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CONDITIONS FOR ACCESS AND USE

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DISCLAIMER INFORMATION

Disclaimer of Liability
Neither ReefNation.com, the Aquarist University Page, nor its contributors shall be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information described and/or contained herein and assumes no responsibility for anyone’s use of the information. In no event shall ReefNation.com, the Aquarist University Page, or its contributors be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to: procurement of substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, tort (including negligence or otherwise), or any other theory arising in any way out of the use of this system, even if advised of the possibility of such damage. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, whether based on alleged breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence or any other cause of action, including but not limited to damages or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, and/or theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of any record.

Indemnification
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Disclaimer of Warranties/Accuracy and Use of Data/Computer Viruses
Although the data found using the Aquarist University Page have been produced and processed from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of any information. This disclaimer applies to both isolated and aggregate uses of the information. ReefNation.com provides this information on an “AS IS” basis. All warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, freedom from contamination by computer viruses and non-infringement of proprietary rights ARE DISCLAIMED. Changes may be periodically added to the information herein; these changes may or may not be incorporated in any new version of the publication. If the user has obtained information from ReefNation.com and/or the Aquarist University Page from a source other than ReefNation.com, the user must be aware that electronic data can be altered subsequent to original distribution. Data can also quickly become out-of-date. It is recommended that the user pay careful attention to the contents of any metadata associated with a file, and that the originator of the data or information be contacted with any questions regarding appropriate use. If the user finds any errors or omissions, we encourage the user to report them to the ReefNation.com Webmaster.

Disclaimer of Endorsement
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Disclaimer: Links
Neither ReefNation.com, the Aquarist University Page, nor its contributors is responsible for the contents of any off-site pages that reference, or that are referenced by, the Aquarist University Page. The user specifically acknowledges that neither ReefNation.com, the Aquarist University Page, nor its contributors is liable for any defamatory, offensive, misleading or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user.

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Disclaimer of Duty to Continue Provision of the Data
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