General terms and conditions for use of website
All persons accessing the website of the City of Lausanne declare they accept the following conditions.
All the elements of the City of Lausanne website are especially protected by legislation covering intellectual property and in particular that relating to the rights of the author. The reproduction, transmission, modification or utilisation of the website of the City of Lausanne for public or commercial purposes, as well as the creation of links to the latter require the prior written authorisation of the City of Lausanne.
In maintaining its website, the City of Lausanne places particular importance on the quality, completeness and security of the information it provides. Furthermore, it takes reasonable steps to ensure the correct functioning of its website. Nevertheless, the City of Lausanne cannot guarantee the accuracy, reliability or completeness of the information, images, documents, software or other data it includes. Furthermore, system failures, such as interruptions, attacks by computer viruses or loss of data cannot be excluded.
Finally, the City of Lausanne reserves the right to expand, modify or close down its website, along with the information published on it, at any time and without prior notification.
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Under no circumstances, and especially in cases of negligence, the City of Lausanne cannot be held responsible for any direct, indirect or consequential damages resulting from the consultation, exploration, use or inability to use its website.
The City of Lausanne has taken appropriate technical and organisational measures in order to prevent any intentional or unintentional interference with its website, as well as any loss or destruction of data or unauthorised access during use of the website.
It draws your attention to the fact that all non-encrypted data on the Internet is not secure. Therefore, it cannot be excluded that non-encrypted data transmitted (for example e-mails) may be read or modified by unauthorised third parties.
Accesses to the pages of the City of Lausanne's website are logged for statistical purposes, and information relating to the behaviour of users of the site is fed back. These statistics are recorded in a way that is completely anonymous.
When the City of Lausanne receives personal information via its website requiring a personal response (such as questions or orders submitted by e-mail), the corresponding personal data is neither analysed, re-used nor transmitted for other purposes.
All images are the property of the City of Lausanne and Lausanne Tourisme. They are only and exclusively legally available for the promotion of the Lausanne local authority for administrative purposes and for the promotion of tourism in Lausanne, and any abuse could be lead to a claim for financial compensation. For all other uses, for example commercial or in the form of private publications (CD-ROM, internet sites, etc.), the said images must be subject to a written request by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
In the event of use for administrative or tourist purposes, please do not forget to mention the copyright!
One or more high resolution photos of Lausanne for printing? The "Editions de Lausanne Tourisme" department can let you have them (please indicate which photo you want and on what medium you intend using it).
Phone +41 21 613 73 82 or email@example.com
On registration with the intention of providing services to the population you are authorising the City of Lausanne to check your authentication for the implementation and carrying out of online transactions with the municipal authority.
Business that is carried out via the web is subject to data protection, in other words to the same prescriptions affecting business carried out in a traditional manner (over the counter or by post). Legal provisions relating to data protection are therefore fully respected.
The City of Lausanne has no influence on information available via external links leading to other websites, and therefore cannot accept any responsibility with regard to the Internet sites of third parties.
It is not permitted to create links leading to this website without the prior written approval of the City of Lausanne. If you want to add a link to our website, please contact our webmaster to obtain the materials necessary for creating a link (logo, URL, etc.).
The City of Lausanne reserves the right to modify these conditions of use at any time.
Do you have any questions about our website or problems using it?
If so, please do not hesitate to contact us at the following addresses:
Tourist information and hotel reservations
General information about the city
Questions relating to the Lausanne website
The data copyright is held, on one hand, by:
- Cartosphère SA for the city maps with the following scales: 1:5000, 1:20,000 and 1:50,000;
- the Federal Topography Office for the national 1:25,000 map and the orthophoto covering all of the communes, except for the Commune of Lausanne;
- the Canton of Vaud for official measurement data covering all of the communes, except for the Commune of Lausanne;
- the Post Office for address geo-referencing;
and, on the other hand, by:
- the City of Lausanne, for all other data.
The data are made available to users for their exclusive use. The data provided must not be used to draw up official plans or documents, nor may they be enclosed with work intended for third parties.
Publication or commercial use of the data is regulated by the following provisions:
In this case, the owners' previous authorization must be requested. This authorization may be subject to a fee.
The owners are the exclusive holders of the copy of the digital data provided to the user.
They grant the user personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable authorization to use the digital data provided.
The owners ensure that the data is updated according to the procedures and frequency specific to their respective enterprises.
The data owners assume no responsibility whatsoever for updating the data published on the site.
Guarantee and responsibility limitation
For technical reasons, it is not possible to guarantee the exactitude, completeness, reliability or currency of the data. All of the data are therefore without public responsibility.
Only the owners, within the context of their functions, are authorised to issue documents and official, certified-true document extracts.
The user recognises that the data provided may contain errors or not be up-to-date.
The owners have full jurisdiction and are available to provide additional information regarding the data provided.
Last update: 07.08.2012
Unité Web & multimedia
Escaliers du Marché
Case postale 6904
Phone +41 21 315 25 61
Fax +41 21 315 20 10
tl: Saint-François, Bel-Air
m1: Lausanne-Flon; m2: Riponne-M. Béjart