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GOVERNING LAW; SUBMISSION TO JURISDICTION; LIMITATIONS
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect. A waiver must be in writing, and no waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.
Changes to Terms and Conditions of Use
These Terms and Conditions of Use will change from time to time. All changes to the Terms and Conditions of Use will be effective when posted, and your continued use of our site or services after the posting will constitute your acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by, those changes. We may e-mail periodic reminders of our notices and conditions, unless you have instructed us not to, but it is your responsibility to check our web site frequently to review these Terms and Conditions of Use.
Violations of Terms and Conditions of Use
We reserve the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these Terms and Conditions of Use, including the self-help right to block your access to our websites if you fail to comply with these Terms and Conditions of Use. All remedies created hereunder or otherwise existing at law or in equity are cumulative, and the exercise of one or more rights or remedies shall not be taken to exclude or waive the right to the exercise of any other. All such rights and remedies may be exercised and enforced concurrently and whenever and as often as Soundview deems necessary.
Use of Materials
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Revised January, 2013