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All she asks is that you agree to abide by the following Terms and Conditions. Take a few minutes to look them over because by using Thea's site you automatically agree to them. Naturally, if you don’t agree, please do not use the site. Thea Westra at Forward Steps reserves the right to make any modifications that she deems necessary at any time. Please continue to check these terms to see what those changes may be! Your continued use of the Forward Steps Web site means that you accept those changes.
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Restrictions on Use of Forward Steps'
All Online Materials on the Forward Steps sites are Copyrighted and all rights are reserved. Text, graphics, databases, HTML code, and all other intellectual property are protected by International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, reengineered, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission. All of the trademarks on this site are trademarks of Forward Steps or of other owners used with their permission. You, the visitor, may download Online Materials for non-commercial, personal use only provided you 1) retain all copyright, trademark and propriety notices, 2) you make no modifications to the materials, 3) you do not use the materials in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services, events or brands, and 4) you do not download quantities of materials to a database, server, or personal computer for reuse for commercial purposes. You may not, however, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute Online Materials in any way or for any other purpose unless you get our written permission first. Neither may you add, delete, distort or misrepresent any content on the Forward Steps site. Any attempts to modify any Online Material, or to defeat or circumvent our security features is prohibited.
Everything you download, any software, plus all files, all images incorporated in or generated by the software, and all data accompanying it, is considered licensed to you by Forward Steps or third-party licensors for your personal, non-commercial home use only. Thea does not transfer title of the software to you. That means that Forward Steps retains full and complete title to the software and to all of the associated intellectual-property rights. You’re not allowed to redistribute or sell the material or to reverse-engineer, disassemble or otherwise convert it to any other form that people can use.
Submitting Your Online Material
to Thea Westra at Forward Steps
That means that Forward steps doesn't have to treat any such submission as confidential. You can’t sue Thea for using ideas you submit. If she uses them, or anything like them, she don’t have to pay you or anyone else for them. Forward steps will have the exclusive ownership of all present and future rights to submissions of any kind. Thea can use them for any purpose she deems appropriate to her Forward Steps mission, without compensating you or anyone else for them.
You acknowledge that you are responsible for any submission you make. This means that you (and not we) have full responsibility for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.
Limitation of Liability
Forward Steps WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY THAT ACCOMPANY OR RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF ANY OF ITS SITES.
THESE INCLUDE (BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO) DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY:
THEA WESTRA AT FORWARD STEPS IS NOT LIABLE EVEN IF SHE'S BEEN NEGLIGENT OR IF HER AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR BOTH.
EXCEPTION: CERTAIN STATE LAWS MAY NOT ALLOW US TO LIMIT OR EXCLUDE LIABILITY FOR THESE "INCIDENTAL" OR "CONSEQUENTIAL" DAMAGES. IF YOU LIVE IN ONE OF THOSE STATES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION OBVIOUSLY WOULD NOT APPLY WHICH WOULD MEAN THAT YOU MIGHT HAVE THE RIGHT TO RECOVER THESE TYPES OF DAMAGES.
HOWEVER, IN ANY EVENT, OUR LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, INJURIES, AND CLAIMS OF ANY AND EVERY KIND (WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARE CLAIMED UNDER THE TERMS OF A CONTRACT, OR CLAIMED TO BE CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER WRONGFUL CONDUCT, OR THEY’RE CLAIMED UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY) WILL NOT BE GREATER THAN THE AMOUNT YOU PAID IF ANYTHING TO ACCESS FORWARD STEPS SITES.
Links to Other Sites
Thea Westra at Forward Steps sometimes provides referrals to and links to other World Wide Web sites from her sites. Such a link should not be seen as an endorsement, approval or agreement with any information or resources offered at sites you can access through any Forward Steps site. If in doubt, always check the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) address provided in your WWW browser to see if you are still in a Forward Steps-operated site or have moved to another site. Forward Steps is not responsible for the content or practices of third party sites that may be linked to FORWARD STEPS SITES. When Forward Steps provides links or references to other Web sites, no inference or assumption should be made and no representation should be inferred that Forward Steps is connected with, operates or controls these Web sites. Any approved link must not represent in any way, either explicitly or by implication, that you have received the endorsement, sponsorship or support of any Forward Steps site or endorsement, sponsorship or support of Forward Steps, including its respective employees, agents or directors.
Any and all information contained on sites by Thea Westra at Forward Steps or any Thea Westra at Forward Steps related sites, articles or materials are not intended to take the place of medical advice from a health care professional. Any action taken based on the contents found in sites by Thea Westra at Forward Steps or any Thea Westra at Forward Steps related sites, articles, materials, products or information is to be used at the sole discretion and sole liability of the the person or persons visiting Thea Westra at Forward Steps.
Readers of any information found on sites by Thea Westra at Forward Steps should always consult appropriate health professionals on any matter relating to their health and well being before taking any action of any kind concerning health related issues. Any information or opinions provided here or in any sites by Thea Westra at Forward Steps related articles, materials or information are believed to be accurate and sound, however Thea Westra at Forward Steps assumes no liablitiy for the use or misuse of information found on sites by Thea Westra at Forward Steps.
Neither any personnel or associates of Thea Westra at Forward Steps will in any way be held responsible on behalf of any reader who fails to consult the appropriate health authorities with respect to their individual health care before acting on or using any information or products found on sites by Thea Westra at Forward Steps, and neither the author or publisher of any information found on Thea Westra at Forward Steps will be held responsible for errors or omissions, or use or misuse of the information or products found on Thea Westra at Forward Steps.
Termination of This Agreement
This agreement is effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate this agreement at any time, by destroying all materials obtained from all Forward Steps Web site, along with all related documentation and all copies and installations. Forward Steps may terminate this agreement at any time and without notice to you, if, in its sole judgment, you breach any term or condition of this agreement. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials. In addition, by providing material on FORWARD STEPS SITES, we do not in any way promise that the materials will remain available to you. And Forward Steps is entitled to terminate all or any part of any of its Web site without notice to you.
Jurisdiction and Other Points
If you use our site from locations outside of Australia, you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.
To the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Forward Steps and/or its affiliates' intellectual property rights, Forward Steps and/or its affiliates may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the State of Western Australia, Australia, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.
Any other disputes will be resolved as follows:
If a dispute arises under this agreement, Thea Westra agrees to first try to resolve it with the help of a mutually agreed-upon mediator in the following location: Perth, Western Australia. Any costs and fees other than attorney fees associated with the mediation will be shared equally by each of us.
If it proves impossible to arrive at a mutually satisfactory solution through mediation, Thea Westra agrees to submit the dispute to binding arbitration at the following location: Perth, Western Australia. Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitration may be entered in any court with jurisdiction to do so.
The application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, as amended, is expressly excluded.
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