Terms & Conditions


1. Terms & Conditions
These Terms & Conditions (together with the documents referred to in it) (the “Terms & Conditions”) set out the terms and conditions on which you may make use of our website www.eban.org (the “Site”) as a guest. Use of the Site includes accessing, browsing, downloading documents or registering to use the Site.Please read these Terms & Conditions carefully before you start using the Site, as these will apply to your use of the Site. By using the Site, you confirm that you accept these Terms & Conditions and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these Terms & Conditions, you must not use the Site.
The Site is intended for use by business or professional users in a B2B context.
2. Other applicable terms
These Terms & Conditions should be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy, which also applies to your use of the Site. Our Privacy Policy sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us.
3. Information about us
The Site is owned and operated by the European Trade Association for Business Angels, Seed Funds and Early Stage Market Players (“EBAN”), having its registered office at 1040 Brussels (Belgium), Rue de la Science 14B, being the data controller. To contact EBAN, please email info@eban.org
4. Accessing the Site
The information on the Site is made available free of charge.
EBAN does not guarantee that the Site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to the Site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of the Site without notice. EBAN will not be liable to you if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms & Conditions and that they comply with them.
5. Changes to the Site
EBAN may update its Site from time to time and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on the Site may be out of date at any given time and EBAN is under no obligation to update it. The Site is provided on as ‘as is’ basis and EBAN does not guarantee that the Site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.
6. Intellectual property rights
EBAN is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights on the Site, relating to content generated by EBAN. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You may print one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organization to content posted on the Site.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
EBAN’s status (and that of any identified contributors or Members) as the authors of content on the Site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the content on the Site for commercial purposes without obtaining prior written permission to do so from EBAN or its Members.
If you print, copy or download any part of the Site in breach of these Terms & Conditions, your right to use the Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
7. Viruses
EBAN does not guarantee that the Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programs and platform in order to access the Site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse the Site by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site, the server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Site. You must not attack the Site via a denial-of-service (DOS) attack or a distributed denial-of service (DOS) attack. EBAN will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Site will cease immediately.
8. Linking to the Site
You may link to the Site provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage EBAN’s reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on EBAN’s part where none exists. You must not establish a link to the Site in any website that is not owned by you. EBAN reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. If you wish to make any use of content on the Site other than as set out above, please contact info@eban.org.
9. Third party links and resources in the Site
Where the Site contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. EBAN has no control over the contents of those websites or resources.
10. No reliance on information
The content on the Site is provided for general information purposes only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on the Site.
Although EBAN makes reasonable efforts to update the information on the Site, EBAN does not give any representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on the Site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
11. Limitation of liability
Nothing in these Terms & Conditions excludes or limits EBAN’s liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, for willful acts or omissions or for any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by Belgian law.
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to the Site or any content on it, whether express or implied.
EBAN will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with (i) use of, or inability to use, the Site and (ii) use of or reliance on any content displayed on the Site.
EBAN will not be liable for (i) loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue, (ii) business interruption, (iii) loss of anticipated savings, (iv) loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation and, more generally (v) any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
EBAN will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service (DOS) attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites to which the Site links or is linked. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by EBAN of those linked websites and EBAN will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of such linked websites.
12. Changes to these Terms & Conditions
EBAN may revise these Terms & Conditions at any time by amending this website. Please check this website from time to time to take notice of any changes EBAN made, as they are binding on you.
13. Applicable law
These Terms & Conditions (and any non-contractual disputes or claims arising out of or in connection therewith) are governed by Belgian law. You agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Brussels (Belgium).