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Legal notice

This page describes the legal instructions which apply to every Internet user visiting this site. In consulting this site you undertake to respect these instructions without reservation. You are advised to consult these instructions regularly, as they may be modified from time to time and without notice.

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1. Intellectual property

This site is owned and operated by sanofi-aventis Canada Inc. (hereinafter “Sanofi Canada), part of the Sanofi Group. The presentation and each of the materials, including trademarks, logos and domain names, posted on the web site located at www.bgstar.ca (hereinafter the “Site”), are protected by the applicable laws as regards Intellectual Property, and are owned by Sanofi Canada or its affiliates, or have been subjected to authorization of use granted to it.

No material from the Site may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, distorted, transmitted or distributed in any way, on any support, in total or in part, without Sanofi Canada’s prior written consent, except for press use only, on condition that intellectual property rights and all other property rights are respected. The only authorized copies are for personal, non-commercial, home use.

The following notice shall appear on all copies of whole or part of the content of the Site: “Copyright © 2012-2017 Sanofi. All rights reserved”.

All authorized use of visuals, whether constituting the site or included within it, must not be distorted, modified or altered in any way whatsoever.

Sanofi Canada or its affiliates reserve the right to take legal action against any counterfeit of its intellectual property rights.

2. Nature of information

The information, notably financial information (if there is), provided on the Site shall not be considered as an invitation to invest. It shall not be interpreted as canvassing or public offering, and does not constitute either an offer to subscribe, purchase, or deal in Sanofi Canada or its affiliates’ shares or any other securities issued by Sanofi Canada. Sanofi Canada draws your attention to the fact that financial information posted on the Site is regularly updated (if financial information is posted).

As may be the case, expert opinions concerning a particular area in relation with the content of the Site shall be posted on the Site, or extracts from press articles. Such information represents only the opinions of the respective experts or of the newspaper, which opinions are not necessarily those of the Sanofi Group. Such experts are not employees of the Sanofi Group and do not receive any compensation from Sanofi Canada for the use of their opinion. Sanofi Canada is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any information or opinions set forth in such materials. Expert advice reflects only the personal view of that expert, and in no case shall it be regarded as the opinion or responsibility of Sanofi Canada.

Moreover, the Site contains information relating to health, fitness, the medical domain and various kinds of medical treatment reserved exclusively for use by human beings. This is for information purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for the advice provided by your own physician or pharmacist or other health professional. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing any illness or physical problem or in order to prescribe or use any medication presented on the Site. You should always consult your own physician or pharmacist or other health professional.

3. Links to other sites

Neither the responsibility of Sanofi Canada nor the one of its affiliates will be called into account with regard to any third-party site to which you may have gained access via the Site. We have no way of controlling the content of these third-party sites, which remain totally independent of Sanofi Canada. In addition, the existence of a link between the Site and any third-party site in no way implies that Sanofi Canada in any way approves of the content of this site, or, moreover, any use to which such content may be put.[NOTE: paragraph break removed] Furthermore, it is your responsibility to take the necessary precautions to prevent the Site being contaminated by, including, but not limited to, one or more “viruses”, “Trajan horses” or any other “parasites”.

External sites may contain hyperlinks leading to the Site. Any such hyperlink shall not be installed without Sanofi Canada's express prior consent. In any case, Sanofi Canada is in no way responsible for the unavailability of such external sites and Sanofi Canada does not review, control, approve, nor is it responsible for any content, advertising, products or other materials available on or accessible via these sites.

4. Limitations of liability

Sanofi Canada makes every effort to ensure to the best of its abilities the accuracy and updating of the information broadcast on the Site, whose content the company reserves the right to change at any time and without prior notice. Nonetheless, Sanofi Canada cannot fully guarantee the accuracy, precision, updating or exhaustiveness of the information made available on the Site. As a result, and with the exception of direct damage resulting from willful misconduct or gross negligence by Sanofi Canada, the latter cannot be held liable for:

  • Any imprecision, inaccuracy or omission relative to the information provided on the Site;
  • Any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party leading to the modification of the information or materials provided on the Site;
  • In a more general way, any damage, direct or indirect, regardless of its cause, origin, nature or consequences, even whilst Sanofi Canada has been aware of the possibility of such damage, whether it be the result of (i) access or inability to access the Site, (ii) the use of the Site, including any damage or virus which may infect your computer system or any other product, and/or (iii) credit given to any information provided directly or indirectly by the Site.

The materials in the Site and all other sites are provided "as is", without any kind of warranty, whether express or implied. Sanofi Canada does not offer any express or implied warranty relative without limitation to their merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

5. Availability of the website

You acknowledge that (i) it is technically impossible that the Site will be provided free of defaults and that Sanofi Canada cannot take any responsibility for this, (ii) that defaults may lead to the temporary unavailability of the Site, and that (iii) the operation of the Site may be adversely affected by conditions and performances outside Sanofi Canada's control, such as, for example, transmission and telecommunication links between Sanofi Canada and you and between Sanofi Canada and other systems and networks.

Sanofi Canada and/or its suppliers may, at any time, temporarily or in permanently modify or interrupt, all or part of the Site in order to perform maintenance work and/or make improvements and/or changes to the Site. Sanofi Canada s is not liable for any modification to or suspension or interruption of the Site.

6. Personal information

Your personal information may be collected during your visit to this website through our Contact form. Except for any log files and cookies, if you are simply visiting our website, we do not collect any of your Personal Information. Your personal information will be used by authorized employees, contractors or agents of Sanofi Canada, who need to access the information to communicate with you as permitted or required and may be accessible to third-party service providers solely for this purpose. Your personal information will only be retained as long as needed to fulfill the relevant purpose.

The website is not intended to solicit adverse experience for Sanofi Canada products or products of other companies. If you provide information about an adverse experience while using any of Sanofi Canada’s products, we may use the information you provided to submit reports to Health Canada and/or other relevant regulators. We may be required to contact you and/or your health professional for further information. You understand that in order to comply with the law, we may not be permitted to meet your request to amend or remove personal information you provided to us or a third party regarding an adverse experience while using any of Sanofi Canada’s products.

You have certain rights to access and rectify your personal information and in order to exercise this right, or if you have any questions, comments or concerns, you may use the Contact information provided herein.

7. Legal framework

The Site and its content are governed by the laws of Canada and all provincial legislations and regulations applicable therein. Any possible litigation referring to the Site and its content will come under the competence of Courts of the Province of Quebec.

8. Legal notice

8.1 Site Editor

Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH
Industriepark Höchst, K703
DE - 65926 Frankfurt

Tel. : +49 (0)180 / 2 222010

8.2 Publishing Director

Christoph Bally
Head of Diagnostic & Delivery Solutions, Diabetes Division

8.3 Site Hosting

BT France
Immeuble Jean Monnet
11 place des Vosges
FR - 92061 Paris La Défense Cedex

Tel. : +33 (0)1 44 97 70 00

9. Credits

Trademarks

  • BGStar™ is trademark owned by Sanofi.
  • Dynamic Electrochemistry® is a registered trademark of AgaMatrix Inc.
  • Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
  • App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.

Photo credits

  • Getty Images
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