Legal Notice

  1. Intellectual property

    This Sanofi Ventures site belongs to and is operated by Sanofi-Aventis Groupe, belonging to the Sanofi Group (“Sanofi”). The layout and each of the components, including trademarks, logos and domain names, appearing on the site (hereinafter the "Site"), are protected by current laws on intellectual property, and belong to Sanofi, and the use of any such trademarks, logos and domain names is the subject of an authorisation.

    No component of the Site may be copied, reproduced, altered, edited, downloaded, denatured, transmitted or distributed in any way whatsoever, on any medium whatsoever, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Sanofi, except solely for use for press requirements conditional on compliance with intellectual property rights and any other property rights that are mentioned. Only copying for private use is authorised for your own personal, private, non-commercial use, on your personal computer.

    The following statement should appear on any authorised copy of all or part of the content of the Site: "COPYRIGHT 2013 – 2013 – Sanofi - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED".

    Any authorised use of items composing or shown on the Site must not be denatured, changed or altered in any way whatsoever.

    Sanofi reserves the right to take legal action against any breach of its intellectual property rights.

  2. Nature of information presents Sanofi Ventures, its team, its portfolio and also its news and contact details.

    Information, especially financial, published on the Site shall not be considered as an encouragement to invest. It should not under any circumstances be interpreted as prospecting or as a public offering, nor is it an offer to subscribe, buy or swap shares or other securities in Sanofi and/or  and/or any other company referenced therein.

    The Site may offer opinions by experts consulted in a particular field in relation to the content of the Site or excerpts from press articles.. Any such experts are not employees of Sanofi and do not receive any emoluments in exchange for Sanofi using their opinion. Sanofi is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any such information and opinions. Experts’ opinions reflect their own personal views and should never be interpreted as being the opinion or responsibility of Sanofi.

    The Site also includes information on health, physical condition, the medical field and medical treatments solely for human use. Said information is published on the Site for information purposes only and is no substitute for the advice of your physician or pharmacist. The information should not be used under any circumstances to make a medical diagnosis of an illness or physical problem, or for prescribing or using drugs presented on the Site. The Site is not intended to be used to report health concerns, adverse events or product technical complaints, or to ask technical or medical questions regarding Sanofi products. In all instances you should refer to your physician or pharmacist.

  3. Links to other sites

    The liability of Sanofi shall not be incurred as a result of accessing any third party site via the Site. We do not have any way of controlling the content of such third party sites which remain entirely independent of Sanofi. Moreover, the existence of a link between the Site and a third party site does not under any circumstances mean that Sanofi approves the content of that site in any way whatsoever and in particular the use that may be made of it.

    In addition, you are responsible for taking the precautions necessary to prevent any infection from the Site, in particular by computer viruses, Trojan horses or any other "parasite".

    External sites may include hypertext links to the Site. Any such links should not be created without the express prior consent of Sanofi. In any case, Sanofi may not in any way be held liable for the non-availability of such sites and Sanofi does not scrutinise, check or approve them and is not responsible for contents, advertising, products or other components available on or via those sites.

  4. Personal information and other information

    1. Sanofi will not disclose to third parties personal data about you that you may convey to it by using the Site. It will only be used with a view to providing you with an answer as effectively as possible.

      In accordance with applicable laws, you have the right to access, alter, rectify and delete personal data that concerns you. To do so, request as follows: On-line:
      By post: Sanofi, 50 Binney Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, U.S.A.

    2. The Site is not intended to receive confidential information from you. Consequently, and except for personal data mentioned above, any information, whatever its form - document, data, graphic, question, suggestion, concept, comment or other - that you send us via the Site will not under any circumstances be deemed confidential. Consequently, the act of sending it to us alone gives us the right to use it, reproduce it, publish it, alter it or send it with a view to dealing with your request.
    3. The Site collects information about your usage of our site through cookies and similar technology. There are two types of cookies: session cookies (non persistent cookies) and persistent cookies. Session cookies temporarily store non-personally identifiable information about your visit to our website in your computer’s memory. The cookie is deleted as soon as you close your browser. Persistent or permanent cookies will uniquely identify your browser and will permanently save in your computer’s memory information requested by the website.

      The Site also track the total number of visitors to our website, the number of visitors to each page of the website, and the domain names of our visitors’ Internet service providers. No personally identifiable information is gathered in any of these processes.

  5. Limitations on liability

    Sanofi strives to the best of its ability to ensure that information published on the Site is accurate and up-to-date. It reserves the right to correct content at any time, without prior notice. However, Sanofi cannot guarantee that the information available on the Site is accurate, correct, up-to-date or complete.

    Consequently, and except for property damage resulting from gross or intentional negligence by Sanofi, the latter declines any liability:

      for any inaccuracy, error or omission as regards information available on the Site;

      for any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party resulting in an alteration of information or items made available on the Site;

      and more broadly, for any property damage or consequential loss, for any reason, of any origin, nature or with any consequences whatsoever, even if Sanofi had been warned of the possibility of such damage or loss, caused (i) because of any access to the Site or because it was impossible to access it, (ii) because of the use of the Site, including any harm or virus that may infect your computer or any other property, and/or (iii) because of the credence given to any information coming directly or indirectly from the Site.

    The components of the Site or of any other site are provided "as is" without any guarantee of any kind, whether implicit or explicit. Sanofi does not offer any implicit or explicit guarantee, relative, without limitation, to their market value or suitability for any given purpose.

  6. Availability of the web site

    You acknowledge (i) that it is technically impossible to provide the Site free from any defect and that Sanofi cannot undertake to do so; (ii) that defects may lead to the Site being temporarily unavailable; and that (iii) operation of the Site can be affected by events and/or matters that Sanofi does not control, such, for example, as means of transmission and communication between you and Sanofi and between Sanofi and other networks.

    Sanofi and/or its suppliers may, at any time, alter or interrupt, temporarily or permanently, all or part of the Site to undertake maintenance and/or make improvements and/or changes to the Site. Sanofi is not responsible for any alteration, suspension or interruption of the Site.

  7. Information on products

    Information included and published on the Site may include direct or indirect references to products, programmes and services of the Sanofi Group that are not announced or available in some countries or some regions or that may be supplied under a different name and may be subject to regulations and terms of use that differ depending on the country. Such references do not mean that the Sanofi Group intends to sell those products, programmes or services in your country. Refer to the local Sanofi subsidiary or your Sanofi sales partner for any information about the products, programmes and services available to you.

  8. Legal provisions

    The Site is operated from our offices in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, U.S.A. The Site and its content are governed by the Laws of U.S.A. and any disputes relating thereto are subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of U.S.A.

  9. Terms and conditions

    1. Publisher of the Site
      Sanofi-aventis Groupe
      54, rue La Boétie
      FR - 75008 Paris
      Tel.: +33 (0)1 53 77 40 00
      Sanofi-aventis Groupe, a corporation (société anonyme) with a capital of 76,493,456 Euros, registered in the Paris Trade and Company Register under Number 403 335 938.
    2. Head of Publication
      Bernard Davitian, Sanofi Ventures, Vice President and Managing Director
    3. Site hosting
      BT France
      Immeuble Jean Monnet
      11, place des Vosges
      FR - 92061 Paris La Défense Cedex
      Tel.: +33 (0)1 44 97 70 00
    4. Photo credits

      Patrick Allard/REA
      Pierre Olivier Callede / Capa Pictures
      Getty Images/Fuse
      Eric Larrayadieu / Interlinks Image
      Didier Robcis / Interlinks Image
      Peter Strumpf / Capa Pictures