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PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE STATEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING THE SAAMI WEB SITE. By accessing the SAAMI Web site, online visitors acknowledge that they have read and agree to be bound by this Terms of Use Statement in addition to any supplemental terms and conditions of use statements applicable to the specific service being accessed on the SAAMI Web site, our Privacy Statement and all applicable local, state, United States and international laws and regulations. If visitors do not agree to these conditions, they should not use the SAAMI Web site. SAAMI reserves the right to change, add, remove or otherwise modify portions of this Terms of Use Statement at any time without notice. Visitors should check this page frequently for changes. The continued use of SAAMI's Web site following the posting of any changes to this Terms of Use Statement means visitors accept those changes.

Description of Services
SAAMI's Web site currently provide users with access to a host of online resources and services, including communications and news affecting the sporting arms and ammunition industry, product and safety manuals, technical information and product performance standards. Any new features that augment or enhance SAAMI's Web site, including the release of new SAAMI resources and services, are subject to this Terms of Use Statement. In some instances, this Terms of Use Statement and separate terms and conditions will apply to a service offered by SAAMI.

Ownership and Usage Restrictions
All content and materials contained on SAAMI's Web site is owned or licensed by or to SAAMI or used by SAAMI as permitted by law, and is protected by United States and international copyright and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights. The compilation of content on SAAMI's Web site (meaning the collection, arrangement, assembly and general "look and feel" of SAAMI's Web site) is the exclusive property of SAAMI and is likewise protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, and other laws.

All trade names, trademarks and service marks, including, without limitation, all text, graphics, images, logos and any combination thereof (collectively "Marks") are trademarks or registered trademarks of and proprietary to SAAMI or other third parties that have granted SAAMI the right to use such Marks, or the use of which is permitted by law. Nothing on the SAAMI Web site shall be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right to use any Marks displayed on the SAAMI Web site without the prior written consent of the trademark owner.

SAAMI's Web site is maintained solely for the enjoyment, education and communication purposes of online visitors. Use of SAAMI's Web site is subject to all applicable local, state, United States and international laws and regulations. Online visitors agree not to use SAAMI's Web site or any content or materials therein to engage in or assist or encourage others to engage in (i) conduct which is illegal, harmful, harassing, offensive or otherwise inappropriate; (ii) conduct which conflicts with the purposes for which the site has been created; or (iii) conduct which is in violation of this Terms of Use Statement or the terms and conditions applicable to the specific service being accessed on SAAMI's website (if any).

Online visitors may access and browse SAAMI's Web site whenever they wish subject to Terms of Use Statement. The unauthorized use, copying or distribution of any content or materials found on the SAAMI Web site may violate copyright, trademark and other laws.

Third Party Web sites
As a convenience to online visitors, SAAMI's Web site may provide links to Web sites operated by nonaffiliated third party entities. Such linked sites are not controlled by SAAMI. If visitors choose to use these sites, they will leave SAAMI's Web site and it is their responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. Third party sites may offer goods, services and other materials to you. Your correspondence and business dealings with third parties including, without limitation, the payment and delivery of products and services, and any terms, conditions, warranties and representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and those parties. SAAMI will neither be responsible nor liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or the offering of such products, services, and other content on third party Web sites, or does SAAMI make any warranty or representation regarding, and does not endorse, any linked Web sites or the content, privacy policies, data security measures, or other links contained on such Web sites or any of the products or services described therein.

External Links to SAAMI's Web site
All nonaffiliated third party links to SAAMI's Web site must be in accordance with SAAMI's Linking Policy.

Disclaimer
THE CONTENT AND MATERIALS ON SAAMI WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, SAAMI DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE, MERCHANTIBILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OR COMPLIANCE WITH ANY APPLICABLE STATUTE, RULE OR REGULATION OF ANY CONTENT OR MATERIALS CONTAINED HEREIN. SAAMI DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT OR MATERIALS ON ITS WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED OR THAT SAAMI's WEBSITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE SUCH CONTENT OR MATERIALS AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. SAAMI DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE CONTENT OR MATERIALS ON ITS WEB SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE.

Jurisdictional Issues
Unless otherwise specified, the information and materials on SAAMI's Web site is presented solely for the purpose of providing the public with information about standards relating to safety, interchangeability, reliability and quality of sporting firearms and ammunition and promoting the safe and responsible enjoyment of such products.

SAAMI does not make any representation that information or materials on its Web site is appropriate or available for use in any particular location. Visitors who choose to access SAAMI's Web site do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all applicable jurisdictional laws.

Limitation of Liability
Under no circumstances shall SAAMI be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental or consequential damages (including lost profits) that arise out of or in connection with any failure of performance, errors, inaccuracies, omissions, defects, interruption, deletion, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of any content or materials on SAAMI's Web site, or the use or inability to use SAAMI's Web site or any content or materials therein.

Indemnification
Each visitor to SAAMI's Web site agrees to defend, indemnify and hold the SAAMI and its current and former directors, officers, employees, and other representatives harmless from and against any claims, demands, actions, suits, proceedings, liabilities, damages, losses, judgments and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees and costs) made against SAAMI due to or arising out of or in connection with his or her misuse of SAAMI's website or any violation of this Terms of Use Statement. Each visitor shall cooperate with SAAMI in the defense of any claim.

Choice of Law
All disputes arising from the use of SAAMI's Web site or relating to this Terms of Use Statement shall be construed and governed by the laws of the State of Connecticut, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law thereunder that would require or permit the application of any other laws.

Disputes
All disputes arising from the use of SAAMI's Web site or relating to this Terms of Use Statement shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court located in the State of Connecticut of SAAMI's sole choosing, the jurisdiction of which each user expressly and irrevocably gives his or her consent.

This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the matters contained herein and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by SAAMI.

Contact Us
If you have any comments or questions about this Terms of Use Statement, please contact:

Webmaster
Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute, Inc.
11 Mile Hill Road
Newtown, Connecticut 06470-2539
(203) 426-4358
webmaster@nssf.org

EFFECTIVE: November 17, 2009