Terms and Conditions of Use

Introduction

Welcome to the website of Fresenius Medical Care Canada, Inc. (www.fmc-ca.com ). Please read these Terms and Conditions of Use carefully. They regulate your use of this Website and all material within it. Your use of our Website indicates your agreement with the following Terms and Conditions of Use. If you do not agree to be bound by and comply with these Terms and Conditions of Use, please do not access or use this Website.

Fresenius Medical Care Canada, Inc. ("FMCC") reserves the right to deny you the use of this website where it has reason to believe that you do not comply with the following Terms of and Conditions of Use.

Intellectual Property

This Website and its contents are protected under the Copyright Act and other intellectual property protection. Unless otherwise indicated, all trademarks displayed on this Website are subject to the trademark rights of FMCC and are either owned by FMCC or used under license by FMCC and its affiliates. Any unauthorized use thereof is strictly prohibited. This Website may also contain images or other files in which third party providers own the copyright or other intellectual property.

Any attempt to access the source code of this Website is strictly prohibited.

License

FMCC grants a limited license to the users of this Website. This Website may only be used for personal, educational and non-commercial purposes. You are not authorized to copy, modify, reproduce in multiple copies, publish, transmit or distribute the contents of this Website in whole or in part, or to sell the contents without the written consent of a duly authorized representative of FMCC. You may view, consult, display, print, store in memory and download the Website's contents, provided that you do not remove the copyright mentions contained therein and that you indicate the source of such contents. Any other use is strictly prohibited.

Hyperlinks

No link to this Website is authorized without the written consent of FMCC.

Applicable Law

This Website is governed by the laws applicable in the Province of Ontario, Canada. You hereby consent and submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the Courts in the Province of Ontario, Canada for any cause of action relating to or arising under these Terms and Conditions of Use.

Privacy statement

FMCC is committed to upholding your right to privacy in accordance with the laws of Ontario and Canada respecting the protection of personal information.

FMCC may collect personal information about you, for instance, when you subscribe to one of our publications. Personal data collection is for the exclusive use of FMCC, to allow us to communicate with you, provide you with the services or information you request, inform you of special events or provide you with information that may be of interest to you. Unless otherwise authorized by you, FMCC will use personal information for these purposes only. If you do not wish to receive additional information, you may advise us accordingly by sending us an e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

FMCC does not sell, disseminate, exchange or disclose personal information to third-parties unless we are required to do so by law, have your written authorization to do so or in the event of a merger between a business entity and FMCC.

FMCC may collect the following information: duration of your visit on the Website, how long a window stayed open, the pages that are downloaded and any other type of activities and statistical data concerning your use of the Website. Such data is collected for information purposes only, to help us improve our Website on an ongoing basis. We may also obtain information regarding the server to which you are connected and the name of your provider. Your personal information is stored in a database according to the type of request you made. Please be advised that as the Internet is not a secure environment, FMCC assumes no liability with respect to personal information that may be intercepted by third-parties.

You may access the personal information we hold about you at any time and request corrections as needed.

Exclusion of Liability

FMCC does not warrant the accuracy, relevance or reliability of this Website's contents, nor does it guarantee that the contents will be available without errors or omissions. The information contained in this Website shall in no circumstances be construed as business, medical or other professional advice and FMCC is not responsible for any usage thereof.

FMCC assumes no liability for viruses, worms or invasive or destructive computer programs or for personal information that may be intercepted by third parties on this Website. You are solely responsible for the use and interpretation of the information contained in this Website.

Links to Other Sites

The hyperlinks on this Website are not intended to be a recommendation. We do not verify whether the information on these third party websites is accurate or correct. FMCC is not responsible or liable for links to third-party websites. Such links are provided for your convenience only. These third-party Websites are governed by their own terms of use and privacy policies and your use of such Websites shall be at your own risk.

Disclaimer

FMCC shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental or punitive damage that may result from the use of this Website, its contents or the impossibility to use it, even where FMCC has been advised thereof.

Changes to this Website

FMCC reserves the right to amend, update, or change this Website without any prior notice and without any liability. FMCC makes no commitment to update any material on this Website.

Changes to this Agreement

FMCC reserves the right to amend, update, or change these Terms and Conditions of Use without any prior notice and without any liability. However, in the event that these Terms and Conditions of Use are changed, FMCC undertakes to so inform users in the ["Highlights"] section of this Website.

Forward-Looking Statements

This Website may contain forward-looking statements based on beliefs of FMCC management. When used in this Website, words such as "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect", "intend", "plan" and "project" are intended to identify forward-looking statements. They may involve risks and uncertainties, including technological advances in the medical field, product demand and market acceptance, the effect of economic conditions, the impact of competitive products and pricing, foreign currency exchange rates and other risks. These forward-looking statements reflect the views of FMCC as of the date made with respect to future events and are subject to risks and uncertainties. All of these forward-looking statements are based on estimates and assumptions made by management of FMCC and are believed to be reasonable, though are inherently uncertain and difficult to predict. Actual results or experience could differ materially from the forward-looking statements. FMCC disclaims any intention or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

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