General agreement

Copyright notice

This website and its content is copyright of Laurent Bekaert - © Laurent Bekaert 2014. All rights reserved.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:

  • you may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only
  • you may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material
  • You may not, except with my express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

Terms and conditions

Welcome to my website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with my privacy policy govern Laurent Bekaert's relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use  my website.

The term 'Laurent Bekaert' or 'I' or 'me' refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is Chaussée de Wavre 1857, 1160 Brussels. My company registration number is BE-0862.986.729 registered at Auderghem. The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of my website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

The content of the pages of this website are for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of Belgium.

Offer and Agreement

The Laurent Bekaert's quotations are valid for 30 days, then they have a purely informational value. All prices are exclusive of VAT (unless otherwise stated). Laurent Bekaert is bound only by the tender after explicit acceptance of the offer by the customer or an authorized representative. Only then is there an agreement.

If the agreement, even on minor points, deviates from the offer given, Laurent Bekaert is not bound. Offers do not apply automatically to future assignments, and composite quotations in no way oblige Laurent Bekaert to perform part of the assignment against a corresponding part of the quoted price.

Any unauthorized used of the offer is prohibited.

Disclaimer

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Laurent Bekaert and while I endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, I make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will I be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Laurent Bekaert. I have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Laurent Bekaert takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond my control.

Business privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how Laurent Bekaert uses and protects any information that you give Laurent Bekaert when you use this website.

Laurent Bekaert is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should I ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Laurent Bekaert may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 August 2012.

I may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What I do with the information I gather

I require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • I may use the information to improve my services.
  • I may periodically send promotional emails about special offers or other information which I think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, I may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. I may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. I may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.

Security

I am committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, I have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information I collect online.

How I use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

I use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps me analyse data about webpage traffic and improve my website in order to tailor it to customer needs. I only use this information for statistical analysis purposes, the data is removed from the system afterward.

Overall, cookies help me provide you with a better website by enabling me to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives me access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with me.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

My website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave my site, you should note that I do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

if you have previously agreed to me using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing me at hello@bekaertdesign.com.

I will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless I have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which I hold about you under the 08/12/1992 Privacy Law. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Chaussée de Wavre 1857, 1160 Brussels.

If you believe that any information I'm holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email me as soon as possible at the above address. I will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.