The 12-days or half price! guarantee is valid for all customers, except Japan, India and the Americas. A day is defined as a business day from Monday through Friday, inclusive.
The 12-day period begins on the day that the purchase order or other payment is received by Eurofins Genomics if such payment is made on or before 11:00 am CET. If the purchase order or payment is received after this time, the 12-day period begins on the following day. The 12-day period ends (day 12) when the gene is shipped from our Ebersberg, Germany facility. The time that the product is in transit is not included in the 12-day period.
Genes that qualify for the guarantee are those defined as standard genes in our published specifications and up to 1,000 base pairs. These specifications are:
- GC content from 40-65%
- Homopolymer stretches less than 20 bp
- Repeats do not exceed 20 bp
- No critical hairpin structure
The 12-day guarantee is only valid on orders of up to 40 genes, subcloned into an in-house standard vector at mini-prep scale. Other factors may also affect a specific DNA sequence's qualifications for the program.
Public holidays: The following holidays shall not be included in the calculation of the 12-day period for purposes of this promotion: January 1 (New Year's), January 6 (Epiphany), Eastern (Friday & Monday), May 1 (Labor Day), Whitsun (Pfingsten), Ascencion, Corpus Christi, August 15 (Assumption Day), October 3rd (Anniversary of German Unification), November 1 (All Saint's Day), Christmas / New Year's Eve: the lab is closed in 2015 from 24th of December to 31st of December.
This guarantee shall not be valid if the manufacture of the product is delayed due to Acts of God (including, but not limited to, fires, floods, storms, or other natural disasters), wars, riots, acts of foreign enemies, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Eurofins Genomics.
In no event, shall Eurofins Genomics be liable in contract, tort, strict liability, warranty, or otherwise for any special indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, such as, but not limited to, loss of anticipated profits or revenue, loss of use of system, non-operation or increased cost of operation, or other equipment or cost of capital
Eurofins Genomics reserves the right to discontinue the program at any time by notifying customers of the discontinuation before the purchasing decision is made. The guarantee is not available where prohibited by law or institutional policy.