This website is the property of and managed by Belgian Trading Services
– Vestingstraat 73, 2018 Antwerp, Belgium
You can use this website without communicating your personal data. However it is possible that certain parts of the website or the use of certain functions are only accessible providing that you communicate certain personal data. Visitors of the website can also register via the website or pop-ups. By registering on this website, the personal data are automatically accessible to other Belgian Trading Services’s media and those data can also be shared with third parties. The personal data (e.g. name, first name, address, date of birth, email address, telephone etc.) entered by visitors at registration, are integrated and processed in the customer database of Belgian Trading Services. According to the protection data on privacy Act of 8 December 1992, the e-commerce Act of 11 March 2003 and the Royal Decree of 4 April 2003 regarding personal data you have the right to access, modify and remove those data at all times. You guarantee that the data you communicate are true and complete. Communicating false identities, incomplete or incorrect data or data belonging to third parties who have not given authorization, can lead to the user being refused temporary or permanently, full or partial access to the websites of Belgian Trading Services.
Use of data for internal purposes
The data can be used to keep the user informed of offers by Belgian Trading Services (editorial initiatives, market studies, actions, personalised information and promotion campaigns about or products and services and other). The subscriber or user who so wishes can oppose this at all times. You can unsubscribe from future electronic communication in any email communication. Belgian Trading Services will not store your data longer than legally allowed and in any case no longer than necessary for the purposes stated herein. Belgian Trading Services also stores information in its databanks required to provide certain services like online portfolio management. That information is stored to guarantee the correct activity of the service. Online portfolio monitoring and similar service providing is only possible if you enter the relevant information in our databases.
Data transfer in Belgian Trading Services
As there are links between the various media of Belgian Trading Services, the personal details of the visitors are automatically accessible to various media of Belgian Trading Services, that can use them for editorial initiatives, market studies actions, personalised information and promotion campaigns for products and services, and other unless the visitor explicitly opposes this.
Transfer of data to third parties
Your data can be transferred to other companies that Belgian Trading Services is of the opinion could be of interest for you: name, first name, street, house number, box number, postcode, residence, telephone number. The subscriber or user who does not wish this can oppose it at all times. Belgian Trading Services is never liable for the use third parties make of your details. Websites of Belgian Trading Services contain links to third party websites or advertising messages of third parties through which your personal details are collected. This data collection and processing does not come under the responsibility of Belgian Trading Services, but the responsibility of the advertiser or administrator of the website you visit.
Access and correction of data
The subscriber or user can access the registered personal details. Those details can be corrected at all times via the registration form. According to the law for the protection of Privacy of 8 December 1992 regarding personal data, the law on e-commerce of 11 March 2003 and the Royal Decree of 4 April 2003, gives you the right at all times to consult, modify and remove that data if you no longer wish to receive information about our activities.
Copyright – Intellectual property rights
All texts, photos, drawings, graphics, images, sound, data, databanks, software, names, trade and domain names and all other elements of the websites of Belgian Trading Services are protected by copyright. The websites themselves are also protected by copyright, and also protected as a databank both by author’s legislation and the databank legislation. The user explicitly recognises that all relevant property rights including intellectual property rights are owned by Belgian Trading Services. None of these elements nor the websites themselves nor the information provided on the websites may be saved (other than necessary to access the website), reproduced, modified, published, distributed, sent, sold, transferred to third parties or used in any way unless previously authorised in writing by Belgian Trading Services. Any legal or natural person transfers, unless otherwise agreed by contract, by sending texts, photos, drawings, graphics, images, sound, data and other to the Belgian Trading Services websites, all their property rights including intellectual property rights and author’s rights on the work above to Belgian Trading Services. Websites not belonging to Belgian Trading Services can freely link to the pages of Belgian Trading Services websites. The links always indicate the name of the medium concerned. The user is always directly linked to the relevant Belgian Trading Services website and therefore without delay, without intermediate step and without the pages appearing in a frame of another website. For logo users the prior written authorization of Belgian Trading Services is required.
Belgian Trading Services is not responsible for the content of blogs running on the websites. Chatting, reacting and posting always is at own risk. The chat sessions, reactions and blogs are always at own risk. The chat sessions, reactions and blogs may not be distributed by third parties, even partially. By posting messages or reactions the author also authorises the publication of those messages, for example in the printed newspaper and other media. The editor reserves the autonomous right to keep out reactions or remove them if they do not contribute to the debate. That decision is the sole competence of the editor who does not have to justify the decision. The following acts are prohibited by law and punishable and therefore obviously forbidden on the Belgian Trading Services websites:
Racism, xenophobia, revisionism and discrimination or the promotion thereof;
Slander, defamation, stalking, insults, abuse of the name or image, abuse of trust;
Violation of intellectual or other properties. It is forbidden to disturb the public order on the website. This means that spamming, sending unsolicited advertising via private or public messages, the frequent unlawful reloading of pages, flooding or posting excessively long texts etc. can be prosecuted;
Hacking or hacking attempts of the websites of Belgian Trading Services is absolutely forbidden and will be punished;
Public indecency, publication of pornographic images, pedophilia and the public advertising of prostitution or escort services.
If a visitor to the websites of Belgian Trading Services is of the opinion that certain information on the websites is unlawful or offensive, that visitor is requested to contact Belgian Trading Services. In case of illegal behaviour by a user, the IP address of that user can be transmitted to the competent authorities.
Any use of the Belgian Trading Services websites is subject to these conditions. By using the website the user (customer or advertiser) integrally and irrevocably accepts the terms and conditions of use of the products and services provided. Belgian Trading Services reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time. The modified terms and conditions are published on the website and will become officially effective after publication.
Belgian Trading Services aims for communication and information as correct as possible but can never guarantee the accuracy, completeness, suitability of the communication or information in the newspaper or on the websites for any use and cannot be held liable for this. K.GR. BVBA BVBA is not responsible for any decision or action made by the user based on the information, data or reporting on users or third parties or for errors or mistakes. Belgian Trading Services is also not responsible for possible direct or indirect damage or any damage caused by the mistake, incompleteness, forgetfulness, omission etc. The author of the article, the information provider or the photographer are responsible for the articles, the information and the photos.
Links to other websites
For information that is proposed as a service provided to the user through hyperlinks to the content of third parties or websites managed by third parties, Belgian Trading Services cannot be held liable in any way. These links are purely informative and only the operators of those websites are responsible and liable for the compliance with laws and regulations on the products and services they sell on their website, in particular on the protection of the consumers, distance selling, laws regarding prices, intellectual property etc.
Belgian Trading Services is not in any way liable for temporary or permanent damage or defects to the data or the computer equipment of the user by the use of the use of the websites. Belgian Trading Services is not liable for the possible transfer of viruses through the websites.
Availability of the website
Belgian Trading Services endeavours to achieve good availability of the websites but cannot guarantee that the websites are available at all times or that there are no interruptions or failures. Belgian Trading Services reserves the right to interrupt access to the website at any time and without prior notice for technical or other reasons or to cancel the services. Belgian Trading Services cannot be held liable for failures or interruptions, or errors in the electronic supply and these cannot lead to refunds or price adaptations or other compensations, unless in case of intentional errors by Belgian Trading Services.
Belgian law applies at all times. The invalidity, nullity or non-executable nature of all or part of one of the provisions above will not lead to invalidity and/or un-enforceability of other provisions. The parties accept that the electronic communication between both of them has force of law of written proof. Unless the conditions of a product or service define another competence, any possible dispute arising from the use of the websites of Belgian Trading Services is subject to Belgian law and the courts of Brussels are sole competent.