Terms of Service
(Rev. April 27, 2016)
No Investment Advice, Recommendations or Offer
You acknowledge that the content of the Site is for general, informational purposes only and is not intended to constitute an offer to sell or buy any securities or promise to undertake or solicit business, and may not be relied upon in connection with any offer or sale of securities. An offer or solicitation will be made only through a final offering or private placement memorandum, subscription agreement and other related documents with respect to a particular investment opportunity and will be subject to the terms and conditions contained in such documents, including the qualifications necessary to become an investor.
We are not utilizing the Site to provide investment or other advice, and nothing on the Site is to be deemed a recommendation that you buy, sell or hold any security or other investment or that you pursue any investment style or strategy. If you would like investment, accounting, tax or legal advice, you should consult with your own advisors with respect to your individual circumstances and needs. We make no commitment and we disclaim any duty to update the information contained on the Site or to require any third party to update such information.
Forward Looking Statements. Certain information on the Site may contain forward-looking statements, which are subject to risks and uncertainties and speak only as of the date on which they are made. The words “believe”, “expect”, “anticipate”, “optimistic”, “intend”, “aim”, “will” or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. We undertake no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking statements may be found in our periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Annual Report to Shareholders.
Past Performance. Any performance data or comments expressed on the Site are an indication of past performance. Past performance is not indicative of future results; no representation is being made that any investment will or is likely to achieve profits or losses similar to those achieved in the past, or that significant losses will be avoided.
All information available through any area of the Site requiring a user ID and password is confidential and proprietary to us. This includes all investment information and results, offering materials, financial statements and other information provided through this part of the Site.You will use your best efforts to keep all this information strictly confidential. You will not disclose any of this information to any person or use it for any purpose other than those strictly permitted by us, in writing.
You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site, including, without limitation, (a) accessing data not intended for you as a User or logging onto a server or an account which you are not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to a Site, overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mailbombing” or “crashing;” (d) sending unsolicited email, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services; (e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or posting; (f) using or attempting to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including without limitation browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search a Site other than the search engine and search agents available on a Site and other than generally available third party web browsers; or (g) otherwise invading the privacy of, obtaining the identity of, or obtaining any personal information about any user of a Site. Any violations of system or network security including attempts to intentionally access a computer without authorization or exceed your authorized access level may result in civil and criminal charges.
All materials, including images, text, data, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, programs, music clips or downloads, systems and methods of trading, video clips and written and other materials, services and content (each “Content” and collectively, the “Contents”) that are part of the Site, are the property of Centre Lane or others and are protected by copyright and other laws. Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.
Unless otherwise noted, all Contents are copyrights, trademarks, trade dress and/or other intellectual property owned, controlled or licensed Centre Lane or by third parties who have licensed their materials to Centre Lane and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All trademarks, service marks, trade names, domain names, trade dress or other proprietary logo or indicia (collectively “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site are the property of Centre Lane. All other marks are the property of their respective companies. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any right, title or interest to use any Content or Trademark displayed on the Site without the written permission of Centre Lane or such other third party that may own the Content or Trademark displayed on the Site.
Restrictions on Use
We have compiled the Site in good faith and while we use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the Site, the Site is provided on an “as is”, “as available” and “with all faults” basis with no warranties of any kind. Neither Centre Lane nor any of our respective officers, directors, employees, agents, third-party content providers, designers, contractors, distributors, merchants, sponsors, licensors or the like (collectively, “Associates”) warrant that the information on the Site is accurate, reliable, error-free, up-to-date or complete, that all or part of the Site will be available at any particular time or location, or that all or part of the Site is free of viruses or other harmful components. By using the Site, you expressly agree that your use of the Site and use or reliance upon any of the materials on it is solely at your own risk.
CENTRE LANE AND OUR ASSOCIATES SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THE SITE, INFORMATION ON THE SITE OR THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SITE OR ANY RELATED SERVICES. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of certain warranties, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
Limitation of Liability
We are not responsible to you or anyone else for any damages or injury, including but not limited to special, indirect, incidental, exemplary, punitive, or consequential damages, that result from your use of (or inability to use) the Site, including but not limited to any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation, computer virus, line failure, or other computer malfunction. The foregoing limitation of liability will apply in any action, whether in contract, tort or any other claim, even if Centre Lane has been advised of or should have knowledge of the possibility of such damages. You understand and agree that your use of the Site is predicated upon your waiver of any right to sue us or its affiliates directly or to participate in a suit for any losses or damages resulting from your use of the Site.
The Site may contain links to, or may be linked from, other sites that are not maintained by us. We do not endorse, have any responsibility for, or make any representations about, any other sites, including their products and services, content, communications and website use policies. We expressly disclaim any responsibility for your access to or use of such other sites, including any content or data-collection policies and procedures of these sites. As such, we suggest you review the privacy policies of any linked sites you may visit.
The Site is operated and controlled by us in the United States. Due to the global nature of the Internet, the Site may be accessed by users in countries other than the United States. Those who choose to access the Site outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all local laws and regulations.
Consent to Receive Notices Electronically
To the extent permitted by applicable law, your use of the Site constitutes your consent to receive all communications from us, including notices, agreements, legally required disclosures or other information in connection with the Site or materials or services provided (collectively referred hereafter as “Notices”) electronically. We will provide such electronic Notices by posting them on the Site. The delivery of any such Notice is effective when posted, regardless of whether you read the Notice. If you want to withdraw your consent to receive such Notices electronically, you must discontinue your use of the Site.
Termination of Use