FORCE MAJUERE

Neither Citibank nor EZL nor any Agents shall be liable for non-performance, error, interruption or delay in the performance of their obligations under these Conditions, if this is due, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly to an event or failure which is beyond its reasonable control which includes without limitation:- (i) flood, lightning, acts of God, fire, earthquakes and other natural disasters; (ii) judgements, legislation, acts, orders, directives, policies, restrictions, regulations, bye-laws, prohibitions or measures of any kind on the part of any court, governmental, parliamentary and/or regulatory authority imposed or to be imposed after the fact; (iii) power failure; (iv) acts or defaults of any telecommunications network operator; (v) circumstances where communications lines and/or computer systems of EZL, Citibank, the Agents and/or the Qualified Merchants cannot be used for reasons attributable to third party telecommunications carriers; and (vi) acts or omissions of any Qualified Merchant or any party for whom Citibank, EZL and/or the Agents are/is not responsible.