Effective Date: Sept. 10, 2015
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UL may terminate, limit or suspend your access to the Site at any time without notice to you. Grounds for such termination, limitation of access or suspension include without limitation: (A) breaches or violations of these Terms (including any Additional Terms); (B) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies; (C) discontinuance or material modification to the Site (or any part thereof); (D) unexpected technical or security issues or problems; and/or (E) engagement by you in fraudulent or illegal activities. Further, you agree that all terminations, limitations of access and suspensions for cause shall be made in UL’s sole discretion and that UL shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your account, any associated email address, or access to the Site.
By using this Site, you agree that: (1) any claim, dispute, or controversy You may have against UL arising out of, relating to, or connected in any way with these Terms or the Site, shall be resolved exclusively by final and binding arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) and conducted before a single arbitrator pursuant to the applicable Rules and Procedures established by AAA (“Rules and Procedures”); (2) the arbitration shall be held at a location determined by AAA pursuant to the Rules and Procedures (provided that such location is reasonably convenient for you), or at such other location as may be mutually agreed upon by you and UL; (3) the arbitrator shall apply Illinois law consistent with the Federal Arbitration Act and applicable statutes of limitations, and shall honor claims of privilege recognized at law; (4) there shall be no authority for any claims to be arbitrated on a class or representative basis; arbitration can decide only your and/or UL’s individual claims; and the arbitrator may not consolidate or join the claims of other persons or parties who may be similarly situated; (5) in the event that you are able to demonstrate that the costs of arbitration will be prohibitive as compared to the costs of litigation, UL will pay as much of your filing and hearing fees in connection with the arbitration as the arbitrator deems necessary to prevent the arbitration from being cost-prohibitive; and (6) with the exception of subpart (4) above, if any part of this arbitration provision is deemed to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, or otherwise conflicts with the Rules and Procedures established by AAA, then the balance of this arbitration provision shall remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with its terms as if the invalid, unenforceable, illegal or conflicting provision were not contained herein. If, however, subpart (4) is found to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, then the entirety of this Arbitration Provision shall be null and void, and neither you nor UL shall be entitled to arbitrate their dispute. For more information on AAA and its Rules and Procedures, you may visit the AAA website at http://www.adr.org
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