Williams, Bax & Saltzman, P.C.
Effective: April 2022
FOR NEW JERSEY RESIDENTS, TO THE EXTENT ANY TERM HEREOF IS SUBJECT TO THE NEW JERSEY TRUTH-IN-CONSUMER CONTRACT, WARRANTY AND NOTICE ACT (“TCCWNA”) AND SUCH TERM, IF ENFORCED AS PROVIDED HEREIN, IS CONTRARY TO OR VIOLATIVE OF ANY CLEARLY ESTABLISHED RIGHT YOU HAVE UNDER STATE OR FEDERAL LAW, SUCH OFFENDING TERM(S) SHALL BE DEEMED OMITTED FROM THESE TERMS, AND YOUR AGREEMENT TO THESE TERMS DOES NOT AND WILL NOT IN ANY WAY CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE TCCWNA.
When we refer to “WBS,” “we,” “us” or “our,” we mean Williams, Bax & Saltzman, P.C., and when we refer to “you” or “your,” we mean the person accessing this Site. If the person accessing this Site acts on behalf of, or for the purposes of, another person or entity, including a business or other organization, “you” or “your” also means that other person or entity, including a business organization. You represent and warrant to WBS that you are authorized to bind such person or entity to these Terms.
This Site provides general information about WBS and its services (“Services”). Use of this Site is limited to legitimate purposes. WBS may, from time to time, introduce new features to this Site, or modify or delete existing features, in its sole discretion. By using any new or modified features when they become available, you agree to be bound by these Terms concerning such features. WBS reserves the right to modify these Terms at any time without notice, but the most current version of these Terms will always be available to you by clicking on the link at the bottom of this Site. If you find these Terms unacceptable at any time, you may discontinue your access and use of this Site. By continuing to access or use this Site after the date of any change to these Terms, you agree to be bound by the terms contained in the updated version of these Terms.
You agree and understand that effective use of this Site may require your browser to use software plug-ins and modules to correctly display content and utilize features on this Site. WBS reserves the right to modify or terminate this Site, or your access to this Site, in whole or in part, at any time in its sole and absolute discretion. You hereby further agree that any comments, feedback or recommendations made by you for the improvement or modification of this Site or the Services shall be the sole property of WBS. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WBS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY MODIFICATION, SUSPENSION OR DISCONTINUANCE OF THIS SITE OR ANY SERVICES OR INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS SITE OR ACCESSED BY YOU THROUGH THIS SITE.
WBS makes this Site available subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and all applicable laws. By accessing, browsing or otherwise using (collectively, “use” or “using”) this Site, you acknowledge that you, the individual user of this Site, have read, understood and agree to be legally bound by these Terms, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, without limitation or qualification. These Terms shall take effect immediately on your first use of this Site. If you do not agree to these Terms, you are not authorized to access, browse, or otherwise use this Site. For the avoidance of doubt, this Site may not be used by our visitors for any commercial purposes other than to inquire about the Services of WBS.
When using this Site, you agree not to pretend to be someone else or to spoof their identity. Any access or attempted access of other areas of WBS’s computer systems, third-party systems, and services that WBS utilizes, or other information contained therein for any purpose is strictly prohibited. You agree not to interfere in any way with others’ use of or access to this Site. WBS reserves the right to report any activity that it reasonably suspects violates any law or regulation and to disclose any information to law enforcement officials or regulators or other appropriate third parties.
WBS has the right to modify, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this Site, or your right to access or use any portion of this Site, in WBS’s sole discretion, at any time and without prior notice, for any reason, including without limitation: (1) attempts by you (or another party) to gain unauthorized access to this Site or assist others in attempting to do so, (2) your (or another party’s) disabling of any security features on this Site, (3) your violation of these Terms, (4) suspected or actual infringement of a third party’s intellectual property rights, or (5) pursuant to requests by law enforcement or other government agencies.
WBS makes no representation that materials on this Site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Intellectual Property and Restrictions on Use of Information and Content
All marks (defined below) information (collectively, “Content”) provided on this Site, whether explicitly marked or not, is the property of WBS, its subsidiaries, affiliated companies or joint partners, or others, and are subject to U.S. and international copyright and unfair competition laws. The information and content provided includes, but is not limited to, the text, graphics, image, video, audio, animation and software, their related files and their arrangement on this Site. All trademarks, service marks, logos, model and brand names, emblems and protectable trade dress elements (collectively, “Marks”), whether explicitly marked or not, used on this Site are owned by WBS, its subsidiaries, affiliated companies or joint partners, or used under license, and are subject to U.S. (federal and state) and international trademark and unfair competition laws.
You may not copy, reproduce, download, upload, post, broadcast, transmit, distribute, publish, republish or otherwise use any Content or Marks provided on this Site in any form or by any means, or by any information storage or retrieval system for any commercial use without the express written permission of WBS. You are not permitted to create a hyperlink to any page or portion of this Site or frame any page or portion of this Site without the prior written permission of WBS. You may, however, copy, print or otherwise use the information, content or Marks provided on this Site, provided that the use is for your personal, educational or internal business use only and further provided that you: (1) maintain all copyright and other intellectual property notices together and intact with any Content; (2) do not modify or otherwise alter any Content; and (3) do not expressly or implicitly suggest an association with any Services, brands or affiliates through the use of any Content. Other use of any Content or Marks, except as specifically permitted in these Terms or in a written instrument signed by WBS, is strictly prohibited.
Nothing contained in this Site shall be construed as conferring, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to any copyright, patent, trademark or other proprietary interest of WBS or any third party. Any use of the information, content or Marks provided on this Site that does not comport with these Terms shall be an unauthorized use and subject you to civil and criminal penalties as provided by U.S. and international intellectual property laws and other applicable laws.
NOTICE OF IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR CONFIDENTIAL DISCLOSURE OF A TRADE SECRET TO THE GOVERNMENT OR IN A COURT FILING: Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, under the Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016, an individual may not be held criminally or civilly liable under any Federal or state trade secret law for the disclosure of a trade secret that: (A) is made (i) in confidence to a federal, state, or local government official, either directly or indirectly, or to an attorney; and (ii) solely for the purpose of reporting or investigating a suspected violation of law; or (B) is made in a complaint or other document filed in a lawsuit or other proceeding, if such filing is made under seal. An individual who files a lawsuit for retaliation by an employer for reporting a suspected violation of law may disclose the trade secret to the attorney of the individual and use the trade secret information in the court proceeding if the individual files any document containing the trade secret under seal and does not disclose the trade secret except pursuant to court order. Nothing in these terms is intended, or should be construed, to affect the immunities created by the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016.
Violation of the Terms
You understand and agree that in WBS’s sole discretion, and without prior notice, we may terminate your access to this Site or exercise any other remedy available if we believe you violated these Terms, the rights of WBS, another user or the law. You agree that monetary damages may not provide a sufficient remedy to WBS for such violations, and you consent to injunctive or other equitable relief for such violations. WBS may release user information about you to the extent required by law or subpoena, or if release of the information is necessary or appropriate to address any unlawful or harmful activity.
You agree to defend, indemnify, save and hold harmless WBS and its licensees and its and their respective directors, members, shareholders, officers, employees and agents from and against all liabilities, claims, damages and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees as incurred, arising out of your use of this Site, including any violation or alleged violation of applicable laws or these Terms.
YOU USE THIS SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK. ALL INFORMATION AND CONTENT OFFERED THROUGH THIS SITE, INCLUDING CONTENT PROVIDED BY THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS, IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURCHASE, FREEDOM FROM VIRUSES OR HARMFUL CODE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. ALL INFORMATION, CONTENT AND/OR SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH ANY HYPERLINKED SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND AND IS USED AT YOUR OWN RISK. IN NO EVENT WILL WBS BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY OTHER HYPERLINKED SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST REVENUES, LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF PROSPECTIVE ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR SYSTEM OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR MISUSE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION OR CONTENT CONTAINED HEREIN, EVEN IF WBS IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR FOR ANY CLAIM BY A THIRD PARTY. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY AGAINST WBS IS TO DISCONTINUE USE OF THIS SITE. CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE OTHER RIGHTS, WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.
Without limiting the above disclaimers, WBS and its directors, members, shareholders, officers, employees and agents (collectively, “Representatives”): (1) make no warranties or representations whatsoever concerning this Site, the access to, or the availability or use of, this Site, the Content from whatever source posted on or referred to in this Site or the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of such Content; (2) do not warrant or represent that your access to, or use of, this Site will be uninterrupted or free of errors or omissions, that defects will be corrected, or that this Site, or the Content from whatever source available for use or downloading are, free of computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other harmful components; (3) do not represent or warrant that any Services listed on this Site will be available and makes no representation or warranty herein of any kind whatsoever concerning such Services; and (4) do not represent or warrant the accuracy, functionality or specifications or any other aspect of items from whatever source posted or accessed through this Site.
This Site may use hyperlinks as a convenience to you so that certain reference material, WBS-related subjects and other pertinent material are easily accessible. Linked and referenced sites may be operated, controlled, or maintained by a party other than WBS. Hyperlinks and references to other sites, including any WBS-affiliated entity, do not constitute sponsorship, endorsement, or approval by WBS of the information, content, policies, or practices of such linked or referenced sites. WBS, its subsidiaries, affiliated companies and joint partners do not accept any responsibilities for any information or content, availability, policies, practices, or any use of such sites. You access, browse, and use such sites at your own risk.
The above limitations of liability reflect the allocation of risk between the parties and will survive and apply even if any limited remedy specified in these Terms is found to have failed of its essential purpose. The limitations of liability provided in these Terms inure to the benefit of WBS and its Representatives. If, notwithstanding the limitations of liability above, WBS or any of the WBS Representatives are found liable for any loss or damage which arises out of or is in any way connected with any Services or operation of this Site, then the liability of WBS and the WBS Representatives will in no event exceed, in the aggregate, One-Hundred Dollars (US$100.00).
WBS has no obligation to you to update any information or content on this Site. Accordingly, WBS, its subsidiaries, affiliated companies and joint partners assume no responsibility regarding the accuracy of the information or content provided on this Site. Any use of the information or content provided on this Site is done at your own risk.
Copyright and Trademark Notices
All marks and content of this Site are © 2022 Williams, Bax & Saltzman, P.C. All rights reserved. All WBS-related names and Marks used herein are either registered trademarks or tradenames of WBS in the United States and/or other countries. Other logos and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. WBS is not responsible for content on websites operated by parties other than WBS. If you are aware of an infringement of our brand, please let us know by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org, but please note that we address only messages concerning brand infringement at this e-mail address.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”)
WBS respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users and visitors to do the same. Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to this Site’s designated agent (see below). ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO OR NOT COMPLYING WITH THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE. WBS will process and investigate notices (each, a “Notice”) of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the DMCA and other applicable intellectual property laws. Upon receipt of notices complying with the DMCA, WBS will act to remove or disable access to any material found to be infringing or found to be the subject of infringing activity and will act to remove or disable access to any reference or link to material or activity that is found to be infringing.
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide WBS the following information in your Notice (to be effective, the notification must include ALL of the following): (a) a physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive copyright that is allegedly being infringed; (b) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (c) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on this Site; (d) your address, telephone number and e-mail address, and all other information reasonably sufficient to permit WBS to contact you; (e) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and (f) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly being infringed.
Notices of claimed copyright infringement should be directed to WBS’s designated agent:
Williams, Bax & Saltzman, P.C.
221 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 3700
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Attn: Firm Manager
THE PRECEDING INFORMATION IS PROVIDED EXCLUSIVELY FOR NOTIFYING WBS THAT YOUR COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL MAY HAVE BEEN INFRINGED. ALL OTHER INQUIRIES, SUCH AS SITE OR SERVICE-RELATED QUESTIONS AND REQUESTS, OR QUESTIONS ON PRIVACY, WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE THROUGH THIS PROCESS.
By accessing this Site, you agree that the statutes and laws of the State of Illinois, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law, will apply to all matters relating to use of this Site, and that if you use this Site from any other location, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable local laws. Any claim relating to this Site shall be litigated in the state and federal courts having jurisdiction in the State of Illinois and you hereby consent to the jurisdiction and venue of those courts. If any part of these Terms is deemed unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of this Site or these Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. The section titles herein are for convenience of reference only and have no legal or contractual effect.
By using this Site, you agree that WBS, at its sole discretion, may require you to submit any disputes arising from the use of this Site, or these Terms concerning or, including disputes arising from or concerning their interpretation, violation, invalidity, non-performance, or termination, to final and binding arbitration under the International Rules of Arbitration of the American Arbitration Association, by one or more arbitrators appointed in accordance with the said Rules. Notwithstanding these rules, however, such proceedings shall be governed by the laws of the state as set forth in the previous section. Any award in an arbitration initiated under this clause shall be limited to monetary damages (as further limited herein) and shall include no injunction or direction to any party other than the direction to pay a monetary amount. Further, the arbitrator(s) shall have no authority to award punitive, consequential, or other damages not measured by the prevailing party’s actual damages in any arbitration initiated under this section, except as may be required by statute.
WILLIAMS, BAX & SALTZMAN, P.C.
Effective April 2022
OUR APPROACH TO PRIVACY
- How we may collect your personal information
- The scope of personal information that is collected
- How we use that personal information
- How we may share that personal information
- How we protect your personal information
- Your choices regarding your personal information
Information can be collected from you in the following ways:
Information Collected Directly from You
- Registration for an event, webcast or seminar
- As part of our ongoing representation of you
Information Collected Through Use of this Site; How WBS Responds to "Do Not Track" Requests
Certain online tracking mechanisms may be used on this Site. Such tracking mechanisms collect information regarding your browsing activities, including:
- IP address
- Device type
- Operating system
- Browser language
- Web pages visited, time on this Site, and total number of pages viewed
- Your network service provider
WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Our Site collects several categories of information, including "Personal Information" and "Anonymous Information." WBS collects your information to provide the Services described in this Policy or to serve you as a client. WBS might also collect your information at an in-person event. The types of personal information collected at these pages and events may include:
- Email address
- Phone number
These data elements are collected and processed based on your consent, because it is necessary to carry out our obligations to you, and/or in furtherance of our legitimate interests.
Depending on the functionality you use on our Site and your engagement of WBS for services, WBS may collect the following types of personal information from you:
- Physical Location and Contact Information – This information allows us to identify and communicate with you, and includes information such as your name, mailing address, email address and phone number(s).
- Financial Account Information – This information is needed in connection with WBS providing legal services to you or your company, such as for payment of invoices for services rendered.
By using our Site, you agree to the collection of certain information that WBS uses to improve our Site’s functionality and performance. However, such information is not tied to you personally, and is used in aggregate to better understand our Site visitors’ use of the Site, including what web pages our visitors are viewing, the amount of time spent on each page, the device type used to visit this Site, and other technically relevant information.
OUR USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Your personal information may be transferred to and stored on servers located in any country in which we do business. WBS uses such information for the following functions:
Fulfilment of Your Request
When you use our inquiry, contest or survey functionality on our websites, we may use submitted information in conjunction with other information we have about you to supply you with relevant product and service offerings to better respond to your specific product or service inquiries or respond to complaints. If using the Dealer Locator or Build My WBS functionality, your information may be provided to our dealers to satisfy your request.
WBS may use the information you provide as described above to inform you of developments that may be of interest to you.
Anonymized information collected through general use of our websites is used to better understand our visitors and to improve the overall browsing experience.
THIRD-PARTY USE AND DISCLOSURE
WBS understands consumer concern over the sharing of their information with other parties. For this reason, WBS does not share your information except as described in this policy. We work with third party service providers who help send you materials and information relating to legal developments and/or WBS services which you may find of interest.
We may also provide your Personal Information and other information that you have provided to us through the Site to other companies (“Agents”) that provide services to us, such as to host or maintain our Site; for data processing services; to provide website or data security; to provide operational, analytical or reporting services; or to provide technical support. In connection with providing those services to WBS, an Agent may have access to your Personal Information. Such Personal Information will be treated as private and confidential by such Agents and will not be used for any purpose other than as WBS authorizes, and it will not be disclosed by the Agents to any third party.
WBS may disclose your Personal Information when required by subpoena, court order or other legal process, or if it has a good-faith belief that disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with any applicable federal, state or local law or regulation, (b) assist government enforcement agencies, (c) investigate, prevent or take action in connection with suspected or actual illegal activities, (d) investigate suspected or actual violations of WBS’s rights, (e) protect the rights, property or safety of WBS and its clients or employees, or others, (f) investigate and defend against any third-party claims brought against WBS or (g) protect the security and integrity of our Site.
Please note that no attorney/client or similar relationship exists between us solely as a result of your use of this Site, and therefore no communication between us, or information you provide to us or input via use of this Site, will be subject to any confidentiality obligation or privilege against disclosure.
WBS reserves the full and unrestricted right to use and disclose anonymized information; aggregated information or publicly available information that has not been combined with nonpublic Personal Information for purposes including, but not limited to, WBS’s internal use and research.
We may also share your information with the following parties:
- When necessary to comply with federal or state law, a court order or other legal or regulatory process
- Service providers to provide services relating to the marketing of WBS services, internal company processes or the servicing of your account
- Auditors, regulators and other entities, where may be legally required
- As needed to protect our rights or property
WBS does not share your personal information with other unaffiliated third parties for their own direct marketing purposes. All our vendors are required to protect your information in any way they interact with it and are limited to using it only in accordance with their intended purpose.
NOTICE, CHOICE AND CONSENT
Where allowed by state and federal law, you may opt out of our use of your personal information collected through the WBS Site to market WBS services, by following the instructions on any marketing communication you received from us, or an Agent acting on our behalf, or by contacting us at email@example.com. Please note that even if you opt-out of receiving marketing material, we may still need to contact you as necessary as part of our providing legal services to you. You may also manage the information we collect through our Site by adjusting the cookie and privacy settings in your web browser or on your mobile device.
EU residents have the legal right to request access to, and rectification or deletion of, any data such residents provide to us, as well as the right to seek a restriction of our processing of the data, to object to our processing of the data, or to transfer the data to another company. Note, however, that certain information is required for us to continue to provide legal services to you, and restricting or deleting your data may make it impossible for us to provide the requested services. Should you believe that WBS’s processing of your personal information is inappropriate, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant regulatory authority.
WBS may still contact you for information needed to service your account, or to support ongoing matters on your account.
REQUESTS TO REVIEW AND REQUEST CHANGES TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Keeping your personal information accurate and current is very important. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to request, correct or update your personal information. To protect your privacy, you will be required to provide authenticating information prior to making changes or gaining access to your information. We will endeavor to respond to all inquiries and requests to review and request changes to personal information within 30 days of our receipt of your email.
SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
WBS maintains reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risks represented by the processing and the nature of the personal information to be protected. We periodically assess risks to your information and update our policies, procedures and technology accordingly. Unfortunately, even with taking such measures, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. Accordingly, despite WBS’s efforts to protect your information, we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us online. You acknowledge and agree that the transmission of all such information is at your own risk.
WBS does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from or market to children under the age of 16 years old, except as permitted by applicable law and in the course of providing legal services.
WBS will occasionally update this Policy as warranted. WBS reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of this Policy in whole or in part, at any time. We will provide you notice of any such changes by posting the then-current version of this Policy on our Site, and you agree to the adequacy of such method of providing such notice.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Connecticut Residents Only:
WBS's Social Security Number Policy (1) protects the confidentiality of Social Security numbers, (2) prohibits unlawful disclosure of Social Security numbers and (3) limits access to Social Security numbers.
California Residents Only:
California’s "Shine the Light Law" (California Civil Code Section 1798.83) permits California residents to request and obtain once a year, free of charge, information about Personal Information (as defined by California law), if any, that we disclose to certain third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident, you may make such a request in writing by emailing email@example.com with your name and address and noting “California Shine the Light Request” in the subject line of the email. Within 30 days of receiving your request, and where required by law, WBS will send you a list of the categories of personal information disclosed for third-party direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year, along with the names and addresses of such third parties.
TRANSPARENCY IN COVERAGE
Williams, Bax & Saltzman, P.C. sponsors a self-funded group medical plan. This link below leads to the machine readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to access and analyze data more easily. https://transparency-in-coverage.uhc.com/
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