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Copyright & privacy policy

Important legal information


Persons who call up the SwitzerlandMobility websites (switzerlandmobility.ch, hiking-in-switzerland.ch, cycling-in-switzerland.ch, mountainbiking-in-switzerland.ch, skating-in-switzerland.ch, canoeing-in-switzerland.ch, suissemobileplus.ch) signify their agreement to the following conditions.

The German-language version of this copyright & privacy policy shall be considered binding.


Copyright and trademark rights

The entire content of the SwitzerlandMobility websites is copyright protected. All rights are owned by SwitzerlandMobility or third parties. The elements contained on SwitzerlandMobility websites are freely accessible for browsing purposes only. Duplication of this material, or parts thereof, in any written or electronic form is permitted only with specific mention of SwitzerlandMobility. Reproduction, transfer, amendment, linking or use of the SwitzerlandMobility websites for public or commercial purposes is prohibited without the prior written consent of SwitzerlandMobility.

The various names and logos appearing on the SwitzerlandMobility websites are generally registered and protected trademarks. No part of the SwitzerlandMobility websites is designed in such a way as to grant a licence or right to utilise a picture, registered brand or logo. Downloading or copying the SwitzerlandMobility websites or parts thereof, confers no rights whatsoever in respect of the software or elements of the SwitzerlandMobility websites. SwitzerlandMobility reserves all rights in respect of all elements of the SwitzerlandMobility websites with the exception of rights belonging to third parties.


No warranty

Although SwitzerlandMobility has taken all possible care to safeguard the accuracy of the information contained on the SwitzerlandMobility websites at the time of its publication, neither SwitzerlandMobility nor its contracting partners can give any explicit or implicit assurance or warranty (including to third parties) in respect of the accuracy, reliability or completeness of the information on SwitzerlandMobility websites. Comments and other information contained on SwitzerlandMobility websites may be changed at any time without prior notice.

SwitzerlandMobility accepts no responsibility and gives no guarantee to the effect that the functions of SwitzerlandMobility websites will not be interrupted, or that the SwitzerlandMobility websites or relevant server is or are free from viruses or other harmful contents.


Limitation of liability


Should a contractual relationship exist between SwitzerlandMobility and the user of a SwitzerlandMobility website, SwitzerlandMobility is liable only for damages caused deliberately or by gross negligence. SwitzerlandMobility accepts no liability whatsoever for damages caused by auxiliary persons. SwitzerlandMobility accepts no liability whatsoever for loss of profit, loss of data or other direct, indirect or consequential damage caused by accessing elements of SwitzerlandMobility websites or their use, the impossibility of their access or use, linking to other websites or technical malfunctions.

SwitzerlandMobility route data on the Web map
The data manager is the Federal Roads Office (FRO)

Point data on the Web map

All other data, in particular point data on the Web map is the property of the SwitzerlandMobility Foundation or its partners.

Map data of swisstopo Web maps
The data (under themes, background) are subject to the provisions of swisstopo.

swisstopo copyright
The basic geographical data integrated into this Internet platform is the property of the Swiss Federation. The data is protected by federal copyright law (SR 510.62) governing the preparation of new topographic maps. Unless otherwise stated, this is data of the Federal Office of Topography (swisstopo) and the provisions (SR 510.622.1) governing the use of federal topographic maps apply.

Liability of swisstopo
Should a contractual relationship exist between swisstopo and the user of a service, swisstopo is liable only for damages which have been caused deliberately or by gross negligence or and which lie in the swisstopo area of responsibility. swisstopo accepts no liability whatsoever for loss of profit, loss of data or other indirect damage caused notably by incorrect information or technical malfunction. swisstopo accepts no liability whatsoever for errors which are not within their area of responsibility.

Duplication and commercial use
Use of all data which does not conform with the purpose specified above requires the written consent of the Federal Office of Topography or the stated copyright holder. For further advice please contact e-mail address: copyright@swisstopo.ch


Links to other websites

SwitzerlandMobility websites contain links to third-party websites which may be of interest. By activating such links it is possible that you leave SwitzerlandMobility websites or that extracts from websites may be presented within the bounds of SwitzerlandMobility websites. SwitzerlandMobility has no control whatsoever over third-party websites accessed through links on SwitzerlandMobility websites and bears no liability or responsibility whatsoever for the content or function of such websites. This is applicable irrespective of whether or not the activation of a link causes you to leave the SwitzerlandMobility websites or if the presentation takes place within the bounds of the SwitzerlandMobility websites. This also applies even if in the latter case it is not readily apparent that the information provider is an external website. The use of a link to or consultation of a third-party website is entirely at the user’s own risk.


Data protection

Data protection is of extreme importance to SwitzerlandMobility. As a visitor to SwitzerlandMobility websites, you decide how much personal data you wish to disclose. However, we wish to make you aware that through your visit to our websites and reading the newsletter, we automatically gain information that enables us to determine how visitors use our websites and newsletter and what information and offers are of particular interest to them. If you personally register, make reservations through our websites, order products from the shop or request information material and other services, we require personal information from you such as your name and address. In so far as such services are provided by third parties, your details will be forwarded to the respective service providers, an action which you automatically consent to by providing us with your data. In all other respects, your personal data will be dealt with confidentially and only processed by us or passed to third parties in anonymous form. Such third parties may also be outside Switzerland. Data processing performed by us or third parties is carried out – with the exception of providing the services requested by you – solely for the purpose of individual information for our customers, geared to their interests and requirements as well as for our statistics and marketing purposes and for touristic service providers in Switzerland. Data processing should enable us to align our websites and our service offers to user requirements. Data processing is also carried out in particular for marketing analysis and to establish interest on the multifaceted touristic services offered in Switzerland, to gain information for shaping these touristic services to meet demands and to incorporate them into Swiss tourism companies. Any other use of your personal data, in particular the sale to third parties, is explicitly excluded. As a registered customer you can request information on your customer data.


Tracking data

For site optimization and statistics purposes we collect tracking data, which gives information about our website users. The tracking data we collect for Google Analytics does not allow conclusions to be drawn of individual users. No one can be identified through the use of this data. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer, to analyze your use of this website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored in a Google server in the USA. Google uses this information to analyze your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for the website operators and to provide other website and internet-related services. Google may transfer this information to third parties if required to do so by law or where such third parties process these data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with other data held by Google. You may refuse the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser; however we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the features on this website. By using this website you agree to the processing of your data by Google in the manner described and for the aforementioned purpose.


Cookies

Cookies are small data elements that a website can send to your browser in order provide a better support for databank supported systems. However you have the possibility of configuring your browser to inform you if you receive a cookie or to automatically block them. You can decide if you wish to accept them or not. However by not accepting cookies you cannot open a personal account, make online hotel reservations or place orders through the online shop.


Transmission of e-newsletters and e-mails


SwitzerlandMobility can send info-newsletters with further information e.g. on updated websites or special offers by e-mail. Should you decide to register for this service, we wish to point out that e-mails will generally be sent unencrypted and amongst other things there is a risk that such data could be intercepted and read by third parties.


Opt Out Policy


Cancellation of the newsletter is possible at any time. Each newsletter contains a direct link that makes cancellation simple and automatic.


In general


Should you have any queries or comments on our legal information or data protection, please contact us:

info@switzerlandmobility.ch