Website and content

The web is a web site of the Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica Barcelona. This website offers news content on the Barcelona World Race and on national and international sailing events.

The Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica Barcelona attempts to ensure that information is up to date and exact and, thus, it reserves the right to update the content of the web page and to eliminate material, as well as limiting and preventing access, either on a temporary or definitive basis, without prior notice.

La Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica Barcelona has its head office at Calle Escar, no. 6, 08039, Barcelona, its Tax Identification Number is G64.191.679, and is registered at the Foundations Protectorate, from the Generalitat of Catalonia's Department of Justice, registration number 2324.

Exemption from liability for content

The Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica Barcelona cannot guarantee that access to the web and its content will be error free, or that this is fully updated, although it does make the necessary effort to avoid errors and to amend or correct these as soon as possible whenever they are notified.

The Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica Barcelona shall not be held liable, under any circumstance, for content, information or images that are not part of the actual web or managed by the Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica Barcelona, or for damages or losses that might arise from knowledge by unauthorized third parties, notwithstanding the terms set forth in the laws in force.

The Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica Barcelona will not be held liable for information, opinions and concepts issued, published or distributed through the web site, any other web site linked to it, to which access is obtained through the site by links or any other of the services attached to or listed on the linked web page.

Conditions of use and operation of the website

Use of this web page grantsthe status of user of the web page (hereinafter User) and implies full, unconditional acceptance of each and every one of the provisions contained in this Legal Notice, in the version published by the Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica Barcelona, at the moment the user accesses the web page.

The web page may be freely visited by the Users.

The User undertakes to use the web page, its content and services according to the law and this Legal Notice.

The links on this website may direct you to other websites managed by the Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica of which they are entirely responsible, except of those managed by third parties, over which it has no control. The Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica is not responsible for the contents or the state of these websites, and access to them via this website does not mean that it recommends or approves their content.

The Fundació Navegació Oceànica Barcelona Cookie Policy

What is a cookie? 

A cookie is a file which is downloaded onto your device or computer and is designed to store data which can be updated and retrieved by the website responsible for installing it.

The information collected by cookies may include the date and time of visits to websites, pages viewed, and the amount of time the user spends on the website, as well as the websites visited immediately before and afterwards.

What type of cookies are used by the Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica Barcelona website and applications? 

Our website uses our own cookies; cookies sent to your computer and managed exclusively by us in order to improve functioning of the website. The data we collect is used to improve the quality of our service and the experience for users. These cookies remain in your browser for a long time and allow us to recognise you as a frequent user of our website and to adapt the content so that it fits in with your preferences as a user. 

We also use third-party cookies on our website. These cookies are used for the analysis of browsing data, to compile statistics on views of photos and videos and to allow content to be shared on social networking platforms. The following links provide information on the policies of the cookies used:

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- Youtube:
- Flickr:
- AddThis:

Third-party cookies are those set up by a domain other than our website. We cannot access the data stored by other websites when a user uses those websites.

Disabling or removing cookies 

You can allow, block or remove cookies installed on your computer using the configuration of options for your browser on your  computer/tablet/smartphone.
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Removing consent

As you browse and continue to use our website, you are consenting to the use of the aforementioned cookies, for the periods specified and according to the conditions contained in the Cookie Policy herewith.

Should you, at any moment, wish to withdraw your consent relating to this Cookie Policy, you must eliminate the cookies stored on your computer using the settings and configuration options provided by your internet browser.

For more information on removal, deactivation or blocking of cookies please visit:

Intellectual property rights

The text, video, audio and graphic content making up the website and broadcast on the site are exclusive property of the Fundación para la Navegación Oceánica Barcelona​​ (FNOB) and its authors and are protected under the Spanish Royal Legislative Decree 1/1996 from the 12th of April, approved as the consolidated version of the Spanish Intellectual Property Law, including the international laws referred to therein. However, use of content from the website may be used exclusively for editorial use, as long as the source is cited, or unless the contrary is indicated. Any commercial use of any of the content without prior consent from the FNOB is prohibited. In the cases where authorisation is required for the reproduction or use of text or multimedia data (audio, pictures, programmes, etc.) this authorisation will not impact on the general authorisation requirements before cited and the restrictions for use will be clearly stated.

By clicking on 'send' on this form, the User gives consent to data being used for communications from the organisers, sponsors or organisations directly involved in the event, by email or any other means. In each of the sent communications the available procedure for blocking or opting out of these communications will be clearly stated.

Exemption from liability for use and operation of the website

Liability for use of the information the web site contains lies with the user. Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica Barcelona is waived all liability for damages and losses of all kinds that might arise from access, gathering and use by third parties of the information and advertising this web site contains.

The Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica Barcelona provides its services and content with all the technical resources at its scope to carry out this provision satisfactorily. The Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica Barcelona will not be held responsible for the damages and losses of any nature that might arise from availability and technical continuity in operation of the web site. In all cases, the Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica Barcelona will perform all the necessary actions to re-establish the services in the event of technical problems.

Intellectual property rights

The content and graphic elements that form part of the web site distributed through it are the exclusive property of the Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica Barcelona and its authors and they are considered protected works according to Spanish Legislative Royal Decree 1 / 1996, of 12 April, that approves the redrafted text of the Intellectual Property Act, and the international treaties signed on these matters will also be applicable.

Notwithstanding this, reproduction of the content of the web site is authorized as long as the source is mentioned, and except if instructions to the contrary are given. In cases where prior authorization is required to reproduce or use textual data or multimedia (sounds, images, programs, etc.), that authorization will make void the general authorization mentioned above and the possible restrictions on use will be clearly indicated.

Under no circumstances will authorization be given to:

Display a page from the web site in a window that does not belong to the Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica Barcelona by “framing”.

Insertion of an image from the web page on a page other than that of the Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica Barcelona by “in line linking” or bandwidth theft.

Extraction of elements of the web site causing damage to the Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica Barcelona pursuant to the provisions in force.

A link of the website on a gambling or betting web page.

The distinctive marks or signs, logotypes and, in general, distinctive symbols of any nature that are shown on the web site are its property and protected by the current laws in force.

Personal data protection

The data from the application forms of this website will be incorporated into a personal data filing system of which the FNOB is responsible. This entity will process them confidentially and exclusively with the aim to manage the relationship between its registered users and to promote activities of the FNOB and other information of interest concerning sailing.

In addition, the FNOB will cancel, erase and/or block data when it is inexact, incomplete or are no longer necessary or adequate for its aim, in accordance with the laws on data protection.

By clicking the “send” button the user expressly consents that his data can be used to send information by e-mail or any other means. In addition, every time the FNOB contacts the user, it will expressly mention the process to be against sending more information.

In the forms, which will collect data, all the information requested is compulsory. Accordingly, if the user does not fulfil this requirement, the FNOB will be able to refuse to offer its services.

The user will be able to revoke the consent given and claim the right to access, rectify, cancel and opposition by contacting the address: Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica Barcelona, Calle Escar 6-8, 08039 de Barcelona. This claim has to include the following information: name and surname, mailing address, photocopy of national identity card or passport and specifically contain the content of the right claimed.

The FNOB adopts the level of security measures stated in the Regulation of Security Measures approves by the Royal Decree de 1720/2007, of December 21st, by which the Regulation developing the Organic Law of December 13th, 1999 of Personal Data Protection is approved. Nevertheless, the technical security of the internet is not unassailable and filtrations due to others acting in bad faith.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This Legal Notice shall be governed by Spanish law. The courts and tribunals are only relevant in case of dispute concerning the interpretation, application and enforcement of the legal notice. The user, by accepting the conditions set forth above in this notice, expressly waive any other jurisdiction, in accordance with applicable law, may correspond. In all cases, if the law allows the user to submit to a different jurisdiction, voluntarily recognizes the jurisdiction of the courts of the city of Barcelona.

The entire text of this legal note and the documents herein have been written in Catalan, Spanish, English and French. The Catalan version stands as the version of reference for interpretation.