1. General information
This website is operated by Vifor Pharma Ltd (Vifor Pharma UK) (registered company number 6514784) whose registered address is at Flughofstrasse 61, CH-8152 Glattbrugg. These terms set out the basis on which you are allowed to use the website. Your use of the website will be subject to these terms, and by using the website you agree to be bound by them. The information published on the Vifor Pharma UK website constitutes neither a recommendation nor an offer or a proposal for concluding any type of legal transaction. The information is under no circumstances an offer or solicitation for the purchase, disposal, trading or any other type of transaction in Vifor Pharma UK securities. The information provided does not constitute a basis for investment decisions.
2. Medical Information/Conditions
This site contains material about Vifor Pharma UK, which may be of interest to our employees and customers, as well as to members of the health care community and the general public. The product information presented on this website is intended only as a brief summary for the visitor's convenience in relation to Vifor Pharma UK activities. Not all products or indications are licensed in every country and may be subject to further local variations. For specific product information you should always consult the local summary of product characteristics. For advice on medical issues you should always consult your local medical practitioner. While there may be information on this web site related to certain medical conditions and their treatment, should a medical condition exist, promptly see your own physician or health provider. We do not offer personalised medical diagnosis or patient-specific treatment advice. Only your doctor or other healthcare professional, as a learned intermediary, can determine if a product described in this web site is appropriate for you. Please consult with your doctor or other qualified health care professional before using any product discussed within this website.
3. Copyright and Restriction on Use of Material (Noncommercial Use)
The content of this website is subject to copyright. You may only use the website for your personal, non-commercial use in accordance with these terms and for lawful purposes.
You may retrieve and display content from the website, print and copy individual pages for your personal use provided that you do not change or delete any intellectual property notices. You may not copy any part of the website (except as permitted herein, and to the extent that copying occurs automatically in the normal course of your accessing the website using a browser).
4. Limitation of liability
We will not be liable to you for any: (i) losses which arise as a result of your unauthorised use of the website (including any breach by you of these terms); or (ii) losses that were not caused by Vifor Pharma UK breaching these terms.
If you are using this website as a consumer, we will not be liable to you for any: (i) losses which are not a foreseeable or likely result of your use of the website; or (ii) loss of profits, loss of business, loss of revenue, loss of anticipated savings or any other loss connected with a trade or business.
If you are using this website as a business, we will not be liable to you for any: (i) loss of profits; (ii) loss of revenue; (iii) loss of anticipated savings; (iv) loss of business; (in each case whether such loss is direct or indirect); or (v) indirect, consequential or special loss or damage. Nothing in these terms shall in any way limit or exclude Vifor Pharma UK's liability for negligence causing death or personal injury, for fraudulent misrepresentation or for anything which may not be legally excluded or limited.
5. Worldwide products
Any mention of a product or service on the Vifor Pharma UK website is not an indication that said product or service is available wordwide.
6. Forward-looking information
The content of the Vifor Pharma UK website may contain forward-looking information. It is hereby explicitly pointed out that such information is based on considerable uncertainty and may differ markedly from the actual outcome.
7. Links to other Web Sites
The Vifor Pharma UK website may include links to other websites to provide you with access to information and services that you might find useful or interesting. Vifor Pharma UK do have no control over and are not responsible for the content of these other websites or for anything provided by them and do not guarantee that they will be available at any given time. The fact that we include links to such external websites does not imply any endorsement of or association with their operators.
8. Concerning your privacy
The way in which we use personal data relating to you is explained in the Vifor Pharma UK privacy and cookies policy, which forms part of these terms. We may change these terms (including the Vifor Pharma UK privacy and cookies policy) from time to time. If we do so, we will update the terms on the website. Your use of the website will be taken as your acceptance of the latest version of these terms.
These terms were last updated on January 5th 2015.
9. Trademarks and other intellectual property rights
All intellectual property rights in any content on the website (including text, graphics, software, photographs and other images, videos, sound, trade marks and logos) are owned by Vifor Pharma UK or Vifor Pharma UK licensors.
We give you a non-exclusive licence to use and access the website and its content solely for your own personal use as permitted by these terms.
If you print off or copy pages from the website as permitted by these terms, you must not remove any copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property right notices from the content.
Except to the extent expressly set out in these terms, you are not being given any rights in respect of any intellectual property rights owned by Vifor Pharma UK or the Vifor Pharma UK licensors and you acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership of, or other rights in relation to, any such intellectual property rights by downloading any content from the website or otherwise.
10. Access to the website
It is your responsibility to ensure that your computer system meets all the necessary technical specifications to enable you to access and use the website. We may, in the future, introduce log-on details in order to access the website. You must ensure that any registration details you provide are accurate. In doing so, you must ensure that all of the details that you give us are accurate and complete, and are kept up-to-date. Only one registration per person is allowed. Corporate or joint accounts are not permitted.
You must treat your log-on ID (e.g. username and password or other identifier(s)) as confidential and must not reveal them to anyone else or allow anyone else to use them. You must notify us immediately via the Vifor Pharma UK website if anyone else has become aware of your ID in circumstances in which there is a risk of misuse or if you have any reason to believe that there is any other risk of any unauthorised use of your account.
Unless you have notified us that something has happened to cause a risk of unauthorised use of your ID, then any activities that occur under your ID will be treated as if they were carried out by you. We reserve the right to disable your log-on ID, at any time, if in our opinion:
11. Availability, content and standards
We will use reasonable efforts to ensure that the website is available as much of the time as possible, but we cannot guarantee that it will be available all of the time. There may be times when certain features, parts or content of the website, or the entire website, become unavailable (whether on a scheduled or unscheduled basis). We reserve the right to modify, suspend or withdraw the website at any time without notice to you. We will not be liable to you or any third party for any unavailability, modification, suspension or withdrawal of the website or any features, parts or content of the website for any period.
We may impose limits on certain features of the website or restrict your access to parts or all of it without notice or liability.
Except as expressly set out in these terms, we do not give or enter into any condition, warranty or other term to the effect that the website is or will be free from defects, or that it will comply with any particular standards.
While we try to make sure that all information on the website is correct, it is not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. You should check with us or the relevant information source and exercise your own judgement before acting on any such information. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we will not be liable for any loss or damage incurred as a result of your reliance on any of the content on the website.
We cannot and do not guarantee that any content of the website will be free from viruses and/or other code that may have contaminating or destructive elements. It is your responsibility to implement appropriate IT security safeguards (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements as to the safety and reliability of content.
These terms and your access and use of the website will be governed by English law. Any dispute regarding the website or these terms will be dealt with by the English courts, provided that if you are a consumer and live in a part of the United Kingdom other than England, the applicable law of that part of the United Kingdom will govern and any dispute may be dealt with by the courts there. Nothing shall prevent us from bringing proceedings to protect Vifor Pharma UK's intellectual property rights before any competent court.
If any part of these terms is found to be unenforceable, all the other parts shall remain unaffected.
All notices given by you to us must be given in writing to the address set out at the end of these terms.
If Vifor Pharma UK does not enforce any of our rights that does not mean that the rights concerned have been waived.
Access to the website or to any content from territories where use of the website (or any part of it) is illegal or unlawful is expressly prohibited. If you choose to access the website from outside the United Kingdom, you do so of your own accord and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Thank you for visiting the Vifor Pharma UK web site. We value your interest and ideas. If you have any comments or concerns regarding the use of information provided to Vifor Pharma UK via an Internet site, please contact us via the contact form on the site.