Legal Notice

Ownership of the Website

Pursuant to article 10 of Law 34/2002, of 11 July, on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce (hereinafter, “LSSI”), we inform you that the website (hereinafter referred to as the “Website” or “Portal”) is operated by Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, S.A. (hereinafter referred to as “CAF”), with Tax Code A–20001020, registered in the  mercantile Register of Guipúzcoa, volume 983, folio 144, sheet SS-329, entry 239, with registered address C/ José Miguel Iturrioz, 26, 20200 Beasain (Guipúzcoa).

Use of the Portal

This Legal Notice (hereinafter “Legal Notice”), and the Terms and Conditions of Use (hereinafter “Terms and Conditions”), establish the conditions which govern the information society services CAF provides Internet users on their Website.

By this means, access to and use of the Website implies that the user (hereinafter referred to as the “User”) fully accepts and undertakes to abide by this Legal Notice, the Terms and Conditions,  and any instructions or suggestions provided in each specific case on the Website.

Access to the Website is free except for the connection charge paid by the User for the telecommunication network provided by the service provider the User has contracted.

CAF reserves the right to make any changes and updates they require to the Website and its contents, configuration and presentation, including this Legal Notice and the Terms and Conditions at  any  time without notice. This Legal Notice and the  Terms and Conditions will be available in a visible and freely accessible link for all necessary enquiries.

The user undertakes to not use this Website for fraudulent purposes, and to not behave in any way which could jeopardise the image, interests and rights of CAF or third parties, undertaking to use the Portal, the services and contents therein in a diligent, appropriate and legitimate manner. In particular, the User agrees not to: remove, ignore or tamper with the "copyright" and other data identifying the rights of their holders included in the Content of the Portal, including technical protection devices or any information mechanisms the Contents may contain. The User also agrees not to take any actions with the intention of damaging, rendering useless or overloading the Website, or actions that would affect the normal use and operation of the website in any way.

Violation of this Legal Notice and/or the Terms or Conditions, or if CAF reasonably believes they are being breached, CAF reserves the right to limit, suspend or terminate the user's access to the Website, adopting any appropriate technical measures. CAF also reserves the right to make decisions, at any time, concerning the continued provision of the Portal services.

Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights

Intellectual property rights relating to the availability of the content on the Website (including sui generis database rights), its graphic design (look &feel), distinctive logos (brands and trade names), underlying software (including source code), the various items making up the Portal (text, graphics, photographs, videos, etc.) are the property of CAF or it possesses use and exploitation rights for them. To this regard, they are protected by intellectual and industrial property laws currently in force.

By no means for use of this Website by the User entail the assignment of any intellectual and/or industrial property rights on the Portal, its contents and/or logos of CAF. To this regard, by means of this Legal Notice, except when legally permitted, the User is strictly forbidden from reproducing, modifying, distributing, publishing, making available, removal and/or reuse of the Website, its contents and/or the distinctive logos of CAF.

Reproducing items or content from the Website for profit or commercial advantage is strictly prohibited.

Limitation of Liability

The User acknowledges that her/she will use the Website at their own risk and under their own responsibility, and CAF will not be held responsible for misuse or improper use of the Portal. To this regard, CAF will only be held liable for the damages User's may incur as a result of using the Website, when these damages are the result of misconduct on CAF's part.

In particular, CAF will not be liable for:

  • The content of any linked sites included on the Website. To this regard, the terms in section 5 of this Legal Notice apply.
  • Any damages to the User's computer equipment caused by a virus, worms, trojan horses or any other malware. The User acknowledges that use of the Internet puts their computer equipment at risk of being infected by the aforementioned malware. To this regard, it is the User's responsibility to ensure they have suitable tools for malware detection and removal.
  • Any type of damages incurred by the User arising from failures or disconnections on the telecommunications networks which result in the suspension, cancellation or interruption of the Website service while in use or beforehand. To this regard, the User acknowledges that access to the Portal requires services which are supplied by third parties outside CAF's control.


The Website includes technical linking devices (links) providing User access to other Internet websites and pages (hereinafter referred to as "Linked Sites"). In these cases, CAF acts AS an intermediation services provider pursuant to article 17 of the LSSI. Under said legislation, CAF will not be held liable for the content and services provided by the Linked Sites, unless it has actual knowledge of any illegality and has not deactivated the link with all due diligence. We ask that when Users detect a Linked Site contains illicit or inappropriate content, they report this to CAF using the contact form. Under no circumstance does THIS notice entail the obligation to remove the relevant link.

The inclusion of any Linked Sites does not necessarily imply that CAF has actual knowledge or is aware in any way that the services and contents in these sites is unlawful. Nor does it imply that CAF holds agreements with the owners or persons in charge of the Linked Sites. Nor does the existence of these links imply that CAF recommends, promotes, identifies with or accepts the declarations, contents or services these Linked Sites provide. Subsequently, CAF is not responsible for the content of any Linked Site, not of their conditions of use and confidentiality policies and it is the sole responsibility of the User to check them and accept them each time they access and use these links.

The User and, in general, any natural or legal person with the intention of creating a link FROM their website or page to the Portal, requires prior written authorisation from CAF. The inclusion of links under no circumstances implies a relationship between CAF and the owner or person in charge of the website or page where the link leads to, nor that CAF accepts or approves of the site's contents or services.

General Observations

Use of this Website is governed by and construed in accordance with Spanish Law. By using the Website, the User agrees that any conflict or dispute that may arise between the user and CAF will be submitted to the courts of San Sebastián.

Should any of the provisions of this Legal Notice be declared null then they will be removed or replaced. In any case, such declaration of nullity will not affect the enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Legal Notice.