Terms of use

These Terms of Use apply to the use, offer, content and services of this website, including all subpages, as well as parts of other websites maintained by the Careum Foundation, insofar as they are linked to these Terms of Use.

As the operator, the Careum Foundation is generally legally responsible for the content of this website. Further responsibilities of the companies and business units appearing on this website together with the Careum Foundation for the various areas are listed in detail in the Imprint.

Acceptance of the Terms of Use, update

By visiting this website, you agree to abide by these Terms of Use and agree to the following Terms of Use. If you do not wish to accept the Terms of Use of this website, we ask you to leave the website immediately.

We are entitled to update these Terms of Use at any time. Since such updated versions of the Terms of Use apply to your current use of this website (session), we recommend that you periodically visit this information page about our Terms of Use to be informed of the most recent version of the Terms of Use.

Use of the information contained on this website

Information (texts, images, audio and video content) from this website may only be downloaded or used for your own, non-commercial purposes. You may not use this information for commercial purposes without our written consent.

Unless otherwise stated, the content contained on this website is copyrighted and may not be used without our written consent.

We do not give any warranty or other assurance that the use of the content contained on our website will not infringe the rights of third parties. Except for your own use or unless explicitly stated otherwise, we do not grant you a license or any other right to the information contained on this website.

Copyright and industrial property rights

All texts, documents, illustrations, presentations, pictures and other files provided on this website are protected by copyright or other industrial property rights. Unless otherwise stated, we hold the copyright and all other rights to this content (Careum Foundation as operator; Careum Educational Center, Careum Continuing Education, Careum School of Health and Careum Publishing as co-presenting parties to this website).

Any type of duplication, editing, distribution, utilisation or other copyright use of the aforementioned content for commercial purposes is only permitted with the prior written consent of the respective rights holders.

In addition, this website may contain or refer to (identified or unidentified) patents, proprietary information, technologies, products, processes or images of proprietary trademarks and logos belonging to us or third parties. Use thereof without approval in writing from the corresponding holder of the rights is strictly forbidden. In particular, no license or other rights are granted or transferred through the use of this website. All references to copyrights, trademark rights or other property rights contained in the present website must be retained and reproduced.

We cannot guarantee or be held liable that the use of information displayed on this website will not infringe the rights of third parties that are not owned by us or the associated companies mentioned in the imprint. If we are notified of such a violation of the law, it will be remedied immediately and we will promptly take all necessary measures.

Rights to information, ideas and user information not covered by the Privacy Policy

With the exception of the data, personal data and information defined in our Privacy Policy, all data and information you send to our website will be treated as non-confidential. All your submissions become the property of the Careum Foundation for all purposes. All ideas submitted by you via this website may be freely used without any entitlement to remuneration on your part.

Right to make changes

We reserve the right to change, supplement or delete parts of the sites, information and the offers, products and programmes described therein, or the entire offering of the website, without prior notice, or to cease publication temporarily or permanently, or to cease operating this website whenever we deem appropriate. This shall not give rise to any liability.

User announcements (comments, posts, etc.)

We are under no obligation to monitor or review discussions (e.g. blog, forum or other comments), announcements (posts) and similar items on this website. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for user content published on our website.

All users are prohibited from posting or otherwise transmitting through this website any illegal, threatening, defamatory, indecent, scandalous, seditious, pornographic or blasphemous material or any material that constitutes or incites criminal acts or could give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law.

We reserve the right to take any measures we deem necessary (even without prior notice) to put an end to any unlawful situation. We also reserve the right to exclude users from using the website as a whole or to remove information, data and content published by a user on our website.

If there are legal infringements on the part of the user, we cooperate fully with all authorities, in particular the law enforcement authorities. We comply with court orders to disclose the identity of persons who have published such information or materials.

Data protection principles

Your privacy is important to us. In principle, data are collected in accordance with the need-to-know principle, i.e. only data needed to fulfil the purpose is collected. We comply with the applicable statutory provisions of the applicable data protection laws (primarily the Swiss Data Protection Act, and secondarily, if applicable, the EU GDPR). Please refer to our Privacy Policy for more detailed information on how we handle data.


General disclaimer

We accept no liability for direct, incidental, consequential or indirect damages of a material or immaterial nature resulting from access to this website or the use or non-use of the published information, from connection problems or technical disruptions, or for errors or omissions in relation to the content of this website.

We exclude any liability with regard to damage or infection by viruses of computers or other end devices in relation to visiting or using this website or downloading text, image, graphic, audio and video files contained on this website.

In countries that do not allow the exclusion of indirect warranties, the above limitation does not apply.


The contents of this website are created and maintained with the utmost care. However, the information contained on this website may include inaccuracies and errors. We therefore assume no liability whatsoever with regard to the correctness, accuracy, topicality, reliability or completeness of the information.

This website does not disseminate any illegal, threatening, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or abusive content or any information that leads to, may lead to, incites or has as its object any illegal or criminal activity.

All offers are non-binding until a legally valid contract is concluded between you as the user and us or the other companies appearing on this website (see Imprint).

Health-related information

Any information, products or other health information provided on this website are for information purposes only, do not claim to be exhaustive and cannot replace medical consultation or treatment by a healthcare professional. If you have an illness or have health problems, please consult a doctor immediately.

Communication via the form or e-mail

We assume that you agree to communicating by e-mail or contact form if you contact us at any point by e-mail or the contact form.

Communication by e-mail or the contact form is neither secure nor confidential and may, under certain circumstances, be disrupted for technical or operational reasons. We therefore accept no liability for any damage to the extent that this is due to your communication to us via e-mail or the form function.

Links to other pages

These Terms of Use only apply to our website, to the exclusion of third-party websites. In some cases, we set links to other related websites. These links are primarily provided as information to visitors of this website and for their benefit, but do not constitute a recommendation. In doing so, we try to ensure as much as possible that the websites linked to our website in this way comply with legal requirements and applicable web standards. However, it is not possible for us to guarantee the security standards, terms of use, data protection standards and other legally relevant circumstances of all linked websites or to assume liability for their content. In particular, we cannot accept any liability for the actual data protection practices of third parties.

We are not aware of any illegal or offensive content on the linked third-party websites. If, however, linked pages of third-party websites contain illegal or offensive content, we expressly dissociate ourselves from such content. Users are requested to report the relevant links to kommunikation@careum.chas soon as they become aware of such cases so that we can correct or delete the relevant content and links.

Final provisions

Further information on the limitation of liability can be found in our Privacy Policy.

These Terms of Use, including all liability clauses and data protection provisions, are subject to Swiss law. The courts in Zurich shall be solely responsible for any disputes arising from these Terms of Use.

Please also note our information in the Imprint and our Privacy Policy.

15 July 2021