Subscriber Agreement for The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Online
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- Changes to Subscriber Agreement. We may change the terms of this Agreement at any time by notifying you of the change either electronically or in writing. The changes also will appear in this document. Your use of ChicagoLawBulletin.com after changes are made to this Agreement means that you agree to be bound by such changes.
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- General. This Agreement contains the final and entire agreement between us regarding your use of ChicagoLawBulletin.com and supersedes all previous and contemporaneous verbal or written negotiations, understandings, or agreement regarding your use of ChicagoLawBulletin.com. We may discontinue or change ChicagoLawBulletin.com, or its availability to you, at any time. This Agreement is personal to you, which means that you may not assign your rights or obligations under this Agreement to anyone. No third party is a beneficiary of this Agreement. You agree that this Agreement, as well as any and all claims arising from this Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, United States of America applicable to contracts made entirely within Illinois and wholly performed in Illinois, without regard to any conflict or choice of law principles. The sole jurisdiction and venue for any litigation arising out of this Agreement will be an appropriate federal or state court located in Illinois. This Agreement will not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.
- Additional Terms and Notices. Associated Press text, photos, graphics, audio and/or video material shall not be published, broadcast, rewritten for broadcast or publication or redistributed directly or indirectly in any medium. Neither Associated Press materials nor any portion thereof may be stored in a computer except for personal and non-commercial use. The Associated Press will not be held liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions therefrom or in the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof or any damages arising from any of the foregoing.
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This policy was updated August 23, 2018.