Terms, conditions & Privacy

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Limitation of liability

Although every care has been taken by the Sinueslab to ensure the accuracy of the information published, no warranty can be given in respect of the accuracy, reliability, up-to-dateness or completeness of this information.

The Sinueslab reserve the right to alter or remove the content, in full or in part, without prior notice.

In no event shall Sinueslab, nor its management, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including without limitation, loss of profits, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from (i) your access to or use of or inability to access or use the Website; (ii) any conduct or content of any third party on the Website; (iii) any content obtained from the Website; and (iv) unauthorized access, use or alteration of your transmissions or content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence) or any other legal theory, whether or not we have been informed of the possibility of such damage, and even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Switzerland, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Website, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Website.


Links to third party websites lie outside the scope of responsibility of the Sinueslab. Access and use of such websites occurs entirely at the user’s own risk. The Sinueslab expressly state that they have no influence whatsoever over the content of any linked site. Responsibility for information and services of linked sites rests entirely with the relevant third parties.


Copyright by Sinueslab.

Information on the Sinueslab’ websites is 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 any other rights relating to texts, illustrations, photos or any other data available on the Sinueslab’ websites are the exclusive property of the Sinueslab or of any other expressly mentioned owners. Any reproduction requires the prior written consent of the copyright holder.

Privacy Notice

  1. General Information

The Sinueslab only collects the personal data that it needs to fulfil its tasks (data economy). Stored data are carefully managed and protected against any form of abuse.

Under Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and under federal data protection law, everyone is entitled to have their privacy protected and to have their personal data protected from abuse. The Sinueslab complies with these provisions on its web pages and when providing its web services.

  1. Scope of Application

This Privacy Notice applies to all pages on Sinueslab websites, to web pages operated by third parties on behalf of the Sinueslab and to the personal data collected via these web pages. This Privacy Notice may be amended at any time without prior notice. Where the Sinueslab web pages or pages operated on its behalf offer links to the web pages of other providers, the privacy information and policies of those providers apply to their own pages.

Individual units of the Sinueslab have their own or additional data protection provisions. Apps jointly developed by the Sinueslab may be subject to data protection provisions that cover their specific use. Please note: if you download an app, the operator of the app stores will normally be provided with your details.

  1. Links

The Sinueslab has no influence over external pages to which it provides links, nor over external pages that provide links to Sinueslab pages. Accordingly, the Sinueslab provides no guarantee in relation to such pages that the information they contain is accurate or that they are free of malware (such as viruses). Responsibility for the information and services provided on linked web pages or web services are entirely the responsibility of the third party concerned. The Sinueslab accepts no responsibility or liability for such web pages or web services.

  1. What happens to your data?
  2. a) Retention and erasure

The processing of personal data on the web pages of the Sinueslab is limited to the data that are required to provide a properly functioning website and user-friendly content and services, or to the data that you have actively made available to us. The personal data that we collect is only retained for as long as they are needed in order to fulfil the purpose concerned. Certain data may be retained for longer in order to meet statutory requirements or other obligations.

  1. b) Data stored when completing a form

If you complete a form on our website (e.g. a contact form), we process the data that you provide us to the extent that this is required to fulfil the purpose of processing or to deal with your request. Normally any information we receive is provided on a voluntary basis. Obligatory fields are only marked as such if the information is required in order to fulfil our statutory duty or to deal with your request or enquiry. These data are erased when the statutory retention period expires at the latest.

  1. c) Data stored for the purpose of sending a newsletter

If you order a newsletter, the following data will be recorded: your email address (obligatory); any title, your first name and surname (all optional). Your personal data related to sending out the newsletters to which you subscribe will be erased immediately if you terminate your subscription.

  1. d) Data stored for the purpose of web analysis

If you access the SInueslab’s web pages and web services, the following data will be stored in log files: the IP address, date, time, browser request and the information transmitted relating to the device used, including the operating system and browser. These data are evaluated by web analysis tools (see below). The Sinueslab does this in order to continuously improve its methods of communication.

Web analysis tools: The Sinueslab uses the XXXX software solution for web analysis not related to specific persons. XXXX is operated by XXXX and by XXXX servers at XXXX are used. Tracking is carried out using XXXX but only within the domain. The data obtained is used exclusively for web analysis; they are not shared or combined with other data records.

  1. e) Cookies

Cookies are used on various Sinueslab websites in order to make visiting the website attractive and to allow certain functions to be used. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer. Most of the cookies used (session cookies) are deleted from your hard disk at the end of the browser session. Other cookies remain on your computer and enable you to be recognised again when you make your next visit (permanent cookies).You can stop cookies from being stored on your browser by restricting or deactivating the storage and reading of cookies. Please note that you will not be able to use certain functions of the website without enabling cookies.

  1. f) Social networks

The Sinueslab manages miscellaneous accounts and profiles on social networks and various apps. These pages and services are offered and operated by third parties. All of these pages have their own data protection provisions. In addition, third-party services, such as those provided by YouTube, Twitter, Google Maps, Google Ads, Google Custom Search, Instagram, bit.ly etc., are directly embedded into individual Sinueslab web pages. These providers also use cookies, etc. When they use the relevant Sinueslab web pages, the user’s data is automatically transmitted to these companies. In such cases, the data protection provisions of the provider concerned expressly apply. Users must be aware that data is collected via these services and may also be passed on to third parties. If users also have an account with the service concerned, the operator may assign the information transmitted directly to the personal account concerned.

The Sinueslab has no influence over the collection of data or its further use by these operators. The Sinueslab has no knowledge of how much data they store, where they store it and how long, the extent to which they comply with duties to erase data, the analyses they make of the data, the links they make to the data and to whom they pass on the data. 

The most important third-party services the Sinueslab might use are:

YouTube: As soon as you call up a Sinueslab webpage that has a YouTube video embedded in it, a connection is established with the YouTube servers, and plug-ins from YouTube (YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; subsidiary of Google LLC) are used from time to time. YouTube receives information on which page was visited from which IP address.

Google Maps: The Google Maps map service provided by Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) is used from time to time in order to display interactive maps and to provide directions to federal government offices. If you use Google Maps, information on your use (e.g. IP address) may be saved and sent to a Google server in the USA.

Google Custom Search: Certain Sinueslab offices use the ‘Custom Search’ search box provided by Google LLC. If you use this search box (by sending the form), user data will be sent to the operator company. For further information on how Google handles user data, please consult the Google Privacy Policy.

Instagram: Instagram, Inc. is owned by Facebook. For further information on how Instagram handles user data, please consult its Data Policy.

Twitter: Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900 San Francisco, CA 94103. For further information on how Twitter handles user data, please consult its Privacy Policy and its Cookies guidelines.

Bitly: Bitly is a URL shortening service. Bitly, Inc. is based in New York, USA. You will find further information on how Bitly handles user data at https://bitly.com/pages/privacy

  1. Your rights

You have the right to request information on the processing of your personal data by any unit of the Sinueslab at any time free of charge. Contact the office named in the printer’s imprint (Impressum). You may have further statutory rights, such as the right to have data erased or corrected, to have data processing restricted and to have data transmitted.

Collecting data in order to provide the website and storing data in log files is absolutely essential to the operation of our website. As a result, users of our website have no right to object in this respect.

  1. Data security

Website: When you visit our website, the Sinueslab uses encrypted data communication based on TLS in conjunction with the highest encryption level supported by your browser. You can see whether a page on the website is being transmitted in encrypted form by checking whether the lock symbol displayed in the address bar of your browser is closed.

General data processing: In addition, the Sinueslab uses suitable technical and organisational security measures in its data processing in order to protect your data against accidental or willful manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or unauthorised access by third parties. The Sinueslab’s security measures correspond to the current state of the art.

  1. Operation

The web servers that are used to operate the websites may be provided by external partners. External operators are subject to the same data protection requirements as apply to internally operated applications. Your use of the Website is at your sole risk. The Website is provided on an „AS IS“ and „AS AVAILABLE“ basis. The Website is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or course of performance.

Sinueslab and its subsidiaries, affiliates, and its licensors do not warrant that a) the Website will function uninterrupted, secure or available at any particular time or location; b) any errors or defects will be corrected; c) the Website is free of viruses or other harmful components; or d) the results of using the Website will meet your requirements.

  1. Contact details of the persons responsible

If you have any questions about data processing or if you believe that the Sinueslab may be infringing your rights by processing your personal data, please contact the Project Leader in the ‘about us’ section of the page.