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Terms of Use

Last updated: June 2018


These Website Terms of Use (the “Terms”) govern your use of the Glass Fibre Europe website, which can be found on https://www.glassfibreeurope.eu/ (the “Website”).

The Website is owned and managed European Glass Fibre Producers Association (“ASSOCIATION DES PRODUCTEURS DE FIBRES DE VERRE EUROPEENS”), an International scientific organisation under Belgian law, with registered office at Avenue Louise 89, 1050 Brussels, Belgium, registered at the Belgian Crossroad bank of Enterprises with number 0432.272.481 (“Glass Fibre Europe “,” we “,” us “or” our “).

Please read these Terms carefully. By consulting and using the Website you are deemed to have understood and accepted the Terms. If you do not agree with these Terms, you should not use our Website.

By using the Website, you agree to be legally bound by these Terms and understand that we process your personal data pursuant to our Privacy Policy.

Status of the Website, material and information (“as is”)

The Glass Fibre Europe Website and all material and information available via the Website are offered in the current state (“as is” and “as and when”).

The material contained on this Website is for information only. Glass Fibre Europe endeavours to make  efforts to update the information on a regular basis, and the information placed on this Website is offered in good faith. However, Glass Fibre Europe does not in any way guarantee the accuracy, reliability, suitability, timelessness, completeness, exercise or applicability of a specific purpose of the Website or any material or information available via the Website. It is your responsibility to ensure that the Website is suitable for your intended purposes.

Other websites

Websites or web pages that are linked to this Website are for information purposes only and have not been checked by Glass Fibre Europe. We accept no liability for the content of such websites or web pages, nor do we accept liability for any losses or penalties resulting from the use of any links or reliance on the content of external websites linked to this Website.

It is not permitted to frame or link this Website to any other website without our prior written consent. If you wish to create a frame, link or deep link to our Website, please contact Axel Jorns at: +32.473.453378 or by email at: axel.jorns@glassfibreeurope.eu.

Computer viruses, worms and Trojan horses

Glass Fibre Europe uses efforts to protect this Website against computer viruses, worms and Trojan horses. However, Glass Fibre Europe does not guarantee that the Website is free from computer viruses, worms and Trojan horses and, to the greatest extent permitted by applicable law, accepts no liability for damage that may result from the transfer of any computer viruses, worms or Trojan horses via the Website or via any files that are available to you for download on the Website.


To the greatest extent permitted by applicable law, Glass Fibre Europe accepts no liability for any errors, changes, omissions or any incorrect material or information, or the use thereof, on the Website. Moreover, Glass Fibre Europe does not guarantee that the Website or any material or information is uninterrupted or incorrect or that any defects will be corrected.

You acknowledge and agree that the operation of the Website depends on the proper and effective operation of the internet and other equipment and services of third parties, and that we do not guarantee anything and are not liable in this respect to the greatest extent permitted by applicable law.

Glass Fibre Europe is not liable for its slight errors. To the greatest extent permitted by applicable law, Glass Fibre Europe is not liable for any damage as a result of loss of use of the Website or of loss of data or information posted on the Website. In no case, is Glass Fibre Europe liable for any indirect damage, such as loss of clientele, business loss or opportunities that it would have caused.

Glass Fibre Europe shall not be liable for any damage caused by circumstances that reasonably fall outside its control (“Force Majeure”).

Intellectual Property (including copyright)

The intellectual property rights on the Website and the copyright on all material stored, displayed and accessible on the Website is the property of Glass Fibre Europe or properly licensed by a third party. All these rights are reserved.

You may download, print, temporarily store, retrieve and display information from the Website from the Website for your personal use or for internal use within your organization only under the condition that the source be explicitly and clearly acknowledged. Reproduction for commercial purposes is prohibited.

It is not permitted (except if you have expressly obtained permission from the rights holder) to modify or modify information on this Website or any part thereof and the information or any part thereof may not be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, transmitted , or transferred in any other way to third parties for commercial purposes.

Glass Fibre Europe claims no copyright on any official document or documents in the public domain. Copyright, if any, of third-party material found in this site must also be respected.

Certain files or information can be downloaded from this Website. These files or information are subject to the terms of this section (“Intellectual Property (including copyright)).

Processing of personal data and use of cookies

Glass Fibre Europe may process your personal data, e.g. when you use this Website, when you make use of our services or when you contact us. Please refer to our Privacy policy to learn more about how we process your personal data and what your choices and your rights are.

Glass Fibre Europe uses cookies on the Website. Please refer to our Cookie notice to learn more about what types of cookies we use, for what types of cookies we ask for consent, and what your choices and rights are.

By using the Website you confirm to have read and understood the Privacy policy and the Cookie policy.


Glass Fibre Europe reserves the right to change, in its sole discretion, any part of the Website, the information or these Terms. Please consult the Website regularly for changes to these Terms. The date at the top of this web page indicates when these Terms were last modified. By continuing to use the Website you agree to be bound by the amended Terms. If you do not agree with changed Terms, you should no longer use the Website after the date on which the changes take effect.

Invalidity and / or unenforceability

If and to the extent these Terms or any part of them are declared unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, they shall be deemed to have been removed from the Terms. In such case, the other sections of the Terms remain fully applicable and enforceable.

Applicable law

These Terms are subject to Belgian law and to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Brussels courts and tribunals.