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Purpose of the website

This website is a guide for seeking information from the Geotechnics department. It provides easy and fast access to the information Geotechnics makes available on the internet. The site also may refer to other websites of governments, agencies or organisations, with references to resources that are managed by third parties. These departments, organizations and agencies are themselves responsible for the information they make available through these websites. The information and documents that are made available through the websites may not be considered as authentic reproductions of official texts. Only the official texts published in the Belgian Official Journal apply as authentic texts. The content of the websites and hyperlinks can always be changed, modified, supplemented or deleted without notice or notification.

Use of the website

Geotechnics devotes much attention and care to its website and strives to ensure that all information is as complete, correct, understandable, accurate and up to date as possible. Despite all its efforts Geotechnics cannot guarantee that the information provided is complete, correct, accurate or up to date. If the information provided on or via this website is inaccurate, Geotechnics will do everything possible to correct it as soon as possible If you find any inaccuracies please contact us. Geotechnics also works to prevent technical interruptions to the extent possible. However, Geotechnics cannot guarantee that the website is completely free of interruptions and other technical problems. Geotechnics cannot be held liable for direct or indirect damages resulting from the use of the website or the information made available on or via the website. This applies without restriction for all losses, work stoppages, damage to your equipment, programs or other data on your computer system. All texts and pictures/photos on this site as well as the layout and functionality of this site are protected by copyright. You can print the text, images/photographs for private use; distribution is only permitted with prior written permission from Geotechnics.

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Geotechnics gives you the following guarantees:

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