Annual Report 2016

Privacy Statement

Octapharma AG respects the right of individuals regarding the disclosure and use of their personal information. The following privacy policy governs the collection and use of personal information submitted to Octapharma AG through the pages of the job section or for registrering to use the Octapharma applications for iPad/iPhone.


  • The type of personal information collected via our website includes: For the purpose of providing general information about Octapharma AG to interested parties, we collect contact details and specific areas of interest.

  • For purpose of being allowed to access the Octapharma applications for iPad/iPhone, we collect contact details.

  • For the purpose of providing potential employees with information about jobs at Octapharma AG, or to provide an avenue to apply for a position at Octapharma AG, we collect contact details and career fields of interest.

  • At its discretion, the individual may choose to provide their resume. Information will be kept until it is outdated or no longer required, after which time it will be destroyed or permanently de-identified. At the written request of an individual, we will destroy or permanently de-identify the information currently held about that individual. In order to properly manage our website, we may anonymously log information and identify categories of visits by items such as domain name, IP address, browser type and version, the pages visited within the Octapharma AG’s site and the URL to which the user goes upon leaving the Octapharma AG’s site. This information is used in an aggregate form only, to continuously improve the performance of our site.


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. If required to fulfill the user’s request for information, contact details may be forwarded to offices outside of the United States. If personal information has been collected for the purpose of applying for a job at Octapharma AG, the information may be disclosed to employees who are involved in the recruitment process.

Where personal information has been provided by an individual for the purpose of applying for a particular position, that information may be used to evaluate the suitability of that individual for other positions in Octapharma. The site includes links to other web sites (“linked sites”). We will not provide personal information to linked sites, but may provide aggregate information to such sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the linked sites and encourage visitors to review the privacy policy of linked sites before providing any personal information.


To maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, by supplying information, you acknowledge that you are aware of security and privacy limitations, including but not limited to (1) the possible limitations or failures of security, privacy and authentication measures and features in this system; and (2) that data or information may be subject to third party eavesdropping or tampering. All information with respect to job applicants is deleted after three years.


You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online. You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us request that credibly shows the error. 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 policies or want to have your data deleted from our database, please contact. We may update or amend this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the amended Privacy Policy to the website.