Terms and conditions of use of the website www.fondazionepfizer.it (hereinafter the “Site”).
Please read the terms and conditions of the use of this Website carefully before accessing its contents
This Website has been created to help spread information on the activities of Fondazione Pfizer in Italy and therefore its contents are intended for users residing in this country.
By accessing and consulting the Website, or registering for it where applicable, the user of the Website (hereinafter “User”) expressly acknowledges and accepts the terms and conditions of use which regulate, together with other current, applicable laws, the Website as set forth below (hereinafter “Terms and Conditions”). If you do not wish to accept the Terms and Conditions, you will not be able to access and consult and/or register with the Website.
Fondazione Pfizer reserves the right to review and update the Terms and Conditions and since these Terms and Conditions are binding for the User, the User is required to consult them periodically and to check for any updates. To this end, the User is invited to download and keep a copy of the Terms and Conditions.
In any case, Fondazione Pfizer may communicate via the Website any updates to the Terms and Conditions and/or other features of the Website which may affect the User’s browsing experience.
- Ownership of the Website
The owner of the Website www.fondazionepfizer.it is Fondazione Pfizer, with registered and administrative offices in Rome at via Valbondione no. 113, Tax Code 97259620587 and VAT no. 07300731002 (hereinafter the “Foundation”).
- Ownership of the contents of the Website and use by Users
All visible and non-visible components of this Website (for example, texts, images, sounds, videos, graphics, brands, logos, audiovisual media, software, etc., hereinafter, all jointly referred to as “Contents”), including any modifications and updates, are the exclusive property of the Foundation or companies belonging to the same group (hereinafter “Pfizer Group”) and/or licensed to the Foundation by third party owners and/or licensees, and are protected by the legislation on intellectual and industrial property and in particular by current legislation on copyright protection, Law no. 633/1941 and subsequent amendments and additions.
Therefore, under current laws, reproduction, even if partial, making available, modification or processing, transfer, distribution, disclosure or dissemination by any means, without the prior written consent of the owner or the person holding the relevant rights, is absolutely prohibited. Failure to comply with these prohibitions entails the application of the penalties provided for by the applicable legislation. In this regard, it is important to remember that current legislation prohibits unauthorised reproduction and making available to the public (including through file sharing) of works protected by copyright and that the violation of these provisions is followed by the imposition of the criminal penalties provided for by current law.
Access to, and where expressly permitted, use and reproduction of the Content on the Website irrespective of the medium used, may be carried out exclusively for personal use, in compliance with the purposes of use permitted by the Website and provided that it is not for profit or for direct or indirect commercial purposes. The User is not granted any right to economic exploitation of the Content referred to on the Website, nor is the User granted or awarded a licence to the Content of the Foundation or of other parties. The fact that access to the Content on the Website has been made public does not constitute authorisation to use it other than as expressly provided for by the Website and by these Terms and Conditions. Nor does it constitute a waiver of the exercise of intellectual and industrial property rights provided for by law.
Technological protection measures may be applied to the Content, consisting of devices and/or components which are intended to prevent or limit acts not authorised by the owner of the rights; electronic information may also be present on the rights regime on these indicating the terms and conditions of use of the works and/or materials, the author of the work or any other owner, as well as numbers or codes representing this information or other identification elements.
- Nature and characteristics of the Website and its Content
Access to the Website is free of charge, without prejudice to the cost for connecting to the internet, the amount of which varies from operator to operator and is borne by the User.
The Website may contain information regarding diseases, health, physical fitness, lifestyles, and the medical field in general. This information is not intended to replace consultation with and advice of a doctor. The information contained on the Website or on any sites connected to it must not be used to diagnose any disease or physical disorder or to prescribe or use drugs.
A doctor should always be consulted in advance before making any decision about one’s lifestyle or undertaking or discontinuing a therapeutic treatment. Any information contained on this Website or any website connected to this Website must not lead the User to ignore the advice of, or delay consultation with their doctor.
Opinions from other Users and/or experts regarding a specific area of the Website may be published, or extracts from press articles may be published. This information only represents the personal point of view and opinions expressed by the authors and does not necessarily reflect those of the Foundation.
The Foundation is therefore not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of the information and these opinions.
The Website is not intended to be used to report health problems, adverse events or technical problems of a product or to request technical or medical information relating to the products indicated.
If you have taken a Pfizer product and wish to report a suspected adverse reaction, you can follow the instructions of the Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco (AIFA) [Italian Medicines Agency] at: https://www.aifa.gov.it/content/segnalazioni-reazioni-avverse.
Alternatively, the reporting of a suspected adverse reaction may be communicated to Pfizer, Marketing Authorisation (MA) Owner of the medicinal product suspected to have caused this reaction, by telephone on +39 (0)633182999.
The Foundation reserves the right to make changes, corrections and improvements to the content of the Website at any time, without prior notice. The updating and periodic verification of this Website may result in it being temporarily inaccessible and information and data which is not up-to-date continuing to be on the Website, with respect to which the Foundation accepts no liability.
By using the Website, the user declares that they are aware that it is technically impossible for the Website to function without any defect and for it to always be accessible without interruption and also that the Website’s operation may be compromised by events and conditions outside of the Foundation’s control, such as, for example, the availability of internet connection.
Any financial information reported on the Website must not be considered an invitation to invest under any circumstances. This information must not be interpreted as solicitation of business or public tender, and does not constitute an offer of subscription, purchase or transaction whatsoever.
- Limitations of liability
The Foundation - as well as any individual company of the Pfizer Group - accepts no liability whatsoever with regard to the methods of use of the Website and its Content by Users, and cannot be held liable under any circumstances for any UGC published and/or shared by Users and therefore cannot be held liable for any damages.
In addition, although reasonable and specific diligence, care, attention and commitment have been given to the creation and operation of this Website and its Content, the Foundation - as well as any individual company of the Pfizer Group - cannot guarantee the completeness, accuracy and correctness of the Content or the absence of any technical problems, accepting no liability in this regard.
Finally, the Foundation - as well as any individual company of the Pfizer Group - shall not be held liable for any damages or viruses which may affect the IT equipment or other property of the User as a result of access to, use or browsing of the Website or the downloading of Content of the Website and therefore cannot be held liable for any damages.
In this regard, the Foundation invites Users to equip their own device with updated anti-virus software to protect data transmission on the network, both incoming and outgoing and ensuring the internet service provider has adopted firewalls and anti-spamming filters or suitable measures for the security of data transmission on the network, as it is not possible to guarantee that the measures adopted for the security of the Site and the transmission of data and information on the Site itself limit or exclude any risk of unauthorised access to or dissemination of data.
The Foundation also reserves the right to interrupt access to or functionality of the Website at any time, in whole or in part, without assuming any liability in this regard.
Search engines can automatically produce search results which reference information distributed anywhere in the world and accessible via the internet. The Foundation, not having control over such information, does not provide any guarantee on the same, particularly on its accuracy, content or quality. Moreover, the Foundation - as well as any individual company of the Pfizer Group - is not liable if the results of a search or if browsing external sites or within the Website leads to information or content deemed undesirable or inconsistent with the purpose of the search.
- Links to other sites
The Site may contain links and/or banners or other forms of link to sites (including social media) of independent third parties.
However, in the event these third parties are affiliated with the Foundation, the inclusion of the above-mentioned links on the Website does not imply the approval or control by the Foundation of the relative sites and their contents, which possess their own terms and conditions, independent of the Foundation, with regard to, by way of example, intellectual and industrial property rights, the collection of personal data, etc. and may not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Foundation. Therefore, the Foundation - as well as any individual company of the Pfizer Group - may not be held liable for the contents of the same or their accuracy and compliance with current legislation, especially with reference to the stipulations governing the regulation of medicinal products for human use.
The indicating of these sites is only carried out to offer an additional service for the exclusive benefit of the User; the access to and consultation of these sites is therefore under the exclusive and personal responsibility and at the risk of the User. In particular, since the services offered through such sites, and their content, may be payable, it falls within the User’s responsibility to carry out the appropriate checks before proceeding with any transaction, in order to determine whether or not use of these services will incur a fee. In the event the Foundation provides details of the prices of the services offered by third-party sites on the Website, they are indicated for information purposes only. The Foundation - as well as any individual company of the Pfizer Group - therefore assumes no liability for the veracity and/or legality and/or correctness of such information.
- Protection of personal data
- Applicable law and jurisdiction
For any legal claim or proceeding relating to the Website and its Content, the law of the Italian Republic shall apply, without prejudice to the provisions of international private law. Any dispute which may arise in relation to the interpretation, application and execution of these Terms and Conditions shall be referred to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Court of Rome, without prejudice to the provisions of current jurisdiction laws.