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Your use of RefSeek’s web site (the “Site”) is governed by this legal agreement. Please review the following terms carefully. If you do not agree to these terms, you should not use this site. The terms “we” or “our” refer to RefSeek, the owner of RefSeek.com. The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of our Web Site.

1. Acceptance of Agreement

You agree to the terms and conditions outlined in this Terms of Use Agreement ("Agreement") with respect to our Site. This Agreement supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to the Site, the content, and products or services provided by or through the Site. This Agreement may be amended at any time by RefSeek from time to time without specific notice to you. The latest Agreement will be posted on the Site, and you should review this Agreement prior to using the Site.

2. Copyright

The content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, and other matters related to the Site are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including but not limited to intellectual property) rights. Some of the content on the site is the copyrighted work of third parties. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the Site.

3. Service Marks

RefSeek’s name, service marks, and logos are property of RefSeek. Other product and company names mentioned on the Site are trademarks of their respective owners. Nothing in this Agreement gives the right to use any trademark, service marks, or logos of any mark owner.

4. Limited License; Permitted Uses

You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use the Site strictly in accordance with this Agreement.

5. Restrictions and Prohibitions on Use

Your license for access and use of the Site and any information, materials or documents (collectively defined as “Content and Materials”) therein are subject to the following restrictions and prohibitions on use: You may not (a) create compilations or derivative works of any Content and Materials from the Site; (b) use any Content and Materials from the Site in any manner that may infringe any copyright, intellectual property right, proprietary right, or property right of RefSeek or any third parties; (c) remove, change or obscure any copyright notice or other proprietary notice or terms of use contained in the Site; (d) remove, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any Site software or use any network monitoring or discovery software to determine the Site architecture; and (e) use any automatic process to harvest information from the Site.

6. Errors, Corrections and Changes

RefSeek do not represent or warrant that the information available on or through the Site will be correct, accurate, timely or otherwise reliable. We may make changes to the features, functionality or content of the Site at any time. We reserve the right in our sole discretion to edit or delete any documents, information or links appearing on the Site.

7. Third Party Content

Third party content regularly appears on the Site and is made accessible via links from the Site. We are not responsible for and assume no liability for any mistakes, misstatements of law, defamation, omissions, obscenity, or profanity in the statements, opinions, representations or any other form of third party content on the Site.

i. WordNet Definitions

WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved. DATABASE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND PRINCETON UNIVERSITY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. BY WAY OF EXAMPLE, BUT NOT LIMITATION, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF MERCHANT- ABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR THAT THE USE OF THE LICENSED SOFTWARE, DATABASE OR DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT INFRINGE ANY THIRD PARTY PATENTS, COPYRIGHTS, TRADEMARKS OR OTHER RIGHTS.

8. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold RefSeek and our partners, agents, officers, directors, employees, subcontractors, advertisers, and third party suppliers of information and documents, harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense, including reasonable attorney's fees, related to your violation of this Agreement or use of the Site.

9. Disclaimer

THE INFORMATION, CONTENT AND DOCUMENTS FROM OR THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS-IS," "AS AVAILABLE," WITH “ALL FAULTS”, AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE DISCLAIMED (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE DISCLAIMER OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE). THE INFORMATION AND SERVICES MAY CONTAIN BUGS, ERRORS, PROBLEMS OR OTHER LIMITATIONS. WE AND OUR AFFILIATED PARTIES HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR YOUR USE OF ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICE. IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT AS A LIMITATION THEREOF, WE AND OUR AFFILIATED PARTIES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF PROFITS, LITIGATION, OR THE LIKE), WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ALL RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY VIRUSES IS DISCLAIMED. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US THROUGH THE SITE OR OTHERWISE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT.

10. Limitation of Liability

We shall not be liable for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting in any way from (a) any errors in or omissions from the Site or any services or products obtained through the Site, (b) the unavailability or interruption of the Site or any features thereof, (c) your use of the Site, (d) the content contained on the Site, or (e) any delay or failure in performance beyond the control of a Covered Party.

11. Links to other Web Sites

The Site contains links to other Web sites. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions express in such Web sites, and such Web sites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by us. Inclusion of any linked Web site on our Site does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked Web site by us. If you decide to leave our Site and access these third-party sites, you do so at your own risk.

12. Legal Compliance

You agree to comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of the Site and the Content and Materials provided therein.

13. Miscellaneous

In the event of an acquisition, sale or merger, this Agreement and all incorporated agreements and your information may be automatically assigned by RefSeek in our sole discretion to a third party. Should any part of this Agreement be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed consistent with applicable law and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. To the extent that anything in or associated with the Site is in conflict or inconsistent with this Agreement, this Agreement shall take precedence. Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision. Our rights under this Agreement shall survive any termination of this Agreement.