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Terms of Use

General Use Restrictions

NorthStar Genetics or third parties granting rights to NorthStar Genetics hold all right, title, and interest in and to the materials on this site, which are the copyrighted work of NorthStar Genetics or such third parties. NorthStar Genetics grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, and non-transferable license to use and display the materials on this site only on your personal computer or mobile device, and only for purposes of your interaction with this site. Except as stated herein, you have no right to copy, download, display, perform, reproduce, distribute, modify, edit, alter, or enhance any of the materials on this site in any manner. This limited license terminates automatically, without notice to you, if you breach any of these terms. Upon termination, you must immediately delete and destroy any downloaded and printed materials. You have no right, title, or interest (and no copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property right) in or to this site or any materials on this site.

You agree not to “frame” or “mirror” this site, or any material contained on or accessible from this site, on any other server or Internet-based device without the advance written authorization of NorthStar Genetics. You also agree not to use any “page-scrape” or other automatic device, algorithm, or program, or any similar manual process, to access, copy, or monitor any portion of this site or the materials on this site, to reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure of this site, or to obtain any materials on this site other than as intended by NorthStar Genetics and made available through this site.

You may not:

  • attempt by hacking, password mining, or any other illegitimate means to gain access to,
  • test, scan, or probe the vulnerability of, or
  • trace, seek to trace, reverse lookup, or reveal any information about another user of this site, any feature or content on this site, or any other NorthStar Genetics system, network, or server.

You may not use this site for a purpose that is unlawful or violates these terms, or to solicit activity that is illegal or infringes the rights of NorthStar Genetics or others.

NorthStar Genetics does not routinely monitor your postings or other activity on the site, but reserves the right so to do. However, if NorthStar Genetics becomes aware of inappropriate use of the site or any of its services, NorthStar Genetics will respond in any way that NorthStar Genetics, at its sole discretion, deems appropriate. You acknowledge that NorthStar Genetics will have the right to report to law enforcement authorities any actions that may be considered illegal, as well as any reports it receives of such conduct. When requested, NorthStar Genetics will cooperate fully with law enforcement agencies in any investigation of alleged illegal activity on the Internet.

Availability

Information NorthStar Genetics publishes on the World Wide Web may contain references or cross-references to NorthStar Genetics products, programs, and services that are not announced or available in your region. Such references do not imply that NorthStar Genetics intends to announce such products, programs, or services in your region. Consult the NorthStar Genetics map for information on where NorthStar Genetics products are available.

Accounts and Security

Some services offered through this site may require that you register and establish a user name and password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name, password, and other account information, as well as for any activity that occurs under your account as a consequence of your failure to keep this information confidential. You agree to inform NorthStar Genetics immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or password, or any other breach of your account security. You may be liable to NorthStar Genetics or others for unauthorized use of your account or password or as a consequence of your failing to keep your account information confidential.

Links

From NorthStar Genetics to Third-Party Websites

This site may be linked to other sites on the World Wide Web that are not under the control of or maintained by NorthStar Genetics. Such links do not constitute an endorsement by NorthStar Genetics of any such sites. You acknowledge that NorthStar Genetics is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and you agree that NorthStar Genetics is not responsible for the content or links displayed on such sites to which you may be linked. You further agree that NorthStar Genetics has no liability, obligation, or responsibility for any correspondence, promotion, or purchase between you and the owner or operator of any such site.

From Third-Party Websites to NorthStar Genetics

You may link to the NorthStar Genetics website so long as:

  • You do not create frames or border environments around any page or materials on the NorthStar Genetics website or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of any content within the NorthStar Genetics website;
  • You do not create comparisons of NorthStar Genetics products or services with competitive products or services;
  • You do not replicate any materials from the NorthStar Genetics website or the NorthStar Genetics logo or trademark;
  • You do not misrepresent your relationship with NorthStar Genetics;
  • You do not imply that NorthStar Genetics approves or endorses the linking party, the linking party’s website, or the linking party’s service or product offerings in any way;
  • You do not present false or misleading impressions about NorthStar Genetics or otherwise damage the goodwill associated with the NorthStar Genetics’ name and trademarks;
  • The linked site does not contain content that could be construed as abusive, threatening, harassing, profane or offensive, excessively violent, or which violates or encourages others to violate any applicable law; and
  • The linked site does not contain content that could be construed as obscene, pornographic, or sexually explicit.

As a further condition to being permitted to link to NorthStar Genetics websites, the linking party agrees that NorthStar Genetics may at any time, at its sole discretion, terminate permission to link to the NorthStar Genetics website. In such event, the linking party agrees to immediately remove all links to the NorthStar Genetics website.

By linking to the NorthStar Genetics website, the linking party agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold NorthStar Genetics and its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors, and business partners harmless from and against any and all losses, costs, damages, liabilities, and expenses including (without limitation) attorney’s fees and costs of defense, arising from any such link. NorthStar Genetics shall have no liability for any indirect, exemplary, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages with regard to the linking or use of such link. NorthStar Genetics makes no warranties of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such links.

Disclaimer of Warranties

Your use of this site is at your own risk. This site may include inaccuracies or errors that may affect the quality of the materials on the site. The materials have not been independently verified or authenticated in whole or in part by NorthStar Genetics. NorthStar Genetics does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the materials. NorthStar Genetics has no liability for any errors or omissions in the materials, whether provided by NorthStar Genetics or third parties.

THIS SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” AND “WHERE-IS” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. NORTHSTAR GENETICS, FOR ITSELF AND ANY THIRD PARTY PROVIDING MATERIALS, SERVICES, OR CONTENT TO THIS WEBSITE, MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY MATERIAL, INFORMATION, PRODUCT, OR SERVICE CONTAINED ON THE SITE. ALL CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED. NORTHSTAR GENETICS WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, ARISING FROM OR CONNECTED WITH THE SITE, INCLUDING (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, EVEN IF NORTHSTAR GENETICS HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Exception for EU citizens: IF YOU ARE RESIDENT IN THE EUROPEAN UNION, NORTHSTAR GENETICS DOES NOT EXCLUDE OR LIMIT ITS LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY RESULTING FROM NEGLIGENCE.

Inaccuracies or Errors

The descriptions, pictures, and other representations of products on this site may contain inaccuracies and errors. NorthStar Genetics does not make any warranty or representation with respect to the accuracy or completeness of any such information.

Local Laws; Export Control

NorthStar Genetics controls and operates this site from the United States of America. The materials and services on this site are subject in all respects to laws and regulations of the United States of America as shall from time to time govern the license and delivery of technology and products abroad, including the U.S. Export Control Regulations, and any successor legislation or regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, or Office of Export Licensing. Diversion of such materials contrary to United States law is prohibited. Neither the materials, nor any information acquired through the use of the site, may be acquired for, shipped, transferred, or re-exported, directly or indirectly, to proscribed or embargoed countries or their nationals, nor may they be used for nuclear activities, chemical or biological weapons, or missile projects, unless specifically authorized by the United States Government for such purposes. You shall comply strictly with all United States export laws and assume sole responsibility for obtaining licenses to export or re-export as may be required.

If you use this site from outside the United States of America, you are also responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, including local export and import regulations.

Trademarks

The NorthStar Genetics logo is a trademark of NorthStar Genetics Ltd. NorthStar Genetics trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not a NorthStar Genetics product or service.

Product and Site Comments

NorthStar Genetics welcomes your comments about this site and NorthStar Genetics’ existing products so long as they are consistent with the above paragraph. You may provide your comments here or at other designated places on this site. Any comments you provide are non-confidential, and NorthStar Genetics may use them without restriction.

Applicable Law

Except for any mandatory application of local law, any action related to these terms shall be governed by the law of the State of Minnesota, United States of America, without regard to the choice or conflicts of law provisions of any jurisdiction. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts located in the State of Minnesota for the resolution of all disputes arising from or related to these terms and/or your use of the site.

Unauthorized Activities

Submissions to this site or unauthorized use of any materials contained on this site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, certain communications statutes and regulations, and other applicable laws and regulations. You alone are responsible for your actions or the actions of any person using your user name and/or password. As such, you shall defend, indemnify and hold NorthStar Genetics and its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors, and business partners harmless from and against any and all losses, costs, damages, liabilities, and expenses, including (without limitation) attorney’s fees and costs of defense, incurred in relation to, arising from, or for the purpose of avoiding, any claim or demand from a third party that your use of the site or the use of the site by any person using your user name and/or password (including without limitation your participation in the posting areas or your submissions) violates any applicable law or regulation, or the rights of any third party.