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The following Terms of Service ("TOS") govern the National Cave and Karst Research Institute's (hereafter "NCKRI") provision of service to you. The TOS may be updated periodically without notice. This website provides access to a rich collection of content and services. Any new features that augment or enhance the current website are subject to the TOS. The Service is provided "AS-IS" and NCKRI assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings. Access to the service, and that access may involve third-party fees (such as Internet service provider, equipment, or airtime charges), is your responsibility. Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside. You agree to indemnify and hold NCKRI and its officers, employees, partners and licensors harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of content accessed via the site. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the site, use of the service, or access to the service. Because NCKRI has no control over links to other World Wide Web sites or resources, you acknowledge and agree that NCKRI is not responsible for their availability and does not endorse any content on those sites. If you believe your copyright has been infringed by NCKRI, please contact If you are seeking permission to use NCKRI content, trademarks, logos, or other brand features, please contact


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