Terms & Conditions
You are expected to take note of this and to accept the general conditions without any reservations.
The site http://www.xpats.com & http://www.thebulletin.be is a signpost to discover Belgium in all its aspects. It will help you to stay informed about the ins and outs of Belgium and get in touch with the expatriate community here. All the information on this site is of a general nature. The information is not adapted to specific circumstances for an individual or entity, and you cannot see this information as a personal, professional or legal advice or an equivalent to this. To receive specific or personal advice, you will always have to consult the competent services.
Ackroyd Publications pays a lot of attention and care to http://www.xpats.com & http://www.thebulletin.be and strives to keep information as complete, accurate, understandable and up-to-date as possible. In spite of the great effort continuously put in, we cannot guarantee all the information to be complete, accurate, understandable and up-to-date. If the information offered through this site shows shortcomings, we will put in the greatest effort to correct this as soon as possible.If you find inaccuracies, please contact the administrator of this site. You can find the co-ordinates under 'contact'.
Ackroyd Publications makes every effort to prevent interruptions of a technical nature. We however cannot guarantee this portal site to be free of any interruption or other possible technical problems.
Ackroyd Publications takes no responsibility for any direct or indirect damage coming from the use of this site or from the use of the information on this site. This includes without restraints, all losses, work stoppages, damage to your programs or other data on your computer system, or damage to your hardware.
Protection of personal details
Ackroyd Publications attaches great importance to the respect of your personal privacy. Mostly, the information on this website is available to you without you having to provide your personal data. However, in some cases, you will be asked to provide some personal information. In that case, the data are treated in accordance with the Belgian law of 8 December 1992 on the protection of the personal privacy in relation to the processing of personal details (Belgian State Gazette, 18 March 1993).
Ackroyd Publications guarantees the following:
- your personal data are merely collected and processed to provide the information you asked for, or to realise the services you desire.
- the processing of your personal data will be limited to the objective aimed at.
- your personal data will not be given to a third party, nor will they be used for direct marketing purposes, unless specifically mentioned
- you will have access to your personal data and you can verify the correctness at all times. You have the possibility to adapt possible inaccuracies. You can do this by contacting the editor whose co-ordinates you can find under 'contact'.
Ackroyd Publications takes the best possible security measures to prevent abuse of your personal data by any third party.
Hyperlinks and references
On this site, you are redirected with hyperlinks to other websites of governments, institutions or organisations, and you are referred to information sources managed by third parties. Ackroyd Publications has no control over these websites or information sources and therefore cannot guarantee these sites and sources to be complete, accurate, understandable and up-to-date.The hyperlinks to other sites or sources are merely for information purposes and your comfort; they do not imply any confirmation.
Consequently, Ackroyd Publications accepts no liability for direct or indirect damage resulting from the consulting or the use of these external websites and their content.
You have the right to consult, download and reproduce the information on this portal site for personal use, provided that you mention the source in accordance with the Belgian law of 30 June 1994 on copyright and neighbouring rights (Belgian State Gazette, 27 July 1994).
This consent does not apply to texts in which restrictions of the use are stated explicitly. For the reproduction or the use in public of multimedia information (sound, image, software) a written prior permission is always required. We kindly ask you to contact the editor of this site, who will inform you about the permissibility of your request concerning reproduction or use in public of multimedia information. You can find his co-ordinates under 'contact'.
Ackroyd Publications preserve all intellectual property rights on the portal site and on the information offered on that portal site.
All comments or materials you provide to Ackroyd Publications without their explicit request, including reactions or materials concerning the content of this site, will be treated as non-confidential. Ackroyd Publications denies any obligation concerning the follow-up to those reactions or materials. They can use these reactions and materials at their own discretion, without prejudice to the limitations contained in the Belgian law of 8 December 1992 on the protection of the personal privacy in relation to the processing of personal data (Belgian State Gazette, 18 March 1993).
You agree that Ackroyd Publications can use the ideas, concepts, knowledge and techniques, contained in your reactions, for any purpose whatsoever, including, amongst others, the development and conception of new services.
This online contract and all disputes and claims resulting from the use of this site or of any information contained on it, are ruled by Belgian law. Consultation of this website implies that you submit yourself to the jurisdiction of the Courts of Brussels, Belgium, and that you accept to instigate any proceedings solely before those Courts.
CIM Internet Study - Dutch
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CIM Internet Study - French
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