1. Acceptance and Compliance

This site is owned and operated by GlaxoSmithKline New Zealand Pty Ltd ("GSK"). Your access to the Website is conditional upon your acceptance and compliance with the terms, conditions, notices and disclaimers contained in this document 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. GSK reserves the right to amend the Conditions of Use at any time. The amended Conditions of Use will be effective immediately. Since you will be bound by the amended Conditions of use, you should visit this page periodically to review the Conditions of Use.

2. Restrictions On Use

You must not use the Website in any manner or for any purpose which is:

    (a) unlawful or in any manner which violates any right of GSK or any other company within the GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies; or
    (b) prohibited by the Conditions of Use. The Website is available only to, and may only be used by, individuals who can form legally binding contracts under the law applicable to them.

3. Copyright

All information, text, material, graphics and advertisements on the Website ("Content") are the copyright of GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies (Copyright© 2003), its suppliers and/or licensors unless indicated otherwise on the Website. The Content is protected by New Zealand and international copyright law. Unauthorised use of the Content may violate these laws. You may download and view the Content for your personal, non-commercial use provided that all Content is intact and in the same form as presented on the Website (including all copyright, trade mark and other proprietary notices). Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained in this document shall be construed as conferring any license or right under any copyright of the GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies.

4. Trademarks

All names, logos and trademarks owned by or licensed to the GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies are set off from the surrounding text, and appear in italics or all capital letters, such as Polident® or POLIDENT®. All other trademarks displayed on the Website are trade marks of their respective owners. Such third party trademarks are used only to identify the products and services of their respective owners, and no sponsorship or endorsement on the part of the GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies should be inferred from the use of these trademarks. Nothing contained in the Website should be construed as granting any license or right of use of any trademark displayed on the Website without the express written permission of the relevant company within the GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies or third party owner.

5. Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

GSKA offers products and services to diagnose, prevent and treat disease. Our prescription medicines for use by healthcare professionals are regulated by government agencies in each of the countries in which we do business, such as the Therapeutic Goods Administration in New Zealand or Food and Drug Administration in the United States. Regulations often restrict the prescribing information that can be disclosed to the public thus requiring personal consultation with your health care professional. You may also need to visit other healthcare websites to find out more about prescription products.

The Website has been developed as a service of GSKA. Like any other service, and in spite of our best efforts to keep the Content current, the Content may become out of date from time to time. Nothing on this Website should be construed as the giving of advice or the making of a recommendation and it should not be relied on as the basis for any decision or action. It is important that you rely only on the advice of a health care professional to advise you on your specific situation.

GSKA makes not representation about the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timelines of the Content. The Content may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. The use of the Website and Content is at your own risk.

The Website and Content are provided on an AS IS basis without any warranties of any kind. GSKA, to the fullest extent permitted by law, disclaims all warranties. The Trade Practices Act 1974 (cth) and all corresponding state legislation may confer rights and remedies on you in relation to the provision by GSKA on the Website of goods or services which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified ("Prescribed Rights"). GSKA does not exclude any Prescribed Rights but does exclude all other conditions and warranties implied by custom, law or statute. In addition, GSKA does not warrant that the Website will operate error free or that this Website or its services are free of computer viruses.

Under no circumstances (including but not limited to an act or omission on the part of GSKA) will GSKA or any other company within the GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies be liable for any indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential damage or loss of profits which result from any use or access of, or any inability to use or access, the Website or any Content.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, GSKA's liability for breach of any Prescribed Right which cannot be excluded is limited at the option of GSKA to the following:

    • In the case of services supplied or offered by GSKA, (a) the supply of the services again, or (b) the payment of the cost of having services supplied again; and
    • In the case of goods supplied or offered by GSKA, (a) the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods, or (b) the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or acquiring equivalent goods.

6. Uploading Content To Our Site

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. If you are a consumer user, this means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.

Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such content for any purpose. 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.

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our site.

We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.

7. Hyperlinks

This Website contains hyperlinks and other pointers to internet websites operated by third parties ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of GSKA and GSKA is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site or any hyperlink contained in a Linked Site. The links are provided solely for your convenience and do not indicate expressly or impliedly, any endorsement by GSKA for the Linked Site or the products or services provided at those sites. You link to any such Linked Site entirely at your own risk.

We exercise no control over the quality, safety or legality of the products or services advertised or sold and statement made through any Linked Sites. The material on any Linked Site, including product information and prices, are the responsibility of the operator of the Linked Site. Any information contained on a Linked Site is subject to change without notice by the operator of that Website. GSKA is not liable for the prices or price changes, including where the price changes have not been reflected on the relevant site. Any purchases or dealings you have with a Linked Site are done at your own risk. GSKA is not a party to any transaction between you and a Linked Site.

8. Internet Service Providers

If you are an internet service provider and/or access provider, you must not use the Website in any manner or for any purpose which is:

    • unlawful or in any manner which infringes any right of GSKA or any company within the GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies; or
    • prohibited by the Conditions of Use.

9. Termination

The Conditions of Use are effective until terminated by GSKA. GSKA may terminate this agreement and your access to the Website at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorised to access the Website. All restrictions imposed on you, disclaimers and limitations or liability set out in the Conditions of Use will survive termination.

10. Governing Law

The Conditions of Use are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New Zeland. You irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria.

11. Miscellaneous

If any provision of the Conditions of Use is found to be invalid or unforceable by a court of law, such invalidity or unenforceability will not affect the remainder of the Conditions of Use which will continue in full force and effect. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.