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KontinenzZentrum AG
Klinik Hirslanden
Witellikerstrasse 40
CH - 8032 Zürich

T +41 44 387 29 10
F +41 44 387 29 11
E kontinenzzentrum.hirslanden@hirslanden.ch

PD Dr. med. André Reitz
Realisation and Layout
: Agentur Keybits, Essen, Germany
Copyright 2013 KontinenzZentrum Hirslanden, Zurich, Switzerland

All rights reserved.


1. Scope

The website www.neurourologie.ch (WEBSITE) is operated by the KontinenzZentrum Hirslanden AG based in Zurich (KONTINENZZENTRUM). The WEBSITE is intended for people domiciled or resident in Switzerland. The WEBSITE and its general terms and conditions of use are in compliance with the legal regulations of Switzerland. People who access the WEBSITE (USERS) agree to the following terms and conditions and, in particular, accept the provisions outlined in the responsibility waiver (Paragraph 8).

2. Changes to terms and conditions of use

Changes to the present general terms and conditions of use may be made at any time without prior notification and shall become immediately effective as soon as they are published on the present WEBSITE.

3. Access and availability

The USER has no legal entitlement to access the present WEBSITE nor to the faultless technical availability of the WEBSITE. KONTINENZZENTRUM may suspend or limit access to the WEBSITE at any time without prior notification.

4. Contents

The contents of the present WEBSITE (CONTENTS) are intended to provide information of a solely general nature pertaining to KONTINENZZENTRUM and the services provided by KONTINENZZENTRUM, as well as general medical information. The information contained on the present WEBSITE pertaining to services offered by KONTINENZZENTRUM in no way constitutes a binding proposal or offer of services to the USER.

All of the CONTENTS of the present WEBSITE may be modified, expanded or removed by HIRSLANDEN at any time without prior notification.

Medical information
USERS are hereby explicitly advised that any medical information contained in the present WEBSITE in no way replaces a personal consultation with a doctor or qualified medical practitioner.

Third-party contents
In specially indicated areas, the WEBSITE offers third parties the possibility to publish their own contributions. The contents of such contributions are exclusively the responsibility of the author(s).

Interactive contents
In the case of use of the interactive services offered on the present WEBSITE, such as the sending of e-cards, the USER is solely responsible for contents transmitted by herself or himself. The transmission of unethical or illicit material, as well as the transmission of data to addressees unknown to the USER (e.g. the distribution of advertising material) is strictly prohibited. KONTINENZZENTRUM reserves the right to omit contents contributed by USERS without notifying the USER and without declaring the reasons for such an omission.

The present WEBSITE contains links to the websites of other providers. These links are solely intended to enhance the user-friendliness of the WEBSITE and in no way represent approval of another website. In principle, KONTINENZZENTRUM accepts no responsibility for the websites of other providers. Consequently, the activation of links by USERS is solely at their own risk.

5. Data protection

Usage data
When USERS access the WEBSITE, KONTINENZZENTRUM records usage date (log files) of an impersonal nature. This anonymous information is evaluated for statistical purposes.

In order to facilitate access to the CONTENTS for USERS, the present WEBSITE utilizes so-called cookies (e.g. for automatic language selection). The USER grants KONTINENZZENTRUM permission for the use of cookies. USERS are hereby advised that they may choose to disable the use of cookies by altering the relevant preferences on their computer. However, the use of interactive services is only possible when cookies are enabled.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Personal data
 KONTINENZZENTRUM saves and processes the USER’s personal information solely for the purposes for which the USER originally provided such data. Personal information is not passed on to third parties (with the exception of affiliate companies of the KONTINENZZENTRUM Hirslanden AG). Personal information will not be linked to usage data or to any other data acquired by KONTINENZZENTRUM.

6. Data security and confidentiality

Data transmitted unencrypted in an open network may be seen, changed or deleted by unauthorized third parties. Consequently, the transmission of all data from or to the WEBSITE occurs at the sole risk of the USER.

7. Copyright

All CONTENTS are protected by trademark, patent and copyright laws, as well as all other laws for the protection of intellectual property, and remain the property of KONTINENZZENTRUM. The rights of third parties are reserved.

The USER may display, save, print or copy the CONTENTS solely for private use. In this process, the CONTENTS must not be modified by the USER, and all references to copyright and trademark laws must be preserved. Any additional use of the CONTENTS or of parts thereof requires the prior written consent of KONTINENZZENTRUM.

In particular,the following are strictly forbidden without the prior consent of KONTINENZZENTRUM:

The dissemination, transmission, revision or reproduction, in any form whatsoever, of the CONTENTS or parts thereof, for commercial purposes.

The publication of the CONTENTS or parts thereof in any form whatsoever, as well as the publication in any form whatsoever of any works derived therefrom, which are essentially based on the CONTENTS or parts thereof, also for non-commercial purposes.

The linking of other websites to the CONTENTS or parts thereof.

8. Liability waiver

KONTINENZZENTRUM examines the CONTENTS in terms of the correctness and currency of its information. However, KONTINENZZENTRUM does not guarantee the correctness, currency or completeness of the CONTENTS. KONTINENZZENTRUM accepts no liability for any damages to the USER or to third parties resulting from the use of the CONTENTS.

In addition, KONTINENZZENTRUM does not guarantee that the WEBSITE is free of viruses or other harmful components and accepts no liability for damages to the USER or to third parties resulting from such components.

9. Applicable law and place of jurisdiction

The present terms and conditions of use are governed solely by Swiss law. In the case where one or more of the present terms and conditions of use is or becomes wholly or partially inoperative as a result of legal regulations, directives or changes to legislation, all of the remaining terms and conditions of use shall remain in force and the effective regulation most similar in nature to the purpose of the inoperative regulation shall come into effect. The exclusive place of jurisdiction is Zuric