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The following terms and conditions of use (these “Terms and Conditions”) are terms of a legal agreement between you and Cognitechs SARL (“Cognitechs”) and govern the terms and conditions of your use of and access to Cognitechs website and online information.
The information, documentation, and other materials (“Information”) on this Web site are provided by Cognitechs SARL for the benefit of its customers, potential customers, partners and potential partners. By accessing, browsing and/or using this site and associated websites, online properties and links (collectively, the “Site” or “Cognitechs Website”), you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agreed to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use this Web site.
License and Use Restrictions
Except as otherwise provided on the Site, all rights, title and interest (including all copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights) in this Site belong to Cognitechs or another party that has licensed their material to Cognitechs. The information, photographs, illustrations, artwork, and other graphic materials, names, and logos on this Web site (collectively “Intellectual Property”) are covered by copyright, trademark, patent, or other laws. Except as expressly provided above, nothing on the Site shall be construed as conferring any license or right under copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights. Any unauthorized use of any materials at this Web site may violate copyright, trademark, patent, or other laws. Except as stated herein, none of the material or information on the Site may be modified, altered, copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Cognitechs or the copyright owner. Subject to these terms and conditions, Cognitechs grants you a limited, nonexclusive right to access, download, copy, and print the materials and information from this Website for your personal, non-commercial internal use only unless specifically licensed to do otherwise in writing by Cognitechs SARL. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and is subject to the following restrictions. You may not:
Failure to comply with these terms and conditions will immediately terminate this license. Upon termination, you must immediately destroy any downloaded and printed materials. Nothing contained in this Legal Notice shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel, or any other legal theory, any license or right to or under any patent, trademark, copyright, or other intellectual property right of Cognitechs SARL or any third party.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
Cognitechs, CogTL, PeopleRisk and their respective logos are trademarks of Cognitechs SARL. “Cognitechs Trademarks” means all names, marks, brands, logos, designs, trade dress, slogans and other designations Cognitechs uses in connection with its products and services. You may not remove or alter any Cognitechs Trademarks, or co-brand your own products or material with Cognitechs Trademarks, without Cognitechs prior written consent. You acknowledge Cognitechs rights in Cognitechs Trademarks and agree that any use of Cognitechs Trademarks by you shall inure to Cognitechs sole benefit. You agree not to incorporate any Cognitechs Trademarks into your trademarks, service marks, company names, Internet addresses, domain names, or any other similar designations, for use on or in connection with computer or Internet-related products, services or technologies.
All other brands and names used on this Web site may be trademarks, registered trademarks, or service marks of their respective owners.
Links to Other Websites
This Web site may contain links to other Web sites operated by other entities. Cognitechs SARL does not endorse the companies that own, operate, or control a linked Web site, or products described, advertised, offered for sale, or promoted on a linked Web site. The linked Web sites are not under the control of Cognitechs SARL and Cognitechs SARL is not responsible for the content of any linked Web site or any link contained in a linked Web site. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and Cognitechs SARL is not responsible for any viruses or other items of a destructive nature that may affect you as a result of accessing a linked Web site. You further acknowledge and agree that Cognitechs shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource. Please take necessary preventive measures when accessing a linked Web site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Cognitechs of the site.
Any performance data, information, statement, tests and ratings are measured using specific computer systems and/or components and may reflect the approximate performance of Cognitechs SARL products as measured by those tests. Any difference in system hardware or software design or configuration may affect actual performance. Customers and Buyers MUST consult other sources of information to evaluate the performance of systems or components they want to purchase. Customers and buyers may not reply upon the performance data, information, statement, tests and ratings set forth on this Web site.
Reservation of Rights
Cognitechs SARL reserves all rights not expressly granted under these Terms and Conditions, and no other rights are granted under these Terms and Conditions by implication or estoppel or otherwise.
Contributions to Cognitechs
By submitting ideas, suggestions, documents, and/or proposals (“Contributions”) to Cognitechs through its Site, you acknowledge and agree that: (a) your Contributions do not contain confidential or proprietary information; (b) Cognitechs is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Contributions; (c) Cognitechs shall be entitled to use or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose) such Contributions for any purpose, in any way, in any media worldwide; (d) Cognitechs may have something similar to the Contributions already under consideration or in development; (e) your Contributions automatically become the property of Cognitechs without any obligation of Cognitechs to you; and (f) you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from Cognitechs under any circumstances.
If any provision of the Terms and Conditions is found to be unlawful or unenforceable in any respect, the court shall reform such provision so as to render it enforceable (or, if it is not possible to reform such provision so as to make it enforceable, then delete such provision). As so reformed or modified, the court shall fully enforce the Terms and Conditions.
Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
THE INFORMATION AND MATERIAL CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE OR MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, ACCURACY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL COGNITECHS SARL OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE INFORMATION, EVEN IF COGNITECHS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN SOME JURISDICTIONS THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES IS PROHIBITED AND THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. FURTHER, COGNITECHS SARL AND ITS SUPPLIERS DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION, TEXT, GRAPHICS, LINKS, OR OTHER ITEMS CONTAINED ON THIS WEB SITE.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
This Site is created and controlled by Cognitechs in Switzerland. Except as set forth otherwise, the laws of Switzerland will govern these Terms and Conditions without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. You also agree to comply with all laws from the country in which you reside that are applicable to the transmission of data on the Internet, including, but, not limited to laws governing the use of encryption and laws governing the transmission of data across international boundaries, into prohibited countries, and containing personally identifiable information.
On our websites, we collect two types of user data: actively transmitted data such as your surname, first name, address, email address, telephone and information that you disclose in your contact messages, which are provided by you, and passively transmitted data such as log files, IP addresses and domain names. We only use this passively transmitted data in an anonymous form to obtain statistics about the use of our websites, in order to improve our services and to make our websites as effective as possible.
The data you provide will be used exclusively for the business purposes described in the relevant section and for marketing purposes (e.g. mailing, newsletters, etc.), including data transmission to companies of Cognitechs SARL and partner companies where this is necessary for the execution of a contract that you have entered into with Cognitechs SARL, or for data processing and data analysis. Note, it is also possible that data may be transferred abroad, to foreign countries, including countries where legislation that provides adequate data protection (for example USA) is lacking.
If you do not wish to receive any advertising, you can opt-out in our contact form.
After obtaining your active consent, we shall use your email address to send you regular information about Cognitechs SARL by email. In order to send this information, we use Campaign Monitor, a web service provided by Campaign Monitor Pty Ltd. This is a web-based solution for creating, sending and managing email campaigns. Upon receiving your active consent, your personal data will be sent to Campaign Monitor and stored on the computers of Campaign Monitor in the United States of America (USA). Cognitechs SARL provides no guarantee or warranty as to the level of protection during the processing of your personal data by Campaign Monitor and accepts no liability relating to such data processing. You may revoke your consent at any time by contacting the contact person indicated on Cognitechs SARL website.
Our websites use tracking technology "cookies" (e.g. Google Analytics), i.e. text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of Cognitechs SARL website in an anonymised form. This allows reports about the website activities to be compiled for the website operators, and further services relating to website usage and internet usage to be provided. The information about your use of our websites (including your IP address) generated by the cookies is transferred to a server of a partner company abroad (e.g. in the USA) and stored there. Our partner company will transfer the information to third parties for processing where applicable.
You can prevent the installation of cookies using the relevant settings in your browser software; however we draw your attention to the fact that in doing so, it is possible that you may not be able to utilise the full functionality of our websites.
If you commence employment with us your application data will be integrated into our HR administration. If you do not commence employment with us we will keep your personal data up to 6 months after our recruitment decision. In case we wish to keep your application data for a longer period (e.g. for potential future recruitment) we will ask for your respective consent.
Except as to the involvement of external advisors into our recruitment decision and IT server providers, your data will remain in our company only.
Data protection complaints may be addressed to our Group Data Protection Coordinator and/or to the national data protection authority in your or our country.
We operate data networks for which the appropriate technical and organisational measures against unauthorized processing have been taken.
We however do not provide encryption for communication. When sending information by fax, email or via a web form, the confidentiality is not guaranteed. Please send any sensitive information by physical mail.
Please direct any questions concerning the processing, correction or deletion of personal data to:
Att.: Group Data Protection Coordinator
12 ch des Bougeries
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