General terms and conditions for the Hengsten Van Dijck site

Hengsten Van Dijck website is a website accessible via the Internet at www.hengstenvandijck.be. It is opened to any user of this network. It is edited by Hengsten Van Dijck, located Oelegemsesteenweg 14, 2520 Broechem, Belgium.

Navigating on this site is subject to the applicable regulations and the terms and conditions of use laid down below.

Consequently, by continuing to consult the site, you indicate your acceptance of these general terms and conditions. The use of the site will be subject to the latest version of the general terms and conditions posted on the site at the time of this use

  1. The purpose of the contents of this site is purely informative and these contents do not under any circumstances constitute a business proposal.

    The information and data provided on this site are not intended to substitute for the knowledge and skills of the user.

  2. Hengsten Van Dijck will take all necessary precautions to maintain the confidentiality of personal data gathered in the context of its website.

    Any personal data that you provide through the website is processed in accordance with the law of 8 December 1992 and the General Data Protection Regulation*. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

  3. The site user is aware of the fact that the Internet is not a perfectly protected medium and that total security in terms of respect for privacy cannot be guaranteed. Consequently, Hengsten Van Dijck will not under any circumstances be liable for any harm which may be suffered by the site user further to the introduction by the latter of confidential or sensitive information.

    Users acknowledge that they have sufficient experience of the use of the Internet and the related electronic communication functions.

    Remote services may be interrupted for the purposes of monitoring and maintenance, in the event of overloading and in general in any case of force majeure beyond the control of Hengsten Van Dijck.

    Users of the Hengsten Van Dijck site are obliged to ensure that their navigating software is compatible with the Hengsten Van Dijck site.

    The liability of Hengsten Van Dijck, as defined in point 4 below, may in any case only be called into question for events originating exclusively in a system over which Hengsten Van Dijck has actual control, thereby ruling out all events originating upstream or downstream of the Hengsten Van Dijck site, in particular access to the Internet network.

  4. Hengsten Van Dijck undertakes to use all reasonable means at its disposal to enable users to make optimal use of the services on offer. Consequently, Hengsten Van Dijck only makes a best effort undertaking and not under any circumstances a firm commitment.

    Hengsten Van Dijck only assumes liability for fraud and serious offences on its part.

    Hengsten Van Dijck may not be held liable for the consequences of circumstances beyond its control, such as strikes, lock-outs, wars, bad weather, etc., defects in computing systems or means of communication, or any other event which may constitute a case of absolute necessity.

    Users accept full liability for the operations they initiate and their consequences and may not under any circumstances seek to hold Hengsten Van Dijck liable in this respect. Furthermore, they may not seek to hold Hengsten Van Dijck liable for any information, details or comments of any sort obtained or emanating from the Hengsten Van Dijck site.

    Hengsten Van Dijck provides accurate and updated information via this site and therefore reserves the right to modify the contents of the site at any time. However, Hengsten Van Dijck is not under any circumstances liable for harm which may be caused further to data provided via the site which may be incorrect, not updated or incomplete.

    Users of the Hengsten Van Dijck site undertake not to seek to harm the integrity or functioning of the site.

  5. Hengsten Van Dijck has no power to check or monitor the creation of links to external sites or the contents of such sites, whether these are commercial sites or not.

     The owners of sites consulted from the Hengsten Van Dijck site bear sole liability in particular for compliance with all the regulations applicable in the context of services provided on line and in particular laws and regulations relating to distance selling, consumer protection, false or misleading advertising, prices, product conformity, etc.

    The user therefore accepts that his decision to access another site via a hypertext link is taken at his own risk and peril. Consequently, Hengsten Van Dijck cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect harm resulting from access to a site linked by a hypertext link.

  6. The contents and presentation of the website ‘https://www.hengstenvandijck.be’ (HTML or Flash pages, fixed or generated automatically, image files, sounds, videos, trademarks, logos, etc. ) are protected by intellectual rights held by Hengsten Van Dijck, unless otherwise indicated.

    The Hengsten Van Dijck database is protected by the Code of economic law. Hengsten Van Dijck, as the database producer, is entitled to forbid the extraction and reuse of a substantial part of the database.

    Users undertake to use the information and data available on the Hengsten Van Dijck site for their personal use only. They undertake not to exploit them in any way, directly or indirectly. They will in particular refrain from any reproduction, adaptation, modification or communication, in any form whatsoever and by any means whatsoever, even free of charge, and any reconstitution on the basis of information and data obtained, of new files, databases and other documents without the express prior and written permission of Hengsten Van Dijck.

    The trademarks and logos to be seen on this website are the property of Hengsten Van Dijck or its subsidiaries. None of the information on this website is to be interpreted as granting licenses or permission to use trademarks. For this, the express written consent of Hengsten Van Dijck is required. The unauthorized use of these trademarks is strictly prohibited. Hengsten Van Dijck will assert its intellectual property rights all over the world subject to the laws applicable in each case.

  7. A page from this site may not be presented in a frame that does not belong to Hengsten Van Dijck (by means of the so-called ‘framing’ technique) nor may a page belonging to the company be inserted in a page that does not belong to Hengsten Van Dijck (by means of the so-called ‘on line linking’ technique).

    Under no circumstances may Hengsten Van Dijck be held liable for direct or indirect harm resulting from the use of its site or other sites linked to it.

    Hengsten Van Dijck establishes links only on sites from which it has requested authorisation and is not in any way liable for links established to its site.

  8. These general terms and conditions are governed by Belgian law. The courts of Brussels have sole jurisdiction in the event of a dispute relating to Hengsten Van Dijck site, its content and use.

*Regulation 2016/679 of the EU Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation or “GDPR”).