Terms of use for this website

The National Tobacco Museum is an institution managed by the city of Wervik. This website (www.nationaaltabaksmuseum.be) and the information it contains are offered to the user on condition that he/she agrees, without any reservation, to the terms of use on this page.


The National Tobacco Museum accepts no liability for any damage that might result from the use of this website or the information on it. “Information” means all texts, visual material (photos/images and video), graphic items, all layouts, templates, templates and structures that constitute the construction, form and content of this website.The texts on this website do not possess any legal force.

Great care was taken in the creation of this website. The information on it comes from reliable sources and has been carefully checked wherever possible. This does not mean that the National Tobacco Museum can guarantee the accuracy, completeness or suitability of the information for any use. Furthermore, the information is subject to change without prior notice.

Neither the National Tobacco Museum nor its providers can be held liable for any malfunctions, errors or interruptions in the electronic publications and related information services. Nor shall they be liable for any damage that the possible incorrect or incomplete transmission of electronic forms may cause.

Use for personal and non-commercial purposes

This website is intended for personal, non-commercial purposes. The user is not authorised to reproduce any information obtained through this website in any way or form for non-personal purposes or commercially exploit it.

Use and reproduction of visual material – in particular the use of the logo – are expressly prohibited.

The property rights of this site belong to the National Tobacco Museum or to the organisations that have authorised the museum to do so within the framework of this website. The assignment of intellectual property rights and ownership rights to the information made available has been contractually established between the National Tobacco Museum and the website supplier LCP s.a..

Anyone wishing to use this material should contact the National Tobacco Museum, Koestraat 63, B-8940 Wervik. This may possibly refer to the organisations-titulars whose property rights have been loaned to the National Tobacco Museum.

Links and references

This website contains hyperlinks to other websites and references to external sources of information. The National Tobacco Museum does not systematically check these websites or this information. Therefore it cannot guarantee the quality or completeness of this information. The provision of these hyperlinks does not imply that the National Tobacco Museum endorses the information contained in these sources. Nor does it imply any collaboration between the National Tobacco Museum and the operators/owners of these sites.

Consequently, the National Tobacco Museum does not accept any liability for any damage that might result from consulting information located on other websites or at other information sources to which the National Tobacco Museum site refers.

Processing and protection of personal data

The European General Data Protection Regulation (AVG) – Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC – stipulates that public organisations must appoint a data protection officer.

In session of the Wervik Board of Aldermen on 14 May 2018, a privacy declaration was approved with immediate effect, and Mr Andranik Grigoryan was appointed data protection officer as per the Article 37 of the European Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 with immediate effect.

The comprehensive privacy statement can be found at www.wervik.be/privacyverklaring.

Use of cookies

Cookie policy

The Wervik Town Council considers it important that you can view, listen to, read or experience its content at any place and at any time through various media platforms. It is also working on interactive services and services tailored to the user/visitor. The online services offered employ techniques to make this possible, such as cookies and scripts. These techniques are referred to hereinafter as cookies for convenience.

The Wervik Town Council has developed a cookie policy for its media platforms. This explains which cookies are used and why, and to what extent you as a user can control their use. After all, the city administration is keen to ensure your privacy and the user-friendliness of its online services as much as possible. Efforts have been made to keep this policy as simple as possible.

This cookie policy applies to all its online services. The city government may change its cookie policy at any time. This may happen, for example, in the context of changes to its services or applicable legislation. The amended policy will be announced in good time and will apply from the moment it is announced.

For all your questions and/or comments on the cookie policy, please contact the address shown here (Sint-Maartensplein 16, B-8940 Wervik) or communicatie@wervik.be.

What exactly are cookies?

Cookies are small data or text files installed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or use a (mobile) application. The cookie file contains a unique code that allows the server to recognise you when you visit the online service or during successive, repeated visits. Cookies can be set by the server of the website or application you visit, but also by third-party scripts that may or may not work with this website or application.

Cookies generally make interaction between the visitor and the website or application easier and faster, and help the visitor/user navigate between different parts of a website or application.

How can you refuse or manage the use of cookies on our website?

You can refuse the installation of cookies via your browser settings and also delete cookies already installed from your computer or mobile device at any time, as follows:

If you disable cookies, please note that certain graphics may not look nice, or you may not be able to use certain applications. Below is a detailed list of all types of cookies used on this website.