Terms & conditions

Terms & Conditions of Use

These terms and conditions apply to your use of the Internet Website located at www.edfi.be. By accessing the site you agree that you have read and accepted these terms and conditions.


We reserve the right to make changes to this Agreement from time to time. Any changes to the Agreement will be posted here. Should you continue to use the site after changes have been made, you will be deemed to have accepted them.

Links to other web sites

You may be able to link to other Websites which are owned and operated by third parties from the Site by means of hyperlinks. Third Party Websites are independent of the Website and we have no control over them or their content. We accept no liability for any statements, information, products (including, without limitation, software) or services that are published on or may be accessible from Third Party Websites.

No Warranties, No Representation

The Site is made available to you “as is” this means that: we do not represent or warrant that you will be able to use the Site or that it will continue to be made available in its current or any other form at the current domain name or any other domain name and we reserve the right to suspend or close the Site without notice to you; we do not represent or warrant that the Site or any software or material of whatsoever nature available on or downloaded from it will be free from viruses or defects, compatible with your equipment or fit for any purpose. It is your responsibility to use suitable anti-virus software on any software or other material that you may download from the Site and to ensure the compatibility of such software or material with your equipment; we do not represent or warrant that news, prices, opinions and other information on the Site are accurate or complete.


You should be aware that the Internet is not a completely reliable transmission medium. If you choose to send any electronic communications to us by means of the Site, you do so at your own risk and we cannot guarantee that such communications will not be intercepted or changed or that they will reach the intended recipient safely.

Although we use all reasonable endeavours to ensure the Site is secure from attacks (such as “hacking”), we cannot guarantee that any information displayed on the Site has not been changed or modified through malicious attacks. Where they have been issued to you, it is your responsibility to maintain the security and confidentiality of your password and login details. As an example only, you should not write down your password and login details. You must inform us as soon as reasonably practicable if you suspect that your password or login details are known by or available to any third party. You agree that, if you inform us of any suspected disclosure of your password and login details, we may take such steps as we consider may be reasonably necessary in the circumstances (including, without limitation, cancelling your existing password and login details and issuing a new password and login details to you).

Web Site Integrity

You may not upload, post or transmit to or distribute or otherwise publish through the Site any materials which (i) restrict or inhibit any other user from using the Site, (ii) are threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, offensive, or otherwise unlawful, (iii) constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate law, (iv) infringe the rights of third parties, (v) contain a virus or other harmful component, (vi) contain advertising of any kind, or (vii) constitute or contain false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact.

Email Communications

Any e-mail communications made by you to us either through the Site or otherwise shall take effect when they are actually received by us if sent to the relevant e-mail addresses published on the Site. We may act on any instruction or other communication, whether made by e-mail or otherwise, if we believe in good faith it has been given or sent by you or on your behalf.

Intellectual Property Rights

All rights in the material on the Site are either owned by us or made available to us under licence. The material on the Site is protected by copyright. All trade marks and devices displayed on the Site are owned by us and/or our licensors and/or our Members, and may be registered in many jurisdictions across the world. Save as provided in these conditions any use or reproduction of these trade marks and/or devices is prohibited. All rights in the material on any other Sites which you may be able to link to from the Site are owned by third parties.

You may view the Site and you are welcome to print hard copies of material on it for your personal, non-commercial use on the condition that you do not delete, change or alter the information in any way. All other copying (whether in electronic, hard copy or other format), publishing, selling, or modifying of any of the content of the Site, without express and prior authorisation by us, is prohibited and all other rights reserved.


If any part of the Agreement is determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, it shall to that extent be severed from the Agreement.

Governing Law

The Agreement is governed in accordance with the laws of Belgium.

Privacy policy

We respect the privacy of every individual who visits the Website. In visiting the Site in order to deal with us you may provide us with personal information about yourself. The purpose of this statement is to set out the principles governing our use of personal information that we may obtain about you as a result of you using the Site. By using the Site you consent to the use of your personal data in accordance with the terms of this Policy.

Collection and use of personal data

We will only process personal data about you for specified and lawful purposes and any personal data which we obtain will be processed fairly and lawfully. We collect personal data via the Site for legitimate use as necessary for conducting our business. In particular we may collect personal data from you through the Site when you subscribe to our news alert service, register for events, order or request publications, services or other information from the Site or when you contact us for further information via the Site. The personal data which we collect will be processed for the purpose of fulfilling such requests or orders.

Use of Cookies

When you visit the Site, we may collect information about you which may not personally identify you but which may be helpful for improving the operation of the Site. Such information may be collected through “traffic data” and may entail the use of “IP addresses” or other numeric codes used to identify your computer. The servers hosting the Site automatically record certain information about you when you use the Site, including details of your domain name, IP address, operating system and browser. We do not use cookies at present. 

Accuracy and security
If you believe that any of the personal data that we hold about you is incorrect please notify us at: edfi@edfi.be . The Site may contain hypertext links to external websites. We are not responsible for and accept no liability in relation to these websites or their contents. You should read any applicable privacy policy on any such website.