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You may view, copy, print out, and use content gathered from this web site solely for your personal use, provided that (1) the content available from this web site is used for informational and noncommercial purposes only; (2) no text, graphics, or other content available from this web site is modified in any way; and (3) that no graphics available on this web site are used, copied, or distributed separate from accompanying text. The use of any such content for commercial purposes is expressly forbidden. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication or otherwise any license or grant of right to use any patent, copyright, trademark, service mark or other intellectual property of CCG as expressly provided herein.

This web site may include links to other web sites or resources including web sites of independent CCG authorized member dealers (who are not agents of CCG) ("Linked Web sites"). We have no control over the content of Linked Web sites and you agree that, should you access a Linked Web site using a link from this web site, we are not responsible for the availability of the Linked Web sites, and are not liable in any way for the content of Linked Web sites, including (without limitation) any goods or services available from such Linked Web sites, other advertising or content on such Linked Web sites or the use that such Linked Web sites make of your personal information. Furthermore we will not be responsible for any offence, damage or loss caused by or connected to the use or reliance on such Linked Web sites or the content thereon.

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This web site may be accessed by international users and may contain references to CCG products or services that are not available in your country. Such references do not imply that CCG intends to make available in your country such products, or services, or that such products may be lawfully used in or imported into your country. CCG reserves the right without prior notice to discontinue products or services, or change specifications or prices at any time without incurring any obligations to any party.

Access to this web site may be monitored from time to time. The requesting URLs, the machine originating the request, and the time of request may be logged for access statistics and security purposes. Use of this web site constitutes consent to such monitoring. This web site may be unavailable from time to time due to mechanical, telecommunications, software, and third party vendor failures. CCG cannot predict or control when such downtime may occur and cannot control the duration of such downtime.

Reasonable efforts are made to ensure the accuracy and integrity of information and related materials provided by CCG on this web site but CCG is not responsible for misprints, out of date information, technical or pricing inaccuracies, typographical or other errors appearing on this web site, the web sites of any CCG member dealer, or any other web site. Information and related materials are subject to change without notice. This web site and all information and related materials it contains are provided "as is." CCG makes no claims or warranty whatsoever regarding the completeness, accuracy, currency, or adequacy of, or the suitability, functionality, availability or operation of this web site or the information and materials it contains. CCG specifically disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including without limitation the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement with respect to this web site and the information, graphics, and materials contained herein.

In no event will CCG be liable for damages of any kind, including without limitation, any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages even if CCG has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

CCG Walkthrough, Express, Standard, Modern, Economy, ReGrade, ReHolder, are trademarks of Certified Collectibles Group, L.L.C. that may appear in this web site and may be registered in the United States and other countries. This is not a comprehensive list of all CCG trademarks. All other names and marks mentioned in this web site are the trade names, trademarks, or service marks of their respective owners.

Consumers should be aware that the market in collectibles is at times volatile and involves a due measure of risk. Only those who are aware of, and inclined to bear, the financial risk involved with buying and selling collectibles should participate in this market. The opinions expressed in this web page are solely statements of judgment.

CCG authorized member dealers are independent contractors and individually accountable for the market that they make in CCG certified collectibles. CCG authorized member dealers are also individually accountable for any other contractual undertaking they assume with their clients.

IMPORTANT CONSUMER NOTIFICATION: It is important for consumers to understand that grading and certification by Certified Collectibles Group does not guarantee protection from common risks associated with a market which is potentially volatile. The degree to which collectibles graded and certified by CCG are liquid will vary according to market conditions at a given time for the individual collectible involved. For some collectibles there may, at times, be no active market.

Notices regarding CCG’s Census Reports

The utilization of the CCG Census Reports as a tool for assessing the population and value of collectibles in any character or grade is unreliable. The following characteristics inherent in the marketplace undermine the accuracy of Census Reports.

  1. Inexpensive collectibles, which are not commonly submitted for certification, may appear scarce in census reports, but are in fact not scarce.
  2. Certification services are predominantly utilized for collectibles of a higher value or for collectibles that have an appeal to collectors, and/or generally of a higher grade.
  3. Certified collectibles are often removed from their holders without notice to the grading service, or can be lost or destroyed. Therefore, computer tallies utilized to publish grading population reports may be misleading.
  4. Rarity is only one factor that must be weighed in determining the market value of a collectible.

CCG makes every effort to maintain and publish accurate information concerning its grading and certification services but disavows any responsibility or liability regarding the accuracy or the complete nature of the information contained in a Census Report. Certified Collectibles Group encourages all collectors and investors to seek the counsel of a qualified professional before making a purchase based on a census report.

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