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DISPUTE RESOLUTION BY BINDING ARBITRATION
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Most customer concerns can be resolved quickly and to the customer’s satisfaction by emailing us at info@Compliancetemplates.com.com In the unlikely event that the Compliancetemplates.com Customer Care Center is unable to resolve your complaint to your satisfaction (or if Compliancetemplates.com has not been able to resolve a dispute it has with you after attempting to do so informally), we each agree to resolve those disputes through binding arbitration or in small claims court in New Jersey rather than in a court of general jurisdiction. Arbitration is less formal than a lawsuit in court. Arbitration uses a neutral arbitrator instead of a judge or jury, allows for more limited discovery than a court does, and is subject to very limited review by courts. Any arbitration under these Terms will take place on an individual basis; class arbitrations and class actions are not permitted. In some instances, upfront costs to file an arbitration claim may exceed similar costs to bring a case in court. The arbitrator shall apply the same limitations period that would apply in court.
(a) Compliancetemplates.com and you agree to arbitrate all disputes and claims between us before a single arbitrator. The types of disputes and claims we agree to arbitrate are intended to be broadly interpreted. For the purposes of this Arbitration Agreement, references to "Compliancetemplates.com," "you," and "us" include our respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, employees, business partners, predecessors in interest, successors, and assigns, as well as all authorized or unauthorized users or beneficiaries of services or products under these Terms or any prior agreements between us.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, either party may bring an individual action in small claims court. This arbitration agreement does not preclude your bringing issues to the attention of federal, state, or local agencies. Such agencies can, if the law allows, seek relief against us on your behalf. You agree that, by entering into these Terms, you and Compliancetemplates.com are each waiving the right to a trial by jury or to participate in a class action. These Terms evidence a transaction or website use in interstate commerce, and thus the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) governs the interpretation and enforcement of this provision. This arbitration provision will survive termination of these Terms.
(b) A party who intends to seek arbitration must first send, by U.S. certified mail, a written Notice of Dispute ("Notice") to the other party. A Notice to Compliancetemplates.com should be addressed to: Notice of Dispute, General Counsel, Compliancetemplates.com.com, Inc., PO Box 187, Palisades, NY 10964. The Notice must (a) describe the nature and basis of the claim or dispute and (b) set forth the specific relief sought ("Demand"). If Compliancetemplates.com and you do not reach an agreement to resolve the claim within a reasonable period after Compliancetemplates.com receives the demand, you or Compliancetemplates.com may commence an arbitration proceeding. During the arbitration, the amount of any settlement offer made by Compliancetemplates.com or you shall not be disclosed to the arbitrator until after the arbitrator determines the amount, if any, to which you or Compliancetemplates.com is entitled.
You may download or copy a form to initiate arbitration from the AAA website at http://www.adr.org/aaa/ShowPDF?doc=ADRSTG_015820. (There is a separate form for California residents, also available on the AAA’s website at http://www.adr.org/aaa/ShowPDF?doc=ADRSTG_015822.)
(c) The arbitration will be heard by and governed by the Consumer Arbitration Rules (the "AAA Rules") of the American Arbitration Association (the "AAA"), as modified by these Terms, and will be administered by the AAA. The AAA Rules are available online at www.adr.org or by calling the AAA at 1-800-778-7879. The arbitrator is bound by these Terms. All issues are for the arbitrator to decide, except that issues relating to the scope, enforceability, and interpretation of the arbitration provision and the scope, enforceability, and interpretation of paragraph (f) are for the court to decide. Unless Compliancetemplates.com and you agree otherwise, any arbitration hearings will take place in New York, New York. The parties agree that in any arbitration of a dispute or claim, neither party will rely for preclusive effect on any award or finding of fact or conclusion of law made in any other arbitration of any dispute or claim to which Compliancetemplates.com was a party.
YOU AND COMPLIANCETEMPLATES.COM AGREE THAT EACH MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER ONLY IN YOUR OR ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITIES AND NOT AS PLAINTIFFS OR CLASS MEMBERS IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING OR IN THE CAPACITY OF A PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL. Further, unless both you and Compliancetemplates.com agree otherwise, the arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person’s claims, and may not otherwise preside over any form of a representative or class proceeding. The arbitrator may award any relief that a court could award that is individualized to the claimant and would not affect other customers. Neither you nor we may seek non-individualized relief that would affect other customers. If a court decides that applicable law precludes enforcement of any of this paragraph’s limitations as to a particular claim for relief, then that claim (and only that claim) must be severed from the arbitration and may be brought in court.
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