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Data Privacy Statement

Octapharma AG, Seidenstrasse 2, 8853 Lachen SZ, Switzerland (hereinafter “Octapharma” or “we” or “us”) respects the right of individuals regarding their personal data. This Data Privacy Statement (“statement”) describes the way we process your personal information when you visit our website.


Please click here for further details on the representatives of Octapharma AG.


Octapharma Pharmazeutika Produktionsgesellschaft m.b.H., Oberlaaer Strasse 235, 1100 Vienna, Austria is appointed as our representative in the EU/EEA in accordance with Article 27 GDPR.


Please be aware that a separate privacy information, with detailed information concerning the use of your information when applying for a job, will be provided before applying for a job online.


When contacting us via the contact form, a separate privacy information, with detailed information concerning the use of your information, will be provided before the contact form is sent.

Collection of information

In order to properly manage 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 AG site and the URL to which the user goes upon leaving Octapharma AG’s site to continuously improve the performance of our website. This information is used in an aggregate form only and personal data is therefore anonymized.

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 AG’s website.

Information about cookies

The following cookies are used on the Website, further information can be found below:


Strictly necessary


Cookie typeNameExpiresPurpose
Session cookiefe_typo_userEnd of SessionThis cookie allows the site to keep persistent information across pages based on the users' preferences and site activity, for example language preferences.
Persistent cookiePHPSESSID7 daysThe PHPSESSID ccokie enables websites to store data regarding a user session.




Cookie typeNameExpriresPurpose
Google Analytics
(persistent cookies)
_ga2 yearsUsed by Google to distinguish users.
_gid24 hoursUsed by Google to distinguish users.
_gat1 minuteUsed by Google to throttle request rate.
View Google Analytics Privacy Overview at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. To Opt-Out of beingtracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit the Google Analytics Opt-Out Page


Functionality cookies


Cookie typeNameExpiresPurpose
Persistent cookiedisclaimer7 daysThis cookie saves the user′s approval to be a health
professional or a patient.
Persistent cookiecb-enabled1 yearThis cookie is associated with a script which shows
a cookie alert notice on the website. It is used to
record when the user has dismissed the notice to
prevent it re-appearing on return visits.


Third-party cookies


Cookie typeNameExpiresPurpose



2 yearsTo display and deliver videos, Octapharma makes
use of Vimeo, a video sharing website. The
embedded Vimeo player, uses these cookies to
check if certain features or preferences have been
selected by the user. To find about more about how each cookie is used see Vimeo’s Cookie List.
More information can be found on Vimeo’s Privacy Policy.
Varies from end
of session up to 1
To display and deliver videos, Octapharma makes
use of Youtube, a video sharing website.
More information can be found about Youtube's cookie policy under the following links:



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.


We may use session cookies which exist only until you close your web browser. 




This website makes use of YouTube and Vimeo for playing videos.


We have embedded YouTube-videos in our website. These videos are stored on www.youtube.com and are directly playable from our website. The video-platform is operated by YouTube, LLC, a company of Google Inc.


We have no influence on the data transferred to YouTube. By visiting a website with embedded YouTube-videos a connection between your browser and the Google DoubleClick network may be established. For further information please visit https://www.youtube.com/t/terms?gl=CH


We have embedded Vimeo-videos in our website. These videos are stored on www.vimeo.com and are directly playable from our website. The video-platform is operated by Vimeo, Inc.


By visiting a website with embedded Vimeo-videos a direct connection between your browser and a server of Vimeo in the USA is established. Vimeo stores information about your visit of our website including your IP-address. If you have a Vimeo-account and do not wish that Vimeo collects information about you through this website and associates this information with your member data on Vimeo, you must log out before visiting this website. You will receive further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by the third-party provider as well as on your relevant rights and options for protecting your privacy on the following link: https://vimeo.com/terms


Your rights

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online. You may also demand the deletion of your personal data unless the applicable laws and regulations oblige us to store your personal data.


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 dataprivacy@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.