Disclaimer

The following provisions apply to the access and use of the website www.vzug.ch/lifestyle:

Website content

V-ZUG Ltd accepts no responsibility for the up-to-dateness, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Claims for damages against V-ZUG Ltd relating to material or immaterial damages caused by the use or non-use of the information provided, or by the use of incorrect or incomplete information, are principally excluded, unless deliberate or gross negligence on the part of V-ZUG Ltd can be demonstrated.

V-ZUG Ltd specifically provides no guarantee that the content offered on www.vzug.com is free of viruses, worms, Trojans or other malware. To the extent permitted by law, no liability is accepted for direct, indirect or consequential damage suffered by users or third parties as a result of using this website.

References and links

In the case of direct and indirect links to third party websites that are beyond the sphere of responsibility of V-ZUG Ltd, responsibility is accepted only in the event that V-ZUG Ltd had knowledge of the content and had the technical means to, and it would be reasonable to, expect it to prevent its use in the event of illegal content. V-ZUG Ltd hereby expressly declares that, at the time the links were set up, no illegal content was identifiable on the pages to be linked. The author has no influence whatsoever over the current and future layout, content or authorship of the linked pages. Consequently, V-ZUG Ltd hereby expressly distances itself from all content on all linked pages that was modified after the link was set up. The owner of the linked page, and not the party that merely links to the individual publication, bears sole responsibility for illegal, incorrect or incomplete content, and especially for damage suffered as a result of the use or non-use of information provided in this way.

Intellectual property

Everything that you read, hear or see on www.vzug.com is protected by copyright and may only be used in the scope defined here. Besides this permitted usage, no further rights to copyright-protected materials are transferred by either V-ZUG Ltd or third parties.

Complete or partial reproduction, electronic or conventional transmission, modification or use of content for public or commercial purposes requires the written consent of V-ZUG Ltd. References/links to our pages likewise require the written consent of V-ZUG Ltd.

Privacy

V-ZUG Ltd undertakes to comply with the provisions of Swiss privacy law when processing personal data. The personal information transmitted by the user is not passed on to third parties and is only used for the purpose stated in each case.

Since online communication is known to be neither secure nor confidential, users of the website at www.vzug.com are requested not to send any confidential information to V-ZUG Ltd by email or contact form. Any and all information received by V-ZUG Ltd in this way is considered non-confidential and treated accordingly.

By using this website, the user agrees with these provisions.

20 Oct. 2009 V-ZUG AG, Zug

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics employs text files known as cookies that are stored on your computer to allow your usage of the website to be analysed. The data about your usage of this website generated by the cookie are generally transmitted to a Google server in the United States of America where they are stored. In the event that IP anonymization is activated on this website, however, Google will first truncate your IP address within member states of the European Union or other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States of America to be truncated there. As requested by the operator of this website, Google will use these data to evaluate your usage of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to perform other services related to website usage and internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser under Google Analytics will not be consolidated with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies using the relevant setting in your browser software; we would like to point out, however, that you will not be able to use all the functions of this website in full if you do so. In addition, you can prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookie relating to your usage of the website (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).

You can prevent recording by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is activated that prevents the future recording of your data when you visit this website:
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For further information about terms of use and privacy, go to http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html. We wish to inform you that the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” has been added to Google Analytics on this website to ensure the anonymized recording of IP addresses (known as IP masking).

Attached you may also consult the general terms and conditions of V-ZUG AG.

Facebook Remarketing / Retargeting

Integrated in our website are remarketing tags from the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. When you visit our website, the remarketing tags create a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. As a result, Facebook receives the information that you have visited our website from your IP address. This enables Facebook to credit the visit to our pages to your user account. We can use the information gained in this way to display Facebook ads. We advise that we as the provider of the website have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or of their use by Facebook. For more information, please refer to the Facebook privacy statement at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. If you do not wish your data to be collected by Custom Audience, you can deactivate Custom Audiences here.

General Terms and Conditions (AGB)

Prices

Our prices are calculated according to the manufacturing costs and production and wage costs, etc. on the day of the bid or order confimation. Markups in price that may be caused by an increase in these costs (in accordance with the price adjustment formula of the VSM (Swiss Mechanical Engineering Manufacturers’ Association)) shall be paid by the buyer until delivery, even if this occurs behind schedule. This applies in particular to call-off orders. Gross prices include value-added tax; resale prices exclude value-added tax.

Payment conditions

30 days with 2% discount or 60 days net (for customized manufacture according to bid). We take remittances and bills of exchange without a guarantee of timely presentation and subject to proper receipt of payment. Consignment goods remain our property until fixed settlement and payment.

Shipping

We are to be notified in a timely manner of special wishes relating to shipment and insurance. The goods travel at the recipient’s expense and risk. Damages or losses incurred during transport are to be determined by the recipient upon receipt of the goods or the freight documents through the railway or the mail. Goods that are conveyed by lorries are likewise to be inspected upon receipt and complaints related to transport damages to be expressed within five days after receipt. We will only take over repair costs if they are incurred with our consent.

Packaging and shipping

As a general rule, we deliver freight prepaid to the construction site, to a valley railway station SBB or freight prepaid to the Swiss border (duty unpaid) or by mail postage paid mailroom, custom manufactures ex works. Distribution of the appliances on individual floors and to individual apartments is the buyer’s concern. In case of rapid and express shipments, the applicable surcharge will be charged in addition to the freight expenses. For shipments with a value of less than CHF 250 we charge a surcharge for small volumes of CHF 15 incl. packaging and shipping, but excluding possible surcharges for rapid or express shipments. Boxes and palettes are to be returned immediately after receipt of the goods freight prepaid to Zug; otherwise they will be charged. Non-standardized packaging for custom manufactures will be charged at cost and will not be taken back.

Complaints can no longer be taken into account later than five working days after receipt of the goods. In case of custom manufactures, complaint is to be made in writing.

Returned goods will only be accepted after prior arrangement. In any case, they are to be carried out freight prepaid to Zug station. We reserve the right to deduct 10% of the value of the goods for our handling costs. Appliances for which the sale date is more than a year earlier can only be returned unused and credited at a price defined by us. The invoice number and reason for the return shipment and the agreement must be quoted on all shipping documents. A lack of this information results in an inability to issue a credit note.