Terms of Service

These are the Terms and Conditions for use of ecty2018.org, a website managed by the European Travel Commission by the European Commission.

1. Scope of application

This Privacy and Cookie Policy is applicable to the website www.ecty2018.org (hereafter the “Website”). The Website is published by the European Travel Commission, registered as the European Travel Commission, an international non-profit organisation under Belgian law, with registered offices at 1000 Brussels, Rue du Marche aux Herbes 61 and registered under number 0408.138.386.

The European Travel Commission is committed to protecting your privacy as a user of our Websites and the confidentiality of any personal information that you may provide us with during your visit to the Websites. The European Travel Commission abides by the Belgium law of 8th December 1992 on the Processing of Personal Information and complies with its provisions to ensure that any data you provide is treated accordingly. This Privacy and Cookie Policy explains how personal data is collected, processed and protected by the European Travel Commission. The European Travel Commission ensures the correct implementation of best practices according to The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 and enables all users of this website to opt out of the processing and accumulation of their data from the services provided directly through this website.

By using the Website or by communicating personal data, you expressly agree with the following conditions under which the European Travel Commission processes your personal data. If you do not agree with the contents of this Privacy and Cookie Policy, you should stop using the Website. If you provide personal data regarding someone else to the European Travel Commission, you warrant that these conditions have been communicated to this person are and that they have been accepted.

You can contact the European Travel Commission at :

European Travel Commission
Rue Marche aux Herbes 61
[email protected]

1.1 Use of www.ecty2018.org and www.visiteurope.com

All access and use of these Sites is subject to acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these conditions, you should cease use of the Sites immediately or contact the provided email address to fully remove your data previously provided to www.ecty2018.org. We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any given time on the Sites. Access to the Sites may be suspended temporarily or permanently and without notice at our discretion. Whilst we shall endeavour to ensure that the Sites are available 24 hours a day, we will not be liable if for any reason the Sites are unavailable at any time or for any period of time.

1.2. Accuracy of Information

Whilst we shall endeavour to ensure that all information on the Sites is accurate, we cannot vouch that all information will be accurate and up-to-date at all times. The Sites contain a large amount of data, and errors are likely to occur in tracking changes – for example, changes in dates and times of events. We therefore do not accept any liability for error or omission with regards to content of the Sites. Should you find any inaccurate information on the Sites, please inform us by sending an email to [email protected] and we shall correct it, where we agree, as soon as it is practicable to do so. Part of this Sites contains materials submitted to the European Travel Commission by Third Parties. It is the responsibility of these Third Parties to ensure that the materials submitted for inclusion on this Sites comply with national and relevant foreign laws. We cannot guarantee the accuracy or reliability of this material and hereby disclaim any responsibility for error, omission or inaccuracy in the material or for any misinterpretation, loss, disappointment, negligence or damage caused by reliance on any material contained within the Sites. We also cannot accept responsibility for any failure, or alleged failure in the delivery of the services referred to herein, or in the event of bankruptcy, liquidation or cessation of trade of any company, individual or firm referred to herein. You are advised to check with the establishment concerned. We accept no responsibility for the content of any Site to which a hypertext link from this Sites exist. Such links are provided for your convenience on an ‘as is’ basis.

1.3. Our Liability

We shall not be liable for any damages arising in contract, tort, or otherwise from the use of or inability to use these Sites, or any material contained in these, or from any action or decision taken as a result of using these Sites or any such material.

1.4. Legal Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions are governed by Belgium law. If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined as illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these terms and conditions are intended to be effective, then within that jurisdiction in which that term is deemed to be illegal, invalid or enforceable, it shall be deleted from the clause concerned and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall continue to remain in force.

1.5. Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) notice

European Travel Commission has registered an agent with the United States Copyright Office in accordance with the terms of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “Act”) and avails itself of the protections under the Act. We reserve the right to remove any User Content on the Sites which allegedly infringes another person’s copyright. We are under no obligation to, and do not, scan content posted for any violations of third party rights, however, we respect the copyright interests of others and it is our policy not to permit materials known by us to infringe another party’s copyright to remain on the Sites or the Service. If you believe any materials on the Sites or the Service infringe a copyright, you should provide us with written notice that at a minimum contains: A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works; Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;

Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;

A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

All DMCA notices should be sent to our designated agent as follows: European Travel Commission c/o Spring, O’Brien 50 West 23rd Street, 11th Floor New York, NY 10010

1.6. Further Information

Terms used mean the following: These Sites = www.etc-corporate.org and www.visiteurope.com and www.ecty2018.org We/us = The European Travel Commission You = User of www.etc-corporate.org and www.visiteurope.com and www.ecty2018.org

1.7. Contact details:

European Travel Commission
Rue Marche aux Herbes 61
BELGIUM T : +32 (2) 548 9000
F : +32 (2) 514 18 43 E-mail: [email protected]

2. Copyright

Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and any other rights in all material on these sites are owned by the European Travel Commission and its members. You are permitted to print and download extracts from these Sites on the following cumulative conditions:

  • Use of documents and related graphics on these sites is for information and/or personal, non-commercial use only
  • Any copies of these pages saved on to disk or to any other storage medium may only be used for subsequent viewing purposes or to print extracts for personal, non-commercial use
  • No documents or related graphics on these sites are to be modified in any way
  • Graphics on these sites are not to be used separately from the accompanying text
  • The European Travel Commission copyright notice (© European Travel Commission) must appear in all copies.

No part of these sites may be reproduced or stored in any other website without the European Travel Commission’s prior written consent. Reproduction rights are reserved and strictly limited. Trademarks used on this site have been registered by the companies that own them.