Updated: 26 February 2004
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Please review our Privacy Notice, which also governs your visit to A9.com, to understand our how we handle personally identifiable information about users.
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One or more patents apply to this site and to the features and services accessible via the site, including without limitation: US Patent Nos. 6,006,225; 6,144,958; 6,185,558; 6,401,084 and all corresponding foreign counterparts. This site may include technology licensed from Amazon.com, Inc. or one of its affiliates. Portions of this Site operate under license of United States Patent Numbers: 6,411,947 and 6,182,059.
LICENSE AND SITE ACCESS
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DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
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Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to A9.com shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Palo Alto, California, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate A9.com's intellectual property rights, A9.com may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of California, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator's award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.
SITE POLICIES, MODIFICATION, AND SEVERABILITY
Please review our other policies. These policies also govern your visit to A9.com. We reserve the right to make changes to our site, policies, and these Conditions of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.
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NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide A9.com's copyright agent the written information specified below. Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying A9.com and its affiliates that your copyrighted material has been infringed.
An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;
A specific description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
A9.com's Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on its site can be reached as follows:
130 Lytton Ave, Suite 300
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: (650) 331-2730
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