Legal notice

The Smart City Journal ( is a communication platform that belongs to Metatech Publicaciones SL, with NIF B65756223 and address at C / Bruc, 65, sobreático 1, Barcelona (Spain), registered on April 23, 2012 , in the Civil Registry of Barcelona being registered in Volume 43141, Folio 112, Sheet B423752, Inscription 1.

General conditions

By means of these general contracting conditions you can contract any of the services and products that the platform makes available to its customers.

Price of Services, payment method and billing

The rates for the different types of “branded content” or any other acquisition are those that are included in the process of contracting the specific service. Rates and prices are of a limited temporary nature and the Company may modify them at any time.

The rates of the different types of “branded content” include the legally applicable indirect taxes. The User must check if the definitive rate or price, which is indicated on the screen prior to the confirmation of the contract, corresponds to the rates and prices collected in the purchase process. In the event that there is any divergence, the prices and rates contained in the previous confirmation screen of the contract will prevail.


The Company will not be responsible for any damages caused to the User by mediating any of the causes included in the Conditions of use of the Website.

Neither the Company, nor the companies of its business group will be responsible for (i) any losses that were not attributable to any breach on their part, (ii) business losses (including lost profits, income, contracts, anticipated savings, of data, loss of goodwill or unnecessary expenses incurred), or of (iii) any indirect or consequential losses that were not reasonably foreseeable by both parties at the time of contracting.

Likewise, the Company will not be responsible for any delay or breach of its obligations derived from these General Conditions if said delay or breach is attributable to circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the Company.

Who can contract the Services

Only Users who are of legal age and have sufficient legal capacity to be bound by these General Conditions may contract any of the Services.

Cancellation of orders

To cancel your order, you must request it by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. indicating your email, telephone number, details of the order you wish to cancel, as well as the date of purchase.

Return and refund

You can contact us through our website in contact or directly by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We will respond to you within 48 hours on a business day.

Nothing contained in this return policy will affect your legal rights, to which is added the right of withdrawal.

Security Protection of buyers

Payments for purchases at are made through BBVA's official payment channel with all encryption and data transfer security systems through the SSL protocol, so that the buyer will enjoy at all times with the protection of these channels.

Shipping, privacy and data protection

The personal data collected and processed through this website will be incorporated into a dependent file Metatech Publicaciones S.L. and treated in accordance with the personal data protection regulations and will be used only for the purposes of the platform You can exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation, or opposition by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


In the event that, together with any of the Services, the Company offers Users the contracting of other services available through the Website, the modalities and acquisition prices will be those determined for the specific case. In this case, the enjoyment of the different services offered jointly will take place in accordance with the conditions of each service, with the exception of what does not apply in terms of price, etc. to be determined by the joint offer.

The user of the platform (that is, any person who accesses, browses or participates in the services or activities offered in The Smart City Journal) agrees to use the website and its contents in accordance with the provisions of current legislation and in this Legal Notice, as well as good customs.

The user agrees not to destroy, alter, disable or, in any other way, damage the data, programs or documents hosted on The Smart City Journal (

All the contents of The Smart City Journal, except for the images, may be reproduced in any medium, as long as the source is cited and linked.

The Smart City Journal is not responsible for the content of published opinion articles. Its authors, who must appear duly identified, are solely responsible.

In the event that any of the provisions contained in these General Conditions is declared invalid, it will be withdrawn or replaced. In any case, the declaration of nullity will not affect the validity of the rest of the provisions contained in the General Conditions.

Applicable law and competent jurisdiction

These General Conditions, as well as any other matter related to the use and contracting of any of the Services, will be governed by the provisions of Spanish legislation. For any controversy that may occur between the Company and the Users, they undertake to resolve it amicably, prior to going to the jurisdiction contemplated. To this end, the parties expressly submit to the jurisdiction of the Courts and Tribunals of the city of Barcelona (Spain), with the parties expressly waiving any jurisdiction that may correspond to them. If the User has the status of consumer in accordance with the applicable consumer and user regulations, the competent Courts to resolve any claim will be those established in said regulations.

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