Terms of use

By accessing, browsing or otherwise using this website (www.myalcon.co.uk) (“Website”), you agree to be bound by these Website Terms of Use (the “Terms of Use”) and our Cookies and Privacy Policy.

Use of this Website

This Website is intended to be used exclusively by persons aged 18 or over, who are resident in the United Kingdom and Ireland (“you/your”). If you are not a UK or Irish resident, please refer to an Alcon website in your country of residence.

About Us

This Website is controlled and operated by Alcon Eye Care UK Limited (referred to in these Terms of Use as “Alcon”, “we”, “us” or “our”). Alcon is a limited liability company registered in England and Wales, with company registration number 809238. Our registered office address is Frimley Business Park, Frimley, Camberley, Surrey, GU16 7SR. You may contact us by email at: privacy.uk@alcon.com if you have any questions, comments or complaints about this Website.

Medical Information

This Website is designed to provide general information about Alcon and its products and services. Nothing contained on this Website is intended to offer medical advice for the treatment of illness or disease, or to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Should you have a medical condition, promptly see your health care provider. Specific questions pertaining to your medical condition and appropriate treatment should be directed to your health care provider. You should never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking it because of something you have read on this Website. Before using any product or service discussed on the Website, please consult your health care provider.

Use of Information

You may freely browse this Website, but you may only access, download or use information from this Website, including any text, images, audio and video recordings (the "Information") for your own non-commercial use. You may not distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost or use the Information for commercial purposes, without the prior written permission of Alcon. You must retain and reproduce each and every copyright notice or other proprietary rights notice contained in any Information you download. You should assume that everything you see or read on this Website is protected by copyright unless otherwise noted and may not be used, except as provided in these Terms of Use or in the text on the Website, without the prior written permission of Alcon. Alcon neither warrants nor represents that your use of Information displayed on this Website will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Alcon. With the exception of the foregoing limited authorisation, no licence to or rights in the Information, or any copyright of Alcon or any other party is granted to, or conferred on, you.

Trademarks and other Proprietary Rights

You should assume that any and all product names appearing on this Website, whether or not appearing in large print or with the trademark symbol, are registered trademarks of Alcon. This Website may also contain or reference patents, proprietary information, technologies, products, processes or other proprietary rights of Alcon and/or other parties. No licence to or rights in any such trademarks, patents, trade secrets, technologies, products, processes and other proprietary rights of Alcon and/or other parties is granted to, or conferred on, you.

Disclaimer of Warranties

While Alcon uses reasonable efforts to ensure that the Information is accurate and up-to-date, the Information may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Alcon reserves the right to make changes, corrections and/or improvements to the Information, and to any products and programs described in such Information, at any time without notice.  TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE EXCLUDE OUR LIABILITY, WHETHER IN TORT (INCLUDING FOR NEGLIGENCE OR BREACH OF STATUTORY DUTY), CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, FOR: (a) ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE WHICH MAY ARISE FROM RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE; (b) ANY LOSS, DAMAGE OR COSTS SUFFERED OR INCURRED BY YOU ARISING FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS RECEIVED VIA THIS WEBSITE; OR (c) ANY LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, DEPLETION OF GOODWILL OR SIMILAR LOSSES, LOSS OF ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF CONTRACTS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OR CORRUPTION OF DATA OR INFORMATION, OR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PURE ECONOMIC LOSS SUFFERED OR INCURRED BY ANY USER IN CONNECTION WITH OR ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS WEBSITE. ALL INFORMATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS." WE PROVIDE NO WARRANTIES REGARDING THE COMPLETENESS OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE OR ITS POSSIBLE USES. CONSEQUENTLY, THE INFORMATION SHOULD BE CAREFULLY EVALUATED BY YOU.

Links to this Website

Alcon has not reviewed any of the third party websites which contain links to this Website and is not responsible for the content of any such off-site pages or any other websites linked to this Website. You may not link to any pages of this Website without the prior written consent of Alcon.

Links to other websites

Links to third party websites may be provided for the interest or convenience of visitors to this Website. We will endeavour to inform you when you are leaving this Website that the terms of use and privacy policy of the third party website may be different. However, Alcon accepts no liability for links from us to others and, in particular, we are not responsible for the accuracy or legality of the content of such third party websites. We accept no liability deriving from a breach or omission in the terms of use or privacy policies of third parties.

Third Party Rights

No provision of these Terms of Use shall be enforceable by any third party under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 save for a Novartis group company.

Consequences

If we become aware that you have violated any of these Terms of Use, we may immediately take corrective action, including preventing you from accessing the Website, at any time and without notice. If we have been injured by your violation, we may, at our sole discretion, seek to recover damages from you.

Revisions

Alcon may at any time revise these Terms of Use by updating this posting. By continuing to access the Website, you are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the Terms of Use.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England. The courts of England shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim (including non-contentious claims) that arises out of or in connection with the use of this Website, these Terms of Use or their subject matter.

Last updated August 2017