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RELATING IN ANY WAY TO (A) USER'S INABILITY OR FAILURE TO USE
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ANY LOST PROFITS OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT
OR SPECIAL DAMAGES RELATING IN WHOLE OR IN PART TO USER'S RIGHTS UNDER
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EVEN IF WeThePeopleAssociation.org, ITS AFFILIATES AND/OR CONTRIBUTORS
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WeThePeopleAssociation.org, its affiliates, contractors, suppliers,
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damages, judgments, and liabilities (including but not limited to
reasonable attorney's fees) made by any third party and arising from any
content User posts, submits, transmits or otherwise makes available
through WeThePeopleAssociation.org, User's violation of the terms and
conditions of this Agreement, or the violation of the intellectual
property rights of any third party.
11. Limitation of Claims. Except for claims relating to improper use of
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way arises out of this Agreement, may be made, if such claim is brought,
under this Agreement more than one year after the basis for the claim
becomes known to the party desiring to assert it.
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involved in any dispute between User and any other users of
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discretion. Updated versions of the Terms and Conditions of Use will
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Agreement constitutes User's assent to such modifications.
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between User and WeThePeopleAssociation.org with respect to the subject
matter herein, and supersedes any and all prior understandings and
agreements, oral or written, relating to the subject matter.
14. Force Majeure. WeThePeopleAssociation.org's performance under these
Terms and Conditions of use are subject to interruption and delay due to
causes beyond its reasonable control, such as acts of God, acts of any
government, war or other hostility, civil disorder, the elements, fire,
explosion, power failure, equipment failure, industrial or labor
dispute, inability to obtain necessary supplies and similar events.
15. General Provisions. This Agreement will be governed by and construed
under the law of the state of Rhode Island, U.S.A. without regard to
conflicts of law provisions. The parties agree that the state and
federal courts sitting in Rhode Island will have exclusive jurisdiction
over any claim arising out of this Agreement and each party consents to
the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts. Neither this Agreement nor
any part or portion may be assigned, sublicensed or otherwise
transferred by Subscriber without our prior written consent. Should any
provision of this Agreement be held to be void, invalid, unenforceable
or illegal by a court, the validity and enforceability of the other
provisions will not be affected thereby. Failure of any party to enforce
any provision of this Agreement will not constitute or be construed as a
waiver of such provision or of the right to enforce such provision. The
headings and captions contained in this Agreement are inserted for
convenience only and do not constitute a part of this Agreement.
These terms were last updated on August 1, 2012.