Terms and Conditions

  1. About us, this website and these Terms of Use

This website is provided, owned, controlled and operated by Novo Nordisk A/S, Novo Allé, 2880 Bagsvaerd, Denmark ( “Novo Nordisk”, “we”, “us” or “our”).

This website section is intended for members of the Obesity Policy Engagement Network only. It is provided to create a space for members to share examples, best practices and knowledge of obesity policy and advocacy with a global network.

Access to and use of the website is provided subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these terms of use which are incorporated herein by reference.

These terms of use contain warranty disclaimers and other provisions that limit the liability of us to you. Please read these terms and conditions carefully and in their entirety, as accessing or using the site constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to be bound to the terms and conditions set forth herein, you will not be granted access to the site.

By entering the site, you acknowledge and agree that you have read and understand these terms and conditions, that the provisions, disclosures and disclaimers set forth herein are fair and reasonable, and that your agreement to follow and be bound by these terms and conditions is voluntary and is not the result of fraud, duress or undue influence exercised upon you by any person or entity.

  1. Disclaimers

Information. We provide the website and the services, information, content and/or data (collectively, “Information”) for informational purposes only. The Information reflects the views of only the users and any other authors exchanging information in any form via the website and does not necessarily reflect our views. Reliance on the Information for any purpose by you will be at your sole risk, and neither we nor any of its suppliers or service providers will be responsible for any errors of any kind in the Information.

The Information on the site may not at any point include information therapeutic products either via reference to generic or branded therapeutic products. The Information is solely intended to share best practice examples and knowledge about local obesity policies and advocacy between members of obesity coalitions in various countries, requested by members and leaders of those local coalitions and is expressly not intended to substitute guidance provided by healthcare professionals. When using the website, you will always exercise your professional judgment and confirm the truthfulness and reliability of the Information with sources not related to the Site.

User content. By submitting content and other data to the website, you automatically grant to us and, as applicable, to our suppliers and service providers (or warrant that the owner of such material has expressly granted to such party or parties), the royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, assignable, non-exclusive right and license, with the right to grant sublicenses, to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, display, translate and distribute such content and data (in whole or in part) and/or incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed.

When submitting content in any form on the site, you represent and warrant that:

  • it does not include information on therapeutic products;
  • it does not include profanity, defamatory, libellous, offensive, abusive, discriminatory or demeaning content (including images, video and links);
  • it does not include content which is disparaging, threatening and does not condone violence or illegal behaviour;
  • it will not be off-topic;
  • it will not constitute health or medical advice;
  • it will not contain any personal information, such as names of individuals, email address, or phone number;
  • it will not violate another’s copyright or intellectual property; and
  • it will not be of commercial character, such as selling products and services.

This website and all content available on or through this website, including, without limitation, text, reviews, results, photographs or other images, audio material, films or other moving images (collectively, the “Materials”) are provided on an “as is” basis. To the extent permitted by law, all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied are now expressly excluded and no representations or warranties of any kind are made in respect of the Materials including, but not limited to, warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, conformity to description, non-infringement or adequacy. We give no warranty as to the completeness, compliance with applicable laws, timeliness or reliability of any Materials.

Further, we make no representations or warranties regarding the performance, availability, functionality or any other aspect of this website, including, without limitation, any representation that use of this website will be uninterrupted, error-free or completely secure. You are responsible for taking all necessary precautions to ensure that any content you may obtain from this website is free of viruses and other potentially harmful devices.

  1.  Exclusions of liability

We will not be liable, whether in tort (including for negligence or breach of statutory duty), contract or otherwise, for but not limited to the following: (a) any loss or damage which may arise from reliance on any Materials; (b) any inaccuracies, omissions or misleading, false or deceptive statement in the Materials; (c) any loss, damage or costs suffered or incurred by you arising from viruses or other harmful components received via this website; (d) interruption to business; (e) events beyond our reasonable control; or (f) any loss of profits; loss of business; depletion of goodwill or similar losses; loss of anticipated savings; loss of contracts; loss of use; loss or corruption of data or information; or any special, indirect, consequential or pure economic loss incurred by any user in connection with this website, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages and whether or not such loss or damages is/are foreseeable.

  1. Changes to these Terms of Use

We reserve the right to change these Terms of Use at any time without notice. Accordingly, we encourage you to revisit these Terms of Use regularly to ensure that you are at all times fully aware of them. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting on this website. Your continued access, browsing or other use of this website constitutes your agreement to all such Terms of Use.

  1. Data protection

Full details of how we collect, store and process your personally identifiable information are set out in our Privacy Policy.

  1. Your registration

Access to this website is restricted to members of the Obesity Policy Engagement Network, such as healthcare professionals, policy makers, patients, or leaders of advocacy groups who have registered their details with us. It is a condition of use of this website that all the details you provide are correct, current and complete.

If we believe they are not, we reserve the right to refuse you access to this website and to terminate or suspend your account. If you register with us and you choose, or you are provided with, a password as part of the registration process, you must treat your password as confidential and you must not disclose it to anyone else. We shall be entitled to monitor your password and, at our discretion, require you to change it. Further, and as part of our professional operation of the website we may contact you with account related and technical information without your consent.

  1. Access to and use of this website

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in this website. No use of any of these may be made without our prior written authorization, except to identify our products or services.

Subject to these Terms of Use and provided that the content remains unaltered and all copyright and trade mark notices are included in all copies (regardless of format), we grant you a limited, temporary, revocable and non-exclusive licence to access, browse and use this website, and download content from this website, for your personal and non-commercial use.

Except as set out in the limited licence above (or as required under any applicable law), no part of this website may be used, reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, accessed, modified, or otherwise exploited, in full or in part, for any purpose without our prior written consent. In particular, you are not permitted to republish any part of this website on another website, in any other medium (print, electronic or otherwise) or as part of any commercial service without our prior written permission. All the intellectual property rights referred to above remain owned by us or the relevant licensor.

  1. Acceptable use of this website

While accessing, browsing and/or using this website you must:

Comply with all applicable laws, regulations and codes;

Not impersonate another person or use a false name or email address;

Not collect or store personally identifiable information regarding other users (unless expressly authorised to do so by Novo Nordisk);

Not frame or use framing techniques to enclose this website, or any part of the website, without our prior written consent;

Not modify, or attempt to modify, all or any part of the content on this website; and/or

Not gain or attempt to gain unauthorised access to this website, the server on which this website is stored or any third party server, computer or database connected to this website.

Whilst you may link to this website, you must only do so in a way that is lawful, fair, does not harm our reputation and does not suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement of you, your goods or services and/or your website by us.

  1. Termination or suspension of your access to the website

At any time and without giving you any advance notice, we may permanently or temporarily and for any reason:

Terminate, suspend or deny your access to this website (whether in whole or in part);

Terminate your permission to link to this website; and/or

Remove or edit any content on this website.

In such circumstances all our liability (as well as the liability of our directors, employees or other representatives) for any loss whatsoever arising from our removing or editing content and/or your limited use of or inability to use this website (either in whole or in part) is excluded, insofar as it is possible to do so in law.

  1. Third party links

This website may provide links to other websites that are not under the control of Novo Nordisk. When you follow those links, you will leave this website. We have no control over the content of such third party websites and do not endorse or recommend them, the information they contain nor any third party’s products or services that they refer to. Further, we do not accept any responsibility or liability for the content of any such third party website linked to this website and give no representation or warranty (express or implied) as to the information that they contain.

  1. Enforcement

If the whole or any part of any provision of these Terms of Use is or becomes invalid, void or unenforceable for any reason the same shall to the extent required be severed from these Terms of Use and rendered ineffective so far as is possible without modifying the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use and shall in no way affect the validity or enforceability of any other provisions.

  1. Waiver

No waiver by us of any breach of these Terms of Use shall constitute a waiver of any other prior or subsequent breach and we shall not be affected by any delay, failure or omission to enforce or express forbearance granted in respect of any of your obligations.

  1. Governing law and jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and/or your use of the website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Danish law and the courts of Copenhagen shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute which may arise.

  1. Company Information

Novo Nordisk A/S

Novo Allé, 2880 Bagsvaerd


Tel: +45 4444 8888

Fax: +45 4449 0555

CVR no. 24 25 67 90

Further contact information: Click here

Data processing Agreement

As part of providing the services on this website, Novo Nordisk will process the following personal data about you; contact information (name and email address) and relevant employment information (title and employer). We process this information to provide the website services to you, to respond to your questions or requests for information and to verify that you are a relevant party to utilize this website.

You may at any time request an overview of all personal data collected and processed and request correction and/or deletion of your personal data. You may exercise these
rights, including requesting us to stop or limit the processing of your personal data by contacting privacy@novonordisk.com. You
can read more about the processing of your personal data in the website under Privacy Policy