Terms and Conditions for consulting to businesses
By signing an agreement with Gert Taeymans bvba, Client declares that he agrees with the Terms and Conditions referred to hereafter. Terms and conditions on Client's order form or any other similar document shall not be binding upon Gert Taeymans bvba.
The prices, quantities and delivery time stated in any quotation are not binding upon Gert Taeymans bvba. They are commercial estimates only which Gert Taeymans bvba will make reasonable efforts to achieve. Prices quoted in final offers will be valid only for 30 days. All prices are VAT excluded and do not cover expenses, unless otherwise agreed in writing. Gert Taeymans bvba reserves the right to increase a quoted fee in the event that Client requests a variation to the work agreed.
The delivery times stated in any quotation are of an indicative nature and not binding upon Gert Taeymans bvba, unless otherwise agreed in writing. Delivery times will be formulated in working days. In no event shall any delay in delivery be neither cause for cancellation of an order nor entitle Client to any damages.
Amendments or variations of the initial agreement between Client and Gert Taeymans bvba will only be valid when accepted by both parties in writing.
Any complaints concerning the performance of services must be addressed to Gert Taeymans bvba in writing and by registered mail within 7 working days of the date of the performance of the services.
In no event shall any complaint be just cause for non-payment or deferred payment of invoices. Any invoice and the services described therein will be deemed irrevocably accepted by Client if no official protest of non-payment has been sent by Client within 7 working days from the date of the mailing of the invoice.
Client shall pay all invoices of Gert Taeymans bvba within thirty (30) calendar days of the date of invoice unless otherwise agreed in writing by Gert Taeymans bvba. In the event of late payment, Gert Taeymans bvba may charge a monthly interest on the amount outstanding at the rate of two (2) percent with no prior notice of default being required, in which case each commenced month will count as a full month. Any late payment will entitle Gert Taeymans bvba to charge Client a fixed handling fee of 300 EUR. All costs related to the legal enforcement of the payment obligation, including lawyer fees, will be charged to Client.
In no event will Gert Taeymans bvba be liable for damages of any kind, including without limitation, direct, incidental or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, damages for lost profits, business interruption and loss of programs or information) arising out of the use of Gert Taeymans bvba services.
The logo of the Client will be displayed on the Gert Taeymans bvba website, together with a short description of the project/services.
Any changes to Client’s contact information such as addresses, phone numbers or e-mail addresses must be communicated to Gert Taeymans bvba as soon as possible during the project.
Both parties shall maintain strict confidence and shall not disclose to any third party any information or material relating to the other or the other's business, which comes into that party's possession and shall not use such information and material. This provision shall not, however, apply to information or material, which is or becomes public knowledge other than by breach by a party of this clause.
Gert Taeymans bvba has the right at any time to change or modify these terms and conditions at any time without notice.
The agreement shall be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Belgium. The competent courts of Antwerp, Belgium will finally settle any dispute about the validity, the interpretation or the execution of this agreement.
These Terms and Conditions are the only terms and conditions applicable to both parties.
If any provision or provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall be held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, such provision shall be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby.