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The following contains legally relevant provisions, which you acknowledge by accessing the FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland website:

Disclaimer

The FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland makes every effort to ensure all information is accurate and up-to-date when you visit our website. However, we cannot guarantee or give any assurances regarding the accuracy and completeness of the information provided. The FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland reserves the right to amend, delete or (occasionally) not to publish content or notices, either in whole or in part.

Under no circumstances shall the FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland be liable for material or immaterial loss or damage, which may arise from or in connection with the use or non-use of the information provided or through the use of incorrect or incomplete information.

Data protection/security

The data you transmit to us is stored on our servers, with every care being taken to ensure it is protected against access by third parties. The only members of staff who have access to your data are those who require this information to fulfil their responsibilities. We shall not forward your data to any third parties.

The data we hold are only collected for the specified purpose and are not forwarded to any third parties.
The data you enter on completing a form are transferred unencrypted. Therefore, the risk cannot be ruled out that data may be lost in transmission or viewed by third parties. The online transmission of personal data is therefore undertaken at your own risk.

Links

The FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland accepts no responsibility for websites located externally, i.e. not on its servers or within its sphere of influence, nor any responsibility for products, services or other offers made on such websites, linked by hyperlinks to this website.

Copyright

The entire content and structure of the FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland website is protected by copyright, insofar as they are not expressly excluded from such protection in accordance with relevant legal standards.  Full or partial reproduction, electronic or other forms of transmission, modification of use for public or commercial purposes is prohibited without the prior written approval of the FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies; these are text files which are stored on your computer to enable analysis of your website usage. The information about your use of this website (including your IP address) generated by cookies is transmitted to one of Google's servers in the USA, where it is stored.

Google will use this information to analyse your website usage, compile reports on website activities for the website operators and provide other services associated with website and Internet usage. If necessary, Google will also transfer this information to third parties, provided that this is legally prescribed or insofar as third parties need to process these data on behalf of Google.

You can prohibit the storage of cookies by applying an appropriate setting on your browser software. However, we would advise you that if you do this, you may not be able to make full use of all functions available on this website.

Remarketing

This website uses the remarketing technology of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; Google). As a result of this technology, users who have already visited the website and used the online services of the FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland and who have expressed an interest in what is being offered will be addressed again by parties from the Google partner network. Publicity is inserted by the use of cookies. Text files can be used to analyse usage behaviour when visiting the website and subsequently to make targeted product recommendations and interest-based advertising.

As a result of making use of anything offered by the FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, you declare your agreement to the processing of data collected about you by Google as detailed here and for the aforementioned purpose. The FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland wishes to point out that Google has its own data protection guidelines, which are independent of those stipulated by the FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland. The FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland accepts no responsibility or liability for these guidelines and procedures. Please consult the data protection provisions stipulated by Google before using the FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland website.

A note on social media data protection

The FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland websites include plug-ins relating to various third-party providers of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, etc.).  When accessing a website on which plug-ins from these third-party providers are located, the plug-ins can be used to transfer data automatically to the third-party providers. If the visitor is logged onto the respective third-party provider's network at the same time, the visit to the website can be assigned to the user account, depending on the provider.

These plug-ins enable the corresponding social media platforms (e.g. Facebook) to collect the following data regarding visitors and websites when the page is loaded.

  • Date and time of the visit to the website concerned as well as the Internet address accessed by the visitor.
  • Technical data, such as the visitor's IP address, browser, operating system and, if the visitor is logged on to the corresponding social media platform, the user ID.

Applicable law and place of jurisdiction

Swiss law shall apply in the event of any disputes on the basis of use of the FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland website. The courts of Brugg-Windisch have jurisdiction.

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