General terms and conditions for the Horse Auctions site
Horse Auctions website is a website accessible via the Internet at www.horseauctions.be. It is opened to any user of this network. It is edited by Horse Auctions, located Belgicastraat 9 / 3, 1930 Zaventem, Belgien.
Navigating on this site is subject to the applicable regulations and the terms and conditions of use laid down below.
Consequently, by continuing to consult the site, you indicate your acceptance of these general terms and conditions. The use of the site will be subject to the latest version of the general terms and conditions posted on the site at the time of this use
The purpose of the contents of this site is purely informative and these contents do not under any circumstances constitute a business proposal.
The information and data provided on this site are not intended to substitute for the knowledge and skills of the user.
Horse Auctions will take all necessary precautions to maintain the confidentiality of personal data gathered in the context of its website.
The site user is aware of the fact that the Internet is not a perfectly protected medium and that total security in terms of respect for privacy cannot be guaranteed. Consequently, Horse Auctions will not under any circumstances be liable for any harm which may be suffered by the site user further to the introduction by the latter of confidential or sensitive information.
Users acknowledge that they have sufficient experience of the use of the Internet and the related electronic communication functions.
Remote services may be interrupted for the purposes of monitoring and maintenance, in the event of overloading and in general in any case of force majeure beyond the control of Horse Auctions.
Users of the Horse Auctions site are obliged to ensure that their navigating software is compatible with the Horse Auctions site.
The liability of Horse Auctions, as defined in point 4 below, may in any case only be called into question for events originating exclusively in a system over which Horse Auctions has actual control, thereby ruling out all events originating upstream or downstream of the Horse Auctions site, in particular access to the Internet network.
Horse Auctions undertakes to use all reasonable means at its disposal to enable users to make optimal use of the services on offer. Consequently, Horse Auctions only makes a best effort undertaking and not under any circumstances a firm commitment.
Horse Auctions only assumes liability for fraud and serious offences on its part.
Horse Auctions may not be held liable for the consequences of circumstances beyond its control, such as strikes, lock-outs, wars, bad weather, etc., defects in computing systems or means of communication, or any other event which may constitute a case of absolute necessity.
Users accept full liability for the operations they initiate and their consequences and may not under any circumstances seek to hold Horse Auctions liable in this respect. Furthermore, they may not seek to hold Horse Auctions liable for any information, details or comments of any sort obtained or emanating from the Horse Auctions site.
Horse Auctions provides accurate and updated information via this site and therefore reserves the right to modify the contents of the site at any time. However, Horse Auctions is not under any circumstances liable for harm which may be caused further to data provided via the site which may be incorrect, not updated or incomplete.
Users of the Horse Auctions site undertake not to seek to harm the integrity or functioning of the site.
Horse Auctions has no power to check or monitor the creation of links to external sites or the contents of such sites, whether these are commercial sites or not.
The owners of sites consulted from the Horse Auctions site bear sole liability in particular for compliance with all the regulations applicable in the context of services provided on line and in particular laws and regulations relating to distance selling, consumer protection, false or misleading advertising, prices, product conformity, etc.
The user therefore accepts that his decision to access another site via a hypertext link is taken at his own risk and peril. Consequently, Horse Auctions cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect harm resulting from access to a site linked by a hypertext link.
The contents and presentation of the website ‘https://www.horseauctions.be’ (HTML or Flash pages, fixed or generated automatically, image files, sounds, videos, trademarks, logos, etc. ) are protected by intellectual rights held by Horse Auctions, unless otherwise indicated.
The Horse Auctions database is protected by the Code of economic law. Horse Auctions, as the database producer, is entitled to forbid the extraction and reuse of a substantial part of the database.
Users undertake to use the information and data available on the Horse Auctions site for their personal use only. They undertake not to exploit them in any way, directly or indirectly. They will in particular refrain from any reproduction, adaptation, modification or communication, in any form whatsoever and by any means whatsoever, even free of charge, and any reconstitution on the basis of information and data obtained, of new files, databases and other documents without the express prior and written permission of Horse Auctions.
The trademarks and logos to be seen on this website are the property of Horse Auctions or its subsidiaries. None of the information on this website is to be interpreted as granting licenses or permission to use trademarks. For this, the express written consent of Horse Auctions is required. The unauthorized use of these trademarks is strictly prohibited. Horse Auctions will assert its intellectual property rights all over the world subject to the laws applicable in each case.
A page from this site may not be presented in a frame that does not belong to Horse Auctions (by means of the so-called ‘framing’ technique) nor may a page belonging to the company be inserted in a page that does not belong to Horse Auctions (by means of the so-called ‘on line linking’ technique).
Under no circumstances may Horse Auctions be held liable for direct or indirect harm resulting from the use of its site or other sites linked to it.
Horse Auctions establishes links only on sites from which it has requested authorisation and is not in any way liable for links established to its site.
These general terms and conditions are governed by Belgian law. The courts of Brussels have sole jurisdiction in the event of a dispute relating to Horse Auctions site, its content and use.
*Regulation 2016/679 of the EU Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation or “GDPR”).