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Berkshire has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any activity associated with BERKSHIREPARTNERS.COM. Berkshire may investigate any complaint or reported violation of these Terms and take any action that it deems appropriate. Such action may include, but is not limited to, issuing warnings, suspension or termination of service, denying access and/or removal of materials from BERKSHIREPARTNERS.COM, including listings and orders.
Berkshire reserves the right to remove anything that violates these Terms or is otherwise objectionable and to report any activity that it suspects violates any law or regulation to appropriate law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties. In order to cooperate with governmental requests, to protect Berkshire's systems, or to ensure the integrity and operation of Berkshire's business, Berkshire may access and disclose any information it considers necessary or appropriate, including, without limitation, user contact details, Internet Protocol addressing and traffic information, usage history and posted content.
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If any provision of these Terms is held invalid or unenforceable in any respect, the remainder of these Terms shall be enforced to the full extent permitted by law so as to affect the intent of these Terms and the remainder shall remain in full force and effect.
You may not assign or transfer your rights and your obligations pursuant to these Terms. These Terms shall bind and benefit your successors, heirs and legal representatives. The failure of Berkshire to enforce the strict performance of any provision of these Terms shall not be a waiver of its right to subsequently enforce such provision or any other provisions of these Terms.
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