Terms and conditions of use
Effective Date: January 12, 2014
Please read these terms and conditions of use carefully before reading this website.
Intellectual property rights
This website, and the information which it contains, including but not limited to all text, graphics, photographs, logos, trademarks, sounds, artwork and computer codes (collectively, "Content"), is the property of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Alnylam") and its affiliates and licensors, and is protected from unauthorized copying and dissemination by United States and foreign copyright law, trademark law, international conventions and other intellectual property laws. All of the trademarks, service marks and logos displayed on this website relating to Alnylam are either registered or unregistered trademarks or trade names of Alnylam and/or its affiliates (collectively, the "Alnylam Trademarks"). Nothing in these Terms and Conditions of Use should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any of Alnylam Trademarks displayed on the website without our prior written permission in each instance. All goodwill generated from the use of Alnylam Trademarks will inure to the exclusive benefit of Alnylam and/or its affiliates, as applicable.
All company and product names of other entities are the property of their respective owners.
Use of Alnylam website and its content
The Content contained throughout this website is provided by Alnylam for informational purposes only. Although Alnylam will use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date Content on this website, it makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy, completeness or currency of any Content. In addition, Alnylam cannot guarantee that the Content of this website has not been affected by technical malfunctions or unauthorized tampering. The Content of this website is subject to change without notice. Alnylam may alter or delete Content from this website at any time.
Alnylam may alter, suspend, or discontinue this website at any time for any reason, without notice or cost or obligation to any person. The website may become unavailable due to maintenance or malfunction of computer equipment or other reasons.
You may download, view, replay, copy and print content, subject to the following:
- Content may be used solely for non-commercial, personal informational purposes
- Any and all copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights notices or identifying information must appear on all copies, including but not limited to the copyright notice at the bottom of the page
- The Content may not be modified or altered in any way
- No graphics may be used separate from accompanying text.
Requests for permission to use Content other than described above should be made to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Please be advised that Alnylam enforces its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.
Certain product, service, or company designations for companies other than Alnylam may be mentioned in the website for identification purposes only. You should contact the appropriate companies for more complete information regarding such designations and their registration status.
Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use this website or any Content on this website, through the use of framing or otherwise, except: (a) as expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions; or (b) with the prior written permission of Alnylam or such third party that may own the trademark or copyright of material displayed on this website.
ANY CONTENT POSTED ON OUR WEBSITE RELATED TO MEDICAL CONDITIONS AND THEIR TREATMENT IS GENERAL IN NATURE AND IS INTENDED ONLY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND GENERAL INFORMATION PURPOSES. SHOULD YOU HAVE A MEDICAL CONDITION THAT MAY REQUIRE TREATMENT, OR IF YOU HAVE ANY SPECIFIC MEDICAL QUESTIONS, PROMPTLY SEE YOUR OWN DOCTOR OR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER. NOTHING ON THIS WEBSITE IS SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL CONSULTATION ADVICE. WE DO NOT OFFER MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT FROM THIS WEBSITE, AND NONE OF THE CONTENT CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE SHOULD BE CONSTRUED AS PROVIDING MEDICAL ADVICE OR SERVICES OF ANY KIND. ONLY YOUR DOCTOR OR OTHER HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL CAN DETERMINE IF A PARTICULAR MEDICAL TREATMENT IS APPROPRIATE FOR YOU.
ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER BEFORE STARTING ANY NEW TREATMENT OR WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE ABOUT A MEDICAL CONDITION.
About your privacy
THE CONTENT PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, OTHER THAN THOSE WARRANTIES WHICH ARE IMPOSED BY, AND INCAPABLE OF EXCLUSION, RESTRICTION OR MODIFICATION UNDER THE LAWS APPLICABLE TO THIS AGREEMENT. SPECIFICALLY, BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALNYLAM DOES NOT WARRANT THAT: (i) THE CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE IS CORRECT, ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR COMPLETE; (ii) THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; (iii) DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR (iv) THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVER(S) THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
IT IS THE USER'S RESPONSIBILITY TO ASCERTAIN WHETHER ANY CONTENT DOWNLOADED FROM THIS WEBSITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES, OR OTHER ITEMS OF A POTENTIALLY DESTRUCTIVE NATURE.
ALTHOUGH THE CONTENT OF THIS WEBSITE IS UPDATED PERIODICALLY, ALNYLAM DOES NOT HAVE A DUTY TO UPDATE ANY SUCH CONTENT, AND ALNYLAM WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY FAILURE TO UPDATE SUCH CONTENT. ALNYLAM DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY OR USEFULNESS OF THE CONTENT DISCLOSED OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO VERIFY ANY CONTENT CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE BEFORE RELYING UPON IT.
Limitation of liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL ALNYLAM NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AGENTS OR REPRESENTATIVES (COLLECTIVELY, the "ALNYLAM PARTIES") BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND THAT RESULT FROM ACCESS TO, THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THIS WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, MULTIPLE OR OTHER INDIRECT DAMAGES, EVEN IF ALNYLAM AND/OR THE APPLICABLE ALNYLAM PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
IN NO EVENT WILL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF THE ALNYLAM PARTIES (COLLECTIVELY AND IN THE AGGREGATE) TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES OR CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU HAVE PAID ALNYLAM IN THE LAST SIX (6) MONTHS, OR, IF GREATER, ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100).
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS SET FORTH ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE WEBSITE, CONTENT AND/OR WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USE OF THE WEBSITE.
Indemnity and Release
You agree to release, indemnify and hold the Alnylam Parties harmless from any and all losses, damages, expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, rights, claims, actions of any kind and injury (including death) arising out of or relating to your use of the website, any User Content, your violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use or your violation of any rights of another party. If you are a California resident, you waive California Civil Code Section 1542, which says: "A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor." If you are a resident of another jurisdiction, you waive any comparable statute or doctrine.
Links to third-party websites
These Terms and Conditions apply only to www.alnylam.com. This website may contain links to non-Alnylam websites. These links are provided to you as a convenience, and Alnylam is not responsible for the content of any linked website. Any outside website accessed from this website is independent from Alnylam, and Alnylam has no control over the content of that website. In addition, a link to any non-Alnylam website does not imply that Alnylam endorses or accepts any responsibility or assumes any liability for the content or use of such a website. Your linking to any other websites is at your own risk, and you are responsible for learning about and complying with the terms of usage and other conditions posted on those websites.
No implied endorsements
In no event shall any reference to any third party or third party product or service be construed as an approval or endorsement by Alnylam of that third party or of any product or service provided by a third party.
Export of information
The United States Export Controls laws prohibit the export of certain technical data and software to certain countries, territories and individuals. No Content from this website may be downloaded or otherwise exported in violation of United States law.
Alnylam makes no representation that the Content on this website is appropriate or available for use outside the United States. Those who choose to access this website from outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
Enforcement of terms and conditions
You agree that all matters relating to your access to or use of this website, including all disputes, will be governed by the laws of the United States and by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts without regard to its conflicts of laws and provisions. You agree to the personal jurisdiction by and venue in the state and federal courts in Boston, Massachusetts, and waive any objection to such jurisdiction or venue. Any claim under these Terms and Conditions must be brought within one (1) year after the cause of action arises, or such claim or cause of action is barred.
If any part of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. Alnylam may, at its sole discretion and without notice, revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting.
This is the entire Agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter herein and shall not be modified except in writing signed by both parties or by a new posting by Alnylam, as described above.
For additional information
If you have any questions about the rights and restrictions above, please contact Alnylam at www.alnylam.com/contact.
FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS DISCLAIMER
This website, and the documents contained in (or directly accessible from) this website, include forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements about our future expectations, plans, prospects and future operating results and any other statements containing the words "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "plans," "estimates" and similar expressions. There are a number of important factors that could cause Alnylam's actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements, including our approach to discover and develop novel drugs, which is unproven and may never lead to marketable products; obtaining, maintaining and protecting intellectual property; our ability to enforce our patents against infringers and to defend our patent portfolio against challenges from third parties; our ability to obtain additional funding to support our business activities; our dependence on third parties for development, manufacture, marketing, sales and distribution of our products; the successful development of products, all of which are in early stages of development; obtaining regulatory approval for products; competition from others using technology similar to ours and others developing products for similar uses; our dependence on collaborators; and our short operating history; and other factors identified in the filings Alnylam makes from time to time with the SEC. Alnylam disclaims any intention or obligation to update any forward-looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date such statement was first made.
HISTORICAL STOCK PRICE DATA DISCLAIMER"This data is provided as a convenience for stockholders and is for informational purposes only. This data is not intended, and should not be relied upon, for trading purposes. Neither Alnylam nor its data providers guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any stock price or other data displayed, nor shall any such party be liable in any way to the user of the data or to any other person for any delays, inaccuracies, errors in, or omission of any such data or the transmission thereof, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon or for any damages arising therefrom or occasioned thereby. Investors are reminded that historical and current stock price performance data are not necessarily indicative of future performance."