Pekin Hardy Strauss, Inc. d/b/a Appleseed Capital (“Appleseed Capital,” “Pekin Hardy”, “we”, “our” or “us”) provides the website located at pekinhardy.com (together with any other website Pekin Hardy may provide now or in the future, collectively, the “Website”) and all information and other content on the Website or other information and other content provided in connection with the Website (collectively, the “Content”) pursuant to these terms and conditions (these “Terms”). The terms “you” and “your” mean you and any entity you may represent in connection with the use of the Website. You may use your browser to download or print a copy of these Terms for your records.
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY. ACCESSING THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT BY YOUR ACTIONS TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND AN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THESE TERMS. If you do not accept and agree to these Terms, you are not an authorized user of the Website or any of the information provided by Pekin Hardy in connection with the Website and should promptly terminate all use thereof.
These Terms were last updated on February 25, 2019.
RESTRICTIONS ON USE
When you agree to these Terms and Conditions, you are authorized to view the Content for your information purposes only. The Content is provided for lawful purposes only. Modification or use of the Content for any other purpose violates our intellectual property. You may not download, copy, display or distribute to third parties for commercial purposes any portion of the content without our prior written permission.
The Content on the Website is created and authored by employees of Pekin Hardy or additional contributors, (collectively the “Authors”) and is published and provided for informational and entertainment purposes only. The Content constitutes the Authors’ own opinions and none of the information contained in the Website constitutes a recommendation that any particular security, portfolio of securities, transaction, or investment strategy is suitable for any specific person. To the extent any Content contained in the Website may be deemed to be investment advice, such Content is impersonal and not tailored to the investment needs of any specific person or entity.
Investing in the investments or strategies discussed in the Website may be risky and speculative. All persons and entities accessing the Website do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws and regulations. Nothing on the Website should be interpreted to state or imply that past results are an indication of future performance.
THE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS” AND THE AUTHORS, PEKIN HARDY AND THEIR AFFILIATES, DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. THE AUTHORS, PEKIN HARDY AND THEIR AFFILIATES DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT CONTENT (INCLUDING SOFTWARE) ON THE WEBSITE OR ELSEWHERE ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY OF THE SERVERS USED TO OPERATE THE WEBSITE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THEREFORE, YOU SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IN THE USE AND DOWNLOADING OF ANY CONTENT (INCLUDING SOFTWARE) AND USE INDUSTRY-RECOGNIZED SOFTWARE TO DETECT AND DISINFECT VIRUSES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN CONTENT FROM OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR USE THEREOF AND ANY DAMAGES TO YOUR MOBILE DEVICE OR COMPUTER SYSTEM, LOSS OF DATA OR OTHER HARM OF ANY KIND THAT MAY RESULT.
LIMITATION ON LIABILITY
Pekin Hardy and its respective officers, directors, and employees shall not be liable to you or anyone else for any damages, including but not limited to, direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, punitive, or any other matter related to the use of this Website, even if Pekin Hardy has been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses.
The Website (including, any necessary software used regarding the Website) and all information, text, software, data, photographs, music, video, messages, tags or any other Content made available through the Website shall remain the sole property of Pekin Hardy. The Website and the Content may be protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by Pekin Hardy, you shall not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Website or any Content, in whole or in part. You will not attempt to hack, crack or otherwise access any portion of the Website which is not made available by Pekin Hardy in the ordinary course of making the Website generally available to the public and registered users.
THIRD PARTY CONTENT/LINKS TO OTHER SITES
TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHTS AND OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
The content of Pekin Hardy websites, including text and graphics, user interface design or logos, is protected by applicable copyright laws, ®2015 Pekin Hardy Strauss, Inc.
You and Pekin Hardy mutually agree that the relationship between the parties shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and Pekin Hardy mutually agree that any and all claims, causes of action and/or disputes, arising out of or relating to these Terms, or the relationship between you and Pekin Hardy, shall be filed within the state courts having jurisdiction within Cook County, Illinois, or the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, agree to submit to the jurisdiction of said courts, and agree to waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over the parties by such courts and to venue in such courts.
Pekin Hardy Strauss, Inc. (“Pekin Hardy”) does not actively collect personal information, such as names, phone numbers, email addresses, home and business postal addresses, or other identifying information through our website. However, we do maintain a contact link that you may use to communicate with us by email, and you may choose to include personal information in your email communications with us. Any personal information you provide to us through email is used mainly to respond to the communications we receive from you, but we may use it for other purposes.
Pekin Hardy’s policy is not to share the user information it collects with third parties other than to comply with the law; to protect the rights, property, or safety of Pekin Hardy, our clients or others; or to prevent activity that we believe, in our sole discretion, may be or may become illegal, unethical, or legally actionable (including exchanging user information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection).
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