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Legal notice, legal provisions, corporate governance, use of funds and terms of use.

Publisher

Swiss Red Cross
Rainmattstrasse 10
P.O. Box
CH-3001 Bern

Tel. +41 58 400 41 11
Fax: +41 58 400 41 22

Email: info@redcross.ch
Home page: www.redcross.ch

Head of Communication: Raymond Ruch

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Corporate governance and the use of funds

Certification of the organization and the management

The Swiss Red Cross runs its organization and its operations in accordance with the Corporate Governance Guidelines for Non-Profit Organizations in Switzerland (Swiss NPO Code) and has obtained the Swiss NPO Code certificate.

Swiss GAAP FER

Each year the Swiss Red Cross publishes detailed annual accounts in accordance with Swiss GAAP FER that are verified and approved by external auditors.

Zewo quality seal

The SRC is a relief organization recognized by Zewo. The Zewo quality seal shows that we make diligent use of donations. The SRC adheres to the strict regulations of Zewo in its accounting, impartiality and transparency.

Investment regulations

The following investment regulations apply to the SRC’s financial management: ‘Purchasing derivative financial instruments is not permitted, with the exception of income stock in foreign currencies for the purposes of optimizing our foreign currency requirements in the course of the year. No investments are made in companies whose core business is the production or sale of tobacco, alcohol or arms. Our investments take account of companies’ sustainability and as far as possible also environmental, ethical and social criteria.’

Terms of use

By visiting our web pages, placing orders and using our services, you declare that you agree to our collecting your data and to our terms of use. You navigate our website and use our services at your own risk. The SRC cannot be held liable for any damage that may arise from using or disabling the use of our website and its content. This refers in particular to any damage that may result from viruses, etc. after downloading content from our site. The SRC cannot accept any liability for any damage arising from the interruption of any features of its website. The content of the SRC website may contain inaccuracies or mistakes. The SRC reserves the right to improve this content at any time.

Links to other websites

Certain links on this website lead to external websites. When editing its web pages, the SRC checks that links work but cannot accept any liability for the content of the websites. Webmasters who link their sites to our website are requested to inform the SRC of this.

Data protection regulations

Consult the SRC’s data protection regulations here.

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