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We will do our best to respond to questions submitted through the LexisAsk service in a reasonable time frame. However, we are under no obligation to respond to any question or to respond within any particular time frame.

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We may, at our discretion, publish your question (in an anonymised form) and our response as a Q&A document for other users to view, either in its original form or in a form edited by us. We may also remove any Q&A document at any time for any reason.

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To the maximum extent permitted by law, neither LexisNexis (as defined below) nor any of its affiliates or personnel (together, the “LN Parties”) shall be liable for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting in any way from:

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