Last Updated: July 29, 2021
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY, INCLUDING THE MANDATORY ARBITRATION PROVISION IN SECTION 12, WHICH REQUIRES THAT DISPUTES BE RESOLVED BY FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS, NOT A CLASS-WIDE OR CONSOLIDATED BASIS. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE SUBJECT TO ARBITRATION, YOU MAY OPT OUT OF THE ARBITRATION PROVISION BY FOLLOWING THE INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.
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The foregoing license is subject to these Terms, does not include any right to and you will not: (a) sell, resell or commercially use our Site or Company Content; (b) copy, reproduce, distribute, publicly perform or publicly display the Company Content, except as expressly permitted by us or our licensors in writing; (c) modify the Company Content, remove any proprietary rights notice or markings or otherwise create or make any derivative works or uses of our Site or the Company Content; (d) use any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods; (e) reverse engineer any aspect of our Site or the Company Content or do anything that might discover source code or bypass or circumvent measures employed to prevent or limit access to any part of our Site; or (f) access or use our Site or the Company Content other than for their intended purposes. Any use of the Site other than as specifically authorized herein, without our prior written permission, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted to you.
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Please read the following section carefully because it requires you to arbitrate certain disputes and claims with Company and limits the manner in which you can seek relief from us, unless you opt out of arbitration by following the instructions set forth below. No class or representative actions or arbitrations are allowed under this arbitration provision. In addition, arbitration precludes you from suing in court or having a jury trial.
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We may make changes to these Terms from time to time. If we make changes, we will post the amended Terms to our Site and update the “Last Updated” date above. We may also attempt to notify you by providing notice, such as by sending an email or otherwise communicating through our Site. Unless we say otherwise in our notice, the amended Terms will be effective immediately, and your continued access to and use of our Site after we provide such notice will confirm your acceptance of the changes. If you do not agree to the amended Terms, you must stop accessing and using our Site.
If any provision or part of a provision of these Terms is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision or part of the provision is deemed severable from these Terms and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
The failure of Company to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. These Terms reflect the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter hereof and supersede all prior agreements, representations, statements and understandings of the parties. The section titles in these Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. Use of the word “including” will be interpreted to mean “including without limitation.” Except as otherwise provided herein, these Terms are intended solely for the benefit of the parties and are not intended to confer third-party beneficiary rights upon any other person or entity. You agree that communications and transactions between us may be conducted electronically.