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No Unlawful or Prohibited Use. As a condition of your use of this Site, you warrant to COTA that you will not use this Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions and notices. If you violate any of these terms, conditions or notices, your permission to use this Site automatically terminates.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitations of Liability. You use this Site at your own risk. Information on this Site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. COTA assumes no responsibility regarding the accuracy of the information that is provided by COTA and use of such information is at the recipient’s own risk. COTA provides no assurances that any reported problems may be resolved with the use of any information that COTA provides.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES PUBLISHED ON THIS SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. COTA MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES TO THIS SITE AT ANY TIME. ALL INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTIBILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. NEITHER COTA NOR ITS AFFILIATES GUARANTEE THAT THEIR SECURITY PROCEDURES WILL PREVENT THE LOSS OF, ALTERATION OF, OR IMPROPER ACCESS TO, YOUR INFORMATION. COTA IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR INVALID DESTINATIONS AND TRANSMISSION ERRORS IN, CORRUPTION OF, OR THE SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION CARRIED BY MEANS OF INTERNET CARRIERS. COTA MAKES ITS SITE AVAILABLE “AS IS” AND MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY MATERIAL AND/OR DATA DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL AND/OR DATA.
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Severability. If any provision of this Agreement is for any reason declared to be invalid or unenforceable, the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected thereby. Such invalid or unenforceable provision shall be deemed modified to the extent necessary to render it valid and enforceable, and if no modification shall render it valid and enforceable, this Agreement shall be construed as if not containing such provision and the rights and obligations of the parties shall be construed and enforced accordingly.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction. Any action related to this Agreement or this Site, including disagreement, disputes regarding the terms and conditions, alleged breaches of contract, and remedies under contract, shall be governed by the laws of the State of Minnesota and the laws of the United States of America and shall be adjudicated exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction in Ramsey County, Minnesota and the parties consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such court.
Miscellaneous. Failure by COTA or its affiliates to insist upon strict enforcement of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of this Site or this Agreement must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.