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Terms of Use
The Bedford Group and its affiliates (“The Bedford Group” or “we”) provide content on the web site (the “site”) subject to the following terms and conditions (the “terms”). We may periodically change the terms. By accessing and using this site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these terms. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this site. For an explanation of The Bedford Group’s practices and policies related to the collection of our user’s information, please read our Privacy Policy.

The information contained in this Site is for general guidance on matters of interest only. As such, it should not be used as a substitute for consultation with professional marketing and management advisors. Before making any decision or taking any action, you should consult The Bedford Group professionals.

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Copyrights and Use of Site Content
All content, design, and functionality on the site, including text, graphics, logos, icons, images and the selection and arrangement thereof, is the exclusive property of The Bedford Group or it licensors and is protected by U.S. and International copyright laws. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

Note that any program, publication, design, product, process, software, technology, information, know-how or idea described in this document may be the subject of other rights, including other intellectual property rights, which are owned by The Bedford Group or other interested parties and are not licensed to you hereunder.

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Trademarks
The trademarks, service marks, designs and logos (collectively, the “Trademarks”) used and displayed on this Site are registered and unregistered Trademarks of The Bedford Group. Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others. Nothing on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on this Site, without the prior written permission of The Bedford Group. The Bedford Group aggressively enforces it intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law. The name The Bedford Group or any other Trademarks may not be used in any way, including in advertising, or publicity pertaining to distribution of materials on this Site, without prior written permission from The Bedford Group. The Bedford Group prohibits use of The Bedford Group or any other Trademark as part of a link to or from any site unless establishment of such a link is approved by The Bedford Group in writing. Fair use of The Bedford Group’s Trademarks requires proper acknowledgement.

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Use of Site Content
The Bedford Group grants you non-exclusive, non-transferable license for the term hereof to access and download, display and print one copy of the content and functionality displayed on this Site (the “Site Content”) on any single computer solely for your internal, business use, provided that you do not modify the Site Content in any way and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices displayed on the Site Content. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, distribute, transmit, post, or disclose the Site Content without The Bedford Group’s prior written permission.

The Site and its contents are provided “as is” and The Bedford Group makes no representation or warranty of any kind in respect to this Site or any Site or service accessible through this site. The Bedford Group expressly disclaims all express and implied warranties including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for particular purposes, title, and non-infringement. In no event will The Bedford Group be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, consequential or other damages (including, but not limited to, lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs or data) without regard to the form of action and wither in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with this site, any content on our accessed through this site or any site service linking to, or any copying, displaying, or use thereof.

It is up to the user to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other items of destructive nature.

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User Postings
You acknowledge and agree that The Bedford Group shall own and have the unrestricted right to use, publish, and otherwise exploit any and all information that you post or otherwise publish to the Site in postings, survey responses, and otherwise, and you hereby waive any claims against The Bedford Group for alleged or actual infringement of any rights of privacy or publicity, moral rights, or rights of attribution in connection with The Bedford Group’s use and publication of such submissions. You covenant that you shall not post or otherwise publish on this Site any materials that (a) are threatening, libelous, defamatory, or obscene; (b) would constitute, or that encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate the law; (c) infringe on the intellectual property, privacy, or other rights of any third parties; (d) contain a computer virus or other destructive element; (e) contain advertising; (f) constitute or contain false or misleading statements. The Bedford Group does not and cannot review all information posted to the Site by users and is not responsible for such information. However, The Bedford Group reserves the right to refuse to post and the right to remove any information, in whole or in part, for any reason or for no reason.

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Disclaimers
THE CONTENT AND FUCTIONALITY ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT THE BEDFORD GROUP IS NOT HEREIN ENGAGED IN RENDERING PROFESSIONAL ADVICE AND SERVICES TO YOU. ALL CONTENT AND FUNCTIONALITY ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTIBILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE BEDFORD GROUP AND ITS THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OWNERSHIP, ACCURACY, OR ADEQUACY OF THE SITE CONTENT. THE BEDFORD GROUP SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITIY FOR ANY INFORMATION PUBLISHED ON LINKED WEB SITES, CONTAINED IN ANY USER SUBMISSIONS PUBLISHED ON THIS SITE, OR PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES. NEITHER THE BEDFORD GROUP NOR ITS THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OR FOR LOST REVENUES OR PROFITS, WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES AND REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY.

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Third Party Web Sites
We may provide links to third party web sites, and some of the content appearing to be on this site is in fact supplied by third parties, for example, in instances of framing of third party web sites or incorporation through framesets of content supplied by third party servers. The Bedford Group has no responsibility for these third party web sites, which are governed by the Terms of Use and Privacy Policies, if nay, of the applicable third party content providers.


Enforcement of Terms and Conditions
This agreement is governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of Georgia, United States of America, notwithstanding any principles of conflict of law. Your expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction resides in the courts of the State of Georgia. You further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the State of Georgia in connection with any dispute or claim involving The Bedford Group. If any part of these terms is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. The Bedford Group, in its sole discretion and without notice, may revise these terms at any time by updating this posting.

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Entire Agreement
This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and The Bedford Group with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement and supercedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding that subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of this Agreement will be effective only if in writing and signed by The Bedford Group.

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Privacy Statement
The following are terms of a legal agreement concerning your privacy on this web site (“Privacy Agreement”) between you and The Bedford Group. By access and browsing and/or using this web site (“Site”) you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by this Privacy Statement and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this Site. Please read this Privacy Agreement carefully and be aware that The Bedford Group may amend this Privacy Agreement at any time without notice by posting the amended terms on this Site. Amendments shall become effective immediately after the first day The Bedford Group posts any such amendment on this Site.

The Bedford Group takes users’ privacy seriously and works to protect your personal information. You can visit this Site without telling us who you are or providing us with any information. We may collect e-mail addresses of those who send us e-mail messages, however, we will not share those addresses with any other company. We may send unsolicited e-mails, but in very limited circumstances. Should you not wish to receive such e-mails, you can opt-out of future communications.

When you request information from The Bedford Group and supply information that personally identifies you or allows us to contact you, you are agreeing to share information with The Bedford Group, its agents, representatives and affiliates. Such information may come when you send us an e-mail, apply for a position, request literature or other information. The Bedford Group sends marketing and promotional materials to people who provide personally identifiable information from time to time.

We use cookies and we obtain certain types of information when your web browser accesseswww.bedfordgroupconsulting.com. “Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Our Site uses cookies to store pertinent user information during a session to speed navigation and keep track of items. The “help” function of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting cookies and how to disable cookies altogether.

The Bedford Group may also use personally-identifiable information to perform statistical analysis of user behavior on the Site in order to measure interest in specific areas and articles posted to our Site.

We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) comply with law or comply with a legal process served upon us or our agents, representatives and affiliates, (2) protect and defend our rights or property or those of our users or (3) protect the personal safety of our users or the public.

The Bedford Group would like to keep your personal information accurate. Therefore, The Bedford Group allows you to correct or change personal identifiable information collected by us by replying to any The Bedford Group e-mail.

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