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Terms and Conditions


The content of this website constitutes a non-binding offer of information. Although we regularly check the information to ensure that it is accurate and up-to-date, we reject any liability for undesired consequences resulting from the use of this information to the extent permitted by law.

Our website contains links to third party websites. You use these links at your own risk. We accept no responsibility for the content of these other websites. In particular, our liability does not include any guarantee of the constant availability of our online offer and excludes any loss or damage (e.g. due to interrupted connections or harmful software) that may result from the use of our website.

Intellectual property rights

Audio and visual elements (images, sound, film) on this website as well as combinations thereof may belong to third parties. These elements therefore, as a rule, may not be used. The Canton of Bern may permit their use outside the website on request, provided that it is itself authorised to do so. For such requests, please contact the office responsible for the content. You will find the contact details under «IMPRESSUM».

Privacy Policy

Responsible for data protection in connection with this website:

Office for Resident Services of the Canton of Bern
Ostermundigenstrasse 99B
3006 Bern

Contact form

Data processing

The service providers that the Canton of Bern uses to operate this website in some cases process the IP address or technical data of the terminal devices of persons who visit this website. The service providers are subject to data protection legislation with a level of data protection equivalent to that under Bernese cantonal law. The IP address is transmitted in encrypted form and anonymised before further processing.

By using this website, you give your consent to this data processing if it is required. It is carried out in detail as follows:

Service provider Processed data Reason for processing Further information
Bedag Informatik AG, Engehaldenstrasse 12, 3012 Bern IP address, technical information on the operating system and web browser, referrer URL, host name, time of day Log data of the web server of the Canton of Bern for the detection and elimination of technical faults or attacks -
Swiftype Search (Elasticsearch B.V., Rijnsburgstraat 11, 1059 AT Amsterdam, Netherlands) When using the search function: IP address, search terms entered Enabling full text search on this website For further information on data protection, see: https://www.elastic.co/legal/privacy-statement
imgix (imgix Inc., 423 Tehama St., San Francisco, CA 94103, USA) IP address, browser version, resolution Accelerated display of images The service provider applies European data protection law and has joined the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement. For further questions regarding data protection at imgix: privacy@imgix.com
Youtube (Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) IP address, browser version, resolution Playing videos The service provider applies European data protection law and has joined the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement. For more information on Google's use of data, as well as settings and objection options, please refer to Google's privacy policy and settings for the display of advertisements by Google
Siteimprove Analytics (Siteimprove GmbH, Kurfürstendamm 56, 10707 Berlin, Germany) IP address, website URL/title, Siteimprove account ID, originating address, loading time, browser version, resolution, session identifier, random number, cookies (see below). Anonymous analysis of the use of the web offer and optimisation of the web offer For more information on data protection, see: https://siteimprove.com/en/privacy/

Cantonal contact forms service JAXForms

Franklinstrasse 7
8050 Zurich

When using the forms, data lists, municipal voters:
URL of the website, host name, time, session identifier, search term entered.
When using a form:
Data collected with the form, IP address
According to the respective application By using a form, you consent to the processing of your data. The data will be processed in accordance with the provisions of the relevant legislation as well as data protection and personnel legislation. It will only be processed for the purposes specified therein and only to the extent necessary.
Promio.net GmbH
Giergasse 2
53113 Bonn (Germany)

E-mail address and, if applicable, other data collected with the registration form.

Reaction data: Open, click, IP address, user agent, bounce, complaints

Sending e-mail newsletters and aggregated analysis of response data If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on this website, we require an email address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the email address provided and that you agree to receiving the newsletter. You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the email address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time.


This website uses cookies for the web usage analysis function (Siteimprove). These are text files stored on your terminal device that save information about your use of this website. You can prevent these cookies from being saved by using the relevant functions of your web browser. The following data is stored in the cookies: Random ID number, order of page view, CloudFlare ID number to detect and block attacks on the website.

Social media

Insofar as this website refers to social media such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, this is only done through links, not by running programmes (plug-ins). As a result, no personal data is transmitted to the social media by calling up this website or clicking on the logos of the social media.

Contact for further questions 

If you have any questions about data protection in connection with this website, you can contact the office responsible for the content. You will find the contact details under «Credits».

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