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Effective Date: February 1, 2017
Your access to or use of our Website signifies that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms. By accessing or using our Website, you also represent that you have the legal authority to accept the Terms on behalf of yourself and any party you represent in connection with your use of our Website.
If you do not agree to the Terms, you are not authorized to use our Website.
Intellectual PropertyAll material on our Website including but not limited to text, photographs, graphics, website design, computer code, and trademarks (collectively, the "Content") is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, and other laws. The Content is and will remain the exclusive property of Scan Basics or its licensors. No part of the the Content may be copied or used in any way without express prior written consent by Scan Basics.
Trademarks owned by Scan Basics include but are not limited to the Scan Basics trade name, domain name, logo, and favicon. Other trademarks displayed on our Website may be the property of third parties.
Links To Other Web SitesOur Website may contain links to websites not controlled by Scan Basics ("Third Party Websites"), as well as content belonging to or originating from persons or organizations other than Scan Basics ("Third Party Content"). You acknowledge that Scan Basics (a) is not responsible or liable for any Third Party Websites or any Third Party Content, information, or products made available at any Third Party Website; (b) has not reviewed any Third Party Websites or Third Party Content for accuracy, appropriateness, completeness, or non infringement; (c) has not sponsored or otherwise endorsed Third Party Websites or Third Party Content; and (d) makes no representations or warranties whatsoever about any Third Party Websites or Third Party Content.
IndemnificationYou agree to indemnify and hold harmless Scan Basics, its employees, officers, directors, affiliates, and agents from and against any and all claims, losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys fees, resulting directly or indirectly from or arising out of (a) your violation of the Terms; and/or (b) your use of our Website.
Disclaimer of Warranties
Scan Basics offers our Website (including all content available on or through our Website) on an "AS-IS" basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind concerning our Website, express, implied, statutory, or otherwise, including without limitation, warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Scan Basics does not warrant (a) that the functions of our Website will be uninterrupted or error-free; (b) that content made available on or through our Website will be error-free; (c) that defects will be corrected; or (d) that any servers used by Scan Basics are free of viruses or other harmful components. Scan Basics does not warrant or make any representation regarding use of the content available through our Website in terms of accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.
Limitation Of Liability
In no event will Scan Basics be liable to you on any legal theory for any incidental, direct, indirect, punitive, actual, consequential, special, exemplary, or other damages, including without limitation, loss of revenue or income, lost profits, pain and suffering, emotional distress, cost of substitute goods or websites, or similar damages suffered or incurred by you or any third party that arise in connection with our Website (or the termination thereof for any reason), even if Scan Basics has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
ExclusionsCertain jurisdictions do not permit the exclusion of certain warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, which means that some of the above limitations may not apply to you. In these jurisdictions, the foregoing exclusions and limitations will be enforced to the greatest extent permitted by applicable law.
MiscellaneousChoice of Law: The Terms are governed by and construed by the laws of the State of California in the United States, not including its choice of law rules.
Dispute Resolution: The parties agree that any disputes between Scan Basics and you concerning the Terms and/or our Website may only be brought in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction located in San Francisco County, California, and you hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such court.
Severability: If any part of the Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by any law or regulation or final determination of a competent court or tribunal, that provision will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.
Changes to this PolicyWe may occasionally update this policy. When we do, we will also revise the Effective Date at the top of this policy. We encourage you to periodically review this policy to stay informed about any changes or amendments. Your continued use of our Website constitutes your agreement to this policy and any updates.
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