Terms of use

By using the website www.welcometobiel.ch, you guarantee that:

  • All the information provided by you on this website is truthful and accurate;
  • you are legally entitled to publish the photographs and/or videos uploaded by you to the website www.willkommeninbiel.ch;
  • you hereby grant to the City of Biel/Bienne full access to the photographs and/or videos uploaded by you to www.willkommeninbiel.ch within the scope and context of this campaign.
  • Moreover, you hereby grant  to the City of Biel/Bienne the right to publish such photographs and/or videos without any restriction or time constraint;
  • you will protect your account details (e.g. login data);
  • you will monitor all use of your account by any person or persons other than yourself and that you will have sole and unlimited responsibility for such monitoring;
  • you are at least 18 years old;
  • you are entitled to use this website in compliance with all terms and conditions of use.

www.welcometobiel.ch does not knowingly record the data of persons under 18 years of age. We reserve the right at all times, at our sole discretion and for any reason whatsoever to deny anyone access to this website and to the services provided by us. Such reason may include but not be limited to a breach of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Moreover, any content found to contravene the law and transgress public decency or which may be considered to be insulting, of propaganda in nature, or discriminatory in any form whatsoever shall be deleted.

All copying, transmission, reproduction, duplication, posting and further distribution of the website contents without the prior written consent of the City of Biel/Bienne shall be strictly prohibited. The sharing of the website contents in its original condition on social media platforms is permitted.

By using the interactive areas, you expressly agree that you will not upload to this website the content listed below, neither will you transmit any such content, nor publish it via this website, nor disseminate it, nor store it nor create any such information, nor publish it in any other manner whatsoever:

News, data, information, textual content, music, sound, photographic material, graph, chart or illustrative material, code or other material ("content") which is incorrect, inaccurate, unlawful, misleading, slanderous, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, offensive, licentious, lewd or discriminatory, or which supports the discrimination of a third person, contains threats, represents an infringement of personal privacy or violates personal rights, or is offensive, inflammatory, deceitful or which in any other way may be deemed inacceptable.

If you should find any such aforementioned content on the website, we request that you inform us thereof at the earliest opportunity at: info@biel-bienne.ch

All users make use of this website at their own risk. Neither the website operator nor the website operator’s business partners, agents, subcontractors or other third persons are able to guarantee that the website will not be free of errors or may be unavailable at any time.

The user expressly waives all claims for damages arising directly or indirectly from the use of the website, in particular due to operating errors, omissions, interruptions, data loss, faulty files, hardware and software, delays in data transmission, unauthorized interception of data traffic, unauthorized intrusion into files, theft and force majeure. This disclaimer applies to the entire content of this website.

If the City of Biel/Bienne receives personally identifiable information about this website that requires a personal response (such as inquiries about emails), the personal data will neither be evaluated nor used for other purposes or passed on.

Security: Interactions with other users

The City of Biel/Bienne and its partners decline all responsibility for interactions between users, whether within or outside the platform welcometobiel.ch.

By accepting the Terms and Conditions of Use, you agree to exercise caution in all your interactions with other users, especially if you choose to meet other people in person. You should not share personal information or financial information that other users may use to your detriment.

You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users. We do not conduct criminal reviews or other screenings/reviews of users. The City of Biel/Bienne and its partners assume no responsibility for the behaviour of the users of this platform.

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