LEGAL NOTICE

In compliance with the duty of information stipulated in article 10 of Law 34/2002, of July 11, on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce, the Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) through Manuel Ferrer from the Institute of Catalysis and Petrochemistry and on behalf of the “FuturEnzyme Consortium”, as owner of the website WWW.FUTURENZYME.EU, hereby states:

Below are the general information details of this website:
Owner: the Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) through Manuel Ferrer from the Institute of Catalysis and Petrochemistry and on behalf of the “FuturEnzyme Consortium”, hereinafter referred to as «HOLDER».

Manuel Ferrer
Research Professor
Systems Biotechnology Group
Department of Applied Biocatalysis
CSIC – Instituto de Catálisis, Marie Curie 2, 28049 Madrid
Tel: +34915854872
Fax: +34915854760
E-mail: mferrer@icp.csic.es
Web: www.futurenzyme.eu

The present information constitutes and regulates the conditions of use, the limitations of responsibility and the obligations that the users of the website published under the domain name WWW.FUTURENZYME.EU assume and undertake to respect.

      • Site» means the WWW.FUTURENZYME.EU domain which is made available to Internet Users.
      • User«, the natural or legal person who uses or browses the Site.
      • Content«, are the pages that make up the entire WWW.FUTURENZYME.EU domain, which make up the information and services that HOLDER makes available to Internet Users. They contain the messages, texts, photographs, graphics, icons, logos, technology, links, textures, drawings, sound and/or image files, recordings, software, appearance, graphic design and source codes and, in general, any kind of material contained on the Website.
      • Web«, technical word that describes the system of access to information via the Internet, which is configured by means of pages made with HTML or similar language, and programming mechanisms such as java, javascript, PHP, or others, etc. These pages designed and published under an Internet domain name are the result of the information that the owner makes available to Internet Users.
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      • Cookies«, technical means for the «traceability» and monitoring of browsing on websites. These are small text files that are written on the User’s computer. This method has implications for privacy, so HOLDER will give appropriate and reliable notice of their use when they are implemented on the Site.
      • Consorcio FuturEnzyme”, formed by the members of the European funded project FuturEnzyme coordinated by Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) through Manuel Ferrer from the Institute of Catalysis and Petrochemistry, detailed below:

Grant Agreement (GA) No: 101000327
Acronym: FuturEnzyme
Title: Technologies of the Future for Low-Cost Enzymes for Environment-Friendly Products
Call/Topic: Enzymes for more environment-friendly consumer products
Type of action: Research and Innovation action
Granted by: Research Executive Agency

Members of “FuturEnzyme Consortium” include,

  1. ‘the coordinator’: AGENCIA ESTATAL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS (CSIC), represented for the purposes of this document by the Principal Investigators, Manuel Ferrer and Julia Sanz-Aparicio;
  2. BARCELONA SUPERCOMPUTING CENTER – CENTRO NACIONAL DE SUPERCOMPUTACION (BSC), represented for the purposes of this document by the Principal Investigator Victor Guallar;
  3. BANGOR UNIVERSITY (BANGOR), represented for the purposes of this document by the Principal Investigator Peter N. Golyshin;
  4. UNIVERSITAET HAMBURG (UHAM), represented for the purposes of this document by the Principal Investigator Wolfgang R. Streit;
  5. HEINRICH-HEINE-UNIVERSITAET DUESSELDORF (UDUS) – INSTITUTE OF MOLECULAR ENZYME TECHNOLOGY, represented for the purposes of this document by the Principal Investigator Karl-Erich Jaeger;
  6. ASSOCIACAO DO INSTITUTO SUPERIOR TECNICO PARA A INVESTIGACAO E DESENVOLVIMENTO (IST ID), represented for the purposes of this document by the Principal Investigator Carla de Carvalho;
  7. CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE (CNR) – INSTITUTE FOR BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES AND MARINE BIOTECHNOLOGY, represented for the purposes of this document by the Principal Investigator Michail M. Yakimov;
  8. CONSORZIO ITALBIOTEC (ITB), represented for the purposes of this document by the Principal Investigator Ilaria Re;
  9. FACHHOCHSCHULE NORDWESTSCHWEIZ (FHNW), represented for the purposes of this document by the Principal Investigators Patrick Shahgaldian and Philippe F.-X. Corvini;
  10. CLUSTER INDUSTRIELLE BIOTECHNOLOGIE 2021 E.V. (CLIB), represented for the purposes of this document by the Principal Investigator Tatjana Schwabe-Marković;
  11. INOFEA AG (INOFEA AG), represented for the purposes of this document by the Principal Investigator Anne Timm;
  12. BIOC-CHEM SOLUTIONS SRL (Bio_Ch), represented for the purposes of this document by the Principal Investigator Fabrizio Beltrametti;
  13. SCHOELLER TEXTIL AG (SCHOELLER), represented for the purposes of this document by the Principal Investigator Roland Lottenbach;
  14. HENKEL KGaA (HENKEL), represented for the purposes of this document by the Principal Investigators Christian Degering and Susanne Wieland;
  15. EVONIK OPERATIONS GMBH (EVO), represented for the purposes of this document by the Principal Investigators Hans Henning Wenk and Moniec van Logchem;
  16. EUCODIS BIOSCIENCE GMBH (EUCODIS), represented for the purposes of this document by the Principal Investigator Jan Modregger.

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If the User does not agree with the clauses and conditions of use of this Legal Notice, he/she shall refrain from using the Site.

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Likewise, the USER acknowledges:

      • That HOLDER will not be responsible in any way for the opinions expressed by users, who participate under their sole and exclusive responsibility.
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Likewise, HOLDER reserves the right to remove any comments and contributions that violate the respect for the dignity of the person, that are discriminatory, xenophobic, racist, pornographic, that violate youth or childhood, public order or safety or that, in his opinion, are not appropriate for publication.

In any case, WWW.FUTURENZYME.EU shall not be responsible for the opinions expressed by users through the blog or other participation tools that may be created, in accordance with the provisions of the applicable regulations.

HOLDER is aware of the importance of data protection, as well as the privacy of the USER, and has therefore implemented a data processing policy aimed at providing maximum security in the use and collection of data, guaranteeing compliance with current legislation on the subject and making this policy one of the basic pillars of the actions. For this reason, HOLDER insists on the mandatory reading of its «Privacy Policy«.

As a service to our visitors, our website may include hyperlinks to other sites that are not operated or controlled by HOLDER. Therefore, HOLDER does not guarantee, and is not responsible for, the legality, reliability, usefulness, accuracy or timeliness of the content of such websites or their privacy practices. Before you provide your personal information to these non-WWW.FUTURENZYME.EU websites, please be aware that their privacy practices may differ from ours.

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In order to improve the performance of the HOLDER website, HOLDER reserves the right to modify and update the information contained on the website, its configuration and design and this legal notice, as well as any other specific conditions, at any time and without prior notice. Therefore, THE USER must read the Legal Notice each and every time he/she accesses the Website.

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Given the dynamic and changing environment of the information and services provided through the HOLDER website, HOLDER makes its best effort, but does not guarantee the complete truthfulness, accuracy, reliability, usefulness and/or up-to-dateness of the content.

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