Terms of use


Welcome to the CEN website. CEN requires that all visitors to this website adhere to the following conditions. Please read this text carefully. By accessing this website you indicate that you acknowledge and accept the Terms of Use.

The CEN-CENELEC Management Centre (CCMC) may revise any part of this page at any time. You should visit this page regularly to review the current rules because they are binding on you. Certain provisions of these rules may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages on this site.

Terms of use - legalities

The information contained in the CEN website has been prepared solely for the purpose of providing general information about the European Standard Organisation CEN its Management Centre and its members. It has no legal value and does not constitute an offer to sell services and/or securities, and must not be relied upon in connection with any investment decision.

Information on this website does not engage the responsibility of the CCMC. In no event shall CEN be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect loss or damage arising from, or in connection with, the use of this website.

The CCMC endeavors to keep the information on this website timely and accurate. However, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the completeness, accuracy and reliability of the information on this website. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them.

Links to other web sites. Links to third party websites on this site are provided solely for the convenience of users. The CCMC is not responsible for any of these websites or their content. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this site, you do this entirely at your own risk.

Disclaimer. The materials provided at this site are provided 'as is' without any warranty or term of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to any implied warranties or terms of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. All such terms and warranties are hereby excluded.

The CCMC further does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the materials on this site. The CCMC may make changes to the materials on this site, or to the products and prices described in them, at any time without notice. Please note that the materials on this site may be out of date.

Limitation of Liability. By accessing this website you agree that in no event will the CCMC, its suppliers, or other third parties mentioned on this website be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data or business interruption) arising out of the use, inability to use, or the results of use of this site, any web sites linked to this site, or the materials or information contained on any or all such sites, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages. If your use of the materials or information from this site results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment or data, you assume all costs thereof. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

The above exclusions and limitations apply only to the extent permitted by Belgian law.

This site is administered by the CCMC from its offices in Brussels, Belgium. The CCMC makes no representation that materials at this site are appropriate or available for use outside the European Union, and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. You may not use or export or re-export the materials on this website or any copy or adaptation in violation of any applicable laws or regulations including without limitation European Union export laws and regulations. If you choose to access this site from outside the European Union, you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. These rules will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Belgium, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.

Rules for linking to the CEN web site

If you would like to link to the CEN web site, please read and comply with the following rules:

A site that links to the CEN web site:

  • May link to, but not reproduce or duplicate, the content of the CEN website;
  • Does not imply that CEN and/or the CCMC is endorsing it or its products;
  • Does not misrepresent its relationship with  CEN and/or the CCMC;
  • Does not provide false or misleading information about products and/or services provided by CEN and/or the CCMC.

CEN logos and marks are registered trademarks. Any use of the CEN logos and certification marks for the purpose of creating a hyperlink to any of our websites must receive prior authorization. please send us an email.

Permission to access non-public areas on the CEN servers

Declaration related to the permission to access non-public areas on the CEN servers and the handling of documents and data, including authorization to use participants' personal data in the CEN electronic applications.


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