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CW&SD does not give any warranty or other assurance as to the operation, quality or functionality of this Site. Access to the Site may be interrupted, restricted or delayed for any reason. Moreover, CW&SD does not give any warranty or other assurance as to the security and confidentiality of any internet-transmission to or from the site. Therefore, the site or any of the fax and mailing addresses should not be used to send confidential information.

Even though great care has been taken to maintain the accuracy of any material and information appearing on this Site, CW&SD does not give any warranty or other assurance as to its content, accuracy, completeness, timelessness or fitness for any particular purpose.

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