Terms of use

Terms and conditions

This page describes the legal terms and conditions which apply to every internet user visiting the Metal Structures Centre website. In consulting this site you undertake to comply with these terms and conditions without reservation. We would advise you to consult these terms regularly, as they may be modified from time to time and without warning.
The involved partner companies/research institutes of the Metal Structures Centre have their own legal existence and have independent legal personality, but on this site the terms ” Metal Structures Centre “, or “we/us”, are sometimes used to designate all Metal Structures Centre involved partner companies/research institutes or when there is no need to identify a particular company/research institute of the Metal Structures Centre.
The Metal Structures Centre makes great efforts to keep its website constantly updated and comprehensive. However, we cannot give any guarantee as to the correctness, completeness or accuracy of the information on our website.
The information on our website does not relate to personal or specific matters, and so cannot be considered as personal, professional or legal advice to the user. The content of the website is purely for information only.

We cannot be held liable for the links to other sites, or for their content.

Privacy Policy

All information available on the website (documents contained on the website and all elements created for the website) are the individual or joint property of one or more of the partner companies/research institutes of the Metal Structures Centre and are governed by copyright laws at the time they are made available to the public on the website. Copies of documents contained on the website can only be made for information purposes, and solely for strictly private use. No licence and no right other than the right of website viewing is granted to any person in respect of intellectual property rights. Reproduction of website documents is authorized solely for informative purposes and for personal, private use. Any reproduction and any use of copies made for other purposes is explicitly forbidden.

Copyright

The Metal Structures Centre respects and protects the privacy of its customers and visitors. Any personal information gathered for processing is used only to ensure the efficient operation of the services offered by the Metal Structures Centre.

The Metal Structures Centre stores technical data about every visit to this website in the log files of its web server. This data may include the IP address, the name of the internet service provider, the operating system and the type of browser used by the visitors, the date and duration of the visit, the name(s) of the page(s) visited and the amount of data transferred. The Metal Structures Centre analyses the data for statistical purposes only and to improve this website.

The Metal Structures Centre complies fully with the Belgian Data Protection Act of 8 December 1992 concerning the processing of personal data, as amended by the Act of 11 December 1998 implementing the EU directive of 24 October 1995.

This legislation lays down that natural or artificial persons that collect personal information must obtain the consent of the individuals concerned; that the personal information must be relevant, sufficient and accurate; and that it must be collected for specific, clearly-defined and legitimate purposes.
All our employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with, the processing of personal information, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors’ personal information.
The Metal Structures Centre will not sell or pass on personal information concerning users to third parties without the prior consent of the individuals concerned.
The individuals concerned have the right to consult their own personal information and to have any mistakes relating to them corrected, free of charge.

Any legal claims or lawsuits concerning this website or its use are subject to the laws of Belgium. The courts in Ghent shall have exclusive jurisdiction.

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Metal Structures Centre
Technologiepark 935
9052 Gent-Zwijnaarde

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