By accessing this Service and registering you will create an account (the “Account”). Accounts are individual and intended for personal use. You are responsible for keeping the account confidential and secure and you should not reveal your account information to third parties, including account or password details. If you identify any security breach or suspect that you might have been subject to a security breach, you agree to immediately notify Novartis. Novartis shall not be responsible for any losses arising out of the unauthorized use of your account from not complying with these terms and conditions.
Unless otherwise required by law, you agree that your Account is non-transferable and that any rights to your Account terminate upon your death. Upon receipt of a copy of a death certificate your Account may be terminated and deleted.
The Service and the services associated to the Service are only available to individuals aged 13 years or older (or equivalent minimum age in the relevant jurisdiction), unless you are under 13 years old and your access to the Service was provided to you as approved by your parent or guardian.
You agree to use the Service and the services associated to the Service in compliance with these terms and conditions and only to the extent permitted by applicable law, regulation or practice in the applicable jurisdiction.
2. Information about us and this Service
This Service is an international website provided to you by Novartis Pharma AG (Novartis). We are a global healthcare company registered in Switzerland. Our main trading address is P.O. Box CH – 4002 Basel, Switzerland.
You should not construe anything on this Service as a promotion or advertisement for any product or for the use of any product that is not authorized by the laws and regulations of your country of residence.
The intent of this Service is to provide a single sign on platform for all Novartis related applications and digital services.
The content contained on this Service is provided for general information purposes only and does not constitute business, medical or other professional advice. Nothing contained in this Service is intended to substitute your own medical advice and/or judgement.
Please note that the information on this Service may contain information about products or indications currently under investigation and/or that have not been approved by the regulatory authorities.
The Service, or any feature or part thereof, may not be available in all languages or in all countries and Novartis makes no representation that the Service, or any feature or part thereof, is appropriate or available for use in any particular location. To the extent you choose to access and use the Service and the services associated to the Service, you do so at your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws.
3. Use of Content and this Service
You may freely use this Service to access all available digital applications and services of Novartis.
Use of this Service is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only and you may not distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost, or otherwise use the Service for commercial purposes, without prior written permission from Novartis or our licensors. With the exception of the foregoing limited authorization, no license to or right in the Service, or any feature or part thereof or its associated services, or any copyright of Novartis or of any other party is granted or conferred to you. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. If you use the Service, or any feature or part thereof or its associated services in breach these terms your right to Use this Service will cease immediately.
You must not misuse this Service by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to this Service, the server on which this Service is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this Service. You must not attack this Service via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you may commit a criminal offence under applicable computer misuse legislation. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them in accordance with applicable law. In the event of such a breach, your right to Use this Service will cease immediately.
Your access to the Service, or any feature or part thereof or its associated services may be limited in duration in order to comply with local regulations in your jurisdiction. Novartis shall endeavor to notify you as to how long the Service, or any feature or part thereof or its associated services may be accessible but reserves the right to cease access to the Service, or any feature or part thereof or its associated services at any time without prior notice.
You hereby release and agree to hold harmless Novartis and any of its affiliates, and each of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees and representatives, from any and all claims, costs, losses, liabilities and damages of any sort, whether direct, indirect, special, consequential or otherwise, whether arising in tort (including active, passive or imputed negligence), contract, warranty, strict liability, reliance or under any other theory, and whether or not Novartis has been advised of the possibility of such damages, in each case arising out of or related to your use of this the Service, or any feature or part thereof or its associated services.
4. Trademarks / Proprietary rights
Unless otherwise noted, you should also assume that any logos, company names or trade names appearing on this Service, or any feature or part thereof or its associated services, whether or not appearing in large print or with the trademark symbol are trademarks of Novartis or third party content providers. This Service may also contain or reference patents, trade secrets, proprietary information, technologies, products, processes or other proprietary rights of Novartis and/or other parties. No license to or right in any such trademarks, patents, trade secrets, proprietary information, technologies, products, processes and other proprietary rights of Novartis and/or other parties is granted to or conferred upon you.
5. Disclaimer of warranties; no reliance on Content
All content and access to this service is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis without warranty of any kind. To the extent permitted by applicable law novartis provides no warranties, representations or guarantees about the content on this service or whether it is accurate, for a particular purpose, complete or up to date or its possible uses. All access and use of the content and this service is at your own risk. Consequently, the content should be carefully evaluated by service visitors. Neither novartis, nor any other novartis group company, nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering this service to you shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of the reliance on the content or on a function of this service, access to, use of or inability to use this service and the content, or any errors or omissions in the content of this service. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you. To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to this the Service, or any feature or part thereof on it, whether express or implied. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Service. Novartis 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, or Use of the Content on this Service. Novartis reserves the right to make changes, corrections and/or improvements to this Service and to interrupt or discontinue this Service or any of the functionality of this Service at any time, without notice and without liability of any kind.
6. Explanation of Account Creation and Deletion
In order to use this Service, you will be required to complete the registration process through the registration window. If you have not registered during this period you will not be able to access the Service.
To access this Service, you will be required to register by using your email address and password chosen by or provided to you and to inform us about your first name and last name, phone and country of residence (collectively, your “User Registration”). Novartis reserves the right to refuse or cancel any User Registration in its sole discretion. You must treat your User Registration details as confidential and must not disclose them to any third party. You are solely responsible for all activity that occurs under your User Registration. You shall never use another User’s Registration or allow any third party to use yours. You will immediately notify us in writing of any unauthorized use of your User Registration.
You may delete your account and/or stop using the Service at any time. To terminate your account and delete it, follow the steps indicated in the relevant deletion section of the Services. If you terminate your account and delete it, you may not have access to other products and services associated with that account. This action may be non-reversible.
Novartis may at any time and without prior notice, immediately terminate or suspend all or a portion of your account and/or access to the Service. Cause for such termination shall include: (a) violations of this Terms and Conditions or any other guidelines referenced herein or posted on the Service; (b) a request by you to terminate your account; (c) an order from law enforcement, a judicial body, or other government agency or where provision of any services to you is or may become unlawful; (d) unexpected technical or security issues or problems, provided that in the case of non-material breach, Novartis will be permitted to terminate only after giving you 30 days’ notice and only if you have not cured the breach within such 30-day period. Any such termination or suspension shall be made by Novartis in its sole discretion and Novartis will not be responsible to you or any third party for any damages that may result or arise out of such termination or suspension of your account and/or access to the Service. In addition, Novartis may terminate your account if (a) your account has been inactive for 18 months; or (b) there is a general discontinuance of the Service or any part thereof. Notice of general discontinuance of service will be made available at Novartis earliest convenience, unless it would not be reasonable to do so due to circumstances arising from legal, regulatory, or governmental action; to address user security, user privacy, or technical integrity concerns; to avoid service disruptions to other users; or due to a natural disaster, a catastrophic event, war, or other similar occurrence outside of Novartis’s reasonable control.
7. Links to this Service
Novartis has not reviewed any or all of the third-party websites which contain links to this Service and is not responsible for their content or any links to this Service. If you wish to link your website to this Service, you may do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage Novartis’ 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. Novartis reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. You may not link to any other pages within this Service without the prior written consent of Novartis. Quotation or Use of one or more portions of this Service in the website of any third parties without obtaining the prior written consent of Novartis is likewise prohibited.
8. Links to other sites
9. Applicable Law, Consequences