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b. DISTRIBUTION OF THIRD PARTY CONTENT:
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c. THIRD-PARTY CONTENT:
stu.Dio is a distributor and not a publisher of Content supplied by third parties and Users. stu.Dio has no more editorial control over such Content than does a public library or newsstand. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information that constitutes part of Content expressed or made available by third parties, including Providers or any other User of stu.Dio, are those of the respective authors or distributors and not of stu.Dio or its affiliates or any of their officers, directors, employees, or agents. Neither stu.Dio nor its affiliates, nor any of their officers, directors, employees, or agents, nor any third party, including any Provider, or any other User of stu.Dio, guarantees the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any Content, nor its merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. In many instances, the Content available through stu.Dio represents the opinions and judgments of the respective Provider, or User not under contract with stu.Dio. stu.Dio neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made on stu.Dio by anyone other than authorized stu.Dio employees. Under no circumstances shall stu.Dio, or its affiliates, or any of their officers, directors, employees, or agents be liable for any loss, damage or harm caused by a User's reliance on information obtained through stu.Dio. It is the responsibility of User to evaluate the information, opinion, advice, or other Content available through stu.Dio.
IV. ONLINE CONDUCT:
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VI. TERMINATION OF USAGE:
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VII. USAGE BY CHILDREN UNDER 13:
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VIII. APPLICABLE LAW:
This site is created and controlled by stu.Dio in the District of Columbia. As such, the laws of the District of Columbia will govern these disclaimers, terms and conditions, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. stu.Dio reserves the right to make changes to its site and these disclaimers, terms and conditions at any time. User hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consents to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the District of Columbia and of the United States of America located in the District of Columbia for any litigation arising out of or relating to use of or purchase made through Maryland (and agrees not to commence any litigation relating thereto except in such courts), waives any objection to the laying of venue of any such litigation in the Maryland Courts and agrees not to plead or claim in any District of Columbia court that such litigation brought therein has been brought in an inconvenient forum. Further, personal information may be disclosed to judicial or other government agencies subject to warrants, subpoenas, or other governmental orders.