Defining the SIPA crowd immo platform

General terms and conditions


1. These general terms and conditions (hereinafter referred to as the "General Terms and Conditions") of SIPA crowd immo, Rue du Lion d'or 6, 1003 Lausanne, Switzerland (hereinafter referred to as "SIPA crowd immo") govern the conditions of use and the rights and obligations of the user (hereinafter referred to as the "User") of the website and consequently of all the sub-domains of (hereinafter referred to as the "Website").
2. If the User does not wish to be bound by the General Terms and Conditions set out below, they must not access the Website or any of its pages.


1. The Website is a platform for potential investors in properties or projects offered by SIPA crowd immo.
2. By accessing and consulting the Website and its pages, the User acknowledges that he/she has read, understood and agrees to be bound by these General Terms and Conditions. Any specific agreement relating to the personalised services and products of SIPA crowd immo (including any brokerage and property management contract) are complementary to these General Terms and Conditions. In the event of any conflict, the provisions of such specific agreements shall prevail.
3. Access to the Website or its services may be restricted at any time where this is necessary for security reasons or for the implementation of technical measures. No claim may be made by Users as a result of such restrictions.


1. Use of the Website is subject to acceptance of these Terms and Conditions and access to certain parts of the Website is subject to prior creation of a user account (hereinafter referred to as the "User Account"). Each User may only create one account, which is personal and non-transferable.
2. Registration is open to (i) natural persons who are at least 18 years old and have full civil capacity and (ii) duly constituted legal entities. When a User Account is registered for a legal entity, the natural person creating the account guarantees that he/she has the powers to represent the legal entity on whose behalf he/she is acting. Notwithstanding any other provision of these General Terms and Conditions, any natural person or legal entity granting loans or consumer credit in a professional capacity - as defined in the Federal Law on Consumer Credit of 23 March 2001 - is prohibited from using the Website, unless SIPA crowd immo has expressly given its consent in writing. Additional specific conditions and restrictions, including with regard to the domicile of the User, may apply to specific Campaigns and Projects (as defined below), in particular in connection with the Federal Act on the Acquisition of Real Estate by Persons Abroad of 16 December 1983.
3. Information relating to access to the User Account (login and password) is strictly confidential and must be kept secret under the sole responsibility of the User. SIPA crowd immo may not be held liable in the event of unauthorised access to the User Account by a third party. The User must immediately inform SIPA crowd immo if a third party has improperly accessed his User Account or email, or if the User Account or email security has been compromised in any other way.
4. The User warrants that all information provided by the User to SIPA crowd immo via the Website is complete, accurate and true. The User is obliged to keep his information up to date and to inform SIPA crowd immo of any changes.
5. ll information and documents made available to the User by SIPA crowd immo, including those relating to a specific property, must be kept confidential and may not be communicated to a third party, with the exception of the User's financial, legal or tax advisor. If this information is communicated to his/her financial, legal or tax advisor, the User undertakes to inform said advisor of this confidentiality clause and to oblige him/her to comply strictly with it. The User is liable for any breach of this confidentiality clause.
6. Once the User Account has been created, the User must follow the accreditation process in accordance with the requirements of SIPA crowd immo partners in order to access the offers published on the Website. Accreditation may be rejected without giving any reason. Consequently, if accreditation is rejected, the User will be blocked and will not be able to access his User Account.


1. Subject to the creation of a User Account and accreditation, a User may consult the Projects approved on the Website for possible subscription and may request additional information on the Website.
When the User proposes to subscribe to a Project, the User confirms that he/she has reviewed and understood the terms and conditions for raising funds for the Project and that he/she is aware of the risks relating to such a subscription. The User confirms that he/she has read and understood the risk factors and is aware that the list of risk factors is not exhaustive. In the event that SIPA crowd immo considers that the User is eligible for a final subscription, SIPA crowd immo will send the User a subscription form and other documents relating to the Project (hereinafter: the "Documents").
2. If the User's final subscription is approved by SIPA crowd immo and its partners for the Project (such as the custodian bank and the bank financing part of the Project), the investment is concluded between the User and SIPA crowd immo. As between the User and SIPA crowd immo, the User alone assumes all risks relating to a subscription to a Project. SIPA crowd immo does not provide any guarantee regarding the success of the Project, nor towards any other User. In the event that the final allocation is lower than the subscription made by the User (for example due to strong demand for the Project), SIPA crowd immo will inform the User accordingly before validating and accepting the subscription.
3. SIPA crowd immo is free to refuse a subscription without giving any reason and without any liability.
4. Users may only invest in Projects (i) on their own behalf, (ii) on behalf of a third party for the latter's private investments and on the basis of a valid power of attorney or (iii) on behalf of a legal entity on the basis of a valid power of attorney. In any event, the name of the beneficial owner and/or the controlling person (in the case of a legal entity) within the meaning of Art. 2a of the Money Laundering Act of 10 October 1997 must be provided in writing prior to the transfer of any amount by the User, at the request of SIPA crowd immo. The User is not authorised to subscribe to a Project with a view to reselling it immediately to a third party, nor to subscribe on behalf of another User, nor to act as an intermediary on behalf of a third party without the prior written consent of SIPA crowd immo.
5. The User undertakes not to acquire the properties mentioned in the Project or the Campaign without using the SIPA crowd immo platform.
6. If the minimum amount mentioned in the Project is not reached within the Campaign period, the amount subscribed by the User for the Project is returned to him/her by the entity concerned.


1. Once the Project is approved by SIPA crowd immo, the Project is published on the Website and Users may offer subscriptions. The Project is published exclusively with information provided by third parties. SIPA crowd immo does not guarantee that the information provided by third parties or any other data provider is complete or accurate.
2. The User must indicate the amount they wish to subscribe to, which must be at least the amount indicated on the Website for the Project concerned.
3. The subscription made by the User constitutes a commitment to enter into a contractual relationship with SIPA crowd immo provided that the other preconditions (including the success of the Campaign) have been met and the User's subscription has been accepted.
4. A Campaign runs until the end of the period chosen by SIPA crowd immo.
5. SIPA crowd immo does not provide any guarantee as to the viability or success of a Campaign and/or a Project.
6. When a Campaign is successful, SIPA crowd immo and the User enter into a contractual relationship in accordance with the business plan chosen by SIPA crowd immo for its Project.
7. When the Campaign is successful, the User will receive payment information on the Website, as well as all the necessary information relating to the subscription. No amounts will be transferred to SIPA crowd immo bank account.


1. Under no circumstances, subject to applicable mandatory law, shall SIPA crowd immo, its directors, officers, employees and other auxiliaries be liable, including in the event of negligence, for any damage, loss or liability, including without limitation, direct or indirect, special, incidental or consequential damage, loss or liability in connection with the use of the Website, the hacking of the User's Account, usurpation of the User's identity or dependence on or use or inability of the User to use the information and services of the Website, or in connection with any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or line or system failure, even if the User informs SIPA crowd immo of the possibility of such damage, loss or expense. Furthermore, SIPA crowd immo accepts no liability for any manipulation of the User's computer system by unauthorised third parties.
2. SIPA crowd immo does not guarantee the accuracy, suitability, completeness or timeliness of the information and services on the Website or that use of the Website will be error-free.
3. SIPA crowd immo does not guarantee that the Website will be available or that it will meet the User's requirements, that access will be uninterrupted, that there will be no delays, failures, errors, omissions or loss of information transmitted, that no viruses or other harmful, contaminating or destructive properties will be transmitted or that no damage will occur to the User's computer system. The User is solely responsible for adequate protection and backup of data and/or equipment and must take reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses or other destructive properties.


1. Neither the information nor the opinions expressed on this Website constitute an offer or a recommendation to enter into transactions or to perform a legal act of any kind whatsoever.
2. The information contained on the Website may not be interpreted as creating a legal relationship, in particular a mandate within the meaning of Article 394 of the Swiss Code of Obligations, between SIPA crowd immo and the User, or as guaranteeing a return on investment.
3. The content of the information, graphics, reports and any other data appearing on the Website are provided for information purposes only and may be subject to change. Certain information on the Website has been obtained from sources external to SIPA crowd immo. While this information is believed to be reliable for the purposes hereof, no warranty is given as to the accuracy or completeness of such information and SIPA crowd immo disclaims all liability with respect to such information.
4. SIPA crowd immo is not responsible for the User's investment decisions. Any investment is speculative in nature and may involve the risk of losing one's entire investment. Nothing on the Website should be construed as an investment recommendation. The User must carefully assess his own financial situation before making any investments. SIPA crowd immo does not verify the relevance or appropriateness of the subscription made by the User with respect to the User's experience, knowledge, financial situation and investment objectives. SIPA crowd immo recommends that the User independently analyse the projects proposed before considering a potential investment, and consult qualified independent sources of investment advice and other legal and tax professionals before considering a potential investment.
5. SIPA crowd immo does not provide any financial, tax or legal advice to the User. The User shall remain responsible for his tax obligations (or any other legal obligation) relating to the investment he makes. SIPA crowd immo accepts no liability in this respect. SIPA crowd immo recommends that Users consult a legal, financial and/or tax advisor in their tax jurisdiction.
6. The User must carry out their own checks on the Project and the associated risks and seek the advice of experts they have chosen (such as a notary, property expert, financial or tax advisor) at their own expense and responsibility.


1. The links on the Website may redirect the User to third-party websites which are neither owned nor controlled by SIPA crowd immo. Access to these third-party websites is at the User's expense and under his sole responsibility.


1. Some of the information available on the Website (including the logo, design, trademark, software and others) is protected by copyright and is the property of SIPA crowd immo. Nothing contained on the Website shall be construed as granting any license or right to use any image, trademark, service mark or logo of SIPA crowd immo. Under no circumstances may the User acquire rights to any software or material by downloading or copying it from the Website. The User may save or print a hard copy of pages and/or sections of the Website, provided that the User does not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices. All property rights belonging to SIPA crowd immo remain the property of SIPA crowd immo, which is the sole owner thereof. The property rights of third parties are expressly reserved.


1. Any communication between the User and SIPA crowd immo may be made by email to the email address indicated by the User in his User Account (or by registered mail, if necessary or required by law).
2. The User's attention is drawn to the considerable risks that may be caused by the use of email (hacking, viruses, message modification or transmission problems, etc.) and the confidentiality problems that may result. The User alone assumes the risks inherent in the use of emails. SIPA crowd immo shall not be held liable for any losses resulting therefrom. Furthermore, SIPA crowd immo accepts no liability for any damage resulting from the use of e-mails or any other means of transmission, in particular in the event of loss, delay or modification.


1. The User undertakes not to contact, directly or indirectly, affiliated companies in relation to the Project for a period of three years after having had access to information on a Project. In the event of breach of this non-competition clause, the User will be liable to pay damages to SIPA crowd immo.


1. SIPA crowd immo reserves the right to amend the General Terms and Conditions at any time.
2. The User will be notified by email to the email address associated with the User Account of any changes made to the General Terms and Conditions, and the changes will only apply to access and use of the Website by the User and to operations carried out on the Website after such notification.
3. The most recent version published on the Website applies between the User and SIPA crowd immo.


1. Use of the Website is subject to Swiss law, which exclusively governs the interpretation, application and effects of all the above conditions of use, without regard to conflict of laws provisions. The courts of Lausanne (Switzerland) shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any claims or disputes arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website.