1. Scope of application
3. Access and availability
The USER has no entitlement to access to this WEBSITE or to error-free technical availability of the WEBSITE. HIRSLANDEN may block or restrict access to the WEBSITE at any time without notice.
The content of this WEBSITE (CONTENT) is intended exclusively to provide general information about HIRSLANDEN and HIRSLANDEN services as well as general information about medical issues. The information on this WEBSITE about HIRSLANDEN services does not represent a binding solicitation or offer to the USER.
HIRSLANDEN may change, supplement or remove any CONTENT of this WEBSITE at any time without notice.
- Medical information
The USER is expressly advised that medical information on this WEBSITE can in no way substitute for a personal consultation and/or examination by a physician or qualified healthcare professional.
- Third-party content
Third parties are allowed to publish material in designated sections of the WEBSITE. The article sender is solely responsible for the content of this material.
- Interactive offers
The USER is solely responsible for content transmitted by the USER when using interactive features of the WEBSITE, such as the sending of e-cards. The transmission of content which is illegal or in breach of standards of public propriety and the transmission of content to addressees who are unknown to the USER (such as the sending of advertising) are prohibited. HIRSLANDEN may block the transmission of USER content without informing the USER or disclosing any reasons for doing so.
All CONTENT is protected by trademark, patent, copyright or other intellectual property rights and is the property of HIRSLANDEN unless such rights are held by third parties.
The USER is permitted to display, save, print out and/or copy CONTENT exclusively for private usage purposes. The USER is prohibited from changing any CONTENT, and may not remove any references to copyright or trademarks. Any further use of the CONTENT or elements thereof requires the prior written consent of HIRSLANDEN.
In particular, it is prohibited without the prior written consent of HIRSLANDEN:
- to in any manner redistribute, forward, edit or reproduce the CONTENT or elements thereof for commercial purposes
- to in any manner publish the CONTENT or elements thereof, to in any manner publish derivative works which are significantly based on the CONTENT or elements thereof, including for non-commercial purposes.
- to link other websites to the CONTENT or elements thereof.
Excluded from the above are specially designated images and text found in the Press Information section, which may be used without the prior written consent of HIRSLANDEN exclusively for press coverage of HIRSLANDEN specifically along as the source is explicitly stated.
6. Data protection
See our Data Protection Statement for information on data protection and the processing of personal data by Hirslanden
HIRSLANDEN checks CONTENT to ensure its correctness and timeliness. However, HIRSLANDEN does not guarantee the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of CONTENT. HIRSLANDEN disclaims any liability to the USER or third parties for damages in connection with usage of the CONTENT.
HIRSLANDEN furthermore does not guarantee that the WEBSITE is free of viruses or other harmful elements, and shall not be liable for resulting damages suffered by the USER or third parties.
8. Choice of law and place of jurisdiction