Terms and Conditions of Use


These Terms and Conditions of Use (“ToU”), together with the supplementary regulations, amongst others the Privacy Policy [Hyperlink einfügen], contain the relevant provisions which regulate your access to and use of the website www.zsig.ch (“website”). The operator of this website is the Zürcherische Seidenindustrie Gesellschaft, c/o Swiss Textiles, Beethovenstrasse 20, CH-8022 Zürich (“ZSIG” or “we”).

Our Privacy Policy [Hyperlink einfügen], which is an integral part of these ToU, provides information on the handling of your personal data.

Access to our website is contingent  on compliance with our ToU. When you access our website or submit a sponsorship application you agree to the current version of these ToU. If you disagree with this, either in part or whole, you may not access our website, submit a sponsorship application or otherwise communicate with us.


Intellectual property rights

All copyrights and rights to trademarks, designs, databases and patents, as well as other intellectual property rights and proprietary or protective rights remain exclusively with ZSIG or the respective rights holder.

All elements of the website, including the design and the texts, as well as illustrations, pictures, photos, files or other content on the website are protected by copyright or other intellectual property rights. The reproduction and/or further use of the content, beyond personal use, is not permitted. Reprinting, inclusion in online services or the reproduction of the content including storage and use on optical and electronic data carriers is only permitted on the basis of a written agreement with ZSIG.


Your access

We reserve the right, at any time and without prior notice or without giving reasons, to restrict or block your access to our website or delete your personal data or refuse to process it.

We also reserve the right to process personal data and disclose it insofar as we consider this necessary in order (i) to comply with applicable legal provisions or requests from authorities, (ii) to enforce these ToU, including the investigation of their potential violation, (iii) to detect, identify, prevent or remedy cases of fraud, security issues or technical issues, or (iv) to protect, i.e. safeguard the rights, the property or the security of ZSIG, our users or the public.


Disclaimer of warranty

We do not provide any guarantees or warranties with respect to the content of this website, neither explicit nor tacit, especially with respect to the usability or suitability or fitness for a particular purpose. Furthermore, ZSIG does not provide any guarantee or warranty that the information or data on the website is of a certain quality, complete, up to date or free of viruses, Trojans or other malware, or that their use does not violate the rights of third parties.


Exclusion of liability

ZSIG or associated persons (such as employees, organs or members) are excluded from any liability for damages of any type resulting from the use or non-availability of the website or information and data, insofar as this is legally permissible.

Furthermore, ZSIG or affiliated persons do not accept any responsibility or liability for the websites of third parties which can be accessed via links on our website. The operators are solely responsible for the content of the linked webpages.



Insofar as legally permissible, you indemnify and hold harmless ZSIG and its affiliated persons from any claims or costs arising in connection with your use of our website or the personal data which you have provided.



The website is being continually developed and we check on a periodic basis whether additions or adjustments are appropriate. We reserve the right, at any time and without prior notice, to execute possible changes to the website, to make additions, modify or delete the website as well as its functions and content or to temporarily or permanently, in part or whole, cease operation of the website.

We make occasional changes to our ToU. The respective valid version of the ToU can be accessed on our website. By continuing to access our website or receive sponsorship or other services from us you agree to the revised ToU.


Governing law and jurisdiction

These ToU are governed by substantive Swiss law. The ordinary courts of Zurich, Switzerland have exclusive jurisdiction over any claims arising from or in connection with these ToU or the use of the website.


Zurich, 15 February 2021