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Chair of Information Management, MTEC, ETH Zurich
Michael Baeriswyl, Bits to Energy Lab, ETH Zurich
Thorsten Staake, Bits to Energy Lab, ETH Zurich
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The entire content of the website of the Bits to Energy Lab and all sub-domains are protected by copyright. It is permitted to download or print individual sections, provided legally protected names and authorship are not removed. Any use or copying of pictures, graphics or texts on the website of the Bits to Energy Lab shall not be permitted without the express consent of Bits to Energy Lab. Any further rights, which are not expressly granted to users, shall be considered not to have been granted.
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Guarantee and liability
The Bits to Energy Lab shall not provide any guarantee for the accuracy, up-to-dateness, reliability and completeness of the information contained or provided on the website of Bits to Energy Lab. The Bits to Energy Lab shall reserve the right to extend, modify or remove the website or any parts thereof at any time. Any liability of Bits to Energy Lab for any direct or indirect damages arising in connection with use of the website of Bits to Energy Lab, whether of a material or immaterial nature, and consequential damages, which are caused by the use or non-use of the information provided or the use of defective, outdated or incomplete information, is expressly excluded.
The website of Bits to Energy Lab contains links to external websites of third parties, upon the content of which the Bits to Energy Lab has no influence. Therefore the Bits to Energy Lab is not able to provide any guarantee for these external contents. The relevant provider or operator shall be responsible for the content of the linked websites. The Bits to Energy Lab shall not provide any guarantee for the information, content, products and services offered on the linked websites or any other contents. Nor shall the Bits to Energy Lab be liable for direct or indirect damages or consequential damages, which arise in connection with use of the links and contents offered on the website. The links to other websites via the website of Bits to Energy Lab are used solely under the responsibility of the user. The linked websites have been examined for possible statutory violations at the time when the links were first created. No illegal contents were identified at the time when the links were created. However, it is not possible to monitor continuously the linked websites without any concrete indication of a statutory violation. As soon as any statutory violations become apparent, the Bits to Energy Lab shall immediately remove any links of this nature.
All links represent clickable but non-binding references, provided for information purposes, to offers provided by external operators. Therefore no addresses included in the text or clickable links shall represent any claim to the contents offered.
Personal information / data protection
Based on Art. 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and data protection law, every person has the right to protect his privacy and protection against misuse of his personal information. The Bits to Energy Lab shall fulfil these provisions.
Wherever personal data is included on our website, this shall always occur on a voluntary basis. Personal data shall not be forwarded to third parties, shall be treated as confidential, but may be examined and processed in order to produce statistics and evaluations by partner companies of the Bits to Energy Lab. The partner companies shall be required to protect personal information in the same way. The Bits to Energy Lab shall reserve the right to use any information transferred for advertising and marketing purposes. However, users shall be entitled to decline to give consent to the use of their information by the Bits to Energy Lab by informing the editors respectively.
Legal effectiveness of the exclusion of liability
This exclusion of liability shall be considered part of the Internet offer referred to on this website. If any sections or individual formulations of this text should fail to comply, cease to comply or fail to comply fully with the applicable legal position, this shall not affect the content or validity of the remaining sections of the document.
Jurisdiction and applicable law
The exclusive place of jurisdiction for all legal disputes arising from the use of these Internet pages shall be Zurich (Switzerland). However, the Bits to Energy Lab shall also be entitled to prosecute you at the competent court at your domicile or any other competent court. The legal relationships created between you and the Bits to Energy Lab through the use of these Internet pages shall be governed exclusively by Swiss law.