Legal Notice

Publisher : Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
Avenue Roosevelt 50, CP 123
1050 Bruxelles, Belgique (for the research project “WISSPER”), hereafter “WISSPERatULB”

ULB is Registered with the Register of Legal Persons under number 0407.626.464.
Legal status: teaching and research institution whose legal status was granted by the law of 12 August 1911, as amended by the law of 28 May 1970.
Contact email : info@wissperatulb.com


WISSPERatULB website is available for informational purposes.

The information provided herein is of a general nature, and is not necessarily relevant to every personal or particular situation.

WISSPERatULB takes all the necessary measures to ensure the information on its website is accurate and updated as regularly as possible.

However, WISSPERatULB shall accept no liability for erroneous or inaccurate information that may persist despite its efforts.

WISSPERatULB may not be held liable for interruptions of service or other technical problems affecting its network.

It also may not be held liable for direct or indirect damage of any kind that might result from using this website (e.g. virus, corrupt files, loss of applications or other data, etc.).

WISSPERatULB website may include links to other websites. WISSPERatULB only has control over the web pages on its domain. However, it shall make efforts to remove, as quickly as possible, any hyperlink to a website it realises hosts illegal content.

WISSPERatULB reserves the right to modify or update the information on its website at any moment, as well as this legal notice, without prior notice.

Intellectual property

All content on this website and the related VIMEO account is the property of WISSPERatULB, which also holds the copyright, related rights, and ownership rights on databases, either as a transferee or as a producer (of audio-visual content, audio content, and databases).

The term ‘content’ includes photographs, articles and other texts, drawings, logos, soundtracks, films, videos, animated clips, layout, etc.

Any reproduction, communication, or modification of any content on WISSPERatULB’s website, on any type of medium and by any user, is subject to prior written approval by WISSPERatULB, with the exception of reproductions intended for private browsing, teaching, or research.

WISSPERatULB fully acknowledges the legal exemptions laid down in the Code of Economic Law. Users who are exempt from requesting approval must still mention the origin of any content they reproduce (i.e. the website’s address, ‘http://wissperatulb.com’, the name ‘WISSPERatULB’, the author’s name, and the title—if any—of the content reproduced) and respect the moral rights of the author(s), which wissperatulb.com will enforce.

With the exception of deep links, framing, and inline linking, wissperatulb.com authorises users of its website to create a simple hyperlink to it, provided the external website linking to this website hosts no defamatory or illegal content.

Requests for permission to use ‘WISSPERatULB’s copyrighted content or trademarks must be sent to: info@wissperatulb.com 

Right of portrayal

All identifiable persons represented on this website have granted WISSPERatULB permission to reproduce their image. Any reproduction or other use of the image of a person represented on this website is forbidden.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

Use of this website is subject to Belgian law.
Any dispute related to the use of this website or its content is solely under the jurisdiction of the Brussels courts.


For any question regarding WISSPERatULB’s website, please contact : info@wissperatulb.com 
For any technical question, please contact : hello@weichie.com

Last update : November 24, 2022.

Protection of personal data by WISSPERatULB

Personal data are only collected for the purpose of running the website, for responding to users’ requests and in case of users’ registration to events proposed on the website. The data collected are never shared with third parties.  Université libre de Bruxelles acts as Data controller for all data collected through the WISSPERatULB website.


The personal data processed by WISSPERatULB are only accessible to duly authorised staff members, to the extent required for the accomplishment of their tasks.
Staff members are bound by confidentiality rules regarding all personal data. This means:

  • they must not access or attempt to access data that are not strictly required for the accomplishment of their tasks;
  • they must not divulge the data they access, except as required by their function.

The same requirements apply to all employee of external companies that may access such data as part of a subcontracting agreement.


WISSPERatULB takes all appropriate measures to protect your personal data from any unauthorised or illegal access and from any loss, destruction, or accidental damage, taking into consideration the risks involved in data processing and in the nature of the data.
In the event of a security incident resulting in a loss of personal data or a breach of confidentiality, wissperatulb.com shall notify the Data Protection Authority in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation.

Cookie policy

In accordance with Article 129 of the law of 13 June 2005 on electronic communications, Université libre de Bruxelles informs you that it uses cookies to track your connection and browsing on its WISSPERatULB website, in order to ensure its proper operation and for internal analytics.

Certain cookies ensure optimal graphical performance, others are used by online applications to properly manage user sessions.

Cookies used on WISSPERatULB’s website do not contain data that could personally identify the user, and they are only used to collect information on their use of the website.

WISSPERatULB uses the Matomo analysis tool. These cookies are used to better understand your browsing experience on our website, in order to develop the content in accordance with your expectations. The data collected preserves your anonymity, is not transferred to third parties and remains hosted on ULB servers. Although the information collected does not pose any risk to your privacy, these cookies will only be placed if you give permission.

Cookie List

Below we show you the cookies that are set by Vimeo when you are on a website with integrated Vimeo functionality.

Name: player
Value: “”
Purpose: This cookie saves your settings before you play an embedded Vimeo video. This means that the next time you watch a Vimeo video, you will get your preferred settings back.
Expiration date: after one year

Name: vuid
Value: pl1046149876.614422590221120704-4
Purpose: This cookie collects information about your actions on websites that have embedded a Vimeo video.
Expiration date: after 2 years

Note: These two cookies are always set when you are on a website with an embedded Vimeo video. When you view the video and click the button, for example to “share” or “link” the video, additional cookies are set. These are also third-party cookies such as _ga or _gat_UA-76641-8 from Google Analytics or _fbp from Facebook. Exactly which cookies are set here depends on your interaction with the video.
The following list shows a sample of possible cookies that are set when you interact with the Vimeo video:

Name: _abexps
Value: %5B%5D
Purpose: This Vimeo cookie helps Vimeo remember the settings you have made. This could be a preset language, region or user name, for example. In general, the cookie stores information about how you use Vimeo.
Expiration date: after one year

Name: continuous_play_v3
Value: 1
Purpose: This cookie is a first-party cookie from Vimeo The cookie collects information about how you use the Vimeo service. For example, the cookie stores when you pause/replay a video.
Expiration date: after one year

Name: _ga
Value: GA1.2.1522249635.1578401280221120704-7
Purpose: This cookie is a third-party cookie from Google. By default analytics.js uses the _ga cookie to store the user ID. Basically, it is used to differentiate between website visitors.
Expiration date: after 2 years

Name: _gcl_au
Value: 1.1.770887836.1578401279221120704-3
Purpose: This third-party cookie from Google AdSense will be used to improve the efficiency of ads on websites.
Expiration date: after 3 months

Name: _fbp
Value: fb.1.1578401280585.310434968
Purpose: This is a Facebook cookie. This cookie is used to display advertisements or promotional products from Facebook or other advertisers.
Expiration date: after 3 months

Rights and contacts

Provided you show proof of your identity, you may exercise the following rights:

  1. obtain a copy of all your personal data processed by wissperatulb.com and, if applicable, all information available regarding its origin, destination, and purpose;
  2. rectify any inaccuracy in your personal data, and add to any incomplete data;
  3. have your personal data erased, subject to regulatory requirements;
  4. restrict the processing of your personal data, subject to regulatory requirements;
  5. obtain a copy of the personal data you have provided to wissperatulb.com, in a structured and commonly used format, provided the processing is based on consent or a contract and is carried out automatically;
  6. oppose the processing of your personal data, subject to regulatory requirements and for reasons related to your particular situation;
  7. lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority – contact(at)apd-gba.be

The conditions under which the rights referred to under in paragraphs c, d, and f above are described in the appendix.

These rights may be exercised by sending an e-mail to info@wissperatulb.com. In accordance with the law, a response will be provided within 30 days of the request being made.

Last update : November 24, 2022.

Appendix: rights subject to requirements

Right to erasure (article 17 of the GPDR)

A person may exercise their right to erase their personal data if:

  • the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected;
  • the data subject withdraws consent on which the processing is based and there is no other legal ground for the processing;
  • the data subject objects to the processing and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or the data subject objects to the processing for direct marketing purposes;
  • the personal data have been unlawfully processed;
  • the personal data have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Belgian law;
  • the personal data have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services.  

Right to restriction (article 18 of the GPDR)

A person may exercise their right to restrict the processing of their personal data if:

  • the accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject, for a period enabling WISSPERatULB to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
  • the processing is unlawful and the data subject opposes the erasure of the personal data and requests the restriction of their use instead;
  • WISSPERatULB no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are still required by the data subject for the establishment, exercise, or defence of legal claims;
  • the data subject has objected to processing pursuant, pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of WISSPERatULB override those of the data subject

Right to object (article 21 of the GPDR)

The data subject shall have the right to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, to processing of personal data concerning them which is based on consent or legitimate interest, unless WISSPERatULB demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights, and freedoms of the data subject or for the establishment, exercise, or defence of legal claims.