Limitation of liability

Although great care is taken to ensure the accuracy of the information provided on its websites, we cannot accept any liability for the accuracy, correctness, up-to-dateness, reliability or completeness of the information provided. We expressly reserves the right to change, delete or to temporarily suspend the contents of this website, in its entirety or partially, at any time and without prior notice. The SPICA portal cannot be held liable for any damage that may be caused by access to the information provided, by its use or non-use, misuse of the connection or by technical problems.

References and links to other websites

References and links to websites outside the UNIL digital collections portal are provided for information purposes only. The content, form and services offered by these sites are entirely the responsibility of their authors. Access to and use of these sites is at the user's own risk.

Data protection

User data
Users can visit the SPICA portal without giving any personal information. Usage data such as IP address, pages visited, date and time of visit, etc. are collected anonymously. This site uses Google Analytics as a statistical tool to analyse its audience. You can find more information about this tool's privacy policy on Google Analytics's website.
The SPICA portal uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored permanently or temporarily on your browser when you visit this website. You can set your browser to partly or completely deactivate cookies at any time; however, once cookies have been deactivated, some features of this website, such as your search history or access to a user account, may not function properly.
Privacy policy
We are committed to protecting your privacy. All personal data collected through the contact form or a user account are treated confidentially. In no instance are they sold or communicated to third parties without the prior consent of the person concerned. E-mail addresses, user names or any other data allowing the identification of a person are in no case transmitted to entities outside the University of Lausanne / EPFL without the prior consent of the persons concerned. Only the webmasters keep the e-mails received through the contact form. However, a complaint expressed in this way will be forwarded to the UNIL Legal Service and to the unit concerned for follow-up. This data protection declaration may be modified. We ask you to consult it regularly and to send any questions, requests for correction or deletion of a user account via the contact form or directly to