Terms of Use

The terms of use of this website ("Terms of Use") include all of the terms and conditions below and all other terms and conditions on this website. Please read and review these Terms of Use carefully before accessing or using this website. By accessing or using this website, the user agrees to the Terms of Use. The Terms of Use may be amended by Baxter Healthcare Pty Ltd ("Baxter") in its discretion and without notice. The amended Terms of Use will be available on this website and it is the user's responsibility to check the website for the amended Terms of Use. By continuing to access or use this website, the user agrees to the Terms of Use as they are amended from time to time.

1. Disclaimer

Baxter makes every effort to compile the content of this website accurately and in accordance with information known to it at the time. However, as information can change, the USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT THE USER’S OWN RISK.

2. Linking Policy

Baxter is not responsible for the privacy policy, the content or the accuracy of any website accessed through a link on this website. A link to other websites does not constitute an endorsement by Baxter of the linked website, its products or services. USE OF SUCH WEBSITES IS AT THE USER’S OWN RISK.

3. Loss or Damages

To the full extent permitted by law, Baxter is not liable for any loss or damages (including, without limitation, direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive loss or damages, or loss or damages resulting from lost profits, lost data or business interruption) arising out of the user’s access to, use of or inability to access or use, the website or any errors or omissions in its content. This includes damages to or viruses that may infect the user’s computer.

4. Website is Provided "As Is"

Without limiting the foregoing and to the full extent permitted by law, everything on the Website is provided "as is" without representations, warranties or guarantees of any kind, either express or implied and including but not limited to representations, warranties or guarantees in relation to the completeness, accuracy, currency and balance of the information on the Website or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement.

5. User’s Account

The user is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of passwords used to access the Website. Accordingly, the user will be solely responsible to Baxter for all activities that occur under a user’s account. Baxter reserves the right to suspend or delete a user’s account without notice at any time.

6. Use of Products and Services

Baxter is not responsible for the use (whether proper or improper) of any products or services referred to on this website nor the administration (whether proper or improper) of any products, including the decision to use them.

It is the health care provider’s responsibility to ensure that a product is administered correctly, with the correct dosage in appropriate circumstances. Baxter is not liable for a health care provider’s misuse of the product, including but not limited to administering an incorrect dosage or using the product in inappropriate circumstances.

7. Advice

Baxter is not providing any form of medical or clinical advice in relation to the products, services or therapies referred to on this website nor any other form of medical or clinical advice.

8. Third party information

Where this website contains written or audio visual recordings of presentations made by third parties, the views and opinions expressed in those recordings are the views and opinions of those third parties and not Baxter.

9. Intellectual Property

All content and images used on this website are owned or licensed by Baxter International Inc. or its affiliates for use by those entities only. Unauthorised use is prohibited and includes:

  1. the unlawful use of any of our copyright material;

  2. passing off content from our website as your own, including but not limited to the practice of 'framing' our website within another site as well as copying and re-using parts of the website; or

  3. using our registered or unregistered trade marks without our prior written consent.

Names of Baxter products and services are trade marks of Baxter International Inc. or its affiliates, unless otherwise noted. In addition, all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts are service marks, trade marks and or trade dress of Baxter and may not be copied, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Baxter.

Nothing contained herein will be construed as conferring any license or right under any patent, copyright or trade mark of Baxter International Inc or its affiliates..

You are advised that Baxter will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights in the Website and its contents to the fullest extent of the law, including by seeking criminal sanctions.

10. Other Prohibitions

The following conduct is also prohibited:

  • to use technology to collect content from the website without Baxter’s express written permission, including but not limited to any automatic or manual process or device to "screen scrape", monitor "mine", or copy pages on the website or the content contained therein;

  • to do anything that imposes an unreasonably large load on Baxter’s infrastructure;

  • to post or upload to the website communications or materials which are obscene, defamatory, infringe a third party’s intellectual property rights, misleading, objectionable, fraudulent, would otherwise violate the law (whether criminal or civil) or are otherwise inappropriate (and Baxter reserves the right to block or remove all communications or materials which it determines, in its sole discretion, fall within this prohibition); and

  • to circumvent the restrictions on access to this website, including but not limited to any password protections.

11. Indemnity

The user must indemnify Baxter, its directors, officers and employees and keep them indemnified against any loss, damage, cost, expense or liability (including reasonably incurred legal costs) incurred or suffered as a result of any breach by the user of these Terms of Use, or any activity related to the user’s account (including but not limited to negligent or wrongful conduct by the user or any other person accessing the website using the user’s account).

12. Privacy Policy

Baxter recognises and respects the privacy rights of individuals with regards to personal information and operates in compliance with all applicable privacy legislation. In addition, Baxter has established a Privacy Policy to ensure that respect for privacy is a key part of Baxter company culture and operations. To read the Privacy Policy, please click here.

13. Tracking Policy

Baxter collects information about the user’s use of Baxter materials, such as your activity on the website (including IP addresses) and use of marketing materials, via tracking technologies such as cookies. Baxter uses this information to prepare marketing plans, materials and initiatives, report statistics, analyse trends, administer our services, diagnose problems and to improve the user’s experience of the website. To the extent that the information is personal information, it will be used for the above purposes and handled in accordance with Baxter’s Privacy Policy

14. User Communications

Baxter assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any communication or material that the user transmits to, or posts on, the website by any means. Baxter assumes no responsibility for checking such communication or material for accuracy.

15. Confidentiality of User’s Communications and Materials

Subject to the requirements of the Privacy Policy, any communication or material that the user transmits to, or posts on, the website by any means is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and nonproprietary information and Baxter and any of its affiliates may use such communications or materials for any purpose whatsoever.

16. Applicable Laws

Baxter websites contain information about products which may or may not be available in any particular country, and if applicable, may have received approval or market clearance by a governmental regulatory body for different indications and restrictions in different countries. Each country has specific laws, regulations, and medical practices governing the communication of medical or other information about medical products on the Internet. Nothing in this website should be construed as a solicitation or promotion for any product or for an indication for any product which is not authorized by the laws and regulations of the country where the user resides.

17. Forward-looking Statements

The matters discussed on this website that are not historical facts may include forward-looking statements such as statements concerning the business development activities, R&D pipeline and outlook for 2013 of Baxter International Inc. or its affiliates. Those statements are based on assumptions which could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Those assumptions include but are not limited to assumptions about the risks identified in Baxter International Inc 's most recent filing on Form 10-K and other Securities and Exchange Commission filings, all of which are available on Baxter International Inc 's website. Baxter International Inc. and its affiliates do not undertake to update the forward-looking statements.

18. Governing Law

These Terms of Use and use of the website and any products and services referred to on the website shall be governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia.