In this Disclaimer the following terms are defined as follows:
- GROUND LION NV: GROUND LION NV , a corporation organized and existing under the laws of Belgium, with its registered offices B-9051 Sint-Denijs-Westrem, Kortrijksesteenweg 1146, and registered with the Belgian RPR/RPM Sint-Denijs-Westrem under number 0644 729 306, including any Affiliates;
- Affiliate: any affiliated company (‘verbonden vennootschap’) as defined in article 11 of the Belgian Company Code;
- Website: the website of GROUND LION, www.groundlion.com, and derivative websites developed and administered by GROUND LION (including without limitation: www.groundlion.be).
1. General information about the Website
The consultation or use of the Website implies full acknowledgement and acceptance of the Disclaimer. If you continue with the consultation of the Website, this means that you explicitly accept the terms listed below and will comply with them strictly.
The information published on the Website is of a general and informative nature and is not published with the aim to meet individual needs. Neither is the information necessarily complete or up-to-date nor does it contain any individual advice or professional recommendations.
2. Intellectual property rights
The Website, including text, layout, graphic elements, presentation, logos, software, databases, trademarks and tradenames of GROUND LION and other components of this Website are protected by intellectual property rights belonging to GROUND LION or third parties. You expressly undertake to fully respect the intellectual property rights of GROUND LION and/or third parties.
GROUND LION has or will prescribe brand and trademark guidelines which have to be adhered to by the relevant licensees.
Any reproduction, circulation, sale, distribution, publication, modification, translation, adaptation or use for commercial purposes of all or part of this Website in any form and by any means is prohibited, except with the prior written consent of GROUND LION. This also applies to data that are not protected by intellectual property rights, and which can be collected through amongst others the technique of ‘screen scraping’. By making the Website available and allowing the use of the Website, GROUND LION does not grant a licence in any way.
GROUND LION reserves the right to take any measures it deems necessary in order to prevent the infringement of its intellectual property rights and/or to put an end to this infringement, without accepting any liability for the consequences of these measures.
GROUND LION is not obliged to respond to any creative materials, ideas or suggestions that are received unsolicited. By providing information or materials you grant GROUND LION a worldwide, royalty-free and irrevocable license to use the information or materials for all purposes deemed acceptable to GROUND LION, including the granting of sublicenses. You agree that GROUND LION is free to use any ideas, concepts, to use knowledge or techniques contained in the information or material that your provided for whatsoever reason, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information and materials
GROUND LION must be notified in advance of the creation of hyperlinks to the Website. The hyperlink may only redirect the user to the homepage of the Website, which must open in a new browser tab. Deep linking is prohibited.
Inserting hyperlinks to one or more other websites shall in no way mean that there is an association, partnership or accession with or to the institutions managing these websites nor shall it imply approval of the content of these websites. The hyperlinks are provided purely for information purposes. GROUND LION does not check (the contents of) these websites.
Once GROUND LION has definite knowledge of any illegal content on any website referred to by a hyperlink on the Website, or if its content does not correspond to the intended objective of GROUND LION, GROUND LION will remove the hyperlink to this website. GROUND LION can in no way be held liable for the placement of the hyperlink to the relevant website.
GROUND LION can never be held liable for direct or indirect damage arising from the use of the information on the Website. By visiting the Website, you waive any claim or any recourse against GROUND LION concerning the use of data and information made available on the Website.
By visiting the Website you agree to assume all the risks associated with the use of the Website. This includes the risk of damage to the computer, software or data if this damage is due to malware that could have been passed on or activated through the Website. GROUND LION cannot be held liable for such damage.
You further acknowledge the right of GROUND LION to interrupt access to the Website at any time and without prior notice, including for, but not limited to, the following reasons: tracing or suppressing possible cases of abuse and/or fraud, solving technical or operational errors in functioning, or in the event of an injunction by a court for allegedly infringing the (intellectual property) rights of third parties or having actual knowledge of such an infringement, etc.
5. Security of the Website
GROUND LION will to its best efforts take measures to effectuate the security of the Website, including security investigations, encryption techniques, secure environments and all reasonable measures and procedures given the state of the art in the field. In the event of an attack on the Website, computer-related crime or any other unauthorised attempt to access a part or all of the Website, GROUND LION will use all legal means at its disposal to protect the integrity of its Website and do this with the cooperation of the competent authorities.
6. Privacy and Cookies
7. Changes to the Website and/or the Disclaimer
GROUND LION reserves the right to change the Website and the information on the Website at any time and without prior notice, and to remove this information, either temporarily or permanently.
It is your responsibility to ensure that you are informed of the latest Disclaimer. After each modification to this Disclaimer, the date at the bottom of this clause will be updated. If you continue to use the Website after such modification, you indicate by doing so that you expressly agree to and accept the changes.
GROUND LION declines any form of liability for any adverse consequences that may result from the changes made to the content of the Website or the Disclaimer.
GROUND LION reserves the right to continually update this Disclaimer.
This Disclaimer was last updated: June 14, 2017.
If any of the provisions of this Disclaimer would be wholly or partially annulled by a binding decision, this shall have no effect whatsoever on the other provisions of this Disclaimer. GROUND LION is entitled to modify or replace such a provision by another provision which, within legal limits, has the same effect.
The failure of GROUND LION to demand strict compliance with the provisions of this Disclaimer shall not be construed as a waiver or rejection thereof.
9. Applicable law
By visiting the Website and thus expressly accepting this Disclaimer and the conditions therein, you agree that any dispute or claim relating to the Website or any information stated therein shall be governed by Belgian law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Kortrijk (Belgium).