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Please read the following terms and conditions of use carefully before using this website. Your use of this website is subject to, and constitutes acceptance of, the conditions included in this notice.

General. This website is provided by Vertex for the convenience of visitors to our website. Nothing on this website should be construed as an offer to form a binding contract, or as granting any license or transfer of intellectual property. Your use of this site is at your own risk. Notwithstanding any other provision herein, Vertex reserves the right, in the event of a violation of these terms and conditions, to protect its rights, property and interests to the maximum extent of the law.

Dated Information. The information presented at this website is or was current as of the "Last Revised" date shown on each page. While Vertex may periodically update or correct information presented on this website, such information may include typographical errors and/or technical inaccuracies and/or omissions. Vertex makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of any information at this website and expressly disclaims any obligation to update such information. Vertex also reserves the right to make additions, deletions or modifications to any information at any time and from time to time without any prior notice.

Forward-Looking Statements. This website contains a number of forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including statements regarding: (i) our expectations regarding clinical trials, development timelines and discussions with regulatory authorities related to drug candidates under development by us and our collaborators; (ii) our expectations about the number of patients that will be evaluated, the anticipated date by which enrollment will be completed and the data that will be generated by ongoing and planned clinical trials, and the ability to use that data for the design and initiation of further clinical trials; and (iii) our expectations regarding the scope and timing of ongoing and potential future clinical trials. Without limiting the foregoing, the words “believes,” “anticipates,” “plans,” “expects” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. While we believe the forward-looking statements contained in this website are accurate, there are a number of factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements. Those risks and uncertainties include, among other things, that the outcomes for each of our planned clinical trials and studies may not be favorable, that one or more of our internal or external drug development programs will not proceed as planned for technical, scientific or commercial reasons, that future competitive or other market factors may adversely affect the commercial potential for our drug candidates, and other risks listed under Risk Factors in Vertex’s annual report and quarterly reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and available through this website. We disclaim any obligation to update the information contained on this website as new data becomes available.

Copyright and Trademarks. This website, and the information which it contains, is the property of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated and its affiliates and licensors, and is protected from unauthorized copying and dissemination by United States copyright law, international conventions and other intellectual property laws. The trademarks and logos displayed on this website are trademarks of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated except as otherwise noted. In particular, Vertex and the Vertex logo are registered trademarks of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated. Lexiva, Telzir and Agenerase are trademarks of the GlaxoSmithKline Group of companies. Nothing on this website should be construed to grant any license or right in or to any trademarks, logos or other intellectual property rights. All rights are reserved by the owners of each trademark, service mark, logo, or other intellectual property, except as otherwise described in this notice.

Privacy. If you submit any information (including personal information) at this website, such information will be subject to the Vertex privacy policy, which is at available through this website. The sender of any information to Vertex is solely responsible for its content, including, without limitation, its accuracy, truthfulness and non-infringement of any other person's legal rights.

No Warranties. Your use of this website and any linked websites is at your own risk. Neither Vertex nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering this website shall be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages arising out of your access to, or use of, this website or any linked website. This includes damage due to viruses or other harmful or malicious code that may infect your computer equipment. Without limiting the foregoing, EVERYTHING AT THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties; therefore the above exclusion may not apply to you.

Links to Other Websites. This website contains links to websites maintained by other companies. Vertex is providing these links to you only as a convenience. The inclusion of any link does not imply that Vertex endorses any third-party website or third-party company or product. Vertex does not have any control over the content of such third-party websites and assumes no responsibility whatsoever for the functionality of such websites or for the accuracy of any information presented at such other websites. 

Links to this Website. Links to any document published by Vertex on this website should be made to the home page only, without deleting any frames, or our URL address.

Applicable Law. This website can be accessed from every U.S. state, as well as from other countries around the world. Each of those places has laws that may differ from those of Massachusetts, where Vertex is located. By accessing this website you and Vertex agree that the laws of The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without regard to its conflicts of laws principles, will apply to all disputes based on, arising out of, or relating to your use of this website or any information it contains. With respect to such disputes, you and Vertex also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of any court located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Changes to this Notice. Vertex may revise these terms at any time without prior notice. You are bound by any such revisions and should, therefore, visit this page each time you access this website to review the then-current conditions applicable to your use of this website.

Last Revised 10/13/11


Last updated: Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 15:51