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Disclaimer

Responsibility

The controller of this website is the Federal Police, the representative mandated by the controller is the Directorate of Police Information and ICT Resources and the processor is the Federal Public Service Policy and Support (BOSA).

Contact details

You can contact the Directorate of Police Information and ICT Resources at the following address: Rue Royale 202 A, 1000 Brussels, by phone (02 642 68 06) or email (dri@police.belgium.eu).

General conditions of use

The access to and the use of this website are subject to the following 'Conditions of Use'. You are kindly requested to read them carefully before making use of this website in any way whatsoever. 

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

You have the right to consult your personal data at any time and have them altered free of charge by contacting the Federal Police at the address above. 

Purpose and content of the website

The website is designed to provide general information in order to obtain data in an efficient and secure manner for adequate provision of services.

If possible and with your consent, we can fill in certain fields on the forms in advance.

Nature of the information provided

The information available on this website is of a general nature. It is not intended to cover personal or specific situations, and therefore cannot be considered to constitute personal, professional or legal advice for the user. This website and its content are provided 'as is' without any guarantee. The website and the information contained therein are used at your own risk.

If you need specific or personal advice, you should always contact the competent persons at the Federal Police. 

The information and documents made available on this website cannot be considered to be authentic reproductions of official texts. Only official texts published in the Belgian Official Gazette are the authentic versions.

With your consent, we can fill in certain fields on the forms in advance. The data will be extracted from authentic data sources in a secure manner, in accordance with the privacy legislation. 

Liability

The Federal Police makes every effort to ensure that the general information provided is complete, correct, accurate and up-to-date. The Federal Police makes efforts to protect the website by all reasonable means and limit as far as possible any inconveniences caused by technical problems. 

Despite these efforts, the Federal Police cannot offer any guarantee that the content of this website will be accurate or that it will not be affected by technical problems, such as interruptions.

If the information provided contains errors or if technical problems occur, the Federal Police will do its utmost to rectify the situation as quickly as possible. 

The Federal Police cannot be held liable for direct or indirect damage caused as a result of using the website or the information available on this website. Nor can the Federal Police be held liable for direct or indirect damage resulting from the use of hyperlinks to other websites on this website, over which the Federal Police has no control, neither from a technical nor from a content point of view. 

Intellectual property

The texts, photos, images, video and audio files on this website may only be shared with the public after obtaining the Federal Police's express, written and prior consent. Only in the cases specified, it is not required to obtain the Federal Police's express, written and prior consent. 

Upload of files

Since the Federal Police cannot guarantee unlimited uploading, it reserves the right to decide about the uploaded information to be placed on its website. The Federal Police can decide to remove certain information from the website at any time. The Federal Police has the possibility to monitor the content of the uploaded information on a regular basis. 

The Federal Police cannot ensure that access to the upload service will not be interrupted or that it will not be disrupted in some other way due to technical alterations or unauthorised interventions. The Federal Police expressly reserves the right to interrupt access to the upload service at any time and without prior notification in order to detect or prevent possible abuse or fraud and to correct technical or operational disturbances.

The Federal Police can withdraw your access to the upload service at any time and without prior notification after establishing that you have violated the upload service conditions.           

By uploading information, you give the Federal Police your consent to use this information on the website. 

You shall guarantee that by uploading information you do not infringe intellectual property rights or other third party rights and you shall fully indemnify the Federal Police from and for direct or indirect damage caused to third parties as a result of such an infringement. 

In any case, it is strictly forbidden to upload information of a racist, hateful, offensive or pornographic nature, information that violates moral standards and/or the applicable Belgian legislation, virus- or malware-infected information, or information that can harm the Federal Police or third parties in any other way. It is also forbidden to upload commercial advertisements or other publicity. You shall fully indemnify the Federal Police from and for direct or indirect damage caused to third parties as a result of the upload of such unauthorised information. 

In addition, you shall not use the upload service in a way that could disrupt, overload or harm this service or that could be detrimental to the user experience of other users. 

The Federal Police asks you to report the upload of unauthorised information at any time so that it can take the necessary and adequate steps to alter or remove this information or make it inaccessible. 

Amendments

The Federal Police reserves the right to amend these Conditions of Use. It is your responsibility to read through the applicable conditions on a regular basis. 

Protection of your personal data

The Federal Police respects your privacy. The data you enter on the website will be treated confidentially. For more information, read our privacy statement.

Log files

The Federal Police records your visit to this website. This information is used for the sole purpose of improving the website. 
Technical logs merely providing technical support are kept for a maximum period of one month. 
Data from the national register or other authentic sources are kept for a period of ten years. 

Applicable law and applicable courts

By using this website you agree that the courts and tribunals of Brussels have sole jurisdiction in the event of a dispute and that Belgian law is applicable.