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SINGLE COPY LICENSE: The materials at this Site are copyrighted and any unauthorized use of any materials at this Site may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You may download one copy of the information or software ("Materials") found on the Richmond site on a single computer for your personal, non-commercial internal use only unless specifically licensed to do otherwise by Richmond in writing or as allowed by any license terms which accompany or are provided with individual Materials. This is a license, not a transfer of title, and is subject to the following restrictions: you may not: (a) modify the Materials (lesson plans excepted) or use them for any commercial purpose, or any public display (except with written permission from Richmond), performance, sale or rental; (b) decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble software Materials except and only to the extent permitted by applicable law; (c) remove any copyright or other proprietary notices from the Materials; (d) transfer the Materials to another person for profit. You agree to prevent any unauthorized copying of the Materials.

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DISCLAIMER: the materials are provided "as is" without any express or implied warranty of any kind including warranties of merchantability, noninfringement of intellectual property, or fitness for any particular purpose. in no event shall Richmond or its suppliers be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, loss of information) arising out of the use of or inability to use the materials, even if Richmond has been advised of the possibility of such damages. because some jurisdictions prohibit the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. Richmond and its suppliers further do not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these materials. Richmond may make changes to these materials, or to the products described therein, at any time without notice. Richmond makes no commitment to update the Materials.

Pertaining to the screen savers offered by Richmond, and although Richmond uses reasonable endeavours to ensure that all software and other files made available by it on this web site are suitable for downloading, installation and use by third parties, all such software and other files are provided "as is", without any warranty of whatsoever nature, nor provide any Tech Support for Screen Savers provided by Richmond. Specifically, and without limitation, Richmond does not warrant that any such software or other files are virus free, without defects, Year 2000- compliant, compatible with other software or operating systems or suitable for any specific purpose. Richmond accepts no liability for any loss or damage of whatsoever nature caused by the downloading, installation, importation or use of any such software or other files. These provisions relating to software and other files do not detract from the application of the general provisions above.

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USER FORUMS: Richmond may, but is not obligated to, monitor or review any areas on the Site where users transmit or post Communications or communicate solely with each other, including but not limited to naval forums, bulletin boards or other user forums, and the content of any such Communications. Richmond, however, will have no liability related to the content of any such Communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise.

USE OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION: Information submitted to Richmond through forms or E-mail on the website is governed according to Richmond's Privacy Policy.

LINKS TO OTHER MATERIALS: The linked sites are not under the control of Richmond and Richmond is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Richmond reserves the right to terminate any link or linking program at any time. Richmond does not endorse companies or products to which it links and reserves the right to note as such on its web pages. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Site, you do this entirely at your own risk.

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GENERAL: Richmond may revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page from time to time to review the then-current Terms because they are binding on you. Certain provisions of these Terms may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at this Site.

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