This page describes the terms and conditions which apply to every Internet user visiting this website, www.sanofi.co.uk (the “Site”).
These terms were most recently updated on 13 July 2022.
Click on the links below to go straight to more information on each area:
- Information about us
- Intended audience and content
- Intellectual property
- Nature of information
- Medical advice
- Links to and from other sites
- Personal information and other information
- Limitations of liability
- Availability of the Site
- Viruses, hacking and other offences
- Information on products
- Applicable law and jurisdiction
1. Information about us
The Sanofi Group is made up of different legal entities and in the United Kingdom, Sanofi conducts its business through Aventis Pharma Limited and Opella Healthcare UK Limited (“Sanofi” or “We”). This Site is operated by Sanofi. For more information about these operating companies and how to contact us, refer to the Contact Us page on this Site.
2. Intended audience and content
This Site is intended for people residing in the United Kingdom only. Sanofi does not represent that content available on or through this Site is available in other locations, or appropriate for use by other individuals or in other locations.
3. Intellectual property
All intellectual property rights in this Site and in the material published on it, including in the format and presentation of any text, images, visuals of any text, visuals and other material published on this Site, including trademarks, logos and domain names, are owned by or licensed to Sanofi S.A., Sanofi’s ultimate parent company, or its affiliates (together the “Sanofi Group”). All works on this Site are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
No material or extract from this Site may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, distorted, transmitted or distributed in any way, without the Sanofi Group's prior written consent, except for non-commercial or personal use (including financial or media reporting purposes), on the condition that all intellectual property rights and all other property rights are respected.
You will ensure that the following statement appears on any authorised (in accordance with the above) copy of the whole or part of the content of this Site: “Copyright © 2018-2022 Sanofi. All rights reserved”.
All authorised copies of text, images, visuals or other material published on this Site, whether constituting this Site or being included within it, must not be distorted, modified or altered in any way whatsoever. The Sanofi Group reserves the right to take legal action against any infringement of its intellectual property rights.
Nothing contained in this Site should be construed as conferring any licence or right under any intellectual property (including patents, trademarks and copyright) of the Sanofi Group or any third party.
4. Nature of information
Information, including in particular, financial information, provided on this Site shall not be considered as an invitation to invest, shall not be interpreted as canvassing or public offering, and does not constitute either an offer to subscribe, purchase, or deal in Sanofi Group shares or any other securities issued by the Sanofi Group. Any financial information that may be posted on this Site is regularly updated.
This Site may contain information which is forward-looking and involves risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, risks associated with the inherent uncertainty of pharmaceutical research, product development and commercialisation, the impact of competitive products, patent, product liability and third-party reimbursement risks associated with the pharmaceutical industry, and the other risks and uncertainties detailed from time to time in the Sanofi Group's Annual Report. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements that speak only as of the date hereof.
Expert opinions concerning subject areas related to the content of this Site and/or extracts from press articles may be posted on this Site. Such information represents only the opinions of the respective experts or newspaper and is not necessarily those of Sanofi or the Sanofi Group. Sanofi is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any information or opinions set forth in such materials. Expert advice reflects only the personal view of that expert, and in no case shall it be regarded as the opinion or responsibility of Sanofi or the Sanofi Group.
Sanofi reserves the right to change the content of this Site at any time without prior notice to you.
5. Medical advice
This Site contains information relating to health, fitness, medicinal products and medical treatment. The content of this Site, including such information, is for information purposes only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely and is not meant to be a substitute for the advice provided by your own doctor, pharmacist or healthcare professional. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on this Site. You should not use the information contained on this Site for diagnosing any illness or physical problem or in order to prescribe or use any medication presented on this Site. You should always consult your own doctor, pharmacist or healthcare professional. You should not change the treatment of your condition (unless advised to do so by your doctor or healthcare professional) or delay seeking medical advice as a result of any information made available on this Site. It is your responsibility to confirm with your doctor or healthcare professional the suitability and relevance of any information that you access online.
Sanofi disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on the content of this Site by any visitor to it, or by anyone who may be informed by its content.
6. Links to other sites
Third party sites may contain hyperlinks leading to this Site. Such hyperlinks must not be installed without express prior consent from Sanofi who reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. Any permitted hyperlinks must not be established in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on the part of Sanofi where none exists. You must not establish a link to this Site in any website that is not owned by you. This Site must not be framed on any other site. Sanofi is in no way responsible for the unavailability of such external sites and Sanofi does not review, control, approve, nor is it responsible for any content, advertising, products or other materials available on or accessible via those sites.
7. Personal information and other information
Anything you transmit or post becomes the property of Sanofi and its affiliates and may be used for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Sanofi and its affiliates shall be free to use, without compensation to you, any ideas, concepts, know-how and techniques contained in these communications and materials for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products.
8. Limitations of liability
Sanofi makes every effort to ensure that the information made available on this Site is accurate and up to date. Nonetheless, Sanofi does not provide any representation, guarantee or warranty, whether express or implied, as to the accuracy, precision or comprehensiveness of such information, nor does it represent, guarantee or warrant that the information is up to date.
With the exception of direct damage resulting from wilful misconduct or gross negligence by Sanofi, Sanofi is not and will not be liable for:
a) any imprecision, inaccuracy or omission in the information made available on this Site;
b) any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party leading to the modification of the information or materials made available on this Site; or
c) any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred in connection with this Site, irrespective of whether Sanofi was aware of the possibility of such loss or damage, and whether as a result of:
i. access or inability to access this Site; ii. use of, or inability to use, this Site, including any damage caused by a distributed denial of service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material which may have infected your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it; and/or iii. use of or reliance on any information provided directly or indirectly by this Site.
9. Availability of the web site
By using this Site you acknowledge that:
a) it is technically impossible for this Site to be provided free of defects and that Sanofi does not take any responsibility for this;
b) this Site, and any part of it, may be temporarily unavailable at certain times; and
c) the operation of this Site may be adversely affected by events outside the control Sanofi, such as, for example, transmission and telecommunication links between Sanofi and you and between Sanofi and other systems and networks.
Sanofi and/or its suppliers may, at any time, temporarily or permanently modify or interrupt all or part of this Site in order to perform maintenance work and/or make improvements and/or changes to this Site.
Sanofi is not liable for any modification to or suspension or interruption of this Site.
10. Viruses, hacking and other offences
Sanofi does not guarantee that this Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
It is your responsibility to take the necessary precautions to prevent your computer system and other products from being damaged by denial of service attacks, viruses or other technologically harmful material or by fraudulent intrusion by a third party.
You must not misuse this Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to this Site, the server on which this Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this Site. You must not attack this Site via a denial of service attack or a distributed denial of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. Sanofi will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and Sanofi will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them if known. In the event of such a breach, your right to use this Site will cease immediately.
11. Information on products
The information made available on this Site may contain direct or indirect references to products, programmes and/or services of Sanofi and/or the Sanofi Group which may not be available in certain countries or regions, which may be offered under a different trademark, or which may be subject to different regulations and conditions of use in other countries. Such references do not imply any intention on the part of Sanofi or the Sanofi Group to sell or provide these products, programmes or services in your country. Please consult the local Sanofi subsidiary or your Sanofi commercial partner for any information concerning the products, programmes and services which are available in your region / country.
12. Applicable law and jurisdiction
Date of preparation January 2023