Terms and Conditions

Scope of the Site and Nature of Information

This web site “(the “Site”) is intended to be an unbranded disease awareness resource for the rare disease community.
The information contained on the Site is intended for general informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for medical care or advice and is in no way intended to replace professional medical care or attention by a healthcare professional. Persons requiring diagnosis or treatment or with questions specific to a single individual are urged to contact their local healthcare provider. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing or treating a health problem, condition, and/or disease.

You may use the Site for lawful purposes only. Ablynx specifically prohibits the use of the Site for, and you agree not to: (i) use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site; (ii) take any action that imposes an unreasonably large load on the Site’s infrastructure; and (iii) decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up any part of the Site, or attempt to do the same.

Information included and published on the Site may include direct or indirect references to products, programs and services that are not announced or available in some countries or some regions or that may be supplied under a different name and may be subject to regulations and terms of use that differ depending on the country. Such references do not mean that Ablynx promotes or intends to promote those products, programs or services in your country.

Children, Minors

We encourage parents/legal guardians to talk to their children and supervise their use of the internet and the information they disclose on websites.

Restrictions on Use of Materials and Intellectual Property

The Site is owned and operated by Ablynx. The contents of the Site, such as text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, software and other material (the “Material”) are protected under copyright, trademark and other laws. You may access and download information, including texts, images, audio and video, from the website for your personal, non- commercial use, but no modification or further reproduction of website and its content is allowed unless you receive written consent from Ablynx. You may not copy or adapt any Material we use to generate web pages. Copyright and other laws also protect this.

Links to Third Party Websites

Links to other, third party websites not owned or controlled by Ablynx (“non-Ablynx sites”) are provided for convenience only. By providing these links, we are not endorsing or agreeing with content contained at any of the linked sites. Furthermore, the content of the linked websites is not part of the Site. The use of non-Ablynx sites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of the non-Ablynx site.

Neither Ablynx nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Site or any linked non-Ablynx site from or to this Site shall be liable in any manner whatsoever for any damages of any nature arising out of your access to this Site or any linked non-Ablynx site from this Site, or any errors or omissions in their content. In addition, you are responsible for taking the precautions necessary to prevent any infection, in particular by one or more computer viruses, Trojan horses or any other “virus.”

We also want you to know that when you link from an Ablynx website to another website and/or use the social plugin function, the website provider may have the ability to recognize that you have come from the Site. If you do not want any other websites to know that you have been on this Site, we ask you to not use the links provided in our Site.

Limitation on Liability

The Site is intended to be an unbranded disease awareness resource for the rare disease community only. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing a health problem or disease. Ablynx has made reasonable efforts to ensure that information is complete and accurate when posted. The website and the information may contain inaccuracies and typographical or other errors. Ablynx does not warrant the accuracy of completeness of the information or anything on the website or the reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed, distributed or accessed through the website. Ablynx is not responsible for and accepts no liability for the content or accuracy of any external website or content, even if this website references or provides a link to the same. You acknowledge that any reliance on any such opinion, advice, statement or information shall be at your sole risk. Ablynx reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the site. Ablynx may make any other changes to the website and the information at any time without notice. The website and its content are owned or controlled by Ablynx and are protected by copyright laws. The website and the information are provided “as is” without any representation or warranty, express or implied, of any kind, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, or fitness for any particular purpose. In no event shall Ablynx or any of its directors, officers, employees or consultants be liable to any person or entity under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or other damages (including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of information or programs or other data on your information handling system) that are related to the use of, or the inability to use, the information content, information or functions of the website or any linked website, even if Ablynx expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.

Ablynx assumes no liability or responsibility for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages under any legal theory arising out of or in connection with this Site; for any inaccuracy, errors or omissions in the content of Site; for any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party resulting in an alteration of information or items made available on the Site or for the ability or inability to use the Site or the information contained herein. Furthermore, Ablynx does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error free; that defects will be corrected or that this Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

Availability of the Site

You acknowledge that (i) it is technically impossible to provide the Site free from any defect and that Ablynx cannot undertake to do so; (ii) defects may lead to the Site being temporarily unavailable; and (iii) operation of the Site can be affected by events and/or matters that Ablynx does not control. Ablynx may, at any time, alter or interrupt, temporarily or permanently, all or part of the Site to undertake maintenance and/or make improvements and/or changes to the Site. Ablynx is not responsible for any alteration, suspension or interruption of the Site.

Trademark and Copyright Information

ABLYNX, and the ABLYNX logo, whether or not appearing in bold typeface or with the trademark symbol ®, are trademarks of Ablynx nv, Ablynx’s trademarks are registered in the European Union, the United States, and in other countries worldwide and may not be used without permission. Use, reproduction, copying, or redistribution of these trademarks is prohibited.

The use or misuse of these trademarks, copyrights, or other materials is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of copyright law, trademark law, communications regulations and statutes, and other laws, statutes, and/or regulations.

Media Credits:

  • All images and/or videos and/or graphics are owned by Ablynx nv.

Legal Provisions

The Site and its content are governed by and interpreted in accordance with the Laws of Belgium.


If any of these Terms are held invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, the other provisions of these Terms shall remain in full force and effect. If any provision of these Terms are held invalid or unenforceable only in part or degree, the remainder will continue in full force and effect to the extent not held invalid or unenforceable.

How to contact Ablynx

If you have any questions about the Terms of the Site, you may contact us as follows:

Ablynx nv
Technologiepark 21
9052 Ghent/Zwijnaarde

Tel: +32 (0)9 262 00 00
Fax: +32 (0)9 262 00 01