Legal disclaimer


Fondation Ipsen

Under the aegis of the Fondation de France

65, quai Georges Gorse  – 92100 Boulogne Billancourt – France


Please carefully read these General Terms and Conditions of Use as they determine the conditions of use of the Fondation Ipsen website which you accept by consulting our website. If you do not accept these General Terms and Conditions of Use, we ask you to leave our website.

Fondation Ipsen reserves to itself the right to modify or change at any time without any notice the General Terms and Conditions of Use as well as all the information you might find on Fondation Ipsen’s website.We draw your attention to the fact that you should regularly consult these General Terms and Conditions of Use according to the latest Update date indicated on the website so that you are kept informed of any possible modifications which Fondation Ipsen may make.

Purpose of the website

This website was created to provide you with general information on the Fondation Ipsen which develops, manufactures and sells drugs throughout the world and on its products and services.

The information contained in this website, for all audience, is provided to you for information purposes only and is not intended in any manner whatsoever to:    – give a medical opinion;

  •     give a diagnosis;
  •     replace a consultation, opinion or recommendations of a health professional;
  •     recommend or promote the use of any of the Fondation Ipsen product or service;

It is essential to follow the advice or consult your doctor or other medical health professionals before using any of the products mentioned on this website.

Nature of Information

The information, notably financial information, provided on the website shall not be considered as an invitation to invest. They shall not be interpreted as canvassing or public offering and do not constitute either an offer to subscribe, purchase or deal in Fondation Ipsen shares or any other securities issued by Fondation Ipsen. Fondation Ipsen  draws your attention to the fact that financial information posted on the site is regularly updated.


The information and all materials presented on Fondation Ipsen website or any other website are provided “as is” without any warranty of any kind, express or implied.

The user of Fondation Ipsen website acknowledges that it uses on its sole responsibility the information on Fondation Ipsen’s website. Therefore Fondation Ipsen cannot be held liable due to any direct or indirect damages of any kind resulting in the use of the whole or a part of the information presented on Fondation Ipsen website.

The access to Fondation Ipsen website and the use their contents are at the risk of the user.

Fondation Ipsen endeavours to keep information on this website up to date. However, Fondation Ipsen does not warrant the completeness or exactness of any information provided.

You acknowledge that (i) it is technically impossible that the website will be provided free of defaults and that Fondation Ipsen cannot take any responsibility for this, (ii) that defaults may lead to the temporary unavailability of the website, and that (iii) the operation of the website may be adversely affected by conditions and performances outside Fondation Ipsen’s control, such as, for example, transmission and telecommunication links between Fondation Ipsen and you and between Fondation Ipsen and other systems and networks.

Fondation Ipsen and/or its suppliers may, at any time, temporarily or in permanently modify or interrupt, all or part of the website in order to perform maintenance work and/or make improvements and/or changes to the website. Fondation Ipsen is not liable for any modification to or suspension or interruption of the website.

Fondation Ipsen does not guarantee that Fondation Ipsen products or services presented on this website are available in the country in which the Internet surfer is located when consulting this website.

Fondation Ipsen does not warrant (i) the merchantability of these products or services in that country, (ii) the fitness of these products or services for a specific purpose, (iii) their conformity with applicable law and regulations in the countries related to the Internet surfer’s search.

Fondation Ipsen does not guarantee the content of the information available online in discussion forums and newsgroups of this website.

Limitation of Liability

You should take no decision or action on the sole basis of the information contained in this website.

Fondation Ipsen shall not be held liable in any manner for:

  • any imprecision, inaccuracy or omission relative to the information provided on the website,
  • for any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party leading to a modification of the information or materials available on the site,
  • any direct or indirect damages, regardless of the cause, origin, nature or consequences (even Fondation Ipsen has been advised of the possibility of such damage, or resulting from anyone’s access to the website or the impossibility to access it, the use of this website or other websites linked to it, including any breakdown or virus that may infect computer equipment of the user or any other property of the user, the credit given to any information coming directly or indirectly from the website, including any loss of business, financial or commercial loss of programs or data in any information system and even if Fondation Ipsen has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Intellectual Property

Documents and items created for Fondation Ipsen website are the exclusive property of Fondation Ipsen or third parties having authorized their quote by Fondation Ipsen.

All pictures and texts disseminated and all product names and trademarks referred to on this website are the exclusive property of Fondation Ipsen or its subsidiaries or have been licensed to them and may only be used in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth below.

Upon your acceptance of these General Terms and Conditions of Use you may download, display or print the information contained on this website exclusively for private and personal use, for non-profit purposes and without modification or alteration of the notices of copyright, trademarks and other property rights and provided that each entire or partial copy made of the contents of the site reproduces the following notice of copyright “Copyright © 2013. Fondation Ipsen – All rights reserved”.

Any use other than that indicated above without prior written consent of Fondation Ipsen, shall be formally prohibited and constitutes a counterfeiting. Fondation Ipsen grants you no  other right than that described above, nor any other license of any intellectual property, industrial property or know how owned or enjoyed by it.

Fondation Ipsen or its subsidiaries reserve the right to take legal action against any counterfeit of its intellectual property rights.

Information from third persons

The Fondation Ipsen website also contains information from third parties and links to other websites, with their consent. Fondation Ipsen endeavours to reference only websites complying with applicable law.

This information and these links are provided to you solely for information purposes only and for your convenience. Since Fondation Ipsen is unable to exercise any control on the information from third parties or edited on third parties’ websites, Fondation Ipsen does not warrant such third parties’ information and websites and shall not be held liable for their content which you access under your sole liability.

Fondation Ipsen reserves the right to delete any content or link that it may judge reprehensible, or further to notification of a dispute concerning such content or link.

As the case may be, expert opinions concerning a particular area in relation with the content of the website shall be posted on the website or extracts from press articles. Such information represents only the opinions of the respective experts or of the newspaper, which opinions are not necessarily those of Fondation Ipsen: Fondation Ipsen is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any information or opinions set forth in such materials.

Links to other external or third-party websites

Fondation Ipsen website may contain hyperlinks to third party website. These links to third party pages are provided for convenience only.

In any event, especially because of the volatile nature of information on the Internet, Fondation Ipsen cannot control the nature or content of these external sources and therefore is not responsible for the use, the unavailability of third-party sites nor their content and advertising or other materials available on such third party websites that you might access via Fondation Ipsen’s website

Fondation Ipsen has no possibilities of controlling the content of these third party websites which remain totally independent of Fondation Ipsen. Moreover, the existence of a link between the Fondation Ipsen website and another website does not mean in any way that Fondation Ipsen approves the content of this or these website(s) and the potential use that could be done.

Furthermore, it is your responsibility to take the necessary precautions to prevent the website being contaminated by, including, but not limited to, one or more “viruses” and/or any other “parasites”.

External websites may contain hyperlinks leading to the Fondation Ipsen’s website. Any such hyperlink does not imply any connection between Fondation Ipsen and the third party website.. In any case, Fondation Ipsen is in no way responsible for the unavailability of such external websites and Fondation Ipsen does not review, control, approve, nor is it responsible for any content, advertising, products or other materials available on or accessible via those websites.

Protection of personal data

During navigation on the website you may communicate personal information.

    a) Collection of anonymous data

No personal data related to your identity is collected without your knowledge. . However, during the consultation of Fondation Ipsen website, certain user data is collected automatically:

  • The IP address of the user (this address  allows to access to the Internet is assigned to the computer of the user by the internet service provider and the information, which changes according to the session of the user is not personally identifiable);
  • The address of the website from which the user is connected directly to Fondation Ipsen website;
  • The date and time of the visit of the user on the Fondation Ipsen website and the pages visited;
  • The operating system of the user’s computer as well as its browser;
  • The “cookies” (allowing determining how the user accesses the web pages, the time it does so and the number).

Therefore, Fondation Ipsen collects anonymous user data on this website (or anonymous information), such as the pages that you visit and the searches that you undertake. These data are anonymous since it will in no event enable personal identification of the user of the website.

We use this anonymous information to help us improve the content of our sites and to obtain overall statistics on your visits. These statistics can be prepared by third parties, the latter being bound by an obligation of confidentiality.

    b) Use of cookies

    This anonymous information is collected in particular thanks to “Cookies” which collect the first part of the domain name of the user (i.e. the identifier after the “@”) and the day and hour of access. “Cookies” are stored on the hard disk of your computer without any risk to damage it.

You may prevent the registration of cookies by configuring your navigator to warn you before accepting cookies, or always to refuse cookies.

Additional information concerning cookies may be obtained at

    c) Collection of personal data

Fondation Ipsen will not divulge any personal data to any third party, information which you may communicate to us via electronic mail. This information will be used for the sole purpose of replying to you in the most efficient way.

When you send an email to our website, you may be required to indicate certain personal data. These personal data are treated and kept for no more than five years solely for the purpose of communicating with you. No data is communicated to third parties without your prior approval and you may request modification to or deletion of such data by mail to the Editor of this site or by E-mail at contact.web@Fondation

    d) Security

To protect personal information which you disclose, Fondation Ipsen uses security technology. The Internet is nevertheless an open network so that Fondation Ipsen cannot guarantee that third parties shall not intercept or divert such personal information. Fondation Ipsen shall not be held liable in this respect.

Fondation Ipsen does not guarantee that the websites which are linked to it will implement the same measures of protection of personal data as those set forth in these General Terms and Conditions. You should therefore ensure that such protection exists if you disseminate personal data on these websites.

Applicable Law, Jurisdiction

Fondation Ipsen website and its content are governed by French law and any disputes relating thereto shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the French courts.