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The videos and information contained in VLSI Research Inc's ("VLSI") The Chip History Center Website ("Website") are intended as an archive of videos and documents from the industry's history and its development for the purposes of education and research regarding innovation and the role the industry has played in the development of the information economy. Access to and use of this web site and its contents are subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws. BY ACCESSING AND/OR BROWSING THIS WEBSITE, YOU FULLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE AND THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF VLSI'S PRIVACY POLICY, WHICH ARE PUBLISHED AT PRIVACY POLICY, AND WHICH ARE INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE. If you do not agree to any of these terms, then do not use the Website.


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VLSI may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, remove certain content or disable access to content that appears to infringe the copyright or other intellectual property rights of others.

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You expressly understand that in no event will VLSI or its officers, directors, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, licensors, or suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, special, exemplary, or punitive damages, including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible loss, whether in an action under contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, arising out of or relating to: (a) your use or inability to use the web site; (b) your reliance on or use of any content on the website.


These TERMS of USE shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, and any claim, dispute or controversy arising under, related to or otherwise concerning these TERMS of USE shall be litigated solely in the California State Courts or Federal Court located in Santa Clara County, California.

Date Last Modified: July, 2020

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