General terms and conditions

1st Swiss-O-Finder app
The mobile application "Swiss-O-Finder" for the operating systems iOS and Android (hereinafter Swiss-O-Finder-App] is operated by the Swiss Orienteering Association (hereinafter Swiss Orienteering). Swiss-O-Finder is free of charge and enables runners to record the distance covered on the Swiss-O-Finder installations.

2. data protection
The protection of your privacy is important to us. By using the Swiss-O-Finder app, you agree to these terms and conditions.

3. data flow
The Swiss-O-Finder app records your running data on your smartphone based on scanned QR codes. These anonymous data (time stamps and item numbers) are stored locally and can be transferred to the server of our partner Fixcontrol can be synchronized. The runner then has the optional possibility to personalize the following data:
- Name and first name
- Swiss-O-Finder system used during recording
- Recorded running time
- Date of the run
- E-mail address of the runner
- Optional: agreement to receive a newsletter from Swiss Orienteering.
The servers of Fixcontrol are located in Switzerland. Swiss Orienteering reserves the right to change the partner at its own discretion and to store the above mentioned data on another server in Switzerland or on a server in the European area outside Switzerland. Swiss Orienteering will oblige the partner to ensure Swiss data security standards when choosing a possible server location abroad.
Your data will be processed in accordance with the applicable provisions of data protection (in particular the DSG).

4. e-mails
Please note that data transmitted unencrypted can be read or changed by unauthorized third parties.

5. information and rectification
Every person has the right at any time to request free information about the stored data as well as their correction, blocking or deletion. For further information please contact

6. changes of these general terms and conditions
Swiss Orienteering may amend these General Terms and Conditions at any time. Please consult these General Terms and Conditions regularly.

7. legal basis
The Federal Data Protection Act (DSG) forms the basis for data processing in connection with the use of the Swiss-O-Finder app.

8. liability
Swiss Orienteering assumes no responsibility and no liability for:
- a lack of availability of the Swiss-O-Finder app,
- difficulty accessing or downloading content; or
- The failure of another communication system that may cause the application to be unavailable.
Swiss Orienteering excludes any liability for direct, indirect or special damages and does not pay any damages or compensation for consequential damages resulting from the use of the Swiss-O-Finder app.
Swiss Orienteering shall not be liable for any damages or modifications to the device used by the user of the Swiss-O-Finder app, including computer hardware, tablets, handhelds or mobile phones, caused by the installation or use of the Swiss-O-Finder app.
To the extent permitted by law, Swiss Orienteering disclaims all liability and warranty for the Swiss-O-Finder app and its use.


Last update: September 23, 2016


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