Terms and conditions

Limitation of liability

Although every care has been taken by Financecontact GmbH 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.

Financecontact reserves the right to alter or remove the content, in full or in part, without prior notice.

In no event will Financecontact 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 websites lie outside the scope of responsibility of Financecontact. Access and use of such websites occurs entirely at the user’s own risk. Financecontact expressly states that it has no influence whatsoever over the content of any linked site. 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 Swiss Federal Constitution and the data protection provisions of the Swiss Confederation, every person is entitled to protection of his or her privacy as well as to protection from misuse of his or her personal data. The SECO Start-up Fund as an instrument of SECO's economic cooperation and Financecontact comply with these provisions. Personal data is treated as strictly confidential and is neither sold nor passed on to third parties. In close cooperation with our hosting provider, we make every effort to protect the databases as well as possible from outside access, data loss, misuse or falsification. When you access our website, the following data is stored in log files: anonymised IP address, date, time, browser request and general information transmitted on the operating system or browser.

This usage data forms the basis for statistical, impersonal evaluations for the purpose of tracking trends so that Financecontact can improve the SECO Start-up Fund website and the information presented on it. Under the Federal Act on the Surveillance of Postal and Telecommunications, 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 e-mail address will be stored in a separate database not connected with the anonymous log files. You may delete your registration at any time.


Copyright, SECO Start-up Fund

Information on the SECO Start-up Fund website is accessible to the public.

Downloading or copying of texts, illustrations, photos or any other data does not entail any transfer of rights on the content.

Copyright and any other rights relating to texts, illustrations, photos or any other data available on the SECO Start-up Fund website are the exclusive property of Financecontact or of any other expressly mentioned owners. Any reproduction requires the prior written consent of the copyright holder.