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CONDITIONS OF USE OF THE WEBSITE is an Internet domain owned by the National Cryptologic Centre (hereinafter CCN), CIF number S-2800155-J, with registered office at C/Argentona 30, 28023 Madrid - Spain. Telephone (+34) 91 372 50 00. E-mail address 


The CCN informs you that access to and use of the website and all the sub-domains and directories included under it (hereinafter jointly referred to as the website), 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 to the fact that access to any of these services or contents may require the acceptance of other types of conditions that will be previously shown.

Therefore, if the considerations detailed in this Legal Notice are not to your liking, please do not use the website, as any use you make of it or of the services and content included in it will imply full and unreserved acceptance of the legal terms set out in this text.

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


The CCN does not guarantee the absence of errors in the access to this website, in its content, nor that it is updated, although it makes every effort to avoid them. Therefore, both the access and the use that may be made of the information contained in the same are the exclusive responsibility of the person carrying it out.

In the event that the website contains links or hyperlinks to other Internet websites, the CCN will not exercise any control over such sites and content. The user assumes under their own responsibility the consequences, damages or actions that may arise from accessing the hyperlink's website.

Under no circumstances will the CCN assume any responsibility for the contents of any link belonging to an outside website, and therefore does not guarantee the quality, accessibility, reliability, accuracy, veracity and legality of any type of material or information contained in these websites.

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


The CSIRT website has been translated into a foreign language (English).

The content of the website is translated at different levels of depth. The sections that are continuously updated are excluded from the translation, given the immediacy of the changes made to it, as well as the legal regulations.

It should be noted that, in general, there may be a gap between the Spanish version and the other languages, as a result of the translation process.


The CCN is the owner of the website, as well as the domain

This website, as well as its contents (including databases, text files, audio, video and software), designs and services are owned and controlled by the CCN, and are protected without limitation by Spanish industrial and intellectual property laws, as well as by the various applicable international treaties. Likewise, the brands, labels, distinctive signs or logos of the CCN and CSIRT which appear in the website are the property of the CCN, 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 website, transformation, translation, adaptation or any other similar or analogous activity is totally prohibited unless prior written authorisation has been granted by the CCN. The licence to use any content of this website granted to the user is limited to the downloading by the user of such content and the private use thereof, provided that the content remains complete.


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

The CSIRT website and its domains use cookies (small information files which the server sends to the computer of the person accessing the website) for the correct functioning and visualisation of the websites by the user, the collection of statistics and on those security elements which intervene in the control of access to restricted areas.

The CSIRT displays information about its Cookie Policy at the bottom of any section of the website with each login in order to make you aware.

In view of this information, the following actions can be carried out:

  • Accept cookies. This warning will not be displayed again when accessing any section of the website during this session.
  • Restrict, block or delete the CSIRT cookies or any other website, using your browser. Each browser operates differently. If the user of the website does not wish to accept the recording of the cookie on their computer, they can browse the website without any type of restriction.


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


The relationship between CCN and the user will be governed by current Spanish legislation, 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 that may be offered therein, will be submitted to the Courts and Tribunals of Madrid.