Privacy Policy

This version of our privacy polity came into force on March 18, 2021.

This privacy policy⁣⁣⁣⁣ governs how MaP Arbeitsmed Dr. Klingl⁣ collects⁣⁣ and processes personal data. Personal⁣ is understood to be⁣ all information that relates to a specific or identifiable person.

If you provide us with personal data of other persons, please make sure that these persons are aware of this privacy policy and only share their personal data with us if you are allowed to do so and if this personal data is correct.

This Privacy Policy is aligned with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), but also takes into account the requirements of the Swiss Data Protection Act (DPA).

1. Person Responsible 

The person responsible for the data processing described in this data protection declaration is⁣⁣ MaP Arbeitsmed Dr. Klingl, Rorschacher Strasse 19, 9000 St. Gallen. If you have any concerns regarding data protection, please let us know: at MaP Arbeitsmed Dr. Klingl, Rorschacher Strasse 19, 9000 St. Gallen or via e-mail to with the subject “Data Protection”.

2. Collection and processing of personal data and purpose of data processing

2.1 General

We primarily process the personal data that we receive from our customers and other business partners through our business relationship with them and other persons involved in it, or that we collect from their users in the operation of our website and other applications.

We use the personal data we collect primarily in the course of providing our services and to comply with our legal obligations.

In addition, we process personal data from you and other persons, to the extent permitted and deemed appropriate, also for the purposes listed below, in which we or third parties have a legitimate interest.

The collection and processing of your personal data is carried out in compliance with medical confidentiality (cf. Art. 321 StGB) and other data protection laws and requirements.

2.3 Website Access Data

Each time the website is accessed, a series of general data and information is collected. This general data and information is stored in the server’s log files.

The following data may be collected: (1) the browser types and versions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) the website from which an accessing system accesses our website (so-called referrers), (4) the sub-websites that are accessed via an accessing system on our website, (5) the date and time of an access to the website, (6) an Internet protocol address (IP address), (7) the Internet service provider of the accessing system and (8) other similar data and information that serve to avert danger in the event of attacks on our IT infrastructure.

This data and information is needed to (1) correctly display the content of our website, (2) optimize the content of our website, (3) ensure the long-term functionality of our IT infrastructure and the technology of our website, and (4) provide the necessary information to law enforcement authorities in the event of a cyber attack.

Furthermore, our medical practice can evaluate this data and information on the one hand statistically and on the other hand with the aim of increasing the data protection and data security of its IT infrastructure.

The data and information collected in this way will only be processed for the purposes mentioned above and stored separately from any personal data provided by a data subject.

2.4 Cookies and Other Service Offers

We use “cookies” and similar technologies on our websites to identify your browser or device. A cookie is a small file that is sent to your computer or automatically stored on your computer or mobile device by the web browser you use when you visit our website.

This allows us to recognize you when you return to this website, even if we do not know who you are. ⁣⁣The purpose of this recognition is to provide users of this website with an optimal visitor experience and to improve the website design.

The⁣ ⁣MaP Arbeitsmed Dr. Klingl may use other service offerings from third-party providers to integrate their content and services, such as videos or articles, into the website. Such integration always requires that these third-party providers can collect and process the IP address and other information of visitors to this website. We use Google Analytics or comparable services for our websites, among other things. These are third-party services that may be located in any country (in the case of Google Analytics, it is Google LLC in the United States of America), with which we can measure and evaluate the use of our websites. Cookies set by the service provider are also used for this purpose. The respective service provider does not receive any personal data in the process. However, it is able to track your use of our websites and combine this information with data from other websites that you have visited, if these websites also use the service provider.

In the settings of your browser, you can block the use of cookies, request a warning before a cookie is created or delete cookies subsequently. Please note that if you block or subsequently delete cookies, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website or its display may be impaired.

2.5 Data for the Fulfillment of Our Contractual Obligations

We process personal data that we need to fulfill our contractual obligations, such as name, address, e-mail address, billing and payment data and, if necessary, health data. The collection of this data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract and the provision of services.

We delete data after the expiration of warranty periods and legal retention periods.

2.6 Social Media / Social Networks

On this website, buttons (“social media plugins”) may be placed that establish contact with the servers of social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.). By clicking on one of these buttons, you consent to certain data such as IP address, website visit, etc. being transmitted to the respective operator of the social network. This data transmission takes place without the intervention of MaP Arbeitsmed Dr. Klingl. The data protection declarations and provisions of the respective social network apply.

2.7 Newsletter

You can register for our newsletter via our website. The data requested in the registration process is required for registration.

You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time.

Our newsletter contains promotional information as well as information about events, workshops, blog posts or about us in general.

2.8 Communication Options

Due to legal requirements (“imprint obligation”), the website contains certain information that enables a fast electronic contact as well as direct communication, which also includes a general e-mail address. If you contact us via the communication options offered on our website, your contact details and content will only be used to process and respond to your request.

3. Duration of the Storage of Personal Data

We process and store your personal data for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purposes pursued with the processing and beyond that – in accordance with the statutory retention and documentation obligations. In this context, it is possible that personal data will be retained for the time during which claims can be asserted against us, if we are legally obligated to do so or legitimate business interests require this (e.g. for evidence and documentation purposes). As soon as your personal data is no longer required for the above-mentioned purposes, it will be deleted or anonymized as a matter of principle and to the extent possible.

4. Your Rights as a Person Affected by Data Processing

Within the scope of the data protection law applicable to you and insofar as provided therein (such as in the case of the GDPR), you have the right to information, correction, deletion, the right to restrict data processing and otherwise to object to our data processing, as well as to the surrender of certain personal data for the purpose of transfer to another entity (so-called data portability). Please note, however, that we reserve the right to enforce the restrictions provided for by law, for example if we are obliged to retain or process certain data, if we have an overriding interest in doing so (insofar as we are entitled to rely on this) or if we require the data in order to assert claims. If you incur costs, we will inform you in advance.

In addition, every data subject has the right to enforce his or her claims in court or to file a complaint with the competent data protection authority. The competent data protection authority in Switzerland is the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (

5. Data Security

We take appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized access and misuse, such as the issuance of directives, IT and network security solutions, access controls and restrictions, encryption of data carriers and transmissions, pseudonymization and controls.

However, please note that access to information and services on this website is via the internet and therefore open to everyone. The transmission of your data via this website or via means of communication such as e-mail, SMS or WhatsApp is generally considered to be insecure.

MaP Arbeitsmed Dr. Klingl⁣ rejects all liability in this context.

6. Transfer of Data to Third Parties

We only transfer your personal data to third parties if this is permitted by law or if you have given your consent.

Recipients of your personal data may primarily be other doctors / therapists, health insurance companies and private medical clearing houses.

The transfer is mainly for the purpose of billing for services rendered to you, for clarification of medical issues and issues arising from your insurance. In individual cases, the transmission of data to other authorized recipients is possible.

7. Links to Other Websites

This website may contain links to websites of other providers. Die MaP Arbeitsmed Dr. Klingl has no influence on these websites, their content, offers or availability or the data protection declarations and provisions applicable there. It therefore rejects any liability.

8. Changes

We may amend this privacy policy at any time without prior notice. The current version published on our website shall apply. Insofar as the data protection declaration is part of an agreement with you, we will inform you of the change by e-mail or other suitable means in the event of an update.