Data Privacy Statement

Octapharma Ltd, 26 Spring Gardens, Manchester, United Kingdom (hereinafter “Octapharma” or “we” or “us”) respects the rights of individuals regarding their personal data.

This Data Privacy Statement describes the way we process or use your personal data, and explains your rights in relation to your personal data. As data controller of your personal data, we are responsible for responding to your questions about how we use your personal data in line with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Please DO NOT report drug safety related information, such as side effects, via this website. Drug safety related information should be reported to PharSafer Associates Ltd. If you are a patient, please contact your physician in case of adverse reactions. Please consider the pharmacovigilance data privacy statement, if you are reporting drug safety relevant events. 

Collection of information

In order to continuously improve the performance of our website, we may log information and identify categories of visits by items such as domain name, browser type and version, the pages visited within the Octapharma site and the URL to which the user goes upon leaving Octapharma site to continuously improve the performance of our website. This information is used in an aggregate form only and personal data is therefore anonymised.

Information about cookies

The following cookies are used on the Website. Per default all allowed cookies are stored for one year. Further information can be found below:

Strictly necessary

Cookie type

Name

Purpose

Cookie permission

app_cookie_permission

This is used to store the permission for cookie usage

Performance cookies

Cookie type

Name

Purpose

Google analytics

_ga

Used by Google Analytics.

Google analytics

_gat_gtag_UA_XXXXXXXXX_1

Used by Google Analytics.

Google analytics

_gid

Used by Google Analytics.

Functionality cookies

Cookie type

Name

Purpose

Displayed notifications

app_displayed_notification_types

Stores types of already displayed notifications, so we don't show them anymore.

Target group

app_target_group

Stores the target group selected by user.

Visited pages

app_visited_pages

Stores pages visited by user to improve content recommendations of the assistant.

Additional information regarding cookies

Cookies are pieces of data that a website can transfer to a user’s web browser. The cookies may remain on your computer after you leave the website but you can manually delete them using most browsers. Most web browsers are pre-set to accept cookies. Some cookies store data just for the time you are on the website. These are called session cookies and are not stored on your computer after you have left the website.

If you prefer not to receive cookies, you can adjust your web browser to refuse cookies or to warn you when cookies are being used. Most elements of this site will still function if you disable cookies in your web browser settings.

When you visit this site, if your browser is using the standard settings and it is accepting cookies, you are giving consent for cookies on this site to be stored on your computer. If you do not wish for this to happen, you can disable them in the settings of your browser. You can find more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them at www.aboutcookies.org.

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how our visitors use and navigate our site. We use this information to report and analyse the usage of the site with the intention to improve the usage of the homepage for visitors. You can go to Google preferences to see what Google thinks are your age, gender and interests. You can add, edit or delete information on that page, or you can opt-out of Google collecting and analysing your behaviour altogether.

Google Analytics collects information anonymously, however you can opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Disclosure and use of personal information

Information will not be disclosed to third parties except where the third party is a supplier or contractor who is involved in fulfilling the individual’s request for information, or a supplier or contractor who is involved in the development and management of Octapharma's website.

Your rights

You can request to be provided with information about data which we store/process about you. In addition, you have the right to have any personal data blocked or deleted, to object to the processing of your data, to have any incorrect data corrected and the right to have your data transferred to a third party.

You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us an email that credibly shows the error. You likewise have the right to request the correction of incorrect personal data.

To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before making corrections. Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy statement or want to have your data deleted from our database, please send an email to gdpr.uk@octapharma.com.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, if applicable.

We may update or amend this statement at any time by posting the amended statement to the website.

Click here to access our full privacy policy .