TERMS & CONDITIONS

These terms and conditions (“T&C”) are between you and Xcode Life Sciences Private Limited ("Xcode”, “we”, “our” or “us”) and governs your use of our services. You are availing our Services under the following T&Cs and any operating policies including the legal and privacy policy that may be published by Xcode from time to time. By your use of these Services and providing us with the registration and order form you agree to be bound by these T&C.

TERMS OF USE

“Sample" or “DNA sample” shall mean saliva or any other biological sample accepted by Xcode for DNA or genetic analysis. “Genetic Assessment” or “Genetic Test” shall refer to any type of genetic analysis or pharmacogenetic analysis. Xcode may carry out such Genetic Test using the methods it deems fit and appropriate. “Services” will refer to the genetic assessment services performed by Xcode.

You acknowledge and agree that Genetic Assessments are not yet considered as medically necessary (except those prescribed by your physician) and are purely undertaken at your discretion for information purposes only and not for clinical or medical purposes.

Xcode may conduct a Genetic Test only upon receipt of a completed Xcode registration and order form provided with these T&C and the requisite fees for the Genetic Test. You agree and acknowledge that Xcode will not initiate the testing procedure till the requisite fee for the Genetic Test is received by it. Xcode reserves the right to withhold the report until the requisite fee is received by Xcode.

You shall provide the DNA sample in the manner prescribed by Xcode and must be given in the tube provided for collection of sample in the product kit provided to you as part of the Services. You shall not damage the tube provided with the product kit and shall provide the sample in the manner as prescribed by Xcode.

You agree that Xcode reserves the right to reject and destroy, without any further notice to you, any DNA sample provided by you which is not in the tube provided by Xcode in its product kit; is damaged or compromised during transit; or is sent without a complete registration and order form.You agree to provide further DNA samples if so required by Xcode due to inadequacy (either by quality or by quantity) of the DNA sample initially provided by you, and also comply with any and all guidelines issued by Xcode from time to time in relation to your Genetic Assessment.

You agree and acknowledge that Xcode may retain or destroy your DNA sample and/ or use the anonymized test data or your DNA sample at its sole discretion at a later date without any further notice to you. However, use of your DNA sample by Xcode shall be subject to your right to privacy.

REPORT

You agree and acknowledge that the Genetic Test report (“Report”) to be prepared by Xcode will not be a diagnostic report and shall only be read and interpreted by a physician or qualified professional. You further acknowledge that the Report to be generated is only for your information and shall not be used in any court of law or any other legal or statutory proceeding. You shall expressly inform Xcode prior to submission of the DNA samples in case such Genetic Test is being conducted for any legal purposes and shall furnish all such documents as may be required by Xcode for verification and confirmation.

Xcode will take all reasonable steps to provide the Report to you within the timeframe as communicated by Xcode. However Xcode cannot take any liability and shall not be held responsible for any delay in providing the same to you.

Xcode or its channel partner shall supply the Report only to you i.e. the person who has provided the registration and order form and the DNA sample to Xcode or your legal representative or authorized person where such authorized person shall be required to provide the letter of authority satisfactory to Xcode or the channel partner, as the case maybe.

FEES

You agree to pay the fees before or at the time of submission of DNA sample to Xcode.

Xcode reserves the right to revise the fees for the Genetic Test at its sole discretion.

You agree that the receipt of DNA sample along with completed registration form amounts to a valid order and authority by you to Xcode to initiate the Genetic Test and incur cost for the same. If after submission of the DNA sample the Genetic Test is cancelled, then the fees paid by you shall not be refunded.

REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

You hereby represent, warrant and agree that:
You have all the rights, and are authorized to possess and submit the DNA sample to Xcode for the purpose of conducting the Genetic Test.

By providing the DNA sample to Xcode, you do not infringe the rights or privileges of any third party.

DISCLAIMER

Xcode does not give medical advice nor provide medical or diagnostic services. The Report is only indicative and for information purposes only and is not a substitute for the professional judgment of any health care professional in diagnosing and treating patients. Your reliance upon the Report is solely at your own discretion. With regard to all health and medical related matters, you should exercise adequate care in using the information provided on our website or the Report. Xcode shall not be responsible for any findings in the Report. Xcode disclaims any responsibility for any errors and/or omissions by the sampler or agent either during collection of DNA samples or delivery. Xcode makes no warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy and non-infringement.

Notwithstanding the other terms of these T&C (A) Xcode will not be liable for any loss or any direct, indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages relating to our services or any other information or content in respect of our services or otherwise in connection with your use of our services or due to any malpractice, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages, and (B) Our total cumulative liability in connection with our services and report and any other information and content in respect of our services and otherwise in connection with these t&c will at all times be limited to indian rupees one thousand (INR 1000/-). The existence of more than one claim will not enlarge this limit. In no event will our suppliers have any liability under or resulting from these T&C. You understand and agree that the foregoing limitation of liability is an agreed allocation of risk and an essential part of these T&C. You understand and agree that without your agreement to this limitation of liability provisions, we would not have provided the services to you as specified in these T&C.

You agree that any such claim will be accepted only if made within thirty (30) days of the genetic test date.

CONFIDENTIALITY

Your personal information/data including your Report available with Xcode for the purpose of providing Services will be treated as strictly confidential in accordance with the privacy policy of Xcode and applicable laws and regulations.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify and hold Xcode, its subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, agents, and employees harmless from any and all losses, damages, liabilities, claims, demands, costs, or expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, relating to your: (a) use of our Services; (b) breach of these T&C; (c) breach or inaccuracy of any representation or warranty made under these T&C; or (d) violation of any applicable law or any right of any third party.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

These T&C shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India. Any dispute or issue relating to these T&C or any transaction made pursuant thereto shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Chennai, India.

GENERAL

Xcode may, in its sole and absolute discretion, revise these T&C from time to time. Xcode will post such revised T&C on its website from time to time. If you object to any such changes, your sole recourse shall be to cease availing Services of Xcode. Continued use of the Services following notice of any such changes shall constitute your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the revised terms and conditions.

These T&C, together with any additional terms to which you agree when using Xcode’s Services, constitute the entire and exclusive and final statement of the agreement between you and Xcode with respect to the subject matter hereof, superseding any prior agreements or negotiations between you and Xcode with respect to such subject matter. The failure of Xcode to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these T&C shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these T&C is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, you nevertheless agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to the intentions of Xcode and you as reflected in the provision, and that the other provisions of these T&C remain in full force and effect. The clause titles in these T&C are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. These T&C shall remain in full force and effect notwithstanding any termination of your use of the Xcode’s Services. These T&C will be interpreted without application of any strict construction in favour of or against you or Xcode.

COMMUNICATION

If you have any questions about these T&C or other concerns, you can contact us at +91 9543289999 or email us at info@xcode.in.