Terms and conditions of Use                Home

1.  Acceptance of terms

These terms and conditions govern the use of our website -  maqtaweg.ch - hereafter referred to as “the Website”. By using the Website, you (“the user”) accept these Terms and Conditions in full. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions you must immediately stop using the Website.

2.  Information about us - registration

2.a. The Website is a site operated under the corporate name (“raison sociale”) Maqtaweg, hereafter referred to as  “we” or “us”, unless otherwise stated. We are registered with the Commercial Register (“Registre de commerce”, website: rc.ge.ch) of the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland, with the office located in the commune of Grand Saconnex. We are subject to the rules applied to individual legal persons under the Swiss law. You can contact us by email at: webmaster   X   maqtaweg.  ch.

2.b. The aim of our legal person is to work on projects relevant to international environmental and nature law, international environmental negotiations, ecosystem restoration, international and national animal rights.

3.  Copyright - Intellectual property rights

Except where expressly stated to the contrary, we are the owner of the intellectual property rights in the entire website, material on the website and opinions, concepts and approaches. The material is protected by copyright; all intellectual property rights are reserved.

4.  Terms of use of the website

4.a. You may view, download or print out individual selections of the website only if explicitly used for your own personal use and not to be publicly reproduced. Permanent copying or storage of all or part of this website or the information contained in it or reproduction of any work or publication whether on paper or electronic media or any other form is expressly prohibited.

4.b. You must not:

(i)republish material from this website (including republication on another website);

(ii)sell, rent or otherwise sub-license material from the website;

(iii)reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose; or

(iv)edit or otherwise modify any material on the website.

4.c. Subject to the above, any part of the website may be referred to or cited without prior permission from us, provided that it is clearly stated that the information or approach originated from the Website and that our copyright is clearly stated on the reproduced material.

4.d. Your attention is drawn to the fact that concepts and philosophical approaches on our Website are protected by copyright.

5.  Disclaimer and liability

5.a. Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy.  We will not be held responsible for adverse effects arising from any errors or omissions on the Website. To the extent permitted by law we and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it.

5.b. Subject to this, our liability to you in relation to the use of our website or under or in connection with these Terms and Conditions, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, will be limited as follows:

(i)to the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free-of-charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature;

(ii)we will not be liable for any consequential, indirect or special loss or damage;

(iii)we will not be liable for any loss of profit, income, revenue, anticipated savings, contracts, business, goodwill, reputation, data, or information.

5.c. Notwithstanding paragraph 2.a, the Website is not intended to provide, and should not be construed as giving legal advice on any subject matter. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may informed of any of its contents.

6.  Accessing the Website

6.a. Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the access to the Website without notice.  We will not be liable if, for any reason, our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

6.b. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your Internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

7. Third Party Websites and Content

The Website may contain information from other sites. This information would be provided for your convenience and may not be checked before being published on the Website. We will not be held responsible for the content or accuracy of the information gathered from external sources or third party organisations, or for the regularity or availability of this material. All links are for information purposes only and no guarantees, conditions or warranties are given as to their content, accuracy or suitability for any other implicit or explicit purpose.

8. Data Protection

We will treat any enquiry received with strict confidentiality and in compliance with the Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection. We will not, on any occasion make available to others any information about any person visiting our site.

9.  Variation

9.a. We may revise the Terms and Conditions from time to time.  The revised Terms and Conditions will apply to the use of our website from the date of the publication of the revised Terms and Conditions on the Website.  Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

9.b. We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material. We reserve the right to make any changes to the website without notice.

10.  Entire agreement

These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of the Website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of the Website.

11.  Jurisdiction and Applicable Law

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with Swiss law, without prejudice to the law of countries where some of the projects might be implemented. Swiss courts will have the non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site.