Disclaimer and privacy policy

Please read the following conditions carefully before you continue. Persons who access the website Emmental.ch of Emmental Tourism agree to the following terms and conditions.

Copyrights and trademarks

The complete content of the website Emmental.ch is protected by copyright. All rights remain with Emmental Tourism or a third party. The elements published on the website Emmental.ch are only accessible for browsing purposes. Copying the material or parts thereof in any written or electronic form is permitted exclusively with the express permission of Emmental.ch. Reproduction, transfer, modification, linking or using the website Emmental.ch for public or commercial purposes is forbidden, except with the express permission of Emmental Tourism. The various names and logos published on the website Emmental.ch are, as a rule, registered brands. No part of the website Emmental.ch assumes the granting of licences or rights to use any photo, drawing, trademark or logo portrayed. No rights can either be assumed through downloading or copying the website Emmental.ch or parts thereof with regards to software or elements of the website Emmental.ch. The same rights are also reserved by Emmental Tourism with regards to all elements published on the website Emmental.ch with the exception of those belonging to a third party.

Liability disclaimer

Although Emmental Tourism takes all possible measures to ensure the accuracy and reliability of all information at the time of publication on its website Emmental.ch, neither explicit nor implicit guarantees or assurances can be given (also in respect of third parties) as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of any information contained therein neither by Emmental Tourism nor its contractual partners. The right is reserved to change opinions or information published on the website Emmental.ch without prior notice.

Emmental Tourism cannot guarantee and does not assume responsibility for any functional interruptions of the website Emmental.ch or that any server of the website Emmental.ch is free of electronic viruses or other malicious elements.

Limits of liability

Insofar as any contractual relationship exists between Emmental Tourism and the user of the website Emmental.ch or any other service offered by Emmental Tourism, Emmental Tourism assumes liability only for gross neglect or damage caused deliberately. Emmental Tourism does not assume liability for damage caused by any assistant. Furthermore, Emmental Tourism does not assume liability for any loss of profit, loss of data or other, as well as any direct or indirect consequential damage as a result of accessing the website Emmental.ch or any element thereof or any unavailability or inaccessibility of those parts thereof or links to or from any other websites or any technical interruptions.

Links to other websites

The website Emmental.ch contains links to websites of third parties, which could be of interest to the user. On activation of any such link the website Emmental.ch is then left completely or, as a result of activation, certain aspects of the website of a third party are represented within the framework of the Emmental.ch website. Emmental Tourism has no control over the content or functionality of those third party websites linked to Emmental.ch and thus assumes no liability whatsoever for said content or functionality. This non-liability is irrespective of whether the user activates a link to a third party website and then leaves the website Emmental.ch environment completely or remains within said environment to view a representation of the third party website, and also in the latter case when the information provider is not, by implication, apparent. Any activation of said links to third party websites or consultation with those websites is entirely at the risk of the user.

Data protection

Emmental Tourism places a high value on data protection. As a visitor to the website Emmental.ch you can decide which personal details you would like to make available to us. We would however, like to point out that through your visit to our website and your reading of our newsletter, we are then automatically in possession of data which makes it possible to elicit how our website and newsletters are used and which information and offers are of particular interest to you. Should you register your personal details with us or take advantage of our online registration service or request information or other services, we will require personal information such as your name and address. Should these services be carried out by a third party for us, then the details you have given to us will be passed on automatically to that service provider. By providing us with your details, you are authorising us automatically to forward your details to the corresponding service provider. Otherwise we can assure you that your details will be treated completely confidentially and anonymously by ourselves. All data processing carried out by us – with the exception of the provision of services required by you – are solely for the purpose of customer information and are used in the interests of our customers and their requirements as well as statistical and marketing purposes for ourselves. The processing of data in this form makes it possible for us to fulfil the needs of the user by improving the website as well as our own service. The data processing is carried out especially for market analysis and in the interests of ascertaining the large variety of tourist services to be provided by Bern, thus gaining a needs-oriented range of services to be made available. Any other use of your personal details, especially the sale of them to a third party, is expressly forbidden. As a registered customer you can be advised by us of the content of the data we hold about you.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics which is a web-analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Analyses of this sort use so-called “cookies”, which are text data stored on your computer and enables an analysis of your use of this website (including your IP address), which is then transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored on that server. Google then uses this information to evaluate your use of this website in order to summarise a report about website activity for the website operator and thus about use of this website and the Internet use of those services offered on the website. Google will also, if necessary, provide this information to a third party insofar as this meets the legal requirements or insofar as that a party processes data from Google contractually. On no account will Google connect your IP address with other data held by Google. You can, however, prevent the cookies being made available by altering the settings on your browser; we would like to point out, however, that by disabling the cookies, possibly not all elements of this website can be used to the full. By using this website you are declaring your agreement with the use of your data by Google in the way and for the purpose which has been described above.

Social Plugins

The website Emmental.ch uses social plugins. They include plugins for the following social services:

  • “Facebook-I-Like” run by: Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, United States
  • “Twitter”: run by: Twitter, Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, United States
  • “Pinterest”: run by: Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-4904, United States
  • “Google+1”: run by: Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States


The plugins can be identified by a logo or an additional note.

When you access a webpage of our internet presence that includes a plugin of this type, then your browser sets up a direct connection with the server belonging to the plugin provider. The content of the social plugin is transmitted directly from the provider to your browser, which then embeds it into the webpage.

Through integration of the plugin, the provider obtains the information that you have called up the relevant page of our internet site. If you are logged in to one of these social networks, then the provider can allocate the visit to your account. If you interact with the plugin, the information will be sent directly by your browser to the provider and stored there.

Purpose and extent of data collection and the further processing and use of data by the provider: with respect to your data protection rights and setting options designed to protect your personal privacy, please refer to the plugin provider’s own data protection information.

General

If you have questions or comments regarding our legal notice or data protection, please contact us at info(at)emmental.ch.