ARTICLE 1 : Purpose

The purpose of the present “general terms of use” is to provide a legal framework for the use of the website and its services.

This contract is concluded between :

The manager of the website, hereinafter referred to as “the Publisher”,

Any natural or legal person wishing to access the website and its services, hereinafter referred to as “the User”.

The general conditions of use must be accepted by all Users, and access to the site implies acceptance of these conditions.

ARTICLE 2 : Legal notice

The website is edited by the HOROPEDIA Foundation whose head office is located at 1, Rue de la Tertasse, 1204 Geneva, Switzerland.

ARTICLE 3 : Access to services

The User of the website has access to the following services:
– Consultation of all the content made available
– Possibility to subscribe to the Newsletter
– Possibility to make donations

Any User with internet access can access the site free of charge from anywhere. The costs incurred by the User to access the site (internet connection, computer equipment, etc.) are not borne by the Publisher.

The site and its various services may be interrupted or suspended by the Publisher, in particular for maintenance purposes, without any obligation to give prior notice or justification.

ARTICLE 4: Responsibility of the User

The User is responsible for the risks associated with the use of his/her login and password.

The User’s password must remain secret. In the event of disclosure of the password, the Publisher accepts no liability.

The User assumes full responsibility for the use of the information and content on

Any use of the service by the User which directly or indirectly results in damage shall be subject to compensation to the site.

The site allows members to publish on the site:
– Comments on the Blog section

The member undertakes to make comments that are respectful of others and of the law and accepts that these publications may be moderated or refused by the Editor, without any obligation to justify them.

By publishing on the site, the User grants the Publisher the non-exclusive and free right to represent, reproduce, adapt, modify, broadcast and distribute his/her publication, directly or through an authorised third party.

ARTICLE 5: Responsibility of the Publisher

The Publisher cannot be held responsible for any malfunction of the server or the network.

Likewise, the responsibility of the website cannot be engaged in case of force majeure or unforeseeable and insurmountable act of a third party.

The website undertakes to implement all necessary means to guarantee the security and confidentiality of data. However, it does not guarantee total security.

The Editor reserves the right not to guarantee the reliability of the sources, although the information published on the website is deemed reliable.

ARTICLE 6 : Intellectual property

The contents of the website (logos, texts, graphic elements, videos, etc.) are protected by copyright under the Intellectual Property Code.

The User must obtain the authorisation of the site’s editor before any reproduction, copy or publication of these different contents.

The latter may be used by users for private purposes; any commercial use is prohibited.

The User is entirely responsible for any content he/she puts online and undertakes not to harm any third party.

The Site Editor reserves the right to moderate or delete freely and at any time the contents put online by the users, and this without justification.

ARTICLE 7: Personal data

The User must provide personal information in order to register on the site.
The electronic address (e-mail) of the user can be used by the website for the communication of various information and the management of the account.

The User has the right to access, rectify, delete and oppose his personal data. The User exercises this right via :
– His personal space on the site;
– A contact form;
– By e-mail: ;
– By post; Fondation HOROPEDIA, 1, Rue de la Tertasse, 1204 Geneva, Switzerland.
ARTICLE 8 : Hypertext links

The domains to which the hypertext links on the site lead are not the responsibility of the Editor, who has no control over these links.

It is possible for a third party to create a link to a page of the website without the express authorisation of the publisher.

ARTICLE 9 : Evolution of the general conditions of use

The website reserves the right to modify the clauses of these general terms of use at any time and without justification.

ARTICLE 10 : Duration of the contract

The duration of the present contract is indefinite. The contract is effective for the User from the beginning of the use of the service.

ARTICLE 11: Applicable law and jurisdiction

This contract is governed by Swiss law.
In the event of a dispute between the User and the Publisher that cannot be resolved amicably, the courts of Geneva, Switzerland shall have jurisdiction to settle the dispute.