Exclusion of liability / data privacy policy

Important legal information

Please read the conditions below carefully before you continue. Persons, who access the appenzell.ch website of Appenzellerland Tourism, state that they in agreement with the conditions below.

 

Copyright and trademark rights

All the content of the appenzell.ch website is protected by copyright. All the rights belong to Appenzellerland Tourism or a third party. The elements on the appenzell.ch website are freely accessible only for browsing. Copying the material or parts of the latter in any written or electronic form is permitted only with an express mention of appenzell.ch. The reproduction, transmission, modification, linking or use of the appenzell.ch website for public or commercial purposes is forbidden without the prior written consent of Appenzellerland Tourism.

The various names and logos on the appenzell.ch website are generally registered, protected trademarks. No component of the Appenzellerland website is designed in such a way that this grants a licence or a right to use an image, a registered trademark or a logo. By downloading or copying the appenzell.ch website or parts of the latter, no rights with regard to software or elements on the appenzell.ch website are transferred. Appenzellerland Tourism retains all the rights with regard to all the elements on the appenzell.ch website, with the exception of rights belonging to a third party.

 

No warranty

Although Appenzellerland Tourism has taken great care to ensure the reliability of the information contained on the appenzell.ch website at the time of its publication, neither Appenzellerland Tourism nor its contractual partners can provide an explicit or implicit assurance or warranty (also to a third party) regarding the accuracy, reliability or completeness of the information on appenzell.ch. Opinions and other information on the appenzell.ch website can be amended at any time without any announcement.

Appenzellerland Tourism assumes no responsibility and gives no guarantee that the functions on the appenzell.ch website will not be interrupted or that the appenzell.ch website or the relevant server are free of viruses or other harmful content.

 

Limitation of liability

Insofar as a contractual relationship exists between Appenzellerland Tourism and the user of the appenzell.ch website or another service of Appenzellerland Tourism, Appenzellerland Tourism is liable only for losses caused by gross negligence or intent. Appenzellerland Tourism rules out any liability for any loss caused by an auxiliary person. Appenzellerland Tourism is not liable for lost profit, data losses or any other direct, indirect or consequential losses, which result from access to elements of the appenzell.ch website or use of the latter or the impossibility of accessing or using the latter or linking it to other websites or for technical reasons.

 

Links to other websites

The appenzell.ch website contains links to websites of a third party, which might be of interest to you. When activating such links you may leave the appenzell.ch website or extracts from a website of a third party may be displayed within the environment of the appenzell.ch website. Appenzellerland Tourism has not checked the websites of a third party linked to the appenzell.ch website and has no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the content or operation of these websites. This applies regardless of whether you leave the appenzell.ch website when activating a link or there is a display within the environment of the appenzell.ch website and also if in the last case the information-provider is an external website that cannot be seen easily. The creation of this connection or consulting websites of a third party takes place exclusively at the risk of the user.

 

Data protection

Data protection has a high priority at Appenzellerland Tourism. As a visitor to the appenzell.ch website you can decide which personal data you wish to disclose. However, we would like to point out that as a result of your visit to our website and when you read the newsletter we will automatically be in possession of information, which makes it possible for us to determine how visitors use our website and newsletter and which information and offers are of particular interest. If you register in person or make reservations via our website or request information or other services, we require personal information from you such as your name and your address. Insofar as such services are provided by a third party, we will pass on your data to the relevant service-provider, for which you automatically authorise us by providing your data. Otherwise we will handle your personal data confidentially and process it ourselves or transmit it to a third party only in an anonymous form. Such third parties may also be located abroad. Data processing by us or a third party will take place exclusively for the purpose of providing individual information to our customers, geared to their interests and requirements as well as for statistical and marketing purposes for ourselves and for tourist service-providers in Switzerland – apart from the provision of services requested by you. Data processing is intended to enable us to design our website and the services we offer to satisfy the requirements of users. However, data processing also takes place in particular for market analysis and in order to determine interest in a wide range of tourist services and from this draw conclusions about whether the range of tourist services satisfy requirements. Different use of your personal details, in particular their sale to a third party, is expressly ruled out.

 

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. («Google»). Google Analytics uses so-called «cookies», i.e. text files, which can be stored on your computer and make it possible to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transferred to a server belonging to Google in the USA and saved there. Google will use this information in order to assess your use of the website, compile reports on the website activities for the website operators and provide additional services associated with the use of the website and the Internet. Google may also transfer this information to a third party, insofar as this is prescribed by legislation or insofar as a third party processes this data on the instructions of Google. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with other data from Google. You can prevent the installation of the cookies through a corresponding setting of your browser software; however we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use the full scope of all the functions of this website. By using this website you declare that you are in agreement with the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the manner described above for the above-mentioned purpose.

 

Social plugins

This website uses so-called social plugins ("plugins") of the Facebook social network, which is operated by Facebook Inc. If you wish to access a page on our website which contains such a plugin, personal data will be transmitted to Facebook without any further activities over which we have no influence. If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can directly assign the visit to our website to your Facebook account. If you do not have a Facebook account or if you are not logged in, your IP address will be transmitted as a minimum. The purpose and scope of the data collection as well as your rights and setting options in this regard to protect your privacy can be found at Data protection information from Facebook .

 

Cookies

Cookies are small data components, which a website can send to your browser in order to support you better for database-supported systems. However, you have the option of selecting a browser setting so that it notifies you when you receive a cookie or automatically refuses the latter. This means that you can decide yourself whether you wish to accept it or not. However, not accepting a cookie means that you cannot set up a personal account at appenzell.ch and online hotel reservations are not possible.

 

Transmission of e-newsletter and e-mail

Appenzellerland Tourism sends out informative newsletters with additional information e.g. on updated websites or special offers by e-mail. In the event that you register for this service, we would like to point out that the transmission of e-mails generally takes place unencrypted and contains the risk amongst other things that such data can be captured and viewed by a third party.

 

Opt Out Policy

Unsubscribing from the appenzell.ch newsletter is possible at any time. Every newsletter contains a direct link, which makes it easy to unsubscribe automatically.