Last Modified: September 12, 2020
Accessing the Website and Account Security. We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Website, Services, or Content (as hereinafter defined) that we provide on the Website, in our sole discretion, without notice, unless otherwise provided in a written agreement. We will not be liable if, for any reason, all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for:
If you choose, or are provided with, a username, password, or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as strictly confidential and not disclose it to any other Person. You also acknowledge and stipulate that your Accounts are personal to you and agree not to provide any other Person, directly or indirectly, with access to your Accounts or any other Service or portion of the Website using your username, password, or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your username or password or any other breach of security, and you acknowledge and agree that we will not be responsible for any loss or damage of any kind, whether tangible or intangible, that results or arises from or relates to unauthorized access or your failure to notify us promptly and without delay of such unauthorized access. You also agree to ensure that you exit from your Accounts at the end of each session. You should use particular caution when accessing your Accounts from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other Account information.
You also agree not to use the Website:
Additionally, you agree not to:
Intellectual Property. The Website and all information, data, and/or content that you see, hear, or otherwise experience on or through the use of the Website (the “Content”) belongs to AX, its affiliates, contributors, or third parties and may be protected by U.S. and international copyright, trademark, intellectual property, and other laws. AX’s name, the term “AdviserXchange,” and all related names, logos, product, and service names, designs, and slogans are trademarks of AX or its affiliates or licensors. All other names, logos, product, and service names, designs, and slogans on the Website are the trademarks of their respective owners. If we provide desktop, mobile, or other applications for download, you may download a single copy to your computer or mobile device solely for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you agree to be bound by any end user license agreement for such applications, as applicable. Also, if we provide social media features with certain content, you may take such actions as are enabled by such features.
The Content of the Website, and the Website as a whole, is intended solely for personal, non-commercial use by the users of the Website and Services. Except for Confidential Information (as hereinafter defined) and as otherwise provided herein, you may copy, print, download, and store selected portions of the Content, provided that, except as expressly permitted by AX, you (a) only use these copies of the Content for your own personal, non-commercial use, (b) do not copy, reproduce, or post the Content on any network computer, or transmit, distribute, publish, display, or broadcast the Content in any media, including, without limitation, a website or social media account, and (c) do not alter, modify, or create derivative works of the Content in any way, or use, change, or delete any copyright or trademark notice. No right, title, or interest in any copied, printed, downloaded, or stored Content is transferred to you as a result of any such copying, printing, downloading, or storing, and all such Content will remain the property of AX or its owner (if applicable).
Content Not Intended for Distribution or Use Where Prohibited. The Content and other information provided on the Website is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any Person in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be a violation of, or contrary to law or regulation, or which would otherwise subject AX or its affiliates to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country. By posting any information to the Website or providing us with any other information, data, and/or content for use on the Website or otherwise (e.g., without limitation, your business information and any reviews or testimonials), you irrevocably and unconditionally grant us and our licensees, successors, and assigns the right to use, reproduce, edit, alter, modify, display, distribute, and otherwise disclose to third parties any such material on or through the Website, through any other media channel, or in any other manner we choose, in connection with the Services or to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it. You understand and acknowledge that you are responsible for any information you submit to the Website, and you, and not AX, have full responsibility for the legality, reliability, accuracy, completeness, and appropriateness of such information. Information provided must not be deceptive or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any Person in any way. We reserve the right to remove any such information or other Content posted to the Website for any or no reason, at any time, without prior notice or liability, in our sole discretion.
Neither the Content or other information contained in the Website, nor any Service accessed through the use of the Website constitutes a solicitation or offer by AX or its affiliates to buy or sell any securities, futures, options, or other financial instruments, or to provide any investment advice or related service. You are advised to seek independent advice from legal, tax, or other counsel with respect to any purchase, sale, merger, transfer, combination, joint venture, affiliation, transition, alliance, or other transaction involving a business (each, a “Transaction”), or the creation, development, negotiation, documentation, and/or implementation of a succession plan for a business (a “Succession Plan”), in any such instance, that you become aware of as a result of your use of the Website, the Services, or otherwise. You should not rely solely on opinions from AX or the Website when deciding whether to consummate a Transaction or enter into a Succession Plan, or when making any other business, financial, or personal decisions; rather, you should seek the advice, counsel, and opinion of an experienced person or firm who knows and understands your particular situation and circumstances before taking such actions or making such decisions.
Reliance on Content and Other Information Posted. The Content and other information presented on or through the Website is made available to you solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you, any other user of or visitor to the Website, or by any other Person who may be informed of any of its Content.
Additionally, AX does not warrant (and you expressly disclaim reliance upon) the accuracy, correctness, or reliability of the information, data, and/or content posted by AX or any buyer, seller, or other user of the Website or Services, or the value, quality, or condition of any business disclosed to you by AX, or disclosed, displayed, or otherwise described on or through the Website pursuant to the Services or otherwise, the details of any of the representations or statements of AX and such buyers, sellers, and other users of the Website, the Services, or otherwise, or the transition and retention of clients, client accounts, or revenues in connection with or related to the consummation of a Transaction, the entering into of a Succession Plan, or any other business transaction that came about or occurred as a direct or indirect result or consequence of your use of the Website, the Services, or otherwise.
The Website may also include information, data, and/or content provided by third parties that are not owned or controlled by AX (e.g., information, data, and/or content independent of the Website or Services), including materials provided by other users, bloggers, and third-party licensors, syndicators, aggregators, and/or reporting services. All statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other information, data, and/or content, other than the Content provided by AX, are solely the opinions and responsibility of the Person providing these materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of AX. We are not responsible or liable for, and do not warrant the information, data, and/or content or the accuracy or completeness of, any materials provided by any third parties to you or any other third party. You acknowledge and agree that AX will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage, liability, cost, expense, or other loss of any kind caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such information, data, and/or content, goods, or services available on or through any third-party website or services. We strongly advise you to read fully the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third party websites that you access or visit or third party services that you obtain or receive.
Obligation to Notify AX; Designated Closing Agent. In addition to and without limitation of any other obligations you may have to AX, whether by contract or otherwise, you hereby covenant and agree: (a) to notify AX in writing at least ten (10) days prior to the expected consummation date of any Transaction and/or the entering into of any Succession Plan between you and another user of the Website or Services or any other Person referred to you, introduced to you, or brought to your attention by AX or another user of the Website, or that you otherwise became aware of, or that became aware of you, as a direct or indirect result of the Services or other activities of AX or any other user of the Website or Services; and (b) with respect to the closing of any such Transaction and/or the entering into of any such Succession Plan, you will, unless otherwise directed by AX in writing, utilize the services of a closing agent designated by AX at its sole discretion and irrevocably agree that any fees and other obligations due AX will be paid to AX at the time of such closing or consummation and be reflected in the closing or equivalent statement provided by such closing agent. In the event you (i) do not notify AX of such events, (ii) fail to do so within the time provided for herein, (iii) do not or otherwise fail to utilize the services of AX’s designated closing agent, (iv) interfere in any way, directly or indirectly, with AX’s right to receive and collect a fee from you or another user of the Services, (v) evade, ignore, or impede AX or its representatives in any way in any investigation of such events (e.g., without limitation, your failure to cooperate with or respond to inquiries from AX during any such investigation), or (vi) provide false, misleading, or incorrect information to AX or its representatives, or otherwise misrepresent any facts, in any investigation of such events, you irrevocably covenant and agree that, as liquidated damages (and not as a penalty), you will be liable to and have the duty to immediately pay AX for the full amount of AX’s applicable buy-side fees (as determined by AX in its sole discretion) and any other losses, damages, costs, and expenses (including, without limitation, all collection costs, attorneys’ fees, court costs, arbitration costs, arbitrator fees, expert witness fees, and investigative costs) paid, accrued, or incurred by AX to collect any obligation owing by you hereunder, whether or not paid, accrued, or incurred in connection with litigation, arbitration, or any other proceeding. With respect to any closing event or activity, you and the other user/party will each be responsible for (A) the payment of your respective fees and expenses incurred in preparing for and consummating any Transaction and/or the entering into of any Succession Plan; and (B) one-half (1/2) of the costs of the closing agent and any related fees and expenses.
Linking to the Website and Social Media Features. You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, affiliation, approval, and/or endorsement on our part without our express written consent.
The Website may provide certain social media features that enable you to:
You may use these features solely as they are provided by us, and solely with respect to the Content they are displayed with, and otherwise in accordance with any additional terms and conditions we provide with respect to such feature. Subject to the foregoing, you must not:
You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to cease. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission immediately without notice.
We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice to you or other parties in our sole and absolute discretion.
Communications and Notices. AX may utilize email and other communication channels as a means of communicating with you. By providing AX with your contact information when you contact us, create an Account, or purchase the Services, you hereby acknowledge and grant AX permission to communicate with you via email and through other communication channels (such as by phone, mail, or fax) for any purpose, including, without limitation, notices, service announcements, and other marketing messages.
Recording of Conversations. You acknowledge and agree that any and all conversations with AX and its Representatives, whether in person or through traditional telephone systems, internet based telephone systems (e.g., without limitation, VoIP systems), cellular telephone systems, or any other electronic means of communication (e.g., without limitation, Skype and similar communication systems), may be recorded by AX for quality assurance, training, or any other purposes, and you hereby absolutely, irrevocably, and unconditionally consent to the recording of any and all such conversations.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. YOU ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, THE SERVICES, AND THE CONTENT. AX MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE, THE SERVICES, OR THE CONTENT, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, WITH REGARD TO THE WEBSITE, THE SERVICES, OR ANY INFORMATION OR CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN OR ASSOCIATED THEREWITH (INCLUDING THIRD-PARTY INFORMATION). AX DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS PERFORMED BY THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES OR ERRORS IN THE CONTENT WILL BE CORRECTED. AX DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION OR CONTENT PROVIDED BY THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES, OR THAT THE SERVICES WILL LEAD TO ANY PURCHASE, SALE, OR OTHER TRANSACTION, OR ANY SUCCESS OR RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED BY ENTERING INTO A TRANSACTION OR SUCCESSION PLAN OR USE OF THE SERVICES.
WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL AX BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, (A) ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF DATA, PROGRAMS, OR INFORMATION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, THE SERVICES, OR THE CONTENT, (B) ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO ACTS, ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE WEBSITE, THE SERVICES, AND/OR THE CONTENT ACCESSED OR DOWNLOADED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, (C) ANY ACTION OR INACTION REGARDING TRANSMISSIONS, COMMUNICATIONS, OR CONTENT MADE OR PROVIDED BY ANY USER OF THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES OR BY ANY THIRD PARTY, (D) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR CONTENT, (E) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY USER OR THIRD PARTY ON THE WEBSITE OR OF ANY PERSON OTHERWISE USING THE SERVICES, OR (F) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE WEBSITE, THE SERVICES, OR THE CONTENT, EVEN IF AX HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF AX WILL NOT EXCEED $100, AND THAT AMOUNT WILL BE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER REMEDIES WHICH YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST AX. FOR ALL OTHER CASES IN SUCH STATES WHERE THE FOREGOING EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION IS NOT PERMITTED, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF AX IS LIMITED AND WARRANTIES ARE EXCLUDED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Force Majeure. AX will not be liable for any delays or non-performance directly or indirectly resulting from circumstances or causes beyond its reasonable control with respect to the Website or Services, including, without limitation, acts or omissions or the failure to cooperate by you (including, without limitation, entities or individuals under your control, or any of their respective officers, members, managers, directors, employees, other personnel, contractors, and agents), acts or omissions or the failure to cooperate by any user of the Services or third party, fire, epidemic, or other casualty, act of God, strike, or labor dispute, war, or other violence, or any law, order, or requirement of any governmental agency or authority.
(a) a late charge equal to the lesser of: (i) the greater of (A) ten percent (10%) of such unpaid amount or (B) $2,500.00; or (ii) the highest late charge permitted by the laws of the State of Alabama or such other applicable law; and
(b) interest on the unpaid balance due hereunder from the date such amount was due through and including the date such balance is actually received by AX at the rate which is the lesser of: (i) eighteen percent (18%) per annum; or (ii) the highest rate permitted by the laws of the State of Alabama or such other applicable law, in any case, computed on a daily basis.
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