Terms of Use

1. TERMS OF USE

Welcome to Shionogi’s European corporate website. This page tells you the terms on which you may use the website www.shionogi.com/eu/en/(“Website”). By using our Website, you accept that you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use (“Terms of Use”). If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you must not use our Website. We advise you to check these Terms of Use regularly as they made be modified from time to time without notice.

This Website is owned and operated by Shionogi B.V. (“Shionogi”, “we”, “our”, “us”). We are a private limited liability company formed under Dutch law. We are registered with the Trade Register of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce under number 73229180 and our registered address is Kingsfordweg 151, 1043GR, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Our VAT number is NL859411011B01. We have a UK establishment registered with Companies House under number BR020960, and its registered address is at 33 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6UF.  

If you have any questions, comments or complaints in relation to this Website or these Terms of Use, you may contact us by email at: admineurope@shionogi.eu

2. PERMITTED USERS

The Website and its contents are intended to be used and accessed by audiences from the UK and EU only (“you”, “your”).  If you access the Website from outside the UK or EU you do so at your own risk and initiative. Other countries may have laws, regulatory requirements and medical practices that differ from those in the UK and EU and you should check local medical resources for information appropriate to your country.  The Website may contain information about products that are unavailable in other countries, or are available under different trademarks, for different indications, or in different dosages. Therefore, the information on the Website is only intended for residents of the UK or EU.

Any information which is submitted to Shionogi by any user of the Website from outside of the UK or EU shall be submitted at the user’s risk and shall remain subject to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.  In respect of non-EU or UK users of the Website, Shionogi's obligations in relation to personal data shall only extend to compliance with its obligations under UK and EU law and shall not extend to your local or national laws.  

3. INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE

The information on this Website is for general information and educational purposes only. Certain sections of this Website are intended for particular audiences, including Shionogi's shareholders, members of the healthcare community, and the general public. Your access to and use of the information contained on this Website is subject to these Terms of Use. By accessing and using the Website, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms of Use.

We will make all reasonable efforts to keep the information on the Website accurate and up-to-date, however some information may become out of date over time. We make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the information is accurate, reliable, complete or up-to-date and, to the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on the information on the Website by any visitor to the Website, or by anyone who might be informed by its content.  

Medicines, medical conditions and their treatment

  • The Website may contain information about medicines, medical conditions and their treatment. The information is provided for general informational and/or educational purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for medical advice provided by a qualified healthcare professional. The information is not intended to constitute medical advice, a recommendation, or be used to diagnose a health condition.
  • If you are a patient or member of the general public, please always consult your healthcare provider if you require medical advice or need to discuss a health condition. You should not use the information on this Website to diagnose a health problem or condition.
  • If you are a healthcare professional, please be aware that the information on this Website is not intended to serve as a substitute for your own medical judgment. The approved prescribing information must guide the appropriate use of a medicine and healthcare professionals should consult the approved prescribing information for the medicine in your country before prescribing it.

No invitation to deal

Nothing on this Website shall constitute an invitation to invest or deal in shares, securities or ADRs of Shionogi. Actual results and developments may be materially different from any forecast, opinion or expectation expressed on this Website and the past performance of the price of securities must not be relied on as a guide to their future performance.

Forward looking statements

The Website may contain forward-looking statements about our financial and operating performance, business plans and prospects, and medicines in development that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from the expectations and projections set forth in those statements. A discussion of these and other risks can be found in the most recent Annual Report. We assume no obligation to update any forward-looking statements as a result of new information or future events or developments.

4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

Shionogi, its affiliates, related companies, or its licensors or joint venture partners are the owners or the licensees of all intellectual property rights in the Website and in the content on the Website. You should assume that all content on the Website is protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. No license to or right in any proprietary right of the Shionogi group of companies (including patents, trademarks and copyright) or any third party is granted to you or conferred upon you by using the Website.

You may freely browse the Website, however you may only access, print, download and copy the material on this Website for your personal, non-commercial use. All copyright and proprietary notices contained in downloaded materials must be retained and you should acknowledge the Website as the source of the material and include the copyright statement “© Shionogi B.V. All rights reserved”. Unless you have our express permission, no other use of the material is permitted.
All trademarks, whether or not appearing with the trademark symbol, are the registered or unregistered trademarks of Shionogi, our affiliates, related companies, or its licensors or joint venture partners. The use or misuse of these trademarks, copyrights, or any other materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of laws and/or regulations. We have and will continue to actively enforce our intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.

5. ACCEPTABLE USE

By using the Website you acknowledge that  we are not responsible and will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website through your internet connection or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

By using the Website you agree not to do the following without our express written consent:
  • use the Website (or any part of it) in any unlawful manner, for any unlawful purpose, or in any manner inconsistent with these Terms of Use;
  • collect any information or data from the Website or our systems in breach of these Terms of Use;
  • change or delete any ownership notices from materials downloaded or printed from the Website; or
  • act fraudulently or maliciously, or circumvent or modify any Website security technology or software.

6. AVAILABILITY OF WEBSITE

We do not guarantee that the Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our Website for business or operational reasons. We are not liable for any modification to, or suspension or interruption of the Website.

7. NO ENDORSEMENT OF THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

Where the Website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these are provided for your interest or convenience only and we do not endorse, recommend or approve of the content presented on such websites or resources.  We accept no liability or responsibility for such third party websites or resources or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. 

8. LINKING TO THIS WEBSITE

Third party websites may contain a link to our Website, but a link to our homepage must not be installed without our prior written consent. If consent is given, any link must be presented in such a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. We do not review, control, approve, nor are we responsible for any content, advertising or other materials available or accessible via those third party sites.

9. INFORMATION YOU SEND US VIA THE WEBSITE

Except for information covered by our Privacy Policy, any communication or other material that you send to us through the Website (including questions, comments, ideas, know-how or the like) is, and will be deemed to be, non-confidential and non-proprietary. We shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and we shall be free to use and disclose any such information without limitation of any kind and for any purpose whatsoever.

10. PRIVACY

We respect the privacy of our Website users. Please refer to our Privacy Policy which explains how and why we collect, use and protect your personal data, and the privacy rights and choices available to you with respect to your personal data. 

11. COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES

This Website may use cookies and other technologies (such as device identifiers) to automatically collect certain information to help us understand how the Website is being used; to improve user experience; and to measure the effectiveness of our advertisements and services.

Please refer to our Cookie Policy for information about how and why we use cookies.

12. LIABILITY

Except where prohibited by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, guarantees, representations or other terms that may be implied in these Terms of Use or imposed by law. You use the Website at your own risk and in no event shall we be liable to you for any losses, damages, expenses and/or costs  arising out of (i) use of, or inability to use, the Website; (ii) errors or omissions on the Website; or (iii) any use of or reliance on any content on the Website.  

13. MISCELLANEOUS

If any provision of these Terms of Use are held to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, then such provision shall be deemed severable without affecting the enforceability of the remaining provisions.

The headings used in the these Terms of Use are for convenience only and are not used in determining the meaning or interpretation of these Terms of Use.

14. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

These Terms of Use, their subject matter and their formation, (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) and your use of the Website are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

 

NP-EU-NP-0115 May 2020