Belgian Ceramic Research Centre

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Conditions of use of site

INISMa-CRIBC makes its site ( and the information it contains available to you insofar as you accept, without restriction, the conditions of use appearing on this “Legal information” page. By accessing this site (, you confirm that you are aware of and have accepted, without any reservation, these conditions of use.

Purpose of the site

Unless explicitly stated otherwise, information appearing on the INISMa-CRIBC site is of a general and informative nature regarding the activities carried out by INISMa-CRIBC. As such it does not claim to be exhaustive.

Intellectual property rights

Texts, layouts, illustrations and other elements making up this site are protected by author’s rights or, as regards databases, by a specific law. All these elements are the property of INISMa-CRIBC.

Unless stated otherwise, you may download and reproduce information appearing on this site but only if you mention the source and only for non-commercial or non-advertising use. However, any reproduction of a commercial or advertising nature of such information, and also any form of use and reproduction of other elements constituting this site, such as graphics, images, sounds or software applications, is strictly forbidden without prior authorisation. Any request in respect thereof should be sent to INISMa-CRIBC.

Content of the site

INISMa-CRIBC takes care as to the quality of the information content of its site. It is updated regularly. We do not however guarantee the accuracy of the information featured. Users should also be aware that information may be amended without prior notice. This means that INISMa-CRIBC declines any liability in respect of the content of this site or any use made thereof.

Hypertext links

Hypertext links appearing on this site and pointing users to other Internet sites or other information sources do not incur the liability of INISMa-CRIBC as regards the content of such sites or other information sources. INISMa-CRIBC declines any liability for damages arising from the viewing of information appearing on other sites or other information sources in general linked to from its site. Furthermore, INISMa-CRIBC may not be held liable for errors in site addresses or domain names appearing on its site.

INISMa-CRIBC authorises the creation without prior request of links to the site’s home page or any other page as a whole. However, recourse to any techniques intended to include all or part of this site in an Internet site by masking, even partially, the precise origin of the information or possibly leading to confusion as to the origin of the information, such as framing or in-lining, is not authorised without prior request. INISMa-CRIBC reserves the right to demand the removal of any link to its site which has not been, or is no longer, authorised.

Principles relating to the collection of personal data

In principle, access to information available on or via this site is given without having to provide personal data, such as name, postal address, email address etc.

Data received from you will go into INISMa-CRIBC’s files and be used only to respond to information requests made by you. In this case, the data is processed in accordance with the provisions of the law of 8 December 1992 on the processing of personal data.

This means in particular that:

  • Your personal data can only be collected and processed in accordance with the purposes indicated at the time it is collected;
  • You are entitled to consult your personal data, in order to check that it is correct and to have any errors therein corrected. To this end, you can contact V. Huart;
  • INISMa-CRIBC undertakes to take the utmost security measures in order to avoid third parties abusing personal data communicated by you.

Usage for statistical purposes of information relating to navigation

When you access the site, the servers consulted automatically collect the following data:

  • the IP address identified at the time of your connection;
  • the date and time of access to the site;
  • the pages viewed and the type of navigator (browser) used;
  • the platform and/or operating system installed on the PC;
  • the search engine and key words used to locate the site;
  • the files downloaded.

This information is only kept to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of the portal and to introduce improvements thereto.