It has to be stipulated beforehand that the Velleman Group consists of Velleman nv and all its departments and subsidiaries.
The purpose of this disclaimer is to determine the conditions for use for the visitors of the Whadda-website. This website belongs to the Velleman group, whose headquarters are located at 9890 Gavere, Legen Heirweg 33. The visitor can only use this website and the information it contains if he or she respects the general terms and conditions described below. The Velleman Group reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions at any given time.
The visitor explicitly recognizes that the provided information and data are and remain the sole property of the Velleman Group. Contracting of services or ordering of goods does not entail transfer or attribution of the hereafter described intellectual rights of ownership.
This is a copyright publication: all texts, illustrations, images and other items on the website are protected under the applicable copyright laws as well as under the laws pertaining to intellectual rights of ownership. Certain names, signs or logos on this website are commercial brands or registered trademarks.
Complete or partial reproduction in whatever form of the contents of the Whadda-website, of registered trademarks, logos, illustrations, and databases is strictly prohibited. The visitor must obtain express written permission from the Velleman Group should he or she wish to reproduce them or make them public.
Use of databases
The Velleman Group can grant permission for the visitor to place orders through electronic means or to access certain data banks it places at the visitors’ disposal. The collected data are to be used strictly confidentially and will not be disclosed to third parties. The data remain the sole property of the Velleman Group. Contracting of services or ordering of goods does not entail transfer or attribution of the used data files.
It is strictly prohibited to completely or partially transfer, reproduce or publish the contents of these databases in any form.
The visitor is required to enter his strictly confidential login and password to gain access to the databases the Velleman Group places at his or her disposal and he or she can only use those databases for the agreed purpose. The use of software to extract data from this website (‘screen scraping’) is prohibited. Use our web services to display Velleman data on another website.
The contents of the databases are protected by articles 4 through 6 of the Law of 31 August 1998 with regard to the safeguarding of databases, by the first and second paragraphs of section 20 bis of the Copyright Act and by section 10 of the Law of 30 June 1994 concerning the conversion into Belgian law of the European directive of 14 May 1991 pertaining to the legal protection of computer programs. All violations will result in damages and may result in criminal prosecution.
Hyperlink to the Whadda-website
The visitor may add a link to the home page of the Whadda-website on his/her own website. The web page containing the hyperlink must disappear completely and the URL-address of the Whadda-website must be clearly visible. Express written permission from the Velleman Group is required for all other hyperlinks
links to sites managed by third parties
Links on the Whadda-website to sites managed by third parties are provided for the sole purpose of information. The Velleman Group controls neither these websites nor the information they contain. The Velleman Group is not responsible for the contents or quality of these websites or of the services/products they offer. The existence of a link in no way implies collaboration between the Velleman Group and the third party in question.
Liability of the Velleman Group
The Velleman group takes all possible precautions to ensure complete and adequate information on its website. This information is provided «as is». In case the information on the website turns out incomplete or contains erroneous information, the Velleman group can not be held liable. The Velleman group does not engage in any commitment and does not any guarantee on services/products that are offered on or via the Velleman website.
The Velleman group will not be held liable for the use of the information provided on its website. The Velleman group does not control nor influences the way the visitor uses the information. Consequently, the Velleman group declines all responsibility for direct or indirect damage, including but not limited to loss of income, opportunities, exploitation, and profit or for direct or indirect damage of any kind, regardless of whether these were caused by or directly related to the use of this information. Moreover, the Velleman group will not be held liable for any damage, disadvantages or expenses that despite its efforts might ensue from possible mistakes or negligence in the published documents.
The Whadda-website is accessible on a permanent basis with the exception of possible technical problems and necessary maintenance activities. Nevertheless, the Velleman Group reserves the discretionary right to suspend this web access at any given time for whatever reason. The Velleman group cannot be held responsible for any damage or loss that may result from the interruption of its Internet services.
Protection of individual privacy
The Velleman Group commits itself not to pass on or disclose the information supplied by the visitor or by its customers to third parties or the general public. All information is treated strictly confidential and will only be used for purposes of internal management.
The Velleman Group applies the principles as described in the Belgian Law of 8 December 1992 pertaining to the safeguarding individual privacy when dealing with personal data. The visitor can ask to consult, correct or delete his or her data at any moment by sending a letter to Velleman nv, Legen Heirweg 33, 9890 GAVERE, Belgium.
Applicable law – legal disputes
Any matter in dispute that arises from using the website www.whadda.com or any other derived websites owned by the Velleman Group is subject to Belgian legislation. Any complaint must be initially submitted by letter to Velleman nv, Legen Heirweg 33, 9890 GAVERE, Belgium. Only the courts of Ghent and the Cantonal Court of Merelbeke have jurisdiction if the legal dispute persists.