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Terms of Use

The Alliance for International Exchange (Alliance) provides web services to its users subject to the following conditions. If you visit or shop at this site, you accept these conditions.


Please review our Privacy Policy, which also governs your visit to the Alliance website, to understand our practices.


All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of the Alliance or its content suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of the Alliance unless otherwise noted and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of the Alliance or its software suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws.

Logo and trademarks

The Alliance’s logo and/or name and other branding trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not the Alliance, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits the Alliance. All other trademarks not owned by the Alliance that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by the Alliance.

License and Site Access

The Alliance provides a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of the Alliance. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of a third-party; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.
This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of the Alliance. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of the Alliance without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing the Alliance name or trademarks without the express written consent of the Alliance. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by the Alliance. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create hyperlinks to the home page or other pages of the Alliance so long as any links do not portray the Alliance, its members, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner. You may not use any of the Alliance logos or other proprietary graphics or trademarks as part of the link without express written permission.

Links to Third Party Sites

Some links posted on this site will take a user out of the Alliance ‘s site. These linked sites are not under the control of the Alliance and the Alliance is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. The Alliance is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. The Alliance is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the Alliance of the site.

Your Member Account

If you are an Alliance member, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.

Unsolicited E-mail Policy

The presence of email addresses on this site is not an invitation for unsolicited commercial email. The use of spiders, robots, and other technologies to collect email addresses from this site is prohibited. Senders of email are expected to abide by all applicable state and federal laws.

Copyright Complaints

The Alliance respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact the Alliance immediately.

Risk of Loss

All items purchased from the Alliance are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon our delivery to the carrier.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

This site is provided by the Alliance on an “as is” and “as available” basis. The Alliance makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this site or the information, content, materials, or products included on this site. You expressly agree that your use of this site is at your sole risk.
To the full extent permissible by applicable law, the Alliance disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The Alliance does not warrant that this site, its servers, or email sent from the Alliance are free of viruses or other harmful components. The Alliance will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.
Certain state laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the 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 additional rights.

Applicable Law

By visiting the Alliance, you agree that the laws of the District of Columbia, USA, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and the Alliance.


Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to the Alliance or to products you purchase through the Alliance shall be submitted to confidential arbitration of our choosing except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate the Alliance ‘s intellectual property rights. The Alliance may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the District of Columbia, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

Site Policies, Modification, and Severability

Please review our Privacy Policy posted on this site. This policy also governs your visit to the Alliance website. We reserve the right to make changes to our site, policies, and these Terms of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

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