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Terms of Use

Conduct
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Limitation on Warranties
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Limitation on Liability
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Links to the Architecture Radio web site
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Links to Third Party Sites
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Framing
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Terms of Use Violations
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Consent to Terms
These Terms of represent the entire understanding of the parties regarding the use of the Architecture Radio web site and supersede any previous documents, correspondence, conversations, or other oral or written understanding related to these terms of use. These terms of use shall be governed by and construed under the State of California law without regard to its choice of law rules, and, where applicable, the laws of the United States. A modification or waiver of a part of these terms of use shall not constitute a waiver or modification of any other portion of the terms of use.

By using the Architecture Radio web site, you agree to be bound by these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use the Architecture Radio web site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify, add or delete portions of these terms at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof. Your continued use of the Architecture Radio web site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean that you agree to those changes.

Architecture Radio may at any time, without prior notice, remove any post or terminate your membership for violating these provisions. You agree to indemnify Architecture Radio and hold us harmless from any actions, claims, proceedings, or liabilities arising out of your violation of these terms and conditions. You are responsible for all statements and acts made through the use of your user name and password. If your username or password have been lost or stolen, please contact us as soon as possible.

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Online Privacy Statement

Architecture Radio is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.

Architecture Radio Membership and Email Registration
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Cookies
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Log Files
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Links
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Architecture Radio is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Security
This website takes industry standard precautions to protect our users' information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, their information is protected both online and off-line. While on a secure page, such as our order form, the lock icon on the bottom of your Web browser will become locked to indicate that the connection is secure.

Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.