Somatic Psychology and Therapy
Olesya Ovchinnikova, PhD

Information on data protection

The following Data Protection Notice applies to the use of our website and related services. This Data Protection Notice provides information on the processing of personal data during visits to our website. The processing of personal data takes place in accordance with the applicable data protection laws and requirements.

According to Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and the provisions of the revised Federal Data Protection Act (revFDPA), everyone has the right to protect their privacy and to be protected from misuse of their personal data. The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.
In addition,  to the extent and insofar it is applicable - we process personal data in accordance with the EU and UK GDPR.

Data collection and general information

Each time you view our website, we collect general data and information about you. This data and information is saved in the server log files. This can include the types and versions of browsers used, the operating system used by the accessing system, the website from which the accessing system reaches our website (so-called "referrer"), the subpages of our website accessed by a system, the date and time of access to our website, an Internet Protocol address (IP address), the Internet service provider of the accessing system and other similar data and information that may help us avoid risks in the event of attacks on our IT infrastructure.

When you submit information to this website via webform, we collect the data requested in the webform in order to track and respond to your submissions. We share this information with Hostpoint, the largest web hosting provider in Switzerland,   so that they can deliver website services to us.

 Personal data

Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable person. Processing includes any operation concerning data, namely storage, communication, collection, deletion, storage, modification, destruction and use of data.

Type, purpose and extent of processing

By using our website, you declare that you accept this Data Protection Notice. Only those personal data are processed that serve to correctly represent the contents of the website, optimise the content of the website, ensure the long-term functionality of the IT infrastructure and technology of the website and, in the event of a cyber attack, provide law enforcement authorities with the necessary information.Personal data is processed for the duration necessary for the above-mentioned purpose. Personal data whose processing is no longer required are anonymised or deleted.

Data security and liability

Suitable and appropriate technical and organisational measures are taken in order to guarantee data protection and data security. In spite of these measures, data protection violations may occur when processing personal data on the Internet. For this reason we cannot guarantee absolute data security and accept no liability when using this website (also for linked websites).

Links to other websites

This website may contain links to websites of other operators. Our psychology practice has no have any influence on such websites, their contents, offers or availability, as well as on the statements and declarations and data protection provisions applicable to such websites.

Cookies and other service offers

Our psychology practice may use cookies on its website. Cookies contain a so-called "cookie ID", i.e. a unique cookie identifier that matches websites and servers to a specific Internet browser. The unique cookie identifier makes it possible to recognise and identify that particular Internet browser.

Communication channels

The website of our psychology practice contains certain data that enables rapid contact by electronic or direct communication, including a general contact form. In the event of contact being made using the communication channels offered on our website, the user's contact details, and content will be used exclusively for handling the enquiry and the corresponding response. Please consider the following points: confidentiality of data transmission cannot be guaranteed. For this reason, no confidential data (personal or health-related matters, etc.) should be transmitted within the scope of contact.

Users' rights:

Under the Data Protection Act, users have various rights, such as the right to information or the right to rectification, deletion or blocking of processed data. To assert your rights, please contact the psychology practice. We are also available for further information on this topic.


Our psychology practice may amend this Data Protection Notice at any time and without prior notice. The current version published on our website always applies. Insofar as the Data Protection Notice is part of a contract with you, in the event of an update you will be informed of the change by e-mail or in another appropriate manner.

Date: 12/02/2024