Legal information

Copyright and other intellectual property rights


This website operated by BRANCAIA contain texts, images, logos, diagrams, sounds, animations and videos that are the property of BRANCAIA or its associated companies and are protected by legal provisions governing copyright and/or other intellectual property rights. The commercial utilisation of the content of this website through any means of reproduction, distribution and modification is prohibited. Please note that any infringement of copyright or other intellectual property rights may result in civil action and/or criminal prosecution.

Non-solicitation clause

Information and statements published on this BRANCAIA website are not intended to represent an offer, or a solicitation of an offer, to buy or sell any financial products such as securities.

Non-warranty clause


BRANCAIA does not assume any warranty (either express or implied) with respect to the accuracy and completeness of the information and opinions expressed on this website, or with respect to whether same are up-to-date. Anyone who uses any content and information provided on this website does so at his or her own risk. BRANCAIA disclaims, without qualification, all liability for any losses or damages of any kind, whether direct, indirect or consequential, which might be incurred through the use of or access to its website, or any links to third-party websites. BRANCAIA expressly reserves the right to modify, supplement or delete parts of pages or this website in their entirety, or to close them down either temporarily or permanently, without prior announcement.

Links

BRANCAIA does not check third-party websites that are referred to in the form of links, and does not accept any responsibility or liability whatsoever for the accuracy, completeness and legality of the content of such websites.

Treatment of data

BRANCAIA undertakes to treat personal data with strict confidentiality, and not to pass on any personal data outside the BRANCAIA or place such data at the disposal of any third parties. However, messages and information such as comments, suggestions, ideas, recipes, etc., that a user may publish on the BRANCAIA website or send to said website by e-mail, shall not qualify as confidential material or the intellectual property of the user, and may therefore be used by BRANCAIA without restriction.

Anyone who enters information about themselves automatically permits BRANCAIA to store and use such information in accordance with the provisions of Swiss data protection law. Such information is of a personal nature, and if it is used for any purpose within the BRANCAIA it will of course be treated with strict confidentiality. Objections to the use of such information may be lodged with BRANCAIA at any time, and as a consequence the data concerned will be duly deleted.

Cookies

Visits to the BRANCAIA website result in the automatic storage of a small file ("cookie") on the visitor's computer. The main purpose of this tracking technology is to obtain precise statistics regarding visits to our website. The particular behaviour of each user is neither observed nor recorded.

The information that we receive and save in the course of a normal visit is used solely within the BRANCAIA for the purpose of optimising its website. It is not used for identification purposes except in the case of attacks that constitute criminal offences or that prevent or influence the functional capacity of our website.

Privacy

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Applicable law

This declaration concerning data protection is governed by the relevant provisions of Swiss law and shall be interpreted in accordance therewith. Any disputes arising in association with the use of this website shall be exclusively settled in the relevant courts of law in Switzerland.

Radda in Chianti, 7 July 2011