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The IMGT® information system and web site were created and are maintained by
the Laboratoire d'ImmunoGénétique Moléculaire, LIGM (Université de Montpellier and CNRS), as
the global reference in immunogenetics and immunoinformatics, for scientific research and educational purpose;
the IMGT® software and data are provided to the academic users and NPO's (Not for Profit Organization(s))
under the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license.
Any other use of IMGT® material, from the private sector, needs a financial arrangement with CNRS.
The name of IMGT®, the international ImMunoGeneTics information system®
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Our website does not host any form of advertisement.
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ImMunoGeneTics information system® for any injury and/or damage to persons or property as
a matter of products liability, negligence or otherwise, or from any use of operation of any
methods, products, instructions or ideas contained in IMGT®. Links from IMGT® to
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services. No responsibility is assumed by IMGT® for any technical issues arising on the site.
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do not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness,
or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed.
IMGT® does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services.
The views and opinions of authors expressed on IMGT® do not necessarily state or reflect
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or product endorsement purposes.
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IMGT® is not responsible for the availability or content of these external sites,
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Users cannot assume that the external sites will abide by the same
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Notice and Procedure for Claims of Authorship and or Patent Infringements
IMGT® respects the intellectual property rights of others and
takes claims of copyright and trademark infringement very seriously. We
publish the works displayed on our website from researchers and other
rights holders to ensure our compliance with applicable law. If you
believe any materials accessible on or from this site infringe your
intellectual property, you may request removal of those materials (or
access to them) by contacting Contact us.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
- For some of the IMGT® tools, access requires you to register with institutional data.
- This data is used to check your identity and for internal statistical purposes only. We do not share your
information (in aggregated or other non-personally identifiable
form(s)) with any third party members.
- This data is accessible to IMGT® administrators only.
Data retention period
- We retain the information that we collect about you for the
total period of 4 years irrespective of the type of users (such as
academic, company and services sector users). At the end of 4 years
period the user information will be deleted from our records.
We do not own your information (be it Personally Identifiable Information or
Non Personally Identifiable Information).
- Your Scientific Data Submission and Storage:
Typically, a user(s) scientific data input(s) and its corresponding output(s) are
stored at the IMGT® server(s) for an average period between 4 months
to 6 months (before clearing it).
In accordance with the law Nº 78-17, "Informatique et Libertés" ("Information Technology and Freedoms")
of 6th January 1978, IMGT registration procedure is declared to
the CNIL, and recorded in dossier Nº 2-16051.
In compliance with the applicable legal and regulatory provisions - in particular
Act n°78-17 of 6 January 1978 on Data Processing, Data Files and Individual Liberties and
European Regulation No. 2016/679/EU of 27 April 2016 (applicable since 25 May 2018) -
as a registered user you have the following rights:
- Exercise your right of access, to know the personal data concerning you;
- Update your data, if it is inaccurate;
- Request portability or erasure of your data;
- Request the deletion of your account;
- Request the limitation of the processing of your data;
- Oppose, for legitimate reasons, the processing of your data;
- Withdraw your consent to the processing of your data.
To exercise these rights, please contact our Data Protection Officer.
Revised: March 2020