Terms of Use

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

This page describes the terms and conditions that apply to every Internet-user visiting www.buscopan.co.uk.

By using this website, you undertake to comply with these terms of use without reservation. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please refrain from using www.buscopan.co.uk. We advise you to consult these terms and conditions regularly, as they may be modified from time to time and without notice.

INFORMATION ABOUT US

This website is owned and operated by Aventis Pharma Limited, trading as Sanofi, a UK affiliate of Sanofi, S.A. ("Sanofi UK").

Aventis Pharma Limited is incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number 01535640. Its registered and trading address is One Onslow Street, Guildford, Surrey GU1 4YS.

If you have any concerns about this website please contact the website editor at the above trading address.

INTENDED AUDIENCE AND CONTENT

This website (apart from the home and general public pages, which are intended for residents of the United Kingdom) is intended for healthcare professionals. The website provides information on Buscopan®.

Intellectual property

The format and presentation of any text, images, visuals or other material published on www.buscopan.co.uk, including trademarks, logos and domain names, are protected by applicable laws and are owned by or licensed to Sanofi S.A. or its affiliates ("Sanofi Group"). All such rights are reserved.

No material or extract from this website may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, distorted, transmitted or distributed in any way, without Sanofi Group's prior written consent, except for non-commercial or personal use (including financial or media reporting purposes), on condition that all intellectual property rights and all other property rights are respected.

All copies of text, images, visuals or other material published on www.buscopan.co.uk, whether constituting this website or being included within it, must not be distorted, modified or altered in any way whatsoever. Sanofi Group reserves the right to take legal action against any infringement of its intellectual property rights.

NATURE OF INFORMATION

Information, including, in particular, financial information, provided on www.buscopan.co.uk shall not be considered as an invitation to invest and shall not be interpreted as canvassing or public offering, and does not constitute an offer to subscribe, purchase, or deal in Sanofi Group shares or any other securities issued by Sanofi Group. Financial information posted on this website is regularly updated (if financial information is provided on-line).

Expert opinions concerning subject areas related to the content of www.buscopan.co.uk and extracts from press articles may be posted on this website. Such information represents only the opinions of the respective expert consulted or the publication, and is not necessarily the opinion of the Sanofi Group. Any such experts are not employees of the Sanofi Group and do not receive any emoluments in exchange for Sanofi using their opinion. Sanofi is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any such information and opinions. Experts’ opinions reflect their own personal views and should never be interpreted as being the opinion or responsibility of the Sanofi Group.

MEDICAL ADVICE

The website may also contain information relating to health, fitness, medicinal products and medical treatment. This is for information purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for the advice provided by your own doctor, pharmacist or nurse. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing any illness or physical problem or in order to prescribe or use any medication presented on this website. You should always consult your own doctor. Sanofi UK disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to this website, or by anyone who may be informed by its content.

You should not change the treatment of your condition (unless advised to do so by your doctor) or delay seeking medical advice, as a result of any information made available on this website.

It is your responsibility to confirm with your doctor the suitability and relevance of any information that you access online.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

Where www.buscopan.co.uk contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Sanofi UK has no control over the contents of these sites or resources, and accepts no liability or responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. The existence of a link between www.buscopan.co.uk and any third party site or resource in no way implies that Sanofi UK in any way approves of the content of these sites or resources, or, any use to which such content may be put.

Third party sites may contain hyperlinks leading to www.buscopan.co.uk. Such hyperlinks must not be installed without express prior consent from Sanofi UK who reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. Hyperlinks must not be established in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on the part of Sanofi UK where none exists. Sanofi UK 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.

PERSONAL INFORMATION AND OTHER INFORMATION

In accordance with Sanofi Group policy, Sanofi UK will not divulge to any third party personal information concerning you which you may communicate to Sanofi UK via electronic mail or by using this website. This information will be used for the sole purpose of replying to you in the most efficient way possible.

In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 in the United Kingdom, you have a right to access, rectify and object to the processing of personal data concerning you. To do so, request as follows:

By email to: gfd-webmaster@sanofi.com

By post to:
The Data Controller
Aventis Pharma Limited trading as Sanofi
One Onslow Street
Guildford
Surrey, GU1 4YS
UK

This website is not designed to receive confidential information. By using www.buscopan.co.uk, you agree that all information which you communicate to Sanofi UK on or via this website in any form, including, but not limited to, documents, data, graphics, questions, suggestions, concepts, comments or remarks, with the exception of the personal information outlined above, is deemed not to be confidential. By communicating such information to Sanofi UK you grant Sanofi UK the right to store, use, reproduce, modify, publish or transmit this information with a view to dealing with your request.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

Nothing in these terms or conditions excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

Sanofi UK makes every effort to ensure that the information made available on www.buscopan.co.uk is accurate and up to date and reserves the right to change the content at any time without prior notice. Nonetheless, Sanofi UK does not provide any guarantee or warranty as to the accuracy, precision or comprehensiveness of such information, nor does it 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 UK, Sanofi UK is not liable for:

  • any imprecision, inaccuracy or omission in the information made available on this website;
  • any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party leading to the modification of the information or materials made available on this website; and
  • direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred in connection with this website (including, but not limited to, any loss of income or revenue; loss of business; loss of profits or contracts; loss of anticipated savings; loss of data; loss of goodwill or wasted management or office time), irrespective of whether Sanofi UK was aware of the possibility of such loss or damage, and whether as a result of:
    1. access or inability to access this website;
    2. use of, or inability to use, this website, 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 website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it; and/or
    3. use of or reliance on any information provided directly or indirectly by this website. The information and materials made available on this website are provided for information purposes only, without any kind of warranty, whether express or implied.

AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE

Using www.buscopan.co.uk you acknowledge that:

  • Sanofi UK cannot guarantee that this website will be provided free of defects;
  • this website, or any content on it, may be temporarily unavailable at certain times; and
  • the operation of this website may be adversely affected by events outside the control Sanofi UK, for example, transmission and telecommunication links between Sanofi UK and you and between Sanofi UK and other systems and networks.

Sanofi UK and/or its suppliers may, at any time, temporarily or permanently, modify or interrupt all or part of www.buscopan.co.uk in order to perform maintenance work and/or make improvements and/or changes to this website.

Sanofi UK is not liable for any modification to or suspension or interruption of this website.

VIRUSES, HACKING AND OTHER OFFENCES

Sanofi UK does not guarantee that www.buscopan.co.uk will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

It is your responsibility to take the necessary precautions to prevent your computer system or other products 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 website 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 our site, the server on which this website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this website. You must not attack this website via a denial of service attack or a distributed denial of service attacks.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we 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 website will cease immediately.

INFORMATION ON PRODUCTS

The information made available on www.buscopan.co.uk may contain direct or indirect references to products, programmes and services of Sanofi UK or the Sanofi Group which are not available in certain countries or regions, or which may be offered under a different name, and which may be subject to different regulations and conditions of use according to the country. Such references do not imply any intention on the part of the Sanofi UK or the Sanofi Group to sell 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.

APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION

These terms and conditions, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree to that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with these terms and conditions or their subject matter or formation.

CONTACT US

Publisher of this website:

Aventis Pharma Limited trading as Sanofi. Sanofi is a limited company registered in England and Wales under company registration number 01535640.

Registered office address:

One Onslow Street
Guildford
Surrey
GU1 4YS

Tel: 01483 505 515

Head of publication:

Aventis Pharma Limited trading as Sanofi
One Onslow Street
Guildford
Surrey
GU1 4YS

Website hosting:

Microsoft Corporation
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