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Terms of Use

By accessing and browsing the website, you agree to the following terms and conditions without restriction or reservation (the “Agreement”).

This Agreement is between you and Cilag International GmbH, Zug, Switzerland (“Company” or “we” or “us” or “our”) concerning your use of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies Switzerland Website site located at www.jnj.ch (the “Site”).

If you are not willing to accept the terms and conditions in the Agreement, we ask that you not access or use the Site or post or submit any materials on it. Please review our Privacy Policy located at http://jnj.ch/data-privacy for details about what information we collect and how we use it.

This Site is intended for and directed to residents of Switzerland. You affirm that you are of legal age to enter into this Agreement or, if you are not, that you have obtained parental or guardian consent to enter into this Agreement.

If you are using the Site on behalf of, or for the benefit of, any organization with which you are associated, then you agree to the terms of this Agreement on behalf of yourself and such organization, and you confirm that you have the legal authority to bind such organization to this Agreement. References to “you” and “your” in this Agreement will refer to both you and any such organization.

1. Company’s Proprietary Rights

We own the Site, which are protected by proprietary rights and laws, including all of our brand names, trademarks and service marks and any associated logos. All trade names, trademarks, service marks and logos (collectively, “Marks”) on the Site not owned by us are the property of their respective owners. You may not use our Marks in connection with any product or service that is not ours or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting any right to use any Marks and products without the express prior written consent of the owner. Any use beyond the limits of the copyright is not permitted without approval from Company. The information may only be downloaded for personal use; it may not be used for commercial purposes. Under no circumstances may the content be copied or used for any other purpose.

2. Information Disclaimer

THE INFORMATION INCLUDING ANY, ADVICE AND RECOMMENDATIONS PROVIDED AS PART OF THE SITE IS INTENDED SOLELY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES. IT IS NOT INTENDED AS MEDICAL OR HEALTHCARE ADVICE, OR TO BE USED FOR MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT, FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL PROBLEM. IT IS ALSO NOT INTENDED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL ADVICE AND SERVICES FROM A QUALIFIED HEALTHCARE PROVIDER FAMILIAR WITH YOUR UNIQUE FACTS. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR DOCTOR OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTHCARE PROVIDER REGARDING ANY MEDICAL CONDITION AND BEFORE STARTING ANY NEW TREATMENT. YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS SUBJECT TO THE ADDITIONAL DISCLAIMERS AND CAVEATS THAT MAY APPEAR THROUGHOUT THE SITE.

WE ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY CONSEQUENCE RELATING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY TO ANY ACTION OR INACTION YOU TAKE BASED ON THE INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PROVIDED AS PART OF THE SITE. WHILE WE STRIVE TO KEEP THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE SITE TO BE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, AND UP-TO-DATE, WE DO NOT GIVE ANY ASSURANCES, AND WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR, ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS RELATED TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED AS PART OF THE SITE.

3. Disclaimer of Warranties

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, THE SITE IS MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU ON AN “AS IS,” “WHERE IS” AND “WHERE AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY.

WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND TITLE.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, AND SUBJECT TO ANY APPLICABLE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR POLICIES APPLICABLE TO THE USE OF THIRD PARTY MATERIALS AS SET OUT IN SECTION 5, THIRD PARTY MATERIALS ARE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU ON AN “AS IS,” “WHERE IS” AND “WHERE AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THIRD PARTY MATERIALS.

ALL DISCLAIMERS OF ANY KIND IN THIS AGREEMENT (INCLUDING IN THIS SECTION AND ELSEWHERE IN THIS AGREEMENT) ARE MADE FOR THE BENEFIT OF BOTH COMPANY AND ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SHAREHOLDERS, STOCKHOLDERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS.

While we take reasonable steps to try to maintain the timeliness, integrity and security of the Site, we cannot guarantee that it is or will remain updated, complete, correct or secure, or that access to it will be uninterrupted. The Site may include inaccuracies, errors and materials that conflict with this Agreement. Additionally, third parties may make unauthorized alterations to the Site. If you become aware of any such alteration, please use the Contact Form and provide a description of such alteration and its location on the Site.

4. Linking and framing

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

5. Third Party Materials; Links

The Site may allow access to third-party information, products, services and other materials, including Submissions (collectively, “Third Party Materials”), and including any access via links. We do not control or endorse, and are not responsible for, any Third Party Materials. We have no obligation to monitor Third Party Materials, and we may block or disable access to any Third Party Materials at any time. Your access or use of Third Party Materials is at your own risk and is subject to any additional terms, conditions and policies applicable to such materials.

6. Submissions

You may be permitted to make available certain information or materials (each, a “Submission”) in connection with the Site. We have no control over and are not responsible for any Submissions, any use or misuse by any third party of Submissions or for your interactions with other users. Users are ultimately responsible for their own actions. If you choose to make your personal or other information publicly available through the Site, you do so at your own risk.

You acknowledge that any forums contain the opinions and views of other users. You acknowledge further that we are not responsible for the accuracy of any Submissions on the Site. You understand and agree that all Submissions are the sole responsibility of the person who posted the Submission. You understand and agree that you will evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Submission, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Submission.

7. Information Submitted Through the Site

Your submission of information through the Site is governed by our Privacy Policy, located at http://jnj.ch/data-privacy

8. Our Right to Use Submissions

Nothing in this Agreement transfers any ownership rights in your Submissions. For each Submission, you grant to us a worldwide, royalty-free, fully paid-up, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable and fully sublicensable (through multiple tiers) license, without additional consideration to you or any third party, to reproduce, distribute, perform and display (publicly or otherwise), create derivative works of, adapt, modify, store and otherwise use, analyze and exploit such Submission, and to contact you about your Submission, in any format or media now known or hereafter developed, and for any purpose (including promotional purposes, such as testimonials and advertising).

We are free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in or derived from any Submission for any purpose whatsoever, including developing, manufacturing, and marketing products. Therefore, please do not submit or send to us any ideas, suggestion or materials that you wish to keep confidential or for which you expect to receive compensation. You will not have any claim against us with respect to any use or non-use of Submissions. When you submit Submissions, you understand that we will have the right, but not the obligation, to use, display and publish your name, photograph, likeness, voice, performance, biographical information and/or statements, throughout the world in perpetuity on the Site and on any affiliate or successor site or social media channels owned or operated by us or our affiliates. If we make use of any of these rights, you understand and agree that you shall not receive any other consideration, payment, notification or credit, nor will you have any approval over how we use them.

In addition, if you provide to us any ideas, proposals or suggestions (“Feedback”), we will deem such Feedback a Submission. You agree that Feedback is not confidential and that your provision of it is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction and does not place us under any obligation in respect of such Feedback.

You confirm that (a) you have all rights necessary to grant the licenses granted in this section, (b) your Submissions are complete and accurate, and (c) your Submissions and your provision of them to us are not fraudulent or otherwise in breach of any applicable law or any right of any third party. You further irrevocably waive (and consent to us performing any acts or omissions in relation to your Submissions and associated materials that may be inconsistent with) any “moral rights” or other rights with respect to attribution of authorship or integrity of materials regarding your Submission that you may have under any applicable law.

We may impose a maximum amount of storage for Submissions on the Site. We are not responsible for any loss or harm you may suffer as a result of any deletion or failure to store any messages, communications or other Submission associated with maintaining the maximum amount of storage.

9. Acceptable Use and Rules of Conduct

You must not:

• Post, transmit or otherwise make available through or in connection with the Site any materials that are or may be: (a) threatening, harassing, degrading, hateful, intimidating, or otherwise fail to respect the rights and dignity of others; (b) defamatory, libelous or fraudulent; (c) obscene, indecent, pornographic or otherwise objectionable; or (d) protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or privacy or any other proprietary right, without the express prior written consent of the applicable owner.

• Post, transmit or otherwise make available through or in connection with the Site any virus, worm, Trojan horse, Easter egg, time bomb, spyware or other computer code, file or program that is or is potentially harmful or invasive or intended to damage or hijack the operation of, or to monitor the use of, any hardware, software or equipment (each, a “Virus”).

• Use the Site for any commercial purpose, including use for your commercial purposes or any commercial purposes that will benefit you in any way.

• Use the Site for any purpose that is fraudulent or otherwise unlawful.

• Collect information about users of the Site in any way, including through reverse engineering.

• Interfere with the operation of the Site or the servers or networks used to make the Site available, including by hacking or defacing any portion of the Site, or violate any requirement or policy of such servers or networks.

• Restrict or inhibit any other person from using the Site.

• Reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, create derivative works of, sell, rent, lease, loan, timeshare, distribute or otherwise exploit any portion of (or any use of) the Site except as expressly authorized under this Agreement, without our express prior written consent.

• Reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of the Site, except where such restriction is expressly prohibited by applicable law.

• Remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notice from the Site.

• Incorporate any portion of the Site into any product or service, without our express prior written consent.

• Systematically download and store Site content.

• Use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application or other manual or automatic device to retrieve, index, “scrape,” “data mine” or otherwise gather Site content, or reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Site, without our express prior written consent. Notwithstanding the foregoing, and subject to compliance with any instructions posted in the robots.txt file located in the root directory of the Site, we grant to the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the Site for the sole purpose of (and solely to the extent necessary for) creating publicly available, searchable indices of such materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. We reserve the right to revoke such permission either generally or in specific cases, at any time and without notice.

You are responsible for obtaining, maintaining and paying for all hardware, telecommunications and other services needed for you to use the Site.

10. Forward-Looking Statements

Statements appearing on the Site that concern us, our affiliates or our and their management and that are not historical facts are “Forward-Looking Statements.” Forward-Looking Statements are only predictions, and actual future events may differ materially from those discussed in any Forward-Looking Statement. Various external factors and risks affect our operations, markets, products, services and prices. These factors and risks are described in our current annual report filed with the SEC and in other filings we make with the SEC. You can access our most recent SEC filings via the SEC EDGAR system located at www.sec.gov, or you may obtain these filings directly from us at no charge. We disclaim any obligation or responsibility to update, revise or supplement any Forward-Looking Statement or any other statements appearing on the Site.

11. Governing Law; Jurisdiction

Unless otherwise prescribed by applicable law, this Agreement is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Switzerland, without regard to its principles of conflicts of law, and regardless of your location. All disputes between you and us arising out of or related to the Site or this Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Zurich, Switzerland, and you waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.

12. Our Right to Make Changes

Please note that from time to time we will amend this Agreement in accordance with our services and requirements. Consequently, this Agreement may be terminated or changed without prior notice as deemed fit. In order to be informed of such changes, please visit our Site regularly. It is your responsibility to check this Site regularly for changes. This Agreement was updated last time on 04/11/2020.

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