Legal notice


This page describes the legal instructions which apply to every Internet-user visiting this site. In consulting this site you undertake to respect these instructions without reservation. We advise you to consult these instructions regularly, as they may be modified from time to time and without notice.

1. Intellectual property

This site is owned and operated by MCM Vaccine BV. The presentation and each of the materials, including trademarks, logos and domain names, posted on the web site located at (hereinafter the "Site"), are protected by the applicable laws as regards Intellectual Property, and are owned by MCM Vaccine BV or have been subjected to authorization of use granted to it.
No material from the Site may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, distorted, transmitted or distributed in any way, on any support, in total or in part, without MCM Vaccine BV prior written consent, except for press use only, on condition that intellectual property rights and all other property rights are respected. The only authorized copies are for personal, non-commercial, home use.
The following notice shall appear on all copies of whole or part of the content of the Site: "COPYRIGHT 2017 MCM Vaccine BV -  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED".
All authorized use of visuals, whether constituting the site or included within it, must not be distorted, modified or altered in any way whatsoever.
MCM Vaccine BV reserve the right to take legal action against any counterfeit or misappropriation of its intellectual property rights.

2. Nature of information

The Site contains information relating to disease awareness, immunization, vaccination, health and in general the medical domain  reserved exclusively for use by human beings. This is for information purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for the advice provided by your own physician or pharmacist. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing any illness or physical problem or in order to prescribe or use any pharmaceutical specialties presented on the Site. You should always consult your own physician or pharmacist.
If you have medical concerns or questions, please note that for regulatory and ethical reasons, MCM Vaccine BV will not communicate directly with the general public. We will of course be happy to give additional information to your physician or pharmacist regarding our product, vaccine-preventable illnesses or vaccinology in general.
As the case may be, expert opinions concerning a particular area in relation with the content of the Site shall be posted on the Site, or extracts from press articles. Such information represents only the opinions of the respective experts or of the newspaper, which opinions are not necessarily those of MCM Vaccine BV. Such experts are not employees of MCM Vaccine BV and do not receive any compensation from MCM Vaccine BV for the use of their opinion. MCM Vaccine BV is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any information or opinions set forth in such materials. Expert advice reflects only the personal view of that expert, and in no case shall it be regarded as the opinion or responsibility of MCM Vaccine BV.

3. Links to other sites

The responsibility of MCM Vaccine BV will not be called into account with regard to any third-party site to which you may have gained access via the Site. We have no way of controlling the content of these third-party sites which remain totally independent of MCM Vaccine BV. In addition, the existence of a link between the Site and any third party site in no way implies that MCM Vaccine BV in any way approves of the content of this site, or, moreover, any use to which such content may be put.
External sites may contain hyperlinks leading to the Site. Any such hyperlink shall not be installed without MCM Vaccine BV express prior consent. In any case, MCM Vaccine BV is in no way responsible for the unavailability of such external sites and MCM Vaccine BV does not review, control, approve, nor is it responsible for any content, advertising, products or other materials available on or accessible via those sites.

4. Nominative information and other information

MCM Vaccine BV will not divulge to any third party personal information concerning you which you may communicate via electronic mail. This information will be used for the sole purpose of replying to you in the most efficient way possible.

In accordance with Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, you have a right to access, to modify, to rectify and to suppress any personal data concerning you, simply by requesting it by mail at: MCM Vaccine BV  - Robert Boyleveg 4 - 2333 CG LEIDEN - The Netherlands

The Site is not designed to receive any confidential information which you may submit. As a result, and with the exception of the personal data outlined above, all information, whatever form it is in: document, data, graphics, questions, suggestions, concepts, remarks or other - which you communicate on the Site will in no way be considered as confidential. As a result of this, the simple fact of your transmitting this data to us grants us the right to use, reproduce, diffuse or modify this data, or to transmit it in the aim of processing your request.


5. Information automatically collected and stored

As many other companies do, MCM Vaccine BV also measures the performance of its site in order to improve and customize it in favor of our visitors. During your visit, MCM Vaccine BV automatically collects and temporarily stores the following information about your computer and your visit:

  • the domain and host from which you access the Internet 
  • the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to MCM Vaccine BV site, if applicable 
  • the date and time you arrived at our site and how long you spent on the site and which pages you visited 
  • your Internet protocol (IP) address and 
  • your computer’s operating system and browser software 

MCM Vaccine BV may entrust third parties with the described performance measurement. In no event will we thereby acquire information on the individual identity of any visitor. Such third parties will be required to observe our privacy standards, to provide us only with aggregated information, to use the information collected only for the purposes for which they have been retained by MCM Vaccine BV, and to destroy the information afterwards.
MCM Vaccine BV website may deposit certain bits of information called “cookies” in a visitor’s computer. Generally, a cookie assigns a unique number to the visitor that has no meaning outside the assigning site. This technology does not collect an individual visitor’s identifying information. Most Web browsers allow the user to deny or accept the cookie feature.

6. Limitations of liability

MCM Vaccine BV makes every effort to ensure to the best of its abilities the accuracy and updating of the information broadcast on the Site, whose content the company reserves the right to change at any time and without prior notice. Nonetheless, MCM Vaccine BV cannot fully guarantee the accuracy, precision, updating or exhaustiveness of the information made available on the Site. As a result, and with the exception of direct damage resulting from willful misconduct or gross negligence by MCM Vaccine BV, the latter cannot be held liable for:

  • any imprecision, inaccuracy or omission relative to the information provided on the Site; 
  • any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party leading to the modification of the information or materials provided on the Site; 
  • in a more general way, any damage, direct or indirect, regardless of its cause, origin, nature or consequences, even whilst MCM Vaccine BV has been aware of the possibility of such damage, whether it be the result of (i) access or inability to access the Site, (ii) the use of the Site, including any damage or virus which may infect your computer system or any other product, and/or (iii) credit given to any information provided directly or indirectly by the Site. 

The materials in the Site and all other sites are provided "as is", without any kind of warranty, whether express or implied. MCM Vaccine BV does not offer any express or implied warranty relative without limitation to their merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

7. Availability of the web site

You acknowledge that (i) it is technically impossible that the Site will be provided free of defaults and that MCM Vaccine BV cannot take any responsibility for this, (ii) that defaults may lead to the temporary unavailability of the Site, and that (iii) the operation of the Site may be adversely affected by conditions and performances outside MCM Vaccine BV 's control, such as, for example, transmission and telecommunication links between MCM Vaccine BV and you and between MCM Vaccine BV and other systems and networks.
MCM Vaccine BV and/or its suppliers may, at any time, temporarily or in permanently modify or interrupt, all or part of the Site in order to perform maintenance work and/or make improvements and/or changes to the Site. MCM Vaccine BV is not liable for any modification to or suspension or interruption of the Site.

8. Information on the products

The information contained and broadcasted on the Site may contain direct or indirect references to the product of MCM Vaccine BV which is not proposed or available in certain countries or regions, and which may be subject to different regulations and conditions of use according to the country. Such references do not imply any intention on the part of MCM Vaccine BV to sell these products, programs or services in your country. Please consult MCM Vaccine BV for any information concerning the products, programs and services which are available in your region / country.

9. Legal framework

The Site and its content are governed by the Laws of Netherlands. Any possible litigation referring to the Site and its content will come under the competence of Dutch Courts.

10. Legal notice

  • Site Editor: MCM Vaccine BV - Robert Boyleveg 4 - 2333 CG LEIDEN - The Netherlands
  • Publishing DirectorHenry Mills
  • Site Hosting: OVH - 2 rue kellermann - BP 80157 - 59053 ROUBAIX CEDEX 1
  • Design & DevelopmentNobin's - 2 rue de Chaponval - 78870 Bailly

11. Photo credits