Terms and conditions

By accessing this website you acknowledge that you have read, understood and accepted that you are subject to all of the terms and conditions laid down here.

Scope and application

This website is administrated by the Energy Science Center at ETH Zurich to demonstrate the Nexus-e energy system modeling platform. These terms and conditions apply to everyone who visits this website or uses the content provided on this website.

Modeling results interpretation

All the modeling results presented on the website are subject to pronounced uncertainties and assumptions. To avoid misinterpretation, please refer to the publications, project descriptions and/or contact us to understand the underlying assumptions and the model limitations.

For public scientific use of any content (e.g., data, figures, statements) you must attribute the Nexus-e project. For public non-scientific use of any content, you must contact us to obtain a prior written consent.


The copyright notice of ETH Zurich applies:

“All online documents and web pages as well as their parts are protected by copyright, and it is permissible to copy them and print them out only for private, scientific and noncommercial use.

Without prior written consent from ETH Zurich it is not permissible for the documents and web pages and parts thereof to be either copied or stored on other servers, input into news group or online services, or stored on CDROM or other data carriers. This applies in particular to the ETH Zurich logo.

Intermediate storage in a cache or on a proxy server to optimise access speed is permitted.

The citation of the documents and web pages with a correct statement of the source and the setting of links to our web site is expressly allowed.”

Limitation of liability

The disclaimer of ETH Zurich applies:

“Although ETH Zurich takes all possible care to ensure the correctness of published information, no warranty can be accepted regarding the correctness, accuracy, uptodateness, reliability and completeness of the content of this information.

ETH Zurich expressly reserves the right to change, to delete or temporarily not to publish the contents wholly or partly at any time and without giving notice.

Liability claims against ETH Zurich because of tangible or intangible damage arising from accessing, using or not using the published information, through misuse of the connection or as a result of technical breakdowns are excluded.

ETH Zurich has not checked third party web sites, i.e. web sites not located on its servers or in its area of influence, that may be connected to this web site via links, and does not accept any responsibility for the contents or the services offered thereon.”

Data protection

We are committed to protecting your privacy. To ETH Zurich the protection not only of your personal but the safety and security of all data that flows through our institution is important. As part of this effort, we process personal data in accordance with the Swiss Data Protection Law and, where applicable, with EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). This Privacy Policy may change from time to time.

We only collect data that is essential for the functions of the website. All the data is treated as strictly confidential and is neither passed on nor sold to third parties. We collect two types of data: (A) Personal information (name and email address) of the registered users. This information is collected to monitor the use of the modeling results. The data will be deleted when the user deletes his or her account. (B) Access data (IP address, date, time, browser request and general information on the operating system and browser) of visitors. This data is collected to identify suspicious access to this website for malicious purpose. The access data will be deleted after two years.

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