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Terms and Conditions – Website

These terms of conditions are entered into by and between You and http://www.cotax.ch (“Company,” “we,” or “us”). The following terms of conditions together with the Privacy policy and Cookie policy govern your access and use of http://www.cotax.ch including any content, functionality offered through http://www.cotax.ch. (the “Website”).

Acceptance of the Terms of Conditions

Please read the Terms of conditions carefully. By entering http://www.cotax.ch (the “website”), or by clicking accept or agree to the Terms of conditions when this option made available to you, you acknowledge and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms of conditions, Privacy Policy (which you can view by clicking here) and Cookie Policy (which you can view by clicking here). If you don’t agree with the Terms of conditions, Privacy policy or Cookie policy you must not access or use the website.

The website is available to users who are of legal age. If you’re of legal age in your country of residence and the country you’re accessing the website you can continue. If you’re not, please exit this website.

Changes to the Terms of Conditions

We may revise and amend the terms of conditions from time to time at our sole discretion. All the changes are effective immediately as they’re posted, and user accepted them. It applies to all access and use of the website.

However, for any change in regard to the dispute resolution in the governing law and jurisdiction will not apply to any disputes for which the parties have actual notice on before the date the change is posted on the Website.

Accessing the Website and Account Security

We have the right to remove or amend the Website, and any service, tool or content provided in the Website at our sole discretion without a notice. We will not be liable for any or all reasons why the Website is unavailable at any time for any period. We have the right to restrict access to some parts or the entire Website.

Intellectual Property Rights

the website and its content, features and functionality, including but not limited to images, video and audio and the design, arrangement thereof and source code, object codes are owned by the company, its licensor or other providers of such material. Access to the Website shall not be considered as conferring upon anyone any license under any of our or any third party’s intellectual property rights. Any use of the website including copying or storing in whole or part for commercial use is prophesied without prior concept of the Company.

Trademarks

Cotax™ is a registered trademark and http://www.cotax.ch is a domain name owned and controlled by the Company.

Logos, designs and slogans are trademarks of the Company or its affiliates or licensors. Using theses marks without prior permission is prohibited.

Prohibited Uses

You may use the website only for lawful purposes in accordance with these terms of conditions in conformity with the laws of your country of residence and the country where you’re accessing the Website. You agree not to use the Website:

  • To violate any local or international law, European union law or regulation or laws regarding the export of data to and from Switzerland and European union or any other countries.
  • To impersonate or try to impersonate the company, the company’s employee, or any other person or entity, by using email address or any other method.
  • To engage in any activity that can restrict or inhibit anyone’s full enjoyment and use of the website or may harm the Company or users of the Website or expose them to liability.

You agree not to:

  • Use the website in any manner that can disable, overburden, damage or impair the Website or inference in anyone’s use of the Website, including but not limited to their ability to use and engage with the activities of the website in real manner.
  • To access or use the website through any robot or automatic device, or any means for any purpose not expressly authorized by the terms of conditions, including for monitoring or copying any of the material in the website.
  • Upload, post or transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains any viruses, malwares, ransomwares or spywares or any other computer code, files or programs or any other technologies designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any part of the Website, the server on which the Website stored, any server, computer, or database connected to the Website.

Reliance on Information Posted

The contents presented on the Website are made available to provide information and guidance only. We don’t warrant for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information. If you rely on any information is strictly at your own risk. It may not be held liable for any potential damages or inconvenience caused to users arising from any inaccuracies on such materials by you or any other visitor to the website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

The Website may include content provided by third parties. All the statements and opinions expressed in these materials and responses to questions and other content are solely the opinions and responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials.

Materials provided by third parties don’t necessarily reflect the opinion of the Company. We are not liable to you or any third party for the accuracy of any materials provided by third parties.

Changes to the Website

We may update the content on this website from time to time, the accuracy of theses contents may not be accurate or up to date, we are not under any obligation to update such material.

Linking to the Website and Social Media Features

You can link to our Website in a legal, fare way that doesn’t damage our reputations or take advantage of it. You must not suggest any form of association or approval or endorsement on our part without our written consent.

Links from the Website

Our Website may contain links which direct you to third-party websites. They are provided for your convenience only. This includes links continued in advertisements including banner advertisements and sponsored links. Our company has no influence on third-party website. Therefore, we cannot guarantee for the accuracy, completeness or safety of the third-party content. If you want to access the third-party website linked to this website, you do this at your own risk.

Disclaimer of Warranties

By using our Website, you understand that we cannot guarantee that the Website, and the files available for downloading from the Website will be free of viruses or other destructive codes. You are responsible for using sufficient anti-virus protection.

By using our Website, you understand that we cannot guarantee that the Website, and the files available for downloading from the Website will be free of viruses or other destructive codes. You are responsible for using sufficient anti-virus protection.

To the fullest extent provided by law, we will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distruputed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harfuml material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the website or any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it. Your use of the website, its content, or any items obtained through the website is at your own risk. The website, its content are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, without any warranties of any kind, either express or implied. Neither the company nor any person associated with the company makes any warranty with respect to the completeness, security, reliability, quality, accuracy, or availability of the website.

Limitation on Liability

To the fullest extent provided by law, in no event will the company their licensors, service providers, employees be liable for damages of any kind, under any legal theory, arising out of or in connection with your use, or inability to use, the website, any websites linked to it, any content on the website including any direct, indirect damages.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Company, its affiliates, licensors, and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors, and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses, or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms of conditions or your use of the Website.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

All matters relating to the Website and these Terms of conditions shall be governed and interpreted according to Swiss law. Any disputes that may arise between Cotax and the Users of the Website shall be instituted exclusively in the courts of the Switzerland. With the express waiver of the user in all cases to any other jurisdiction to which they may have recourse.

Your Comments and Concerns

 

This website is operated by SN Cooperation GmbH, Farman-Strasse 6, 8152 Glattpark, UID: CHE-492.701.33. All feedbacks, comments, requests for technical support, and other communications relating to the Website should be directed to: info@cotax.ch

 Terms and Conditions – App

Welcome to cotax, where we guide you through the tax return process smoothly and efficiently. When you sign in, you will answer a limited amount of questions that are relevant for your tax return, confirm the results, and then submit!

We are located on Farm-Strasse 6, 8152, Zürich (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates in www.cotax.ch (“website”).cotax is a registered trademark of SN Cooperation GmbH.

 

Preamble:

These terms and conditions (hereinafter also referred to as “T&C”) apply to websites and mobile application ( referred to as “app”) offered and operated by SN Cooperation GmbH, in particular, www.cotax.ch (hereinafter also referred to as “service”. If the user does not accept the T&C, the use of Website and the mobile application are prohibited.

It is worth to note, that by using our website or downloading our app, you knowledge that you accept our T&C and our Privacy Policy.

Cotax is an online service helping users prepare their tax returns. Registering an account is necessary to use the service, however registration is free of charge.

You should be aware that cotax does not provide legal or tax advice. Tips and notes provided in the app or the website are only to support you submit your tax return. The service calculates tax return based on the input the user provides, including to: title, name, marital status, employment, address, religious affiliation, occupation, employer, annual wage tax statement or most recent payroll slip, second household, responsible tax office, tax identification number, education and vocational training, expenses for work equipment, job applications, professional associations, income from capital assets, bank statements, the balance by end of the year of the user all accounts.  income from any sale of commodities (excluding income from pension schemes), insurance schemes, health expenses, surviving dependency, disabilities, nursed persons, personal information of children living in the same household, parents or other persons, donations, church tax, household expenses, expenses from pension schemes, permanent expenses.

After you upload all the important documents, cotax  will provide you with a confirmation page to confirm if you provided all the required documents or you need to make a change, also details of service fee will be clearly included. Once you confirm this step, you will receive a notification in the app states that you successfully submitted your tax filling documents

Here in cotax, we prepare your tax return accurately however, we do not make any claim that the tax return prepared by the service is accurate when the user receives the tax return from us. The result cotax provides is non-binding calculation.

By registering with us you confirm that you give us your correct age and actual place of residence and that you have all the necessary authorizations to provide us with the data and documents that you provide to us (e.g. by entering data or uploading documents).

As a consumer of cotax, you will receive your Tax return completed and printed out with other documents to the address you provide to us.

 

Your obligations as a user:

You will provide us with the correct details when you apply for the cotax tax return service and ensure that you are of legal age and live in Switzerland. You can pay the applicable rates for these services if you are using paid services. You will keep your username and password safe and confidential. Any operation performed on cotax with your username will be credited to you.

You agree to assist us in the fulfillment of our contractual obligations and if requested, undertake to provide us with any additional details. You accept to promptly inform us in writing of any changes  to your location, phone number and email address.

You agree that the email address stored during registration will be kept active and checked regularly. All communications sent by cotax to this e-mail address shall be considered to be approved by you.

You can only use cotax and all related resources and information in a legal manner and for valid purposes, in particular with regard to tax regulations.

You agree not to violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation in connection with your use of the App and our website, including but not limited to the following;

  • Use any automated process, including but not limited to; Agents, robots, scripts or spiders, to access, monitor, collect, copy or otherwise transmit the Service.
  • Registration data or other data of users; whether individually or in aggregate
  • Test or monitor the vulnerability of the app or violate any application or authentication mechanism available on the service
  • Use any mechanism, software or other code that interferes with or is intended to interfere with the proper functioning or use of the website and the app
  • manipulate headers or other means of identification to disguise the origin of any message sent by or through the Services
  • To disguise one’s identity or to accept someone else’s identity.

Liability and Warranty:

It should be noted that you remain fully responsible to relevant authorities for meeting deadlines and correctness of the information you provided to us.

In the event of damage to property or financial loss caused by cotax due to slight negligence, cotax shall only be liable for damages arising from violation of essential contractual obligations, and to the extent, such damages were foreseeable at the time of conclusion and typical for the contract.

We reserve the right at any time, to alter, discontinue cotax, the app, the website, as well as any relevant processes and services, or to deny individual users without having to give reasons and without any liability or compensation consequences.

We exclude all liability on the part of cotax within the limits of what is legally permitted. In particular, we also exclude any liability for websites, products or services of third parties.

 

Rights of Use and Rights to Data:

Subject to your compliance with these Terms and any applicable payment obligations, cotax grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, revocable and non-transferable license to:

  1. Access and use the App on your personal device solely in connection with your use of the Services; and
  2. Access and use any content, information and related materials that may be made available through the App or website.

This license grant applies to all updates, upgrades and new versions of the App. Cotax reserves the right to change any information in the App, including, but not limited to, revising and/or deleting features or other information without prior notice. All rights, title and interest not expressly granted herein are reserved by us and our licensors.

You must not use the website and the App in any manner that can disable, overburden, damage or impair the App or the website or inference in anyone’s use of the App or the Website, including but not limited to their ability to use and engage with the activities of the website or the App in real manner.

All the copyright and other Intellectual Property rights in the website, its content and the App, including but not limited to images, video and audio and the design, arrangement thereof and source code, object codes are owned by cotax, its licensor or other providers of such material. You’re allowed to use cotax only for private use in accordance to the requirements and restrictions of this T&C. However, commercial use requires expressed consent of cotax.

All data entered in cotax and submitted documents will be saved in an acceptable manner. We cannot guarantee the availability and completeness at all times of all your data and documents entered in cotax. You are at risk of faulty or omitted data backup.

With regard to the data and documents uploaded to cotax, you hereby warrant that you have the necessary rights and permission of any third party to enter or upload these data and documents to cotax and that you grant us the right to process and dispose of the data as set out in these Terms of Service and the Privacy Policy.

You hereby grant us the necessary rights to carry out the processing, analysis and data processing described here and confirm that you have any rights and third-party consent to grant us these rights.

Right of Withdrawal of the Service:

You can withdraw from cotax tax filling service by deleting your account from cotax. In case the service that already been trigged and paid for, cotax will reimburse you, however the reimbursement will correspond proportionally to the service that has been provided by cotax. Reimbursement will be provided within 14 days of receiving the withdraw request.

Withdrawal must be sent to:

SN Cooperation GmbH

Farman-Strasse 6, 8152 Zurich

Email: info@cotax.ch

Please note that cotax is not a data storage or data archiving service. We have no obligation to continue storing, archiving or otherwise holding your data after the end of our service relationship.

 

Right of modification:

 You’re entitled for modification to the information you provided to us, however you will have to pay additional fee.

 

The Governing law:

To the extent possible, only Swiss law apply to the contractual relationship between you as the user and us as the provider of cotax .If individual clauses of these Terms of Use are not permissible or not enforceable, the remaining clauses remain unaffected and the clause concerned shall be replaced by a permissible clause, whose purpose and intent comes closest to the original clause.

 

Contact:

If you have any questions or other concerns, you can contact us at any time at:

SN Cooperation GmbH

Farman-Strasse 6, 8152 Zurich

Email: info@cotax.ch