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This site specifically denies access to any individual that is covered by the children’s online privacy protection act (coppa) of 1998.
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Use of information from this website
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Ownership of website or right to use, sell, publish contents of this website
The website and its contents are owned or licensed by the website’s owner. material contained on the website must be presumed to be proprietary and copyrighted. visitors have no rights whatsoever in the site content. use of website content for any reason is unlawful unless it is done with express contract or permission of the website.
Hyperlinking to site, co-branding, “framing” and referencing site prohibited
Unless expressly authorized by website, no one may hyperlink this site, or portions thereof, (including, but not limited to, logotypes, trademarks, branding or copyrighted material) to theirs for any reason. furthermore, you are not permitted to reference the url (website address) of this website or any page of this website in any commercial or non-commercial media without express permission from us, nor are you allowed to ‘frame’ the site. you specifically agree to cooperate with the website to remove or de-activate any such activities, and be liable for all damages arising from violating this provision. in recognition of the fact that it may be difficult to quantify the exact damages arising from infringement of this provision, you agree to compensate the owners of this site with liquidated damages in the amount of u.s. $10,000, or, if it can be calculated, the actual costs and actual damages for breach of this provision, whichever is greater. you warrant that you understand that accepting this provision is a condition of accessing this site and that accessing this site constitutes acceptance.
Disclaimer for contents of site
This site disclaims any responsibility for the accuracy of the content appearing at, linked to on, or mentioned on this site. visitors assume all risk relating to viewing, reading, using, or relying upon this information. unless you have otherwise formed an express contract to the contrary with us, you have no right to rely on any information contained herein as accurate. we make no such warranty.
Disclaimer for harm caused to your computer or software from interacting with this website or its contents. visitor assumes all risk of viruses, worms, or other corrupting factors.
We assume no responsibility for damage to computers or software of the visitor or any person the visitor subsequently communicates with from corrupting code or data that is inadvertently passed to the visitor’s computer. again, visitor views and interacts with this site, or banners or pop-ups or advertising displayed thereon, at his own risk.
Disclaimer for harm caused by downloads
Visitor downloads information from this site at this own risk. website makes no warranty that downloads are free of corrupting computer codes, including, but not limited to, viruses and worms.
Limitation of liability
By viewing, using, or interacting in any manner with this site, including banners, advertising, or pop-ups, downloads, and as a condition of the website to allow his lawful viewing, visitor forever waives all right to claims of damage of any and all description based on any causal factor resulting in any possible harm, no matter how heinous or extensive, whether physical or emotional, foreseeable or unforeseeable, whether personal or commercial in nature. for any jurisdictions that may now allow for these exclusions our maximum liability will not exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for using our website or service.
Additionally, you agree not to hold us liable for any damages related to issues beyond our control, including but not limited to, acts of god, war, terrorism, insurrection, riots, criminal activity, natural disasters, disruption of communications or infrastructure, labor shortages or disruptions (including unlawful strikes), shortages of materials, and any other events which are not within our control.
Visitor agrees that in the event he causes damage to us or a third party as a result of or relating to the use of this site, visitor will indemnify us for, and, if applicable, defend us against, any claims for damages.
No additional notice of any kind for any reason is required to be given to visitor and visitor expressly warrants an understanding that the right to notice is waived as a condition for permission to view or interact with the website.
Arbitration shall be conducted pursuant to the rules of the american arbitration association which are in effect on the date a dispute is submitted to the american arbitration association. information about the american arbitration association, its rules, and its forms are available from the american arbitration association, 335 madison avenue, floor 10, new york, new york, 10017-4605. hearing will take place in the city or county of the owner of this site.
In no case shall the viewer, visitor, member, subscriber or customer have the right to go to court or have a jury trial. viewer, visitor, member, subscriber or customer will not have the right to engage in pre-trial discovery except as provided in the rules; you will not have the right to participate as a representative or member of any class of claimants pertaining to any claim subject to arbitration; the arbitrator’s decision will be final and binding with limited rights of appeal.
The prevailing party shall be reimbursed by the other party for any and all costs associated with the dispute arbitration, including attorney fees, collection fees, investigation fees, travel expenses.
Jurisdiction and venue
If any matter concerning this purchase shall be brought before a court of law, pre- or post-arbitration, viewer, visitor, member, subscriber or customer agrees to that the sole and proper jurisdiction to be the state and city declared in the contact information of the web owner unless otherwise here specified. in the event that litigation is in a federal court, the proper court shall be the closest federal court to the owner of this site’s address.
Viewer, visitor, member, subscriber or customer agrees that the applicable law to be applied shall, in all cases, be that of the state of the owner of this site.