Terms of use

Terms of Use

Last Updated: February 10, 2014

These terms and conditions (the “Terms of Use”) govern and apply to your use and/or reliance upon this and any website maintained by one of Canada’s leading biotechnology companies including its wholly owned subsidiaries and successors (together, referred to as "the Company"). Access and/or use of this Company website are subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and all applicable laws, statutes, and/or regulations. The Company may revise the Terms of Use from time to time without further notice by updating this posting. It is your responsibility to determine whether any changes have been made by checking the date of the “Last Update” at the top of this document as the then-current version of the Terms of Use shall apply to that visit. The Company also reserves the right to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the Company website at any time without notice, but confirms that it has no duty to do so. The Company may, at any time without notice or liability, and for any reason whatsoever, terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of this website, including removing, adding, modifying, or changing the availability of, restricting access to, or imposing limits on any or all features on, or links to, this website. The Company and its service providers will also have the right to terminate your use of this website if you are in breach of the Terms of Use. This Company website is intended for Canadian audiences only. Your access or use of this Company website indicates your acceptance of the then-current Terms of Use, and your representation that you are at least the age of majority in your jurisdiction. By accessing or using this Company website, you agree on your own behalf, and on behalf of any entity on whose behalf you may act, to accept and abide by the Terms of Use for each use of and each visit to this Company website. If you do not agree to abide by the Terms of Use, you must not access or use this Company website. You may not use this website in any matter that is illegal or that infringes upon the legal rights of any person.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

THE COMPANY MAINTAINS THIS COMPANY WEBSITE AS A SERVICE TO CANADIAN AUDIENCES. THIS COMPANY WEBSITE IS SOLELY DESIGNED TO PROVIDE GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE SUBJECT MATTER PRESENTED AND IS NOT TO BE RELIED UPON AS MEDICAL ADVICE.

The Company will use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this Company website, but all information is provided "AS IS." The Company and its directors, officers, employees, representatives, agents and affiliates (“Company Representatives”) make no warranties, representations, covenants, or conditions as to the accuracy of information presented on this Company website and disclaim all warranties, representations, covenants, and conditions, express or implied, including any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement to the full extent permitted by applicable law.

In addition, any information presented on this Company website as of a particular date may only be accurate as of such date and the Company and Company Representatives disclaim any responsibility to update such information. The Company and Company Representatives shall not be held responsible for any action taken that is based on the information presented on this Company website, and all users of this Company website agree that all access and use of this Company website, and any and all content presented on this Company website, is at the user's own risk.

Neither the Company nor any Company Representatives shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of user's access, use, or inability to use this Company website, or any errors or omissions in the content of this Company website.

Any communication or material you transmit to the Company via this Company website or Internet electronic mail (“Communications”) is subject to the Privacy Statement. The Company makes no promise, express or implied, not to use such Communications for any purpose whatsoever, including reproduction, publication, broadcast and posting and you grant the Company a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, unrestricted, non-exclusive, world-wide, right and license to use, copy, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display and otherwise exploit the Communications or any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques associated with the Communications for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, using any form, media or technology now known or later developed, without providing compensation to you or anyone else, without any liability whatsoever, and free from any obligation of confidence or other duties on the part of the Company or its successors or assigns, and you agree, represent and warrant that you shall waive all moral rights (including the right to be associated with the Communications) in the Communications upon their transmission to the Company.

Health Information

This Company website does not, and is not intended to, provide medical advice, nor does it provide instruction on the appropriate use of any product produced or supplied by the Company, its affiliates, related companies, or its licensors or joint venture partners. Information on this Company website regarding any product(s) approved for marketing is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Health Canada-approved full prescribing information for the specific product(s). Users of this Company website should be aware that any product(s) under development described herein have not been found safe or effective by any regulatory agency and are not approved for any use outside of clinical trials. The information presented on this Company website should not be interpreted or construed in any way as a replacement or substitution for medical advice provided by your doctor or healthcare provider. It is important that you discuss your treatment options and any questions that you may have with your doctor or healthcare provider.

News & Press Releases

This Company website may contain information, news, and/or press releases, the content of which is accurate or current only as of the date of the particular information, news, press release, or posting. The Company does not update press releases once they have been made public.

Intellectual Property: Copyrights & Trademarks

The Company name and logo, and all product names, regardless of whether or not they appear in large print or with a trademark symbol, are trademarks of the Company, its affiliates, related companies, or its licensors or joint venture partners, unless otherwise noted. Use, reproduction, copying, or redistribution of these trademarks, without the written permission of the Company is prohibited.

The entire content of this Company website, including any images or text, is protected by copyright. In consideration for your agreement to the Terms of Use, The Company grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use this Company website. You may access and use material from this Company website only for personal, non-commercial use, and this Company website may not be copied, distributed, downloaded, modified, reused, reposted, or otherwise exploited except as provided herein without the express written permission of the Company. It is the policy of the Company to enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent permitted under law. The use or misuse of these trademarks, copyrights, or other materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of copyright law, trademark law, communications regulations and statutes, and other laws, statutes, and/or regulations.

Third Party Websites

This Company website may include hyperlinks to websites maintained or controlled by others. The Company is not responsible for and does not routinely screen, approve, review or endorse the contents of or use of any of the products or services that may be offered at these websites.

Other

By accessing this Company website, you agree that this agreement is formed in the Province of Ontario, Canada, and that all matters relating hereto shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada, without regard to the conflicts of laws principals thereof.

Any dispute between you and the Company or any other person (including any Company Representative) arising from, in connection with or relating to this Company website, the Terms of Use, any activity in relation to this Company website or any related matter must be resolved before the Courts of the Province of Ontario, Canada sitting in the City of Toronto, and you hereby irrevocably submit and attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of those Courts in respect of any such dispute.

If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the Terms of Use or portion thereof to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of the Terms of Use, and the remainder of the Terms of Use shall continue in full force and effect.

The provisions of the Terms of Use will enure to the benefit of and be binding upon the Company and any service providers, as applicable, and their respective successors and assigns, and you and your heirs, executors, administrators, successors and personal representatives. You may not assign the Terms of Use or your rights and the Terms of Use.

The Terms of Use (including the Company Privacy Statement) constitute the entire agreement between the Company and you with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all communications, representations or agreements, either oral or written, between the Company and you with respect to this subject matter. In the case of any conflict between the Company Privacy Statement and the Terms of Use, the Company Privacy Statement, as applicable, shall govern.

You agree to have the Terms of Use and any related information made available to you, and to otherwise have communications between you and the Company occur electronically.

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