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All elements in the ifa website belong exclusively and comprehensively to ifa (in particular copyrights and other rights), if nothing to the contrary is mentioned. The elements may only be freely used for browsing purposes. Any complete or partial re-publication, modification, linking, use, transmission, complete or partial copying is forbidden without ifa’s express prior consent in writing.

Ownership of the ifa website and trademark rights

“ifa” and the ifa logo are registered trademarks. No component of the ifa website is designed in such a manner that any licence or right to use an image, a registered trademark or a logo is granted. By downloading or copying the ifa website, no rights of any kind are transferred to you with respect to the software or elements in the ifa website. The ifa reserves all rights (in particular copyrights or trademark rights) with respect to all the elements in the ifa website and shall take all measures required to enforce these rights.

No guarantee

The International Fire Academy ifa shall not assume any responsibility or give any guarantee that the functions in the ifa website will not be interrupted or be faultless, that faults will be remedied or that the ifa website, or the respective server, will be free of viruses or damaging components.

No promise

Although the International Fire Academy ifa has taken due care to ensure that the elements in the ifa website are accurate at the time of publication, neither the ifa nor its contractual partners give any explicit or implicit promise or guarantee (including towards third parties) with respect to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of the elements. The elements in the ifa website may be changed at any time without prior notice.

No liability

Any kind of liability of the International Fire Academy ifa (including negligence) for damage or consequential damage resulting from the use of or access to the elements of the ifa website or to links to third-party websites (or from the impossibility of use or access) shall be ruled out. In additional, the International Fire Academy ifa shall refuse to accept any liability for manipulations on the Internet user's computer system by third parties.

Security during data transmission

If you visit the ifa website, your data will be transported via an open network that is accessible to anyone. Accordingly, the data may be transmitted across borders, even if both you and the International Fire Academy ifa are in Switzerland. In addition, you should take note that the elements which you transmit to the International Fire Academy ifa via an electronic medium, in particular via e-mail or which you have been transmitted to you by the International Fire Academy ifa, usually are not encoded. Even in the case of an encoded transmission, the sender and the addressee remain unencoded. In addition, the International Fire Academy ifa expressly points out the risk of viruses and the possibility of carefully targeted attacks by hackers. For the purpose of combating viruses, it is recommended that current browser versions be used and that anti-virus software be installed and constantly updated. On principle, e-mail messages of unknown origin and unexpected attachments to an e-mail message should not be opened.

Links to other websites

External links are not specially marked as such on the International Fire Academy ifa website. The International Fire Academy ifa has no influence whatsoever over sites that are linked with or have links to the International Fire Academy ifa website and cannot, therefore accept any responsibility for or provide any guarantee or warranty (neither express nor implicit) regarding correctness, completeness, trueness or lawfulness with regard to the contents of these websites or for any offers or services contained on them. Establishing links to off-site websites or other external websites is entirely at your own risk.