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Terms of use

1. General Points

The web site is edited and managed by the Luxembourg Convention Bureau, in short "LCB", which is a department of the Luxembourg City Tourist Office a.s.b.l., in short "LCTO", 30 Place Guillaume II, L-1648 Luxembourg, VAT N° LU 1562 1823, R.C.S Luxembourg F 754

The LCTO is owner of this internet site and the domain names "" and "".

2. Definitions

Site: the Internet site of the LCTO accessible at the Internet address

Site: the Internet site of the LCB accessible at the Internet address

User: any natural person or legal entity who or which accesses the content of the Site.

3. Scope of application

The present General Conditions shall be applicable to all the services offered online by the Site.

4. Licence to access the Site

The LCTO grants the User a licence limited to accessing and using the Site for personal purposes. In no case shall the User be authorised to download all or part of the Site without express written authorisation from the LCTO.

The Site or any part of the Site must in no case be reproduced, copied, sold or exploited without express written authorisation from the LCTO.

By accessing the Site, and by that alone, the User accepts the user licence defined by the present General Conditions, from the LCTO/LCB, editor of the Site.

5. Availability of the Site

In principle, access to the Site shall be possible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. However, the LCTO reserves the right to interrupt access at any time for technical or other reasons, without being held liable in any way.

6. Intellectual Property

6.1 General principles

In accordance with provisions in this regard, the various elements of the Site such as texts, images, logos, comments and databases shall remain the property of their authors and/or owners for the legal period of protection and for the entire world.

The user licence granted to the User shall only contain the right to reproduce works consulted for storage for the purposes of representation on a monopost screen and copies or reproductions strictly reserved for the private use of the User and not intended for collective use. This licence in no case permits the User to use the Site or its content for sale or for any other commercial use (listed products, descriptions, prices, use of data, software, graphics, images, texts, photographs, tools. etc).

The User must not use techniques permitting copying of a brand, logo or any other information (in particular images, texts, models) of which the LCTO is the owner without its express written authorisation. The User must not use meta-tags or any other “hidden” text containing the name of the LCTO or the LCTO brand without express written authorisation from the LCTO. Any non-authorised use shall terminate the licence which the LCTO has granted to the User, without prejudice to any liability action against the User.

Authorisation shall be given, subject to the name of the author and the source being clearly indicated, to analyses and short citations justified by the critical, polemic, pedagogic, scientific or informative nature of the work in which they are incorporated.

Beyond those exceptions, any reproduction, even partial, any representation, dissemination, sale or exploitation in any form whatsoever, electronic or otherwise, shall be strictly forbidden without the prior consent of the author or their beneficiaries and shall constitute an act of counterfeit resulting in the civil and criminal liability of the creator of the counterfeit.

6.2 Graphic chart

The graphic chart of the Site and the elements of which it is composed are the property of the LCTO.

6.3 Database

The database indexing the content of the Site is the property of the LCTO. Consultation and use of the database shall in no way result in the transmission of rights of ownership of the database to the User.

In accordance with Article 67 of the amended Law of 18 April 2001 on copyright, ancillary rights and databases, it is recalled that “the extraction or reuse of all or a substantial part, assessed qualitatively or quantitatively, of the content of a database [without the consent of the producer]” shall be forbidden, as well as “the repeated and systematic extraction or reuse of non-substantial parts of the content of a database, which would be contrary to the normal exploitation of that database or which might cause unjustified prejudice to the legitimate interests of the producer of the database”.

6.4 Texts

The texts present on the Site are the property of their respective authors.

6.5 Photographs

Photographs downloadable from the Site are the property of the LCTO. They may be downloaded by the User for their personal use. Photographs may in no case be reproduced, copied, sold or exploited for other purposes without express written authorisation from the LCTO which, in that authorisation, shall set the conditions for use of such photographs.

6.6 Maps

Maps available on the Site, whether free of charge or otherwise, shall remain the exclusive property of their respective authors. The User shall only be authorised to download and print those maps for their strictly private use and solely for the purposes provided by the Site (for example a guided tour, orientation and so on). Any use of maps contrary to the present licence shall expose the User to an action for damages.

7. Hypertext links

Any hypertext link to the site and shall be subject prior authorisation from the LCTO.

Any possible authorisation on the part of the LCTO shall always be on a non-exclusive and revocable basis and shall be subject to the condition that such link cannot create a deceitful, false or pejorative image, or one which might otherwise prejudice the LCTO, either for the LCTO, or for any of the products or services of the LCTO. In no case may the creation of such a hypertext link engage the liability of the LCTO, on any basis whatsoever, with regard to the content of the User’s site.

8. Data protection

The operation of the Site as well as the various services offered may result in the processing of personal data, including IP addresses for Users, as well as the names, forenames, details and professional qualifications of the different Users. In accordance with the amended Law of 2 August 2002 relating to the protection of personal data, any person shall be entitled to access, amend, rectify and delete their personal data.

These rights may be exercised by letter to the address of the LCTO given above, or by email to the address “”.

9. Applicable Law and competent jurisdiction

The present General Conditions shall be governed by Luxembourg Law. Any disputes shall be within the competence of Luxembourg jurisdictions.