Terms and Conditions


This page (together with the documents referred to on it) states the terms on which you may make use of this website www.bernardenergy.com (“Website”). By accessing this Website you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions of use (“Terms and Conditions”). Please read the Terms and Conditions carefully and if you do not agree to be bound by them, you should not access or view this Website.

This Website is owned and operated by Bernard EnergyAdvocacy SCRL (“We”). We are registered in Belgium under the company number 0832 481 318 and have our registered office at 85A Dieweg, 1180 Brussels, Belgium.

1. Website Availability

We reserve the right at our discretion to refuse to provide, or to restrict, access to the Website. Access to our Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our Website without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. If you are in breach of these Terms and Conditions, we may suspend or block your access to our Website or refuse to provide you with any further access to it.

2. Use of Website

For individual subscribers, the service on our Website is provided to you for your personal use, on a single PC or PC Network only, and subject to these Terms and Conditions.

We permit you to print off one copy of any page from our Website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our Website. You must not modify the copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors and you must not licence any third party to make use of the Website.

You may link to our Website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to our Website in any website that is not owned by you.

You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected with our site.

You may only use the Website for lawful purposes. In particular you may not use the Website:

  • To transmit, use, copy, post or allow any posting of any content that is disruptive, uncivil, abusive, vulgar, indecent, obscene, hateful, fraudulent, threatening, unlawful, harassing, defamatory, or which discloses private or personal matters concerning any person;
  • To transmit any unsolicited promotional or advertising material, spam or similar materials or any volume messages that may interfere with the operation of our Website or with the enjoyment of our Website by other visitors;
  • To transmit any material that you do not have a right to transmit under law (such as copyright, trade secret or securities) or under contractual or fiduciary obligations (as in non-disclosure agreements);
  • To transmit any file that contains viruses, corrupted files, “Trojans”, worms, logic bombs or any other contaminating, malicious or destructive features or material that may cause technological damage to someone else’s computer or our systems; or
  • To, by any automated means, including without limitation, agents, robots, scripts, or spiders, to access, monitor, copy or harvest data from any part of the Website.

You acknowledge that we accept no liability for any services or other material provided to you through the Website where such services and/or material is provided by third parties who provide content to the service or whose services and/or materials are hypertext linked from and to the Website.

We will also not be liable for any loss or damage caused by viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

You hereby agree to indemnify fully and to hold us indemnified from and against any claim brought by a third party resulting from your use of the Website and in respect of all losses, costs, actions, claims, expenses, damages or liabilities (including legal fees) whatsoever suffered or incurred directly by us or awarded against us as a result of your misuse of our Website or your breach or non-observance of these terms.

3. Intellectual Property

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Website, and in the material published on it. Unless otherwise noted, the content of the Website, including all images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips and written materials are protected by copyright, trade marks, database and other intellectual property rights. All such rights are reserved.

You may not reproduce, modify copy or distribute or use for commercial purposes any of the materials or content on the Website (or downloaded from the Website) without our written permission.

4. Limitation of Liability

Our Website includes facts, views, opinions, and recommendations of individuals and organizations deemed of interest. Commentary and other materials posted on our Website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of, or otherwise endorse, these views, opinions, or recommendations, give investment advice, or advocate the purchase or sale of any security or investment.

We do not make any representations or warranties about the information provided through our Website, including any other website referred to or accessed by hypertext link or otherwise through our site. We accept no liability for inaccuracies or omissions in our Website and any decision based on information contained in our Website is the sole responsibility of the visitor.

The Website and its contents are provided on an “as is” basis and without any warranties or guarantees of any kind including without limitation warranties of title or implied warranties of satisfactory quality, accuracy, or, fitness for a particular purpose. You must bear the risks associated with the use of the Internet.

In particular, we disclaim all liabilities in connection with the following:

  • Incompatibility of the Website with any of your equipment, software or telecommunications links;
  • Technical problems including errors or interruptions of the Website;
  • Unsuitability, unreliability or inaccuracy of the Website; and
  • Inadequacy of the Website to meet your requirements.

We do not guarantee delivery of any news briefing.

To the full extent allowed by applicable law, you agree that we will not be liable to you or any third party for any direct, consequential or incidental damages (including but not limited to loss of income or revenue, loss of business, loss of profits or contracts, loss of anticipated savings, loss of goodwill, wasted expenditure, loss of privacy and loss of data) or any other indirect, special, punitive or other damages whatsoever that arise out of or are related to the Website.

5. Miscellaneous

No offer for Services. Nothing contained in our site shall constitute an offer for our services. All contracts for our services must be agreed by us and the instructing party in writing.

Force Majeure. Neither party shall be liable to the other, for any loss or damage which may be suffered by the other party due to any cause beyond the first party’s reasonable control including without limitation any power failure and the actions of internet service providers and users.

No Waiver. Any failure by us to exercise or enforce any right conferred shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any such right nor operate so as to bar the exercise or enforcement thereof or of any other right on any later occasion.

Severability. In the event that a provision, in whole or in part, of these Terms and Conditions is found by a competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such provision shall to that extent be severed from the remaining provisions, which shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Variation of these Terms and Conditions. We reserve the right to vary these Terms and Conditions at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction. The Belgian courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these Conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country. These Conditions and the Privacy Policy on our site and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Belgian law.

Data Protection. You give consent that all personal data you submit may be processed and retained by us in accordance with the applicable Data Protection laws. We will not disclose or make available such data to any other party.

Please contact us if you have any questions about any information on our site at info@bernardenergy.com