Legal Notice / Terms and conditions of use / General / Cookies / Privacy​ policy

Welcome to the SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY – SCS website

 

Your access to this website and the use of the latter is subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws and regulations.

 

By accessing and browsing this website, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these terms and conditions of use and acknowledge that any other agreement between you and the SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS concerning the use of this website is superseded.

 

If you do not accept these terms of use without restriction or reservation, please leave the website.

 

 

Content ownership

The website and all its contents, in particular all texts and images, belong to the SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS and are protected by copyright, as are other contents with all rights reserved unless otherwise stated.

 

Any content corresponding to a trademark, logo or service mark is therefore a registered or unregistered trademark of the SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS or others.

 

It is strictly prohibited to use any of the website content without written permission of its owner, unless you receive the written consent of the SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS or others.

You have also been informed that SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS will fully enforce its intellectual property rights up to criminal prosecution as required.

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Use of information​

You may browse the website freely and access its contents, you are not allowed to distribute, modify, copy, transmit, display, reuse, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, sell or otherwise use information without written permission of the SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS unless otherwise stated. You must keep and reproduce every statement concerning copyright or other intellectual property rights contained in any information you download. Except as otherwise provided in this paragraph, the SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS does not guarantee that your use of materials displayed on the website will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with the SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS. You are not authorized to use any device, software or program that may damage or attempt to damage the proper functioning of the website.

 

Copyright and trademarks

Copyright 2020 – SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS

 

All rights reserved. Any person is hereby authorized to consult, print, store and distribute the information and documents that are presented or available subject to the following conditions:

  • The information, documents or other items or parts thereof may be used only for informational and non-commercial purposes.

  • The information, documents or other articles or parts thereof that are copied, stored or distributed must include the legal notice of the SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS.

  • The products, processes and technologies referred to in the information, documents or other items may be subject to other intellectual property rights of SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS and are not available hereunder.

 

 

Disclaimer of Warranties

While the SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS endeavours to include accurate and up-to-date information, we make no statements nor guarantees, explicit or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness of the information provided on this website.

 

This website may contain forward-looking information. This information is subject to a variety of important uncertainties, including business, economic and financial factors, and actual results may differ considerably from those presented.

 

Disclaimer of liability

SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS declines all responsibility in case of use of this website or any website linked to it.

 

Third party websites

This site may contain links to websites owned or operated by parties other than the SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS.

 

These links are provided for information purposes only.

  • The SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS does not control and is not responsible for the information, privacy policies or security of such websites. The SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS has not reviewed any third party websites containing links to this website and is not responsible for the content of any third party sites that are linked to this site.

  • The SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS does not guarantee the content of these websites. If you establish a link to these websites, you do so at your own risk and without the authorization of the SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS.

  • The use of one or more parts of this website on a third party website without written permission is prohibited.

Information you have provided us

 

With the exception of the information provided in our privacy policy, any communication or material you share on the website is and will be treated as non-confidential and non-exclusive. Anything you share or post becomes the property of SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS and may be used for any purpose, including reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting.

 

Updates

 

The SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS may update this site or the Terms of Use at any time without notice, but declines all responsibility for updating them. You are bound by any such revisions and should periodically visit this website to review the current Terms of Use.

Applicable law and competent jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and your use of this website shall be governed by the laws of Switzerland, regardless of its choice of law. The courts of general jurisdiction located in Lausanne, Switzerland shall have exclusive jurisdiction in the event of any dispute arising out of or in connection with these Terms of Use and/or this website or in which these Terms of Use and/or this website are a material fact.

PRIVACY POLICY

General

SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY – SCS respects your privacy.

 

Therefore, this privacy policy describes the ways in which we, SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS, collect, store and disclose information. This Privacy Policy describes our practices with respect to data we collect through websites and mobile sites, applications, widgets and other interactive features related to this Privacy Policy. By using this website, you consent to the collection and use of the data referred to in this Privacy Policy. By providing us with personal data, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Use of personal data

 

Most of our services do not require any form of registration, which allows you to visit our website without providing us with information about your identity. However, some services may require the collection of personal data. In these cases, if you refuse to provide the personal data we ask for, we may not be able to respond to your request and you may not be able to access certain parts of our site.

 

The term "personal data" as used in this Privacy Policy refers to information that can be used to identify you, such as:

Name

Username

Mailing address

Phone number

E-mail address

Non-disclosure of personal data

Your personal data will not be sold or otherwise distributed to third party sites.

 

Security and Confidentiality

 

To ensure the security and confidentiality of the personal data we collect online, we use data networks that are protected by, among other things, an industry-standard firewall and password protection. When processing your personal data, we take reasonable steps to protect such information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. Unfortunately, no data transfer over the Internet or data storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interactions with us are no longer secure, please inform us immediately of the problem by contacting us in accordance with the "Contact" section.

Choice / access / update of personal data

 

We offer you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving electronic communications associated with the websites. However, SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS may need to send e-mails for administrative reasons at certain times regardless of your unsubscribing preferences.

 

Please note that changes cannot be made immediately. We strive to respond to your request as soon as possible.

 

To review, correct, update or otherwise limit our use of your personal data previously provided to us, you may send us a letter to the following postal address clearly describing your request:

 

SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS

Case postale 1430

1001 Lausanne

Switzerland

We will endeavor to answer to your request in a swift manner. Please note that despite our efforts, some information will remain in our databases and other records will not be deleted or modified. In addition, please note that we need to retain certain data for record-keeping purposes.

Cookies

 

A cookie is a small piece of text that websites deposit in the cookie file of a user's browser. Cookies allow a web server to transfer data to a computer or device for record-keeping and other purposes. We may collect and process data relating to your visit to this website, such as the website you visit, the website you came from and certain searches you perform. We use this data to improve the content of the website, to compile aggregate statistics about the users of our website for internal purposes and to conduct market research, to provide you with more relevant information and to facilitate your continued access to and use of the sites.

 

Google Analytics

 

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website managers analyze how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be sent to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

 

Third party websites

This Privacy Policy does not apply to and is not responsible for the utilization of personal data or any other third party practices, including the utilization of the aforementioned data by third parties managing a website to which these websites contain a link. The inclusion of a link on the Sites does not imply endorsement of the linked site by us or our affiliates.

 

Updates

You therefore acknowledge that SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS is authorized to change and modify this Privacy Policy without notice. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Policy on a website.

 

LEGAL NOTICE:


Responsible for the content:

SWISS CETACEAN SOCIETY - SCS

Case postale 1430

1001 Lausanne

Switzerland

 

 

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