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Legal information on use of the Geology Portal.

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The operators of the Geology Portal take utmost care to ensure the correctness of the published information. Notwithstanding, not guarantee is given regarding the substantive correctness, accuracy, topicality, reliability and completeness of this information.

The operators expressly reserve the right to change in full or in part, to delete or temporarily not to publish the contents, at any time, without notice.

Liability claims against the operators of the Geology Portal for any damages of a material or immaterial nature, which arose from access to, use or non-use of the published information, through misuse of the connection or through technical problems, are excluded.

References and Links

References and links to third party websites lie outside of the scope of responsibility of the operators of the Geology Portal. The access and use of such websites is done so entirely at the user’s own risk. The operators of the Geology Portal expressly declare that they have no influence what so ever on the design, content and offers of the linked pages. Information and services of the linked websites are entirely the responsibility of the respective third party.

Any responsibility for such websites is disclaimed. 

Data Protection

Based on Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and the provisions of federal data protection legislation, each person has the right to the protection of their privacy, as well as to protection from misuse of their personal data. The operators of the Geology Portal comply with these provisions. Personal data is treated as strictly confidential and is neither passed on nor sold to third parties.

In close cooperation with our hosting providers, we make every effort to protect the databases as well as possible from unauthorized access, data loss, misuse or falsification.

When you access our websites, the following data is stored in log files: IP address, date, time, browser request and general information on the operating system respectively browser.

This usage data forms the basis for statistical, anonymous evaluations, for tracking trends so that the operators of the Geology Portal can improve their offerings accordingly. Under the Federal Act on the Surveillance of Post and Telecommunications (LSCPT), there is a legal obligation to store data on all connections made in the past six months.

When you choose to make contact with us, your e-mail address will be stored in a separate database not connected with the anonymous log files. You have the opportunity to delete your registration at any time.


Copyright, operator of the Geology-Portal, 2011.

Information on the Geology Portal’s websites is made accessible to the public. Downloading or copying of texts, illustrations, photos or any other data does not entail any transfer of rights on the content.

Copyright and all other rights relating to content, illustrations, photos or other data on the Geology Portal’s websites are the exclusive property of the operators of the portal or the expressly mentioned owners. The prior written consent of the copyright holder must be obtained for the reproduction of any element.