General Legal Information and Data Protection

Usage of our online documents is subject to copyright. We accept no guarantee for the accuracy of information provided, or how up to date it is.

Acknowledgement 

Please read the following information. By accessing the Internet platform of the University of St.Gallen and its institutes (hereinafter referred to as the University) you declare that you have understood and acknowledged the legal information stated below.

In so far as parts of this text do not, or no longer comply with current jurisdiction, the rest of the document remains unaffected in terms of its content and validity.

Copyrights

All online documents, websites and parts thereof are protected by copyright and may only be copied and printed out for private, research and non-commercial usage.

Without prior, written authorisation by the University of St.Gallen, the documents and websites, as well as parts thereof, may not be duplicated, nor saved on other servers, fed into newsgroups or online services, or saved on a CD ROM or other data media. Such specification shall apply in particular to the University's logo.

Interim saving in a cache, or on a proxy server to enhance access speed is permitted.

Quoting documents and websites by stating the correct source, as well as placing links on our website is explicitly permitted. HSG, assessment level, context studies are registered trademarks of the University of St.Gallen in Switzerland and/or in other countries.

Disclaimer 

The University of St.Gallen accepts no liability whatsoever for the quality of the information provided, or such information being up to date, correct and complete. The University of St.Gallen reserves the express right to change the information at any time without any prior notice given.

Liability claims against the University of St.Gallen for damages of a tangible or intangible nature which arise from access, or usage, or non-usage of the information published, or abuse of the connection, or technical malfunctions, are excluded in so far as such exclusion is permitted by law.

The University of St.Gallen has not checked third-party websites that are merely linked to this Website via hyperlinks, i.e. which are not on its servers or within its sphere of influence, and accepts no responsibility for the content thereof, the products, services or other offers provided on such websites.

Data Protection

Access to the University of St.Gallen and its institutes' websites is always possible when carried out anonymously.

Access and navigation 

This anonymous access to the websites of the University of St.Gallen and its institutes also includes navigation there. Exceptions to this are our own password-protected areas such as Assessment Level and the service portal.

Automatic data collection 

There are usually no cookies used. The surfing behaviour of our website visitors is not evaluated in any form which could lead to conclusions on clearly specific persons. Data taken from third parties is usually not consulted for the evaluation of surfing behaviour. Some websites use the web analytics service "Google Analytics" to evaluate the requests. The visitors of those websites are informed separately about the use of "Google Analytics".

Voluntary data collection 

The website contains various forms which must be completed by our visitors in their own interests in order to make use of the associated services. These are principally registrations and orders.

Aim of collected data 

The collected data is only saved for the declared purpose and not passed on. (Exception: web analytics service "Google Analytics", see above).

Confidentiality / Security 

The data that you submit in a form is transmitted uncoded. It cannot be excluded therefore that data is lost en route or can be seen by third parties. The online submission of personal data thus takes place at one's own risk.  Your data is saved on our servers, kept with great care and protected from intrusion by third parties. Only employees who require it to carry out their assignment have access to your data. We do not pass your data on to third parties. (Exception: web analytics service "Google Analytics", see above)