TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE GENDIA.NET WEB SITE
Welcome to the GENDIA.NET website. Please read these terms and conditions carefully
before using this site. By accessing or using the site, you agree to be bound
by these terms and conditions. The provision of information and services on
this site by the owners and operators and their suppliers is subject to your
agreement to the terms and conditions below.
1. Scope of These Terms
by GENDIA CVBA, a co-operative entity, incorporated under Belgian company law,
headquartered and registered in Antwerp, Belgium
Our parent companies and partners have other websites that are covered by different
2. Disclaimer of Content
This site provides information about our company and its network of partners,
and the products and services offered by each of them, including genetic diagnostic
testing, and information about various genetic conditions.
The clinical information contained within our site is intended for the use
of healthcare professionals. Healthcare professionals should exercise their
own clinical judgment when using the content, tools or databases from our site.
If you are a patient or healthcare consumer, you should not use information
found on the site to replace a relationship with your physician or other healthcare
professional and should not rely on that information as professional medical
advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare
provider concerning questions you have regarding a medical condition, and before
starting, stopping or modifying any treatment or medication. In the case of
a health emergency, seek immediate assistance from emergency personnel. Never
delay obtaining medical advice or disregard medical advice because of something
you have or have not read on this site.
The information (including, without limitation, advice and recommendations)
and services on this site are intended solely as a general educational aid
and are neither medical nor health care advice for any individual problem nor
a substitute for medical or other professional advice and services from a qualified
health care provider familiar with your medical history. Use of this site,
does not create a doctor-patient relationship. Nothing contained in this site
is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment.
While we attempt to keep all the information on the site up-to-date, knowledge
on genetic tests, diagnosis and genetic diseases, medical treatment and knowledge
changes quickly, and this site should not be considered error-free or as a
comprehensive source of all information on a particular topic. The list of
tests for genetic diseases is continuously updated without notice, and the
test methods and prices might vary. We make no warranties or representations
as to the accuracy of the content of the site, and assumes no responsibility
for any consequences relating directly or indirectly for any action or inaction
based upon the information and material on this site. Use of the site is subject
to the additional disclaimers and caveats that may appear throughout these
terms and conditions.
Features and specifications of products or services described or depicted on
the site are subject to change at any time without notice.
3. Copyright, Trademarks and other
Copyright, trademark, patent, and other applicable laws protect the services
and materials appearing on the site. All materials on the site may be accessed,
downloaded or printed for the noncommercial purpose of scientific or educational
advancement or within the scope allowable by these terms and conditions. No
other use of these materials may be made without express written permission
of the operators of the site. Any unauthorized use of the words or images on
this site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and
publicity, and civil and criminal statutes.
The site includes material that is derived in whole or in part from materials
that are copyrighted, including the format and layout of the site. The copyrights
are owned by GENDIA, or for licensed content, the content providers.
Names, trademarks, service marks and logos of GENDIA.net appearing on this
site may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise to indicate
GENDIA.net' sponsorship of or affiliation with any product or service without
express written permission of the operators of GENDIA.net. Nothing contained
on the site should be construed as granting, by implication, waiver or otherwise,
any license or right of use to any trademark displayed on the site without
the written permission of the owners and operators of GENDIA.net or the third
party owner of the trademark, if any. The site may contain other proprietary
notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and
4. Right to Change Terms and Conditions
GENDIA.net may, at any time and from time to time, change the terms and conditions
mentioned in this disclaimer. Any changes to these terms and conditions will
be effective immediately upon posting on the site. You agree to review these
terms and conditions periodically, and use of the site following any such change
constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the terms and conditions
Links to Other Sites
want to provide users of our site with information, services and
products that are valuable to them. Featured programs and other
site content within the GENDIA.net site may link our users to third
party sites. GENDIA.net does not control and is not responsible
for the terms and conditions, privacy policies or practices of
any third-party sites. If you link to third party sites from GENDIA.net,
we encourage you to consult the policy statements of each site
6. Advertising and Sponsorships
We do not accept paid advertisements or sponsorships on this site.
7. Disclaimer of Warranty; Limitation of Liability
GENDIA.net and its suppliers disclaim all express and implied warranties with
regard to the information, services and materials contained on this site, including,
without limitation, any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for
a particular purpose and non-infringement. Your use of this site is at your
own risk. Access to this site may be interrupted and information, services
and materials may not be error-free. None of GENDIA.net, its suppliers or anyone
else involved in creating, producing or delivering this site or the information,
services and materials contained herein assumes any liability or responsibility
for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, services and
materials provided on this site; they also shall not be liable for any direct,
indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages arising out
of your use of, or inability to use, this site. All information, services and
materials are provided "as is" and "as available" without
warranty of any kind, express or implied.
In no event, shall GENDIA.net or its suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect,
incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, or any damages whatsoever,
resulting from the use of, or inability to use, the information, services or
You acknowledge and agree that the limitations set forth above are fundamental
elements of this agreement and this site would not be provided to you absent
Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied
warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. Check your
local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of implied
GENDIA.net will treat as confidential all health-related information submitted
by you, customers or other visitors to the site, in accordance with our Privacy
collect online, the steps we take to protect it and your choices regarding
how that information is used.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless GENDIA.net and its suppliers
from any liability, loss, claim and expense (including attorneys' fees) related
to (i) your violation of these terms and conditions and (ii) your posting of
material to this site.
10. Applicable Law
These terms and conditions and the resolution of any dispute related to these
terms and conditions shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Belgium.
Any dispute between GENDIA.net and you related to these terms and conditions
shall be resolved exclusively by the court of the Antwerp, Belgium.
GENDIA.net makes no representation that material on this site is appropriate
or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories
where their content is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access the
site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible
for compliance with local laws.
These terms and conditions are effective unless and until modified as noted
above, or terminated, at any time, by GENDIA.net. If, in the sole discretion
of GENDIA.net, you fail to comply with these terms and conditions, GENDIA.net
may terminate these terms and conditions without notice and deny you access
to the site.
12. Contact Information
The central lab of the GENDIA Network is headquartered in Belgium.
questions and comments should be directed to the appropriate
department via our Contact Us page. While we make every effort
to respond to all emails within 1 business week, we cannot guarantee
a response to every electronic communication.
policy was last updated on 29/04/2003 and will be reviewed
at least once per year.