IMGT®, the international ImMunoGeneTics information system®

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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® 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.

Privacy policy

In accordance with the law Nº 78-17, "Informatique et Libertés" ("Information Technology and Freedoms") of 6th January 1978, personal data collected by IMGT on the website is declared to the CNIL, and recorded in dossier Nº 2-16051.
In accordance with the law Nº 78-17, "Informatique et Libertés" ("Information Technology and Freedoms") of 6th January 1978, you have the right to access, rectify, modify, oppose or delete any data concerning you. You can exercise this right by contacting us. We will check your identity before we make the requested changes.

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.

Revised: January 2020

Access and Use

Registration and User Account

We may from time to time offer various features that require registration or the creation of an account with IMGT® tools. If at any time you choose to register or create an account with us, the additional terms and conditions set forth below also will apply.

All registration information you submit must be accurate and updated. Please keep your password confidential. You will not have to reveal it to any other user(s) or any person(s) that are not registered with us. You are responsible for all use on your account, including unauthorized use by any third party, so please be very careful to guard the security of your password. Please notify us as soon as you know of, or suspect any unauthorized use of, your account. Please also make sure to notify us if your registration information changes, in case we need to contact you.

We reserve the right to immediately terminate or restrict your account or your use of the IMGT® tools submitted to registration or access to Content at any time, without notice or liability, if IMGT® determines in its sole discretion that you have breached these Terms of Use, violated any law, rule, or regulation, engaged in other inappropriate conduct, or for any other business reason. We also reserve the right to terminate your account or your use of the IMGT® tools submitted to registration or access to it if such use places an undue burden on our networks or servers. Of course, we would prefer to avoid such termination; therefore, we may use technology to limit activities, such as the number of Job(s) to the IMGT® tools servers being made or the volume of scientific data being submitted, and you agree to respect these limitations and not take any steps to circumvent, avoid, or bypass them.

Your Rights as a User

The information protection laws of the European Economic Area and other territories grant their citizens certain rights in relation to their Personal Data. While other jurisdictions may provide fewer statutory rights to their citizens, we make the tools designed to exercise such rights available to our customers worldwide.

Collected Information and Usage

IMGT® knows that you care how information about you is collected, used and shared, and we appreciate you trusting us to do so carefully and sensibly. IMGT® respects the privacy of its online user(s) of its services and complies with applicable laws for the protection of your privacy, including, without limitation, the European Union General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") Framework. Please take a moment to review our User Account Policy, which describes how IMGT® collects, uses, and shares this and other information.

Types of information we collect: There is a variety of information collected from or about you when you use the IMGT® tools submitted to registration, including:

Information Retention

Information Privacy

We use the information that we collect about you for the sake of research and statistical purposes (internal) only. We do not share your information (in aggregated or other non-personally identifiable form(s)) with any third party members.

Information Security

We have adopted reasonable procedures to help protect your information, but please note that no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.


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 us.