About Oviva

Company Name: Oviva UK Limited
Registered Number: 9667784
Registered Office Address: Ground Floor, 3 Risborough Street, London, SE1 0HF, United Kingdom
Company Registration: England and Wales

Terms of Service


– These general terms and conditions (hereinafter referred to as “Terms”) are an integral part of the contractual relationship between you and Oviva UK Limited regarding all services and products (hereinafter “Services”) of Oviva UK Limited.
– The purpose of the health services delivered by Oviva UK Limited is to provide you with support, information and advice to help you improve your health based on the latest scientific evidence.
– Oviva UK Limited cannot replace the advice of a doctor, or provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

NHS Services

– Oviva UK Limited provides services on behalf of the NHS in specific regions. Requirements for each service are specified in a contract with the local commissioning body, if you would like more information on your local service, please email contact_uk@oviva.com or write to us at Oviva UK Limited, Ground Floor, 3 Risborough Street, London, SE1 0HF.

Self-pay Services conclusion of the contract

– You can book self-pay services of Oviva UK Limited (which can be covered by Private Health Insurance) by contacting us directly or your treating doctor can refer you to us.
– The contract is concluded with the acceptance of your booking with our healthcare professional. Oviva UK Limited can provide you with Services at any time with immediate effect. Both Oviva UK Limited and you can cancel, without giving any reason, either by e-mail to your healthcare professional or e-mail to referrals@oviva.com or by mail to Oviva UK Limited, Ground Floor, 3 Risborough Street, London, SE1 0HF.
– In the event of termination you must provide notice before the billed period end, and no refund for the Services not yet received can be offered. If Oviva UK Limited makes the termination due to important reasons, such as due to incorrect information, Oviva UK Limited may retain all payments already received. Agreed consultations must be cancelled at least 48 hours in advance to be eligible for a refund and notice to reschedule appointments must be received at least 24 hours in advance to avoid a cancellation charge, otherwise all appointments will be charged (note, health insurers do not cover this cancellation charge and therefore it will be charged to you, even if you have health insurance).

Self-pay Services running time

– The term of a contract is determined by the agreed service. The contract expires at the end of this term, without any express termination being required.

Self-pay Services prices

– All prices are exempt from VAT as Oviva UK Limited provides health care services delivered by registered healthcare professionals. We reserve the right to change prices.

Self-pay Services payment terms

– If you have Private Health Insurance cover, the services of Oviva UK Limited will be invoiced directly to your health insurance company. An authorisation code from the Insurer must be supplied to Oviva UK in advance of treatment commencing.
– The following conditions apply to people who self-pay: Oviva UK Limited’s services are invoiced monthly in advance. All invoices are payable, net without deduction, within 7 days. Oviva UK Limited can withhold or interrupt its services until payment is received.

Self-pay Services settlement of payments

– Payments are due directly to Oviva UK Limited via our bank account.

Data protection

– If you accept Oviva UK Limited Terms and Conditions, you are confirming our Privacy Statement has been read, understood and accepted.
– In using your data, Oviva UK Limited will abide by the relevant data protection legislation.

Notifications if there is a change in your personal data

– Users of Oviva UK Limited’s services are obliged to inform us if any of your personal data becomes inaccurate due to a change in your circumstances.

Limitations of liability

– The services of Oviva UK Limited do not replace the advice given by your doctor. Please consult with a doctor for any health issues, concerns or circumstances. Do not delay or disregard medical advice based on information from Oviva UK Limited.
– Any changes you make following advice from an Oviva UK Limited healthcare professional are at your own risk. Oviva UK Limited assumes no responsibility either directly or indirectly for damage, health problems or inconvenience caused by the use or misuse of the information provided by Oviva UK Limited.
– You are responsible for any consequences resulting from misstatements.
– You agree to keep your password confidential for your user profile. If you pass on your password to a third party, you are responsible and liable for all executed user actions.
– Oviva UK Limited is only liable for intent and gross negligence. Liability for slight negligence is excluded.


– Materials of Oviva UK Limited (e.g. questionnaires, guides, worksheets, etc.) are the property of Oviva UK Limited or have been licensed and are protected in whole or in part by copyright. They may be passed on to third parties only with the written consent of Oviva UK Limited.

Changes and additions

– Oviva UK Limited reserves the right to amend and supplement the Terms and Conditions at any time.

Assignment of rights

– Your claims arising from a contractual relationship with Oviva UK Limited shall be transferable only with the written consent of Oviva UK Limited.

Applicable law / jurisdiction

– The contractual relationship between the customer and Oviva UK Limited is subject exclusively to English law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales
Dated, 11.02.2019

Privacy Statement

Key points

Our use of your data:

– We typically use your personal information in order to provide you with NHS and self-pay clinical services, including access to a healthcare professional.

– Sharing: We will only share your data with your referring healthcare provider, such as your GP, if relevant.

– Security: We keep your data secure and treat it in accordance with the law.


We transfer your personal information outside the EU to Switzerland for secure storage, where you can expect a similar degree of protection in respect of your personal information.


1.1 Under data protection legislation, Oviva is required to explain to you why we collect information about you, how we intend to use that information and whether we will share your information with anyone else.
1.2 This statement applies to service users of our NHS and self-pay clinical services. Please read this statement carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
1.3 This statement tells you how personal information which we collect from you, or which you provide to us, will be processed by us.
1.4 This statement relates to information collected from your GP on referral to our clinical services and information collected directly from you from our website, over the telephone and at face-to-face appointments.
1.6 This statement does not form part of any contract to provide services. We may update this statement at any time.
1.7 It is important that you inform us of any changes to your personal information which we hold so that the information which we hold is accurate and current.


2.1 We are Oviva UK Limited, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 9667784 and with our registered office at Ground Floor, 3 Risborough Street, London, SE1 0HF.
2.2 Oviva is a “data controller”. This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal information about you.


3.1 Our Data Protection Officer is responsible for overseeing what we do with your information and monitoring our compliance with data protection laws.
3.2 If you have any concerns or questions about our use of your personal data, you can contact our Data Protection Officer by writing to contact_uk@oviva.com or Oviva UK Ltd., Ground Floor, 3 Risborough Street, London, SE1 0HF.
3.3 If you have any questions about our use of your personal data, you can raise those questions with our Data Protection Officer.


4.1 The information that you provide to us is required in order for us to:
4.1.1 contact you to book a healthcare professional appointment following a referral from your healthcare provider or via you providing us your information directly;
4.1.2 provide you with our Oviva app, enabling you to input relevant activity and dietary information so that our healthcare professionals can provide you with tailored guidance and support based on your specific requirements wherever and whenever you need it.


5.1 We are collecting information about you in order to achieve the purposes set out above (see ‘Why are we collecting your information?‘). This includes:
5.1.1 personal details (such as name, gender and date of birth);
5.1.2 contact details (such as your address, telephone number and email address);
5.1.3 If you choose to share it with us, activity information (whether manually provided or from connected external apps, e.g. Fitbit, Apple HealthKit, Google Fit);
5.1.4 details of any contact with us, including our healthcare professionals (such as a record of your correspondence with us).


6.1 We collect information about you which is categorised as Special Categories of Personal Data. This includes:
6.1.1 health data (including medical history, medications and test results).
6.1.2 Ethnic origin


7.1 The information which we collect about you will be obtained through a variety of sources which include:

Information provided by you

7.1.1 in our initial telephone call with you after your (self-) referral;
7.1.2 in any face-to-face or telephone appointments with our healthcare professionals;
7.1.3 when you input information into our Oviva app;
7.1.4 when you report a problem with our Oviva app;
7.1.5 when you contact our support or customer service teams.

Information collected automatically about you

7.1.6 If you choose to use the Oviva app, information automatically collected about you through your use of our Oviva app;
7.1.7 If you choose to use the Oviva app and share your activity data, information collected through connected external apps, such as activity trackers;
7.1.8 recording of your telephone calls with our customer service team and healthcare professionals.

Information collected from third parties 

7.1.9 information provided by your referring healthcare professional (e.g. your GP) on referral and throughout your use of our services


8.1 We may use your personal data for the following purposes:
8.2 We use your data to improve the services we offer

Arranging and conducting an appointment with a healthcare professional

8.2 We use your personal data to contact you to make an appointment with a healthcare professional, either face-to-face or over the telephone.
8.3 Our healthcare professionals use your personal information to provide you with tailored advice and guidance.

Use of the Oviva app

8.4 When you use the Oviva app we may use your personal data to:
8.4.1 register you to use the app;
8.4.2 administer the app and for internal operations such as to help diagnose 8.4.3 problems with our server infrastructure, trouble shoot, analyse data and other administrative purposes;
8.4.3 improve the app and to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and your smartphone;
8.4.4 allow you to participate in interactive features of our service when you choose to do so;
8.4.5 keep the app safe and secure;
8.4.6 improve the services we offer; and
8.4.7 if you report a problem with the app, use your personal data to investigate and resolve the reported problem.

Customer service

8.5 We may use your personal data in order to handle any issue which you raise with our support or customer service team.
8.6 We may also use your personal data to notify you about changes to our service.

Arranging and conducting a healthcare professional appointment

9.1 We will only be able to offer you an appointment if we have access to certain types of personal data.  To access these services, you will, from time to time, be asked to submit personal data about yourself.  If you do not provide that personal data, we will not be able to offer those services to you.

Use of the Oviva app

9.2 If you do not agree for us to use your personal information when you use the Oviva app, you should not use the Oviva app.


10.1 We will comply with data protection law. At the heart of data protection laws are the “data protection principles” which say that the personal information we hold about you must be:
10.1.1 used lawfully, fairly and in a transparent way;
10.1.2 collected only for valid purposes that we have clearly explained to you and not used in any way that is incompatible with those purposes;
10.1.3 relevant to the purposes we have told you about and limited only to those purposes;
10.1.4 accurate and kept up to date;
10.1.5 kept only as long as necessary for the purposes we have told you about; and
10.1.6 kept securely.


11.1 In accordance with the data protection laws, we need a “lawful basis” for collecting and using information about you. There are a variety of different legal bases for using personal data which are set out in the data protection laws.
11.2 The lawful bases on which we rely in order to use the information which we collect about you for the purposes set out in this statement will be:
11.2.1 Legitimate interest:
Legitimate interest is the lawful basis for processing personal data within Oviva’s self-pay services. Using your information will be necessary for our legitimate commercial interest and our interest is not outweighed by the potential impact on your privacy.
11.2.2 Public interest:
Public interest is the lawful basis for processing personal data within Oviva’s NHS commissioned services. Processing your information is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest laid down in law, i.e. the provision of NHS care.
11.2.3 Consent:
It is possible that you may give us your consent to use your information for a particular purpose. Consent is the lawful basis for processing personal data only in situations where consent is required, e.g. where an Oviva service is being evaluated by an externally appointed provider.
11.2.4 Provision of health or social care:
The lawful basis on which we rely in order to use special categories of personal data which we collect about you for the purposes set out in this statement, e.g. ethnicity, is the provision of health or social care.


12.1 We may share some of your personal data with third parties as described below.

Sharing your information with your referring healthcare professional

12.1.1 Whilst we are providing you with NHS clinical services, relevant personal data will be shared with your referring healthcare professional (e.g. your GP) for the purposes of further caregiving.


13.1 We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal information to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal information on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality. Details of these measures may be obtained from our Data Protection Officer on contact_uk@oviva.com.
13.2 All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers.
13.3 Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access the Oviva app, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
13.4 Please note that data is stored within the Oviva app on your mobile device, and the security of that data depends on your device. If your smartphone is lost or stolen, there is a risk that your data will be accessed. We encourage you to password-protect your smartphone and use a device that includes encryption.

By inputting your personal data into the app you bear all risks for data loss from lost or stolen devices.
Third parties security measures

13.5 Third parties will only process your personal information on our instructions and where they have agreed to treat the information confidentially and to keep it secure.
13.6 All our third-party service providers are required to take appropriate security measures to protect your personal information in line with our policies. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes. We only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.


14.1 The data that we collect from you will be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy statement.
14.2 We will transfer the personal information we collect about you to Switzerland.
14.3 There is an adequacy decision by the European Commission in respect of Switzerland meaning it is a country deemed to provide an adequate level of protection for your personal information.


15.1 We typically will only use your personal information for the purposes for which we collect it. In limited circumstances we may use your information for a purpose other than those set out in this policy. If we intend to do so, we will provide you with information relating to that other purpose before using it for the new purpose.
15.2 We may use your personal information without your knowledge or consent where such use is required or permitted by law.


16.1 We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for. Details of retention periods for different aspects of your personal information are available in our retention policy which is available from our Data Protection Officer on contact_uk@oviva.com.
16.2 To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
16.3 In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal information so that it can no longer be associated with you, in which case we may use such information without further notice to you. Once you are no longer a user of our NHS or self-pay clinical services we will retain and securely destroy your personal information in accordance with our data retention policy.


17.1 If you have any questions about our use of your personal data, you are welcome to contact us. You will find our contact details at the bottom of this page. If you notice any errors in your personal data, you have the right to have them corrected.
17.2 Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to:
17.2.1 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.
17.2.2 Request correction of the personal information that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
17.2.3 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 (see below).
17.2.4 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 particular 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.
17.2.5 Request the restriction of processing of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal information about you, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it.
17.2.6 Request the transfer of your personal information to another party.
17.3 If you want to review, verify, correct or request erasure of your personal information, object to the processing of your personal data, or request that we transfer a copy of your personal information to another party, please contact our Data Protection Officer in writing.


18.1 In the limited circumstances where you may have provided your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal information for a specific purpose, you have the right to withdraw your consent for that specific processing at any time. To withdraw your consent, please contact our Data Protection Officer. Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your information for the purpose or purposes you originally agreed to, unless we have another legitimate basis for doing so in law.


19.1 You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (the “ICO”) if you are not satisfied with the way we use your information. You can contact the ICO by writing to Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.


20.1 We may amend this privacy policy at any time so please review it frequently and at least each time you submit personal information to us. The date at the top of this page will be amended each time this policy is updated. Our current privacy policy applies to all information that we have about you and your account.


21.1 If you have any questions, comments or requests regarding this privacy policy, the Oviva app or our services, please send us an email at: contact_uk@oviva.com. Alternatively, you can call us on: 0207 622 4777 or you can write to us at: Oviva UK Limited,Ground Floor, 3 Risborough Street, London SE1 0HF.
Dated, 11.02.2019

Cookie Policy

This website, oviva.com (the “Website”), is operated by Oviva AG

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored in your web-browser that allows Oviva or a third party to recognise you. Cookies can be used to collect, store and share bits of information about your activities across websites, including on the Oviva website.

Cookies can be used for the following purposes:

– To enable certain functions
– To provide analytics
– To store your preferences
– To enable ad delivery and behavioural advertising

Oviva uses both session cookies and persistent cookies.

A session cookie is used to identify a particular visit to our Website. These cookies expire after a short time, or when you close your web browser after using our Website. We use these cookies to identify you during a single browsing session.

A persistent cookie will remain on your devices for a set period of time specified in the cookie. We use these cookies where we need to identify you over a longer period of time. For example, we would use a persistent cookie for remarketing purposes on social media platforms such as Facebook advertising or Google display advertising.

How do third parties use cookies on the Oviva Website?

Third party companies such as analytical or ad networks generally use cookies to collect user information on an anonymous basis. They may use that information to build a profile of your activities on the Oviva Website and other websites that you’ve visited.

If you do not wish to allow cookies to track or collect information, or wish to manual exclude the ability of certain types of cookies, you can change your browser’s settings to delete cookies that have already been set and to not accept new cookies. To learn more about how to do this, visit the help pages of your chosen browser.

Please note, if you delete cookies or do not accept them, your user experience may lack some of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences and some of our pages might not display properly.

For more information on cookies, please visit the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

CE marking

The ‘Oviva App’ is a registered medical device and is developed according to all relevant standards.