Privacy Policy and Legal Disclaimers

Dear Visitor,

The terms set out below comprise the legal conditions applying to each Internet user visiting this site ("the Site"). By using the Site you undertake to comply with these terms and conditions without reservation. We recommend that you regularly review these terms and conditions, as they may be modified from time to time without notice.
We wish to emphasize that the Site, including all its content and all the information made available on it, is intended exclusively for residents of Israel.

1. Intellectual property

The Site is owned and operated by Sanofi-Aventis Israel Ltd. ("Sanofi-Aventis"). Sanofi-Aventis is part of the international Sanofi Group ("Sanofi Group"). All the materials and content published on the Site, including trademarks, logos and domain names displayed on it, are protected by applicable intellectual property laws and are owned by the Sanofi Group or its subsidiaries, including Sanofi-Aventis, or licensed to them.

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 prior written consent of Sanofi-Aventis, except for media reporting purposes, provided that all intellectual property rights and other proprietary rights are respected. Copying is permitted solely for personal, noncommercial use.

Any material or content copied from the Site must be accompanied by a notice that the copyright belongs and is reserved to Sanofi-Aventis, provided that any authorized use of visuals, whether constituting a component of the Site or included within it, does not lead to their distortion, modification or alteration in any way.

The Sanofi Group and/or any of its subsidiaries, including Sanofi-Aventis, reserve the right to take legal action against any infringement of its intellectual property rights.

2. Privacy Policy

2.1 The following Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy"), details the information gathering and dissemination practices of Sanofi-Aventis. 

2.2 The Privacy Policy outlines the types of information that Sanofi-Aventis gathers about individual visiting the Site, how Sanofi-Aventis collects and makes use of such information, including saving and sharing the information with third parties, etc.

2.3 You are aware that information you provide Sanofi-Aventis as detailed below, may be stored in Sanofi-Aventis’s databases and that providing the Personal Information, as defined below is subject to your wish and your consent. 

2.4 Sanofi-Aventis may store any information you provide to us (for example, if you contact us by telephone, email, this Site etc). Some of the information may include contact information (such as your name, address, email address and phone number) and any other information provided or made available to us by you (“Personal Information”). The information which does not identify you personally is not saved by us together with your Personal Information. Such a non-personal, aggregated statistical information is hereby referred to as "Statistical Information". Examples of this type of information are: usage statistics, date and time you visited the Site, the pages you visited, the referrer (the website you came from), type of browser and operating system you are using, etc. 

(Personal Information and Statistical Information are collectively referred to herein as "Information”)

2.5 Sanofi-Aventis may use your Information – for one or more of the purposes detailed below: (i) for one or more of the purposes as detailed in these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy; (ii) contacting you directly in the event you report an adverse event; (iii) defending against legal proceedings; (iv) statistical analyzes; (v) to improve the Site, the products and our services; (vi) to enhance our marketing and to facilitate other business functions.

2.6 Sanofi-Aventis may share the Information with the following (i) service providers and vendors that assist Sanofi in providing Services such as IT service providers, legal advisers, etc; (ii) third parties in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of Sanofi-Aventis’s business; (iii) other companies being members of Sanofi Group such as our affiliates, subsidiaries etc.

2.7 Sanofi-Aventis may also disclose and share your Information as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (i) to comply with applicable laws; (ii) to respond to requests from public and government authorities; (iii) to enforce Privacy Policy and Legal Disclaimers; (iv) to protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of Sanofi-Aventis, of you or of other third party;(v) in any dispute, claim, demand, law suit or proceedings whatsoever, whether between you or anyone acting on your behalf, and Sanofi-Aventis or anyone acting on its behalf.

2.8 Please note that the Information may be transferred to other countries. The privacy and data protection laws in such countries may not have the same privacy and data protection laws as in Israel. By using the Site or providing Sanofi-Aventis with your Personal Information, you consent to the collection, storage (including in cloud), processing and transfer of Information as provided in these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 

2.9 Sanofi-Aventis will retain your Information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is permitted or required by law to fulfill the purposes.
2.10 Cookies – A cookie is a file that is placed on the user's hard disk by a web server, without causing any harm. It enables collecting statistical information about the user's browsing habits, in order to ascertain his/her preferences and needs. The Site may place cookies on your computer and collect data about your activities on the site, your preferences and selections. These cookies will be used for statistical purposes of the Site,. Please note that most Internet browsers are set to enable cookies automatically, but it is generally possible to change the browser settings to disable cookies. If you choose to disable cookies, you might not be able to fully enjoy the Site's features and services, since some of the applications on the Site will quite possibly not function properly on a computer on which cookies have been blocked. 

2.11 Sanofi-Aventis may use various tools for statistical analysis, research including Google Analytics which collects statistical and non-identifying information. Please note that without derogating from the above, the use of the Site is subject to Google Analytics’ Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. For more information regarding the privacy practices of Google Analytics, please visit Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites.

2.12 Sanofi-Aventis may also track your usage of the site through the use of pixel tags. A pixel tag is a tiny graphic on a web page that is used to track pages viewed. Pixel tags may collect information such as the IP address and browser type related to the visitor's computer. Pixel tags may be placed on online advertisements and on different pages of our sites. Pixel tags provide Sanofi-Aventis with information on how many times a page in the Site is opened and which information is consulted.

2.13 Sanofi-Aventis may also automatically collect and store web log information relating to your computer and your visit, such as the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; the Internet address of the website from which you linked to the Site; the date and time you accessed the Site, how long you spent and which pages you visited; your computer's operating system and browser software; and your Internet protocol (IP) address. If you have a static IP address, it is possible that this address could be used in combination with other information to identify you.

2.14 Sanofi-Aventis takes reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your Information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, due to the nature of the Internet, Sanofi-Aventis cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to overcome those measures or use your Information for improper purposes.  

2.15 In accordance with the applicable laws in Israel relating to privacy protection, you have the right to review, modify and correct your Personal Information stored by Sanofi-Aventis. To exercise this rights, simply write to us at the following address:

2.15.1 Online: https://www.sanofi.co.il/contact

2.15.2 By mail : 10 Beni Gaon, NETANYA 4250499

3. Nature of information provided at the Site

Expert opinions concerning subject areas related to the content of the Site and extracts from press articles may be posted on the Site, as relevant. Such information represents the opinion or position of the respective expert or newspaper and is not necessarily the opinion or position of Sanofi-Aventis or any of the companies in the Sanofi Group. The Sanofi Group is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any information or opinion set forth in such materials. Expert advice of this sort reflects only the personal view of that expert, and in no case shall it be regarded as the opinion or responsibility of the Sanofi Group.

The Site may also contain information relating to health, fitness, medical issues and types of medical therapy intended exclusively for human use. This material is made available for information purposes only and is not meant to replace advice provided by your own physician or pharmacist. You should not use the information contained on the Site for diagnosing any illness or physical condition or to prescribe or use any medication presented on the Site. You should always consult with your own physician.

4. Pharmaceutical products and Side Effects

4.1 The Site is not intended to discuss the side effects associated with the use of drugs or treatments of the Sanofi Group or third-parties, whether actual or potential.
4.2 The Site is not intended to report side effects associated with the use of drugs. If you or someone you know, have met a potential side effect using a Sanofi-Aventis product, please send an email to the office of Sanofi-Aventis in Israel indicating the name of the product concerned and describing the side effects suffered. You can find the information on the Sanofi –Aventis local office in Israel by visiting www.sanofi.com website. We also encourage you to report negative side effects of drugs to the Israeli Ministry of Health.

5. Links to Other Sites

The Sanofi Group, including Sanofi-Aventis, disclaims all and any liability in relation to any third party site that was accessed via the Site. We have no control over the content of third party sites, which are and shall remain completely independent of the Sanofi Group. Moreover, the existence per se of a link between the Site and a third party site in no way implies that the Sanofi Group in any way approves the content of that site or any use to which such content may be put. External sites may contain hyperlinks leading to the Site. Such hyperlinks may not be installed without the express prior consent of Sanofi-Aventis. Sanofi-Aventis is in no way responsible for the unavailability of such external sites, and Sanofi-Aventis does not review, control or approve, nor is it responsible for, any content, advertising, products or other materials available on or accessible via those sites. It is your responsibility to take the necessary precautions to prevent the Site from being infected by any one or more computer viruses, Trojan horses or other malware.

6. Limitations of Liability

Sanofi-Aventis makes every effort to ensure, to the best of its ability, that the information made available on the Site is accurate and up to date, and it reserves the right to change the content of the information at any time without notice. Nonetheless, Sanofi-Aventis cannot guarantee the accuracy or comprehensiveness of such information or the frequency in which it is updated. Therefore, and with the exception of direct damage resulting from willful misconduct or gross negligence by Sanofi-Aventis, Sanofi-Aventis disclaims liability for:

any imprecision, inaccuracy or omission in the information made available on the Site;
any conclusion reached and/or any omission or action made based on the information that may be available on the Site;
any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party leading to the modification of information or materials made available on the Site;
Any direct or indirect damage, regardless of its cause, origin, nature or consequences, resulting from (i) access or inability to access the Site (ii) the use of the Site, including any bug or virus that may infect your computer system or any other product; (iii) use of cookies and tools for statistical analysis and research as detailed above

The materials and content on the Site are made available "as is," without any warranty of any kind, whether explicit or implied. Sanofi-Aventis does not offer any explicit or implied warranty of commercial quality or suitability for a particular purpose.

7. Availability of the Website

By using the Site you acknowledge that (i) it is technically impossible for the Site to be provided free of defects and that Sanofi-Aventis cannot assume any responsibility for this; (ii) defects may lead to the Site being temporarily unavailable; and (iii) the operation of the Site may be adversely affected by external conditions and parameters outside the control of Sanofi-Aventis, such as transmission and telecommunication links between Sanofi-Aventis and you and between Sanofi-Aventis and other systems and networks.

Sanofi-Aventis and/or its suppliers may, at any time, temporarily or permanently, modify or interrupt the operation of the Site, wholly or partly, in order to perform maintenance work and/or make changes and/or improvements to the Site. Sanofi-Aventis shall not be held liable for any modification, suspension or interruption in the operation of the Site.

Information on Programs and Services The information included and published on the Site may contain direct or indirect references to, programs and services of the Sanofi Group which are not offered or available in certain countries or regions or which may be offered under different trademarks, and which may be subject to different regulatory requirements and conditions of use according to the country. Such references do not imply any intention on the part of the Sanofi Group to provide these, programs or services in your country. Please consult Sanofi-Aventis Israel Ltd. for any information concerning the programs and  services which are available in Israel.

8. Legal Framework

The Site and its content shall be governed by Israeli law only. Any claim arising in connection with this Site and its content shall be conducted before the competent courts in Tel Aviv.