Legal Notice

1. Intellectual property

This site is owned and operated by Sanofi Pasteur, part of the Sanofi Group. The presentation and each of the materials, including trademarks, logos and domain names, posted on the website located at vaccinfo.ca (hereinafter the "site"), are protected by the applicable laws as regards intellectual property, and are owned by Sanofi Pasteur or its subsidiaries, 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 Pasteur’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- 2017 Sanofi Pasteur -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 Pasteur or its subsidiaries 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. They shall not be interpreted as canvassing or public offering, and do not constitute either an offer to subscribe, purchase, or deal in Sanofi Pasteur or its subsidiaries shares or any other securities issued by Sanofi Pasteur. Sanofi Pasteur draws your attention to the fact that financial information posted on the site is regularly updated (if financial information is posted).

As the case may be, expert opinions concerning a particular area in relation to 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 the Sanofi Group. Such experts are not employees of the Sanofi Group and do not receive any compensation from Sanofi Pasteur for the use of their opinion. Sanofi Pasteur 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 Pasteur.

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

Neither Sanofi nor Sanofi Pasteur shall be called into account or held responsible or liable 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 Pasteur. In addition, the existence of a link between the site and any third party site in no way implies that Sanofi Pasteur 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", "trojan horses" or any other "parasites".

External sites may contain hyperlinks leading to the site. Any such hyperlink shall not be installed without Sanofi Pasteur’s express prior consent. In any case, Sanofi Pasteur is in no way responsible for the unavailability of such external sites and Sanofi Pasteur 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. Limitations of liability

Sanofi Pasteur makes every effort to ensure to the best of its abilities the accuracy and updating of the information broadcast on the site, which content the company reserves the right to change at any time and without prior notice. Nonetheless, Sanofi Pasteur 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 Pasteur, Sanofi Pasteur 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 Pasteur 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 Pasteur does not offer any express or implied warranty including, 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 Pasteur 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 Pasteur’s control, such as, for example, transmission and telecommunication links between Sanofi Pasteur and you and between Sanofi Pasteur and other systems and networks. Sanofi Pasteur and/or its suppliers may, at any time, temporarily or 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 Pasteur is not liable for any modification to or suspension or interruption of the site.

6. Legal framework

The site and its content are governed by the laws of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein. Any possible litigation referring to the site and its content will come under the competence of Canadian Courts.