Terms & Conditions

DNA Genotek’s Referral give-back program will allow members to share a referral link with colleagues to help them learn about the company’s biological sample collection kit offering. DNA Genotek will make a donation to a charity for each valid referral received. By using the Platform or participating in the Program, members and referrals are bound by these Terms and Conditions.

1. Binding Agreement: 
1.1 By participating in the Program, members and referrals agree to and are bound by the Program Terms and Conditions.
1.2 If there is not an agreement to these Terms and Conditions in their entirety, users are not authorized to participate.


2. Privacy: 
2.1 The personal information collected, processed and used as part of the Referral give-back program will be used in accordance with the DNA Genotek Privacy Policy.
2.2 By accepting these terms and conditions, members consent to receiving follow-up email from DNA Genotek and subsidiaries as described in our privacy policy. Members understand that they can unsubscribe at any time. 


3. Reward conditions: 
3.1 DNA Genotek will make a donation to a selected charity, once referrals have been qualified and approved.
3.2 To be qualified and approved, referrals must be a new contact interested in DNA Genotek’s biological sample collection kits or services, submit a free sample request form, and be part of an academic, research, commercial or clinical project that requires DNA or RNA collection kits or services. 


4. Eligibility:
4.1 To be eligible for participation in the Referral give-back program, the member must be a current customer of DNA Genotek or subsidiaries.
4.2 Both the member and the referral must be at least 18 years of age.
4.3 The DNA Genotek referral give-back program reserves the right to find any Participant ineligible for the Program at its sole discretion.


5. Qualified referrals:
A qualified referral occurs when:
5.1 A referral submits a free sample collection kit request form, for academic research or clinical project that requires DNA or RNA collection kits or services. 


6. Termination policy
6.1 Members and the referrals can opt-out at any time, without notice, to the DNA Genotek referral give-back program.
6.2 DNA Genotek may cancel a subscription of any member and/ or referral in case of identifying any inappropriate conduct.


7. Expected participation behaviour: 
7.1 Members and referrals should follow the program's process to participate in the referral give-back program.
7.2 Use of the referral give-back program for unsolicited commercial email, defamation, misuse of brand name or “spam” under any applicable law or regulation is expressly prohibited. It will be grounds for immediate termination of the member’s account and exclusion from the program.
7.3 Acting in violation of the referral give-back program terms and conditions, with the intent of abuse, fraudulent behaviour or any activity that is deemed misuse by the company or program’s operation will result in a cancellation of the member’s account.
7.4 Members and referrals whose accounts have been cancelled will not be able to rejoin the program.


IN NO EVENT SHALL DNA GENOTEK, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER ARISING UNDER OR AS A RESULT OF ENTRANCE IN OR PARTICIPATION IN THE REFERRAL PROGRAM, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT DNA GENOTEK IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF DNA GENOTEK ARISING UNDER OR RELATING TO THIS REFERRAL PROGRAM SHALL NOT EXCEED THE TOTAL VALUE OF THE DONATION TO THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT UNDER THIS REFERRAL PROGRAM.