Terms and Conditions

Terms of Use

GS1 in Europe is an international non-profit association registered in Belgium, with offices at Galerie Ravenstein 4 box 10, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.


This website is presented by GS1 for the purpose of disseminating information free of charge for the benefit of the public. GS1 monitors the quality of the information available on this website and updates the information regularly. However, GS1 is a neutral organisation and does not guarantee, and accepts no legal liability whatsoever arising from or connected to, the accuracy, reliability, currency or completeness of any material or quality of any of the services contained on this website or on any linked site. This website is not a substitute for independent professional advice and users should obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances. The material on this website may include the views or recommendations of third parties, which do not necessarily reflect the views of GS1 or indicate its commitment to a particular course of action.

Links to external websites

This website contains links to other websites that are external to GS1. GS1 takes reasonable care in linking websites but has no direct control over the content of the linked sites, or the changes that may occur to the content on those sites. It is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked external websites.

Links to external websites do not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation of any material on those sites or of any third party products or services offered by, from or through those sites. Users of links provided by this website are responsible for being aware of which organisation is hosting the website they visit.

Posting content to this website

You may post content to this website according to the following terms and conditions. All information posted should be truthful and should not contain any false or misleading statements. You may not post negative or false information about a competitor or bring into disrepute the goodwill, trade, and business of a competitor or reputation of GS1. You must not alter any of the website’s content, or frame or reformat the files, pages, images, information and materials from the website on any other website. Any information posted to this website is subject to the limitation of liability and warranties set out in paragraph 1 above. By uploading your logo to this website, you are hereby granting GS1 a non-exclusive, non-transferable and non-sublicensable license to use your logo on the website solely for the purpose of linking your site to ours. No other use of the logo is permitted without your written approval. It is understood that the license you grant to GS1 for use of your logo may be terminated at any time by you, at your sole discretion.


GS1 applies a range of security controls to protect its website from unauthorised access. GS1 accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user’s computer system, software or data occurring in connection with or relating to this website or its use. Users are encouraged to take appropriate and adequate precautions to ensure that whatever is selected from this site is free of viruses or other contamination that may interfere with or damage the user’s computer system, software or data.

Copyright Notice

The content of this website is copyright protected. You may download, display, print and reproduce this material in unaltered form only (retaining this notice) for your personal, non-commercial use or use within your organisation. Apart from any use as permitted under Belgian Copyright law, all other rights are reserved. Requests and inquiries concerning reproduction and rights should be addressed to: Rue Royale 76, mailbox 1, Brussels 1000, Belgium. E-mail: contactus@gs1eu.org.

This notice is not to be erased. You are not permitted to re-transmit, distribute or commercialise the information or material without seeking prior written approval from GS1.

You are not permitted to use the GS1 website to sell a product or service or to increase traffic to your website.

Linking to this site

You may link to the GS1 website at your full expense and responsibility.

You must not alter any of the website’s contents, or frame or reformat the files, pages, images, information and materials from this website on any other website. GS1 reserves the right to prevent linking by giving notice.