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and material has expressly granted to the Company) a royalty-free, perpetual,
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modify, adapt, publish, translate, transmit and distribute or otherwise make
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purpose) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or
technology now known or hereafter developed. You also agree that the Company is
free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send the
Company for any purpose.
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information or materials to the Company that are defamatory, threatening, obscene,
harassing, in violation of any law, governmental requirements or otherwise
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person or entity.
You shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on this Site any information
and material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the
express written permission of the owner of such right(s). You shall be solely liable
for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyright, proprietary rights, or
any other harm resulting from such a submission.
The Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to revise these Terms at any
time and correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the Site and Materials.
Materials may also be changed, modified, added or removed and updated without
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Materials. The Company may also make changes in the products, services,
programs or prices (if any) described in the Site at any time without notice. Your
continued use of the Site after any change the Company makes to the Site will be
considered acceptance of those changes. You should revisit these Terms from
time to time to review the then-current Terms because they are binding on you.
Linking to this Site
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This Site is administered by the Company from its offices in the United States.
Materials published at this Site may refer to products, programs or services that are
not available in your country. Furthermore, the Company makes no representation
that the Materials at this Site are appropriate or available for use at other locations
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materials in violation of the export laws of the United States or any other country. If
you access this Site from a location outside of the United States, you are
responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.
These Terms shall be governed by the laws of the State of Florida, without giving
effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any provision of this Agreement and
Terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable then that provision
shall be severable from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and
enforceability of any remaining provisions.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between the Company and you with
respect to your use of the Site. Any cause of action you may have with respect to
your use of the Site must be commenced within six (6) months after the claim or
cause of action arises.
The Company is aware of the need to address Internet privacy issues and we
believe you should be aware of how we intend to treat any information about you
that we might receive on the Internet as a result of your visit to our Site.
Information About the Company On-Line Visitors
Our web servers generally collect the domain names, not the e-mail addresses, of
visitors. In general, we gather information about users of the Site collectively in
order to determine, for example, which areas users access more frequently and
which Materials users access the most. This information helps us to determine
what is most beneficial for our users, and how we can continually create a better
overall experience for our users by improving the content of the Site.
There are times however, when we may need information from you, such as your
name and address. Customarily, the personal information the Company obtains is
used only to respond to inquires, to process orders, or to allow the user to access
specific account information. We may also ask you to voluntarily provide us with
information for market research such as, your interests, demographics, and
experience with our products and/or services. Occasionally, we may make the
e-mail addresses of those who provide information available to other reputable
organizations whose products or services we think you may find interesting.
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Some aspects of the Site may not work the same, or work properly or as intended, if
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The Company's Site may contain links to other websites. While the Company tries
to link only to sites that share its high standards and respect for privacy, the
Company cannot take responsibility for the content or the privacy practices
employed by other sites.
We make no representations whatsoever about any other website that may be
linking to our site. Any link from another site to our site does not mean that we
endorse or accept any responsibility for the content or the use of such website. If
you use the other websites, you do so at your own risk. We make no warranty or
representation regarding them, and do not sponsor or endorse any linked
websites, the information or materials appearing on them, or any of the products
and services they describe. Links from another website to ours does not imply that
we are affiliated or associated with the linked site, or that it is authorized to use any
trademark, trade name, logo or copyright of ours. In addition, third party websites
may have different privacy policies and you should review them.
If at anytime the Company changes its privacy commitment, the Company will post
those changes here so that you will know what information the Company gathers
and how the Company might use that information.
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