Legal Notice

This website is property of the Spanish Association of Palaeontology (hereinafter SEP), with CIF nº G78262763 and address at Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, José Gutiérrez Abascal 2, 28006 Madrid (Spain).

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This website is governed by the regulations exclusively applicable in Spain, being subject to it, both nationals and foreigners who use this website.

Access to our website by the USER is free of charge and is subject to the prior reading and full, express and unreserved acceptance of these GENERAL CONDITIONS OF USE in force at the time of access, which we ask you to read carefully. The USER, when using our portal, its contents or services, expressly accepts and submits to the general conditions of use of the same. If the user does not agree with these conditions of use, he/she must refrain from using this portal and operating through it.

We may at any time modify the presentation and configuration of our website, extend or reduce services, and even remove it from the network, as well as the services and content provided, all unilaterally and without prior notice.


All content, texts, images and source codes are the property of SEP or of third parties from whom its exploitation rights have been acquired, and are protected by Intellectual and Industrial Property rights.

The user is only entitled to private, non-profit use of the same, and requires express authorisation to modify, reproduce, exploit, distribute or exercise any right belonging to the owner.

The establishment of links to our portal does not confer any right over the same. Likewise, the mere fact of establishing a link to our website does not entitle you to the status of collaborator or partner.

The SEP shall not be liable for any claims regarding the intellectual property rights of articles and images published by third parties on its website.

Imitation of our website, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.


Access to our website is free of charge and does not require a prior subscription or registration.

The submission of personal data implies express acceptance by the user of our privacy policy.

The user must access our website by good faith, the rules of public order and these General Conditions of Use. Access to our website is at the user’s own exclusive responsibility, and the user shall be liable in all cases for any damages that may be caused to third parties or us.

The user is expressly prohibited from using and obtaining the services and contents offered on this website by procedures other than those stipulated in these conditions of use.

Likewise, the user is prohibited from any type of action on our portal that causes an excessive overload of our computer systems, as well as the introduction of viruses, or the installation of robots, or software that alters the normal operation of our website, or in short may cause damage to our computer systems.

Taking into account the impossibility of controlling the information, contents and services contained in other websites that can be accessed through the links that our website may make available, we inform you that we are exempt from any liability for damages of any kind that may arise from the use of these websites, outside our company, by the user.

SEP reserves the unilateral right, without prior notice, to cancel the membership of any user that the organisation considers having violated the conditions governing the use of our website, without the user being entitled to any claim of any kind for this type of action. Likewise, SEP reserves the right to take appropriate legal action against those persons who violate these general conditions of use, and the user accepts that failure to initiate such action does not constitute a formal waiver thereof and that such action shall remain in force until the legal statute of limitations for infringements has expired.


Confidentiality and security are qualities of great importance to SEP, therefore we are committed to guaranteeing the user’s privacy at all times and to not collecting unnecessary information.

The provision of personal data through our portal requires a minimum age of 14 years and the express acceptance of our Privacy Policy.


By making this website available to the user, we wish to offer a quality service, using the maximum diligence in the provision of the same, as well as in the technological means used. However, we are not responsible for the presence of viruses or other elements that may in any way damage the user’s computer system.

We do not guarantee that the availability of the service will be continuous and uninterrupted.

The user is prohibited from any action on our portal that causes an excessive overload of our computer systems, as well as the introduction of viruses, or the installation of robots, or software that alters the normal operation of our website, or ultimately may cause damage to our computer systems.

The user assumes all responsibility derived from the use of our website.

The user acknowledges that he/she has understood all the information regarding the conditions of use of our portal, and acknowledges that they are sufficient for the exclusion of the error in them, and therefore accepts them fully and expressly.


These General Conditions of Use have been modified on 14/02/2021. We may modify them at any time: please check the date of issue each time you connect to our website to ensure that no changes have been made that may affect you.