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Terms of Use

Your Agreement

These General Terms of Use (GTU) as well as our Privacy Notice apply to every user of this website provided by Boehringer Ingelheim regardless of the place of access.

Addressees

This website is intended to be an international resource for general purpose information. Accordingly, the content provided is international in nature and is not intended to target users in any particular country. Please be aware that country-specific information may be more relevant to you, which in some cases may differ from the general information provided on this website. In particular, the information provided about the approval status and labels of approved products may vary from country to country. Country-specific information may be available in the relevant country.

Please note, this website is not intended for users in the US and UK. Certain sections or the whole of this website may only be intended for specific users (e.g. healthcare professionals). Such parts will clearly be marked. To access the restricted content, users will be required to confirm that they are qualified or otherwise fall within group of the intended audience.

By accessing certain restricted content, you warrant that you are authorized to do so in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Use of Content

All content on this website is the property of the Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies and is protected by copyright. Permission to use documents (such as white papers, news releases, datasheets and FAQs) from this website is granted, provided that (1) this notice appears in all copies and that, in particular, both the copyright notice and this permission notice appear, (2) use of such documents from this website is for informational, media and non-commercial or personal use only and the documents will not be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in commercial media, and (3) no modifications of any documents are made. Use for any other purpose is expressly prohibited and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violations will be prosecuted.

Permission given above does not include the use of the design or layout of the Boehringer Ingelheim website or any other website or app owned, operated, licensed or controlled by one of the companies of the Boehringer Ingelheim group. Some elements of this website are protected by copyright, trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No trademarks, logos, graphics, sounds or images from this website may be copied or retransmitted except as set forth under 1-3 above or unless expressly permitted by the specific Boehringer Ingelheim company owning these rights.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Disclaimer

The Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies make no representations about the suitability of the information contained in the documents and related graphics published on this website for any purpose. All such documents and related graphics are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind.

The Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies hereby disclaim all representations, warranties and conditions with regard to this information, including all implied warranties, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. All access and use of and the content thereof is at the own risk of the user. In no event shall entities of the Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies be liable for any damage or loss whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of information available from this website.

Any and all information on this website (including information about products, diseases and their treatment) is not intended to be a substitute for consulting with a physician. The website is in no way intended to offer a medical diagnosis or patient-specific treatment advice. If you require advice on a specific health problem, please consult a physician.

The documents and related graphics published on this website could include technical inaccuracies, typographical and other errors. Content may be amended and/or removed at any time without prior notice. The Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies may make improvements and/or changes in the product(s) and/or the program(s) described herein at any time.

Notices regarding software, documents and services available on this website

In no event shall the Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies be liable for any damage or loss, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of software, documents, provision of or failure to provide services, or information available from this website.

Links to third party sites

Some links in this area will let you leave Boehringer Ingelheim's website and visit external websites. If not indicated otherwise in the imprint of the external website, the linked sites are not under the control of the Boehringer Ingelheim corporation and no entity of the Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies is responsible for the contents of such linked site or any link contained in such linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. Neither is any entity of the Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. These links are provided to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies of the site. In particular, Boehringer Ingelheim is not in a position to monitor the linked third-party websites completely and permanently for violations of the law. Boehringer Ingelheim therefore accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or any other aspect of the information on this website. Boehringer Ingelheim is liable, if at all, only to the extent that it was aware of illegal content and it was technically possible and reasonable to prevent its use. The data protection declaration for this website does not apply to such linked websites.

Trademark notice

The tradenames of Boehringer Ingelheim products referenced herein, whether or not appearing in bold characters or with the trademark symbol ®, are trademarks of entities of the Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies or its licensors. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. The use of these trademarks, of the company name Boehringer Ingelheim and the company logo, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of criminal law. The products discussed herein may have different tradenames, different labelling, product presentation and strength in different countries. Please contact our local affiliate in case clarification is requested.

Queries, Feedback and User Generated Content

Queries and other feedback addressed to Boehringer Ingelheim through this website should not contain questions on personal health matters or on specific prescription-only products, for which you should refer to your relevant physician.

To the extent the website permits you to contribute user generated content to the website (e.g., comments, questions or adding to discussions etc.), you must ensure that such content is honest, accurate, non-misleading, non-promotional, non-commercial, inoffensive and compliant with all applicable laws and regulations. We will monitor such content regularly and remove non-compliant content without notice.

All queries, feedback and user generated content (including questions, comments, suggestions, or the like) shall be deemed to be non-proprietary and non-confidential. The Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute – however, where required by applicable privacy legislation, only in anonymized form – this information to others without limitation. You expressly consent to our monitoring all such information for pharmacovigilance and other regulatory purposes and making appropriate notifications. We may contact you in order to obtain follow-up information, if this is required.

Disputes and Complaints

The Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies is a member of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (“IFPMA”) that represents research-based biopharmaceutical companies and regional and national associations across the world. IFPMA advocates policies and practices that encourage the discovery of and access to life-saving and life-enhancing medicines and vaccines, for people everywhere.

All disputes complaints relating to this website or these Terms of Use shall as far as applicable and possible be dealt with under the IFPMA Code of Practice that can be downloaded on the IFPMA website.

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