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Terms of Use

This page describes the terms and conditions which apply to every Internet user visiting this website, www.gaucherlife.co.uk (the “Site”).

Please read and review these terms of use carefully before accessing or using this Site. By accessing or using this Site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them without reservation. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using this Site. We recommend that you print a copy of these terms of use for future reference.

These terms of use may be modified from time to time without notice to you. We therefore advise you to consult these terms of use every time you wish to use this Site, to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These terms were most recently updated on November 2020. Click on the links below to go straight to more information on each area:


Information about us
Intended audience and content
Intellectual property
Nature of information
Medical advice
Links to other sites
Personal information and other information
Limitations of liability
Cookies
Availability of the Site
Viruses, hacking and other offences
Information on products
Applicable law and jurisdiction
Contact us
Photo / video credits

Information about us

This Site is owned, operated and edited by Aventis Pharma Limited trading as Sanofi (“Sanofi” or “We”), a limited company incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number 01535640.

Our registered and trading address is 410 Thames Valley Park Drive, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 1PT. Our VAT number is GB 246 0798 43. To contact us, please email GB-DataProtection@sanofi.com for UK or IEdataprotection@sanofi.com for Ireland.

Intended audience and content

This Site is intended for residents of the UK and Ireland. The Site provides educational information on Gaucher disease. The Site will direct users to appropriate content based on the type of user indicated. Certain content is intended for use by healthcare professionals only and access to such content is restricted to such use.

Intellectual property

All intellectual property rights in this Site and in the material published on it, including in the format and presentation of any text, images, visuals of any text, visuals and other material published on this Site, including trademarks, logos and domain names, are owned by or licensed to Aventis Pharma Limited.

All works on this Site are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. No material or extract from this Site may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, distorted, transmitted or distributed in any way, without the Aventis Pharma Limited prior written consent, except for non-commercial or personal use or if you are a healthcare professional, for your professional use (including financial or media reporting purposes) on the condition that all intellectual property rights and all other property rights are respected.

You will ensure that the following statement appears on any authorised (in accordance with the above) copy of the whole or part of the content of this Site: “Copyright © 2020 Aventis Pharma Limited. All rights reserved”.

All authorised copies of text, images, visuals or other material published on this Site, whether constituting this Site or being included within it, must not be distorted, modified or altered in any way whatsoever. Aventis Pharma Limited reserves the right to take legal action against any infringement of its intellectual property rights.

Nothing contained in this Site should be construed as conferring any licence or right under any intellectual property (including patents, trademarks and copyright) of Aventis Pharma Limited or any third party.

Nature of information

Information, including, in particular, financial information, provided on this Site shall not be considered as an invitation to invest, shall not be interpreted as canvassing or public offering, and does not constitute either an offer to subscribe, purchase or deal in Sanofi Group shares or any other securities issued by the Sanofi Group. Any financial information that may be posted on this Site is regularly updated.

This Site may contain information which is forward-looking and involves risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, risks associated with the inherent uncertainty of pharmaceutical research, product development and commercialisation, the impact of competitive products, patent, product liability and third-party reimbursement risks associated with the pharmaceutical industry, and the other risks and uncertainties detailed from time to time in the Sanofi Group's Annual Report. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements that speak only as of the date hereof.

Expert opinions concerning subject areas related to the content of this Site and/or extracts from press articles may be posted on this Site. Such information represents only the opinions of the respective experts or newspaper and is not necessarily those of Sanofi or the Sanofi Group. Sanofi is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any information or opinions set forth in such materials. Expert advice reflects only the personal view of that expert, and in no case shall it be regarded as the opinion or responsibility of Sanofi or the Sanofi Group.

Sanofi reserves the right to change the content of this Site at any time without prior notice to you.

Medical advice

The Site may also contain information relating to health, fitness, medicinal products and medical treatment. This is for information purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for the advice provided by your own doctor, pharmacist or nurse.

You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing any illness or physical problem or in order to prescribe or use any medication presented on the Site.

You should always consult your own doctor. Sanofi disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to the Site, or by anyone who may be informed by its content.

Persons requiring diagnosis or treatment, or who have specific questions related to their condition or care are urged to consult their healthcare provider.

Persons receiving treatment for a medical condition should not change the treatment of their condition (unless advised to do so by their doctor) or delay seeking medical advice, as a result of any information made available on this Site.

It is the responsibility of each individual accessing this site to independently confirm (with their respective doctor, where relevant) the suitability and relevance of any information that accessed online.

Links to other sites

This Site may link you to other websites on the internet, including other Sanofi Group websites. Where the Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Sanofi has no control over the contents 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 any third party site or resource in no way implies that Sanofi in any way approves of the content of these sites or resources, or, any use to which such content may be put. Please ensure that you read the legal and privacy policy sections of any other site to which you link, whether another Sanofi Group website or a third party site.

It is your responsibility to take the necessary precautions to prevent your computer system or other products being damaged or contaminated by distributed denial of service attacks, viruses or other technologically harmful material or by fraudulent intrusion by a third party.

Third party sites may contain hyperlinks leading to the Site. Such hyperlinks must not be installed without express prior consent from Sanofi who reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. Hyperlinks must not be established in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on the part of Sanofi where none exists. Sanofi is in no way responsible for the unavailability of such external sites and Sanofi does not review, control, approve, nor is it responsible for any content, advertising, products or other materials available on or accessible via those sites.

Personal information and other information

Sanofi respects the privacy of users of this Site. Please refer to our Privacy Policy , which provides information on how Sanofi will collect and process personal information that is disclosed to us via this Site, and Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies used on this Site.

Except for information covered by our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy, any communication or material you transmit to this Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any documents, data, graphics, questions, comments, suggestions, concepts, comments or remarks, is, and will be deemed to be, non-confidential and non-proprietary, and Sanofi shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to it.

Anything you transmit or post becomes the property of Sanofi or its affiliates and may be used for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Sanofi and its affiliates shall be free to use, without compensation to you, any ideas, concepts, know-how and techniques contained in these communications and materials for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products.

Limitations of liability

Nothing in these terms or conditions excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

Sanofi makes every effort to ensure that the information made available 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 does not provide any guarantee or warranty as to the accuracy, precision or comprehensiveness of such information, nor does it guarantee or warrant that the information is up to date.

With the exception of direct damage resulting from wilful misconduct or gross negligence by Sanofi, Sanofi is not liable for:

  • any imprecision, inaccuracy or omission in the information made available on the Site;
  • any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party leading to the modification of the information or materials made available on the Site; and
  • direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred in connection with the Site (including, but not limited to, any loss of income or revenue; loss of business; loss of profits or contracts; loss of anticipated savings; loss of data; loss of goodwill or wasted management or office time), irrespective of whether Sanofi was aware of the possibility of such loss or damage, and whether as a result of:
      (i)   access or inability to access the Site;
      (ii)  use of, or inability to use, the Site, including any damage caused by a distributed denial of service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material which may have infected your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it; and/or
      (iii) use of or reliance on any information provided directly or indirectly by the Site. The information and materials made available on the Site are provided for information purposes only, without any kind of warranty, whether express or implied.

Cookies

The Site makes use of “cookies” to optimize the use of the Site and improve our services to you. Please see our Cookie policy for more information.

Availability of the website

Using the Site you acknowledge that:

(i)   Sanofi cannot guarantee that the Site will be provided free of defects;
(ii)  the Site, or any content on it, may be temporarily unavailable at certain times; and
(iii) the operation of the Site may be adversely affected by events outside the control Sanofi, for example, transmission and telecommunication links between Sanofi and you and between Sanofi and other systems and networks.

Sanofi 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 is not liable for any modification to or suspension or interruption of the Site.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

Sanofi does not guarantee that the Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

It is your responsibility to take the necessary precautions to prevent your computer system or other products being damaged by denial of service attacks, viruses or other technologically harmful material or by fraudulent intrusion by a third party.

You must not misuse the Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Site. You must not attack the Site via a denial of service attack or a distributed denial of service attacks.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 in the UK. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them if known. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Site will cease immediately.

Information on products

The information made available on the Site may contain direct or indirect references to products, programmes and services of Sanofi or the Sanofi Group which are not available in certain countries or regions, or which may be offered under a different name, and which may be subject to different regulations and conditions of use according to the country. Such references do not imply any intention on the part of the Sanofi or the Sanofi Group to sell these products, programmes or services in your country. Please consult the local Sanofi subsidiary or your Sanofi commercial partner for any information concerning the products, programmes and services which are available in your region / country.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction except that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

If you are a business, these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Contact us

Publisher of the Site:
Aventis Pharma Limited
410 Thames Valley Park Drive,
Reading,
Berkshire,
RG6 1PT

Head of publication:
Aventis Pharma Limited
410 Thames Valley Park Drive,
Reading,
Berkshire,
RG6 1PT

Site hosting:
Microsoft Corporation
1, Microsoft Way
98052 – Redmond, Washington, USA

Photo / video credits

Photo credits – Aventis Pharma Limited

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