General conditions of use of the public section of the website:

Access to and use of the ECOSY website are subject to the conditions stated below and to the applicable laws.

Accessibility of the website

ECOSY does its best to keep its services accessible 7 days a week and 24 hours a day.

ECOSY can nevertheless interrupt access, particularly for maintenance and upgrading or for any other reason, including technical.

Limitation of liability

ECOSY is in no way responsible for the interruptions mentioned under clause 1 or for the consequences that may derive from them for the user or any third party.

ECOSY does not offer any guarantee with regards to the accuracy or updating of the information on this website.

ECOSY is not responsible for any temporary or permanent damage or breakdown that may be caused to the data or computer equipment of the user when accessing or browsing the website, or more generally when downloading files and computer programmes on the website to his/her computer. In particular, ECOSY cannot be held liable for any transmission of viruses through its website.

ECOSY cannot be held responsible for any damage that may result from non-authorised intrusion into its computer system and/or the fraudulent use of its distribution system. More particularly, ECOSY does not accept any responsibility in the event of any pillage of data following intrusion into its computer systems. However, ECOSY will put in place appropriate systems to prevent illegal intrusion.

Intellectual property

The structure, formatting and all of the items on this website are specifically protected, for the benefit of ECOSY and/or any suppliers or partners, by the laws on (i) royalties and associated rights, (ii) protection of computer programmes and (iii) databases. The user undertakes not to infringe the rights of ECOSY and/or those of any of its suppliers or partners.

Other names of products or companies may appear on this website, which are the brand names of their respective manufacturers. The user is not authorised to change, copy, distribute, transmit, represent, reproduce, publish, grant under licence, transfer or sell any information, software, product or service obtained from this website, nor to create any work derived from the aforementioned elements, without prior written agreement of ECOSY.

Links to third-party websites

Websites outside the domain of this website, particularly websites to which the user can be redirected using hypertext links or RSS feeds within the pages of this website, shall remain the sole responsibility of the owners of these websites.

ECOSY cannot exercise any permanent control over these websites, nor accept any responsibility for their contents. The insertion of these links does not mean that the PES approves of the contents of these websites.

ECOSY thus accepts no responsibility, particularly with regards to material, data of any kind contained or distributed on these cross-reference websites or regarding any processing of personal data which may take place there.

Blogs and discussion forums

It is forbidden for the user to post on the ECOSY website any content which (1) is libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, harassing, rude or threatening; (2) facilitates spamming, contains viruses or other contaminating or destructive elements; (3) violates third parties' rights, such as content which infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, or trade secret, or which violates any right of privacy or publicity; or (4) otherwise violates any applicable law or third parties' reputation. It is forbidden to post on the ECOSY website any links to external Internet websites that are obscene or pornographic. It is forbidden to use the ECOSY website for any commercial purposes, or to distribute any advertising or solicitation of funds or goods and services. Any content of these types will be deleted from the website.


Supplementary rules concerning the restricted areas of the website and subscription

The restricted areas of the website are subject to the same conditions of use as the public pages.

In addition, subscriptions are subject to the following rule:

  • ECOSY can cancel any false identification during subscription without reimbursement and without prejudice to the right of the PES to request the repair of the damage it has suffered.


Preservation of rights and competent jurisdiction

ECOSY reserves the right to go to court in the event of any infringement of these conditions so as to obtain reparation for any damage.

Subject to the rules of international public and private law governing the user's rights, the Belgian law applies for the relations between ECOSY and the user.

The courts of Brussels shall have sole jurisdiction.

ECOSY reserves the right to deny access to all or any area of its website to any internet user, unilaterally and without prior notification, in particular in the event of a clear infringement of the present conditions of use by an internet user.



If any provision of the present document is declared to be invalid or inapplicable in the eyes of the laws in force the invalid or inapplicable provision shall be considered as having been replaced by a valid and applicable stipulation, the content of which is as close as possible to the original provision. All the other stipulations of the agreement shall remain in force.

The present provisions express the whole of the agreements between the user and the PES regarding this website and invalidate and replace all prior or contemporaneous communications in electronic, written or oral form between the user and ECOSY relating to this website.

A printed version of these provisions and any warning notice delivered in electronic form shall be accepted in any legal or administrative procedure linked to this agreement in the same way and under the same conditions as other documents and commercial registers created and preserved in printing.

ECOSY reserves the right to change the terms, conditions and warning notices under which the website has been set up.