Copyright, Legal Notices & Privacy Policy


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Copyrights in the materials on this website are owned by Luciad NV. You are hereby authorized to view, download and print these documents subject to the following conditions:

  • The materials on this website may be used for informational purposes only and may not be used for any commercial purpose.
  • You may not modify the materials on this website or remove or alter any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in any of the materials on this website.
  • You may not use any data mining, robots or other data gathering or extraction software on this website or any of the materials contained on this website.

Note that any product, process or technology described on this website may be the subject of other Intellectual Property rights reserved by Luciad NV or by others and is not licensed to you hereunder. Other than the limited copyright license above you are not conveyed herein any other right or license by implication, estoppel, or otherwise in or under any patent, copyright, trademark or other proprietary right of Luciad NV or any third party. All rights not expressly granted hereunder are reserved.


Please read this disclaimer carefully
The access to and use of this website ( and its associated localized sites (including the Luciad Developer Platform), including all pages and content, including downloadable items (hereinafter "the website"), is subject to the following terms and conditions. Accessing, using or browsing the website, indicates that the user accepts these terms and conditions. All use of the website is regulated by this Disclaimer. Luciad N.V. ("Luciad") reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.

Content and liability The content of any third party websites to which hyperlinks or references are published on the website remains the exclusive responsibility of that other website. LUCIAD DOES NOT GIVE ANY GUARANTEE OR ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY REGARDING THE CONTENT OF THESE SITES.

Your Content on the website and the Luciad Developer Platform 
You agree that you will only upload, share, post, publish, transmit, or otherwise make available ("share") on or through the website content that you have the right and authority to share and for which you have the right and authority to grant to Luciad all of the licenses and rights set forth herein. By sharing content, that is not personal information, you grant Luciad a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, nonexclusive, fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display, broadcast, transmit and distribute the content for any purpose and in any form. This includes, without limitation, the right to incorporate or implement the content into any Luciad product or service, and to display, market, sublicense and distribute the content as incorporated or embedded in any product or service distributed or offered by Luciad without compensation to you. You warrant that:

  • you have the right and authority to grant this license;
  • Luciad's exercise of the rights granted pursuant to this license will not infringe or otherwise violate any third party rights; and
  • all so-called moral rights in the Content have been waived to the full extent allowed by law.

You agree that you will neither use the website in a manner, nor share any content, that: (a) is false or misleading; (b) is defamatory, derogatory, degrading or harassing of another or constitutes a personal attack; (c) invades another's privacy or includes, copies or transmits another's confidential, sensitive or personal information; (d) promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual; (e) is obscene or not in good taste; (f) violates or infringes or promotes the violation or infringement of another's rights, including intellectual property rights; (g) you do not have the right and authority to Share and grant the necessary rights and licenses for; (h) violates or promotes the violation of any applicable laws or regulations; (i) contains a solicitation of funds, goods or services, or promotes or advertises goods or services; or (j) contains any viruses, Trojan horses, or other components designed to limit or harm the functionality of a computer. Luciad may report you to the relevant authorities and may act under the fullest extent of applicable laws if you transmit or upload content intended or designed to cause harm.

Luciad does not want to receive confidential information from you through or in connection with the website. Notwithstanding anything that you may note or state in connection with sharing content, it shall not be considered confidential information and shall be received and treated by Luciad on a non-confidential and unrestricted basis and Luciad shall not take and shall not be required to take any steps to safeguard the confidentiality of any information that you share, other than as specified in Luciad's Privacy Policy (See below).

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Luciad, ITS OWNERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS AND EMPLOYEES FOR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES, COSTS OR EXPENSES (DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY) AS A RESULT OF CONTENT THAT YOU SHARE, your violation of these Terms of Use, or your violation or infringement of any third party rights, including intellectual property rights.

Export Restrictions/Legal Compliance 
You may not share, upload, download or export information on/from the website in violation of relevant export laws or regulations, or in violation of any other applicable laws or regulations. You agree to comply with all export laws, restrictions and regulations of any applicable jurisdiction including Belgium and the United States and any applicable agency or authority, and to not directly or indirectly provide or otherwise make available any services and products of Luciad in violation of any such restrictions, laws or regulations, including, without limitation, laws, restrictions or regulations pertaining to the development, design, manufacture or production of nuclear, chemical or biological weapons or missile technology. 
By agreeing to these Terms of Use, you agree to the foregoing and represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any list subject to E.U. or U.S. trade sanctions.

Intellectual property 
Luciad explicitly reserves all property and intellectual property rights on the website itself and on all its content. All content on this website (including, but not limited to, all website design, text, layouts, graphics and images) is either fully owned by Luciad or used with the permission of the owner of the intellectual property. All denominations, logos, trademarks, service marks, product names on the website are the property of Luciad or used with the permission of the owner of the intellectual property.
Use of any content on the website is prohibited without prior written permission from Luciad. Any unauthorized use of all, part, or any aspect of Luciad's intellectual property will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law and may subject the user to penalties, damages, or both.

For security purposes Luciad may employ software programs to monitor network traffic on the website. Anyone using this system consents to the monitoring of their use by system or security personnel.
Unauthorized use, tampering with or modification of this system (or its supporting hardware or software) may violate applicable law. In the event of unauthorized intrusion, all relevant information regarding possible violation of law may be provided to law enforcement authorities.

Applicable law and jurisdiction
By accessing the website, the user acknowledges and agrees that the website and this Disclaimer, shall be construed according to Belgian Law exclusively. The courts of Belgium have exclusive competence to adjudicate any disputes or legal actions arising from or related to the use of the website or the acceptance, validity, or interpretation of this Disclaimer. If the user accesses the website from a jurisdiction outside of Belgium, he is solely responsible for compliance with any and all applicable local laws.

Privacy Policy

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most websites do this too.

What are Cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

How do we use cookies?
A number of our pages use cookies to remember:

  • your display preferences, such as contrast colour settings or font size;
  • if you have agreed (or not) to our use of cookies on this site;
  • language and geographic location.

Also, some features embedded in our website might use a cookie to anonymously gather statistics on how you got there and what other areas of our website you visited. In that process we might collect the following basic information about:

  • the date and time of your visit;
  • your computer or mobile set-up (e.g. type and version of web browser, operating system, screen resolution, and connection speed);
  • the IP address of the visitor;
  • the pages on our website that you visit;
  • the internet address, or URL, of the website that connected you to our website, if you accessed our website via a link on another website.

Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended.

The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.

How to control cookies 
You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

Google Analytics 
We might also collect anonymized information through Google Analytics.  Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google. Google utilizes the data collected to track and examine the use of the specific website or app, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services and Luciad.

Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. You can learn more about Google Analytics or opt out if you wish.

Registration on our website
On our website you also have the possibility to register for events (such as Luciad Public Trainings, Luciad User Conferences, etc.), register for access to the Luciad Developer Platform, or sign up to receive newsletters and other information from Luciad. When you register with Luciad, you generally provide your name, organization or company name, email address, and other registration information. Such User Provided information is important when delivering the requested services and information.

If you choose to provide us with the information, we may use that information to contact you, respond to your message, and/or provide you the services or information that you requested. When making the registration Luciad will also collect and store the provided information in our Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database storing information about our customers.

Luciad might use User Provided information from the CRM database to send you information regarding our products. If you do not want to receive product information from Luciad then please contact (for further information see Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information).

If you request information, services, or assistance, we may disclose your personal information to those third parties that (in our judgment) are appropriate in order to fulfill your request. If, when you provide us with such information, you specify that you do not want us to disclose the information to third parties, we will honor your request. Note, however, that if you do not provide such information, it may be impossible for us to refer, respond to or fulfill your request.

Luciad Developer Platform
When accessing the Luciad Developer Platform we might also collect some information on your use of the Luciad Developer Platform. Such information might include:

  • the gathering of statistics on specific searches that you have made on the Luciad Developer Platform, including the information you are looking for;
  • the number of times you have visited the Luciad Developer Platform within a given timeframe;
  • validating if your Luciad software license(s) are linked to a contract with valid software maintenance;
  • validating if notices should be sent to you on the availability of new patches.

The gathering of such information is important to Luciad and to you since it helps us providing a better user experience and providing better information when visiting the Luciad Developer Platform.

Third party access to information obtained on our website
Only aggregated, anonymized data may periodically be transmitted to external services to help Luciad improve the website and its service. Luciad will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.
Luciad may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:

  • as required by law;
  • when Luciad believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect its rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request;
  • with Luciad’s trusted services providers who work on its behalf, do not have an independent use of the information Luciad discloses to them, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this Privacy Policy.

Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information
Luciad will retain User Provided Information for a reasonable time. Luciad will retain Automatically Collected Information for up to one year and thereafter may store it in aggregate or until the user requests that the information is being deleted.
Luciad will permit you to access all information about you in its database by contacting If you believe any of the information is incorrect or needs updating, please notify Luciad. Luciad will correct its records upon verification of the requested change.
If you would like Luciad to delete User Provided Information that you have provided through the website, please contact Luciad at and we will respond in a reasonable time.

Luciad is concerned about the safeguard of the confidentiality of your information. Luciad will therefore take reasonable and prudent precautions to ensure that your personally identifiable information is protected against unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Please be aware that, although Luciad endeavors to provide reasonable security for information it processes and maintains, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. If Luciad makes changes to this Privacy Policy, the updated version will be posted on this page. We encourage you to visit this page periodically.

User’s Consent
By using our website, you are consenting to Luciad’s processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by Luciad.

Contact Luciad
If you have any questions regarding privacy while using our website please contact Luciad via email at