By surfing on this website (hereafter referred to as the ´Website´), reading documents, downloading files, consulting and/or making use of it in any other way, you declare that you accept the following terms and provisions and you undertake to comply with them. These are the sole valid terms, to the exclusion of any others.
- Pink Ribbon
The present Website is operated by the vzw Pink Ribbon, a non-profit association whose registered office is established at Tervuursesteenweg 564, 1982 Elewijt-Zemst, with enterprise number BE 0540 804 395 (hereafter referred to as ´Pink Ribbon´). All rights and claims in these general terms stipulated for the benefit of Pink Ribbon are equally stipulated for the benefit of the third parties whose services are called upon by Pink Ribbon.
3.1. The present Website can be consulted by recent computers on which standard software is installed (browser, operating system, etc.). However, Pink Ribbon makes absolutely no guarantee of compatibility and may under no circumstances be held liable if you, for whatever reason, cannot consult and/or use (a part of) the present Website.
3.2. The present Website is offered for informational purposes only. You receive only the right to consult this Website and its content in a personal capacity. Any commercial use of this Website is strictly prohibited. By ´commercial use´ is understood, amongst other things, the selling or leasing out of the various functionalities of the Website or of memberships or registrations on the Website, or the use of the Website and its parts for the sole purpose of generating advertising or subscription revenues, or more generally the organisation of unfair competition or the performance of actions in conflict with fair commercial practices vis-à-vis Pink Ribbon and/or the Website. This list is not exhaustive.
3.3. It is strictly prohibited to, in any way whatsoever and with whatever technical means, attempt to gain access to parts that are not placed publicly online. It is also strictly prohibited to modify, adapt, add things to and/or delete the present Website, in any way whatsoever and with whatever technical means.
3.4. You undertake to perform absolutely no action, regardless of the technical means used, which at any time could endanger the proper functioning of the present Website in any way whatsoever.
3.5. It is prohibited to use any (automatic) system - such as but not limited to ´robots´, ´spiders´, ´offline readers´, etc. - with the intention of gaining access to the Website in such a way that more messages are sent out to the Website than would be achievable for a human being in a normal (manual) action and with the use of a normal web browser. By “messages” must be understood e.g. questions and requests, answers and participations in competitions, votes, any interaction with another user of the Website, etc., even if you are hereby responding to a request formulated on the Website (such as e.g. a participation in a competition). Pink Ribbon does allow public search engines to visit the Website´s content via ´spiders´ etc. with as sole intention to make the access to and the content of the Website available via their search engines, without however Pink Ribbon thereby granting the right to archive the Website´s content. Pink Ribbon reserves the right to withdraw the authorisation such as formulated in this paragraph at any time.
3.6. For accessing or using certain parts of this Website, you must register, prepare a pass and/or become a member. When doing so you must fill in correct information. Keep your login and password secret and do not communicate them to third parties. In accordance with art. 5.1. below, each member or registered user is personally responsible for his or her registration or membership and any abuses or harm that should derive therefrom. Pink Ribbon cannot be held liable for any improper use of the registration or the membership, your login and/or your password.
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
4.1. The concept, the content, the layout, the structure, the source codes, the software, the images, the photos, the animations, the audiovisual works, the texts, data, music and all other parts of the present Website are and shall remain the exclusive property of Pink Ribbon and/or its partners and are protected by various intellectual property rights (including copyright, trademark right, the sui generis right of the producer of a database, etc.), which you acknowledge and accept. Surfing on this Website gives you no rights whatsoever to them.
4.2. The complete or partial reproduction, dissemination, sale, distribution, publication, adaptation and/or use, in whatever form and in any manner, of this Website and its content is strictly prohibited. The storage of any information and/or part of this Website in a(n electronic) database or otherwise is not allowed, with the exception of the automatic ´caching´ of the information by the browser.
4.3. By putting certain data, texts, images and/or other files online, you automatically give to Pink Ribbon and its partners the exclusive and free consent to reproduce, communicate and/or otherwise use the content of your post, both on this Website and in one or several magazines or products that are published by Pink Ribbon and/or its partners.
The consultation and use, of whatever kind and with whatever technical means, of the present Website shall always take place under your own personal responsibility. Overall, Pink Ribbon cannot under any circumstances be held liable vis-à-vis the user and/or third parties for possible damage suffered by the latter, of whatever kind (direct, indirect, consequential loss, etc.), loss of profit, loss of data, loss of an opportunity, or for any damage caused by its negligence or forgetfulness in the set-up, operation and offer of this Website, including all of its parts and/or the potential harm to the user and/or the third party.
Pink Ribbon shall apply its best resources in order to ensure that this Website is accessible at all times for a normal number of users. However, Pink Ribbon has at all times the right to suspend or discontinue this Website in whole or part, even without advance warning. Pink Ribbon cannot be held liable for any loss and/or damage, of whatever kind, that should be suffered as a result of the suspension, interruptions, (technical) malfunctions, delays, difficult accessibility, inaccessibility and/or the termination of (a part of) the present Website.
Pink Ribbon shall apply its best resources in order to ensure that the data and documents that form part of this Website are complete, accurate and up-to-date. However, errors and/or omissions and/or outdated data can never be excluded, and Pink Ribbon therefore cannot give any guarantee with respect to that. Pink Ribbon and/or its partners thus cannot under any circumstances be held liable in the event of damage and/or loss, of whatever kind, that should derive from the use, consultation and/or downloading of any part of the present Website. Pink Ribbon and/or its partners also cannot under any circumstances be held liable for any damage, of whatever kind, that should derive from decisions that you may make on the basis of any data and/or information on the present Website. Pink Ribbon also has the right to change the information or data that are published on the Website at any time.
The present Website can contain, amongst other things, links to other sites. In so far as these sites are not under the control of Pink Ribbon, they are not necessarily recommended or approved by Pink Ribbon. In that case, Pink Ribbon also does not verify whether the content of these sites has changed. It is thus incumbent upon you to personally determine whether it is appropriate for you to visit these sites. Pink Ribbon cannot be held liable for the content or the proper functioning of external sites that are referred to, nor for any negative consequences that might derive from the consultation and/or use, in any manner whatsoever, of these sites.
Although Pink Ribbon shall apply its best resources in order to keep the present Website free of bugs, viruses, Trojan horses and spyware, it cannot be excluded that these might still appear. Pink Ribbon and/or its partners cannot under any circumstances be held liable for any damage and/or loss deriving from this. Pink Ribbon strongly recommends that you always install the necessary firewall, antivirus and other protective software in order to prevent possible damage to your computer. Should you identify the presence of one of above-mentioned elements in the present Website, please communicate this to the webmaster so that the necessary measures can be taken.
5.6. Data traffic
The sending of certain data - such as e-mails, personal data, credit card numbers and so on - always takes place at your own risk. Pink Ribbon shall apply its best resources in order to ensure that the transfer of these data takes place in a secure manner, yet may not under any circumstances be held liable for any harm that should derive from the loss of specific data and/or from the interception of these data by a third party. With respect to this, Pink Ribbon strongly recommends that you install the necessary software and always deal cautiously with the use and communication of your personal data.
On this Website, messages of all kinds (posts, tips, links, messages, want ads, responses, communications, discussions in forums, chats, etc.) from third parties can be posted as necessary. Pink Ribbon reserves the right to wholly or partially suspend and/or to terminate these services immediately and without prior notice. Pink Ribbon cannot be held liable for any loss that should derive from this. Given that these messages are the work of third parties, Pink Ribbon can under no circumstances be held liable for any damage that should derive from them, nor for any errors in their content. All texts, data, photos, videos, messages or other materials put in these messages fall under the exclusive responsibility of the person from whom this information came. If you post a message, of whatever kind, or any other form of information, data and/or opinion on this Website, you undertake thereby to use exclusively information (images, photos, etc.) that do not infringe the intellectual rights of third parties (copyrights, right of image, etc.), nor violate standards and good morals, nor any other legal provision. You thus expressly indemnify Pink Ribbon and its partners against any complaint or claim coming from third parties as a result of the content that you posted on this Website.
- PERSONAL PRIVACY
6.1. Personal data generally
On this Website we collect personal data. These data are managed by our company or its partners.
During a visit to our Website we retain:
- your domain name (IP address) if you visit our web pages;
- your e-mail address if you communicate this to us and give your approval via ´opt-in´;
- all information relating to the pages that you consulted on our site;
- all information that you voluntarily provided (for example, search information and/or site registration).
This information is used in order to:
- improve the content of our website;
- contact you later for direct marketing purposes.
When we receive or transfer your data on the Website, we always use the coding technologies that are recognised as common standards within the IT sector. We have introduced the necessary security measures in order to prevent the loss, wrongful use or alteration of information that we receive on our Website. If we receive or transfer certain critical information, such as financial information, we use a secure server. When we transfer data to third parties with whom we are contractually bound (such as online payment parties), these third parties must take adequate security measures within the framework of the contractual provisions.
6.3. About communication by post
When you communicate your postal address to us via the web, your data are incorporated into the address file of Pink Ribbon in order to answer your request and send you information about our products. Your data can also be passed on to third parties (such as commercial partners) for direct marketing, unless you object to this. If you do not wish for your data to be used for direct marketing purposes, you can indicate that when registering on the Website. You can always consult or correct your data in the Pink Ribbon´s database, or have them deleted. In this case, please contact us at the above-mentioned address of the non-profit association. In the latter case, do not forget to communicate to us your exact name and your address (correctly spelled). We undertake to delete your data from the list that we use in common with other companies/organisations.
6.4. About communication by telephone
When you communicate your telephone number to us via the web, you can be contacted by telephone by: our company with regard to information about our products and services or about upcoming events; other commercial partners with whom we are contractually bound. If you do not wish to receive such telephone calls (any longer), please contact us at the above-mentioned address. In the latter case, do not forget to communicate to us your exact name and your address (correctly spelled). We undertake to delete your data from the list that we use in common with other companies/organisations. When you communicate your mobile phone number to us via the web, you will only receive text messages (SMS/MMS/etc.) from our company if this is necessary in order to inform you about orders that you requested. For the customers of our mobile services, we retain your mobile phone number and technical data relating to your mobile phone in order to offer you the best possible service. In that case we also retain information on your use via the Mobile services (SMS/MMS sent and received, use of our mobile services such as visited pages, use of mobile internet sites and IVR data expressly made available by the user).
6.5. About communication by e-mail
When you communicate your e-mail address to us via the web, you can be contacted by e-mail by our company with regard to information about our products and services or about upcoming events (for direct marketing purposes) if you gave your explicit consent for this or if you are already a customer of ours and you communicated your e-mail address; you can receive e-mails for direct marketing purposes from other commercial partners with whom we are contractually bound if you gave your explicit consent for this. If you no longer wish to receive such e-mails, please contact us at the above-mentioned address. In the latter case, do not forget to communicate to us your exact name and your address (correctly spelled). We undertake to delete your data from the list that we use in common with other companies/organisations.
The ads that are included on this Website are always the work of third parties, unless they are for Pink Ribbon´s own products. Pink Ribbon and/or its partners can under no circumstances be held liable for the legality, the correctness, the offer, the content, the proper functioning and/or the quality of the goods and/or services offered by third parties.
If this Website includes a forum, the specific forum regulations - which you can find here - apply together with this disclaimer. You undertake to always strictly comply with these regulations whenever consulting and/or using the forum.
Hyperlinking and/or deeplinking to the present Website is only allowed after having obtained the consent of Pink Ribbon to do so. In any event, after you have obtained the consent, each link must always refer to the home page of the present Website.
Pink Ribbon does not send any spam. If you receive an e-mail or a newsletter from Pink Ribbon, it will relate to your question or request. If you nevertheless received unwanted e-mails from Pink Ribbon, you can report this to us and we will do what is necessary as soon as possible to make sure that you no longer receive such e-mails.
- FINAL PROVISIONS
This disclaimer is divisible. Therefore the nullification of one or several provisions thereof shall have no effect on the validity of the other provisions. If any part of this disclaimer is declared to be excessively broad, the provision shall, notwithstanding this fact, be enforceable to the maximum extent allowed by law. If any part of this disclaimer is deemed to be wholly invalid, Pink Ribbon shall replace it with a provision that comes as close as possible to the economic effect of the provision declared to be invalid.
8.2. Competent judge
Any dispute, of whatever nature, that should derive from the consultation and/or use of the present Website, shall fall under the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts and tribunals of the Judicial District of Brussels.
8.3. Applicable law
Belgian law alone applies.
This disclaimer can, without prior notice, be adapted as a function e.g. of legal developments. You are thus invited to regularly verify whether and, in such a case, which changes have been made. Modifications enter into effect as soon as they are announced on the Website.
For all questions concerning the present disclaimer you can always send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or write to Pink Ribbon vzw, Nassaustraat 34a, 2000 Antwerp.