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PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING OR ACCESSING ANY PAGES OR INFORMATION IN THIS WEBSITE. By using or accessing this website you signify your acknowledgment and assent to the terms and conditions of use set forth below. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use this website. Valuation Research Corporation is free to revise these terms of use at any time by updating this posting, and your use after such change signifies your acceptance of the changed terms. Please check these terms of use periodically for changes.

This website is owned and operated by Valuation Research Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "VRC," "we," or "us"). Questions concerning this website or its operation should be directed to the contact points set forth at the end of these terms of use.

In connection with viewing and using this website, you are permitted to temporarily download one copy of the materials posted on this website onto a single computer for only your personal, non-commercial use. Except as otherwise specifically provided elsewhere on this website, redistribution, retransmission, republication or commercial exploitation of the contents of this website is expressly prohibited without the written consent of VRC and any copyright owner from whom we have obtained a license. Requests for such permission should be made to the contact specified below. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Downloading of any information, content or images from this website does not transfer any right or ownership of such information, content or images to you, and such information, content or images may be used solely in accordance with these terms of use. You may not mirror or archive any part of this site or any material contained on this site on any server or computer without VRC's written permission. 

Content and Hyperlinks; No Representations Made as to Other Websites or Hyperlinks

This website may contain hyperlinks to third-party websites, and those websites are the sole responsibility of such independent third parties, and use thereof is solely at your own risk. VRC is providing such links solely as a convenience to you. Accordingly, VRC has no control over and makes no representations concerning the content or policies of such third-party websites, and we are not responsible for (and under no circumstances shall be liable for) the contents, accuracy or reliability of any websites hyperlinked to this website. The fact that VRC has provided a link to a third-party website does not constitute an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or affiliation by VRC with respect to such website, its owners, or its providers. VRC has not tested any information, software, or products found on any of the third-party websites and therefore does not make any representations with respect thereto, including any representations regarding the content or sponsors of such third-party websites, or the suitability or appropriateness of the products or transactions described therein. Those who choose to access information from this website (including any information obtained through any hyperlink) are solely responsible for the compliance of such information with any applicable law. 

Neither VRC nor any of its third party-providers shall have any responsibility to maintain the data and materials made available on this website or to supply any corrections, updates, or releases in connection therewith. Availability of data and materials are subject to change without notice. 

If you want to link to this website, please contact Jennifer Tischer Dries before creating that link so the site may be previewed. VRC expressly forbids the unauthorized use of its logos, trademarks, or other graphics to create links. Text links are permitted upon approval. 

Content Not to be Construed as a Solicitation or Recommendation

The material contained in this website has been prepared for informational purposes only without regard to any particular user's investment objectives, financial situation, or means, and VRC is not soliciting any action based upon it. This material is not to be construed as a recommendation; or an offer to buy or sell; or the solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any security, financial product, or instrument; or to participate in any particular trading strategy in any jurisdiction in which such an offer or solicitation, or trading strategy would be illegal. Although this material is based upon information that VRC considers reliable and endeavors to keep current, VRC has not verified this information and does not represent that this material is accurate, current, or complete and it should not be relied upon as such.  

No Determination of Suitability Made: Not All Risks Disclosed; Private Advisors Recommended

The fact that VRC has made the data and materials provided on this website available to you constitutes neither a recommendation that you enter into a particular transaction nor a representation that any product described on this website is suitable or appropriate for you. Many of the products described on this website involve significant risks, and you should not enter into any transactions unless you have fully understood all such risks and has independently determined that such transactions are appropriate for you. Any discussion of the risks contained herein with respect to any product should not be considered to be a disclosure of all risks or complete discussion of the risks which are mentioned.  

Monitoring by VRC

Your use of this website site may be monitored by VRC, and the resultant information may be used by VRC for its internal business purposes or in accordance with the rules of any applicable regulatory or self-regulatory organization.  

No Representations or Warranties

VRC makes no representations or warranties that this website is free of defects, viruses or other harmful components. VRC makes no warranty whatsoever to you, express or implied, regarding the security of the site, including with respect to the ability of unauthorized persons to intercept or access information transmitted by you through this the use of our website. We shall not be responsible for any damages or loss that may result from the hacking or infiltration of this website or VRC's computer systems. YOU HAVE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY FOR ADEQUATE PROTECTION AND BACKUP OF DATA AND/OR EQUIPMENT USED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEBSITE AND YOU AGREE TO HOLD VRC HARMLESS FROM, AND YOU COVENANT NOT TO SUE US FOR, ANY CLAIMS BASED ON USE OF THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING CLAIMS FOR LOST DATA, WORK DELAYS OR LOST PROFITS RESULTING FROM USE OF MATERIALS OR CONTENT FROM THIS WEBSITE. 

The pages on this website may contain technical inaccuracies, outdated information and typographical errors. To the extent permitted by applicable law, THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS." VRC DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR MERCHANTABILITY, NOR DOES IT IN ANY WAY GUARANTEE THE QUALITY, DATA CONTENT, OR LEGALITY OF INFORMATION, CONTENT OR MATERIALS THAT ARE TRANSFERRED, RECEIVED OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE OR OBTAINED BY WAY OF THIS WEBSITE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.  

Limitations of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL VRC BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR LOST PROFITS THAT RESULT FROM THE DISTRIBUTION OR USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT OR MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL VRC'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE. 

Trademarks and Copyrights

Nothing on this website shall be construed as conferring any license under any intellectual property right, including any right in the nature of trademark or copyright, of VRC or any third party, whether by estoppel, implication, or otherwise. All trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners. 

Except as otherwise noted, VRC is the owner of all trademarks and service marks on this website, whether registered or not. All registered trademarks are registered in the United States of America (or other applicable jurisdictions).  

System Outages, Slowdowns, and Capacity Limitations/Delays

As a result of high Internet traffic, transmission problems, systems capacity limitations, and other problems, you may, at times, experience difficulty accessing the website or communicating with VRC through the Internet or other electronic and wireless services. Any computer system or other electronic device, whether, it is yours, an Internet service provider's or VRC's, can experience unanticipated outages or slowdowns, or have capacity limitations.  

Jurisdiction and Choice of Law

VRC controls and manages this website from its facilities in the State of Wisconsin in the United States of America. Unless otherwise stated, materials and content on this website are presented solely for promoting VRC's services and expertise in the United States of America. Information published on this website may contain references to information and materials that are not announced or available in your country or region. We make no representation that such information or materials referenced on this website are legal, available or appropriate in your country or region. 

These terms of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Wisconsin and the United States of America, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You and VRC irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Wisconsin in connection with any action arising out of or related to these terms and conditions of use or their subject matter. You and VRC waive any objection based on lack of personal jurisdiction, place of residence, improper venue or forum non conveniens in any such action.  

Severability

If any provision of these terms of use shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining terms of use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.  

Privacy

Please see our Privacy Policy for information regarding the collection and use of personal information from this website.

Despite any representations concerning privacy, VRC reserves the right to disclose without notice to you any information in its possession if required to do so by law or upon a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with the law, to protect or defend our rights or property, or to respond to an emergency situation. Specific areas or pages of this website may include additional or different terms relating to the use of personal information collected from such areas or pages.  

General

These terms and conditions of use represent the entire understanding relating to the use of this website and prevail over any prior or contemporaneous, conflicting or additional communications. 

Any unauthorized access, modification or change of any information, or any interference with the availability of or access to this website is strictly prohibited. VRC reserves all legal rights and remedies available to it and this disclaimer shall in no way be deemed a limitation or waiver of any other rights VRC may have. 

Specific areas or pages of this website may include additional or different terms relating to the use of this website. In the event of a conflict between such terms and these terms of use such specific terms shall control. 

Unless otherwise indicated, all material on this site © 2011 Valuation Research Corporation.

All rights reserved. 

Contact Information

Questions about these terms and conditions may be directed to:

Jennifer Tischer Dries
Director of Marketing
Valuation Research Corporation
330 E. Kilbourn Ave, Suite 1425
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 271-8662

jdries@valuationresearch.com