These Terms of Use ("Terms of Use") apply to this website ("Website) which is owned Boehringer Ingelheim Proprietary Limited (Johannesburg, South Africa ("BI", "We" or "Us").

Please read these Terms of Use carefully. By using this website you acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by the following terms, the BI Privacy Policy, and all applicable laws and regulations.

If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you are not permitted to access, download or use this website. If you choose to continue to use or access the websites after having the opportunity to read these Terms of Use, you recognize that BI has provided valuable consideration by offering these websites as free of charge, and in exchange for that valuable consideration, you agree to the Terms of Use hereof.

Website Content

Our websites may contain from time to time information related to various health, medical and fitness conditions and their treatment (collectively, the "Content"). This Content is not intended to be a substitute for the advice, treatment or recommendations of a health care professional. You should always consult a physician for diagnosing and treating a health or fitness problem. BI is not engaged in rendering medical advice or services.

The Content is presented in summary form, is general in nature, and is provided for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended in any way to be a substitute for professional medical advice and should not be interpreted as treatment recommendations. Only a physician who has had an opportunity to interact with the patient in person, with access to the patient’s records and the opportunity to conduct appropriate follow-up, can provide recommendations for treatment.

Information on this website shall not replace consultation with a physician or pharmacist. Consult a physician and/or pharmacist for further information

Certain special pages and features on this Website is presented only for healthcare professionals. “Healthcare Professionals” stands for physicians, dentists and pharmacists.

Username and Password

In order to access certain pages and features on our websites, you may be asked to register by creating a username and selecting a password. You agree that you are responsible for the safety and security of your username and password. If you believe that your username and password are being used without your permission, notify us immediately.

Privacy

BI’s Privacy Policy applies to use of this Site, and its terms are made a part of these Terms of Use by this reference. To view BI's privacy policy click here [LINK TO PRIVACY POLICY]. Additionally, by using the Site, you acknowledge and agree that Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any message or information you send to the Site may be read or intercepted by others, even if there is a special notice that a particular transmission is encrypted.

Disclaimer of Warranty

This website and the content are provided “as is.” Bi, its parent company, its affiliates, its licensors, and its suppliers, to the fullest extent permitted by law, disclaim all warranties, express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement of third parties’ rights, and fitness for particular purpose. Specifically, we make no representations or warranties about the security of the Website or app or about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, suitability or timeliness of the content, software, text, graphics, tools, links, prescribing information, medication guides, or other communications provided in or through the use of this Website or app, or any site or sites “linked” to either. We make no warranty that this website or app will be available, uninterrupted, error free or free of viruses or other harmful components.

Links to Other Sites

This Website may contain links to other independent third-party web sites ("Linked Sites"). These Linked Sites are provided solely as a convenience to our visitors. Such Linked Sites are not under BI's control, and BI is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of such Linked Sites, including any information or materials contained on such Linked Sites. You will need to make your own independent judgment regarding your interaction with these Linked Sites.

Limitation of Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall we be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use or inability to use this Website or app or the content, or any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, effect, delay or defect in operation or transmission, virus, line system failure, or loss of use related to this website or app, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not bi is advised of the possibility of such damages. If you are dissatisfied with this website or these terms of use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue your use of the website

You agree that our sole obligation to you is to provide the website as-is. You agree that unless we do something that is (i) grossly negligent, reckless, or an act of knowing or intentional willful misconduct or (ii) a violation of a consumer protection statute in connection with the website, we will not be liable to you or to any third party for your use of the Website.

Click-Through Agreements

When you sign up to use a special feature of a website, you may be asked to agree to special terms governing your use of the special feature by checking a box or click on a button marked “I Agree,” “Accept,” or some other phrase that signifies your agreement. By checking the box or clicking the “I Agree” button, you are agreeing to be bound by the special and/or additional terms as set forth in the specific agreement.

Use in South Africa

The information on websites is intended for use only residents of South Africa only. Websites may contain information about products not available in other countries or regions of the world or that may be available under a different trademark or name. Other countries may have laws, regulatory requirements, and medical practices that differ from those in South Africa and may require different or additional information. Therefore, product information on the Websites may not be appropriate for residents of other countries.

Intellectual Property

The Content of Websites is protected under applicable copyright and trademark laws. Further, copying, redistribution or publication of any part of this website is prohibited. All images and text are Our property and may not be downloaded, distributed, stored, reused, reposted, modified or otherwise used except as provided herein without the express written permission of BI.

Other Terms and Conditions

If any provision of this Terms of Use is unlawful, void or unenforceable, you agree that the provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible and the remaining provisions contained in this Terms of Use shall continue in full force and effect.

These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and BI regarding your use of this free website. As described, your use of certain services and features may be subject to additional terms as outlined in click-through agreements. Those additional terms are incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from BI shall alter the terms of these Terms of Use.

Void Where Prohibited

BI administers and operates this WebSite from its subsidiary in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Other websites of the Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies may be administered and operated from various locations. Although the Website is accessible worldwide, not all features, products or topics discussed, referenced or on the Website are available to all persons or in all geographic locations, or appropriate or available for use. BI reserves the right to limit, in its sole discretion, this Website to certain geographic areas.

Changes to Terms of Use

We reserve the right to make additions, deletions, or modifications to these Terms of Use at any time without prior notification.

Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed and construed in accordance with laws of South Africa. Any claim under these Terms of Use must be brought within one (1) year after the cause of action arises, or such claim or cause of action is barred.