Legal disclaimer

General

DEME NV, acting on behalf of itself and/or on behalf of its affiliated and associated companies (hereinafter collectively referred to as “DEME”), offers its websites (the “DEME Websites”), and their content (the “DEME Content”) to you under the condition of your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions set out in this disclaimer (the “Terms & Conditions”). Use of the DEME Websites implies knowledge and constitutes acceptance of the Terms & Conditions. The Terms & Conditions may be modified: the applicable Terms & Conditions shall be those in force at the time of any connection.

Use of the DEME websites and the DEME content

The DEME Websites and DEME Content are provided for information purposes only. The DEME Websites are updated regularly to the best of our ability. Despite these efforts, DEME cannot guarantee that the DEME Content is complete, exact, accurate and up-to-date. The DEME Content can therefore only be used for general information. DEME reserves the right to adapt, modify or supplement the DEME Websites and/or the DEME Content at any time at its own discretion and without notice. DEME is not liable for any (in)direct harm or damage that may be caused by the use of the DEME Websites and/or DEME Content. Any and all use of the DEME Websites and/or DEME Content is at your own risk. If you do not agree with this disclaimer and/or any of the Terms & Conditions, your exclusive recourse is to stop using the DEME Websites.

You are not entitled to reproduce, modify or in any way commercially exploit any DEME Content. In particular, but without limiting the general application of the restrictions in the previous sentence, you are not entitled to do any of the following without prior written permission from DEME:

  • reproduce or store in or transmit to any other website, newsgroup, mailing list, electronic bulletin board, server or other storage device connected to a network or regularly or systematically store in electronic or print form, all or any part of DEME Content; or
  • modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit all or any part of DEME Content (including as part of any library, archive or similar service); or
  • remove the copyright or trademark notice from any copies of DEME Content made under these terms.

You expressly agree that you shall not use the DEME Websites and/or DEME Content: (A) for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this disclaimer; or (B) in any manner which is contrary to any applicable local, national, international and foreign laws or regulations governing your use of the DEME Websites and/or DEME Content; or (C) in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden or impair the DEME Websites and/or DEME Content or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the DEME Websites and/or DEME Content.

The DEME Websites may contain files of and/or hyperlinks or other references to third-party websites. Any references or links to third-party websites are provided for your convenience only and do not imply any connection, partnership, relationship or approval with those third-party websites or their content. DEME is not responsible for the content of these third-party websites and does not necessarily endorse the views or agree with the information held on these websites.

DEME does not guarantee permanent access to the DEME Websites, nor the good functioning of the DEME Websites. DEME does not guarantee that the DEME Websites are free from viruses or other contaminating or destructive properties.

Unless otherwise mentioned, the information posted to the DEME Websites does not, under any circumstances, constitute a business proposal and cannot be regarded as a commercial offer to acquire goods or works/services, or more generally to conclude a contract.

Liability and indemnity

Whilst reasonable efforts have been undertaken to ensure the accuracy of the DEME Content, DEME expressly disclaims all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy of the information contained on the DEME Websites (including but not limited to warranties for fitness for a particular purpose and warranties of merchantability). Any and all use of the information on the DEME Websites and/or the DEME Content is at your own risk. DEME cannot be held liable for any loss or damage that may arise directly or indirectly from the use (or failure to use) of, or reliance on, the DEME Websites and/or DEME Content.

Upon DEME's request, you shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless DEME from any claims and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, related to any breach of these Terms & Conditions by you or your use of the DEME Websites and/or the DEME Content.

Intellectual property & copyright

Use of the DEME Websites does not confer or transfer any intellectual property rights to you. The DEME Websites, including but not limited to the texts, the lay-out, the images, the sounds, the graphical illustrations, the logos, the software and other elements embedded in the DEME Websites, are protected by DEME or third-party intellectual property rights (copyright, database right, software protection right, trademark, model and drawings). The reproduction, the diffusion, the adaptation, the translation, the storage, the processing in part or in all for commercial purposes is forbidden without prior agreement from DEME. DEME prohibits all users to modify, copy, distribute, reproduce, licence or transfer the information, names, logos, images and other items on the DEME Websites. Some of the names and logos on the DEME Websites are registered trademarks.

Anti-spamming policy

Spamming is unsolicited mass mailing to private persons. DEME does not allow the use of its hardware and software infrastructure to spam private internet users.

Cookies

The DEME Websites may use cookies, which makes it possible to store information intended to simplify the use of the DEME Websites. You can manage and/or disable the use of cookies in your browser. In the latter case, your use of the DEME Websites may be less straightforward. The acceptance of cookies, through your browser, may also be necessary for accessing parts of the Website that require identification of the user.

Registration, passwords and responsibilities

Certain areas or features of the DEME Websites and/or digital applications may only be open to registered users. You are solely responsible for the confidentiality and use of and access to DEME Content and the DEME Websites and/or digital applications using your user name and/or password.

You agree to immediately notify DEME if you become aware of the loss, theft or unauthorised use of any password, user ID or email address or of any DEME Content. You shall provide DEME with accurate, complete registration information and inform DEME of any changes to such information. For the purpose of confirming your compliance with these terms, DEME reserves the right to monitor and record activity on the DEME Websites and digital applications, including access to DEME Content.

Each registration is for your own use only. You may not share your log in details or password with any other person. DEME does not allow multiple users (networked or otherwise) to access the DEME Websites and/or any digital edition through a single name and password, failing which DEME may cancel or suspend your access to the DEME Websites and/or a digital application.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

This disclaimer, including the Terms & Conditions contained therein, and your access to, visit or use of the DEME Websites and/or DEME Content shall be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Belgium. Any dispute between you and DEME which is not settled amicably, will be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts of Antwerp, Belgium.

Complaints

Any complaint regarding the illegal or abusive use of the DEME Websites can be sent to info.deme@deme-group.com.

DEME details

DEME NV
Scheldedijk 30
2070 Zwijndrecht
Belgium
RPR Antwerp
BE 0400.473.705.