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Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the Hoffmann-La Roche Limited (“Roche”, “Us”, “Our” or “We) website.

These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) are a legal contract between You and Us (collectively, "Everyone") and govern Your use of all the text, data, information, software, graphics, photographs and more (all of which We refer to as “Materials”) that We and Our affiliates may make available to You, as well as any services (“Services”) We may provide through any of Our websites (all of which are referred to in these Terms as this “Website”).

READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE BROWSING THIS WEBSITE. By using this website, You agree to these Terms. If You do not agree, please exit and disregard the information contained herein.

Users

The Materials and Services are intended for residents of Canada only. We take no responsibility for users accessing Materials and Services outside of Canada.

Changes

We may alter the Materials and Services We offer You and/or choose to modify, suspend or discontinue this Website at any time and without notifying You. We may also change, update, add or remove provisions (collectively, “modifications”) of these Terms from time to time.

If You object to any such modifications, Your only remedy is to cease using this Website. Continued use of this Website following notice of any such modifications indicates You acknowledge and agree to be bound by the modifications. Also, please know that these Terms may be replaced by legal notices or terms located on particular pages of this Website, as it may state in those notices or terms. These legal notices or terms are incorporated into these Terms and are paramount to the provision(s) of these Terms.

License to Use

We grant you a limited, personal, non-exclusive and non-transferable license to use and to display the Materials for Your personal, non-commercial use (“Permitted Purposes”). You have no other rights in this Website or any Materials and You may not modify, edit, copy, reproduce, create derivative works of, reverse engineer, alter, enhance or in any way exploit any of this Website or Materials in any way. If You make copies of any of this Website for Permitted Purposes, then We ask that, on all copies, You be sure to keep all of Our copyright and other proprietary notices as they appear on this Website.

Privacy

Please refer to Roche's Privacy Policy (incorporated into these Terms by reference) for information on how Roche protects personal information about You.

Third Party Content and Links to Other Websites

This Website may contain third party owned content (e.g. articles, data feeds, etc.) and/or links to other websites maintained by third parties over whom Roche has no control. Such content and links are provided merely as a convenience to users of this Website. Roche does not endorse and assumes no responsibility for the content of such websites and makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information contained on such sites. Roche does not accept any liability arising out of any allegation that any third party owned content (whether published on this, or any other, website) infringes the intellectual property rights of any person or any liability arising out of any information or opinion contained on such third party website or content.

Unauthorized Activities

We authorize Your use of this Website only for Permitted Purposes. Any other use of this Website beyond the Permitted Purposes is prohibited and unauthorized.

Unauthorized use of this Website may result in violation of various Canadian and international copyright laws. For clarity, unless You have written permission from Us, You are not authorized to use this Website in any of the following ways (these are examples only and the list below is not a complete list of everything that You are not permitted to do):

  • For any public or commercial purpose which includes use of this Website on another site or through a networked computer environment;
  • In a manner that modifies, publicly displays, publicly performs, reproduces or distributes any of this Website;
  • In a manner that violates any local, provincial, national, foreign, or international statute, regulation, rule, order, treaty, or other law;
  • To stalk, harass, or harm another individual;
  • To impersonate any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent Your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • To interfere with or disrupt this Website or servers or networks connected to this Website;
  • To use any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering or extraction methods in connection with this Website; or
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion of this Website or any other accounts, computer systems, or networks connected to this Website, whether through hacking, password mining, or any other means.

You agree to hire lawyers to defend Us if You violate these Terms and that violation results in a problem for Us. You also agree to pay any damages that We may end up having to pay as a result of Your violation. You alone are responsible for any violation of these Terms by You. We reserve the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by You and, in such case, You agree to cooperate with Our defense of such claim.

We reserve the right to suspend or terminate Your access to all or part of this website, at any time, without notice to You, We believe, that You have breached or may breach any term or condition of this agreement, or for its convenience.

Proprietary Rights

Unless otherwise indicated, all logos, designs, and marks on this website are trademarks or service marks owned or used under license by Roche. All product names printed in capitals or otherwise appropriately marked on this website are trademarks of their respective owners.

Unless otherwise specified in these Terms, all Materials, including the arrangement of them on this Website, are Our sole property. All rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved. Except as otherwise required or limited by applicable law, any reproduction, distribution, modification, retransmission, or publication of any copyrighted material is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of the copyright owner or licensee.

Disclaimer of Warranties

THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "WITH ALL FAULTS" AND THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THIS WEBSITE IS WITH YOU.

WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND (EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY) WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEBSITE, WHICH INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED OR STATUTORY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, AND ACCURACY OR TIMELINESS OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED.

THIS MEANS THAT WE DO NOT PROMISE YOU THAT THE WEBSITE IS FREE OF PROBLEMS. Without limiting what we just stated, We make no warranty that this Website will meet Your requirements or that this Website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free or that defects in this Website will be corrected. We make no warranty as to any results that come from the use of this Website or as to the accuracy or reliability of any information obtained through this Website. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by You through this Website or from Us or Our subsidiaries/other affiliated companies shall create any warranty. We disclaim all equitable indemnities.

While there may be information contained within the Website or Services related to certain medical conditions and/or their treatment, should a medical condition exist, consult with Your own physician or other health care professional. THE CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE, OR COMMUNICATED TO YOU DIRECTLY THROUGH THE SERVICES, IS FOR INFORMATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL JUDGMENT, ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT OF ANY HEALTH CONDITION OR PROBLEM. You should not rely on information contained via the Website for diagnosing, treating, curing, preventing, managing or otherwise addressing health problems. Questions should be addressed to a physician or other health care professional. WE DO NOT, THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR OTHERWISE, PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE, MEDICAL PRESCRIPTIONS, TREATMENTS OR DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES. Your doctor or other health care professional, as a learned intermediary, is in the best position to assess, and provide information, about Your medical condition and any treatment options. In using the Website or Services, You agree that We are not, or will not be, liable or otherwise responsible for any decision made or any action taken or any action not taken due to Your use of the Website or Services. PLEASE CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER HEALTHCARE PROVIDER FOR ALL MEDICAL ADVICE OR QUESTIONS.

Limitation of Liability

WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM YOUR DISPLAYING, COPYING, USING, OR DOWNLOADING ANY MATERIALS TO OR FROM THIS WEBSITE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, EXTRAORDINARY, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) HOWEVER ARISING, EVEN IF WE KNOW THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

Feedback

Any submissions by You to Us (e.g., comments, questions, suggestions, materials – collectively, “Feedback”) no matter how submitted, (e.g., call, fax, email) will be treated as both non-confidential and non-proprietary. You hereby assign all right, title, and interest in, and We are free to use, without any attribution or compensation to You, any ideas, know-how, concepts, techniques, or other intellectual property and proprietary rights contained in the Feedback, whether or not patentable, for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, having manufactured, licensing, marketing, and selling, directly or indirectly, products and services using such Feedback. You understand and agree that We are not obligated to use, display, reproduce, or distribute any such ideas, know-how, concepts, or techniques contained in the Feedback, and You have no right to compel such use, display, reproduction, or distribution.

General

Applicable Ontario and Canadian federal law, without regard to the choice or conflicts of law provisions, will govern these Terms. Foreign laws do not apply. Any disputes relating to these Terms or this Website will be heard in the courts located in Toronto, Canada. If any of these Terms are deemed inconsistent with applicable law, then such term(s) shall be interpreted to reflect the intentions of the parties, and no other terms will be modified. By choosing not to enforced any of these Terms, We are not waiving Our rights. These Terms are the entire agreement between You and Us and, therefore, supersede all prior or contemporaneous negotiations, discussions or agreements between Everyone about this Website. The proprietary rights, disclaimer of warranties, representations made by You, indemnities, limitations of liability and general provisions shall survive any termination of these Terms.

Contact Us

If You have any questions about these Terms or otherwise need to contact Us for any reason, You can reach Us at Hoffmann-La Roche Limited, 7070 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, Ontario or by phone at 1-800-561-1759.

 

Last Updated 2018-07-11