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Warning : By accessing or using the ERIQA PROJECT Site, the user agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions below ("Terms and Conditions"). MRT reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms and Conditions in its sole discretion at any time and without prior notice. The user must check this page periodically for any modifications at The user’s continued use of this Site following the posting of any changes will mean that the user has accepted the changes.

Personal Data Protection Law. Some information about the user is registered in an internal Mapi Group database (information about the user as a company and information about the user’s contact people). This information enables MRT to send to the user the free “PRO Newsletter” and the MAPI Group staff members to contact the user in the context of a project or for other business activities.
As required by the French personal data protection Law N° 78-17 of 6 January 1978 modified, this database was declared to the French commission (CNIL) and registered by this commission. MAPI Group staff members who use this information are required to apply the law. The user as a company and/or the user’s contact people have a right of accession to, and correction of the data registered about them. They can also object to the processing of these data on legitimate grounds (articles 38, 39 and 40 of the above-mentioned Law). To this end, please contact Mapi Research Trust, 27 rue de la Villette , 69003 Lyon, France.

Scope of the Eriqa Project: the mission of the European Regulatory Issues on QoL Assessment (ERIQA) Group is to establish principles and practices for the integration of Health-related Quality of Life outcomes in the drug regulatory process.
As a provider of information, MRT reserves the right to add, withdraw or modify information and otherwise change the Eriqa Project Site (including features) as necessary.

Access to the Eriqa Project site by the user : The Eriqa Project Site is accessible free of charge 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The user is nevertheless bound by all obligations described in these Terms and Conditions. MRT does not make any warranty whatsoever, including without limitation, that the operation of the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free; that defects will be corrected; that this Site, including the server that makes it available, is free of viruses or other harmful components.

Access to the Eriqa Project site by Eriqa members: Eriqa members have access to protected information through a password. In the event of loss or theft of a password, it is Eriqa members’ responsibility to notify MRT immediately. MRT reserves the right to change any password at any time as it deems necessary.

Use: The user may not use any data or documentation received from the Eriqa Project Site except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions. The user may not copy, display, distribute, modify, publish, reproduce, store, transmit, create derivative works from, or sell or license all or any part of the Content, products or Services obtained from the Eriqa Project Site in any medium to anyone, except as otherwise expressly described in these Terms and Conditions.
The user agrees not to transfer, by any means whatsoever, any data or documentation received from the Eriqa Project Site (or copies thereof); not to sell, exchange, barter, or transfer, rent, lease, loan, resell for profit, distribute or in any other manner commercially exploit any data or documentation received from the Eriqa Project Site; or obscure copyright notices contained on data or documentation received from the Eriqa Project Site.

Warranty and Liability: The user assumes all risks related to the use of any information provided in The Eriqa Project Site.
MRT disclaims any and all warranties, whether expressed or implied, including (without limitation) any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. In no event shall MRT be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of any use of reliance of any information contained herein. MRT does not assume any responsibility for failure or delay in updating or removing the information contained herein.
The Eriqa Project Site may contain advertising and publicity. The Eriqa Project cannot be considered liable for the content of the advertising and publicity.

Links to Other Sites: The Eriqa Project Site may contain hyperlinks to other sites or resources that are provided solely for the user’s convenience. MRT is not responsible for the availability of external sites or resources linked to the Eriqa Project Site, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. Because MRT is not responsible for the availability or accuracy of these outside resources or their contents, the user should review the terms and conditions and privacy policies of these linked sites, as their policies may differ from MRT’s.

Intellectual Property Rights: All content in the Eriqa Project Site, including site layout, design, images, programs, text, trademarks (registered by Eriqa Project and/or its partners) and other information (collectively, the "Content") is the property of Eriqa Project and/or its partners and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws.
All copies of original documents appearing on the Eriqa Project Site are the property of their respective owners as stipulated by the related copyright notices and are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. The FDA documents are in the public domain. Some other documents might be in the public domain if stated.
The user may not engage in systematic retrieval of Content from the Eriqa Project Site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without prior written permission from MRT.
Any ideas, concepts or materials submitted to MRT by the user regarding the Eriqa Project Site become MRT's property to exploit or to not exploit as MRT solely deems appropriate without necessity for remuneration or attribution to the user.

Links to Eriqa Project Site: Anybody intending to create a link from his own site to the Eriqa Project Site must obtain prior written authorization from MRT. In case of authorization to build the link, this must NOT be done using “deep linking technology” which consists of fitting pages of the Eriqa Project Site into its own pages.

Indemnification: The user hereby agrees to indemnify, defend and hold MRT, its directors, officers, shareholders, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents and licensors harmless from and against any and all liability, losses, damages and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees, arising from the user’s use of the Eriqa Project Site.

Survival: The provisions related to obligations of confidentiality, use and intellectual property rights will survive expiration or termination of these Terms and Conditions.

Governing Law and Venue: These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of France, without regard to its conflicts of law principles. The user hereby submits to and agrees that the sole jurisdiction and venue for any actions that may arise under or in relation to the subject matter hereof shall be the courts located in Lyon - France.

Mapi Research Trust
Information Resources Centre
27, rue de la Villette, 69003 Lyon, France
Phone: +33 (0) 4 72 13 65 75
Fax: +33 (0) 4 72 13 66 82