TERMS OF USE

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Theservices mystatewideinfo.com (hereinafter “Company”, “we,” “our,” and “us”)provides to you are subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein(“Terms of Use”), which governs your access and/or use of this website, ourplatform and/or use of any mobile versions, content, courses, programs,materials, blogs, podcasts, products, services, event listings, liveconferences, and any websites that the Company may have now and/or in thefuture (collectively the “Services”). 

Bypurchasing courses, attending a course or live event and/or using the Services,you signify your agreement with this Terms of Use and are entering into alegally binding agreement with the Company.  Please read this Terms of Usecarefully.  If you do not accept this Terms of Use, now or in the future,please stop your use of the Services immediately, in which case any continuingaccess and/or use of the Services is unauthorized.  You furtheracknowledge that you are using the Services for your own sole purpose and notfor the benefit of a competitor. 

ARBITRATIONNOTICE: EXCEPT FOR CERTAIN TYPES OF DISPUTES DESCRIBED IN THE ARBITRATIONCLAUSE BELOW, YOU AGREE THAT DISPUTES BETWEEN YOU AND THE COMPANY WILL BERESOLVED BY MANDATORY BINDING ARBITRATION AND YOU WAIVE ANY RIGHT TOPARTICIPATE IN A CLASS-ACTION LAWSUIT AND/OR CLASS-WIDE ARBITRATION. 

PRIVACY POLICY

Youalso agree to the Company’s privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) and consent toany personal information we may obtain about you being collected, stored,and/or otherwise processed in accordance with the Privacy Policy and this Termsof Use. 

CHANGES

Subjectto the conditions set forth herein, the Company may, at any time, in its solediscretion, make changes to the Services, including its look, feel, format andcontent.  Any revisions to this Terms of Use will take effect when postedon the Service unless otherwise stated.  In the event a revised versionincludes substantial changes, the Company will provide additional forms ofnotification as it deems necessary in its sole discretion.  The Company maymake such changes to the terms and conditions contained herein and yourcontinued use of the Services following such changes will constitute youracceptance of such changes. The Company will provide a notice of such changesby posting the updated Terms of Use on the website and changing the “lastupdated” date listed above. 

Scope of Use

Eligibility. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) requires that onlineservice providers get parental consent before they knowingly collect personallyidentifiable information online from children under the age of thirteen(13).  We do not knowingly collect or solicit information from childrenunder the age of thirteen (13).  You represent that you are over the ageof eighteen (18) and are the intended recipient of the Services.  You maynot access and/or use the Services for any purpose if either of therepresentations in the preceding sentence is not true.  We may, in oursole discretion, refuse to offer the Services to any person and/or entity andchange its eligibility criteria at any time.  If we learn we havecollected personal information from a child under the age of thirteen (13), wewill delete the information, so please contact us if you think a child hasprovided us personal information.

Use of Services and Availability.  The Company retains the right, in our sole andabsolute discretion, to deny service and/or access to and/or use of theServices to anyone at any time and for any reason without liability. While weuse reasonable efforts to keep the Services accessible, the Services may beunavailable from time to time.  You understand and agree that there may beinterruptions to the Services and/or access to your account due tocircumstances both within our control (e.g., routine maintenance) and outsideof the Company’s control. The Services may be modified, updated, suspendedand/or discontinued at any time without notice and/or liability.

Creating an Account. You may establish an account through the Services.  Without creating anaccount, you will be able to browse our website, which merely featuresinformation about the Services and related materials, but you will not be ableto use and/or access certain of our Services.   Your account requiresyou to (i) indicate agreement to this Terms of Use, (ii) provide contactinformation, and (iii) submit any other form of authentication required duringthe enrollment process, as determined by the Company in its sole and absolutediscretion.  If you establish an account with the Company, you agree to providetrue, accurate and current information in connection with your account. You are responsible for updating and correcting information you have submittedto create and/or maintain your account.  Any usernames and passwords usedfor the Services are for individual use only.  You are solely responsiblefor maintaining the security and confidentiality of the password you use toaccess your account.  You understand and agree that the Company shall haveno responsibility for any incident arising out of, or related to, your accountsettings.  The Company will assume that anyone using the Services and/ortransacting through your account is you.  Therefore, you further agree toimmediately notify the Company of any unauthorized use of your password and/or accountand/or any other breach of security.  You may only create and hold one (1)account that you are solely responsible for managing and are prohibited fromusing other disguised identities when using the Services.  We may refuseto grant you an account with a name that impersonates someone else, if it maybe illegal, vulgar, offensive, and/or if it may be protected by trademarkand/or other proprietary rights, as determined by the Company in its sole andabsolute discretion.  Your account is non-transferrable and may not besold, combined and/or otherwise shared with any other person.  If youviolate this Terms of Use we may terminate your account immediately.  Upontermination, the provisions of this Terms of Use that are by their natureintended to survive termination (including without limitation any disclaimers,limitations of liability and indemnities) shall survive such termination.

If weterminate your account, you may not subscribe under a new account unless weformally invite you. If you commit fraud and/or falsify information inconnection with your access to and/or use of the Services, your account will beterminated immediately and we reserve the right to hold you liable for any andall damages that we suffer, and we may pursue legal action through relevantlocal and national law enforcement authorities and may notify your ‘InternetService Provider’ of any fraudulent activity we associate with you and/or youraccess to and/or use of the Services. 

Communications from the Company.  By using the Services, you agree to receivecertain communications in connection with the Services.  When you accessand/or use the Services, you are communicating with us electronically, and youconsent to receive communications from us electronically including but not limitedto notices related to the Services provided to you via email.  You agreethat all agreements, notices, disclosures and/or other communications that weprovide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that suchcommunications be in writing.  Yourconsent to receive records and notices electronically will remain in effectuntil you withdraw it.  You may withdraw your consent to receive furtherrecords and notices electronically at any time by contacting us.  If youwithdraw your consent to receive such records and notices electronically, wewill revoke your access to the Services.  Any withdrawal of your consentto receive records and notices electronically will be effective only after wehave a reasonable period of time to process your request for withdrawal.

Your Responsibilities. Company grants you the rights set forth herein, subject to the followingconditions:

  • You may not access all or any part of the Services in order to build a product or service which competes with the Services;
  • You shall not obtain or attempt to obtain any data through any means from the Services, except if we intend to provide and/or make it available to you;
  • You shall not pretend to be someone else, use someone else’s identify or misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • You shall not copy or imitate part or all of the design, layout, and/or look-and-feel of the Services and/or individual sections of it, in any form or media;
  • You will use commercially reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized access to and/or use of the services and content provided on the Services, and to notify Company promptly of any such unauthorized access and/or use; and
  • You shall not use the Services for any unlawful purpose and/or to violate any federal, state, international law, code of conduct and/or other guidelines which may be applicable to the Services provided.

Thecommercial use, reproduction, transmission or distribution of any information,software or other material available through the Services without the priorwritten consent of Company is strictly prohibited.

ERRORS, INACCURACIES, OMISSIONS AND PERFORMANCE

Occasionallythere may be information on the Services that contain typographical errors,inaccuracies, and/or omissions that may relate to service and/or course descriptions,pricing, offers, Services and availability.  We reserve the right to: (i)revoke any stated offer; (ii) correct any errors, inaccuracies, and/oromission; and/or (iii) make changes to prices, content, promotion offers,service and/or product descriptions and/or other information without obligationto issue any notice of such changes, except as prohibited by law. The Serviceswill include resources, virtual products and the fundamental businessconcepts.  However, you acknowledge that while the Service will becomprehensive, completion of a course and use of the Service does not guaranteeresults.  You further acknowledge and agree that the Company makes noguarantee, express or implied, regarding the Services, courses and/or anyimprovement in your business, personal life, skills and/or income. 

PROPRIETARY RIGHTS AND LICENSES

Intellectual Property.  The Services, any content on the Services and theinfrastructure used to provide the Services are proprietary to the Company, ouraffiliates, and other content providers.  By using the Services andaccepting this Terms of Use: (a) the Company grants you a limited, personal,nontransferable, nonexclusive, revocable right to access and use the Servicespursuant to this Terms of Use and to any additional terms and policies setforth by the Company; and (b) you agree not to reproduce, distribute, createderivative works from, publicly display, publicly perform, license, sell and/orre-sell any content, courses, software, products and/or services obtained fromand/or through the Services without the express written permission of theCompany.

Reservation of Rights.  The content, headers, videos, illustrations, photographs,graphics, icons, trade dress and/or other information on the Service(“Content”), as well as the organization and/or layout of the Service, arecopyrighted and are protected by United States and international copyright lawsand treaty provisions.  The Company owns, controls, lawfully uses and/orlicenses the Content on the Service.  The Company’s name and logo may notbe copied, imitated and/or used, without the Company’s prior writtenpermission.  Subject to the limited rights expressly granted hereunder,the Company and/or its third party providers reserve all right, title andinterest in and to the Services and Content, including all related worldwideintellectual property rights.  You are acquiring no other right to useartwork, designs, trade secrets, trade names, copyrighted materials,trademarks, or service marks of the Company or its affiliates or agents. No rights are granted to you hereunder other than as expressly set forthherein.

Copyright© 2020, the Company. All rights reserved. 

Feedback. If you provide us (in a direct mail, email and/or otherwise) with any feedback,suggestions, improvements, enhancements, recommendations and/or featurerequests relating to the Services (“Feedback”), then you further grant theCompany a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free license to use andincorporate any such Feedback.  The Company has no obligations to reviewany Feedback and may use and redistribute Feedback for any purpose withoutrestriction in its sole and absolute discretion.

RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS

Materials. The Company may provide materials to you including but not limited to: all information related to the Company to which you have access, whether inoral, written, graphic or machine-readable form, in the course of or inconnection with your use of the Services, including but not limited to notes,recordings, courses, chats, analyses, phone-calls, studies, videos, books,tests, and other aids, procedures, techniques, operating methods, know-how,processes, formulas, source and object codes, data, improvements, plans, and/ormarketing information and any other information which could reasonably beexpected to benefit competitors of the Company (collectively,“Materials”).  You understand that the Materials that you receive areconfidential and proprietary to the Company, and shall not be sold, loaned,rented, given away, distributed, advertised for sale on the ‘Internet’ and/orthrough any other medium, and/or exploited in any manner.  Upon purchaseof a course, event or subscription, as applicable, the Materials provided toyou are for your sole use and are not to be shared with others.

Prohibited Conduct.  You may download, store, display on your computer, view,listen to, play and print Materials that the Company publishes or broadcasts onthe Service or makes available for download through the Service subject to thefollowing: (a) the Materials may be used solely for your personal,informational, noncommercial purposes; (b) the Materials may not be copied,modified or altered in any way; (c) the Materials may not be publiclydisplayed; and (d) the Materials may not be redistributed.  You furtheragree that you will not copy or cause to be copied and/or reproduce in anymanner, electronic and/or otherwise, any of the Materials, any notes based onthe Materials and/or any notes based on the courses or programs you take orotherwise participate in.  The commercial use, reproduction, transmissionor distribution of any Materials available through the Service without theprior written consent of the Company is strictly prohibited.  You agreethat you will not tape-record, video-record, transmit, photograph, and/orotherwise reproduce the Materials and/or any and all courses that you getaccess to through the Service. 

Youwill not, except as expressly authorized in this Terms of Use: (a) use, copy,merge, or make derivative works of the Services, Content or the Materialsprovided on or through the Service; (b) rent, lease, sublicense, distribute,transfer, copy, modify, or timeshare your login or any of your rights underthis Terms of Use; (c) provide unauthorized third parties with access to or useyour login information; (d) reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, orotherwise attempt to access the source code of the Services, except and only tothe extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law; (e) useautomated scripts to collect information or otherwise interact with the Servicein an unauthorized manner; (f) use the Services in any unlawful manner or inany manner that could harm or disable mystatewideinfo.com; (g) use the Serviceto upload, post, send, store, or otherwise transmit any content that theCompany finds objectionable; or (h) use the Services after any expiration,termination, or cancellation of this Terms of Use or the license grantedherein.

Breachof this Section may result in irreparable and continuing damage to the Companyfor which monetary damages may not be sufficient, and you agree that theCompany will be entitled to seek, in addition to its other rights and remedieshereunder or at law, injunctive or all other equitable relief as may be properfrom a court of competent jurisdiction.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

As acondition of your use of the Services, you agree not to use the Services,Materials or Content provided on or through the Service, for any purpose thatis unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use or the rules, guidelines orterms of use posted for a specific area of the website or content provided on orthrough the Service. 

MONITORING

The Company reserves the right, but generally does not,and has no obligation in any way, to monitor the Services or screen contentthat is shared on or through the Services. The Company, however, reserves theright to review the Services and content and to monitor all use of and activityon the Service, and to remove or choose not to make available on or through theService any content in its sole and absolute discretion. The Company may removecontent that is confidential or proprietary to a third party without that thirdparty’s permission.  The Company reserves the right to take any action itdeems necessary to protect the personal safety of our guests and/or thepublic.  The Company has no liability orresponsibility to users of the Services and/or any other person and/or entityfor performance and/or nonperformance of the aforementioned activities.

PAYMENT

General. In consideration for the Company’s provision of the Services, you agree to paythe Company the fees set forth in each course, event and/or membership that youenroll in through the Services.  Please note that the Company must receivefull payment in order for you to have access to the applicable Services. You are responsible for all fees, including without limitation taxes,associated with your use of the Services.  You shall pay all fees duehereunder by providing a valid payment and/or credit card and all fees shall bepayable in U.S. dollars within the United States.  By agreeing to thisTerms of Use, you hereby give the Company permission to charge the credit card,bank account, or other approved method of payment associated with your accountfor fees associated with use of the Services.  All fees due and payable byyou to the Company under this Terms of Use must be paid in full without anydeduction, set-off, counterclaim or withholding of any kind unless required bylaw.

Membership Fees. In consideration of the provision of the membership subscription describedthrough the Service, you agree to pay the Company the fees (including withoutlimitation membership/subscription fees for the membership option that youselect during your sign up process) in accordance with the terms and conditionscontained herein.  Based on your initial enrollment, you will beautomatically charged the membership subscription fee for the Services based onthe recurrence selected at the time of payment.  Such fees arenon-refundable, notwithstanding your cancellation of the membership in theService.  Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, membership feesand charges are subject to change by the Company at any time upon fifteen (30)days prior notice to you.

Payment Processor.  The Company uses third party service providers such asPayPal (“PayPal”) and their respective APIs, to execute online paymenttransactions related to your account.  By using the Services and agreeingto this Terms of Use, you also agree to be bound by our third party processor’sterms of service, as applicable.  Any authorization you provide to makeautomatic payments using the Service will remain in effect untilcancelled.  You are responsible for all transactions (one-time, recurring,and refunds) processed through the Service and/or third party paymentprocessor.

No Refunds.  All fees are nonrefundable and are not subject to set-offunless otherwise agreed to by the Company in its sole and absolutediscretion.  You acknowledge and agree that we will charge your designatedpayment method for fees upon your initial account set-up and service selection. Therefore, and in consideration of the Services provided by the Company, youagree that once our service provider charges your designated payment method forthe fees as provided in this Terms of Use and on the Services, the charge isnon-refundable, except as otherwise required by applicable law.  To theextent permitted by applicable law, you agree not to ask your credit cardcompany or bank to charge back any fees charged pursuant to this Terms of Use.

TERM; TERMINATION

ThisTerms of Use will remain in full force and effect exclusively, until eitherparty requests to terminate the relationship. The rights granted by Company touse the Services is predicated upon your (a) acknowledgment and acceptance ofthis Terms of Use; (b) payment for the access granted; and (c) agreement to notshare the access granted with any other person or entity. We may terminate youraccount and/or your access to all or any part of the Services at any time, withor without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately, which mayinvolve deletion of your content associated with your account from ourdatabases, without liability. You will have the ability to terminate theServices at any time, for any reason, upon ten (15) days prior written noticeto the Company.  Upon termination, you agree to immediately discontinueuse of the Services and/or related services that were promoted through theServices, and must provide a certified statement indicating compliance withthis provision upon Company’s request. If you violate, or if we have grounds tosuspect that you violated, this Terms of Use and/or other use parametersincluded on the Services, we reserve the right to suspend and/or terminate youraccount, and/or refuse your use of the Services (or any portion thereof) at anytime.  In the event you fail to pay for the access granted, and/or sharethe access granted with any person and/or entity, and/or misuse the system byany means actionable under a federal, state, and/or local statute, code,regulation, law, and/or civil action, the Company will consider the user’saccess as having been acquired by fraud and/or misrepresentation and willterminate your access immediately.  In such a case, the Company retainsthe right to seek civil and/or criminal redress, the entire cost of which shallbe borne solely by the you. 

INDEMNITY

Youagree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Company, its officers,directors, employees and agents from and against any and all claims,liabilities, damages, losses, demands, proceedings, awards, fees, expensesand/or liabilities of any, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costsnature (collectively “Claims”), due to or arising out of and/or in relation to(i) content that you share, (ii) your violation or breach of this Terms of Useor any additional rules, guidelines or terms of use posted for a specific areaof the website or Content provided on or through the Services,(iii) your use ofthe Company’s Services, (iv) your violation, trespass, contravention and/orbreach of any third party intellectual property rights, and/or the unauthorizeduse, infringement and/or misappropriation of any trade secret of any thirdparty; (iv) fraud you commit and/or your intentional misconduct and/ornegligence. You shall give prompt notice to Company upon your receipt of noticeof any Claim against you which might give rise to a claim against Company.

Youacknowledge and agree that by accessing or using the Services, you may beexposed to materials (including shared group content) from others that you mayconsider offensive, indecent or otherwise.  Furthermore, you understandand agree that some events may carry inherent risk, and by participating insuch events, you choose to assume those risks voluntarily.  For example,some events may carry risk of illness, bodily injury, disability or death, andyou freely and willfully assume those risks by choosing to participate in thoseevents.

RELEASE

Youhereby agree to release Company from all damages (whether direct, indirect,incidental, consequential or otherwise), losses, liabilities, costs andexpenses of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of a disputebetween you and a third party (including other users or participants) inconnection with the Services or any event listed on the Services.  Inaddition, you waive any applicable law or statute, which says insubstance:  “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THERELEASING PARTY DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OFEXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HISSETTLEMENT WITH THE RELEASED PARTY.” 

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES, CONTENT, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

TheServices may be made available and/or accessed in connection with third partyservices and content that Company does not control.  This website containslinks to websites and access to content, products and services of thirdparties, including users, advertisers, affiliates and sponsors of the website.The Company may post advertisements of third parties through the Services,including without limitation promotions of advertisers, location based-ads,and/or sponsors showing their goods and services. Your correspondence,participation in, and/or any other dealings with third parties found throughthe Services are solely between you and such third party.  The Company isnot responsible for third party content provided on or through the Services orfor any changes or updates to such third party websites, and you bear all risksassociated with the access to, and use of, such websites and third partycontent, products and services. 

Linked Sites. The Services may provide links to various other independent third-partywebsites (“Linked Sites”) that may be of interest to you and for yourconvenience only.  The Company does not control and/or endorse such LinkedSites and is not responsible for their content nor is it responsible for theaccuracy and/or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice orstatements contained within such Linked Sites.  You will need to make yourown independent judgment regarding your interaction with these Linked Sites atyour own risk. We encourage you to be aware when you leave the Services and toread the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each Linked Site that youvisit. The Company reserves the right to terminate any link and/or linkingprogram at any time. The Company disclaims all warranties, express and implied,as to the accuracy, validity, and legality and/or otherwise of any materials orinformation contained on such Linked Sites.

You may not link to the Services without our writtenpermission. If you are interested in linking to the Services, pleasecontact statewideinfousa@gmail.com.

DISCLAIMER

YOUEXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BYAPPLICABLE LAW:

EXCEPTWHERE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, THE WEBSITE, MATERIALS AND ALL CONTENTPROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICES, ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “ASAVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS AND/OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. THECOMPANY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS ORIMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OFMERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, QUIETENJOYMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, AND/OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPUSE, SYSTEMSINTEGRATION, ACCURACY AND FROM COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE AND/OR TRADE PRACTICE,WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE, MATERIAL AND ALL CONTENT PROVIDED ON OR THROUGHTHE SERVICE.  WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE COMPANY AND/OR ITSLICENSORS MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT: (A) THE WEBSITE, MATERIAL OR CONTENT WILLMEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (B) THE WEBSITE WILL BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED,TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS; (C) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROMTHE USE OF THE WEBSITE, MATERIALS OR ANY CONTENT PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THESERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; OR (D) THE QUALITY OF ANY CONTENTPURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.NO ADVICE AND/OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THECOMPANY AND/OR THROUGH AND/OR FROM USE OF THE SERVICES SHALL CREATE ANYWARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS TERMS OF USE. YOU ASSUME TOTALRESPONSIBILITY AND THE ENTIRE RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES.

ANYCONTENT OR MATERIALS ACCESSED, DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED ON OR THROUGHTHE USE OF THE WEBSITE IS USED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. THE COMPANY HASNO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THATRESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OR USE OF CONTENT. 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOURUSE OF THE SERVICES AND CONTENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.  IN NO EVENT SHALLCOMPANY, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, PARTNERS, LICENSORS, AND/ORSUPPLIERS BE LIABLE TO YOU AND/OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT,INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, PUNITIVE OR DAMAGES WHATSOEVER,INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, DATA OR DATA USE,INCURRED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT OR TORT,WHETHER OR NOT FORESEEABLE, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER INCONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), WARRANTY, STRICT LIABILITY, AND/OR ANYOTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, EVEN IF COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBIITYOF SUCH DAMAGES IN ADVANCE.  THE FOREGOING SHALL APPLY DESPITE ANYNEGLIGENCE, MISCONDUCT, ERRORS AND/OR OMISSIONS BY THE COMPANY, ITS EMPLOYEES,REPRESENTATIVES AND/OR AGENTS. 

BECAUSESOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION AND/OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FORCONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES, COMPANY’S LIABILITY ISLIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.  THE COMPANY’S MAXIMUMAGGREGATE LIABILITY, AND THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF ITS PARTNERS AND LICENSORS,TO YOU IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE ARISING OUT OF AND/OR RELATING TO THE SERVICES ISLIMITED TO ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS (US$100.00).

USE OUTSIDE DEFINED AREA

Pleasebe aware that our Services are directed to those individuals and entitieslocated in the United States, and are subject to United States laws, includinglaws governing privacy and security of your information. It is not directed toany person or entity in any jurisdiction where (by reason of nationality,residence, citizenship or otherwise) the publication or availability of theServices and its content, including its products and services, are unavailableor otherwise contrary to local laws or regulations. If this applies to you, youare not authorized to access or use any of the information on the Services.Those who choose to access the Services from other locations do so at their ownrisk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. This Termsof Use is written in English.  To the extent any translated version ofthis Terms of Use conflicts with the English version, the English versioncontrols. In the event you are using the Services outside of the United States,you agree as follows: (i) you consent to having your personal data transferredto and processed in the United States; (ii) if you are located in a countryembargoed by the United States, or are on the U.S. Treasury Department's listof ‘Specially Designated Nationals’ you will not engage in commercialactivities on the Services (such as advertising or payments); and/or (iii) youwill not use the Services if you are prohibited from receiving products,services or software originating from the United States.

NO PROFESSIONAL ADVICE

Theinformation available on the Services is intended to be a general informationresource regarding the matters covered, and is not tailored to your specificcircumstance. The Services are not a substitute for professional advice, andyou should not construe this as legal, tax, accounting, financial, medicaland/or other professional advice. YOU SHOULD EVALUATE ALL INFORMATION, OPINIONSAND ADVICE AVAILABLE ON THE SERVICES IN CONSULTATION WITH YOUR INSURANCESPECIALIST, AND/OR WITH YOUR LEGAL, TAX, FINANCIAL OR OTHER ADVISOR, ASAPPROPRIATE. The Company does not, will not and cannot refer, recommend and/orendorse any specific professional service, product and/or procedures that areadvertised on the Services. 

SEPARATE AGREEMENTS

You mayhave other agreements with the Company. Such agreements are separate and inaddition to this Terms of Use. The Terms of Use do not modify, revise or amendthe terms of any other agreements you may have with the Company. 

DMCA COPYRIGHT POLICY AND COPYRIGHT AGENT

TheCompany respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects you todo the same.  We reserve the right to: (i) terminate your account or anyother user who infringes third-party copyrights, (ii) block access to and/orremove material that we believe in good faith to be copyrighted material thathas been illegally distributed by you and/or other third parties, and/or (iii)remove and discontinue service to repeat offenders.  We will respond toclear notices of copyright infringement when you provide the following:

(i)    A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized toact on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

(ii)   Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;

(iii)  Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be thesubject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which isto be disabled;

(iv)  Information sufficient to permit Company to contact you, such as your physicaladdress, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address;

(v)   A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of thematerial in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner,its agent, or the law; and

(vi)  A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and underpenalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of anexclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Contactinformation for Company’s DMCA Agent for notice of claims of copyrightinfringement is Statewideinfo Attn:  Copyright Agent, 549, PublicOffice Road, Kadambadi, Nagapattinam – 611001, India

TheCopyright Agent will not remove content from the Services in response to phoneor email notifications regarding allegedly infringing content, since a validDMCA notice must be signed, under penalty of perjury, by the copyright owner orby a person authorized to act on his or her behalf. Please submit suchnotifications by ordinary mail only and as further described by this Section.The Copyright Agent should be contacted only if you believe that your work hasbeen used or copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and thatsuch infringement is occurring on the Services linked to and/or from theServices. All other inquiries directed to the Copyright Agent will not beresponded to.


DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Disputes. We want to address your concerns without needing a formal legal case.  Ifa dispute between users ensues, we encourage the users to first try and engagein discussions, through the Services, to resolve the matter on their own.Before filing a claim against Company, you agree to try to resolve the disputeinformally by contacting us at statewideinfousa@gmail.com within fifteen (15) days of the incidentthat is being reported.  We will try to resolve the dispute by contactingyou via email, but if we cannot resolve the dispute within thirty (30) days ofsubmission, you and/or Company agree to resolve any claims related to thisTerms of Use through final and binding arbitration, except as set forth under ‘Exceptionsto Agreement to Arbitrate’ section below and/or your ability to opt out asdescribed below.

Opt-Out. You can opt-out and decline this agreement to arbitrate by contacting Companywithin thirty (30) days from the date that you first became subject to thisarbitration provision (i.e.: the date you initially accepted this Terms ofUse).  You must write us at Statewideinfo , 549,Public OfficeRoad,Kadambadi,Nagapattinam – 611001,India.  If you opt out, neither younor Company can require the other to participate in an arbitration proceeding.

Arbitration Procedures.  Except as regarding any action seeking equitablerelief, including without limitation for the purpose of protecting any CompanyConfidential Information and/or intellectual property rights, or except in theevent the claim meets the requirements set forth in the ‘Exceptions toAgreement to Arbitrate’ section below and/or if you opt-out of arbitration asdescribed above, any and all controversies and/or claims arising out of orrelating to this Terms of Use and/or the Services shall be settled by bindingarbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules, in effect atthe time the proceedings begin, of the American Arbitration Association. Anysuch controversy and/or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, andshall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy ofany other party. The arbitration shall be held in Cook County, Illinois, or anyother location we agree to. All information relating to and/or disclosed by anyparty in connection with the arbitration of any disputes hereunder shall betreated by the parties, their representatives, and the arbitrator asproprietary business information. Such information shall not be disclosed byany party or their respective representatives without the prior writtenauthorization of the party furnishing such information. Such information shallnot be disclosed by the arbitrator without the prior written authorization ofall parties. Each party shall bear the burden of its own counsel fees incurredin connection with any arbitration proceedings. Judgment upon the awardreturned by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction overthe parties or their assets or application of enforcement, as the case may be.Any award by the arbitrator shall be the sole and exclusive remedy of theparties. The parties hereby waive all rights to judicial review of thearbitrator’s decision and any award contained therein.

Exceptions to Agreement to Arbitrate.   Either you and/or Company may assert claims,if it qualifies, in High Court,Chennai,India. Either party may also bring alawsuit for injunctive relief to stop unauthorized use and/or abuse of theServices, breach of Company’s confidential information, Content and/or use ofMaterials and/or intellectual property infringement (for example, trademark,trade secret, copyright and/or patent rights) without first engaging inarbitration and/or the informal dispute-resolution process described herein.

Judicial forum for disputes. In the event that the agreement to arbitrate isfound not to apply to you and/or your claim, you and Company agree that anyjudicial proceeding (other than small claims actions) will be brought in the HighCourt,Chennai,India.  Both you and Company consent to the foregoing venueand jurisdiction.

WAIVER AND SEVERABILITY

Thefailure of the Company to exercise or enforce any rights or provisions in theseTerms of Use will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If anypart or provision of these Terms of Use is found to be unenforceable, such partor provision may be modified to make the Terms of Use as modified legal andenforceable. The balance of the Terms of Use will not be affected.

ENTIRE AGREEMENT

ThisTerms of Use and the Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between youand the Company. No waiver of any provision of this Terms of Use may be impliedfrom any failure by the Company to assert its rights under this Terms of Use onany occasion or series of occasions. No vendor, distributor, dealer, retailer,or other person is authorized to modify this Terms of Use or to make anyrepresentation or warranty concerning the website, Materials or Contentprovided on or through the Service other than those specifically set forth inthis Terms of Use. 

APPLICABLE LAWS

Allmatters relating to your access to, and use of, the website, Materials andContent provided on or through or uploaded to the Services is governed by U.S.federal law or the laws of the State of Illinois. Any legal action, arbitrationor proceeding relating to your access to, or use of, the website, Materials orContent will be instituted in High Court, Chennai, India. You and the Companyagree to submit to the jurisdiction of, and agree that venue is proper in,these courts in any such legal action or proceeding. 

Contact us: Ifyou would like to request additional information regarding this Terms ofService, please contact us at statewideinfousa@gmail.com

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