Terms & conditions


This Website (as defined hereunder) is owned by Fevia vzw    
Contact details: Bart Buysse, Chief Executive Officer        
Registered office: Wetenschapsstraat 14, 1040 Brussels    
Telephone: 02/550 17 40    
E-mail: info@fevia.be    
Company number: VAT BE 0407 840 953    
Supervisory authority: na

Article 1. Definitions

The following definitions shall be used in these terms of use (hereinafter “Terms of Use”).

  • “Website”: The website www.food.be.
  • “Content”: Any content on this Website such as, without limitation, text, links, images, logo’s, trademarks, audio material, video material and audio-visual material. 
  • “Company”: A company that is able to submit Content on this Website.
  • “User”: Any natural or legal person who visits this Website.
  • “Third Party”: Any other party than Fevia;

Article 2. Acceptance of these Terms of Use

By accessing and using this Website, the User expressly accepts and agrees to these Terms of Use. 

Article 3. Amendments to these Terms of Use

Fevia is free to make changes to the provisions of these Terms of Use at any point in time. Fevia asks Users to read these Terms of Use each time before they access and use this Website. This version of these Terms of Use was last amended on 16/07/2021.

Article 4. Content of this Website

Companies shall maintain all their intellectual property rights with respect to their Content. However, by submitting Content on this Website, Companies grant to Fevia an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, fully paid-up, worldwide right and license to (i) use, copy, store, display, reproduce, adapt, modify and distribute such Content, (ii) prepare derivative works of such Content or incorporate such Content into other works, in whole or in part, and (iii) grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing in any media now known or hereafter created, without any further consents and authorizations from Companies being required. 

Fevia shall be entitled to reject and/or to remove any Content at its own discretion and without explanation to the Companies.

The Content provided on this Website is of a general nature. It is not geared to the personal or specific circumstances of any given person, company or other entity in particular. As such, the Content is not to be considered as any kind of personal, professional or legal advice or an equivalent thereof. Deciding to act upon Content provided on this Website is at your own risk.

Article 5. Disclaimers

Fevia makes every effort to follow up on the latest developments in law and does so with the utmost care and attention. In spite of these efforts and notwithstanding the fact that the Content is provided through this Website, Fevia does not: (i) guarantee the accuracy, legality, completeness, or usefulness of any Content so provided by or on behalf of Fevia and/or a Company; (ii) adopt, endorse or accept responsibility for the accuracy, legality or reliability of any Content on this Website insofar permitted under the applicable law. If certain Content contain inaccuracies or if certain Content is unavailable at or through this Website, Fevia shall make reasonable efforts to rectify matters as quickly as possible. If Users should come across inaccuracies, please feel free to report this at info@fevia.be. Fevia’s Website’s Content may be adapted, changed or supplemented at all times without prior notice or announcement.

Article 6. Linking

Where this Website contains links to other websites, webpages, resources, or mobile services which are proprietary to Third Parties, such websites, webpages, resources and mobile services are provided for the Users’ information only and the Users access them at their own risk. Fevia is not liable or responsible for the content or operation of Third Party websites, webpages, resources or mobile services. 

Article 7. Representations and warranties

The Companies represent and warrant that the Content submitted on this Website, will not infringe or violate the rights of any Third Party, including but not limited to copyright, moral and image rights, trademark, patent, or any other intellectual property or other proprietary rights.

Article 8. Indemnity and hold harmless

Companies agree to unconditionally and irrevocably indemnify and hold Fevia harmless from any costs, loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees, made by any Third Party due to or arising out of Companies’ breach of or failure to comply with article 7 and/or any other provision of this Agreement. For the purposes of this Article, the term ‘Fevia’ shall also refer to its shareholders, directors, employees, members, subcontractors, agents, and their respective directors, agents and employees.

Article 9. Limitation of liability

Fevia declines all and any liability for any inaccurate, unlawful or incomplete Content obtained through this Website. Fevia declines all and any liability for direct or indirect loss arising from the consultation or the use of the Content on this Website, including albeit not limited to work interruption, damage to software or other data on the computer systems, to equipment, software or such like, of the User.

Fevia equally declines all and any liability for loss resulting from the use of this Website caused by the action or inaction of Third Parties, including albeit not limited to viruses, computer crime or hacking.

Fevia offers no assurances for the smooth running or the constant availability of this Website and declines all and any liability for this Website’s poor operation or temporary (un)availability or for any loss or damage in any shape or form, whether direct or indirect, which might arise therefrom.

This Website may contain hyperlinks to other websites of Fevia and/or website of Third Parties, or indirectly refer to such websites or pages. The posting of links to such websites or pages in no way implies the (implicit) approval or endorsement of their content. Fevia hereby expressly affirms that it has no control over the content or over any other features of these websites and declines all and any liability for the content or the characteristics thereof or for any other form of loss or damage a result of using these sites.

Article 10. Intellectual property rights

The Content and look-and-feel of this Website are protected by intellectual property rights and belong to Fevia and/or the Companies and/or Third Parties that are the rightful owners or licensees thereof. All and any reproduction of all or part of this Content and/or design is prohibited without the prior, written and express permission of Fevia, the Companies and/or the Third Parties that are the rightful owners or licensees thereof. Where its intellectual property rights are infringed, Fevia shall be compelled to immediately put in place all measures necessary to put a stop to these offences and to obtain compensation for the loss incurred.

Article 11. Applicable law and courts of competent jurisdiction

This Website is governed by Belgian law. Any disputes shall exclusively be heard by the courts of competent jurisdiction of the district of Brussels.