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Terms of Use 

By visiting and using this website you accept that these terms of use including all stated conditions or those referred to and/or used elsewhere on this website apply and are considered accepted by you. If you disagree with these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.  If you disagree with any additional specific terms that apply to specific content (defined hereafter) or to carrying out specific transactions via this website, then you must not use that part of the website that applies and you must not use the content to carry out those transactions. 

Changing conditions 

These Terms of Use may be changed by Scala BV at any time. Such changed Terms of Use apply as soon as they appear on this website. Thus you must study the Terms of Use as shown on this website on a regular basis in order to stay informed of the Terms of Use that apply to your usage of this website. 

Scala BV reserves the rights to, at any time and without further notice, change or update the content or change the manner or presentation of that content. Furthermore, the publishing house reserves the right to, for any reason, end or limit the access to the availability of the website and its content. Moreover, Scala BV can  at any time decide who has or does not have access to possible shielded area’s of the website. For online subscriptions and all-in subscriptions, access is granted for one user from one specific IP address. In case Scala BV suspects any improper use, the publishing house has the right to deny access to the shielded part without further explanation.  

Disclaimer and Indemnification

Even though diligence has been conducted in building this site and the online content belonging to the Scala BV network, incompleteness and inaccuracies may occur in the published information. Errors (among which the data processing) cannot be prevented in every case. Therefore, Scala BV does not accept any responsibility for these errors and cannot be held accountable for information on the site with respect to whether the content on the site is suitable for the purpose you consult the information on the site for. 

All information, products and services are offered in the state they actually occur and are available. Scala BV explicitly rejects any warranty, among which warranties regarding merchantability, suitability for a specific purpose or a warranty that the content does not infringes or a warranty regarding the functioning of the website or content. Scala BV does not give any warranty regarding security of the this website. You acknowledge that information may be intercepted during sending.

Scala BV excludes all liability for any direct or indirect damage of any kind that results from or is related to the use of this website being part of Scala BV, or for temporary inability to access the website. Scala BV is not liable for direct or indirect damage caused by using information obtained from the website. Scala BV neither guarantees nor supports any product or any service mentioned in this publication, nor does Scala BV vouch for any statement made by the producer of such products. Therefore, you are always advised to seek independent information and/or do the necessary research regarding the use of information obtained via this website. Claims and opinions expressed in the articles and announcements on the pages of this site are those of the author(s) and not (necessarily) those of the editorial staff, the webmaster, the Internet provider or of Scala BV. As the publisher cannot in any way exert an influence on reactions of visitors, these are fully born by the concerning visitor and can never be explained as the point of view, vision or way of thinking of the editorial staff, the webmaster, the Internet provider or of Scala BV.

Sharing data and accessibility guarantee

Scala BV does not make your data available to third parties. The publishing house does not guarantee that the website is accessible or that the servers that host the website work or that electronic messages sent by Scala BV are free of viruses or other damaging elements. 

Liable damages

Under no circumstance is Scala BV liable for any direct, indirect, causal or special damage (including also lost profit or income, loss of contracts or orders, other damage caused by business interruption and loss of information, data or other materials) resulting from or having any connection with the use of this website or the impossibility to use this website or its content, even if Scala BV has been notified about the possibility of the occurrence of such damage.


This website may contain links to other websites that are not controlled by Scala BV. The publishing house is therefore not in any way responsible for the content of those websites. Scala BV only provides such links for the convenience of the user of this website and any link to websites may not be explained as such that Scala BV underwrites the content of that website.

Commercial purposes

It is forbidden to use this site for commercial purposes without explicit authorisation of the publisher. 


The copyrights and all other rights relating to the format and content of the website (also including but not only software, audio, video, lay-out, look & feel, text and photos) lie exclusively with Scala BV. All rights concerning the content are reserved unless any right of use concerning the content has explicitly been granted by Scala BV. Any other use of the content than viewing, among which distribution, reproduction, changing, sales, making public or sending without first having obtained written permission by Scala BV is strictly forbidden. So-called ‘framing’ explicitly falls within the scope of inadmissibly making public/multiplying of (parts) of the website. All copyrights and other property statements must be retained on all reproductions and copies.

Any material or information sent by you via or in connection to the website (user material) will be treated as non-confidential and can be used by Scala BV. The privacy statement as included below will be applicable to user material. Scala BV may use user material, if so desired by Scala BV, without any obligation for compensation and free of personality rights, intellectual property rights and other property rights. 

Please note that personal and recognisable data that are placed on the site on your request will also be available for other users and that you should be careful in providing these data. 

Privacy statement


This website, part of Scala BV, values the protection of the recognisable personal data that you provide us with. These data are therefore treated and secured with the greatest possible care. The terms and conditions apply to both members and non-members of this website.

Data protection

When contacting Scala BV regarding its services or otherwise, data will be registered. We use your data for the execution of our services and to keep customers and visitors of our website a.o. via newsletters, informed on interesting information and/or making offers. Should you wish to have your data corrected or removed, we kindly ask you to fill out the contactform on the website.

Scala BV does not release personal data to third parties, unless it is obliged to do so by law. We do not provide personal financial data (such as information about a credit card) to third parties unless this is necessary to be able to handle your order, process our invoice, or prevent fraud or fight fraud . 


Scala BV uses cookies when offering its services. This consists of a small text file containing data that is stored on your computer. The cookies are used to make the use of our online services easier for you, for example when logging in. If you deny cookies, it is possible that certain services will not be available to you. More information about cookies is available to you on

Links to third parties

The websites of Scala BV include links to other websites. Scala BV does not bear any responsibility regarding the way third parties handle your data. You should, if available, carefully read the privacy policy on those websites.


This privacy statement only applies to all online and offline information that is collected or used by Scala BV. Scala BV reserves the right to make changes in its privacy statement. Please check our privacy statement on a regular basis to be up to date on our privacy policy.

This document was last amended on 02-01-2017