2. Use of information
The Website is a disease awareness information and support website for patients (or their carers) living with acromegaly. Please note that the information provided on the Website is not meant to replace professional medical advice, may not be applicable to your case or in your country, and may not be complete. Always consult your doctor for medical advice or if you have any questions related to your condition.
Except as otherwise permitted in this paragraph, Ipsen neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on the Website will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Ipsen. With the exception of the foregoing limited authorization, no license to or right in the information, or any copyright of Ipsen or of any other party is granted or conferred to you.
This Website may contain or reference proprietary information, technologies, products, processes or other proprietary rights of Ipsen and/or other parties. No license to or right in any such trademarks, patents, trade secrets, technologies, products, processes and other proprietary rights of Ipsen and/or other parties is granted to or conferred upon you.
3. Disclaimer of warranties
While Ipsen uses reasonable efforts to ensure that the information in the Website is accurate and up to date, such information may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Ipsen reserves the right to make changes, corrections and/or improvements to the information at any time without notice. Ipsen makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of any of the information, and assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the Website.
ALL INFORMATION IS PROVIDED “AS IS.” IPSEN PROVIDES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE COMPLETENESS OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE OR ITS POSSIBLE USES. CONSEQUENTLY, THE INFORMATION SHOULD BE CAREFULLY EVALUATED BY USERS BEFORE USE. YOU MAY USE THIS INFORMATION AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IPSEN, ANY OTHER IPSEN GROUP COMPANY, AND ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THIS WEBSITE TO YOU DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES OR LIABILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO, USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, OR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OF THE WEBSITE.
Ipsen also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your equipment or other property on account of your access to, or use of the information.
4. Protection of personal data
a) Collection of anonymous data
No personal data related to your identity is collected without your knowledge. However, during the consultation of the Website, certain user data is collected automatically:
Therefore, Ipsen collects anonymous user data on this Website (or anonymous information), such as the pages that you visit and the searches that you undertake. These data are anonymous since it will in no event enable personal identification of the user of the Website.
We use this anonymous information to help us improve the content of our sites and to obtain overall statistics on your visits. These statistics can be prepared by third parties, the latter being bound by an obligation of confidentiality.
Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer, smartphone or other device when you access a website, without any risk to damage your devices.
Social plug-ins or share buttons on social networks may, subject to your consent, be present on our site to allow you to share content from our Website on social networks, let people know what you have seen on this site or voice your opinion concerning the Website’s content.
The mere presence of social plug-ins on a site – whether or not you are a user of social networks – may result in cookies being stored on your hard drive that track your browsing activities and identify your interests.
We have no control over the process used by social networks to collect information about your visit to our site.
Ipsen will retain the personal data collected (the cookie identifier) during thirteen months. Moreover, to analyze your preferences and subject to your consent, web beacons may be included by third party in some of our articles and messages to identify the pages viewed, record display frequency and the number of visitors, analyze traffic patterns and generate statistics for the most popular content.
Finally, audio and video recordings, podcasts, webcasts are available through third-party services. During your possible accesses and subject to your consent, these third-parties may set cookies on your hard drive to help us identify the most popular content.
Additional information concerning cookies may be obtained at http://www.allaboutcookies.org
c) Processing of personal data
Your personal data will only be processed for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by Ipsen.
When you write to us via our Website, you may be required to indicate certain personal data. These personal data are processed and kept for no more than three years solely for the purpose of communicating with you. No data is communicated to third parties without your prior approval.
As per the provisions of applicable law, you may request details of personal information which we hold about you. A fee, which shall not exceed the cost of reproduction of the information requested, may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the Editor of this site or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us at the contact details above as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect. You also have the right to request the deletion of the personal information which we hold about you as well as oppose, for legitimate grounds, the processing of your personal information by writing to us at the contact details above.
To protect personal information which you disclose, Ipsen uses security technology. The Internet is nevertheless an open network so that Ipsen cannot guarantee that third parties shall not intercept or divert such personal information. Ipsen shall not be held liable in this respect.
Ipsen does not guarantee that the websites which are linked to it will implement the same measures of protection of personal data as those set forth in these General Terms and Conditions. You should therefore ensure that such protection exists if you disseminate personal data on these websites.
5. Violation of the Terms and Conditions
If Ipsen becomes aware that you have violated any of the Terms and Conditions contained herein, it may immediately take corrective action, including preventing the user from using the Website, at any moment and without notice. If Ipsen has been affected or injured by your violation it may, in its sole discretion, seek to recover damages from you.
Ipsen may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this posting and notifying the user by sufficient means (such as an email or a pop-up window in the Website, by which you will be asked to give your consent to the amended version). The revised Terms and Conditions enter into effect within 30 calendar days after such an update. If you disagree with the new Terms and Conditions, you should indicate so through the mechanism provided by the relevant email or pop-up, and subsequently stop accessing and using the Website. You should periodically visit this page to review the current Terms and Conditions to which you are bound.
Ipsen reserves the right to discontinue this Website at any time without liability to you or anyone else. You will receive prior notice of such a discontinuation.
7. Intellectual Property
The content of this Website is fully protected by the applicable intellectual property rights. All materials contained in this Website may not be reproduced, displayed or further used in any manner whatsoever without the prior written permission of Ipsen.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision, which shall remain in full force and effect, except where the invalidity or unenforceability relates to an essential term of these Terms and Conditions.
9. Governing laws
These Terms and Conditions and your use of the Website shall be governed by the laws of Germany, except for the provisions of international private law.
10. Dispute resolution
Disputes that cannot be solved amicably by the parties will be submitted to the courts and tribunals of Dusseldorf, Germany.
Last updated 4 Jan 2017
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