Terms of Use

These terms of use shall govern the use of the website osteopathyebooks.com  (hereafter the “website”). The terms of use are applicable to any kind of use of the website or to all types of services provided by or via the website.

These terms of use apply in full force and effect to your use of the website and you expressly accept the terms of use if you use the website. If you register with the website, upload or purchase any material on or from the website or use any of our services, you expressly agree to these terms of use.

We reserve the right to change these terms of use at any time. You agree to abide by the most recent version of these terms of use each time you view, visit, and use the website. If we make substantial changes, we may notify you by sending you an e-mail to the last e-mail address you provided to us (if any) and/or by prominently posting a notice of the changes on the website. You are accordingly advised to consult the terms of use each time you view and use the website. 

This version of the terms of use has entered into force on January 1, 2022.

The website is property of and is exploited by Luc Peeters, Scheldeoever 18/12 in in B-2620 Hemiksem, Belgium.

The website is available in English.

If the words “you”, “your” or “user” are used in these terms of use, this refers to any user of the website. All terms defined in the terms of use shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they are used in the singular or plural.

Hereafter we explain how the website works and to which rules you should comply with when using the website. 

1.    General part

1.1    Objective of the website is to provide the readers/learners with dynamic books on osteopathy and the manual approach to patients with pain and other complaints.  

1.2    Obligations of osteopathyebooks and Luc Peeters.

Luc Peeters composed the content and functioning of this website with the utmost care. Luc Peeters shall make every reasonable and fair effort to ensure an optimal user convenience and continuity of the website.

2.    Obligations of all users

2.1    If you register on the website, you expressly accept these terms of use and the privacy policy (https://osteopathybooks.com/pages/privacy) of the website. 

2.2    You are responsible for the use and the protection of your password. You shall take all necessary measures to protect the confidentiality of this password. In the event of unauthorized use of your user profile you will contact Luc Peeters as soon as possible via this email address: info@osteopathybooks.com . Failure to do so can result in sanctions as specified in article 6 of these terms of use.

2.3    The website is only accessible for adults older than 18 years. 

2.4    You are expressly restricted from the following:

    Publishing any books uploaded on or consulted via this website which is in breach of the specific notice.

    Using this website in any way that is, or may be, damaging to Luc Peeters, its subsidiaries or the website.

    Using this website contrary to the applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that may cause damage to the website, Luc Peeters or any third parties.

    Uploading or downloading on, via or from the website, in any way whatsoever, any subject matter or expression which, in general, is contrary to the public order or public decency and/or which is, more specifically, unlawful, unauthorized, prohibited, racist, xenophobic, libelous, obscene, pornographic, offensive, insulting, religious, inappropriate or discriminating.

    Infringing the rights of any third party.

2.5    The intellectual property rights, including without limitation, copyright, software, brands, patents, trademarks, models with respect to the website, its text, images, designs, databases, pictures, and other stationary and/or moving visual material are property of Luc Peeters and, where applicable, its licensors. You are by no means allowed to use or infringe any of this intellectual property rights by any manner whatsoever. 

3.    Obligations of the buyers

3.1        In order to purchase a book from the website, buyer must first register on the website. The name that the buyer uses on registration will be the name that appears on confirmations and communications.

3.2        The buyer accepts and acknowledges that he/she is informed of all aspects (of the process) of the website. The buyer acknowledges that he/she shall not be entitled to any fee or any compensation (including damages) whatsoever from Luc Peeters in relation to his/her use of the website.

4.    Payment

4.1 General payment terms

When a buyer purchases an electronic book on the website, the buyer will pay the announced price in the announced currency for the book.

Luc Peeters has the right to adapt the price and currency for his books at any time, at his own convenience. 

All payments will be in Euro. Luc Peeters is not responsible for collection, reporting, paying, or remitting to you or any third party of any such taxes.

5.    Abuse of the website

5.1        As repeatedly mentioned in the terms of use, there are specific rules of conduct and use applicable to this website. If you do not comply with these rules or any other applicable legislation or rules, Luc Peeters reserves the right to suspend or remove your user profile, without any right of compensation.

6.    Limitation of liability - Complaints

6.1        In the event you should have any query with respect to the use or functioning of the website, you can contact us at any time via this email address: info@osteopathybooks.com . We strive to respond to your complaint within a reasonable period. 

6.2    In no event Luc Peeters, nor its subsidiaries, directors, employees or agents, shall be liable for any claim, dispute, controversy, obligation, action and cause of action of every kind or nature, including without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage, arising out, directly or indirectly, or related to, directly or indirectly, with the use, abuse or misuse of the website or the books and information included therein.

6.3     You acknowledge that electronic communications, databases and websites are subject to errors, malfunctions, tampering and hacking, or that the use thereof may result in damages to your systems or operations. While Luc Peeters will implement reasonable precautions to attempt to prevent such occurrence, you further acknowledge that Luc Peeters does not guarantee such events will not take place and that we will not be liable for any such occurrences. 

6.4    All information and content on or obtained through the website is provided “AS IS” and without warranty of any kind. You hereby waive all other warranties relating thereto, including but not limited to any warranty, fitness for a particular purpose or warranty against interference or infringement.  

6.5    In the event Luc Peeters would be held liable for any reason whatsoever, its liability will be restricted to the price and currency of the book to which the liability (directly or indirectly) relates.

7.    Miscellaneous

7.1    These terms of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Belgian law. Any disputes relating to these terms of use shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts and tribunals of Antwerp, Belgium.

7.2    Whenever possible, the provisions of these terms of use shall be interpreted in such a manner as to be valid and enforceable under applicable law. If, at any time, any provision of the terms of use, or a part thereof, is or becomes, or is adjudicated by any court of competent jurisdiction or public authority to be, illegal, invalid or unenforceable in any respect under the law of any jurisdiction, this shall not affect or impair:

-    The legality, validity or enforceability in that jurisdiction of any other provision of the terms of use; or

-    The legality, validity or enforceability under the law of any other jurisdiction of that or any other provision of the terms of use,

    and the illegal, invalid or unenforceable provision will be replaced by a legal, valid and enforceable provision which most closely achieves the initial intent of the parties.

7.3    Upon the occurrence and cessation of a force majeure event (hereafter “Force Majeure”), Luc Peeters shall not be deemed to be in default of its obligations whilst performance thereof is prevented by Force Majeure. Force Majeure events include, without limitation, power failure(s), failure of the internet, computer network or telecommunication facilities, war, fire, act of terror, strike, riots, embargos, defects in the software, materials, or materials of third parties which are required to be used. 

7.4    No failure to exercise or delay in exercising any right or remedy under the terms of use shall constitute a waiver thereof and no waiver by either party of any breach or non-fulfillment by the other party of any provision of these terms of use shall be deemed to be a waiver of any subsequent or other breach of that or any other provision hereof.  No single or partial exercise of any right or remedy under these terms of use shall preclude or restrict the further exercise of any such right or remedy.