Information on Data Protection

The website of St. Catharine Specialty Hospital has been created for the purpose of providing information for patients, referring physicians/institutions, scientists and students as well as other international internet users. Our aim is to facilitate the access to helpful information on the St. Catharine Hospital website to different target groups in a time and location independent as well as structured manner.


Out of consideration for events which may affect security, relevant access data are logged each time the web server is accessed. The web server is operated by St. Catharine Hospital.


Analysis of the web portal of the St. Catharine Hospital is done by employees of the IT section of the St. Catharine Hospital or providers of the web service of the Hospital and other institutions on behalf of the IT service of the St. Catharine Hospital.

Searching on the website

In order to offer you an optimal search result from our website, we make use of the data from the internet search engine Google.

For this purpose, it is necessary for your search terms to be directly sent to Google beforehand. You will then receive the data on your search request presented from the internet search engine Google as a result.

Please note that this procedure includes transmitting your IP address to Google.

The Google data protection declaration is available here.


“Cookies” used on the St. Catharine Specialty Hospital website serve to determine how often someone visits our site and their activities while on our site. We use this information in the aggregate to understand how our visitors as a group use different resources (for example, preferred language). You can set your browser to refuse them. You will still be able to access the information on the St. Catharine Specialty Hospital website, but some of its functions may be restricted (e.g. web documents).

Contact form

Please be advised that, by using our online contact form, you agree to your contact details and any other information provided as part of your message to be stored. Storing this information is necessary in order to enable us to process your inquiry and in case of follow-up queries. None of your details will be passed to third parties without your express consent.

Newsletter mailing list data

In order to subscribe to one of the newsletters offered on our website, you will need to provide us with your email address. You will also need to provide us with the data necessary for us to verify that you are the owner of the email address provided and that you are happy to receive our newsletter. No other data will be collected. The data you provide will be used solely for the purpose of sending you the information requested and will not be passed to third parties.

If you decide you no longer wish to receive the newsletter, and you are no longer happy for us to store your personal data and email address, you can withdraw your consent at any time. You can do so via the 'canceling your subscription' link, which is provided in the newsletter.

Data Security

If you send us an e-mail, your e-mail address will only be used for correspondence.

St. Catharine Hospital cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the web or by e-mail because of the risk that information including confidential information sent in the e-mail or its attachments can be destroyed or intercepted during transmission or get lost or arrive later. Although St. Catharine Hospital endeavors to reduce this risk, we cannot warrant that the information, e-mails and their attachments forwarded by St. Catharine Hospital are free of viruses, worms or other damaging elements.

Web Analytics and Cookies

This site uses PIWIK web analytics software. Matomo uses 'cookies', i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and help us analyze the way in which users interact with our site. The information generated by these cookies is transmitted to and stored on our servers, and is used to optimize your browsing experience.

You can change your browser settings to disable cookies. If you decide to disable cookies, some of this website's functionality may be lost; this particularly affects forms and logins.

Refusing the use of cookies:

If you are not happy for your browsing data to be stored and analyzed, you may refuse the use of cookies. If you decide to refuse the use of cookies, an opt-out cookie will be created on your browser; this will prevent the Matomo software from working on your computer. By deleting cookies, you will also delete our opt-out cookie; this will need to be re-installed.

Contact Data Protection Officer

Iva Kolarec
Official Data Protection Officer
Branimirova 71E, 10000 Zagreb

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