Legal Terms & Conditions
These Legal Terms and Conditions apply to the shilsfund.org Web site and all portions of the Web site contained therein (excluding links to other Web sites as provided below). These Legal Terms and Conditions shall apply to any future portions of the shilsfund.org Web site (excluding links to other Web sites as provided below) unless otherwise stated.
The Web site is owned or operated by Dr. Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Fund, Inc. (referred to herein as “we” or “us” or “our”).
USE OF THIS WEB SITE
Use of this Web site and access to the material it contains is subject to the following Legal Terms and Conditions as well as to applicable laws. Your access to and browsing of this Web site constitutes your full acceptance of these Legal Terms and Conditions. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update or revise these Legal Terms and Conditions. Please check the Legal Terms and Conditions periodically for changes. Your continued use of this Web site following the posting of any changes to the Legal Terms and Conditions constitutes acceptance of those changes.
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE
As a condition of your use of this Web site, you will not use the Web site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Web site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any of our servers, or the network(s) connected to any of our servers, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Web site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any computer systems or networks connected to any of our servers or other systems, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Web site. We make no representation that the Web site is appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing the Web site from territories where such content is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Web site from locations outside the United States do so at their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your logon information, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or user name. You agree (a) to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or user name or any other breach of security, and (b) to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session.
LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES
The communications between you and us via this Web site use electronic means, whether you visit this site or send us an email, or whether we post notices on this site or communicate with you via email. For contractual purposes, you consent to receive communications from us in an electronic form, and you agree that all terms and conditions, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications would satisfy if it were in writing. The foregoing does not affect your non-waivable rights.
Copyrights. We are the owner or licensee of all copyrights in and to the content on this Web site, including without limitation, (i) all materials, documentation, text, data, graphics, graphs, charts, buttons, photographs, videos, typefaces, music, sounds, HTML code, and interfaces contained on this Web site; and (ii) the design, selection and arrangement of this Web site. All rights reserved.
Unless otherwise specified, you are granted a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use, and display this Web site and the materials provided hereon for the purpose of obtaining and reviewing your account information. Specifically, you are granted permission to view or download a single copy of the material on the Web site solely to access our services, place orders, and review your account information. When content is downloaded to your computer, you do not obtain any ownership interest in such content, any modifications of the content, or any use of the content for any other purpose than that expressly permitted herein. Ownership of all such content shall at all times remain with us or our licensors. We and our licensors reserve all rights not expressly granted to you. Use of the copyrightable material on this Web site for any purpose not expressly authorized herein without our prior written permission or the prior written permission of our licensors is forbidden.
Trademarks. All trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, and other designations (collectively the “Marks”) are our sole property or the property of other third parties that have granted us the right and license to use such Marks. Nothing contained on this Web site should be construed as granting any license or right to use any such Marks without our written permission or the written permission of such third party that may own the Marks displayed.
Your Information. We reserve the right, and you authorize us, to use and freely assign all information regarding the use of this Web site by you and all information provided by you in any manner consistent with our Privacy Statement. Click here read our Privacy Statement, which is incorporated into these Legal Terms and Conditions by reference.
TYPOGRAPHICAL OR OTHER ERRORS
While we take reasonable care and skill to provide information which is accurate and up to date when first included on the Web site, typographical and other errors may nevertheless occur. We do not undertake to update or correct such information and reserve the right to modify, delete and rearrange any or all of the contents of this Web site at any time without notice to you. While we make reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized tampering with the Web site, we do not guarantee that our efforts will always be successful. Therefore, as set below, we do not warrant that the Web site materials will be error-free, and disclaims any liability for such errors.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION AS TO THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, OR COMPLETENESS OF THE WEB SITE MATERIALS OR ANY SOFTWARE INSTALLED BY YOU IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE. WE MAKE NO PROMISES THAT THE SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR THE SITE WILL MEET ANY PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS OR PROVIDE ANY PARTICULAR RESULTS. WE PERIODICALLY AMEND, CHANGE, ADD, DELETE, UPDATE OR ALTER THE INFORMATION, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE LEGAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS, AT THE WEB SITE WITHOUT NOTICE. FURTHER, WE ASSUME NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OF THE WEB SITE OR ANY SOFTWARE INSTALLED BY YOU IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE. WE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY DUTY TO UPDATE THE INFORMATION ON THE WEB SITE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING ALL INFORMATION LOCATED ON THIS WEB SITE.
ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEB SITE (THE “CONTENT”) ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” FOR YOUR USE. THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND TITLE.
We make no representation that the Web site or its contents are appropriate for use in every country of the world. Your use of this Web site is at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, keeping in mind that access to the Web site may not be legal by certain persons or in certain jurisdictions.
Some states or nations may not allow the disclaimer of certain warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you in all cases.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THIS WEB SITE, OR ANY MATERIALS ON THIS WEB SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THE WEB SITE’S LEGAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE WEB SITE.
Use of the shilsfund.org Web site or any software application installed by you in connection with the use of this Web site, is at your sole risk. While we make reasonable efforts to ensure the safety and functionality of our Web site and any software applications associated with our Web site, these efforts may fail and errors may occur. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION, OR DELIVERY OF THE CONTENT OF THIS WEB SITE OR ANY SOFTWARE APPLICATION ASSOCIATED WITH THIS WEB SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, COMPUTER VIRUS OR SYSTEM FAILURE, OR LOSS OF DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS WEB SITE (OR THE CONTENT PROVIDED AT THIS WEB SITE ON ANY WEB SITE RELATED TO ANY THIRD PARTY), OR ANY SOFTWARE APPLICATION INSTALLED IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE OR USERS’ INABILITY TO USE THE CONTENT CONTAINED IN THIS WEB SITE (OR ANY OTHER WEB SITE), ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY OR ARISING FROM YOUR RELIANCE ON THE CONTENT OF THIS WEB SITE. THESE WAIVERS APPLY EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES, OR CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT, IF ANY, PAID BY YOU TO US FOR ACCESSING THIS WEB SITE OR INSTALLING ANY SOFTWARE APPLICATION ASSOCIATED WITH THIS WEB SITE.
THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS WILL APPLY EVEN IF ANY REMEDY PROVIDED UNDER THESE LEGAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. Some states do not allow the exclusion of liability for consequential damages, so the above limitations may not apply to you in all cases. In such states, our liability and the liability of our affiliates shall be limited to the fullest extent permitted by such state law.
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
THE CONTENT TOGETHER WITH ANY DOCUMENTS ISSUED BY US OR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES, SERVICE PROVIDERS, OR BUSINESS PARTNERS AND AVAILABLE THROUGH OUR WEBSITES MAY CONTAIN FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS WITHIN THE MEANING OF THE U.S. PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995. THOSE STATEMENTS MAY APPEAR IN A NUMBER OF PLACES IN THE WEB SITE AND CAN BE IDENTIFIED BY THE USE OF FORWARD-LOOKING TERMINOLOGY SUCH AS “MAY,” “COULD,” “EXPECT,” “ANTICIPATE,” “INTEND,” “BELIEVE,” “PLAN,” “ESTIMATE,” “FORECAST,” “PROJECT,” “ANTICIPATE,” OR OTHER COMPARABLE TERMS OR THE NEGATIVE THEREOF. THE COMPANY PROVIDES THE FOLLOWING CAUTIONARY REMARKS REGARDING IMPORTANT FACTORS WHICH, AMONG OTHERS, COULD CAUSE FUTURE RESULTS TO DIFFER MATERIALLY FROM THE FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS, EXPECTATIONS AND ASSUMPTIONS EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED HEREIN. THE FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS INCLUDED HEREIN ARE BASED ON THEN-CURRENT EXPECTATIONS OF MANAGEMENT. ALL FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS MADE BY US ARE SUBJECT TO RISKS AND UNCERTAINTIES AND ARE NOT GUARANTIES OF FUTURE PERFORMANCE. FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS INVOLVE KNOWN AND UNKNOWN FACTORS, RISKS AND UNCERTAINTIES THAT MAY CAUSE OUR ACTUAL RESULTS, PERFORMANCE AND ACHIEVEMENTS, OR INDUSTRY RESULTS, TO BE MATERIALLY DIFFERENT FROM ANY FUTURE RESULTS, PERFORMANCE, OR ACHIEVEMENTS EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED BY SUCH FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS. THOSE FACTORS, RISKS AND UNCERTAINTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, THE FACTORS DESCRIBED UNDER “RISK FACTORS” DISCUSSED IN OUR PERIODIC FILINGS MADE WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION. THE COMPANY CAUTIONS THAT THESE FACTORS MAY NOT BE EXHAUSTIVE AND THAT MANY OF THESE FACTORS ARE BEYOND THE COMPANY’S ABILITY TO CONTROL OR PREDICT. ACCORDINGLY, FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON AS A PREDICTION OF ACTUAL RESULTS. THE COMPANY UNDERTAKES NO DUTY AND HAS NO OBLIGATION TO UPDATE FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS.
INDEMNIFICATION BY USER
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless us and our affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, and their respective employees, agents, contractors, officers, directors, successors and assigns from all liabilities, claims, damages and expenses, including without limitation attorneys’ fees and costs, that arise from your use, misuse of this Web site or use of any software application associated with the use of this Web site, or any violations to these Legal Terms and Conditions or applicable law by you. This indemnification, defense and hold harmless obligation will survive these Legal Terms and Conditions and the termination of your use of the Web site.
We shall have the right immediately to terminate this agreement with you and your use of the Web site if we determine in our sole discretion that you have breached any of these Legal Terms and Conditions or otherwise been engaged in conduct which we determine in our sole discretion to be unacceptable. In the event that we suspend or terminate your access to and/or use of the Web site, you will continue to be bound by the Legal Terms and Conditions that were in effect as of the date of your suspension or termination.
CHOICE OF LAW AND FORUM
These Legal Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of New York, without regard to such state’s rules regarding conflicts of laws. By accessing this Web site, you agree that courts located in the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York or in the counties within those federal judicial districts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all claims and actions arising out of or relating to these Legal Terms and Conditions and/or your use of this Web site, and you further agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts and consent to extra-territorial service of process for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action.
A printed version of these Legal Terms and Conditions and of any notice given in electronic form will be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings relating to these Legal Terms and Conditions to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents originally generated and maintained in printed form. For purposes of any dispute, our records shall be conclusive in all respects.
INTEGRATION AND SEVERABILITY
These Legal Terms and Conditions, together with our Privacy Statement, constitutes the entire agreement between us and you with respect to this Web site and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written, or electronic) between us and you with respect to this Web site. If any part of these Legal Terms and Conditions is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.
YOU AGREE THAT REGARDLESS OF ANY STATUTE OR LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION THAT YOU MAY HAVE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO USE OF THIS WEB SITE, OR THESE LEGAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS, MUST BE FILED BY YOU WITHIN ONE YEAR AFTER SUCH CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUED OR BE PERMANENTLY BARRED.
Last Updated: July 20, 2016