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Identification Data

This website ( is the property of the Elhuyar Foundation.

Personal Data Protection

The Elhuyar Foundation complies with that which is laid down by Act of Parliament 15/1999 of 13 December on Protection of Personal Data.

The Elhuyar Foundation itself is responsible for the file. If the user provides his or her personal data at some point, these data will be held in an automatic file belonging to the Elhuyar Foundation; this file is designed to improve the management of these data, and to channel communication with our customers. We will register this file with the Data Protection Agency, and will implement steps to guarantee the security of the data.

These data will be handled in a confidential way and will not be passed on to third parties that are not the Elhuyar Foundation. The Elhuyar Foundation will take the necessary steps to ensure that these data are not modified or lost, and also to prevent any unauthorised persons from accessing the data base.

The user authorises the Elhuyar Foundation to handle and use his or her data as long as this is to improve the service, and the rules on data protection are complied with. In any case, in accordance with the terms of the law, the user may exercise his or her right with respect to accessing, modifying, cancelling and raising objections against the data. To do so, a request will need to be sent to the following address:

Conditions for using the website

If the user is required to provide his or her data through the website, he or she will be responsible for ensuring that the information is true and legal. If he or she is provided with a user name and password to make purchases or receive information from Elhuyar, he or she is required to use them responsibly and keep them secret so he or she can make appropriate use of the advantages of specialised services.

As a general rule, the user is under obligation to use the contents of the website responsibly, accurately and in accordance with the law, including an undertaking not to use the contents for marketing purposes, not to change the contents and not to use them in activities that contravene good faith.


In order to make purchases, the Elhuyar Foundation provides a payment service through the Caja Rural de Navarra savings bank by means of a virtual TPV payment gateway.

That way transactions can be made securely using the Visas and Master Card debit/credit cards.

Intellectual and Industrial property

The Elhuyar Foundation manages ownership of the website design, images, maps, graphics, brands, signs, distinctive symbols or logos, frames, banner advertisements, software and other creations.

The user may visit, print out, copy and save all the website components, as long as they are solely for his or her private use; so use of the contents of the www.elhuyar.euswebsite for marketing purposes or for reselling or distributing them is prohibited without prior permission from the Elhuyar Foundation –or from the owner of the corresponding rights.

The Elhuyar Foundation allows its web contents to be mentioned on other web pages as long as they are not copied.