Registered users are requested to comply with these basic terms and conditions when posting information about their products on the Water Europe Marketplace.
By paying the annual subscription fee, users are granted the right to upload and publish information regarding a product, service, or tool (hereafter called “product”) on the Water Europe Marketplace (hereafter called “Marketplace”), in accordance with the remaining articles of these terms and conditions. The subscription fee is an annual charge, and it shall be assessed on a per-product basis. The fee covers solely the costs related to the uploading and publication of product information on the Marketplace. It is explicitly stated that the subscription fee does not include any costs associated with the maintenance or upkeep of the uploaded information.
Notwithstanding other provisions, the uploading of product information is exempt from fees until December 31st, 2023.
The product must be directly related to one of the three pillars of the Circular Economy (CE), namely Water, Energy or Materials/Nutrients or indirectly related as a product that supports the CE (e.g. a software product). Applicants may be requested to provide evidence for this relation.
The subscription period is for 12 months from the date of payment of the fee. After the subscription period has ended, the product information will no longer be visible to the public. Visibility can be resumed after the payment of the fee. All information related to the product can be deleted by the Administrator of the Marketplace if the subscription is not renewed 6 months after it has ended.
Ownership and responsibility
The fee refers to a single product and not to the entity (user or organization/company) registered to the Marketplace. The user who uploads and maintains the information to the Marketplace or the organization or company with which the user is affiliated and represents (hereafter referred to as the "owner") must own the product. The owner of the product is obliged to keep the published information up-to-date for as long as it is visible to the public through the Marketplace.
Liability and offending material
The uploaded information is the sole legal responsibility of the person or organization/company that uploads it. Water Europe is not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of the information uploaded, which is provided "as is", with no guarantee by Water Europe of completeness, accuracy, timeliness, or of the results obtained from the use of this information. The uploaded information must not contain any offending material or material and violate the law. The administrator of the Marketplace reserves the right to remove information from the Marketplace if it does not comply with the terms and conditions.
Furthermore, by uploading and publishing information about their product to the Marketplace, owners of the product agree that they will not imply or suggest in any way that Water Europe supports or endorses the use of their product. Water Europe does not endorse any product or service that is published on its Marketplace. owners of the product acknowledge that Water Europe is not responsible for any claims, warranties or representations made by them, and that they will indemnify and hold Water Europe harmless from any and all damages, losses, and expenses arising from any claims, actions, or demands made by third parties in relation to the use or purchase of the product.
Copyright and trademarks
All content included in or made available through the Marketplace, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software is the property of Water Europe, or its content suppliers and protected by Belgian and European copyright laws. The compilation of all content included in or made available through any Marketplace service is the exclusive property of Water Europe, and protected by Belgian and European copyright laws.
In addition, graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names included in or made available through any Water Europe Marketplace may not be used in connection with any product or service in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Water Europe or the Marketplace and its members. Any trademarks that are not owned by Water Europe that appear in any Marketplace service are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Water Europe.
Use of uploaded information
The uploaded information will be made available for public use and the owner grants others the right to use their information without having to obtain additional permissions or licenses.
Change of terms and conditions
Water Europe reserves the right to make changes to the Marketplace site, policies, service terms, and these conditions of use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition. It is the responsibility of product owners to review these terms and conditions of use periodically. The continued use of the site and services of the Marketplace after any modifications to the terms and conditions of use will be considered as an acceptance of those modifications.
By uploading a product, the product owner agrees to accept all the terms and conditions of the Marketplace and understands that Water Europe is relying upon the user’s stated acceptance of such terms and conditions.
Any dispute or claim relating in any way to your use of any Water Europe Marketplace services will be adjudicated in the courts of Brussels, Belgium, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in these courts.
Last update: 2023-03-09