JSI medical systems GmbH maintains the varSEAK Website (www.varSEAK.bio, www.varSEAK.com, in the following being referred to as the „Website“).
The access, use or browsing of this website or any of its contents, requires your careful reading, comprehension and agreement to be bound by all of these terms and conditions. In addition, these Terms and Conditions are the legal equivalent of a signed, written contract between you and JSI medical systems GmbH. If you access, browse or use this Website or any of its content on behalf of an entity, you have full authority to bind your entity to all of these terms and conditions.
Do not access, browse or use this Website or any of its content if you cannot or do not want to be bound by all of these terms and conditions.
JSI medical systems GmbH may revise or modify these Terms and Conditions now and then. Such changes, revisions or modifications shall be effective immediately. If you disagree with the Terms and Conditions, your sole remedy is to discontinue your use of this Website. Any use of this Website by you after such notice shall be considered to constitute acceptance of the changes.
The information on this Website is not intended for direct diagnostic use or medical decisionmaking without consulting a genetics professional. Individuals should not change their health behaviour exclusively on the basis of information contained on this Website. JSI medical systems GmbH does not independently validate the submitted information. Please see a health care professional if you have questions about the information on this Website.
JSI medical systems GmbH is not engaged in rendering investment or medical advice via this Website. Users must be careful and well positioned to judge and verify the information made available by this Website. JSI medical systems GmbH does not guarantee for the correctness, completeness, currency or reliability of any information available through this Website. Users are responsible for validating any information before relying on it. The use of this website and its content is at the sole risk of the user.
Liability for defects/liability
JSI medical systems GmbH does not claim that the content of this Website is appropriate or available for use worldwide. The user is exclusively responsible for compliance with local laws, as far as they are applicable. Access to this Website from locations where the contents of this Website are illegal is prohibited.
JSI medical systems GmbH does not claim or guarantee that the use of this Website will be continuous or error-free.
JSI medical systems GmbH will take reasonable efforts to keep the Website safe and free of malware. Nonetheless, the user is responsible to take all precautions required to ensure that any content obtained from the Website is free of malware.
The information on this Website is provided solely on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis.
JSI medical systems GmbH does not provide any guarantee for the accuracy or complete nature of the data that are released for upload by the customer and are saved and made available on the servers by JSI medical systems GmbH.
JSI medical systems GmbH does not provide or endorse information about companies contained in the Website.
Links to third-party websites are provided for convenience only. Therefore, JSI medical systems GmbH does not express any opinion on the content of those third-party pages and explicitly disclaims liability for any third-party content and its use.
Claims for damages against JSI medical systems GmbH are excluded irrespective of the legal reason unless JSI medical systems GmbH, its legal representatives or vicarious agents have acted intentionally or gross negligently. JSI medical systems GmbH shall only be liable for minor negligence if a contractual obligation that is key to achieving the contractual purpose was violated by JSI medical systems GmbH, its legal representatives or executives of vicarious agents and in the case of damage resulting from the loss of life, physical injury or detrimental effects on health. In that respect, JSI medical systems GmbH shall only be liable for foreseeable damage the occurrence of which must be typically expected.
Misuse and legal consequences
You are prohibited from violating, or attempting to violate, the security of this Website, otherwise criminal and/or civil penalties will be imposed against you.
The use of this Website requires your agreement not to send or otherwise transmit to or through this Website or to us through email any unlawful, infringing, harmful, harassing, defamatory, threatening, hateful or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, any material that can cause harm or delay to this Website or computers of any kind, and any unsolicited messaging, advertising, solicitation or promotional materials. In particular, you agree not to transmit or otherwise make available any virus, worm, spyware or any other computer code, file or program that may or is intended to damage or hijack the operation of any hardware, software or telecommunications equipment.
Finally, you agree not to launch or use any automated system, including without limitation, "robots," "spiders," or "offline readers," that access this Website in a manner that sends more request messages to our servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional web browser.
JSI medical systems GmbH reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these terms and conditions for using the Website.
Applicable law, place of jurisdiction
The law of the Federal Republic of Germany applies by way of exclusion of international uniform law.
If the customer is a merchant, legal person under public law or special public funds (Section 38(1) ZPO (German Code of Civil Procedure)), or if the customer has its general place of jurisdiction in Germany (Section 38(2) ZPO), JSI medical systems GmbH's registered office shall be deemed the exclusive place of jurisdiction for all the parties' disputes resulting from or in conjunction with the contract or these General Terms and Conditions of Business. In addition, JSI medical systems GmbH is entitled to bring legal action at the customer's general place of jurisdiction.
The Website surrendered to the customer is protected by copyright. All content of the Website, including any images or text, may not be distributed, modified, reposted or otherwise used except that you may view and use this Website for your informational use and to write a medical report.
The customer is not entitled to make the Website gratuitously available to third parties for use. The customer is expressly not permitted to further hire.
The customer undertakes to arrange, where applicable, contractual relations with third parties such that gratuitous use of the Website is excluded.
References and Acknowledgements
We request that any use of data obtained from the varSEAK Website is cited as follows:
www.varSEAK.bio, developed by JSI medical systems GmbH, Ettenheim, Germany.
In addition, we ask that varSEAK be acknowledged as follows:
The authors would like to thank Joachim Strub and the varSEAK Team, as well as the groups that provided their variant data.
In the event that a provision of these Terms and Conditions is or becomes invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the other provisions of these Terms and Conditions. The parties undertake to replace the invalid provision with a valid regulation that comes closest to the economic purpose of the invalid provision. The same applies should the contract prove to contain a loophole.