Terms and conditions

Limitation of liability

Although every care has been taken by the COVID-19 Point of Contact Civil Society (hereinafter “Point of Contact”) to ensure the accuracy of the information published, no warranty can be given in respect of the accuracy, reliability, up-to-dateness or completeness of this information.

The Point of Contact reserves the right to alter or remove the content, in full or in part, without prior notice.

In no event will the Point of Contact be liable for any loss or damage of a material or immaterial nature arising from access to, use or non-use of published information, or from misuse of the connection or technical faults.


Links to third party websites lie outside the scope of responsibility of the Point of Contact. Access and use of such websites occur entirely at the user’s own risk. The Point of Contact expressly states that it has no influence whatsoever over the content of any linked site. Responsibility for information and services of linked sites rests entirely with the relevant third parties.

No liability can be accepted in respect of the content of such websites.

Data protection

Based on Article 13 of the Federal Constitution and the provisions of federal data protection legislation, everyone has the right to the protection of their privacy, as well as to protection from misuse of their personal details. The Point of Contact complies with these provisions. Personal data is treated as strictly confidential and is neither passed on nor sold to third parties.

In close cooperation with our hosting provider, we make every effort to protect the databases as well as possible from outside access, data loss, misuse or falsification.

When you choose to make contact with us, your contact details will be stored in a separate database not connected with the anonymous log files. By sending the contact form, you consent to processing by the Point of Contact and to the forwarding of your data to the federal crisis unit and the relevant federal agencies.

Google Analytics

We have deactivated Google Analytics for our website for data protection reasons.

Cookies / Data

The usage data on this website forms the basis for statistical, impersonal evaluations for the purpose of tracking trends so that the Point of Contact can improve the information on offer. Under the Federal Act on the Surveillance of Post and Telecommunications, there is a statutory duty to store data on all connections made in the past six months.

We only use cookies that are necessary for the function of the website and to simplify its use.