Please read these Terms of Use, the Copyright Notice and other legal notices ("Terms of Use") carefully before using this website.

Scope of application

These Terms of Use govern the use of information provided by the websites (hereinafter "website") operated by Swiss Hepatitis Strategy, headquartered in Zurich (Switzerland).

Acceptance of the Terms of Use

The Swiss Hepatitis Strategy makes the website available to the user on condition that he accepts these Terms of Use, the regulations on Data privacy and the use of Cookies without reservation. The consent is given by calling up and using the website.


Swiss Hepatitis Strategy 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.

Disclaimer of liability

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. Nothing on this website can be construed as advice or recommendation. This website should not serve as a basis for any decision or action.

All information, documents, graphics published on this website have been compiled and checked to the best of our knowledge and belief. However, the Swiss Hepatitis Strategy makes no warranty or liability (whether express or implied) in connection with the use of this website. In particular, no guarantee or liability is assumed for damages of any kind whatsoever with regard to the completeness, correctness or topicality of the information or opinions provided on this website. In particular, the Swiss Hepatitis Strategy is not obliged to remove any outdated information from the website or to expressly mark it as such.

Neither Swiss Hepatitis Strategy nor third parties involved in the creation, production or transmission of this website can be held liable for damage or injury resulting from access or the impossibility of access or from the use or impossibility of use of this website or from the fact that you have relied on information contained on this website.

This website contains links to the websites of other providers. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and do not constitute an endorsement of the content of any other website. In principle, the Swiss Hepatitis Strategy cannot assume any responsibility for a website of another provider. The activation of a link is therefore at the user's own risk.


All content is protected by trademark, patent, copyright and other rights for the protection of intellectual property and is the property of Swiss Hepatitis Strategy. The rights of third parties are reserved.

The user may display, save, print and copy the contents for private use only. The contents may not be changed by the user and all references to copyright and trademark rights must be retained. Any further use of the contents or parts thereof requires the prior written consent of the Swiss Hepatitis Strategy.

In particular, it is prohibited without the prior written consent of the Swiss Hepatitis Strategy:

  • any form of dissemination, forwarding, editing and reproduction of the contents or parts thereof for commercial purposes
  • any form of publication of the contents or parts thereof and any form of publication of derivative works based essentially on contents or parts thereof, including for non-commercial purposes
  • the linking of other websites with the contents or parts thereof by links.

Application of law and place of jurisdiction

The website is intended for international use. However, the Swiss Hepatitis Strategy does not guarantee that the information presented on this website is correct worldwide. If you access this website and/or download content, you are responsible for compliance with local laws applicable in your location.

This website is controlled, operated and maintained by Swiss Hepatitis Strategy in Zurich (Switzerland). These terms and conditions shall be governed exclusively by Swiss law. Place of jurisdiction is Zurich, Switzerland.


Data privacy

Protecting the privacy of clients is a high priority for the Swiss Hepatitis Strategy. Here you can find out according to which principles the Swiss Hepatitis Strategy 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 Strategy.


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 Strategy 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','<GA_TRACKING_ID>',{'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.

Facebook Custom Audiences

The website integrates the Facebook pixel of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. When you visit our pages, the Facebook Pixel establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. This allows Facebook to associate the visit to our pages with your user account. The information we receive in this way can be used to display Facebook Ads or for tracking functionalities. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or of their use by Facebook. You can find further information on this in the facebook data protection declaration at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. If you do not wish to collect data via custom audiences, you can deactivate custom audiences here.

Collection and processing 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 Strategy uses the personal data provided exclusively to fulfil the wishes and requirements expressed by the sender.


The newsletter of the Swiss Hepatitis Strategy can be traced back to whether it was successfully delivered, whether and when the newsletter was opened by which recipient and which links in the newsletter were called up by the recipient. This personal data is stored and evaluated in order to optimise the sending of newsletters. The personal data will not be passed on to third parties.

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
c/o Arud Zentren für Suchtmedizin
Schützengasse 31
CH-8001 Zurich
T +41 58 360 50 50



The website of the Swiss Hepatitis Strategy collects and stores data for marketing and optimisation purposes. These data can be used to create user profiles under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the cache of the visitor's Internet browser.

The cookies enable the recognition of the Internet browser. The data collected will not be used to personally identify the visitor to this website and will not be combined with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym without the separately given consent of the person concerned. The collection and storage of data can be revoked at any time with effect for the future.

Disable Cookies

You can set your web browser to accept cookies only if you agree. Normally, the help function in your browser's menu bar shows you how you can reject new cookies and deactivate cookies you have already received. We recommend that shared computers that are set to accept cookies and flash cookies always log out completely after use.

Cookie Overview Website Swiss Hepatitis Strategy

cookie name
standard runtime

Google Analytics
Used to distinguish between users and sessions. The cookie is created when javascript library is executed and no existing_utma cookies are present. This cookie is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics. See developers.google.com
14 months from set / update

Google Analytics
Used to identify new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when javascript library is executed and no existing_utma cookies are present. This cookie is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics.
30 minutes from set/update

Google Analytics
Not used in ga.js. Compatible with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie works in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user is in a new session.
End of browser session

Google Analytics
Saves the traffic source or campaign that shows how a user came to your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library is executed and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
6 months from set / update

Google Analytics
Used to differentiate between users. Used in file analytics.js.
14 months

Google Analytics
Used to reduce the requirement rate. Used in file analytics.js.
10 minutes

Facebook pixels
Used to transfer the IP address to Facebook. This enables the assignment to a user account. The information can be used to display Facebook Ads or for tracking functionalities.
28 days

Contao CMS
This cookie is required to display the website correctly in any case.
3 months