Terms of use


VELOGATE.ch™ is an independent internet portal for all cyclists in Switzerland and is organised as an association. These General Terms of Use regulate the legal relationship between users, customers, as well as third parties and VELOGATE.ch™.

The General Terms and Conditions of Use are based on Swiss law and apply worldwide, provided the parties expressly or implicitly recognise them. Amendments and supplementary agreements must be in writing. An integrated component is the BIKEback system, an Internet-based bicycle find office. Registration, service, sticker and all related services are free of charge. This free service is made possible by our marketing activities. You allow us to send you 1-2 (email) offers per month around the bike. We expressly point out that this does not result in any purchase or other obligations of any kind.

By accessing this website you accept the legally binding effect of the terms of use and disclaimer mentioned here. If you do not agree with these conditions of use, you may not access any further pages of the VELOGATE.ch™ website. These Terms of Use and all information and material on the VELOGATE.ch™ website are subject to change without prior notice. 

No guarantee

The information and material on the VELOGATE.ch™ website are offered "as is" and "as available". VELOGATE.ch™ makes no assurances and assumes no guarantee of any kind, either explicit or implicit, with regard to the information and functions on the VELOGATE.ch™ website, in particular with regard to guarantees of copyrights and other rights, marketability and suitability for a specific purpose. VELOGATE.ch™ guarantees, without limiting the above-mentioned regulation thereby, neither for the correctness, timeliness, completeness, reliability or availability of the VELOGATE.ch™ website or the information or results arising from the use of this website, nor that the VELOGATE.ch™ website contains no viruses or errors.


The VELOGATE.ch™ website may contain third-party content or links to third-party websites. These contents and links serve exclusively for user-friendliness and information. VELOGATE.ch™ has no control over the contents or websites of third parties, assumes no responsibility or guarantee for these contents or websites and makes no assurances in this regard. This includes, among other things, the accuracy, content, quality or topicality of these websites. VELOGATE.ch™ is not liable for the content or websites of third parties or for websites that link to the VELOGATE.ch™ website or display it in frames.

Intellectual property rights

All rights, titles and claims (including copyrights, trademarks, patents and other intellectual property and other rights) to, for and from all information and content (including all texts, data, graphics and logos) on the VELOGATE.ch™ website remain with VELOGATE.ch™ or the respective rights holder. Individual pages and/or parts of the VELOGATE.ch™ website may be printed out exclusively for private or internal use, and only insofar as the respective printout contains all relevant references to copyrights and other property rights.

It is prohibited to users, among other things, to change, copy, send, transmit, pass on, exhibit, demonstrate, reproduce, publish, license, use as a frame in a website, transfer and create works derived from the aforementioned contents or use them in other ways for commercial or public purposes, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of VELOGATE.ch™. Without the written consent of VELOGATE.ch™, it is prohibited to systematically retrieve content from the VELOGATE.ch™ website (whether by robots, spiders, automated or manual) in order to directly or indirectly compile a collection or database or directory or to link to the VELOGATE.ch™ website.

Severability clause

If any provision of these Terms of Use is found by any court or other competent authority to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable under any law, that provision shall be deemed not to be part of this disclaimer. However, this shall not affect the validity, legality or enforceability of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use under the laws of any such country or any other jurisdiction.

July 2013

In case of dispute, the German version shall prevail