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The SLF does not accept any liability for damage or loss arising from improper use of information on the website This also applies to incomplete or misleading links to SLF information installed by operators of other websites.
Links to other websites from for information purposes, links can be provided from to other operators' websites. Despite the careful control of content that takes place at the time the link is installed, the SLF does not accept any liability for the content of such third-party websites. Responsibility for the content of sites to which links are provided rests exclusively with the site operators.
The measured data published under the menu items "Data snow stations" and "Wind and temperature data" are unchecked raw data. The SLF does not accept any liability for damage or loss arising from the use of such data.

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Pursuant to Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and data protection law, every person is entitled to protection of privacy and against the misuse of personal data. The SLF complies with these regulations.
No personal data are stored when users access our websites. Our web servers merely record impersonal user data that are processed to illuminate trends in the interests of improving the offering (log files).
Making contact voluntarily represents an exception. If you send an inquiry by e-mail, for example, your e-mail address is saved in a separate list that is not in any way connected with the anonymous log files. Personal data are treated in strict confidence and neither sold nor disclosed to third parties.

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The SLF expressly reserves the right wholly or in part to change, delete or temporarily not to publish content at any time without notice.