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“GenoTypica Research” refers to scientific research that GenoTypica performs with the intent to publish in peer-reviewed scientific journals. GenoTypica Research only uses Genetic and Self-Reported Information from users who have given informed consent according to the Research Consent Agreement.
“Service” or “Services” refers to GenoTypica's products, software, services, apps, and mobile and web-based website (including, but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material and information) as accessed from time to time by the user, regardless if the use is in connection with an account or not
"Personally identifiable information" ("PII") is being collected and used. PII, as used in United States privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context.
“Biometric Data” as used in United States privacy law and information security, is information that identifies and individual’s physiological, biological, or behavioral characteristics, including information pertaining to an individual’s deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), that is used or is intended to be used singly or in combination with each other identifying data.
“De-identified Information” as used in United States privacy law and information security, is information which has been stripped of all linking data such as name, or other contact information making the data collected untraceable to any individual.
“Genetic Information” is information collected by the Company that comprises the DNA code of your genes. When you complete a sample, the Company utilizes techniques to isolate DNA from the sample setting forth a genomic analysis that identifies your genotype.
“Self-Reported Information” is the information you provide to us, either through the Services or through a third-party and other information about you that you enter into surveys, forms or features while submitting a sample to us or that you authorize a third-party to provide to us.
PII, Biometric Data, Genetic Information, and Self-Reported Information is collectively referred to as “Personal Information.”
By using the Services, you represent and warrant that you are of legal age to form a binding contract with the Company.
Key Terms and Conditions
Your Genetic Information provided is for research, informational, and educational use only, and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should always seek the advice of your physician or other health care provider with any questions you may have regarding diagnosis, cure, treatment, mitigation, or prevention of any disease or other medical condition or impairment or the status of your health.
GenoTypica does not endorse, warranty or guarantee the effectiveness of any specific course of action, resources, tests, physician or other health care providers, drugs, biologics, medical devices or other products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on our website. If we provide to you on our website any recommendations that identify for you, based on your Genetic Information and Self-Reported Information and scientific literature or research, potentially actionable information, this information is intended for informational purposes only and for discussion with your physician or other healthcare provider. Reliance on any information provided by GenoTypica, GenoTypica employees, others appearing on our website at the invitation of GenoTypica, or other visitors to our website is solely at your own risk.
Disclaimer: GenoTypica is a direct to consumer (DTC) company which provides genome (DNA) analysis services. Unlike others, we are focused on providing a personal genetic scan report or information regarding your genetic makeup that may have some influence on your current and/or future health and wellbeing. Please note that the goods and services we provide are not subject to review by the FDA or any other Government agency. GenoTypica is not a genetic testing service and should not be used for any medical or clinical purpose, including diagnosis and treatment of diseases. What we provide is information about your genome, should be considered information of a non-specific nature, and should never be used as a substitute for the advice of a healthcare professional. GenoTypica does not, under any circumstances, provide medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinions, treatment options or treatments or other health services to the users of our services or products. We strongly discourage anyone from “self-diagnosing” based on the information gathered from the PG Scan report or any electronic report we provide including, but not limited to, any attempt to use or adopt any data or information gained through our website or links to other sites provided, as a substitute for a consultation with a doctor or a genetic counselor. Nothing we provide should be construed as an attempt to offer or render a medical opinion or otherwise engage in the practice of medicine. WE DO NOT GIVE MEDICAL ADVICE AND NOTHING HEREIN CREATES A DOCTOR-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP.
Medical, genetic and health related information changes constantly. As a result, the information provided through the profile or any report provided by GenoTypica through any electronic means, may not be current, complete or exhaustive, nor should you rely on any information found online or through any data or communication from us as a recommendation of a course of treatment for you or any other individual. Reliance on any information provided by GenoTypica or thorough its Website, or any linked websites, is done solely at your own risk. GenoTypica, as a company, and individuals acting on behalf of GenoTypica do not recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, procedures, opinions or any information that may be provided on our website or on the linked websites. If you have any health concerns, or if you have questions regarding your overall health, you should always consult with your doctor or another health care professional.
Never disregard or delay medical advice or treatment as a result of something you have read on the GenoTypica Website, report, or downloaded data.
If you reside in the United States, and you have a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1 immediately. If you live outside the United States, and you have a medical emergency, please call your local emergency services immediately.
Accessing the Website; Account Security and Privacy
We reserve the right to withdraw or amend this Website, and any products or material we provide on the Website, in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website.
You are responsible for:
If you choose, or are provided with, a username, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this Website or portions of it using your username, password or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your username or password or any other breach of security. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information. You may be held liable for losses to the Company or any other user or visitor of the Website due to someone else using your username, password or account as a result of your failing to keep your account information secure and confidential.
Intellectual Property Rights
The Website and its entire contents, features and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video and audio, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof), are owned by the Company, its licensors or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.
You must not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store or transmit any of the material on our Website, except as follows:
You must not:
The Company name, the Company logo and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans are trademarks of the Company or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of the Company. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans on this Website are the trademarks of their respective owners.
Export Control and Applicable Laws and Regulations
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content. Specifically, you agree 1) that providing your sample is not subject to any export ban or restriction in the country in which you reside, 2) that your sample and data may be transferred and/or processed outside the country in which you reside, and 3) that you will comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country from which you access any Service online.
Links to Other Websites
This Website may contain links to other independent third-party websites (“Linked Sites”). These Linked Sites are provided solely as a convenience to our visitors. Such Linked Sites are not under our control and we are not responsible for and do not endorse the content of such Linked Sites, including any information or materials contained on such Linked Sites. You will need to make your own independent judgment regarding your interaction with these Linked Sites.
Additionally, you agree not to:
Reliance on Information Posted
We will not knowingly allow fraudulent or illegal information to be placed on the Website; however, we cannot guarantee or warrant that all information provided by users is totally accurate and complete. The information presented on or through the Website is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk.
Furthermore, if you have received a bone marrow or stem cell transplant prior to having your Genetic Information analyzed, the analysis may provide unexpected results because your cheek cell sample may contain cells with your DNA as well as cells with your donor’s DNA.
Changes to the Website
We may update the content on this Website from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
Information About You and Your Visits to the Website
Disclaimer of Warranties
You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that any files or content available for downloading from the internet or the Website will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY LINKED SITES.
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT AND THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT AND THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT OR THE SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, FREE OF ANY COPYWRITE CLAIM, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.
THE COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
You acknowledge and agree that the form and nature of the Services which the Company provides may change from time to time without prior notice to you. As part of this continuing innovation, you acknowledge and agree that the Company may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing some Services (or any features within the Services) to you or to users generally at the Company’s sole discretion, without prior notice to you. You may stop using the Services at any time.
Limitation on Liability
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, ANY LINKED SITES, ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, NO LIABILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. IN SUCH EVENT, THE LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT POSSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
General Practices Regarding Use and Storage
You acknowledge that GenoTypica may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Services, including, without limitation, the maximum number of days that Personal Information and Services content will be retained by the Service, the maximum disk space that will be allotted on GenoTypica's servers on your behalf, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access the Services in a given period of time. You acknowledge and agree that GenoTypica has no responsibility or liability for the deletion of or failure to store any messages, other communications, or other content maintained or transmitted by the Services; or for the loss of Genetic Information due to malfunction or destruction of data servers or other catastrophic events. You further acknowledge that GenoTypica reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at its sole discretion.
Modifications to Service
Survival of Terms
Dealings with Information Providers and Listed Resources
Your correspondence or business dealings with—or participation in promotions of—information providers, vendors, and/or resources found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties, or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such information provider or resource. You acknowledge and agree that GenoTypica shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such information provider or resources on the Service.
Limitation on Time to File Claims
Waiver and Severability
Your Comments and Concerns
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