February 2, 2018
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Jefferies Investment Advisers, LLC (“Jefferies”) reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of this Agreement at any time. Jefferies will notify you via email of any material changes to this Agreement. By using the Service after any such changes take place, you signify your acceptance of the change(s) and your agreement to be bound by them.
The Service is a marketing communication and is not and should not be construed as investment research or a research report prepared by a research analyst. Any views portrayed in this material may differ from those of the research department of any affiliate of Jefferies. This material has not been prepared in accordance with legal requirements designed to promote the independence of investment research, and is not subject to any prohibition on dealing ahead of the dissemination of investment research.
a) Unless otherwise agreed to by Jefferies, the Service, including any attachments, are for the sole personal, noncommercial use of the intended individual recipient only. YOU MAY NOT COPY, FORWARD, DISCLOSE, SELL, PUBLISH, CIRCULATE OR OTHERWISE USE THE SERVICE IN WHOLE OR PART WITHOUT PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT FROM JEFFERIES.
b) The Service (including, without limitation, all information contained in or associated with it) is owned by Jefferies and is protected by international copyright and other intellectual property laws.
c) Any market views or opinions expressed in the Service are those of the individual sender, except where such views or opinions are expressly attributed to Jefferies or a named individual. Market views and opinions are current opinions only; Jefferies and the individual sender accept no responsibility to update such views and opinions or to notify the recipient when they have changed.
d) The Service may contain information obtained from third parties (“Content Providers”). Reproduction and distribution of third party content in any form is prohibited except with the prior written permission of the related Content Provider.
2) Access and Availability of Service
a) You are solely responsible for providing, maintaining and ensuring compatibility of all hardware, software, electrical and other physical requirements for your use of the Service, including maintaining a valid email address along with any telecommunications and internet access connections, web browsers or other equipment, programs and services required to access and use the Service.
b) Jefferies does not guarantee availability to the Service will be uninterrupted. It may be unavailable for any reason, including, without limitation: (i) equipment malfunctions; (ii) periodic maintenance or repairs which Jefferies may undertake from time to time; or (iii) causes beyond the control of Jefferies or which are not reasonably foreseeable by Jefferies.
c) You are responsible for any and all acts and omissions that occur with regard to your subscription to and use of the Service.
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a) You represent and warrant that: (a) you have the power and authority to enter into and perform your obligations under this Agreement; (b) all information provided by you to Jefferies is truthful, accurate and complete; (c) you shall comply with all terms and conditions of this Agreement; (d) you have provided and will provide accurate and complete registration information and (e) you acknowledge and agree that use of the Service is at your sole risk.
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c) The Service may contain information, products, and services provided by Content Providers and links to Web sites made available from such Content Providers. Jefferies does not control this information or these products, services, or Web sites; Jefferies does not make any representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding this information or these products, services, or Web sites; and Jefferies shall not be liable for any information or services received from them. Inclusion of any of the foregoing in conjunction with the Service does not constitute or imply an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or affiliation by or with Jefferies with respect to any Content Provider, any Content Provider’s website or its content, or any information, products, or services provided by a Content Provider.
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5) Limitation of Liability
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c) Jefferies expressly reserves the right to change the Subscription Fee for subsequent annual subscriptions. Jefferies will provide advance notice of any such change via email.
7) Term and Termination
b) A Subscription Fee is charged, your subscription to the Service will automatically terminate one year from the Effective Date. Jefferies will contact you via email on or before your subscription anniversary to provide you an opportunity to renew your subscription. Your subscription will renew only upon payment of any Subscription Fee due.
c) If no Subscription Fee is charged, your subscription to the Service will automatically renew. If you would like to cancel your subscription, please notify Jefferies at [email protected].
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b) To the maximum extent possible, each provision of this Agreement shall be interpreted in such manner as to be valid and enforceable under applicable law. If any one or more of the provisions of this Agreement, for any reason, are held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, in whole or in part, under applicable law or regulations, that provision shall be modified so as to be rendered valid and enforceable while implementing, to the maximum extent possible, the original intent of such provision. If modification is not possible or allowed, that provision shall not apply and shall be omitted to the extent it is invalid, illegal or unenforceable; but the remainder of this Agreement shall not be invalidated and shall be given full force and effect insofar as possible within the limits of applicable law.
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d) Any waiver, either expressed or implied, by either party of any default by the other in the observance and performance of any of the conditions and/or covenants of duties set forth in this Agreement shall not constitute or be construed as a waiver of any subsequent or other default.
e) The headings used in this Agreement are included merely for convenience of reference and shall not affect the meaning of the language included therein.