This Notice describes our policies and practices with regard to the Personal Data collected about you in connection with our obligations to monitor and (in certain circumstances) report on "adverse events" , or any issues that arise following exposure to any of our products, for Veterinary Pharmacovigilance ("PV") purposes. In particular, it explains what types of information we collect and how that information is used.
We are committed to taking all reasonable steps to ensure that all Personal Data held by us is kept secure, processed in a fair and lawful manner and managed in accordance with all applicable data privacy laws. Please review this Notice carefully.
For the purpose of this Notice, “Personal Data” refers to information or pieces of information that could identify you, and could include, for example, your name, date of birth, email and/or mailing address, or those types of information described in more detail below; and “we” or “us” includes Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC, and any other subsidiary companies of Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC (the “Dechra Group”).
For the purposes of applicable data protection laws, the data controller will be the entity within the Dechra Group that holds the marketing authorisation for the product to which the relevant PV monitoring and reporting relates. For confirmation of the identity of the data controller, please contact us by email at DataProtection@dechra.com. In this Notice, references to “Dechra” will mean the data controller for your Personal Data.
In order to comply with the legal and regulatory obligations to which we are subject when we undertake PV monitoring and reporting, we will collect the following personal information about you:
Certain of the information we collect from you as part of our PV monitoring and reporting may be "special category" or "sensitive" Personal Data for the purposes of applicable data privacy laws. For example, any information we collect about you which reveals details of your physical or mental health will be special category Personal Data. As described in more detail below, we will only collect and share that Personal Data where we have a specific legal basis to do so.
We will only collect, use and share your Personal Data where we are satisfied that we have an appropriate legal basis to do this. This may be because:
We will use only your Personal Data to properly carry out our PV monitoring and reporting obligations which will include:
We will ask only for data that is adequate, relevant and not excessive for those purposes.
While we are required by law to collect the special category Personal Data described above in order to comply with our PV monitoring and reporting obligations, if you are based in the UK or the European Economic Area, the information we submit to the marketing authorisation holder or the relevant regulatory authorities (as applicable), in respect of any adverse events will always be in an anonymised form.
For detailed information on how we use Personal Data generally, please see our general Privacy Notice on our website: www.dechra.co.uk/privacy-notice. Our general notice set outs further information about how Dechra:
If you have questions about data protection issues in relation to our reporting obligations described in this Notice, please contact us by email at DataProtection@dechra.com.