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If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your contact information and other personally-identifying information, and for restricting access to your computer. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password if you enroll in a course, and you represent that the person whose name appears as a student at the Virginia Institute of Interpreting is the person actually taking the course and using all course content. If you are under 18, you may use our website only with involvement of a parent or guardian. Virginia Institute of Interpreting and its associates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel enrollment orders in their sole discretion.
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Visitors may submit reviews, comments, suggestions, ideas, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam.” You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of a card or other content. Virginia Institute of Interpreting reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review posted content outside of its site(s). If you do post content or submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant Virginia Institute of Interpreting and its associates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant Virginia Institute of Interpreting and its associates and sublicensees the right to use the identifying information that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post: that the content is accurate: that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity: and that you will indemnify Virginia Institute of Interpreting or its associates for all claims resulting from content you supply. Virginia Institute of Interpreting has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. Virginia Institute of Interpreting takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.
Virginia Institute of Interpreting and its associates attempt to be as accurate as possible, and to maintain all website content, including course descriptions current and complete. However, Virginia Institute of Interpreting does not warrant that product/service/course descriptions or other content of this site will be accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If a product/service/course offered by Virginia Institute of Interpreting itself is not as described, your sole remedy is to notify Virginia Institute of Interpreting of the error and request for the error to be corrected. Virginia Institute of Interpreting will specify course withdrawal and course fee refund policies in each course student enrollment agreement. Enrolled students agree to abide by those policies and to accept Virginia Institute of Interpreting’s posted remedies as the sole remedies in case of course withdrawal, cancellation or termination, with or without cause. Fee refund policies will be posted for each course.
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Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
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By visiting Virginia Institute of Interpreting, you agree that the laws of the State of Virginia, United States, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms and Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Virginia Institute of Interpreting or its associates.
Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to Virginia Institute of Interpreting or to products you purchase through Virginia Institute of Interpreting shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in the State of Virginia, United States, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Virginia Institute of Interpreting’s intellectual property rights, Virginia Institute of Interpreting may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the State of Virginia, United States, 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 arbitrators 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.
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