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Terms of Use

Definition

On this website, Astellas is used to refer to Astellas Pharma Hong Kong Co., Ltd.

 

 

Acceptance of Terms

Please read and review the terms and conditions (“Terms”) of use carefully before using this website published and maintained by Astellas.  By accessing to this website you agree to be bound by these Terms.

 

Please also note that when you enter the subsites that are accessible through this website, you are obliged to abide to the Terms of use which are specific to these subsites.  If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms you should exit this website immediately.

 

By using this website, you agree to accept unconditionally the Terms of use, which may be revised and/or amended from time to time by Astellas without prior notice to you.  Please check this page regularly for any revisions and/or amendments which may be made.

 

Any questions or enquiries you may have in relation to this website or in relation to Astellas, please use the “Contact Us” function on this website to reach us.

 

 

Disclaimer

The website is provided to you free of charge, without any warranties or guarantees.  The information is provided “as is” without any warranty or representation of any kind, either expressed or implied.  The information contained on this website is intended for general, indicative purpose only.  Despite Astellas’ best efforts, the information provided on this website may become out-of-date over time, Astellas does not warranty to accuracy, adequacy, reliability, validity, usefulness, or completeness of the information and materials. Astellas disclaims liability for any errors or omissions in such information and materials.  Astellas reserves the right to amend, change, and correct any information and material, including graphics and data, on this website without prior notice.

 

This website has been complied in good faith using internal and external sources. The research articles and news reports, either published in full or in part, are intended for general reference only; it does not imply the endorsement by Astellas.  The views presented in these articles and reports are the views of the respective researchers and writers who are solely responsible for the contents, and they do not represent the views of Astellas.  We do not warranty the reliability and accuracy of such information.  For your best interest, you are advised to review the original sources cited under  “Reference”.

 

You must understand that the information provided on this website is not intended to be relied upon as professional advice or recommendations.  Information on medicine posted on this website shall not be construed as medicine advertising.  You should always consult with a qualified medical practitioner in relation to your medical condition before the use of any medical and health products.

 

This website and the information contained on this website are intended for use by the residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) only.  When you access the scientific and medical information published on this website you should be aware of the differences between Hong Kong and other countries in regulatory requirements and in treatment evaluation criteria.

 

 

Disclaimer of Links

This website contains links to other sites on the Internet. Astellas provides these links for your convenience only, the inclusion of such links does not imply endorsement by Astellas of the sites.  Astellas does not have any obligation to monitor the sites that are linked to this website, or accept any liability of the reliability of the information and materials that are linked to this website.  Astellas is not liable for any loss, destruction or damage arising from or in respect of any use or misuse of or reliance on the information.  You are at your own risks when accessing the sites that are linked to this website.

 

 

Liability

The medical and scientific research reports, news, extracts and articles published on this website, either in full or in part, are intended for general reference only.  Astellas is not responsible for verifying the accuracy of the content or endorsing the claims.   You should always consult a qualified medical practitioner prior to making any medical evaluation or treatment decision.

 

Despite Astellas’ best efforts, there may be discrepancy or ambiguity between the English version and Chinese version arising from translation. Astellas shall not be liable, under any circumstances, for any damage, loss or injury resulting from any form of use of or reliance upon the information provided.

 

 

Privacy and Personal Information

Astellas respects the privacy of all individuals and no personal information is required to access this website.  You are advised not to send information that is deemed personal and confidential  over the Internet.  However, personal information is required to be submitted for job applications, and in this connection you agree to enter true and accurate information.  The information that you provide to us through this website will not be transferred to any third parties unless we have informed you of our intention when you submit your information.

 

From time to time, you may be invited to provide personal data to Astellas through this website on a voluntary basis.  Personal data collected through this website will be kept with strict confidence and destroyed in accordance with Astellas’ internal guidelines.  Unless required by law, Astellas will not disclose personally identifiable information to any third parties without your prior consent.

 

You have the right to access to your personal data held by us, and to request correction of any of your personal data in our system.  However Astellas reserves the right to charge you a fee for processing any such request.   You may send your requests to Astellas by fax to: (852) 2856-1440.

 

 

Copyright

Unless otherwise indicated, Astellas is the owner of all contents on this website. The contents, including text, charts, graphics, drawings and photographs are under the protection of the copyright law of the HKSAR and relevant licensing bodies. The copyrights of those medical and scientific research reports, news, extracts and articles published on this website belong to their rightful owners. You may download or print out information and contents from this website for your own personal and non-commercial use only. The downloaded or print-out copies must keep the copyright or other intellectual property notices contained in the original materials. No part or parts of this website may be reproduced, republished, modified, distributed, publicly displayed, hyperlinked or transmitted in any manner or stored in a retrieval system without the written consent of Astellas.  Unauthorized use of the content is a violation of copyright law and is subject to civil and criminal claims.

 

 

Trademarks

The trademarks, service marks, logos and brandnames (the “Trademarks”) used and displayed on this website are registered and unregistered Trademarks of Astellas and their rightful owners, they are protected under the intellectual property right law in Hong Kong and worldwide. When using this website, you must respect the rights of all Trademarks owners and are obliged to comply to relevant laws. You are prohibited from using the Trademarks without the written permission of Astellas and/or the rightful owners.

 

 

Cookies

You must agree to accept cookies when you visit this website.  Cookies store certain information on your computer so as to allow us to customize your online experience. Every time you log on to this website, our server will automatically collect information about you such as your Internet Prototocol (IP) address/domain name and any referring websites.   We use the information to produce usage statistics in order to understand our website traffic patterns, visitors’ preferences and interest to further enhance usability.   The cookies used on this website do not infringe your privacy or PC environment, and your IP address does not allow you to be personally identified by us.  You may block or erase the cookies, but we may not be able to restore your preferences or customized settings.  Also some of the contents may not be available to you due to the change and therefore our ability to personalize your online experience would be limited.

 

 

Transmission

Written permission must be sought from Astellas prior to linking your website to this website.  Astellas reserves the right to remove any links to this website without any prior notice.

 

All contents on this website, including research reports, news, extracts and articles should not be transmitted further.   The transmission of copyrighted materials is governed by the copyright law of the HKSAR.

 

You should also agree that the Internet may be subject to interruption or delayed transmission due to unforeseeable causes, and Astellas shall not be liable in any manner for direct, indirect, or consequential losses or damage arising out of disruption of transmission service.

 

 

Language Use

The contents of this website are available in both Chinese and English.  In case of dispute or conflict arising from the contents of this website, the English version shall always prevail.

 

 

Jurisdiction

The Terms and your use of this website shall be governed by the laws of the HKSAR.

 

 

 

 

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