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CONFIDENTIALITY OF USER COMMUNICATIONS
Except as required by law and in accordance with the
Valero Privacy and Security Policy, Valero will maintain the confidentiality of all user communications which contain personal user information and which are transmitted directly to Valero. Postings by a user on any message board or in any chat room will not be protected as confidential and Valero may use and provide information contained in any such postings (including any ideas, concepts, know-how or other intellectual property) to its parent company, or any of its subsidiaries and affiliates, for any purpose whatsoever and as deemed appropriate by Valero.
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TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS
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LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Valero be liable for any incidental, indirect, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this Site, even if Valero or a Valero authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall Valero’s total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort, including but not limited to, negligence, or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this Site.
TRANSMISSION OF PERSONAL DATA
User acknowledges and agrees that by providing Valero with any personal or proprietary user information through the Site, user consents to the transmission of such personal or proprietary user information over international borders as necessary for processing in accordance with Valero’s standard business practices.
User should be aware that Linked Sites may contain transmission of personal data provisions that differ from the provisions provided herein. Valero is not responsible for such provisions, and expressly disclaims any and all liability related to such provisions. View Valero
Privacy and Security Policy.
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