Responsibility and privacy


The RE-Place project is coordinated by Sciensano and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. The RE-Place team is taking care to ensure that the project information on the website is accurate and up to date. The RE-Place team is not responsible for the submitted information provided by registered users. Nevertheless, the authenticity of the registered users will be checked on a regular base and information that does not seem to be valid will be closely reviewed and removed if needed. All the provided content is intended for communication and dissemination purposes, which you may use on your own risk. Neither Sciensano nor the Vrije Universiteit Brussel will be held liable for damage or loss ensuing from any act or omission resulting from the use of information on this website.

External Websites

Sciensano and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel are not responsible nor liable for the content, reliability or the advice provided on any other linked websites to which the RE-Place website refers. Sciensano and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel cannot guarantee the functionality of the websites to which it refers nor does it have any control over their availability. Sciensano and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel reserve the right to reject or remove links to any website.


The copyright for all the information that is provided on the RE-Place website rests with Sciensano, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel or the owner who submitted the information, depending on the type of information which forms the subject of the copyright. Every visitor is free to download and read this information. The information may not be modified, published or sold by any visitor without the prior written consent of Sciensano, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the owner who submitted the information.

Personal Information

When you submit identifiable data on the RE-Place website (for example your personal details in the contact form, when you complete the survey and/or online tool, etc.), the submitted information will only be used to respond to your queries and for its intended purpose. The intended purpose of the information, provided via the online tool, is explained in the privacy policy.


The RE-Place website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users on our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse the RE-Place website and also allows us to improve it. By using the RE-Place website you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with RE-Place cookie policy.

Virus Protection

Sciensano and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel make every effort to check and test material for viruses. However, it is recommended that you run an anti-virus program on all materials downloaded from the website. Sciensano and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel cannot be kept liable for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from the RE-Place website.


If you encounter any problems with the use of the RE-Place website, you can report it via the contact form or via If you have any further comments or suggestions for improvement, the RE-Place team would be happy to hear from you!


E-mails originating from, and and their attachments may contain confidential information and are intended only for the named individual. If you are not the named addressee you should not disseminate, distribute or copy such an e-mail. Please notify the sender immediately if you have received an e-mail by mistake and delete this e-mail from your system. 

E-mail transmission cannot be guaranteed to be secure or error-free as information could be intercepted, corrupted, lost, destroyed, arrive late or incomplete, or contain viruses. Sciensano and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel therefore do not accept liability for any errors or omissions in the contents of this message, which arise as a result of e-mail transmission.

Please note that any views or opinions presented in an e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Sciensano or the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Finally, the recipient should check an e-mail and any attachments for the presence of viruses. Sciensano and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel accept no liability for any damage caused by any virus transmitted by e-mail.