Legal Notices of
VZ Holding Ltd

By accessing the website of VZ Holding Ltd and/or its affiliated companies (hereinafter “VZ”) and the services, information, documents, etc. contained or described in the same, you expressly state that you have understood and acknowledged these Legal Notices.

1. Target Audience

The VZ website is addressed exclusively to individuals and legal entities as well as partnerships and corporations domiciled or with registered office in Switzerland. In particular, the VZ website is not intended for persons who are subject to a legal system that prohibits the publication of and/or access to the VZ website (based on the nationality of the person concerned, their domicile, e.g. USA, UK, Canada, Japan, China, Singapore, etc., or for other reasons). Persons subject to such restrictions are expressly prohibited from accessing the VZ website.

2. No Warranty

VZ exercises as much care as possible in compiling the content of its website. Even though VZ has taken every precaution to ensure that the information, in particular prices, on the VZ website are accurate at the time of publication, neither VZ nor its contracting partners make any explicit or implicit representation or warranty (even vis-à-vis third parties) regarding the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the information. VZ assumes no liability and makes no guarantee that the features on the VZ website will not experience interruptions or be free of errors, that errors will be corrected, or that the VZ website or the respective server is free of viruses or harmful elements.

3. Exclusion of Liability

To the extent permitted by law, VZ, including the members of its board of directors and its representatives, employees, and contractors, as well as the contracting partners, exclude any and all liability for damage of any kind resulting from the use of or access to the elements of the VZ website and/or to links to third-party websites and/or from inability to use or access the same. VZ is not liable under any circumstances for losses or damage of any kind (direct or indirect damage, including lost profits and other consequential damage). Therefore, VZ is not liable, in particular, for lost profits resulting from any incorrect price information appearing in its publications and assumes no liability for the content of websites connected to the VZ website via links. Furthermore, VZ disclaims any and all liability for manipulations of the internet user’s computer system by third parties.

4. Copyright and Trademark Rights

Unless otherwise indicated, all elements on the VZ website (including but not limited to copyrights and other rights) are owned exclusively and in full by VZ. Elements are freely usable for informational purposes only. Without the prior written consent of VZ any republication, whether in whole or in part, or any modification, linking, use, transmission, or duplication, whether in whole or in part, is prohibited. No element of the VZ website is intended to grant a licence or other right to use any image, registered trademark, or logo. Downloading or copying data from the VZ website does not transfer to you any rights to the software or elements. VZ reserves all rights (including but not limited to copyrights and trademark rights) concerning all elements on the VZ website and shall fully avail itself of all options to enforce these rights.

5. Data Protection

The term “personal data” refers to all information relating to an identified or identifiable individual or legal entity. This includes information such as first name, surname, form of address, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, and similar information. All data are processed in accordance with the current Data Protection Act. Personal data are collected where necessary for orders, offers, etc. or for the performance of a contractual or legal obligation of VZ. By providing personal data, you expressly state that you agree that VZ may collect your personal data and utilise it for marketing purposes. Your personal data may be disclosed within the VZ Group and used for subsequent contact (in particular, via e-mails) by VZ in order to provide information concerning products, services, and news. Within the VZ Group, your personal data will be transmitted and stored in a protected environment (e.g. via firewalls).

As a rule, your personal data will not be disclosed to third parties. However, you acknowledge that the creator of this website also has access to your personal data. We take all appropriate measures to ensure that your personal data cannot be viewed by third parties. We will only disclose your data to other third parties if we are required to do so based on statutory or regulatory provisions. We reserve the right to disclose data as required by law, e.g. for purposes of detecting and prosecuting illegal activities.

6. Data Transfer

When you visit the VZ website, your data is transferred over an open and publicly accessible network. Therefore, the data may be transmitted internationally even if you and VZ are in Switzerland. This includes, in particular, the following risks: the data may be intercepted and viewed by third parties. You also acknowledge that the elements that you transmit to VZ or cause to be transmitted by VZ via en electronic medium, including but not limited to e-mail, text message, etc., are not normally encrypted. Even if the transmission is encrypted, the sender and recipient remain unencrypted. Furthermore, VZ hereby expressly informs you of the risk of viruses and the possibility of targeted hacker attacks. In order to combat viruses, it is recommended that you use current browser versions and that you install antivirus software that is updated regularly. As a rule, you should avoid opening e-mails of unknown origin and unexpected e-mail attachments.

Within the VZ Group, your personal data will be transmitted and stored in a protected environment (e.g. via firewalls). VZ operates secure data networks that comply with the applicable technical standards. All necessary and appropriate technical and organisational precautions are taken to diligently protect your data from loss, destruction, falsification, manipulation, and unauthorised access. Although VZ uses all reasonable means in an effort to prevent any disclosure of the data resulting from errors in data transmission and/or unauthorised access by third parties, VZ cannot assume any liability for undesirable incidents of this sort.

7. Tracking Data

For the purpose of optimising the offering on the VZ website, VZ collects so-called tracking data, which provide information about users’ surfing behaviour. Such tracking data are not traceable to individual users and therefore do not constitute personal data in terms of the Data Protection Act.

The client must take note of the following disclaimer regarding Google Analytics:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA.

In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider.

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

As a visitor to this website, you hereby acknowledge that the operator of this website, its vicarious agents, representatives, affiliated companies, managing directors, executive staff, employees, and shareholders assume no liability concerning the collection, transmission, processing, and evaluation of the aforementioned data. Thus, no claims for compensation in this regard may be brought against these individuals and legal entities.

8. Links to Other Websites

VZ has no influence on websites linked to the VZ website and/or websites offering links to the VZ website. Therefore, VZ assumes no liability for the accuracy, completeness, or lawfulness of the content of such websites nor for any offerings and services included on the same. Any connection established to these sites or to other websites is at your own risk.

9. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

Access to and use of the VZ website are exclusively subject to Swiss law. The exclusive jurisdiction for all disputes arising between the client and VZ is Zurich, Switzerland.

10. Changes to the Legal Notices

VZ may unilaterally change the Legal Notices with binding effect for the client at any time. The applicable version will be made available to the client here at that time.

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