Privacy and legal notices

1.     Privacy

Enterlegal may collect data relative to the visitors of its website in accordance with the privacy and confidentiality statement set out herein. As a data controller, Enterlegal is firmly committed to protect the privacy of its clients and of the visitors of its website, in compliance with the Belgian Privacy Act which implements Directive 95/46/EC. Enterlegal reserves the right to modify this privacy and confidentiality statement at any time. All modifications come into force as of the publication thereof on the website. This privacy statement is without prejudice to Enterlegal’s right to identify persons who inadvertly attempt to disable, hack, flood or otherwise harm the Enterlegal website or its underlying systems in whole or in part.

1.1. Statistical data

By accessing the website, you agree that Enterlegal may collect and store the data listed hereinafter for statistical purposes: your IP address; searches performed through the website’s search function; the precise time and date you have accessed the website; which sections of the website you have visited and in what order; the location from which you have accessed the website; and the url through which you have reached the Enterlegal website. The data will be used to monitor what sections of the website are of interest to its visitors and to improve the navigation and the accessibility of information on the website. The data will not be used to identify you as an individual.

1.2. Information submitted to Enterlegal

 

In case you submit personal data to Enterlegal through the available web-based forms or by e-mail, Enterlegal will keep record of this data. By providing personal data in the aforementioned manner, you grant Enterlegal your explicit and unambiguous consent to process the data for the purposes mentioned on the web-based form or for the purposes mentioned in the email or directly related thereto.

Enterlegal does not collect sensitive data such as information regarding race, sexual orientation, ethnicity and political or religious beliefs. Enterlegal strongly encourages job applicants or other correspondents not to communicate such data. However, should you choose to submit any information to Enterlegal that directly or indirectly relates thereto (e.g. in the framework of a job application), such will unavoidably inform Enterlegal of certain sensitive data and the information may end up in our records.

Enterlegal will not transfer personal data to any third party without the individual’s prior consent. Information will be stored on a secure server and Enterlegal undertakes to take all reasonable measures to avoid unauthorized access to the data.

At any time, the person who has submitted personal data to Enterlegal may direct requests to access, verify, correct and/or remove the personal data to the Privacy Officer at info@enterlegal.be. The Privacy Officer will respond to such requests as soon as possible.

1.3. Cookies

The Enterlegal website uses cookies to enhance its visitors’ user experience. A cookie is a small file that the website server will send to your browser and that is then stored on your computer. This cookie will improve the performance of the website (e.g. by diminishing the loading time of the pages) the next time you visit. Cookies may also be used to collect the statistical data mentioned under 1.1. You may configure your web browser to issue a warning every time a cookie is installed, or for it to block the installation of cookies. However, blocking cookies issued from the Enterlegal website may lead to a poorer performance or to the unavailability of certain parts of the website.

2. Confidentiality

Information submitted to Enterlegal and/or its attorneys and personnel by clients and prospective clients fall within the scope of legal privilege. Enterlegal shall keep such information and correspondence strictly confidential. However, please be advised that exceptional circumstances may require Enterlegal to disclose certain information to third parties.

The Belgian Act of 11 January 1993 on the Prevention of Use of the Financial System for Money Laundering in conjunction with judgment nr.10/2008 of the Constitutional Court requires attorneys to report certain suspicious financial or property-related transactions to the Head of the Bar Association, who may in turn report such transactions to the financial authorities. This obligation does not extend to information that has been obtained to advise or assist clients in respect of actual, potential or pending legal proceedings.

3. Transparency and information

Enterlegal BV BVBA (Enterlegal) is a civil company that takes the form of a limited-liability company (burgerlijke vennootschap onder de vorm van een BVBA/société civile sous la forme d’une SPRL), incorporated under Belgian law for the purpose of providing legal services, and registered with the Belgian Legal Crossroads Bank of Enterprises under number 0842.154.592.

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4. Professional regulations

The attorneys of Enterlegal firm are members of one or more Belgian bar(s) and as such they carry the title of “advocaat” and “avocat”. They adhere to the professional regulations issued by their respective local bar association and to those issued by the Flemish bar association (“Orde van Vlaamse Balies”) or the French/German-speaking Bar association (“Ordre des barreaux francophones et germanophone de Belgique”). These professional regulations may be consulted at www.advocaat.be and at www.avocat.be.

5. Disclaimer

The content and materials published on this website are provided for information purposes only. Although Enterlegal and its attorneys aim to provide accurate and complete information, information contained in publications may have been outdated by regulatory or judicial developments. Nothing on this website constitutes a substitute for situation-specific legal advice. By accessing this website, the user accepts that Enterlegal and its attorneys cannot be held liable for any loss or damages caused by any reliance on the information provided for on this website.

6. Intellectual property rights

The content and materials published on this website are protected by copyright and/or other intellectual property rights owned by or licensed to Enterlegal. Except as expressly permitted by law, the content of the website, in whole or in part, may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of Enterlegal. Such consent may be requested by contacting Enterlegal at info@Enterlegal.be.

7. Links

Enterlegal only permits electronic links to the homepage of this website. Electronic links to any other part of the website may not be provided without the prior written consent of Enterlegal. Enterlegal reserves the right to demand the removal of electronic links made to pages of the Enterlegal website. Parts of the website may refer to third party websites and third party websites may refer to the Enterlegal website. Enterlegal cannot be held liable for the content of external websites.