Terms of use

Please read these terms of use (hereafter "Terms of Use") carefully before browsing and accessing the A.I.S.E. corporate website with address www.aise.eu and the Restricted Areas as defined below (hereafter the "Website"). The Restricted Areas are integral parts of the Website. These terms of use have been updated in October 2018 to ensure GDPR compliance. 

This site is owned and operated by the "Association Internationale de la Savonnerie, de la Détergence et des Produits d'Entretien", in short "A.I.S.E.", an international not for profit association incorporated under Belgian law ("AISBL/IVZW"), with registered office at Boulevard du Souverain 165, 4th floor, 1160 Brussels, Belgium and registered in the register of legal entities (district of Brussels) under number 538.183.615 (hereafter "A.I.S.E."). The A.I.S.E. EU VAT number is BE 0538 183 615.
Tel: +32 (0)2 679 62 67 - Fax: +32 (0) 2 679 62 79

1. General terms

These Terms of Use apply to any person accessing and using the Website (hereafter a "User") and may be changed in full or in part by A.I.S.E. at all times and without notice. Regular consultation of these Terms of Use is therefore recommended, in order to remain up to date with the latest version. 
By using this Website, the User fully and unconditionally accepts the present Terms of Use and undertakes to comply with them. If the User does not agree with these Terms of Use, he shall refrain from making any use whatsoever of the Website.
The Terms of Use constitutes the entire and exclusive agreement between a User and A.I.S.E. with respect to the access to the Website. 
In case of a breach of these Terms of Use or of any other contractual obligation between the User and A.I.S.E., A.I.S.E. reserves the right to refuse access to the Website (including, without limitation the Restricted Area, as defined below) without prejudice to the right of A.I.S.E. or any third party to claim compensation for all direct and indirect damage sustained as a result of the breach.

2. Content and limitation of liability

The information and material contained in this Website is for information only. It is offered by A.I.S.E in the utmost good faith. The information it contains is believed to be correct. 
Nevertheless, A.I.S.E. makes no representation or warranties as to the adequacy, reliability, completeness or accuracy of any information presented on this Website neither does it assume any liability for any inaccuracy or incompleteness found in the content.
Barring deliberate acts and/or mandatory legal provisions, A.I.S.E. will in no event be held responsible for any use made of the content of this Website. Neither will it be held liable for any loss or damage of any nature whatsoever (direct, indirect, consequential, material or immaterial, etc.) resulting from the use of or reliance on the information presented on this Website.
A.I.S.E. reserves the right to amend and update the Website and its content at any time without prior notice. 

3. Continuity of the Website

A.I.S.E. is entitled to improve and revise the Website at any time, without prior notice. 
A.I.S.E may stop or limit (permanently or temporarily) the access to the Website (including the Restricted Areas, as defined below) at any time, without prior notice.

4. Security 

A.I.S.E. applies a range of security controls to protect the Website from unauthorized access. However, A.I.S.E. does not guarantee that the Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. The User acknowledges that the access to the Website is made at its sole risk. 
A.I.S.E. accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a User's computer system, software or data occurring in connection with or relating to this Website or its use. Users are encouraged to take appropriate and adequate precautions (such as having their own virus protection software) to ensure that whatever is selected from this site is free of viruses or other contamination that may interfere with or damage the User's computer system, software or data. 
Users are responsible for configuring their information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access the Website.
Users must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. Users must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. Users must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, a User would commit a criminal offence under the Belgian Act of 28 November 2000 regarding information technology criminality. 
A.I.S.E. will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will co-operate with those authorities.

5. Intellectual property rights

The Website and all its components (contents, marks, logos, graphics, photographs, animations, videos, music, text, etc.) are the property of A.I.S.E. They are protected by intellectual property rights (such as copyright, trademark rights, etc.).
Reproduction of material found on the Website is authorized except for commercial purpose, provided that the source is mentioned and acknowledged. 
Any violation of the above restriction may constitute a violation of intellectual property rights punishable with imprisonment and fines, without prejudice to civil damages.

6. Links to third party website

Links to other websites are provided solely as a convenience. Therefore, those links imply neither responsibility for, nor approval of, the information contained on these websites. A.I.S.E. does not accept responsibility or liability of any nature whatsoever for these other websites and any information they may contain, except if A.I.S.E. is the owner of such other website and in conformity with the applicable terms of use. 
It is prohibited to insert hyperlinks on the Website that lead to another site, without the prior written approval of A.I.S.E.

7. Restricted Areas (which include the Extranet Area and the Crisis Preparedness Area)

Access to the Restricted Areas is restricted to A.I.S.E. members and therefore cannot be accessed by any other Users to the Website. Access shall be conditional to obtaining a username and password from A.I.S.E. 
The username and password are strictly personal and confidential. The member is responsible for the use of the password and for all its activities on or through the Restricted Areas. 
A.I.S.E. processes personal data related to access to Restricted Areas in accordance with applicable data protection laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR”). For more information about this processing, please see our privacy policy.

8. Contact Form 

The Website contains a contact form that permits a User to contact A.I.S.E. The User is solely responsible for the information communicated through this form. 
A.I.S.E. processes information communicated through this form in accordance with applicable data protection laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR”). For more information about this processing, please see our privacy policy.

9. Nullity of a provision

The nullity, invalidity or unenforceability of one or several provisions of these Terms of Use shall not result in the nullity, invalidity or unenforceability of the Terms of Use as a whole. The provision which is entirely or partially null, invalid or unenforceable shall be deemed unwritten, while all other provisions shall remain fully applicable. The provision declared invalid shall then be replaced by another provision with the same effect.

10. Waiver of rights

Any failure or delay in exercising a right resulting from these Terms of Use shall not be construed as a waiver thereof. Any failure to exercise a right or only partially exercising a right does not preclude that right or any other right resulting from the Terms of Use from being exercised later.

11. Applicable law and Jurisdiction

This Website and these Terms of Use are governed by Belgian law. Any dispute arising in connection therewith shall be subject to the sole jurisdiction of the courts of Brussels, Belgium.

Cookies policy

This Website (www.aise.eu and the Restricted Areas as defined in the Terms of Use) uses cookies to improve the website experience. A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer, tablet or mobile device when you visit a website.
By continuing to browse the Website or by clicking on the "I agree” button, you accept the use of cookies as described in this cookies policy. However, you are free to disable cookies at any time by changing the settings of your browser (as described below). If you disable cookies, A.I.S.E. can not guarantee a smooth visit without any technical problems.

Use of cookies

A.I.S.E uses cookies (its own cookies and third party cookies) in accordance with applicable laws, including the Belgian law of 13 June 2005 on electronic communications.
If you want to opt-out of Google analytics cookies, you can download and install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

Disabling Cookies 

If you want to block cookies, you can do this for the browser you are using:
Internet Explorer
Google Chrome
Disabling cookies can affect the functionality and features of the Website. It is recommended that the User does not disable cookies.