This page describes the legal notices that apply to any Internet user visiting the site The International Institute for research, documentation and training for the prevention and the fight against the falsification of health products ( By consulting the site you agree unreservedly to respect them. Legal notices may be modified at any time and without notification, you are committed to consult them regularly. The last updated date September 3, 2015.

1. Objectives

The site (hereinafter the Site) is intended for the following audiences: general public, health professionals, students. It is designed to provide information on the International Institute of research, documentation and training for the prevention and the fight against the falsification of health products, hereinafter referred as IRACM, and counterfeiting of health products in the World: the IRACM, counterfeit drugs, legal and legislative aspects, geographical and general information. The information provided on the Site are intended to improve understanding of users who consulting the phenomenon of infringement of health products website.

2. Intellectual property

The Site is owned and operated by IRACM. The presentation and each of the elements, including trademarks, logos and domain names appearing on the Site, are protected by the applicable intellectual property laws, and belong to IRACM, or subject to an authorization of use.

Any elements of the site cannot be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, loaded, denatured, transmitted or distributed in any manner whatsoever, in any medium whatsoever, partial or full, without the prior written authorization of IRACM except the strict use for the needs of the press and subject to the intellectual property and any other property rights which reference is made. Only the copy for private use is permitted for your personal, private and non-commercial, use on your personal computer.

The following notice shall appear on all copies of whole or part of the content of the Site: “COPYRIGHT – year 2014 – IRACM – All rights reserved”.

Any authorized use of the component or contained in the site should be without denaturation, modification or alteration in any way whatsoever.

IRACM reserves the right to pursue any infringement of its intellectual property rights.

3. Nature of the information

The Site may offer you opinions issued by experts in a particular field in relation to the content of the Site or extracts from press articles. Such information are only opinions from accessed expert or newspaper, and not necessarily the opinion of the IRACM. Such experts are not employees of IRACM and do not receive any remuneration in exchange for the use of their opinions by IRACM. The IRACM is not responsible for the accuracy and completeness of the information and opinions contained in such elements. The views of experts reflect a personal vision and must never be interpreted as representing the opinion or responsibility of IRACM.

4. Links to other sites

To facilitate access to other sites that may provide additional information, the IRACM inserted a number of links in the Site. Nevertheless, the responsibility of the IRACM cannot be committed in respect of a third-party site to which you have access through it. The IRACM has no way to control the content of these third-party sites. In all the circumstances, the IRACM is not responsible for the unavailability of sites, their content, advertising or other materials available on third party sites. The IRACM cannot be held responsible for the content of the sites linked to its own by hypertext links. The use of these sites is fully to their author. The content of these sites could be changed, without the the IRACM have any knowledge of. In addition, it is your responsibility to take precautions to avoid contamination of the Site including by one or more viruses, “Trojan horse” or any other “parasite”.

5. Personal information and other information

5.1 The IRACM will not disclose to third parties personal data about you that you may provide by means of e-mail. They will be used only to answer you as effectively as possible.

In accordance with the “law n ° 2004-801 of 6 August 2004, law on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and to amend the law n ° 78-17 of 06 January 1978 relative to information technology, files and freedoms”, you have a right of access, modification, rectification and deletion of the personal data which concern you. To do this, simply make the request:


Via mail: 10 avenue Franklin Roosevelt 75008 Paris

5.2. The website is not intended to receive from your part confidential information. Accordingly, and with the exception of personal data referred to above information, regardless of form – document, given, graphics, question, suggestion, concept, note, or other-, you communicate us on the Site will be in no way held confidential. As a result, its simple transmission by your care gives us the right to use, to reproduce, disseminate, modify or transmit it to process your request.

5.3 We store cookies for the users, namely the webmaster and administrators: this is not the concerning the Internet users.

To remove the cookies left by your browser, please refer to the browser help topic, topic “Privacy”.

6. Limitations of liability

IRACM strives to ensure to the best of its potential, the accuracy and the updating of the information disseminated on the Site, which it reserves the right to correct, at any time and without notice, the content. However, the IRACM cannot guarantee the accuracy, precision, updating or exhaustiveness of the information made available on the Site.

Accordingly, and with the exception of direct damage from a huge negligence or intentional from Sanofi, the latter declines any responsibility:

•for any imprecision, inaccuracy or omission relating to information available on the Site;

•for all damage resulting from a fraudulent intrusion of a third party, resulting in a modification of the information or material made available on the Site

•and more generally for all damage, direct or indirect, whatever be the causes, origins, natures or consequences, when well same IRACM have been advised of the possibility of such damages, caused to (i) reason for the access of anyone to the Site or the impossibility of access, (ii) of the use of the Site, including all deteriorations or viruses that may infect your computer or other equipment, well, and/or (iii) credit given to any information from directly or indirectly from the Site.

The elements of the Site or any other site are provided “in the state” without warranty of any kind, implied or explicit. The IRACM makes no warranties, implied or explicit, relative, without limitation, to their merchantability, or their fitness for a particular purpose.

7. Availability of website

You agree (i) that it is technically impossible to provide the Site free of any defects and that the IRACM cannot be committed; (ii) that defects may lead to temporary unavailability of the Site; and (iii) the operation of the Site may be affected by events and/or the elements that IRACM does not control such as for example, ways of transmission and communication between you and IRACM and between IRACM and other networks.

The IRACM and/or its suppliers can be (have), at any time, modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, all or part of the Site to perform maintenance operations and/or make improvements and/or changes to the Site. The IRACM is not responsible for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Site.

8. Jurisdictional provisions

The Site and its content are governed by French law, and any potential litigation, thereto will be submitted to the jurisdiction of the courts of France.

9. Legal mentions

9.1 Site Editor: IRACM (Institut International de Recherche, documentation and training for the prevention and the fight against the falsification of health products)

10 avenue Franklin Roosevelt
FR – 75008 Paris
Tel.: + 33 (0) 1 69 74 58 61

The IRACM Institute International Research, documentation and training for the prevention and the fight against the falsification of health products is an association law 1901, whose articles have been published in the OJ of associations on October 23, 2010.

9.2 Publishing Director: Bernard Leroy, Director of the IRACM

The information that are placed on the Site have been validated by a drafting Committee.

9.3 Conception and design of the Site

Agence à part (ça)
82 rue Beauvoisine
FR- 76000 Rouen
Tel.: + 33 (0) 2 35 08 20 78