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Terms and Conditions of Use

Acceptance of Agreement.  Please read and review these terms and conditions of use before accessing or using this Bristol-Myers Squibb Company website (http://bmsireland.ie/Pages/Home.aspx) (the “Site”).  By accessing and browsing the Site, you accept and agree to, without limitation or qualification, these terms and conditions and acknowledge that any other agreements between you and Bristol-Myers Squibb are superseded and of no force or effect with respect to your access and use of the Site.  If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you may not access or use the Site. 

Laws of Ireland.  The Site and its contents are intended to comply with the laws of Ireland.  Although the information on the Site is accessible to users outside Ireland, the information on the Site is intended for use only by residents of Ireland.  Other countries may have laws and regulatory requirements that differ from those in Ireland.  These terms and conditions of use and your use of the Site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Ireland.  The courts of Ireland shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising in connection with this Site.

Scope of Use.  Bristol-Myers Squibb maintains the Site for your personal information, education, and communication.  You may download material displayed on the Site for non-commercial, personal use only, provided you maintain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials.  You may not, however, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost or use the content of the Site for public or commercial purposes, including the text and images, without Bristol-Myers Squibb's written permission.  You understand that Bristol-Myers Squibb makes no representation that the information in the Site is appropriate or available for use in locations outside Ireland, and access to the Site from territories where the content of the Site may be illegal or inappropriate is prohibited.  Those who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

No Medical Advice.  The Site does not provide medical advice.  With limited exception, Bristol-Myers Squibb products are available only by prescription from a licensed health care professional.  Bristol-Myers Squibb is not engaged in rendering medical or similar professional services or advice, and the information provided on the Site is not intended to replace medical advice offered by a health care provider.  If you desire or need such services or advice, you should promptly consult a physician or professional health care provider.

Product Information.  The product information provided on the Site is intended only for those accessing the Site in Ireland.  The Site and its links may, however, contain information about products that may or may not be available in any particular country, territory or region of the world (including Ireland), may be available under different trade marks in different countries and, where applicable, may be approved or cleared by a government regulatory body for sale or use with different indications and restrictions in different countries.  You should not construe anything on the Site as a promotion or solicitation for any product or service or for the use of any product or service that is not authorised by the laws and regulations of the country where you are located, including Ireland.  For specific information about particular products, you should refer to the full prescribing information as approved by the relevant governmental authority of the country where you are located.  The prescribing information provided here is based on Ireland labelling rules and may not be appropriate outside Ireland.

Copyright Protection.  All content of the Site is copyright protected, unless otherwise stated, and may not be used, in any way, without the written permission of Bristol-Myers Squibb, except as provided in these terms and conditions of use or in the text on the Site.  Bristol-Myers Squibb neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on the Site will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Trade marks.  The trade marks, trade names, logos and service marks (collectively the "Trade Marks") displayed on the Site are registered and unregistered Trade Marks of Bristol-Myers Squibb and others.  Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any licence or right to use any Trade Mark displayed on the Site without the written permission of Bristol-Myers Squibb or such third party that may own the Trade Marks displayed on the Site.  Your use of the Trade Marks displayed on the Site, or any other content on the Site, except as provided in these terms and conditions of use, is strictly prohibited.  You are also advised that Bristol-Myers Squibb will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution.

Exclusion of Warranty.  While Bristol-Myers Squibb uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information in the Site, Bristol-Myers Squibb makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of the Site.  Bristol-Myers Squibb assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the Site.  Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Site is provided to you "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.  Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.  Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of implied warranties.

Limitation of Liability.  Your use of the Site is at your risk.  Neither Bristol-Myers Squibb nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the Site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the Site.  Bristol-Myers Squibb assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the Site or your downloading of any materials, data, text or images from the Site.

Prohibited Transmissions.  Certain areas of the Site may enable you to access online forums and to submit e-mails, or otherwise provide feedback to Bristol-Myers Squibb.  Bristol-Myers Squibb does not endorse, and specifically disclaims, any responsibility or liability for any content in these fora.  You may not post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, indecent, inflammatory, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law.  In addition, you are prohibited from posting or transmitting any information which (a) infringes the rights of others or violates their privacy or publicity rights, (b) is protected by copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property or proprietary right, unless with the express written permission of the owner of such right, (c) contains a virus, bug or other harmful item, or (d) is used to unlawfully collude against another person in restraint of trade or competition.  You shall be solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyright, trade mark, or other intellectual property or proprietary right, or any other harm resulting from your use of the Site.

User Submissions.  Any “personally identifiable information” or “personal data” in electronic communications to the Site is governed by the Site's Privacy Policy.  Subject to the Privacy Policy any communication or material you transmit to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions or the like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary.  You understand that anything you transmit or post may be used by Bristol-Myers Squibb or its affiliates for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting.  Furthermore, Bristol-Myers Squibb is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, processes, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, marketing, and selling products and service using such ideas, concepts, know-how, processes, or techniques.

Links to Other Websites.  The Site contains links or references to other websites maintained by third parties over whom we have no control.  Such links are provided merely as a convenience.  Similarly, this Site may be accessed from third party links over which Bristol-Myers Squibb has no control. Bristol-Myers Squibb makes no warranties, undertakings or representations of any kind as to the accuracy, currency, quality, completeness or fitness for purpose of any information contained in such websites and shall have no liability for any loss, damage or cost of any kind arising from such information.  Inclusion of any third party link does not imply an endorsement or recommendation by Bristol-Myers Squibb.  Linking to any off-site pages is at your own risk. 

Queries and Complaints.  In the event you have a query about the Site or wish to raise a complaint you should contact Bristol-Myers Squibb at: 01 8139000 and Bristol-Myers Squibb shall endeavour to answer or resolve any queries or complaints as quickly as possible.

Miscellaneous.  To the extent that any provisions of these terms and conditions of use are held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, then such provisions shall be severed and deleted without affecting the enforceability of the remaining provisions.

Modification of Agreement.  Bristol-Myers Squibb may, at any time, revise the terms and conditions of use of the Site.  If any terms and conditions contained in these terms and conditions of use are changed, the amended notice will be posted on the Site.  You are bound by any such revisions should you use this Site after such revisions have been posted on the Site and you should therefore periodically review these terms and conditions of use.