General terms and conditions of use

Article 1: Purpose

The purpose of these "general conditions of use" is to provide a legal framework for the use of the website and its services. This contract is concluded between:

  • The manager of the website, hereinafter referred to as "the Publisher",
  • Any natural or legal person wishing to access the website and its services, hereinafter referred to as "the User",
  • The general conditions of use must be accepted by each User, and access to the site implies acceptance of these conditions.
Article 2: Legal information

For legal entities:
The website is published by the Surgir Foundation, whose registered office is located in Lausanne.

Article 3: Access to services

Any user with access to the Internet may access the site free of charge from anywhere. The costs incurred by the User to access the site (internet connection, computer equipment, etc.) are not the responsibility of the Publisher. The site and its various services may be interrupted or suspended by the Publisher, in particular for maintenance purposes, without any obligation to give prior notice or justification.

Article 4: Responsibility of the User

The user assumes full responsibility for the use he makes of the information and content present on the site. Any use of the service by the user that directly or indirectly results in damage must be compensated for by the site.

Article 5: Responsibility of the Editor

The Publisher cannot be held liable for any malfunction of the server or the network. Similarly, the site cannot be held responsible in the event of force majeure or the unforeseeable and insurmountable act of a third party. The site undertakes to implement all necessary means to guarantee the security and confidentiality of data. However, it does not guarantee total security. The Publisher reserves the right not to guarantee the reliability of sources, although the information published on the site is deemed reliable.

Article 6: Intellectual property

The contents of the site (logos, texts, graphic elements, videos, etc.) are protected by copyright under the Intellectual Property Code. The User must obtain the authorisation of the site's editor before reproducing, copying or publishing any of this content. The latter may be used by users for private purposes; any commercial use is prohibited. The User is entirely responsible for any content he/she puts online and undertakes not to harm any third party. The Site Editor reserves the right to moderate or delete freely and at any time the contents put online by the users, without justification.

Article 7: Personal data

The User must provide personal information in order to register on the site. The electronic address (e-mail) of the user may be used by the website to communicate various information and to manage the account. guarantees the respect of the user's private life, in accordance with Article 13 of the Federal Constitution.

Article 8: Hyperlinks

The domains to which the hypertext links on the site lead are not the responsibility of the Editor of, who has no control over these links. It is possible for a third party to create a link to a page on the website without the express authorisation of the publisher.

Article 9: Changes to the general conditions of use

The website reserves the right to modify the clauses of these general conditions of use at any time and without justification.

Article 10: Duration of the contract

The duration of the present contract is indefinite. The contract is effective for the user from the beginning of the use of the service.

Article 11: Applicable law and jurisdiction

This contract is governed by Swiss law. In the event of a dispute between the User and the Publisher that cannot be resolved amicably, the courts shall have jurisdiction to settle the dispute.


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