Terms of Service

These Terms of Service (“Agreement”) govern your use of Whitehurst Genetix’s services (“Services”) provided on whitehurstgentix.com (“Website”). By accessing or using our Services, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree with any part of this Agreement, you may not use our Services.

  1. Acceptance of Terms a. You must be at least 21 years old and capable of entering into a legally binding agreement to use our Services. b. By using our Services, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by this Agreement. c. We reserve the right to modify or update this Agreement at any time without prior notice. It is your responsibility to review the Agreement periodically for any changes.
  2. User Obligations a. You agree to provide accurate, current, and complete information during the registration process. b. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account credentials and for all activities that occur under your account. c. You agree not to use the Services for any illegal or unauthorized purpose or in violation of any applicable laws or regulations. d. You agree not to interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of our Services or the data contained therein.
  3. Intellectual Property a. All content provided through our Services, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, images, and software, is the property of Whitehurst Genetix or its licensors and is protected by intellectual property laws. b. You may not modify, reproduce, distribute, or create derivative works based on any content obtained through our Services without our prior written consent.
  4. Privacy a. We collect and process personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy. By using our Services, you consent to such collection and processing and warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.
  5. Disclaimer of Warranties a. Our Services are provided on an “as-is” and “as available” basis, without any warranties or representations, express or implied. b. We do not warrant that the Services will be error-free, uninterrupted, secure, or free from viruses or other harmful components.
  6. Limitation of Liability a. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Whitehurst Genetix and its affiliates, officers, employees, and agents shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of or in connection with the use or inability to use our Services.
  7. Termination a. We may terminate or suspend your access to the Services at any time for any reason, without prior notice or liability.
  8. Governing Law and Jurisdiction a. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Virginia. Any disputes arising under or in connection with this Agreement shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Virginia Beach City.
  9. Entire Agreement a. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Whitehurst Genetix and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether oral or written, regarding the Services.

Privacy Policy

  • Thank you for visiting our website. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and protect the information you provide to us. By using our website, you consent to the terms of this policy.
  • Effective Date: June 2023
  • Third-Party Logins: We provide the option for you to log in to our website using third-party authentication services such as Facebook, Google, or Twitter. If you choose to log in using any of these services, please be aware that they have their own privacy policies and terms of service. By logging in through a third-party service, you are allowing us to access and store certain information from your third-party account, as permitted by the respective service provider and your privacy settings with them. This may include your name, email address, profile picture, and any other information you have made publicly available on the third-party platform. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and terms of service of these third-party services before using their authentication feature on our website. Please note that we do not have control over, nor assume any responsibility for, the privacy practices or content of these third-party services.
  • Comments: When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data entered in the comments form, the visitor’s IP address, and browser user agent string to assist in spam detection.
  • Media: If you upload images to our website, please ensure that they do not contain embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from such images.
  • Cookies: If you use our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies are for your convenience, allowing you to avoid re-entering your details when you leave another comment. These cookies will remain valid for one year. Additionally, a temporary cookie is set when you visit our login page to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This temporary cookie does not contain any personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
  • Data Retention: If you leave a comment, the comment and its associated metadata will be retained indefinitely. This allows us to automatically recognize and approve any follow-up comments instead of holding them in a moderation queue. For users who register on our website (if applicable), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time, with the exception of their username. Website administrators also have access to view and edit this information.
  • Rights to Your Data: If you have an account on our site or have left comments, you have the right to request an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You may also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. Please note that this does not include any data we are obliged to retain for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
  • Spam Detection: Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
  • Embedded Content: Articles on our site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.) from other websites. Embedded content behaves in the same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.