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– Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity, or express or imply that we endorse any statement you make.
– Interfere with or disrupt the operation of the Site or the servers or networks used to make the Site available, including by hacking or defacing any portions of the Site; or violate any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of such servers or networks.
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– Reproduce, duplicate, copy, modify, adapt, translate, create derivative works of, sell, resell, lease, loan or otherwise exploit any portion of, use of or access to the Site, without our express prior written consent.
– Reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of the Site, except where such restriction is expressly prohibited by applicable law.
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– Frame or mirror any part of the Site, or otherwise incorporate any portion of the Site into any product or service, without our express prior written consent.
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We are not responsible for and do not control or endorse any Third Party Materials, including the accuracy, validity, timeliness, completeness, reliability, integrity, quality, legality, usefulness or safety of Third Party Materials, or any intellectual property rights therein. Certain Third Party Materials may, among other things, be inaccurate, misleading or deceptive. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to be a representation or warranty by us with respect to any Third Party Materials. We have no obligation to monitor Third Party Materials. YOUR USE OF THIRD-PARTY MATERIALS IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND IS SUBJECT TO ANY ADDITIONAL TERMS, CONDITIONS AND POLICIES APPLICABLE TO SUCH THIRD PARTY MATERIALS.
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Termination. This Agreement is effective until terminated. We may, at any time and for any reason (including if we believe that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of this Agreement), terminate or suspend your access to or use of: the Site or any files, information or materials associated with you. Upon any such termination or suspension, your right to use the Site will immediately cease, and we may, without liability to you or any third party, immediately deactivate or delete any related user name, password and account, and all associated files and information. If we terminate or suspend your use of the Site, you hereby waive any claims against us or our Affiliated Entities with respect to such termination or suspension. We and our Affiliated Entities shall not be liable for any termination or suspension of your access to the Site or to any such files, information or materials, and (except as may be required under mandatory applicable law) shall not be required to make such files, information or materials available to you after any such termination or suspension. We may take steps that we believe are appropriate to enforce or verify compliance with any part of this Agreement (including our right to cooperate with any legal process relating to your use of the Site or any third-party claim that your use of the Site is unlawful or infringes such third party’s rights). Sections 2–6 and 8–16 shall survive any expiration or termination of this Agreement.
Governing Law; Dispute Resolution. If you are a resident of the United States or any claim or dispute in connection with this Agreement or your use of the Site (each, a “Dispute”) arises in connection with your use of (including access to) the Site while in the United States, or if you are an Organization or an individual using the Site on behalf of, or for the benefit of, an Organization, the following will apply: The terms of this Agreement and any applicable Dispute are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the United States (including federal arbitration law) and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, U.S.A., without regard to its principles of conflicts of law or the U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. All disputes arising out of or related to this agreement or any aspect of the relationship between you and EXPEDITED CLIMB CAPITAL LLC and AFFILIATED ENTITIES, whether based in contract, tort, statute, fraud, misrepresentation or any other legal theory, will be resolved through the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located in Massachusetts, U.S.A., absent your assent to alternative terms with one of our service providers. You hereby waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.
Copyright Infringement Claims. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials available on the Site infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) may send Expedited Climb Capital LLC a written notice by mail or the Contact page of this Website requesting that we remove such material or block access to it. If you believe in good faith that someone has wrongly filed a notice of copyright infringement against you, the DMCA permits you to send to Expedited Climb Capital LLC a counter-notice. Notices and counter-notices must meet the then-current statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA. See http://www.copyright.gov/ for details. Notices and counter-notices must be sent in writing to us as follows: by mail to DMCA Claim C/O Expedited Climb Capital LLC, 23 Main Street, Andover, MA 01810.
Miscellaneous. This Agreement does not, and shall not be construed to, create any partnership, joint venture, employer-employee, agency, or franchisor-franchisee relationship between you and us. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, that provision will be deemed severable from this Agreement and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any other provision. You may not assign, transfer, or sublicense any or all of your rights or obligations under this Agreement without our express prior written consent. We may assign, transfer or sublicense any or all of our rights or obligations under this Agreement without restriction. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder will be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. Any heading, caption or section title contained herein is for convenience only, and in no way defines or explains any section or provision. All terms defined in the singular shall have the same meanings when used in the plural, where appropriate and unless otherwise specified. Any use of the term “including” or variations thereof in this Agreement shall be construed as if followed by the phrase “without limitation.” This Agreement hereby incorporates by this reference any additional terms that we post on the Site and, except as otherwise expressly stated herein, this Agreement is the entire Agreement between you and us relating to the subject matter herein and supersedes any and all prior or contemporaneous written or oral agreements or understandings between you and us relating to such subject matter. Notices to you may be made via posting to the Site or by e-mail (including in each case via links), or by regular mail, in our discretion.
Without limitation, you agree that a printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. We will not be responsible for failure to fulfill any obligation due to causes beyond our control.