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Spanish Network of Excellence on Cybersecurity Research (hereinafter referred to as RENIC) is a membership based national sectoral association registered in the National Associations Registry of the Interior Ministry with registration number: 612048, under the auspices of Organic Law 1/2002, dated March 22, regulating the Right of Association (BOE No. 73, of March 26). RENIC’s vat Number is G24694051 and it is located at Facultad de Veterinaria, num. 25. 24004. León. Spain.

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General Conditions for Use of RENIC Portal:

The domain name is the property of RENIC, and their use is exclusively reserved to this association.

The official RENIC portal is It is intended to provide its target audience, the activities carried out by this association and the products and services provided for the main purpose of promoting scientific research, technological development, innovation, transference of knowledge and technology to the industry and the development of R+D+i projects in the cybersecurity sector in Spain.

The use of this website implies full and express acceptance of the conditions laid down herein. This is without prejudice to any further, more specific conditions that may apply to particular services offered through the website.

RENIC reserves the right to carry out modifications and updates to the information contained in its website or to their configuration or presentation, at any time and without prior warning.

In order to keep the information published on the websites up to date, their contents may be modified, corrected, deleted or added to at any time. It is thus advisable to check their validity and correctness by reference to official sources.

Intellectual and Industrial Property. Frames.

All the items forming this web-site, together with its structure, design and source code, and also the logos, trademarks and other distinctive symbols appearing in it, are the property of RENIC or its collaborators. They are protected by the laws of intellectual and industrial property and copyright.

The images and other graphic elements in the contents of the websites are likewise protected by the corresponding intellectual and industrial property rights.

RENIC expressly prohibits framing or the use by third parties of any other mechanism whatsoever that alters the design, original configuration or contents of our website.

Any use made of contents must respect the specific permissions or licences granted. Hence, their use, reproduction, distribution, publication, modification, and all other similar or analogous activities are totally forbidden, unless explicit prior authorization is obtained from RENIC.

RENIC authorizes total or partial reproduction of the texts and contents provided on the websites, if and only if each and every one of the following conditions applies in full:

  1. The integrity of the contents, documents or graphic elements used in this way is maintained.
  2. RENIC is explicitly named as the source or origin from which this material is taken.
  3. The aims and objectives of such use are compatible with the purposes of RENIC’s website, the activities of the association, or both of these.
  4. The use is not for commercial purposes, with distribution, publication, modification or de-compilation being expressly prohibited.

All other forms of use of whatever kind must be notified to RENIC, and prior and explicit authorization must be obtained for them from RENIC.

With regard to quotations of third-party products and services, RENIC fully recognizes the rights of industrial and intellectual property corresponding to their owners. Mere mention of them or their appearance on the websites does not imply any rights or liabilities in respect of them, nor does it imply any support, sponsorship or recommendation for them.

RENIC hereby formally states its full respect for the intellectual and industrial property rights of third parties. Hence, if you consider that any of our web pages may be infringing your rights, we request you to contact RENIC.


RENIC does not guarantee the absence of errors for access to its websites, or in their content, or that the data included in them are necessarily up to date. However, RENIC will employ its best efforts to avoid errors, and to correct or to update the pages as appropriate. 

Both access to the RENIC website and any use that may be made of the information contained in them is exclusively the responsibility of those undertaking these actions.

RENIC accepts no liability for security breaches that may occur, nor for any possible damage that may be caused to users’ computer systems (whether hardware or software), or files or documents stored in them. This applies whether it involves a consequence of the presence of viruses in the computer systems of users that are employed to connect to the services and contents of the websites, of the malfunctioning of browsers or of the use of outdated versions, or any other cause.

RENIC accepts no liability for the information and contents that are stored in any way that allows third parties to publish contents independently on RENIC’s web page. These include, but are not limited to, forums, chats, blogs, comments, and social networks.

Nonetheless, in compliance with what is envisaged by the LSSI, RENIC indicates its availability to all users, to the authorities and to police or security forces, in joint endeavours to collaborate actively in removing or blocking all those contents that might affect or breach Spanish or international legislation, third-party rights, morals or public order. If any users consider there to be any content on the websites that might be so classified, they are requested to contact RENIC.

RENIC accepts no liability for the answers given through the various e-mail addresses that appear on its websites. Hence, no legally binding effect can arise from them.


The hyperlinks to be found on the RENIC website may redirect to third-party web contents. The aim of these links is only to aid in seeking out on the Internet resources that may be of interest. Nevertheless, these pages are not the property of RENIC, which does not check their contents and hence RENIC accepts no liability for the content, information or services that may appear on these sites. These are of an exclusively informative nature and in no case imply any relationship whatsoever between RENIC and the individuals or bodies that own these contents or the sites where they are to be found. RENIC is likewise unable to accept any responsibility for the good functioning of the pages to which the links lead or for any possible harm that may arise from access to or use of them.

Any hyperlinks to RENIC websites must fulfil the following conditions:

  1. The establishment of a hyperlink must not be deemed to constitute any form of agreement, contract, sponsorship or recommendation by RENIC of the page containing the link.
  2. The web page on which the hyperlink is set up must not incorporate information or contents that are illegal or discriminatory, that run counter to generally accepted principles of ethics, or that are such as are likely to lead to a breach of the peace or disturbance of public order. Similarly, they must not include contents infringing any type of rights of third parties.
  3. RENIC may request a link to its websites to be removed, without need for any reason to be given. In this case, the page on which the link occurs must delete it immediately upon receipt of notification from RENIC.
  4. RENIC accepts no liability of any sort for, nor does it guarantee the quality, precision, reliability, correctness or moral acceptability of, the contents or services that page or pages with which the link is established may offer. Users assume exclusive responsibility for any consequences, harm or actions that may arise from accessing web pages with such hyperlinks.
  5. Any web page on which a hyperlink is set up may not contain any trademark, denomination, logo, slogan or other distinctive symbol belonging to RENIC, other than those signs which form part of the hyperlink itself.

Protection of Data of a Personal Nature

Personal data requested for providing our services are incorporated into automated files subject to the provisions of Spanish Fundamental Law 15/1999 on Data Protection (the LOPD) and Spanish Royal Decree 1720/2007 of 21 December 2007, which approved detailed regulations (the RLOPD) expanding this law.

All gathering and processing of such data is undertaken by RENIC. The purpose of this is to manage, offer, expand and improve the services requested from time to time by users, to follow up consultations, to participate in staff selection processes, to send electronic notifications, and to produce statistics, or any combination of the above.

The services offered by RENIC are intended for those aged above fourteen years.

RENIC is committed to fulfilling its duty of secrecy with regard to data of a personal nature supplied and its obligation to process them in a confidential manner, in accordance with legislation currently in force. To this end, it will adopt the measures necessary to avoid modification, loss, or unauthorized access or processing of such data.

Moreover, you are informed that, if you wish to do so, you may exercise the rights envisaged in Article 5 of the LOPD contacto ARROBA renic PUNTO es. The topic line should be “LOPD”, you should give your full name and e-mail address, and the message field should indicate for which RENIC service you are registered and what right to access, rectify, cancel or express disagreement with your personal data you wish to exercise.

In compliance with Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December on the Protection of Personal Data (LOPD) and the R.D. 1720/2007 of 21 December, approving its Development Regulation, we inform you that the personal data collected for membership of this National Sectorial Association incorporated in the file GESTION DE ASOCIADOS A RENIC responsibility of RENIC, registered in the General Register of the Spanish Agency for Data Protection, in order to assign them to membership in this Association and related activities, and in no case, for other possible activities not related to the Association's purposes, including email campaigns or equivalent. The exercise of the rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition may be carried out in legal terms, by means of written communication and with the reference "RENIC: Data Protection", to the headquarters of RENIC, located in Vicerrectorado de Gestión Resources and infrastructure. Rectorate Building. Avda. De la Facultad, 25 24004 León. SPAIN.


The RENIC website and its domains use cookies (small files of information that the server sends to the computers of those accessing the site) to ensure the correct functioning of the website and display of pages to users, as also to gather statistical information. For further information, please see our Cookies policy table bellow.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

In the case of any dispute or conflict over the interpretation of the terms in this legal notification, the law applicable will be Spanish law. This will also be the case for any question relating to the services provided through these websites.

For the resolution of any conflict that may arise from visits to the websites or the use of services offered on them, RENIC and all users agree to subject themselves to the judges and courts of the place of residence of the user, provided that this is situated within Spanish territory and the user is bringing suit as a consumer. If this is not so, submission of cases will be through the courts of the City of Leon in Spain.

Cookies Policy

The RENIC website and its domains use cookies (small files of information that the server sends to the computers of those accessing the site) to ensure the correct functioning of the website and display of pages to users, as also to gather statistical information. The following cookies are used:






Google Analytics cookies:

  • _ga
  • _gat
  • _gid
  • _gid
  • Other possible cookies to be loaded by the Google visit monitoring service [1]



Third party.
Service conditions:[2]

They are used to generate a unique user identifier, used to count how many times a user visits the site, as well as the date of the first and last time they visited the web. They record the date and time of access to any of the portal pages. They check the need to keep a user's session open or create a new one. They identify the user's session, to collect the approximate geographical location of the computer that accesses the portal.

Google Cookies:

  • NID
  • IDE
  • id
  • GAPS



Third party

They are used for the operation of Google services, such as reCaptcha and search and content sharing services.

Siteimprove cookies:

  • nmstat



Third party

It is used for the operation of the Siteimprove service. Stores information about the use of the website. It is used to collect statistics on visits to the site, for example, the last time you visited the site. The cookie contains a randomly generated identification that allows it to recognize your browser when you visit a site. The cookie does not store any personal information, and is only used for web analysis. [3]

Load Balancer Cookies:




Third party

Cookie used for the correct functioning of the load balancer of the portals [4]

Cookies of the cookie management notice:

  • cb-enabled2
  • cookie-agreed
  • cookie-agreed-version
  • cookie-agreed-categories




They are used to control the appearance and acceptance of the cookie management notice itself.

Session cookies:





They are used to store a unique session identifier for the proper functioning of the portal.

Batch API cookies:

  • has_js




They are used for the proper functioning of the portal.

Youtube cookies:



Third party They are used to record the user's video player preferences when watching embedded YouTube videos.

Twitter cookies:



Third party Cookies necessary for it to function correctly and display included elements related to Twitter


[1] – Use of Google Analytics cookies on websites:

[2] – Google Analytics privacy conditions:

[3] – Technical specifications Siteimprove:

[4] – Information about the load balancer:

Third party services

In addition, RENIC maintains a presence on third-party portals and services. To learn their conditions for privacy and use of cookies, it is necessary to consult the policies set out by these third parties:

Acceptance of policy on cookies

RENIC displays information about its policy on cookies at the top of all of the pages accessed through its portal at the beginning of each user session, so that users will be aware of it.
On seeing this information, it is possible to carry out any of the following actions:

  • Accept cookies. The warning will not be displayed again when accessing any page of the site during the current session.
  • Modify the configuration. You may obtain more information about what cookies are, learn more about RENIC’s policy on cookies and modify the configuration of your browser so as to restrict or block RENIC cookies at any point. If you do restrict or block cookies, some functions of the website may be impaired.
  • Continue browsing or move along the navigation bar: this is deemed to indicate acceptance of use.

How to modify the configuration for cookies.

You may restrict, block or delete cookies from RENIC or any other website by using your browser. Each browser has a different method for this purpose, but the "Help" function will indicate how to proceed.

Furthermore, it is also possible to manage cookie storage in your browser by using tools such as the following:

Cookies script license

For the functionality of the cookie notice in the INCIBE portals, a Drupal module called EU Cookies Compliance is used.

The documentation for this component is available at:

The following changes have been made to the functionality of the above mentioned script:

  • Modifications in the buttons of the banner
  • Modification when displaying and controlling cookie categories

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