28th September 2016

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

WHO WE ARE AND HOW TO CONTACT US

www.oiecinternational.com is a Website operated by the “OFFICE INTERNATIONAL DE L’ENSEIGNEMENT CATHOLIQUE” (“OIEC”) (hereinafter, “us”). We are registered in the Trade and Companies Register Brussels (Banc Carrefour des Entreprises) with number 0850.219.945 and domiciled in the Avenue Emmanuel Mounier B-1200 Brussels.
To contact us, please send us an email secretaire.general@oiecinternational.com.

BY USING OUR WEBSITE, YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS

By using our Website, you confirm that you accept these Terms of use and that you undertake to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use our Website. We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

COOKIES

OIEC reports about the use of cookies on this Website.

In compliance with the EU Directive 2009/136/EC, OIEC reports that with use of this Website you accept the use of cookies.
Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your computer through the web pages and you visit. They are tools that have an essential role in the provision of numerous services of the information society. For example, they allow a website to store data that your browser sends back to the Website each time you visit them or as you navigate from one page to another within the Website. It also allows us to retrieve information on the browsing habits of a user or of his/her equipment and, depending on the information obtained, it can be used to recognize the user and improve the offered service. Some cookies are essential to the successful use of a Website; given that they allow us to remember information that has already been introduced.

Cookies used on the Website
This Website uses different types of cookies:
Technical Cookies: that are strictly necessary for the operation of the Website.
Functionality Cookies: that are strictly necessary to provide the services requested by users of the Website.
Analytical Cookies: that allow us to check the visitors behavior on the Website and register the content you see and those that are of your interest. These cookies help us improve the service we offer, this way we can ensure that our users find the information they need.
Social cookies that are necessary in: social networks (Facebook, Google and Twitter) to control the interaction with social widgets on the Website.
Associated cookies: allow us to perform follow-up visits from other Websites and mobile applications with which we have association agreements.
Advertising Cookies: Based on behavior, that gather information about the user’s preferences and choices on the Website and mobile application. They are aimed at the advertising networks, which are later used to show customized advertising on other websites.
Identified below are some of the cookies being used on this Website:
The Website www.infoiec.net uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service developed by Google, which allows the measurement and analysis of navigation in web pages. In your browser you can observe 4 cookies this service . According to the previous typology it is cookies, session and analysis. You can find more information in this respect and disable the use of these cookies on this page.

Through the web analytics information is obtained on the number of users accessing the web, the number of page views, the frequency and repetition of visits, its duration, the browser used, the operator that provides the service, the language, the terminal used, or the city that is assigned to your IP address. Information that enables a better and more appropriate service by this portal.

Another of the used cookies is a technical cookie allows you to store a unique identifier per session, through which it is possible to link data necessary to enable the ongoing navigation.

Finally, there is use of a technical cookie which manages user consent for the use of cookies in the web page, with the objective of recalling those users who have accepted and those who have not, so that the first are not displayed the information at the top of the page in this regard.

Acceptance of the Cookie Policy
OIEC assumes that you accept the use of cookies. However, displays information about your cookie policy at the top of any page of the portal with each new so that the user is always aware of their use..
In reference to such warning, the following actions are possible:
Accept Cookies: Once accepted, the Website will not display this warning on any page of the Website during the present session.
Close: Hides the notice on this page.
Modify its settings: You can get more information about what are cookies and modify the configuration of your browser.

How to modify the configuration of cookies
You must set your preferences regarding cookies for each specific browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari). Normally, there are several ways to manage cookies: Enable or disable cookies altogether; Delete specific cookies that are already stored in your browser; lock the possibility that certain websites store cookies on your computer, or block cookies from third parties (while browsing a website). Use the following links for more information on the management of cookies in each of the major browsers:

Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows7/How-to-manage-cookies-in-Internet-Explorer-9
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647&p=cpn_cookies
Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies
Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph19214?locale=en_US

If you want additional information or want to let us know your opinion about the use of cookies on our Website , you can contact us via secretaire.general@oiecinternational.com.

CHANGES OR TEMPORARY UNAVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE

OIEC strives to ensure that the Website is up to date and working correctly and without any flaws. However, we are not responsible for the fact that the Website may be temporarily out of service for maintenance/improvement or due to technical issues that are out of our control. We can modify, cancel or discontinue any aspect of the Website at any time including the contents and the database. OIEC may alter the Terms and Conditions of Use at any time and notify them to the users through the Terms of use of the Website. You will be prompted to confirm that you are in agreement with the changes made to the Terms of Use the next time you connect to the Website and the changes have been made.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

Unless otherwise agreed, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on the Website (including and without limitation to photographs and graphical images) are owned by the OIEC or its licensees. It is forbidden to download copies or print any of the Website pages except for personal uses, and provided that the copyright and property reminders are keep intact. It is not allowed to copy or distribute such copies for any type of business or commercial use. Is not allowed to have any type of removal, collection, elimination or any kind of manipulation of the contents of the Website. Do not try to decrypt or modify the software, the encoding or information included on the Website in any way; nor try to include material which infringes any intellectual property right of any third party.

LINKS TO OR FROM OTHER WEB PAGES

For the user’s convenience the Website contains links to external pages. We are not responsible for these Websites or their content. OIEC has not reviewed or approved such pages and is not responsible for them or their contents. OIEC does not guarantee that any links to these pages are updated and working properly. OIEC does not endorse or represent any of these pages and their use is entirely under your responsibility. If someone is interested in having a link to our Website he/she must inform us by email at secretaire.general@oiecinternational.com. OIEC reserves the right to refuse any requests at its full discretion, with no kind of explanation for the rejection or withdrawal of any links that had been previously approved.

GUARANTEES

This Website is provided “when possible” and “as-is”, and therefore the OIEC gives no guarantees of any kind, whether express, implied, statutory, or otherwise (including the implied warranties of merchantability or satisfaction from the level of QUALITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE), including warranties or commitments in relation to the fact that the material of this Website will be complete, accurate, reliable, up to date, respectful to the rights of third parties; that access to this Website will not suffer interruptions, will not submit errors and shall be free from viruses; that this Website will be secure and that any opinion obtained through this Website will be accurate or reliable, for all of which are expressly indicates that OIEC does not assume any representations or warranties in reference to the listed aspects.

Please keep in mind that in some jurisdictions, the exclusion of implied warranties is forbidden, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. In such case, please refer to the local legislation.

We reserve the right to restrict, suspend or cancel, your access to this Website, to any of its parts and to any of the built in functionalities built, without prior notice and at any time.

RESPONSIBILITY

The use of this Website is exclusively at your account and risk.

Both the OIEC and any third parties involved in the creation, production or distribution of this Website on our behalf shall have no liability whatsoever, in any case, for direct damage, incidental, consecutive, indirect, special or punitive damages or costs, losses or liabilities, in whatever form they are derived from your access to, use of, inability to use, or change in the content of this Website, any other Website to which access is granted by means of a link provided on this Website or to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.

Both the OIEC as well as any third party involved in the creation, production or distribution of this Website will not have any liability to maintain the material and the services that are available on this Website or make corrections, updates, or deletions of the same. Any material contained on this Website may be subject to change without notice.

Furthermore, the OIEC will not have any kind of responsibility, in any case, for any damages suffered as a result of a virus that could have infected your computer or other devices of your property because of your access, use or download of any material of this Website. If you choose to download material from this Website, this action is performed by your unique account and at your own risk.

With the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you expressly waive any claim against the OIEC and its officers, directors, employees, suppliers and programmers that may arise from your use or access to this Website.

PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES

You are forbidden to perform any act which, in the opinion of the OIEC, may be considered as inappropriate and/or come to be seen as an illegal act or that is prohibited in accordance with the legislation applicable to this Website, including but not limited to, the following:

Any act that would constitute a breach of privacy or any of the other legal rights of natural persons;

The use of this Website for defaming or slandering the OIEC, its employees or other individuals, or to act in such a way that it discredits the good name of the OIEC;

Uploading files that contain viruses which can cause damage to the OIEC’s property or to the property of any physical persons; and

Transmitting any unauthorized materials to this Website, including, without limitation, material that is likely to cause, in our view, discomfort or injury, or violate systems or network security of the IOCE or third persons, material that is defamatory, racist, obscene, threatening, of pornographic content or to present any form of illegality in general.

JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW

The OIEC assumes no commitment in relation to the fact that the material and information contained on this Website are appropriate or available in all areas or national languages.

The user of this Website and the OIEC agree that any dispute or claim arising out of or relating to the use of this Website shall be resolved in accordance with the Belgian law and be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts and Tribunals of the city of Brussels.

UPDATING OF LEGAL NOTES

We reserve the right to make changes and corrections in this note. Please check this page from time to time to review these and new, additional information.

In case you have any questions with respect to the information in this Website, please contact us through the following email: secretaire.general@oiecinternational.com.