Terms of Use

Last up-dated: Feb 4th, 2016

1. Introduction
This page describes the Terms of Use that apply to all internet users visiting www.Fabry-disease.eu (the “Site”). By using the Site you undertake to comply with these Terms of Use without reservation. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please refrain from using the Site. We advise you to consult these Terms of Use regularly, as they may be modified from time to time and without notice. The date of the last up-date is indicated above.

2. Intellectual property
The Site belongs to and is operated by Genzyme Europe B.V. (hereinafter “Sanofi Genzyme”), an affiliate of the French parent company Sanofi S.A. The presentation and each of the components, including trademarks, logos and domain names, published on the Site, are protected by intellectual property laws, and belong to Sanofi S.A. or its affiliates, or their use is the subject of an authorisation.

No component of the Site may be copied, reproduced, altered, edited, downloaded, denatured, transmitted or distributed in any way whatsoever, on any medium whatsoever, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Sanofi Genzyme. Only copying for non-commercial or personal use (including financial or media reporting purposes) is authorised.

The following notice should appear on any authorized copy of all or part of the content of the Site: “COPYRIGHT 2016 SANOFI GENZYME - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.”

Sanofi S.A. and its affiliates reserve the right to take legal action against any breach of their intellectual property rights.

3. Nature of information
Information, especially financial information, published on the Site shall not be considered as an encouragement to invest. It should not under any circumstances be interpreted as prospecting or as a public offering, and it does not constitute either an offer to subscribe, buy or swap shares or other securities in Sanofi S.A. and/or its affiliates. Financial information posted on the Site is regularly updated (if financial information is provided on-line).
The Site may offer opinions by experts consulted in a particular field in relation to the content of the Site or extracts from press articles. Such information solely represents the opinion of the expert consulted or the newspaper and is not necessarily the opinion of Sanofi Genzyme. Such experts are not employees of Sanofi Genzyme and do not receive any compensation from Sanofi Genzyme for the use of their opinion. Sanofi Genzyme is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any such information and opinions. An expert opinion reflects only the personal view of that expert, and in no case shall it be regarded as the opinion or responsibility of Sanofi Genzyme.

The Site may also include information related to diseases, health, fitness, medicinal products and medical treatments. This is for information purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for the advice provided by your own physician or pharmacist. You should not use this information for diagnosing any illness or physical problem, or for prescribing or using medication presented on the Site.

The Site is not intended to be used to report health concerns, side effects or product technical complaints, or to ask technical or medical questions regarding products of Sanofi Genzyme. In all instances you should refer to your own physician or pharmacist.

4. Links to other sites
Where the Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your formation only. Sanofi Genzyme has no control over the content of these sites or resources, and accepts no liability or responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. The existence of a link between the Site and a third party site or resource in no way implies that Sanofi Genzyme in any way approves the content of these sites or resources, or, any use to which such content can be put.

It is your responsibility to take the necessary precautions to prevent your computer or (mobile) device being damaged by viruses or other technologically harmful material or by fraudulent intrusions by a third party.

Third party sites may contain hypertext links to the Site. Such links should not be installed without express prior written consent of Sanofi Genzyme. Sanofi Genzyme is in no way responsible for the unavailability of such third party sites. Sanofi Genzyme does not review, control, or approve these sites and does not accept any responsibility for any content, advertising, products or other materials available on, or accessible via, these sites.  

5. Personal data
Sanofi Genzyme respects the privacy of every individual who visits the Site. Review our Privacy Policy that explains your rights and our responsibilities with respect to personal data that is collected via the Site.

6. Cookies
The Site makes use of “cookies”. Review our Cookie Policy.

7. Limitations on liability
Sanofi Genzyme will make all reasonable efforts to ensure that information published on the Site is accurate and up-to-date and reserves the right to change the content at any time without prior notice. Nonetheless, Sanofi Genzyme does not provide any guarantee or warranty as to the accuracy or comprehensiveness of such information, nor does it guarantee or warrant that the information is up-to-date.

With the exception of direct damages resulting from wilful misconduct or gross negligence by Sanofi Genzyme, Sanofi Genzyme declines liability for:

  • any damages resulting from any inaccuracy, error or omission as regards information available on the Site;
  • any damages resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party resulting in an alteration of information or materials made available on the Site;
  • and more broadly, for any damages, in whatever form, resulting from (i) access or inability to access the Site, (ii) the use of the Site, including any bug or virus that may infect your computer or any other property, and/or (iii) credit given to any information coming directly or indirectly from the Site.

The information and materials on the Site are provided “as is” without any kind of guarantee or warranty, whether implicit or explicit.

8. Availability of the site
By visiting the Site you acknowledge (i) that it is technically impossible for the Site to be provided free of defects and that Sanofi Genzyme does not undertake any responsibility for this; (ii) that the Site may be at certain times temporarily unavailable; and (iii) that the operation of the Site may be adversely affected by events and/or matters outside the control of Sanofi Genzyme, for example, transmission and telecommunication links between Sanofi Genzyme any you and between Sanofi Genzyme and other systems and networks.

Sanofi Genzyme and/or its suppliers may, at any time, temporarily or permanently modify or interrupt all or part of the Site in order to perform maintenance work and/or make improvements and/or changes to the Site. Sanofi Genzyme is not responsible for any modification to or suspension or interruption of the Site.

9. General information
Publisher of the Site: Genzyme Europe B.V., a company duly incorporated and registered in the Netherlands at the Chamber of Commerce Hilversum under No. 32050737, and having its registered address at Gooimeer 10, 1411 DD, Naarden.

Site hosting: Nexinto GmbH, a company duly incorporated and registered in Germany at Amtsgericht Hamburg under HRB 87822, and having its registered address at Nagelsweg 33-35, 20097 Hamburg. 

10. Applicable law and jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and your visit of the Site are governed by Dutch law, and any claims arising from or related to a visit to the Site are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent Dutch court.