Terms and conditions

Limitation of liability

Although every care has been taken by the SECO Start-up Fund 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.

The SECO Start-up Fund reserve the right to alter or remove the content, in full or in part, without prior notice.

In no event will the SECO Start-up Fund 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 to third party websites lie outside the scope of responsibility of the SECO Start-up Fund. Access and use of such websites occurs entirely at the user’s own risk. The SECO Start-up Fund expressly state that they have 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 Swiss Federal Constitution and the data protection provisions of the Swiss Confederation, every person is entitled to protection of his or her privacy and protection against misuse of his or her personal data. The SECO Start-up Fund as an instrument of SECO's economic cooperation complies with these provisions. Personal data is treated in strict confidence and is neither sold nor passed on to third parties. In close cooperation with our hosting provider, we make every effort to protect the databases as far as possible against unauthorised access, loss, misuse or falsification. When our website is accessed, the following data is stored in log files: anonymised IP address, date, time, browser request and general information transmitted on the operating system or browser. This usage data forms the basis for statistical, anonymous evaluations, so that trends can be identified, which we can use to improve our website and the information presented on it. According to the Federal Law on the Surveillance of Postal and Telecommunications Traffic (BÜPF), there is a legal obligation to retain connection data from the last six months.

When you choose to make contact with us, your e-mail address will be stored in a separate database not connected with the anonymous log files. You may delete your registration at any time.


Copyright, SECO Start-up Fund

Information on the SECO Start-up Fund website 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 theSECO Start-up Fund website are the exclusive property of the SECO Start-up Fund or of any other expressly mentioned owners. Any reproduction requires the prior written consent of the copyright holder.