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certain disputes through individual arbitration. If you do not wish to be bound
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Comics may, but will not have any obligation to, review, monitor, display,
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Comics ’s permitted uses and exploitation set forth in these Terms, will not
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or cause injury or harm to any person.
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you find offensive or inappropriate. Additional Terms may govern content and
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Comics Parties harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, losses,
costs, investigations, liabilities, judgments, fines, penalties, settlements,
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investigation, defense, or settlement thereof, arising out of or in connection
with: (i) your Submissions; (ii) your use of the Site
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breach of these Terms or any applicable Additional Terms; (iv) your violation
or alleged violation of any laws, rules, regulations, codes, statutes,
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Site; (v) information or material transmitted through your Device, even if not
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trademark, trade secret, trade dress, patent, publicity, privacy, or other
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limit any causes of action against us that you may have but are not waivable
under applicable law.
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or available for use beyond the Canada. If you use the Site from other
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right, without limitation, to: (i) investigate any
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enforcement databases or complying with applicable laws and use and/or disclose
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suspend or terminate your access to it, in whole or in part, at any time,
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applicable Additional Terms, which by their nature should survive your
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grant to Mr. Comics in these Terms, as well as the indemnities, releases,
disclaimers, and limitations on liability and the provisions regarding
jurisdiction, choice of law, no class action, and mandatory arbitration.
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obligations under these Terms and any applicable Additional Terms, in whole or
in part, to any party at any time without any notice. These Terms and any
applicable Additional Terms may not be assigned by you, and you may not
delegate your duties under them, without the prior written consent of an
officer of Mr. Comics .
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discussion related to the Site. Nothing in the preceding sentence shall limit
or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation. Except as
expressly set forth in these Terms or any applicable Additional Terms, (i) no failure or delay by you or Mr. Comics in exercising
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any other right, power, or remedy, and (ii) no waiver or modification of any
term of these Terms or any applicable Additional Terms will be effective unless
in writing and signed by the party against whom the waiver or modification is
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