Terms of Service
These are our terms and conditions for access and use of The Language Sector website.
Access to registered areas of this site is for-a-fee, available only to subscribers or members.
Subscriptions renew automatically until cancelled. You may cancel at any time.
Access is granted only for the term of a subscription or membership. As soon as your subscription or membership expires, you will have no access to any content in registered areas, not even to content which was published and made available to you during your subscription’s or membership’s term.
Access to registered areas of this site, including all content and services, is provided as-is, without any warranty whatsoever. We do our best to provide uninterrupted access to this site, however we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay. We do our best to keep this site virus free. However, we do not warrant this; you must take your own precautions in this respect. Should any content or any services prove inefficient or unsuitable, you assume the cost of all necessary actions to rectify the issue.
In no event unless required by law shall we be liable for any actual or consequential damages arising out of the access or inability to access our site, the use or inability to use our content or services. Should the law hold us liable for damages, the maximum amount of damages acknowledged shall be no higher than 5 euros. For disputes between you and us, the only applicable jurisdiction will be the Courts of Law of Ghent, Belgium.
If you do not agree with these Terms, you are not allowed to access any registered area of this site. Whenever and however you access this site, you agree to be bound unconditionally to these Terms. Whenever and however you use any content of this site or any of the services included in this site, you agree to be bound unconditionally to these Terms.
You explicitly declare that you accept our policy of no refunds. If you bought the wrong subscription or membership, we can convert your subscription to the correct formula or adjust the duration.
Support and consultancy services are provided only to our members. If you wish to receive support or consultancy without being a member, we reserve the right to be paid according to our regular consultancy rate, which is 150 euros per hour (plus VAT, where applicable), minimum charge one hour.
We may terminate your subscription or membership without any prior warning or further information and with immediate effect if you commit any material breach of any of these Terms, if we suspect unlawful or abusive activity, if you submit offensive or objectionable content to us, if you engage in disruptive behaviour (including but not limited to spamming) or if you try to diminish the quality of the content and services we offer on this site.
You acknowledge that we are the sole owner of all content on this site (except for user content and advertisements) including, without limitation, all applicable copyrights, trademarks, trade names, logos, and other intellectual property rights. This site and all its content are protected by the copyright laws and other intellectual property laws of Belgium and are protected globally by applicable international copyright treaties.
You may download and print extracts from our content for your own personal and non-commercial use only, provided you maintain and abide by any author attribution and copyright notice in any material that you download or print. You may not use any content for any other purpose without our prior written approval. You are not allowed to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on this site. If you wish to use our content in forms or purposes other than as permitted by these Terms, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When you submit content to us, you explicitly declare that you are the owner of that content or that you have received permission from the owner of any part of that content to submit it to us. You or the owner of the content from whom you have received permission to submit it to is, still own the copyright of the content sent to us. You warrant that the content you submit to us does not infringe any law, patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual right of any party or individual. By submitting content to us, you are granting us an unconditional, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully transferable, perpetual worldwide licence to use, publish, transmit, authorise third-parties to use, publish and transmit your content in any format and on any platform, either now known or hereinafter invented. We, or authorised third parties, reserve the right to cut, crop, edit, refuse to publish or remove your content at our or their sole discretion. We may remove your content from use at any time.
We are committed to protecting your personal information. When you register for our subscribers-only or members-only content and services, we ask personal information about you (your name, email, address, gender, etc.). We use your information to provide you with the requested content and services on this site, to manage our relationship with you, to allow you to comment or post-edit machine translated content on this site.
When you access registered areas of this site, we record your IP address, username and date & time. This information will not be shared with third parties except with authorities in the case of a suspected misuse of our services and when deemed necessary in order to protect our rights and our business, or when we are requested to do so by law.
You may request a copy of your personal information and ask us to correct any inaccuracies in your personal information.