Terms & Conditions
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By using UCAN website (“Website”) you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree with a provision DO NOT use the Website.
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Trademark and Copyright Infringement Policy
You agree not to infringe copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary rights. You further represent and warrant that you are who you say you are, that you have not submitted fictitious, false or inaccurate information about yourself, and that all information contained in the content is true and your own work or work you are authorized to submit, and that the content does not contain any threatening, harassing, libelous, false, defamatory, offensive, obscene, or pornographic, material, or other material that would violate any other applicable law or regulation. You agree that you will not knowingly and with intent to defraud provide material and misleading information. You represent and warrant that the content you supply does not violate the Terms.
No Waiver of Terms
UCAN’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not be deemed a waiver of such right or provision in that or any other instance.
The Terms constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or portion of these Terms to be unenforceable, the remainder of the Terms will continue in full force and effect.