Terms of Use

Addison Whitney LLC and its affiliates (“Addison Whitney” or “we”) provide content on this website (the “Site”) subject to the following terms and conditions (the “Terms”). We may periodically change the Terms, so please check back for updates. By accessing and using this Site, you agree to these Terms. For an explanation of Addison Whitney’s practices and policies related to the collection, use and storage of our users’ information, please read our Privacy Policy.

Copyrights

All content and functionality on the Site, including text, graphics, logos, icons and images and the selection and arrangement thereof, is the exclusive property of Addison Whitney or its licensors and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

Trademarks

The trademarks, service marks, designs and logos (collectively, the “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site are the registered and unregistered Trademarks of Addison Whitney and its licensors. You agree that you will not refer to or attribute any information to Addison Whitney or its licensors in any public medium (e.g., press releases, websites) for advertising or promotion purposes, or for the purpose of informing or influencing any third party. You also agree that you will not use or reproduce any Trademark of, or imply any endorsement by or relationship with, Addison Whitney or its licensors.

Use of Site Content

Addison Whitney hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access, download, display and print content and functionality displayed on the Site (the “Site Content”) on any single computer solely for your internal use, provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices displayed on the Site Content. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, distribute, transmit, post or disclose the Site Content without Addison Whitney’s prior written consent.

Notices of Infringement

Addison Whitney prohibits the posting of any content that infringes or violates the copyright rights and/or other intellectual property rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of any person or entity. If you believe that your intellectual property right (or such a right that you are responsible for enforcing) is infringed by any content on the Site, please write to Addison Whitney at the address shown below, giving a written statement that contains:

  1. identification of the copyrighted work and/or intellectual property right claimed to have been infringed;
  2. identification of the alleged infringing material that is requested to be removed;
  3. your name, address, daytime telephone number and email address;
  4. a statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted work and/or exercise of the intellectual property right is not authorized by the owner, its agent or the law;
  5. a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that the signatory is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the right that is allegedly infringed; and
  6. the signature of the intellectual property right owner or someone authorized on the owner’s behalf to assert infringement of the right.

Addison Whitney will remove any posted content that infringes the copyright or other intellectual property right of any person under U.S. law upon receipt of such a statement. Addison Whitney’s contact for submission of notices is: General Counsel, Addison Whitney LLC, 11525 North Community House Road, Suite 400; Charlotte, NC 28277; telephone number: +1 704 347 5700.

Disclaimers

The Site content and functionality is provided with the understanding that Addison Whitney is not herein engaged in rendering professional advice and services to you. All content and functionality on the site is provided “as is,” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Addison Whitney and its third-party content providers make no warranties, express or implied, as to the ownership, accuracy or adequacy of the site content. Addison Whitney shall have no liability or responsibility for any information published on linked websites, contained in any content published on the site or provided by third parties. Neither Addison Whitney nor its third-party content providers shall be liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages or for lost revenues or profits, whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages or losses and regardless of the theory of liability.

Third-Party Websites

We may provide links to third-party websites as a service to our users. In addition, some of the content appearing on this Site is in fact supplied by third parties; for example, in instances of framing of third-party websites or incorporation through framesets of content supplied by third-party servers. We cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection and privacy practices of such third-party websites, which may differ from those of this Site.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms are governed by the laws of the State of North Carolina without reference to the principles of conflicts of laws thereof. Any dispute arising from these Terms shall be resolved exclusively in the state and federal courts of the State of North Carolina.