Last modification: January 2021.
Article 1: Scope.
1.1 The owner (and manager) of the blog is Mathieu Desmet, a company in person, known to the ECB (crossroads bank for enterprises) under the number: 0684.910.367 - (Hereinafter "the owner of the blog").
1.2 These general conditions apply to any person (hereinafter “the visitor (s)”) visiting this blog available via the following URL address: https://mathieudesmet.blog. (hereinafter "the blog)
1.3 By visiting the blog, any visitor is presumed to have read and unreservedly accepted all of these general conditions of use. and to have accepted without reservation that these take precedence over any other general or specific conditions which concern the same subject. Any derogation from the application of these general conditions of use is excluded, unless it has been the subject of a (prior) written agreement between the visitor (s) concerned and the owner of the blog.
Article 2: Purpose of the blog.
2.1 The purpose of this blog is to inform visitors (free of charge) of recent legal developments and news.
2.2 No content, products or services are offered for sale via this blog. Visitors can (on their own initiative) contact the blog owner to ask questions by sending an email to the address provided in the "contact" section of the blog.
Article 3: Information / content of the blog.
3.1 Visitors understand and accept that the blog owner reserves the right to modify at any time and without notice all information / content available on the blog.
3.2 Visitors understand and accept that the information / content available on the blog has a purely informative vocation and in any case do not have the value of legal advice. and do not engage the responsibility of their author who does not provide any guarantee as to the accuracy / applicability of the information / content contained therein to a particular context.
Article 4: Access and operation of the blog.
4.1 The blog owner undertakes to use all reasonable efforts in view of his knowledge and the technical and financial means at his disposal so that the access (to the blog) which is offered to visitors is uninterrupted and secure.
4.2 Notwithstanding what is provided for in point 4.1, the owner of the blog may at any time and without notice interrupt the access or availability of the blog:
i) If he is aware of a risk linked to the use which is / would be made of it by one or more visitor (s);
ii) For the purpose of maintaining the blog and / or making any improvement or modification it deems necessary;
iii) In case of force majeure (force majeure is understood to mean any event / facts of the Prince which alone or in combination with other events / circumstances affects the access or security to the blog and on which the blog owner has no or little control);
iv) On the basis of a unilateral decision on his part to end his activities as a blogger. (Permanently or temporarily)
4.3 In the event of interruption of access to the blog exceeding one month, the owner of the blog will try to inform visitors of the cause of the interruption and of its estimated duration. (If it is technically and financially feasible).
4.4 In view of the above, visitors understand and accept that in terms of access and security of the blog, the blog owner cannot be held responsible for any interruption or damage they may suffer while accessing the blog posted. share in the event of serious and intentional misconduct on the part of the owner of the blog.
Article 5: Intellectual property rights.
5.1 All information / content, layouts, logos (registered or not), trade names, images and videos available on the blog are the exclusive property of (or under license granted to) the owner of the blog and are also protected by Title 5 of Book XI of the Code of Economic Law relating to copyright and neighboring rights. The images or videos illustrating the articles are also generally images or videos which come from databases offering images and illustrations free of rights.
5.2 Visitors (or any third party) are strictly prohibited from reproducing or using the information / content, layouts, logos (registered or not), trade names, images and videos available on the blog without first obtaining , written permission from the blog owner.
5.4 Any violation of articles 5.2 or 5.3 will be penalized with a lump sum fine of 1000 euros per infraction per day or the violation continues without prejudice to any damages.
5.5 For any request relating to the reproduction, use or exploitation of the protected content of this blog, please contact the owner of the blog via the "contact me" section.
Article 6. Complaints and disputes.
6.1 Any complaint relating to these general conditions of use, their interpretation or access or use of the blog and its content must be notified to the owner of the blog by sending an email to the address provided in the "contact" section. »Of this blog The owner of the blog undertakes to respond to any detailed request within a reasonable time (within 14 working days).
6.2 In the event that an amicable solution is not possible, visitors to the blog acknowledge that any dispute relating to these general conditions of use, their interpretation or access or use of the blog and its content is exclusively governed by Belgian law and will first be submitted to mediation and then, in the event of failure, to the competent courts of the judicial district of Brussels.