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Sam Ash hereby grants you a non-exclusive, limited licensee, revocable at Sam Ash’s discretion, for you to link to any page on the samash.com site from any site that is not commercially competitive to Sam Ash and does not criticize or otherwise injure Sam Ash, so long as the site where the link resides, and all other locations to which such site links, comply with all applicable laws and do not in any way abuse, defame, stalk, threaten or violate the rights of privacy, publicity, intellectual property or other legal rights of others or, in any way, post, publish, distribute, disseminate or facilitate any inappropriate, infringing, defamatory, profane, indecent, obscene or illegal/unlawful information, topic, name or other material. All of Sam Ash’s rights and remedies are expressly reserved.
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All products sold on the Site are sold with the warranty of their respective manufacturers and with the Sam Ash 45/60 day return/price protection policy. Except for those warranties and any other written warranty shown on the Site or purchased on the Site all products and Services are sold without warranty express or implied, and include no warranty of fitness for a particular purpose.
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You agree that Sam Ash in its sole discretion, shall have the right, but not the obligation, to edit, refuse to post or remove any Submitted Content, for any reason whatsoever, including, without limitation, if Sam Ash considers that the Submitted Content constitutes or promotes gambling or any illegal activity, or if Sam Ash considers the material to be pornographic, sexually explicit, lewd, lascivious, filthy, excessively violent, harassing or otherwise objectionable. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you shall remain solely responsible for the content of material you upload, post or otherwise make available on the Site or the Services. Furthermore, you acknowledge that the Site and Services may not be monitored and that you do not rely on Sam Ash to monitor or edit the Site or Services and that the Site or Services may contain content which you find offensive, and you hereby waive any objections you might have with respect to viewing such content.
Complaints, Notices and Official Address:
Sam Ash takes the intellectual property rights of others very seriously and complies with the complaint procedures of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. If you believe that any of the content displayed on or made available via the Site or Services infringes any rights, including copyrights or trademarks, owned by you, or by an owner for which you are authorized to act, please send the specific details of your claimed infringement via either email or letter to the contact listed below.
Name and Contact Information of Agent Designated to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement (or other legal notices or requests):
Sam Ash Quikship Corp.
278 Duffy Avenue
PO Box 9047
Hicksville, NY 11802-9047
Attn: Legal Department
DO NOT SEND ANY INQUIRIES UNRELATED TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT (E.G., REQUESTS FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE OR CUSTOMER SERVICE, REPORTS OF E-MAIL ABUSE, ETC.) TO THE CONTACT LISTED ABOVE. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE IF SENT TO THAT CONTACT.
All other correspondence should be sent to Webmaster@samash.com.
In your notification, please include the following information:
- Identification of the copyrighted work(s) claimed to have been infringed and statement of ownership to such work(s);
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as an address, telephone number and email address at which you may be contacted;
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; and
- Your physical or electronic signature.
Last updated: April 26, 2011
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