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(1) any breach of or material inaccuracy in the representations and warranties, or breach, non-fulfillment or default in the performance of any of the conditions, covenants and agreements, by you contained in this Agreement or in any certificate or document delivered by you or your agents pursuant to any of the provisions of this Agreement, or
(2) any obligation which is expressly the responsibility of you under this Agreement, or
(3) any other cost, claim or liability arising out of or relating to the rights and privileges granted or obligations incurred (including performance obligations) hereunder. Any amount due under the aforesaid indemnity will be due and payable by you within thirty (30) days after demand thereof. Furthermore, you shall protect, hold harmless and indemnify Esic Directory and our officers, directors, members, shareholders, employees, agents, partners, vendors, successors, assigns, and affiliates from and against any and all liability related to your activities, actions and inactions related to your transactions and this Agreement.
Disclaimer of Liability
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a. any losses arising out of or relating to a cause over which Esic Directory or our affiliates did not have direct control, including the failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, government restrictions, force majeure (e.g., earthquake, flood, severe or extraordinary weather conditions, natural disasters or other act of God, fire, acts of war, terrorist attacks, insurrection, riot, strikes, labor disputes or similar problems, accident, action of government, communications, system or power failures and equipment or software malfunction), regulatory, exchange or market rulings; or,
b. any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages (including lost profits, trading losses and damages) that you may incur in connection with your activities transacted through Esic Directory under this Agreement.
Severability, Waiver and Effectiveness
If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid, void or unenforceable by reason of any law, rule, administrative order or judicial decision, that determination will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement.
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This Agreement will pass to the benefit of Esic Directory and our successors, assigns and agents. In addition, you hereby agree that this Agreement and all the terms hereof will be binding on your heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors, assigns and agents.
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This Agreement contains the entire understanding between Esic Directory and you. Esic Directory may assign our rights and duties under this Agreement to any of our successors, subsidiaries or affiliates without giving you notice, or to any other entity upon three days prior written notice to you, delivered by email (see Notices section, below). You may not assign the rights and obligations under this Agreement without first obtaining the prior written consent of Esic Directory. Any purported assignment in violation of this Agreement will be void.
Amendment, Alteration or Modification.
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