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6. Contests. Occasionally the National Trust conducts online contests or competitions (“contests”). Contests are void where prohibited, regulated, or where prior state or local registration is required. Where prizes of value are awarded, contest winners are solely responsible for applicable taxes. Unless expressly stated in posted contest rules, participants in contests based on online voting are limited to one vote per person. The National Trust reserves the right to determine, in its sole discretion, whether contestants have abided by the one-vote-per-person rule. Where voting is based on individual email registrations, the National Trust may disqualify or discount votes from email accounts that the National Trust determines are not fully active at the time votes are tallied. The National Trust may also disqualify or discount votes from emails using temporary or disposable email addressing (DEA) services, which may be used to hide multiple votes from individuals. Validation of any winner or winners of online contests shall be determined in the sole discretion of the National Trust.

7. Updates. The National Trust may update or make changes to the materials provided by this web site at any time without notice; however, the National Trust makes no commitment to update the information contained herein, and makes no representation nor warranty concerning the accuracy of any information.

8. Use of Content. The information and materials made available on this web site are designed to provide accurate and useful information in regard to the subject matter covered. It is made available with the understanding that the National Trust is not engaged in rendering legal or other professional services. If legal advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought.