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LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
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Links to Other Sites
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As used in these Terms of Service, the term “including” means “including, but not limited to.”
Our failure at any time to require performance of any provision of these Terms of Service or to exercise any right provided for herein will not be deemed a waiver of such provision or such right. All waivers must be in writing. Unless the written waiver contains an express statement to the contrary, no waiver by QTO Expert of any breach of any provision of these Terms of Service or of any right provided for herein will be construed as a waiver of any continuing or succeeding breach of such provision, a waiver of the provision itself, or a waiver of any right under these Terms of Service.
If any provision of these Terms of Service is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, such provision will be changed and interpreted so as to best accomplish the objectives of the original provision to the fullest extent allowed by law and the remaining provisions of these Terms of Service will remain in full force and effect. Governing Law, Jurisdiction and Venue
You acknowledge and agree that although the information and materials on this Site may be read throughout the world, this Site is designed and intended for use in the United States, and that your use of this Site and these Terms of Service generally will be governed by the laws of the New York State applicable to contracts made and performed there without regard to its conflicts of law principles. If you access this Site from another country, you are responsible for compliance with any and all applicable local laws. If the information and materials on this Site do not conform to the laws of the country where you access this Site, the information is not meant for you. QTO Expert makes no representation that the information and materials contained on this Site are appropriate outside the United States. You agree that in the event that any dispute arises under these Terms of Service or in connection with your use of this Site, the laws of the State of New York shall apply without regard to its choice of law provisions or rules. You also agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in new york County, NY and further agree that the states and federal courts located in NY County, New York shall be the exclusive venue for the resolution of any dispute between QTO Expert and you.
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