Terms of Use

Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is pleased to provide you with this website and its content for general informational purposes. Please carefully read these terms and conditions relating to the use of our website. Shire will use its best efforts to ensure that the information is accurate at the time it is added to the website. Please note, however, that Shire cannot guarantee that the information is accurate and accepts no liability for any losses or damage that may arise from relying on this information. The information may be changed by Shire at any time. By using this website, you agree to these terms and conditions without limitation or qualification.

Use of materials and intellectual property rights
The copyright in this website belongs to Shire. All other intellectual property rights are reserved. Shire authorises you to copy materials published on this website for non-commercial use only, provided that any copy of these materials which you make retains all copyright and other proprietary notices.

Links to third party websites
The website may from time to time contain hypertext links to third parties’ websites. Shire is not responsible for, and accepts no liability in respect of, any information or opinion contained on any other such website. As Shire has no control over such websites and because their content is subject to change without notice to Shire, it is the responsibility of the user of the website to ensure that any information accessed is accurate and that software which is downloaded from that website is free of viruses or any other items of a destructive nature. Shire accepts no liability whatsoever in respect of any loss, damage, costs or liability incurred through any such downloaded material.

Information is no substitute for consulting a healthcare professional
The information on the website is intended only to provide knowledge of health topics. This information should not be considered complete and should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation, or advice of your doctor or other healthcare professional. Shire does not recommend the self-management of health problems. Should you have any healthcare-related questions, please call or see your doctor or other healthcare professional promptly. You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read here.

Information is not necessarily accurate, complete, or current
Information accessed on the website is not exhaustive. Shire makes reasonable efforts to include accurate and current information, wherever possible, but makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy or completeness. This information is provided ‘as is’ without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose.

Shire is not responsible for computer damage resulting from using the website. Shire makes no representation or warranty that access to the website will be available on a timely basis, will be uninterrupted, or will be error-free. Shire does not warrant that these pages, or the server that makes them available, are free of viruses or other harmful elements. In no event shall Shire, its affiliates and subsidiaries, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, information providers, and licensors and their respective heirs and assigns, be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, exemplary, special, punitive, or other damages even if informed of the possibility of such damages. The above exclusion may not apply in jurisdictions to the extent that they do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties.

Any personally identifiable information in electronic communications to this website is governed by Shire’s privacy policy. Shire shall be free to use or copy all other information in any such communications, including any ideas, inventions, concepts, techniques or know-how disclosed therein, for any purposes, including disclosure to third parties and/or developing, manufacturing and/or marketing products or services.

Information intended for residents outside the US only
All materials and information appearing on the website are intended for residents outside the US only.

These terms and conditions were developed on 13th September 2009 and updated in February 2019.