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- submit, upload, post, e-mail, transmit, or otherwise make available any User Content that personally attacks or is derogatory toward Advent as an entity, Advent employees, any Advent products or services, or any Advent Materials;
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- impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any User Content transmitted through the Site;
- submit, upload, post, e-mail, transmit, or otherwise make available any User Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or contractual or fiduciary relationships or obligations;
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- intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national, or international laws, rules, regulations, decrees, acts, orders, directives, legislation, bills, or statutes.
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DATA, INFORMATION, AND CONTENT
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