Pharmacosmos is firmly committed to protecting the privacy of information we may collect from our online visitors. It is our intent to balance our legitimate business interests in collecting and using information received from and about our online users with their reasonable expectations of privacy. The following informs you how we handle information, for which purposes we gather information, who we share your information with, your Data Protection rights and how our dissemination practices are for pharmacosmos.co.uk.

Your privacy at Pharmacosmos.co.uk

This website was created to provide information about our company, products and services. This privacy notification applies only to this website. We have no interest in identifying any visitor for any purpose whatsoever, and thus we do not identify visitors. In the same vein, you cannot technically interact with Pharmacosmos in any way on this website itself. We do not collect any sensitive personal data on this website.

The information we gather and the purposes

When you visit pharmacosmos.co.uk, we capture certain visitor information which includes a small amount of personal data and also the cookies you use on this website. This is to enable functionality, to optimize the website's visual representation to the device you are using, and
for aggregated visitor traffic statistics, to understand how many visitors enter the site, which pages are displayed, for how long etc.

The capturing of visitor information is intentionally limited to capture as little personal data as is technically possible. All information captured is stored in an aggregated form.

The information captured:

  • IP address (Personal Data),
  • First party cookie support (Whether you allow us to place a cookie on your computer),
  • Visitor ID (Provided by a cookie we place on your computer when possible),
  • Referrer (i.e. where you came from, e.g. google.com),
  • Date and time of visit,
  • Regional and language settings (to determine which country you are in),
  • Operating System (Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android etc.),
  • Browser & Browser Version (Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Safari etc.),
  • Screen Resolution (1280x1024, 1024x768, etc.),
  • JavaScript support,
  • Java support,
  • The title of the page you are viewing,
  • The URL of the page you are viewing.

The information captured is stored on virtual servers owned by Microsoft as part of their Azure Online Services and on virtual servers owned by Google LLC as part of their Google Analytics service. The above listing information captured represents our best effort at interpreting the data types that is captured by Google Analytics, as per Google LLC and by Azure Online Services, as per Microsoft information. Further details can be found on their websites.

How information is used

We will only capture personal data for the purposes stated in this notice and this will be deleted once the purpose is no longer in place.

The legal basis for the use of your information

We capture and use your personal data for the purpose of our legitimate interests as follows:

  • To ensure the functionality of the website is visually presented to you in an optimal way;
  • To analyse statistics of your use of this website to improve your user experience.

How we ensure data security

We take protecting your Personal Data very seriously and comply strictly with the provisions of Data Protection legislation. Personal Data is captured on this website only to the extent required for the purposes described. Under no circumstances is the collected data sold on to third parties for any reason.

Disclosure to third parties

The information captured on this website is transferred to Google LLC, because we use the service Google Analytics for the purpose described above in respect of aggregated visitor traffic statistics. The information captured on this website is transferred to Microsoft, because we use the service Azure Online Services for hosting this website and for the functionality purpose described above.

In order to comply with legal obligations, to protect the rights, property or safety of Pharmacosmos, its employees and others, or in the event we sell or liquidate any part of our business or assets, the captured information may be shared with Pharmacosmos Group entities. In the event that any such sharing is done, this will be executed in a manner compliant with applicable Data Protection legislation.

Transfer of personal data

Pharmacosmos contracts the services of Google LLC and Microsoft and they will have access to and process your personal data. If such third-party services providers process your personal data outside of the EU/EEA, such transfer of personal data will be subject to the European Commission’s standard contractual clauses and the UK International Data Transfer Addendum. You can request a copy of the agreement covering the transfer of personal data by contacting Pharmacosmos’ DPO at info@pharmacosmos.co.uk 

The transfer of data between Pharmacosmos Group entities will be based on Binding Corporate Rules.

Visitor Rights

Your rights in connection with personal information 

Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to: 

Right to be informed by the provision of a privacy notice when your personal information is processed.

Request access to your personal information (commonly known as a “data subject access request”).  This enables you to receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it. 

Request rectification of the personal information that we hold about you.  This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected. 

Request erasure of your personal information.  This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal information where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it.  You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal information where you have exercised your right to object to processing. 

Right to object to processing of your personal information where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground.  You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes. 

Request the restriction of processing of your personal information.  This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal information about you. 

Request the transfer of your personal information to another party. 

Request a review of automated decision making, including profiling. 

If you want to exercise any of your rights, please contact our Data Protection Officer in writing at the contact details below.  

Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent Data Protection supervisory authority, the ICO in the UK. It is worth noting the ICO expect individuals to exhaust the complaints process internally before referring complaints to them.  

Use of cookies

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website's server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences - e.g. choice of language.

When you first enter the website, or when you have deleted the cookies used on the website, you can access a detailed cookie overview at the bottom of the website.

Pharmacosmos uses the following cookies on this site:

  • Necessary cookies; cookies that are strictly necessary in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features.
  • Functionality cookies; allow our website to remember your site preferences and choices you make on our site.
  • Statistics cookies; help us to understand how visitors interact with our website by collecting and reporting information.

You can learn more about cookies in general here, including how to deselect cookies. 

Legal disclaimers

Information purposes

The content presented on the Pharmacosmos website is presented solely for informational purposes. The site does not provide you with advice or recommendation of any kind and should not be relied on as the basis for any decision or action. You are advised to consult professional advisors in the appropriate field with respect to the applicability of any particular aspect of the contents by contacting info@pharmacosmos.co.uk . In particular, nothing on this website constitutes an invitation or offer to invest or deal in Pharmacosmos securities.

Further, the site provides selected information of diseases. Such information is not intended as medical advice. Such information is not a substitute for the advice of a health care professional. If you have or suspect having any health problems, you should consult your general practitioner or other qualified health care professional.

Information provided ''as is''

The information on this site is provided "as is" and Pharmacosmos makes no representations or warranties, expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Pharmacosmos makes no representations or warranties of any kind as to the completeness, accuracy, timeliness, availability, functionality and compliance with applicable laws. By using this website, you accept the risk that the information may be incomplete or inaccurate or may not meet your needs or requirements. However, Pharmacosmos warrants that it complies with applicable Data Protection legislation.


Neither Pharmacosmos nor our content providers shall be liable for any damages or injury arising out of your access to, or inability to access, this site or from your reliance on any information provided herein. Pharmacosmos disclaims any and all liability for direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive, and special or other damages, lost opportunities, lost profit or any other loss or damages of any kind. This limitation includes damages or any viruses, which may affect your computer equipment. However, Pharmacosmos excludes or limits its liability in relation to Data Protection.

Links to other sites

This website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Pharmacosmos, please be aware that we are not responsible for or have control over the privacy policies of these sites. This privacy statement applies only to information gathered on this site. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy statements of every site you visit that gathers personal data.

Sites linking to us

Pharmacosmos does not endorse web sites linking to Pharmacosmos sites. Pharmacosmos is not responsible for content on any site that links to Pharmacosmos sites and Pharmacosmos does not have any control over information that users may choose to provide to these sites.

Copyright and use of content

The content of this website is the property of Pharmacosmos and is protected by copyright laws. The trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos and product displayed on this site are protected worldwide, and no use of any of these may be made without the prior written consent of Pharmacosmos. You are welcome to download the content of this website, however, only for your personal and non-commercial use. No modification or further reproduction of the contents is permitted. The content may otherwise not be copied or used in any other manner.

Governing Law

Your access and use of this website and the contents hereof shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the Laws of the UK.

Changes to this privacy notice

From time to time, we may revise this Privacy Notice. Any such changes will be reflected on this page. Pharmacosmos recommends that you review this Privacy Notice regularly for any updates. The date on which this notice was last revised is located below.

Any queries regarding privacy or this notice can be referred to our DPO at info@pharmacosmos.co.uk

V.1.0 Initial creation 16/03/23 DPO 


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