Terms and conditions

The platform swisstrade.com is published by the association swiss export and Café Europe. Nachrichtenagentur AG (hereinafter: the publishers). The terms and conditions set out herein govern the relationships between the publishers and the users of the services and products of swisstrade.com. This also includes the use of the resultant newsletters. 

By using the services and products, users accept these terms and conditions. Divergences from these terms and conditions are only possible with written agreement from the publishers.

1. Copyrights, other intellectual property rights

Unless otherwise stated, copyrights and other intellectual property rights for the products and services lie with the publishers. This also applies to the layout, logos and software.

2. Use

Users have the non-transferrable right to personal use of the information from swisstrade.com. They may also provide links to this website or pass on or impart the contents of this website using the features designed for this on the website.

Reproduction of content from swisstrade.com and its translation into other languages is only allowed with express authorization from the publishers. Use for commercial purposes is prohibited unless an agreement with the publishers gives the express right to do so. 

Users do not need to register to use swisstrade.com. Registration is only necessary if they wish to subscribe to individual issues or all issues from swisstrade.com. To do this, users must provide their name and email address. Issues are sent to the email address provided in the form of newsletters. By providing their email address, users authorize the publishers to send them the newsletter to which they have subscribed.

The publishers’ charges that were identified at the time that the agreement was concluded apply to the use of fee-based products. Prices exclude VAT unless otherwise stated. The agreement is entered into when users are invoiced. In each case, payment must be made in advance and without deductions.

Agreements between users and the publishers are extended automatically unless this is otherwise stated or an agreement is made to the contrary between both parties.

3. Liability, correction 

Despite carefully checking the content, the publishers do not assume any liability or guarantee for the up-to-dateness, correctness or completeness of the information and data provided. If the publishers are made aware of manifest errors in texts that have been published, they will correct these errors in a timely manner. 

There is no right to the critical reading of news articles and other texts before they are published. The publishers also do not grant this right to companies, organizations, administrations or individual persons about which or whom news articles or other texts are produced.

Despite carefully checking the content, the publishers also do not assume any liability or guarantee for the up-to-dateness, correctness or completeness of any other websites that are identified directly or indirectly. The publishers are not responsible for the content of external websites. Only the operators of the linked pages are responsible for their content.

swisstrade.com is ordinarily available around the clock. However, the publishers reserve the right to temporarily suspend service for technical reasons.

No liability can be assumed by the publishers relating to material or intangible damage caused by use of the presented information. Users utilize the information at their own risk. The publishers will only be liable in the case of breaches of contract if there is evidence of gross negligence or willful misconduct. Such liability is limited to the amount that the publishers have invoiced the user for the service.

4. Data protection

The publishers protect their users’ information within the scope of the legal requirements in Switzerland. The specifics are given in the Data Protection Declaration.

5. Deletion of content

The publishers reserve the express right to change, augment or delete sections of the website or the entire offering without separate notice.

6. Amendments

The publishers reserve the right to change the terms and conditions at any time. These amendments will be published on the publishers’ websites. If individual provisions from these terms and conditions become invalid, this does not affect the validity of the other provisions. The invalid provisions will be replaced by new provisions that are as close as possible to the content of the invalid provisions.

7. Applicable law and jurisdiction 

Swiss law applies to the legal relationships between the users and the publishers. The place of jurisdiction is Zurich.

As at: 14 January 2021