Legal notice and privacy statement

This page describes the terms and conditions dated (hereinafter the “Terms”) that apply to all users (hereinafter “Users” or “you”) visiting www.idmps.com (hereinafter the “Site”). When visiting the Site you accept and agree to comply with the terms and conditions set forth below. As the Terms may be amended at any time, without prior notice, we advise you to consult them regularly.

List of direct links to sections:

A. Terms and Conditions
B. Data Privacy Statement

A. Terms and Conditions

1. Intellectual property

This site is owned and is operated by Sanofi-Aventis Groupe (hereinafter “Sanofi-Aventis Groupe” or “we”), an Affiliate of Sanofi (hereinafter “Sanofi”). An “Affiliate” shall mean a company which controls, is controlled by or is under common control with Sanofi. For the purposes hereof, control shall mean the direct or indirect ownership of at least fifty per cent (50%) of the voting share capital of any company or the power to designate a majority of the members of its principal management body.

The layout and each of the components, including trademarks, logos and domain names, appearing on the Site, are protected by current laws on intellectual property, and belong to Sanofi-Aventis Groupe and/or Sanofi and/or its Affiliates, or the relevant third party. Their use is the subject of an authorization. The use without authorization is strictly prohibited.

The Site may also contain or reference other proprietary information, technologies, processes etc. of Sanofi or any of its Affiliate and/or third party. No license or any other right related is granted to Users with the use of this website.

No component of the Site may be copied, reproduced, modified, altered, edited, downloaded, denatured, transmitted or distributed in any way whatsoever, on any medium whatsoever, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Sanofi-Aventis Groupe, except solely for use for press requirements conditional on compliance with intellectual property rights and any other property rights that are mentioned. Only copying for private use is authorized for your own personal, private, non-commercial use, on your personal computer.

The following statement should appear on any authorized copy of all or part of the content of the Site: "COPYRIGHT 2015- 2017 – SANOFI-AVENTIS GROUPE - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED".

Any authorised use of items composing or shown on the Site must not be denatured, changed or altered in any way whatsoever. Sanofi or any of its Affiliates reserve the right to take legal action against any breach of its intellectual property rights.

2. Nature of information

The Site aims at providing scientific and clinical information on diabetes management in developping countries across the world, as well as, information on clinical and socio-economical condition of people living with diabetes. All the information provided on the website are supported by data collected and analyzed through the IDMPS International Diabetes management Practise Study, Sanofi-Aventis Groupe is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any such information.

3. Disclaimer

The contents offered herein are here to educate Users on health care and medical issues that may affect their daily lives. Nothing in the contents should be considered, or used as a substitute for, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This site does not constitute the practice of any medical, nursing or other professional health care advice, diagnosis or treatment. You should always talk to your health care provider for diagnosis and treatment, including your specific medical needs. We advise users to always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions regarding personal health or medical conditions. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem or condition, please contact a qualified health care professional immediately.

The Site also includes information on health and physical condition of people living with diabetes. Such information shall never be interpreted as pursuing promotional purposes in relation with pharmaceutical products or medical devices. Said information is published on the Site for information purposes only and is no substitute for the advice of your physician or pharmacist. The information should not be used under any circumstances to make a medical diagnosis of an illness or physical problem, or for prescribing or using drugs. In all instances you should refer to your physician or pharmacist. Likewise, you may not use the Site to provide medical or other professional advice.

4. Pharmaceutical Products and Side Effects

This site is not intended for discussing treatments’ side effects, either actual or potential, associated with the use of Sanofi’s or third-party’s drugs or devices. In this respect, comments or questions posted through the contact form should not be related to Sanofi’s or third-party treatments’ side effects. If you have a question about one of Sanofi Group’s products, please visit www.sanofi.com and select your country of residence to find the relevant local Sanofi website and office details.

This Site is not intended for the reporting of side effects associated with the use of drugs or devices. If you, or someone you know, have possibly experienced a side effect while taking any Sanofi product or using a Sanofi device, please send an email indicating the concerned product and the identified adverse event to our local Sanofi office. To find the relevant local Sanofi office contact details, please visit www.sanofi.comYou are also encouraged to report side effects of drugs to the Health Authority of your country.

5. Links to other sites

The liability of Sanofi-Aventis Groupe and/or of Sanofi and/and its Affiliates shall not be in any way incurred by a third party site that can be accessed via the Site; a third party link does not imply a recommendation or endorsement. Sanofi-Aventis Groupe does not have any way of controlling the content of such third party sites which remain entirely independent of Sanofi-Aventis Groupe; Sanofi-Aventis Groupe is not responsible for and will not have any liability for any damages or injuries of any kind arising in connection with the content of linked third party sites. Moreover, the existence of a link between the Site and a third party site does not under any circumstances mean that Sanofi-Aventis Groupe approves the content of that site in any way whatsoever and in particular the use that may be made of it. The use of third-party sites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of the third-party site.

In addition, Users are responsible for taking the precautions necessary to prevent any infection, in particular by one or more computer viruses, Trojan horses or any other "parasite".

External sites may include hypertext links to the Site. Any such links should not be created without the express prior consent of Sanofi-Aventis Groupe. In any case, Sanofi-Aventis Groupe is not in any way liable for the non- availability of such sites and Sanofi-Aventis Groupe does not scrutinize, check or approve them and is not responsible for contents, advertising, products or other components available on or via those sites.

6. Limitations on liability

Sanofi-Aventis Groupe strives to the best of its ability to ensure that information published on the Site is accurate and up-to-date. Sanofi-Aventis Groupe reserves the right to correct, to change or otherwise modify the content at any time, without prior notice. However, Sanofi-Aventis Groupe cannot guarantee that the information available on the Site are accurate, correct, up-to-date or complete.

Consequently, except for direct damages resulting from gross negligence or willful misconduct, Sanofi-Aventis Groupe declines any liability:

  • for any inaccuracy, error or omission as regards information available on the Site;
  • for any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party resulting in an alteration of information or items made available on the Site;
  • and more broadly, for any direct or indirect damage, for any reason, of any origin, nature or with any consequences whatsoever, even if Sanofi-Aventis Groupe had been warned of the possibility of such damage or loss, caused (i) by any access to the Site or inability to access it, (ii) by use of the Site, including any harm or virus that may infect your computer or any other property, and/or (iii) by credit given to any information coming directly or indirectly from the Site.

The components of the Site are provided "as is" without any guarantee of any kind, whether implied or explicit. Sanofi-Aventis Groupe does not offer any implied or explicit guarantee, relative, without limitation, to their merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose. Users acknowledge that you use information contained on the Site on your sole responsibility. Consequently, Sanofi-Aventis Groupe and its affiliated entity cannot be held liable for any prejudice, direct or indirect, of any kind, resulting in whole or part from the use of the components of the Site.

Any claims arising in connection with the use of this Site and/or any content must be brought within one (1) year of the date of the event giving rise to such action occurred.

7. Availability of the Site

You acknowledge (i) that it is technically impossible to provide the Site free from any defect and that Sanofi-Aventis Groupe cannot undertake to do so; (ii) that defects may lead to the Site being temporarily unavailable; and that (iii) operation of the Site can be affected by events and/or matters that Sanofi-Aventis Groupe does not control, such, for example, as means of transmission and communication between you and Sanofi-Aventis Groupe and between Sanofi- Aventis Groupe and other networks.

Sanofi-Aventis Groupe and/or its suppliers may, at any time, alter or interrupt, temporarily or permanently, all or part of the Site to undertake maintenance and/or make improvements and/or changes to the Site. Sanofi-Aventis Groupe is not responsible for any alteration, suspension or interruption of the Site.

8. Legal provisions

THE SITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE GOVERNED BY AND INTERPRETED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF FRANCE WITHOUT REFERENCE TO ITS CONFLICT OF LAWS PROVISIONS, AND ANY DISPUTES RELATING THERETO ARE SUBJECT TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE COURTS OF PARIS.

9. Publisher and Hosting

Gilles Lhernould
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sanofi-Aventis Groupe

Sanofi-Aventis Groupe
54, rue La Boétie
FR - 75008 Paris
Tel.: +33 (0)1 53 77 40 00

Sanofi-Aventis Groupe, a corporation (société anonyme) with a capital of 76,493,456 Euros, registered in the Paris Trade and Company Register under Number 403 335 938.

10. Site Hosting

BT France
Immeuble Jean Monnet
11, place des Vosges
FR - 92061 Paris La Défense Cedex
Tél. : +33 (0)1 44 97 70 00

11. Third Party Trademarks

The Site may contain or reference third party proprietary information, technologies, processes, trademarks, logos etc. Sanofi Diabetes & IDMPS are trademarks owned by Sanofi.

B. Personal information and other information

1. Personal Information

“Personal Information” is information that directly identifies you or could reasonably be used in combination with other information to identify you and which is submitted to and/or collected by the Site and maintained by or for Sanofi-Aventis Groupe in an accessible form. Examples of Personal Information that directly identify you can include your name, address, telephone number, email address and other similar information.

Sanofi-Aventis Groupe will not collect any Personal Information on this Website.

2. Non-Personal Information

"Non-Personal Information" is information that is not personal and not linked to any Personal Information. Non-Personal Information will be treated as non-confidential, and we may disclose and/or use this information without any obligation whatsoever to you, for any purpose and through any means.

Sanofi-Aventis Groupe or vendors and service providers may automatically receive and record non-personal information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, date and time of visit, title of the page you are viewing. Sanofi-Aventis Groupe may use this information to improve the quality of the Site and is only used in an aggregated form.

3. Other Information provided to Sanofi-Aventis Groupe

The Site is not intended to receive confidential information from you.