The following Terms of Use govern and apply to your use and/or reliance upon this and any website maintained by Gilead Sciences Belgium BVBA, including its wholly owned subsidiaries and successors (together, referred to as “Gilead”). Access and/or use of this Gilead website are subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and all applicable laws, statutes, and/or regulations. Gilead may revise these Terms of Use from time to time without further notice by updating this posting. This Gilead website is intended for Belgian audiences only. Your access or use of this Gilead website indicates your acceptance of these terms, and your representation that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

GILEAD MAINTAINS THIS GILEAD WEBSITE AS A SERVICE TO THE INTERNET COMMUNITY. THIS GILEAD WEBSITE IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE SUBJECT MATTER PRESENTED. Gilead will use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this Gilead website, but all information is provided “AS IS.” Gilead makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of information presented on this Gilead website and disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement to the full extent permitted by applicable law. In addition, any information presented on this Gilead website as of a particular date may only be accurate as of such date and Gilead disclaims any responsibility to update such information. Gilead shall not be held responsible for any action taken that is based on the information presented on this Gilead website, and all users of this Gilead website agree that all access and use of this Gilead website, and any and all content presented on this Gilead website, is at the user’s own risk. Neither Gilead nor any of its agents or affiliates shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of user’s access, use, or inability to use this Gilead website, or any errors or omissions in the content of this Gilead website, unless and to the extent such liability cannot be excluded under mandatory applicable law. Any communication or material you transmit to Gilead via this Gilead website or Internet electronic mail is transmitted by you on a non-confidential basis. Gilead makes no promise, express or implied, not to use such communication or material for any purpose whatsoever, including reproduction, publication, broadcast and posting.

Health Information – This Gilead website does not, and is not intended to, provide medical advice, nor does it provide instruction on the appropriate use of any product produced or supplied by Gilead, its affiliates, related companies, or its licensors or joint venture partners. The information presented on this Gilead website should not be interpreted or construed in any way as a replacement or substitution for medical advice provided by your doctor or healthcare provider.

It is important that you discuss your treatment options and any questions that you may have with your doctor or healthcare provider.

Restricted access

Access to parts of this website may be restricted to healthcare professionals and subject to access controls that require healthcare professionals to identify themselves and confirm that they are authorized to access the restricted content. The content of the restricted parts of the website relates to professional information about health products that is only permitted to be accessed by healthcare professionals and cannot be accessed by other users.

Intellectual Property: Copyrights & Trademarks

The Gilead company name and logo, and all product names, regardless of whether or not they appear in large print or with a trademark symbol, are trademarks of Gilead, its affiliates, related companies, or its licensors or joint venture partners, unless otherwise noted. Use, reproduction, copying, or redistribution of these trademarks, without the written permission of Gilead is prohibited. The entire content of this Gilead website, including any images or text, is protected by copyright. In consideration for your agreement to these terms and conditions, Gilead grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use this Gilead website. You may download material from this Gilead website only for personal, non-commercial use, and this Gilead website may not be copied, distributed, downloaded, modified, reused, reposted, or otherwise exploited except as provided herein without the express written permission of Gilead. It is the policy of Gilead to enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent permitted under law. The use or misuse of these trademarks, copyrights, or other materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of copyright law, trademark law, communications regulations and statutes, and other laws, statutes, and/or regulations.

Links to this website are permitted, provided that these do not damage the name or reputation of Gilead, or are otherwise misleading and that these links are in accordance with fair practices. Links to this website should not be used to suggest that Gilead consents or supports any position that has not been confirmed by us. Links by framing or similar techniques are prohibited. Gilead shall always have the right to demand you to remove any links to this website.

Permitted use - Rules of conduct for the website

While using the website you agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. We expect users of the website to respect the law as well as the rights and dignity of others.

You may not use our website:

  • in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
  • for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm or otherwise violate the legal rights or dignity of others.
  • to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or other promotional materials or any other form of similar solicitation.
  • to create your own database by downloading and storing website content.
  • to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
  • to gain unauthorized access to our website (or restricted parts thereof), the server on which our website is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to our website.


In a case of a breach of these rules of conduct, or any of these Terms of Use, Gilead reserves the right to:

  • temporarily or permanently block your access to this website;
  • take any other legal action, including damage claims; or
  • report illegal activities to competent authorities.

Third Party Websites

Gilead’s Website may include hyperlinks to websites maintained or controlled by others. Gilead is not responsible for and does not routinely screen, approve, review or endorse the contents of or use of any of the products or services that may be offered at these websites.


In the event that any term or condition of these Terms of Use is not fully enforceable or valid for any reason, such term or condition shall be severable from the remaining terms and conditions and the enforceability of any remaining terms and conditions shall not be affected by such severance.

This website, including these Terms of Use, shall be governed by Belgian law. Any dispute arising out of or in relation to this website, including these Terms of Use, shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction the Dutch-language courts of Brussels, Belgium.

How to Contact Us:

Gilead Sciences Belgium BVBA

For the attention of the Legal department

Park Lane

Culliganlaan 2D

1831 Diegem





last updated on 03/05/2019

1.     What is the purpose of this data protection notice?

This notice is about the protection of the personal data that relates to you. Gilead Sciences Belgium BVBA, having its registered address at Park Lane, Culliganlaan 2D, 1831 Diegem, Belgium (Gilead or we) is firmly committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data. This notice explains how we use and protect personal data when you visit our website.

Gilead will use information you provide to us by visiting this website, or by contacting us.

This includes the use of information relating to identified or identifiable natural persons (personal data), which is subject to EU Regulation 2016/679 (the General Data Protection Regulation). Under this regulation, you have the right to submit any questions or complaints you may have to the supervisory authority of your habitual residence. Nevertheless, we would recommend contacting us first if you have any questions regarding the use of your personal data by sending an e-mail to dpo@gilead.com.

Please note that our company or group of companies may process additional data about you that are not connected to this website. If you cannot find the information you are looking for here, you may wish to have a look at:

§     the Data Protection Statement of the Gilead Inc. and the affiliated group of companies: please click here.

§     information pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety Reporting: please click here.

2.     How we use your personal data

Gilead will process the personal data collected via this website for the following purposes:


Purpose and legal basis

Which information do we collect?

How long do we keep this information?

Responding to requests via email – for this purpose, we rely on our legitimate interest as a legal basis to respond to your request.  

Your contact details and the information provided in your request

Data will be deleted or completely anonymised 5 year after the request has been handled by us

Operation of the publicly accessible website, set your preferences and ensure security  of the website – Here, we rely on our legitimate interest to offer a functional website and (if applicable) we will ask your consent for analytical cookies processing personal data.

Information collected through cookies (see, our cookie policy)

See, cookie policy.

Access control and verification of identity of healthcare professionals logging in to the restricted section of the website  - This processing is necessary to protect our legitimate interest. 

The information on the restricted section of the website is intended only for healthcare professionals that are authorised to receive such information under applicable law.

Gilead will not store information for this purpose.

Pharmacovigilance – We are obliged by law to register and report such information

Contact details of the person reporting the suspected adverse reaction as well as all relevant information, including health-related information on the patient, the use of the product and the undesired reactions or effects.

Copies of reports are retained in accordance with applicable pharmacovigilance rules.


3.     Do we disclose or share your data?

Gilead, will, in principle, not share your data with external parties, but we may give access to this information to other entities within the Gilead group of companies for the purposes as indicated above. In exceptional cases, when this is necessary for the functioning or security of the website, our external service provider managing the website may have access to personal data collected through the website.

When we disclose your personal data, Gilead will always ensure confidentiality of your personal data and impose contractual safeguards on our contracting parties to protect your personal data.

Please note that your personal data can be transferred outside of the European Economic Area, in particular to Gilead. In such a case, Gilead will ensure an adequate and sufficient level of protection of your personal data, by adopting and implementing adequate safeguards that your personal data will be protected by legal or contractual obligations providing a level of protection for personal data that is similar to what applies in the EU.  Please note that Gilead has self-certified under the EU US Privacy Shield. More information can be found here.

4.     Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies. A cookie is a small file which is sent by the website server and which is stored on the hard disk of your computer. It is usually used to identify an individual when that individual is accessing a website. It keeps a record of the site visited and contains a certain amount of information regarding the visit. This website’s cookies are mainly used to operate the website. However, Gilead also uses them to update the website more efficiently and to compile statistics. In addition, third parties could place their own cookies on your device. Gilead does not have any control over the use of these cookies and therefore we refer to the relevant third party’s cookie policy for more information about these cookies.

You can set your web browser to disable or to refuse cookies in the privacy options of your browser, or you can opt out of receiving the performance cookies listed below. If you choose not to receive performance cookies, this may affect your ability to access the website or parts of it, or to otherwise benefit from the features of the website.

Following cookies are used on our website:

§  See cookie policy

5.     Which rights do you have over your personal data

You have the right to request access to your personal data and, if necessary, to correct or erase incorrect or outdated information. You can also object to the processing of your personal data in specific cases (including if you do not wish to receive any direct marketing). If you contest the use of your personal data, you can also ask that we restrict the processing of these data, as detailed in Article 18 of the GDPR.

If we use your personal data with your consent, for example for sending e-mails, you can always withdraw this consent and we will stop using your data for this purpose. Unless a different contact was provided in the consent form, you can exercise this right by contacting the address below.

To exercise your rights, please send us your request by e-mail to dpo@gilead.com. We may need to check your identity before we comply with the request.