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Privacy policy

Welcome to the website of Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC ("Hikma", "We" or "Us") (the "Website"). Hikma is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Privacy Policy sets out the basis on which We will use any personal data which We collect from you, or that you provide to Us. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to ensure that you understand how your personal data will be used. By using the Website, you acknowledge that you agree to this use and that the personal data which We collect from you, or that you provide to Us, is accurate.

Hikma may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time, and the changes shall take effect from the next time you access the Website. Therefore, We suggest that every time you access the Website you access this page to ensure that you are aware of the current Privacy Policy. We will notify you of any changes where We are required to do so.

Information We may collect from you. We may collect the following information about you:

  •     Information that you provide by filling in forms, or which you otherwise submit, on the Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use the Website, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with the Website.
  •     Information that you provide in the context of recruitment, including your CV.
  •     Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data and other communication data and the resources that you access.
  •     If you contact Us, We may keep a record of that correspondence.
  •     Hikma may also ask you to complete surveys that We use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
 

IP Addresses and Cookies. We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration purposes and to monitor the use of the Website. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify you as an individual.

For the same reason, We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help Us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable Us:

  •     To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
  •     To store information about your preferences, and so allow Us to customise the Website according to your individual interests.
  •     To speed up your searches.
  •     To recognise you when you return to our Website.
 

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, please be aware that if you select this setting you may lose some of the Website's functionality. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to the Website.

Protection and use of your information. We have in place appropriate security policies which are intended to ensure, as far as possible, the security and integrity of all our information, including your personal information.

We use information held about you in the following ways:

  •     To ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  •     To provide you with information, products or services that you request from Us or which We feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
  •     To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and Us.
  •     To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Website, when you choose to do so.
  •     To notify you about changes to our Website.
  •     In relation to CVs, for Hikma‚Äôs recruitment purposes.

If you do not want Us to use your data in this way, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which We collect your data, or send an e-mail to ITSupport@Hikma.com

Where We store your personal data. The data that We collect from you may be processed in, transferred to and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"), which may not have the same level of data protection as your home country. It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for Us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. Hikma will treat the data as securely as if it were processed within the EEA).

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although We will do our best to protect your personal data, We cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once We have received your information, We will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Disclosure of your information. We may disclose your personal information to any of our group companies.

We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:

  •     In the event that We sell or buy any business or assets, in which case We may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  •     If Hikma, or substantially all of its assets, is acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about our customers will be one of the transferred assets.
  •     If We are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements; or to     protect the rights, property, or safety of Hikma, our customers, or others.

 

Your rights. You have the right to ask Us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms We use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by sending an e-mail to Us at ITSupport@Hikma.com.

The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from other websites, which are not operated by Hikma. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that they have their own privacy policies and that Hikma does not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Access to information. You have a right under data protection laws to request access to any of your personal information which We may hold. We may charge you a small fee for such access, in order to meet our costs in providing you with the relevant information. You may also ask Us to change any inaccuracies in your information by sending an e-mail to ITSupport@Hikma.com.

Contact. If your personal details change, if you wish to alter any of your marketing preferences, or if you have any feedback or questions on this Privacy Policy, please send an e-mail to ITSupport@Hikma.com.

Information about Hikma. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC, a public limited company registered in England and Wales with company number 5557934, with its registered office at 13 Hanover Square, London W1S 1HW.