Legal Statement

EFFECTIVE AS OF July 16, 2010

PLEASE READ AND REVIEW CAREFULLY THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE BEFORE USING THIS WEB SITE.

This Web site was developed as a service provided by Hoffmann-La Roche Limited ("Roche"). By using this Web site, you agree to the terms of use in this Legal Statement and Privacy Statement (these “Terms of Use”) posted on this Web site. If you do not agree, please exit and disregard the information contained herein.

This Web site is intended for Canadian audiences only. 

Modification of Terms

Roche reserves the right to change these Terms of Use from time to time, as it deems to be necessary. You may view the current applicable version of this Legal Statement and Privacy Statement at any time through a link at the bottom of each page within this Web site.

No warranty and no liability

While Roche is making great efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information, Roche makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the following: any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, any warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of the information provided on this Web site or any warranties that the functions contained on this Web site will be uninterrupted or error free or that this Web site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Roche disclaims any liability for the use of this site or any site linked to it. Roche may change this site at any time without notice but does not assume any responsibility to update it. All users agree that all access and use of this Web site and on any Web site linked to from this site and the content thereof is at their own risk. Neither Roche nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering this Web site or on any Web site linked to from this site shall be liable in any manner whatsoever for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of your access, use or inability to use this Web site or any Web site linked to from this site, or any errors or omissions in the content thereof.

Medical Information

Any information for consumers on this Web site is intended only for the purpose of helping consumers better understand certain health conditions and treatment options. The information is not intended to be a substitute for the advice of a healthcare professional, or a recommendation for any particular treatment plan. It is important that consumers consult with a healthcare professional for detailed information about medical conditions and treatment.

No offer and no solicitation

The information provided on this Website does not constitute an offer of or solicitation for the purchase or disposal of, trading or any transaction in any Roche securities. Investors must not rely on this information for investment decisions.

Forward-looking information

This page may contain forward-looking information. Such information is subject to a variety of significant uncertainties, including scientific, business, economic and financial factors, and therefore actual results may differ significantly from those presented.

Links

This Web site contains links to other Web sites maintained by third parties over whom Roche has no control. Links to third party pages are provided for convenience only. Roche assumes no responsibility for the content of such Web sites and makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information contained on such sites. Roche expressly disclaim any liability for all third party information and the use of it.

Intellectual Property

All images and information contained on this Web site are copyrighted and otherwise proprietary. Unless otherwise expressly noted, nothing on this Web site may be copied or used except as provided in these terms of use or with the prior written consent of Roche.

Roche grants you permission to print individual pages from this Web site, unless otherwise expressly noted, for your own personal, non-commercial use in learning about services or products offered by Roche or for your non-commercial use in connection with healthcare or education. No other permission is granted to you to print, copy, reproduce, distribute, license, transfer, sell, transmit, upload, download, store, display in public, alter, modify or create derivative works of these materials. This grant of permission is not a transfer of title. Unless otherwise indicated, all logos, designs, and trade-marks on this Web site are trade-marks owned or used under license by Roche. All product names printed in capitals or otherwise appropriately marked on this Web site are trade-marks of Roche or companies within the Roche Group.

Representations by You

You are solely responsible for any material you submit to this Web site. You agree not to submit or transmit any material that is unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, profane, or might in any other way violate any law, regulation, or rule. You further agree not to upload, email, post or transmit to, or distribute or otherwise publish through this Web site any material which disrupts the normal operation of the site, including posting or otherwise transmitting material that is not related to the subject at issue or otherwise restricts or inhibits any other user from using the site.

Should you submit any information to us, including feedback, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like regarding the content of this Web site, such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential, and Roche shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information. Roche shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute such information to others without limitation. Roche shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever, including but no limited to developing, manufacturing, and marketing products incorporating such information.

Privacy

Please refer to Privacy Statement on this Web site for information on how Roche protects personal information about you.

Termination of Access

Roche reserves the right to suspend or terminate your access to all or part of this Web site, at any time, without notice to you, if it believes, in its sole judgment, that you have breached or may breach any term or condition of these Terms of Use, or for its convenience.

Choice of Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use are governed by the internal substantive laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these terms of use.