LEGAL CONDITIONS FOR ACCESS AND USE
Who we are
The Consortium Business Beyond Borders (hereinafter called The Consortium or the Consortium BBB), composed by EUROCHAMBRES, EMECA, UFI and LOW ASSOCIATES, has been established for the purpose of operating a project awarded by the European Commission for the organisation of “EU-Third Country B2B, C2C and C2B centred events at the occasion of major international fairs inside and outside the EU”
Responsible for the overall coordination: Dirk Vantyghem
Address: Avenue des Arts, 19 A/D, B1000 Brussels, Belgium;
email address: BBB@eurochambres.eu
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR ACCESS AND USE OF THE WEBSITE
Access and users
Those who access the website www.businessbeyondborders.info becomes users, who fully and unreservedly accept each Term of Use listed herein, without prejudice to the specific conditions that may need to be applied if a user wishes to sign up for any of the services on offer on the website.
The Portal service is offered free of charge. However, the Consortium reserves the right to condition access to some services on prior user registration through completion of a User Registration Form, which is available to anyone who wishes to become as a registered user.
When a user is required to sign up as a registered user or to provide personal details to be able to access any of the specific services, the provisions set forth in the chapter on Safety and Protection of Personal Data shall apply to the collection and processing of such personal details.
To improve the features offered on the website, The Consortium reserves the right to modify, expand or temporarily discontinue the display, configuration, technical specifications, content and services on the website, at any time, unilaterally and without prior notice.
The Consortium guarantees that all the content and services offered on www.businessbeyondborders.info respect the principle of human dignity, the principle of non-discrimination on grounds of race, sex, religion, opinion, nationality, disability or any other personal and social circumstance, as well as the principle of youth and child protection.
The USER undertakes to make proper use of the content and services on www.businessbeyondborders.info, which may never be used for illicit activities or actions which may be contrary to public order, national defence or public health. Any use by the user of the content and services must respect the principles listed in the preceding paragraph.
The USER is expressly authorised to display all the information contained on the website, as well as to make private reproductions of such information on the USER’s computer systems, provided that such content is for the user’s exclusive use and is not transferred subsequently to third parties.
Intellectual and industrial property
The rights of reproduction and public disclosure of all pictures, designs and any other content in this website have been assigned to the Consortium BBB by their copyright holders.
This website and the contents herein are protected by the laws governing Intellectual Property. They may not be exploited, reproduced, distributed, modified, publicly communicated, ceded or transformed. Access to this website does not give users any rights or entitlements to intellectual property rights of the contents of the website.
The contents of this website may be downloaded to the user’s terminal, provided it is for personal use and without commercial end; therefore it may not be exploited, reproduced, distributed, modified, publicly communicated, ceded, transformed or used for commercial purposes.
The commercial name, brands, logo, products and services contained in this website are protected by law.
The Consortium BBB reserves the right to exercise its legal rights against those users who violate or infringe the intellectual and industrial property rights
Exclusion of guarantees and responsibility
Access to and use of the website www.businessbeyondborders.info will be under the user’s exclusive responsibility.
The Consortium takes no responsibility for the accuracy, veracity and validity of any information not prepared by the Consortium and whose content belongs to third-party information sources unrelated to the Consortium. In this regard, the Consortium shall only be liable for its own services and the content directly originated by it and identified by its Copyright as a trademark or intellectual or industrial property of the Consortium.
The Consortium neither guarantees nor assumes responsibility for damages of any kind arising from the following circumstances:
- Lack of continuity in the operation of www.businessbeyondborders.info or malfunctioning of the website.
- Lack of usefulness, appropriateness or validity of the services and content offered on www.businessbeyondborders.info in relation to the user’s results and expectations.
- Existence of viruses or programmes on the user’s computer or presence of viruses in the services provided by third parties through www.businessbeyondborders.info.
www.businessbeyondborders.info uses proprietary and third-party cookies to facilitate website browsing and secure greater effectiveness and personalisation of the services offered to USERS. For further information on use, please check the paragraph on the Consortium cookies policy.
Jurisdiction and applicable law
These Conditions of Use shall be governed by Belgian legislation.
- SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
Registering for the services as a registered user
To be able to access certain services, you need to sign up as a registered user of www.businessbeyondborders.info.
The data for completing the Registration Form are provided freely and voluntarily, and for this reason they must be true and reflect the user’s real situation.
The USER undertakes to make diligent use of, and not to reveal to third parties his or her username and password, and to inform the Consortium as soon as possible of the loss, theft or any risk of a third party gaining access to such data.
When signing up as a registered user, the user agrees that his or her personal data and/or any other data provided may be processed in an automated or manual way.
Personal data protection
The Consortium guarantees the security and confidentiality of the personal data you provide us as a USER of www.businessbeyondborders.info and to use those data for the purposes of the Business Beyond Borders Project.
In accordance with articles 9 and following of the Belgian Law dated on 8 December 1992 of the Private Life with regard to the treatment of personal data, you may exercise your rights at any time to access, rectify, cancel or oppose your personal data, by written letter affixed with a copy of your National Identification Card or Passport.
Through www.businessbeyondborders.info you can access and change at any time the personal data gathered as a result of the relations with the Consortium which are included in computer files, to manage your contact.
Consent for the use of electronic means for communication
In accordance with the provisions of Belgian Law dated on 11th March 2003 on Information Society and e-Commerce Services, we hereby inform you that The Consortium may send you information by electronic means with information of the Project BBB, if you have authorised us expressly when you provided your data.
You shall be entitled to cancel this authorisation at any time at the address firstname.lastname@example.org and via the link enabled for this purpose in the communications you receive.
Access to the transactional pages through which the www.businessbeyondborders.com user signs up for the Consortium services takes place in a secure environment. To confirm that you are at a website belonging to the Consortium check that the words Consortium Business Beyond Borders appear in the upper status line. You can also check that you are in a secure environment by looking at the URL address shown in properties (clicking the right mouse button). The URL address begins with https”, where the “s” shows that the contents are offered by a safe server.
The website www.businessbeyondborders.info provides links to other websites or content owned by third parties. The sole purpose of the links is to offer the USER the possibility of complementing the information through those links.
The Consortium will not be held liable for any results that access to such links may have for the user.
The user, and in general any natural person or legal entity intending to establish any technical link device between its website and the website www.businessbeyondborders.info must first ask the Consortium for authorisation in writing. The establishment of the link does not imply the existence of a relationship between the Consortium and the owner of the website with which the link is established, or the acceptance or approval by the Consortium of its content or services.