Terms of use

1. General terms and conditions

Access to this website and its use are subject to the prior acceptance of these general terms and conditions. By visiting this website or using the information contained in it, you automatically accept the general terms and conditions. Sabam can modify these terms and conditions at any time.

2. Liability of Sabam

The information on this website has been put together in good faith in order to provide explanations on Sabam, the Belgian Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers, and its services. If this information were however to be incomplete or contain errors, Sabam can in no way be held liable. Further, neither can Sabam be held liable for potential damage, of any nature whatsoever, which is the consequence of or relates to the use of or access to the website or which is the consequence of or relates to the material, information, evaluations or recommendations indicated on this website.

Sabam may, at any time and without prior warning, make the necessary modifications and/or adjustments to the information and material present on this website.

3. Intellectual property rights

The material which is presented on this website, including but not limited to all editorial material, photos, illustrations and any other graphic material, and the names, logos, registered trademarks and service marks are the physical and intellectual property of Sabam or of its affiliated companies or of third parties with which Sabam has entered into licence agreements or other agreements; they may be protected by copyright, trademark rights or other laws related to intellectual property. It is not authorised to copy, send, distribute, broadcast, sell, publish, issue, circulate, arrange or modify the material of this website, in all or in part. If you wish to reproduce it or communicate it to the public, you must then have the prior written authorisation of Sabam, unless this is not required by virtue of the legal provisions.

Some company names, signs, logos or designs and models which potentially appear on our website may be protected by intellectual or industrial property rights. It is not hence authorised to use them freely.

Sabam's databases, among which the database related to its repertoire, which are made available to the public via this website are the exclusive intellectual property of Sabam, including their content, layout, structure, composition, arrangement and language.
It is not permitted to reproduce, copy, send, distribute, broadcast, sell, publish, issue, circulate, arrange or modify these databases, in whole or in part. It is only allowed to consult the accessible data of these databases without modifying them. Any exploitation of these databases therefore requires the prior written consent of Sabam, unless this is not required by law.

The automatic acceptance of these general terms and conditions may not, under any circumstance, be interpreted in the sense of or be assimilated to the obtaining of a licence or any other right of use in respect of this information, data, products or services protected by intellectual or industrial property rights.

4. Links

Creation of a hypertext link with the Sabam website

If you wish to create on your own website a hypertext link to Sabam's website, you have to have express written authorisation for this. You can send your request to the webmaster.

Links with websites managed by third parties

Sabam's website contains links to other websites which are not controlled by Sabam. Sabam does not control these websites or their content. Sabam cannot be held liable for the content of such links or the links contained, in turn, on these websites.

5. Applicable legislation and competent courts

These terms and conditions are governed by Belgian law and performed compliant with these. Only the Courts of the district of Brussels are competent to hear potential disputes which may result therefrom.