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Expanscience, a company limited by shares with a management board and a supervisory board (“société anonyme à directoire et conseil de surveillance”) organized and existing under the laws of France, with a share capital of 12.567.968 €, having its registered office at 1 Place des Saisons – 92048 Paris La Défense Cedex (France), registered within the trade and company register of Nanterre under the number 317 586 808 and identified with the individual European VAT number FR 52 317 586 808 (hereinafter “Company”), is the editor of the website http://www.original-asu.com (hereinafter “Website”).

Dr Véronique LEBLANC, in her capacity as Medical Director of the Company, is the responsible publisher of this Website.

This Website is hosted by PEER1 France, Greenside Bât 2, 400 av. Roumanille, 06410 Biot – France, Phone : 0 805 210 280, http://www.peer1.com.

For any queries, please contact our Business Development Department: 1 Place des Saisons – 92048 Paris La Défense Cedex (France) – Tel: – Fax: – Email: Contact



Access to this Website, as well as the use of its content, is made under these Terms of Use. Accessing and browsing this Website constitutes your unconditional acceptance of these Terms of Use.


The information on the Website is intended for use by individuals and/or health professionals resident in France. Other countries with regulatory frameworks that differ from the French framework may also access the Website. Website information may then not be appropriate or compliant with regulations outside France.

This Website, together with the information it contains, is neither intended nor approved for use in the United States, or by American citizens or residents.


To view and visit this Website, you do not have to communicate personal data.

Our company may collect your personal data when you send messages through the contact section. When you supply your personal data, you undertake to provide exact information which does not harm the interests or rights of any third party.

Our Company is liable for the way the personal data is handled and is the sole recipient of such personal data. Our Company undertakes to ensure your personal data remain confidential. In accordance with Law No. 78-17 of 6th January 1978 related to "computer, data and civil rights" ("relative à l’informatique, aux fichiers et aux libertés"), this Website has been declared to the CNIL (French data protection authority) (receipt No. 1385527) and you have the right to access, modify, correct or delete the personal data we hold. To exercise this right, you may contact: Expanscience - Business Development Department - 1 Place des Saisons – 92048 Paris La Défense Cedex (France) - Tel: - Fax: 65.44 - Contact.


We implant no cookie on your computer when you use this Website.


This Website may give access to opinions expressed by experts in a particular area in connection with the contents of this Website or published in excerpts from newspaper articles. Such opinions are those of the expert consulted or the author of the newspaper article and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Company.

This Website may also contain information on health, fitness, a medical area or treatment intended exclusively for human use. This information does not constitute medical advice and is posted on the Website for informational purposes only.

You must not use this information to make a medical diagnosis on an illness or physical problem or to prescribe or use drugs. You must consult your doctor or pharmacist who are professionals and are only authorized to provide advice tailored to your particular situation.

Hence, you acknowledge that no liability can be derived for our Company from the information and services offered on this Website and you agree that such information and services are used under your sole responsibility, control and direction.

Finally, the information provided on this Website may contain direct or indirect references to products, programs and services of our Company that are not offered or available in some countries or regions, that can be offered under a different brand name and that are subject to different regulations and conditions of use in the various countries. Such references do not imply the intention of the Company to sell such products, programs or services in your country. Please contact us for any information regarding the products, programs and services available in your country.



Statements about the future may appear on this Website, which are made according to our knowledge and belief. However, the results actually achieved by our Company may differ from these statements, since they depend on a combination of factors such as macroeconomic and competitive, which are not controlled by our Company. Without prejudice to any legal requirements relating to the modification of these statements, our Company does not undertake a regular update of all statements contained on this Website.


The domain name http://www.original-asu.com is owned by an affiliate of our Company. This Website is a work protected by intellectual property rights. This Website as a whole and each of its items (such as text, directory, software, animation, images, photographs, illustrations, diagrams, logos, sounds, music, bonus and downloadable goodies, etc.) are, unless otherwise specified, the exclusive property of our Company which is solely entitled to use the intellectual property rights relating thereto.

Hence, pursuant to the provisions of the French Intellectual Property Code, the laws and regulations of all countries and the international conventions, the use of all or part of this Website, including by downloading, reproduction, transmission, representation or diffusion, to purposes other than for your personal, private non-commercial purposes is strictly prohibited. Violation of these provisions subject you to penalties defined in the French Intellectual Property Code and the French Criminal Code (e.g.: provisions on copyright and trademark infringement), as well as the French Civil Code (e.g.: provisions on civil liability).

Trademarks, domain names, and designs that appear on the Website are the exclusive property of our Company, unless otherwise specified. Any reproduction, use or alteration of these trademarks, domain names and designs, in any manner and for any purpose whatsoever, are prohibited.

Our Company is free to change at any time and without notice, the contents of the Website.


Jean-Pierre LAGIEWSKI, Alain GOULARD, Getty Images


Our Company strives to ensure that the information accessible through the Website is accurate and updated. However, our Company does not in any way guarantee that such information is accurate, complete and current. Our Company makes no warranty, express or implied, concerning all or part of the Website. In particular, the information provided on this Website for whatever purpose can under no circumstances be considered as a medical advice. As a result, consulting this Website exempts you in no way from seeking the advice or assistance of a healthcare professional (physician, pharmacist, etc.).  

Under no circumstances shall our Company be liable for any direct or indirect damage, irrespective of the cause, origin, nature and consequence, arising from the consultation or use of the Website. In particular, our Company shall not accept any liability in the event of an interruption to or inaccessibility of the Website, the occurrence of computer bugs or any damage resulting from the fraudulent acts of any third party (such as intrusion) using the Website.

Our Company implements measures aimed at ensuring the security of files including personal data collected on the Website. Our Company does not control the risks associated with the operation of the Internet and draw your attention to the existence of potential risks concerning confidentiality of information transmitted via this network.


The pages of this Website may contain hyperlinks to other websites operated by third parties. Our links to the websites of third parties are merely intended to facilitate browsing. Our Company has no control over the current or future contents of third-parties’ websites to which the hyperlinks of this Website lead. Our Company merely refers to these websites, but is not associated in any way to their contents.

Therefore, our Company accepts no liability (especially as publisher) on access and/or content of websites of third parties. In particular, the Company assumes no liability for any infringement of copyright, trademarks or other intellectual property rights that may result from access to a page by a hyperlink.

Liability arising from any unlawful, improper or incomplete content on a third-party’s website, and in particular for any damage caused by the use or non-use of such content, is solely borne by the publisher of said website.

The creation of hypertext links to the Website, other than its home page, cannot be made without the prior written and express authorization of our Company, which authorization may be revoked at any time and without compensation. In any case, the pages of this Website shall not find embedded within the pages of another website. In all cases, a pop-up message shall inform the visitor that he is leaving the third-party’s website.


Our Company informs you that these Terms of Use may be modified at any time without notice. These changes are published online and are deemed accepted without reservation when you access the Website after they are posted online. We recommend that you regularly consult this section.


These Terms of Use comply with the French law, including the provisions of Law No. 2004-575 of 21st June 2004 related to "trust in the digital economy" ("pour la confiance dans l'économie numérique") and Law No. 78-17 of 6th January 1978 related to "computer, data and civil rights" ("relative à l’informatique, aux fichiers et aux libertés").

Other countries may have access to this Website, whose rules may be different from the French legislation. This Website may not be appropriate or consistent with the regulations outside of France.

This website and the information contained herein is not intended or approved for use in the United States, or by U.S. citizens or U.S. residents.

French courts are territorially competent for all litigation related to the Website.

© Expanscience – All rights reserved – January 2016.