Terms and Conditions


The information contained in the militarymedicalethics.ch website and game material are provided under a Creative Commons license to support training and education in the field. The information contained in these resources may be freely used by anybody subject to acknowledgment of the source of the material. It may be amended under the same license and amended material must again be published under the same license.

The MME game and the resources on this website are provided to support education and training purposes only. They are not a substitute for professional ethics training or professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. References and links to thrid parties do not constitute an endorsement or warranty of the information provided. Militarymedicalethics.ch cannot accept responsibility for errors or omissions, or for any consequences arising from the use of information contained herein.

Limitation of liability

Although every care has been taken by militarymedicalethics.ch to ensure the accuracy of the information published, no warranty can be given in respect of the accuracy, reliability, up-to-dateness or completeness of this information. We reserve the right to alter or remove the content, in full or in part, without prior notice. In no event will the militarymedicalethics.ch be liable for any loss or damage of a material or immaterial nature arising from access to, use or non-use of published information, or from misuse of the connection or technical faults.

Links to third party websites lie outside the scope of our responsibility. Access and use of such websites occurs entirely at the user’s own risk. We expressly state that they have no influence whatsoever over the content of any linked site. Responsibility for information and services of linked sites rests entirely with the relevant third parties.

Privacy Notice

1. General Information
We only collect data that are needed to run this website. Stored data are carefully managed and protected against any form of abuse.

2. Scope of Application
This Privacy Notice applies to all pages on the websites in the ‘militarymedicalethics.ch’ domain and to the personal data collected via these web pages. This Privacy Notice may be amended at any time without prior notice. Where our web pages offer links to the web pages of other providers, the privacy information and policies of those providers apply to their own pages.

3. Links
We have no influence over external pages to which it provides links, nor over external pages that provide links to our pages. Accordingly, we provide no guarantee in relation to such pages that the information they contain is accurate or that they are free of malware (such as viruses). Responsibility for the information and services provided on linked web pages or web services are entirely the responsibility of the third party concerned. We accept no responsibility or liability for such web pages or web services.

4. What happens to your data?
a) Retention and erasure
The processing of personal data on our web pages is limited to the data that are required to provide a properly functioning website and user-friendly content and services, or to the data that you have actively made available to us. The personal data that we collect is only retained for as long as they are needed in order to fulfil the purpose concerned. Certain data may be retained for longer in order to meet statutory requirements or other obligations.
b) Data stored when completing a form
If you complete a form on our website (e.g. a contact form), we process the data that you provide us to the extent that this is required to fulfil the purpose of processing or to deal with your request. Normally any information we receive is provided on a voluntary basis. Obligatory fields are only marked as such if the information is required in order to fulfil our statutory duty or to deal with your request or enquiry. These data are erased when the statutory retention period expires at the latest.
c) Data stored for the purpose of sending the newsletter
If you order a newsletter, the following data will be recorded: your email address (obligatory); any title, your first name and surname (all optional). Your personal data related to sending out the newsletters to which you subscribe will be erased immediately if you terminate your subscription.
d) Data stored for the purpose of web analysis
If you access the web pages and web services on militarymedicalethics.ch, the following data will be stored in log files: the IP address, date, time, browser request and the information transmitted relating to the device used, including the operating system and browser. These data are evaluated by web analysis tools (see below).
Web analysis tools: Militarymedicalethics.chuses the Matomo software solution as standard for web analysis not related to specific persons. Matomo is operated on the same server as the website, with all data remaining in Switzerland. The data obtained is used exclusively for web analysis; they are not shared or combined with other data records.
e) Cookies
Cookies can be used in order to make visiting the website attractive and to allow certain functions to be used. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer. Most of the cookies used (session cookies) are deleted from your hard disk at the end of the browser session. Other cookies remain on your computer and enable you to be recognised again when you make your next visit (permanent cookies). You can stop cookies from being stored on your browser by restricting or deactivating the storage and reading of cookies. Please note that you will not be able to use certain functions of the website without enabling cookies.

5. Your rights
You have the right to request information on the processing of your personal data at any time free of charge. Contact the office named in the printer’s imprint (Impressum). You may have further statutory rights, such as the right to have data erased or corrected, to have data processing restricted and to have data transmitted. Collecting data in order to provide the website and storing data in log files is absolutely essential to the operation of our website. As a result, users of our website have no right to object in this respect.

6. Data security
Website: When you visit our website, we use encrypted data communication based on TLS in conjunction with the highest encryption level supported by your browser. You can see whether a page on the website is being transmitted in encrypted form by checking whether the lock symbol displayed in the address bar of your browser is closed.


University of Zurich, Center for Ethics, CMME
Dr Daniel Messelken
Zollikerstr 117
CH-8008 Zurich