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Use of Web SiteYou are hereby authorized by SAS to view, download, copy and print documents and the graphics incorporated therein ("materials") from this Web site subject to the following restrictions: 1) the materials may be used solely by you for your own personal informational, educational or other non-commercial purposes; 2) all copies you make must include any copyright or other proprietary notices originally shown or included in the materials; 3) you may not modify any of the materials found at this Web site nor attempt to pass off any materials found at this Web site as your own; 4) you may not use, reproduce or publicly display or perform, or distribute any of the materials within this Web site for any commercial or public purpose, unless SAS Institute Inc. has given you prior written consent to do so; 5) you also may not "mirror" or "frame" any portions of this Web site in any other environment with out prior written consent from SAS Institute Inc.
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However, if neither a written license nor a click-on license is available, your use of the software will be subject to the following conditions: 1) you may not use, reproduce, record, publish, publicly exhibit or distribute any software made available on this Web site without SAS' express prior written consent; 2) you are granted a personal, non-exclusive license to use such software subject to the above restrictions; 3) such software is subject to all Warranties and Disclaimers as set forth below; 4) except as expressly granted elsewhere, SAS Institute Inc. and its licensors reserve all rights, title and interest in and relating to such software.
Restricted Rights LegendSoftware and accompanying documentation are provided to the U.S. government in a transaction subject to the Federal Acquisition Regulations with Restricted Rights. Use, duplication, or disclosure of the software by the government is subject to restrictions as set forth in FAR 52.227-19 Commercial Computer Software-Restricted Rights (June 1987). The Contractor/Licensor is SAS Institute Inc., located at SAS Campus Drive, Cary, North Carolina 27513.
Warranties and DisclaimersEXCEPT WHERE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE IN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND SAS, ALL INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
IN NO EVENT SHALL SAS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, DATA OR USE, INCURRED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT OR TORT, ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THIS Web SITE OR ANY OTHER HYPERLINKED Web SITE.
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SAS' Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on its site is Patricia L. Brown, who can be reached as follows:
Patricia L. Brown
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SAS is a licensed user of MCAM® technology. SAS is a licensed user of SmartTextTM. MCAM®, SmartTextTM and CompassTM are registered trademarks or trademarks of MCAM Inc. ® indicates USA registration.
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Current Export Designation
SAS Institute Inc., its subsidiaries, distributors and agents ("SAS Representatives") must export products in accordance with the laws and regulations of the United States of America. SAS maintains export policies to ensure our compliance with such export laws and regulations. A chart summarizing the Export Control Classification Number that has been assigned to SAS products, along with a license designation, can be found at support.sas.com/adminservices/export.html. Each customer must comply with any export restrictions relating to end users of the software.
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