Disclaimer and Data Protection

1. Aim and scope

This is the official Internet presence of SWITCH and its affiliates (hereinafter SWITCH). Our Internet presence is intended for providing information to our clients and offers various services.

These rules on use of our Internet presence cover all web pages run by SWITCH. Special regulations are explicitly reserved. The conditions covering use of our Internet presence are applicable in the current versions. Content may be changed or deleted or be temporarily unavailable at any time.

2. Intellectual property and other rights

SWITCH owns and operates this Internet presence. All trademarks, names, headers, logos, images, designs, texts and other material used herein and the actual webpages are the property of SWITCH or the named rights holders. Access to, downloading or copying of webpages, trademarks, logos, designs, texts or other material does not constitute acquisition of rights (rights of use, intellectual property rights) or transfer of copyright; the right to specific service conditions is reserved. Reproduction (in whole or in part), transmission (electronically or otherwise), modification, linkage, dissemination or use of the Internet presence or its webpages without prior permission from SWITCH is prohibited and subject to criminal prosecution.

3. Non-liability

SWITCH excludes liability for damages resulting from access or inability to access webpages. Access to webpages, specific services and their use is not guaranteed. In particular SWITCH especially assumes no liability for the completeness, correctness, accuracy, topicality and reliability of the information published or the third party information accessible through links on some web pages. SWITCH cannot be held liable for the security of data transmitted on the internet. All liability for indirect damage or damage caused by auxiliary persons of SWITCH is excluded.

4. Data protection and security

SWITCH observes the legal regulations on processing of personal data and guarantees compliance.
SWITCH uses and processes your personal data for contract execution. This includes:

  1. Forwarding your data to third parties if essential for contract execution;
  2. Publication on the internet, depending on the services;
  3. Use for purposes of information on new SWITCH services and market research.

These uses may include data processing or communication to third parties abroad. You may withdraw your agreement to data processing under c) at any time.

SWITCH stores and archives some access data when you access our web pages (e.g. IP address, access date and time, name of file retrieved) to comply with its legal obligations. We do not carry out personal analyses. Data is analysed anonymously for statistical purposes.

Personal data is treated as strictly confidential. It is processed only by SWITCH or its representatives and is not disclosed or made available to third parties. Secure filing of personal data is guaranteed.

5. Questions or complaints

Questions or complaints about processing, correction or deletion of personal data should be sent to the following address:

Werdstrasse 2
8021 Zurich