Hereditary Cancer Quiz Results Service

Patient terms of use/privacy policy

The following terms ("Terms") apply to your use of the Hereditary Cancer Quiz Service (the "Service"). References below to 'we', 'us' and 'our' are references to Myriad Genetic Laboratories, Inc. (“MGL”) References below to 'Myriad companies' are references to Myriad Genetics, Inc. and its affiliates (including, but not limited to, Myriad Genetic Laboratories, Inc.). These Terms are specifically applicable to the Service; additional terms of use regarding other Myriad companies can be found here.

We take the privacy of individuals and the security of their personal information very seriously. One purpose of these Terms is to set forth the principles governing our use of any personal information which you give to us, or we obtain about you, via the web. By using this Service, you agree to our use of your information as explained below.

Another purpose of the Terms is to clearly limit MGL’s obligations and liability to you in providing the Service. You should read these Terms carefully. Any dispute which may arise will be subject to these Terms and the laws of the State of Delaware, U.S.A.

We may change the Terms from time to time. You should check these Terms occasionally, in particular every time you use the Service, to ensure that you are aware of the most recent version, which will apply for each time you access the Service while it is in force. We will notify you of any changes where we are required to do so.

Description of the information we collect and how we use it

  1. 1. Aggregate information

    Just like many commercial organizations, we may monitor the use of this Service by collecting aggregate information through the use of cookies (see below). Typically, we collect information about the number of visitors to the Service, to each web page and the originating domain name of the visitor's Internet Service Provider. This information is used to understand the visitor's use of the Service and may be shared with other Myriad companies and with other third parties. We have no means reasonably available to us to ascertain the identity of individual users from aggregated information.

  2. 2. Personal information

    In order to obtain Results, you will be asked to voluntarily submit sensitive personal information, for example, information relating to your health or your personal or family medical history. You are not required to provide this information and, if you do not want to do so, you may simply not use this Service. By providing us with this information, however, you consent to us processing your sensitive personal data for the purposes of providing your Results, and for any other purpose contemplated by the Service, including your sending your Results to a healthcare provider. We will not store your Results after attempting to forward them to the healthcare provider that provided the Hereditary Cancer Quiz link to you.

    We may store your name and geographical data about you to help us monitor usage of the Service. This information will not be associated with your Results.

    We may disclose personal data/information in order to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.

    We will only keep your data only for as long as is reasonably needed for the purposes set forth in these Terms and in accordance with any applicable legal or ethical reporting or documentation retention requirements.

Use of cookies

Below is a summary of our use of cookies, for a fuller explanation of what a cookie is please visit

In general terms, cookies are small text files which are sent to your web browser and stored on your computer's hard disk. Cookies act as a memory for a website, allowing that website to remember your computer on your return visits. We use both session cookies (which exist only until you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which exist for a longer, specified period of time).

Some of our advertising banners may send a cookie to your hard disk (whether or not you click the banner). If you subsequently visit the advertised website we will know that you have seen our banner. This allows us to keep track of the success rates of such banners.

The majority of web browsers accept cookies, but you can usually change the web browser's settings to refuse new cookies, disable existing ones or simply let you know when new ones are sent to your hard disk. However, please be aware that, if you refuse or disable cookies, some of the website's functionality may be lost.

If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. If you want to stop cookies being stored on your computer in future, please refer to your browser manufacturer's instructions by clicking 'Help' in your browser menu. Further information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at

Choice of Law/Venue

You agree that any dispute relating to the Terms or the Service will be resolved according to the laws of Delaware, without regard to conflict of law rules. You agree that the courts of the state of Delaware have exclusive jurisdiction over any legal proceedings.


The Service is directed at an adult audience. We do not knowingly collect information from or about children. By using this website you confirm that you are not under the age of 18.

Improper conduct

We may use the information we gather and/or receive about you to investigate and help prevent unlawful activity or activity that threatens our network or otherwise jeopardizes the provision of a website of a Myriad company and we may disclose such information to third parties (such as the police) for these purposes.

Other information

For quality control and training purposes, we may monitor or record your communications with us.

Limited obligations/liability


Entire Agreement

You acknowledge that these Terms represent the entire agreement between you and MGL with respect to the Service, and that no other representations or promises, verbal or otherwise, will affect these Terms.