Copyright and trademark rights

Unless otherwise stated, all rights to the elements of the website are exclusively and comprehensively with the International Fire Academy and the Intercantonal Fire Service Training Centre (hereinafter operators). Unless expressly stated otherwise, the elements are free to use for browsing purposes only. Any further use, in particular the duplication and distribution of content, is prohibited without prior written consent of the operators. Changing content is not permitted. No part of the website is designed to confer a license or right to use any image, registered trademark or logo. Downloading or copying the said website or any portion thereof does not confer any rights with respect to the software or elements on the site. The operators reserve all rights (in particular copyright and trademark rights) with respect to all elements on the website and will fully use all possibilities for enforcing these rights.


The operators have created the website and its contents with care. However, they do not warrant any warranties, representations, guarantees or liability with respect to

  • the functions of the website,
  • possible error on the website,
  • viruses or other harmful components on the respective servers,
  • the accuracy, reliability, completeness or availability of the elements of the website and
  • damages or consequential damages resulting from the use or access to the elements of the website or to links to third-party websites (or from the impossibility of use or access).

In addition, the operators reject any liability for manipulation of the computer system of the internet user by third parties. The above exclusions also apply in the event of negligence.

No security for data transmission

The website is secured by its transmission protocol (https). When transferring content, data can be transmitted across borders, even if you and the operators are in Switzerland. The security of data transmission is not guaranteed.

Furthermore, you acknowledge that the elements that you transmit to the operators via an electronic medium, in particular via e-mail, or have themselves transmitted by the operators, are usually not encrypted. Even in the case of an encrypted transmission, the sender and the recipient remain unencrypted.

In addition, the operators explicitly point out the danger of viruses and the possibility of targeted hacker attacks. In order to combat viruses, we recommend the use of current browser versions as well as the installation of continuously updated anti-virus software. The opening of e-mails of unknown origin and unexpected attachments of an e-mail should be avoided in principle.

Terms of use for documents in the «knowledge» section

Special conditions apply to the use of documents in the «knowledge» section. These can be viewed here.