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Member NVOCC access to all North Atlantic Alliance Association, Inc. ("NAAA") confidential service contract information contained on this Web site is subject to the following terms and conditions. All NAAA service contracts are subject to the Shipping Act of 1984, as amended by the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 1998.

  1. Each member NVOCC of the NAAA that accesses confidential rate information from the NAAA Internet site (www.naaai.com) acknowledges that it does not currently have a contract with the individual line, agreement of carriers, or conference of carriers in question in the trade or trades in question, and if it does enter a service contract with such carrier, agreement, or conference within 60 days, it will advise the NAAA;

  2. If the individual NAAA members does have a contract with the line, agreement of carriers, or conference of carriers that member will inform the NAAAšs Office of the Executive Managing Director and Legal Counsel that, due to an existing independent contract with the subject line, it does not have any interest in supporting the subject service contract;

  3. NAAA member accessing confidential service contract information agree to the terms and conditions of each Confidentiality Clause in the NAAA service contracts;

  4. In general, NAAA members accessing confidential rate information agree not to disseminate rate information to any unauthorized third party;

  5. Unauthorized dissemination includes other ocean carriers that provide competing service in a given trade lane, any group of carriers, agreements of carriers, or conference of carriers that is not party to a service contract;

  6. Unauthorized dissemination also includes any party affiliated with a "discussion agreement" of carriers, including the governing body of the discussion agreement, member lines of the discussion agreement, or any agent of either the discussion agreement and member lines of the discussion agreement;

  7. Members will not disseminate confidential contract information to any nonmember of the NAAA, such as other Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carriers, that may result in breach of a Confidentiality Clause of a subject service contract;

  8. Except for authorized tariff publishing agents acting on behalf of a member NVOCC in compliance with the Shipping Act of 1984, as amended, no member is authorized to disclose confidential rate information to any third party;

  9. Each member NVOCC will provide a list to the NAAA of AUTHORIZED individual employees of the member that will have access to the NAAA Internet site. Any change to the list, such as termination of employment, will be immediately provided to the NAAA;

  10. Each member will provide the NAAA Office of the Executive Managing Director and Legal Counsel with periodic updates of authorized overseas agents that are entitled to make bookings pursuant to NAAA service contracts.

Noncompliance by any member NVOCC with any of the above Membership Terms and Conditions may result in immediate suspension of shipping privileges on all service contracts and may constitute grounds for termination of NAAA membership. Violations of the Terms and Conditions are subject to review by the Executive Managing Director, Legal Counsel, and the Board of Directors.

Membership Terms and Conditions are subject to future, periodic revisions by the Office of the Executive Managing Director and Legal Counsel.

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