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You agree that the laws of Pakistan govern all matters arising out of the Terms, without giving effect to any conflicts or choice of law principles that would require the application of the laws of a different jurisdiction. Any dispute or claim arising out of or in relating to the Terms, or the interpretation, making, performance, breach or termination thereof, will be finally settled by the courts of Pakistan with jurisdiction located in Pakistan. You agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action. The parties agree that all disputes will be adjudicated by a single judge sitting without a jury and you and we agree to a waiver of any and all rights to a trial by jury. You also agree that the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods shall not apply.
Please note that by agreeing to these Terms you are:
Waiving claims that you might otherwise have against us, based on the laws of other jurisdictions, including your own;
Irrevocably consenting to the exclusive jurisdiction of, and venue in, courts in Pakistan over any disputes or claims you have with us;
Submitting yourself to the personal jurisdiction of courts located in Pakistan for the purpose of resolving any such disputes or claims; and
Agreeing that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any cause of action against us arising out of or related to the Site must commence within one (1) month after the cause of action accrues or such cause of action shall be permanently barred.
GENERAL TERMS; SEVERABILITY & INTEGRATION; NO WAIVER
This contract and any supplemental terms, policies, rules, and guidelines posted on the Site constitute the entire agreement between you and us and supersede all previous written or oral agreements. If any part of the Terms is held invalid or unenforceable under the law of Pakistan or any Pakistani jurisdiction or under the law, rules or regulations of a particular country, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions. The failure by either party to assert their rights hereunder shall not be deemed a waiver of those rights. Any waiver of any provision by us must be in writing and signed by Pakistan Focus to have effect.
Your right to use the Site automatically terminates if you violate the Terms or any rules or guidelines posted in connection with the Site. We also reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to terminate your access to all or part of the Site, for any reason, with or without notice. The provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination of the contract or your use of the Site shall be deemed to survive such termination.
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