1. General

Welcome to the Federal Gateway Internet network.  As part of our service, the Federal Gateway agrees to provide you with information and other computer services subject to the terms of this  "Terms of Service Agreement."  Due to the unique nature of Internet Business, the Federal Gateway may amend or modify these Terms of Service at any time.  You agree to use the service in accordance with the Terms of Service.

Further, these "Do-It-Yourself On The Internet" information products are sold with a Money Back Guarantee if you feel that the information failed to give you a value for your purchase price.

2. Rights

This site is operated by Small Business Contracts Council, Inc. (SBCC)---a not-for-profit corporation.   It contains material which is derived in whole or part from SBCC and other sources and is protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute in any way any material from this site including code and software.   You may download material from this site for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

3. Limitation Of Liability

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall the SBCC Inc., its subsidiary and parent companies or affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the SBCC's materials.  You specifically acknowledge and agree that the SBCC is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user.  If you are dissatisfied with any SBCC material, or with any of their terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using SBCC's materials or services.  You release the SBCC and its affiliates from any damages that you incur, and agree not to assert any claims against them, arising from your use of these products or services.

4. Disclaimer

SBCC has provided links and pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties.  Neither the SBCC, its subsidiary companies nor their affiliates operate or control in any respect any information, products or services on these third-party sites.  The materials in this site and the third-party sites are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either expressed or implied.  To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law. but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.  SBCC does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site, including its various features, or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components.  SBCC does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the materials in this site or in third-party sites in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. You (and not SBCC) assume the entire cost of all necessary maintenance, repair or correction.

5. Other

This "Terms of Service Agreement" constitutes the entire agreement between the SBCC, Inc. and you with respect to the subject matter contained herein and supersedes all previous and contemporaneous agreements, proposals and communications, written or oral.  The SBCC may amend or modify this Terms of Service Agreement or impose new conditions at any time.  Such amendments and modifications shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof which may be given by means including, but not limited to posting on the SBCC Web site.  This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Maryland without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law.  If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall not be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

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