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Terms of Use

These Website Standard Terms And Conditions (these “Terms”) owned and operated by Laboratoire Innotech International (“Innotech”), shall govern your use of this website, including all pages within this website (collectively referred to herein below as this “Website”), which provides users with a wide array of services including, without limitation, news, reference resources, sponsored programming, sponsored content, newsletters, personalized content, continuing medical education and communication platforms (collectively, the "Services") within the framework of the Innotech Worldwide Health Week (“the IWHW”). References to "we" or "our" mean INNOTECH.

The Services are provided by INNOTECH to users of the Website subject to strict compliance with the Terms. You will always be able to view the most current version of these Terms by clicking on the Terms of Use link at the bottom of any page of the Website. By using the Services, you expressly agree to these Terms. These Terms govern your use of the Services and create a binding legal agreement that we may enforce against you in the event of a violation. You must not use Services, if you have any objection to any provision of these Terms.

This Website and Services are not for use by any minors (defined as those who are not at least 18 years of age). By registering your account, you expressly confirm that you are a healthcare professional.
 

Account Registration

You must register an account with the Website to access all of the Services. Registration requires you to provide us with your name and surname, email address, phone number, profession, specialty and other information specified in the registration form ("Registration Information"), and to select a password that will be associated with your account. You agree that your Registration Information is true, accurate, current, and complete, and you will promptly update your Registration Information as necessary so that it continues to be true, accurate, current and complete. We may attempt to verify the accuracy of the Registration Information that you have provided and update it as necessary. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your password and you may not permit another person to use your password to access the Services, nor use anyone else’s account to access to the Website and the Services. You are responsible for all activity that occurs under your account. If you believe that the security of your account information has been compromised, you should immediately change your password through the account settings feature and notify us and we will assist you. We shall have no liability for any unauthorized access to or use of your account information.
 

Use of the Services

The Services are intended for physicians and other healthcare professionals. By using the Services, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to agree to and abide by these Terms and that you are not prohibited from using the Services or any portion thereof. 

The information and tools that we make available through the Services are provided for educational and informational purposes only. While we hope you find the Services useful to you as a healthcare professional, they are in no way intended to serve as a diagnostic service or platform, to provide certainty with respect to a diagnosis, to recommend a particular product or therapy or to otherwise substitute for the clinical judgment of a qualified healthcare professional. You agree that you will not use the Services with the intention of creating any kind of physician/patient relationship, e.g., to diagnose or treat users. You are solely responsible for evaluating the information obtained from the Services and for your use or misuse of such information in connection with your treatment decisions or otherwise. You agree that you shall be solely responsible for your compliance with all laws and standards of professional practice applicable to you and the practice of medicine or other relevant health profession.

If you are a consumer who chooses to access the professional-level information made available through the Services, you should not rely on that information as professional medical advice or use the Services as a replacement for any relationship with your physician or other qualified healthcare professional. For medical concerns, including decisions about medications and other treatments, consumers should always consult their physician or, in serious cases, seek immediate assistance from emergency medical personnel.

Subject to your compliance with these Terms, you are granted a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable and non-sublicensable license to use the Services and to view the information and materials made available through the Services, including User Content, as defined below, ("Website Content") solely for your personal and professional use. You shall not use, copy, adapt, modify, prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, license, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast or otherwise exploit the Services, and the Website, except as expressly permitted in these Terms. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to INNOTECH. INNOTECH reserves the right to modify or discontinue any aspect of the Services, at any time and for any reason.

The Website may contain links to third-party websites or resources which are not part of the Website (“Linked Sites”). You agree that we are not responsible or liable for these Linked Sites and resources including, without limitation, their availability or the content and information that they provide. The inclusion in the Website of third party resources, including Linked Sites to third party websites, does not imply our endorsement of these resources. You will need to make your own independent judgment regarding your interaction with these Linked Sites.

You agree that you will not engage in any of the following activities in connection with your use of the Services:

  • Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the Services;
  • Use, display, mirror or frame the Website, or any component thereof, such as, but not limited to, INNOTECH's trademark, logo or other proprietary information, without the written consent of INNOTECH;
  • Remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained within the Website;
  • Infringe or use the brand, logos and/or trademarks displayed on the Website in any business name, email, URL or other context unless expressly approved in writing by INNOTECH;
  • Attempt to circumvent any protective technological measure associated with the Services;
  • Attempt to access or search  the Website or any content contained therein through the use of any engine, software, tool, agent, device or mechanism (including scripts, bots, spiders, scraper, crawlers, data mining tools or the like) other than through software generally available through web browsers;
  • Post, upload, transmit or otherwise distribute chain letters, pyramid schemes, advertising or spam;
  • Impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with another person or entity;
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses;
  • Interfere with or disrupt any of the Services or the associated computer or technical delivery systems;
  • Interfere with, or attempt to interfere with, the access of any user, host or network, including, without limitation, sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, or mail-bombing the Website;
  • Fail to respect another user's privacy. This includes revealing another user's password, phone number, address, or any other personally identifiable information; or
  • Use the Website in any manner not permitted by these Terms.
  • Use the Website in a manner that violates any applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that causes, or may cause, harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity.
     

We may (but are not obligated to) do any or all of the following without notice:

  • Record or pre-screen User Content submissions to public areas within the Website;
  • Investigate your use of the Services as we deem appropriate to comply with any applicable law, regulation, government request or legal process;
  • Remove User Content which we believe does not comply with these Terms;
  • Terminate your access to the Website upon our determination that you have violated these Terms; and
  • Edit Website Content.
     
Information that you Make Available through the Services

Certain Services enable users to submit content which may include, without limitation, text, images, photographs, figures, charts, graphics, reports, data and sound ("User Content"). User Content does not include Registration Information. When you submit User Content through the Services you automatically grant to us a perpetual, non-exclusive, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, fully paid up, transferable, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) license to distribute, transmit, copy, host, publicly display and perform, excerpt, index, tag, modify, adapt, translate, sell, create derivative works from, and otherwise use and exploit such User Content in any media, form or format now known or hereafter developed, both within and outside of the Website for any purpose that is consistent with the Privacy Policy. You agree that you are solely responsible for all User Content that you submit through the Services. You represent and warrant that you either are the sole and exclusive owner of all User Content or you have all rights, licenses, consents and releases that are necessary to grant to us the rights in such User Content as specified in these Terms, and that, to the best of your knowledge after due inquiry, your User Content does not infringe any third party’s rights of intellectual property.

You are solely responsible for ensuring that the User Content that you make available through the Services complies with applicable laws including, without limitation, those relating to privacy, and also best clinical and ethical practices. Prior to submitting any User Content to the Services, you must remove any information that identifies an individual or could reasonably enable the identification of an individual, e.g., name, e-mail address, social security number, insurance number or other unique identification number, biometric identifiers, facial photographs, photographs of identifying marks such as tattoos or scars. You shall be solely responsible for any claims arising from your failure to de-identify User Content that you submit through the

Services

You agree that you will not use the Services to make available User Content that:

  • You do not have the right to make available under any contractual or fiduciary agreement or law;
  • Infringes, misappropriates or violates a third party's patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, moral rights or other intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy;
  • Results in the violation of any applicable law or regulation, including, but not limited to, any applicable privacy laws;
  • Is unlawful, harmful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, offensive, or embarrassing to any other person or entity;
  • Promotes discrimination, bigotry, racism, hatred, harassment or harm against any individual or group;
  • Promotes illegal activity;
  • Is fraudulent, false, misleading or deceptive;
  • Constitutes an advertisement or solicitation of business; or
  • Contains viruses or other harmful computer code designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the use of any computer software or hardware.

Upon discontinuation or termination of your account, for any reason, access to the Website, including all User Content, and user information uploaded, posted, emailed, or otherwise transmitted by via the Website, may be removed by INNOTECH from the Website.
 

Proprietary Rights

You acknowledge and agree that the Website and any software used in connection with the Website ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that the Website Content is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly permitted by applicable law or as authorized by us or the applicable licensor, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, transmit, broadcast, publicly perform, create derivative works from the Website, the Website Content or the Software, in whole or in part. Any use of the Website or the Services not expressly permitted by these Terms is a breach of these Terms and may violate our and third parties' intellectual property rights.

You may view information provided through the Services online, download individual articles to your computer or mobile device for later reading or print a copy of an article for yourself. You may not remove any copyright notices from our materials. You agree not to access the Services by any means other than through the interface that is provided by us for use in accessing the Services.
 

Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy, located at https://www.iwhw.online/privacy-policy, provides information about our collection, use and disclosure of information about users of the Services. Privacy Policy forms an integral part of these Terms being understood that User’s consent to Privacy Policy will be obtained through the completion of the registration form in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
 

Dealing with Third Parties

Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers or other third parties found on or through the Services, including requests for and delivery of goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. You agree that we shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the introduction of such third parties through the Services.
 

Laws that Govern this Agreement

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of France, without regard to the choice of laws principles.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, you may be subject to certain obligations and responsibilities associated with the jurisdiction in which you practice medicine or another health profession. We make no representation as to the legal compliance of the Services or the Website Content and you are solely responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction, with respect to your use and misuse of the Services and the Website Content.
 

Termination and Modification

You agree that we may, under certain circumstances and without prior notice, discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Services (or any part thereof) or eliminate your account and remove any User Content that you have made available through the Services, with or without notice, for any of the following reasons (which are not intended to be exclusive): (a) breaches or violations of these Terms or other incorporated agreements or guidelines, (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) a request by you, (d) discontinuance or material modification to the Services (or any part thereof), (e) technical or security issues or problems, (f) extended periods of inactivity, and/or (g) your engagement in fraudulent or illegal activities. You agree that all terminations for cause shall be made at our sole discretion, and we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your account or access to the Services.
 

Disclaimer

THE WEBSITE, SERVICES, AND WEBSITE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, QUIET ENJOYMENT OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE WEBSITE, SERVICES, AND WEBSITE CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY CONTENT OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICES. NO INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICES OR BY US IN ORAL OR WRITTEN FORM WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN YOUR RELIANCE UPON THE CONTENT OBTAINED OR USED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICES IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. ANY INFORMATION,

DATA AND CONTENT PROVIDED ON THE WEBSITE, THROUGH THE SERVICES OR THE WEBSITE CONTENT, ARE PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSE ONLY.

WE CANNOT ENSURE THAT ANY FILES OR OTHER DATA YOU DOWNLOAD FROM THE WEBSITE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES.

WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE ACTS, OMISSIONS AND CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, SERVICES AND WEBSITE CONTENT.
YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL OF YOUR COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS OF THE WEBSITE. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT WE DO NOT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR SCREENING ANY USER OF THE WEBSITE NOR DO WE VERIFY OR TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR USER CONTENT. WE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE AND WE DO NOT RECOMMEND OR ENDORSE ANY SPECIFIC PRODUCTS, PRODUCT USERS, THERAPIES, TESTS, PHYSICIANS, HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONS OR OPINIONS. 

YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST US FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT IS TO STOP USING THE WEBSITE OR ANY SUCH CONTENT.
 

Liability

To the extent not prohibited by law, in no event will  INNOTECH or any other person or entity involved in creating, developing or delivering the Website, , the Services or the Website Content be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, direct, indirect, special, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) arising out of or in connection with these Terms or from the use of or inability to access or use the Website, the Services or the Website Content, or from any communications or interactions with other persons with whom you communicate or interact as a result of your use of the Services, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not we, our licensors, ours suppliers, or any third parties mentioned with the Services are advised of the possibility of such damages. We, our licensors, our suppliers, or any third parties mentioned within the Services are not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of the Services or any information provided through the Services. 

Any claims arising in connection with your use of the Services must be brought within one (1) year of the date of the event giving rise to such action occurred. Remedies under these Terms are exclusive and are limited to those expressly provided for in these Terms. The limitations of damages set forth above are fundamental elements of the basis of the bargain between us and you.
 

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold each of us and our respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors,  suppliers, and users of the Website, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your access to or use of the Website, the Services and the Website Content or your violation of these Terms.
 

Notice and Take Down Procedures 

If you believe any materials within the Website infringe your intellectual property (“IP”) rights, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) by contacting us and providing the following information:

  • Identification of the work that you believe to be infringed. Please describe the work, and where possible include a copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized version of the work.
  • Identification of the material that you believe to be infringing and its location. Please describe the material, and provide us with its URL or any other pertinent information that will allow us to locate the material.
  • Your name, address, telephone number and (if available) e-mail address.
  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that the complained of use of the materials is not authorized by the IP rights owner, its agent, or the law.
  • A statement that the information that you have supplied is accurate, and indicating that you are the IP rights owner or are authorized to act on the IP rights owner's behalf.
  • A signature or the electronic equivalent from the IP rights holder or authorized representative.

We may terminate the account of any user who we determine being a repeat infringer. 
 

Modifications

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify, discontinue or terminate any of the Services, the Website Content or these Terms, at any time and without prior notice. You are solely responsible to read the Terms from time to time to ensure that your use of the Website and Services remains in compliance with these Terms. By continuing to access or use the Services after we have modified these Terms, you agree to be bound by the modified Terms. If the modified Terms are not acceptable to you, you agree to immediately stop using the Website and the Services.
 

Complete Agreement

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you, and INNOTECH with respect to your use (and prior use) of the Website and the associated Services and Website Content.

These Terms supersede and replace any and all prior oral or written understandings or agreements between INNOTECH and you regarding the Website and the Services.

If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, such provision will be ineffective to the extent of such invalid or unenforceable provision only, without affecting the remaining provisions of these Terms.
 

Assignment

You may not assign or transfer these Terms, nor any of your rights nor obligations hereunder, by operation of law or otherwise, without INNOTECH's prior written consent. Any attempt by you to assign or transfer these Terms, or any of your rights or obligations hereunder, without such consent, will be null and of no effect. INNOTECH may assign or transfer these Terms, at its sole discretion, without restriction. Subject to the foregoing, these Terms will bind and inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.
 

Notices

Any notices or other communications permitted or required hereunder, including those regarding material modifications to these Terms, will be in a written form and given: (i) by us via email (in each case to the email address included in your Registration Information); or (ii) by posting within the Website. For notices made by e-mail, the date of receipt will be deemed the date on which such notice is transmitted.
 

No Waiver

Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of future enforcement of that right or provision. Except as expressly set forth in these Terms, the exercise by either party of any of its remedies under these Terms will be without prejudice to its other remedies under these Terms or otherwise.
 

Survival

All provisions of these Terms shall survive termination of your Website account except for your license to access and use the Services and the Website Content.
 

Contact Us

If you have questions about the Services or these Terms, or you wish to provide feedback, please contact us at www.innothera.fr/en/contact (for any communication in English) OR www.innothera.fr/fr/contact (for any communication in French) OR www.innothera.fr/ru/contact-ru (for any communication in Russian).

By submitting feedback and suggestions, you grant a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, and royalty-free license to any intellectual property rights you may have in your feedback and suggestions to us to use to improve the Services.

Last updated: 09/05/2019