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Emergency department University Hospital Bern
CH – 3010 Bern
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Terms of privacy & data protection
1. Privacy at a glance
The following notes provide a simple overview of what is done with your personal data happens when you visit this website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified. Find detailed information on the subject of data protection listed under this text.
How do we collect your data?
On the one hand, your data is collected when you communicate it to us. This can be if you trade data that you enter in a contact form.
Other data is automatically or with your consent when you visit the website by our IT systems detected. This is primarily technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or time of the page view). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter this website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure that the website is provided without errors. Other data can be used to analyze your user behavior.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your data free of charge at any time to obtain stored personal data. You also have the right to have the rectification or to request the deletion of this data. If you have given your consent to data processing, you can revoke this consent at any time for the future. Also, you have the right under to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
You can contact us at any time if you have any further questions on the subject of data protection.
Analysis tools and third-party tools
When you visit this website, your surfing behavior can be statistically evaluated. That happens especially with so-called analysis programs.
Detailed information about these analysis programs can be found in the following Data protection.
We host our website at Strato. The provider is Strato AG, Otto-Ostrowski-Strasse 7, 10249 Berlin (hereinafter “Strato”). When you visit our website, Strato collects various log files, including your IP addresses.
Strato is used on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. We have a valid one interest in the most reliable possible presentation of our website.
If an appropriate consent was requested, the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit DSGVO and § 25 Abs. 1 TTDSG, insofar as the consent to the storage of cookies or access to information in the user’s end device (e.g. device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time.
We have concluded an order processing contract (AVV) with the above-mentioned provider. This is a contract required by data protection law, which ensures that this only processes the personal data of our website visitors in accordance with our instructions and under processed in compliance with the GDPR.
3. General information and mandatory information
We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.
Note on the responsible body
The responsible body for data processing on this website is:
University Emergency Center
CH – 3010 Berne
Telephone: +41 31 632 24 42
Responsible body is the natural or legal person who alone or together with others over the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.) decides.
Insofar as no specific storage period has been specified within this data protection declaration, your personal data remains with us until the purpose for data processing no longer applies. If you assert a legitimate request for deletion or revoke consent to data processing, your data will be deleted unless we have other legally permissible reasons for storing your data (e.g. tax or commercial law retention periods); in the latter case, the data will be deleted once these reasons have ceased to exist.
General information on the legal basis for data processing on this website
If you have consented to data processing, we will process your personal data based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 Para. 2 lit. a GDPR, insofar as special data categories processed according to Art. 9 Para. 1 GDPR. In the case of express consent to the transfer personal data in third countries is also processed on the basis of Art. 49 paragraph 1 lit. a GDPR. If you consent to the storage of cookies or access to information in your end device (e.g. via device fingerprinting), the data will also be processed on the basis of Section 25 (1) TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time. Is your data necessary to fulfill the contract or to carry out pre-contractual measures, we use your data on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR. Furthermore, we process your data if these are required to fulfill a legal obligation on the basis of Article 6 (1) (c) GDPR. The data processing can also be based on our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The legal bases relevance in each individual case are explained in the following paragraphs of this data protection declaration.
Note on data transfer to the USA and other third countries
We use tools from companies based in the USA or others, among others third countries that are not secure under data protection law. When these tools are active, your personal data is transferred to these third countries and processed there. We point it out that in these countries no level of data protection comparable to that of the EU can be guaranteed. For example, US companies are obliged to provide personal data to security authorities to be released without you, as the person concerned, being able to take legal action against it. Therefore it cannot be excluded that US authorities (e.g. secret services) process, evaluate and permanently store your data located on US servers for monitoring purposes. We have no influence on these activities.
Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke a consent already given at any time. The legality of the up to the point of revocation data processing remains unaffected by the revocation.
Right to object to the collection of data in special cases and against direct mail (Art. 21 GDPR)
IF THE DATA PROCESSING IS BASED ON ART. 6 ABS. 1 LIT. E OR F GDPR, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME FOR REASONS ARISING FROM YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION RESULTING AGAINST THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA TO OBJECT; THIS ALSO APPLIES TO ANY SERVICE BASED ON THESE PROVISIONS PROFILING. THE RESPECTIVE LEGAL BASIS ON WHICH A PROCESSING IS BASED, PLEASE REFER TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT. IF YOU OBJECT, WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS YOUR CONCERNED PERSONAL DATA, UNLESS WE CAN HAVE COMPELLING PROTECTIVE REASONS FOR PROCESSING PROOF THAT OUTSTANDING YOUR INTERESTS, RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS OR THAT PROCESSING IS FOR THE CLAIM, EXERCISE OR DEFENSE OF LEGAL CLAIMS (OBJECTION ACCORDING TO ART. 21 (1) GDPR).
YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL BE PROCESSED IN ORDER TO USE DIRECT ADVERTISING, SO YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING AT ANY TIME CONCERNING PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING TO INSERT; THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING TO THE EXTENT RELATED TO SUCH DIRECT ADVERTISING CONNECTED. IF YOU OBJECT, YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL SUBSEQUENTLY NOT USED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES (OBJECTION IN STYLE OF. 21 ABS. 2 GDPR).
Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority
In the event of violations of the GDPR, those affected have the right to lodge a complaint with a Supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, your place of work or the location of the alleged infringement. The right to lodge a complaint exists without prejudice to anything else administrative or judicial remedies.
Right to data portability
You have the right to data that we hold on the basis of your consent or in performance of a contract process automatically, in itself or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format to be handed over. If you want the data to be transferred directly to another person responsible request, this will only be done to the extent that it is technically feasible.
SSL or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries that you send to us as the site operator, an SSL or TLS
encryption is in place. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser „http://“ changes to „https://“ and the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, deletion and correction
Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right, free of charge, at any time to get information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, a right to correction or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time if you have further questions on the subject of personal data.
Right to restriction of processing
You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. You can contact us at any time for this. The right to restriction of processing exists in the following cases:
– If you dispute the accuracy of your personal data stored by us, we need usually time to check this. For the duration of the exam, you have the right to request restriction of processing of your personal data.
– If the processing of your personal data happened/is happening unlawfully, you can request the restriction of data processing instead of deletion.
– When we no longer need your personal information but you need it to exercise, defense or establishment of legal claims, you have the right instead of deletion to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
– If you have lodged an objection in accordance with Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR, a balance must be struck between your and our interests. As long as it is not clear whose interests prevail, you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data to demand.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, this data may – from apart from their storage – only with your consent or for the assertion, exercise or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the European Union or of a Member State be processed.
4. Datenerfassung auf dieser Website
Our website uses so-called „cookies“. Cookies are small text files and set up no damage to your end device. They will either be temporary for the duration of one session (session cookies) or permanently (permanent cookies) stored on your end device. Session cookies are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Permanent cookies remain on your end device saved until you delete them yourself or until your web browser automatically deletes them. In some cases, cookies from third-party companies can also be stored on your end device if you enter our site (third party cookies). These enable us or you to use certain third-party company services (e.g. cookies for processing payment services). Cookies have different functions. Numerous cookies are technically necessary because certain website functions would not work without them (e.g. the shopping cart function or the display of videos). Other cookies are used to evaluate user behavior or to display advertising. Cookies, to carry out the electronic communication process, to provide certain functions you want (e.g. for the shopping cart function) or to optimize the website (e.g. web audience measurement cookies) are required (necessary cookies) are set on stored on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR, unless another legal basis is specified.
The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of necessary cookies to offer a technically error-free and optimized provision of its services. If consent to storage of cookies and comparable recognition technologies has been queried, the processing exclusively is on the basis of this consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO and § 25 Para. 1 TTDSG); the consent can be revoked at any time.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. In disabling the cookies it may limit the functionality of this website. If cookies are used by third-party companies or for analysis purposes, we will inform you about this separately within the framework of this data protection declaration and, if necessary, request consent.
5. Analyse-Tools und Werbung
This website uses the open source web analysis service Matomo. Matomo uses technologies that enable cross-site recognition of the user to analyze user behavior (e.g. cookies or device fingerprinting). The information collected by Matomo about the use of these website are stored on our server. The IP address is anonymized before it is saved.
With the help of Matomo we are able to collect data about the use of our website by the record and analyze website visitors. This enables us, among other things, find out when which page views were made and from which region they come. We also collect various Log files (e.g. IP address, referrer, browser and operating system used) and can measure whether our website visitors perform certain actions (e.g. clicks, purchases, etc.).
This analysis tool is used on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize the website and its advertising. If a corresponding consent is requested processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR and Article 25 (1). TTDSG, insofar as consent is given to the storage of cookies or access to information in the end device of the user (e.g. device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. Consent is revocable at any time.
When analyzing with Matomo, we use IP anonymization. Here, your IP address before the analysis shortened so that it can no longer be clearly assigned to you.
We host Matomo exclusively on our own servers, so all analysis data is with us remain and will not be passed on.
6. Plugins & Tools
This site uses Font Awesome for the uniform display of fonts and symbols. Provider is Fonticons, Inc., 6 Porter Road Apartment 3R, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required fonts into your browser cache in order to save texts, fonts and display symbols correctly. For this purpose, the browser you are using must be connected to the Font Awesome servers. This gives Font Awesome knowledge about your IP address this website was accessed. Font Awesome is used on the basis of Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in the uniform presentation of the typeface on our website. If a corresponding consent has been requested, the processing exclusively on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR and Section 25 (1) TTDSG, insofar as the consent to the storage of cookies or access to information in the user’s device (e.g. Device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time.