General Terms and Conditions

This website is the property of and managed by Victor&Julius bvba - Kersbeeklaan 137 - 1190 Brussels

Privacy
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 Victor&Julius bvba 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 Victor&Julius bvba. 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 authorisation, can lead to the user being refused temporary or permanently, full or partial access to the websites of Victor&Julius bvba.


Minors
Victor&Julius bvba ensures that the privacy of minors is protected and encourages parents to be actively involved in the online activities of their children. Victor&Julius bvba will not purposefully or intentionally collect personal data of minors. Victor&Julius bvba encourages minors, if they visit a Victor&Julius bvba website, to inform their parents of their online activity and ask their opinion before sending personal data to Victor&Julius bvba. Victor&Julius bvba encourages minors, if they wish to register on the website, to read the privacy policy of van Victor&Julius bvba carefully with their parents. Victor&Julius bvba recommends the minors to preferably use a pseudonym in their e-mail address and to not indicate their real name. We also advise minors to only indicate the data necessary for the online use of Victor&Julius bvba services. Minors can access, rectify and oppose the use of their personal data at all times, on simple request addressed to Victor&Julius bvba with the registration form. The authorisation of the parents is also required for the request of subscriptions, products and services proposed by Victor&Julius bvba via the websites. Subscriptions, products and services are always subject to the Victor&Julius bvba terms and conditions.


Use of data for internal purposes
The data can be used to keep the user informed of offers by Victor&Julius bvba (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. Victor&Julius bvba will not store your data longer than legally allowed and in any case no longer than necessary for the purposes stated herein. Victor&Julius bvba 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 Victor&Julius bvba
As there are links between the various media of Victor&Julius bvba, the personal details of the visitors are automatically accessible to various media of Victor&Julius bvba, 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 Victor&Julius bvba 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. Victor&Julius bvba is never liable for the use third parties make of your details. Websites of Victor&Julius bvba 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 Victor&Julius bvba, 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.

Cookies
At visits to the websites of Victor&Julius bvba cookies are placed on the visitor's computer; cookies are information elements placed on the hard disc of your computer every time you visit a website. The first purpose is to enable smoother use of the website (among others because certain information, e.g. at access check, does not need to be repeated).Cookies can be switched off from the hard disc with most internet browsers; the correct operation of the website can then no longer be guaranteed in all circumstances however. Cookies and log files also make it possible to examine the way the website is used more closely. The information an individual user views or prints will not be checked. The aim is to collect statistical information to optimise the website and inform advertisers. The websites of Victor&Julius bvba can use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies" (small text files placed on your computer) to help the website analysing how the users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your website use (including your  IP-address) is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google uses that information to monitor how you use the website, to create reports about the website activity for website operators and to provide other services related to website activity and internet use. Google may pass on that information to third parties if Google is forced to do so legally, or if those third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Google will not combine your IP address with other data at Google's disposal. You can refuse the use of cookies by setting your browser accordingly. However we inform you that it could be that you cannot use all the facilities of the website in that case. By using this website you allow Google to process the information in the way and for the purposes described above. Your personal data can also - in encrypted format that does not make it possible to identify you - be transferred to others. Via a cookie placed on your computer your internet use is processed anonymously so the commercial information proposed by websites can be adapted to your profile (e.g. your age, gender or region). The thus created file can - also in a way that does not make it possible to identify you - be enriched with personal data that you provided to other companies with whom agreements were concluded with the purpose of processing for direct marketing. You can refuse or remove cookies on your computer via your browser settings. As the privacy laws evolve considerably, the privacy section of this website can be updated.


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 Victor&Julius bvba are protected by copyright, and possible otherwise protected too. 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 Victor&Julius bvba. 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 Victor&Julius bvba. Any legal or natural person transfers, unless otherwise agreed by contract, by sending texts, photos, drawings, graphics, images, sound, data and other to the Victor&Julius bvba websites, all their property rights including intellectual property rights and author's rights on the work above to Victor&Julius bvba. Websites not belonging to Victor&Julius bvba can freely link to the pages of Victor&Julius bvba websites. The links always indicate the name of the medium concerned. The user is always directly linked to the relevant Victor&Julius bvba 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 authorisation of Victor&Julius bvba is required.

Interactivity
Victor&Julius bvba 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 Victor&Julius bvba 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 Victor&Julius bvba is absolutely forbidden and will be punished;
  • public indecency, publication of pornographic images, paedophilia and the public advertising of prostitution or escort services.


If a visitor to the websites of Victor&Julius bvba is of the opinion that certain information on the websites is unlawful or offensive, that visitor is requested to contact Victor&Julius bvba. In case of illegal behaviour by a user, the IP address of that user can be transmitted to the competent authorities.

Conditions
Any use of the Victor&Julius bvba 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. Victor&Julius bvba 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.

Liability restriction
Victor&Julius bvba 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. Victor&Julius 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. Victor&Julius bvba 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, Victor&Julius bvba 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.

Damage
Victor&Julius bvba 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. Victor&Julius bvba is not liable for the possible transfer of viruses through the websites.

Availability of the website
Victor&Julius bvba 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. Victor&Julius bvba 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. Victor&Julius bvba 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 Victor&Julius bvba.

Applicable law
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 unenforceability 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 Victor&Julius bvba is subject to Belgian law and the courts of Brussels are sole competent.