See our general terms and conditions for your stay
User conditions for the site
The use of this website is subject to the general terms and conditions given below. You are expected to be familiar with these and accept these general terms unconditionally.
Use of the site
The various pages that you consult on this site or obtain via interactive applications only have an informative and indicative value. The website is regularly updated as efficiently as possible. The partners that make this site available offer no guarantees regarding how up-to-date it is, its accuracy, correctness, completeness or suitability for a specific goal regarding the information, data or publications.
Protection of personal data
Mariasteen considers the protection of your privacy to be very important. Most of the information is available on or via the website without personal details having to be provided. In certain cases, however, you may be asked to provide this data. In this instance, the data will be processed in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation of 25 May 2018, which replaces the Belgian act of 8 December 1992 for protecting the private sphere in relation to processing personal details and the privacy guideline from 1995.
Mariasteen offers the following guarantees:
- Your personal details will only be collected and processed in order to provide you with the information you have requested or to deliver the services you require online.
- Your personal details will only be used for the intended objective.
- Your personal details will not be passed on to third parties or used for direct-marketing purposes.
- You will always have access to your personal details and will be able to verify the accuracy thereof. You have the option to modify any inaccuracies in relation to your personal details. You can contact the website administrator if you wish to do so. Click on ‘contact’ for further information.
- Mariasteen takes the best possible security measures to prevent third parties misusing your personal details.
The website uses so-called ‘cookies’. These are small information files that are automatically stored on your computer’s hard drive. This information is sent back to the website administrator after each visit and permits access to the site and enables navigation to be simpler, quicker and more efficient.
Hyperlinks and references
Hyperlinks on or via the website may refer you to other websites of governments, institutions or organisations, and you may also be referred to information sources that are managed by third parties. Mariasteen has no technical or factual controls or authority on these and can therefore offer no guarantees on the completeness or accuracy of the content, nor the suitability of these websites and information sources.
The hyperlinks to other sites contained within this site do not imply any authentication of the external site or the content thereof. The links are offered for your information and your convenience only. Mariasteen therefore accepts no responsibility for direct/indirect damage that is caused as a result of consulting or using these external websites and their content.
If you wish to add hyperlinks to (parts of) this website on your own site, please contact the website administrator. Click on ‘contact’ for further information. You will be informed about the possibilities as quickly as possible.
Intellectual property rights
You are entitled to consult the information on this website and to download and reproduce it for personal use, as long as you cite the source in accordance with the provisions of the act of 30 June 1994 on copyright and related rights.
This permission, however, does not apply to texts whereby there are explicit limitations on use. Permission must be obtained in advance for reproducing or using multimedia information (e.g. sound, images, software). With regard to the reproduction of information, you may contact the administrator of the website or directly approach the administrators of the various web pages. Click on ‘contact’ for further information.
Mariasteen retains all intellectual property rights to the website itself and the information provided in this context.
All comments or materials that you provide to Mariasteen of your own volition, including data or responses regarding the content of the site, shall be regarded as non-confidential. Mariasteen rejects any obligations regarding the consequences of these general responses and data. Mariasteen may use these responses and data as it sees fit, taking into account the limitations set forth in the act of 8 December 1992 protecting the personal sphere in relation to processing personal details.
You accept and agree that Mariasteen may apply the ideas, concepts, expertise and techniques encompassed within your responses for any purpose, including the development and creation of new services.
This online agreement and all disputes and claims that arise as a result of the use of this site or any other data that is found on it, fall under the application of Belgian law. Consulting this website implies that you are subject to the law of the courts of Gent, Belgium, and that you agree to bring all proceedings before these courts of law.