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 advise you to consult these instructions regularly, as they may be modified from time to time and without notice
1. Intellectual property
The www.fondation-sanofi-espoir.com website (hereinafter the “site”) is owned and operated by the Sanofi Espoir Foundation (hereinafter “Sanofi Espoir”), belonging to Groupe Sanofi. The presentation and each of the elements, including trademarks, logos and domain names appearing on the site are protected by intellectual property laws and (i) are held by Sanofi Espoir or (ii) are held by third parties and are subject to an authorization of use granted to Sanofi Espoir by their owners, including those listed in Article 10 below.
No material from the site may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, distorted, transmitted or distributed in any manner or in any medium, in part or in whole, without the prior written consent of Sanofi Espoir, except strictly for the purposes of the press and subject to the respect of intellectual property rights and any other proprietary right that is mentioned. Only copying for private usage is permitted for your personal, private and non-commercial use, on your personal computer or through sharing tools offered on the site.
The following notice shall appear on all copies authorized in whole in or in part of the site’s content: “COPYRIGHT SANOFI ESPOIR FOUNDATION 2011-2020. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.”
Elements composing or contained in the site authorized for use may not be distorted, modified or altered in any way.
Sanofi Espoir reserves the right to take legal action against any counterfeit of its intellectual property rights.
2. Nature of information
The information, notably financial information, provided on the site shall not be considered as an invitation to invest. They shall not be interpreted as canvassing or public offering, and do not constitute either an offer to subscribe, purchase, or deal in Sanofi Espoir shares or any other securities issued by Sanofi Espoir. Sanofi Espoir draws your attention to the fact that financial information posted on the site are regularly updated.
As the case may be, 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 Espoir for the use of their opinion. Sanofi Espoir 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 Espoir.
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. 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.
3. Links to other sites
The responsibility of Sanofi Espoir will not 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 Espoir. In addition, the existence of a link between the site and any third party site in no way implies that Sanofi Espoir in any way approves of the content of this site, or, moreover, any use to which such content may be put.
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 Espoir’s express prior consent. In any case, Sanofi Espoir is in no way responsible for the unavailability of such external sites and Sanofi Espoir does not review, control, approve, nor is it responsible for any content, advertising, products or other materials available on or accessible via those sites.
4. Privacy, Protection of Personal Data and Confidential Information
4.1 Privacy and protection of Personal Data
Sanofi-aventis Groupe is data controller for the processing of personal data collected through this website.
54, rue La Boétie
Tel.: +33 (0)1 53 77 40 00
Sanofi-aventis Groupe is a public company with capital of 76,493,456 euros, registered with the RCS of Paris under the number 403 335 938 (SIREN).
4.2 The site is not designed to receive any confidential information which you may submit.
Consequently, and except for the personal data mentioned above, any information in whatever form - documents, data, graphics, questions, suggestions, concepts, remarks or other - which you communicate on the website will in no way be deemed confidential. Consequently, the mere transmission by you gives us the right to use, reproduce, distribute, modify or transmit this information in order to process your request.
5. Limitations of liability
Sanofi Espoir 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 Espoir 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 Espoir, 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 Espoir 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 Espoir does not offer any express or implied warranty relative without limitation to their merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
6. Availability of the web site
You acknowledge that (i) it is technically impossible that the site will be provided free of defaults and that Sanofi Espoir 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 Espoir’s control, such as, for example, transmission and telecommunication links between Sanofi Espoir and you and between Sanofi Espoir and other systems and networks.
Sanofi Espoir 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 Espoir is not liable for any modification to or suspension or interruption of the site.
7. Information on the products
The information contained and broadcast on the site may contain direct or indirect references to products, programs and services of the Sanofi Group 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 the Sanofi Group to sell these products, programs or services in your country. Please consult Sanofi Espoir commercial partner for any information concerning the products, programs and services which are available in your region / country.
8. Legal framework
The site and its content are governed by the Laws of France. Any possible litigation referring to the site and its content will come under the competence of French Courts.
9. Legal notice
9.1 Site Editor
Fondation Sanofi Espoir
112-114, rue La Boétie
FR - 75008 Paris
Tel.: +33 (0)1 53 77 91 38
9.2 Publishing Director
President of the Sanofi Espoir Foundation
9.3 Site hosting
Microsoft Nederland B.V.
Evert van de Beekstraat 354
1118 CZ Schiphol (Amsterdam)
Tel. : +31 (0)20-500 1500
Microsoft Nederland B.V. is part of Microsoft Corporation,
1 Microsoft Way,
98052 Redmond, Washington, USA.
10. Photo credits
Stéphane Bot, William Lebedel/Friendship, James Mollison/A galerie
Christel Sasso – CAPA Pictures
Who benefits from our actions
Essa Ahmed/AFP, Patrick Hertzog/AFP, Patrick Meinhardt/AFP, Pal Pillai/AFP
Stéphane Bot, seb_ra / iStock / Getty Images