Privacy Notice

In accordance with Federal Data Protection Act (FADP) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) we provide you with the necessary information regarding the processing of the personal data gathered through this website. The information is not to be considered valid for other websites (for example, other websites that can be consulted through links on this page) external to the HAS Healthcare Advanced Synthesis SA domain, which is not to be considered in any way responsible for the websites of third parties.


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Data controller

The company that determines the purpose and means of the processing of personal data through the website (hereinafter, the "Data Controller") is HAS Healthcare Advanced Synthesis SA (“HAS”, “we”, “us”, and “our”), a company with registered office at Via Industria 24 6710 Biasca, Switzerland, represented by the persons entitled to sign.

The Data Controller can be contacted at [email protected]

Privacy Notice key terms and personal data collected

Personal data: any information concerning an identified or identifiable person. HAS, through the website, collects various personal data: name, surname, e-mail address, telephone number, IP address of the user's device connected to the Internet.

Processing: any operation concerning personal data, regardless of the means and procedures used, namely the collection, recording, storage, use, modification, communication, archiving, deletion, or destruction of data;

Data subject: the private person whose personal data is being processed. By way of example, the data subject is the user who navigates on the platform and sends for example, through the same, a request for information.

Purposes and legal grounds for processing

We collect personal data where necessary for us to provide you with the requested services/information for the following purposes:

a) Browsing the website, viewing content and technical management of the operation of the platform:

The computer systems used to operate this website acquire personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols. This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of computers and terminals used by users, URI/URL (Uniform Resource Identifier/Locator) addresses of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the users operating system and computer environment.

b) Contact or information request: Personal data are collected to provide feedback to requests of information addressed to the Data Controller filling out the contact form.

The provision of browsing data, purpose a), is necessary as it is carried out for the management of the platform at a technical level and to allow you to browse the website. The provision of name, surname, e-mail address, telephone is necessary to send your contact request by filling out the forms located in the Contact page, purpose b).

Categories of recipients of personal data

The personal data provided will be communicated to subjects who will process personal data as data processor, as persons acting under the authority of the Data Controller for the purposes listed above. Specifically, personal data will be communicated to recipients belonging to the following categories: (i) subjects that provide services for the management of the information system used by the Data Controller and of the telecommunications networks (including e-mail); (ii) subjects supporting the Data Controller in the management of web platforms; (iii) agencies or companies in the context of assistance and consultancy relationships; (iv) competent authorities to fulfil legal obligations and/or provisions of public bodies, upon request. The list of data processors is constantly updated and available upon request to the Data Controller.

Data retention

We will retain your personal data for the period required by law and where necessary for a legal or regulatory action involving HAS. Otherwise, we will retain your personal data for as long as necessary for the purposes for which it was collected and in accordance with our internal data retention and storage procedures (data retention policy), which may change from time to time. For more information with respect to data retention timelines you may contact the Data Controller at [email protected].

Communication of data abroad

This website is hosted in Switzerland. Personal data collected from you, including via this website, may be transferred to countries located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) as well as outside the EEA and Switzerland which do not provide a similar or as protective a level of protection to that provided by countries in the EEA and Switzerland. We will implement appropriate measures, including the execution of EU Standard Contractual Clauses, in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws, to ensure that your personal data remains protected and secure when transferred outside of your home country.

Exercise of rights

Under the conditions set out in the LPD and GDPR, the Data Controller acknowledges in particular the following rights (non-exhaustive list) to data subjects:

  • to obtain the rectification of their inaccurate or obsolete personal data:
  • to be informed in writing and free of charge if personal data concerning them are being processed;
  • to withdraw the previously given consent to the processing of their data;
  • to prevent the communication to third parties of special categories of personal data;
  • to express their opinion on an automated individual decision or request that it be reviewed by a natural person;
  • to obtain the delivery of personal data or to demand their transmission to a third party;
  • to request that data processing be stopped, that its disclosure to third parties be prevented, or that personal data be corrected or destroyed;
  • to demand that a certain processing of personal data be prohibited, that certain communication of personal data to third parties be prohibited;
  • to request that a note be added to the data noting its disputed nature, if neither the correctness nor the inaccuracy of the personal data can be proved;
  • to request that the rectification, destruction, blocking, as well as the mention of the disputed character or the judgment be communicated to third parties or published;
  • to have the unlawfulness of the processing of personal data established.

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial recourse, if the user considers that the processing of data relating to him/her is in breach of the provisions of the FADP, he/she has the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority for the protection of personal data (Switzerland: IFPD).

To exercise the above-mentioned rights the Data Controller can be contacted at [email protected]


We recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of children. Our website is neither intended for children nor is it designed to attract child users. Our website, its content and our services are intended for users over the age of sixteen (16). We do not knowingly collect any personal data from children under age sixteen (16). When a user discloses personal data on the website, the user is declaring to us that he or she is at least sixteen (16) years of age.


The security of your personal data is important to us. We take appropriate steps, consistent with generally accepted industry standards, including technical, administrative and physical safeguards to protect the personal data submitted to us from loss, misuse and unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Regardless of the security measures in place, however, no transmission over the Internet is entirely secure. Accordingly, you should always use caution when transmitting personal data over the Internet. Please note that any transmission is at your own risk.

Links to other websites

The website may, from time to time, contain links to websites operated by third parties that may provide useful information to you. If you follow the link to any of these websites, please note that those sites may have their own privacy policies. HAS is not responsible for the privacy practices or the contents of such other websites. We suggest that you exercise caution and look at the privacy statement for each website you visit.

Privacy Notice modification | Effective Date

The Data controller has the right to change, update, add or remove portions of this Privacy Notice at its sole discretion and at any time. In order to facilitate such verification, this Privacy Notice will indicate the date of its update. The Privacy Notice is also a part of our Terms of use for the website.

Update and effective date: December 21, 2021