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Any dispute relating in any way to your use of the Site shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Austin, Texas, USA except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate the Institute’s intellectual property rights, the Institute may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any court, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such court. Arbitration under this Agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitration proceedings shall be conducted in English. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.
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