Boosting Innovation in Factory of the Future Value Chain in the Alps

Limitation of liability for internal content

The content of our website has been compiled with meticulous care and to the best of our knowledge. However, we cannot assume any liability for the up-to-date, completeness or accuracy of any of the pages.

We are liable for our own content on these pages in accordance with general laws. However, we are not under obligation to monitor external information provided or stored on the website. Once we have become aware of a specific infringement of the law, we will immediately remove the content in question. Any liability concerning this matter can only be assumed from the point in time at which the infringement becomes known to us.


Limitation of liability for external links

Our website contains links to the websites of third parties (“external links”). As the content of these websites is not under our control, we cannot assume any liability for such external content. In all cases, the provider of information of the linked websites is liable for the content and accuracy of the information provided. At the point in time when the links were placed, no infringements of the law were recognizable to us. As soon as an infringement of the law becomes known to us, we will immediately remove the link in question.


Intellectual Property

The content and works published on this website are governed by copyright laws and other laws protecting intellectual property. Any duplication, processing, distribution or any form of utilization beyond the scope of these laws shall require the prior written consent of the author or authors in question.

Privacy Policy

Basic principles

We collect, process and use your personal data in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations. Personal data refers to all individual pieces of information about personal or factual details of a particular or identifiable natural person. This includes, for example, your name, your address, your e-mail address and your telephone number.



The content and works provided on these Web pages are governed by the copyright laws European Union. Duplication, processing, distribution, or any form of commercialization of such material beyond the scope of the copyright law shall require the prior written consent of its respective author or creator


Data Protection

Please be aware that there are inherent security risks in transmitting data, such as e-mails, via the Internet, because it is impossible to safeguard completely against unauthorized access by third parties. Nevertheless, we shall safeguard your data, subject to this limitation. In particular, personal information will be transmitted via the Internet only if it does not infringe upon third-party rights, unless the respective party has given its prior consent in view of such security risks. Accordingly, as the Web site provider, we shall not be held liable for any damages incurred as a consequence of such security risks or for any related acts of omission on our part. We oppose the use of any available contact information by a third party for sending unsolicited advertisements. As the Web site provider, we reserve the express right to take legal action against unsolicited mailing or e-mailing of spam and other similar advertising materials.


Photo sources & copyright

The content of the web site is protected by copyright. Reproduction or use of text or image material is not permitted without the express consent of the author. Protecting your personal data is extremely important to us. This data protection declaration sets out the method, extent and purpose of our collection, processing and use of your personal data.


Scope of data collection, processing and use

When you call up our web pages, we are provided with access data, which is saved for security purposes and generally enables identification: this includes the name of the web pages retrieved, the date and time of the retrieval, the volume of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, the browser type and version, the user‘s operating system, the referrer URL (the previous page visited) and the requesting provider. We evaluate this data (known as the „click path“), and it enables us to optimize our Internet presence and tailor the content to you.

Merely to visit our Website, it is not necessary for you to provide us with any personal data (such as your name or your e-mail address). If you provide us with personal data, we collect, process and use this information only for the purposes of providing the Website and the services available on the Website.

Personal data is only shared with public authorities and government institutions when this is stipulated by law, or when we are forced to do so by a court of law. Our staff and any service providers we work with are bound to confidentiality and to observing the applicable data protection regulations.


Right of access and questions about data protection

Under the applicable data protection regulations, you have the right to free access to any of your personal data that is stored. You can revoke your consent to collect, process and use data at any time, with effectiveness for the future.

We are happy to answer any further questions on data protection and processing of your personal data. You can contact us using the e-mail


Other technical details


A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

We use cookies to make your visit to our Website a better experience. Cookies are small text files that are stored in your browser‘s cache and allow us to recognize your browser. Cookies enable us to improve the convenience and the quality of the services provided on the Website, for example by storing your user settings (e.g. your country selection) for future visits.

It is possible to use our Website without cookies. You can restrict or disable the use of cookies in your browser‘s settings at any time. However, this may lead to certain restrictions in the functions and user friendliness of our Website.

Log files

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information: 
information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, website navigation and details). None of this information is used to identify you personally.

Email policy

Our policy is to only send you emails that you have chosen to receive. Emails from BIFOCALps will inform you of which service has sent the email and how to change your email preferences.

We may email you in special circumstances, for example, an important general announcement or a significant change to a BIFOCALPs service that you use.

Where feasible, email addresses on BIFOCAlps are not published "in the clear" to avoid email address harvesting for spam. A contact form (MailAnon) allows users to send an email without seeing the email address.