Disclaimer – Terms and Conditions of Use of the My Brussels Internet portal (www.mybrusselsapp.be – www.mybrusselsapp.brussels)

The purpose of the provisions set out below is to define the conditions under which the Brussels Regional Informatics Centre (BRIC) allows you to access the My Brussels portal.

This My Brussels Internet portal is an initiative of the Brussels Regional Informatics Centre, a Category A public interest organisation created under Article 27 of the Law of 21 August 1987 modifying the law organising agglomerations and federations of municipalities and containing the provisions for the Brussels Region; its registered office is located at Avenue des Arts 21, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.

  1. Acceptance of the General Terms and Conditions of Use

By making use of the My Brussels Internet portal and by accessing the information contained therein, you will be deemed to have unconditionally accepted these Terms and Conditions of Use. The BRIC may modify these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time. It is the responsibility of the user to familiarise themselves with the Terms and Conditions of Use.

  1. Use of the My Brussels Internet portal

The content of the present My Brussels Internet portal is made available to you solely for the purpose of providing general information about the services provided by My Brussels.

The content of this My Brussels Internet portal is for your personal use only. This Internet site cannot be used as a basis for any type of evaluation of the BRIC and may under no circumstances be deemed to be binding upon or enforceable against the BRIC. Nothing on the internet site may be considered as an offer to buy or to provide services or to enter into a contract.

Users undertake to make use of the My Brussels Internet portal in accordance with the laws and the legal and/or contractual terms and conditions. Users may not use the site in any manner that would harm the interests of the BRIC, its suppliers and/or its partners.

  1. Guarantees and limitations of liability governing the use of the My Brussels Internet portal

On a general level, the BRIC may under no circumstances be held liable for direct or indirect damage, or for any other damage of any kind whatsoever, resulting from the use of this My Brussels Internet portal or from the inability to use it for whatever reason, whether or not such liability is contractual, criminal or based on tort, or whether it is based on liability without fault or otherwise, even if the BRIC has been warned of the possibility of such damage.

3.1. Information

The BRIC uses all reasonable means to publish information on the My Brussels Internet portal that is up to date, to the best of its knowledge. The BRIC does not, however, guarantee the adequacy, accuracy or completeness of such information or that the Internet site will always be complete and up to date in all respects. The information contained on this Internet portal may include inaccurate content, technical discrepancies or typing errors. This information is provided for reference purposes only and will be amended on a periodic basis. The BRIC may, at any time and without prior notice, decide to make improvements and/or amendments to this My Brussels Internet portal.

Use of this Internet portal, and consequently of the information obtained or elements downloaded while using the service, shall take place at the sole responsibility of the user. The BRIC accepts no liability for any damage that may be incurred by the user as a result of using the information on this Internet portal, whatever his/her intention.

The user furthermore acknowledges that he/she is solely responsible for any damage to his/her computer system or for any loss of data resulting from the downloading of any content whatsoever.

3.2. Access to the My Brussels Internet portal

This Internet portal is a service provided on an “as is” basis and will be accessible according to its availability. Despite all of the precautions taken in that regard, the BRIC cannot guarantee that the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free, that the results obtained while using the service will be accurate and/or reliable, or that defects in the software used, if any, will be corrected.

3.3. Hypertext links

This Internet portal may contain hypertext links to other websites and references to other sources of information, which are provided for information purposes only. The BRIC does not check all of those sites or the information contained therein and cannot therefore offer any guarantee as to the quality and/or completeness or accuracy of that information.

The BRIC accepts no responsibility for any inappropriate, illegitimate or illegal content present on the sites accessible by means of those hyperlinks, including any damage that may result from viewing them.

3.4. Actions of Internet users

The BRIC may not, in any manner whatsoever, be held liable for actions undertaken by internet users/users, who will remain sole liability for the actions they undertake and for the information they divulge while making use of the My Brussels platform.

  1. Intellectual property rights

All of the elements and information accessible on this Internet portal, as well as their compilation and arrangement (texts, photographs, images, icons, videos, software, databases, data, etc.) are eligible for protection under the intellectual property rights of the BRIC or of other right holders.

The names and logos of the BRIC that appear on the Internet portal are protected trademarks and/or business names. The trademarks and/or business names on the My Brussels portal may not be used in connection with any product or service other than those of the BRIC, in any way whatsoever that is likely to create confusion among consumers, or in any way that would disparage or discredit the BRIC.

Unless expressly authorised in this respect, users may not, under any circumstances, copy, reproduce, translate, represent, modify, transmit, publish, adapt, distribute, disseminate, license, transfer or sell, on any medium whatsoever, by any means whatsoever, or exploit in any way whatsoever, all or part of this Internet portal without the prior written authorisation of the owner. Any infringement may lead to civil and criminal proceedings.

Contacts

BRIC – Avenue des Arts, 21 – 1000 Brussels

Contact email: communication@cirb.brussels

Email address to which all requests relating to personal data rights should be sent: privacy@cirb.brussels