Legal notices

Legal notices

1. Presentation of the website

Under the Belgian Law of 11 March 2003 on certain legal aspects of information society services, users of the website http://laetitude.be/ are informed of the identity of the various parties involved in its creation and monitoring:

Owner: Laetitia Palmaerts – BE0843.857.537 – Avenue de Joli-Bois 12, 1150 Brussels
Creator: Anne-Florence Echterbille – AFe-Design
Publication manager: Laetitia Palmaerts – +32 496 53 69 72, lpalmaerts@hotmail.be and AFe-Design
The publication manager is a natural person or legal entity.
Webmaster: AFe-Design – Anne-Florence Echterbille – afe@afe-design.be, +32 472 09 44 15
Host: Gandi.net – 63-65 boulevard Masséna Paris (75013) FRANCE
Credits: AFe-Design, Laetitia Palmaerts, Adobe Stock

2. General terms and conditions of use of the website and services offered

Use of the website http://laetitude.be/ implies full and complete acceptance of the general terms and conditions of use described below. These terms and conditions of use may be modified or supplemented at any time. Users of the website http://laetitude.be/ are therefore invited to consult them regularly.

This website is normally accessible to users at any time. Laetitia Palmaerts may however decide to block access for technical maintenance, and she will then attempt to notify users of the dates and times of the intervention in advance.

The website http://laetitude.be/ is updated regularly by Laetitia Palmaerts and AFe-Design. The legal information may also be modified at any time, but will nevertheless remain applicable to the user who is invited to refer to it as often as possible to remain up-to-date.

3. Description of the services provided

The website http://laetitude.be/ is intended to provide information on all activities of the company.

Laetitia Palmaerts strives to provide information on the website http://laetitude.be/ that is as accurate as possible. However, she cannot be held responsible for omissions, inaccuracies and failures to update the information contained therein, whether by her or by third party partners who provide this information.

All information listed on the website http://laetitude.be/ is provided as information and is subject to change. Furthermore, information on the website http://laetitude.be/ is not exhaustive. It is provided without prejudice to any modifications made since it was published online.

4. Contractual limitations on technical data

The website uses JavaScript technology.

The website cannot be held responsible for material damages in connection with use of the website. In addition, users of the website agree to access the website using recent equipment not containing any viruses and with an up-to-date browser of the most recent generation.

5. Intellectual property and counterfeiting

Laetitia Palmaerts owns the intellectual property rights or has the rights to use all the elements available on the website, including text, images, graphics, logos, icons, sounds, software.

Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication, adaptation of all or part of the elements of the website, regardless of the means or process used, is prohibited without the prior written consent of Laetitia Palmaerts.

Any unauthorised use of the website or any of the elements it contains will be considered as constituting counterfeiting and will be prosecuted in accordance with the Belgian Code of Economic Law, Book XI ‘Intellectual Property and Business Secrets’.

Book XI ‘Intellectual Property and Business Secrets’ includes provisions on patents, supplementary protection certificates, breeder’s rights, copyrights and related rights, computer programmes, rights of producers of databases and topographies of semiconductor products.

6. Limitations of liability

Laetitia Palmaerts cannot be held responsible for direct or indirect damages to the user’s equipment when accessing the website http://laetitude.be/ and resulting from the use of equipment not complying with the specifications in section 4 or the appearance of a bug or incompatibility.

Furthermore, Laetitia Palmaerts cannot be held liable for indirect damages (such as a loss of a contract or loss of opportunity) resulting from the use of the website http://laetitude.be/.

Interactive spaces (possibility to ask questions in the contact area) are available to users. Laetitia Palmaerts reserves the right to delete, without prior notice, any content mentioned in this space that may violate applicable legislation in Belgium, including the provisions on data protection in particular. Where applicable, Laetitia Palmaerts also reserves the right to invoke the user’s civil and/or criminal liability, particularly in the event of a racist, abusive, defamatory or pornographic message, regardless of the medium used (text, photography, etc.).

7. Management of personal data

As part of the use of the website http://laetitude.be/, the following may be collected: the URL of links through which the user accessed the website http://laetitude.be/, the user’s Internet provider and Internet Protocol (IP) address.

In any case, Laetitia Palmaerts only collects personal information about the user for the needs of certain services offered by the website http://laetitude.be/. When entering this information, the user provides it with full knowledge of the facts. In these cases, the user of the website http://laetitude.be/ will be notified as to whether or not supply of the information is mandatory.

In accordance with the Belgian Law of 30 July 2018 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data, any user has the right to access, rectify and oppose personal data concerning it, by making a written and signed request accompanied by a copy of the identity document showing the individual’s signature, specifying the address to which the reply must be sent.

No personal information of the user of the website http://laetitude.be/ is published without the knowledge of the user, exchanged, transferred, assigned or sold on any support to third parties. Only the purchase of Laetitia Palmaerts and her rights would allow the transmission of such information to the prospective purchaser who would in turn be imposed the same obligations concerning the storage and modification of data with respect to the user of the website http://laetitude.be/.

The databases are protected by the provisions of the Belgian Law of 30 July 2018 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data.

8. Hypertext links and cookies

The website http://laetitude.be/ contains a number of hypertext links to other websites that were set up with the permission of Laetitia Palmaerts. However, Laetitia Palmaerts is not able to verify the content of the websites visited and will not assume any responsibility in this respect.

Consultation of the website http://laetitude.be/ is likely to cause the installation of cookie(s) on the computer of the user. A cookie is a small file which does not allow identification of the user but which records information relating to the navigation of a computer on a website. The data obtained are intended to facilitate later navigation on the website and are also intended to allow various measurements of visits to the website.

Refusal to install a cookie may prevent access to certain services. The user can, however, configure its computer as follows, to refuse the installation of cookies:

In Internet Explorer: tool icon (wheel-shaped symbol in the top right) / Internet Options. Click on Privacy and choose Block all cookies. Validate with OK.

In Firefox: at the top of the browser window, click on the Firefox button, and go to the Preferences tab. Click on the Privacy tab.
Set the Storage Rules to: Use custom settings for history. Uncheck it to disable cookies.

In Safari: click on the top right of the browser on the menu icon (symbolised by a wheel). Select Settings. Click Show Advanced Settings. In the ‘Privacy’ section, click Content Settings. In the “Cookies” section, you can block cookies.

In Chrome: click on the top right of the browser on the menu icon (symbolised by three horizontal lines). Select Settings. Click Show Advanced Settings. In the ‘Privacy’ section, click on Preferences. In the ‘Privacy’ tab, you can block cookies.

9. Applicable law and jurisdiction

Any dispute in connection with use of the website http://laetitude.be/ shall be subject to Belgian law. Exclusive jurisdiction is conferred on the competent courts of Brussels.

10. Definitions

User: Internet user who visits and uses the aforementioned website.