www.vwdtest.com is an online service funded and facilitated by Octapharma AG, Seidenstrasse 2, 8853 Lachen SZ, Switzerland (hereinafter “Octapharma” or “we” or “us”), under the auspices of a dedicated committee comprising VWD specialists and experts.

This dedicated committee, including Octapharma, respects the right of individuals regarding their personal data. This Data Privacy Statement (“statement”) describes the way your personal information is processed when you visit www.vwdtest.com.

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.

Collection of information

In order to properly manage www.vwdtest.com, information may be logged and visits categorized by items such as domain name, browser type and version, the pages visited within the vwdtest.com website and the URL to which the user goes upon leaving vwdtest.com, to continuously improve the performance of the 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 from vwdtest.com, or a supplier or contractor who is involved in the development and management of www.vwdtest.com.

Information about cookies

Cookies are pieces of data that a website can transfer to a user’s web browser. When you visit www.vwdtest.com, if your browser is using the standard settings and it is accepting cookies, you are giving consent for cookies from this site to be stored on your computer. The cookies stored may remain on your computer after you leave www.vwdtest.com.

If you do not wish for this to happen, you can adjust your web browser to refuse cookies or to warn you when cookies are being used. You can also manually delete them in your browser settings. Most elements of www.vwdtest.com will still function if you disable cookies in your web browser settings.

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.

At www.vwdtest.com different types of cookies are used:

Strictly necessary

Cookie Type Name Purpose Expires
Matomo mtm_cookie_consent This is stored to remember that consent for storing and using cookies was given by the user. 30 years

Performance cookies

Cookie Type Name Purpose Expires
Matomo _pk_id This is used to store a few details about the user such as the unique visitor ID. 1 year, 1 month
_pk_ref This is used to store the attribution information, the referrer initially used to visit the website. 6 months
_pk_ses This is used to store a unique session ID. 30 minutes
_pk_cvar This is used to store a unique session ID. 30 minutes
_pk_hsr This is used to store a unique session ID. 30 minutes
_pk_testcookie This is used to check whether the visitor’s browser supports cookies. Session
Matomo_sessid This is used to store a unique session ID. Session

If you actively change the settings to allow performance cookies, you are giving your consent for Matomo to collect information about how you use and navigate our site. During this process, your IP address will be anonymised. We use this information to improve the user experience for all visitors to our homepage.

Functionality cookies

These are cookies that are not essential, but they enhance your use of www.vwdtest.com:

Cookie Type Name Expires Purpose
Persistent cookie cookieconsent_status 1 years This 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.

Your rights

If you have any concerns about your personal data when visiting www.vwdtest.com you can request to be provided with information about data which is stored/processed about you. In addition, you have the right to have any personal data blocked or deleted (unless the applicable laws and regulations oblige that data to be stored), 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 also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, if applicable.

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

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