This website, www.pianc.org, is administered by PIANC, a non-profit organisation, that has its registered office at 1000 Brussels, Boulevard du Roi Albert II 20, 11th floor, box 3, telephone number: +32 2 553 71 58, email address: info@pianc.org, and is enrolled with the register of legal entities under the number (VAT number) 0429.863.418 (“PIANC”).

This document contain the rules applying to your visit and use of PIANC’s website (including its webshop). By visiting this website, you agree to be bound by this disclaimer.


You explicitly recognise that all information and data available on this website, including (and not limited to) all text, logos, trademarks and images, are either PIANC’s property, or are licensed to PIANC, irrespective of whether this information/data is explicitly legally protected or registered.

All rights related to the information and the data available on this website remains PIANC’s property, or the property of the persons who have licensed these rights to PIANC.

You are not allowed to share content or material, entirely or partly, or in any way, reproduce, adapt, or engage in related activities, without PIANC’s explicit and prior written consent. PIANC has a code of conduct regarding the use of the PIANC name and logo.


The personal data collected via this website is processed in compliance with PIANC’s privacy policy, which can be found here.


Hyperlinks to this website: You are allowed to place a hyperlink on your website that redirects website visitors to the homepage of this website, if you make sure that (i) the URL of this website is clearly visible, and (ii) the website on which the URL is placed disappears when a website visitors clicks on this URL. If you wish to place a hyperlink on your website that redirects the website visitor to a webpage other than the homepage of this website, then PIANC’s explicit, prior and written consent is required.

Hyperlinks to third parties’ websites: Links to third parties’ websites are available on the PIANC website for information purposes only. PIANC is neither liable for the content of these websites, nor for the content of the website(s) to which these websites refer. Visiting third parties’ websites is at your own risk.


If you are a PIANC member, and received a login and password, then you can access additional information on this website.

The membership starts on the day on which the payment of the membership fee is received and is valid for one year (e.g. starting on November 22, 2017 running until November 21, 2018).

The PIANC membership automatically terminates in case of non-payment of the annual subscription fee.

You commit yourself to treat your password and login as strictly confidentially, and not to communicate it to third persons.


To the maximum extent permitted under the applicable law, and even in the case of severe fault, PIANC is not liable for the damage resulting from (including but not limited to): the use of this website or the information, data and/or the material available on this website, irrespective of the legal ground(s) based on which the damages are claimed (whether contractual or extra-contractual fault). PIANC is also not liable for indirect damages, including (but not limited to): loss of profit, loss of productivity and moral damages.

PIANC’s total liability per claim (whether based on contractual or extra-contractual liability) is limited to the maximum amount covered by its insurance.

PIANC is not liable for any wrong or incomplete information on this website. PIANC can also not guarantee that the services available via/on this website will be available all the time, without any disruption.

The use of the PIANC name and logo by third parties as allowed by the code of conduct doesn’t mean in any circumstance that the product is certified or endorsed by PIANC.


PIANC cannot guarantee that this website will be available without interruptions. It is possible that this website is not available, for instance (without being limited thereto), in case of technical problems or during necessary maintenance activities. PIANC is not liable for any damage resulting from interruptions for (planned or unplanned) maintenance, errors, defects, or due to website development.

PIANC reserves the right to delete this website (entirely or partially), irrespective of the reason hereof and the time and date.


Disputes that arise from the use of this website or this disclaimer are exclusively governed by Belgian law. The courts of Brussels shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute, unless another court is competent under binding applicable law. This choice of law may not, however, have the result of depriving the consumer of the right to invoke the law of the State where the consumer has his habitual residence.