Privacy Policy

Data Privacy Statement

Effective Date: May 23, 2018

Octapharma USA, Inc., 121 River Street, Hoboken, NJ, US 07030 (hereinafter “Octapharma” or “we” or “us”) respects the right of individuals regarding their personal information. This Data Privacy Statement (“statement”) describes the way we process your personal information when you visit our website.

Please click here for our Terms of Use

Please contact Octapharma USA data protection officer(s) for further questions:

Please be aware that additional 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, additional privacy information, with detailed information concerning the use of your information, will be provided before the contact form is sent.

Information we collect

  • Information you provide. We collect information you provide when you browse our website, including when you contact us via the contact form or apply for a job. This includes your name, email address, country, and resume.
  • Automatically collected information. In order to properly manage and 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 USA site, and the URL to which the user goes upon leaving Octapharma USA’ site. This information is used in an aggregate form only.

Disclosure of personal information

Service Providers. We may share your information with third parties that provide services to us 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 USA’s website.

Mergers, Acquisitions and Bankruptcy. If Octapharma should ever file for bankruptcy or merge with another company, or if Octapharma should decide to buy, sell, or reorganize some part or all of its business, Octapharma may disclose your information to prospective or actual purchasers. It is Octapharma’s practice to seek appropriate protection for information disclosed in these types of transactions.

As Required by Law and Other Legal-Related Disclosures. We may disclose your personal information if we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary: (a) to comply with the law, such as to report possible adverse events or to respond to legal process (e.g., court order, subpoena, search warrant) or other legal requirements of any governmental authority; (b) to protect the integrity of the website; (c) to protect and defend our, your, or others’ rights, property, safety or interests; or (d) to detect, prevent, or respond to fraud, intellectual property infringement, violations of our Terms of Use, violations of law, or other misuse of the website.

Aggregate and De-Identified Information.  We may disclose aggregate or de-identified information for any purpose, except where prohibited by law.

Information about cookies

When you use our website, we and third parties may use cookies to collect information about you across the websites you visit.

The following cookies are used on the website:

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 cookie enables websites to store data regarding a user session.


Cookie typeNameExpiresPurpose

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 To Opt-Out of being tracked 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 show
a cookie alert notice on the website. It is used torecord when the user has dismissed the notice toprevent it re-appearing on return visits.

Third-party cookies

Cookie TypeNameExpiresPurpose





2 years

To 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 year

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

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 website 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.

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 also 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 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

We have embedded Vimeo-videos in our website. These videos are stored on 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 at the following link:

Your rights

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

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

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

To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before making corrections. To submit the above requests, or should you have other questions or concerns about this privacy statement, please send an email to

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

Your California privacy rights

If you reside in California and have provided your personal information to us, you may request information once per calendar year about our disclosures of certain categories of your personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Such requests must be submitted to us at

Do not track

Some browsers may transmit “do-not-track” signals to websites with which the browser communicates. Our websites do not currently respond to these “do-not-track” signals or other mechanisms that provide a method to opt out of the collection of information across websites and over time.

Changes to this privacy statement

We may update or amend this statement at any time by posting the amended statement to the website. If we make any revisions that materially change the ways in which we use or share the information collected through this website, we will make reasonable efforts to provide notice (such as by sending you an email or posting a notice on this website prior to the changes becoming effective) and obtain any necessary consent as may be required by law.