Terms & Conditions
These terms govern your use of the VRT Sales website (www.vrtsales.be) for the purpose of viewing VRT content.
By using the VRT Sales website (www.vrtsales.be) you accept automatically and unconditionally these terms. The VRT recommends you to read the terms carefully before using the VRT Sales website.
1.2. “VRT Sales website” and “VRT content”
The VRT Sales website is the website www.vrtsales.be, which is operated by the VRT and allows users who have registered with www.vrtsales.be to access VRT content with a view to its sale or licensing by the VRT or its partners.
VRT content is the content provided by the VRT through the VRT Sales website (after registration and creation of a profile) to professional content purchase managers of broadcasters, streaming and online films, series, documentary providers and/or on-demand platforms. The VRT content in essence concerns (preview) videos (full episodes or excerpts) of programmes (fiction and non-fiction) produced by or on behalf of the VRT.
VRT content is provided by the VRT solely for users registered with the VRT Sales website and for the purpose of previewing the VRT Content. Users do not acquire rights to the VRT content.
1.3. Who is the provider of the VRT Sales website and VRT content?
The VRT Sales website and VRT content are provided by the VRT, a limited company under public law, with corporate seat at A. Reyerslaan 52, 1043 Brussels and referred to in these terms as the “VRT”. Please direct any questions or comments to the above address or email them to email@example.com.
1.4. Other terms
The VRT Sales website sometimes allows access to external websites (by linking to them, for example) or some form of interactivity with them (e.g. social media). These external websites will have their own general terms and conditions, which also apply. The VRT has no say in these terms and recommends that you also read them.
2. Access and use of the VRT Sales website
2.1. How do I access the VRT Sales website?
You will need to use a password to set up a VRT profile. The password you choose should not be too obvious and must offer adequate security. Your password is personal and you mustn't share it with anyone else. You must also take precautions to keep it safe. You are responsible for everything done through your profile when your password is used.
2.2. What can I use the VRT Sales website for (and what not)?
The VRT Sales website and/or VRT content may only be used to assist you in your decision to buy or license some or all of the VRT content. Under no circumstance may you use VRT content for commercial or other purposes without first obtaining the express and written consent of the VRT.
In addition, the VRT Sales website and/or VRT content:
- may not be used to break the law and/or infringe the rights of the VRT or third parties. This includes intellectual property rights (such as copyrights, related rights, trademark rights) and/or privacy.
- may not be used for purposes contrary to the public order or morality or purposes that are discriminatory, offensive, defamatory or injurious, or violate the rights of others in any other way.
- may not be used outside the context in which they are offered by the VRT and/or used in a manner that discredits the VRT or makes the VRT liable to third parties.
- may not be used in a manner which creates the impression that the VRT is associated with a third person, product, service, content, opinion, belief or conviction, or that the VRT supports or approves of any of these.
- may only be used in the form in which the VRT makes them available to you. You may not process, copy, decompile, ‘reverse engineer’ or exploit them in any other way, nor assist others to do so.
- may not be used in such a way that they are affected or damaged, by uploading computer viruses or other harmful files, for example, or by circumventing security on the VRT Sales website.
- may not be used in any other unlawful manner.
3. About rights to the VRT Sales website and VRT content
Who owns the rights to the VRT Sales website and VRT content?
The VRT Sales website and/or VRT content are protected by intellectual copyrights, including copyrights and related rights, trademark rights, database rights and computer software rights. These rights are owned by the VRT and/or third parties (such as license issuers or users).
You may not copy, process, publish, exploit or use the VRT Sales website and/or VRT content in any other way without the prior and express consent of the VRT and/or these third parties.
The VRT employs security technologies to protect its rights and/or the rights of third parties on the VRT Sales website and/or VRT content. You may not circumvent, remove or alter these technologies or enable others to do so.
4. About re-use of the VRT Sales website and/or VRT content on my own website or social media (such as Facebook or Twitter), for example.
4.1. May I download or copy the VRT Sales website and/or VRT content, publish it on other websites or platforms, or re-use it in another way?
The VRT uses security technologies to protect the VRT Sales website and/or VRT content against re-use (embedding included). You may not circumvent, delete or alter these technologies in order to re-use the VRT Sales website and/or VRT content, nor may you enable others to do so.
Neither is automated access permitted to VRT content through scripts, spiders and/or bots, for example. The VRT reserves the right to withdraw permission to re(use) its online services and/or content at any time.
4.2. May I include on my own website or other websites (such as Facebook or Twitter) hyperlinks or embedded links to the VRT Sales website and VRT content?
From your own website or another website you may only link, share or make reference to the VRT Sales website and/or VRT content under the condition of the express and prior consent of the VRT.
Should the VRT consent in accordance with Article 4.2, paragraph one, a visitor of your website who clicks the link must be directed from your website to the VRT Sales website to view the VRT content. In the link the URL address for the VRT Sales website must always be clearly visible. In all circumstances the following are forbidden: copying, framing, republication, processing or addition of material published on the VRT Sales website.
5. About your data privacy
6. About complaints
What can I do if I have a complaint about the VRT Sales website and/or VRT content?
You should submit any complaint you may have about the VRT Sales website and/or VRT content through the official complaints channel, preferably at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on making a complaint and the complaints procedure please see the VRT website.
7. About liability
7.1. Is the VRT liable for its VRT Sales website and VRT content?
The information on the VRT Sales website and/or in the VRT content is the result of careful investigation and analysis. The VRT aims to provide you with the most accurate and complete information available, but cannot guarantee the correctness, completeness and accuracy of the content. The VRT cannot be held liable for direct or indirect damage of any kind suffered by you as the result of using the VRT Sales website and/or the VRT content.
The VRT is not liable for interference, disruptions or malfunctions in the electronic provision of the VRT Sales website and/or VRT content.
The VRT reserves the right to optimise, alter or pull the VRT Sales website and/or VRT content at any time and without prior notice. If the VRT Sales website is temporarily or permanently unavailable this will not entitle you to damages or compensation of any kind.
The VRT cannot be held liable for issues relating to or resulting from the integration of VRT content with your website. The VRT takes every reasonable precaution to ensure that the VRT Sales website and VRT content do not contain viruses but cannot guarantee this. You are therefore responsible for your own security (such as the installation of anti-virus-software).
7.2. Is the VRT liable for external websites?
The VRT Sales website allows access to external websites (by linking to them, for example) or some form of interactivity with them (e.g. social media). The VRT does not check these websites or their content. The VRT cannot be held liable for the content or quality of these websites or their compliance with the laws and regulations. The existence of a link does not necessarily imply that the VRT and the operators of these websites collaborate in any way or that the VRT supports of approves of the information on these websites.
7.3. What are your responsibilities?
The VRT remains responsible for the VRT Sales website and the VRT content which it offers, but it is you who are responsible for their reuse, and you agree to hold the VRT harmless from third party claims in this respect. The VRT reserves the right at all times to delete VRT content from your website.