Legal notice

1. Intellectual property

This site belongs to and is operated by organizing committee of Protein Structure Determination in Industry 2012, (hereinafter “PSDI2012”). The layout and each of the components, including trademarks, logos and domain names, appearing on the site WWW.PSDI2012.ORG (hereinafter the "Site"), are protected by current laws on intellectual property, and belong to Sanofi or its subsidiaries, or their use is the subject of an authorisation. No component of the Site may be copied, reproduced, altered, edited, downloaded, denatured, transmitted or distributed in any way whatsoever, on any medium whatsoever, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Sanofi, except solely for use for press requirements conditional on compliance with intellectual property rights and any other property rights that are mentioned. Only copying for private use is authorised for your own personal, private, non-commercial use, on your personal computer.

The following statement should appear on any authorised copy of all or part of the content of the Site: "COPYRIGHT SANOFI R&D 2012 - 2012- ALL RIGHTS RESERVED".

Any authorised use of items composing or shown on the Site must not be denatured, changed or altered in any way whatsoever.

Sanofi or its subsidiaries reserve the right to take legal action against any breach of its intellectual property rights.

2. Nature of information

Information, published on the Site shall not be considered as an encouragement to invest. It should not under any circumstances be interpreted as prospecting or as a public offering, nor is it an offer to subscribe, buy or swap shares or other securities in Sanofi and/or its subsidiaries concerned. Sanofi draws your attention to the fact that financial information posted on the Site is regularly updated (if financial information is provided on-line).

The Site may offer opinions by experts consulted in a particular field in relation to the content of the Site or excerpts from press articles. Any such information solely represents the opinion of the expert consulted or the publication, and is not necessarily the opinion of the Sanofi Group. Any such experts are not employees of the Sanofi Group and do not receive any emoluments in exchange for Sanofi using their opinion. Sanofi is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any such information and opinions. Experts’ opinions reflect their own personal views and should never be interpreted as being the opinion or responsibility of Sanofi.

The Site also includes information on health, physical condition, the medical field and medical treatments solely for human use. Said information is published on the Site for information purposes only and is no substitute for the advice of your physician or pharmacist. The information should not be used under any circumstances to make a medical diagnosis of an illness or physical problem, or for prescribing or using drugs presented on the Site. In all instances you should refer to your physician or pharmacist.

3. Links to other sites

The liability of Sanofi or of the Sanofi parent company shall not be incurred by a third party site that can be accessed via the Site. We do not have any way of controlling the content of such third party sites which remain entirely independent of Sanofi. Moreover, the existence of a link between the Site and a third party site does not under any circumstances mean that Sanofi approves the content of that site in any way whatsoever and in particular the use that may be made of it.

In addition, you are responsible for taking the precautions necessary to prevent any infection from the Site, in particular by one or more computer viruses, Trojan horses or any other "parasite".

External sites may include hypertext links to the Site. Any such links should not be created without the express prior consent of Sanofi. In any case, Sanofi is not in any way liable for the non-availability of such sites and Sanofi does not scrutinise, check or approve them and is not responsible for contents, advertising, products or other components available on or via those sites.

4. Personal information and other information

4.1 Sanofi-aventis groupe will not divulge to any third party personal information concerning you which you may communicate via electronic mail. This information will be used for the sole purpose of replying to you in the most efficient way possible.

In accordance with the laws of France, you have a right to access, to modify, to rectify and to suppress any personal data concerning you, simply by requesting it:

On line at:

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4.2 The Site is not designed to receive any confidential information which you may submit.

As a result, and with the exception of the personal data outlined above, all information, whatever form it is in : document, data, graphics, questions, suggestions, concepts, remarks or other - which you communicate on the Site will in no way be considered as confidential. As result of this, the simple fact of your transmitting this data to us grants us the right to use, reproduce, diffuse or modify this data, or to transmit it in the aim of processing your request.

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5. Limitations on liability

Sanofi strives to the best of its ability to ensure that information published on the Site is accurate and up-to-date. It reserves the right to correct content at any time, without prior notice. However, Sanofi cannot guarantee that the information available on the Site is accurate, correct, up-to-date or complete. Consequently, and except for property damage resulting from gross or intentional negligence by Sanofi, the latter declines any liability:

The components of the Site or of any other site are provided "as is" without any guarantee of any kind, whether implicit or explicit. Sanofi does not offer any implicit or explicit guarantee, relative, without limitation, to their market value or suitability for any given purpose.

6. Availability of the web site

You acknowledge (i) that it is technically impossible to provide the Site free from any defect and that Sanofi cannot undertake to do so; (ii) that defects may lead to the Site being temporarily unavailable; and that (iii) operation of the Site can be affected by events and/or matters that Sanofi does not control, such, for example, as means of transmission and communication between you and Sanofi and between Sanofi and other networks. Sanofi and/or its suppliers may, at any time, alter or interrupt, temporarily or permanently, all or part of the Site to undertake maintenance and/or make improvements and/or changes to the Site. Sanofi is not responsible for any alteration, suspension or interruption of the Site.

7. Information on products

Information included and published on the Site may include direct or indirect references to products, programmes and services of the Sanofi Group that are not announced or available in some countries or some regions or that may be supplied under a different name and may be subject to regulations and terms of use that differ depending on the country. Such references do not mean that the Sanofi Group intends to sell those products, programmes or services in your country. Refer to the local Sanofi subsidiary or your Sanofi sales partner for any information about the products, programmes and services available to you.

8. Legal provisions

The Site and its content are governed by the Laws of France, and any disputes relating thereto are subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of France.

9. Terms and conditions

9.1 Publisher of the Site:

Alexey RAK
Dr., SCP Lead Generation to Candidate Realiz/Structural Biology

9.2 Head of Publication:

Alexey RAK
Dr., SCP Lead Generation to Candidate Realiz/Structural Biology

9.3 Site hosting:

BT France
Immeuble Jean Monnet
11 place des Vosges
FR - 92061 Paris La Defense Cedex
Tel.: +33 (0)1 44 97 70 00

10. Credits

Trademarks n/a

Photo credits : Rak Alexey