Disclaimer / Legal Information

1. Disclaimer
This website, including but not limited to all information, tools, downloadable files and services available from this website, is provided for informational purposes only and on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Sputnik Engineering AG (hereinafter “Sputnik”) reserves the right to restrict or terminate the access to this website or any feature or part thereof at any time.

Sputnik reserves the right to modify or delete the contents of this website at any time and has no obligation to update any information on the website. Accurate and complete information on products and conditions are provided solely on an individual basis and upon request. Only the technical product information sheets and manuals of the manufacturer and further technical information which are provided by the manufacturer upon individual request by the user shall be deemed relevant. The information provided on this website shall at no time be construed as a legally binding offer. Legally binding offers are only provided upon individual request in the course of the negotiations resulting in individual agreements or framework agreements.

Downloads of any materials from this website are done at the user’s own discretion and at the user’s sole risk. At no time shall Sputnik be liable for, and the user shall be solely responsible for, any damage to the user’s computer system or network, or any loss of data, resulting directly or indirectly from the download of any such materials. 

No warranties or representations of any kind, whether express or implied, are made.  WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,  FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT OR OTHER WARRANTIES OF ANY NATURE REGARDING THE INFORMATION OR THE PRODUCT TO WHICH THE INFORMATION REFERS, AS WELL AS WARRANTIES IMPLIED FROM A COURSE OF PERFORMANCE OR COURSE OF DEALING, SUCH AS THAT ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, OR THAT THE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE WILL BE COMPLETE, ACCURATE AND TIMELY, ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED.

2. Intellectual Property
No content on the website, including without limitation text, design, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio clips, downloadeable files, interfaces, code and software, as well as the selection and arrangement thereof (the “Content”) may be accessed, reproduced, downloaded and printed without prior written permission from Sputnik for any purpose other than the user’s personal and non-commercial use. Any other use of Content, including but not limited to the modification, distribution, transmission, performance, broadcast, publication, uploading, licensing, reverse engineering, transfer or sale of, or the creation of derivative works from, any material, information, software, products or services obtained from this website, or use of this website for purposes competitive to Sputnik, is expressly prohibited. All Content is the exclusive property of and owned by Sputnik. This includes, without limitation, trademark rights (whether registered or not), name rights, designs, inventions (whether patented or not), patents or works protected by national and international copyright law. The user does not obtain any proprietary or license rights with regard to Sputnik’s intellectual property by accessing this website and the Content. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license to any patent, trademark, copyright or other intellectual property right of Sputnik or any third party.  

3. Privacy
The following sets forth Sputnik’s privacy policy with respect to the Website:

Sputnik does not collect personally identifiable information of users who visit the website.  Any information collected is limited to the following: 

  • Usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, web beacon and other tracking technologies.
  • [User’s search queries on the Website.]

The information Sputnik collects automatically is statistical data and does not identify any individual. It helps Sputnik to improve the Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service by enabling Sputnik to:

  • Estimate audience size and usage patterns.
  • Store information about preferences, allowing Sputnik to customize the Website according to individual user’s interests.
  • Speed up searches.
  • Recognize users when they return to our Website.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.

Any information obtained by Sputnik passively from users of this website is subject to privacy and will not be provided to third parties, unless disclosure to law enforcement officials is required by applicable law, regulation or court order. Sputnik reserves the right to keep limited records of information regarding users for security, statistical or its own promotional purposes.

4. Links
Sputnik is not responsible for for contents of third-party websites made accessible through links on this website. Such links are provided as a convenience to the user and as an additional avenue of access to the information.  All links on this websiteare used at the user’s sole risk and responsibility.

5. Limitation of Liability
The user acknowledges and agrees that is assumes full responsibility for its use of this website. Under no circumstances will Sputnik be liable to any person or business entity for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or other damages based on any use of this website or any other website to which this website is linked, including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, or loss of data, even if Sputnik has been specifically advised on the possibility of such damages.

6. Applicable Law / Jurisdiction
These terms of use are governed by Swiss law. The exclusive place of jurisdiction for any dispute resulting from the use of the website is Biel, Switzerland.  By using this website, the user hereby irrevocably submits to the jurisdiction of the aforesaid courts located in Biel, Switzerland, for itself and with respect to its property, generally and unconditionally, with regard to any such action or proceeding arising out of or relating to these terms.