§ 1. Definitions:
Client: means any professional and / or any individual, respectively any person legally capable of contracting. Pursuant to article 1124 of the Civil Code, non-emancipated minors and protected adults can only subscribe through their legal representatives.
LUDCI.eu: designates the publisher of the Headline Diplomat eMagazine, eJournal, Webinars, Podcasts, namely Luxembourg’s Diplomatic and Communications Institute, SaRL-S registered under Luxembourg law whose registered office is located at 29 Boulevard Prince Henri, L-1724 Luxembourg and registered in the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register under number B243042.
Products: refers to the products published by LUDCI.eu.
Subscriptions: refers to subscriptions to products published by LUDCI.eu and directly fall under its services.
Site: refers to the websites published by LUDCI.eu, namely www.ludci.eu , www.ludci.eu/magazine.
§ 2. Scope:
These conditions (hereinafter referred to as “T&C”) apply exclusively to sales of Subscriptions to individuals, companies and professionals.
LUDCI.eu reserves the right to modify the T&C, freely and at any time. Each Client is invited to regularly consult the T&C.
In case of divergences or contradictions between these GTC and those of the Client, these T&C prevail.
§ 3 Subscription:
The validation by the Client of his order implies acceptance of these general conditions, fully and without reserve and the Client acknowledges having to pay the full price and charges relating to the Subscription taken out, including taxes.
The different Subscription offers as well as the duration and the conditions of renewal of each Subscription offer are presented below.
The prices in force for the various Subscription offers are those communicated on the day the order is registered, LUDCI.eu reserving the right to modify them at any time. They are indicated in euros, all taxes and participation in processing and shipping costs included.
The main offers are as follows, it being specified that LUDCI.eu reserves the right to adapt these offers at any time, as well as to offer occasional promotional offers:
LUDCI.eu content subscription:
- the electronic newsfeed
- the online courses
- the electronic journal
- the webinars
- the podcasts
- the yearly Gala
- Any other media services falling under the eu site
Duration of subscription:
- Subscription for a period of one year, early- bird subscribers at 250 EUR per yearly, paid by direct Debit card, credit card PayPal or Bank transfer and automatic renewal.
- Subscription per product as this is stipulated in the subscription page, paid by direct Debit card, PayPal or Bank transfer and automatic renewal.
- Subscription based on a selection of products as this is stipulated in the subscription page, paid by direct Debit card, PayPal or Bank transfer and automatic renewal.
§ 4. Payment terms and termination:
The methods of cancelling Subscriptions differ depending on the payment method used.
Payment by credit card:
Payment by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) is made via a secure payment server. Online payment by credit card is provided by a secure solution that includes an encryption process in HTTPS mode.
By subscribing to this offer, the Client subscribes to the Product until he/she or the LUDCI.eu decides to terminate this Subscription.
The Client acknowledges that his/her subscription to this offer commits him/her to an annual payment for one product, many or a selection of products. All payments happen for the yearly amount regardless of the product selection.
The Client will be charged the amount specified when ordering, then automatically charged at each due date.
For Subscriptions to the LUDCI.eu services, the Client is free to terminate his/her Subscription at any time but he/she must do so no later than five days minimum before the end of the current period for an effect at the end of the current period.
The termination request must be sent by email to [email protected]. If the Client has not terminated his/her Subscription within the said period, the termination will take effect at the end of the following period without the Client being able to obtain a refund.
Payment by direct debit or paypal:
By choosing direct debit payment, the Client must make the payment at once. The Subscription will only become effective after receipt and validation by the financial institute of LUDCI.eu of the direct debit form.
The Subscription will then be tacitly renewed at the end of each period unless the Client has requested the termination of his Subscription at least four weeks before the expiry date by email at [email protected]
§ 5 Payment incidents:
As part of a payment by direct debit or by bank card and in the event of rejection of the direct debit, LUDCI.eu reserves the right to make additional attempts at direct debit. However, in the absence of effective payment within a maximum of five days from the rejection of the first direct debit attempt, LUDCI.eu will terminate the Subscription automatically, without prejudice to its right to request the settlement of his claim for the past and unpaid period.
§ 6 Delivery:
The Subscription is brought into service as soon as possible and at the latest 14 (fourteen) working days from receipt of the Subscription request and / or its payment. The Products are delivered electronically, provided that the Client informs exactly and gives all the details necessary for the proper delivery of his order.
§ 7 Intellectual property:
The content of the Products (texts, images, photographs, infographics, slide shows, videos, etc.), apart from contributions sent by users to the Site, is the exclusive property of LUDCI.eu and its media services.
The Client has only a simple right of consultation and use for personal use and does not become the owner of the content of the Products. Consequently, the Client is not authorized to reproduce, exploit, redistribute, or use for any reason whatsoever, even partially, the content of the Products. Reproduction of one or more of the elements of this content, in their entirety or not, is subject to prior and express authorization from Saint-Paul. Violation of these provisions exposes the offender, and any responsible person, to the criminal and civil penalties provided for by law.
§ 8 Data protection:
The Client expressly consents to the processing of his/her personal data. LUDCI.eu undertakes to comply with the legal provisions in force, specifically the law of August 2, 2002 relating to the protection of individuals regarding the processing of personal data. The Client has a right to access, modify, rectify and delete data concerning his personal details.
§ 9 Limits of liability:
LUDCI.eu reserves the right to modify the information contained on the Site at any time and without notice. LUDCI.eu cannot guarantee the accuracy, precision or completeness of the information made available to the Client through its Products. All information and data disseminated in the Products are provided for information. LUDCI.eu cannot be held responsible for any damage, direct or indirect, which may result from errors, omissions, or delays in the transmission of said information. LUDCI.eu cannot guarantee the continuity of access to the Site and to the Client’s personal space.
Consequently, LUDCI.eu cannot be held liable for the inconvenience or damage inherent in the use of the Internet, in particular in the event of a break in service, external intrusion, computer viruses, fraudulent use or other external event likely to occur in the Client’s space.
Hypertext links on the Site may refer to other sites outside LUDCI.eu and disclaims all liability in the event that the content of these sites contravenes the legal and regulatory provisions in force, which is here accepted by the Client.
In the event that LUDCI.eu were to be condemned as a result of the use of the Site, it is expressly agreed and accepted that its liability will be limited, by mutual agreement, at the most at the cost of one month Subscription taken out by the Client.
LUDCI.eu will not be held responsible towards the Client for delays or impediments in the performance of an obligation which would be attributable to the occurrence of a case of force majeure, as usually recognized by case law, or any other generally political, economic, social or natural event likely to disturb, disrupt or totally or partially interrupt internet communication services, even though these events are not of force majeure.
§ 10. Right of withdrawal:
Under Community Directive 2011/83 / EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011 on the rights of consumers in the context of distance selling contracts, as transposed in Luxembourg, the Client (consumer only) has ”a right of withdrawal in the event of subscription to a Subscription. The Client can exercise this right without having to give reasons.
The withdrawal period expires fourteen days after the day of conclusion of the contract for any given service. To exercise their right of withdrawal, the Client must notify LUDCI.eu of their decision to withdraw by means of an unambiguous declaration to the following address: 29 Boulevard Prince Henri, L-1724 Luxembourg or via an email at [email protected] specifying the request in the email’s subject line.
For the withdrawal period to be respected, it is sufficient that the Client transmits his communication relating to the exercise of the right of withdrawal before the expiration of the withdrawal period.
In the case of a withdrawal relating to non-digital Subscriptions, the Client must then return or return the Product (s) concerned to LUDCI.eu without undue delay and, in any event, no later than fourteen days after the Client has communicated its decision to withdraw.
LUDCI.eu will reimburse using the same means of payment as that used by the Client for the initial transaction, unless the Client expressly consents to a different means; in any event, this reimbursement will not incur any costs for the Client.
§ 11. Miscellaneous:
If any of the provisions of these T&Cs were declared void or unenforceable in application of a law, regulation or following a court decision that has become final, it would be deemed unwritten and the other provisions will remain in force. The fact that LUDCI.eu does not avail itself at any given time of any of the clauses of the Terms and Conditions cannot be interpreted as being a waiver of the right to avail itself of the said clause later.
§ 12 Applicable law and attribution of jurisdiction:
These T & Cs are subject to Luxembourg law. The parties agree to do their utmost to resolve amicably any dispute that may arise from the interpretation or execution of these Terms. Otherwise, said dispute will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Luxembourg City.
Email account for payments:
Revolut Business Account:
All payments would need to be linked with the Revolut business account:
Luxembourg’s Diplomatic and Communications Institute SaRL-S (LUDCI.eu)