General Conditions of Use

Acceptance

By the simple fact of visiting the website of URBSFA, you acknowledge and accept the present general conditions of use, of which the rules of our privacy policy as set out in the relevant document form an integral part.

If you do not endorse these general conditions, please leave our website.

URBSFA may change the content of this document at any time according to changes in the services it offers or the way in which it operates its website. We therefore advise you to visit this page regularly to see any changes that are made.

Furthermore, URBSFA reserves the right to claim damages from any person who uses this website unlawfully, fraudulently or simply contrary to the present general conditions, more particularly, but not only, when it finds that its copyrights or image rights have been infringed.

 

E-Kickoff

A link to E-Kickoff is posted on our website. E-Kickoff is an extranet system intended solely for use by persons who have been duly authorized. Access to, and use of, this extranet are governed by special conditions of use, the rules of URBSFA, and by special agreements.

 

Interruption of service

URBSFA makes every possible effort to offer you access to its website 24 hours a day and seven days a week.

Nevertheless, we cannot give you any guarantee as to continuity of service, since the website may become unavailable due to breakdown, maintenance work, changes made to the website, etc.

Moreover, URBSFA reserves the right to interrupt all access to its site if it considers that a risk of fraud or misuse may be prevented in that way.

Except in case of fraud or gross negligence on its part, URBSFA cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage resulting from an interruption of the services offered on its website, an interruption of the Internet, connection problems or problems arising in the communication network, no matter which natural or legal person suffered this damage.

 

Reserved access to certain functionalities of the website

Certain functionalities of the site are accessible only to visitors who have registered.

When you register on our website, you have to give a user name and password to ensure personal and confidential access to your user profile. It is your responsibility to ensure that your user name and password are not disclosed. Except in case of fraud or gross negligence on its part, URBSFA cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage resulting from the use of your personal access codes by third parties or by yourself, whether or not such use is fraudulent, no matter which natural or legal person suffered this damage.

You may change your password at any time on the page containing your user profile. 

Moreover, URBSFA reserves the right to deny access to its website to persons who breach the present general conditions, persons who used the site for fraudulent purposes, or persons who damaged the reputation, integrity or security of the website. This access may be denied without warning or prior notice.

 

Security

Please also consult the section on data security in the document containing our privacy policy.

URBSFA makes every possible effort to offer you secure access to our website. You should also bear in mind that the site is not secured in the sense that the data that are transmitted over the Internet from and to our site are not encrypted. 

Use of the Internet is not entirely without risk (hacking, virus transmission, etc). In using our website, you acknowledge that you are perfectly aware of the risks connected with the Internet and that you accept those risks. Downloading, storage or obtaining, in whatever manner, of data from this site shall be on your sole responsibility and at your sole risk: this means that you alone are responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data.

In general, except in case of fraud or gross negligence on its part, URBSFA cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage resulting from the general security risks connected with the use of the Internet, no matter which natural or legal person suffered this damage.

Finally, we should also point out that it is your responsibility to take appropriate security measures to protect you against intrusion (installation of a regularly updated antivirus program, firewall, etc).

 

Intellectual property rights

This website is the only original site of the non-profit organization Union Royale Belge des Sociétés de Football-Association, abbreviated as URBSFA, situated at 145 Avenue Houba de Strooper, 1020 Brussels. © 1998-2006 Union Royale Belge des Sociétés de Football-Association. All rights reserved.

This site and all its contents, such as, but not only, texts, logos, still or moving images, programs, design, etc. are all covered by the copyright © owned by URBSFA.

It is possible that certain data used on this site originate from third parties and/or other sources; their copyrights are respected.

The following trademarks and corporate names are the property of URBSFA:

  • Logo RBFA
  • The names "KBVB" and "URBSFA" 
  • The designations "Rode Duivels", "Diables Rouges", and "Red Devils" (procedure in progress)
  • The domain names "footbel.com", "footbel.be" and "belgianfootball.be" (procedure in progress for the latter)
  • The name and logo of the unincorporated association of supporters of the Red Devils (procedure in progress)

Other trademarks and corporate names that may appear on this website remain the exclusive property of their respective owners.

The images and photographic material were made available to URBSFA by Photo News S.A., 186 Avenue Franklin Roosevelt, 1050 Brussels. Other contributions may have been made by partners of URBSFA or are its property.

You may download the content of this site on condition that they are intended for personal use only and not for profit, that all copyrights, trademarks and other elements covered by intellectual property rights remain intact, and that you accept and respect all the present conditions of use.

Any other use of the content of this site (for other purposes than specified above), such as, but not only, reproduction, adaptation, distribution or publication, without the prior written consent of URBSFA is strictly prohibited and constitutes an infringement of the copyrights of URBSFA.

Downloading, reproducing or copying the content of this site, in whatever manner, does not in any way confer on the user or visitor property rights over this content.

It is strictly prohibited to use the content of this website for another site without the prior written consent of URBSFA.

When you download or use software from this website, such software, all files and/or images appearing in it, as well as all data related thereto, are governed by the above-mentioned provisions. URBSFA and/or its present or future suppliers retain all rights, titles, interests and intellectual property rights over the software.

 

Content of the website

Unless expressly provided otherwise, all information appearing on this website and its content are purely informative.

Although URBSFA has done all that is necessary to guarantee the accuracy of the information given on its website, some inaccuracies may occur. URBSFA gives no warranty whatsoever to the users of its site that all information presented on it is exact, complete and/or up to date.

URBSFA cannot be liable for any direct or indirect damage resulting from the use or interpretation of this website or its content,  no matter which natural or legal person suffered such damage.

 

Hyperlinks

Our website contains hyperlinks to websites run by partners of URBSFA or by third parties with which URBSFA has no contractual relations, such as hyperlinks to various social networks. These hyperlinks are proposed for your information or convenience. Similarly, other sites may contain hyperlinks to our own website.

URBSFA has no control over those sites and their content.

Consequently, URBSFA cannot be held liable for the content, products, services or other materials available on those sites.

 

Waiver of recourse

This website is offered ‘as is’ and as available, at the sole risk of the user/surfer, without any kind of warranty whatsoever.

You hereby waive all recourse against URBSFA and its staff for any form of legal liability, legal action, damages, costs resulting from the use of this site, and any form of communication, whether or not in breach of the present conditions of use.

 

Applicable law – Jurisdiction

In visiting this website, you agree that all issues relating to the use of the site are governed by the relevant Belgian law.

Only the courts of the judicial district of Brussels have jurisdiction in this matter.

You hereby agree to waive all objection to this jurisdiction.