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3. PRIVACY STATEMENT
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4. RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF CONTENTS
Except as otherwise provided, the Contents of this Site shall not be reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or otherwise distributed in any way, without the prior written permission of NEA.
Subject to Clause 4.3, to use any parts of the Contents of this Site, the user must seek permission in writing, stating the:
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You may use, hyperlink, copy and distribute the Contents solely for personal, internal, non-commercial or informational purposes only. You may download one copy of any information provided in this Site onto a single computer for your own personal, non-commercial use provided that you keep intact all accompanying copyright and other proprietary notices. You may not display, distribute or otherwise use any of the Content for any commercial purpose unless you receive specific written consent from NEA.
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The design and layout of this website is protected by intellectual property and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound, image or search engine from this website may be copied or transmitted unless expressly permitted by NEA.
5. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY
The Contents of this Site are provided on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind. While NEA has made every reasonable effort to ensure that the information contained in this website has been obtained from reliable sources, NEA shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of such information.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, NEA does not warrant and hereby disclaims any warranty:
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6. RIGHT OF ACCESS
NEA reserves all rights to deny or restrict access to this Site to any particular person, or to block access from a particular Internet address to this Site, at any time, without ascribing any reasons whatsoever.
You unconditionally agree that you will not:
use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy any pages within this website or the Contents without NEA’s prior written permission;
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7. LINKS FROM THIS SITE TO OTHER WEBSITES
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All hyperlinks to other websites are provided as a convenience to you as a user of the Site. The inclusion of any hyperlink shall not imply the endorsement by NEA of the hyperlinked website. In no circumstances shall NEA be considered to be associated or affiliated in whatever manner with any trade or service marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on websites to which this Site is linked.
8. LINKS TO THIS SITE FROM OTHER WEBSITES
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Linking to the Homepage: You may link to the Homepage of this Site, upon notifying NEA in writing.
Hyperlinking to an internal page of this Site: You must make a specific request for, and secure permission from NEA prior to hyperlinking to, or framing, this Site or any of the Contents, or engaging in similar activities.
NEA reserves the right to impose conditions when permitting any hyperlinking to, or framing of this Site or any of the Contents.
Under no circumstances shall NEA be considered to be associated or affiliated in whatever manner with any trade or service marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on websites that link to this Site or any of the Contents.
NEA reserves all rights to disable any links to, or frames of any site containing inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topics, names, material or information, or material or information that violates any written law, any applicable intellectual property, proprietary, privacy or publicity rights.
NEA reserves the right to disable any unauthorised links or frames and disclaims any responsibility for the content available on any other website reached by links to or from this Site or any of the Contents.
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Last updated: 7 November 2012