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1. Scope

Grifols USA, LLC and its subsidiaries ("Grifols") undertake to protect the privacy of its customers and users accessing this website which home page is located at www.grifolsplasma.com (the "Website"). The contents of the Website are owned, operated, licensed or controlled by Grifols. Any data collected by use or viewing of this website will be stored and maintained solely by Grifols and used exclusively for the below reasons. Grifols will seek user consent before using any collected data in any way outside of the below categories.

The user can browse and use the Website without having to provide any detailed personal data. The only personal data that Grifols will have access to is the information that users provide voluntarily through the forms provided, by contacting Grifols by e-mail or through any other way facilitated on the Website. If the Website collects personal data through cookies, the user will be adequately informed through Cookies Policy as well as by the means as the legislation requires.

This document sets out our policy on enforcement and use of personal data collected through our Website. The use of the Website implies acceptance by the user of the provisions of this Privacy Policy and that personal data may be processed as stated herein. Please note that although there may be links on our Website to other websites, this Privacy Policy applies only to the Website and websites under the control of Grifols or its subsidiaries  and not to websites of other companies or organizations to which the Website is redirected. Grifols does not control or endorse the content of third party websites nor accept any liability for the content or the privacy policies of such websites.


2. Purposes

Grifols' primary purpose in collecting and processing such information is to provide you with services that you request or to personalize product or service information for you. Grifols may also use your personally-identifiable information to provide you with additional information about our products and services, to provide you with advertising based on your activity on Grifols' websites and applications and third-party websites and applications, to optimize or improve Grifols products, services and operations, to detect, investigate and prevent activities that may violate Grifols policies or be illegal, or for technical support, troubleshooting or account administration purposes. Grifols may also share your personally-identifiable information with our agents, contractors, or business partners in order that they may perform services for Grifols .

Grifols may also collect and use non-personally-identifiable information from website visitors, which includes information that does not directly or indirectly identify, and cannot reasonably be used to identify, an individual visitor. This can be technical information, such as your device type or internet browser version, or it can be demographic information, such as your age, gender or interests. Non-personally-identifiable information does NOT identify you personally.


3. Transfers to third parties

In order to correctly respond to your requests or queries or in order to inform you of novelties that may be of interest to you, your personal data could be transferred to other companies in the group, where the legislation on the processing of personal data may be different or less stringent than the legislation offered in your country. The user expressly authorizes us to make such communications and/or transfers to any companies within the Grifols group for the purposes mentioned in the previous section.

Grifols will not share your personal data with third parties unless (i) it is consistent with the terms and conditions of the privacy policy, (ii) the user consents to the transfer case, or (iii) it is required to meet legal obligations among which include, without limitation, providing data to the courts, the police or other national or international security bodies. Any transfers of data will be subject to strict safeguards regarding the obligations of the entity receiving the transfer, all of whom must be in full compliance with applicable data protection regimes.


4. Security Measures

Grifols informs you that it has adopted the technical and organizational measures necessary to maintain the level of security required in the personal data processed and also has the necessary mechanisms in place to prevent, to the extent possible, any unauthorized access, theft, illicit modification and loss of data.

In any case, Grifols only will retain user data during the time period necessary to fulfil the intended purposes. Unless applicable law states otherwise, personal data will be erased, blocked or will be rendered anonymous when they are no longer needed for the purposes for which they were collected.

Despite these safeguards, no security protocol is totally and completely secure, and therefore Grifols cannot completely guarantee the safety of any collected personal information. Nevertheless, Grifols has taken all commercially reasonable steps to ensure the safety, security, accuracy, and fidelity of all collected data.


5. Confidentiality

In compliance with current regulations, Grifols undertakes to fulfil its obligation of secrecy regarding personal data that the user provides while browsing through the Website and it is its duty to keep them confidential.


6. Third party data

In the event that the user provides personal data of third parties, he/she guarantees to have obtained their prior consent and inform them beforehand of the conditions and purposes for which Grifols may use their personal data. If required by Grifols, the user must prove that consent has been obtained. Grifols shall not be liable for personal data of third parties provided without their consent, and any damages whatsoever, including direct and indirect, special, consequential, or otherwise, shall solely be the responsibility of the user who provided the third parties' data.


7. Minors

The services and information available on the Website are intended for people over 18 years of age. Continuing usage of the Website shall be construed as an acknowledgement that the user is of the legal age to access this website, and underage users should immediately cease using the Website.


8. Data quality

Data provided by the user must be accurate and truthful. In any case, the user has the obligation to notify Grifols of any changes to their data in order to keep them up to date at all times.


9. California Privacy

Under California Law, California residents have the right to request in writing from businesses with whom they have an established business relationship, (a) a list of the categories of Personal Information, such as name, email, and mailing address, and the type of services provided to the customer that a business has disclosed to third parties (including affiliates that are separate legal entities) during the immediately preceding calendar year for the third-parties' direct marketing purposes, and (b) the names and addresses of all such third parties. To request the above information, please contact us through our contact form or email us at privacy@grifols.com.


10. Data subjects rights

Grifols enables its users to access, correct, and update information previously provided through the Grifols platform provided, or users can contact Grifols directly at the below address. At any time users may exercise all consumer rights affecting personal data under the terms established by the current legislation, as well as more information about those rights under current legislation by writing to the address below.

Grifols USA, LLC
Attn: Office of the General Counsel
2410 Lillyvale Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90032


11. Update of the Privacy Policy

Grifols may modify and update this Privacy Policy at any time without prior notice. Please always check that you are aware of our Privacy Policy in order to remain informed at all times of the information collected through the Website, how we use this information and the circumstances in which it may be disclosed to third parties. Grifols has no obligation to notify users of the Website of any changes and while it may elect to do so, users of the Website should not rely on notice to learn of any changes and should instead review this Privacy Policy before they use, browse, or otherwise interact with this Website.

Last update: May 2018.