Disclaimer

General

The present terms and conditions (hereafter called ‘the disclaimer’) are applicable to the website behind these domain names: www.screenflanders.com and www.screenflanders.be.

This website has been created and published, and is managed by the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), acting under the authority of ‘Agentschap Ondernemen’ (Enterprise Flanders), an initiative of the Flanders Government, the Minister of Economic Affairs and the Minister of Cultural Affairs.

The data on this website is for general information purpose only. By using this website you agree to the exclusions and limitations of liability stated below. If you do not agree with anything in this notice you should immediately refrain from using this website.

This present disclaimer also applies to all other forms of communication published by the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), within the context of Screen Flanders.

Access

The Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) will do its utmost to ensure that access to this website will be uninterrupted. However, due to the nature of the Internet, this cannot be guaranteed.

Access to the website may also be occasionally suspended or restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance, or the introduction of new facilities or services. All attempts will be made to limit the frequency and duration of any such suspension or restriction.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

All content on this website, such as text, graphics, images, audio/video clips, and downloads are protected by copyright laws and are used on this website with authorisation of their respective rights holders and/or their legitimate representatives. Copyright of these materials on this site remains with the copyright owner at all times.

No part of this site may be distributed or copied for any commercial purpose without express written consent from the respective rights holders.

Materials explicitly labeled as downloadable from this website can be reproduced only if used in relation to the purposes they refer to. Otherwise, this website or any portion of it may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent from the respective rights holders.

You may not frame or use framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) without express written consent of the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF).

You may not systematically extract and/or re-utilise parts of the contents of the website without express written consent of the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) – or unless otherwise indicated. You also may not create and/or publish your own database that features substantial content parts of this website.

The Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been used in a way that gives rise to concerns of infringement, please notify us immediately.

Warranties and liability

While every effort is made to ensure that the content of this website is accurate, the website is provided ‘as is’ and the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) makes no representations or warranties in relation to the accuracy or completeness of the information found on it.

While the content of this site is provided in good faith, we do not warrant that the data are kept up to date, that the content of this site is true and not misleading, or that this site will always be available for use.

The Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) does not warrant that the servers that make this website available will be error-, virus- or bug-free and you accept that it is your responsibility to make adequate provision for protection against such threats. The Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) recommends scanning any files before downloading.

In no event will the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) be liable for any incidental, indirect, consequential or special damages of any kind, or any damages whatsoever, including and without limitation, those resulting from loss of profit; contracts; goodwill; data; information; income; anticipated savings or business relationships, whether or not advised of the possibility of such damage, arising out of or in connection with the use of this website or any linked websites.

Links to other websites

This website contains hyperlinks to other (third party) websites which are not under the control of the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF). These links are provided for the convenience of users.

The Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) is unable to provide any warranty regarding the accuracy or completeness of the content of such sites, or the reliability, quality or effectiveness of any products provided through external websites.

The inclusion of any of these links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or an endorsement of the views expressed, nor of the information or products provided or held by such sites.

Defamation

Any views or opinions expressed on this website are not necessarily the views of the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF). If you believe that any content on the website contains a defamatory statement, please notify the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) immediately.

User conduct

This website may not be used in any way that is likely to cause the website or access to it to be interrupted, damaged or impaired in any way.

Users should understand that they, and not the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), are fully responsible for all electronic communications and content sent from their computers to the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) and must use the website for lawful purposes only.

Users must not use the website for any of the following:

  • to send, use or reuse any material that is illegal, offensive, abusive, indecent, defamatory, obscene or menacing; or in breach of copyright, trademark, confidence, privacy or any other right; or is otherwise injurious to third parties; or objectionable; or which consists of or contains software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings or any ‘spam’
  • for fraudulent purposes, or in connection with a criminal offence or other unlawful activity
  • to cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety

This list is not exhaustive.

User privacy

The Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) is committed to protecting the privacy of its contacts and visitors to its website, and regards the protection of personal data as being of fundamental importance. Personal information is held securely and treated with the utmost care. The Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) complies with the requirements of the Act of 8 December 1992 on the protection of privacy in relation to the processing of personal data and other privacy legislation in Belgium.

The Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) uses this information to fulfil and process agreements with you, to provide other services, for its internal business processes, and to inform you of services provided by Screen Flanders, and by associated organisations.

Your details will never be passed on to any third parties.

Your email address
If you have supplied us with your email address (to subscribe to a newsletter, for example), this may be used to inform you of other relevant services provided by Screen Flanders that may be of interest to you.

Unsubscribing
The Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) takes your preferences into account as far as possible in the provision of services and information. If you no longer want to receive information from us about new initiatives and services, whether by post or email, you can unsubscribe by sending an email to screenflanders@vaf.be or write to Screen Flanders/Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Flanders Film House, Bischoffsheimlaan 38, BE-1000 Brussels, Belgium.

Viewing and correcting your personal information
You are entitled to view the personal information the operators hold on you in its database at any time. If any information is incorrect, you can ask for it to be changed. To view or correct your personal details, please check your online account or contact Screen Flanders /Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) in writing with details of your request, Flanders Film House, Bischoffsheimlaan 38, BE-1000 Brussels, Belgium/EU.

Industry Database (currently under construction)
As a user who is working professionally in the Flanders audiovisual sector and based in the Flanders Region and/or a user who is representing a Flanders-based company that is operating in the Flanders audiovisual sector, you may submit your contact details, activity and economic details in the “online Screen Flanders Industry Database”, provided that you agree with the specific terms and conditions that will be presented to you upon submitting information to the database. The database contains content for public consultation and internal use. The terms and conditions* for the “online Screen Flanders database” will outline the use of your personal details. To a certain a level, you will have control over the online editing of your details. Personal and professional information, whether public or not, will be treated with the utmost care. For user guidelines and an overview of (1) free and mandatory fields and (2) fields intended for public consultation and internal use, please see the Industry Database terms and conditions*.

*the terms and conditions of the “Screen Flanders Industry Database” will be available soon.

Browsing history and IP address
General information on visits to the Screen Flanders website is captured and stored without visitors being identified. The purpose of this is to improve the quality of the website and users’ browsing experience and allows the operators to more accurately tailor its services to site visitors. The Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) also uses your computer’s IP address for this purpose. The IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you browse the Internet. This information can also be used to see how the website is being used and for analysis and reporting purposes. It is not possible for us to identify individual visitors from their IP addresses.

Use of cookies
During your visit to the site so-called 'cookies' may be automatically installed on the hard drive of your computer. These data will help us to better gear our site to the wishes and preferences of its visitors. Most Internet browsers will allow you to remove cookies from your hard drive, to reject cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is installed. Consult the instructions or help-function of your Internet browser for further details.

Amendments

The Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) reserves the right to revise and amend this disclaimer notice and privacy statement from time to time and any revised version will be deemed to be immediately applicable. Please check this disclaimer regularly for its latest version.

Law and jurisdiction

If any of the points in this disclaimer notice are found to be unenforceable under applicable law, that will have no bearing on the enforceability of the other clauses of the disclaimer.

This website is governed by Belgian legislation with the exception of the Belgian referral rules in Belgian International Private Law. In the event of disputes, solely the Courts of Brussels are competent.

Contact us

Screen Flanders /
Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)
Flanders Film House
Bischoffsheimlaan 38
BE-1000 Brussels
Belgium, EU
Tel.: +32 2 226 06 30
Fax: +32 2 219 19 36
screenflanders@vaf.be