Terms and Conditions of Use

1. General

  1. Carioka BV is a company governed by Belgian law, whose registered office is at rue Armand Campenhout 11, 1050 Brussels, and registered with the Crossroads Bank for Enterprises under number 0748.723.796 (the “Company“).
  2. The Company offers companies and individuals the opportunity to offset their carbon impact by investing on its behalf in environmental projects developed by partners of the Company and chosen by it on the basis of a charter of values (the “Service” or “Services“). The Company also provides ancillary Services (team building activities, reporting, etc.).
  3. The Company has a website: https://www.carioka.be (the “Website“) on which it promotes its Services.
  4. The Company may also present and promote its Services through social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc (the “Social Network” or the “Social Networks“).
  5. The user of the Website, of the Social Network (the “User“) or of any other medium generally made available to him/her by the Company, consents to the application of these general terms and conditions of use (the “General Terms and Conditions of Use“), whether or not he/she has entered into an agreement with the Company, and waives, where applicable, the application of any contradictory provisions of his/her own general terms and conditions or any other provision that contravenes the General Terms and Conditions of Use.
  6. The General Conditions of Use are available at all times on the Company’s Website and can easily be printed or saved by the User on a durable medium (paper or electronic).
  7. The Company and the User are referred to individually as a “Party” and collectively as the “Parties” to the Agreement.

2. Responsibility

  1. The Company attaches great importance to the information it transmits with a view to raising awareness and informing Users about climate issues and their carbon impact. Consequently, the Company makes its best efforts to transmit relevant and up-to-date information. However, most of the time, this information comes from external sources whose veracity cannot be entirely verified by the Company.
  2. The information available on the Company’s Website, its Social Networks or any other media is provided for information purposes only and does not bind the Company, its partners or subcontractors in any way.
  3. Similarly, all information related to the Company’s activities, its Services and those of its external service providers and partners, including photographs, is provided for information purposes. The User may not derive any rights from the information thus presented and, more generally, from the content of the Website.

3. Intellectual property and use of the Company’s Website

  1. All images, visuals, concepts and techniques used by the Company and reproduced on any medium whatsoever, are and remain at all times its property as well as the General Terms of Use, the General Terms of Sale, the Privacy Policy and all documents subject to copyright or any intellectual property right. Likewise, the Company’s Website, in its entirety, including its layout, design, interface, databases, denomination, domain name, etc. belong to the Company.
  2. No reproduction or communication to the public, in whole or in part, of the Website or of any of its elements, or of the publications on the Social Networks, for any purpose whatsoever, except for individual consultation, may be made without the prior written authorisation of the Company.
  3. The User shall refrain from carrying out the services offered by the Company himself or having these services carried out by a third party, under penalty of an irrevocable and irreducible penalty equal to the amount of the Services offered.

4. Modifications

  1. The Company reserves the right to modify all or part of the provisions of the General Terms and Conditions of Use at any time. The Company shall inform the User of this by making the new version of the General Terms of Use available to the User on any medium and in particular on its Website.
  2. In the absence of any indication to the contrary, the new General Terms of Use shall come into force as soon as they are communicated by the Company, by any means whatsoever and in particular on the Company’s Website.

5. Applicable law and jurisdiction clause

  1. These General Terms and Conditions of Use are subject to Belgian law.
  2. In the event of a dispute, the Parties shall endeavour to settle their dispute amicably. Any dispute relating in particular to the validity of the General Terms of Use, their validity, execution, interpretation and termination, which cannot be settled amicably, shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent court for the district of the Company’s registered office.

6. Final provisions

  1. The fact that the Company does not take advantage of a provision of the General Terms and Conditions of Use shall not be interpreted as a waiver of the right to take advantage of it in the future.
  2. In the event that one of the provisions of the General Terms and Conditions of Use is declared null and void or ineffective, it shall be deemed to be unwritten, without affecting the validity of the other provisions of the General Terms and Conditions of Use or of any contractual document concluded between the Parties. As far as possible, the Parties shall provide for the replacement of the invalid provision, in good faith and in the same spirit.