Last Updated: March 21, 2017
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GRANT OF LIMITED LICENSE
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RESTRICTION ON USE
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ACCESS TO THE SITE
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EXCLUSION OF CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
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LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
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USER'S REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
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INDEMNIFICATION BY USER
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ACCESS TO PASSWORDS
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User understands that any communication between it and IVES, including email communication, should not be considered confidential. User shall not send IVES any confidential or sensitive information.
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IVES reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to amend this Agreement at any time. Any amended Agreement will be made available online on a click-through basis, will be effective immediately upon being posted, and will be posted on the AuditAnalytics.com website. If any change is unacceptable to User, User shall terminate its use of the Site. IVES reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, enhance, add or delete any portion of the Site at any time.
Subscriber may not assign the Agreement, or any of its rights, duties or obligations hereunder, to any person or entity, in whole or in part, and any attempt to do so shall be deemed void and/or a material breach of the Agreement.
IVES may suspend or discontinue providing the Site to User with or without cause and without notice if User fails to comply with any of its obligations under this Agreement. All of User's obligations under this Agreement, including those outlined in the "Restrictions of Use" section, will survive the termination of this Agreement.
The failure of IVES to enforce any provision hereof shall not constitute or be construed as a waiver of such provision or of the right to enforce it at a later time.
IVES may pursue any other remedy legally available to it if User fails to comply with any of its obligations hereunder. IVES may assign its rights and delegate its duties under this Agreement. User may not assign its rights or delegate its duties under this Agreement without the prior written consent of IVES.
If any provision hereof is adjudged to be invalid, void or unenforceable, the parties agree that the remaining provisions hereof will not be affected thereby, that the provision in question may be replaced by the lawful provision that most nearly embodies the original intention of the parties, and that the other terms of this Agreement will in any event remain valid and enforceable.
All provisions of the Agreement, including these terms and conditions, relating to proprietary rights, disclaimers, limitation of liability, use restrictions and prohibited conduct, indemnification and payment, and any obligations which either expressly or by their nature are to continue after the termination of the Agreement shall survive and remain in effect.
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