Content: T&C


General Terms & Conditions and Impressum


General Terms and Conditions of skillharbour GmbH
(hereinafter skillharbour)
1. Scope
1.1 skillharbour is owner of the time-exchange market and makes this available to its members for private usage. skillharbour aims to achieve a market for the mutually beneficial exchange of certain abilities and experiences. An individual providing one hour of service via skillharbour receives one "skillhour" credit. A skillhour is therefore the equivalent of one hour of specific performance and can be earned and spent again on skillharbour. A skillhour has no monetary value and may not be bought or sold.
1.2 These General Terms and Conditions (T&Cs) govern the execution of contracts and their content and completion between skillharbour and the members for usage of the online platform. The terms and conditions are an integral part of all services offered and contracts between the member and skillharbour. Additions, verbal agreements and amendments to the terms and conditions shall only be valid with written confirmation from skillharbour.
1.3 skillharbour reserves the right to adapt and modify the terms and conditions at any time. Any amendments become effective upon publication on The member gives his or her consent to the amendments by continuing to use the platform.
2. Subject of the contract/Prices
skillharbour provides a platform for the exchange of abilities, skills and experiences for the mutual benefit of the members. Registration and use of the platform is free of charge.
3. Formation of the contract/Beginning
3.1 The contract is formed upon registration and acceptance of the terms and conditions on the website.
3.2 A member must be registered in order to use the time-exchange market The member warrants that the information he or she provides is truthful and complete. The member must inform skillharbour immediately and in writing of any changes and amendments to his or her information. The member shall expressly refrain from registering more than once or from allowing other persons access to the separate services using his or her details.
4. Members' rights and obligations
4.1 The member may provide his or her abilities and experiences to other registered users on the platform The member is obligated not to misuse the services offered on www.skillharbour and to refrain from illegal actions. The offering of services with illegal, immoral, erotic, political or religious content is prohibited. skillharbour reserves the right to prohibit, at its own discretion, the offering of other services which are contrary to the interests of skillharbour. The member acknowledges that the content and information made available via skillharbour, as well as the design of the website are legally protected and may only be used with the expressly agreed consent of skillharbour.
4.2 The member is responsible for the availability of internet access and the necessary software and hardware components with the necessary settings. The member is obligated, under item 4.1, to immediately report prohibited services being offered and any improper use of the skillharbour platform.
4.3. The member shall be responsible for keeping his or her username and password safe and shall ensure that no third parties have access to personal information. skillharbour must be informed immediately in the event of signs of misuse by unauthorised persons.
4.4.skillharbour is not obligated to check the content of services offered by members. Every member is solely and personally responsible for the services he or she offers. skillharbour reserves the right to terminate the contract unilaterally and without notice in the event of suspicion of breach of contract by the member and to immediately disable the internet presence and accounts. Claims for compensation by skillharbour, as well as civil and criminal action remain reserved.
5. skillharbour rights and obligations
5.1 skillharbour shall only pass on personal information to third parties with the express consent of the member where doing so is not necessary for the fulfilment of the contract.
5.2 skillharbour may consult third-party suppliers for the fulfilment of the contract.
5.3 skillharbour is not a contracting party to the agreements reached between the respective members.
6. Termination/Conclusion of the contractual relationship
Either party may terminate the contract at any time by mail. All claims of the member against skillharbour and other members (e.g. unused skillhours) shall expire upon termination of the contract.
7. Liability
7.1 Insofar as legally permissible, skillharbour expressly excludes liability of any kind, in particular for indirect or direct damages. Moreover, skillharbour shall not be responsible for members' actions towards other members and third parties.
7.2 The member shall be solely responsible for acquiring insurance (accident, personal liability, etc.).
7.3 The member shall be obligated to hold skillharbour free of all claims from third parties that result from the illegal or improper use of This includes all potential legal defence costs for skillharbour.
8. Severability clause
Should one or more of the conditions of these General Terms and Conditions prove to be invalid, it shall not affect the remaining conditions. These remain unchanged and retain their validity.
9. Applicable law
9.1 All legal relationships of the member towards skillharbour shall exclusively be subject to Swiss law (with the exception of the CISG).
9.2 The exclusive place of jurisdiction for all disputes shall be the registered office of skillharbour in Basle.


Version: 1 February 2014




Company number: CH-, Commercial register of the canton Basel-Stadt
Legal Nature: Ltd.
CEO: Graziella Michel-Zullo
Trademark: skillharbour is a registered trademark
Fiduciary: Stefan Bercx, Basel, CHE-115.146.216
skillharbour GmbH
Halle 8, Gundeldingerfeld
Dornacherstrasse 192
CH-4053 Basel
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Liability limitation
This site was compiled with utmost care. skillharbour GmbH excludes all liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly from the use of this website and the information contained therein.


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