Legal Notice and General Conditions of Use

Please note that the English translation of the Spanish original AVISO LEGAL is a courtesy translation only. The original Spanish version shall be binding.

Last update: 08.12.2023

I. General Information

In compliance with the obligation to provide information as stipulated in Law 34/2002 on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce (LSSI-CE), the following general information on this website is provided below:

The ownership of this website, https://el-sarmiento.com/, (hereinafter, Website) is held by:
Marega Projects S.L.
Camino de Gatar, 2
04638 Mojácar (Almería)

Commercial Register of Almería:

Volume 1626, Folio 119, Page 42552.

Represented by:

Yvonne Schnoor and Carsten Schnoor
Camino de Gatar, 2 – 04638 Mojácar (Almería) – SPAIN

Contact details

Telephone: +34 616 86 20 83
Email address: info@el-sarmiento.com



Andalusian Regional Government Register

Casa Rural Cortijo El Sarmiento
Registration Number: CR/AL/00039

Beach Apartment El Sarmiento
Registration Number: VFT/AL/009519

Editorially responsible

Yvonne and Carsten Schnoor
Camino de Gatar, 2 – 04638 Mojácar (Almería) – SPAIN

EU Dispute Resolution

The European Commission offers an Online Dispute Resolution (OS) platform: https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/

II. General Terms and Conditions of Use

Data protection, copyright, and external links

The purpose of these General Conditions of Use (hereinafter, Conditions) is to regulate access to and use of the Website. For these Terms and Conditions, the Website shall be understood to mean: the external appearance of the screen interfaces, both static and dynamic, i.e. the navigation tree; all the elements integrated both in the screen interfaces and in the navigation tree (hereinafter, Content) and all those online services or resources that may be offered to Users (hereinafter, Services).

Cortijo El Sarmiento reserves the right to modify, at any time and without prior notice, the presentation, and configuration of the Website and the Content and Services that may be incorporated therein. The User acknowledges and accepts that at any time Cortijo El Sarmiento may interrupt, deactivate and/or cancel any of these elements that are integrated into the Website or access to them.

Access to the Website by the User is free and, as a general rule, is free of charge, without the User having to provide any consideration to enjoy it, except for the cost of connection through the telecommunications network supplied by the access provider contracted by the User.

The use of the Content does not require any prior subscription or registration.

The User

Access, browsing, and use of the Website confers the condition of the User, and therefore, from the moment browsing of the Website begins, the User accepts all the Conditions established herein, as well as any subsequent modifications, without prejudice to the application of the corresponding legal regulations that must be complied with as the case may be. Given the relevance of the above, the User is recommended to read them every time he/she visits the Website.

Cortijo El Sarmientos website provides a wide range of information, services, and data. The User assumes responsibility for the correct use of the Website. This responsibility extends to:

  • Any use of the information, Contents and/or Services and data offered by Cortijo El Sarmiento without being contrary to the provisions of these Conditions, the Law, morality, or public order, or which in any other way may involve damage to the rights of third parties or the operation of the Website.
  • The truthfulness and legality of the information provided by the User in the forms provided by Cortijo El Sarmiento for access to certain Contents or Services offered by the Website. In any case, the User shall immediately notify Cortijo El Sarmiento of any fact that allows the improper use of the information registered on these forms, such as, but not limited to, the theft, loss, or unauthorized access to identifiers and/or passwords, to proceed to their immediate cancellation.

Mere access to this Website does not imply any type of commercial relationship between Cortijo El Sarmiento and the User.

In compliance with current legislation, this Cortijo El Sarmiento website is intended for all individuals, regardless of their age, who may access and/or browse the pages of the website.

III. Access and Navigation on the Website:
Exclusion of Warranties and Liability

Cortijo El Sarmiento does not guarantee the continuity, availability, and usefulness of the Website, nor of the Contents or Services. Cortijo El Sarmiento will make every effort to ensure the proper functioning of the Website. However, it is not responsible for and does not guarantee that access to this Website will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Cortijo El Sarmiento is not responsible for or guarantees that the content or software that can be accessed through this Website is free of error or causes damage to the User’s computer system (software and hardware). Under no circumstances shall Cortijo El Sarmiento be liable for any loss, damage, or harm of any kind arising from accessing, browsing, or using the Website, including, but not limited to, those caused to computer systems or those caused by the introduction of viruses.

Cortijo El Sarmiento is also not responsible for any damage that may be caused to users by an inappropriate use of this Website. In particular, it shall not be held responsible in any way whatsoever for any telecommunications failures, interruptions, faults, or defects that may occur.

IV. External Links

We inform you that the Cortijo El Sarmiento Website places or may place at the disposal of Users links (such as among others, links, banners, and buttons), directories, and search engines that allow Users to access websites belonging to and/or managed by third parties.

The installation of these links, directories, and search engines on the Website is intended to make it easier for users to search for and access information available on the Internet, and may not be considered a suggestion, recommendation, or invitation to visit them.

Cortijo El Sarmiento does not offer or market on its behalf or through third parties the products and/or services available on such linked sites.

Nor does it guarantee the technical availability, accuracy, veracity, validity, or legality of sites outside its property that can be accessed through the links.

Cortijo El Sarmiento does not under any circumstances review or control the content of other websites, nor does it approve, examine, or endorse the products and services, content, files, and any other material existing on the aforementioned linked sites.

Cortijo El Sarmiento assumes no responsibility for any damages that may arise from the access, use, quality, or legality of the contents, communications, opinions, products, and services of websites not managed by Cortijo El Sarmiento and which are linked to this Website.

The User or third party who makes a hyperlink from a web page of another, different, website to the Website of Cortijo El Sarmiento must know that:

  • None of the Contents and/or Services of the Website may be reproduced, in whole or in part, without the express authorization of Cortijo El Sarmiento.
  • No false, inaccurate, or incorrect statement about the Cortijo El Sarmiento Website, nor the Contents and/or Services of the same, is permitted.
  • Except for the hyperlink, the website on which the hyperlink is established shall not contain any element of this Website that is protected as intellectual property by Spanish law, unless expressly authorized by Cortijo El Sarmiento.
  • The establishment of a hyperlink does not imply the existence of a relationship between Cortijo El Sarmiento and the owner of the website from which it is made, nor the knowledge and acceptance by Cortijo El Sarmiento of the contents, services, and/or activities offered on said website, and vice versa.

V. Intellectual and Industrial Property

Cortijo El Sarmiento by itself or as an assignee, is the owner of all intellectual and industrial property rights of the Website, as well as of the elements contained therein (including but not limited to images, sound, audio, video, software or texts, trademarks or logos, colour combinations, structure and design, selection of materials used, computer programs necessary for its operation, access and use, etc.). They are, therefore, works protected as intellectual property by the Spanish legal system, applying to them both the Spanish and Community regulations in this field, as well as the international treaties relating to the matter signed by Spain.

All rights reserved. By the provisions of the Intellectual Property Law, the reproduction, distribution, and public communication, including making available, of all or part of the contents of this website, for commercial purposes, in any medium, and by any technical means, without the authorization of Cortijo El Sarmiento, are expressly prohibited.

The User undertakes to respect the intellectual and industrial property rights of Cortijo El Sarmiento. You may view the elements of the Website or even print them, copy them, and store them on the hard drive of your computer or any other physical medium as long as it is exclusively for your personal use. The User may not, however, remove, alter, or manipulate any protection device or security system installed on the Website.

If the User or third party considers that any of the Contents of the Website involves a violation of the rights of protection of intellectual property, he/she must immediately notify Cortijo El Sarmiento through the contact details in the GENERAL INFORMATION section of this Legal Notice and General Conditions of Use.

VI. Legal actions, applicable law and jurisdiction

Cortijo El Sarmiento reserves the right to bring any civil or criminal action it deems necessary for improper use of the Website and its Contents, or breach of these Conditions.

The relationship between the User and Cortijo El Sarmiento shall be governed by the regulations in force and applicable in Spanish territory. Should any controversy arise concerning the interpretation and/or application of these Conditions, the parties will submit their conflicts to the ordinary jurisdiction, submitting themselves to the judges and courts that correspond per the law.


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