The jurisdiction in Switzerland is not uniform in this regard. According to the Civil Court of Basel, incomplete is understood to mean a maximum of 75% of a commercially available work (Civil Court of Basel-Stadt dated 19.06.2002 in sic! 2003, 217) while the Appellationshof Bern understands this to mean a maximum of 90% of the work that is commercially available (Appellationshof Bern dated 21 May 2001 in sic! 2001, 613).⇒ Exceptions for private use:
- paintings, photos, graphics, sketches and other works of art may be completely copied (Joint Tariffs 8 and 9)
⇒ Exceptions for private use for educational purposes:
- radio and television programmes may be taped completely on a password-protected platform (Joint Tariff 7 Sect. 7.4).
(c.f. the Joint Tariffs for further general information).