Limitation of liabilityAlthough every care has been taken by the Federal Authorities to ensure the accuracy of the information published, no warranty can be given in respect of the accuracy, reliability, up-to-dateness or completeness of this information.
The Federal Authorities reserve the right to alter or remove the content, in full or in part, without prior notice.
In no event will the Federal Authorities be liable for any loss or damage of a material or immaterial nature arising from access to, use or non-use of published information, or from misuse of the connection or technical faults.
LinksLinks to third party websites lie outside the scope of responsibility of the Federal Authorities. Access and use of such websites occurs entirely at the user's own risk. The Federal Authorities expressly state that they have no influence whatsoever over the content of any linked site. Responsibility for information and services of linked sites rests entirely with the relevant third parties.
No liability can be accepted in respect of the content of such websites.
Data protectionBased on Article 13 of the Federal Constitution and the provisions of Swiss data protection legislation, everyone has the right to the protection of privacy, as well as to protection from misuse of their personal details. The Federal Authorities comply with these provisions.
Personal details are treated in the highest confidence and are neither passed on nor sold to third parties.
In close cooperation with our hosting provider, we make every effort to protect the databases from outside access, data loss, misuse or falsification.
No personal details are stored when you access our websites. Our hosting provider's web server merely registers impersonal site usage data (log files) for the purpose of tracking trends for the Federal Authorities in order to improve the information offering. Site usage data is in no way linked with personal data.
There is an exception, namely when you choose to take up contact with us. If you register your e-mail address, the information is then stored in a separate database not connected with the anonymous log files. You may delete your registration at any time.
CopyrightCopyright, Swiss federal authorities, 2007.
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