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We may impose usage limitations on Product access and/or offline transmission limits. 1.4 ProView eBook License Terms. If the law school subscribes to ProView eBooks, the ProView eBook license allows you to download the ProView eBooks to your mobile devices and access the eBook content online. We may terminate your license including notes and annotations if we lose the right to offer the eBook content, discontinue the ProView software, or are otherwise unable to offer eBook content. We may provide the content to you in another media format if commercially reasonable. We may update your eBook version if necessary, to maintain access to the content. Sharing of registration keys or passwords is STRICTLY PROHIBITED. 2. TERMS AND CONDITIONS GOVERNING TWEN 2.1. TWEN License. We grant you the right to access and use, at no charge, TWEN, and data made available on TWEN and data and information provided by TWEN users. You may use TWEN only for educational purposes. Any other use, including any use in connection with your employment outside of the law school, is strictly prohibited. 2.1.1 Right to Use. YOU RETAIN ALL RIGHTS (INCLUDING COPYRIGHTS) IN YOUR DATA AND INFORMATION PROVIDED ON TWEN. We may use your TWEN data for testing, file maintenance and similar purposes in connection with TWEN and our related products and services. Other TWEN users can use your TWEN data only as provided in these terms and conditions, unless you include a notice granting greater rights to your TWEN data. 2.1.2 Your Uploaded Documents in Westlaw. You may upload your own documents into a Westlaw including Practical Law folders. You may add notes to your foldered documents and share documents with other Westlaw users. Hyperlinks will allow access to Westlaw content included in the Westlaw user's subscription. 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