Social Media

Achillion Social Media Terms of Use

Achillion uses social media, including Twitter and Facebook, maintains a corporate account using the screen name:@achillionpharma. Your use of any Achillion social media account is subject to and constitutes your agreement to these Terms of Use, as well as the terms of the social media service.

Achillion recognizes the importance of social media, and new communication channels that enable Achillion to engage in interactive discussion with Achillion’s stakeholders. As a development-stage biopharmaceutical company, Achillion is committed to abide by the legal, ethical and regulatory standards applicable to the Achillion. By maintaining active social media accounts, Achillion aims to interact responsibly with stakeholders. Achillion’s Twitter, Facebook and other social media accounts should not be construed as medical advice, and the information provided should not be relied upon to make medical or other decisions. You read all content at your own risk. If you have a specific question about your health or are seeking medical advice, you should consult with your physician or other health care professional.

Achillion may respond to questions and comments presented via Twitter or other social media when appropriate. Achillion may not be able immediately to respond to questions or comments, and responses, if any, may be limited in nature. Achillion does not represent that the information in its social media accounts is accurate, complete, reliable, useful, timely or current.

There may be questions and/or comments Achillion cannot address, including, but not limited to, questions related to non-public confidential information, proprietary information, financial matters, ongoing legal matters, regulatory issues and other aspects of Achillion’s business. Achillion will not respond to rumors, personal attacks, foul language, disparaging comments or topics that do not relate directly to Achillion.

Achillion may follow Twitter accounts of others that are not controlled by Achillion, but this does not mean that Achillion endorses the owner or user of those other accounts and Achillion has no responsibility for the content of Tweets or Twitter accounts that it does not control. Achillion also does not endorse or have responsibility for users who follow or like any Achillion account. Achillion may provide links or references to websites or other social media accounts, not controlled by Achillion. Achillion does not endorse or have responsibility for the content of such other websites or accounts, and those websites and accounts are subject to their own terms of use and privacy policies. Any links or references to such websites or accounts are provided as merely a convenience to readers. Achillion does not control or endorse any statements expressed by others within its Twitter, Facebook or other social media accounts, and Achillion is not responsible for the postings of others.

Achillion reserves all rights relating to the Achillion Twitter account (@achillionpharma), Facebook account, and any other social media account that Achillion controls, including, but not limited to, all rights to add, remove or modify any content or material, discontinue the account, accept, block or reject those who may wish to follow the account for any reason (or no reason), and respond to, or refrain from responding to, any questions or comments addressed to the account. Achillion prohibits:

(i) inappropriate and unlawful content or postings;
(ii) off-topic content or postings;
(iii) fake or anonymous content or postings;
(iv) defamatory, malicious, harassing, obscene or threatening content or postings;
(v) content or postings that violate or encourage violation of the law, including infringement of rights;
(vi) content or postings that include or solicit medical advice, or that include false or misleading statements;
(vii) spam or other attempts to target Achillion or its followers; and;
(viii) violations of the terms of service of the social media platforms of its accounts.

By posting or submitting content, you represent and warrant to Achillion that you are the sole owner of the content and that Achillion’s use of the postings or content will not violate the rights of any third party, including but not limited to copyright rights.

Any postings or other content that you provide is publicly available; you should not provide any information that is private or confidential, or identifying information. Achillion does not have any obligations to you arising out of any postings you make to an Achillion social media account, including to the Achillion Twitter feed.

By posting to an Achillion social media account, including the Achillion Twitter or Facebook accounts, you grant Achillion an irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully-paid, royalty-free, worldwide license, with the right to sublicense, to copy, create derivatives of, distribute, publish, transmit and use that content for any purpose, including marketing and promotion, using any methods or technology now known or that are created in the future. This includes the right to modify, edit, crop, highlight and/or republish content that you posted, and the right to further disclose to anyone or to use the ideas contained in your postings on a non-confidential basis without liability to you. By posting to an Achillion social media account, including the Achillion Twitter account, you waive any right to inspect or approve of any use that Achillion may make of that content, and agree to hold Achillion harmless from any and all claims you, your heirs, executors or assigns may at any time have against Achillion or its affiliates or agents arising out of their use of such content.

Please do not submit unsolicited ideas to our social media accounts. Achillion will not compensate you for them, you do not have rights in such ideas, and Achillion reserves all rights to use similar or related ideas, regardless of the source.

Achillion reserves the right to change this Social Media Terms of Use at any time.