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Without prior approval and express written permission, you may not create frames around our web pages or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Web Site.
In order for an individual or entity to become an accredited business and be eligible to use the Brand Enhancer, it must: (1) certify that it currently meets and will in the future continue to meet all applicable laws and regulations, including but not limited to those of the Federal Trade Commission, concerning the use of the “Made in the USA” designation of origin; and (2) meet the accreditation, licensing provisions and the other standards set forth in the Agreement.
Your use of this Web Site and/or the product(s) of any Accredited business is at your own risk. This Web Site is provided “AS-IS” and as available. We expressly disclaim any warranty of MERCHANTABILITY, fitness for a particular purpose or noninfringement. Under no circumstances will we be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from use of the Web Site, any product(s) of any Accredited Business, any product(s) bearing the Brand Enhancer, any content posted on or through the Web Site, or conduct or representation of any users of the Web Site or Accredited Business, whether online or offline. We are not responsible for the conduct or representation, whether online or offline, of any Accredited Business or user of this Web Site. We make no representationS about the product(s) of any Accredited Business or any products bearing the Brand Enhancer and expressly disclaim any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose of the same. We cannot guarantee and do not promise any specific results from use of the Web Site or any product(s) bearing the Brand Enhancer.
Limitations on Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, ARISING FROM OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE, THE PRODUCT(S) OF ANY ACCREDITED BUSINESS, ANY PRODUCT BEARING THE BRAND ENHANCER OR YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY REPRESENTATION BY AN ACCREDITED BUSINESS, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF.
Third Party Links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer links to Accredited Businesses or third party products or services on our Web Site. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
We take reasonable steps to protect the security and integrity of all personal information you provide to the Web Site; however, due to the inherent nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that information, during transmission or while stored on our system or otherwise in our care, will be absolutely safe from intrusion by others, such as hackers.
We assume no liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, any user submission. We are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment or software, due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or on the Web Site, including any injury or damage to users or to any person’s computer related to or resulting from downloading materials. We make no warranties that the services will be timely, secure, uninterrupted or error-free. You understand that if you download any material, you do so at your sole risk.
Termination of Access
If there is any dispute about or involving the Web Site, you agree that the dispute shall be governed by the laws of the State of Ohio, USA, without regard to conflict of law provisions, and you agree to exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue in the state and federal courts located in Columbus, Ohio. We may demand that any dispute between you and us about or involving the Web Site must be settled by binding arbitration utilizing the dispute resolution procedures of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) in Columbus, Ohio, USA.