Scope of application

We thank you for visiting our webpage. By using this webpage, the user accepts the terms and conditions below.

The webpage is the Internet page of ECON Alumni UZH, an association domiciled in Zurich, Switzerland; it is owner and ooperator of the page. There is a cooperation agreement with the Department of Economics of the University of Zurich.

Exclusion of liability

ECON Alumni UZH examines the contents of the webpage on a regular basis. However, we do not make any guarantee with respect to the completeness, correctness, or timeliness of the information published on the webpage. This also includes journalistic or editorial information. ECON Alumni UZH excludes any and all liability for direct or indirect damanges of material or immaterial value incurred by the user or third party that stems from the use of the contents of the webpage.

Our webpage contains links to webpages of other providers (third parties). These links only serve to increase the ease of use of the webpage and are not an approval of the content of another webpage. We accept neither responsibility nor liability for the contents and availability of webpages belonging to third parties. The providers of linked webpages alone are responsible for the content. Activating a link is therefore at the user’s own risk.

We are only responsible for the content we generate. We exclude, in particular, information based on inputs of third parties (among others user profiles, events from alumni associations, partners, or student clubs).


The copyright and all other rights to contents, pictures, photographs, or other files on the webpage belong exclusively to ECON Alumni UZH, the Department of Economics of the University of Zurich, or are used grounded on contractual bases with the owners (e.g. licenses).

This website and its content may only be used for private purposes (downloaded, printed, recorded, copied, etc.). Without expressly stated otherwise (e.g. "Reproduction permitted provided the source is quoted"), any other use, full or partial reproduction or distribution, regardless of the form or the medium, is prohibited without the prior written consent of the publisher.

Exclusion of liability and responsibility

The webpage of the association ECON Alumni UZH was designed and is operated with care. The provider takes all technical and organizational measures that are necessary for the proper functioning of the webpage.
Access to the webpage and its use thus remain under the accountability and at risk of the user. Within legal limits, ECON Alumni UZH accepts no liability in particular in the following cases:

  • Error or omission, in particular with respect to the accuracy, timeliness, and completeness of information that is on the webpage, in particular when this concerns data, information, products, or services that third parties deliver;
  • Full or partial non-availability of the webpage, malfunctions;
  • Existence of viruses or damaging components on the webpage or a server;
  • Loss, capture, or manipulation of data.

The provider declines all liability within legal limits in case of direct or indirect damages or claims for compensation as a result of or in connection with the use of the entire webpage or any part of it.

Organization of events

These general terms and conditions (“AGB”) govern the relationship between members of the ECON Alumni UZH and the association ECON Alumni UZH as well as the rules of participation at events organized by ECON Alumni UZH.

Participation in an event requires prior acceptance of these AGB.

ECON Alumni UZH reserves the right to exclude participants from an event for well-founded reasons. In this case, any fee for participation will not be reimbursed.

No claims may be asserted against ECON Alumni UZH if events cannot take place due to acts of God, if they are canceled or delayed, for example due to sudden illness or accident of a speaker, natural disasters, flight cancelation or delays, etc.

Picture, video, and voice recordings

Participants at ECON Alumni UZH agree that ECON Alumni UZH can take photos and/or record videos and use these for purposes of advertising, including publication on the webpage.

Payment modalities

Any event must be paid for in advance with a credit card. Admission to an event without payment in advance is not possible.

Registration and withdrawal

Registration for participation on the webpage is binding. Participants will receive a confirmation by email from ECON Alumni UZH after registration.
Withdrawal from participation is possible at no cost up to five days before an event. The registration fee will be reimbursed within ten days. Withdrawal must be made by email at the address

Exclusion of liability

Participation in an ECON Alumni UZH event, including excursions for members, takes place at your own risk. Use of any buildings or other infrastructure where an event or excursion takes place is done at your own risk. ECON Alumni UZH cannot be held liable for theft or loss of items.
Participants at ECON Alumni UZH events are responsible on their own for adequate insurance coverage.

Data protection

With regard to data protection, the separate Provisions for data protection declaration, which is an integral part of these general terms and conditions (AGB), applies.

Applicable law and place of jurisdiction

Courts in Zurich, Switzerland are exclusively responsible for any legal disagreements between you are any user of our webpage and ECON Alumni UZH. Swiss law alone is applicable. If one or more of these conditions for use should become invalid due to legal provisions, regulations, or changes in the applicable law, the other user conditions remain in force; the applicable provision closest to the intended objective of the regulation out of force will apply.