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Guisan Place Market in Biel's old town View of the city to the lake and the Jura

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The City of Biel-Bienne reserves the right to make alterations to its website without the need to make a prior announcement to this effect.

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The City of Biel-Bienne has taken appropriate technical and organizational security measures to prevent accidental or deliberate interference with or loss or destruction of data during the use of its website. It has also taken appropriate technical and organizational security measures to prevent unauthorized access. We also draw to your attention that any data on the internet which has not been encrypted is not secure. It cannot be ruled out that data transmitted without encryption (e.g. E-mails) can be read or altered by unauthorized third parties. 

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The City of Biel/Bienne website allows social sharing. For this purpose, it uses AddThis buttons for Twitter and Facebook. This means that users’ IP addresses are passed on to AddThis and therefore also to Twitter and Facebook. However, an IP address does not reveal any information about a person’s identity.

Accesses made to the website of the City of Biel-Bienne are registered for statistical purposes(Matomo). This enables us to draw conclusions about the behavior of website users. This statistical data is collected anonymously.

If the City of Biel-Bienne receives information specific to a particular person via its website, requiring a reaction from this specific person (for example, inquiries and orders made via E-mail), this personal data will neither be evaluated nor used nor further transmitted for other purposes.

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