USE AGREEMENT


1. Please read this USE AGREEMENT carefully before using this website. This Use Agreement applies to any individual, institution, or organization that uses this Service.

2. By accessing and using this Service you agree to be bound by all the terms and conditions set forth in this USE AGREEMENT. This USE AGREEMENT shall constitute a legally binding agreement between the user and operators of this Service. If you do not wish to be bound by its terms, please refrain from accessing or using this Service.

3. Use of this Service is provided free of charge to any individual/organization for educational or scholarly use, or for research purposes. Any individual, not-for-profit entities and institutions (hereafter called User) wishing to use this Service is subject to the terms of this USE AGREEMENT.

4. Your personal information from the submission form is primarily used to track and store your data on the Service. The operators of the Service will not provide your personal data to any third party unless required to do so by law.

5. Use of Service. Data transfer and data storage are not encrypted. If there are restrictions on the way your research data can be stored and used, please consult your local institutional review board or the project principal investigator before uploading it.

6. Notwithstanding that the access to and use of this service is currently allowed after free registration, in consideration for the use, Service will require to keep certain user data. The User agrees to let the Service utilize the variation information from user submitted data to enrich the TIGEM Variant DB for necessary evolution of the database. TIGEM Variant DB is used to generate a frequency score so the variation is used in aggregrate form and variation information is not be provided to any other user and will not be used by operators of the Service in any study.

7. The user can ask to delete his sequence files by sending an email to exome-support@tigem.it specifying the name of the analysis.

8. Changes and amendments to this USE AGREEMENT shall be published on the Website and become effective upon the date of publication. User will not receive a personal notice of such changes and amendments. User agrees to monitor the Website regularly for notices of such changes.

9. Failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this USE AGREEMENT shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.