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II. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
User expressly agrees that use of this site is at User’s sole risk. Neither IAS nor CSI, or any of their respective staff, officers, directors, employees, or agents, warrant that this site will be uninterrupted or error-free; nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of this site.
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Under no circumstances shall IAS, CSI or any other party involved in creating, producing, or distributing this site be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of or inability to use this site, including but no limited to reliance by a User on any information obtained from IAS or CSI or that results from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files or email, errors, defects, viruses, delays in operation or transmission, or any failure of performance, whether or not resulting from acts of God, communications failures, theft, destruction, or unauthorized access to CSI’s or IAS’ records, programs, or services. User hereby acknowledges that this paragraph shall apply to all content and services available through this site. Because the law may vary from state to state within the United States of America or other countries, liability is limited to the fullest extent permitted by all applicable laws.
a. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
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V. TERMINATION OF USAGE
IAS may terminate User’s access, or suspend any User’s access to all or part of this site without notice, for any conduct that IAS or CSI, in its sole discretion, believes is in violation of any applicable law or is harmful to the interests of another User, a third-party Provider, a service provider, IAS or CSI.
VI. USAGE BY CHILDREN UNDER 18
Neither IAS nor CSI can prohibit minors from visiting this site. IAS and CSI must rely on parents, guardians and those responsible for supervising children under 18 to decide which materials are appropriate for such children to view and/or purchase.
VII. APPLICABLE LAW
This site, pursuant to an agreement, is created, hosted by CSI in the State of California. As such, the laws of the State of California will govern these disclaimers, terms and conditions, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. CSI reserves the right to make changes to this site and these disclaimers, terms and conditions at any time. User hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consents to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of California and of the United States of America located in the State of California for any litigation arising out of or relating to use of this site (and agrees not to commence any litigation relating thereto except in such courts) and waives any objection to the laying of venue of any such litigation in the State of California and agrees not to plead or claim in any California Court that such litigation brought therein has been brought in an inconvenient form.