to this site involves the prior reading by any user of the general conditions included herein. (hereinafter "the Conditions"). By accessing and using our site it is understood that the user confirms his acceptance, expressly, completely and without reservations, of its entire contents on access.

Should the user not agree with the Conditions, he shall refrain from accessing our site and/or operate through it. Red Eléctrica de España, S.A.U. (hereinafter "Red Eléctrica"), as owner of the site, reserves the right to modify these Conditions, notifying the users of such changes.

2.2 General access to our site is free and its viewing does not require any kind of subscription. Excluding, however, the services that expressly state the need for registration.

2.3 The user commits to access and use our site - the contents and/or services included - without contravening current legislation. Furthermore, the user commits to not use our site for illicit or damaging purposes against Red Eléctrica.

3. Terms and conditions as registered user

In order to access certain services included in our site, any user must register as a registered user of www.ree.es. The data required in each Registration Form will be provided by the user on a voluntary basis, therefore the data shall be accurate.

4. Personal data protection

The data provided by the users in each form shall become part of a file owned by Red Eléctrica. Red Eléctrica acquires the commitment to apply its Privacy Policy in this regard.

4.1 Privacy policy

- Anonymous browsing through web pages on our site

Red Eléctrica, as owner of the website www.ree.es only obtains and maintains the following information of visitors to our site:

a. The domain name of the service provider (ISP) and/or IP address that provides access to the net. This way Red Eléctrica prepares statistics on the countries and servers that visit our site most often.

b. The date and time of access to identify the times of most affluence and make precise adjustments to avoid saturation problems at peak times.

c. The Internet address that provided the link to our website. Thanks to this detail, we can identify the effectiveness of the various publicity formats and links that point to our site and encourage better results.

d. The number of daily visitors to each section, which allows us to identify the most successful areas as well as increase and improve their content.

- Links

a. Our website includes and provides links to content owned by third parties. Such links, not managed in any case by Red Eléctrica, are merely for information purposes. Therefore, Red Eléctrica shall not responsible in any case for the use that users may perform by accessing such links, and shall also not be responsible for the content and/or services offered through such pages.

b. On the other hand, the owners of other websites wishing to link to any of the pages on our website shall commit to respect the following rules established by Red Eléctrica for such purpose:

i. As a general rule, links shall not be made to pages or subpages other than the home page except in those cases that the absolute URL is provided expressly in order to be accessed by a specific service.

ii. Links that allow the complete or partial reproduction of pages shall be forbidden. It is therefore forbidden to use labels that call specific content on our website.

iii. It is forbidden to include commercial brands, texts or any other sign subject to protection other than the Red Eléctrica brand together with the URL of our website.

- Use of cookie technology

Our site www.ree.es uses cookies; small data files created on the user's computer. This does not mean we may read the data on the user's hard disk, nor can other cookies created by other service providers.

Cookies allow Red Eléctrica to store information such as the date and time the user last visited our website, content the user selected during his first visit, security elements involved in access control to our restricted areas or viewing of pages on our site. The only purpose is to facilitate basic management tasks of the site.

The user has the option to prevent the use of cookies. You can configure the browser on your computer in order to warn on reception of a cookie and prevent its creation on your hard disk. Non acceptance of the cookie does not involve any kind of consequence in the viewing of contents and/or services on the site.

- Personal data treatment

In accordance with current regulations in terms of data protection as well as Information Society and Electronic Commerce Services, the user accepts that any personal data provided on registration, or any other provided to Red Eléctrica for access to certain services (subscription to the publications service, news, ...) shall be added to files owned by this company for the following purpose: facilitate the provision of requested services, proper identification of users requesting such services, production of statistics surveys by registered users in order to design improvements to the services provided, management of basic administration tasks, as well as to keep you informed by e-mail or any other means of news and new services related to Red Eléctrica.

In the case of commercial communication via e-mail or equivalent means, the user expressly agrees to receive publicity through such means. However, the user may revoke such consent provided for the reception of commercial communication at any time by simply notifying Red Eléctrica in writing of such will.

Said personal data shall be processed in compliance with the provisions in Organic Act 15/1999, December 13, Personal Data Protection. The interested party is entitled to access, rectify, oppose or cancel the data provided, notifying by certified post to Red Eléctrica de España, S.A.U., Paseo del Conde de los Gaitanes, 177, 28109 Alcobendas (Madrid) or using the option to modify your data on line using the service we provide. The data provided by the interested party shall not be transferred to third parties.

4.2 Specific user registration characteristics

The username and password can be freely selected by the user during any registration process and are personal and non-transferable. The user commits to protect such data taking the appropriate measures to avoid their loss, removal and/or disclosure to third parties as well as unauthorized usage. The user commits to perform appropriate use of such data being the only person responsible in the event of any illicit use or contrary to the Conditions, whichever is applicable.

5. Conditions regarding the content

5.1 Intellectual and industrial property

With regards to the content included in the pages on our website (hereinafter any information, text, graphics design, multimedia file, photograph, computer code, commercial names, brands, etc.), the user shall be aware they are property of Red Eléctrica - except in the event they belong to third parties - and, therefore, it is forbidden:

- The reproduction, public communication, distribution, modification or any other similar action, of all or part unless they have prior and written authorization of Red Eléctrica. In the event of authorization by Red Eléctrica, users shall clearly and explicitly mention Red Eléctrica as a source of information.

- Any breach of the intellectual and industrial property rights of Red Eléctrica.

- Its use for commercial and/or publicity purposes, other than those strictly forbidden.

5.2 Use of contents

The content on our site is merely for informational purposes.

Red Eléctrica guarantees that all the content and/or services published on our site shall respect the principle of dignity of the person, the principle of non-discrimination for reasons of race, sex, religion, opinion, nationality, disability or any other personal and social circumstance, as well as the principle of protection of youth and infants.

The user, furthermore, commits to make good use of the content and/or services present on our site in accordance to current law.

6. Exclusion of garanties and responsibility

Red Eléctrica shall not be responsible for damage and consequential loss caused by the use that users make of the information included in the site.

Red Eléctrica does not provide any guarantee nor shall it be responsible for any damage and losses of any kind or nature that could be caused by:

1. Lack of availability, maintenance or continuity of operation of www.ree.es as well as the incorrect operation of its contents / services.

2. Lack of utility, suitability or validity of the content / services offered in www.ree.es to satisfy the expectations, requirements, activities or specific user results.

3. The existence of viruses, programs harmful to the user's PC or the presence of viruses in the services provided by third parties through www.ree.es.

4. The illicit, negligent, fraudulent use or simply contrary to these Conditions.

5. The lack of rigour and quality, reliability, etc of the content / services provided by third parties and made available to users on www.ree.es.

6. Failure by third parties to fulfil the obligations or commitments assumed with Red Eléctrica with regards to the services provided and available to users in www.ree.es.

7. The information and documentation available on this web site in English is provided for informational purposes only. In the event of a discrepancy between the content of the English version and the original Spanish version the latter shall prevail.

8. The possible lack of updating of the legal provisions published on www.ree.es. In any case, the current version will be that which is published in the Official State Gazette.

7. Duration

The duration of the services provided by the www.ree.es website is indefinite.

Red Eléctrica reserves the right, regardless of the above, to interrupt, suspend or terminate the provision of this service or any others included on the www.ree.es site.

8. Applicable Jurisdiction and Legislation

These Conditions shall be governed by the provisions in Spanish legislation.

In the event of any discrepancy or controversy with regards to the interpretation or application of these Conditions or the content of the website, in general, Red Eléctrica and the user, expressly relinquish to any other jurisdiction that may be applicable and shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the Courts and Tribunals of Madrid.