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Terms of use

PURPOSE

Our Terms of Use, together with any documents referred to in them, set out the terms on which you may make use of this website. By using our website, you confirm you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these terms of use. If you do not agree you must not use our site. We may revise these terms of use periodically; please check this page from time to time as any changes will take effect immediately and will be binding on you.

 

ABOUT US

Our full legal name is Chiesi Limited (“Chiesi”) and our registered address is 333 Styal Road, Manchester M22 5LG. We are the ‘data controller’ of the information you provide us with. This term is a legal phrase used to describe the person or entity that controls the way information is used and processed.

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE AND ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE

ACCESS TO OUR SITE

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary to ensure that you have access to this website.

We grant you access to this website for free and on a temporary basis and we may update or change it from time to time.

We try to make sure our website is available all of the time; however, due to the nature of the internet we are unable to guarantee this.

If we decide to close our website for any reason, we can do this at any time without notice.

 

YOUR ACCOUNT (only applicable to websites with user accounts)

You can only take advantage of all of the elements of certain websites (i.e. merchandising and/or e-learning areas) if you are a registered user and have an account with us. In order to have an account with us you must be a healthcare professional working in the United Kingdom.

You will need to choose a username and password as part of the registration process and will be asked to confirm that you are a healthcare professional working in the United Kingdom. Once we have verified your details, including performing any relevant checks against published lists of healthcare professionals, we will confirm acceptance of your registration by sending you an email to the email address you have provided to us.

We reserve the right to not accept your registration for any reason.

Once we have accepted your registration you are granted a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable licence to access and use your account and related parts of our website for your own personal, non-commercial use. You must keep your username and password confidential and not give them to anyone else.

 

CLOSING YOUR ACCOUNT (only applicable to websites with user accounts)

If you want to close your account you can do this at any time by visiting the ‘My Account’ section of the relevant website, clicking on ‘Delete my account’ and following the instructions.

 

INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

Unless an express written declaration is provided by Chiesi, all content of this website is protected in terms of use, and total and partial reproduction and diffusion, by the exclusive intellectual property rights, patent, brand, copyright and intellectual property rights of Chiesi itself and the third parties referred to on the website. The website user has no right to any financial gain resulting from the content belonging to Chiesi and third parties referred to on the website, nor with reference to brands, patents, technologies, products, processes and any other intellectual and industrial property right. The users undertake to hold Chiesi indemnified against all complaints, damages, liability, legal proceedings and any other prejudicial consequence deriving from the violation of regulations relating to third party rights, such as (solely by way of example) copyright, brands, patents, intellectual and industrial property rights, unfair competition and defamation, which the former are responsible for during navigation of the website and use of its contents.

 

ACCEPTABLE USE

You may download or save and/or print other information made expressly available for download from this website for your own personal reference purposes only.

Some downloadable content is only available to you if you have confirmed that you are a healthcare professional. This downloadable content specifically relates to Chiesi products available in the UK and must not be used in any way with any reference to non-Chiesi products. You shall remain solely responsible at all times for assessing when it is relevant to provide this content to patients and for any advice you offer to patients when providing them with this content.

You must not:

  • use our website for unlawful purposes;

  • use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics from our website separately from any accompanying text. You must not remove any indications of ownership from any material which came from our website and must not claim it as your own or as that of any other organisation or person;

  • post any copies or downloads of materials which come from our website on any networked computer, or publish them or make any statements or undertake any actions in relation to them (including as to their accuracy) which could result in liability for us;

  • access, or attempt to access, parts of our website that are not intended for public use (including but not limited to website administration areas);

  • modify, adapt or reverse engineer any aspect of our site;

  • attempt to disrupt or interfere with our website in any way or with another person’s use of our website or use our website as a means of disrupting or interfering with our sites or networks;

  • probe, scan or test the vulnerability of our websites or any network connected to them;

  • wilfully corrupt any data, documents or material available through this website;

  • insert or knowingly or recklessly transmit or distribute a virus into our network and computer systems so as to cause harm to our sites, us or other users or which is likely to bring our websites, our products, our services or us into disrepute;

  • impersonate any person, or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;

  • assist, encourage or permit any other person to do any of the acts described above.

 

All the above are forbidden regardless of the means used, including but not limited to, hacking or by the introduction of any worms, trojans, virus, unauthorised, malicious or harmful code or other harmful software (viruses). Some of the acts described above may be criminal acts under the Computer Misuse Act 1990.

When a breach of the Terms of Use has occurred, we may take such action as we consider appropriate in the circumstances.

 

GUARANTEES AND LIMITS TO LIABILITY

Chiesi has prepared the information contained in this website to the best of its knowledge and with the greatest professional diligence, and takes no responsibility for any inaccuracies, inconsistencies, incompleteness or mistakes on this website.

The information contained on the website and in those linked to it is purely for information purposes and does not in any way replace the relationship already in existence between private individuals and their physician. Any type of information must therefore be discussed with one’s physician.

Chiesi reserves the right to modify this website at any time without any prior notice.

Neither Chiesi nor any other third party Company which may be involved in the creation, realisation and publication of this website and all others linked to it, may be held responsible in any way for any direct or incidental damages resulting from or indirectly resulting from access to, use of or failure to use this website and others linked to it, or for any error or omission in its contents.

 

PROMOTION AND SOLICITATION TO PURCHASE

The information contained in this website does not constitute an offer or solicitation to prescribe, purchase or supply or market or any other transaction with regard to products associated with the Chiesi brand.

 

LINKS

Links to third party sites are only published on this website for the convenience of the user. Chiesi expressly declines any responsibility with regard to the information arising from third party sources and its use.

Chiesi may publish links to other sites operated by Chiesi on this site. Access to these websites will be subject to each website’s own terms of use and policies.

 

MODIFICATIONS TO THESE CONDITIONS OF USE

Chiesi reserves the right to review the terms and conditions of use and access to the website without prior notice by updating this text. Visitors are bound by these revisions and therefore obliged to periodically consult these Terms and Conditions to become aware of any updates.

 

CHIESI LIMITED GENERAL PRIVACY POLICY (JUNE 2016)

Our Privacy and Cookie Policy sets out what personal information our websites record about you and how it will be used and explains what cookies we use and why.