Reservation of Rights
We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued use of the Site following reasonable notice of such modifications will be conclusively deemed acceptance of any changes to these Terms and Conditions. You agree that notice of changes to these Terms and Conditions posted on the Site constitutes reasonable and sufficient notice. At all times, you are bound by the then-
Use of Content
The Content (as defined below) of this Site is available for informational purposes only. The posting of Content and access to this Site does not constitute, either explicitly or implicitly, any provision of services or products by the respective SSI Company or any of their respective affiliates.
Copyright and Trademarks
This Site (including the software and files), the computers hosting this Site, and content provided on this Site, including any text, music and sound, graphics, images, photographs, audio and video, footage, animations, podcasts, analyses, studies, reports, and downloads (all such content collectively, the "Content") are the exclusive property of SSI or are licensed to SSI, and are protected by law, including United States copyright, database, trade secret, and trademark law, as well as other state, national, and international laws and regulations. SSI reserves all rights with respect to its proprietary information or material on this Site and will enforce such rights to the full extent of applicable copyright and trademark law. Except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions, SSI does not grant any express or implied rights to you. All rights in the pages and Site Content are owned by SSI. You agree not to sell, distribute, publish, broadcast, circulate or commercially exploit Site Content in any manner without the express written consent of SSI. Any downloading or otherwise copying from this Site will not transfer title to any software or material to you. Unless otherwise noted, SSI, SSI Investments, SSI Investment Management, Inc. and other brands featured on the Site constitute our trade/service marks. You agree not to directly or indirectly: attempt to register, challenge or contest the validity of the respective SSI Company's ownership of, such copyrights, trademarks or any other intellectual property of any SSI Company, or assist any third party in doing so.
Grant of License
SSI grants to you a personal, revocable, nonexclusive, nontransferable license to use this Site conditioned on your continued compliance with these Terms and Conditions. Limited portions of the Content available in the public areas of the Site may be accessed, printed and downloaded on an occasional basis for personal, scholarly, research or non-
Nothing contained herein constitutes an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security; nor shall any such services be provided, or securities be offered or sold, in any jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation, provision or sale would be unlawful. All Site Content is subject to applicable statutes and regulations. This Site is published in the United States for residents of the United States. Investors outside of the United States are subject to securities and tax regulations within their applicable jurisdictions that are not addressed on this Site. U.S. investors are advised that not all investments or services described on this Site are available for sale in all states. Any potential investor should satisfy himself that an investment in any SSI's respective product is permissible under the rules and regulations of his or her domicile. The Site is not directed to any person in any jurisdiction where (by reason of that person's nationality, residence or otherwise) the publication or availability of the Site is prohibited. Persons subject to such prohibitions must not access the Site.
The information provided is for informational purposes only and investors should determine for themselves whether a particular service or product is suitable for their investment needs or should seek such professional advice for their particular situation. Please refer to offering documents for further information concerning specific products.
Certain of the statements contained herein may be statements of future expectations and other forward-
The matters discussed herein may also involve risks and uncertainties described from time to time in the respective SSI's Form ADV Part 2A with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-
Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investing in the bond market is subject to certain risks including market, interest-
circumstance. Such investments are not deposits or obligations of, or guaranteed or endorsed by, any bank, and are not federally insured or guaranteed by the U.S. government, the FDIC, the Federal Reserve Board or any other agency. Some of the investments and services on this site may not be available in or appropriate for a retirement savings plan. Please contact your financial adviser about any investment restrictions associated with your particular plan.
Although SSI has taken reasonable care to ensure that the information contained within this Site is accurate, no representation or warranty (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness by SSI or their contractual partners. Opinions and any other contents at the Site are provided by SSI for personal use and informational purposes only and are subject to change without notice. Nothing contained on this Site constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice and is not to be relied on in making an investment or other decision.
The information and opinions contained on this Site, including hyperlinks or references to other sites, are provided 'as is' without any warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law. You are responsible for evaluating the adequacy, accuracy, reliability, merchantability, non-
Neither SSI nor any of their respective affiliates, directors, officers, registered representatives or employees, nor any third party vendor, will be liable or have any liability, whether in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with your access or use or inability to access or use the Site or reliance on the Content, or any failure of performance, interruption, defect, delay in transmission, computer viruses or other harmful components, or line or system failure associated with the Site, regardless of our knowledge thereof. The same is true for any content appearing on any of SSI's websites.
Events Beyond SSI's Control
You expressly absolve and release SSI, their respective affiliates, related parties, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, registered representatives, shareholders, legal representatives, attorneys, agents, successors and assigns, from any claim of harm resulting from a cause beyond its control including, but not limited to, the failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems, computer viruses or software failures, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes, or natural disasters, strikes or other labor problems, wars, acts of domestic or foreign terrorism or governmental restrictions.
You represent and warrant to SSI that you will not use this Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions, including but not limited to attempting or actually (a) disrupting, impairing or otherwise interfering with the operation or integrity of the Site or circumventing any Site security system; (b) collecting any information about other users of the Site; or (c)
systematically extracting Content or other information or data contained in the Site to populate databases or other sites.
Certain hyperlinks or referenced websites on the Site may for your convenience forward you to third parties' websites, which generally are recognized by their top level domain name. Any descriptions of, references to, or links to other products, publications or services does not constitute an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship by or affiliation with SSI with respect to any linked site or its sponsor, unless expressly stated by SSI. Any such information, products or sites have not necessarily been reviewed by SSI and are provided or maintained by third parties over whom SSI exercise no control. SSI expressly disclaims any responsibility for the content, the accuracy of the information, and/or quality of products or services provided by or advertised on these third-
Information Submitted By You
You should not submit any confidential or proprietary information via the Site. All information or material submitted through the Site will be deemed to be the property of SSI. By submitting any information or material to us through the Site, you grant us an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute those materials or information. You also agree that SSI is free to use for any purpose any ideas, concepts, know-
Any action arising out of these Terms and Conditions or the Site shall be litigated in, and only in, courts located in California, and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of those courts and further agree that they are a convenient forum for you.
In the event that any provision of these terms is held unenforceable, the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions will not be affected, and the unenforceable provision will be replaced with an enforceable provision that comes close to the intention underlying the unenforceable provision.