Legal notice


THE FOUNDATION FOR SOLIDARITY WITH BLIND PEOPLE IN LATIN AMERICA, constituted by Agreement of the General Council of the ONCE, dated May 8, 1998, registered in the Register of Care Foundations under number 28/1088 dated July 1, 1998. entity residing in Madrid, calle José Ortega y Gasset 18, and with Tax ID No. G-82040445 is the owner of this website.

CONDITIONS OF USE AND ACCESS is a free access portal, except for the cost of the connection through the telecommunications network provided by the service provider contracted by the User.

The present "Legal Notice" regulates the use of the website that FOAL makes available to Users on the Internet. The access and use of the services of the Website and its contents attributes the condition of User of the same and implies the acceptance of all  the conditions included in this Legal Notice, in the version published at the time at which it was accessed. Please read this document carefully.

The User undertakes to make diligent use of the Website, in accordance with this Law and legal notice You must carefully read this Legal Notice each time you intend to use the Website, since the conditions of use may change.

FOAL reserves the right to interrupt, at any time and without prior notice, access to the Website, as well as the provision of any or all the services provided through it, either for technical, security or maintenance reasons, or for failures in the electrical supply or for any other cause. This interruption may be temporary or permanent.


The purpose of this Website is to provide institutional information about FOAL and its activity to individuals, institutions, companies or other organizations that wish to know about it, to present project proposals in response to the calls for proposals, as well as make donations to FOAL, while at the same time facilitating the contact channels that the Foundation makes available to the public to request additional information in this regard.

The information, services and contents of the Website, as well as its design, presentation or configuration may be modified by FOAL, at any time and without prior notice.

The information provided on this Website is aimed at complementing, and not replacing the advice that, in any case, should be obtained directly from FOAL itself, with reference to the taking of personal or institutional decisions by the User regarding its subject matter.

The donations made will be carried out through a virtual POS of the bank that manages them. FOAL will not keep or handle any bank data or the card with which the donations are made.


The use of the online services is completely free, but access to certain services or requests for information added to FOAL will be conditional on the prior completion of the corresponding User registration through the form that will be provided in each case on the Website.

All the information provided by the User via the forms of the Website, for the above purposes or any other, must be true. For these purposes, the User guarantees the authenticity of all the data that they communicate and will keep the information provided updated, being responsible for the false or inaccurate information and for the damages caused by it to the Foundation.


The Internet User who enters links from their own pages to the Website must comply with the following conditions:

  • The link will only link to the home page or main page of the Website but may not reproduce it in any way (copies of the texts, graphics, etc.).
  • Under the applicable legislation in force, it is prohibited to establish frames of any kind that involve the Website or allow the display of the contents through Internet addresses other than those of the Website and, in any case, when they are jointly viewed with content outside the Website, in such a way as to:
    • actually, or potentially result in error, confusion or deceit among Users as to the true origin of the service or contents.
    • Constitute an act of unfair comparison or imitation.
    • Exploit the reputation of FOAL's prestige or any of the people or entities included in the website.
    • Be prohibited by current legislation.
  • The Website that inserts the link cannot make any type of false, inaccurate or incorrect statement about FOAL, its members, and in general, the persons or entities that appear mentioned on the website.
  • Under no circumstances shall the page containing the link state that FOAL has given its consent for the insertion of the link, or that it otherwise sponsors, collaborates or verifies the services of the author of the link.
  • The Website that establishes the link will comply with the law and may not, under any circumstances, provide or link to its own content or that of third parties that:
    • Are illegal, harmful or contrary to morals and good customs (pornographic, violent, racist, etc.)
    • Induce or may induce in the User the misconception that FOAL subscribes, endorses, adheres to, or in any way supports the ideas, statements or expressions, legal or illegal, of the sender.
    • Are inappropriate with the activity of the ONCE Foundation in relation to the place, contents and subject of the website of the sender.


Unless expressly stated otherwise, all the information contained in this Website (including, without limitation, texts, images, sounds, animations, graphics, buttons, computer programs or databases), as well as graphic design, navigation structure and programming, images, source codes, trademarks, trade names, names, articles, reports, etc., are subject to the intellectual and industrial property rights of FOAL or third parties, and in the latter case, the third parties will be identified.

Notwithstanding the permitted uses, in accordance with these Terms of Use or in the cases established in articles 31 to 34 of the Intellectual Property Act (Royal Legislative Decree 1/1996, of 12 April), the rights of disclosure, reproduction, distribution, public communication and transformation of the contents of this website correspond exclusively to FOAL.

The users of this website are authorized to view, reproduce, print and partially download the contents of the website only if the following conditions are met:

  • That it is compatible with the purposes of the web and that it does not harm the image and good name of FOAL or of the people or entities mentioned or contained on the website.
  • That personal and private use be made of them. Any exploitation or use for commercial or promotional purposes is expressly prohibited.
  • That the intellectual or industrial property rights of FOAL are respected. In no case will the modification, total or partial, of said contents be allowed, nor their decompilation or alteration of their integrity. In any case, when referring to FOAL, the reference "copyright", or its equivalent sign (©), must be included in any disclosure, reproduction, distribution or public communication of the contents of this website.

Failure to comply with the above conditions will constitute an illegal activity, which may give rise to the corresponding civil or criminal penalties in accordance with the applicable legislation.

Under no circumstances, does access to the Website imply the renunciation, transfer, assignment or total or partial license of said intellectual or industrial property rights, nor does it confer any right of use, translation, adaptation, alteration, exploitation, reproduction, distribution, dissemination or public communication, for commercial purposes, of said contents without the prior and express authorization of FOAL or the third-party rights owner concerned.

The rights of the User to view and obtain a copy in the cache of the User's computer, as a transitory and accessory reproduction, are preserved, without under any circumstances being authorized to communicate the same to third parties.

The infringement of any of the aforementioned rights may constitute a violation of the present provisions, as well as an offense punishable in accordance with articles 270 and following of the Penal Code.


FOAL will not be responsible, in case there are service interruptions, delays, errors or malfunctions of the same, that have their origin in causes beyond the same, or are due to negligence or wilful misconduct of the User, or caused by force majeure. Force majeure causes are failures of third parties, operators or service companies, lack of access to third party networks, acts or omissions of public authorities, acts produced as a consequence of natural phenomena, blackouts, etc ..., and the attack by Hackers or specialized third parties to the security or integrity of the computer system, provided that the Foundation has adopted all existing security measures in accordance with the state of the art.

In any case, whatever its cause, ONCE Foundation will not assume any responsibility for direct or indirect damages, consequential damages and/or loss of profits. In any case, whatever its cause, FOAL will not assume any responsibility for direct or indirect damages, consequential damages and/or loss of profits.

FOAL is not responsible for content and opinions of third parties uploaded to its Website or the information contained in the websites of third parties that may be accessed by links or search engines of the website, as the function of these is to inform the user about the existence of other sources of information on the subject on the Internet, where the user will be able to expand the information provided on this website. For these reasons, FOAL will not be responsible for the results obtained via these hypertext links.

When third-party websites can be accessed through search engines or links, FOAL acts as a provider of brokerage services in accordance with Article 17 of Law 34/2002 of 11 July, of Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce and will only be responsible for the content and services provided on the sites linked to the extent to which it has actual knowledge of wrongfulness and has not turned off the link with due diligence.

In no case must the existence of linked sites presuppose the existence of agreements with the managers or owners thereof, or the recommendation, promotion or identification of FOAL with the statements, content or services provided.

FOAL does not know the contents and services of the linked sites and is therefore not responsible for the damages caused by the illegality, quality, outdatedness, unavailability, error and uselessness thereof, or for any other damage that is not directly imputable to it.

FOAL accepts no responsibility for the use made by the User of the services of the Website or of their passwords, or the use made of any other material of the Website, infringing the intellectual or industrial copyright or any other right enjoyed by a third party.

FOAL accepts no responsibility for any errors, failures or damages, direct or indirect, that may be caused to the user's computer system (hardware and software), or to the files or documents stored therein, which are caused or arising from:

  • The capacity or quality of their computer system or for possible computer viruses contracted by the User due to browsing the Website, or for any other damages arising from that navigation. It is, in any case, the responsibility of the User, to have adequate tools for the detection and disinfection of harmful computer programs.
  • Your connection or Internet access.
  • A malfunction of your browser, or by the use of computer applications of the user whose versions are not updated, or the corresponding user license is not obtained.

FOAL offers no guarantee of absence of errors in any of the contents of its Website, furthermore it cannot guarantee the correction of any defect or the absence of viruses and other harmful components on this Website or on its Server.

The User shall be liable to FOAL for any damages that may be caused because of the breach of the conditions of use of the Website and other obligations set forth in this Legal Notice.


FOAL protects personal data in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679, of 27 April and current Spanish legislation. The information on the protection of personal data is contained in the Privacy Policy, which can be accessed from this link:


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These Terms of Use shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with Spanish law unless expressly established otherwise.

In any litigation involving the Website, Spanish legislation shall apply, and the courts and tribunals of Madrid shall be competent to hear any disputes arising from or concerned with the use of this Website.