Terms and conditions

Although every care has been taken by the Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss 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.

Limitation of liability

Although every care has been taken by the Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss 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.

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

In no event will MeteoSwiss 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

Links to third party websites lie outside the scope of responsibility of MeteoSwiss. Access and use of such websites occur entirely at the user's own risk. MeteoSwiss 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 Federal Constitution and the provisions of Swiss data protection legislation, everyone has the right to the protection of privacy, as well as to protection from misuse of their personal details. MeteoSwiss complies with these provisions.

Personal details are treated in the highest confidence and are neither passed on nor sold to third parties.

In close cooperation with our hosting provider, we make every effort to protect the databases from outside access, data loss, misuse or falsification.

When you access our websites, the following data is stored in log files: IP address, date, time, browser request and general information on the operating system and browser.

This usage data forms the basis for statistical, impersonal evaluations for the purpose of tracking trends so that the Federal Authorities can improve the information on offer. Under the Federal Act on the Surveillance of Post and Telecommunications, there is a statutory duty to store data on all connections made in the past six months.

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There is an exception, namely when you choose to take up contact with us. If you register your e-mail address, the information is then stored in a separate database not connected with the anonymous log files. You may delete your registration at any time.

Copyright & rights of use

Copyright, Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss, 2008.

Information on MeteoSwiss online media (website, app) 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 MeteoSwiss online media (website, app) are the exclusive property of MeteoSwiss or of any other expressly mentioned owners. Any reproduction requires the prior written consent of the copyright holder.

It is not permitted to use services of the MeteoSwiss online media (website, app) in a way likely to jeopardize, overload or damage the information infrastructure of MeteoSwiss or in a way likely to inhibit other users when accessing the MeteoSwiss online media. In particular, it is explicitly prohibited to download MeteoSwiss data from the web server by means of a web robot or other automated devices and to use data gathered in this way for further processing.