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1. General Provisions
AEA may change the terms of this User Agreement and membership within AEA from time to time. By continuing to use this web site or maintain membership within AEA following the posting of such changes, you agree to be bound by the terms as modified. AEA may change, restrict access to, suspend or discontinue any portion of this website or membership within AEA at any time. AEA reserves the right to deny use of this web site or membership within AEA to anyone who does not comply with this User Agreement, any membership terms on this web site or any “click-wrap” terms on this web site or anyone who otherwise uses this web site or membership within AEA in a manner we consider inappropriate. The material that appears on this site is for informational purposes only. Despite efforts to provide useful and accurate information, errors may appear from time to time. AEA invites you to bring to our attention any information on this web site that you believe to be inaccurate.
2. Links to Other Sites
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4. Disclaimer of Warranties, Limitation of Liability and Indemnification
IF YOU RELY ON THIS WEB SITE OR ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH AEA OR THIS WEB SITE, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU UNDERSTAND THAT THERE MAY BE DELAYS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, INACCURACIES AND/OR OTHER PROBLEMS WITH SUCH INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES. THIS WEB SITE AND MEMBERSHIP WITHIN AEA IS PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS." AEA AND ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS CANNOT AND DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEB SITE OR ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THAT ARE REFERRED TO, ADVERTISED OR PROMOTED ON OR SOLD THROUGH THIS WEB SITE OR AEA MORE GENERALLY. WE ALSO DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THIS WEB SITE WILL BE ERROR FREE OR CONTINUOUSLY AVAILABLE OR THAT THE WEB SITE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. AEA AND ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS OR LICENSORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIMS, ACTIONS OR JUDGMENTS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO ANY CONTENT POSTED TO THIS WEB SITE BY YOU OR ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL AEA OR ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES OTHER THAN DIRECT DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR OTHERWISE RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE, MEMBERSHIP WITHIN AEA OR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES LINKED TO FROM OR ADVERTISED OR PROMOTED ON THIS WEB SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING LOST REVENUES OR PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR LOSS OF DATA), EVEN IF ADVISED BEFOREHAND OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU AGREE THAT THE LIABILITY OF AEA AND ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS, IF ANY, ARISING OUT OF ANY KIND OF LEGAL CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR OTHERWISE RELATED TO THIS WEB SITE OR MEMBERSHIP WITHIN AEA WILL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU PAID, IF ANY, FOR THE USE OF THE WEB SITE OR MEMBERSHIP WITHIN AEA OUT OF WHICH SUCH LIABILITY ALLEGEDLY ARISES. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SOME OF THESE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS AEA AND ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS OR LICENSORS AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, OF WHATEVER NATURE, THAT ARISE BY REASON OF YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE OR MEMBERSHIP WITHIN AEA.
5. Governing Law
This User Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California. You consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in San Diego County, California in any and all disputes arising out of or relating to this User Agreement or your use of this web site. You agree that any action or proceeding instituted by you resulting from, arising out of, relating to or in connection with this User Agreement or your access to and use of this web site and membership within AEA shall be tried and litigated within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises upon which such claim or proceeding is based.
6. Other Terms
This User Agreement is supplemented by any membership terms on this web site or any “click-wrap” terms on this web site, all of which should be reviewed by you in their entirety. This User Agreement and such terms constitute the entire agreement between AEA and you in connection with your access to and use of this web site and membership within AEA.