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You are and shall remain solely responsible for the Submissions submitted and/or posted under your username or otherwise by you in any Public Forum and for the consequences of submitting and posting same. You acknowledge that the use of Submissions posted in any Public Forum is at your own risk. You further acknowledge that we are not responsible for, and we do not endorse, the opinions, advice or recommendations posted or sent by users in any Public Forum and we specifically disclaim any and all liability in connection therewith.
We reserve the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit Submissions at any time and for any or no reason in our absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although we have no duty to do so or to monitor any Public Forum. If we elect to screen Submissions, there may be a delay in the posting of such content in a Public Forum to allow for a review process. If we have questions about your Submissions including, without limitation, the copyright, we may contact you for further information including, for example, to verify that you own the copyright or otherwise obtained permission to post the material.
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Our Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Site is our Manager of Information Technology who can be reached as follows:
Manager of Information Technology
2604 Washington Rd.
Augusta, Georgia 30904
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2604 Washington Rd.
Augusta, Georgia 30904