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Terms of Use for Genome Canada website

Use of this Website. This website is owned and operated by Genome Canada for your personal non-commercial use and information. Your use of this website is subject to the following terms and all applicable laws. By using, accessing and browsing this website, you accept and acknowledge, without limitation or qualification, that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these terms. If you do not agree with any of the terms, please do not use this website.

Exclusion of Warranties. Although Genome Canada uses up-to-date technologies, Genome Canada makes no representation or warranty regarding the functionality or condition of this website, its suitability for use, or that its use will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Ownership and Confidentiality. Material on this website, including but not limited to text, images, illustrations, software, webcasts is owned or otherwise provided by Genome Canada, and Genome Canada does not represent or warrant that such material does not infringe the rights of any other person or entity. Trademarks, logos and service marks displayed on this website are registered or unregistered Marks of Genome Canada or others, are the property of their respective owners, and may not be used without written permission of Genome Canada or of the owner of such Marks respectively. Any information or material contained on this website which may be reproduced pursuant to these terms must bear the proprietary rights notices which originally appear on or in conjunction with such information or material.

Links. Links and references to other websites are provided to you as a convenience only. Clicking on certain links contained in this website may take you to other websites. Unless Genome Canada expressly states in writing, such other websites are not created, maintained or monitored by Genome Canada. Genome Canada is not responsible for the accuracy, currency or the reliability of the content of such websites and has not reviewed and does not expressly or impliedly endorse other websites or any information or material, or the accessibility thereof, via such links, and does not assume any responsibility for any such other websites, information or material posted thereon, or products or services offered thereon.

Accuracy of Information. While Genome Canada uses reasonable efforts to attempt to provide accurate, up-to-date and timely information, such information may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Genome Canada reserves the right to make changes, corrections and/or improvement to such information, at any time without notice. No assurance is given that information or material on this website is up-to-date, accurate, error-free or complete.

Viruses, etc. Although Genome Canada uses up-to-date technologies, Genome Canada does not represent or warrant that the information or materials, accessed from or through this website will be uninterrupted or free of errors, defects, viruses or other harmful components, or that any such problems which are discovered will be corrected.

Changes to Terms. Genome Canada may modify, alter or otherwise update the terms applicable to this website from time to time without notice, and you agree to be bound by such terms as are in effect at the time at which you access Genome Canada website.

Privacy Statement. Genome Canada is committed to respecting the personal privacy of individuals who visit the website. This statement summarizes the privacy policy and practices on the website. Genome Canada website does not automatically gather any specific personal information from you, such as your name, phone number or e-mail address. We would only obtain this type of information if you supply it voluntarily by sending to Genome Canada an e-mail or registering in a secure portion of the website. Genome Canada employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. This software receives and records the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer that has contacted our website, the date and time of the visit and the pages visited. Genome Canada makes no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting the website unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected. Genome Canada occasionally uses "cookies" to track how our visitors use this site or to determine sites previously visited. The cookies we use do not allow us to identify individuals. They are compiled into statistical information on traffic patterns and are used to assess site efficiency. (A "cookie" is a file that may be placed on your hard drive without your knowledge by a website to allow it to monitor your use of the site.)