ABOUT “VEIN-ACADEMY.SERVIER.COM

On first connection, VEIN-ACADEMY.SERVIER.COM’s users will see “About VEIN-ACADEMY.SERVIER.COM” a message setting out the purpose of the website – what it is and what it is not and the General Conditions of Use (GCU).

 

WELCOME TO THE VEIN-ACADEMY.SERVIER.COM WEBSITE

VEIN-ACADEMY.SERVIER.COM is an informative internet site on proctology and phlebology.

VEIN-ACADEMY.SERVIER.COM does not, in any way, constitute a medical recommendation, and must not be considered as a diagnosis or therapeutic tool. It has an informative objective only and is not intended to provide therapeutic support or diagnosis assistance.

THE USER MAY NOT, IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, USE, COPY, DISTRIBUTE, THE INTERNET SITE AND/OR ITS CONTENT OTHER THAN HIS/HER OWN DATA.

 

VEIN-ACADEMY.SERVIER.COM

GENERAL CONDITIONS OF USE

 

1. Introduction

 VEIN-ACADEMY.SERVIER.COM is an informative internet portal on proctology and phlebology. Servier makes available an internet portal, in English, on proctology and phlebology themes, divided in five underlined items: News/Website/Apps/Library/Books.

This Website does not, in any way, constitute a medical recommendation, and must not be considered as a diagnosis or therapeutic tool. It has an informative objective only and is not intended to provide therapeutic support or diagnosis assistance.

 

2. Definitions

Each of the terms whether in the singular or the plural set out below in these General Conditions of Use shall have the following meaning:

“Affiliated Company(ies)” means (i) any company which directly or indirectly controls Servier, (ii) the Companies Controlled by the Client within the meaning of Article L.233-1 of the Commercial Code and (iii) any company under common control with Servier or which are controlled by the same entity as that controlling Servier on condition that this control is considered as being continuous and that the control meets the provisions of Articles L.233-1 and L.233-3 of the Commercial Code excluding joint ventures.

“Content” means any documents, websites, apps, and hypertext links named in the Website in five items: News/Website/Apps/Library/Books.

“GCU” means the vein-academy.servier.com General Conditions of Use for the website.

Servier” means Les Laboratoires Servier, a simplified sharing holding company incorporated and governed by French laws,, having a share capital of 237 364 812 Euros whose registered with the Trade Register of Nanterre, under company number 085 480 796, having its head office is situated at 50, rue Carnot, 92284 Suresnes Cedex, France, represented by [last name, first name], acting as [function].

User(s)” means any person using the website.

“Website” means the vein-academy.servier.com Internet portal placed online by Servier on proctology and phlebology themes, divided in five underlined items: News/Website/Apps/Library/Books.

 

3. Object:

The object of these GCU is to define the conditions under which the Website may be used by Users.

These GCU apply to all Users using the Website.

 

4. Acceptance and Amendment to these General Conditions of Use

In accessing the Website whether from a mobile phone, a tablet or a computer whether personal or professional, the User declares that he/she has read these GCU and expressly and unreservedly accepts them and/or any amendments of any sort made to them.

These GCU may be updated at any time by Servier without prior notice or requirement to provide reasons for their decision. The User is invited therefore to read these GCU on a regular basis to be informed of any amendment.

 

5. Access and using of the Website

 

5.1 The Website can be accessed for free on Platforms, open to the public.

 The User must have IT software and electronic communications tools personal or professional, enabling them to access the Website. The User acknowledges that he/she has all necessary skills to use the Website.

Servier may also interrupt, suspend or modify access to the Website without notice, for any reason, including for security reasons, for the restructuring of machine resources, for the maintenance or improvement of the Website or to improve the availability of information. Servier cannot be held responsible for any damage caused by these interruptions, including loss of all data, in particular those out of the Website.

 

5.2 Users will have access to the Website after having clicked on the vein-academy.servier.com address. No creation of account is required to access to the Content.

 

5.3 THE WEBSITE IS INTENDED FOR A PERSONAL USE AND TARGETED TO VENOUS DISEASES.

THE USER IS INFORMED AND ACKNOWLEDGES THAT:

  • THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT IN ANY WAY CONSTITUTE A MEDICAL OPINION OR RECOMMENDATION, AND MUST NOT BE CONSIDERED AS A DIAGNOSIS OR THERAPEUTIC TOOL. IT HAS AN INFORMATIVE OBJECTIVE ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED TO PROVIDE THERAPEUTIC SUPPORT OR DIAGNOSIS ASSISTANCE.
  • THIS WEBSITE CANNOT BE USED TO CONTACT EMERGENCY SERVICES.
  • THE USE OF THE WEBSITE IS BY NO MEANS A SUBSTITUTE FOR A CONSULTATION WITH A PHYSICIAN, WHO IS THE ONLY PERSON QUALIFIED TO ESTABLISH A DIAGNOSIS AND TO PROVIDE THE APPROPRIATE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HEALTH CONDITION;

 

AND UNDERTAKES TO:

  • NOT COPY, DISTRIBUTE, SHARE OR USE THIS WEBSITE AND/OR ITS CONTENT OTHER THAN THE USER’S OWN DATA, IN PARTICULAR FOR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES OR ANY OTHER PURPOSE THAN THIS COVERED BY THESE CGU;
  • MAKE STRICTLY A PERSONAL USE OF THE WEBSITE.

 

6. Functions

 

6.1 Servier places the Website online. Each User is authorised to use this Website complying with these GCU.

 

6.2 The User may also have access to additional functions offered by Servier in the Website. In this section, other websites implemented by Servier such as https://www.phlebolymphology.org/and https://www.phlebologia.com/ and https://www.civiq-20.com/ and https://www.leg-pain.com/ and https://smart.servier.com/, will be accessible via hypertext links.  These other websites are not medical devices.

 

7. Intellectual Property

 

7.1 Website intellectual property rights

Subject to compliance with these GCU, Servier grants the User using the Website a limited user licence which is not transferable or assignable solely for the purposes of accessing and using the Website and/or to make a copy of the Website solely for his/her own personal use, related to the purposes covered by these GCU.

 

7.2 Content intellectual property rights

The general structure, the wording, images whether animated or not, sounds, software, databases and all other elements comprising the Website and its Content other than Data are protected by intellectual property rights.

Servier holds these rights either as the author or on the basis of their acquisition from third parties. In this respect Servier has all rights permitting their communication to the general public.

Regarding hypertext links, User undertakes to comply  with the Terms of Use of the websites and/or application and said documents.

 

7.3 Term of licence

This licence is granted, throughout the world, to the User throughout the term of granting by Servier of access to the Website.

 

7.4 Consequently any reproduction and/or representation of these elements (set out in Clauses 7.1 and 7.2) by the User is formally prohibited. Any adaptation, translation, conversion, amendment, re-arrangement or distribution of any elements contained in the Website in its original or derived form for any purpose whatsoever is also formally prohibited.

Any representation and/or reproduction by any means whatsoever and on any media whatsoever will constitute infringement which will be punishable under the provisions of Articles L.335-2 et seq of the Intellectual Property Code and may be liable to criminal and/or civil penalties.

In the same way, Servier trademarks and all other manufacturing marks, service marks and logos are registered trademarks and protected by the Intellectual Property Code. Any reproduction either in whole or in part and any use of these trademarks will constitute infringement for which their author will be liable.

All of the names of the companies mentioned in the Website which are not held by Servier are protected by intellectual property rights.

 

8. Hypertext links

 Hypertext links will be made available by Servier.

Use by the User of hypertext links, set up in the context of the Website to other resources present on the internet network, is the Users’ responsibility and Servier will not be liable.

Servier cannot be held liable for any third party site and/or website to which the User may have access via the Website. Servier has no means of controlling the content of these third-party websites, which remain completely independent of Servier. Moreover, the existence of a link between the Website and a third party site and/or website does not in any way mean that Servier approves in any way whatsoever the content of this site and/or the website and a fortiori the use that could be made of it.

External sites and/or websites may contain hypertext links to the Website. Such link may not be installed without the prior and express agreement of Servier. In any event, Servier is in no way responsible for the unavailability of such sites and/or websites and Servier does not review, control, approve or is responsible for the content, advertising, products or other elements available on or via such sites and/or websites.

The User using the Website may not set up hypertext links into it.

 

9. Personal Data and cookies

When consulting the Website despite, information relating to navigating from your terminal (computer, tablet, smartphone etc.) on the Website may be recorded in text files known as “cookies” installed on your terminal subject to your choices relating to these cookies which you can change at any time. Only the issuer of a cookie is able to read or change information contained by them. This page enables you to have a better understanding of how cookies work and how to use the current cookies to configure them.

 

9.1 What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer when you visit a site or look at advertising. Its main purpose is to collect information relating to your navigation of the Website and to send services to your terminal which have been personalised and adapted. Cookies are controlled by your internet navigator.

The maximum term for which cookies may be retained is 13 months.

 

9.2. Cookies issued by Servier or third parties for Servier

9.2.1 When you connect to Website we may install cookies on your terminal. We use these cookies to:

  • adapt the presentation of our site to your preferences (language used, the display resolution, operating system used etc.) when you visit the Website to the viewing and reading equipment and software that your terminal has;
  • create frequentation and use statistics for the various elements comprising the Website enabling us to detect any navigational problem and to improve the interest and ergonomy of the services;
  • enable you to connect to your personal area based on user names or data which you may have previously given;
  • implement security measures, for example where you are asked to reconnect to content or a service after a certain lapse of time.

 

9.2.2 We would inform you that Servier and/or third-party companies acting for Servier may issue cookies from areas accessible on the Website

The issue and use of cookies by these companies are subject to Servier policy.

For more information please refer to the French National Commission for Data Protection (CNIL) site:   https://www.cnil.fr/

 

9.3 Personal Data

Via the Website and your consent, Les Laboratoires Servier (the data controller) collects and uses your name or alias, score such as “good, “ (average by all the information filled in by the user: taking medication or not, results of “heart rate, …..” and country to enable you to access the optional Learning Tools and to participate in games. The User has also the possibility to be notified for any reminders which will have to schedule himself/herself in the website and allowed these notifications in his/her own device.

This data may be processed by service providers situated within the European Union. Recipients of your data are limited to persons who have a strict need to access within the training department and the IT systems department. Your data will be retained for the term of use of the Website and for an additional period of three (3) months after closure of your access to these tools.

Pursuant to the legislation on Personal Data Protection dated 6 January 1978 as amended in 2004 and the General data protection regulation 2016/679, you have a right to be informed, access, correct, restrict (where applicable) and delete your personal data which you may exercise by writing to the following address:dataprivacy@servier.com.

For further information regarding personal data handling by Les Laboratoires Servier, please go to servier.com on “Data privacy policy”.

 

10. Liability

The Website is supplied “as it is”. Its use and functioning does not come with any guarantee whether expressed or implied of any sort from Servier.

 

10.1 Content

1. Limitation of liability of Servier

Servier will do what that it can, in accordance with its obligation to reasonable efforts, to offer to the User information which are available and verified.

Information supplied by Servier is solely illustrative. Servier does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or up-to-date nature of information distributed in the Website. Consequently, the User undertakes to verify this information and acknowledges that he/she uses this information under his/her sole responsibility.

Therefore, Servier will not be liable either for any lack of reliability or completeness of this information or any non-availability of information on the Website.

Servier, in no case can be held liable for any damage, direct or indirect, in particular with regard to loss of profits, loss of customers, data that may result among other things from the use of the Website or, on the contrary, the impossibility of use of the Website.

All information relating to products and services other than Servier products and services which may be present in the Website are only supplied for informational purposes. Therefore this information and these products are not certified by Servier.

 

2. User’s liability

The User can interact with the Website by entering information and/or his/her Data. It is his/her responsibility to enter correct, real, current, complete and legal information and Data.

The User undertakes to ensure that his/her interactions in the Website comply with all applicable laws and regulations. It is prohibited, without this list being exhaustive, to publish any content of which would or would be likely to affect:

– public order or morality,

– the rights of third parties (image rights, privacy, etc.),

– the intellectual property rights of any third party and/or Servier.

In this respect, the User undertakes to ensure that his/her interactions are relevant to the context and must not contain subjective and never excessive or insulting assessments, nor reveal, directly or indirectly, any data considered sensitive (racial or ethnic origin, political, philosophical or religious opinions, trade union membership, data relating to health or sexual life, offences, convictions, security measures).

The User is fully responsible for protecting his/her Data against the risks of misuse, disclosure, intrusion, contamination, accidental loss, modification of his/her equipment and Data by a computer virus, suspension or interruption of service or other destructive elements.

The User declares that he/she assumes all civil and criminal liability resulting from the publication of his/her Data in the Website. The User warrants Servier against all third party proceedings, for any reason whatsoever, relating to the information contained in the Website. Furthermore, the User guarantees Servier against any action of any nature whatsoever that may be brought against him/her by any interested person for non-compliance by the User with the foregoing provisions.

Furthermore, it is specified that in the event of non-compliance by the User with the provisions contained in this clause, Servier reserves the right to remove from the Website any disputed Data, notwithstanding the right for the latter to suspend or terminate the User’s access to the Website without notice.

 

10.2 Medical information

 Although, some information contained in the Website can concern diseases and/or their treatments. These information cannot be considered on their own as a diagnostic assistance, as mentioned in Article 5 of these CGU. Servier does not provide any diagnostic and/or any treatment advice.

 

10.3. Smartphone malfunction

 Because the Internet’s environment cannot be controlled, Servier will not be liable for:

  • any damage suffered by a User’s smartphone, tablet or any loss of data arising from use of the Website;
  • any damage suffered by the transfer of a computer virus, a Trojan horse or any other form of programming such as to damage or destroy a smartphone’s functionality or impede its proper functioning.

The User acknowledges that it is his/her responsibility to install antivirus software on the tablet or personal phone to protect against any virus or other alteration to their mobile system.

 

11. Assistance

Servier does not ensure the assistance into the Website.

 

12. Law applicable and Jurisdiction

 

12.1 The content of the Website as well as these GCU are subject to French law both for substantive and procedural rules.

 

12.2 Any dispute and/or problem in the interpretation or execution of these GCU will be for the jurisdiction of a French court.

 

13. Legal Notices and Disclaimers

The Website is accessible on Iphone via Appstore and on Android via Google Playstore.

Their content is protected by intellectual property rights.

                                                                 

The Website is published by means :

LES LABORATOIRES SERVIER, SAS – a simplified joint-stock company with a capital of 34,590,852 Euros, registered with the Trade and Companies’ Register of Nanterre under number 085 480 796, the head office of which is located at 50, rue Carnot – 92284 Suresnes – France – Tel: 00 33 (0)1 55 72 60 00. LES LABORATOIRES SERVIER is a company of SERVIER.

 

The publications director for the Website is Olivier Laureau, acting as President in his capacity as representative.

 

The Website is hosted by OVH, SAS a simplified joint-stock company with a capital of 10 069 020 €, registered with the Trade and Companies’ Register of Lille Métropole under number 424 761 419 00045, the head office of which is located at 2 rue Kellermann – 59100 Roubaix – France.

 

Contact:

LES LABORATOIRES SERVIER, SAS

50, rue Carnot – 92284 Suresnes – France

00 33 (0)1 55 72 60 00

 

Date and version of the Application: 2018 June IOS V 9.1.10 ; android V 9.1.12

Date and version of the Website: vein-academy.servier.comInternet Site: 2018 June version 9.0.0

Date of these General Conditions of Use: May 28 2018

 

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