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USER AGREEMENT

By accessing or using this SECOR Asset Management, LP (“SECOR”) web site (the “Site”), you hereby accept and agree to comply with the terms and conditions set forth in this User Agreement. This User Agreement is a binding agreement between you and SECOR, and governs your access and use of the Site, which includes any text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, information, data, tools, products, services and other content (together, “Content”) and the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression and arrangement of the Content on or through the Site. You may contact SECOR Asset Management, LP by e-mail (info@secor-am.com) with questions about the terms and conditions of this User Agreement.


BY CLICKING “I AGREE” AT THE END OF THIS USER AGREEMENT, YOU ARE AGREEING THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND ACCEPT THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED HEREIN, WILL ABIDE BY THIS USER AGREEMENT IN ITS THEN CURRENT FORM AND ARE LEGALLY BOUND BY THIS USER AGREEMENT.

  1. SECOR grants you a limited right to use the Site.
    • Your right to use the Site is subject to your agreement to abide by this User Agreement in its entirety, as well as any other rules, procedures, policies, terms or conditions that govern all or any portion of the Site.
    • At any time and for any reason SECOR may revoke your right to use all or any portion of the Site.
    • You may not violate or attempt to violate the security of the Site.
  2. The Site is owned by SECOR, its affiliates and/or third parties.
    • The Site is protected by one or more copyrights, patents, database rights, trademarks, servicemarks and/or other intellectual property and proprietary rights that are owned by SECOR, its affiliates and/or third parties.
    • You may not decompose, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise deconstruct all or any portion of the Site.
    • You may not publish, broadcast, retransmit, reproduce, repackage, frame, commercially exploit, create any derivative of or otherwise redistribute all or any portion of the Site except as explicitly permitted in this User Agreement.
    • You may print copies of any accessible portion of the Site only for your own personal use. You may discuss information that you learn from the Site with your financial, legal or tax advisors, and others with whom you share investment decisions.
    • You may not remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notice or legend contained on (or printed from) the Site.
  3. You make certain representations and warranties regarding your use of the Site.
    • You represent and warrant that:
      • you have full authority and all rights necessary to enter into and fully perform all of your obligations pursuant to this User Agreement;
      • you have not and you will not enter into any agreement or perform any act which might contravene the purposes and/or effects of this User Agreement; and
      • you will not delete any Content.
  4. All Content is for informational purposes only.
    • Nothing on the Site is an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any security.
    • Although the Site may include investment-related information, nothing on the Site is a recommendation that you purchase, sell or hold any security or other investment, or that you pursue any investment style or strategy.
    • SECOR does not give any advice or make any representations through the Site as to whether any security or investment is suitable to you or will be profitable.
    • Nothing on the Site is intended to be, and you should not consider anything on the Site to be, investment, accounting, tax or legal advice.
    • If you would like investment, accounting, tax or legal advice, you should consult with your own financial advisors, accountants or attorneys regarding your individual circumstances and needs.
    • THE PAST PERFORMANCE OF ANY INVESTMENT, INVESTMENT STRATEGY OR INVESTMENT STYLE IS NOT INDICATIVE OF FUTURE PERFORMANCE.
  5. There are various risks you assume in relying on the Content.
    • Dated Content speaks only as of the date indicated.
    • SECOR makes reasonable efforts to provide accurate Content, but at times SECOR may not promptly update or correct the Site even if SECOR is aware that it is inaccurate, outdated or otherwise inappropriate.
    • SECOR may change all or any portion of the Site at any time without notice to you.
    • SECOR does not endorse the opinions of, or warrant the accuracy of facts or other Content contributed by, any third party.
    • You agree that SECOR is not liable for any action you take or decision you make in reliance on any Content.
  6. You must keep all Content and your password confidential.
    • You may not disclose any Content to any third party, except to your financial, legal or tax advisors, and others with whom you share investment decisions.
    • You are solely responsible for the confidentiality and security of your password. You accept full responsibility for any use of your password. You must notify SECOR immediately of any actual or suspected loss, theft or unauthorized use of your password.
    • SECOR is not obligated to inquire as to the authority or propriety of any use of or action taken under your password. SECOR will not be responsible for any loss to you that arises from such use or action or from your failure to comply with these provisions.
  7. SECOR is not liable for any technological problems and any impact that it may have.
    • All or any portion of the Site may not be available and may not function properly at any time.
    • SECOR makes reasonable efforts to avoid technological problems, but at any time the Site may have and may cause technological problems such as viruses and other damaging computer programming routines or engines.
    • SECOR takes reasonable security precautions when using the Internet, telephone or other means to transport data or other communications, but SECOR disclaims liability for any interception of data or communications.
    • SECOR makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the Site is secure but SECOR does not guarantee the security of the Site.
    • SECOR is not liable for any damage or injury caused by the performance or failure of performance of all or any portion of the Site.
    • SECOR is not liable for any defects, delays or errors in or resulting from your use of the Site.
  8. SECOR is not responsible for information on any third party web site that is referred in, or accessible or connected by hyperlink to, the Site.
    • If you access any third party web site through the Site or otherwise, you do so at your own risk.
    • Hyperlinks to or from the Site do not constitute third party endorsement of, sponsorship by or affiliation with us.
  9. SECOR has the right but not the obligation to monitor and record activity on the Site and respond as it deems appropriate.
    • SECOR may monitor and record activity on the Site for any reason or for no reason.
    • SECOR may investigate any complaint or reported violation of SECOR’s policies.
    • SECOR may report any activity that SECOR suspects may violate any law or regulation to regulators, law enforcement officials or other persons or entities that SECOR deems appropriate.
    • SECOR may issue warnings, suspend or terminate use of the Site, deny access to all or part of the Site or take any other action that SECOR deems appropriate.
  10. SECOR will abide by its privacy policy.
    • Personal nonpublic information that SECOR gathers from you will be governed by SECOR’s Privacy Policy
  11. SECOR DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE THAT THE LAW ALLOWS IT TO DISCLAIM.
    • THE SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE.”
    • SECOR DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF
      • MERCHANTABILITY,
      • FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND
      • NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND PROPRIETARY RIGHTS.
    • WITHOUT LIMITING SECOR’S GENERAL DISCLAIMER, SECOR DOES NOT WARRANT THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, FUNCTIONALITY, RELIABILITY, SEQUENCING OR SPEED OF DELIVERY OF THE SITE OR ANY PART OF THE CONTENT.
  12. SECOR’s LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE IS LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
    • IN NO EVENT WILL SECOR OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES HOWEVER CAUSED ARISING OUT OF THIS USER AGREEMENT, THE SITE, THE INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED THROUGH THE SITE.
    • SECOR’S LIABILITY IS LIMITED EVEN IF SECOR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THE DAMAGES THAT YOU SUFFER OR IF ANY REMEDY YOU HAVE FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
    • UNDER ALL CIRCUMSTANCES, THE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF SECOR, ITS AGENTS AND EMPLOYEES TO ANY USER OF THE SITE WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE IS $100.
    • THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY AND ALL DAMAGES OR INJURY, INCLUDING THOSE CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF OR USE OF ANY ASSET, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION.
  13. You will be responsible for any liability to SECOR that arises out of your breach of this User Agreement or your use of the Site.
    • You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless SECOR and its affiliates, agents, employees and third party sources from and against any and all suits, losses, claims, demands, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) that arise from or relate to:
      • your use of the Site,
      • your breach of this User Agreement or any representation, warranty or covenant made by you in this User Agreement,
      • your violation of any applicable law, statute, ordinance, regulation or of any third party’s rights, or
      • claims asserted by third parties which, if proven, would place you in breach of representations, warranties, covenants or other provisions contained in this User Agreement.
  14. YOU AGREE TO RESOLVE BY ARBITRATION ANY CONTROVERSY ARISING BETWEEN YOU AND SECOR AND/OR ANY OF ITS RESPECTIVE CONTROL PERSONS, PREDECESSORS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS AND EMPLOYEES.
    • With respect to the resolution of any such controversy, you further acknowledge that:
      • Arbitration is final and binding on the parties.
      • The parties are waiving their right to seek remedies in court, including the right to jury trial.
      • Pre-arbitration discovery is generally more limited than and different from court proceedings.
      • The arbitrators’ award is not required to include factual findings or legal reasoning and any party’s right to appeal or to seek modification of rulings by the arbitrators is strictly limited.
      • Any arbitration under this User Agreement shall be conducted in New York City before a panel of three (3) arbitrators pursuant to the JAMS Comprehensive Arbitration Rules and Procedures, except to the extent that such rules are modified by this User Agreement. Arbitration is initiated by a party serving the other party with a written demand for arbitration or a written notice of intention to arbitrate.
      • No person shall bring a putative or certified class action to arbitration nor seek to enforce any pre-dispute arbitration agreement against any person who has initiated in court a putative class action or who is a member of a putative class who has not opted out of the class with respect to any claims encompassed by the putative class action until:
        • the class certification is denied;
        • the class is decertified; or
        • the customer is excluded from the class by the court. Such forbearance to enforce an agreement to arbitrate shall not constitute a waiver of any rights under this User Agreement except to the extent stated herein.
  15. New York law governs this User Agreement.
    • Any issue concerning the extent to which any dispute is subject to arbitration, or concerning the applicability, interpretation, or enforceability of these procedures, including any contention that all or part of these procedures are invalid or unenforceable, shall be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act and resolved by the arbitrators. All other issues shall be governed by the law of the State of New York, without regard to its choice of law rules.
  16. You will be bound by revised versions of this User Agreement that SECOR posts on the Site.
    • Modifications will be effective immediately upon posting unless SECOR indicates otherwise.
    • Your use of the Site indicates your full acceptance of this User Agreement in its then-current form each time you use the Site.
  17. You are bound by certain other general conditions.
    • SECOR may assign this User Agreement in whole or in part at any time without your consent. You may not assign this User Agreement or delegate any of your obligations under this User Agreement. Any purported assignment of this User Agreement in violation of its terms is void.
    • If any provision of this User Agreement is found invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent possible and the remaining provisions of this User Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.
    • This User Agreement constitutes the entire understanding, and supersedes all other understandings, between you and SECOR concerning the subject matter hereof.
  18. ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE.
    • PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS USER AGREEMENT CONTAINS A PRE-DISPUTE ARBITRATION AGREEMENT, WHICH IS SET FORTH IN SECTION 14 ABOVE.
    • THE ABOVE DISCLOSURES SHOULD BE CAREFULLY READ, UNDERSTOOD AND ACCEPTED BY YOU BEFORE YOU SIGN THIS USER AGREEMENT.
    • PLEASE CLICK “I AGREE” BELOW TO SIGN THIS USER AGREEMENT AND THEREBY LEGALLY BIND YOURSELF TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED HEREIN.
    • CLICKING “I AGREE” IS THE EQUIVALENT OF YOU MANUALLY SIGNING THIS USER AGREEMENT.