Terms of use of the Site

Please read these terms and conditions of use of this website carefully.

BY ACCESSING, VISITING OR USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE SET OUT BELOW, EITHER PERSONALLY OR ON BEHALF OF THE LEGAL ENTITY FOR WHICH YOU ARE ACTING AS AN AGENT, INTERMEDIARY OR EMPLOYEE. THESE TERMS OF USE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS, VISIT OR USE THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN.

1. Definition and general conditions of access

European Climate DB, hereinafter referred to as "ECDB", Square Joséphine Charlotte 6 B-1200 Brussels is the entity that publishes the Website. This entity is in the process of formation on 01 April 2020.

"Website" means the content of www.europeanclimatedb.com and linked sites such as www.combobond.com as published by European Climate DB

2. Intellectual property rights

The information and materials on the Website are protected by intellectual property rights owned by ECDB.

In particular, you expressly acknowledge that ECDB is the exclusive licensee of the following intangible elements: the concept, name, trademark, domain name and all texts relating to "European Climate Data Bank"; "European Climate DB"; "European Climate Bank" and "Combo Bond" for having acquired them from the holder of the rights. You are prohibited from using these immaterial elements and all their derivatives without the express permission of ECDB.

This information and material may only be reproduced and printed by you for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided that you do not remove any references to such intellectual property rights. You agree not to disseminate, reproduce or sell this information and material in any form or by any means without the prior written consent of ECDB.

The objective of ECDB is not to block the use of the Combo Bond but to prevent, at the request of its designer, its use for Green Washing and Social Washing purposes.

If you would like to obtain a license to use the Combo Bond, you can contact the ECDB via the contact form. ECDB will explain to you all the content, principles and how to use it properly.

3. Responsibility for the content

The information and materials contained in this Website are provided solely for the purpose of informing those who consult it about various products and/or services offered and/or distributed by ECDB.

The information and materials contained on this Website are not intended to provide personal advice, including, but not limited to, financial, investment, tax, accounting or legal advice, even if such information refers to financial instruments. Any offer is furthermore limited to the countries or legal areas expressly mentioned in this offer and cannot be taken into account by persons from any other country or legal area who access, visit or use the Website.

The content of the Website is subject to change by the ECDB without prior notice.

This Website may also contain links to other websites published by third parties. The ECDB has not reviewed these websites and is not responsible for any information or material contained in any website that may be accessed through links on this Website. Linking to a third party website, or permitting a third party website to link to this Website, does not imply that ECDB endorses or recommends the products or services offered on such third party website. Furthermore, the ECDB makes no judgment - either implicit or explicit - regarding the accuracy and/or reliability of the information that may be found on third party Websites, whether directly or indirectly, or regarding the honesty and/or morality of third parties.

4. Privacy

All information and material transmitted to ECDB via this Website will be treated in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations.

5. Applicable Law and Competent Courts

Access to, visit or use of the Website and these Terms of Use are subject to and shall be interpreted in accordance with Belgian law. Any dispute will be brought before the courts of Brussels.

6. Autonomy and modifications

ECDB is entitled to amend these Terms of Use at any time, with immediate effect and without prior notice.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is deemed to be unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall be deemed to remain unchanged and the unenforceable provision(s) shall be replaced by an enforceable provision, the spirit of which shall be as close as possible to that of the unenforceable provision.

This Agreement will form an integral part of every other agreement you have entered into or will enter into with ECDB, any of its related companies or any of the companies of the group to which ECDB belongs.

7. Third Party Liability

Any illegal or prohibited use of the Website, e.g. by causing damage to the software programs used or the data made available, whether by means of viruses, destruction and/or manipulation of data, gives rise to civil and/or criminal liability.

ECDB's failure to invoke or continue the enforcement, even temporarily, of any of these or other rights under these Terms of Use and/or in connection with the use of the Website shall not be construed as or result in ECDB waiving or renouncing any right or action.