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Site Usage Agreement and Privacy Policy

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  • This agreement applies to you, and if you are using this web site on your employer's behalf, to you and your employer. Lotta Living reserves the right to change this Agreement from time to time at its sole discretion, and your use of the site will be subject to the most current version posted on the site at the time of your use. If you do not wish to be bound by this Agreement, do not accept this Agreement and do not use this site or download or use any Images.

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As a convenience, our site may link to other sites that may be of interest to you but are not under Lotta Living's control. These links do not imply endorsement by Lotta Living and we are not responsible for the availability of or the content contained in any linked site.

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