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BKSK provides its NYC Design Strategy Tool (the “Tool”) purely for informational purposes. By accessing, browsing and/or using the Tool, you accept, without limitation or qualification these Terms and Use, as well as those of BKSK’s standard website.  You agree that your use of the Tool  will not violate any local, state, federal or international laws, and if it does so, that you will indemnify and hold BKSK harmless from any and all liability.


You may view, print and/or download the data contained in the Tool purely for your informational use, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. No edits or alterations to the material are permitted.


Since the Tool compiles information from a number of websites, BKSK cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of any information provided in the Tool, and is not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from your use of such information. BKSK does not guarantee and expressly disclaims any representation that the Tool is an exhaustive or complete compilation or analysis of the information set forth therein. While you may use the information provided in the Tool for your own informational purposes, you are expected to conduct your own research. The Tool is not intended to provide advice, services, or assistance in any manner, including, but not limited to any professional advice or services.


BKSK will not be liable under any circumstances for any damages or injury arising from or in any way associated with your use of the Tool. BKSK makes no express or implied warranties with respect to the Tool , including, but not limited to, any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or use, title or non infringement of the rights of any third party. This limitation on liability includes, but is not limited to, the transmission of any viruses which may infect a user’s equipment, failure of mechanical or electronic equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnection problems, unauthorized access, theft, operator error, or any force majeure. In no event shall BKSK be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever, including but not limited to loss of use, data, or profits, arising out of or relating to the use of the Tool or the copying or display of information accessed through this site, whether or not BKSK was advised of or aware of the possibility of such damages. This disclaimer of liability is effective without regard to the form of any action, including but not limited to contract, negligence, tort, strict liability or any other theory.


Third party sites are not under the control of BKSK and therefore BKSK is not responsible for the content of any linked website or any link contained in a linked website. BKSK may provide links from the Tool to other sites as a convenience to visitors and this action should not be interpreted as an endorsement of any company, content or products to which it links, and it reserves the right to terminate any link at any time.. Access to any of the third party sites linked from the Tool will be done entirely at your own risk. BKSK disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, to any such linked sites, including but not limited to any terms as to the accuracy, ownership, validity or legality of any content of a linked website.


BKSK will gather information about how visitors use the Tool, and may collect user’s e-mail addresses. These e-mail addresses will not be provided or sold to third parties, but will be used for BKSK’s own research and occasional internal marketing purposes.  On rare occasions, BKSK may disclose specific information upon governmental request, in response to a court order, when required by law, to enforce its website and Tool policies, or to protect BKSK’s or others’ rights, property, or safety. BKSK does not provide information to third-parties for marketing or commercial purposes.


To provide you with better service, the Tool may use “cookies.” A cookie is a small file that contains information given to your Internet browser by a website, which can later be retrieved. A cookie is a way for a website to recognize whether or not you have visited the site before. BKSK may use cookies for administrative purposes, such as customizing the information you see when visiting the Tool and storing a password for use in connection with the Tool. Our use of cookies is intended to make your use of the Tool easier and faster. Our cookies do not read your hard drive or contain any information that you have not already provided to BKSK. If you prefer, your Internet browser can be set to inform you when cookies are set or to prevent cookies from being used.


BKSK reserves the right to temporarily or permanently discontinue the Tool or any element of the Tool at any time and without notice. BKSK also reserves the right to modify its website and Tool policies from time to time.


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