FIAPF Headquarters ASBL‎| International Federation of Film Producers Associations

Registr.: 0589.983.296
Avenue des Arts 41, Brussels 1040
Phone: +32 (0)2 502 81 67

Hosting: Infomaniak (Swiss)

Terms & Conditions

Updated at 01/01/2023

The website (hereinafter the “Website”) is managed by and is the property of FIAPF (“we”, “us” or “our”). Hereinafter, you will find the terms and conditions applicable to the access and use of the Website (hereinafter the “Terms”) by its visitors (hereinafter referred to as “Visitor”, “you”, “your”).

Should you have any questions, complaints and/or remarks with regard to the Website or these Terms, you can reach us via email at the following e-mail address: or by filling in the contact form found on the Website.

1. Application of these Terms

Please read these Terms carefully before using the Website. By accessing and using the Website, you accept, without any reservation, the terms and conditions governing the access to and the use of the Website, as set out in the present Terms. Acceptance will further extend to the other legal documentation available on the Website, including our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy, which have to be read together with these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not visit and/or use the Website.

Our Website may contain links to other Websites at different web addresses, some of which may be owned and operated by FIAPF, and others which are owned and/or operated by third parties. The present Terms do not apply to those websites. We are not liable for the links placed on our Website to websites owned and/or operated by third parties.

2. Access

You may be provided with a username and password, or any other piece of information in relation to your use of this Website. This information should be treated as confidential. This means that you cannot share or disclose it to any third party.

FIAPF has the right to disable any username and password at any time, if in our opinion you fail to comply with the terms and conditions of these Terms.

3. Use of our Website

You must not use our Website:

  • in any way that breaches any law, rule, decree, decision, judgment, or regulation, or that has any unlawful or immoral purpose or effect;
  • to transmit, or procure the sending of any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional material, or similar communications;
  • to send, knowingly receive, upload, download, publish, post, distribute, disseminate, transmit, use, or re-use any material or information which is inaccurate, illegal, defamatory, libellous, obscene, offensive, abusive, hateful, threatening, harmful, infringing, pornographic, discriminatory, indecent, unsolicited, unauthorised, unlawful, objectionable or which may expose you or us to legal action or reputational damage; or
  • to threaten, harass, stalk, abuse, disrupt or otherwise violate the rights of others.

If you use a feature of this Website that allows you to upload or post material, or to make contact with other users of this Website, you must ensure that all such contributions are compliant with applicable law and that they do not breach any intellectual property, privacy, or confidentiality rights of a third party, or any legal or contractual duty owed to a third party.

We have the right to remove any post you make on our Website if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with these Terms or otherwise within our complete discretion.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any material posted by you or any other user of this Website.

4. Intellectual Property Rights

All components of our Website (including, without limitation, the software, including the source code, layout, text, logos, photographs, drawings, images, sound, databases, names, trademarks, and domain names) are works protected by copyrights, trademarks and / or other intellectual property rights.

All relevant property rights, including intellectual property rights (including, without limitation, copyright, trademarks, database rights, design rights, etc.) belong to FIAPF or are included on the Website after a B2B licensing agreement or with the authorization of the respective owners of the relevant property rights.

No component of the Website, nor any data or information provided on it may be stored (other than what should be required in order to visit and use the Website and its functionalities), or be reproduced, modified, translated, rendered public, distributed, rented out, sold, transferred to third parties, or in any way used without the prior written authorization of FIAPF.

5. Privacy

Any personal data we might collect and store about you will be processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016) and all other applicable data protection legislation such as the Belgian Act of 30 July 2018 regarding the protection of natural persons in relation to the processing of personal data, and as further detailed in our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.

6. Liability

We endeavour to provide information that is up-to-date and accurate. Nevertheless, we cannot guarantee this to be the case at all times and cannot be held accountable for any mistakes or incomplete information you might encounter on the Website. This applies to all information that has been posted on the Website, including, without limitation, all content placed thereon, including text, images, sound, data, video files, etc.

We do not make any representations or warranties and cannot be held accountable for any decisions or actions that you may take on the basis of information provided on the Website, nor are we responsible for any errors or mistakes you may make based on the information found on the Website. We are not liable for direct or indirect damages or any damages that could be caused by inaccuracy, incompleteness, inadequacy, forgetfulness, or neglect in providing, composing, writing, and interpreting the information on the Website.

We cannot be held accountable for any permanent or temporary damage or defaults of your computer equipment or data during or after the use of the Website. In particular, we cannot be held liable for the possible transmission of trojans or other viruses via the Website.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall FIAPF be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages whatsoever (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, for loss of data or other information, for business interruption, for personal injury, for loss of privacy arising out of or in any way related to the use of or inability to use the Website, third-party software and/or third-party hardware used with the Website, or otherwise in connection with any provision of these Terms), even if FIAPF has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

For the realization of the Website, we use, to the reasonably largest possible extent, the most modern available techniques. However, we cannot be held liable for the (temporary) failure or any malfunctioning or maintenance work on – or of – the Website.

7. Termination of access

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to terminate your access to all or part of this Website with or without notice.

8. Modifications to the Website

FIAPF reserves the right to modify, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Website or any service to which it connects, with or without notice and without liability to you.

9. Severability

If any provision of these Terms is held to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives of such provision to the greatest extent possible under applicable law and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.

10. Waiver

Except as provided herein, the failure to exercise a right or to require performance of an obligation under these Terms shall not effect a party’s ability to exercise such right or require such performance at any time thereafter nor shall be the waiver of a breach constitute waiver of any subsequent breach.

No failure to exercise, and no delay in exercising, on the part of either party, any right or any power under these Terms shall operate as a waiver of that right or power. Nor shall any single or partial exercise of any right or power under these Terms preclude further exercise of that or any other right granted herein. In the event of a conflict between these Terms and any applicable purchase or other terms, the terms of these Terms shall govern.

11. Entire Terms

The Terms constitute the entire Terms between you and FIAPF regarding your use of the website and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous written or oral Terms between you and FIAPF.

You may be subject to additional terms and conditions that apply when you benefit from FIAPF activities, which FIAPF will provide to you at the time of such benefit.

12. Changes to these Terms

We may change our Terms from time to time. When we change our Terms, we will publish the updated terms on our Website. Please check these Terms regularly. Subject to applicable law, all changes will take effect as soon as we publish the updated Terms, but where legally required to do so, we may take additional steps to inform you of any material changes to our Terms and may request that you agree to these changes.

13. Governing law and jurisdiction

These Terms, their subject matter, and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by Belgian law. We and you agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Brussels (Belgium), unless otherwise imposed by mandatory statutory provisions.