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Changes and Updates
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Disclaimer of Warranties
NecesCity makes no warranties or representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this Guide. Your use of the Guide and its services is at your sole risk. You, (and not NecesCity, or any of its agents) assume the entire cost of all use of the Guide and of any materials therein.This Guide is available “as is”, “where is” and “as available”. We do not make any warranties, express or implied, including but not limited those of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to this Guide or any information or goods that are available or advertised or sold through this Guide. We do not make any representations, nor do we endorse the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other material or database displayed on, uploaded to or distributed through this Guide or available though links in this Guide. We do not warrant that this Guide will be uninterrupted or error-free. There may be delays, omissions, interruptions and inaccuracies in the news, information or other materials available through this Guide. We reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions in this Guide. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury caused by the Guide, including without limitation as a result of any error, omission, deletion, or defect in the content, or any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alternation of or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence, defamation or under any other cause of action.Although we intend to take reasonable steps to prevent the introduction of viruses, worms, Trojan Horses or any other contaminating or destructive materials to this Guide, we do not guarantee or warrant that this service or materials that may be downloaded from this Guide do not contain such destructive features. We are not liable for any damages or harm attributable to such features. If you rely on this Guide and any materials available through this Guide, you do so solely at your own risk.We also make no warranty that the Guide will meet your requirements, the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the Guide will meet your expectations and any errors on the Guide will be corrected. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from NecesCity or through or from the Guide or its advertisers shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the User Agreement.The Guide may contain various combinations of text, images, audiovisual productions, opinions, statements, facts, articles, market data, stock quotes or other information created by NecesCity or by third-parties. Due to the number of sources from which content in this Guide is obtained, and the inherent hazards of electronic distribution, there may be delays, omissions or inaccuracies in such content. Accordingly, such content, including the market data, is for your reference only and should not be relied upon by you for any purpose. Such content is not intended for the purpose of tax or investment advice and it does not advocate the purchase or sale of any security or investment. Information created by third parties that you may access on the Guide or through links is not adopted or endorsed by NecesCity and remains the responsibility of such third parties.
Limitation of Liability
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Contests, Promotions, Simulations or Games
From time to time, NecesCity may offer either on or through the Guide, contests, promotions, simulations or games (collectively, "Games"). To participate in Games, players may be required to complete a registration form. Upon submission, all registrations become the exclusive property of NecesCity. Registered users (each, a "Registered User") are permitted only one account. Registered Users with more than one account are subject to immediate disqualification from any Game, unless the description of the Game expressly invites a user to register multiple times. NecesCity, at its sole discretion, may suspend or revoke the registration of any Registered User.Registered Users agree to release NecesCity and its agents, advertisers, sponsors or promotional partners, from all liability arising from participation in any of Game located on, or accessed through, the Guide. NecesCity is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit any Registered User's ability to participate in any Game.Each Registered User agrees to be bound by the rules of any Game and by the rules of fair play and consideration of fellow Registered User. A Registered User who violates any of the rules or guidelines for behavior published on the Guide, or the site where the Game is conducted, are subject to immediate disqualification and revocation of their registration. NecesCity is under no obligation to award any prize to any Registered User who violates a published rule or guideline. Where Games offer prizes to Registered Users, all prizes are subject to the official game or contest rules published with that Game.NecesCity reserves the right to cancel, terminate or alter any Game or the rules thereof at any time without prior notification.