We ask you to read this declaration of confidentiality carefully and take note of its content. Further information about the data processed on this website is also given on this page. Future alterations to this legal information cannot be ruled out. We therefore ask you to re-read this information from time to time in order to ensure that you stay up-to-date with any alterations.
The Federal Public Service Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment respects the privacy of its users. Most of the information available on this website does not require any details of a personal nature. However, it is possible that you may be asked for such details, particularly for online services. In this case, the data concerned will be processed in conformity with the provisions of the law of 8 December 1992 (amended by the law of 11 December 1998 transposing Directive 95/46/EC), on the processing of personal data.
In particular, this means in practice that:
- Personal data may solely be gathered and processed for the purpose of responding to the request for information which you have submitted;
- Personal data will not be communicated to any third parties or used for commercial purposes;
- You have the right to view your personal data, and can check its accuracy and correct any errors which it may contain. To do this, you can contact the site manager (firstname.lastname@example.org);
- The Federal Public Service Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment undertakes to apply the best possible security measures in order to avoid the possibility of third parties abusing personal data which you have provided to us.
Institutions responsible for fulfilling a public service or carrying out a task of general interest on the basis of a mission of administration, irrespective of their legal form, are not regarded as third parties for the purposes of this article if they are directly or indirectly involved in the supply of the services to which the present declaration of confidentiality applies.
All the documents presented on this site are purely for information purposes and therefore cannot be regarded as legally binding. The texts of laws and regulations presented in their consolidated form are given by way of information. They do not create any right or obligation other than those which arise from the texts legally adopted and published; only the latter texts are legally binding. The information given on this site does not engage the liability of the Federal Public Service Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment. While we aim to distribute up-to-date and accurate information, we cannot guarantee this to be the case and will strive to correct any errors which may be pointed out to us. Furthermore, the Federal Public Service Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment cannot be held liable for any errors or for any direct or indirect damages which may arise from your accessing or using this site, or for any damage or virus which might affect your computer or any other computing hardware.
Some of the documents distributed on this site may include references or links to information provided by other organisations. However, the FPS in no way guarantees the relevance, currency or accuracy of such external information and accepts no responsibility in this regard. The associations, organisations and websites referred to on this site are chosen in an objective manner with the sole aim of offering visitors to our site information which is as relevant and complete as possible. However, we cannot guarantee the completeness, accuracy or currency of the information. The mention of certain companies or products in no way implies that these are recommended in preference to other similar products or companies not mentioned.
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Any breach of these provisions, or any inappropriate use of the site in whole or in part, will give rise to legal action.
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