Please read the conditions for the use of this website
thoroughly before using it.
By using this website, you agree to the conditions for the use
of the site. If you do not agree with these conditions, please do
not make any use of the site.
DESINGEL WEBSITE - LEGAL CONDITIONS FOR ITS USE
These conditions apply to the user of this website. Users who
let other people consult data available on this site should inform
them of the existence of these conditions.
DeSingel has compiled this website with great care. However,
deSingel vzw does not guarantee that the
information, data or publications are up to date, accurate,
correct, complete or suitable for a particular purpose. DeSingel
can consequently not be held responsible for any loss, in whatever
form, that might be caused by errors or omissions in this website.
DeSingel tries to make information available punctually and
accurately. If deSingel is informed of any errors on the site it
will try to correct them as soon as possible.
Every link to the deSingel website should take the user direct
to the homepage. Please do not create links to other pages on the
site. DeSingel does not bear any responsibility for data on other
websites to which it refers by means of a link. Nor does it bear
any responsibility for data on websites that refer to deSingel.
The entire content of the website is © 2007 deSingel vzw.
Original writing on this website is protected by the law of
30th June 1994 concerning copyright and related
Any infringement of the rights of deSingel may result in the
appropriate legal action being taken.
If you would like any additional information please address your
The security of the website
DeSingel makes use of the internet. We hear a great deal about
internet applications that turn out not to be secure. The
security principles deSingel applies demonstrate its
meticulousness in this respect. If there are any persistent risks,
they usually result from user behaviour. In order to exclude as
many risks as possible you, the user, can take several very simple
You will find a short description of the security principles
- To identify you as a user of this site's extranet we use a
personal user ID and a password. The only people
who may hold them are employees of deSingel. The password should be
changed the first time a user logs on.
- All communication between your computer and the deSingel
extranet is secured by SSL. This system guarantees
that you, the user, are communicating with a web server system
owned by deSingel. This is because, in order to use SSL, deSingel
must have the required server certificates. These certificates are
granted by Verisign, which only does so after a thorough
investigation of the applicant's identity and trustworthiness. The
fact that SSL is used can be seen by the 's' in the first part of
the internet address: 'https://...', where the 's' stands for
'secure'. When you visit this address, your browser shows a lock
icon (usually at the bottom of the screen), which indicates that
you are using a secure connection.
- deSingel uses 'firewalls' which repels hackers
who may try to make direct attacks on deSingel's web servers or
- Store your passwords safely.
- Never give your personal access codes to anyone else.
- Never leave your computer unattended while you are logged
- Do not open any e-mail - and certainly no attachments - from
- Do not download any files from unknown sites.
- Use an anti-virus program that checks your computer every time
you start it up.
- Do not copy software from a diskette without first checking it
with an anti-virus program.
- Do not install any beta versions of operating systems or
browsers on your computer, especially if you use them for
- If your computer uses a permanent internet connection, e.g. by
cable or ADSL, it is essential to install a simple 'firewall'.
After all, a permanent internet connection increases the computer's
vulnerability to hackers.