Legal Notice

This page describes the terms and conditions that apply to all internet users visiting this site. In consulting this site you unconditionally undertake to comply with them.  As terms and conditions may be amended at any time, without prior notice, we advise you to consult them regularly.

1. Intellectual property

This site belongs to and is operated by Sanofi-Aventis Philippines Inc. Consumer Healthcare Division
 (hereinafter “sanofi Philippines”), part of the Sanofi Group. The layout and each of the components, including trademarks, logos and domain names, appearing on the web site located at www.essentiale.com (hereinafter the "Site"), are protected by current laws on intellectual property, and belong to Sanofi or its subsidiaries, or their use is the subject of an authorization.

No component of the Site may be copied, reproduced, altered, edited, downloaded, denatured, transmitted or distributed in any way whatsoever, on any medium whatsoever, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of sanofi Philippines, except solely for use for press requirements conditional on compliance with intellectual property rights and any other property rights that are mentioned. Only copying for private use is authorized for your own personal, private, non-commercial use, on your personal computer.

The following statement should appear on any authorized copy of all or part of the content of the Site: "COPYRIGHT- 2012-2017 sanofi-aventis Philippines Inc. - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED".

Any authorized use of items composing or shown on the Site must not be denatured, changed or altered in any way whatsoever.

Sanofi or its subsidiaries reserve the right to take legal action against any breach of its intellectual property rights.

2. Nature of information

The information, especially financial, published on the Site shall not be considered as an encouragement to invest. It should not under any circumstances be interpreted as prospecting or as a public offering, nor is it an offer to subscribe, buy or swap shares or other securities in Sanofi or its subsidiaries concerned. Sanofi draws your attention to the fact that financial information posted on the Site is regularly updated (if financial information is provided on-line). 

The Site may offer opinions by experts consulted in a particular field in relation to the content of the Site or excerpts from press articles.  Any such information solely represents the opinions of the experts consulted or the publication, and is not necessarily the opinion of the Sanofi Group.  Any such experts are not employees of the Sanofi Group and do not receive any emoluments in exchange for sanofi Philippines using their opinion. sanofi Philippines is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any such information and opinions. Experts’ opinions reflect their own personal views and should never be interpreted as being the opinion or responsibility of sanofi Philippines. 

The Site also includes information on health, physical condition, the medical field and medical treatments solely for human use. Said information is published on the Site for information purposes only and is no substitute for the advice provided of your physician or pharmacist.  The information should not be used under any circumstances to make a medical diagnosis of an illness or physical problem, or for prescribing or using drugs presented on the Site.  In all instances you should refer to your physician or pharmacist.

3. Links to other sites

The liability of sanofi Philippines or its parent company shall not be incurred by a third party site that can be accessed via the Site.  We do not have any way of controlling the content of such third party sites which remain entirely independent of sanofi Philippines.  Moreover, the existence of a link between the Site and a third party site does not under any circumstances mean that sanofi Philippines approves the content of that site in any way whatsoever and in particular the use that may be made of it.

In addition, you are responsible for taking the precautions necessary to prevent any infection from the Site, in particular by one or more computer viruses, Trojan horses or any other “parasite”.

External sites may include hypertext links to the Site. Any such links should not be created without the express prior consent of sanofi Philippines. In any case, sanofi Philippines is not in any way liable for non-availability of such sites and sanofi Philippines does not scrutinise, check or approve them and is not responsible for contents, advertising, products or other components available on or via those sites.


4. Personal information and other information

4.1 sanofi Philippines will not disclose to third parties personal data about you that you may convey to it by email.  It will only be used with a view to providing you with an answer as effectively as possible.

You may access, modify, rectify or suppress any personal data concerning you, simply by requesting it:
On line at :essentiale.ph.contact@sanofi-aventis.com 
By post at: 
Sanofi-Aventis Philippines Inc. Consumer Healthcare Division
3/F Feliza Bldg., 108 V.A. Rufino St., Legaspi Village, 1229 Makati City

4.2 The Site is not intended to receive any confidential information from you.  Consequently, and except for personal data mentioned above, any information, whatever its form - document, data, graphics, questions, suggestions, concept, comment or other - that you send us via the Site will not under any circumstances be deemed confidential. Consequently, the act of sending it to us alone gives us the right to use it, reproduce it,  publish it, alter it, or send it with a view to dealing with your request.

5. Limitations on liability

sanofi Philippines strives to the best of its ability to ensure that information published on the Site is accurate and up-to-date. It reserves the right to correct content at any time, without prior notice. However, sanofi Philippines cannot guarantee that the information available on the Site is accurate, correct, up-to-date or complete. 

Consequently, and except for property damage resulting from gross negligence by sanofi Philippines, the group declines any liability:
•    For any inaccuracy, error or omission as regard information available on the 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; 
•    And more broadly, for any property damage or consequential loss, for any reason, of any origin, nature or with any consequences whatsoever, even if sanofi had been warned of the possibility of such damage or loss, caused (i) because of any access to the Site or because it was impossible to access it; (ii) because of the use of the Site, including any harm or virus that may infect your computer or any other property, and/or (iii) because of the credence given to any information coming directly or indirectly from the Site. 
The components of the Site or of any other sites are provided "as is", without any guarantee of any kind, whether implicit or explicit. sanofi Philippines does not offer any implicit or explicit guarantee, relative, without limitation, to their market value or suitability for any given purpose.

6. Availability of the web site

You acknowledge that (i) it is technically impossible to provide the Site free from any defect and that sanofi Philippines cannot undertake to do so; (ii) that defects may lead to the Site being temporary unavailable, and that (iii) the operation of the Site can be affected by events and/or matters that sanofi Philippines does not control, such, for example, as means of transmission and communication between you and sanofi Philippines between sanofi Philippines and other networks.
sanofi Philippines and/or its suppliers 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. sanofi Philippines is not responsible for any alternation, suspension or interruption of the Site.

7. Information on products
Information included and published on the Site may include direct or indirect references to products, programs and services of the Sanofi Group 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 the Sanofi Group intend to sell those products, programs or services in your country.  Refer to the local Sanofi Group subsidiary or your Sanofi Group sales partner for any information about the products, programs and services available to you.

8. Legal framework
The Site and its content are governed by the laws of Philippines, and disputes relating thereto are subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Philippines.

9. Legal notice
9.1 Site Editor:
Sanofi-Aventis Philippines Inc. Consumer Healthcare Division
3/F Feliza Bldg., 108 V.A. Rufino St., Legaspi Village, 1229 Makati City

9.2 Publishing Director: 
Medical Director 

9.3 Site Hosting:

Sanofi-Aventis Philippines Inc. Consumer Healthcare Division
3/F Feliza Bldg., 108 V.A. Rufino St., Legaspi Village, 1229 Makati City

10. Photo credits
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Essentiale is 300mg essential phospholipids. Always read the label. Use as directed & if symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.