Privacy Policy


TESARO, Inc. (“we,” “us” or “TESARO”) has created this privacy statement (“Privacy Policy”) to explain and summarize how we collect, use and protect, or in some cases do not protect, your personal information as you interact with us online through the NOVA clinical research trial website (the “Website”). TESARO reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting a new privacy statement at this location. Therefore, you are responsible for periodically checking the Privacy Policy for changes. Your use of the Website is governed at all times by this Privacy Policy and the TESARO Terms of Use.

1. Information We Collect

Personal Information. Generally, you can access and view the Website without disclosing any personally identifiable information. We do not obtain personal information (e.g., name, address, email address, etc.) about you when you visit our Website unless you choose voluntarily to provide such information. Some areas of our Website request or require information regarding your or another person’s location, such as zip code. You may also choose to enter the names and email addresses of individuals who may be interested in receiving an email with a link to this Website. We do not save this information or share it with any third party without your consent, except to the limited extent described below under “Use of Collected Information.”

Information You Email. We collect all information you provide to us through email correspondence or communication.

Website Usage. TESARO, or TESARO authorized service providers, may observe your activities, preferences, and transactional data (such as your IP address, browser type, operating system and page views) relating to your use of this Website. While we may collect or log this information, we generally do not identify you or match this information with your other personal information. We may use this collected or logged information to diagnose website technical problems, to facilitate your use of the site, or to track aggregate traffic patterns throughout this Website.

Children. Children under 13 should not send any information about themselves to TESARO. The Website is not directed to, nor do we knowingly collect information from, children under the age of 13. If you become aware that your child or any child under your care has provided us with information without your consent, please contact us at privacy@tesaro.com. If a child under 13 submits information through any part of the Website, and we learn the person submitting the information is a child, we will attempt to delete this information as soon as possible.

2. Use of Collected Information

Operation of the Website and Other Purposes. TESARO may use other information it collects for a number of purposes, including, but not limited to:

providing you with services or information you request through the Website;

· identifying a clinical research site closest to the location you enter through the Website;

· sending emails to the individuals you identify to receive an email regarding the availability of the Website;

· providing you with information about the Website or required notices;

· allowing us to improve the Website and the services we provide, such as by better tailoring our content to our users’ needs and preferences;

· generating and analyzing statistics about your use of the Website; and

· detecting, preventing, and responding to fraud, intellectual property infringement, violations of our Terms of Use, violations of law, or other misuse of the Website.

3. Disclosures of Collected Information

Certain Third Party Transactions. We may disclose your voluntarily provided personal information to our affiliates, subsidiaries or other third parties that we engage to provide services that involve data processing or other functions on our behalf, including services or functions relating to the operation of clinical research trial that we conduct. We may share your information with clinical research centers or study providers, after which your information will be subject to the clinical research or provider’s own policies.

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 information to prospective or actual purchasers or receive personal information from sellers. It is TESARO’s practice to seek appropriate assurance for the protection for information disclosed or received in these types of transactions.

As Required by Law and Other Extraordinary Disclosures. TESARO may be required to disclose your personal information if it: (a) believes it is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process (such as a court order, subpoena, search warrant, etc.) or other legal requirements of any governmental authority; (b) would potentially mitigate our liability in an actual or potential lawsuit; (c) is otherwise necessary to protect our rights or property; (d) is necessary protect the interest of other users of our Website; or (e) believes it is necessary to detect, prevent or respond to fraud, intellectual property infringement, violations of our Terms of Use, violations of law or other misuse of the Website.

De-identified Reports. TESARO may share de-identified reports on uses of the Website and traffic patterns, as well as de-identified information, with third parties.

4. Security

This Website has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alternation of the information under our control. However, it is not possible, and we do not guarantee the security or integrity of information you disclose online because a sufficiently powerful attack from an unauthorized third party could compromise your data. Moreover, we are not responsible for the security of information you transmit to the Website over networks that we do not control, including the Internet and wireless networks.

5. Links to Third-Party Sites and Co-Branded Sites

This Website may contain links to third-party sites, however, 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.

6. Where is your Information Processed; Do Not Track

Information collected through the Website will be processed in and subject to the laws of the United States, which may not provide the same level protection for your personal information as your home country, and may be available to the United States government or its agencies under a lawful order made in the United States. In addition, we may transfer your information outside the United States to our affiliates, business partners, and service providers located in other countries. By using the Website, you acknowledge and agree to that transfer to, and processing in, the United States and these other countries.

We do not currently respond to web browser “do not track” signals or other mechanisms that provide a method to opt out of the collection of information across the networks of websites and online services in which we participate. If we do so in the future, we will describe how we do so in this Privacy Policy. Visit the following website, www.allaboutdnt.org, for more information on this developing area.

7. Contacting TESARO

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the Terms of Use, the practices of this Website, or your dealings with this Website, you can contact privacy@tesaro.com.

Effective Date: August 8, 2014