Terms of use

Binding nature

This website www.gsk.ca (the “Website") is owned and operated by GlaxoSmithKline Inc., ("GSK") and its contractors. Your access to the Website is conditional upon your acceptance and compliance with the terms, conditions, notices and disclaimers contained in this document, the Privacy Policy, the Privacy Code and elsewhere on the Website (known collectively as "Conditions of Use"). Your use and/or continued access to the Website constitutes your agreement to the Conditions of Use. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE CONDITIONS OF USE, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO ACCESS OR USE THIS SITE. 

GSK reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify these Conditions of Use at any time. Changes to these Conditions of Use will be posted on this page of the Website and are in immediate effect. Your continued use of the Website constitutes your agreement to the Conditions of Use and any updates. It is your responsibility to review the Conditions of Use frequently. 

Use of This Web Site

You may browse this Website for general information only. By accessing the Website, you agree to use the information contained on the Website in accordance with all applicable local, provincial, national or international laws and regulations.  

THE CONTENTS OF THE WEBSITE ARE NOT INTENDED TO REPLACE OR SUBSTITUTE THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL. YOU SHOULD SPEAK TO YOUR OWN HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL, WHO IS THE BEST SOURCE OF INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR HEALTH-RELATED QUESTIONS. ABSOLUTELY NO INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS SITE SHOULD BE CONSTRUED AS TAKING THE PLACE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN'S OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL'S ADVICE. 

Copyright and Intellectual Property 

GSK  hereby authorizes you to view, copy and print materials published by it on this Website for non-commercial or personal use only, provided any copy of these materials which you make shall retain all copyright and other proprietary notices and any disclaimer contained thereon and on this Website.  Except as provided in the previous sentence, you may not use, copy, distribute, modify, transmit, revise, reverse engineer, republish, translate, sell, exploit, post or create derivative works of the contents of this Website, in whole or in part, without GSK 's prior written permission. The material specified above does not include the design or layout of this Website. Elements of this Website are protected by trade dress and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. 

Except as expressly provided above, nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed as granting you any license under any patent, trade-mark or copyright of GSK or any third party. 

Trade-marks and service marks owned by or licensed to GSK are presented as italicized typefaces, such as Advair or Flovent. Canadian and American spellings are used, depending on the author or source of the information. GSK claims no ownership in, nor any affiliation with, any third-party trade-marks appearing in this Website. Such third-party trade-marks are used only to identify the products and services of their respective owners, and no sponsorship or endorsement on the part of GSK should be inferred from the use of these marks. 

Should any viewer of a GSK-published document respond with information including feedback data such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like regarding the content of any such GSK material, such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and we shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute the information to others without limitation. 

We shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products incorporating such information. 

GSK reserves the right to take any steps it deems necessary to prevent or restrain any unauthorized or prohibited access or use of this Website, including without limitation, taking legal action, or suspending or terminating your access to the Website without notice. 

Retention of ownership of Intellectual Property 

Your use of any content on the Website, except as provided in these Conditions of Use, is strictly prohibited. GSK retains all copyright and other proprietary rights in the contents of this Website. In any use of the contents of this Website, GSK retains all copyright or other proprietary rights to the content as described in all notices and disclaimers contained thereon. You are not permitted to use the trade-marks displayed on this Website without the prior written consent of GSK or the third party that owns such trade-marks. Except as expressly provided for in these Conditions of Use nothing herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right to or under any patent, trade-mark, copyright or other rights owned by GSK, its affiliates, related companies or their licensors. 

Links  

This Website may from time to time provide links to other GSK and third party websites as a service to our users. These Conditions of Use do not apply to those websites. You agree that, if you choose to enter such a linked site, that GSK is not responsible for the availability of such websites and does not review or endorse and shall not be liable, directly or indirectly, for (i) how these websites treat your personally identifiable information, (ii) the content of such websites, including (without limitation) any advertising, products, goods or other materials or services available from such websites and (iii) the use that others make of these websites. 

Your linking to a third party website or webpage is entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of such websites or webpages. Similarly, GSK does not expressly permit links to any of its websites. GSK, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to request that links to any of its websites be removed upon their discovery.  

Please ensure that you check the legal terms and conditions posted on each website you link to. 

Restricted Material  

You agree not to: (i) interfere with other users' use of the Website; (ii) transmit any files which may contain viruses, or other contaminating or destructive properties; (iii) post or transmit material for advertising or commercial purposes; (iv) post or transmit any content which may injure, disparages or constitutes defamation or libel of any third party; and (v) post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or profane material or any material that constitutes or encourages criminal conduct or that violates any law. 

Laws  

By accessing this Website, you and GSK agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of, this Website shall be governed by the statutes and laws of the Province of Ontario, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof. You and GSK also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the Province of Ontario with respect to such matters. This Website is intended for residents of Canada only. GSK makes no representation that materials on this Website are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. 

Interpretation  

These Conditions of Use (which includes the Privacy Policy and Privacy Code) constitute the entire agreement between you and GSK relating to the use of the Website and the materials and information contained in the Website and cannot be modified except as described in these Conditions of use. No waiver of any provision of these Conditions of Use shall be deemed, or shall constitute a waiver of any other provision (whether or not similar), nor shall any waiver constitute a continuing waiver unless otherwise expressly provided. In the event that any provision herein or part thereof is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unlawful, void, invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions or parts thereof shall be and remain in full force and effect and shall be construed as if the unlawful, void, invalid or unenforceable provision had been deleted from these Conditions of Use. 

Disclaimer  

THE CONTENTS ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY OTHER WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABLE QUALITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR THOSE ARISING BY LAW, STATUTE, USAGE OF TRADE, OR COURSE OF DEALING. GSK ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE INFORMATION OR OTHER DOCUMENTS WHICH ARE REFERENCED BY OR LINKED TO THIS SITE. GSK MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, WHATSOEVER, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE SUITABILITY, FOR ANY PURPOSE, OF THE CONTENTS OF THIS SITE, YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, OR YOUR USE OF THE CONTENTS OF ANY SITE LINKED TO THIS SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, GSK MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY REGARDING THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS OR TIMELINESS OF ANY CLAIMS, STATEMENTS OR INFORMATION ON THIS SITE OR ANY SITE TO WHICH IT IS OR CAN BE LINKED.  

GSK DOES NOT WARRANT, REPRESENT OR GUARANTEE THAT THE SITE WILL BE COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR COMPUTER OPERATING SYSTEM, OR WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE, WITHOUT INTERRUPTIONS, OR WILL BE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER CONTAMINATING OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES. YOU USE THE SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL CONSEQUENCES, HOWEVER REMOTE, RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE. THE FOREGOING EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU TO THE EXTENT THAT APPLICABLE LAW PROHIBITS THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES. 

THIS SITE COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL OR OTHER INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN; THESE CHANGES WILL BE INCORPORATED IN NEW EDITIONS OF THIS SITE. 

THIS SITE IS INTENDED FOR USE BY RESIDENTS IN CANADA. IF YOU ARE NOT AN INTENDED USER OF THE SITE, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO USE THE SITE. ANY REFERENCES TO GSK PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND PROGRAMS ARE ONLY APPLICABLE TO RESIDENTS IN CANADA. THESE REFERENCES DO NOT IMPLY THAT GSK INTENDS TO ANNOUNCE SUCH PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR PROGRAMS IN ANY OTHER COUNTRY OTHER THAN CANADA. 

Liability Limitation 

GSK, ITS AFFILIATES AND ANY DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS, SUBCONTRACTORS OR AGENTS OF THE FOREGOING, INCLUDING ANY EDITORIAL ADVISORS, SHALL NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, BE LIABLE FOR CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OF ANY KIND, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, PATENT OR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WRONGFUL DEATH, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION AND WHETHER RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY OF USE OF ANY CONTENTS OF THIS SITE (OR A SITE LINKED TO THIS SITE), OR ANY OTHER CAUSE AND EVEN IF CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF GSK OR ITS AFFILIATES, OR IF GSK OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAVE BEEN APPRISED OF THE LIKELIHOOD OF SUCH DAMAGES OCCURRING, OR BOTH.  

THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU TO THE EXTENT THAT APPLICABLE LAW PROHIBITS THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. IN ANY EVENT, THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF GSK , ITS AFFILIATES AND ANY DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS, SUBCONTRACTORS OR AGENTS OF THE FOREGOING TO YOU HEREUNDER SHALL NOT EXCEED YOUR ONLINE CHARGES FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE.  

Automatic Collection of Information  

All information, including personally identifiable information that you provide while accessing or using the Website, is subject to these Conditions of Use and more specifically the Privacy Policy (“Policy”) found on the Website.  By accessing and using this Website you acknowledge having reviewed the Policy and Code and agree to abide by their respective conditions. 

Contact us 

Questions, comments and requests regarding these Conditions of Use should be directed to:    

Privacy Officer
GlaxoSmithKline Inc., 
7333 Mississauga Road, 
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 6L4