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Copyright. All material available on Site, unless otherwise spe­ci­fi­cal­ly indicated, is under copyright to The Round Table Foundation ("Foundation") representing the "Pro Academia Prize™". The ma­te­ri­al is freely usable for browsing purposes only. With the exception of the press releases any re-publication of this material requires the express consent in writing of Foun­d­a­tion. Additionally, in case of written consent, any use requires ex­press mention of Foundation in the event the material, or any part thereof is reproduced in any form, written or electronic.

Ownership of Site and Trademarks. Foundation owns and maintains Site. "Pro Academia Prize™", "The Round Table Foundation", "TRTF", and its logos are registered trademarks and/or service marks of Foundation. Nothing at Site shall be constructed as grant­ing any license or right to use any image, trademark, service mark, or logo. No act of downloading or otherwise copying from Site will transfer title to any software or material at Site. Foundation reserves all rights with respect to copyright and trademark ow­ner­ship of all material at Site, and will enforce such rights to the full extent of applicable law.

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Liability Waiver. Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Foundation be liable for any special or con­se­quen­ti­al damages that result from the access or use of, or the in­a­bi­li­ty to access or use, the materials at Site.

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