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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

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Miscellaneous

This Agreement shall all be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey applicable to agreements made and to be performed in New Jersey. This site is controlled and operated by SmartForms, Inc. from its offices within the United States of America. SmartForms, Inc. makes no representation that materials in the site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, nor does it represent that it has the prior permission to display the trademarked software product names or the logos of same. All trademarks and logos remain the property of the trademark owners and will be removed if requested, in writing, by the trademark owner. All of the descriptions of the software products are accurate as of the time of their publication. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. SmartForms, Inc.’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of this Agreement. SmartForms, Inc. may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.

PRIVACY POLICY

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