Legal notice

In this document you will find all the necessary information about the services offered by ALTHAIA, XARXA ASSISTENCIAL UNIVERSITÀRIA DE MANRESA, FP. through the website. We invite you to read it carefully and consult it whenever you need to.

You can contact us at the following e-mail address: We will be pleased to help you.

1. Who are we?

The website (hereinafter, the “Website“) is an internet domain owned by the Gastrointenstinal Oncology, Endoscopy and Surgery research group (hereinafter, “GOES Group“), belonging to ALTHAIA, XARXA ASSISTENCIAL UNIVERSITÀRIA UNIVERSITÀRIA DE MANRESA, FP. (hereinafter, “ALTHAIA“). The identifying data of ALTHAIA are:

  • C.I.F.: G 58286303
  • Address: Carrer Dr. Joan Soler, 1-3 – 08243 Manresa (Barcelona)
  • Registered in the Register of Foundations of the Generalitat de Catalunya on 3 April 1987, under number 298.

We make the website available to you to facilitate access to information on research, dissemination and innovation projects in the field of Oncology, Endoscopy and Gastrointestinal Surgery, as well as for the marketing of seminars and courses.

2. Acceptance of the terms of use

By browsing the Website you fully accept each and every one of the legal conditions set out in the Legal Notice and in the Cookies Policy.

In order to adapt the legal texts of the Website to the contents of the same, we reserve the right to make the appropriate modifications to the Legal Notice and the Cookies Policy from time to time.

3. Access to the Website and information about GOES Group

The main objective of the website is to disseminate the services, projects, research work, news and publications of the GOES Group, as well as to provide specialised training related to the early detection of colorectal cancer in lesions found during colonoscopy, and to provide information about the foundation.

Access to the Website is completely free of charge and does not require user registration, however, if you wish to register for the Course you must register as a user in the “Sign Up” section and continue with the purchase process. If you are already an active Participant of the Course, you will be able to access the Course content by clicking on the “Login” section where you will be asked for your username and password.

Through the Website, we provide you with a means of communication so that you can contact us in order to receive information about our services that may be of interest to you, as well as to respond to queries related to GOES Group, so we will ensure that at all times the information appearing on the Website is truthful, accurate and accessible.

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, this website uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can tell that the connection is encrypted because the address bar of your browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the padlock symbol in your browser address bar. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

GOES Group cannot guarantee that there will be no interruptions or errors in accessing the Website or its content, nor that it will be permanently updated, without inaccuracies or imprecision. In any case, we undertake to remedy any errors, interruptions in communication and lack of updating of such content as soon as possible.

4. Rules of Use

We want our website to be a pleasant place for everyone. Therefore, by browsing it, you undertake to use it in accordance with the law, good customs and in accordance with this Legal Notice. Likewise, you guarantee to make appropriate use of the content of the Website and not to use it for illicit or criminal activities that infringe the rights of third parties and/or infringe the regulations on intellectual and industrial property, or any other applicable legal regulations.

The information provided on the Website will be used solely for the services offered by GOES Group.

The user undertakes to use the information contained in this Website exclusively for his/her own needs and not to directly or indirectly carry out any type of commercial exploitation of the contents and services to which he/she has access.

As a user of the Website, you acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for your use of the Website and the services and content accessible through the Website.

Therefore, among other activities, the user undertakes to:

a) Not to introduce or disseminate content of a racist, xenophobic, pornographic or terrorist nature, or content that violates human rights.

b) Not to introduce or disseminate on the network data programmes (viruses and harmful software) likely to cause damage to the computer systems of the access provider, its suppliers or third party Internet users.

c) Not to disseminate, transmit or make available to third parties any type of information, element or content that violates the fundamental rights and public freedoms recognised in the constitution and in international treaties.

d) Not to disseminate, transmit or make available to third parties any type of information, element or content that constitutes unlawful or unfair advertising.

e) Not to introduce or disseminate any false, ambiguous or inaccurate information and content in a manner that is misleading.

The user shall be solely liable for any loss or damage that occurs as a result of a breach by the user.

5. Links

If you wish to link to the Website from any website, forum, chat, platform or social network, you are obliged to indicate that you do not have our supervision or authorisation. Under no circumstances is it permitted to link to the Website from websites, platforms, forums, chats, blogs or social networks that are contrary to law or morality, in particular from those with pornographic content or content that violates human rights.

It is important to clarify that no link implies a link between GOES Group and the site from which it links to the Website, so we are not responsible for the data or content they provide.

This Website includes links to other third party websites, GOES Group is not responsible for variations in relation to the information, services and general content of such websites.

6. Has a presence on other platforms and social networks

As you will see on our Website, the GOES Group team uses social networks and platforms (LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter). Please note when accessing any of these networks or platforms that the applicable terms of use are those of each platform, over which we have no control.

7. Intellectual and industrial property

The Website, the Course and all its contents (including, but not limited to, trademarks, logos, texts, photographs, icons, images, graphics, technology, links, audiovisual or sound content, etc., as well as the graphic design, source code and other software elements contained in this Website), are owned by GOES Group, have been duly licensed in its favour and are subject to intellectual and industrial property rights protected by Spanish law. Therefore, if you wish to exploit the Website or its contents (reproduce, transform, communicate, etc., beyond the activities authorised by the Intellectual Property Law) you must obtain our prior written consent (contact details at the head of this Legal Notice), regardless of the purposes for which you wish to do so. Likewise, it is forbidden to remove the identifying data of GOES Group, as holder of the Intellectual and Industrial Property rights of the Website or its contents.

Finally, you agree to grant a free licence to use, without territorial limitation and for the maximum duration permitted by law, the content that you upload to the Website by any means or channel.

The responsibility derived from the unauthorised use of materials protected by intellectual and industrial property rights contained in this Website shall correspond exclusively to the user.

The fact that we do not request you to cease unlawful use or use contrary to the contents of this Legal Notice cannot in any case be understood as consent or authorisation for such use. Nor does it constitute a waiver of any legal action to which we may be entitled.

8. Responsibilities for the operation of the Website

It is important for you to remember that it is up to you to have available the tools for the detection and disinfection of harmful computer programs. Although GOES Group endeavours to keep the Website free of viruses, worms or any other harmful computer elements, we cannot guarantee their complete absence.

Likewise, GOES Group shall not be liable for any damage caused to the software and computer equipment of users during the use of the services offered on the Website, nor for damages of any kind caused by faults or disconnections in telecommunications networks that lead to the suspension, cancellation or interruption of the service.

9. Complies with the legality of responsibilities.

GOES Group ensures the accuracy of the data published on the Website. If you detect any errors in the data, please contact us at

However, despite our best efforts, the Internet is not an impregnable medium and we cannot guarantee that the content and information will always be shown in the latest version. Where possible, we will inform you of any interruptions affecting the information displayed on the Website. Furthermore, GOES Group shall not be liable for any errors in accessing different pages of the Website, where these are caused by reasons beyond our control.

GOES Group shall not be liable for the misuse that users may make of the Website or its contents, nor for those uses that are contrary to good faith, legality or this Legal Notice. Likewise, GOES Group declines any liability arising from the infringement of intellectual property rights of any kind by users.

Nor can we control or manage the integrity, operation and veracity of the links that may appear on the Website to Internet sites that are not owned by us. We therefore decline any responsibility for them.

10. Duration of the conditions of use

In order to adapt the legal text to the reality of the Website, we reserve the right to modify or update it at any time, so we recommend that you consult it frequently.

If any clause included in this Legal Notice is declared totally or partially null and void or ineffective, such nullity or ineffectiveness will only affect that clause or that part of it that is null and void or ineffective, and this Legal Notice shall survive in all other respects.

11. We invite you to communicate any comments or questions

We provide you with the e-mail address to be used whenever you have any doubts, queries or comments about the content of the Website. In relation to the legal terms of the same, you can contact

Likewise, if you detect any error in the information offered or in the configuration, updating and content of the Website, we would be grateful if you would inform the GOES Group at the above address.

12. Applicable law and jurisdiction

This Legal Notice shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with Spanish law, as shall the resolution of any dispute or disagreement related to this Website. The use of the services of this Website implies the express acceptance of Spanish jurisdiction.

Likewise, the parties agree that any litigation, discrepancy, question or claim resulting from the execution and interpretation of this Legal Notice or related to this or other texts that may be on this Website, shall be resolved in the Courts and Tribunals of Manresa, expressly waiving any other right or jurisdiction that may be competent (unless there is a conflict protected by Law, in which case the place designated in the applicable legislation would be preferentially applicable).

Date of last update: February 2022.