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What You Should Know
TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHTS AND RESTRICTIONS
We control and operate this Site. All content on this Site, including, but not limited to text, images, illustrations, audio clips, and video clips, is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, and/or other intellectual property rights (which are governed by U.S. and worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions, privacy and publicity laws, and communication regulations and statutes), and are owned and/or licensed by us or our affiliates, or by third party content providers, merchants, sponsors and licensors (collectively “Providers”) that have licensed their content or the right to market their products and/or services to us. Content on this Site or any site owned, operated, licensed or controlled by the Providers is solely for your personal, non-commercial use You may print a copy of the Content and/or information contained herein for your personal, non-commercial use only. You may not otherwise copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, and/or exploit the Content or information in any way (including by e-mail or other electronic means) for commercial use without our prior written consent or the Providers. Without our prior written consent or the Providers your modification of the Content, use of the Content on any other site or networked computer environment, or use of the Content for any purpose other than personal, non-commercial use, violates our and/or the Providers copyrights, trademarks or service marks and other proprietary rights, and is prohibited. As a condition to your use of this Site, you warrant to us that you will not use our Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms, including without limitation the posting or transmitting any threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material. If you violate any of these Terms, your permission to use our Site immediately terminates without the necessity of any notice. We retain the right to deny access to anyone at its discretion for any reason, including for violation of these Terms. You may not use any trademarks, service marks or copyrighted materials appearing on this Site, including but not limited to any logos or characters, without the express written consent of the owner of the mark or copyright. You may not frame or otherwise incorporate into another site any of the Content or other materials on this Site without our prior written consent.
You are specifically prohibited from any use of this Site, and you agree not to use or permit others to use this Site, for any of the following: (a) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Site’s infrastructure, including but not limited to “spam” or other such unsolicited mass e-mailing techniques; (b) disclose to, or share with, the assigned confirmation numbers and/or passwords with any unauthorized third parties or using the assigned confirmation numbers and/or passwords for any unauthorized purpose; (c) attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software or HTML code comprising or in any way making up a part of this Site; (d) upload, post, emailing or otherwise transmitting any information, Content, or proprietary rights that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships; (e) violating any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, any regulations having the force of law; and, (f) using any robot, spider, intelligent agent, other automatic device, or manual process to search, monitor or copy our pages, or the Content without our prior written permission, provided that generally available third party browser such as Netscape Navigator® and Microsoft Internet Explorer® may be used without such permission.
This Site may contain links to other sites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are provided for your convenience and information only and, as such, you access them at your own risk. The Content of any Linked Sites is not under our control. We are not responsible for, and do not endorse, such Content, whether or not we are affiliated with the owners of such Linked Sites. You may not establish a hyperlink to this Site or provide any links that state or imply any sponsorship or endorsement of your site by us, our affiliates or Providers.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY
ALL CONTENT ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. OTHER THAN THOSE WARRANTIES WHICH, UNDER THE U.S. LAWS APPLICABLE TO THESE TERMS, ARE IMPLIED BY LAW AND ARE INCAPABLE OF EXCLUSION, RESTRICTION, OR MODIFICATION, WE DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NEITHER WE, OUR AFFILIATED OR RELATED ENTITIES, NOR THE PROVIDERS, NOR ANY PERSON INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION, AND DISTRIBUTION OF THIS SITE WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE CONTENT AVAILABLE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE CONTENT THAT YOU ACCESS ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED SOLELY FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE AND INFORMATION ONLY. WE DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, OR AS TO THE RELIABILITY, ACCURACY OR CURRENCY OF ANY INFORMATION CONTENT, SERVICE AND/OR MERCHANDISE ACQUIRED PURSUANT TO YOUR USE OF THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. YOU (AND NOT US) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF YOUR SYSTEM. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT NEITHER WE, NOR OUR AFFILIATED OR RELATED ENTITIES (INCLUDING ITS PROVIDERS), NOR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, NOR ANY PERSON OR ENTITY INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF THIS SITE, IS RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE (WHETHER ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHERWISE), INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY OR OTHER CAUSE OF ANY KIND OR CHARACTER WHATSOEVER BASED UPON OR RESULTING FROM THE USE OR ATTEMPTED USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY OTHER LINKED SITE. BY WAY OF EXAMPLE, AND WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, WE AND RELATED PERSONS AND ENTITIES SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM OR DAMAGE ARISING FROM FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION, COMPUTER VIRUS, THEFT, DESTRUCTION, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF PERSONAL RECORDS, OR THE RELIANCE UPON OR USE OF DATA, INFORMATION, OPINIONS OR OTHER MATERIALS APPEARING ON THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER SUBSCRIBERS OR THIRD PARTIES. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES. IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, OUR LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless us, the Providers and our respective officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors, and suppliers from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation by you of these Terms.
THIRD PARTY RIGHTS
These Terms are for our benefit and that of the Providers, and our respective officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors, and suppliers. Each of these individuals or entities shall have the right to assert and enforce these Terms directly against you on its or their own behalf.
Unless otherwise specified, the Content contained in this Site is presented solely for your convenience and/or information. We control and operate this Site from our offices within Madison, New Jersey. We make no representation that the Content in this Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. You may not use or export the materials in this Site in violation of any applicable laws and regulations. These Terms shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey, without regard to any conflict of laws, principles, as they are applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within such State. Any action you, any third party or we bring to enforce these Terms, or in connection with any matters related to this Site, shall be brought only in either the state or Federal courts located in and for Morris County, New Jersey and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of said courts. If any provision of these Terms shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
ANY RIGHTS NOT EXPRESSLY GRANTED HEREIN ARE RESERVED BY SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL AFFILIATED LLC.