Legal Notice


Conditions of web use

The website and all sub-domains and directories included under it (hereinafter jointly referred to as the Portal) is owned by the National Cryptologic Center (hereinafter CCN), attached to the National Intelligence Center (hereinafter CNI), CIF number S-2800155-J, with registered office at C/Argentona 30, 28023 Madrid - Spain. Telephone (+34) 91 372 50 00. E-mail address


General conditions of the website

The CCN informs you that the access and use of the portal, as well as the services or contents that can be obtained through it, are subject to the terms detailed in this Legal Notice, without prejudice that the access to some of these services or contents could require the acceptance of other types of conditions that will be previously shown to you.

Therefore, if you do not agree with the considerations detailed in this Legal Notice, please do not make use of the portal, since any use you make of it or of the services and contents included in it will imply the full and unreserved acceptance of the legal terms included in this text.

The CCN reserves the right to make changes in the portal without previous notice, in order to update, correct, modify, add or eliminate the contents of the portal or its design. Likewise, the conditions and terms included in this Notice may vary, therefore, given that the access and/or use of the web attributes the condition of user, we inform you that you must review these terms each time you visit the portal again.


Exclusion of liability

In the event that the web site establishes links or hyperlinks to other Internet sites, the CCN will not exercise any type of control over such sites and contents. The user assumes under his/her exclusive responsibility the consequences, damages or actions that may derive from the access to the hyperlinked website.

In no case the CCN will assume any responsibility for the contents of any link belonging to an external website, not guaranteeing therefore the quality, accessibility, reliability, accuracy, veracity and legality of any type of material or information contained in these websites.

In no case there is any association between the CCN website and the linked external sites.


Intellectual and industrial property rights

This web site, as well as the contents (including databases, text, audio, video and software files), designs and services included in it are property and under the control of the CCN, being protected without limitation by the Spanish industrial and intellectual property laws, as well as by the different international treaties that may be applicable. Likewise, the CCN owns the trademarks, signs, distinctive signs or logos of the CCN that appear in the web, and as such are duly registered.

The use, total or partial reproduction, distribution, public communication, including the making available of all or part of the contents of this web page, transformation, translation, adaptation or any other similar or analogous activity is totally prohibited unless prior written authorization from the CCN is obtained. The license to use any content of this portal granted to the user is limited to the downloading by the user of such content and the private use thereof, provided that such content remains unaltered.


Use of IP addresses and navigation with cookies

The navigation of a user in this Portal, as in any other website, leaves as a trace the IP address that in that session has been assigned by your Internet access provider. The registration of this IP address is used exclusively for internal purposes, such as access statistics to the Portal.

Cookies are data files that are generated in the user's computer and that allow us to obtain information about the date and time of the last time the user visited our web site, the country and origin selected by the user for a future presentation of the web site according to his/her geographical origin, and about those security elements that intervene in the control of access to restricted areas.

The CCN Web site and its domains use cookies (small information files that the server sends to the computer of the person accessing the page) for the correct functioning and visualization of the Web sites by the user, the collection of statistics and on those security elements that intervene in the control of access to the restricted areas.

The CCN displays information about its Cookie Policy at the bottom of any page of the portal with each login in order to make you aware of it.

In view of this information it is possible to carry out the following actions:

  • Accept cookies. This notice will not be displayed again when accessing any page of the site during the current session..
  • Restrict, block or delete cookies from the CCN or any other web page, using your browser. In each browser the operation is different. If the user of the portal does not wish to accept the recording of the cookie in his/her computer, he/she will be able to browse the portal without any type of restriction.

Access restrictions

The CCN reserves the right to deny at its discretion, at any time and without prior notice, the access of any user to this website or any part of it.


Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

The relationship between CCN and the user shall be governed by the Spanish legislation in force, regardless of the user's legal environment. The resolution of any controversy that may arise from the visit to the website, or from the use of the services offered therein, shall be submitted to the Courts and Tribunals of the city of Madrid.


Multilanguage Version

The CCN web portal is translated into several official Spanish languages in their respective territories, in accordance with the provisions of Article 3 of the Spanish Constitution of 1978 and its Statutes of Autonomy. It is also translated into a foreign language (English).

The content of the portal is translated according to the different levels of depth. The continuously updated sections are excluded from the translation, given the immediacy of the changes proposed therein, as well as the legal regulations.

It should be noted that, in general, there may be a time lag between the Spanish version and the other languages, due to the translation process.