Privacy policy


Protecting the privacy of clients is a high priority for the association Swiss Hepatitis. Here you can find out according to which principles Swiss Hepatitis collects and processes personal data via this website. The subject of this data protection declaration is the collection, processing and use of data by the website of Swiss Hepatitis.


This website is hosted by Hostpoint AG in Rapperswil-Jona. At Hostpoint AG, web server log files with the following information are created as standard for each access to the website:

  • IP address (address of the device used),
  • Date and time including time zone (timestamp),
  • contents called up (pages, pictures, etc.),
  • the amount of data transferred,
  • Origin of the visitor (referer),
  • operating system used, including version,
  • browser used, including version (user agent).

The log files are used to detect technical problems and to ensure security. These data do not allow any conclusions to be drawn about individual persons.


The website uses a security certificate. This encrypts the connections between the website and the visitors. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the lock symbol in the address line of the browser and by the fact that the address of the website starts with https:// instead of http://


In order to simplify access to the contents for the user, this website uses so-called cookies (e.g. for automatic language selection). Cookies can store various data and provide additional functionalities. When cookies are used, they do not collect any personally identifiable information unless the user has given his express consent. The user consents to the use of cookies by Swiss Hepatitis and is informed that he can refuse the acceptance of cookies by means of a corresponding setting on his computer. Blocking cookies can prevent the webpage from displaying correctly.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. "("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code "gtag('config','',{'anonymize_ip':true});" to ensure anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website is stored by activating IP anonymization on this website, within member states of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website and Internet use. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link.

Learn more about Google's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Collection of personal data

Personal data such as name, address, telephone number or e-mail address are only collected if these details are provided voluntarily by the sender. Swiss Hepatitis uses the personal data provided exclusively to fulfil the wishes and requirements expressed by the sender.

Right to information

Upon written request, we will inform you which personal data we have stored about you. Furthermore, you have the right to block, correct and delete your data.


If you have any questions regarding this privacy statement or the processing of your data, please contact us:

Swiss Hepatitis
Schützengasse 31
CH-8001 Zurich
+41 58 360 50 00

Terms of Use

This website is for information purposes only. It does not represent medical or pharmaceutical advice and under no circumstances replaces medical or pharmaceutical examinations, advice and treatments by specialists. Swiss Hepatitis is not liable for damages or injuries resulting from the content of this website. Nor can it guarantee that access to this website is possible at all times and without restriction. If visitors follow instructions and advice on this website or trust the information contained on this website, they do so at their own sole risk.

Swiss Hepatitis reserves the right, at its own discretion, to change this website and the general terms of use in whole or in part and/or to discontinue its operation at any time without prior notice.