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Terms of use

This website, together with any other EVS’ website (hereafter collectively or individually referred to as the Site) is a service provided by EVS Broadcast Equipment SA, with registered office at rue Bois Saint-Jean, 13, 4102 Seraing, Belgium (hereafter referred to as EVS or we of us).

These Terms of Use govern your access and use of the Site.   By accessing or using the Site you agree to be legally bound by these Terms of Use.  If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, please do not access or use the Site, or provide us with any information or content.

 

1. PRIVACY STATEMENT

At EVS we give utmost importance to your data’s privacy. Please refer to our Privacy Statement which explains how EVS collects, processes, uses, stores and transfers your personal data as well as your rights over any personal data we hold about you in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016.

 

2. COOKIES

The present policy aims at informing you about the use of cookies by EVS. This policy can be modified, e.g. as a result of new functionalities on the Site that require the processing of personal data. We thus advise you to check it regularly.

 

What are cookies?

We collect certain information when you visit the Site by automated means, using cookies or other similar tools.  This information may include without limitation, the date and hour of your visit, the type of browser you use, your IP address, your geographic location, the pages visited, as well as data related to the files you [down/up]load from/on the Site.  The information we collect via cookies and other similar tools is used in a non-identifiable way without any reference to your personal data.

Cookies are namely small data files which are saved on your computer or device for record-keeping purposes. They allow a website to recognize your device. Cookies can have several purposes: to ensure that the website takes into account the user’s preferences by for example remembering language preferences, passwords and log-in details, to collect statistical data, to adapt the content, etc.

 

Which different types of cookies do we use?

We use both first- and third-party cookies and session and persistent cookies:

  • First-party cookies are those set directly by EVS on our Site.
  • Third-party cookies are set by another domain than the Site being visited (e.g. Google Analytics cookies).
  • Session cookies are erased when a user closes its browser. They simplify and link a user’s actions during the browsing session. Session cookies start when you open the browser and finish when you close it; they are thus temporary.
  • Persistent cookies remain on a user’s device for a certain period (e.g. 1 day, 1 month, 2 years…). They remain present on your device for the lifetime of the cookie. They are activated every time you visit our website.

EVS uses the following cookies on his Site:

  • Functional cookies are essential to allow you to visit the Site, use all of its functions and guarantee a safe environment. Such cookies allow us to remember your choices, preferences and favorite setting in order to improve your general browsing experience. These cookies cannot track your browsing activity on other websites and they do not gather any information about you that could be used for advertising or remembering where you’ve been on the Internet outside our Site.
  • Analytical and tracking cookies are mainly third-party cookies from company such as Google Analytics used to track site statistics and user interaction with the Site. For instance, these types of cookies will give us information on how users arrive on our Site, or how our media campaigns work. This information is used to evaluate and improve the content of our Site and our campaigns and ultimately to improve user experience.
  • We do not use any Advertising cookies.
  • We do not use any Social sharing cookies, but only plug-ins, which allow to share content on social platforms (but no tracking is done on our website).  

 

Which cookies are present on our Site?

Functional cookies

Cookie name

Description

Expiration time

acceptpolicy

This cookie contains your preferences. If you accept our cookies, it is set on “true” and all other analytics cookies are activated. If you decline our cookies, it is set on “false” and no other analytics cookies are activated.

6 months

has_js

This cookie only checks if javascript is activated on your browser.

At the end of the session (when the browser is shut down)

SESSxxxx…xxx

Allow Drupal to identify your sessions

24 days

 

Analytical and tracking cookies

Google Analytics is used in order to collect information about the number of visitors browsing the site, their sessions and how the pages they visit. Google Analytics processes the data and renders it in reports. At EVS, we use these reports in order to understand the popularity of our content and to optimize the user experience on our site.

Cookie name

Description

Expiration time

_ga

This cookie is used by Google Analytics in order to distinguish users.

24 months

_gat_UA-XXXXXX89-1

Google Analytics cookie used to throttle request rate.

1 minute

_gid

This cookie is used by Google Analytics in order to distinguish users.

1 day

 

How can you manage cookies?

EVS is only allowed to save cookies on your device without your consent if the visit to our Site is impossible without using the cookie or if the cookie is necessary for the service provided by the Site (functional cookies). Indeed, since these functional cookies are required for the operation of our website, the processing of these cookies is based on EVS’ legitimate interest.

The other cookies (analytical and tracking cookies) will not be used unless we obtain your consent. Your consent will be asked when you first visit our website and we will ask you to renew it regularly. If you want to withdraw your consent to the use of such cookies, block cookies, remove existing cookies or change your cookies settings, you can do so via your browser settings. These settings can be found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your internet browser. More information can be found through the following links:

 

3. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

The Site may contain links to other websites for your convenience and information. These other websites may be operated by companies not affiliated with EVS. We do not assume any responsibility with regard to the content and/or your use of these third party websites which are subject to their own terms of use.

 

4. LEGAL NOTICE

All content of the Site is provided “AS IS”.  We disclaim any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied.  We cannot guarantee that all functions of the Site will be available at any time without errors or interruptions.  The content of the Site is protected by intellectual and/or industrial property rights. The use of the Site does not grant you any rights on any of its content. The content of the Site may only be used to benefit from the services offered and for your personal use.

We do not assume any responsibility for any damage, including direct and indirect damages such as loss of goodwill or business, loss of revenue or profits or any other claim, demand, proceeding, cost and expense arising from or related to the use or the interpretation of the Site and/or the information it contains. The information contained in the Site may be corrected and updated from time to time at our discretion. We are not responsible for any consequences that would arise in the absence of such correction or updating.

 

5. GOVERNING LAW

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Belgium. 

The court of Liège (Belgium) shall have the exclusive jurisdiction over any lawsuit, action or proceeding arising out of these Terms of Use

 

6. TERMS OF USE UPDATES

EVS may change these Terms of Use from time to time as we improve our current offerings, and as technologies and laws change. You can determine when these Terms of Use were last revised by referring to the "update " legend at the bottom of this page. Any changes will become effective upon our posting of the revised Terms of Use on the Site.

 

Contact us

If you have any question related to these Terms of Use, please do not hesitate to contact us by sending an e-mail to legal@evs.com or by sending a letter to EVS Broadcast Equipment SA - to the attention of the Legal Department - rue Bois Saint-Jean 13, 4102 Seraing, Belgium. We are happy to assist you and answer any questions you might have. 

These Terms of Use were most recently updated in February 2020