TERMS OF USE AND PRIVACY POLICY
infantilehemangioma.ca

PUBLISHER

PIERRE FABRE DERMO-COSMÉTIQUE
9955, de Châteauneuf street, office #115
Brossard, Québec J4Z 3V5 – Canada
Office phone number: 1 (877) 441-2011 (toll free)

hereinafter referred to as “PFDC”

PUBLISHING MANAGER

Linda Tibbits, Managing Director of PFDC

WEBMASTER AND HOSTING PROVIDER

Agence HPJ

1) WEBSITE TERMS OF USE

These terms of use (hereinafter referred to as “Terms”) determine the terms of use of the “infantilehemangioma.ca” website (hereinafter referred to as the “Site”), which are accepted by Users (hereinafter referred to as “Users” or “you”) merely by accessing this Site.

If you do not accept these Terms, please leave this Site. By browsing the Site, you therefore accept all these Terms.

If you are a child or a young person under eighteen (18) years old, you undertake only to consult this Site in the presence of your parents or legal guardians, who shall have accepted these Terms in advance.

PFDC reserves, at any time and without notice, the right to modify this Site and/or the Terms. All modifications will come in force as soon as they are placed online.

If Users continue to use this Site, they will be deemed to have wholly accepted these modifications and consequently the modified Terms.

Use or consultation of the Site is limited to strictly personal and non-commercial use. In general, you undertake not to use any functionality of the Site in a way that does not correspond to its intended use, or use all or part of the Site for unlawful purposes (in particular with regard to intellectual property rights and personality rights) or in a manner that breaches these Terms.

2) PURPOSE OF THE SITE

This Site was created in order to supply you with information concerning infantile hemangiomas (symptoms, risks, tests, diagnoses, centres of excellence, etc.). It may occur that certain new items of Information, news or announcements are no longer valid at the time of their publication, or that they are quite simply outdated. Although PFDC makes reasonable efforts to ensure this, it cannot guarantee perfect updating of all the Information, news or announcements published on this Site.

3) RECOMMENDATION OF THE SITE

Users may recommend the Site to their friends.

Invitation messages will be sent to the desired contacts via the email address supplied by the User recommending the Site. This sender address will therefore be visible to the persons to whom the message is sent.

4) PROPERTY AND USE OF INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITE

Computer applications for articles and guides containing advices, information, data, photographs, images, videos, software, trademarks, logos, drawings, slogans or other documents protected by copyright (hereinafter referred to as “Information”) are placed at your disposal on the Site. This information is offered for informative purposes only and in no way constitutes a medical opinion.

Moreover, making this information available will not lead to any transfer of the proprietary rights attached to the Information. You are prohibited from copying or reproducing the Information, wholly or in part, by any means or on any medium, existing or future, and prohibited from translating the Information into any other language, or from adapting the Information provided.

PFDC gives no explicit or implicit guarantee, and cannot accept any liability with regard to the use made of this advice. These are provided solely as a guide and must be confirmed by professionals. You acknowledge and accept that use of this Information will take place wholly under your sole responsibility, control and management.

In consequence, consultation of the Site’s areas cannot in any way dispense you from obtaining personalized advice from a doctor (general practitioner, dermatologist, paediatrician, etc.), who alone is authorized to give you an opinion suited to your specific situation.

For further information and/or if you have any doubts, you may write to PFDC at the above-mentioned address or call 1 (877) 441-2011 (toll free).

5) INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

PFDC or its affiliated companies are the holders of the Site’s domain name.

All the Information of this Site and each of its elements taken separately is the exclusive property of PFDC or its affiliates and is protected by Canadian laws concerning copyrights and trademarks, speaking more broadly, intellectual property.

All reproduction, display, public communication modification, reissue, transfer, sending, transmission, publication, distribution or work creation from derivative Information, rights are reserved, including rights relating to visual display and photographic, iconographic or other presentations.

Reproduction of all or part of this Site on any electronic medium whatsoever is strictly prohibited unless expressly authorized by the publishing manager.

PFDC’s trademarks and logos used on this Site have been registered, and reproduction of them would constitute an infringement of intellectual property rights.

All rights of use are reserved. Any total or partial, presentation or reproduction that is not expressly authorized, regardless of the process used, would be unlawful and constitute an infringement).

Subject to the above considerations, you can download, print and reproduce the Information for personal use and/or as otherwise provide in the applicable laws in force in the province of Quebec and the applicable laws of Canada (hereinafter referred to as “Laws”), as long as you agree to maintain any and all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein.

6) PERSONAL DATA

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA

No personal information about you is collected when you access or simply browse the Site. However, it should be noted that during any access to the Site, some information is automatically collected by our computer network. This information does not allow PFDC to identify you personally, but include information about your domain name and IP address through which you access this Site.

USE OF PERSONAL DATA

PFDC hereby informs you that any personal data that you may communicate to it online is destined solely for use by PFDC or any other entity belonging to PFDC or its affiliates. In accordance with these Terms, PFDC will be responsible for its processing and storage. This data will not be communicated to any other third parties without your consent, apart from third parties hosting the Site or intervening in respect of its content or management, when PFDC believes in good faith that the Laws allow it or requires it.

Personal information about you, when collected electronically by PFDC, in accordance with this policy, will be retained on the PFDC`s server. When it’s collected in a physical form, your personal information, in accordance with the Terms, will be kept in PFDC`s local to the address below.

PFDC undertakes to take all reasonable measures available to it to ensure that this personal data remains confidential.

You have the right to access data concerning you and request its modification, rectification or deletion.

You may exercise this right at any time by sending a letter to PFDC at the above-mentioned address.

The modification (rectification, deletion, clarification, or updating of your personal data) will take place as soon as possible, and at the latest within eight (8) working days as from receipt of your request.

Each time personal data is obtained on the Site, the legal conditions concerning the collection and/or modification of the data collected will be expressly indicated.

AUTHORIZATION TO PUBLISH

By accessing the Site and/or by submitting, on a voluntary base, questions, information, testimonies, observations or messages to the Site to make them accessible to third parties, you expressly grant PFDC a non-exclusive right, to use and publish these free of charge. This right of use enables PFDC to reproduce, publish and disseminate, correct, modify and/or translate testimonies, questions and information on the Site and/or any other website belonging to PFDC or its affiliates, it being specified that neither your surname nor your email address or photos published on your personal area will be published.

This authorization is granted, throughout the period required for the purposes set out above, free of charge and consequently you expressly acknowledge that you cannot claim any remuneration or compensation in return for the use and exploitation of the above-mentioned texts by the methods listed above.

THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

PFDC undertakes to take all reasonable measures available to it to ensure that this personal data remains confidential.

The Site or PFDC may be required to disclose personal information, in exceptional circumstances, when PFDC believes in good faith that the Laws allow it or requires it.

7) GUARANTEE

PFDC undertakes to verify that the content of its Site is compliant with the Laws.

PFDC undertakes in particular not to publish or disseminate data that breaches rights held by third parties, or that is violent, pornographic or defamatory in nature, and undertakes not to publish or disseminate unlawful content, in particular content that is racist, xenophobic or paedophiliac, or that violates human dignity.

PFDC does not guarantee the accuracy or exhaustiveness of the Information on the Site.

The documents that PFDC publishes in electronic form on this Site are proofread several times; they may however contain errors. If you find any, please do not hesitate to write to PFDC at the following address or call 1 (877) 441-2011 (toll free).

PFDC will carry out the corresponding rectifications. Moreover, texts published may, at the time when you view them and read them, have been updated. Accordingly, PFDC can in no way guarantee that this information is accurate, complete and up-to-date.

8) LIABILITY

Although the Site has taken the necessary reasonable steps to ensure the reliability of the Information present on the Site, it cannot be held liable for any errors, omissions, viruses or results that might be obtained by incorrect use of these. It offers reasonable efforts to supply a secure and reliable service to access the Site. However, PFDC is bound merely by a simple obligation of means.

You agree to exempt PFDC, its affiliates, shareholders, administrators, directors, employees, agents and licensors against all losses, expenses, damages, claims, penalties or other expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) that may result directly or indirectly :

  • from connecting to, accessing or using this Site

Including in particular any damage resulting from any virus, worm or computer programs of invasive or destructive nature.

  • from consultation of this Site or use of Information available on it.
  • From use of this Site, including most notably any loss of business or financial or commercial loss, or the loss of programs or data in any information system, even if PFDC was informed of the possibility of such damage.

More generally, PFDC does not offer any express or tacit guarantee concerning all or part of the Site, including the Information.

Users undertake not to deliberately or even involuntarily introduce a virus or file of any kind that disrupts the operation of the Site; in such a case they will be held solely liable.

In the interest of protecting all involved, PFDC may institute legal proceedings against any User(s) who contravene the Terms.

The User declares and guarantees that it is reasonably acquainted with the characteristics and constraints of the Internet, and in particular aware that transmissions of data and information on the Internet benefit from only a certain degree of technical reliability, as they circulate on heterogeneous networks with diverse characteristics and technical capacities, which may disrupt access or render access impossible at certain times.

The Site endeavours to ensure that its pages are accessible 7 days a week, and 24 hours a day, but it is not bound by any obligation to achieve this. It may therefore interrupt access, in particular for maintenance and upgrading reasons. PFDC also reserves the right to at any time, and without advance notice, modify, suspend or even interrupt the publication of all or part of this Site, including the area in which Users may express their ideas or make observations, and in particular links to other websites. PFDC can under no circumstances be held liable for any of these interruptions or any consequences that might result from them for the User or any third parties.

Under no circumstances can PFDC be held liable for any loss of data or damage linked to this data. No information or advice supplied by the Site can be interpreted as a guarantee.

Hyperlinks present on the Site may lead to the visiting of external websites managed by third parties. PFDC has no control over these sites, does not offer any warranty, makes no declaration whatsoever and does not endorse the information available on them and can accept no liability with regard to their content. Connecting to any other site will take place under your sole responsibility.

9) COOKIES AND CONNECTION INDICATORS

A “cookie” is a small computer program representing a block of digital data sent to your browser by a web server and stored on the hard drive of your computer, tablet computer or phone. One or more “cookie” may be placed in an anonymous manner on the hard drive of your computer (the pages that you have visited, the date and time of your visit, etc.).

The Site uses “cookies” for the following purposes in particular: the compiling of statistical data (e.g.: estimation of the number of visitors to the Site, the geographical zones in which Users are located, etc.), to improve the operation of the Site and your navigation (e.g.: to optimize your experience, favour or develop the optimization of our Site for certain browsers and types of colour displays) and for security reasons (e.g.: to enable the origin of spasm to be determined, to prevent misuse or irregularities in the context of use of the Site).

PFDC may collect data concerning you from your environment variables through the use of “cookies”.

These “cookies” do not contain any private information, or information that can identify you personally, but do identify your computer. They do not enable us to identify you but enable the collection of information relating to your visit to our Site. They simply enable the Site to identify the areas of the Site which interest you, thus enabling the most relevant information to be communicated to you.

By using our Site, you accept that we use “cookies” under the conditions described in this section.

It is possible for you to detect the existence of these “cookies”.

Naturally, you may object to the presence of “cookies” and refuse to accept them or delete them. To do this, you may delete them from your equipment – your browser’s help page will inform you how to do this, or you may refuse the storage of “cookies” by deactivating this function in your browser.

You may at any time modify your choice concerning the acceptance or refusal of our “cookies”.

Please note that our Site cannot operate perfectly if you delete or refuse our “cookies” and this action could deny you access to certain parts of the Site.

10) LINKS

PFDC may supply links to other sites that may or may not belong to PFDC or its affiliates. PFDC does not publish or control the sources or content of these sites or their links to other sites.

The links to these sites do not in any way constitute approval, validation or endorsement by PFDC of the content of these sites.

Accordingly, PFDC cannot be held liable for the content, products, services, advertising, cookies or other elements of these sites or for any damage or loss, proven or alleged, that may result from or relate to use of the information, services or data available on these sites.

The creation of hyperlinks to the Site may only take place if PFDC’s prior written authorization has been obtained. Requests for authorization must be sent to PFDC at the above-mentioned address or by phone: 1 (877) 441-2011 (toll free).

Any unauthorized use constitutes an infringement sanctioned by legislation relating to civil and/or criminal liability.

11) MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

These Terms are governed and interpreted by the Laws.

Should any of the provisions of these Terms cease to be valid or be revealed to contain a lacuna, the provision in question will be replaced by another provision whose legal interpretation is as close as possible to that of the original provision.

If you are not satisfied with all or part of this Site or if you disagree with these Terms, your sole recourse consists in ceasing to use the Site.

Your browsing of the Site, or general use of the Site obligatorily implies that you are acquainted with these Terms, and that you fully accept them.

If you have any questions concerning these Terms, or questions or observations relating to the Site, you may write to PFDC at the above-mentioned address or call 1 (877) 441-2011 (toll free).

Last update made on June 30, 2016

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