Terms and conditions.


The following terms and conditions are applicable to the use of this site. By using this site, you agree to these terms and conditions. UMC Utrecht & Center for Molecular Medicine (CMM) reserve the right to changes the content of its site and/or these conditions at any time.


UMCU and CMM are the owner of the information collected on this website. There are several sections of our website that invite you to contact us to request information from us. In order to reply to your request, we may need to obtain personal contact information such as your name, postal address, telephone number, and email address name and address. We use this information to distribute information by email, postal mail, telephone, and/or fax about products and services that we believe may be of interest to you. We also obtain any additional personally identifiable information that you choose to include in your communications with us. In order to facilitate online ordering of products and services through our website, we may need to obtain additional billing and payment information, such as your credit card number, credit card billing address, credit card expiration date, or electronic funds transfer routing numbers. We use this information to ship products, maintain billing records, process payments, and provide customer support. Some features of our website may be accessible only to registered users. In addition to the data described above, user names and passwords are maintained for all registered users. We use this information to allow users to customize the functions of our web site, to restrict access to portions of our website, and to avoid repetitious requests for contact or billing information. We employ various automated means, including cookies and server logs, to collect information and generate statistics relating to your navigation of our website and the referring sites that may have brought you to our website. The information we collect is used to maintain profiles of our website users. We use profile information to customize a user’s visit to our website and to tailor the information we provide. Our website uses log files that record non-personal information about web site activity, such as users’ Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks. This information is used to administer the web site and analyze website traffic. Cookies: a cookie is an alphanumeric identifier which we transfer to your hard drive through your web browser when you visit our website. It enables our system to recognize you when you visit our website again and improve our service to you. Cookies may also be used to compile aggregate information about areas of our website that are visited most. This traffic information is used to improve the content of our website and make it easier to use. If you wish to reject our cookies, you may configure your browser to do so. We will not sell, rent or otherwise disclose your personal information to any third party, without your consent except in the following circumstances: (1) we share non-personal, non-individually identifiable information in aggregate form with third parties for business purposes; (2) we will disclose your personal, individually-identifiable information to any appropriate third party or legal authority, if we believe that you are involved in any illegal or harmful conduct; if we are required to do so by law; or if we believe that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law or with legal process; (b) protect and defend our rights and property or that of our customers; (c) prevent fraud; (d) protect against abuse, misuse or unauthorized use of our website ; or (e) protect the personal safety or property of our customers, other persons, or the public; (3) we may retain third parties to provide services to us, such as technical, administrative, logistical or professional services, which third parties may have access to the personal information needed to perform their services; (4) we may transfer all or part of our customer database, including personal information contained in it, to a third party who acquires or intends to acquire our company or one or more relevant parts of our business. You may request a copy of any personal information that we keep about you. You may also request that we delete or make appropriate amendments to your information. If you do not want your personal information to be used as described in this privacy policy, or if you no longer wish to receive certain communications from us, you may request to be removed from our databases by sending an email to USEQ@umcutrecht.nl.


All text, layouts, graphics and logos at this site and all intellectual property rights related thereto are owned or licensed by UMCU, CMM & USEQ, and protected by proprietary rights and laws. You may use the information on this site for private, non-commercial purposes only. You may not copy or distribute this website or any part thereof.


To be able to provide you with the same service the coming years it is of great importance to us that, when you use data obtained with our equipment in a publication, you mention this in an acknowledgement. It would be very much appreciated when you send us a PDF of such a publication. We use these publications to document the UMCU board and external grant suppliers (like NWO) that their money is well spent. Please use this in your acknowledment: "We acknowledge the Utrecht Sequencing Facility (USEQ) for providing sequencing service and data. USEQ is subsidized by the University Medical Center Utrecht and The Netherlands X-omics Initiative (NWO project 184.034.019)."


While UMCU, CMM and USEQ use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up to date information in this site, the content of the site is provided “as is” without any warranties from UMCU, CMM & USEQ, express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. UMCU, CMM & USEQ make no representation or warranty that the information contained on this site will be timely, error-free or virus-free.


UMCU, CMM & USEQ have not reviewed all the sites that may be linked to its sites and does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to these sites. Your linking to such sites is at your own risk.


Our disclaimer and your use of this website are subject to Dutch law.