The Site provides information regarding Achillion and related industry information. Achillion offers the information on the Site for general educational and informational purposes only. This information is not intended as a substitute for advice, treatment, or recommendations from health care professionals. It is important for patients to follow the advice of their physicians and other health care professionals regarding individual medical and health care needs. Patients should consult with their physicians or other health care professional before using any drug product. Achillion is not engaged in rendering and the Site is not intended to constitute medical advice or services.
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As a useful resource to our visitors, the Site may contain third parties opinions. Information on or accessed from the Site identified as opinion represents the personal opinions of the contributors, which are not necessarily the opinions of Achillion. These contributors are not employees of Achillion and do not receive any compensation from Achillion for the use of their opinions. Achillion does not endorse, and is not responsible for, the accuracy or completeness of any information or opinions set forth in such materials. No opinion or statement on the Site is intended to provide individualized medical advice.
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Press Releases and Other News
The Site contains press releases and other news regarding Achillion, which Achillion believed to be accurate as of the date that it was prepared and/or posted on the Site. Nevertheless, Achillion hereby disclaims any obligation to update such press releases and other news, and/or the information contained therein. In no event should any information about companies, other than Achillion, be relied upon as having been provided by Achillion, nor does the appearance of such information about other companies on the Site constitute an endorsement by Achillion of the accuracy or completeness of such information.
The Site may include statements concerning Achillion's operations, prospects, strategies, financial condition, future economic performance and demand for Achillion's products or services, as well as its intentions, plans and objectives, that are forward-looking statements. These statements are based upon a number of assumptions and estimates which are subject to significant uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control. When used on the Web site, words like "anticipates," "expects," "believes," "estimates," "seeks," "plans," "intends" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements designed to fall within securities law safe harbors for forward-looking statements. The Web site and the information contained herein does not constitute an offer or a solicitation of an offer for sale of any securities. None of the information contained herein is intended to be, and shall not be deemed to be, incorporated into any of Achillion's securities-related filings or documents.
Security Obligations of Visitors
In some cases, visitors to this site may be required to register or to obtain a password prior to gaining access to certain portions of the Site or to certain services provided by the Site. If so, it is the responsibility of the visitor to ensure that the confidentiality of the registration information and password is maintained. The visitor shall be responsible for all uses of such password, whether or not the visitor has authorized such use.
Information We Automatically Collect When You Visit Our Site
We monitor traffic on our site and measure which pages are visited in order to improve the Site and to provide information tailored to the needs and interests of our visitors. During your visit to our Site, we automatically collect certain information as described below:
Log files: We also collect certain technical information from your computer each time you request a page during a visit to our Site and store it in log files. This information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your computers operating system, browser type, the addresses of pages you visit before and after visiting our Site, the date and time of your visit, and which pages you view during your visit to the Site.
Clear Gifs: The Site also uses a software technology called clear gifs (also known as web beacons or web bugs), which are tiny graphics that we use to record which pages are viewed by a Site visitor. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a computers hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on web pages as they are displayed and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. Clear gifs do not contain any personally identifiable information, and we do not use them to identify individual customers.
Information Collected from You
The majority of this site is offered without collecting any personally identifiable information from our visitors. We collect personally identifiable information, such as name, address, e-mail and demographic information (e.g., age, gender), only when you voluntarily submit it to us.
Registration: You may have the option to register on our site. If you do, we may retrieve your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. Nothing will happen if you choose not to submit this information, except that you may not obtain the functionality or receive information you requested.We also collect this information to learn more about areas of the site that are of the most interest to visitors, or to learn who visits the site.
Requests for Information: We may also collect personal information from you when you request information.Only when you specifically request it will the information that we collect be used to respond to your questions and/or requests and to notify visitors about new content or services on our Web sites.
Conditions Under Which We Share Information
We may disclose customer information for the purposes described below, or for other purposes that you may authorize:
Our Agents, Service Providers and Contractors: We may use third parties to perform certain of our business operations, such as providing services related to the operation and maintenance of this Web site. In such cases, these third parties may have access to personal information. These third parties are required to follow our privacy standards and to use such personal information only in order to fulfill their responsibilities to us.
Other Disclosures: We may collect, maintain and disclose your information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to assert or defend our rights or property; to protect the rights, property, or safety of other persons; to cooperate with law enforcement authorities in investigating and prosecuting Web site visitors who violate our rules or engage in behavior that is harmful to other visitors or is illegal; to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on us or the Site.We may also disclose your information in conjunction with an actual or proposed corporate sale, merger, dissolution, acquisition or insolvency proceeding involving all or part of the business or assets to which the information pertains.
Non-Identifiable Messages: We may on occasion post non-personally identified messages we receive from visitors to our sites, such as comments about our products and company.
Aggregate (Non-Personally Identifiable) Information: We may de-identify your personal information and aggregate, or group together, such de-identified information for product development and other business purposes. We may share such de-identified aggregate information with third parties that provide data analysis and other services to us. However, in no event shall we rent or sell such de-identified information to such third parties.
Restricting Our Use of Your Information
If you decide that you no longer wish to receive postal mailings and/or e-mails from us, you may let us know of your preference by sending an e-mail to us at email@example.com or by writing to us at 300 George Street, New Haven, CT 06511 to tell us that you no longer wish to receive postal mail and/or e-mail. Please provide us with your name, postal address and/or e-mail address, and the type of communications you do not wish to receive.
Access to and Modification of Your Information
At any time, you may request access to or modification or deletion of personal information that we maintain about you. You may send any requests for changes to one of the addresses provided below under Contact Us. You may be required to provide verification of your identity before we honor such requests. If we determine that we cannot make changes that you request, we may instead elect to delete all of your information from our systems.
Protection of Children's Information
Our Site is operated primarily for the use of those interested in Achillion and related industry information, and is not designed or intended to attract children under the age of 13. We do not intentionally collect personal information from any child under the age of 13. If you have questions or concerns about the Internet and privacy for children, we encourage you to visit http://www.ftc.gov/kidzprivacy.
What about Security?
Maintaining security of personally identifiable information has our highest priority. We follow strict security procedures for safeguarding information and preventing unauthorized access. We protect information in our high-security data center and adhere to strict computer security standards. We have put in place privacy protection control systems designed to ensure that information about you remains safe and secure. Only authorized Achillion employees are permitted to have access to this information and such access is limited by need.
How to Contact Us
If you have questions or concerns about this site, please send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us at Achillion Pharmaceuticals, 300 George Street, New Haven, Connecticut, 06511, or (203) 624-7000.
Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
300 George Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Effective Date: July 10, 2007