Legal Notice and Terms of Use

The materials on Cancer Genetics Italia’s website ( are provided by Cancer Genetics Italia (“CGI Italia”) as a service to its customers and the general public and shall be used for informational purposes only.  The materials on the website should not be construed to be a substitute for proper advice from a trained medical professional.

Personal and Non-Commercial Use

The website is intended for personal, non-commercial use. The website and its contents are protected by United States copyright law. Except as specifically permitted, any reproduction, transmission, publication, performance, broadcast, alteration, license, hyperlink, creation of derivative works or other use in whole or in part in any manner of the contents of the website without the prior written consent of CGI Italia is strictly prohibited.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

As a condition of your use of the website or its content, you agree not to use the website or its content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use.

Void Where Prohibited

Although the information on this website is accessible worldwide, not all products or services discussed in this website are available to all persons in all geographic locations or jurisdictions. CGI Italia reserves the right to limit provision of their products or services to any person, geographic area, or jurisdiction they so desire and to limit the quantities of any products or services that they provide.  Any offer or service made in the materials on this website is void where prohibited.

Links to Other Websites and No Endorsements

The website may contain hyperlinks to websites owned, operated or controlled by other parties.  CGI Italia does not endorse, warrant or guarantee the products, services or information described or offered on other parties’ websites.  Accessing any other website is undertaken at your own risk, and CGI Italia is not responsible for the completeness, accuracy, or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on other websites.  The reference to any product or service on the website by trade name, trademark, manufacturer or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply an endorsement or recommendation by CGI Italia.


Unauthorized use of CGI Italia’s trademarks, service marks, or logos may be a violation of federal and state trademark law.

No Warranties

While CGI Italia makes reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy and integrity of all content provided on the website, CGI Italia makes no warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility with regard to the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, completeness or accuracy of any information, services or graphics contained on the website.  CGI Italia disclaims all express and implied warranties and conditions with regard to the information, services and graphics, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement.

Limitation of Liability

CGI Italia shall in no event be held liable for direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages or any claim for lost profits or lost data arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the website.  If you are unsatisfied with any portion of the website, or with any of these Terms of Use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the website.


CGI Italia periodically makes updates and/or revisions to the content contained on the website.  All content contained on this website is subject to change at any time without notice. CGI Italia may revise or modify these Terms of Use at any time without notice.

Contact Information

If you have questions about CGI Italia’s Legal Notice and Terms of Use, please use the contact information listed on our Contact page.

Last revised: 27 March 2014


Privacy Policy

At Cancer Genetics Italia S.r.l. (“ITALIA”), we recognize importance of privacy, which is why ITALIA is committed to maintaining and protecting the privacy of its customers, patients, partners, employees and all others who may visit a website belonging to ITALIA.

This Website Privacy Policy (this “Policy”) details our practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of information with which you may provide ITALIA throughout this site and otherwebsites offered by ITALIA or affiliated companies through the Internet. This also includes the privacy of the choices you have about how this information is used.



Collection and Use of Personally Identifiable Information


ITALIA collects only personally identifiable information through its websites (such as an individual’s name, e-mail address, account password, etc.) when voluntarily submitted to ITALIA by you as permitted under applicable law. For example, when you choose to register for an account through our site that requires registration, we may ask you to provide some personal information such as your first and last name, medical practice name, job title, phone number, e-mail address, and similar information required to issue you a username and password. We may also ask for similar information in order to fulfill additional requests you make through our website or a site maintained by a third party on our behalf, including, but not limited to product and or services information or in connection with your application for employment.

Use of Personally Identifiable Information

When you send email or other communications to ITALIA, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.

You can decline to submit certain personally identifiable information, but in such case, ITALIA may not be able to provide those services to you.


ITALIA tracks visitors to our site through the use of “cookies”. When you visit any site maintained by ITALIA, we may send one or more cookies – a small file containing a string of characters – to your computer or other device that uniquely identifies your browser to us, upon your return to our site. We use cookies to improve the quality of our service, including for storing user preferences and tracking user trends. The cookies we use do not collect or keep your personal information, but cookies do identify your browser and may save information requested by our website in your computer’s memory.

Most browsers initially are set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to allow you to control whether you will accept cookies, refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some ITALIA features and services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.


ITALIA may present links in a format that enables us to keep track of whether these links have been followed. We use this information to improve the quality of our website, its technology and content.

Web Browser Information

When you access ITALIA services, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.

Information Sharing

ITALIA does not sell, rent or share your personal information with non-affiliated third parties. However, to provide our services we may provide your personal information gathered through this site with other companies or individuals outside of ITALIA in the following limited circumstances:

  • We may provide such information to affiliated companies or other trusted businesses or persons for the purpose of processing or using personal information on our behalf. We require that these parties agree to use or process such information based on our instructions and in compliance with this Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security provisions.
  • We have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce applicable policies, including investigation of potential violations thereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (d) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of ITALIA, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.
  • After having received your consent for the sharing of any sensitive personal information.

In addition, we have procedures that limit ITALIAs’ employees and contractors’ access to personal information. Only those employees and contractors with a business reason to know have access to such information. We educate our employees about the importance of confidentiality and customer privacy through standard operating procedures, mandatory training programs, and internal policies on data privacy and corporate integrity. We take appropriate disciplinary measures to enforce employee privacy responsibilities.

How We Protect Information Online

It is our policy to protect your account information against unauthorized access or release. We use the services of VeriSign and to verify and assist in our security measures. All the information you provide to us is handled through a Secure Socket Layer (“SSL”). SSL is a leading Web technology that encrypts your account information. Please exercise caution when sending sensitive information via e-mail, as e-mail messages do not have the security features that are built into our website.

Other Websites

ITALIA provides links to third party websites through the ITALIA site, which may provide you with useful information or offer helpful services as a convenience. Links contained on our site that transfer you to a non-ITALIA site are not controlled by ITALIA and may contain different information and/or different privacy policies than ITALIA. ITALIA is not responsible for the privacy policies of, or content on any such third party website. You should review the privacy policies for these third parties’ should you choose to access these sites. These other sites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you.

Children’s Access

Our websites are created for an adult audience and are not designed or intended to attract children under the age of 13 in any way. Nonetheless, ITALIA does not carry on its website any material which could offensive to children of that age. And, we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.

Contact Us

If you have any feedback or questions regarding this Policy, please feel free to contact us at:

Cancer Genetics Italia

Viale Luigi Majno, 17

20122 Milan, Italy

+39 02 36311 810



Please note that this Policy is subject to change from time to time. We will update this Policy on this page with any such changes. Therefore, please review this website periodically to ensure you are aware of our current policy on privacy matters in using this, or other websites offered by ITALIA.

Last revised: 14 May 2010