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TESARO Website Privacy Notice


TESARO, Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively, “TESARO,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) has created this privacy statement ("Privacy Notice”) to describe how we collect, use, and disclose personal data about you as you interact with us online through,,, and all other TESARO websites and applications that link to this notice (collectively, the “Online Services”). Your use of the Online Services is governed at all times by the TESARO Terms of Use.


Information You Provide

We and our service providers collect any personal data that you provide when you use the Online Services, including when you sign up for a patient support program, request a visit from a sales representative, apply for a job, or ask to receive newsletters or other communications. The personal data that you provide us can include, but is not limited to:

(a) your name, phone number, email address, physical address, and other contact or registration information;

(b) personal data you provide when submitting an employment application form; and

(c) other personal data you provide when you contact us, including any health-related information.

Personal Data Automatically Collected

We and our authorized service providers may automatically collect certain technical information over time and across different websites about your use of the Online Services, such as your Internet Protocol address or other device identifier, browser type, operating system, the pages you view on the Online Services, the pages you view immediately before and after you access the Online Services, your movement between different TESARO websites, and the search terms you enter on the Online Services. This data allows us to recognize you and personalize your experience, and to improve the Online Services and the services and data we provide.

Cookies and Similar Technologies

We and our service providers may collect personal data by automated means such as cookies, web beacons, log files, and similar technology. A “cookie” is a file that websites send to a visitor’s internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store personal data or settings in the browser. A “web beacon,” also known as an internet tag, pixel tag, action tag, or clear GIF, is a clear graphic image that may be loaded by a web browser to record visits to a particular website or may be embedded in an email to record when the email is opened. A “log file” is a file that records how users interact with websites or a server.

Our Online Services use the following types of cookies for the purposes set out below:

Type of cookie Purpose
Essential Cookies These cookies are essential to provide you with services available through our Sites and to enable you to use some of their features. Without these cookies, the services that you request may not be possible to provide. We only use these cookies to provide you with those services.
Functionality Cookies These cookies allow our Sites to remember choices you make when you use our Sites. The purpose of these cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience and to avoid you from having to re-select your preferences every time you visit our Sites.
Analytics and Performance Cookies We may use third-party web analytics services on the Online Services, including Google Analytics. The analytics providers that administer these services use technologies such as cookies, web beacons, and log files to collect personal data to help us analyze how visitors use our Online Services and improve the overall performance and user experience of the Online Services. These analytics providers may also collect personal data about your use of other websites over time, if those other websites also use the same analytics providers. To learn more about how Google Analytics uses your personal data and what choices you have, please visit

Disabling cookies. You can typically remove or reject cookies via your browser settings. In order to do this, follow the instructions provided in your browser (usually located within the “settings,” “help” “tools” or “edit” facility). Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings.

If you do not accept our cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of our Online Services. For example, we may not be able to recognize your computer or mobile device and you may need to log in every time you visit our Online Services.

Do Not Track. Some browsers may transmit “do-not-track” signals to websites with which the browser communicates. Our websites do not currently respond to these “do-not-track” signals or other mechanisms that provide a method to opt out of the collection of personal data across websites and over time.

Personal Data We Receive from Third Parties

We may combine the personal data we collect from you with personal data that we receive about you from other sources, such as public databases, providers of demographic data, joint marketing partners, social media platforms, and other third parties.

Recruitment and Job Applications

You may provide us with personal data, such as that contained on a resume or a curriculum vitae, in connection with a job application or inquiry. We may use this data throughout TESARO (worldwide) for the purpose of employment consideration or your inquiry. We may keep your data on file for future consideration.

Non-Public Areas

We may ask you to provide personal data through a registration form before providing you access to restricted areas of the Online Services. We will store any personal data provided by you via such registration form as long it is necessary for the Services we provide to you or as required to comply with legal obligations.


We may use the personal data we collect for a number of purposes, including to:

  • Administer patient support programs;
  • Provide you with products, services, or information you request;
  • Provide you with information about the Online Services or required notices;
  • Respond to your inquiries;
  • Deliver marketing communications, promotional materials, or advertisements that may be of interest to you;
  • Administer participation in special events, programs, offers, surveys, and other market research;
  • Customize your experience when using the Online Services, such as by providing interactive or personalized elements and providing you with content based on your interests;
  • Improve our websites, patient support programs, and other products and services and/or develop new products or services;
  • Perform quality control activities, conduct data analyses, and develop references for other users and/or health care providers to better understand symptoms or conditions;
  • Generate and analyze aggregate traffic patterns throughout the Online Services;
  • Diagnose website technical problems;
  • Protect our, your, or others’ rights and property;
  • Protect someone’s health, safety, or welfare;
  • Comply with a law or regulation, court order, or other legal process;
  • Detect, prevent, and respond to fraud, intellectual property infringement, violations of our Terms of Use, violations of law, or other misuse of the Online Services.
  • As noted above, we may use your personal data for marketing purposes, but we will not rent, sell, or share your personal data for third parties to directly market to you for their own purposes, unless we have your permission. See the “Your Choices” section below for information about your choices related to marketing.


If you reside in the European Union (“EU”), we are required to inform you of the legal bases of our processing of your personal data on our Sites, which are described in the table below.

Processing Purpose Legal Basis
To provide services Processing is necessary to provide services to you or to take steps that you request prior to providing those services.
To communicate with you
For compliance, fraud prevention and safety purposes
To create anonymous data for analytics
These processing activities are based on our legitimate interests. We consider and balance potential impact on your rights and do not process your personal data for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law).
To comply with reporting obligations or orders from public authorities. Processing is necessary to comply with our legal obligations.
To deliver marketing communications Processing is based on your consent. Where we rely on consent, you have the right to withdraw it at any time.


  • Service Providers. We may share your personal data with third parties that provide services to us in connection with our business operations and that have agreed to keep the personal data confidential.
  • Business Partners. We may share your data with our business partners for events or programs that we provide jointly, such as a jointly-hosted conference. In such cases, our business partners are limited to using your personal data for the purposes of the joint event or program.
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Bankruptcy. If TESARO should ever file for bankruptcy or merge with another company, or if TESARO should decide to buy, sell, or reorganize some part or all of its business, TESARO may disclose your data to prospective or actual purchasers. It is TESARO's practice to seek appropriate protection for data disclosed in these types of transactions.
  • As Required by Law and Other Legal-Related Disclosures. We may disclose your personal data if we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary: (a) to comply with the law, such as to report possible adverse events or to respond to legal process (e.g., court order, subpoena, search warrant) or other legal requirements of any governmental authority; (b) to protect the integrity of the Online Services; (c) to protect and defend our, your, or others’ rights, property, safety or interests; or (d) to detect, prevent, or respond to fraud, intellectual property infringement, violations of our Terms of Use, violations of law, or other misuse of the Online Services.


Regardless of where you reside, you can submit privacy inquiries and requests by email to or to our postal address provided below regarding personal. If you reside in the EU, you may request that we take the following actions in relation to your personal data:

  • Access. Provide you with information about our processing of your personal data and give you access to your personal data.
  • Correct. Update or correct inaccuracies in your personal data.
  • Delete. Delete your personal data.
  • Transfer. Transfer a machine-readable copy of your personal data to you or a third party of your choice.
  • Restrict. Restrict the processing of your personal data.
  • Object. Object to our legitimate interests as the basis of our processing of your personal data.

We may request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and process your request. Applicable law may require or permit us to decline your request. If we decline your request, we will tell you why, subject to legal restrictions. If you reside in the EU and would like to submit a complaint about our use of your personal data or response to your requests regarding your personal data, you may contact us or submit a complaint to the data protection authority in your country.


If you no longer wish to receive marketing communications from us, please submit a request to You may also opt out of receiving marketing emails by using the unsubscribe information available in our promotional emails. Please note that you may not opt-out of receiving non-promotional, administrative messages, including messages relating to your account, technical notices, transactional confirmations, safety information, or other Online Services-related emails.


To administer special programs or provide certain services, such as bill notifications, we may need to collect and use data other than as described in this Privacy Notice. In these cases, we will provide further explanation and may ask for your additional consent before processing your data for those programs and services.


We take steps to ensure that your personal data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Notice. However, no information system can be 100% secure, so we cannot guarantee the absolute security of any personal data you provide to us.

By using the Online Services or providing personal data to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the Online Services. If we learn of a security breach affecting your personal data, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on the Online Services or sending an email to you. You may have a legal right to receive this notice in writing. To exercise this right, please contact us at


The Online Services may contain links to third-party sites. Please be aware that TESARO is not responsible for and cannot control the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies for these other sites prior to using such sites, as they may differ from ours.


The Online Services are not directed to, nor do we knowingly collect data from, children under the age of 13. If you become aware that your child or any child under your care has provided us with personal data without your consent, please contact us at the contact information listed below.


This website is intended for use only in the United States. If you are visiting the TESARO website from the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use, you should be aware that TESARO may transfer your personal data to our affiliates, business partners, and service providers located in the United States. Your continued use of this website shall constitute your acknowledgement of such transfers.


We retain personal data for as long as is necessary for the purposes for which the data was obtained, or to comply with legal requirements.


TESARO reserves the right to change this Privacy Notice at any time. If we update this Privacy Notice, we will notify you by posting a new Privacy Notice on this page. If we make any revisions that materially change the ways in which we use or share the personal data previously collected from you through the Online Services, we will make reasonable efforts to provide notice (such as by sending you an email or posting a notice on this website prior to the changes becoming effective) and obtain any necessary consent to any such new uses as may be required by law. We encourage you to review this Privacy Notice each time you visit this website.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, the Terms of Use, or our use of your personal data collected through the Online Services, you can contact

1000 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451 USA

If you reside in the European Economic Area or Switzerland and you seek to exercise any of your statutory rights, you may also contact our Data Protection Officer by sending an email to with the subject line DATA PROTECTION OFFICER.

Effective Date: April 01, 2019