Data Protection Policy

The following information provides an overview of the type, scope and purpose of collection and use of personal data when you visit the www.magendarmschweiz.ch website. Personal data is any information used to identify you personally and which can be traced back to you as an individual, e.g. your name, email address, and phone number.

 General information

This website (WEBSITE) is operated by the following doctors’ surgeries: AMB - Arztpraxis MagenDarm Basel AG in Basel (Aeschenvorstadt 37, CH - 4051 Basel) and MagenDarm Aarau in Aarau (Laurenzentorgasse 7, 5000 Aarau) (‘MAGENDARM SCHWEIZ’ or ‘we’). 

As the operator of this WEBSITE, MAGENDARM SCHWEIZ is responsible for the proper handling of personal data. MAGENDARM SCHWEIZ takes the matter of data protection very seriously. Personal data you disclose to us via email or the contact form is treated confidentially, in compliance with legal regulations, and as described in this Data Protection Policy.

Please note, however, that the internet is publicly accessible. When you voluntarily disclose personal data over the internet, you are doing so at your own risk. More specifically, your data can get lost during transmission and/or fall into the hands of unauthorised parties. For this reason, MAGENDARM SCHWEIZ assumes no responsibility and/or liability for data security.

Handling of contact details

When you contact us using any of the available contact options (contact form, course registration form, etc.), we store your information so that we can process your registration or respond to your inquiry. No data will be passed on to third parties unless you have already given your express consent. The data is stored for as long as it is required to process or respond to the inquiry. This is subject to any statutory retention periods.

Data collected on our WEBSITE (web analytics and cookies)

This WEBSITE uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses ‘cookies’, which are text files stored on your computer and which make it possible to analyse how the WEBSITE is being used.

The information generated by cookies on your usage of the MAGENDARM SCHWEIZ WEBSITE (IP address) is sent to a Google server located in the USA and stored there. Google uses this information to analyse your use of the WEBSITE, to compile reports about website activities for the operators of the magendarmschweiz.ch website, and to provide additional services in connection with use of this website and the internet. Google may also pass on this information to third parties if required to do so by law or when third parties process this data on Google’s behalf. 

Google will never associate your IP address with other data from Google. You can disable the installation of cookies with the corresponding setting in your browser. However, please note that by doing so you may not be able to fully use all of the features on this WEBSITE. 

By using this WEBSITE, you are consenting to the processing of your personal data collected by Google in the manner and for the purposes described above.

Your rights as a user

On request, you have the right to receive, free of charge, information on which of your personal data has been stored. You have the right to rectify, block, or delete incorrect data. This is subject to any statutory retention periods and legal provisions. 

How is this policy updated?

 We may modify or update parts of the Data Protection Policy without giving you prior notice. You will be notified accordingly regarding any major changes. Please review each new version of the Data Protection Policy to ensure you are always up to date on any changes or updates.

Contact for questions and feedback

 Please send your questions regarding data protection to the following address: info@magendarmbasel.ch