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1. LIMITATIONS ON USE
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Permitted Use. You may make a single copy of the Content displayed on the CLOVIS FREE PRESS Web Sites for personal, noncommercial use only, provided that you do not remove any trademarks, copyright and any other notice contained in such Content. You shall not archive or retain any Content in any form without the written permission from the Web Portal Design Corp. You may not distribute (including via e-mail or the Internet), or otherwise make available, copies to others, whether or not for payment or other consideration, without the written permission from Web Portal Design Corp., a Public Benefit Corporation. You may submit requests for permission to retain, distribute or reproduce material on this Web site or other material owned by the Web Portal Design Corp. or its subsidiaries to Thomas Hobbs, Executive Editor of Clovis Free Press & ClovisNews.com in care of Web Portal Design Corp., P.O. Box 2144 Clovis, CA 93613, or e-mail at at editor@ClovisNews.com.
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2. GENERAL DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
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Officers, directors, volunteers of Clovis Free Press serve also as the uncompensated officials, directors, and Board members of Web Portal Design Corporation, a California Public Benefit Corporation and are understood by the User and all interested third parties, that Web Portal and The Clovis News are non-jural entities as to negligence claims against officers, directors and Board members.
3. Adjudication, Jurisdiction, Court Order
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