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Terms of Use for the ISCN Karger Website


Use of the ISCN Karger website (hereinafter the Website)is subject to these Terms. By using the Website the user implicitly accepts to be bound by and to behave according to these Terms of Use as well as any other Terms & Conditions or regulations referred to.

Certain parts of this website may be subject to registration and additional Terms & Conditions. Users will be expressively informed during registration process about any applicable Terms & Conditions.

For further information regarding the use of Karger Online Publication please refer to the Karger Site Licenses.

Copyright Protection

The content on the Website including but not limited to the content of ISCN 2020 in whole or in parts, the title, the logo, graphic designs or adverts are the intellectual property of S. Karger AG (Basel) or published with permission from the legal copyright owner. All rights are reserved.

Unless otherwise noted, no part of the content on the Website may be translated into other languages, reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, microcopying, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from Karger.

For further information or permission requests please see the explanations under Rights and Permissions.

Privacy Policy

Data protection is a particularly high priority for the management of S. Karger AG. The use of the Internet pages of S. Karger AG is possible without any indication of personal data; however, if a data subject wants to use special enterprise services via our website, processing of personal data could become necessary. If the processing of personal data is necessary and there is no statutory basis for such processing, we generally obtain consent from the data subject.

The processing of personal data, such as the name, address, email address, or telephone number of a data subject, shall always be in line with the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of The European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation [GDPR]), in accordance with the Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP) and the Ordinance to the Federal Act on Data Protection.

For further information about how Karger processes personal data please refer to the Karger Privacy Policy.


The Website uses "Cookies"“. Cookies are text files that are stored in a computer system via an Internet browser. Through the use of cookies, S. Karger AG can provide the users of this website with more user-friendly services that would not be possible without the cookie setting. If the user deactivates the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be entirely usable.

For further information about the Cookies Karger uses to support the functionality of this Website please refer to the Karger Privacy Policy


All payments are by credit card only. The transaction is secure: standard-procedure SSL or SET are used and all data are encrypted. No separate invoice is issued/sent, but the customer will receive a confirmation/receipt message with key details of the transaction. The payment process will be operated by our partners SaferPay or Datatrans. Customer’s credit card data are neither stored, copied or downloaded to Karger servers nor are they passed on to third parties. None of these data will be used for mailings or other promotional activities.

Purchases of online products (articles or book chapters in electronic format) cannot be canceled once the transaction has been approved and the confirmation has been sent. Such online items cannot be returned for credit either.

Online Access to Karger Content

Online access is for personal, non-commercial use only. Items may be downloaded to a personal computer and/or printed out for customers convenience. Any distribution of online items or the User ID/password to access them online is a violation of the copyright.

Librarians, research or personal assistants etc., who use this service on behalf of others, are entitled to pass on the item to their client.

Please see also the Karger Site Licenses for related information.

Service Access

While Karger endeavours to ensure that the Karger website is normally available 24 hours a day, Karger shall not be liable if for any reason the Karger website is unavailable at any time for any period.

Access to the Karger website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of a system failure, maintenance or repair for reasons beyond Karger's control.


The statements, opinions and data contained in Karger publications are solely those of the individual authors and contributors and not of the publisher and the editor(s).

The appearance of advertisements in the journals and on the website is not a warranty, endorsement, or approval of the products or services advertised or of their effectiveness, quality or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements.

Drug Dosage

The authors and the publisher have exerted every effort to ensure that drug selection and dosage set forth in these publications are in accord with current recommendations and practice at the time of publication.

However, in view of ongoing research, changes in government regulations, and the constant flow of information relating to drug therapy and drug reactions, the reader is urged to check the package insert for each drug for any changes in indications and dosage and for added warnings and precautions. This is particularly important when the recommended agent is a new and/or infrequently employed drug.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use shall be exclusively governed by the laws of Switzerland and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Switzerland.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing in this legal notice will preclude Karger from applying to any court to bring an action for the infringement of its intellectual property rights.

Basel, September 2020