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We have set up some ground rules to ensure we can keep this
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the right to change these guidelines and disclaimers at any
time, and you agree that each visit you make to the SwissTalents
website shall be subject to the current guidelines.
Certain website areas only available to registered SwissTalents
members are password protected. SwissTalents does not use
a secure server. The wording SwissTalents used herein implicitly
includes all linked services: eNews, Sciencelink and Forum.
SEARCH, REGISTRATION & MEMBERS' AREA
FORUM (currently disabled)
SPONSORS, PARTNERS, LINKS & OFFERS
WARRANTY & LIABILITY DISCLAIMER NOTICE
ASSUMPTION OF RISK & WAIVER
subscription & members' area
SwissTalents holds the privacy and security of its site visitors
and members in the highest regards. Your personal profile
stored in the SwissTalents database is password protected.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of
your username and/or password. Any profile registration or
modification will be reviewed by a Swiss Science & Technology
Counselor to check consistency, verify the standardization
of some entries, and filter out profiles which do not correspond
to SwissTalents' criteria. SwissTalents has no obligation
to register any profile nor to mention any reason for not
registering a profile. You and you only decide which fields
of your profile are publicly accessible, following given data
You agree to provide true, accurate and current information
about yourself as well as maintain and promptly update the
registration data to keep it true, accurate and current. Should
SwissTalents have reasonable grounds to suspect that such
information is untrue, inaccurate or not current, SwissTalents
has the right to suspend or terminate your registration.
We may modify or discontinue our services or your account
with us, with or without notice, without liability to you,
any other user or any third party.
The public search function has been designed to discourage
collective data gathering by third parties, which is strictly
prohibited by SwissTalents, but which can unfortunately not
be totally ruled out and for which SwissTalents assumes no
responsibility. Users of the search function agree not to
use its results for junk mail, chain letters, "spamming",
commercial solicitations or to engage in illegal activities.
SwissTalents reserves the right to perform statistical analyses
of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest
in and use of the various areas of the site. Additionally,
members and visitors may be asked to fill up a form regarding
SwissTalents's service or/and related topics. The surveys
are used to better understand members' and visitors' needs
and fulfill the requests. Personal information will be kept
private and for the sole use of SwissTalents.
E-News is the generic name for a series of electronic newsletters
distributed by email. E-News can be subscribed by anybody
with a valid email address (opt-in principle). Unsubscribing
is possible at any moment in time (opt-out principle). Subscribed
email addresses are kept private and are for the sole use
of SwissTalents. Only the manager(s) of E-News is(are) allowed
to post messages to the newsletter(s). SwissTalents assumes
no responsibility for the misuse of E-News by third parties
and extends its warranty & liability policy to E-News.
Forum is available only to registered SwissTalents members.
By sending a message to the Forum, you agree to have it posted
for public viewing without compensation along with your name.
All messages that are posted represent the opinions of SwissTalents
website users and do not represent the ideas or opinions of
SwissTalents. Users are responsible for the content of the
message they communicate as well as the consequences of any
SwissTalents reserves the right to remove any offending,
inappropriate or unidentified message without compensating
and informing the author. SwissTalents, however, has no obligation
to delete content that you may find offensive or objectionable.
You agree that you will not use our services for junk mail,
chain letters, "spamming", commercial solicitations
or to engage in illegal activities.
You may copy messages for personal use, but redistribution
in any way requires the permission of SwissTalents. In consideration
of this authorization, you agree that any copy of this information
which you make shall retain all copyright and other proprietary
notices contained herein.
partners, links & offers
The SwissTalents website contains links to sites which are
not maintained by SwissTalents. While we try to include only
links to sites which are in good taste and safe for our visitors,
we are not responsible for the content of those sites and
cannot guarantee that sites will not change without our knowledge.
Inclusion of such links in the SwissTalents website does not
imply SwissTalents's endorsement of the linked sites of their
Because we have no control over such sites and information,
we make no guarantee as to such sites and information, including
the accuracy, currency, content or quality of any such sites
and information (and we assume no responsibility as to whether
the search locates unintended or objectionable content).
If you chose to link to a site operated by a third party,
be advised that SwissTalents's policy no longer applies. SwissTalents
We encourage you to share your comments and questions with
us. We will read the mail you send us, but we may not be able
to respond to all of it. Please remember that you are responsible
for whatever material you submit, and that you, and not SwissTalents,
have full responsibility for the message, including its reliability,
originality, and copyright, as well as the consequences of
such messages. Any and all rights to materials and ideas submitted
to us become the exclusive property of SwissTalents.
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but not limited to, text, graphics, icons software, photographs,
illustrations, artwork, video and music, names, logos, trademarks,
and service marks, are copyrighted materials owned or controlled
by SwissTalents. You may download one copy of these materials
on any single computer and print a copy of the materials for
your own use in learning about, evaluating, or acquiring SwissTalents's
services or products. No other permission is granted to you
to print, copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, upload, download,
store, display in public, sell, alter, or modify these materials.
SwissTalents assumes no responsibility for any other party's
site hyperlinked to the SwissTalents website or in which any
part of the SwissTalents website has been hyperlinked.
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website are provided "as is" without warranty of
any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation
any warranty for information, services, or products provided
through or in connection with the SwissTalents website and
any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular
purpose, expectation of privacy or non-infringement.
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caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption,
deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer
virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or
unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether
for a breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence, or
under any other cause of action.
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SwissTalents shall not be liable to you or anyone else for
any loss or injury or any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential,
special, punitive or similar damages arising out of your access
or use, or your inability to access or use, the site and the
service and the information available on the site and service
or arising out of any action taken in response to or as a
result of any information available on the site and the service.
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in contract, tort or otherwise, for damages and for yourself
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of action, aforesaid, which may hereafter arise for yourself
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prosecute, present any claim for contractual or tort damages,
including personal injury, property damage or wrongful death
against SwissTalents, including its parent organization(s)
or any of its officers, directors, representatives, agents,
servants, or employees (collectively referred to as "agents")
for any of said causes of action, whether the same shall arise
by the negligence of any of said persons, or otherwise. You
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that may be sustained by you in connection with the use of
the SwissTalents website.
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IS YOUR INTENTION TO EXEMPT AND RELIEVE SWISSTALENTS AND ITS
AGENTS FROM LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE OR LOSS OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING,
WITHOUT LIMITATION, PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR WRONGFUL
DEATH CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE.
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for your defamatory, offensive, infringing or illegal materials
or conduct, or that of third parties, and SwissTalents reserves
the right to remove such materials from the SwissTalents website
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any claim for damages and/or injunctive relief (including,
but not limited to claims for defamation, infringement, unlawful
conduct, personal injury, property damage or wrongful death)
shall be prosecuted against SwissTalents and/or its agents
you shall idemnify and save harmless SwissTalents and/or its
agents from any and all such claims or causes of action by
whomever or wherever made or presented.
SwissTalents may make improvements and/or changes in the
products and/or services described in the SwissTalents website,
including the terms and conditions of your use of this site,