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Internet Web site Legal Notices, Disclaimers and Privacy Policy of GENFIT SA

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. We would advise you to consult these instructions regularly, as they may be modified from time to time and without warning.

1. Intellectual property

This site is owned and operated by GENFIT SA. All intellectual property rights in the web site located at www.www.genfit.com and its contents (hereinafter the “Site”), including trade marks, logos and domain names, are owned by or licensed to GENFIT SA. Except as permitted by law, no material from the Site may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, distorted, transmitted or distributed in any way, in whole or in part, without the express prior written consent of GENFIT SA. The following notice shall appear on all copies of whole or part of the content of the Site: “COPYRIGHT 2005-2011 GENFIT SA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED”. All authorised use of visuals, whether constituting the site or included within it, must not be distorted, modified or altered in any way whatsoever. GENFIT SA or its subsidiaries may take legal action in the event of breach of the above policy or infringement of any intellectual property rights in the Site.

2. Nature of information

From time to time, expert opinions concerning a particular area in relation with the content of the Site may 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 GENFIT SA. Such experts are not employees of GENFIT SA and do not receive any compensation from GENFIT SA for the use of their opinion. GENFIT SA 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 GENFIT SA. Moreover, the Site contains information relating to medicines, health, fitness, the medical domain and various kinds of medical treatment reserved exclusively for use by humans. This is for information purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for the advice provided by your own physician or any other medical or 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 and any competent professional health advisors.

3. Information on the products

The information contained and broadcast on the Site may contain direct or indirect references to GENFIT SA products, programmes and services which are not proposed or available in certain countries or regions, or which may be offered under a different trademark, and which may be subject to different regulations and conditions of use according to the country. Such references do not imply any intention on the part of GENFIT SA to sell these products, programmes or services in your country.

4. Privacy Policy

GENFIT SA will not divulge to any third party personal information concerning you which you may communicate via electronic mail. This information will be used for the sole purpose of replying to you in the most efficient way possible. In accordance with Law n°2004-801 2004 (France) regarding Data Protection, you have a right to access, to modify, to rectify and to suppress any personal data concerning you, simply by requesting it:

  • By email: contact@genfit.com
  • By post to: The Webmaster GENFIT SA, Parc Eurasanté, 885 Avenue Eugène Avinée 59120 Loos France

The Site is not designed to receive any confidential information which you may submit. As a result, and with the exception of the personal data outlined above, all information, whatever form it is in: document, data, graphics, questions, suggestions, concepts, remarks or other – which you communicate on the Site will in no way be considered as confidential. As result of this, the simple fact of your transmitting this data to us grants us the right to use, reproduce, diffuse or modify this data, or to transmit it in the aim of processing your request. Tracking traffic movement – This Site may use information to track the total number of visitors to the Site, the number of visitors to each page of the Site, the movement of visitors through the Site and the domain names of visitor Internet service providers. GENFIT SA may use this information, which remains in aggregate form, to understand how visitors use the Site so that they may improve it. No personally identifiable information is available in this process. In addition, we may store some information on your computer to improve the quality of your visit to our site. In some cases, this information will help us to tailor the content to your interests, or help us to avoid asking for the same information on repeat visits to the site. With most Internet browsers, you can erase the information, referred to as “cookies” from your computer’s hard drive, block all cookies or even receive a warning before a cookie is placed on your system. Refer to your browser instructions or help button to learn more about cookies. Furthermore, information that you provide to the Site may be sent electronically to servers outside of the country where you originally entered the information. However, data transmission via the Worldwide Web cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Because of this, GENFIT SA cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to the Site and you do so at your own risk.

5. Limitation of Liability

GENFIT SA 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, GENFIT SA 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 or for personal injury or death resulting from wilful misconduct or gross negligence by GENFIT SA, 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 GENFIT SA has been aware of the foreseeability of such damage, whether it be the result of (1) access or inability to access the Site, (2) the use of the Site, including any damage or virus which may infect your computer system or any other product, and/or (3) 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. GENFIT SA does not offer any express or implied warranty relative without limitation to their merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

5.1. Site availability

You acknowledge that (1) it is technically impossible that the Site will be provided free of defaults and that GENFIT SA cannot take any responsibility for this, (2) that defaults may lead to the temporary unavailability of the Site, and that (3) the operation of the Site may be adversely affected by conditions and performances outside Genfit SA ‘s control, such as, for example, transmission and telecommunication links between GENFIT SA and you and between GENFIT SA and other systems and networks. GENFIT SA 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. GENFIT SA is not liable for any modification to or suspension or interruption of the Site.

Furthermore, it is your responsibility to take the necessary precautions to prevent this Site being contaminated by, including, but not to, one or more or any virus.

5.2. Links to other sites

Links from GENFIT SA Site to external sites:

The responsibility of GENFIT SA will not be called into account with regard to any third-party site to which you may have gained access via this Site. We have no way of controlling the content of these third-party sites which remain totally independent of GENFIT SA. What is more, the existence of a link between the Site and any third party site in no way implies that GENFIT SA in any way approves the content of those sites, or, moreover, any use to which such content may be put.

Links from external sites to the Site:

External sites may contain hyperlinks leading to this Site. Any such hyperlink shall not be installed without GENFIT SA ‘s prior express consent. In any case, GENFIT SA is in no way responsible for the unavailability of such external sites and GENFIT SA does not review, control, approve, nor is it responsible for any content, advertising, products or other materials available on or accessible via those sites. These links may change and become incorrect.

6. Jurisdiction

The Site has been set up in regard to French laws.