Privacy Statement

The University Center for Palliative Care, University of Bern and University Hospital of Bern, is committed as the local organizer of the 8th Public Health Palliative Care International (PHPCI) Conference to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the PHPCI Conference 2024 site and governs data collection and usage. By using the PHPCI Conference 2024 site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Who we are

The address of this conference website is: The main website address of the University Center for Palliative Care, University Hospital Bern as the host of the PHPCI Conference 2024 is: 

Data protection

Based on Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and the data protection provisions of the Swiss Confederation (Data Protection Act, DPA), every person is entitled to protection of his or her privacy as well as protection against misuse of his or her personal data. We strictly comply with these provisions. Personal data is treated as strictly confidential and is neither sold nor passed on to third parties.

Privacy policy for the use of the Newsletter / sign up form

Data will only be used strictly for the purpose of informing about the PHPCI academy and the activities during the conference week. By sending the form, the data subject consents to the processing. After completion of the conference week in October 2024, the collected data (name, surname, email, IP address) will be deleted, insofar as they are not further required for the further processing of any requests.

You can request information about your data stored by us at any time. For this purpose, we ask you to send a request for information by e-mail together with proof of identity to the address below.

Of course, you also have the option of requesting the deletion or correction of your data and are entitled at any time to revoke any consent you have given for the use or processing of personal data with effect for the future. We ask you to write to us by e-mail for this purpose.


No Cookies will be installed when using this website.

Privacy policy for the use of Google Maps

On this website we use the offer of Google Maps. Google Maps is operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter «Google»). This allows us to display interactive maps directly on the website and enables you to use the map function conveniently.

You can find more information about data processing by Google in the Google privacy policy. There you can also change your personal data protection settings in the data protection center.

SSL encryption

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.


We may amend this privacy policy at any time without prior notice. The current version published on our website shall apply.

Questions about data protection

If you have any questions about data protection, please write us an e-mail to