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In accordance with the Spanish Law 34/2002 on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce (LSSI), we inform you that this Website is the property of INSTITUT DE LA MÀCULA, SL, (hereinafter “INSTITUT DE LA MÀCULA”), of C/ Vilana 12, C-90, 08022 Barcelona and C.I.F. B64047921, registered in the Mercantile Registry of Sant Cugat, Book 32034, Page 8, Section 38.136; health centre authorization number E08607500.

For any proposals or queries, contact us by email to, or by telephone on (+34) 93 595 0155.

This Website is governed by the regulations exclusively applicable in Spain, and all persons who access the Website, both Spanish and foreign nationals, are subject to those regulations.

USER access to our Website is free and is conditional on the prior reading and complete, express and unreserved acceptance of the GENERAL CONDITIONS OF USE defined herein, which are applicable from the moment of first access and which users are advised to read carefully. Should the USER not agree to these conditions of use, he or she should refrain from using and operating through the Website.

We reserve the right to modify the presentation and configuration of our Website at any time, including any effect to expand or reduce services, or even remove it from the Internet, together with the services and content provided, unilaterally and without prior warning.


All content, text, images, and source codes are the property of third parties who have acquired the necessary exploitation rights, and are protected by Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights. The user only has the right to private use of the same, without profit, and would require express authorization of the INSTITUT DE LA MÀCULA and/or the owner of the rights to modify, reproduce, exploit, or distribute it in any form or exercise any other right belonging to its owner. The establishment of links to our portal does not confer any rights over it, and is authorized exclusively to allow access to our website, the total or partial reproduction of the images and content of our portal within other webpages remaining prohibited. Likewise, the simple fact of establishing a link to our website does not confer any right to claim the category of collaborator or partner of the INSTITUT DE LA MÀCULA.

The total or partial imitation of our portal is strictly prohibited.


Access to our Website is free and does not require prior subscription or registration. Notwithstanding, the INSTITUT DE LA MÀCULA reserves the right to offer services that do require prior user registration. In any case, these services will be duly identified on the Website, along with simple instructions for registration.

The user must access our Website in good faith, according to public policy rules, with respect to these General Conditions of Use. It is understood that access to our Website is effected under the sole and exclusive responsibility of the user, who shall be liable in all cases for any damages that may be caused to third parties or to ourselves.

The user is expressly prohibited from using and obtaining the services and content offered on the Website by procedures other than those stipulated in these conditions of use, and, where applicable, under the specific conditions that regulate the acquisition of certain services.

With respect to the impossibility of control over the information, content and services of external websites that may be accessed through links included on our Website, it should be noted that the INSTITUT DE LA MÀCULA is exempt of any responsibility for damages of any kind that may be caused to the user through access to those webpages that are external to our company.

The INSTITUT DE LA MÀCULA reserves the right to exercise the appropriate legal actions against those USERS that violate these general conditions of use, with the USER accepting that the non-initiation of these actions does not constitute a formal resignation of that right, which will remain valid according to the statute of limitations for infractions.



In making this Website available to the user, our aim is to offer a range of quality content and services, while applying the utmost diligence with respect to their provision and the technological means used for doing so. Notwithstanding, we cannot be held responsible for the presence of viruses or other elements which might damage the user’s computer system, documents and/or files in any way.

The USER is prohibited from any action on our portal that may excessively overload the operation of our computer systems, as well as from the introduction of viruses, the installation of bots, or of software that alters the normal functioning of our website, or may ultimately cause damage to our computer systems.

The user assumes all responsibilities arising from the use of our website, being solely responsible for any direct or indirect effect deriving from it, including, but not limited to, any adverse economic, technical and/or legal result, and any failure to meet user expectations generated by our portal, obliging the user to indemnify the INSTITUT DE LA MÀCULA for any claims derived, directly or indirectly, from such events.

The INSTITUT DE LA MÀCULA is exempt from liability for any claim regarding the intellectual property rights of the articles and images published on its portal, and does not guarantee the accuracy, truthfulness or validity of the contents of this website, be they its own, of third parties, or of other websites, and absolves itself completely from any liability arising from the use thereof.

The INSTITUT DE LA MÀCULA is exempt from any liability arising from any claim, including the payment of legal fees, in respect of claims and demands originated by third parties resulting from a breach by the USER of our conditions of use, access, or privacy policy, or from any other claim resulting from a breach of current legislation.

The USER acknowledges that he/she has understood all the information regarding the conditions of use of our portal, and recognizes that they are sufficient for the exclusion of any error in them, and, therefore, accepts them expressly and in their entirety.

The USER is fully aware that the mere act of browsing the Website, as well as the use of its services, implies acceptance of these conditions of use.

Everything related to this website is governed exclusively by Spanish laws. In the event of any discrepancy or difference between parties in relation to the interpretation and content of the website, all parties submit, expressly waiving any other jurisdiction, to the Courts and Tribunals of Barcelona.


These General Conditions of Use have been modified, dated 05/22/2018. They may be subject to further modification at any time: users are advised to check the date of issue each time they connect to the Website to ensure that no changes have occurred which may affect them.

For any queries regarding the Conditions of Use of our website, we may be contacted using the above contact details.


The information presented on the Institut de la Màcula website is not intended to replace the doctor-patient relationship but to complement it. If in doubt, please contact your doctor.



The information provided on the website does not replace the relationship between the health professional and the patient and in case of doubt you should consult with your reference health professional.

Last modified: 10 January, 2023 - 11:23

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