Data Protection

1. Basics
[Operator, address] as operator of the platform students4hospitals ("we") values ​​your privacy. The present data protection declaration (in the current version; "Privacy Policy") shows our commitment to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of personal data (i.e. all information that enables identification of an identified or identifiable natural person; "personal data") that you share with us.

If you access our website [students4hospitals.ch] or register with us to offer your assistance to potential organizations or employers in the health sector, namely hospitals, clinics, laboratories, homes, outpatient medical institutions and rescue companies ("health institutions"), you accept the current version of this privacy policy. If you completely or partially disagree with this, you may not access our website or otherwise provide us with your personal data.

2. Processed personal data
The scope and type of personal data processed, depends on the nature of our relationship with you:
• As soon as you visit our website, we can process the following personal data: The IP address [, traffic and location data as well as the content that you access].
• If you provide us with the relevant personal data, we process: the content of registration and contact forms (including personal master data, training, professional qualifications) and other communication data (especially emails). The only data that we need to protect that we collect about you are your membership in the Covid-19 risk group and your possible contact with Covid-19 patients in the last 14 days.
• [Finally, we process information from users of our website in anonymous, summarized form. This data helps us to gain a better understanding of the use of our website.]

3. Processing purposes
We use personal data to provide functional websites and their content, to provide our services and to communicate with you.

We will only process personal data that you send us in the context of offering your work, insofar as this data relates to your suitability for a work assignment or voluntary service in a health institution or is necessary to carry it out. As part of our mediation service, your personal data will be passed on to interested (and previously manually checked by us) health institutions. The purpose and scope of the subsequent data processing by the health institution and your rights in this regard to protect your privacy can be found in the relevant data protection information of the relevant health institution.

4. Cookies
Access to areas requiring registration and the use of certain services is only possible if your Internet browser accepts cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the visitor's browser and are used to recognize the browser. As a recognized user, you do not have to log in repeatedly.

We also use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). The information about the use of the website (including your IP address) collected by Google Analytics via cookies is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website, to create reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity. Google may transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google.

You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser accordingly, but this can lead to restrictions in the use of the website. It is generally recommended to delete the accumulated cookies sporadically. For instructions on how this works, please refer to the help pages of your browser.

5. Processing basis
The processing of your personal data for the purposes described here is based, among other things, on our legitimate interest in maintaining communication about our services, unless your consent or any other basis for lawful processing of your personal data is available in accordance with applicable law.

6. Data transfer
Your personal data will be used by us, institutions associated with us (such as carenow), the health institutions and our carefully selected IT service providers, who are obliged to protect your personal data to the same extent as we do. We only pass on your personal data to other third parties if you give your prior consent or if this is required on the basis of applicable law.

Your personal data may be processed outside of Switzerland, including countries that do not guarantee adequate data protection ("third country"), especially in the USA. Each transfer of your personal data to a third country takes place either on the basis of your expressed consent or in accordance with a data processing agreement.

7. Data security
The use of or access to your personal data is restricted to those who need it. We use appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your data, in particular against accidental or intentional manipulation, disclosure, loss or destruction. Our security measures are continuously improved with technological developments and comply with the applicable data protection law. However, data transmission over the internet is not completely secure and all transmission of your personal data to the website is at your own risk.

8. Contact
If you are not satisfied with our processing of your personal data, we would like to understand how we can fix this. Please contact us at [info@students4hospitals.ch].