Article 1 – GENERAL

Welcome to our Website! AContrario hereby grants you access to the services it provides on the Website in accordance with the Terms of Use set out below.

These Terms of Use apply to the website (hereinafter referred to as "Website"), operated by AContrario.Law bvba, with registered office in Belgium, Stapelplein 70/104, 9000 Ghent, and registered at the CBE with number 0680.805.485 (hereinafter referred to as "we", "us" or "AContrario").

Please read the contents of this document carefully before using this Website in any way. By using this Website, you expressly agree to the contents of these Terms of Use and declare you will adhere to them. If you do not agree with its contents, we ask you not to continue using this Website.

If you wish to receive further information or wish to submit comments, please contact us on the following e-mail address:


This Website is meant to inform you and provides you with information of a general nature.

The information provided on this Website is not tailored towards your personal or specific circumstances or questions and can therefore not be considered as personal advice. This Website (and all materials provided on it) are available "as is" and without warranties being provided. Use of the Website and the information contained therein is therefore made solely at your own risk.

The content and information provided on the Website (including hyperlinks) may be adapted, modified or supplemented at any time without notice or notification.

Article 3 – LIABILITY

AContrario makes best efforts to ensure that the information made available on its Website is accurate, complete, correct and up-to-date, but makes no guarantees in this regard. In case any information available on the Website contains errors or if certain information is not available on or via the Website, AContrario will make best efforts to rectify this as soon as possible. Should you notice any inaccuracies, please contact us at AContrario cannot be held liable for possible inaccuracies or incompleteness of the information made available on the Website.

AContrario makes best efforts to maintain and protect the Website against computer viruses, interruptions, network errors or any other kind of malfunction. In this context, AContrario makes best efforts to secure the Website by all reasonable means and to minimise any inconvenience caused by technical errors. That being said, we cannot exclude the possibility of unauthorised technical actions or  unauthorised interventions by third parties. We also cannot guarantee uninterrupted access to the Website. AContrario cannot be held liable in any way for the malfunctioning or temporary (un)availability of the Website or for any form of damage, direct or indirect, which may result from access to or use of the Website.

The Website may contain hyperlinks to websites or web pages of third parties, or refer to them indirectly. By publishing hyperlinks to these websites or webpages; AContrario in no way implies an implicit approval of their content. AContrario cannot be held liable for the content available through third party websites, by means of hyperlinks placed on the Website, nor for the processing of personal data via these hyperlinks. The reference by AContrario to a hyperlink through the Website, does not necessarily imply cooperation between AContrario and the holder or owner of that hyperlink and the underlying website.

AContrario shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and/or consequential damages, such as (but not limited to) loss of data, loss of profits, third-party claims, loss of time and  loss of an opportunity, arising out of the use or inability to use the Website.


It is forbidden to use the Website:

  • for your own commercial purposes or for the commercial purposes of third parties;

  • to post, transmit, or otherwise make available any content or information that is unlawful, abusive, threatening, racist, hateful, libellous, defamatory, vulgar, offensive or harmful to AContrario and/or third parties;

  • in a way that unlawfully burden, damages, interrupts, discontinues or makes the Website less efficient;


AContrario holds the intellectual property rights (including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademark rights, design and model rights) to the design and content of the Website (including, but not limited to, texts, graphics, logos, photos, video files, sound files, HTML code, meta tags and icons).

You acknowledge the above mentioned rights and guarantee not to use the protected designs and content in a way that infringes these rights. In particular, you are not allowed to reproduce, edit, distribute or use in a commercial manner the intellectually protected designs and content of the Website. The possibility of downloading all or part of the design or content of the Website does not grant you permission for any use other than a private and non-commercial use.

The use of the intellectual property rights protected design and content of the Website other than for purely private and non-commercial use is permitted only with the express prior written consent of AContrario or the relevant third party.


We care about your privacy, that’s a fact! Your data will always be treated with the highest confidentiality. For specific information on how we process your Personal Data, we kindly refer you to our Privacy Policy.

Article 7 – CHANGES

We reserve the right to change these Terms of Use at any time, without giving any reason.

When we change these Terms of Use, such changes will be announced on the homepage of the Website and will come into force thirty (30) days after the announcement.


No waiver - Failure or delay by you or us in exercising any right under these Terms of Use shall not be deemed a waiver of that right. Such failure or delay shall not affect any other event or right.

Sever ability - If one or more of the clauses in these Terms of Use are declared invalid or unenforceable on the basis of a court decision, this shall only affect the relevant clause(s) and shall not affect the remaining clauses nor the Terms of Use as a whole.

Applicable law & competent court - All agreements to which these Terms of Use apply are governed by Belgian law. For all disputes that might arise regarding these Terms of Use, the courts competent for the jurisdiction where AContrario’s registered office is located are exclusively competent (unless applicable law imperatively prescribes another court).