TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE GENDIA.NET WEB SITE
to the GENDIA.NET website. Please
read these terms and conditions carefully before using this site.
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
owned and operated by GENDIA CVBA, a co-operative entity, incorporated
under Belgian company law, headquartered and registered in Antwerp,
parent companies and partners have other websites that are covered
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
advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider
concerning questions you have regarding a medical condition, and
stopping or modifying any treatment or medication. In the case
of a health emergency, seek immediate assistance from emergency
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
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
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
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
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,
laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and civil and criminal
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
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
Links to Other Sites
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
any third-party sites. If you link to third party sites from
GENDIA.net, we encourage you to consult the policy statements of
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
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
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.
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.
GENDIA.net will treat as confidential all health-related information
submitted by you, customers or other visitors to the site,
is to identify the information we collect online, the steps
we take to protect it and your choices regarding how that information
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
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
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
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.
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.
policy was last updated on 29/04/2003 and will be reviewed at
least once per year.