Terms of Use


PLEASE READ AND REVIEW THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEB SITE OWNED AND OPERATED BY MERCK CANADA INC., A SUBSIDIARY OF MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP., WHITEHOUSE STATION, NJ, USA ("Merck"). By using this Web site, you agree to this Terms of Use Agreement. If you do not agree, please exit and disregard the information contained herein.

This Web site is controlled and operated by Merck from Kirkland, Quebec and its content is designed to comply with Canadian laws and regulations. This site and these terms shall be governed by the laws of Quebec and the applicable laws of Canada without reference to principles of conflict of laws. You agree to be bound by such laws.

  1. Acceptance. By using this Web site, you agree to be bound by and to comply with this Terms of Use Agreement. Merck reserves the right to change these terms from time to time, as it deems to be necessary. We will always post notice of those changes, and the date that they become effective, within the current Terms of Use Agreement on the Web site. You may view the current applicable version of this Terms of Use Agreement at any time through a link at the bottom of each page within this Web site.
  2. Scope. The terms of use set forth in this agreement apply only to your use of this Web site. Merck operates other Web sites that are covered by their own conditions as specified within those Web sites.
  3. Medical Information/Conditions. While there may be information on this Web site related to certain medical conditions and their treatment, should a medical condition exist, promptly see your own physician or health care provider. We do not offer personalized medical diagnosis or patient-specific treatment advice. Indeed, only your doctor or other health care professional, as a learned intermediary, can determine if a product described in this, or any, Web site is appropriate for you. PLEASE CONSULT WITH YOUR DOCTOR OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL BEFORE USING ANY PRODUCT DISCUSSED WITHIN THIS, OR ANY OTHER, WEB SITE.
  4. Description of Services. This Web site contains material about Merck and its various products. Certain sections of this Web site are intended for particular audiences including Merck's employees, customers and shareholders, as well as to members of the health care community and the general public. Please feel free to browse this Web site, as appropriate. Your access to and use of the information contained herein is subject to this Terms of Use Agreement and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing this Web site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, this Terms of Use Agreement and acknowledge that it supersedes any other agreement between you and Merck.
  5. Ownership. Material on this Web site, including but not limited to text, images, illustrations, software, audio clips and video clips, is owned or otherwise provided by Merck, and Merck does not represent or warrant that such material does not infringe the rights of any other person or entity. Trademarks and logos (collectively, "Marks") displayed on this Web site are registered or unregistered Marks of Merck or others, are the property of their respective owners, and may not be used without written permission of Merck or of the owner of such Marks respectively. Any information or material contained on this Web site which may be reproduced pursuant to these terms must bear the proprietary rights notices which originally appear on or in conjunction with such information or material.
  6. Representation. As a user of this Web site, you are liable for the accuracy of the information that you provide to us, including, but not limited to, your professional license number and your professional representation, if applicable. Should you respond with information including feedback or data such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like regarding the content of this Web site, such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential, unless as may be required under applicable law, and Merck shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute the information to others without limitation. You also warrant that any information or material including ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in this information which you provide to Merck electronically through your access to or usage of this website does not infringe the rights of any person or entity. Merck 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.
  7. Privacy. Please refer to Merck's Internet Privacy Policy for information on how the company protects your personal information.
  8. Third Party Content and Links to Other Web sites. This Web site or other Merck Internet Web sites to which Merck.ca links may contain information brought to you by third parties. This Web site may also provide links to other Internet websites. Merck assumes no responsibility for information provided by third parties or the content of other web sites to which Merck provides links. Merck does not review or control the content of any non-Merck site. Merck does not endorse and is not responsible for the accuracy, content, practice of standards of any non-Merck sources. Any links to other sites are provided merely as a convenience to the users of this Web site. Those Internet web sites are governed by their own terms of use displayed on the respective web sites.
  9. Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability. Merck has taken reasonable measures to ensure that the information contained within this Web site is reliable; however, by using this Web site, you accept the information, products and services provided herein "AS IS." Merck makes no express or implied warranty regarding the accuracy, content, completeness, reliability, operability, or legality of information contained within this Web site. Merck may not, under any circumstances, be held responsible for any damage directly or indirectly related to the use of this Web site and/or its content.
  10. Consequences. If your violation of the Terms of Use Agreement causes harm to others, you agree to indemnify and hold Merck harmless from and against any and all loss, damage, or expense. If any dispute arises between us regarding this Agreement or your use of this Web site, it shall be resolved through good faith negotiations between the parties. If such efforts prove unsuccessful, all such controversies, claims, or disputes shall be submitted to the jurisdiction of the courts of Quebec.