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Intellectual property


IMGT®, the international ImMunoGeneTics information system® and its logo are registered marks of Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS).

Patents and Certificat Inter Deposit Digital Numbers (IDNN)

Registered patents and Certificat Inter Deposit Digital Number (IDNN) are deposited in the name of University of Montpellier and CNRS.

Conditions of use and license

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® should not be associated with publicity or business promotion without prior written approval.

Our website does not host any form of advertisement.

Warranty disclaimer

No responsibility is assumed by IMGT®, the international 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 third-party sites do not constitute an endorsement by IMGT® of the parties or their products and services. No responsibility is assumed by IMGT® for any technical issues arising on the site.


For documents and software available from the IMGT®, Université de Montpellier and CNRS 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 those of University of Montpellier and CNRS, and they may not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

External links

IMGT® may provide links to other Internet sites for the convenience of users. IMGT® is not responsible for the availability or content of these external sites, nor does IMGT® endorse, warrant, or guarantee the products, services, or information described or offered at these other Internet sites.

Users cannot assume that the external sites will abide by the same Privacy policy to which IMGT® adheres. It is the responsibility of the user to examine the copyright and licensing restrictions of linked pages and to secure all necessary permissions.

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)

Data collection

Data retention period

Personal rights

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:

To exercise these rights, please contact our Data Protection Officer.

Revised: March 2020