Legal notice

July 4, 2020.

Terms and Conditions of Use of the BNS Website

The following clauses exclude or limit the legal liability of the Belgian Nuclear Society asbl/vzw (in short, the BNS) for this site. They all apply only as far as the Belgian law permits. From time to time, we may need to change or update this privacy notice. The most recent version will be available on our website and contains its version number and date.

This website is owned and maintained by the Belgian Nuclear Society asbl/vzw (BNS). The use of this website is subject to the following terms and conditions. By using this website, you agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions. BNS reserves the right to modify, complete or replace the present Terms and Conditions of Use at any time.

Exclusion of Liability

This site contains complex information. The website administrator has tried to make it as clear, easy to use and as accurate as possible. However, the Belgian Nuclear Society declines all responsibility and liability regarding the completeness and accuracy of the information available on this website. Likewise, BNS does not guarantee, expressly or impliedly, the suitability of the information in the documents and materials, in any form or for any purpose whatsoever. Finally, BNS does not guarantee the compliance with all applicable laws, the reliability, or the utility of the content of this website.

The Belgian Nuclear Society does not guarantee in any way the availability and the continuity of the functioning of the website. BNS cannot be held liable in any way for the use or for the inability to use the website or for any damages due to the use or inability to use the website.

Access to and use of this website is at the user’s own risk and we do not warrant that the use of this website or any material downloaded from it will not cause damage to any property, including but not limited to loss of data or computer virus infection.

The Belgian Nuclear Society reserves the right to, at its sole discretion, alter, suspend or discontinue the website without any prior notice and without liability for the payment of compensation to the user or a third party. BNS may not be held liable for any alteration, interruption or suspension of the website.

The Belgian Nuclear Society declines all liability with respect to losses or damages arising out of changes made to the content of this website by unauthorized third parties.

This website contains links to other websites which are hosted and maintained by third parties. The Belgian Nuclear Society has no control over the content or security of any such external website. Linking to external websites is at the own risk of the user, and BNS cannot be held liable as to their content. BNS can also not be liable for any loss or damage arising from the use of such third party websites.

Use of the Website

All users who have access to the website agree to use it in conformity with the present Terms and Conditions of Use and all applicable rules. The users are not authorized to use the information and material available on the website in a way and with an aim that is prohibited and is contrary to public order and good morals and/or affects or may affect any right of any third party.

Personal Data

As far as the Belgian Nuclear Society collects personal data about users as they visit its website, it does so in accordance with the principles of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679.

When you register as a member or as a subscriber, personal data such as full name, address (including e-mail address), company, etc., might be stored and used by the BNS to fulfill its legal obligations for members and subscribers administration, and for other legitimate purposes, in line with its status (e.g., to keep you informed of research, services and events that may be of interest to you).

By becoming a member of the BNS, you agree to appear in the list of members on this website. Only the first and last names, and your LinkedIn account (if indicated in the registration form), will be visible by default in this list.

When you register for a conference, seminar, visit or related event organized by the BNS, this registration constitutes an agreement. On the basis thereof, we process your personal data for the purposes of managing the event administration. The registration details might be shared with third parties, within EEA, for facilitating the organization of the event (e.g., transmission of attendance list to the event host or co-organizer, in view of legitimate security concerns). If you fail to provide the required data, you will not be able to register for the event at hand.

To fulfil the above purposes, the BNS will only share your personal data with third parties if one of the following circumstances applies:

  • for executing a service for the BNS (e.g., hosting, online form building, mailing platform, payment services);
  • if required for co-organising the event at hand;
  • for meeting a legal obligation.

In some cases, the BNS will request your explicit consent to process your personal data. When you pose for a specific picture, this constitutes such explicit consent. The BNS may edit and spread these pictures for publication and promotion purposes (e.g., through the press and/or for publication on its website, social media, company leaflets).

You can access your personal data directly on this website in the Profile section. You have the right to modify or delete all your personal data. Alternatively, you can use the email address to request access, correction or deletion of your personal data. You also have the right to deny permission to use your data in direct marketing campaigns.


© Belgian Nuclear Society asbl/vzw. All rights, save as expressly granted, are reserved. Reproduction in any form of any part of the contents of this website without our prior written consent is prohibited unless for personal, non-commercial and non-political use only or unless for use as mentioned in a mutual agreement with the users.

Governing Law

The terms and conditions of use of this website are governed by the laws of the Kingdom of Belgium and any dispute regarding this website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Belgian courts.

Changes to the Website

The contents of this website, including these terms and conditions of use, are subject to change by the Belgian Nuclear Society without prior notification.

Registered Details

Belgian Nuclear Society asbl/vzw

Avenue Herrmann-Debroux 40, B-1160 Brussels

Tel: +32 (0) 2 661 19 51

Fax: +32 (0) 2 661 19 58

Responsible Administrator: Nicolas Castin

Webmaster: Arnaud Paquet



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