Terms and conditions of use
1. Scope of application
1.1 The website www.shp.net (hereinafter referred to as the Website) is operated by SWISS HOTEL PROPERTIES SA.
1.2 The Website and the General Terms and Conditions of Use have been drawn up in accordance with the legal provisions in force in Switzerland.
1.3 Any person consulting the Website (hereinafter referred to as the «Internet user») declares that he or she accepts the following conditions, including the exclusion of liability (clause 9).
2. Modification of conditions of use
SWISS HOTEL PROPERTIES SA reserves the right to modify these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time without prior notice; modifications shall take effect upon publication on the Website.
3. Access and availability
Access to this Website and its availability without interruptions or technical errors are not guaranteed. SWISS HOTEL PROPERTIES SA reserves the right to block or restrict access to the Website at any time without notice.
4. General content
The contents of the Website (hereinafter referred to as the «Contents») are intended solely for general information on SWISS HOTEL PROPERTIES SA. The information contained on the Website does not constitute a binding offer to SWISS HOTEL PROPERTIES SA, nor does it constitute an offer to the Internet user. The Website does not display or receive any advertising funds.
5.1 All contents of the Website are protected by trademark rights, patents, copyrights or other rights conferred by law and are the property of SWISS HOTEL PROPERTIES SA. The rights of third parties are reserved.
5.2 Internet users may display, print, save and copy content for their private use only. The content may not be modified by the Internet user. In addition, any reference to intellectual property rights must be retained. Any other use of all or part of the contents is subject to the prior written consent of SWISS HOTEL PROPERTIES SA.
6. Prohibited use
In particular, the following is prohibited without the prior written consent of SWISS HOTEL PROPERTIES SA:
a) any form of propagation, retransmission, processing or reproduction of all or part of the content for commercial purposes;
b) any form of publication of all or part of the contents, as well as any form of publication of works based essentially on all or part of the contents, including for non-commercial purposes;
c) the creation of links to all or part of the Content from other websites.
With the exception of the images and texts specifically designated in the media information section, which may be used without the prior written consent of SWISS HOTEL PROPERTIES SA, exclusively for (and in direct connection with) media information reports concerning SWISS HOTEL PROPERTIES SA, and with express indication of the source.
SWISS HOTEL PROPERTIES SA reserves the right to modify, add to or delete the contents of the Website at any time and without prior notice.
8.1 The Website may contain links to third-party websites. These links are intended solely to enhance the user-friendliness of the Website; they do not constitute an endorsement by SWISS HOTEL PROPERTIES SA of the content of the websites referenced by these links.
8.2 SWISS HOTEL PROPERTIES SA accepts no responsibility for third party websites. Activation of a link is therefore at the user’s own risk.
9. Exclusion of liability
9.1 SWISS HOTEL PROPERTIES SA checks the quality of the content, but cannot guarantee its accuracy, completeness or timeliness. SWISS HOTEL PROPERTIES SA accepts no liability whatsoever for damage caused to the user or to third parties by the use of the content.
9.2 Neither can SWISS HOTEL PROPERTIES SA guarantee that the Website is free of viruses or other harmful elements maliciously introduced by third parties. SWISS HOTEL PROPERTIES SA is not liable for any damage caused to the Internet user or to third parties by such elements.
10. Applicable law
These terms and conditions of use are governed solely by Swiss law, without giving effect to any rules of conflict of laws.
11. Invalid clause
If one or more of these conditions of use should be or become partially or completely invalid due to legal provisions, regulations or changes in the law, all the other conditions of use shall retain their validity and the clause in force which comes closest to the intended purpose of the invalid clause shall then apply.
12. Place of jurisdiction