This Web site (our "Site") and any related
services (each a "Service," and collectively the "Services")
are provided subject to these terms and conditions ("Terms").
Your use of our Site or any Services will indicate your agreement to be
bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not
use our Site or any of the Services.
No medical advice
The contents of our Site, including any risk estimates or other reports
generated by the Services (collectively, "Your Report") and
any other information, data, analyses, editorial content, images, audio
and video clips, hyperlinks and references (collectively, "Content"),
are for informational purposes only and are not intended to substitute
for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. In addition,
we may at our discretion engage the services of a licensed physician or
other person to order the Services or to receive Your Report, prior to
Map My Gene making Your Report available to you. However, these interactions
are not intended to create, nor do they create, any doctor-patient relationship.
You should seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider
with whom you have such a relationship if you have questions regarding
any medical or psychiatric condition or if you are experiencing any symptoms
of or believe you may have any medical or psychiatric condition, regardless
of any information contained within Your Report. You should not ignore
professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of Your Report
or any other Content. Furthermore, you should not interpret Your Report
or any other Content as recommending any specific treatment plan, product
or course of action. You should always consult your physician or other
qualified health provider before starting any new treatment or stopping
any treatment that has been prescribed for you by your physician or other
qualified health provider.
PLEASE CALL YOUR DOCTOR OR THE EMERGENCY SERVICES IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK
YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL OR PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCY.
Limitations on the scope of our services
Map My Gene currently provides genetic counselling services in English only,
and does not provide in-person genetic counselling or other support services.
However, a Map My Gene-appointed Counsellor or your healthcare provider can
help identify additional professional resources in your area.
We may incorporate different or additional technologies to collect genetic
data in the future. We may, at our sole discretion, and to the extent
consistent with the Informed Consent that you have agreed to, choose to
re-process your DNA sample using any such different or additional technology
and include the results within your updated Report. However, your purchase
of any Service does not automatically include any such different or additional
technology, and we reserve the right to charge you additional fees prior
to processing your sample using any such different or additional technology.
You may also need to submit a new biological sample for processing on
such different or additional technology.
Privacy and security
Map My Gene' current privacy and security policies and practices are described
security policies and practices from time to time at our sole discretion.
We will employ commercially reasonable technical and organizational safeguards
against unauthorized disclosure or access to your genetic data or other
personally identifiable information about you, consistent with our Privacy
Policy. However, you acknowledge that security safeguards, by their nature,
are capable of circumvention and Map My Gene does not and cannot guarantee
that personally identifiable information about you will not be accessed
by unauthorized persons capable of overcoming such safeguards. In particular,
our site may be used to access and transfer information, including personally
identifiable information about you over the Internet. You acknowledge
and agree that Map My Gene does not operate or control the Internet and that
unauthorized users (such as hackers) may use viruses, worms, Trojan horses,
and other undesirable data and software to obtain access to or damage
our site or personally identifiable information about you. Furthermore,
we cannot be responsible for any personally identifiable information about
you that you release on your own, or that you request or authorize us
Ownership and use of content
The Site is owned and operated by Map My Gene Pte Ltd. and title to the Content
and the Services (and any intellectual property and other rights relating
thereto) are and will remain with Map My Gene, its licensors and suppliers,
as applicable. The Content and the Services are protected by Singapore
and international copyright, trademark and other laws. Map My Gene grants
you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable, limited license to receive
the Services you purchase from Map My Gene, and to view and print one or
more copies of Your Report and a single copy of any other Content obtained
by you from our Site, for your non-commercial personal use only, provided
that you do not remove or obscure any copyright notice, trademark notice,
or other proprietary rights notice displayed on or in conjunction with
the Content. You may distribute copies of Your Report to your physician
and anyone else of your choosing. You may not use any Content obtained
from our Site in any other manner or for any other purpose without the
prior written permission of Map My Gene. Our licensors and suppliers may
impose additional restrictions on the Content they provide to Map My
(such as journal articles and editorial content); in the event of any
conflict between such third party restrictions and these Terms, such third
party restrictions shall govern. All rights not expressly granted herein
are expressly reserved to Map My Gene, its licensors and suppliers. By using
our Site or any Services, you agree not to remove any copyright, trademark
or other proprietary rights notice contained in or on the Content, Site
or any Services, or "frame" or "mirror" any part of
our Site without prior written consent from Map My Gene.
All trademarks, service marks and logos used on our Site, whether registered
or unregistered, are owned by Map My Gene, its licensors, suppliers and others.
You may not use or display any trademarks, service marks, logos or designs
used on our Site without prior written consent from the rightful owner(s).
Accuracy and integrity of information
While we strive to keep the Content accurate, complete and up-to-date,
Map My Gene cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or
timeliness of Your Report or any other Content, whether provided by us,
our licensors or our suppliers. It is possible the Content may include
typographical errors, inaccuracies or other errors, and that unauthorized
additions, deletions and alterations could be made to the Content by third
parties. In the event that an inaccuracy arises, please inform us so that
it can be corrected. Information contained within Your Report or other
Content may be changed or updated by Map My Gene without notice. Any opinions,
advice, statements or other information expressed or made available by
third parties via our Site are those of the respective third party and
not necessarily those of Map My Gene. The content is provided with the understanding
that neither Map My Gene nor its licensors or suppliers are engaged in rendering
medical, legal, or other professional services or advice. The content
is intended solely for your informational purposes and is not intended
as medical advice, or to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment, for
any individual problem. It is also not intended as a substitute for professional
advice and services from a qualified healthcare provider familiar with
your unique facts and history.
Modification or suspension of our site
Map My Gene may at any time modify, discontinue, or suspend its operation
of, or restrict access to, our Site or the Services, or any part thereof,
temporarily or permanently, without notice to you.
Third party web sites
Our Site contains hyperlinks to third party Web sites. Hyperlinks to or
from our Site do not constitute any endorsement or recommendation by Map
of any third party or its Web site, products, resources or other information.
Map My Gene is not responsible for any software, data or other information
available from any third party Web site. You are solely responsible for
complying with all terms and conditions of use for third party sites and
content. You acknowledge that Map My Gene shall have no liability for any
damage or loss arising from your access to, use of or reliance on any
third party site, software, data, or other information.
Our Site is maintained by Map My Gene Pte Ltd from its offices within Singapore.
Map My Gene makes no representation that materials in our Site are appropriate
or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this
Site or any Services from other locations do so on their own initiative
and are responsible for compliance with local or national laws, as applicable.
The software, technology and other information from this Site are further
subject to Singapore export controls and, potentially, the import laws
of your jurisdiction.
Our site, the services, your report and other content are provided on
an "as is" and "as available" basis, and you use them
at your own risk. Map My Gene expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind,
whether express or implied, including, without limitation, any warranties
of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.
Map My Gene does not make any warranty that our site, the services, your
report or other content will meet your requirements, or that access to
them will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, or that defects,
if any, will be corrected. Map My Gene makes no warranties as to the accuracy,
quality or reliability of our site, the services, your report or other
content, or any results that may be obtained from their use. You may also
have other rights under applicable law, which vary from state to state.
In the event that applicable law imposes implied warranties notwithstanding
the foregoing, such implied warranties shall not have a duration greater
than one year from the relevant purchase or first access date (whichever
comes first); shall terminate automatically at the end of such period;
and shall be disclaimed and excluded to the fullest extent permitted by
Limitation of liability
Map My Gene assumes no responsibility for any consequence relating directly
or indirectly to any action or inaction you take based on our site, the
services, your report or other content. You must evaluate and bear all
risks associated with their use, including any reliance on their accuracy,
completeness or usefulness. In no event will Map My Gene, its licensors or
suppliers be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, punitive, or
consequential damages, including, without limitation, any loss of use,
loss of profits, loss of data, cost of procurement of substitute products
or services, or any other such damages, howsoever caused, and on any theory
of liability, whether for breach of contract, tort (including negligence
and strict liability), or otherwise resulting from the use of, or the
inability to use, our site, the services, your report or other content;
unauthorized access to or alteration of your data, your report, other
content or any communications between you and Map My Gene or our site; loss
of or damage to your biological sample; the statements or conduct of you
or any other user on our site; or any other matter relating to our site
or the services. These limitations will apply whether or not Map My Gene
has been advised of the possibility of such damages and notwithstanding
any failure of essential purpose of any limited remedy.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Map My Gene, its licensors,
suppliers, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents,
affiliates, successors and assigns, from and against any and all claims,
damages, losses, costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees) and other
expenses that arise from your use of our Site, the Services, Your Report
or other Content, from your breach of these Terms, or from any data or
communications you submit, post or transmit to or through our Site. You
agree to cooperate as reasonably required in the defence of any such claim.
Map My Gene reserves the right to assume the exclusive defence and control
of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification under this section
and, in any event, you agree not to settle any such matter without the
prior written consent of Map My Gene.
Procedure for making claims of copyright infringement
If you believe any Content infringes your copyright, you may request that
such Content be removed from our Site by contacting Map My Gene' copyright
agent and providing the following information:
Identification of the copyrighted work that you
believe to be infringed. Please describe the work, and where possible
include a copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized version
of the work
Identification of the material that you believe
to be infringing and its location. Please describe the material and
provide its URL or any other pertinent information that will allow Map
to locate the material
Your name, address, telephone number and e-mail
A statement that you have a good faith belief that
the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent,
or the law
A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury,
that the information that you have supplied is accurate and that you
are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's
A signature or the electronic equivalent from the
copyright holder or authorized representative
This agreement and the resolution of any dispute related
to these Terms, our Site, the Services, Your Report or any other Content
shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Singapore,
without regard to its conflicts of law principles. Any legal action or
proceeding between Map My Gene and you related to this agreement shall be
brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in Singapore, and you agree
to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of such courts.
Certain provisions of these Terms may be superseded by expressly designated
legal notices or terms located on particular pages within this Site. These
Terms, together with any such other legal notices and terms on our Site,
to, constitute the entire agreement between Map My Gene and you pertaining
to the subject matter hereof. Map My Gene may, in its sole discretion, periodically
revise these Terms by updating this posting. You should periodically visit
this page to review the current version of these Terms, so you are aware
of any revisions to which you are bound. If any provision of these Terms
is found by a court or other binding authority to be invalid, you agree
that every attempt shall be made to give effect to the parties' intentions
as reflected in that provision and the remaining provisions of these Terms
shall continue in full force and effect.