Double Whammy – Terms of Use

These Terms of Use govern your access to the Double Whammy website (“Website”) controlled by AbbVie Pty Ltd (“AbbVie, “we” and “us”). These Terms of Use do not apply to third-party websites to which the Website may link. By accessing the Website, you agree to accept and comply with these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy

AbbVie reserves the right to amend at any time these Terms of Use and by using the Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the then current Terms of Use. If you do not accept the Terms or any changes to the Terms, you must not use or continue to use the Website.


You acknowledge and agree that:

Your use of the Website is at your own risk.

While the information that AbbVie provides on the Website has been prepared with reasonable care and skill, we do not, to the maximum extent permitted by law, warrant or represent that the content of the Website is accurate, reliable, suitable, up-to-date or complete.

The information on the Website is provided for your general information only and does not constitute advice. You should not use or act on this information without first seeking proper information and advice from qualified advisors in relation to your particular circumstances.

We may at any time at our absolute discretion without giving prior notice delete, alter or move content on the Website.


You understand, acknowledge and agree to the following:

By using the Website, you agree:

  1. not to disrupt or intercept our electronic information posted on the Website or on any of our servers in any way;
  2. not to tamper with, hinder the operation of or make unauthorised modifications to the Website including the storage or transmission of any virus or disabling feature to the Website;
  3. not to attempt to circumvent any security features of the Website;
  4. not to hinder any other user from using the Website; and
  5. to abide by all applicable, local, state, federal and international laws, rules and regulations


Except as expressly stated and agreed upon in advance by AbbVie, no confidential relationship will be established in the event that any user of the Website should make any oral, written or electronic communication to AbbVie (such as feedback, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, etc.).  If the Website requires or requests that such information be provided, and that such information contains personal identifying information (being information or an opinion about you or where your identity is reasonably apparent, whether or not that information or opinion is true or recorded in a material form e.g., name, address, phone number, email address), AbbVie will obtain, use and maintain it in a manner consistent with our Privacy Policy. Otherwise, such communication and any information submitted therewith will be considered non-confidential, and AbbVie will be free to reproduce, publish or otherwise use such information for any purposes whatsoever including, without limitation, the research, development, manufacture, use or sale of products incorporating such information. The sender of any information to AbbVie is fully responsible for its content, including its truthfulness and accuracy and its non-infringement of any other person’s proprietary or privacy rights.


References to other websites and information provided by third parties are provided for your convenience only and do not constitute or imply endorsements of any other organisation or any affiliation between AbbVie and any other organisation.

Where third parties provide certain content on the AbbVie websites, we are not responsible for and make no representations in relation to the accuracy, reliability, suitability, currency, completeness or lawful nature of such content. We are not liable for any loss arising from any reliance on content provided by or on behalf of third parties. We do not guarantee or make any representations regarding the suitability, merchantability or fitness of products or services provided to you by or on behalf of any parties that make information available from time to time on the AbbVie websites.


AbbVie is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. We understand the importance of privacy to our visitors to the Website. Our use of personally identifiable information is governed by our Privacy Policy and by accessing and using the Website, you agree to be bound by that Privacy Policy


While we endeavour to provide continuous access to the Website, we do not warrant or represent that your access will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or virus or fault free. Your access to the Website may be suspended in the case of system failure, maintenance, repair or any reason beyond our control.


To the maximum extent permitted by law, AbbVie excludes any and all liability for any claims, liabilities, losses, costs or damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information or data, or other pecuniary loss) whether those damages are direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages, arising out of or in any way connected with:

  1. the use of or inability to use the Website or with any delay in using the Website including, but not limited to, any errors, omissions in, delays or interruptions to or cessation of access to the Website or caused by any virus as a result of accessing the Website;
  2. any information or material obtained from or through the Website; or
  3. otherwise arising out of the use of the Website,

In each case whether based on actions arising in contract, tort or otherwise howsoever arising, including negligence.

This exclusion applies to the maximum extent permitted by any applicable law, even if AbbVie has been advised of the possibility of damages or an account of profits.

AbbVie’s liability otherwise in connection with the supply of any services to you is, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, limited to the supply of the services again or the payment of the reasonable cost of having the services supplied again, at AbbVie’s sole discretion.

Your access to, use of, reliance on information from and/or provision of content to the Website is at your sole risk. AbbVie is not responsible for ensuring that your access to or use of the AbbVie, or provision of any content to the Website, is lawful in the country or jurisdiction in which you access, use or provide content to the Website.


You indemnify AbbVie and hold AbbVie indemnified from any claim, demand or expense made by or on behalf of any third party for damages or an account of profits or any equitable relief including, but not limited to, consequential, direct, incidental or other damages (including legal fees on a solicitor-own client basis) for any breach by you of any law or the rights of a third party including, but not limited to, any breach occurring in relation to an activity arranged or conducted pursuant to the direct or indirect use of the Website.


Unless otherwise stated, all copyright and other intellectual property rights subsisting in the Website and the material on the Website (including, without limitation, the text and graphics comprised in the Website) are owned or licensed by us and protected by the laws of Australia and other countries.

You are authorised to view the Website and its contents using your web browser. You must not otherwise reproduce, transmit (including broadcast), communicate, adapt, distribute, sell, modify or publish or otherwise use any of the material on the Website, except as permitted by statute or with our prior written consent.


You agree that these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy describe the entire agreement between us with respect to its subject matter. The Terms of Use are governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia.  The parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales, Australia.  If a court finds that any provision of these Terms of Use is invalid or unenforceable, you agree that the other provisions of these Terms of Use will remain in full force and effect.


Intellectual Property Rights means all statutory and other proprietary rights whether subsisting now or in the future whether registrable or not, anywhere in the world, in respect of any form of patents (including inventions or discoveries), trade marks, copyright (and associated moral rights), designs, circuit layout and know how (including drawings, designs, methodologies, specifications and trade secrets), together with any similar rights and the right to apply for registration of and prosecute such rights to grant of registration.

September 2016

The content on this site has been created solely for Australian residents. It is intended for informational purposes only, and should not be used to replace a discussion with a health care professional. All decisions regarding patient care must be handled by a health care professional, and be made based on the unique needs of each patient.