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WEB SITE TERMS OF USE

(Effective date: September 2021)

ATTENTION: PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEB SITE KNOWVMS.COM. BY USING THIS SITE, INCLUDING ANY SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE KNOWVMS.COM, YOU INDICATE THAT YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THIS SITE.

Astellas Pharma US, Inc., (Astellas) may at any time revise these Terms of Use by updating this posting, so you should periodically examine the current Terms of Use to which you are bound. Certain provisions of these Terms of Use may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at this Site. To view the Terms of Use at any time, go to KNOWVMS.COM.

GENERAL INFORMATION. This Site contains information that may be of interest to members of the health care community. Please feel free to browse this Site and Services. Your access and use of the Site are subject to the following terms and conditions, and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing this Site and Services, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these terms and conditions and acknowledge that they supersede any other agreement between you and Astellas.

PRIVACY. Astellas’ policies concerning the use of your personal information are set forth in Astellas’ Privacy Policy, which you can find by clicking here, and which are incorporated by reference herein. By using this Site or any services provided by or through this Site (Services), you agree to waive and release Astellas from any claim or liability in connection with the collection, use, or disclosure of information consistent with Astellas’ Privacy Policy.

SITE CONTENT. All material on the Site including, but not limited to, text, images, graphics, documents, audio or video (collectively, the Site Content) are protected under applicable copyright laws. You may copy, download or print Site Content for your personal, non-commercial purposes only, but no modification or further reproduction of content is permitted. The Site Content may not otherwise be copied, downloaded, reproduced, deleted, modified, republished, retransmitted, displayed, or used to create derivative works without the express written permission of Astellas.

Trademarks, service marks, trade dress, logos, designs, and slogans appearing on this Site are owned by Astellas, its Affiliate companies, its licensors, or its partners, and may not be used for advertising or publicity purposes, or to indicate any affiliation with or endorsement by Astellas, except with the express written permission of Astellas.

Nothing contained in this Site should be construed as granting a license to, or right in, any trademarks, patents, or copyrights of Astellas, or any other party.

You are solely responsible for any content, including but not limited to text, photographs, caricatures, illustrations, designs, icons, articles, audio clips, and video clips (collectively, User Content) that you post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit via this Site. Astellas does not own or endorse User Content posted or otherwise transmitted via this Site, and Astellas does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of such User Content. Any communications you send via this Site or otherwise to Astellas by electronic mail, with the exception of personally identifiable information as defined in Astellas’ Privacy Policy, shall be deemed to be non-confidential and Astellas shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute the information to others without limitation. Astellas shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing, and marketing activities incorporating such information.

The content or material Astellas provides through the Site is provided for informational purposes only. Nothing on this Site should be construed as the giving of advice (medical, legal, financial, investment or other professional advice) or the making of a recommendation, and information on the Site should not be relied on as the basis for any decision or action. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU RELY ONLY ON THE ADVICE OF A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL TO ADVISE YOU ON YOUR SPECIFIC SITUATION. YOU SHOULD NEVER DISREGARD OR DELAY SEEKING MEDICAL ADVICE BECAUSE OF SOMETHING THAT YOU HAVE SEEN ON THIS SITE.

OBLIGATIONS OF SITE VISITORS OR USERS. You agree not to do any of the following while visiting or using the Site or any services provided by or through this Site:

  • Impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;
  • Except as expressly permitted by the rules of this Site, post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, (junk mail), (spam), (chain letters), or any other form of solicitation on the Site or through the Services;
  • Post or transmit any information or material that is defamatory, offensive, indecent, obscene, or unlawful;
  • Post or transmit any information or software which contains a virus, Trojan horse, worm or other harmful components;
  • Violate any applicable law or regulation, including without limitation any local, state, provincial, national or international law, any export control laws, or any regulations promulgated by any state or federal authority;
  • Access or use password-protected, secure or non-public areas of the Site without authorization; or
  • Frame, repackage, or otherwise re-distribute any portion of the Site.

Astellas may, in its sole discretion, take any action it deems necessary, including but not limited to termination of access to the Site or modification of User Content, if Astellas believes a user’s conduct or content fails to conform to these Terms of Use or may create liability for Astellas, its partners, its suppliers, or any other party or person. Astellas will not be liable to you or any third party as a result of such termination or modification. The terms and conditions provided in these Terms of Use will survive any such termination and modification.

LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES. Solely as a convenience to you, Astellas may provide links on this Site to other web sites that are not maintained by or under the control of Astellas. If you use these links, you will leave this Site. Please remember that linked sites are not necessarily Astellas’s sites, and the information could change without Astellas’s knowledge. Third party linked sites and their contents should not be attributed to Astellas (or any of its affiliated companies) in any manner. Astellas has not attempted to verify the truth or accuracy of any third party sites or content contained on any third party sites and does not make any representations or warranties about such sites or the content of such sites. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Site, you do so entirely at your own risk. In the event Astellas endorses a particular organization, Astellas will clearly state its endorsement next to any link to that organization.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. THIS SITE, INCLUDING ANY INFORMATION, SERVICES OR MATERIAL MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE, IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ASTELLAS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. FURTHERMORE, ASTELLAS DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION ON THIS SITE AND MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THE INFORMATION, SERVICES OR MATERIAL MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE TO USERS OF THIS SITE. INFORMATION AT THIS SITE THAT IS PERIODICALLY UPDATED MAY NOT BE CURRENT AT THE MOMENT YOU VISIT THIS SITE AND MAY CONTAIN ERRORS. ASTELLAS MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; THAT THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE; THAT MESSAGES OR REQUESTS WILL BE DELIVERED; THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THIS SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ASTELLAS MAKES NO WARRANTY REGARDING ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE OR ANY TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE SITE. YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE RESULTS AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE AND ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED THEREFROM.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. IN NO EVENT WILL ASTELLAS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER. INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULT OF USE OF THIS SITE, ANY WEB SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE, THE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION CONTAINED ON ANY OR ALL SUCH SITES, OR ANY MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED ON THIS SITE OR SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED ON THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL ASTELLAS, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THIS SITE BE LIABLE TO YOU IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION OR NON-ACTION TAKEN BY YOU IN RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THIS SITE. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

THIS SITE IS INTENDED FOR U.S. AUDIENCES ONLY. Access to and use of this Site is subject to the above terms and conditions. This Site was developed and is maintained by Astellas. Information, copy and claims are intended only for the residents of the United States.



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