Legal Notice


UNITED CITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS (World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments) hereinafter referred to as UCLG, responsible for this website, hereinafter the DATA CONTROLLER, makes this document, which is intended to comply with the obligations set out in Spanish Law 34/2002, of 11 July, on Information Society and Electronic Commerce Services (Ley de Servicios de la Sociedad de la Información y de Comercio Electrónico, LSSICE), Spanish Official State Gazette (Boletín Oficial del Estado, BOE) No. 166, available to users, as well as informing all users about the website’s conditions of use.

Any person accessing this website assumes the status of user, and as such undertakes to strictly observe and comply with the provisions set forth herein, as well as any other legal provisions that may be applicable.

UCLG reserves the right to modify any type of information that may appear on the website, and is not obliged to give prior notice or inform users of such obligations, with publication on the UCLG website being understood to be sufficient.


Domain name:

Commercial name: UNITED CITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS (World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments)

Tax Identification Number (Código de Identificación Fiscal, CIF): G-63327696

Registered office: Carrer Avinyó, 15 (08002) Barcelona

Telephone No.: + 34 933 428 750

E-mail: [email protected]


The website, including but not limited to its programming, editing, compilation and other elements necessary for its operation, the designs, logos, text and/or graphics, are the property of the DATA CONTROLLER or, if applicable, they have a licence or express authorization from the authors. All the contents of the website are duly protected by intellectual and industrial property regulations, as well as being registered in the corresponding public registers.

Regardless of the purpose for which they were intended, the total or partial reproduction, use, exploitation, distribution and commercialization, requires, in all cases, the prior written authorization of the DATA CONTROLLER. Any use not previously authorized is considered a serious breach of the author’s intellectual or industrial property rights.

The designs, logos, text and/or graphics that do not belong to the DATA CONTROLLER, and that may appear on the website, belong to their respective owners, who are liable for any possible dispute that may arise with respect to them. The DATA CONTROLLER expressly authorizes third parties to redirect directly to the specific content of the website, and in all cases, to redirect to the main website of

The DATA CONTROLLER recognizes the corresponding intellectual and industrial property rights in favour of their owners, and any mention or appearance on the website does not imply the existence of any rights or responsibility whatsoever over them, nor does it imply any endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by the DATA CONTROLLER.

Comments regarding any possible breaches of intellectual or industrial property rights, as well as any of the contents of the website, can be made by sending an e-mail to [email protected].


The DATA CONTROLLER is exempt from any liability for any information published on its website whenever this information has been manipulated or introduced by a third party not related to the DATA CONTROLLER.


This website may use technical cookies (small information files that the server sends to the computer of the person accessing the page) to carry out certain functions considered essential for the correct functioning and visualization of the site. In all cases, the cookies used are of a temporary nature, with the sole purpose of making navigation of the site more efficient, and disappear at the end of the user’s session. Under no circumstances do these cookies themselves provide personal data, and they will not be used to collect such data.

Through the use of cookies, the server where the website is located may be able to recognize the browser used by the user, in order to facilitate navigation, allowing, for example, users who have previously registered to access areas, services, promotions or competitions reserved exclusively for them without having to register on each visit. They may also be used to measure the audience or traffic parameters, monitor progress and number of visits, etc. In these cases, the cookies used are technically non-essential, but are beneficial for the user. This website will not install non-essential cookies without the user’s prior consent.

The user may configure their browser to alert them about the reception of cookies or to prevent their installation on their computer. For further information, please consult your browser’s instructions.


The website user may be redirected to content on third-party websites. As the DATA CONTROLLER cannot always control the content posted by third parties on their respective websites, they do not assume any liability for such content. In all events, they will immediately remove any content that may contravene national or international legislation, morality or public order, and will immediately remove the redirection to said website, informing the competent authorities of the content in question.

The DATA CONTROLLER cannot be held responsible for the information and content stored in, including but not limited to, forums, chats, blog generators, comments, social networks or any other medium that allows third parties to publish content independently on the website of the DATA CONTROLLER. However, and in compliance with the provisions set out in Articles 11 and 16 of the LSSICE, third-party content is made available to all users, authorities and law enforcement bodies actively collaborating in the removal or, where appropriate, blocking of all content that may affect or contravene national or international legislation, the rights of third parties or public order and morality. In the event that the user considers any content on the website liable to this classification, they are advised to notify the website administrator immediately.

This website has been reviewed and tested to ensure that it functions correctly. In principle, proper functioning can be guaranteed 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. However, the DATA CONTROLLER does not rule out the possibility of certain programming errors, or that force majeure, natural disasters, strikes or similar circumstances may occur that make access to the website impossible.


The website servers can automatically detect the IP address and domain name used by the user. An IP address is a number automatically assigned to a computer when it connects to the Internet. All this information is recorded in a duly registered activity file on the server that allows the subsequent processing of the data in order to obtain purely statistical measurements that make it possible to know the number of page impressions, the number of visits made to the web servers, the order of visits, the access point, etc.


Spanish law shall be the applicable law in case of any disputes or conflicts of interpretation related to the terms that comprise the legal texts, as well as for any questions related to the services of this website.

Last updated: 03/02/2021