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Legal and Other Notices / Conditions of use

The use of this website is governed by the general conditions listed below. By accessing this website, you accept these conditions of use.

Copyright, Trade-marks and other Intellectual Property Rights

Unless otherwise indicated, the Vereniging Botanische Tuinen en Arboreta vzw (V.B.T.A. vzw) or its partners own the copyright and any other intellectual property rights (excluding third party trade marks and trade names) in this website and all information, data and other materials on it. Where it is owned by a third party, certain restrictions may apply that require compliance. Where these apply, they will be indicated on the relevant part of this website.

Terms and Conditions of Use of this Website

The information is available free of charge solely for personal, scholarly, educational or research purposes, providing that the source is quoted. The data may not be used for commercial purposes and not be published, except for small extracts provided for illustrative purposes that must be acknowledged in a position that is reasonably prominent in view of your use of the data. Any other use of data or content from this website may only be made by a prior written agreement. The use and reproduction of multimedia information (in particular images and software applications) are subject to prior approval by copyright holders (see e.g. the links 'USE' pointing to "conditions of use of plant material or images" for each partner garden).

Content Accuracy and Exclusion of Warranties

The V.B.T.A. vzw maintains this website to enhance public access of information on the living plant collections of Belgian botanical gardens and arboreta adhering to the V.B.T.A. vzw. Our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate. While every endeavour has been taken to ensure the information on this site (including the databases) is accurate and is provided only on an "as is" and "as available" basis. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them in the shortest possible time.

We do not accept any responsibility for errors or omissions in the data or any other material on or accessed through this website. We exclude all warranties (whether express or implied) in respect of such data and other material (including as to satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security or accuracy). Downloading data from this website is done so at your own risk.

The V.B.T.A. vzw has taken great care to ensure, as far as possible, access to the site will not be interrupted due to technical problems. However, the V.B.T.A. vzw or its partners cannot guarantee that the site will be completely free from interruptions, bugs, viruses, errors or that it will not be affected by other technical problems.

The content of the website (including the hyperlinks) may be adapted, changed, completed or removed without prior announcement or notice. Therefore the V.B.T.A. can not accept any responsibility for the content of the website or the use made of the site.

Exclusion of our Liability

To the fullest extent that we may do so by law, we exclude our liability and that of our agents, employees or sub-contractors, for any loss, damage, claim, cost or expense however it may arise, whether from an inability to use this website, use of any materials on or from this website or in connection with this website.
Under no circumstances will we, our agents, employees or sub-contractors be liable to you for any business interruption or loss of use, data, profits, contracts or goodwill or any anticipated savings.

Links to other Websites

The website of the V.B.T.A. vzw may contain links to websites of other authorities or organisations, over which the V.B.T.A. vzw has no control, either from the point of view of the content or from the technical functioning of the site. Therefore, the V.B.T.A. vzw can not offer any guarantee that the content of these websites will be exhaustive or accurate, nor can it guarantee their availability. The V.B.T.A. vzw accepts no liability for direct or indirect damage caused as a result of referring to or using the websites or the information available on the websites to which the V.B.T.A. vzw website refers. V.B.T.A. vzw accepts no liability for faults in website adresses or domain names on this website.

If you wish to insert a hyperlink on your own website pointing to the Plantcol website or parts of it, please may we ask you to first contact our webmaster.

Dispute, Jurisdiction and applicable Law

These general terms and conditions of use shall be governed and construed in accordance with Belgian Law. Any dispute arising from, or related to, the use of this website and/or these general terms and conditions of use or any data on it will be subject to conciliation between the parties. In the event that conciliation fails, the dispute will be referred to the Tribunals of Brussels (Belgium) or at V.B.T.A. vzw's or its partners sole discretion, to another competent Tribunal.



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