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The Microsoft Passport Web Site is comprised of a Web site and its associated services and is operated by Microsoft Corporation ("Microsoft").
The Passport Web Site and its associated services is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the Passport Web Site and its associated services constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.
Microsoft reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Passport Web Site and services are offered. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms and conditions. Continued use of the Passport Web Site or services after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.
Unless you are a signatory to a Passport Participant License and Service agreement, the Passport Web Site and services are for your personal and non-commercial use. Except as may be specifically set forth in the Passport Participant License and Service Agreement(s) (as applicable only to Passport Participant web sites), you may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from through the Passport Web Site and service.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The Passport Web Site may contain links to other Web sites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Microsoft and Microsoft is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Microsoft is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. Microsoft is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Microsoft of the site or any association with its operators.
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE
As a condition of your use of the Passport Web Site and service, you warrant to Microsoft that you will not use the Passport Web Site or service for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Passport Web Site or its associated service in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Passport Web Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Passport Web Site or its associated services. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Passport Web Site.
USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES
The Passport Web Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, group calendars, electronic mail postings and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:
Microsoft has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, Microsoft reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Microsoft's sole discretion.
You acknowledge that all Communication Services are public and not private communications, therefore your communications may be read by others without your knowledge. Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. Microsoft does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, Microsoft specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Forum managers and hosts are not authorized Microsoft spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of Microsoft.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination, you are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.
LICENSE TO MICROSOFT
By posting messages, uploading files, inputting data, submitting any feedback or suggestions, or engaging in any other form of communication with or through the Passport Web Site, you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control the rights necessary to do so and you are granting Microsoft and its affiliated companies permission to:
SOFTWARE AVAILABLE ON THE PASSPORT WEB SITE
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE PASSPORT WEB SITE AND SERVICE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. MICROSOFT AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE PASSPORT WEB SITE OR SERVICE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE PASSPORT WEB SITE OR SERVICE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.
MICROSOFT AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE PASSPORT WEB SITE OR SERVICE FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. MICROSOFT AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
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Microsoft reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Passport Web Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.
This agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Washington, U.S.A. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in King County, Washington, U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Passport Web Site or service. Use of the Passport Web Site and service is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Microsoft as a result of this agreement or use of the Passport Web Site or service. Microsoft may assign this agreement, in whole or in part, at any time. Microsoft's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Microsoft's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Passport Web Site or service or information provided to or gathered by Microsoft with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. This agreement and the Passport Participant License and Service agreement(s) (where applicable) constitute the entire agreement between the user and Microsoft with respect to the Passport Web Site and service and such agreements supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Microsoft with respect to the Passport Web Site and service. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES:
All contents of the Passport Web Site are: Copyright © 1999 Microsoft, Inc. and/or its suppliers, c/o Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, Washington 98052-6399 U.S.A. All rights reserved.
TRADEMARKS. Microsoft, Hotmail, MSN and other names of Microsoft products and/or services referenced herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
The example companies, organizations, products, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
NOTICES AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT.
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to Service Provider's Designated Agent. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE. See Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.
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