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Conditions of use web

The website www.ccn.cni.es and all the sub-domains and directories included under it (hereinafter, jointly referred to as the Portal) are owned by the Centro Criptológico Nacional (hereinafter CCN), attached to the Centro Nacional de Inteligencia (hereinafter CNI), CIF number S-2800155-J, with registered address at C/Argentona 30, 28023 Madrid - Spain. Telephone (+34) 91 372 50 00. E-mail address

General conditions of the website

The CCN informs you that access to and use of the portal www.ccn.cni.es, as well as the services or contents that may be obtained through it, are subject to the terms detailed in this Legal Notice, without prejudice to the fact that access to any of these services or contents may require the acceptance of other types of conditions that will be shown prior to access.

Therefore, if you do not agree to the considerations detailed in this Legal Notice, please do not make use of the portal, as any use you make of it or of the services and contents included in it will imply full and unreserved acceptance of the legal terms contained in this text.

The CCN reserves the right to make changes to the portal without prior notice in order to update, correct, modify, add or remove the contents of the portal or its design. Also, the conditions and terms contained in this Notice may vary, since access and / or use of the website assumes the user’s agreement to all terms, we advise you to review these terms each time you visit the portal.

Exclusion of liability

In the event that links, or hyperlinks are established on the website to other Internet sites, the CCN will not exercise any type of control over these sites and contents. The user assumes sole responsibility for any consequences, damages or actions that may arise from access to the hyperlinked websites.

Under no circumstances will the CCN assume any responsibility for the content of any link belonging to a third-party website, therefore no guarantee exists for the quality, accessibility, reliability, accuracy, truthfulness and legality of any type of material or information contained in these websites.

In no case is there any association between the CCN website and the linked external sites.

Intellectual and industrial property rights

This website, as well as its content (including databases, text, audio, video and software files), designs and services are the property of and under the control of the CCN, and are protected without limitation by Spanish industrial and intellectual property laws, as well as by the various international treaties that may be applicable. The CCN also owns the trademarks, labels, distinctive signs or logos of the CCN that appear on the website, and as such are duly registered.

Their use, total or partial reproduction, distribution, public communication, including the way in which all or part of the contents of this website is made available, transformation, translation, adaptation or any other similar or analogous activity is strictly prohibited unless prior written authorisation has been obtained from the CCN. The license to use any content of this portal granted to the user is limited to the download by the user of such content and private use of the same, provided that the content remains intact.

Use of IP addresses and browsing with cookies

The navigation of a user in this Portal, as in any other web site, leaves as a trace the IP address that during the session has been assigned by its Internet access provider. The registration of this IP address serves exclusively for internal purposes, such as access statistics of the Portal.

Cookies are data files that are generated in the user's computer and that allow us to obtain information about the date and time of the last user visit to our website as well as the country and origin selected by the user for a future presentation of the website according to its geographical origin, and about those security elements involved in controlling access to restricted areas.

The CCN website and its domains use cookies (small information files that the server sends to the computer of the person accessing the page) for the proper functioning and viewing of the websites by the user, the collection of statistics about any security elements involved in controlling access to restricted areas.

The CCN displays information about its Cookies Policy at the bottom of any page of the portal with each login in order to make you aware of it.

In the light of this information, it is possible to take the following actions:

  • Accept cookies. This warning will not be displayed again when accessing any page of the portal during the same session.
  • Restrict, block or delete cookies from the CCN or any other website, using your browser. In each browser the operation is different. If the user of the www.ccn.cni.es website does not wish to accept the downloading of the cookie on his or her computer, he or she may still browse the website without any restriction.

Access Restrictions

The CCN reserves the right to deny at its discretion, at any time and without prior notice, access to this website or any part of it to any user.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

The relationship between CCN and the user will be governed by current Spanish legislation, regardless of the user's legal environment. The resolution of any dispute that may arise in connection with the visit to the website, or the use of the services that may be offered there, will be submitted to the Courts and Tribunals of the city of Madrid, Spain.

Multilanguage Version

The website of the CCN is translated into several official Spanish languages in their respective territories, in accordance with the provisions of Article 3 of the Spanish Constitution of 1978 and its Statutes of Autonomy. The languages are Catalan, Basque, Galician and Valencian. It is also translated into English.

The content of the portal is translated according to the different levels of depth. The sections on continuous updating are excluded from the translation, given the immediacy of the changes proposed in the same, as well as the legal regulations.

It should be noted that, in general, there may be a discrepancy between the Spanish version and the other languages derived from the translation process.