New Media Center
University of Basel
Totentanz 18
4051 Basel

Tel. +41 61 207 58 01

Limitation of liability

Although every care has been taken by the New Media Center (NMC) and the authors to ensure the accuracy of the information published, no warranty can be given in respect of the accuracy, reliability, currency or completeness of this information. The NMC and the authors reserve the right to alter or remove content, in full or in part, without prior notice. In no event will the NMC or the authors be liable for any loss or damage of a material or immaterial nature arising from access to, use or non-use of published information, or from misuse of the connection or technical faults.


Use of links on our website to third party websites lies outside the scope of responsibility of the NMC and of the authors. Access and use of such websites occurs entirely at the user’s own risk. The NMC and the authors expressly state that they have no influence whatsoever over the content of any linked site. Responsibility for information and services of linked sites rests entirely with the relevant third parties. No liability can be accepted in respect of the content of such websites.


All Rights Reserved. Downloading or copying of texts, illustrations, photos or any other data does not entail any transfer of rights of the content. Copyright and any other rights relating to texts, illustrations, photos or any other data available on the NMC website are the exclusive property of the NMC or of any other expressly mentioned owners. Unless otherwise stated, any reproduction requires the prior written consent of the copyright holder.

Data protection

Based on Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and the provisions of federal data protection legislation, everyone has the right to the protection of their privacy, as well as to protection from misuse of their personal details. The NMC complies with these provisions. Personal data is treated as strictly confidential and is neither passed on nor sold to third parties. In close cooperation with our hosting provider, we make every effort to protect the databases as well as possible from outside access, data loss, misuse or falsification. When you access our webpages, the following data is stored in log files: IP address, date, time, browser request and general information on the operating system and browser. This usage data forms the basis for statistical, anonymous evaluations for the purpose of tracking trends so that the NMC can improve the information on offer. If you want to register to take part in a course, you have to register with the SWITCH-Edu-ID. Once you do this, we will store your surname, first name and e-mail address. After one year without logging in to «Tales», this information and all associated data will automatically be deleted from the system.