Conditions of use

Conditions of use

Newly updated: 09/18/2023 - 8:14 AM

General terms and conditions of use

Any person using the information, documents, products, software, and services, hereafter collectively referred to as the Services, provided on the website, the Site, will be deemed to be aware of, and to have accepted, all the general terms and conditions of use.

Body means the government authority, ministry, administration, or the public institution which is, solely or jointly, responsible for the Site.

1.1    User obligations

The Site is accessible via the Internet. Users declare that they are aware of the risks involved and that they accept those risks. Users must guard against the effects of computer hacking by adopting a suitable and secure computing environment.

The Body accepts no liability for any loss or damage that users may suffer, directly or indirectly, in connection with browsing on the Site or using the Services which it offers, or from accessing any of the other websites to which it refers.
The use of the Site is free.

1.2    Cookie management

The Site uses cookies. These are small text files transmitted from the Site to users’ browsers. They allow the analysis of the users’ navigation on the Site (frequency of visits, duration of visits, pages viewed, etc.).

Users can decide for themselves, through their browsers’ settings, whether or not they allow the Site to store cookies in their browsers. In the aforementioned settings, they can also, at any time, delete the cookies that have already been stored.

If users opt to refuse cookies from the Site, some of the Site’s features may not work as expected or may be disabled. Hence, it is recommended that users update their browser settings to accept cookies from the Site.

For more information, please see the Cookie policy on the Site.

1.3    Changes to the Site

The Body reserves the right to develop, modify or suspend the Site without prior notice, for maintenance or updating purposes or for any other reason which may be deemed necessary.

The Body can, at any time, withdraw, add to or clarify all or part of the information and Services of the Site. The Body cannot be held liable for any loss or damage, whether indirect or indirect, in connection with any such changes.

1.4    General limitations of liability

The Body will do its utmost to ensure that the Site is always available. However, it accepts no liability should the Site become temporarily or wholly unavailable.

The Body will do its utmost to ensure the security of the computer system. However, it accepts no liability should there be a cyberattack or should the Site become temporarily or wholly unavailable.

The Body will do its utmost to ensure that the information published on the Site is accurate. However, the Body accepts no liability for not updating a piece of information or a form, for errors committed while manipulating the system or its code, nor for missing, inaccurate or erroneous information. 

Indeed, the aim is to disseminate accurate, up-to-date information emanating from a variety of sources, but the Body is unable to avoid all risks of hardware error. None of the information on the Site should be considered to be exhaustive or a commitment from the Body.

Translations and explanations in layman’s terms are provided solely for information purposes. Only legal texts published in the Mémorial, Official Journal of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, shall be deemed authoritative. The information appearing on the Site is of a general nature. The information is not tailored to individual or specific circumstances and thus cannot be regarded as personal, professional, or judicial advice to users.

1.5        Limitations of the Site’s liability

The Site expressly cannot accept liability for any consequences, whether direct or indirect, arising from:

-    Incompatibility between the Service offered and users’ or any third party’s equipment, applications, procedures or infrastructures;
-    Any security breaches caused by users or a third party, and more generally any security breaches not directly attributable to the Site;
-    Any errors and/or fraudulent acts committed by users or a third party;
-    Any unavailability or malfunction of electronic communication systems or networks.

1.6     Links to other websites

For users' convenience, the Site may contain links to other websites. The Body does not systematically monitor the content of those websites. Consequently, it cannot be held liable for their content.

1.7     Intellectual property

The Site, all its elements (including the layout), as well as the information and Services, are protected by the relevant intellectual property and copyright laws.
Unless otherwise specified, the Body grants no licence or authorisation with regard to the intellectual property rights which it holds for the Site, its elements or its Services. Moreover, reproduction of the information or Services, either in full or in part, and in whatever form or by whatever means, is forbidden without the prior written consent from the Body.

Unless otherwise specified, users are authorised to view, download and print the available documents and information available, on the following conditions:

-    The documents may only be used for personal purposes, for information and in a strictly private context;
-    The documents and information cannot be modified in any way whatsoever;
-    The documents and information cannot be disseminated outside of the Site.

The rights implicitly or expressly granted to users constitute an authorisation to use the Site; under no circumstances do they constitute a transfer or assignment of property rights or other rights in relation to the Site.

1.8     Changes to the general terms and conditions of use

These general terms and conditions of use may be modified or supplemented at any time, without prior notice, to reflect changes made to the Site or changes in the law, or for any other reason which may be deemed necessary.

It is the users’ responsibility to familiarise themselves with the general terms and conditions of use of the Site, of which only the most up-to-date online version shall be considered to be in force. It is possible that, in the interval between two visits to the Site, the general terms and conditions of use may have changed, and it is thus the users’ responsibility to read through those conditions before every visit to the Site.

1.9     Applicable law and courts of competent jurisdiction

All disputes concerning the use of the Site and its Services shall be governed by Luxembourg law, and the courts of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear and settle such disputes.


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