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The Site is not tailored to comply with industry-specific regulations (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), etc.), so if your interactions would be subjected to such laws, you may not use this Site. You may not use the Site in a way that would violate the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA).
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
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You may not access or use the Site for any purpose other than that for which we make the Site available. The Site may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by us.
As a user of the Site, you agree not to:
Systematically retrieve data or other content from the Site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database, or directory without written permission from us.
Make any unauthorized use of the Site, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of users by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email, or creating user accounts by automated means or under false pretenses.
Circumvent, disable, or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Site, including features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on the use of the Site and/or the Content accessible via the Site.
Trick, defraud, or mislead us and other users, especially in any attempt to learn sensitive account information such as user passwords.
Make improper use of our support services or submit false reports of abuse or misconduct.
Engage in any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to send comments or messages, or using any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.
Interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on the Site or the networks or services connected to the Site.
Attempt to impersonate another user or person or use the username of another user.
Sell or otherwise transfer your profile.
Use any information obtained from the Site in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person.
Use the Site as part of any effort to compete with us or otherwise use the Site and/or the Content for any revenue-generating endeavor or commercial enterprise.
Decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Site.
Attempt to bypass any measures of the Site designed to prevent or restrict access to the Site, or any portion of the Site.
Harass, annoy, intimidate, or threaten any of our employees, agents, or other users.
Delete the copyright or other proprietary rights notice from any Content.
Upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or to transmit) viruses, Trojan horses, or other
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You maintain full ownership of all your Contributions and any intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights related to them, and we do not claim any ownership over them. You are solely responsible for your Contributions to the Site and you agree to release us from any responsibility and to refrain from any legal action against us regarding your Contributions.
We reserve the right to edit, redact, or otherwise modify any Contributions in our sole discretion, to re-categorize Contributions to place them in more appropriate locations on the Site, and to pre-screen or delete any Contributions at any time and for any reason without notice. However, we have no obligation to monitor your Contributions.
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If you provide us with any Submissions such as questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback, or other information, you acknowledge that they are non-confidential and become our sole property. We have the right to use and disseminate such Submissions for any lawful purpose, without acknowledgment or compensation to you, and you waive all moral rights to any such Submissions.
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MODIFICATIONS AND INTERRUPTIONS
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In case of any dispute, the Parties agree to first negotiate the matter informally for 30 days before initiating arbitration. If informal negotiations fail, the dispute will be resolved through binding arbitration under the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitration fees and the share of arbitrator compensation will be governed by the AAA Consumer Rules, and the arbitration will take place in Oakland, Michigan, unless otherwise required by the applicable AAA rules or law. The Parties agree that the arbitration will be limited to the dispute between the Parties individually, and no Dispute can be arbitrated on a class-action basis or brought in a representative capacity on behalf of the general public or any other persons. However, the disputes seeking to enforce or protect any intellectual property rights, or allegations of theft, piracy, invasion of privacy, or unauthorized use, or any claim for injunctive relief are not subject to the provisions concerning informal negotiations and binding arbitration.