The address of this website is: It is written and maintained by the RheumaCura Foundation in Bern, Switzerland.

RheumaCura Foundation

Dr. Judith Safford, President

Bundesgasse 18

CH - 3011 Bern

The best way to contact us is via the contact form.

This privacy policy will explain how our organization uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.


RheumaCura Foundation collects the following data:


  • Personal identification information (First name, surname, email address, your message to us)

  • How do we collect your data?

  • We collect and process data when you:

    • Register online for a service.

    • Voluntarily complete a survey or provide feedback on our contact form or via email.

    • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

RheumaCura Foundation collects your data so that we can:


  • Inform you about our activities if you have asked us to do so.

  • RheumaCura Foundation does not share your data with any other organisations without your specific consent.

RheumaCura Foundation securely stores your data on servers in European Union.


RheumaCura Foundation will keep the above data as long as the website is in operation, unless you request to delete it If you want to delete your personal data, please contact us at


You have the right at any time to stop RheumaCura Foundation from contacting you or asking us to delete your data.

Every user is entitled to the following:


The right to access - You have the right to request RheumaCura Foundation for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.


The right to rectification - You have the right to request that RheumaCura Foundation correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request RheumaCura Foundation to complete information you believe is incomplete.


The right to erasure - You have the right to request that RheumaCura Foundation erase your personal data, under certain conditions.


The right to restrict processing, to object to processing, to make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. For further information, visit


RheumaCura Foundation uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, and to understand how you use our website.

We use cookies on our website for:


  • Functionality — RheumaCura Foundation uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.


  • Analysis

    • We use Google Analytics for aggregated, anonymized website traffic analysis. In order to track your session usage, Google drops a cookie (_ga) with a randomly-generated ClientID in your browser. This ID is anonymized and contains no identifiable information like email, phone number, name, etc. We also send Google your IP Address. We use GA to track aggregated website behavior, such as what pages you looked at, for how long, and so on. This information is important to us for improving the user experience and determining site effectiveness. If you would like to access what browsing information we have - or ask us to delete any GA data – please contact us at, and/or install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On.

    • For the compilation of statistics and evaluations, for the optimization and for the recognition of errors we use the tool Matomo; In order to collect data, the tool uses a so-called "cookie". This is a small text file that is stored by your browser on your terminal device. By means of this cookie, the tool receives, for example, information about which pages you have visited, the duration of your stay on the pages, which country and city you are browsing from, technical data of the browser you are using and of the respective terminal device. The IP address of your terminal device is only processed anonymously. At no time does the tool create profiles to which we can assign certain users, but always uses pseudonyms.

  • RheumaCura Foundation does not use cookies for advertising purposes.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

The RheumaCura Foundation website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

RheumaCura Foundation keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page.