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General information

This website was created and is managed by the Union of Designers in Belgium with registered office Hof ter Vleestdreef 5 - B7, 1070 Brussels. This website and the information it contains may be used on the condition that the terms and conditions of use hereafter are fully complied with. By using this website you, hereafter referred to as ‘the user’ are deemed to have accepted the terms of condition.

The information that the user finds on this website or that is provided to the user via this website is of a general nature and can consequently not be considered as meeting the user’s personal requirements or particular conditions.

 

Intellectual property rights

All texts, drawings, photographs, images, data, trade and domain names, brands, logos and other elements are protected by intellectual property rights. They belongs to its members or to third parties. The user may not reproduce and/or distribute them to the public without the prior and express written consent of The Union of Designers in Belgium (UDB).The user e.g. has the right to download information of this website and to reproduce it for private use.

 

Information on this website

The Union of Designers in Belgium (UDB) accepts no liability for the information content provided by members and third parties to this website. The Union of Designers in Belgium (UDB) accepts no liability for any direct or indirect damage caused by the information content to this website, whether provided by third parties or not. The Union of Designers in Belgium (UDB) reserves the right to change the information on this website at any time and at its own discretion without prior notice.

 

Links to third-party websites

This website contains links to websites operated by third parties. These links were solely put on the website for the information of the user. The Union of Designers in Belgium (UDB) cannot guarantee the reliability, accuracy or quality of the contents of such websites and consequently disclaims all liability. A link to a third-party website does not imply that the Union of Designers in Belgium (UDB) approves of the information supplied on such websites.

 

Third-party promotions and publicity

This website uses banners to display promotions for products and services provided by third parties. By clicking on these banners the user is directed to a third-party website. The Union of Designers of Belgium (UDB) accepts no liability for the content of the publicity and the conditions applying to the promotions offered by third parties. These are the responsibility of such third parties. If user wishes to respond to the offer, or intends in any way to conclude any transactions with such third party, or has complaints with regard to such promotions or publicity, the user always has to contact the third party.

 

Personal data

The Union of Designers in Belgium (UDB) does not collect personal details unless they are provided on a voluntary basis through the relevant forms. By completing and sending a membership application form, registration for Union of Designers in Belgium (UDB) News or event, contact form or sending an e-mail, visitors provide the authorisation to store their personal details in the UDB’s internal database in view of administrative processing, automated user profiling, contact management and direct promotion. Each visitor to the Union of Designers in Belgium (UDB) website is deemed to have read the privacy policy and to accept it before forwarding their details. The user has the right to verify the information the Union of Designers in Belgium (UDB) has collected and to correct it if necessary. Moreover the user can request that their personal data be removed from the files of the Union of Designers in Belgium (UDB) via info@udb.org.

 

Unauthorised use of the website

The user of this website agree that they will not:

wrongfully or unlawfully use the information in this website;

use the website in any way that may damage or alter it, disrupt its availability or affect its efficiency in any way;

use the website for transmitting or posting computer viruses, unlawful or wrongfully obtained material, or material that is in any way inappropriate, including but not limited to libellous, obscene or intimidating material;

use the website in any way that violates the rights of a natural person, a legal person or association, including but not limited to privacy rights and intellectual property rights;

use the website for posting or transmitting material for promotional or publicity ends.

 

The Union of Designers in Belgium (UDB) reserves the right to declare the user in default and/or start legal proceedings against the user if its interests or the interests of a third party are harmed as a result of the violation of the above provisions or any action by the user.

 

Passwords

Sometimes the user needs a password to view certain sections of the website. In such cases it is strictly forbidden to access these sections without a password. If the user received such a password, this password shall be kept secret and confidential. If the security of the website is at risk, the Union of Designers in Belgium (UDB) has the right to cancel the user’s password.

 

Liability

The Union of Designers in Belgium (UDB) cannot be held liable for any damage that may result from the use of this website or any information provided on it or accessed via this website. The Union of Designers in Belgium (UDB) cannot be held liable for any damage resulting from technical shortcoming, disruptions of access to this website or any harmful interference’s with the user’s system or software.

The Union of Designers in Belgium (UDB) cannot be held liable for any damage caused by viruses, bugs, Trojan horses etc. Should these occur on the website in spite of all the precautions that were taken.

 

Applicable legislation

This website is governed by Belgian law. Disputes arising in connection with this website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Brussels.

Privacy policy

 

You are on the website of the Union of Designers in Belgium (UDB), 5 Allée Hof ter Vleest 5, box 7, 1070 Brussels.

Our Web server does not automatically recognise your domain name or your e-mail address when you visit our website. When you visit our website we will keep:

your e-mail address if you provide it;

all information regarding the pages you have consulted on our website;

all information you voluntarily provide (e.g., research information and/or site registration);

information you have provided voluntarily through the online forms (order, membership and contact details).

This information will be saved:

for internal use and is subsequently deleted;

to improve the content of our website;

for further or promotional purposes.

This information can be passed on to other organisations with which we are contractually bound, and which can use the information for commercial purposes (unless you object – see below).

We do not use cookies on this website (a cookie is a small file sent by an Internet server that is saved to your computer’s hard disk. This file keeps track of the visited website and maintains a number of details about this visit).

We have no partnerships or special relationships with advertising services on the Internet.

When we transfer or receive your data on our website, we always use encoding technologies recognised as valid standards within the ICT sector.

We have introduced the necessary security measures in order to prevent the loss, the unlawful use or the modification of information we receive on our website.

About e-mail communication

 

If you do not wish to receive e-mails from our organisation in the future, please contact us at the aforementioned address.

We can relay the e-mail addresses of our members and interested parties to organisations with which we are contractually bound and which provide products or services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want your e-mail address to be communicated to other companies or organisations, please contact us at the aforementioned address.

About communication by letter

 

If you provide us with your mailing address through the website, you will receive periodic mailings from us with information about products, services and upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such correspondence, please contact us at the aforementioned address.

About telephone communication

 

If you provide us with your telephone number through this website, you will only be contacted by telephone by our organisation whenever it is required in order to inform you about requests or orders you have placed online.

If you do not wish to receive correspondence, telephone calls or e-mails from any company, contact the Robinson list of the Belgian Direct Marketing Association:

Via post: BDMA, Robinson list, Buro & Design Center, Heizel Esplanade B46, 1020 Brussels

Online: www.robinsonlist.be.

Our organisation can use the consumer information for new purposes not yet included in our privacy policy. In this case, we will contact you before using your data for these new purposes in order to inform you of the changes to our privacy regulations and to give you the opportunity to refuse participation.

Upon request we provide visitors to our website with access to all information we keep about them. If you wish to access this information, please contact us at the aforementioned address.

Upon request we give visitors the opportunity to rectify any incorrect data we keep about them. If you wish to update your personal details, please contact us at the aforementioned address.

If you feel that our website does not live up to our privacy policy, contact us directly.

How to contact our organisation regarding this privacy policy

 

If you wish to discuss one of the aforementioned procedures, contact us:

via e-mail at info@org

via telephone on +32 (0)2 523 52 04

via letter to 5 Allée Hof ter Vleestdreef, box 7, 1070 Brussels, Belgium