Terms and Conditions
When you visit SEA LIFE Blankenberge you agree to the house rules of the attraction.
- Children under the age of 12 are only allowed access when accompanied by a paying adult aged 16 or over.
- Smoking and the consumption of narcotics are not permitted in SEA LIFE Blankenberge.
- It is not allowed - without supervision and permission from one of our employees - to put your hands in the water or to touch the fish.
- SEA LIFE Blankenberge is not liable for injuries caused by the animals or other parts of the attraction.
- Your visit to SEA LIFE Blankenberge - and all its facilities - is entirely at your own risk. SEA LIFE is not liable for injuries, loss and/or damage to your property.
- During your visit you must be in possession of a valid entrance ticket. You may be asked to show this.
- Appropriate clothing is required (wearing swimwear is not allowed).
- We use security cameras for your and our safety.
- It is not allowed to throw waste or other materials into the basins/accommodations.
- In the event of theft, we will contact the police.
- Dogs or other pets are not allowed in SEA LIFE (with the exception of a guide dog).
Promotions & Discounts
Promotional promotions are not valid in combination with other promotions and/or discounts. These are therefore not valid in combination with presale or online tickets. The maximum number of persons for which the promotion is valid and the expiry date are stated on the discount voucher. Free tickets or discount vouchers without an expiry date will not be accepted at the cash register.
Annual passes are only valid if they are signed by the holder. Identification is required when using an annual pass.
Although great care and attention is paid to our website - and other expressions - (printing) errors can always occur. SEA LIFE Blankenberge cannot be held liable in any way for typesetting and printing errors in its communications.
SEA LIFE Blankenberge cannot be held liable in any way for any damage suffered by (/ materials) on our website and/or other expressions.
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have implemented specific safety measures at each of our attractions to protect the health, safety and well-being of individuals visiting our attractions.
A full list of safety precautions taken at our attraction is available on the website.
The security measures taken in response to the Covid-19 pandemic are there to ensure the safety and well-being of all guests visiting our attraction. It is in the interest of everyone at our attraction to comply with the safety measures that have been put in place. Therefore, if a person fails to comply with these security measures, we reserve the right to require that person to leave the attraction in accordance with these terms and conditions.
The safety measures that are being and have been put in place are intended to minimize the risk of contracting the Covid-19 virus, but this risk cannot be completely eliminated. Therefore, everyone who visits our attractions recognizes that they do so at their own risk
Please read these Terms and conditions (Terms) carefully. By replying to our comment referencing these Terms with the hash tag #yesSeaLifeBlankenberge you are confirming your acceptance of these Terms in relation to our use of your Content.
Who we are and how to contact us
SEA LIFE Blankenberge
Koning Albert 1 Laan 116
Telephone: +32 50 42 43 00
SEA LIFE Blankenberge is part of the Merlin Entertainments Group.
What these Terms cover
These are the Terms and conditions on which you licence to SEA LIFE Blankenberge, its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, its subcontractors, consultants and agents including without limitation Merlin Entertainments Limited (company number 08700412) (referred to as "attraction", "we" or "us") the use of the respective image and material (including photographs, audio and video material) (Content), which is owned or licensed by you in whatever medium or form and where we asked you if we could use the respective Content by commenting your Content.
Term of this licence
This licence shall commence on the date that you indicate your acceptance of these Terms by replying to our comment referencing these Terms with the hash tag #yesSeaLifeBlankenberge, agreeing to SEA LIFE Blankenberge's use of the Content, after SEA LIFE Blankenberge asked you for using your Content and acceptance of these Terms.
Grant of licence
In consideration of SEA LIFE Blankenberge displaying your Content on a website connected with SEA LIFE Blankenberge or any other website promoting SEA LIFE Blankenberge or posts on social media channels associated with SEA LIFE Blankenberge with that purpose, you hereby unconditionally and irrevocably grant to SEA LIFE Blankenberge, a perpetual, non-exclusive, fully-transferable, royalty-free , worldwide, sub-licensable licence to use, copy, reproduce, modify, transmit, publish, edit, display and make derivative works of the Content on any media now known, or hereafter developed , in formats and contexts for any purpose for the promotion of the service or related business activities of SEA LIFE Blankenberge and the right to make commercial use of the Content and excerpts of the Content in advertisements for, and in marketing and promotional materials related to, SEA LIFE Blankenberge (the "Licensed Rights").
Your rights in the Content
You retain all rights in the Content and nothing in these Terms shall be taken to grant any rights to SEA LIFE Blankenberge in relation to ownership of the Content.
You understand that in providing us with the Licensed Rights, SEA LIFE Blankenberge shall have absolute discretion in whether it uses the Content and shall not be obliged to use, distribute, display or make derivative works of the Content.
You warrant to SEA LIFE Blankenberge that you:
- Own or control all the rights necessary to grant SEA LIFE Blankenberge the Licensed Rights referred to above;
- the Content does not infringe the rights of any third party (including without limitation copyright, moral rights, privacy rights and publicity rights);
- and you have obtained all relevant consents, releases and waivers to permit the public distribution of the Content;
- the Content does not infringe any third party's intellectual property rights, other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy
Transfer of rights to someone else
We may transfer our rights and obligations under these Terms to another organisation of the Merlin Entertainments Group Company.
Which country's laws apply to any disputes?
The law of the Federal Republic of Germany shall apply for these Terms to the exclusion of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. The statutory provisions on the restriction of the choice of law and on the applicability of mandatory provisions, in particular of the state in which you have your habitual residence as a consumer, shall remain unaffected.
Subject to the below, you have the right to withdraw your consent to the use of your Content at any time with effect for the future. If you wish to withdraw consent, please contact the email address in the Contact and Complaints clause below.
You acknowledge that whilst you can withdraw your consent and prevent the use of your Content in future projects, it may not be possible for your Content to be completely removed from some materials, including but not limited to, physical marketing materials already in circulation. Furthermore, please note that this only affects the use of material on which you are recognizable or which otherwise contains your personal data. The transfer of the rights of use under copyright law remains unaffected by such a withdrawal.
Contact and Complaints
The primary point of contact for all issues arising from this Policy, including requests to exercise data subject rights, is Merlin’s Data Protection Officer. The Data Protection Officer can be contacted in the following way: Data.Protection@merlinentertainments.biz