Avalon Alliance Inc., Avalon Alliance Management Corp. and subsidiary companies ("Avalon") provide this website to you, subject to these Terms of Use. This website and other related Avalon websites that are linked to this site or affiliated with this site (collectively "the Site") and all the information, communications, software, scripting, photos, text, video, graphics, music, sounds, images and other materials and services found on the Site (collectively "Content"), is intended for lawful use. Those who access the Site do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

Acceptance of Terms

You acknowledge you have read, and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. You further agree to comply with all local laws, regulations and rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use the Site.

Avalon reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of the Terms of Use in whole or in part, at any time. Changes will be effective when the changes are posted. Your continued use of the Site after any changes to the Terms of Use are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes.

Restrictions on Use of Content

The unauthorized copying, displaying or other use of any Content from this Site is a violation of the law. You acknowledge having been advised that the Content is protected internationally by a variety of laws, including but not limited to, copyright laws and treaty provisions, trademark laws, business and design models, educational tools, patent laws and other proprietary rights laws as applicable (collectively, "Rights"). You are hereby granted permission to access the Content from the Site in whole or in part, solely for your personal, non-commercial use of viewing and browsing through the Site. This permission terminates automatically if you breach any of this Site's Terms of Use.

Avalon does not grant you any permission to use the Content other than the permission expressly stated in these Terms of Use. All other use of Content from the Site, including, but not limited to uploading, downloading, modification, publication, transmission, participation in the transfer or sale of, copying, reproduction, republishing, creation of derivative works from, distribution, performance, display, incorporation into another website, reproducing the Site (whether by linking, framing or any other method), or in any other way exploiting any of the Content, in whole or in part may not be made without Avalon’s prior express written consent.

Trademarks and Other Intellectual Property

There are a number of proprietary logos, service marks, trademarks, slogans, copyrights, business models, development plans, innovative processes and other proprietary systems found on this Site. By making them available on this Site, Avalon is not granting you a license to use them in any fashion. Access to this Site does not confer upon you any license under any of Avalon's or any third party's intellectual property rights.

Links to This Web Site

All links to the Site must be approved in writing by Avalon. Avalon generally consents to links in which: (i) the link is a text-only link containing only the name "Avalon," "Avalon Alliance" or  “Avalon Initiative”; (ii) the link "points" only to www.avalonalliance.org and not to deeper pages; (iii) the link, when activated by a user, displays that page full-screen in a fully operable and navigable browser window and not within a "frame" on the linked website; and (iv) the appearance, position, and other aspects of the link may neither create the false appearance that an entity or its activities or products are associated with or sponsored by Avalon nor be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with the name and trademarks of Avalon. Avalon reserves the right to revoke this consent to link at any time at its sole discretion.

Links to Third-Party Web Sites

This Site may provide links to other third-party World Wide Web sites or resources. Avalon makes no representations whatsoever about any other website which you may access through this Site. Because Avalon has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Avalon is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, services or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature. References on this Site to any names, marks, products or services of any third parties or hypertext links to third party sites or information are provided solely as a convenience to you, and do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of, or affiliation with the third party or its products and services, unless explicitly stated. Avalon makes no representation or warranty as to any third party Content, products or services, and you agree that Avalon shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such third-party Content, products or services available on or through any such site or resource.

Limitation of Liability

Avalon will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising out of or relating to the use or the inability to use this Site, its content or links, including but not limited to damages caused by or related to errors, omissions, interruptions, defects, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, line failure, and all other direct, indirect, special, incidental, exemplary or consequential damages even if Avalon has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Avalon’s total liability to you for all losses, damages, and causes of action, including but not limited to those based on contract, tort or otherwise, arising out of your use of this Site, its content or links, shall not exceed the amount you paid to access this Site.

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