Neither party shall be responsible for any damages, delay in performance if caused by any act or occurrence beyond its reasonable control such as embargoes, changes in government regulations or requirements (executive, legislative, judicial, military or otherwise), acts of war or terrorism, power failure, electrical surges or current fluctuations, lightning, earthquake, flood, the elements or other forces of nature, delays or failures of transportation, or acts, Without limitation, neither employee nor practice shall be responsible for any interruption in services caused by an interruption in or failure of Internet services. employee recognizes that any such Internet or network outage if lasting more than a single 10 hour work shift may, if practice scheduling allows, be credited against employee's vacation time or may otherwise result in a prorated reduction in the contract minimum cash payment to the employee.