General legal information

Usage of our online documents is subject to copyright. We accept no guarantee for the accuracy of information provided, or how up to date it is.

Acknowledgement

Please read the following information. By accessing the Internet platform of the University of St.Gallen and its institutes (hereinafter referred to as the University) you declare that you have understood and acknowledged the legal information stated below.

In so far as parts of this text do not, or no longer comply with current jurisdiction, the rest of the document remains unaffected in terms of its content and validity. 

Copyrights

All online documents, websites and parts thereof are protected by copyright and may only be copied and printed out for private, research and non-commercial usage. 

Without prior, written authorisation by the University of St.Gallen, the documents and websites, as well as parts thereof, may not be duplicated, nor saved on other servers, fed into newsgroups or online services, or saved on a CD ROM or other data media. Such specification shall apply in particular to the University’s logo. 

Interim saving in a cache, or on a proxy server to enhance access speed is permitted. 

Quoting documents and websites by stating the correct source, as well as placing links on our website is explicitly permitted.

Haftungsausschluss

Die Universität St.Gallen übernimmt keinerlei Gewähr für Aktualität, Korrektheit, Vollständigkeit und Qualität der bereitgestellten Informationen. Die Universität St.Gallen behält sich ausdrücklich vor, die Informationen jederzeit und ohne vorherige Ankündigung zu verändern.

Haftungsansprüche gegen die Universität St. Gallen wegen Schäden materieller oder immaterieller Art, welche aus dem Zugriff oder der Nutzung bzw. Nichtnutzung der veröffentlichten Informationen, durch Missbrauch der Verbindung oder durch technische Störungen entstanden sind, werden soweit gesetzlich zulässig ausgeschlossen. 

Die Universität St.Gallen hat fremde, d.h. nicht auf ihren Servern oder in ihrem Einflussbereich liegende Websites, die mit dieser Website über Verknüpfungen (Hyperlinks) allenfalls verbunden sind, nicht überprüft und übernimmt keine Verantwortung für deren Inhalte, die darauf angebotenen Produkte, Dienstleistungen oder sonstigen Angebote.

Data privacy statement

Access to the University of St.Gallen and its institutes’ websites is always possible when carried out anonymously.

Automatic data collection

There are usually no cookies used. The surfing behaviour of our website visitors is not evaluated in any form which could lead to conclusions on clearly specific persons. Data taken from third parties is usually not consulted for the evaluation of surfing behaviour. Some websites use the web analytics service "Google Analytics" to evaluate the requests. The visitors of those websites are informed separately about the use of "Google Analytics". 

Voluntary data collection

The website contains various forms which must be completed by our visitors in their own interests in order to make use of the associated services. These are principally registrations and orders. 

Aim of collected data

The collected data is only saved for the declared purpose and not passed on. (Exception: web analytics service "Google Analytics", see above). 

Confidentiality / Security

The data that you submit in a form is transmitted uncoded. It cannot be excluded therefore that data is lost en route or can be seen by third parties. The online submission of personal data thus takes place at one’s own risk. 

Your data is saved on our servers, kept with great care and protected from intrusion by third parties. Only employees who require it to carry out their assignment have access to your data. We do not pass your data on to third parties. (Exception: web analytics service "Google Analytics", see above).

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google").

Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website. 

Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage. 

The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser.