Terms of use

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Please carefully read these terms of use before using the website.

1. Use of the website

The information on this site is intended solely for general information and clarification. Some areas of this website are intended for a specific audience, such as Pfizer employees, customers and shareholders, healthcare professionals or the general public. By using this website you accept these terms and conditions without reservations or restrictions.

2. Contents

The Foundation Pfizer Research Prize is committed to ensuring that the information on this website is correct and up-to-date. However we assume no responsibility or liability for this information being correct, current or complete. We also make no promise regarding its suitability for a particular purpose. Using the content on this website is at your own risk.

Neither the Foundation Pfizer Research Prize nor third parties involved in the creation, production and transmission of this website can be held liable for any damages resulting from use of the website or its unavailability. This disclaimer of liability also applies to any damage to your computer or viruses that may infect your computer.

3. Data privacy

We attach great importance to the protection of personal information belonging to users of our website. More information about the processing of personal data within the framework of using this website can be found in our privacy policy. Please click here to view the privacy policy.

4. Third party websites and links

This website may contain links or references to other websites maintained by third parties over whom we have no control. Such links are simply provided as an additional service for our website users. We provide no guarantees and make no statements regarding the accuracy, topicality or completeness of the information given on these websites and assume no liability for their content. Providing a link to third party websites does not mean the content of these websites is endorsed or approved by us.

5. Medical information

This website may contain general information about health problems and their treatment. This information is provided for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for advice from a doctor or qualified healthcare professional. You should not use the information on this website to diagnose diseases or other health-related problems. All decisions regarding the treatment of a disease and the appropriate course of action must be made with a doctor, taking into account the medical history and personal circumstances. If you have any health problems, you should always seek advice from a doctor or health professional.

6. Non-confidential information

Unless data are specifically protected in accordance with our privacy policy, any communication or information or documents you send to us via the Internet, on our website, by email or otherwise will be considered non-confidential. This concerns, for example, questions, comments, suggestions and the like. The Foundation Pfizer Research Prize is free to use the information, ideas, concepts, techniques and know-how contained in these communications for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products without any further obligation to you.

7. Intellectual property

Unless stated otherwise, all product names, whether they are characterized by highlighted lettering or brand emblems or are specifically labelled, or not, are trademarks related to Pfizer, Pfizer subsidiaries or affiliated companies, or licensors or joint venture partners of Pfizer. The use of such trademarks by third parties is strictly prohibited and may constitute a violation of copyright, trademark or other rights. Please note that we enforce our intellectual property rights actively and without hesitation, using all available legal means.

The entire content of this website is protected by copyright or by other intellectual property rights. Contents of this website may only be copied for private, non-commercial use, whereby all information about the copyright or other proprietary rights must remain in place. Any further reproduction or distribution is prohibited. The (complete or partial) copying, presenting, downloading, distribution, modifying, reproduction, new publication or transmission of the information, text, images or documents contained on this website - either electronically or in the printed form - for non-private or commercial purposes is not permitted without our prior written consent. This also applies to creating works based on these pictures, texts or documents.

No statements or information on this website may be understood such that the user or a third party is thereby granted a license or right to use a trademark, logo, patent or any other intellectual property of the Foundation Pfizer Research Prize or a third party.

8. Only for the use of individuals residing in Switzerland

Although users from outside Switzerland also have access to the information on this website, the information related to Pfizer products is intended solely for use by Swiss residents. Laws, regulations and medical practices in other countries may differ from those in Switzerland.

This site contains links to other websites that have been created by various corporate divisions and subsidiaries of Pfizer, some of which are located outside Switzerland. These websites may contain information that pertains only to the respective country of origin. We reserve the right to limit the availability of certain products or services to a particular group of people, geographical region or a specific place of jurisdiction, or to limit the quantities of certain products or services that are on offer.

All product and service-related offers listed on this website are void where the offer is prohibited by law.

9. Applicable law

These terms of use and your use of this website are governed by Swiss law, excluding the conflict of laws. The place of jurisdiction is Zurich.

10. Other points

Should a provision of these terms of use be prohibited, invalid or unenforceable, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining stipulations.

The Foundation Pfizer Research Prize reserves the right to change or to delete the information on this website at any time without prior notice or having to provide any reason.

Foundation Pfizer Research Prize, last update 09/2023