Terms & Conditions(last update: 02.06.2015)
1. Acceptance of the terms & conditions of use
EnergyPages is an initiative of Energy Efficiency in Industrial Process asbl (hereinafter “EEIP”), a not-for-profit organzation. EEIP´s head office is at Avenue des Klauwaerts 6, 1050 Brussels, Belgium, registered at the Moniteur Belge under the No d´enterprise 0835 360 733. EEIP is the publisher of the portal www.ee-ip.org (hereinafter “portal”).
The B2B content marketing solution EnergyPages forms part of the EEIP portal www.ee-ip.org. The portal contains information, newsfeeds, blogs and is integrated with further online and offline communication and engagement channels of EEIP (examples: LinkedIn groups, XING groups, facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Google+, Pinterest, newsletter, magazine, online blog tools, polls, offline events and trade fairs.
By using the free and payable services of EnergyPages including the creation of an EnergyPages account at the portal, compliance with these terms and conditions of use is required.
Each subscriber to EnergyPages services acknowledges and accepts the terms and conditions of use of EnergyPages, which are described here below:
2. Description of service
EnergyPages provides online & offline B2B marketing services under the name of EnergyPages which is available in English and accessible worldwide. Some services are free of charge and do not require registration. Subscription on the EnergyPages website is either free (e.g. Trial) or for a charge (BUSINESS pack, PREMIUM pack). The subscription process is only available online. More information available under “EEIP & EnergyPages online subscriptions”.
The architecture of EnergyPages, its search section and search algorithm has been entirely developed by EnergyPages. In addition to the EnergyPages website, EnergyPages uses multiple EEIP network online and offline channels to actively promote listed companies, support best practice exchange and connect companies.
EnergyPages is a service on the www.ee-ip.org website that centralizes all the bespoke services and profile information of each member subscribing to the site. Each subscribed company can access, add or change its company data at anytime. Modifications are published on the website following an approval process. Each subscriber guarantees that the information provided to EnergyPages is exact and up-to-date when subscribing. Nevertheless, EnergyPages and EEIP may not be held liable for any inaccurate or out-of-date information. Each subscriber undertakes to refrain from impeding the correct functioning of EnergyPages website in any way whatsoever, and shall especially ensure that they do not excessively overload the bandwidth and/or transmit elements that may damage, intercept and/or interfere with all or part of the EnergyPages website and/or EEIP portal. EnergyPages service shall only be used for the sole purposes authorized by these terms and conditions.
User name and passwords
In order to access the own company EnergyPages profile data, a user name (their contact e-In order to access the own company EnergyPages profile data, a user name (subscriber contact e-mail) and the password attributed by EnergyPages must be used. The user may then make modifications to it and choose a new password or request a new password in case the old one is forgotten. Each user undertakes to keep any user name and chosen password strictly confidential. EnergyPages and/or EEIP may not be held liable in any way whatsoever should the user name and password be used by a third party.
3. Contents and Interruption to EnergyPages
EnergyPages hereby reminds subscribing companies that they are strictly forbidden from putting online through the EnergyPages website any contents that are protected by intellectual property rights without the prior and formal authorization of the concerned right-holders. Failure to observe this condition may result in the subscribed company incurring sanctions laid down by law. Information transmitted by the subscribing company may contain hyperlinks to other sites. EnergyPages and EEIP are unable to monitor these external sites and therefore may not be held liable for the availability and/or contents of these hyperlinks. Each subscriber is responsible for the contents that they publish through EnergyPages on the portal. As such, the member undertakes not to publish or put on line any contents (images, videos, texts, etc.) that might cause harm, a breach of the peace, and/or a breach of moral standards. EnergyPages may, at any moment, suspend access to EnergyPages website and/or the portal for everyone who has breached these terms and conditions of use and, more generally speaking, any applicable legislation and/or regulation, and may do so without incurring any liability and without prejudice to any other rights or recourse. In this event, no reimbursement, even partial, shall be made by EnergyPages if the subscriber has taken out a paying subscription.
Use of EnergyPages and/or portal
Companies present at EnergyPages website acknowledges and guarantees being a company with a legal existence and business activity, and marketing lawful products. The company present at EnergyPages website undertakes to communicate and transmit true, exact and full information and to regularly update this information. It undertakes to use all the EnergyPages website and portal services available in an adequate and non-abusive way and especially undertakes not to interfere with the correct operation of the EnergyPages website and portal in any way whatsoever. It must ensure that they do not improperly overload the bandwidths and/or do not transmit elements that may damage, intercept and/or interfere with all or part of the EnergyPages website and/or portal.
User (members, partners, companies present at EnergyPages, visitors) may not engage in any recompilation, inverse engineering or dismantling of the EnergyPages website and its associated services or in any attempt to discover their source code; tamper with or disrupt the operation, communication or any operation related to EnergyPages website and its associated services during use or duplicate, reproduce, copy, modify or create any by-product from EnergyPages website and its associated service.
EnergyPages recognizes the importance that must be given to the protection of personal data. Portal and EnergyPages website privacy regulations apply to all the services offered by the EnergyPages website. Any private data gathered may be accessed and modified in EnergyPages. This information is used in accordance with EEIP’ practices governing private data, information on which is available at the following address:
The EnergyPages website does not ask its Users for name-specific registration when conducting searches. When visiting/searching the portal and/or EnergyPages website some personal data is automatically generated. This comprises
- connection data : the IP address of the User’s computer, the type and version of browser programme, the URL address visited and the version consulted;
- usage data: keywords types, search(es) carried out, sectors, fields and headings selected.
- data entered into online forms
- data given during online surveys.
Use of your personal data
Any personal data gathered via EnergyPages might only be processed for the following specific aims:
- general operation of the EnergyPages website, e.g. identify most popular offerings and improve other services
- services for subscribed companies, e.g. company page visits in a certain period of time
- gathering and transmitting administrative information including these necessary for security measures
- participation in surveys, test and games
- respond to questions, suggestions, requests for information
- marketing operations and communication for companies present on EnergyPages including exchange amongst them
- transmission of request for information made by its partners
- when EEIP has obtained the prior consent of the company present at EnergyPages website or members concerned
- to comply with a legal or statutory obligation.
Security of your personal data
All data relating to companies present at EnergyPages website are processed on servers that are protected by firewalls against external intrusions. Strict rules of access are applied in order to prevent non-authorized access, loss, improper use and modification of the stored personal data. EnergyPages makes every effort to restrict access to certain information to those people who require it in order to provide the requested services.
Unsubscribing / Change Data / Contacts
All companies present at the EnergyPages website have the right to access, rectify and delete its data. All data can be accessed via the “my company” button at anytime. Further request will be processed by EnergyPages customer service, contact via CustomerService@EnergyPages.org. EnergyPages endeavors to satisfy requests concerning the personal data in their possession within a period of four (04) weeks following receipt of the request.
The customer service of EnergyPages can be reached via CustomerService@EnergyPages.org EnergyPages aims to respond to any email within 24h (during working days Monday-Friday, CET).
Application, Assignment of Jurisdiction
EnergyPages personal data protection policy does not apply to:
- websites independent from EEIP portal and/or EnergyPages website that have established a hyperlink or any other link directing visitors and members to external service offers.
- websites working in partnership with EnergyPages and/or EEIP that have integrated their services on the EnergyPages website and/or EEIP portal
- website working in partnership with Energypages and/or EEIP that are accessible through integration in one of the offered services
- website belonging to EEIP partners and companies present on EnergyPages website
In the event of a major difficulty or dispute with EnergyPages, the parties agree to seek an amicable solution. Failing this, the courts of the head office of EnergyPages will be the only courts competent in the matter
The company which has subscribed to paid services at EnergyPages (Business or Premium Packs) is fully responsible for the contents to which its gives access on the portal and/or links to exterior sites. The company particularly undertakes to ensure that the aforementioned content is not contrary to Belgium law and does not disrupt public order or infringe third party rights. Insofar as EnergyPages is unable to monitor all the content of the internet sites linked to the EnergyPages website, the User acknowledges that EnergyPages may not be held responsible for any products, services and/or information available on and/or from such internet sites. EnergyPages may not be held liable for any direct or indirect damage that may arise from the use of the EnergyPages website for any reason whatsoever. EnergyPages declines all responsibility for the malfunction of the EnergyPages website and the portal, for incompatible operation in conjunction with any other product, hardware or software and/or any possible loss or distortion of data. Some EnergyPages website pages contain links to other external internet pages that have no partnership with EnergyPages and/or portal. EnergyPages strongly recommends that its Users carefully read the personal data protection policy of each internet site that they consult. EnergyPages may not under any circumstances be held responsible for the exchanges between Users and companies present on the EnergyPages website or for any future business relationship that may be established between them, EnergyPages being a third party in these relationships. In any case, EnergyPages’ liability for the use of the EnergyPages website shall be strictly limited to the lower of the two following sums: the sum corresponding to the amount paid for the annual order and the sum of one thousand Euros (€ 1.000).
EnergyPages is hosted at domainfactory (www.df.eu) utilizing their full set of measures designed to limit the risks associated with intrusion, piracy and the introduction of viruses into its servers.
EnergyPages is unable to offer any absolute guarantee of security, insofar as the Internet is an open network that is, by its very nature, sensitive to such risks. EnergyPages guarantees that its services comply with its security policy and may not be held liable in the event of a malfunction in the exterior network.
In no case whatsoever may EnergyPages be held liable for any direct or indirect prejudice and/or harm incurred due to any interruption, malfunction, suspension and/or end of the EnergyPages service.
The User of EnergyPages website/services and other associated services hereby declares that it is aware of the said risks and accepts them. The User undertakes to keep strictly confidential any login name and password chosen and communicated to EnergyPages. Their use is deemed to have been made only by the User.
7. Equipment and connection charges
It is the User’s responsibility to install the appropriate equipment in order to be able to connect to EnergyPages website. All costs relating to equipment, connection and transmission necessary for the use of EnergyPages and its associated services shall be borne exclusively by the User. Moreover, the User shall take all appropriate measures to protect their own data and/or software stored on their computer equipment from any loss or damage. The User is wholly liable for the connection.
EnergyPages reserves the right to close EnergyPages (or some of its services) at any time with prior notice of thirty (30) days before closure takes effect. EnergyPages may, at any time, suspend and forbid access to the EnergyPages website of any User infringing the terms and conditions of use and more generally any legislation and/or regulation that may be applicable. Access restrictions to EnergyPages always have the same effect on access right to the portal.
9. Intellectual property rights
All editorial elements and content of the EnergyPages website and portal (notably trademarks, texts, graphics, logos, animations, etc.) are the exclusive property of EnergyPages and portal, with the exception of elements contributed by EEIP' partners or other sites accessible via the portal. All rights of reproduction or representation of the EnergyPages website are reserved for all countries and for all media, present and/or future. The User acknowledges that the downloading of addresses and information from the EnergyPages website, especially for the purposes of constituting a database is prohibited. With regard to the database making up EnergyPages and its associated services, the User acknowledges and accepts that the data comprised therein is legally protected and shall refrain from:
- extracting, reusing, storing, reproducing, representing or stocking, directly or indirectly, in any medium whatsoever, by any means and in any form whatsoever, all or any qualitatively or quantitatively substantial part of the contents of the databases on the directory and any of its associated services,
- systematically and repeatedly extracting or reusing any qualitatively or quantitatively non-substantial part of the contents of the databases on the directory and its associated services, that are accessed during operations that obviously go beyond the normal terms and conditions of use of a directory.
The same is true for EnergyPages and portal nomenclature and taxonomy to which subscribers will have access. Each subscriber retains ownership of the rights that they hold over contents submitted, displayed or published on EnergyPages and/or the portal. Nevertheless, each member grants EnergyPages and portal a free license for the non-exclusive right to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, represent and display the said contents worldwide.
The company that has a paid or free subscription at EnergyPages grants Energypages and portal the non-exclusive, worldwide right and free use of its brand names, logos, trading name and any other content included in the EnergyPages website and portal allowing EnergyPages and portal to reproduce, publish and disseminate them on its website, on the websites of its partners and on third party websites and to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, represent and display the said contents worldwide. This right is granted for the entire company presence on EnergyPages website. The company present at EnergyPages website and/or portal guarantees that they hold all the rights authorizing them to grant EnergyPages and portal the above-mentioned rights and guarantees that they do not prejudice the rights of any third party.
Each subscriber retains ownership of the rights that they hold over contents submitted, displayed or published on EnergyPages and/or the portal. Nevertheless, each member grants EnergyPages and portal a free license for the non-exclusive right to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, represent and display the said contents worldwide.
11. Effective Date and Period of Validity of the T&C of use
The EnergyPages terms and conditions of use apply to each member as soon as that member logs onto the EnergyPages service on the www.ee-ip.org website equivalent to the log-in onto the portal. They take precedence over previous terms and conditions and may be modified at any time by EnergyPages. Such modifications become immediately effective from the moment that they are put on line.
12. Attribution of jurisdiction
In the event of any major difficulty or dispute arising between a subscriber and EnergyPages and/or portal, the parties agree to seek an amicable settlement. Failing this, Bruxelles, Belgium shall be granted jurisdiction.
EEIP & EnergyPages online subscriptions
Terms and conditions(last update: 02.06.2015)
Words and expressions used in these terms and conditions are defined as follows:
- Member: the member who has taken out a subscription on the EEIP portal including EnergyPages website.
- Free member: the member who has taken out a free subscription on the EEIP portal including EnergyPages website.
- Paying member: the member who has taken out a payable subscription on the EnergyPages website.
These general terms and conditions govern the provision of free and paid-for online subscriptions provided by EEIP & EnergyPages on its website to the exclusion of all other conditions.
The member acknowledges that they are familiar with them and have accepted them unconditionally prior to placing the order, therefore confirmation of the order automatically implies that the member agrees to the present terms and conditions of sale that have the force of law between the parties.
Any departure from these general terms and conditions requires validation by written agreement from EEIP & EnergyPages to that effect.
EEIP & EnergyPages reserve the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time. The new terms and conditions will apply to any new offer or order, notwithstanding any prior relations entertained between EEIP/EnergyPages and the member.
Unless there is proof to the contrary, the data registered on its website constitute proof of all the transactions between EEIP/EnergyPages and the member.
2. Subscriptions to EnergyPages services
The member who wishes either to subscribe to a free service or to place an order for a payable service is obliged to
- complete the identification form in which all requested contact details must be indicated;
- complete all the data fields required to prepare the company profile and/or subscription;
- validate and confirm their advertisement order after having checked via the link that will be sent to them by e-mail;
- if required, make payment according to the terms and conditions set out on the EEIP/EnergyPages website.
All data supplied together with the registered confirmation take the force of proof of the transaction. Confirmation carries the same force as signing and accepting the operations carried out.
EEIP/EnergyPages will communicate its confirmation of the recorded order by electronic mail.
EEIP/EnergyPages reserve the right to cancel or refuse any order in the event of a problem relating to the order received (non-compliant order, lack of essential information for example), in the event of an order placed by a customer known to be insolvent, in the event of refusal to accept payment by the payment platform used by EEIP/EnergyPages, or if there is a dispute such as one relating to a previous order.
In that case, an e-mail will be sent to the customer.
3. Publication with regard to free subscriptions
The member must transmit and certify that all the elements required for writing, formatting and publishing the advertisement are accurate and match those provided on the form they filled in online prior to their publication on the site.
These elements must be legible and correctly spelt.
Any modification of the company profile can be done by the member using the submitted access information after subscribing and can be done throughout the duration of their advertising subscription. Some modifications may give rise to additional invoicing.
EEIP/EnergyPages reserve the right to proceed with verifications on the content of the company profile following its publication, and if necessary, may make linguistic and/or grammatical corrections to it and/or add or modify titles and/or descriptions. EEIP/EnergyPages will not be held liable by the member for this service.
EEIP/EnergyPages may also, at any time, and without notice, interrupt and/or refuse any publication or circulation of a company profile on its site, and/or remove a hyperlink in a company profile should the content directly or indirectly targeted tend to be considered contrary to regulations in force, primarily public order, public decency, morals, laws relating to competition, brands and advertising, and/or if EEIP/EnergyPages is served a legal injunction to remove access to disputed contentious matter.
The member expressly waives their rights to any recourse against EEIP/EnergyPages if the latter exercises its right of refusal or withdrawal.
4. Personal data & Archiving
Customer information and data are required for the purposes of order management and trading relations.
Any information transmitted by a customer may be kept and used by EEIP/EnergyPages for six (6) months, even if the subscriber does not finalize confirmation of the order. EEIP/EnergyPages archives order forms and invoices on a reliable and durable medium that constitutes a faithful copy.
The computerized registers held by EEIP/EnergyPages will be considered by the parties as proof of the communications, orders, payments and transactions conducted between the parties.
5. Intellectual property
All the elements on the EEIP portal/EnergyPages are protected by copyright and intellectual property law and this protection extends all over the world.
No individual or body corporate is authorized to reproduce, exploit, retransmit, or use any software, visual or sound elements from the site for any purpose whatsoever, even partially.
The insertion of any simple or hypertext link is strictly forbidden without the express written agreement of EEIP/EnergyPages.
In order to fulfill the order, the member transfers a non-exclusive license to EEIP/EnergyPages for the intellectual property rights they hold on their elements such as their brand and logo, so that EEIP/EnergyPages can set, reproduce, communicate, modify, adapt these elements by all technical means and on all media.
Accordingly the member declares that they hold all the rights required and guarantees to protect EEIP/EnergyPages from any action of any nature regarding these intellectual property rights.
EEIP/EnergyPages is not bound by any obligation of diligence in the on-line sales process. It may not be held liable for any damage arising from the use of the Internet network such as loss of data, intrusion, virus, breakdown of service, or other problems outside its control.
EEIP/EnergyPages will not be held liable in the event of non-fulfillment of the contract through force majeure, interruption, total or partial strike of the communications media, fire or flooding.
7. Applicable law
In the event of any dispute, the courts of the head office of EnergyPages will be the only courts competent in the matter
Terms and conditions(last update: 02.06.2015)
1. Gathering your personal data
The EEIP portal does not ask its Users for name-specific registration when simply visiting and searching on its portal.
When browsing on the EEIP portal (www.ee-ip.org ) some personal data is automatically generated.
This electronic identification data comprises:
- connection data : the IP address of the User’s computer, the type and version of browser program, the URL address visited;
- usage data: keywords types, search(es) carried out, sectors, fields and headings selected.
2. Use of your personal data
EEIP undertakes to process personal data gathered on its portal in accordance with the following specific aims:
- general operation of the EEIP portal including EnergyPages services;
- operation of services for registered or subscribed Users;
- gathering and transmitting administrative information;
- compiling statistics on traffic, use and surveys;
- collecting and replying to suggestions or requests for information;
- communication security;
- organization of commercial canvassing and marketing operations.
With regard to data given voluntarily by the User on the EEIP portal, EEIP keeps these data for a maximum period of six (06) months following the last connection or contact by the User.
EEIP does not sell, rent or market the personal data collected on the EEIP portal. EEIP reserves the right to disclose the personal data that it collects only to comply with a legal or statutory obligation.
EEIP reserves the right to contact user companies, those registered in free or paid subscription or members, in order to offer them new products or put forward new commercial offers.
3. Security of your personal data
EEIP portal is hosted at domainfactory (www.df.eu ) utilizing their full set of measures designed to limit the risks associated with intrusion, piracy and the introduction of viruses into its servers. EEIP is unable to offer any absolute guarantee of security, insofar as Internet is an open network that is, by its very nature, sensitive to such risks.
Strict rules of access are applied in order to prevent non-authorized access, loss, improper use and modification of the stored personal data.
Any member of EEIP portal can request to delete its personal data at any time by sending a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. EEIP endeavours to satisfy requests concerning the personal data in their possession within a period of four (04) weeks following receipt of the request.
If a member receives a newsletter they do not want to receive anymore, they can request to not longer receiving it by clicking on the “unsubscribe” button
5. Application of these rules – Assignment of jurisdiction
EEIP´s personal data protection policy does not apply to:
- websites independent from the EEIP portal that have established a hyperlink or search block directing Users to service offers;
- websites working in partnership with EEIP portal that have integrated one of the services on their website (co-branding);
- websites working in partnership with EEIP portal that are accessible through integration in one of the offered services (co-branded websites);
- websites belonging to EEIP’s commercial partners.
EEIP therefore advises its Users to consult the data protection policies applied by these different websites.
In the event of any major difficulty or dispute with EEIP, the parties agree to seek an amicable solution.
Failing this, Bruxelles, Belgium shall be granted jurisdiction.
EEIP: Legal information
EE-IP.org is operated by EEIP asbl (Energy Efficiency in Industrial Processes), Avenue des Klauwaerts 6, 1050 Brussels, Belgium.
EEIP is an “association sans but lucrative”. No d´enterprise: 0835 360 733 (Moniteur Belge).
- GBC sprl, Rue Godefroid Devreese 43, 1030 Brussels, Belgium
- Vattel sprl, Avenue des Klauwaerts 6, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
- Solace sprl, Rue de Seneffe 58, 7160 Chapelle-les-Herlaimont, Belgium
EnergyPages: Legal information
EnergyPages sprl is registered in Belgium at Rue des Pères Blancs 4, 1040 Brussels. No d´enterprise 0567 711 603
EnergyPages is owned by its founders, EEIP asbl and private and business investors.