Privacy notice for subscriptions to receive electronic communications from Vifor Pharma

We, Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma Ltd., Rechenstrasse 37, CH-9014 St. Gallen, Switzerland, are asking for your consent for us and other Vifor Pharma Group companies (together the “Vifor Pharma Group”) to send you the types of information specified in the subscription form, by the electronic channels you have selected in that form. We will only send you information which we believe could be of interest to you.

Who will have access to your electronic contact details?

We may share your electronic contact details with other Vifor Pharma Group companies to enable them to send you information electronically. Information about the companies of the Vifor Pharma Group is available at: We may also share your contact details with third party service providers so that they can assist Vifor Pharma Group companies to provide such information to you. We may review the list of subscribers from time to time to help us to understand how to improve our website and the information we provide.

Some Vifor Pharma Group companies and third party service providers who will receive access to your contact details are in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, which are territories providing adequate protection for personal data. Access may also be provided to Vifor Pharma Group companies and/or third party service providers outside those territories. In those cases, we will ensure that adequate safeguards such as the official EU Standard Contractual Clauses are in place if required by law. You may request a copy of the relevant safeguards by contacting us as specified below.

We gather statistics on interactions with our emails and other electronic communications to help us  improve them and ensure that they are useful and relevant. 

For how long will your electronic contact details be kept?

We will not store your electronic contact details for longer than 5 years after our last interaction with you.

What are your rights?

You are not under any obligation to consent to receive electronic communications from us.

If you give your consent you are entitled to withdraw it at any time or to change the electronic channels by which you agree to receive electronic communications, by contacting us, the “Data Controller”, in any of the following ways:

  • following the instructions to unsubscribe from electronic communications which are specified in our communications;
  • or sending an email to the Vifor Pharma Group’s Data Protection Officer:

If you deny your consent, or subsequently withdraw it, the only consequence will be that you will not receive unsolicited electronic communications from the Vifor Pharma Group.

You have certain rights in respect of your contact details and other personal data such as a right of access, correction, restriction of use, erasure, and portability. If you wish to exercise your rights, or if you have questions about our use of your contact details, please contact us as specified above. You are also entitled to complain to a supervisory authority.

Our representative in the European Union is Vifor Pharma Deutschland GmbH, Baierbrunner Strasse 29, D-81379 Munich, Germany (

Version: 24.08.2020