General terms of use

Access to and use of the website (hereinafter referred to as “this Website”) are subject to the following terms of use. Please read these terms of use carefully before using this Website. By using this Website, you agree to the terms of use in full.

1. General information

This Website is provided and operated by Merck (Schweiz) AG, Chamerstrasse 174, 6300 Zug, Switzerland (hereinafter also referred to as “We”).

The content of this Website is intended exclusively for interested users in Switzerland, even if users outside of Switzerland have access to the content of this Website. Some sections of this Website may be intended for a specific audience, e.g. medical personnel, and may be subject to special access restrictions for legal reasons.

The information provided on this Website is for general information purposes only. It does not constitute medical advice or any other medical service and is not a substitute for advice or treatment from a doctor.

2. Exclusion of liability

The content of this Website has been carefully compiled by us and is also regularly reviewed. However, we accept no warranty or liability – neither express nor implied – that the information provided on this Website is accurate, complete or up to date. We are under no obligation to update the content of this Website. We also reserve the right to change this Website and/or its contents at any time and without prior notice and/or to cease operation of this Website in full. We also do not guarantee the error-free functioning of this Website.

Users access and use this Website and any associated or linked websites and the information provided on this Website or linked websites at their own risk and responsibility. Any liability of Merck (Schweiz) AG for damages resulting from the use of this Website is excluded to the extent permitted by law. This exclusion of liability also applies to damage to the user’s electronic devices that may occur through the use of this Website, e.g. damage to a computer caused by viruses.

3. Rights

All information, documents and illustrations published on this Website are the property of Merck (Schweiz) AG or the affiliated companies or licensors of Merck (Schweiz) AG and are protected by copyright. The copying, downloading, distribution, modification, reproduction, presentation, republication or transmission of the contents of this Website (in full or in part) for non-private or commercial purposes is prohibited without the prior written consent of Merck (Schweiz) AG.

4. External links

This Website contains links to third-party websites. These websites are subject to the terms of use, responsibility and competence of the respective operator. Merck (Schweiz) AG is not responsible for the content of third-party websites and expressly rejects all liability for damages associated with the content and use of third-party websites.

5. Personal details

The protection of your personal details is of particular importance to Merck (Schweiz) AG. Information on how your personal details are handled can be found in our Privacy Statement.

6. Amendments to the General Terms of Use

Merck (Schweiz) AG may amend these General Terms of Use at any time without prior notice and will publish the latest version on this Website.

7. Applicable law

These General Terms of Use are subject to Swiss substantive law. If this right refers to foreign legal systems, such references shall be ineffective.