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Limitation of liability

Although every care has been taken by the Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM) to ensure the accuracy of the information published, no warranty can be given in respect of the accuracy, reliability, up-to-dateness or completeness of this information.

OFCOM reserves the right to alter or remove the content, in full or in part, at any time without prior notice.

In no event will OFCOM be liable for any loss or damage of a material or immaterial nature arising from access to, use or non-use of published information, or from misuse of the connection or technical faults.


Links to third party web sites lie outside OFCOM’s scope of responsibility. Access and use of such websites occurs entirely at the user’s own risk. OFCOM expressly states that it has no influence whatsoever over the layout, content and offerings contained on linked pages. Responsibility for information and services of linked sites rests entirely with the relevant third parties.

No liability can be accepted in respect of the content of such websites.

Data protection

Based on Article 13 of the Federal Constitution of the Swiss Confederation and the Swiss Confederation’s provisions on the protection of personal data, everyone has the right to the protection of their privacy, as well to protection from misuse of their personal details. OFCOM complies with these provisions. Personal data is treated as strictly confidential and is neither passed on nor sold to third parties.

In close cooperation with our hosting providers, we make every effort to protect databases as effectively as possible from outside access, data loss, misuse or falsification.

When you access our websites, the following data is stored in log files: IP address, date, time, browser query and general information on the operating system and browser.

This usage data forms the basis for statistical, impersonal evaluations for the purpose of tracking trends so that OFCOM can improve the information on offer. Under the Federal Act on the Surveillance of Postal and Telecommunications Traffic (SPTA), there is a statutory duty to store data on all connections made in the past six months.

When you choose to make contact with us, your email address will be stored in a separate database not connected to the anonymous log files. You may delete your registration at any time.


Copyright, Federal Office of Communications

Information on OFCOM’s websites is accessible to the public. Downloading or copying content, illustrations, photos or any other data does not entail any transfer of rights on the content.

Copyright and any other rights relating to content, illustrations, photos or other files on OFCOM’s website are the exclusive property of OFCOM or of any other expressly mentioned owners. Any reproduction requires the prior written consent of the copyright holder.

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