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Re-use of IT equipment

Provisions for the further use of computers

In case of transfer of computer equipment the chair is responsible for ensuring that no data or programs can be accessed by unauthorized persons.

Software may not be sold or donated externally as a general rule.

IT devices may be sold or given away externally three years after procurement at the earliest.
(Exceptions must be approved by the Director of IT Services)


For the sale of hardware the following guidelines apply:

  • After 1 year: 80% of original cost
  • After 2 years: 50% of original cost
  • After 3 years: 10% of original cost
  • After 4 years: Flat rate of CHF 100 .– for computer systems including keyboard, individual peripherals (monitors) will be issued for CHF 50 .–

Further information:

IT Services for D-MAVT