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Terms and conditions for the use of this website
Any use of this website is subject to the following terms, conditions and applicable law. Your access to and browsing of this website implies your agreement to all such terms, conditions and applicable law. If you do not agree to any of these terms, conditions and applicable law, you may not use this website. Therefore, we urge you to read the following terms and conditions carefully prior to using this website. Please note that Actelion may revise or terminate these terms and conditions for any reason at any time and without further notice. Therefore, as you are bound by any such amendments, you should periodically visit this page to review the then valid terms and conditions.

1. Closed user group
Due to legal restrictions only authorized healthcare professionals are permitted to access this website.

2. Non-commercial and personal use only
Unless explicitly stated otherwise, this website is protected by copyrights. The distribution, modification, transmission or use of any data of the website (including images, text, graphics, video etc.) for public or commercial purpose is expressly prohibited. Any exception requires the prior written consent of Actelion. However, Actelion does not warrant or represent that your use of any information contained in this website will not interfere with rights of a third party.

3. Copyrights, trademarks and other property rights
The copyrights, trademarks, patents, proprietary information, products or other property rights included in or referred to on this website (the "Rights") are the exclusive property of Actelion or other respective owners that have granted Actelion the right and license to use such Rights. No license to or right in any of the Rights is granted to or conferred upon you.

4. Linking and framing 
Links to this website are only permitted to the homepage. Deep-linking is not permitted. In addition, hot-linking, in-line linking, framing of this website or any other method of incorporating parts of this website in your website or the website of a third party is equally prohibited. Any exception requires the prior written consent of Actelion.

5. No confidential treatment of user submissions 
Unless subject to the "Privacy Policy" section hereinafter, any communication or material you transmit to this website by electronic mail or by any other means, including but not limited to, any comments, questions, suggestions or the like will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Actelion is entitled to make use of anything you transmit or post for any purpose, including but not limited to, transmission, publication, disclosure, reproduction and posting. Moreover, Actelion is entitled to use any information, concept, know-how or the like included in any material or communication you transmit to the website for any purpose whatsoever, such as developing, manufacturing, promoting and marketing Actelion’s products. Please note that you herewith waive all your rights related to any such transmitted communications and material.

6. Privacy policy
The term "personal data" as used in this section refers to any information that can be used to identify you, such as your name, birth date, e-mail or mailing address. The services provided on this website require your registration. When registering with Actelion, you need to complete certain data fields as well as pick a user name and password. This registration discloses your identity. Please note that in the event you decide to withhold certain requested personal data, it may not be possible for you to access the website. Actelion will not process your personal data without your prior consent. Actelion will only process personal data for specific and limited purposes and will inform you about these purposes when asking for your personal data. In processing your personal data, Actelion will fully comply with internationally recognized standards of data protection. In doing so, Actelion ensures compliance of its staff with strict standards of security and confidentiality. Actelion will not give access to any of your personal data to any third party. However, personal data may incidentally be transferred to a third party acting for or on behalf of Actelion, or in connection with Actelion’s business, for further processing in accordance with the original purpose of the collection of the personal data. Wherever possible, Actelion endeavors to ensure that both the obligation of non-disclosure and the intended use of the personal data are clearly indicated. Such third parties may adopt different privacy policies. However, Actelion aims to ensure that such third parties provide the same degree of protection as Actelion does, and, where appropriate, Actelion will contractually bind a third party to process personal data only for the purpose explicitly authorized by Actelion. Nevertheless, it is expressly understood that Actelion will not share any personal data that is sensitive (e.g. medical history) with any third party without your prior and explicit consent, and you may always withdraw your consent at any later time. Please note that if you withdraw your consent, Actelion may not be able to comply with some of your requests. However, Actelion will, where practicable, inform third parties to whom your personal data has been transferred of your withdrawal of consent. Actelion attempts to ensure that your personal data are updated, accurate and complete according to the information that has been provided. You are entitled to access and update your personal data or to demand their deletion at any time. If you wish to access, amend or delete your personal data held by Actelion, please contact our Webmaster. Actelion will address your request in a prompt and accurate manner and free of charge. However, requests to delete personal data will be subject to any applicable legal and ethical reporting or document filing or retention obligations with which Actelion must comply. In all other cases, Actelion will keep personal data only as long as is reasonably required for the processing of the purpose for which the personal data were collected and in accordance with any applicable legal or ethical reporting or documentation retention requirements. This Privacy Policy applies solely and exclusively to this website.

7. Technical inaccuracies, typographical errors and changes
This website may contain technical inaccuracies and typographical errors. Actelion reserves the right to amend, correct and/or improve any information, as well as any products described on this website at any time without notice.

8. Disclaimer
The website has been developed by Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd as an education resource for healthcare professionals on pulmonary hypertension (PH). The website is for the use by healthcare professionals only. This electronic programme has been produced by Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Switzerland and was launched in July 2013. Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd does not assume any responsibility for its future use if content becomes outdated or is amended by another party. It is therefore recommended that the user ensures continued accurateness. Even though Actelion aims to provide accurate and up to date information on the website at any time, you acknowledge that the website is made available "as is". Actelion does not give any warranty or representation, whether expressly or implied, of any kind related to the content of this website (including, without limitation, text graphics and links). Moreover, Actelion takes no responsibility or liability whatsoever related in any way to your use of this website and its content. Actelion takes no liability for the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, comprehensiveness, usefulness, reliability or timeliness of the content of this Website. Actelion does not give any warranty, whether expressly or implied, that the functions contained in the website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this website or the server that makes the website available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Actelion reserves the right to interrupt or discontinue any or all of the functionalities of the website, and takes no liability whatsoever for any interruption or discontinuance of any or all of the functionalities of the website. As some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, some of the above-mentioned exclusions may not apply to you.

9. Information provided on Actelion trials and products 
Trials and products information is targeted to a wide range of audiences and may contain information that is not available in your country. Please contact the responsible Actelion affiliate for country specific documents and information.

10. Applicable law and venue
Your use of this website shall be governed in all respects by the laws of Switzerland without regard to choice of law provisions. You agree that any disputes and legal proceedings directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this Website shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts of the Canton Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland.