1.1 The Swiss Association for Standardization (hereinafter jointly referred to as SNV) is active predominantly in the field of standards and standardization. SNV distributes standards and related products, specialist books and teaching material as well as other publications in the form of hardcopy, data storage devices (CD-ROMs) and electronic files. Furthermore, SNV provides standards-related online services such as electronic access to (standards) databases as well as supervision and monitoring of activities. SNV also conducts seminars and further training in the field of standards, and offers secretariat management on behalf of standardization committees.
1.2 Unless other agreements are made in writing, the present GTCs apply to all delivery and service contracts between SNV and its clients. By ordering goods and services from SNV in writing or electronically, or concluding a specific contract with SNV, clients automatically recognise the binding nature of the current version of the GTCs as presented on SNV’s website (www.snv.ch). SNV is entitled to add to, or amend, its GTCs at any time.
1.3 In case of any discrepancy between specific written agreements and the provisions of the present GTCs, specific agreements shall prevail.