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TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT

Strategic Studies ("Strategic Studies") provides the Strategic Studies World Wide Web site for your educational and informational purposes. Please feel free to browse.

Your access to and use of Strategic Studies (excluding access to lessonpro.net, which has a separate Terms of Use Agreement) is subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws. By accessing, browsing and using Strategic Studies, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms of Use.

1. ACCESS TO Strategic Studies. Strategic Studies grants you a limited non-transferable right to access the non-subscription area of Strategic Studies at no charge to you. However, you are responsible for providing all hardware, software, telephone or other communications equipment and/or service to connect to the Internet and accessing Strategic Studies and are responsible for all Internet access charges, telephone charges or other fees or charges incurred in connecting to the Internet and accessing Strategic Studies, and Strategic Studies shall not be responsible for any of these things.

2. SOFTWARE. Any program accessible from Strategic Studies or any software available for download from Strategic Studies is owned by Strategic Studies, or other third party provider, and all copyright rights therein are reserved. You agree that you will not download, copy or install such software unless you first agree to the terms and conditions of any license agreement that accompanies, is included with, or in any way applies to the software.

3. CONTENT. You agree to access and use Strategic Studies only for lawful purposes. You are solely responsible for the knowledge of and adherence to any and all laws, statutes, rules and regulations pertaining to your use of Strategic Studies, including any Interactive Area. By accessing Strategic Studies you agree that you will not: (i) post or use Strategic Studies to commit a criminal offense or to encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state, Federal or international law or regulation, including, but not limited to, export control laws and regulations; (ii) post or transmit any unlawful, infringing, threatening, libelous, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, profane, or otherwise objectionable Content; (iii) alter, damage or delete any Content or other communications that are not your own Content or to otherwise interfere with the ability of others to access Strategic Studies; (iv) disrupt the normal flow of communication in any Interactive Area; (v) claim a relationship with or to speak for any business, association, institution or other organization for which you are not authorized to claim such a relationship; (vi) post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or other forms of solicitation to other users; (vii) infringe any third party's rights, including, without limitation, intellectual property rights such as trademark, servicemark, copyright, and patent rights, as well as any publicity rights or privacy rights; (viii) be false, inaccurate or misleading; or (ix) otherwise create any liability on Strategic Studies's behalf. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, you agree that you will indemnify Strategic Studies for any knowing or unknowing breach of this paragraph 3.

4. TERMINATION. The only right that you have with respect to dissatisfaction with any policies, guidelines, or practices of Strategic Studies in operating Strategic Studies or any Content, is for you to discontinue accessing Strategic Studies. Strategic Studies, in its sole discretion, may terminate or temporarily suspend your access to all or any part of Strategic Studies, without notice, for conduct that Strategic Studies believes is a violation of this Agreement or any policies or guidelines posted by Strategic Studies, or for other conduct which Strategic Studies, in its sole discretion, believes is harmful to other users. Strategic Studies may discontinue operating Strategic Studies and terminate this Agreement without notice at any time for any reason in its sole discretion.

5. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY (THIS PARAGRAPH 5. APPLIES IN ALL STATES AND JURISDICTIONS IN WHICH SUCH TERMS ARE VALID AND ENFORCEABLE). Strategic Studies IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INFORMATION OR CONTENT CONTAINED WITHIN INTERACTIVE AREAS AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE INTERACTIVE AREAS FOR ANY PURPOSE OR ABOUT ITS LEGITIMACY, LEGALITY, VALIDITY, ACCURACY, CORRECTNESS, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, STABILITY, COMPLETENESS OR CURRENTNESS.

YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF Strategic Studies, INCLUDING ANY INTERACTIVE AREA, IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. NEITHER Strategic Studies, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES OR AGENTS WARRANT THAT Strategic Studies WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; NOR DO THEY MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF Strategic Studies OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR CONTENT OF Strategic Studies.

Strategic Studies IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

IN NO EVENT WILL Strategic Studies OR ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (EVEN IF Strategic Studies HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE Strategic Studies, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOST BUSINESS, LOST DATA, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, OR ANY AND ALL OTHER DAMAGES OR LOSSES THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETIONS OF FILES, ERRORS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT LIMITED TO ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO Strategic Studies'S RECORDS, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES Strategic Studies'S LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED IN THIS SECTION.

6. LINKS. Some links on Strategic Studies lead to sites posted by independent site owners. Strategic Studies does not review independent sites or control their content, and merely provides these links to visitors for their convenience. These links are not an endorsement of products, services, or information provided by such sites. Further, the inclusion of these links to other sites does not imply that the other sites have given permission for inclusion of these links, or that there is any relationship between Strategic Studies and the linked sites. Strategic Studies is an independent operating company and reference to other companies does not imply any partnership, joint venture, or other legal connection. Strategic Studies, shall not be responsible for the actions of the respective owners of these other sites.

For any interested party, Strategic Studies grants the right to create links to Strategic Studies's home page, but only its home page, if such link(s) uses Strategic Studies's trademarks and/or logos in accordance with the below terms and conditions of the Trademark and Logo Policy.

TRADEMARK AND LOGO POLICY. Strategic Studies's trademarks and logos are the property of Strategic Studies, License for their use is granted for the sole purpose of promoting Strategic Studies and encouraging visits to our website. Licensees may not vary the spelling, add or delete hyphens, combine or separate words, abbreviate or alter in any way Strategic Studies's marks. Licensees shall not reproduce, use, or authorize the reproduction or use of Strategic Studies's marks in any manner other than expressly authorized by Strategic Studies, Strategic Studies's marks may not be combined with those of another company. Any use of the Strategic Studies marks that implies a relationship with or endorsement by Strategic Studies, is strictly prohibited. Strategic Studies has the right to control the use of its marks, and you agree to comply with any and all reasonable requests in relation to the use of Strategic Studies's marks. The following statement must accompany the use of Strategic Studies's trademarks and logos: "__________ is either a registered trademark or trademark of Strategic Studies,"

7. PRIVACY POLICY. Because like you, we are Internet users concerned about privacy, we also are concerned about your right to privacy while accessing and using Strategic Studies. Please take the opportunity to review our following Privacy Policy:

At Strategic Studies, we recognize that our members are concerned about the privacy of the information that we collect from our members and our plans for using this information. Strategic Studies collects personally identifiable information (name, e-mail address, etc.) and/or demographic data (city, zip code, school names, interests, etc.) that you submit when you: 1) register for our services, 2) complete a survey, or 3) send us an e-mail. We may use this information to process and maintain your account, compile demographic statistics about our users, and display to you information and advertisements that match your interests and profile. We will never sell your personal information to any company for any reason.

IP Addresses and Cookies

Strategic Studies uses IP addresses (random numbers assigned to individual computers) to help administer our Web site and anonymously track content preferences and traffic patterns.

We also use cookies (small text files transferred from our Web site to your hard drive) to recognize repeat users, track usage behavior, and facilitate your access to and use of our site. Cookies do not damage files or allow anyone to access your personally identifiable information -- they simply allow us to tailor information and advertisements to make your visits more enjoyable and meaningful.

Deletion of your information. If you decide that you no longer want to receive e-mail or information from Strategic Studies, you may contact us at:

Customer Service
Strategic Studies,
Attention: Privacy Dept.
E-mail: info@strategicstudies

Deletion of your information will usually take four to six weeks.

Security and Links. The security of the information you provide to Strategic Studies is important to us. We use encryption software and other security measures to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of sensitive information under our control. However, Strategic Studies's site includes banner links to other sites from our sponsors, and when you choose to visit those sites, we are not responsible for their privacy policies or actions, and you should review the privacy policies of these parties when supplying personally identifiable information to them.

Additional Information. Strategic Studies reserves the right to alter our Privacy Policy as business needs require. Any changes will be posted to our web site in a timely manner. This statement and the policies outlined here are not intended to and do not give you any contractual or other legal rights.

8. SERVICE MARK NOTICE. Strategic Studies,  and LessonPro trademarks, service marks, tradedress and logos are owned by Strategic Studies, All other trademarks, service marks, and logos used on Strategic Studies are the trademarks, service marks, and logos of their respective owners

9. INDEMNITY. USER HEREBY AGREES TO, AT ITS OWN EXPENSE, INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD Strategic Studies HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY LOSS, COST, DAMAGES, LIABILITY, OR EXPENSE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO (A) A THIRD-PARTY CLAIM, ACTION OR ALLEGATION OF INFRINGEMENT BASED ON INFORMATION, DATA, FILES OR OTHER CONTENT SUBMITTED BY USER, (B) ANY FRAUD, MANIPULATION, OR OTHER BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT BY A USER OR USERS, OR (C) ANY THIRD-PARTY CLAIM, ACTION OR ALLEGATION BROUGHT AGAINST Strategic Studies OR RELATED COMPANY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE USE OF Strategic Studies. Strategic Studies WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN ITS DEFENSE AND HIRE COUNSEL OF ITS CHOICE, AT USER'S EXPENSE. USER WILL

NOT SETTLE ANY ACTION OR CLAIMS ON Strategic Studies'S BEHALF WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF Strategic Studies.

10. NO AGENCY OR PARTNERSHIP. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of this Agreement. You do not have any authority of any kind to bind Strategic Studies in any respect whatsoever. The parties are independent contractors. Neither party may direct or control the day-to-day activities of the other; neither party may create or assume any obligation on behalf of the other.

11. GENERAL. By using Strategic Studies, you agree to the above stated terms of use. This Agreement is entered into in the State of Illinois and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Illinois, exclusive of its choice of law rules. Each party to this Agreement submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts having jurisdiction in the County of Cook in the State of Illinois, and waives any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. In any action to enforce this Agreement, if Strategic Studies prevails, it will be entitled to costs and attorney fees. In the event that any provisions of this Agreement are held to be unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and effect. This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding between the parties pertaining to the subject matter hereof, and any prior written or oral agreements between the parties are expressly canceled. Strategic Studies may modify the terms of this Agreement by posting notice of such modifications on this page before the modification takes effect. You are bound by such revisions and should periodically visit this page to review the current Terms of Use.

12. SURVIVAL OF TERMINATION. Paragraphs 1-3 and 5-12 shall survive the termination or expiration of this Agreement. Copyright 2003 Strategic Studies Corporation, All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use are strictly enforced.

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