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PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE (the “Site”). All users of the Site are subject to the following terms and conditions and applicable laws. By using this site, you agree to abide by these terms and conditions and that these terms constitute a binding agreement between you and us. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you are not permitted to access and use this Site.

PRA Health Sciences (“PRA”, “we,” or “us”) has published this Site on behalf of Janssen Research and Development LLC (the “Sponsor”) for the purpose of recruiting interested individuals to enroll in the Sponsor’s CHIEF-HF clinical trial (the “Study”).

Terms of Use

Eligibility

The Site and the services found on this Site are available only to users who can form legally binding contracts and who have otherwise been granted access to the Site through the Site’s registration process. By using the Site, you represent and warrant that you (i) are at least eighteen (18) years of age and/or are otherwise recognized as being able to form legally binding contracts; (ii) are located in the United States of America; and (iii) have provided accurate, current, and complete information in connection with your registration for the Site.

Purpose of the Site

The Site’s purpose is simply to identify individuals who are interested in participating in the Study. The Site provides information regarding the Study and collects information via a brief pre-screening questionnaire (the “Survey”) to pre-screen your eligibility for the Study. You may be required to provide certain personal information to access certain content on the Site. Your use of this site and completion of the survey is voluntary. Depending on your responses to the survey, the Site may request personal contact information from you so that you may receive additional information about the Study and how you might participate. You may decide whether or not to provide your personal contact information.

Consent to Use of Data

This Site automatically collects the following data from all visitors: IP addresses, browser and version used, and other similar information about connections and services use to visit the Site. If you elect to complete the survey, the Site will collect the following data from you: information regarding smartphone and wearable devices. If you elect to provide personal information, the Site will collect the following data from you: first and last name, email address, date of birth, phone number.

Each of the above is considered your “Data.” You agree that:

  1. Your use of the Site constitutes an electronic communication with PRA subject to applicable privacy laws and regulations.
  2. PRA will collect, store, process, maintain, upload, sync, transmit, share, disclose and use your Data to pre-screen your eligibility for the Study and contact you with further information regarding the Study.
  3. Data regarding your visit to and use of the Site may be generated an anonymous basis in connection with your use of the Site and may be collected for PRA’s internal business purposes and for Google Analytics.
  4. Your Data will be collected, transmitted, and stored on systems operated by PRA.
  5. Use of your personal information is subject to our Privacy Policy.

Restricted Use of Site

You are not permitted to use the Site to:

  • Establish any link to the Site from another location;
  • Impersonate other individuals or otherwise represent yourself as an employee, agent, or representative of PRA or Sponsor;
  • Harass, threaten, or use abusive language directed at PRA, Sponsor, or any individual in any manner or form;
  • Publish any libelous, defamatory, obscene, abusive, illegal, or otherwise reasonably objectionable statements;
  • Engage in any other illegal conduct;
  • Disseminate advertisements, promotional materials, spam, junk mail, pyramid schemes or other forms of solicitation;
  • Extract, gather, or use information or other Content available through the Site through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site;
  • Engage in any other conduct that limits other visitors’, PRA’s, or Sponsor’s use of the Site or otherwise exposes them to liability for your use.

You are not permitted to otherwise:

  • Use any bots, spiders, trojans, worms, spyware, ransomware, bombs, viruses, denial-of-service attacks, or any other malicious code, device, or process; or
  • Disable, overburden, damage, or impair the Site.

PRA reserves the right to block your use or remove your communications due to your misconduct and take any other legally available recourse against you.

Legal Terms

Medical Disclaimer

The Site does not provide medical advice. Please consult with your doctor with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your individual needs or medical conditions or any related questions about your involvement in the Study.

Proprietary Rights and Restrictions

The content of the Site including without limitation all images, designs, layouts, marks, trade names, and information posted on the Site (collectively “Content”) are the property of PRA, Sponsor, or their licensors. Your use of the Site does not provide you with any rights, ownership, or license to use the Content outside of the Site.

You are not permitted to copy, reproduce, display, distribute, transmit, resell, broadcast, reverse-engineer, create derivative works, or otherwise exploit Content in any manner without the prior written permission of PRA. You are not permitted to modify, change, delete, or disguise any proprietary or distinguishing notices or markings from the Site or Content. PRA reserves all available legal remedies against you for infringement, misappropriation, or other unauthorized use or modification of Content.

Warranty Disclaimer

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE SITE AND CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON "AS IS" AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. PRA DOES NOT WARRANT THE SITE OR CONTENT’S ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR QUALITY. PRA DOES NOT WARRANT ANY COMPATIBILITY WITH ANY BROWSER, INTERNET SERVICE, OR DEVICE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR SERVICE, SYSTEM, OR DEVICE THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR DOWNLOAD OR USE OF THE SITE AND CONTENT.

Limitation of Liability

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, PRA TOGETHER WITH ITS AFFILIATES AND LICENSORS, AND SPONSOR ARE NOT LIABLE TO YOU IN ANY WAY (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES SUFFERED) FOR YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR CONTENT OR ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SITE OR CONTENT.

Indemnification

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND, AND HOLD HARMLESS PRA TOGETHER WITH ITS AFFILIATES AND LICENSORS, AND SPONSOR, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS, FROM AND AGAINST ALL LOSSES, EXPENSES, DAMAGES AND COSTS, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES, WHICH RESULT FROM (1) YOUR BREACH OF THE TERMS OF USE OR LEGAL TERMS, OR (2) YOUR USE OF THE SITE.

Arbitration and Class-Action Waiver

To the maximum extent permitted by law, you agree to binding arbitration for the resolution of any claims or disputes related to your use of the Site and waive your right to a trial. To the maximum extent permitted by law, you waive your right to join any class or representative action related to your use of the Site against PRA, together with its affiliates and licensors, and Sponsor. You or PRA party may exercise the right to arbitrate by providing the other party with written notice of any and all claims in sufficient detail to describe the substance of such claims. Any statute of limitations which would otherwise apply in a court or other proceedings will apply to any claims submitted for arbitration. Unless otherwise agreed between you and PRA, the arbitration will be conducted in a county where either party resides and be conducted by a neutral arbitrator in accordance with American Arbitration Association rules and U.S. Federal Rules of Evidence and Procedure.

Governing Law and Venue

Any dispute regarding the Site, Terms of Use, or Legal Terms will be handled according to the laws of the State of Delaware without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law. Any suit, action, or proceeding related to the Site, Terms of Use, or Legal Terms may be brought in the State of Delaware. To the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, you waive any and all objections to the Governing Law and Venue stated here

Changes and Duration of Agreement

PRA may make changes to the Site or Content or otherwise temporarily or permanently discontinue operating the Site without notice to you at any time and for any reason. These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the Site. Each time you access the Site, you consent and agree the Terms of Use and Legal Terms posted at that time. To the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, the Terms of Use and Legal Terms will continue to apply to you even after you cease using the Site or the Site is shut down.

Severability

To the extent any Terms of Use or Legal Terms are held unenforceable or invalid under applicable law, that portion will be deemed removed from the Terms of Use or Legal Terms and will not affect the enforceability or validity of the remaining provisions.

Contact Information

All notices to you relating to the Site will be posted on the Site or sent to you at the email address you provided. You may contact us any time regarding the Terms of Use or Legal Terms by writing to: Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc., 4130 ParkLake Avenue, Suite 400, Raleigh, North Carolina, 27612 USA, Attn: Vice President of Legal Affairs.

CHIEF-HF Study Website

Last Updated: February 7, 2020