Terms and Conditions
relating to the Use of Web Site

Shire is pleased to provide you with this Website (the "Site") and its content for general informational purposes. Please carefully read these Terms and Conditions relating to the use of the Site. Shire will use reasonable efforts to ensure that the information is accurate at the time it is added to the Site. Please note, however, that Shire makes no warranties or representations that the information is accurate and accepts no liability for any errors or omissions in the content of this Site or any losses or damage that may arise from relying on this information. By using this Site, you agree to these Terms and Conditions without limitation or qualification. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, please do not use this Site.

Changes to Terms and Conditions

Shire reserves the right to make additions, deletions and/or changes to the information and/or materials on the Site, including these Terms and Conditions, at any time without prior notification. You are bound by any such revisions and should, for this reason, periodically visit this page to review the current terms and conditions.

Use of Materials and Intellectual Property Rights

The copyright in this Site belongs to Shire. All other intellectual property rights are reserved. Shire authorizes you to copy materials published on this Site 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

This Site may contain links or references to other Websites. Please be aware that Shire does not control other Websites and that Shire's Online Privacy Notice does not apply to those Websites. Shire encourages you to read the privacy notice of every Website you visit. Shire is not responsible for, nor does Shire endorse, the contents of these other Websites. If you in any way rely on information obtained from any such Websites, you do so at your own risk.

Information is No Substitute for Consulting a Health Professional

The information on this Site is intended only to provide knowledge of disease information. This information should not be considered complete and should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation, or advice of your physician or other health care provider. Shire does not recommend the self-management of health problems. Should you have any health care-related questions, please call or see your physician or other health care provider promptly. You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this Site.

Information is not necessarily accurate, complete, or current

The information accessed on this Site 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 this Site

Shire makes no representation or warranty that access to this Site will be available on a timely basis, will be uninterrupted, or will be error-free. Shire does not warrant that the pages of this Site, 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 Site is governed by Shire's Online Privacy Notice. 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 U.S.A. residents only

All materials and information appearing on this Site are intended only for residents of the U.S.A. and are intended to comply with the laws and regulations in the U.S.A. Other countries may have laws, regulations, regulatory requirements and medical practices that differ from those in the U.S.A. Shire reserves the right to limit provision of Shire's products or services to any jurisdiction, geographic region or person. Any offer for any product or service made on this Site is void where prohibited.