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Judging: The Company may appoint judges to evaluate and select the winners of the awards. A category may have multiple winners or may have no winners at all. All decisions of the judges are final and binding. The Company reserves the right to alter the judging process at its sole discretion.
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Termination: The Company may, in its sole discretion, at any time terminate or suspend all or a portion of the Website, or your use of all or a portion of the Website, with or without notice and with or without cause.
Changes to Terms: The Company reserves the right to modify these Terms at any time without prior notice. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes to these Terms will mean you accept those changes.
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