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If a court of competent jurisdiction determines that any clause or provision of the Terms & Conditions is illegal, invalid or unenforceable under present or future law, such clause or provision shall be deemed to be deleted and severed from the Terms & Conditions without affecting the enforceability of all remaining clauses or provisions.
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If you have any questions regarding the Terms & Conditions, please contact USAFacts by sending an email to [email protected] or a letter to USAFacts Institute; P.O. Box 1558; Bellevue, Washington 98009-1558.
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Last updated: December 7, 2018