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1. Rules for use of this site, acceptance of rules, and rules revisions

When you visit this site, you are agreeing to abide by these Terms of Use. Novartis Pharma AG may update these Terms of Use at any time. Because updates will apply to your use of this site, you should visit this page from time to time to review the current Terms of Use.

2. Medical information/conditions

Any information on this web site is provided by Novartis Pharma AG for disease and general information purposes only. It is not intended to provide complete medical information. You should always obtain complete medical information from your prescribing physician or other healthcare advisor. SHOULD YOU HAVE A MEDICAL CONDITION, PROMPTLY SEE YOUR OWN MEDICAL DOCTOR OR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER. WE DO NOT OFFER PERSONALISED MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS OR PATIENT-SPECIFIC TREATMENT ADVICE. Patients, physicians and other medical professionals should check with local medical resources and regulatory authorities for information appropriate to their country.

3. Use of information

You may only download or use information from this site, including any text, images, audio, and video for your own non-commercial use. You may not use or reuse this information for commercial purposes, without written permission of Novartis Pharma AG. You must retain and reproduce every copyright notice or other proprietary rights notice contained with any material you download. You should assume that everything you see or read on this site is copyrighted unless otherwise noted and may not be used without the written permission of Novartis Pharma AG. Novartis Pharma AG neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on the site will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Novartis Pharma AG. Except for this limited authorisation, Novartis Pharma AG gives you no license to or right in the Information.

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Unless otherwise noted, you should assume that any logos, company names or trade names appearing on this site, whether or not appearing in large print or with the trademark symbol are trademarks of Novartis. This site may also contain or reference patents, proprietary information, technologies, products, processes or other proprietary rights of Novartis Pharma AG and/or other parties. No license to or right in any such trademarks, patents, trade secrets, technologies, products, processes and other proprietary rights of Novartis Pharma AG and/or other parties is granted to or conferred upon you.

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Except for information covered by our Privacy Policy, anything you send to the site will be treated as non-confidential. Anything you send becomes the property of Novartis Pharma AG for all purposes. Furthermore, Novartis Pharma AG is free to use, without compensation to you, any ideas you send to the site.

6. Disclaimer of warranties

While Novartis Pharma AG uses reasonable efforts to ensure that information on this site is accurate and up to date, the information nevertheless may have inaccuracies or errors. Novartis Pharma AG reserves the right to make changes to the information, and to the products and programmes described in such information, or to discontinue this site, at any time without notice. Novartis Pharma AG makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of any of the Information. Novartis Pharma AG assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the site. ALL INFORMATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS." NOVARTIS PROVIDES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE COMPLETENESS OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE OR ITS POSSIBLE USES. CONSEQUENTLY, THE INFORMATION SHOULD BE CAREFULLY EVALUATED BY SITE VISITORS. NEITHER NOVARTIS PHARMA AG, NOR ANY OTHER NOVARTIS GROUP COMPANY, NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THIS SITE TO YOU SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO, USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, OR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OF THE SITE. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you. Novartis Pharma AG also 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 this site.

7. Links to other sites

Links to third-party sites may be provided for the interest or convenience of visitors to this site, but are not an endorsement of those sites. We will try to inform you when you are leaving this site that the terms of use and Privacy Policy of the third-party site may be different. However, Novartis Pharma AG accepts no liability for the accuracy or legality of the content on any third-party sites. Novartis Pharma AG accept no liability regarding the third party's privacy practices.

8. Postings to this site

Novartis Pharma AG does not commit to monitor or review discussions, postings, and the like on this site. It accepts no responsibility or liability arising from posted content. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. NOVARTIS PHARMA AG WILL FULLY COOPERATE WITH ANY LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES OR COURT ORDER REQUESTING OR DIRECTING NOVARTIS PHARMA AG TO DISCLOSE THE IDENTITY OF ANYONE POSTING ANY SUCH INFORMATION OR MATERIALS. As we deem appropriate, we may immediately, and without notice, take corrective action, including preventing the user from using the site and removing any information, data and content put on the site by the user.

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