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Please note that under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification may be subject to liability.
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Modifying these Terms. coastlinepilot.com reserves the right to change these Terms of Service at any time in its discretion and to notify users of any such changes solely by changing these Terms of Service. Your continued use of coastlinepilot.com after the posting of any amended Terms of Service shall constitute your agreement to be bound by any such changes. Your use of this site prior to the time these Terms of Service were posted will be governed according to the Terms of Service that applied at the time of your use.
Discontinuation of Service. coastlinepilot.com may modify, suspend, discontinue or restrict the use of any portion of coastlinepilot.com, including the availability of any portion of the Content at any time, without notice or liability. coastlinepilot.com may deny access to any Registered Member or other user at any time for any reason. In addition, TI or coastlinepilot.com may at any time transfer rights and obligations under this Agreement to any Tribune Company affiliate, subsidiary or business unit, or any of their affiliated companies or divisions, or any entity that acquires TI, coastlinepilot.com or any of their assets.
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Severability. If for any reason any provision of this Agreement is found unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of the parties as reflected in that provision, and the remainder of the Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
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Section Titles. The section titles used in this Agreement are purely for convenience and carry with them no legal or contractual effect.
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