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Scope of these terms

Disclaimer of Content

Copyright, Trademarks and other Intellectual Property

Right to Change Terms and Conditions

Links to Other Sites

Advertising and Sponsorships

Disclaimer of Warranty; Limitation of Liability

Privacy Policy


Applicable Law


Contact Information


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

These terms of use apply to your use of this site. The site is owned and operated 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 terms of use. This includes the following websites: www.aml-lab.be, www.downscreening.be, www.erfelijkeziekten.be, www.paternity.be.

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 Intellectual Property

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 followed.

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 as changed.

5. Links to Other Sites

We 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 you visit.

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 materials upon.

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 such limitations.

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 warranties.

8. Privacy Policy

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 Policy. The purpose of our privacy policy is to identify the information we collect online, the steps we take to protect it and your choices regarding how that information is used.

9. Indemnification

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.

11. Termination

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.

Emiel Vloorsstraat 9
2020 Antwerp
Tel : (+32) 3 303 08 01
Fax : (+32) 3 238 77 70
E-mail : patrick.willems@genetic-diagnostic.net
Website : www.GENDIA.net

Specific 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.

This policy was last updated on 29/04/2003 and will be reviewed at least once per year.

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