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Terms and Conditions

  1. General Disclaimer

Please read the following terms and conditions of use carefully before using this Website or any of its sections. By using our Website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our Website.

By using our Website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy. You should review these terms and conditions regularly as they may change at any time at EU DSO Entity sole discretion. If you do not agree to any term or condition, you should not access or otherwise use our Website.

  1. Ownership of Content

This Website’s structure and its contents (including but not limited to images, articles, drawings, artwork, screen shots, graphics, logos, marks, digital downloads and other files, (the “Content“) are protected by intellectual property rights, including but not limited to copyrights, database rights and trademark rights (“IPR“). All these IPR are the exclusive property of the EU DSO Entity, its members or such third party credited as the provider of the contents, with all rights reserved unless otherwise stated in the present Terms and Conditions.

  1. Acceptable use of the Website

You are granted a personal, non-commercial, non-exclusive and free license under the IPR to access, view and print out Content from this Website for non-commercial personal use only and provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the Content. Any other use is subject to the EU DSO Entity’s prior written consent.

Your content must be appropriate, civil, tasteful and accord with generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour on the internet. You must not use our Website to link to any Website or web page consisting of or containing material that would, were it posted on our Website, breach the provisions of these terms and conditions, as follows:

  • alter or modify the Content;
  • use this Website to publish or transmit materials that are (a) false, misleading, abusive, libellous, (b) obscene, indecent, (c) infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right; (d) infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy, or right under data protection legislation; (e) constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement; (f) be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order; (g) be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation; (h) be blasphemous; (i) depict violence in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner; (j) be pornographic or sexually explicit; (k) constitute spam; (l) be offensive, deceptive, threatening, abusive, harassing, or menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; or (m) cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.
  • use our Website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.
  • conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our Website without our express written consent.
  • use our Website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communication.
  • use our Website for any purposes related to marketing without our express written consent.
  • Deep-link or frame this Website;
  • defeat or circumvent security features, upload information or materials that are likely to damage the Website or the EU DSO Entity’s reputation;
  1. Restricted use

Access to and use of password protected and/or secure areas of this Website are restricted to authorised members of the EU DSO Entity only. We reserve the right to restrict access to other areas of our Website, or indeed our whole Website, at our discretion. If we provide you with or you generate a password to enable you to access restricted areas of our Website or other content or services, you must ensure that that password is kept confidential. You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account or password. You are responsible for any activity on our Website arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure. Unauthorised individuals attempting to access these areas of the Website may be subject to enforcement measures or prosecution.

The EU DSO Entity’s IPR Policy shall apply to members and the members agree to be bound by and observe the said policy as regards the Content made available via the member-restricted areas of the Website.

  1. Privacy

Any personal data (for example, your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address) you transmit to the Website by electronic mail or otherwise will be used by EU DSO Entity in accordance with the Website’s Privacy Policy. Any other communication or material you transmit to the EU DSO Entity, such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary.

  1. Disclaimer of Warranties


The EU DSO Entity neither warrants nor represents that your use of any content taken from this Website will not infringe the rights of any third parties nor that the Content will be accurate, complete or up-to-date. Any Content that is used or downloaded by you from this Website is at your own risk and you should screen for any virus and other malicious code as is necessary.

Except for its own willful misconduct and even in case of gross negligence, the EU DSO Entity does not assume any responsibility for :

  • The accuracy, completeness, any errors or omissions of any kind or for any direct, indirect or accidental loss deriving from the reading or any use of the content; and
  • any (a) inability to access this Website without interruption or delay, (b) computer viruses or other malicious code in this Website or (c) this Website not being up to date.

The EU DSO Entity reserves the right to revise, add or delete Content published or posted at any time without prior notification. It furthermore reserves the right to temporarily withdraw or suspend access to the Website at any time for the purposes of further development, improvement or correction of a functionality or content. The EU DSO Entity will assume no liability in relation to any such act.

This Website may contain links to sites owned or operated by third parties. Such links are provided for convenience only. When you click on any third-party Website hypertext link you will leave this Website and act at your own risk. The EU DSO Entity is not responsible for the content, terms of use or privacy policies on, or security of, such third-party Website.

  1. Exclusion of Liability

In no event shall EU DSO Entity will be liable for any damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, general, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of any use of the information contained herein.

  1. Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to our other rights, if you breach these terms and conditions of use in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions of use in any way, we may: (a) send you one or more formal warnings; (b) temporarily suspend your access to the Website; (c) permanently prohibit you from accessing the Website; (d) block computers using your IP address from accessing the Website; (e) contact your internet services provider and request that they block your access to the Website; (f) bring court proceedings against you for breach of contract or otherwise; (g) suspend and/or delete your account with the Website; and/or (h) delete and/or edit any or all of your content.

Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to this Website or a part of it, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).

  1. Revisions of the Terms

We may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of our website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on our website.

  1. Applicable law and jurisdiction

The website is governed by Belgian law. Any dispute concerning the website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Brussels courts.

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