Legal and data protection provisions of MilVrb HSG

Legal and data protection provisions of the MilVrb HSG
The Military Liaison Office of the HSG has a military mandate and is therefore part of the official channel for the coordination between compulsory service and studies. The MilVrb HSG is thus the official legal representation for all enrolled students of the University of St.Gallen HSG.

"As a student of the University of St.Gallen HSG, you are subject to the DS of the HSG and cantonal legislation. However, as soon as you make use of the services of MilVrb HSG, you are subject to the DS of the Confederation and military legislation".


Data protection
Based on Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and the data protection provisions of the Confederation, every person is entitled to protection of their privacy and protection against misuse of their personal data. MilVrb HSG complies with these provisions. Personal data is treated as strictly confidential and is neither sold nor released to third parties. These provisions are subject to the confidentiality and secrecy provisions of military legislation. Data will only be received, assessed, forwarded and archived through official channels.

he purpose of this privacy policy is to inform you about the data process (data receipt, data processing, data forwarding and data archiving) in connection with the use of the website, about data security and your rights and obligations in connection with data processing.

Due to its "military mandate", MilVrb HSG is directly subject to the Federal Act and the Military Act (MG) on Data Protection (DSG). Cantonal (SG) and institutional (HSG) legislation also applies accordingly in this context.

The collection and processing of personal data is carried out in particular by you yourself by voluntarily completing and forwarding the official MilVrb HSG forms. Data is sent and received by e-mail in PDF format exclusively via your student e-mail address (

MilVrb HSG endeavours in close cooperation with the University of St.Gallen HSG (including the IT department) to protect the databases as well as possible against unauthorised access, loss, misuse or falsification.

With regard to data security, we take appropriate technical and organisational security precautions to protect your personal data from unauthorised access and misuse, such as SSL encryption for the transmission of data.


Although the Military Liaison Office (MilVrb HSG) of the University of St.Gallen HSG takes every care to ensure the accuracy of the information published, no guarantee can be given with regard to the correctness, accuracy, up-to-dateness, reliability and completeness of this information.

MilVrb HSG expressly reserves the right to change, delete or temporarily not publish content in whole or in part at any time without prior notice.

Liability claims against MilVrb HSG for material or immaterial damage resulting from access to or use or non-use of the published information, from misuse of the connection or from technical faults are excluded.


References and links
References and links are only made to websites of the federal authorities or official information channels of the DDPS / Swiss Armed Forces, Civil Defence or Civilian Service, as well as internally within the University of St.Gallen HSG. Information and services on linked websites are the full responsibility of the respective authorities.

The information contained on the MilVrb HSG websites is made available to the public. Downloading or copying content, images, photos or other files does not transfer any rights to the content.

The copyright and all other rights to content, images, photos or other files on the MilVrb HSG websites belong exclusively to MilVrb HSG or the specifically named rights holders. The written consent of the copyright holders must be obtained in advance for the reproduction of any elements.