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- The CAN Website may contain links to other sites. These links are provided as references to help you identify and locate other Internet resources that may be of interest. Parties other than CAN independently develop and maintain these other sites. Therefore, CAN does not assume responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information contained at such sites. In providing links to other sites, CAN is not acting as a publisher or disseminator of the material contained on these other sites and does not seek to control the content of, or maintain any type of editorial control over, such sites.
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- In using the CAN Website, you agree that you will not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the CAN Website. You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to impose an “unreasonable or disproportionately large load” on CAN’s infrastructure. An “unreasonable or disproportionately large load” is one that prevents other members of CAN from gaining fair and equitable access to web-based systems and resources.
(f) Computer Viruses
- While every effort is made to ensure that all information provided on the CAN Website does not contain computer viruses, you should take reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses and should ensure that you have a complete and current backup of the applicable items or information contained on your computer system. You should pay specific attention to some of the newer viruses that have been written to automatically execute when an infected word processing document is loaded into certain word processing programs.
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