General conditions and Privacy

General conditions of use for the Fedict website

Access to and use of this website are subject to the following conditions of use ("Conditions of Use"). You are kindly requested to read the Conditions of Use carefully before making use of this website in any way.

By continuing to visit this website or using it in any way, you are expressly agreeing to these conditions. If you experience problems reading these conditions or do not agree with their content, we would ask you not to continue using this website.

1. Purpose and content of the website

This website is a guide to searching for information on the services and policy of Fedict. With this website, Fedict wants to offer you simple, fast and improved access to information about Fedict and its services.

2. Contact details

If you have further information or wish to submit comments, you can contact Fedict – the Federal Public Service Information and Communication Technology – at the following addresses: Maria-Theresiastraat 1/3, 1000 Brussels or

If you wish to make a complaint, you can complete the following complaint form.

3. Nature of the information provided

The information available on this website is of a general nature. The information is not adapted to personal or specific circumstances and cannot therefore be considered personal, professional or legal advice. This website and all the materials provided are available as they are "in their current state" and without guarantee. The website and the information contained therein are therefore used at your own risk.

If you require specific or personal advice, you should always contact the competent person within Fedict. 

The information and documents made available on this website may not be seen as authentic reproductions of officially accepted text.

4. Liability

Fedict makes every effort to ensure that the information provided is complete, correct, accurate and up to date. Despite these efforts, inaccuracies may occur. If the information provided contains inaccuracies or if certain information is unavailable, attempts will be made to correct this as quickly as possible. If you detect inaccuracies in the information made available, you can contact Fedict at any time.

Fedict makes every effort to protect the website by all reasonable means and limit as far as possible any inconveniences caused by technical faults. However, Fedict cannot rule out the possibility that incorrect technical manoeuvres or unauthorised interventions may occur. For this reason, Fedict cannot guarantee that access to the website will not be interrupted or that the website will not experience disruption in some other way due to such problems.

However, Fedict may not under any circumstances be held liable for direct or indirect damage that occurs through the use of this website or the information provided. You are personally responsible for any damage to your computer system or for the loss of data as a result of downloading information.

5. Intellectual property

Unless indicated otherwise, the texts on this website may be reproduced at no cost for any non-commercial use and shared with the public. If prior consent is required to reproduce certain texts or share them with the public, this will be expressly indicated.

The photos shown on this website may only be reproduced or shared with the public with the express, written and prior consent of Fedict.

The videos shown on this website may only be reproduced or shared with the public with the express, written and prior consent of Fedict.

6. Changes

Fedict reserves the right to amend these Conditions of Use at any time. It is your responsibility to read through the applicable conditions on a regular basis. These Conditions of Use were last amended and revised on 5 May 2011.

7. Protection of privacy

Fedict respects your privacy. The information you enter on the website will be treated in confidence. For more information, see our Privacy Statement.

8. Applicable law and applicable courts

Deze Gebruiksvoorwaarden en de Privacyverklaring worden beheerst door het Belgisch recht. Door gebruik van deze website gaat U ermee These Conditions of Use and the Privacy Statement are governed by Belgian law. By using this website you agree to the courts of Brussels having sole jurisdiction in the event of a dispute.