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  1. A subscription allows you to read all digital articles published within a one year period, starting from the time of your subscription, and including previous editions.
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  5. If commoditia determines that the issues you wish to discuss are beyond the scope of a 45 minute discussion, it will make a separate proposal to you with an additional fee.
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  7. No refund will be offered if you do not take up the offer of a discussion within the period of your subscription.


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