Terms of Use

Last up-dated: May 12th, 2015

Introduction

This page describes the terms of use that apply to all internet users visiting [website url] (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.

Intellectual property

The Site belongs to and is operated by Genzyme Europe B.V (“Genzyme”, “we” or “us”), belonging to the Sanofi Group. The layout and all information and materials, including trademarks, logos and domain names, published on the Site, are protected by applicable laws on intellectual property, and belong to Genzyme or its subsidiaries, or their use is the subject of an authorisation.

No component of the Site may be copied, reproduced, altered, edited, downloaded, transmitted or distributed in any way whatsoever, on any medium whatsoever, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Genzyme. You may, however, print, and where appropriate, download on your personal computer information for personal, non-commercial use, provided you respect any notice of copyright and/or or other intellectual property rights, as stated in the relevant information.

Genzyme and its subsidiaries reserve the right to take legal action against any breach of their intellectual property rights.

Nature of information

Information, including in particular financial information, provided on the Site shall not be considered as an encouragement to invest and shall not be interpreted as canvassing or public offering, and does not constitute either an offer to subscribe, buy or swap shares or other securities in Genzyme and/or its subsidiaries. Financial information posted on the Site is regularly updated (if financial information is provided on-line).

Expert opinions concerning subject areas related to the content of the Site and extracts from press articles may be posted on the Site. Such information only represents the opinion of the respective experts or newspaper and is not necessarily those of Genzyme. Such experts are not employees of Genzyme and do not receive any compensation from Genzyme for the use of their opinion. Genzyme is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any such information and opinions. Expert opinion reflects only the personal view of that expert, and in no case shall it be regarded as the opinion or responsibility of Genzyme.

The Site may also include information related to health, fitness, medical products and treatment. 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 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 physician or pharmacist.

Links to other sites

Where the Site contains links to other sites provided by third parties, this is done for information purposes only. We have no control over the contents of these sites, which remain entirely independent of Genzyme. The existence of a link between the Site and a third party site in no way implies that Genzyme in any way approves the content of that site, or any use to which such content can be put.

It is your responsibility to take the necessary precautions to prevent the Site from being infected by computer viruses, “Trojan horses” or any other "parasite".

Third party sites may contain hyperlinks leading to the Site. Such hyperlinks must not be installed without express prior written consent from Genzyme. Genzyme is in no way responsible for the unavailability of such external sites and Genzyme does not review and/or approve, nor is it responsible for any content, advertising, products or other materials available on or accessible via those sites.  

Personal data

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.

Cookies

The Site makes use of “cookies” to optimize the functionality of the Site and enhance your user experience. Review our Cookie Policy.

Limitations on liability

Genzyme will make all reasonable efforts 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, 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 Genzyme, 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 items 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.

Availability of the site

You acknowledge that (i) it is technically impossible for the Site to be provided free from defects and that Genzyme does not take any responsibility for this; (ii) defects may lead to the Site being temporarily unavailable; and (iii) the operation of the Site may be adversely affected by events outside the control of Genzyme, for example, transmission and telecommunication links between Genzyme and you and between Genzyme and other systems and networks.

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

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 Amtsgericht Hamburg under HRB 87822, and having its registered address at Nagelsweg 33-35, 20097 Hamburg.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

The Site and its content are governed by the Laws of The Netherlands, and any disputes relating thereto are subject to the jurisdiction of the competent Dutch court.