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A. TERMS APPLICABLE TO ALL USERS
2. Changes to Terms
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7. No Unlawful Or Prohibited Use
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9. No Warranties
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10. Governing Law, Location and Miscellaneous
11. Separate Agreements
12. U.S. Resident
You represent that you are a United States resident.
13. No Professional Advice
The information available on the Website is intended to be a general information resource regarding the matters covered, and is not tailored to your specific circumstance. You should not construe this as legal, accounting or other professional advice. This Website is not intended for use by minors. YOU SHOULD EVALUATE ALL INFORMATION, OPINIONS AND ADVICE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE IN CONSULTATION WITH YOUR INSURANCE SPECIALIST, OR WITH YOUR LEGAL, TAX, FINANCIAL OR OTHER ADVISOR, AS APPROPRIATE.
14. Users Disputes
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users. The Website Owner reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other users.
15. User Submissions and Communications:
If you make any submission to an area of the Website accessed or accessible by the public (“Public Area”) or if you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to The Website Owner by email, you automatically represent and warrant that the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted the Website Owner a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed. The Website Owner may sublicense its rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses. If you wish to keep any business information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, you must not submit them to the Public Areas or to the Website Owner by email. The Website Owner tries to answer every email in a timely manner, but is not always able to do so.
Users will be held directly and solely responsible for the content of comments that are posted. While not moderating comments, the Site reviewer will periodically perform an administrative review for the purpose of deleting messages that are old, have received few responses, are off topic or irrelevant, serve as advertisements or seem otherwise inappropriate. The Website Owner has full discretion to delete messages.
The Website Owner reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following:
(a) Examine an allegation that a communication(s) do(es) not conform to the terms of this section and determine in her sole discretion to remove or request the removal of the communication(s).
(d) Monitor, edit, or disclose any communication posted on the Site.
(e) Edit or delete any communication(s) posted on the Out the Front Door Site, regardless of whether such communication(s) violate these standards.
The Website Owner reserves the right to take any action she deems necessary to protect the personal safety of Out the Front Door guests or the public. Susan Houser has no liability or responsibility to users of the Out the Front Door Website or any other person or entity for performance or nonperformance of the aforementioned activities.
All information relating to or disclosed by any party in connection with the arbitration of any disputes hereunder shall be treated by the parties, their representatives, and the arbitrator as proprietary business information. Such information shall not be disclosed by any party or their respective representatives without the prior written authorization of the party furnishing such information. Such information shall not be disclosed by the arbitrator without the prior written authorization of all parties. Each party shall bear the burden of its own counsel fees incurred in connection with any arbitration proceedings.
Judgment upon the award returned by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction over the parties or their assets or application of enforcement, as the case may be. Any award by the arbitrator shall be the sole and exclusive remedy of the parties. The parties hereby waive all rights to judicial review of the arbitrator’s decision and any award contained therein.
17. Limitation of Liability
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B. ADDITIONAL TERMS APPLICABLE ONLY TO MAILING-LIST USERS
19. Mailing-List Users
The Website Owner does not warrant that the functions contained in the mailing-list service provided by the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected or that this service or the server that makes it available will be free of viruses or other harmful components.