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Choice of Law
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of New York without regard to conflicts of laws provisions. Exclusive jurisdiction for any action related to these Terms and Conditions shall be an appropriate state or federal court located in the state of New York.
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