Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and its affiliated companies (together, “Alexion”, “we”, or “the Company”) provide this website as a source of general information about the Company. This website is linked to other websites and applications for mobile devices (“Applications”) provided by Alexion, which together with this website shall be referred to in this statement as the “Alexion Sites” or “Sites.”
PLEASE READ THIS LEGAL STATEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SITES. THIS STATEMENT INCLUDES:
• PRIVACY STATEMENT
BY USING THE SITES, YOU SIGNIFY YOUR ASSENT TO THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SITES.
Alexion has made reasonable efforts to ensure that information is complete and accurate when posted. However, Alexion makes no warranties or representations as to the completeness or accuracy of the information presented. Further, Alexion does not undertake any obligation to update any information that may change after posting.
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The medical information contained on the Sites is intended for informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for actual medical care. Persons requiring diagnosis or treatment or with questions specific to a single individual are urged to contact their local healthcare provider.
The Alexion Sites contain forward-looking statements regarding Alexion's operations, financial condition, prospects, products, services, and strategies. Such forward-looking statements are based on estimates and projections about our industry, management's beliefs, and certain assumptions made by our management. Such statements are subject to certain factors which may cause Alexion's plans or results to differ from those expected, including, without limitation, decisions of regulatory authorities regarding marketing approval or material limitations on marketing of Alexion’s products; delays in arranging satisfactory manufacturing capability and establishing commercial infrastructure; the possibility that results of clinical trials are not predictive of safety and efficacy results of Alexion’s products in broader patient populations in the disease studied or other diseases; the risk that acquisitions will not result in short-term or long-term benefits; the possibility that current results of commercialization are not predictive of future rates of commercialization; the risk that third parties will not agree to license any necessary intellectual property to Alexion on reasonable terms or at all; the risk that third party payors (including governmental agencies) will not reimburse for the use of Alexion’s products at acceptable rates or at all; the risk that estimates regarding the number of patients is inaccurate; our ability to successfully complete preclinical or clinical development of our products; our ability to expand the use of our product in other indications; and other risks set forth from time to time in Alexion's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Alexion undertakes no obligation to update any of these forward-looking statements.
Restrictions on Use of Materials
Alexion appreciates hearing from interested parties and welcomes your comments regarding Alexion's products or technologies, including Alexion's on-line services. However, Alexion's company policy does not allow it to accept or consider confidential creative ideas, suggestions, inventions, note drawings, concepts, materials or other information (collectively "Information") other than those it has specifically requested in writing. If you nonetheless send us any Information, it shall be deemed, and shall remain, the property of Alexion. None of the Information shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of Alexion and Alexion shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Information. Without limitation of the foregoing, Alexion shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to the Information and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Information for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the provider of the Information.
You may use the Sites for lawful purposes. Alexion specifically prohibits use of the Sites for, and you agree not to: (i) use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Sites; (ii) take any action that imposes an unreasonably large load on the Site’s infrastructure; (iii) decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up any part of the Sites, or attempt to do the same.
Each website and its contents are intended for users in the jurisdiction indicated on each website and intended to comply with the laws and regulations in the jurisdiction indicated on the website, without regard to the conflict of law provisions thereof. Alexion makes no representation that Material is appropriate or available for use in other locations. By continuing use of a website, you are affirmatively consenting that your use hereof shall be governed by the laws applicable in the jurisdiction indicated on the website, excluding their conflict of law provisions. Those who choose to access a website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local or national laws, if and to the extent local or national laws are applicable. Alexion reserves the right to limit provision of any product or service to any person, geographic region or jurisdiction and to limit the products or services that we provide.
If any of these Terms are held invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, the other provisions of these Terms shall remain in full force and effect. If any provision of these Terms are held invalid or unenforceable only in part or degree, the remainder will continue in full force and effect to the extent not held invalid or unenforceable.
The Sites are for informational purposes only. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing a health or fitness problem or disease. Alexion makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. Alexion assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of Sites. Alexion has not reviewed all of the sites that may be linked to its Sites, and is not responsible for the content of any off-Site pages or any other sites linked to these Sites. Your access to any off-Site pages is at your own risk. THE MATERIALS IN THESE SITES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, ALEXION DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ALEXION DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ALEXION DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THESE SITES IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, OR RELIABILITY. IN NO EVENT SHALL ALEXION BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, YOUR ABILITY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITES OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN.
Trademark and Copyright Information
©Copyright 1998-2014 Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. All rights reserved.
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First and foremost, the Alexion Sites only collect your personal information if you choose to give it to us. While we retain the right to share your personal information with our corporate affiliates and with outside companies or agents working on our behalf to help fulfill our business obligations, we do not share any of your personal information with third parties for their own use unless you explicitly give us permission to do so.
This Privacy Statement applies only to personal information collected online from Alexion Sites. Other Alexion privacy policies govern personal information that is not collected on Alexion Sites.
Information Collected – Information You Give Us
On the Alexion Sites, we collect only your personal information (such as your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address) when you choose to submit it to us, and we use it only for those purposes which you have approved. For example, you may choose to register to receive additional product information or information about a disease state that interests you, in which case your personal information will be used only for that purpose. In some cases, we remove personal identifiers from data and maintain it in aggregate form. We may combine this data with other information to produce anonymous, aggregated statistical information helpful to us in improving our products and services.
Automatically Collected Information
We automatically collect certain types of information whenever you interact with us on the Alexion Sites and in some e-mails we may send each other. Automatic technologies we use may include, for example, web server logs and IP addresses, cookies and web beacons.
Web Server Logs and IP Addresses: An IP address is a number assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet that allows computers and servers to recognize and communicate with each other. Alexion collects IP addresses to conduct system administration and report aggregate information to affiliates, business partners, service providers and/or vendors to conduct website and Application analysis and performance reviews.
Web Beacons: On certain web pages or e-mails, Alexion may utilize a common Internet technology called a “web beacon” (also known as an “action tag” or “clear GIF technology”). Web beacons help analyze the effectiveness of websites by measuring, for example, the number of visitors to a site or how many visitors clicked on key elements of a site.
Web beacons, cookies and other tracking technologies do not automatically obtain personal information about you. Only if you voluntarily submit personal information, such as by registering or sending e-mails, can these automatic tracking technologies be used to provide further information about your use of the websites to improve their usefulness to you.
You have certain options regarding your use of the Alexion Sites. Alexion may require you to provide certain personal information in order for you to receive additional product information or information about a disease state. You could decide not to submit any personal information at all by not entering it into any forms or data fields on our Sites and not using any available personalized services. Certain websites and Applications may ask for your permission for certain uses of your personal information and you can agree to or decline those uses. If you opt-in for particular services or communications, such as an e-newsletter, you will be able to unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions included in each communication. If you decide to unsubscribe from a service or communication, we will work to remove your information promptly, although we may require additional information before we can process your request.
Use of Personal Information
Alexion and/or the service providers, vendors and other third parties we hire to perform services on our behalf may use any personal information you choose to give us to comply with your requests and as otherwise disclosed to you in this Privacy Statement or on the web page where you submit your information to us. We may refer to this information to better understand your needs and how we can improve our products and services. We also use depersonalized, aggregated information collected from our Sites to help us understand trends and customer needs. For example, we may analyze the gender or age of visitors to the Sites about a particular medication or disease state, and we may use that analysis of aggregate data internally or share it with others.
Data Sharing and Transfer
Alexion may share personal information about you with various outside companies or service providers or vendors working on our behalf to help further our business requirements, such as providing customer service, sending marketing communications about our products, services and offers, and doing technological maintenance. We may also share personal information with our company's affiliates.
We may also disclose personal information for these purposes:
1. in connection with the sale, assignment or other transfer of the business of the site to which the data relates;
2. to respond to requests of government or law enforcement agencies or where required or permitted by applicable laws, court orders, or government regulations; or
3. when needed for corporate audits or to investigate or respond to a complaint or security threat.
No Third-Party Direct Marketing Use: Alexion will not sell or otherwise transfer the personal information you provide to us at our Sites to any third parties for their own direct marketing use unless we provide clear notice to you and obtain your explicit consent for your data to be shared in this manner.
E-mail a Friend or Colleague: On some Alexion Sites, you can choose to send a link or a message to a friend or colleague referring them to an Alexion Site. The e-mail addresses you may provide for a friend will be used to send your friend information on your behalf and will not be collected or used by Alexion or other third parties for additional purposes.
Note to Users of Business or Professional Websites: If you have a business or professional relationship with Alexion, we may use information you submit on our Sites, including sites intended specifically for business and professional users, to fulfill your requests and develop our business relationship with you and the entities you represent. We may also share such information with third parties acting on our behalf.
Links to Other Sites
Alexion will not be liable for any loss or damage resulting from the use or misuse of the information in this Site or any linked non-Alexion sites, and all users who access an Alexion Site or non-Alexion linked sites agree to do so at their own risk. Neither Alexion nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Alexion Sites or any linked non-Alexion site from or to this site shall be liable in any manner whatsoever for any damages of any nature arising out of your access to this site or any linked non-Alexion site from this site, or any errors or omissions in their content.
Privacy Statement for Children Under 18
Our Sites are not intended or designed for children under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18 you must not provide your personal information. We do not collect personal information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 18.
Additional Information on Websites
If an Alexion Site has particular provisions relating to privacy that differ from those stated here, those provisions will be disclosed to you on the page on which your personal information is collected.
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Safe Harbor Privacy Statement
Alexion complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries (EU) and Switzerland, respectively. Alexion has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Alexion’s certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/.
Limitation on Scope of Principles
Adherence by the Company to these privacy principles may be limited to the extent necessary to meet the Company’s regulatory, legal, governmental, or national security obligations.
Updates to Website Privacy Statement
How to contact Alexion
If you have any questions about Alexion's Website Privacy Statement or the information practices of our Sites, you may contact us as follows:
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Last updated on: August 19, 2014