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to the dispute resolution provisions set out in Governing Law and Jurisdiction will not apply to any disputes for
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the changes. You are expected to check this page from time to time so you are aware of any changes, as they are
binding on you.
ACCESSING THE SITE AND ACCOUNT SECURITY
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sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Site is unavailable at
any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Site, or the entire Site,
to users, including registered users.
You are responsible for:
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bound by our end user license agreement for such applications.
• If we provide social media features with certain content, you may take such actions as are enabled by such
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If you print, copy, modify, download, or otherwise use or provide any other person with access to any part of the
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The Author-it company name, Author-it logo, the Authorit, Docuvera, Honeycomb, Chrysalis, Magellan, ProCSS,
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person or entity (including, without limitation, by using email addresses associated with any of the
• To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Site, or which, as
determined by us, may harm Author-it or users of the Site or expose them to liability.
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• Use the Site in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the site or interfere with any
other party’s use of the Site, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Site.
• Use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access the Site for any purpose,
including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Site.
• Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Site or for any other unauthorized
purpose without our prior written consent.
• Use any device, software, or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Site.
• Introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or
• Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of the Site, the server on
which the Site is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to the Site.
• Attack the Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
• Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site.
The U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) provides recourse to copyright owners who believe that
their rights under the United States Copyright Act have been infringed by acts of third parties over the Internet. If
you believe that any content uploaded or otherwise made available on the Services infringes upon any copyright
which you own or control, you may so notify us in accordance with our DMCA process at privacy@authorit.
In accordance with the DMCA and other applicable law, we have adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate
circumstances and at our sole discretion, the accounts of users of the Service who are deemed to be repeat
infringers. Cursor may also at its sole discretion limit access to the Service or terminate the account of any user
who infringes any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.
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The information presented on or through the Site is made available solely for general information purposes. We
do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such
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placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its
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in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by
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materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Author-it. We are not responsible, or liable to you or any third
party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.
CHANGES TO THE SITE
We may update the content on this Site from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-todate.
Any of the material on the Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to
update such material.
INFORMATION ABOUT YOU AND YOUR VISITS TO THE SITE
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LINKS FROM THE SITE
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sponsored links. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for
them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the thirdparty
websites linked to this Site, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of
use for such websites.
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any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to the Site may not be legal by
certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Site from outside the United States, you do so on your
own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the
internet or the Site will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing
sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and
accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any
lost data. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS
OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES, OR OTHER
TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT,
COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE
WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR
DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.
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THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR
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WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER AUTHOR-IT
NOR ANY PERSON OR THIRD PARTY ASSOCIATED WITH AUTHOR-IT MAKES ANY WARRANTY
OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY,
QUALITY, ACCURACY, OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT ACCESSIBLE OR
PROVIDED FOR DOWNLOAD FROM THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING,
NEITHER AUTHOR-IT NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH AUTHOR-IT REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS
THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE
WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE, OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS
WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE
OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR
ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR
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WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT,
AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR
LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
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BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN
CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED
TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT,
INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT
NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF
REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS
OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE),
BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED
UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Author-it, its affiliates, licensors, and service providers, and
its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors, and
assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses, or fees
of the Site, including, but not limited to, any use of the Site’s content, services, and products other than as
GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
thereto (in each case, including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in
accordance with the internal laws of the State of California without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law
provision or rule (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction).
exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the State of California, although we retain the
residence or any other relevant country. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you
by such courts and to venue in such courts.
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Use or the Site, including disputes arising from or concerning their interpretation, violation, invalidity, nonperformance,
or termination, to final and binding arbitration under the Rules of Arbitration of the American
Arbitration Association applying California law.
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WAIVER AND SEVERABILITY
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illegal, or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such
Software Corporation regarding the Site and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings,
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