Terms and Conditions of Use
This website (the “Site”) is published and maintained by Advocate Brokerage Corp. (the “Company”). When you access, browse, or use this Site you accept and agree to, without limitation or qualification, the terms and conditions set forth below.
Your Right to Use the Site and its Contents
The Site is only for your personal use. You may not distribute, exchange, modify, sell, or transmit anything you copy from the Site, including but not limited to any text, images, audio, and video, for any business, commercial, or public purpose. As long as you comply with these Terms and Conditions of Use, the Company grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to enter, display, and use the Site. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the Site in any way.
All materials on the Site, including but not limited to audio, images, software, text, artwork, video clips and other materials (the “Content”) are protected by copyright under U.S. copyright law, international conventions, and other copyright laws. You shall not copy, capture, reproduce, perform, transfer, sell, license, modify, manipulate, create derivative works from or based upon, republish, upload, edit, post, transmit, publicly display, frame, link, distribute, or exploit, in whole or in part, the Site or the Content. There are a number of proprietary logos, service marks, and trademarks found on the Site, all of which are owned by, or licensed to, or otherwise authorized for use by the Company. By making them available on the Site, the Company is not granting you any license to utilize those proprietary logos, service marks, or trademarks. Any unauthorized use of the Content may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and civil and criminal statutes.
You may download one (1) copy only of the Content to be used only by you for your personal use at home or for legitimate and lawful business use. If you download any Content from the Site, you may not remove any copyright or trademark notices or other notices that accompany it.
Rights to User’s Material
The Company welcomes your feedback, and is pleased to have you submit your comments regarding its products and services. However, we request that you be specific in your comments, and that you do not voluntarily submit any ideas, suggestions or materials related to the business of the Company. If, despite this request, you do voluntarily submit any ideas, suggestions or materials related to the business of the Company (“Submissions”), these Submissions shall be deemed, and shall remain, the exclusive property of the Company. No Submissions shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of the Company, and the Company shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submissions. Without limitation of the foregoing, the Company shall exclusively own the copyright and all now known or hereafter existing rights to the Submissions of every kind and nature, in perpetuity, throughout the universe, and the Company shall be entitled to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, license, create derivative works from and distribute such materials or incorporate such Submissions into any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed throughout the universe, for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the author(s) or provider(s) of the Submissions.
Security of Electronic Transmissions
Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any message or information you send to this Site may be read or intercepted by others, unless there is a special notice that a particular message is encrypted. Sending an e-mail message to the Company does not create any reciprocal obligation or responsibility of the Company to you.
Links to Other Websites
The Site may contain links to other Internet sites on the World Wide Web. The Company provides such links for your convenience only, and is not responsible for the content of any website linked to or from the Site. Links from the Site to any other website do not indicate that the Company approves of, endorses, sponsors, or recommends that website. The Company disclaims all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy, legality, reliability, or validity of any content on any other website.
Availability of Products and Services
The products and services displayed on the Site may not be available in your particular country, state or locality. The reference to such products or services on the Site does not imply or warrant that these products or services will be available at any time in your particular location. You should check with a Company representative for the availability of specific products and services in your area.
Descriptions of Products and Services
The Company attempts to provide accurate descriptions of all products and services offered on the Site. However, we do not warrant that the product and service descriptions are complete or error-free. Insurance coverage is subject to the terms, conditions and limitations contained within the insurance policies.
Right to Change These Terms and Conditions of Use or Site Content
The Company may add to, change, or remove any part of these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time, without notice. Any changes to these Terms and Conditions of Use or any terms posted on the Site apply as soon as they are posted. By continuing to use the Site after any changes are posted, you are indicating your acceptance of and agreement to those changes. Furthermore, the Company may add, change, discontinue, remove, or suspend any other Content posted on the Site, including features and specifications of products and services described or depicted on the Site, temporarily or permanently, at any time, without notice and without liability.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Damages
YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE SITE (INCLUDING ALL CONTENT AND FUNCTIONS MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE) IS PROVIDED “AS IS.” TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE COMPANY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. FURTHERMORE, THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE SITE AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS THAT MAY INFECT, HARM, OR CAUSE DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR ANY OTHER PROPERTY WHEN YOU ACCESS, BROWSE, DOWNLOAD FROM, OR OTHERWISE USE THE SITE.
Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE COMPANY’S NEGLIGENCE, SHALL THE COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM (A) THE USE OF, (B) THE INABILITY TO USE, OR (C) ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENTS AND FUNCTIONS OF, THE SITE, EVEN IF THE COMPANY OR AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF THE COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COMPANY’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED $100.00.
These Terms and Conditions of Use and any additional terms posted on the Site together constitute the entire agreement between the Company and you with respect to your use of the Site. Any alleged claim or cause of action you may have with respect to your use of the Site must be commenced within one (1) year after the alleged claim or cause of action arises. If, for any reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use, or any portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision or portion shall be deemed severable, and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use. These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, United States of America, without reference to its conflicts of law rules.