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The Registered Name Holder acknowledges having read and understood and agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions of the following documents, as they may be amended from time to time, which are hereby incorporated and made an integral part of this Agreement The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy, available at http://www.icann.org/dndr/udrp/policy.htm The Qualification Challenge Policy and Rules, available at http://www.icann.org/dndr/proqcp/policy.htm and http://www.icann.org/dndr/proqcp/uniform-rules.htm; The .pro TLD restriction requirements, available at http://www.registry.pro/pro/eligibility; and, Procedures for any applicable Verification Toolkit.

The Registered Name Holder represents and warrants that, at all times during the term of domain name registration, he, she, or it meets the .pro registration requirements set forth by Registry Operator for the registration of the Registered Name Holder's registration. The Registered Name Holder is required to provide prompt notice to Registrar if it fails to meet such registration requirements. Registrar and/or Registry Operator shall have the right to immediately and without notice to Registered Name Holder, suspend, cancel or modify a Registered Name Holder's registration if, at any time, the Registered Name Holder fails to meet the registration requirements for such domain name.

The Registrar must require applicants for registration of Registered Names to provide evidence of qualification for a domain name in the .pro TLD. The Registrar must verify evidence of such qualification pursuant to the policies of the Registry Operator. Where a Verification Toolkit is used the Registrar must provide the authoritative copy of the domain name applicants to the toolkit provider. Once a Registered Name has been registered, the Registrar must comply with these requirements on at least an annual basis in order to confirm eligibility for a domain name in the .pro TLD.

The Qualification Challenge Policy and Rules set forth the terms and conditions in connection with a dispute between a .pro Registered Name Holder and any third party (other than Registry Operator or Registrar) over the registration of a .pro domain name held by such Registered Name Holder. In accordance with the Qualification Challenge and its associated rules, third parties will have the right to challenge registrations on the basis of such Registered Name Holder not being qualified for the .pro TLD. Details are provided in Appendix 11 of the Registry Agreement.

The Sunrise Dispute Resolution Policy sets forth the terms and conditions in connection with a dispute between a .pro Registered Name Holder that registered a Registered Name during the Sunrise Period ("Sunrise Registration") and any third party (other than Registry Operator or Registrar) over the registration of a .pro domain name held by such Registered Name Holder. In accordance with the Sunrise Challenge and its associated rules, third parties will have the right to challenge registrations on the basis of such Registered Name Holder not being qualified to register during the Sunrise Period or not being qualified for the .pro TLD. Sunrise Challenges will be managed by a dispute-resolution service provider approved by ICANN according to the policy posted at http://www.icann.org/dndr/prosdrp/policy.htm.

The Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy sets forth the terms and conditions in connection with a dispute between a Registrant and any party other than the Registry Operator or Registrar over the registration and use of an Internet domain name registered by Registrant.

Violations of the .pro TLD restrictions may be enforced directly by or through Registry Operator.

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