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LICENSE AND SITE ACCESS
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Any violation of this policy may result in a copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right infringement that may subject the offender to civil and/or criminal penalties.
PRODUCT & SERVICE DESCRIPTIONS
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DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES & LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
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INDEMNIFICATION & RELEASE
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APPLICABLE LAW & DISPUTES
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SITE POLICIES, MODIFICATION, AND SEVERABILITY
Chesapeake may terminate this Agreement at any time. The provisions above relating to Intellectual Property, Disclaimer of Warranties & Limitation of Liability, Indemnification & Release, and Applicable Law & Disputes will survive termination of this Agreement.
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
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Dover, Delaware 19904