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Use of This Website


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Disclaimers


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Our Obligations


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Limitation of Liability


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Links to Other Websites


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User Submissions


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General


The Paul S. The Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation administers this Website from its offices in Santa Monica, California. The Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation makes no representation that materials or services at this Website are appropriate or available for use outside the United States, and access to them from territories where their contents are or may become illegal is prohibited. You may not use or export or re-export the materials or services at this Website or any copy or adaptation in violation of any applicable laws or regulations including without limitation U.S. exports laws and regulations. If you choose to access this Website from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.


The Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation may revise these Terms at any time without notice by updating this posting. You should visit this page from time to time to review the extant Terms of Use because they are binding on you at any such time of access. Certain provisions of these Terms may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on specific pages at this Website.


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Revision Date: March 28, 2005

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