Although VVM and associated parties make every effort to assure the quality of the information that is offered on the Website, it does not provide any guarantee regarding the accuracy, completeness or actual character of this information.
VVM and associated parties may not be held liable for any typing errors or other errors or shortcomings in connection with the Website. Under no circumstances may VVM and associated parties be held liable for any indirect damage, damage to image, loss of data, loss of profit or turnover, missed savings, slowdown in activity or any form of financial or commercial damage, and this even when the Solidarity Fund and its associated partners have been notified of the possibility of incurring damage.
Websites to which hyperlinks are placed that lead you out of the Website are not checked by VVM and associated parties and VVM and associated parties may not be held responsible for the unlawful content or commercial policy on these websites or for the hyperlinks that these websites themselves may include to other websites. The presence of a hyperlink to the websites of third parties on the Website in no way implies an approval or quality guarantee from VVM and associated parties. VVM and associated parties only created these links to be able to offer visitors to their site additional services or information.
VVM and associated parties may also not be held liable for any possible risks, such as viruses or software or hardware failures that may be caused to a computer through use of the Website.
Protection of personal data
VVM and associated parties undertake to respect and protect the privacy and personal data of users of the Website. VVM and associated parties consequently undertake to abide by the Belgian Law of 8 December 1992 on the protection of privacy in relation to the processing of personal data.
In principle, any visitor may visit the Website without submitting any personal data. In order to be able to provide certain services that are offered on the Website, VVM and associated parties must however procure certain data, such as - depending on the case - name, address, telephone number, email address, etc.
VVM and associated parties assume responsibility for the processing of the personal data that is collected via the Website. In so doing, VVM and associated parties shall take the necessary measures in order to guarantee the security of the data processing. All personal data that you pass on to us remains strictly confidential. It is recorded in the internal database of VVM and associated parties and shall not be passed on to third parties.
The personal data are exclusively used for the following purposes: information regarding our products and services, direct marketing actions, statistical analysis and the improvement of products and services. By submitting your data, you give your consent for it to be used for direct marketing purposes by VVM and associated parties.
This Website uses 'cookies' with a view to improving the services on offer. Cookies are small electronic files that are stored on the hard drive of the user's computer. The purpose of the cookies placed by the Website is purely to carry out or facilitate the sending of a communication via an electronic communication network or to deliver a service expressly requested by the user from the information society.
The user may configure his browser in such a way that it passes on information regarding the receipt of a cookie or offers the possibility to refuse the installation of a cookie. The user is however informed that - in the event that he refuses to install a cookie - some pages of the Website may possibly not open correctly or may even be rendered inaccessible.
The user may exercise his right to access, improve and - in the event of direct marketing - delete his personal data free of charge by way of a written, signed and dated request to this effect, accompanied by a recto-verso copy of his identity card, to be sent by standard post to the following address: VVM, Zwarteweg 49, Quay 367, B-2030 Antwerp. In the event that an electronic ID card is used, an official proof of residence is also required.
Intellectual property rights
a. Content and presentation of the Website
The Website is an original creation, of which both the content and structure is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights. The logos, drawings, images and sound effects used on the Website are also protected by copyright. Any full or partial reproduction, distribution, translation, adaptation or integration in another website, in any form whatsoever and by whatever means - is forbidden without the prior express written consent of VVM and associated parties.
VVM and associated parties allow the use of the documents provided on the Website (such as texts, certificates, photos etc.), provided that the reference to the copyright of VVM and associated parties is rendered clearly visible and legible on all reproductions that are made of such items, these documents are only used for information purposes and are not commercially exploited, are not distributed in the media or placed on any IT system or network, and that no changes are made to these documents. Each instance of use that violates these conditions is strictly forbidden.
The brands and names mentioned on the Website, such as product, authority, trading and company names, may be legally protected.