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Terms and conditions of use

Anyone viewing information on Web pages published by the AVANTECA Partners AG, Basel, (hereinafter "AVANTECA") implicitly agrees to the terms and conditions set out below.

1. Access

None of the information on these Web pages is intended for persons or companies from countries in which viewing such information entails any form of registration requirement on AVANTECA's part. Furthermore, persons subject to a jurisdiction that prohibits viewing information on these AVANTECA Web pages are not permitted to view said information.

2. No offer or recommendation

None of the information on these Web pages in any way constitutes an offer or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell products or services. It is intended solely for information purposes and for use by the recipient. The information contained on the AVANTECA Web pages is not aimed at specific persons; it is intended as general information for readers interested in AVANTECA as a company and its products and services.
The information and opinions published on these websites are not to be construed as investment advice or any other kind of advice on legal, tax, financial or other issues. They are not suitable to be used as a basis for decision-making. Please consult a specialized expert before making any decision to take concrete action.

3. No guarantee that information is up to date, correct or complete

The contents of the AVANTECA Web pages may be amended at any time and without prior notice. The information on these Web pages are produced on information from sources deemed to be reliable. AVANTECA constantly reviews and updates the information on its Web pages. Despite its best efforts, this information may nevertheless be out of date or based on incorrect data provided by third parties. AVANTECA therefore accepts no liability (including vis-à-vis third parties) for the information provided being up to date, accurate, correct and complete.

4. Linked Web pages

Users must be aware that AVANTECA has no control whatsoever over third-party Web pages linked to or from AVANTECA Web pages and therefore accepts no liability for the content of such Web pages being correct, complete and legally valid or for the products and services offered on such Web pages.

5. Copyright

The content and structure of these Web pages are protected by copyright. Individual pages and/or sections of the AVANTECA websites may be stored or printed out, provided neither the copyright information nor any legally protected trademarks are removed. All intellectual property rights remain with AVNTECA. The AVANTECA websites may be reproduced in full or in part, in particular its text and images, forwarded electronically or by any other means, altered, linked to or otherwise used for public or commercial purposes only with AVANTECA's prior approval. It is not permitted to retransmit the contents of the websites and pass them on in full or in extract form.

6. Exclusion of liability

AVANTECA expressly accepts no liability for losses or damages of any kind arising from using or accessing the AVANTECA websites or links to third-party websites or from viewing information on its Web pages. Furthermore, AVANTECA accepts no liability for any unauthorized manipulation of users' IT systems. AVANTECA expressly draws users' attention to the risk of viruses and the threat of hacker attacks. Using the latest browser version and antivirus software is thus strongly recommended.

7. Data protection

The protection of your personal data is very important to us. We process your data in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations.
AVANTECA expressly draws users' attention to the fact that data are transferred via public networks such as the Internet or e-mail services, which can be accessed by anyone. AVANTECA cannot guarantee the confidentiality of messages or documents sent via such public networks. Anyone sending personal information (such as senders' and recipients' names and addresses) via a public network should be aware that third parties may be able to view, store and use it without their permission. Third parties may thus be able to deduce existing or prospective business relationships. Even if the sender and recipient are in the same country, data transferred between them often pass through other countries, including countries that do not offer the same level of data protection as the country in question, without being subject to any controls. Data may be lost or intercepted by unauthorized third parties during the transfer process. AVANTECA accepts no liability for the security of data transferred via the Internet or for direct or indirect data loss. For data protection and security reasons, users are advised to contact AVANTECA via other means of communication.

When accessing the AVANTECA websites, access data is stored (e.g. log files, IP address, date and time of access, name of the file retrieved, access status, page from which access is gained, top-level domain, web browser used, operating system used). AVANTECA may use this data for statistical purposes, for technical analyses, for the purposes of fine-tuning the server infrastructure, to determine how often the website is accessed and to draw conclusions that will enable improving its user-friendliness and functionality.

The AVANTECA website uses MATOMO, a web analytics service provided by ePrivacy Holding GmbH Große Bleichen 21, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Tracking is done without cookies via JavaScript. The data collected currently consists of your IP address, Geo-location-data (broken down by IP), technical parameters (e.g. type of browser and operating system, end device type) and is collected and saved on a Server in Switzerland in anonymised form. The data is currently stored for 12 months and will not be passed on to third parties. Matomo will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the AVANTECA website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. By using the AVANTECA websites, you consent to the processing of data about you by Matomo in the manner and for the purposes set out above. By default, any "Do-Not-Track" preference set in the users' browser is recognized and adhered to.

If personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail address in connection with a contact form) has to be collected and processed in order to use the AVANTECA websites, the personal data will be used for authentication purposes and stored on a data carrier of AVANTECA in Switzerland. Data that you enter into the relevant text fields on the AVANTECA websites is also stored and processed by AVANTECA. This data is used according to its intended purpose. If, in specific cases, your express consent is required in order to process data, you will find a note to that effect in the place concerned.

Within AVANTECA, personal data will be transmitted and saved in a protected environment. The appropriate measures will be taken by AVANTECA to ensure that personal data cannot be seen by unauthorized third parties.

8. Severability clause

The invalidity, illegality or ineffectiveness of one or more provisions of these terms and conditions of use does not affect the binding nature of the terms and conditions as a whole.

10. Applicable law and place of jurisdiction

The user’s access to and use of the AVANTECA Web pages and this legal information are governed by Swiss law. Basel shall be the exclusive place of jurisdiction.