Legal Notice and Terms of use

Welcome to this Website (hereinafter "Site") owned by VERONORTE S.A.S, a Colombian corporation identified with tax ID number (NIT.) 900.526.244-3 (hereinafter "VERONORTE"). VERONORTE offers the Site as a mechanism for general information about its products, activities and services, as well as the platform to participate in conversations and activities developed by VERONORTE, all of which is provided to its visitors and users (hereinafter "User") in accordance with the following terms and conditions of use (hereinafter "Terms of Use"). By using the Site, you agree to the Terms of Use. If you do not agree with the Terms of Use, do not use the Site. VERONORTE reserves the right to modify the content of the Site and these Terms of Use unilaterally, sporadically and without notice. Any user who
visits the Site declares to know and accept each and every one of the conditions of these Terms of Use.

The User registration information and all information provided by the User will be collected, stored and used by VERONORTE maintaining the security standards that it considers sufficient to prevent any tampering, loss, query, use or unauthorized or fraudulent access. VERONORTE is not responsible for illegal interceptions or violation of its systems or databases by unauthorized persons, or the misuse of information obtained by such means.

i) Use of the content of the Site:

The use of the Site is at the User’s own risk, including services, content and links to other sites. VERONORTE does not guarantee that: (a) the Site will function uninterrupted or error-free, (b) the conditions of the announcements and services offered through the Site will meet the User’s expectations, or that (c) errors on the Site will be corrected. The Site User assumes all risk with respect to any damage or loss of data that may occur to its computer system as a result of accessing the Site.

By accessing and browsing the Site, the User agrees to: (a) use the content for the sole purpose of obtaining information, (b) not to modify or alter in any way the content or information contained in the Site, (c) not to publish, distribute, prepare derivative works or use the content in any way other than as explicitly permitted in these Terms of Use.

In addition, the User agrees, without limitation, not to:

  1. Use the content to incur and/or incite third parties to engage in activities that are illicit, illegal or contrary to good faith and public order,
  2. Cause damage to the physical and logical systems of VERONORTE, its suppliers or third parties, introduce or disseminate through the Site computer viruses, Trojans, malicious code or any other physical or logical systems that are likely to cause damage to and / or are designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any software, hardware or telecommunications equipment or to damage, disable, overburden, overload or impair the Site in any way,
  3. Attempt to access, collect or store the personal data of other Users of the Site and, if applicable, use the e-mail accounts of other Users and modify or tamper with their messages,
  4. Seek illicit advantage when interacting with the tools and/or utilities, manipulate information and/or content and use of VERONORTE services through the Site,
  5. Use the information for purposes contrary to good faith, or that may threaten the veracity of the information or the good name of physical or legal persons related to the certificates contained in any way on the Site.
  6. Under no circumstances use trademarks, logos or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layouts or forms) owned by VERONORTE, without express written consent. By using the Site, the User does not acquire any ownership rights over the content of the Site.
  7. Access to the Site allows viewing and interacting with information and hypermedia utilities (audio, video and text) which at all times will be the exclusive property of VERONORTE or publicly available information. Access to the functionalities of the Site in some cases requires prior registration, which is described in the conditions of access of each service; this registration will be carried out in accordance with internal policies for the protection of personal data established by VERONORTE.

ii) Definitions

  • Personal Data: personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person
  • Data controller: the data controller determines the purposes for which and the means by which personal data is processed. So, Veronorte is the data controller
  • Holder / Data subject: data holder means a legal person or data subject who has the right to grant access to or to share certain personal or non-personal data under its control.
  • Data Treatment / Processing: Data Treatment means the access, collection, use, processing, storage, sharing, distribution, transfer, disclosure, security, destruction, or disposal of any personal, sensitive, or confidential information or data (whether in electronic or any other form or medium).
  • Consent: ‘consent’ of the data subject means any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject’s wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her
  • Database: A database is an organized collection of structured information, or data, typically stored electronically in a computer system
  • Sensitive Data: Sensitive data is defined as any information that is protected against unwarranted disclosure.

iii) Copyright information

Unless otherwise stated, the Site and the content included on the Site are owned by VERONORTE and are protected by the legal rules of copyright of the Republic of Colombia, the Andean Community of Nations, provisions of international treaties ratified by Colombia, and all rules that modify, replace or supplement them. The compilation, organization and publication of the content of the site without prior express written permission by VERONORTE will result in a breach of the Terms of Use, a violation of the rules on ownership and protection of copyright, and therefore the existence of an illegal conduct by the User, being VERONORTE empowered to initiate all legal actions that may be appropriate against Users.

iv) Information on trademarks

VERONORTE and other trademarks specified on the Site are trademarks owned exclusively by VERONORTE and have been registered in compliance with the legal provisions to that effect in the Republic of Colombia and other countries. VERONORTE trademarks may not be used in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers or that may disparage or discredit VERONORTE or in connection with any service or product that has not been sponsored, approved or produced by VERONORTE. All other trademarks that are not owned by VERONORTE appearing on this Site belong to their respective owners, and intellectual property rights and copyrights that may apply will be respected.

v) Privacy policies and personal data protection

The personal data that users provide on the Site, will be incorporated into a database owned by VERONORTE. Registered users automatically consent unconditionally that the data provided will be used and processed for research, promotion and marketing of services and products offered by VERONORTE.

VERONORTE undertakes to maintain in absolute privacy the data provided by the Users, and that are classified as “Personal Data” according to Colombian Law 1581 of 2012 (Personal Data Protection Act) Regulatory Decree 1377 of 2013, except: (i) when there is an express authorization by the User, (ii) in those cases where they are considered “Public Personal Data”, (iii) where any judicial authority or State Entity requires them or, (iv) in those cases where expressly stated by law.

vi) Information and third-party websites

The Site may provide hyperlinks or access to websites and content from other people, companies or entities outside VERONORTE. VERONORTE does not control, endorse, or guarantee the content included in such sites. The User agrees that VERONORTE is not responsible for any content, associated links, resources or services related to third party websites. Likewise, you agree that VERONORTE will not be liable for any loss or damage of any kind arising from the use made of the contents of third parties. The links and access to these sites are provided solely for informational purposes for Users. The User will hold harmless VERONORTE for any claim arising from third party websites.

viii) Applicable law

The rights, duties and other obligations arising from the use of the Site, copyright, industrial property, and other matters described in these Terms of Use, are regulated by the Political Constitution of Colombia of 1991, the Commercial Code, Law 1581 of 2012 (Law on Protection of Personal Data), Decree 1377 of 2013, Decision No. 486 of 2000 on Industrial Property, Decision 351 of 1993 on Copyright and Related Rights (Law 44 of 1993), international norms and treaties ratified by Colombia, and those normative provisions that modify, substitute or complement them.

In the event that it is determined that any of the provisions of these Terms of Use is not valid or applicable, such determination shall not affect the rest of the Terms of Use and the minimum necessary amendments shall be made so that the Terms of Use are valid and applicable, and so that as far as possible, the same effects and scope of the amended provision or term are preserved.

ix) Contact Information

If you would like more information or have any questions about the content and scope of the Terms of Use of the Site, please contact us at

This document was last updated on January 18, 2022