Legal advice

Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza is the owner of the website (hereinafter the “Website”). The website is an on-line catalogue of all the works of art pertaining to the private collection of Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza and contains photos, technical files, expert reports, provenance, bibliographies and exhibitions of each work.

Terms and conditions of use

This entire Website i.e. the elements of which it is made up (texts, photos, marks, graphics, logotypes, audio files, software files, colour combinations), as well as the structure, selection and order of its content are all protected by Intellectual and Industrial Property regulations and may not be used, reproduced (mechanically, electronically or reprographically), distributed, modified, publicly disclosed, assigned, transformed or disseminated in any other way unless expressly authorised. Access to the Website does not entitle the users to any right to or ownership of the intellectual and industry property rights over the content hosted on this Website. Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza reserves the right to take the corresponding legal actions against users that violate or infringe upon the intellectual and industrial property right related to the Website.

The Website allows users to make comments about its content. Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza reserves the right to moderate comments and review them prior to their posting. Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza reserves the right not to post, withdraw or delete those comments the content of which is considered to be untrue, inaccurate or not in keeping with these Terms and Conditions of Use.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, users may not add content to the Website that refers to religious beliefs or political ideas (including statements and symbols of political parties and religious organisations), or content that is anti-social, offensive about cultural or religious values, provocative, disparaging, violent, obscene, sexual and/or of a socially unacceptable or unlawful nature, or any other type of content that might hurt the feelings of third parties, infringe the basic rights and civil liberties publicly acknowledged by the applicable regulation and/or those established in consumer and user rights, child and youth protection law, or that might constitute or involve an invasion of the personal or family privacy of individuals or violate the right to the honour of third parties or that of the secrecy of correspondence. Whatever the case, users shall be fully liable for the opinions expressed in comments, as well as for the truth, accuracy and/or lawfulness of the same.

The inclusion of content and/or any other material under copyright in comments and opinions is subject to the condition that the users in question possess sufficient legal permission to use the said content, both by themselves and by all the other users, under the terms provided for in these terms and conditions, and that its use not constitute an infringement of any legal or contractual provision or third-party ownership or right, or constitute unfair competition in any other way.

Accordingly, it shall be assumed that users including content on the Website do so legitimately.


Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza holds the information on this Website, as well as the documents that may be viewed thereon, to be true at the date of posting. Notwithstanding, no guarantee is offered as to the accuracy, integrity, actuality, thoroughness or fitness of such information. Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza hereby disclaims any liability for damages that might arise from the use made of, error or omission in, any part of this Website to the extent permitted by law.
Without prejudice to the foregoing, Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza disclaims any liability arising from any mistake in the communicating of dates, as well as from loss or failure of data, or any alteration to the same, whilst also disclaiming liability for computer viruses, operating failures, including, albeit for merely guideline purposes, damages related to the use of the services provided on this Website.

Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza reserves the right to modify the content of Website information, to interrupt, suspend or cancel access to the same at any moment in time and with immediate effect. Any such circumstance shall be considered as having been notified by means of the publication of the modified information on this Website.
Those opinions of third parties expressed in interviews or in any other section of Website content do not represent the opinion of Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza, with respect to which liability is hereby disclaimed.

Moreover, Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza accepts no liability for the accuracy, integrity, temporary fitness or suitability of the information that third parties may post on the Website, or for any information contained on a website to which access is made available by a link on this Website. Under no circumstances whatsoever shall the information, products and/or services, or in general, content owned by third parties, which are offered on the aforementioned links, or in any way disseminated by them, be considered as being recommended, sponsored or distributed by Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza. Clients thereof shall run any risks related to access to the aforementioned links and websites.

In no case whatsoever shall Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza be liable for any losses, damages or harm of any type caused by accessing or using the Website, including, albeit not restricted to, those caused on computer systems or by infections and/or cyber attacks. Moreover, Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza accepts no liability for damages that may be caused to users owing to misuse of this Website or for crashes, interruptions and failure of, or defects in, telecommunications.

Personal data protection policy

Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza guarantees the protection of client data. The Website does not automatically recognise any personal identification information of site visitors.

Personal data voluntarily provided by users shall be incorporated into data processes controlled by Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza, the sole purpose of which is to manage the service. Data shall be processed and stored with due confidentiality, applying those IT security measures provided for by the applicable legislation to avoid their alteration, loss and unauthorised processing or access in accordance with the state of the art and the nature of the data.

Your data shall only be stored for the time required to attend to your requests, to maintain a commercial relationship and for that provided for by law to meet legal obligations.

The processing of personal data collected to send this publication or other messages from Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza shall be governed by Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of  28 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.

You can exercise your rights to access, erasure, limitation or objection in accordance with that which is provided for in the aforementioned Regulation by letter, accompanied by a copy of your ID Document, addressed to the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Legal Advice Department at the following address: Can Diumenge, 32, Escaldes d´Engordany, AD700 Principat d´Andorra, or by email to the following address

Applicable law and jurisdiction

Any legal dispute or conflict related to or involving this Website between the user and Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza shall be governed by the law of Spain and heard by the Courts and Tribunals of the [City of Madrid].

General information under Law 34/2002 of 11 July.

The business address of Colección Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza is at: Can Diumenge, 32, Escaldes d’Engordany, AD700 Principat d’Andorra.

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