General Terms and Conditions

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (VERSION 18/12/2006)

The user takes notice and accepts:

All specifications and prices on this site are subject to change. Errors and omissions excepted. Prices given in currencies other than CHF are given for your guidance only. Empty or zero ("0") prices indicate that the price of the item has not get determined yet.

All prices given are „ex works“ Switzerland: excluding all taxes, duties, customs, insurances and transport costs, etc. therefore local prices in your country can differ from price information you may find on this website.

Payments must be made in full and in advance to ALPA’s bank accounts. Or cash. Credit cards and checks can not be accepted.

Terms and Conditions

SPECIFIC TERMS AND CONDITIONS (VERSION 18/12/2006)

ACCEPTANCE
ALPA provides this Website ("Website") to you on the basis of the following terms and conditions ("terms"). By accessing any page on this Website, you agree to be bound by these terms. These terms may be updated by ALPA from time to time by posting the updated terms without prior separate notification to you. You should check the terms each time you access the Website to check for updates.

USE
You undertake not to post to or send via this Website any materials that are or could reasonably be construed as: (a) defamatory, libellous, obscene, offensive, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory or blasphemous; (b) in breach of any obligation of confidence or privacy or any trade secret; (c) infringing the proprietary rights of any third party or for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; or (d) violating any other law.

You also agree not to transmit to or send via the Website any materials which could reasonably be held to constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of any country or other competent authority, or infringe the rights of any third party enforceable in any part of the world.

ALPA reserves the right to remove any materials from the Website where it reasonably suspects that such material is prohibited by this section or is otherwise inappropriate. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge that ALPA has no control over content on the Website provided by other users, neither does it purport to monitor the content of the Website to ensure its accuracy, appropriateness or conformity with the principles outlined in these terms.

You must not link to the Website other Websites which are indecent or inappropriate, and you must forthwith remove any link if ALPA in its discretion so requests.

All materials (including, but not limited to, text, music, sound, photographs, graphics, images, video, data compilations, digital downloads and software) included on this Website ("content") are the property of ALPA or its suppliers or artists/customers and protected by international copyright laws.

ALPA authorises you to view and download the content only for your personal, non-commercial use; provided, that you do not modify or create any derivative work of the content in any way, or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use them for any public or commercial purpose. Any use of the content on any other Website or networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited if not authorised by ALPA explicitely.

If you wish to use the content beyond the scope as authorized above, you need to obtain prior approval by the relevant copyright owners or licensors of such content, i.e. ALPA, its suppliers, artists/customers or others.

If you wish to directly quote any portion of the content in any printed material such as magazines, please contact ALPA for permission via the contact form or at [email protected] If you wish to publish any part of the content on CD or other media, please specify which portion of the content you wish to publish.

You agree to indemnify ALPA and ALPA affiliates against any claim, demand, loss or damage suffered as a result of breach of this section.

DISCLAIMER
ALPA hereby excludes all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms concerning the supply or purported supply of, failure to supply or delay in supplying any service in connection with the Website or that the Website is accurate, complete or up-to-date, which might but for this section have effect between ALPA and you, or would otherwise be implied into or incorporated into these terms or any collateral contract, whether by statute, common law or otherwise. You understand and agree that you are using the Website at your sole risk and that ALPA does not warrant that the Website will meet your requirements or that the Website will be uninterrupted, error free or secure. Any content or services provided via the Website or in connection with the Website by ALPA is done so on an "AS IS" and on an "AS AVAILABLE" basis and ALPA makes no representations or endorsement of any kind, whether express or implied, with respect to the Website for the content or services included in, or made available in connection with, this Website. ALPA reserves the right at its sole discretion, to amend or withdraw any content or services offered as part of the Website.

LIABILITY
ALPA, any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering this Website), and any of ALPA's officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party, (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise in connection with this Website in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of this Website, any Websites linked to this Website or the material on such Websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing this Website or your downloading of any material from this Website or any Websites linked to this Website. This shall not affect your statutory rights.

PRIVACY POLICY
If you choose to register on any part of this Website, you agree to provide ALPA with the accurate data as requested in the registration form. For details of our use and transfer of your personal data, please refer to this PRIVACY POLICY:

The information provided in a from or otherwise via the Website will be used by ALPA for the purpose of providing the services that you have requested by way of the Website.

From time to time ALPA, ALPA affiliates or agents might use this information for marketing purposes or to inform you about other products and services, which we think might be of interest for you. You can specify whether you wish to receive such information by e-mail.

Your personal information might be passed on to other ALPA affiliates and third parties (such as hosting service providers) for the purposes set out above and for the purposes of group administration. This might involve a transfer of data outside Switzerland or the European Economic Area. Some of these recipients may be located in countries that do not have the same privacy laws as Switerland, however, you may rest assured that the necessary measures are in place to protect the confidentiality and security of your information.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. Your personal data is held on secure computer and manual files and shall not be processed for any other purpose than those set out in this Privacy Policy. We have no possibility to read your passwords other than if your e-mail provided is not valid. ALPA does not take the responsability for login information provided. We strongly suggest to use no critical data for your login (e-mail address and password) on this website. Any responsability on misuse of such information is denied.

Small pieces of information known as cookies can be installed on your computer to collect statistical information including navigation paths, number of visits, returning customers and hits per page. The only personal information that a cookie can contain is information that you provide yourself. They cannot read data off your hard disk. If so we use these cookies to help us determine the usefulness of the information that we provide and to see how user-friendly our Website is. ALPA does not share the information that it gathers from cookies with other non-ALPA entities or sell it to third parties If you prefer not to receive cookies from our Website, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You can also refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. You are not required to have cookies turned on to enable you to use any area of the Websites.

You have the right to access, correct, update, or delete your data by accessing the appropriate link to your profile or by submitting a request by the contact form or to [email protected]

We will only hold your personal information for the duration necessary to allow us to provide the services that you have requested or for any additional period as required by law.

This Privacy Policy may be amended by ALPA from time to time.

TRADEMARK
You must not display or use in any manner ALPAs trademarks or logos without ALPA prior written permission. For further contact details see the "Imprint" section of the Website.

GOVERNING LAW
These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Swiss law. Disputes arising in connection with these terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Swiss courts.

COPYRIGHT
Copyright © ALPA of Switzerland 1996-today. All rights reserved. It is strictly prohibited to copy, redistribute, republish or modify any materials or software contained on the Website or in subsequent support without the prior written consent of ALPA.