1. Acceptance

One of Canada's leading health care companies (the "Sponsor") is responsible for maintaining the (the "Site").

Your access to and use of this Site is subject to the following terms and conditions (the "Terms of Use") and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing this Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms of Use.

2. Medical information/conditions

The Site includes information on health for general information purposes only. The health information contained herein is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace discussions with a healthcare provider. All decisions regarding patient care must be made with a healthcare provider, considering the unique characteristics of the patient. Any opinions by experts consulted in a particular field in relation to the content of the Site or publication provided solely represents the opinion of the expert or the publication.

Product information on this Site (where applicable) is provided by Sponsor and is intended for general information purposes only. This Site is intended for use in Canada only. Many pharmaceutical and medical device products listed are available upon prescription from a physician or qualified health care professional only, and not all such products may be available in all countries. The product information is not intended to provide complete medical information. SHOULD YOU HAVE A MEDICAL CONDITION, PROMPTLY SEE YOUR OWN MEDICAL DOCTOR OR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER. WE DO NOT OFFER PERSONALIZED MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS OR PATIENT-SPECIFIC TREATMENT ADVICE. You should always obtain complete medical information about your condition, prescription medicines or medical devices (including their beneficial medical uses and possible adverse effects) by discussing the appropriate condition, use of any medicine(s) or medical devices directly with your prescribing physician or, where appropriate, other medical advisor. Medical professionals may obtain complete medical information from the product's information leaflet. Information on these products may vary by country. Patients, physicians and other medical professionals should check with local medical resources and regulatory authorities for information appropriate to their country.

3. Use of information

You may freely browse the Site, but you may only access, download or use information from this Site, including any text, images, audio, and video (the "Information") for your own non-commercial use. You may not distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost, or use the Information for commercial purposes, without written permission of Sponsor You must retain and reproduce each and every copyright notice or other proprietary rights notice contained in any Information you download. You should assume that everything you see or read on this Site is protected by copyright unless otherwise noted and may not be used except as provided in these Terms of Use or in the text on the Site without the written permission of Sponsor Except as otherwise permitted in this paragraph, Sponsor neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on the Site will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Sponsor With the exception of the foregoing limited authorization, no license to or right in the Information, or any copyright of Sponsor or of any other party is granted or conferred to you.

4. Trademarks/proprietary rights

You should assume that all product names appearing on this Site, if applicable, whether or not appearing in large print, italics or with the trademark symbol are trademarks of Sponsor, its affiliates or licensors. This Site may also contain or reference patents, proprietary information, technologies, products, processes or other proprietary rights of Sponsor and/or other parties. No license to or right in any such trademarks, patents, trade secrets, technologies, products, processes and other proprietary rights of Sponsor and/or other parties is granted to or conferred upon you.

5. Disclaimer of warranties

While Sponsor uses reasonable efforts to ensure that the Information is accurate and up to date, the Information may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Sponsor reserves the right to make changes, corrections and/or improvements to the Information, and to the products and programs described in such Information, at any time without notice. Sponsor makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of any of the Information. Sponsor assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the Site. ALL INFORMATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS." SPONSOR PROVIDES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE COMPLETENESS OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE OR ITS POSSIBLE USES. CONSEQUENTLY, THE INFORMATION SHOULD BE CAREFULLY EVALUATED BY SITE VISITORS. NEITHER SPONSOR, NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THIS SITE TO YOU SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO, USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, OR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OF THE SITE. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you. Sponsor also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, or use of the Information. Sponsor reserves the right to discontinue this Site at any time without notice and without liability.

6. Information you supply to us

Except for information covered by our Privacy Policy, any communication or material you transmit to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions or the like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and nonproprietary. Anything you transmit or post becomes the property of Sponsor or its affiliates and may be used for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Furthermore, Sponsor is free to use, without compensation to you, any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information.

7. Worldwide products

This Site may contain information on worldwide products and services, not all of which are available in every location. A reference to a product or service on this Site does not imply that such product or service is or will be available in your location. The products referred to on this Site may be subject to different regulatory requirements depending on the country of use. Consequently, visitors may be notified that certain sections of this Site are intended only for certain kinds of expert users or only for audiences in certain countries. You should not construe anything on this Site as a promotion or advertisement for any product or for the use of any product that is not authorized by the laws and regulations of your country of residence.

8. Disclaimer

Nothing on this Site shall be interpreted as canvassing or public offering, nor constitute an invitation or offer to invest, subscribe, purchase or deal in the shares or any other securities of Sponsor or any of its affiliates. In particular, actual results and developments may be materially different from any forecast, opinion or expectation expressed on this Site and the past performance of the price of securities must not be relied on as a guide to their future performance.

9. Links to this Site

Sponsor has not reviewed any or all of the third-party websites which contain links to this Site and is not responsible for the content of any such off-site pages or any other sites linked to the Site. If you wish to link your website to this Site, you may only link to the home page. You may not link to any other pages within this Site without the prior written consent of Sponsor Quotation or use of one or more portions of this Site in the site of any third parties without written consent is likewise prohibited.

10. Links to other sites

Sponsor has not reviewed any or all of the third-party websites which contain links to this Site and is not responsible for the content of any such off-site pages or any other sites linked to the Site. If you wish to link your website to this Site, you may only link to the home page. You may not link to any other pages within this Site without the prior written consent of Sponsor Quotation or use of one or more portions of this Site in the site of any third parties without written consent is likewise prohibited.

11. Postings to this Site

Although Sponsor may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, message boards, and the like on the Site, Sponsor is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such locations nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, promotional materials, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, privacy disclosure or inaccuracy contained in any information within such locations on the Site. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, promotional, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. Sponsor will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Sponsor to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.

12. Social Media Platforms Terms of Use

The terms in this section relate to our presence in social media platforms (the "SM Platform") in connection to this Site, where our terms do not appear because of technical restrictions including insufficient space.

Your access and use of the relevant social media page are subject to the SM Platform's terms of use & conditions.

  • Adverse events

If you believe that you have experienced any adverse events from a product, you should consult your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional immediately. You can also report these directly to the manufacturer of the product.

  • Collection and use of personal information

We do not aim to store or use your profile, identification code, email or any other personal information (generally defined as information permitting to identify you).

In case of an adverse event or product issue disclosed in our SM Platform page, we are required to report as a manufacturer. We'd need to collect and use personal information shared such as your name, location, health related information or similar data to comply with applicable laws and regulations. This information is collected and kept for reporting purposes as we have to submit adverse events and product issues to regulatory authorities. This information will only be collected and used by our employees or authorized service providers for this purpose and it may need to be reported to health authorities in and outside of Canada or to our foreign affiliates. In the case of a transfer outside of your country of residence, we contractually protect the handling of your personal information by third-parties; however, any transfer is subject to foreign legal requirements, including requirements in other countries to disclose personal information to government authorities.

We may use third-party service providers to help manage comments and messages; in such a case, they would have access to any personal information you share and are contractually bound to ensure an adequate protection and security of your personal information.

Please note that social media platforms also have access to information you share and we have no control over such access. For more details, please read the relevant terms and privacy policies notices of the platforms. As permitted by the terms of the relevant platform, we may at our discretion, remove or refrain from posting inappropriate comments or images, such as anything defamatory, abusive or profane or offering health or medical advice.

13. Consequences

If we become aware that you have violated any of the terms and conditions contained in these Terms of Use, we may immediately take corrective action, including preventing the user from using the services offered by Sponsor and removing any information, data and content put on the Site by the user, at any moment and without notice. If we have been injured by your violation we may, in our sole discretion, seek to recover damages from you.

14. Revisions

Sponsor may at any time revise these Terms of Use by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current Terms of Use to which you are bound.