Privacy policy is committed to protecting your personal data. This policy sets out how we collect, use and store your data.

About us
This website is run by the research group, based at the Institute for Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine, University of Zurich. Your data is processed by or on behalf of

Collecting and using data
We may collect or store personal data from you any time you contact us via email, our contact form, social media, in order to respond to queries or to record feedback about the website.

Storing data
We take appropriate measures to ensure that your data is secure. We will not store your data for any longer than is reasonably necessary. Please contact us directly if your story appears on the website and you would like to find out how we handle your data.

Sensitive data
We are unable to provide any medical advice and we ask that you do not contact us disclosing any information about your health or the health of a friend or relative.

Disclosure to third parties
We will not sell your data. We will not disclose your personal information to third parties. As mentioned above, we cannot answer individual requests for medical advice or support. In the eventuality we receive emails that give us cause for concern over an individual’s safety we may pass on contact details to a third party who can help.

Changes to this policy
Any changes to this policy will be posted to this page of the website.

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Contact us
If you would like us to remove your data from our system or unsubscribe from our communications, please email us using our contact form.

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