1.1. By surfing this website, reading documents, downloading files, consulting it in any other way and/or making use of it in any other way, you declare your acceptance of the following terms and conditions and undertake to comply with them. They are exclusively valid, to the exclusion of any other terms.
2.1. This website is operated by Professionails N.V., with registered office at Ruiterijschool 11, B-2930 Brasschaat, with company number KBO [Crossroads Bank for Enterprises]: 0432.600.303
3.1. This site can be consulted by recent computers on which current software (browser, operating system, etc.) is installed. However, Professionails does not guarantee compatibility and cannot be held liable in any way if you cannot, for any reason whatsoever, consult and/or use (a part of) this site.
3.2. This site is only offered for informative purposes. You have the right to consult this website and its content for personal use only. Any commercial use of this website is strictly prohibited.
3.3. It is strictly prohibited to attempt to gain access to portions that have not been placed publicly online, in any way whatsoever and by any technical means whatsoever. It is also strictly prohibited to change, adapt, add material to and/or delete material from this site, in any way whatsoever and by any technical means whatsoever.
3.4. You undertake in general not to take any action, regardless of the technical means used, that can jeopardise the proper operation of this site in any way whatsoever at any time.
4. Intellectual property rights
4.1. General. The design, content, layout, structure, source code, software, images, photos, animations, audiovisual works, texts, data, music and all other parts of this website are and remain the exclusive property of Professionails and are protected by various intellectual property rights (including the copyright, trademark right, sui generis right of the producer of a database, etc.), which you acknowledge and accept. By surfing on this site you acquire no right to these.
4.2. Aside from informative access to the website as described above, Professionails grants you no other privileges or rights with regard to this site. Reproduction, communication, dissemination, sale, distribution, publication, adaptation and/or use, in whole or in part, in any form whatsoever, in any way whatsoever, of this website and its content is strictly prohibited. Storage of any information and/or portion of this site in an (electronic) database or otherwise is not permitted, with the exception of the automatic caching of information by the browser.
4.3. Trademarks. The trademarks, logos and service marks (collectively designated as the “Trademarks”) displayed on the website are registered and unregistered trademarks of Professionails. You acknowledge that the Trademarks used and displayed on this website are and remain the exclusive property of Professionails.
Any use of the Trademarks is subject to the express written permission of Professionails. Any use of the Trademarks on the website other than that specified in these conditions of use is strictly prohibited without express consent.
4.4. Images. Images of persons or locations on the website are either property of Professionails or are used with permission by Professionails. Use of these images is strictly prohibited.
4.5. You accept that all communications and all material that you send to and/or place on the website via e-mail or in any other way (including data, questions, commentary, suggestions, etc.) are treated as non-confidential information that is not subject to any intellectual property right.
Professionails is in other words entitled to freely use these communications or this material for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcasting and further posting. Furthermore Professionails is free to use all ideas, designs, knowhow or techniques contained in any communication or material you send to the website for any purpose whatsoever (including development, production and marketing of products).
4.6. Professionails observes the intellectual property rights of third parties Professionails has therefore obtained, to the best of its ability, the necessary permission from the holders of rights to files of any nature whatsoever (texts, photos, music, images, etc.). Contact us if you believe you have a right to a file that appears on this site without your permission, so that we can find a solution.
5.1. General. Consultation and use of this website, of any nature and by any technical means whatsoever, always takes place under your own responsibility. Neither Professionails nor its affiliated companies nor their respective personnel, managers, representatives, appointees, etc. as a whole can be held liable with regard to the user and/or third parties for damage of any nature the latter may have suffered (direct, indirect, consequential damage, etc.), loss of profit, loss of data, loss of opportunity, or any damage whatsoever caused by its negligence or inattention in setting up, operating and offering this site, including all its parts, even if Professionails has been warned of the existence of certain problems and/or the possible damage to the user and/or third party.
5.2. Accessibility. Professionails makes every effort to ensure that this site is accessible to a normal number of users at all times. However, Professionails has the right to suspend or discontinue this website in whole or in part at any time, even without prior warning. Professionails cannot be held liable for any loss and/or damage of any nature that might be suffered due to suspension, interruptions, (technical) malfunctions, delays, difficult accessibility, inaccessibility and/or the termination of (a part of) this site.
5.3. Data. Professionails makes every effort to ensure that the data and documents that are part of this site are complete, accurate and current. Mistakes and/or incompleteness and/or outdated data can however never be ruled out, and Professionails therefore can give no guarantee in this regard. Professionails therefore cannot be held liable in the event of damage and/or loss of any nature that might result from use, consultation and/or downloading of any part of this site. Professionails also cannot be held liable for any damage of any nature whatsoever that might result from decisions you might make on the basis of any data and/or information on this site.
5.5. Malware. Although Professionails makes every effort to keep this website free of bugs, viruses, Trojan horses, spyware and other malware, it cannot be ruled out that they may still exist. Professionails cannot be held liable for any damage and/or loss resulting from this. Professionails strongly advises you to always install the necessary firewall, anti-virus and other protective software to prevent possible damage to your computer. If you should detect one of the aforementioned items on this site you are asked to report this to the webmaster so that the necessary measures can be taken.
5.6. Data traffic. Certain data, such as e-mails, personal data, credit card numbers, and so forth are always sent at your own risk. Professionails makes every effort to ensure that transmission of these data takes place securely, but cannot be held liable in any way for any damage that may result from the loss of certain data and/or the interception of these data by a third party. Professionails strongly advises you to install the necessary software in this regard and to always use and disclose your personal data carefully.
5.7. Without prejudice to the foregoing, all the material on this website is offered to you “as is”, without any express or implied guarantees.
5.8. You undertake to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Professionails (including its managers, employees, third partners, etc.) from all losses, expenses, damage and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from or related to any infringement of these conditions of use that you commit and/or any other unlawful use of the website.
6.1. This website makes use of so-called ‘cookies’, small information files that are automatically stored on the hard drive of your computer when you visit a site and that contain a unique identification number. With the aid of these cookies access to and navigation of the site can be facilitated and it can be used faster and more efficiently. These data are used, among other things, to compile anonymous statistics and to improve the quality of the website. Professionails reserves the right to use these cookies to offer you a personalised version of this website.
6.2. More specifically, the following types of cookies are used on this website:
6.2.1. Technically necessary cookies, cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of the website. Without these cookies the website would not function properly. Consequently these cookies cannot be disabled.
6.2.2. Functional cookies, cookies that are used to improve the functionality of the website. This can for example involve cookies that remember the content you have viewed on the website and/or whether you have clicked. The functional cookies used are:
- direct cookies, cookies that are placed by this website and can also be read only by this website.
- indirect cookies, cookies that are placed by third parties on which Professionails calls for certain services (e.g. website analysis).
6.3. If you wish to delete these cookies, you should consult the manual of your browser. You are free to switch off this option in your browser. It may be in that case that you cannot, or can only partially, consult and/or use certain parts of this site, which you accept.
7.1. If Professionails collects personal data (for example for registration on the website), they fall under the scope of Article 4 §1 of the law of 8 December 1992 on protection of privacy. They will be recorded in a file that can be transmitted to third parties and/or can be employed for internal use and/or direct mailing, which you expressly accept.
7.2. Certain information is also collected in so-called ‘log files’, which allow Professionails to, among other things, analyse the traffic on this site, as well as the profile of the users. Professionails reserves the right to communicate these data to third parties.
7.3. You have free access at all times to data that concern you to request that they be corrected and/or deleted if need be. You can do this by sending a request, together with proof of identification, to the address cited in Article 10.5.
7.4. Professionails will take the necessary measures to protect these data as well as possible.
8. Rules of conduct
8.1. Posting or transmitting unlawful, threatening, libellous, obscene, inflammatory, pornographic, blasphemous and/or any other illegal and/or unlawful material on the website is prohibited.
8.2. You undertake not to send spam to other users of the website or harass them in any other way for any reason whatsoever.
8.3. Professionails reserves the right to check communications and materials of any nature whatsoever that are placed on and/or uploaded to the website and to block or delete them when it is determined that they are illegal and/or unlawful to any extent whatsoever.
8.4. If you find illegal, unauthorised and/or unlawful communications and/or material anywhere on the website, we appreciate your reporting this to us so that we can examine what actions must be taken in this regard.
9.1. Spam. Professionails does not send spam. If you receive an e-mail or newsletter from Professionails, it is in response to your demand or request. If you have still received unwanted e-mails through Professionails, you can report this to the address cited in Article 10.5 and we will do what is necessary as quickly as possible to ensure that you receive no more e-mails.
9.2. Sales. The general sales conditions of Professionails alone are applicable to every sale of products and/or services offered via this site. Moreover, if a training course is ordered, the specific provisions for these are applicable.
10. Final provisions
10.1. Invalidity. This disclaimer is divisible. Therefore the nullity of one or more provisions in no way affects the validity of the other provisions. If any portion of this disclaimer is declared excessively broad, the provision, despite this fact, will be enforceable to the maximum allowed by law. If any portion of this disclaimer is deemed completely invalid, Professionails will replace it by a provision that approaches as closely as possible the economic effect of the provision declared invalid.
10.2. Competent court. Any dispute of any nature whatsoever that might result from the consultation and/or use of this site falls under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts and Tribunals of the Judicial District of Antwerp.
10.3. Applicable law. Belgian law alone is applicable.
10.4. Disclaimer. This disclaimer can be modified depending on, among other things, legal developments without prior notification. You are therefore invited to regularly check whether - and where appropriate, which - changes have been made. Professionails will make every effort to draw your attention to the new version of this disclaimer. However, changes take effect definitively as soon as they are made known on the website.
10.5. Questions. For any questions concerning this disclaimer you can always send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or write to Professionails, attn.: the Management, Ruiterijschool 11, 2930 Brasschaat.
This version took effect on 16 January 2017. © 2017 Professionails. All rights expressly reserved.