Legal information and privacy policy

Welcome to the website  The website of Dr Valeria Romano, a doctor in Geneva.
Personal information concerning visitors to our site, including their identity, is confidential. Dr ROMANO undertakes on his honour to respect the legal conditions of confidentiality applicable in Switzerland.

This site complies with the recommendations of the Foundation  Health On the Net

Identification - Contact
Visitors to the site wishing to obtain information or support may contact Dr Romano on this telephone number and e-mail address.

The website is edited by Dr Valeria Romano.
GLN number: 7601002879613
Address: Rue Emile-Yung 1, 1205 Geneva
Telephone number: +41 (0)782090289

The site is hosted by INFOMANIAK
Address: Rue Eugène-Marziano 25, 1227 Geneva, Switzerland
Telephone number :  +41 22 820 35 40

This site is for information purposes only and is not intended to replace medical advice.
Under no circumstances does this site offer personalised medical advice. The information provided is for guidance only and does not constitute personalised medical advice.
The information is provided exclusively by Dr Romano.
Hyperlinks to this site may only be created with the prior written consent of Dr Valeria ROMANO, who accepts no responsibility for the content of any sites linked to this site.
The content of the pages on the site or to which the hypertext links point is the sole responsibility of their authors. Doctor Valeria ROMANO declines all responsibility for any direct or indirect damage that anyone may suffer as a result of this external information.
The entire content of this site may not be used and/or reproduced in any form or by any means whatsoever without prior written consent.

Conflicts of interest
Dr Valeria ROMANO has created the website  for informational and non-commercial purposes. The site has been entirely financed by Dr Valeria ROMANO.
The site contains no advertising and is free to access.
Dr ROMANO declares that he has no conflict of interest. The names and trademarks of product publishers and manufacturers that may be cited are used for identification purposes only and are subject to copyright.

Intellectual property and copyright
Art. L122-4 and L122-5 of the Intellectual Property Code stipulate that it is forbidden to reproduce all or part of the site. without the express prior authorisation of Dr Valeria ROMANO.
All articles, photographs and other documents on this site are the property of Dr Valeria Romano and are subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights.
Dr Romano declines all responsibility for any technical problems or damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party leading to a modification of the information made available on the site.


The confidentiality policy informs you about the collection and use of personal and non-personal information about you.

To ensure the security of your personal data, we do everything in our power to comply with the French Data Protection Act no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 and European regulations, the RGPD (General Data Protection Regulation no. 2016/79 of 27 April 2016).

The person responsible for the site undertakes on his or her honour to comply with the legal conditions governing the confidentiality of medical information applicable in Switzerland and not to divulge this information to third parties without the person's express prior consent.

General information
Site owner Doctor ROMANO Valeria.
Data controller for the Site Doctor ROMANO Valeria.
We will be happy to provide you with any information you may require by e-mail:
Registered domain name :
Scope of this policy on the protection and processing of personal data website  . This Policy does not apply to third-party websites, including those accessible via an Internet link.

This Privacy Policy is governed by Swiss law.

When is your personal data collected?
Personal data collected on the site are data collected by audience measurement tools and data sent via the contact form.
In the contact form, certain information is mandatory in order to provide you with information about our services. If this information is not entered, we will not be able to provide you with what you expect.

Information you give us voluntarily
When you decide to contact us via the site, you fill in a contact form.
When you decide to fill in the contact form, you voluntarily decide to provide this information: surname (compulsory), first name (compulsory), telephone number (compulsory), e-mail address (compulsory) and information contained in a message (optional), the text of which is free. We recommend that you check the information you decide to include in your message, as some of the information you share may be considered sensitive data.
Please note that our site only processes requests from people over the age of 18.
When sending the contact form, the user ticks a box expressly acknowledging that they are over 18 (eighteen) years of age and giving their explicit consent to the processing of their personal data.

Sensitive data
"Sensitive data is a special category of personal data.
This includes information revealing a person's alleged racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs or trade union membership, as well as the processing of genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person's sex life or sexual orientation.

The European regulation prohibits the collection or use of this data, except in the following cases:

  • if the person concerned has given their express consent (an active, explicit and preferably written process, which must be free, specific and informed);
  • if the information is manifestly made public by the person concerned ;
  • if they are necessary to safeguard human life ;
  • if their use is justified by the public interest and authorised by the CNIL;
  • if they concern members or adherents of a political, religious, philosophical, political or trade union association or organisation. " 

Source CNIL (Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés).

Information we collect automatically
Consultation of the Site does not require prior registration or identification. No personal data is communicated.
As a result of your actions on the site, certain information is collected automatically by technical tools: cookies, widgets ....
This is technical and browsing information, such as information about the browser used or the pages of the site you have visited, your IP address, etc.
If you use features linked to other social networks, information about you may be collected automatically by these third-party platforms. We decline all responsibility for the use made by these sites of the information collected when you click on these links or use these functions.

Content integrated from other sites
Content integrated from other sites (videos, images, articles, etc.) or social networks may be found on this site.
This site may contain links or redirections to other sites and social networks.
These websites or social networks may collect information about you, and they have their own confidentiality policies which you should familiarise yourself with before sending them your personal data. We decline all responsibility for the use made by these sites of the information collected about you when you click on these links or use these functions.

How we use your personal data
The collection and processing of your personal data is used for :
- The smooth running of the site.
- Analysis of site visits (number of pages viewed, number of visits, etc.). The analytical tool used is Google Analytics. Information derived from the use of the domains (including your IP address) is sent to Google in the United States.
- Respond to your requests for information, enquiries and/or contact.
- Establishing, exercising or defending legal rights.
- Making an appointment.
- Contact Dr ROMANO.
- Communicate with you regarding your requests.
- Management of requests for access, rectification and opposition rights.

The recipient of this information and personal data is Dr Valeria ROMANO, who may also authorise limited access to her collaborators or assistants, or to her webmaster, in the strict necessity of their duties. All these recipients are bound by professional secrecy.

No data is passed on to third parties. We inform you that they may be disclosed in application of a law, regulation or by virtue of a decision by a competent regulatory or judicial authority.


Storage of personal data
Your personal data is stored in our databases on our premises on secure servers protected by a firewall and at our hosting provider.
We aim to store your personal data in the safest and most secure way at all times, and only for as long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is being processed.
We take appropriate physical, technical and organisational measures to prevent, as far as possible, any alteration, loss or unauthorised access to your data.
Our hosting provider protects its servers with multiple firewalls and carries out regular maintenance and technological security monitoring.
All our sites comply with the SSL protocol and include an HTTPS certificate to ensure the security and encryption of information and data transfers.

Rights concerning personal data and their management
Users have the following rights with regard to their personal data at all times:
- right of access ;
-right of rectification and deletion ;
-the right to restrict processing ;
-the right to data portability;
-Right to be forgotten ;
-right to notification ;
-the right to object on legitimate grounds to the processing of personal data;
-the right to object to the processing of his/her data for canvassing purposes;
-the right to specify what happens to your personal data after your death;
-the right to lodge a complaint with the CNIL.

This can be done by :
e-mail :
-Mail: Rue Emile-Yung 1, 1205 Geneva
The request must be signed and accompanied by a photocopy of an identity document bearing your signature, and must specify the address to which the reply should be sent. The response time is one to three months following receipt of the request.

Transfer of personal data outside Europe
No personal data will be transferred to a country outside the European Community without the explicit consent of the user.

Retention period for personal data
Your personal data is kept for the duration of our relationship and for a statutory limitation period after termination of that relationship where it is of administrative interest, in particular to establish proof of a right or contract.
This period is as long as is necessary for the purposes for which they were collected.

Data leakage
In the event that we become aware of unlawful access to your personal data (leakage and/or breach of security systems), the server or site will be shut down while the fault is identified and repaired.
We accept no responsibility or liability for the occurrence of the incident in question.

Changes to the privacy policy
The privacy policy may be amended and updated from time to time.
Please check this page regularly for any changes.
If the changes are significant, users will be informed by e-mail or we will post a notice on our site. No substantial change in the level of confidentiality of your data will be implemented without your consent.


"A cookie is a small file stored by a server on a user's terminal (computer, telephone, etc.) and associated with a web domain (i.e. in most cases with all the pages of a single website). This file is automatically sent back when subsequent contacts are made with the same domain". . Source CNIL
Cookies do not store any sensitive personal data.
Only you choose whether you wish to have cookies saved on your device and you can easily control the saving of cookies.

The cookies used on our site

Type of cookieUsefulness
Functional cookiesTo adapt the presentation of our site to the display preferences of your terminal.
Static (or analytical) cookiesFor statistics concerning our site (volume of visits, etc.) in order to improve it.

Cookie lifetime

Type of cookieDuration
Session cookiesThey only last until you close your browser.
Persistent cookiesThe persistent cookies used on our site have a maximum lifetime of 13 months, in accordance with the applicable regulations.

Our website does not display advertising. The cookies on our site are not used for advertising purposes.
With your prior consent, we automatically receive and record information from your computer and browser: IP address, geographical area, hardware used, page visited, actions carried out on the site, etc.


Cookie deactivation
You can deactivate cookies by changing your browser options.
It is possible to :

  • prevent your device from accepting new cookies;
  • Have your browser warn you when you receive a new cookie;
  • disable cookies completely.

Deactivating cookies may disable certain functions, but it is still possible to consult certain pages of the site.

You can also prevent Google from collecting and using data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at
For more information on the relevant conditions of use and data confidentiality, please consult