Privacy Notice

AstraZeneca [We, Us, Our] take the privacy and security of your personal data very seriously.  This Privacy Notice outlines what personal data We may collect about you and how We may use it.

We may change this Privacy Notice from time to time. Therefore, we ask you to check this Privacy Notice occasionally to ensure that you are aware of the most recent version which will apply to your Personal Data. We will of course notify you of any changes where we are required to do so.

By providing your personal data, you consent to the transfer of your personal data outside of Australia as outlined below to AZ related bodies corporate or service providers located globally including in the US, European Union and Asia Pacific. Generally, we require that organisations outside AstraZeneca who handle or obtain personal data as service providers to AstraZeneca acknowledge the confidentiality of this information, undertake to respect an individual’s right to privacy and comply with AstraZeneca’s global commitment to privacy. The collection and use of your personal data by these third parties may also be subject to separate privacy and security policies.


As part of completing this form We will collect personal data about you. Depending on whether you are a healthcare professional, a patient, or someone completing the form on behalf of a patient [Other/Patient Representative], different personal data will be collected about you, as outlined below.

Healthcare Professional: If you are completing this form on behalf of a patient, as well as collecting details relating to the patient, We will collect the following personal data about you:

  • Name
  • Profession
  • Contact details (such as address, phone number, email address, fax)

Other/Patient Representative: If you are completing this form on behalf of a patient, as well as collecting details relating to the patient, We will collect the following personal data about you:

  • Name
  • Contact details (such as address, phone number, email address, fax)

Patient: If you are completing this form yourself, We will collect the following personal data about you:

  • Name
  • Contact details (such as address, phone number, email address, fax)
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Details of the side effect(s) experienced, including the start and end date
  • Details of the AstraZeneca product you were taking, including reason for treatment with the product, details of the product taken, the start and end date of taking the product, the dose, unit and frequency of taking the product
  • Any additional information you choose to provide us.


The personal data submitted to us are only used to support AstraZeneca’s legal and regulatory obligations around reporting side effects associated with Our products. As part of this We may contact you if we require further information about the adverse event you have reported and you have consented to us contacting you.


Your personal data may be made available within the AstraZeneca group of companies.

We sometimes employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf, for example providing technical support for the systems where your personal data is held. They may need access to your personal data in order to perform their functions. However, rest assured, they may not use your personal data for any other purpose.

We may also disclose personal data in order to comply with Our legal or regulatory obligations, or in response to a non-mandatory request for information made by a governmental or state body.

Please note that personal data which identifies a patient will only be viewable by AstraZeneca’s patient safety team located in Australia, AstraZeneca’s service provider located in India who are responsible for processing adverse event reports, and a small number of administrators located outside of Australia who provide global support on the system where AZ holds the personal data. AZ will remove any patient identifiers (eg name, initial or address) prior to using or disclosing the data beyond the above identified parties. Information which is important for the medical assessment of the report, such as age and gender, may be disclosed to government or state bodies in order to comply with Our legal and regulatory obligations.

Personal data relating to HCPs or Others/Patient Representatives which are provided as part of a reporting a patient’s adverse event will only be disclosed outside the AstraZeneca group of companies if you are a U.S citizen, in order to meet our legal requirements in that country.

As your personal data may be made available outside your country of origin, by completing this form you consent to Us transferring your information to countries or jurisdictions which may not provide the same legal level of data protection as your home country. Regardless of which country your personal data is held in, it will be protected in line with Our privacy and security policies.


We have in place appropriate privacy and security policies which are intended to ensure, as far as reasonably possible, the security and integrity of all Our information, including your personal data.

More information on how AstraZeneca’s complies with its data privacy obligations can be found in our Global Data Privacy Policy Global Data Privacy Policy


If We process personal data about you, then you may have a right under data privacy law to request access to your personal data (for which we may charge a small fee) and to correct any inaccuracies.

If you have any queries relating to data privacy in AstraZeneca, or would like to access the personal data we hold about you or correct any inaccuracies please contact

Please state your name, username (if any), registration details (if any) and the name of this website clearly on all communications


You should note that if our business (or any part of it) is sold or transferred at any time, the information we hold may form part of the assets transferred although it will still only be used in accordance with this Privacy Notice.