Terms and Conditions of Website Use
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.
Effective Date: April 8, 2019.
While Vertex may periodically update or correct information presented on this Website, the information presented on this Website 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 on the Website at any time and from time to time without any prior notice.
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: information pertaining to our medicines and the ongoing discovery, development and commercialization of our product candidates; our expectations regarding clinical trials, development timelines and discussions with regulatory authorities related to drug candidates under development by us and our collaborators; 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; our expectations regarding the scope and timing of ongoing and potential future clinical trials; and our strategy, future operations, future financial position, future revenue, projected costs, prospects, plans and objectives. 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 medicines and/or drug candidates, and other risks listed under Risk Factors in Vertex’s most recent annual report on Form 10-K and subsequent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, all of which are and available through this Website and at www.sec.gov. None of the information contained herein is intended to be, and shall not be deemed to be, incorporated into any of Vertex’s securities-related filings or statements. We disclaim any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained on this Website as a result of new information, developments occurring after the date such statement was first made or otherwise.
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You may not access, monitor or copy any content or information on the Website using any robot, spider, scraper, web crawler or other automated means or any similar manual process. No part of the Website may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, or used to create derivative works, except that we authorize you to view, copy, download and print Vertex documents (such as white papers, press releases, data sheets and FAQs) that are made available for public access on the Website; provided that (i) such documents shall be used solely for noncommercial, informational purposes; (ii) such documents shall not be modified; and, (iii) no copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices shall be removed, altered or added to such documents.
In the event you gain access to information or materials not intended to be accessed by you, you agree that you will immediately notify Vertex and destroy all copies of such information in your possession.
You are solely responsible for any information you send to Vertex, including without limitation accuracy, truthfulness and non-infringement or other violation of any other person's legal rights. Any communication or material that you transmit to our Website by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions or the like, is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and nonproprietary information. Vertex may use such communication or material for any purpose including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and further posting. Further, Vertex is free, without payment of compensation to you, to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in any communication or material you send to us, whether through our Website, phone, e-mail or otherwise, for any purpose.
Any medical information contained on this Website is general in nature and for informational purposes only. We do not offer medical diagnosis or treatment from this Website, and none of the information contained on this Website should be construed as providing medical advice or services of any kind. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing a health problem or disease; Vertex makes no representations or warranties as to its accuracy. Persons requiring diagnosis or treatment or with questions specific to a single individual are urged to contact their healthcare provider.
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.
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VERTEX AND ITS AFFILIATES AND LICENSORS CANNOT AND DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY YOU TO VERTEX THROUGH THE WEBSITE (OR THE CONTACT INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE) WILL NOT BE MISAPPROPRIATED, INTERCEPTED, DELETED, DESTROYED OR USED BY OTHERS.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties; therefore the above exclusion may not apply to you.
VERTEX’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ALL CLAIMS ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WEBSITE SHALL NOT EXCEED $1.00.
Because some jurisdictions do not permit certain limitations or disclaimers of liability, some of the above limitations may not apply to you.
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.
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.