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Legal note

Individuals who wish to access information published on the BDO AG Internet site (website) hereby agree to the conditions below:

The information contained in this website is for general information and is not intended to replace individual advice from qualified persons in each individual case. For further individual information we request that you contact the persons and offices mentioned in the text or send us a direct (online) inquiry.

BDO AG takes reasonable care to ensure the truthfulness, accuracy and completeness of the information presented.

Nevertheless, gaps, inaccuracies or other errors may arise on this website as a result of amendments to legislation, changed circumstances or technical errors.  We can therefore provide no assurances as to the accuracy, timeliness, reliability or completeness of information contained in this website. In no event shall BDO AG or any companies affiliated with them or their partners or employees be liable for any loss or damage of any kind arising from the use of this information, including direct, indirect or consequential damages arising out of access to or use and interrogation of the BDO AG website or out of linking with other websites, even if BDO AG was advised of the possibility of such damages arising.

 

References and links

Various links on the BDO AG website will connect you to other websites. BDO AG assumes no responsibility for the content of websites linked with its own website.

Any liability for illegal, incorrect or incomplete content and, in particular, for damages resulting from the untested use of the content of linked sites lies solely with the provider of the page to which the link refers.

 

Copyright

The entire content of the BDO AG website is protected by copyright (all rights reserved). Downloading or printing out of individual pages or sections of the BDO AG website is permitted provided that the copyright notices ("Copyright") or other proprietary designations or indications are not removed. If software or other data is downloaded or otherwise reproduced from the BDO AG website, all ownership rights remain with BDO AG. The total or partial reproduction, transmission (electronically or by other means), modification, linking or use of the BDO website for public or commercial purposes is prohibited without the prior written consent of BDO AG.

 

Note

E-mail traffic sent by and to BDO AG is transmitted via public data transmission networks with no special protection. Given the current state of technology, it is not possible to guarantee that data communication via the Internet will be free of error and/or available at all times. BDO AG therefore accepts no liability for any damages that you may incur as a result of transmission errors, technical defects, interruptions or intrusions into the equipment of the network operator.

 

Data protection

BDO AG confirms that personal information will be treated in accordance with the applicable Swiss data protection laws. All personal data provided to us will be used and processed for statistical purposes only. Personal data will not be transferred to third parties unless prior consent is given by the individual to such transfer or BDO is legally obliged to surrender the personal data. The BDO AG website contains links to other websites. We have no control over whether the operators of such websites comply with the Swiss data protection regulations.

Please note that access data are stored in a log file each time you access the BDO website or open a file.

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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.

 

Analysis of user behaviour

The internet offerings at www.bdo.ch are tracked for the analysis of user behaviour and the identification of IP addresses for marketing purposes. The use of this service entails the direct transfer of data pertaining to user behaviour (e.g. IP address, time of access, browser searches etc.) to the servers maintained by the service provider and being made available for use exclusively on www.bdo.ch. The data collected are treated as strictly confidential and neither sold nor conveyed to third parties. If in future you do not wish to be identified, please send an e-mail to optout@please-optout.com.

 

Disclaimer

BDO International Limited is a UK company limited by guarantee. It is the governing entity of the international BDO network of independent member firms (‘the BDO network’). Service provision within the BDO network is coordinated by Brussels Worldwide Services BVBA, a limited liability company incorporated in Belgium with its statutory seat in Brussels.

Each of BDO International Limited, Brussels Worldwide Services BVBA and the member firms is a separate legal entity and has no liability for another such entity’s acts or omissions. Nothing in the arrangements or rules of the BDO network shall constitute or imply an agency relationship or a partnership between BDO International Limited, Brussels Worldwide Services BVBA and/or the member firms of the BDO network.

BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and for each of the BDO member firms.