Terms and Conditions

of the Christian Police Association Switzerland (as of November 2016)

1. Subject matter of the contract

The Swiss Christian Police Association (hereinafter “CPV”) sells to business customers and private customers (hereinafter “Customer”) the goods listed in the print media, in the online shop or in written offers by post, e-mail, SMS or newsletter on the following terms of delivery and sale (GTC).

2. Conclusion of contract

Following an order placed by the customer, the contract between the customer and CPV shall only be concluded by CPV’s subsequent acceptance of the order. The customer’s order is placed via the online shop, by telephone, in writing via the Internet, by fax or by post. CPV accepts the order by (a) sending the customer an order confirmation (by e-mail in the online shop) or (b) delivering the ordered goods directly (including invoice or delivery note). CPV reserves the right to refuse to accept an order without giving reasons.

3. Product range

All details of the goods which the customer receives as part of the order process are non-binding and without guarantee. In particular, changes in new editions, design, cover design or appearance as well as errors in product descriptions, product illustrations or new editions and availability and in price quotations are reserved.

4. Prices and terms of payment

The prices shown apply to Switzerland and are in Swiss francs (CHF/sFr) including the applicable value added tax. We accept no liability for incorrect price information in the online shop and in our print media.

Payments against invoice should always be made net on receipt, unless payment is made in the online shop by credit card, Postcard or similar. CPV reserves the right to supply even existing customers only after advance payment.

5. Copyright/intellectual property

CPV reserves all rights for every text, every design and all graphics, readings, audio samples, reviews and all other information on its website. Copying or reproducing the whole or any part of the website or print media is only permitted for the purpose of placing an order with CPV. All other trademarks, product names, publisher names, labels or company names or logos cited or used on this website are the sole property of their respective owners.

6. Shipping and handling

Our chargeable shop items include the statutory VAT. We send our shop articles as letter or parcel post only within Switzerland. We charge CHF 7 for postage and packaging. For purchases of CHF 50 or more, we ship the articles free of charge. We grant discounts for larger order quantities.

7. Delivery/delivery times

Depending on the availability of the articles, the order usually leaves the distribution warehouse within one to three days. CPV will procure items that are not in stock as quickly as possible. If missing items cannot be procured at short notice, the items in stock will be delivered. The missing articles will be delivered free of shipping costs as soon as possible.

8. Right of withdrawal

In principle, a customer’s order is considered a firm order. If a customer nevertheless wishes to return the goods for any reason, he/she is requested to notify us in advance by telephone on +41 44 77 00 117 or by e-mail to

9. Retention of title

The delivered goods remain the property of CPV until final payment has been made.

10. Warranty & Guarantee

a) The liability of CPV for its own fault as well as that of its employees is limited to intentional infliction of damage.

b) The customer’s warranty claim expires if the defect or wrong delivery is not reported to CPV by e-mail (, telephone (+41 44 77 00 117) or post within 20 days of receipt of the delivery.

11. External links and information

The CPV website, social media and print media contain details of and links to third-party websites. These websites are the responsibility and liability of their respective operators; the CPV declines all liability for their content. The CPV website may have been linked or even integrated into external websites by third parties without their knowledge. The CPV accepts no responsibility for the presentation, content or any connection to its site in websites of other providers.

12. Place of jurisdiction

The place of jurisdiction is the registered office of the association, canton of Zurich. Swiss law is applicable.


The data protection declaration forms an integral part of these General Terms and Conditions.


Use of the online donation form

Online donations will be used according to the intended purpose. You will receive a thank-you note on request.  If you wish, you will receive an annual donation confirmation for the tax authorities for project donations that are recognised as charitable. Donations made will not be reimbursed. The privacy policy applies to donors.


Postal address:

Christian Police Association Switzerland
CH-8000 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 77 00 117

Promoting professional ethics

By offering seminars for members of the authorities in the areas of ethics, anti-corruption and human rights, the pastoral and psychological care of colleagues as well as the implementation of charitable, humanitarian and social aid projects at home and abroad.

Secure values

Because we build on secure values, we were able to celebrate our 30th anniversary in 2012. The CPV Switzerland is a non-profit association with headquarters in Zurich.

To inform

Find out more on our website and contact us if you have any questions. We look forward to hearing from you.