Terms of Use

1. Purpose

These Terms of Use are a contract between you and SmartCardia SA (“SmartCardia”), a company with main office at EPFL Innovation Park, Building C, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland. By using smartcardia.com (the “Website”) and any services accessible from this Website, you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”), SmartCardia’s Quality Policy and SmartCardia’s Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to SmartCardia’s Terms of Use, Quality Policy or Privacy Policy, do not visit or use the services of the Website.

This Website is maintained by SmartCardia. SmartCardia reserves the right to make any change or update to the contents and services of this Website, the Terms of Use and, generally, to any elements included in the design and configuration of the Website, at any time and without prior notice.

2. Access to and use of this Website

You access this Website exclusively at your own risk. The sole purpose of the contents and services included in this Website is the dissemination of information about the activities carried out by SmartCardia. The content of this Website shall under no circumstance be considered as legal advice about any matter.

SmartCardia shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that the contents and services available on this Website are accurate and up to date. Nevertheless, SmartCardia is not able to guarantee such accuracy and currency at all times.

Since certain contents can be downloaded from this Website, SmartCardia has the necessary infrastructure to avoid damage from computer viruses. However, SmartCardia shall not be liable for potential damage or errors to your computer system (hardware or software) caused by the presence of any virus following access or use of this Website.

Likewise, SmartCardia shall inform you about the technical specifications needed to download information and contents from this Website. You should please pay attention to these messages as SmartCardia will not be liable for any damage or loss to your computer systems resulting from inappropriate or negligent use of this Website.

3. Intellectual and industrial property 

All portal content, with no exclusions or limitations thereto, that is to say, all information, articles, data, texts, logos, icons, images, as well as the design and look of the portal, or any other audiovisual or audio content, databases and computer applications found thereon are the property of SmartCardia, or they are being used under third-party licenses that grant the relevant intellectual and/or industrial property rights for their use. The aforementioned contents are protected by the applicable laws governing intellectual and industrial property rights that are in force.

Any reproducing, distributing, publicly disclosing, transforming, downloading and, in general, any type of usage made of all or part of the contents (images, texts, graphic designs, indexes, forms, etc.) that comprise this portal, as well as any of the databases or software that are necessary to visualize or operate it, which has not obtained the express prior written consent of SmartCardia to do so is strictly forbidden.

You may make a private copy of contents if it is solely and exclusively for your personal usage. Any utilizations or exploitation made of such contents that are not mentioned above, shall require the prior written consent of SmartCardia. Specifically, it is forbidden to reproduce, distribute, publicly disclose (or make available to others), as well as to establish, transform, collect, or in any other manner, use the contents that appear on the portal without the prior written consent of SmartCardia.

Any trademarks, logotypes and/or distinctive signs of SmartCardia that appear on the portal are the registered trademarks and property of SmartCardia.

4. Links

Hypertext links, deep links, frames or other virtual links by telecoms networks from any website or URL (“Links”) to this Website must be previously authorized in writing by SmartCardia. All such links shall be to the home page.

SmartCardia wishes to clarify that links to third party websites contained in this Website are merely for rough guidance purposes, with the aim of making available to you other sources of information which may be of interest.

In the event that you or any third-party notices that such links may be contrary to Law, morality or public order, or are likely to incite violence or discrimination based on sex, ideology, religion or race, we request them to please notify us by email by writing to the following address: contact@smartcardia.com

Other than as provided for by law, SmartCardia shall not be liable for the content of the Links or for damage or errors which may be caused to your computer system (hardware and software) by viruses present on accessing or using such Links.

5. Applicable law and jurisdiction 

These General Conditions shall be governed by Swiss law.