Welcome to the Génome Québec Website and thank you for taking the time to review our Terms of Use. By accessing the Génome Québec Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, which may be modified by Génome Québec at any time.


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Website Updates

Génome Québec aims to provide information that is as accurate and clear as possible. Any feedback received is taken into consideration, and necessary changes are made whenever possible.

Génome Québec pays careful attention to the information it disseminates. Despite its efforts, discrepancies between the information posted on its Website and the information presented in official documents can occur. In such an event, our official documents prevail.

Limitation of Liability

Génome Québec uses its Website to post information on various sectors, such as the environment and medicine. This content is for information purposes only and should never be construed as professional, scientific or medical advice.

The Génome Québec Website contains hyperlinks to third party Websites. If you use these hyperlinks, you will be leaving the Génome Québec Website. Third party Websites are not under the control of Génome Québec, nor is Génome Québec responsible for their content or updates.  In no way does Génome Québec endorse the content of third party Websites.

Copyright Notice

The content of the Génome Québec Website is the intellectual property of Génome Québec, its licensors and/or the party recognized as the supplier of the content. The Génome Québec Website is protected by copyright legislation as a collective work and/or compilation as defined in Canadian laws.

Génome Québec grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferrable licence to use and post elements of its Website for personal, non-commercial purposes provided you indicate the source and do not alter the content.

Génome Québec encourages hyperlinks to its Website, but does not wish to be linked to any other Website that (i) contains or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal or penal offense, violate the moral standards of Canadian society, infringe upon the rights of others, including conduct that undermines a person’s reputation, private life or copyright, or (ii) could undermine or interfere with the activities, credibility or integrity of Génome Québec. Génome Québec reserves the right to prohibit any hyperlink to its Website at any time. You agree to remove any hyperlink to the Génome Québec Website upon its request.

Any commercial use of the data herein requires prior written authorization by Génome Québec. This request must be submitted in writing and forwarded to Génome Québec by mail, fax or email.

Génome Québec
630 René-Lévesque Boulevard West, Suite 2660
Montréal, Québec  H3B 1S6

Fax: 514 398-0883

Interpretation of the Terms of Use

These Terms of Use are governed by the applicable laws of the Province of Québec and of Canada. Any dispute arising out of these Terms of Use shall be brought before the courts of Québec in the judicial district of Montréal.