Your Privacy

We protect your privacy. This policy helps you to understand how UMC collects and uses your personal information. It also provides information about your rights in this regard and how you can proceed to enforce your rights. Your privacy is of the utmost importance to us at the UMC and we aim to follow current law and regulations for data protection at all times.

All personal data processed in the context of your relationship with UMC is used to provide, perform and improve UMC’s services. Information about you is directly or indirectly disclosed by yourself or by your employer/contractor in a variety of ways, such as when registering for an account on our web, through sign-up services to webinars or similarly, when you contact our support or using UMC’s services.

Data collected within the WHO Programme for International Drug Monitoring

VigiBase is the WHO global database of individual case safety reports (ICSRs). It contains information about suspected adverse effects of medicines, collected since 1968, by member states of the WHO Programme for International Drug Monitoring. UMC, as the WHO Collaborating Centre for International Drug Monitoring, process information in VigiBase on behalf of the WHO and the member states in the WHO Programme. UMC is not in a position to identify any data subjects within the data, neither edit or remove any information in the database.

Links to other sites

We provide links to other websites that provide pharmacovigilance-related health information. Once you visit another site, you are subject to any privacy statement the new site may have. UMC does not endorse the sites to which it links.

Updates of the policy

If there are any changes to this privacy policy, we will post them here.

For your convenience the full Privacy Policy in pdf-format can be found here.

How to contact us

Subject access requests

UMC acts both as controller and processor. UMC is only responsible for subject access requests in its role as a controller.

The subject access request must be sent to Uppsala Monitoring Centre, Box 1051, SE-75140 Uppsala, Sweden. The written request need to be signed by you, and clearly indicate what information you want to take part of.

Data Protection team

Our Data Protection Team ensures legal processing of your data. If you have any questions or concerns about the UMC privacy statement, please contact us at

The Data Protection Team will also manage your requests for withdrawing consents, and support in subject access requests.

Data Protection Team
Uppsala Monitoring Centre
Box 1051, SE-75140 Uppsala, Sweden

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