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Indemnification by User

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Waiver and Release of Liability by User

You agree that neither Buttonwood Press, its officers, directors, employees or agents shall have any liability to you under any theory of liability including, without limitation, negligence or gross negligence, or indemnification, in connection with your use of this site and/or the contents and/or information herein. You hereby release and forever waive any and all claims you may have against Buttonwood Press, its officers, directors, employees, and/or agents based upon or related to such use.

Governing Law and Exclusive Venue

You agree that any dispute arising from or related to your access to or use of this website, and/or the content or information contained herein, and/or the foregoing terms and conditions, shall be governed by Michigan law. You agree that exclusive venue for any dispute arising from or related to your access to or use of this website, and/or the content of information contained therein, and/or the foregoing terms or conditions, shall be exclusively in a court of competent jurisdiction in Ingham County, Michigan, and you hereby agree to submit to personal jurisdiction and exclusive venue in such court of competent jurisdiction in Ingham County, Michigan.

Terms and Conditions Subject to Revision

The foregoing terms and conditions are subject to revision and/or modification by Buttonwood Press at any time. Such revisions or modifications are effective immediately upon posting, publishing, or otherwise notifying you of the same. You are bound immediately by any such modifications or revisions, and consequently you should visit this page periodically to review these terms and conditions and to check for modifications or revisions.