1. Overview

The terms and conditions set out below regulate the use of the AQ MANAGER website, with the domain name WWW.AQMANAGER.COM. Access to the AQ MANAGER website is subject to acceptance of these conditions of use.

This website was designed by POUSH and is managed by POUSH with its headquarters in NAMUR, BE.

By accessing and using the website you accept these conditions without reservation and you commit to respecting them. If one of these conditions of use is not applicable or contrary to any legal provisions, this inapplicability will not have any effect on the validity or applicability of the other terms and conditions.

AQ MANAGER reserves the right to modify the terms of these conditions of use, in which case the user is requested to consult these before further use of the site.

These are the general conditions of use of the AQ MANAGER website and must be supplemented by the general terms of sale / of the company, AQ MANAGER, and these conditions remain fully applicable to the legal relationship between AQ MANAGER and the client/user.

2. Owner of the site

The owner of the Internet site may be known and contacted via www.aqmanager.com/en/contact on this Internet site. Thanks to this website, the owner intends to improve public access to information relating to its initiatives and activities. This information is meant to be up to date and exact. If any inaccuracies are brought to our attention, we will make every effort to make the necessary amendments. The information provided on this site may not, however, create liability for the owner or the service provider, the designer and/or the website administrator.

3. Limit of liability

The information that is accessible on this website is of a general nature and does not address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity; it is not necessarily exhaustive, complete, precise or up to date. It sometimes refers people to external sites over which the owner has no control and, therefore, is not liable for. Moreover, the information provided does not constitute a professional opinion (for specific advice you should consult a suitably qualified expert). The information, products and services presented on this website may also contain technical inaccuracies and typographical errors. The owner and designer and/or administrator of the website shall not under any circumstances be held liable for proven or alleged, direct or indirect damages that may result from such errors.

The AQ MANAGER website reserves the right, at any time and for any reason at all, to change or interrupt temporarily or permanently, access to part or all the website and may do this without prior notification. The AQ MANAGER website shall not be held liable for any proven or alleged, direct or indirect damages, related to the modification, suspension or interruption of the website.

The owner will make every effort to prevent breakdowns, errors and interruptions due to technical problems. However, some data and information on the site cannot be created or structured in files or formats completely free of errors. Therefore, the owner cannot guarantee that the service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. The owner does not accept any liability with regard to the sort of problem that may result from use of the site or of any other external site to which people are referred. This refers to users and also to any third parties.

This disclaimer of non-liability does not aim to limit the responsibility of the owner in a way that is contrary to the requirements laid down in applicable national laws or to exclude liability in cases where it is not permitted, by virtue of these laws.

The owner and the designer and/or administrator of the website shall not under any circumstances be held liable for unlawful activity or for direct, indirect or accidental damages, such as loss of business, loss of profit, loss of opportunity, personnel costs, even if these result from a serious or repeated error on the website (including errors related to its technical operation or its non-availability), computer viruses, IT infractions, piracy, even if the owner and/or designer and/or administrator of the site had been warned of these risks.

Neither the owner nor the designer and/or administrator of the site may be held liable in cases of damages or temporary or permanent disturbance to user’s data or IT equipment while accessing the website, while browsing the pages or the website, or in general during the transfer of the website’s files and computer programmes to their receiving device. The owner and designer and/or administrator of the website will not be liable, in particular, in the case of the transfer of a computer virus through this website.

Full or partial reproduction of the content of this website is not permitted, even if the source is credited, without the express permission of the owner. Likewise, reproduction of the structure of the website (layout and presentation format), the use of extracts of text or multimedia information (sound, images, drawings, slogans, logos, graphic elements, etc.), software and all the content elements of the website are protected by the intellectual property rights of the owner and any potential partners or of the service provider, designer and/or administrator of the website. Any full or partial reproduction is not permitted. These intellectual property rights relate to, among other things and are not limited to: author’s rights, related rights, patent rights, rights related to data bases and trademark rights.

It is forbidden to copy, change, design a derivative work, invert the design or the assembly of elements that make up the site, try to find the source code, sell, assign, sub-contract or transfer in any way whatsoever any right related to the service of the website.

You agree to not change the website in any way, notably but not limited to the use of modified versions of the site for the purpose of obtaining unauthorised access to the site WWW.AQMANAGER.COM.

It is forbidden to access the website by any other means than via the interface that is provided by AQ MANAGER

The applications or CMS created by the service provider have not been sold to the owner of the site. Only a licence for use has been granted.

Lastly, if other names of products or companies are mentioned on this website, these brands are protected for the benefit of their respective owners. It is forbidden for the user to change, reproduce, rent, borrow, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on all or part of the elements on the site without the prior written permission of the right holder or of AQ MANAGER.

Any infringement of these intellectual property rights may lead to civil or criminal proceedings.

5. The service provider and its activities

AQ MANAGER specialises in the development of the software solutions of CMMS and LIMS.

6. Description of the site

The aim of the site WWW.AQMANAGER.COM is corporate

7. Use of cookies on the websites of WWW.AQMANAGER.COM

A cookie is a small text file saved by the server of a website to the browser of your computer or your mobile device when you visit a website. The cookie contains a unique code that allows a website to recognise users when they return to a site (“a session cookie”) or when there are many repeat visits (a “persistent cookie”). Cookies may be placed by the server of the website that you are visiting or by partners of this web site. The server of the website can only read those cookies that it placed; it does not have access to any other information on your computer or on your mobile device. The cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device in the browser directory. The content of a cookie generally comprises the URL of the website that created the cookie, the duration of the cookie’s abilities and a random number. In general, the cookies ensure easier and faster interaction between the visitor and the website. Moreover, they help the visitor navigate between the various parts of the website. Cookies may also be used to make the content of a website or the advertising on this site more relevant for the visitor and adapt the website to the personal tastes and requirements of the visitor.

Essential / functional cookies – These cookies are required to allow you to visit our web sites and to use certain parts of them. For instance, these cookies allow you to navigate between the different sections of the websites, to fill in forms, to make orders, to consult a multi-lingual web site and to update content in your shopping basket. Similarly, when you wish to access your account, for example in the administrative area of AQ MANAGER or indeed another application available to you (e.g. Extranet, AQ MANAGER web mail, etc.), cookies are essential to check your identity before allowing you access to personal information. If you refuse cookies, some website sections will not work properly or maybe not at all.

Performance / advertising cookies – This site uses Google Analytics to collect information about the use of the web site by visitors, with the aim of improving the content and if necessary to adapt it so as to provide a better service for the user and to make the site more user-friendly. Therefore, this site uses cookies supplied by Google Analytics. Furthermore, if advertising cookies are used, the process of collecting information depends on how the advertising agency operates.

8. Hyperlinks

The Web spaces outside the domains and sub-domains of WWW.AQMANAGER.COM and, in particular, the web spaces and internet resources to which the user may be referred through hypertext links on the pages of this website and over which the website WWW.AQMANAGER.COM has no control, are the full responsibility of the owners of these other web spaces.

Neither the owner nor the designer and/or administrator of the site can accept any such responsibility for the content (including advertising, products, services and any other material) available on these referenced external sources or referenced by them.

The inclusion of links in pages of the website WWW.AQMANAGER.COM does not imply any endorsement of elements contained in the referenced sites by the owner and the designer and/or administrator of this website.

The owner and the designer and/or administrator of the website, therefore, do not accept any liability for the material and any data of whatever nature, contained in or broadcast on these web spaces to which reference is made and also with regard to processing data of a personal nature which is carried out there. Neither can they be held liable for proven or alleged loss or damages either following or in relation to the use of, or regarding the fact of having trusted the content, the goods or services available on these sites or from external sources.

If in the context of research done on the website WWW.AQMANAGER.COM, the result indicates pages or forums on sites whose names or content infringe Belgian law, especially considering that the website WWW.AQMANAGER.COM would be unable to control the content of these sites and external sources, you should stop browsing the site in question or run the risk of sanctions provided for by Belgian law, or defend your actions if a case is taken against you.

9. Privacy protection

The processing of personal data related to this site is subject to the Belgian law of December 1992 concerning the protection of privacy in relation to the processing of personal data, modified by the Law of 11 December 1998 transposing the Directive 95/46/CE of 24 October 1995 of the European Parliament and the Council on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.

The website WWW.AQMANAGER.COM uses software tools which trace internet addresses of domains from which internet users visit the site and analyse this data for assessment purposes. However, the individual user always remains anonymous.

The owner and designer and/or administrator of the website will not reveal any identifiable personal or individual information to any third party without your prior express agreement. This data will not be used for marketing purposes.

10. Applicable law and jurisdiction clause

Disputes that may arise from the use of this website are governed by Belgian law.

Only the courts of Namur are competent to solve any disputes which may arise between the parties in the context of these conditions and the use of this website.

The owner or the designer and/or administrator of the website may, however, renounce this clause attributing jurisdiction and if they prefer, put themselves forward before the competent jurisdiction by virtue of common law.

The use of this website is not authorised in countries where these terms and conditions, including this paragraph, do not apply.

Jean BOUDRY – Avocat – www.avocat-boudry.be