Terms and Conditions of Use

Content.

By using the website of the Instituto Argentino de Normalización y Certificación (hereinafter “IRAM”) provided at https://www.iram.org.ar (hereinafter the “Website”), the user will be able to access the content related to IRAM’s institutional information, learn about the activities it carries out in relation to the different areas of the economy and, in turn, acquire any products it offers, among other matters. It must be clearly stated that IRAM does not assume any commitment or responsibility for the updating, accuracy, completeness, relevance, timeliness and reliability of the content. In this sense, users may only access the content available on the Website and may not make any type of claim regarding its quantity or quality. The use of the Website implies the acceptance of the present Terms and Conditions of Use.  

 

Registration.

Any person wishing to purchase the products offered by IRAM on its Website must sign up with their personal data. Users’ personal data shall be duly protected. For further information regarding the processing and storage of registered users’ data by IRAM, please refer to the Privacy Policy provided on the Website.  

 

Free registration

The registration on the Website does not involve any cost for the person who wishes to access it. The transactions carried out by a registered user within the Website for the purpose of acquiring the products offered by IRAM in no way preclude free registration. 

 

Advertising.

Users registered on the Website may receive advertising or information content from IRAM, in their e-mail account. Users may ask for cancellation to receive such advertising or informative content by clicking on the option “Cancel sending of advertising or information” which can be found at the end of the e-mails sent by IRAM containing advertising or informative content. 

 

Cookies and Web Beacons. 

Users who visit the Website are aware and accept that IRAM may use a tracking system through the use of cookies. Cookies are small text files installed in the hard disk, for a limited period of time, which help to customize the Website. Cookies are used as a tool to know the interests, preferences, profile, behavior and demographics of those who visit the Website to better understand their needs and interests and to provide them with a better browsing experience or related information.  

IRAM may use cookies to collect general use data and take statistics that do not include personal identifying data of the visitors. IRAM may also use the information obtained to analyze the pages browsed and the searches performed, improve its commercial and promotional initiatives, display advertising or promotions, banners of interest and news about IRAM, improve the content offer, and customize such contents, presentation and products. IRAM may also use cookies to enhance and enforce the rules and security of the Website. 

Cookies are temporary and anonymous and can be erased from the visitor’s browser, as well as disabled from his/her browser settings. 

A web beacon is an electronic image file, also called a single-pixel (1×1) or transparent pixel, which is encrypted on a web page. A web beacon has similar purposes to those of cookies. Besides, a web beacon is used to monitor user’s traffic patterns through the pages in order to help maximize the navigation through the site. IRAM may use web beacons to complement the information obtained through cookies. Those who access the website acknowledge and accept that IRAM may use a tracking system through the use of web beacons. 

 

External links.

The Website may include external links to other websites whose terms and conditions of use and privacy policies are different from those of IRAM. IRAM is in no way liable for the content or privacy policies of those websites. The existence of such external links should not be regarded as a recommendation or endorsement of those websites or of any products or services offered through them or by anyone associated with those sites. Please note that the websites linked to this Website might be governed by their own terms and conditions of use and privacy policies. Visitors to such websites are encouraged to read and abide by the terms and conditions of use and privacy policies applicable to those websites. 

 

Intellectual Property Rights and Use of Content. 

Intellectual property rights and any other rights, including, but not limited to, rights to trademarks and/or patents, over all material contained on the Website, belong to IRAM and/or to third parties. Full content of the Website is duly protected in accordance with applicable laws, which shall mean that IRAM and/or the third parties who are the holders of the aforementioned rights may take any actions required to protect them.  

Users are solely authorized to view and retain a copy of the pages contained in the Website for their own personal and private use, without any commercial purpose, unless expressly stated otherwise. Users may not duplicate, publish, modify, create copies of, transfer, distribute or otherwise exploit the content of the Website, either in whole or in part, for public or commercial use, without due authorization and written consent from IRAM. Furthermore, users may not modify or delete the author, trademark or other copyright or legend displayed on the Website (or from pages copied or printed from the Website). 

 

 

Inappropriate Website Use and Termination.

In using the Website, user agrees that he or she may not do or take any action intended to do any of the following: a) access information that is not directed to the user; b) invade the privacy, obtain the identity or any personal identification data of any customer or user of IRAM; c) investigate, scan, perform reverse or social engineering, or test the vulnerability of this Website, or violate security or authentication procedures without proper authorization; d) attempt to interfere with the service of any user, host or network, or in any way attempt to disrupt the operations of IRAM, including, without limitation: sending or attempting to send viruses to this Website, overloading, flooding, monitoring, sending e-mails with viruses or causing the computer system to break down; e) send unauthorized e-mails, including advertising or the promotion of products and services. Any cybernetic attack to the Website or to the security of the information networks may result in civil or criminal liability, with the consequent filing of the corresponding legal actions. 

IRAM reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend or cancel the user’s registration, and therefore, to deny such user the access to the Website upon user’s breach of the Terms and Conditions of Use. This power also applies with respect to those unregistered users who do not comply with these Terms and Conditions of Use. 

 

 Modification and Availability.

IRAM reserves the power to modify the Website and the Terms and Conditions of Use at any time. The modifications shall be informed on the platform’s Website, and the amended text shall be made available to users. Any user who shall not agree with the modifications made by IRAM may request the cancellation of his/her account. Furthermore, IRAM reserves the right to suspend access to the Website at its sole discretion, without stating any reasons, and assumes no obligation concerning the maintenance of a minimum availability of the Website. 

 

Governing law and jurisdiction.

In the event of any dispute arising in connection with these Terms and Conditions of Use or with the Website, whether due to contractual or non-contractual liability or any other liability, the courts with commercial jurisdiction of the City of Buenos Aires shall have exclusive jurisdiction over the dispute. 

 

Queries.

Any queries regarding these Terms and Conditions of Use may be made by e-mail to mniglia@iram.org.ar.