Privacy policy

Generics (UK) Limited trading as Mylan (the “Company”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This is the privacy policy of the Company. If you feel that the Company is not abiding by this privacy policy, you should immediately contact by email and we will try to resolve your concerns.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data the Company collects from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how the Company will treat it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Generics (UK) Limited of Station Close, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire EN6 1TL.

This privacy policy complies with all applicable privacy legislation.

For the purposes of this policy, personal data has the same meaning as personal information, which is information about an identifiable individual.

What information may we collect from you?

We may collect, store and process the following data about you:

  1. details of your visits to our site (the “Website”) including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data and other communication data, and information about your computer;
  2. information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering to use the Website, subscribing to the Company’s service, posting material, requesting further services and/or applying for a position of employment with us (including but not limited to your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address);
  3. information that you provide to us by completing any other forms on our website or if you contact us with comments or specific requests (including but not limited to your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address). The Company may also ask you for information when you report a problem with the Website;
  4. if you contact the Company, it may keep a record of that correspondence;
  5. the Company may also ask you to complete surveys that it uses for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.

IP addresses and cookies

The Company may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. To the extent that any of this information can be considered personal information, it is used solely for the purposes of administering our Website, and is not disclosed for any other purpose, except as described on this Website.

Please refer to the following page for our full cookie policy.

What do we use your personal information for?

The Company may use information held about you in the following ways:

  1. for administration of this Website;
  2. for statistical purposes to help improve this Website;
  3. to provide you with information that you request from the Company or which the Company feels may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
  4. to deal with enquiries and/or applications made by you through the related forms available on the Website;
  5. to ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  6. to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
  7. to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
  8. to notify you about changes to our service.


The Company will not sell, share transfer or rent the information collected from this Website, except as provided below.

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006 

The Company may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  1. in the event that the Company sells or buys any business or assets, in which case the Company may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
  2. if the Company or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets;
  3. to the extent required by the rules of any listing authority or stock exchange on which the shares of the Company or any member of its group are listed or traded;
  4. if the Company is 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 and conditions of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Company, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Security of your personal data

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

International data transfers

To offer our services, we may need to transfer your Personal Data to countries other than the country in which the data was originally collected, including the United Sates, where we are headquartered.  Those countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided that information. When we transfer your Personal Data to other countries outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"), we will protect it as described in this Privacy Policy in compliance with applicable legal requirements, such as the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework, providing adequate protection for the transfer of Personal Data to countries outside of the EEA. By providing Personal Data to us, you consent to the transfer of Personal Data to countries outside of your country of residence, including the U.S. For more information about the Privacy Shield or see our certification, please see Privacy Shield.

To see a copy of our Website Privacy Shield Policy, please click here.

Changes to this Policy

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. This Privacy Policy was last updated in June 2017.

Information requests and changes

You can ask for a copy of the information we hold about you at any time. Provision of such information is not currently subject to the payment of a fee. We will also correct or update any inaccuracies in your information at your request.

Third party websites

From time to time we may provide links to the websites of other organisations, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. 


If you have any queries concerning your personal information or any questions on our use of the information, please contact

Last Updated  04/08/2017