By viewing or using the information on this site, you, the user, acknowledge that you have read and understand these Terms & Conditions. You also agree to be legally bound to them and that your assent is the legal equivalent of a signed writing. If you do not agree with these Terms & Conditions, you may not access this site. By clicking on the "I accept" button, user acknowledges reading the entire terms and conditions of this agreement, the privacy and security policy and agrees to be bound by them.
The CFDD provides information and resources on an "as is" basis. All warranties, merchantability and suitability are disclaimed. CFDD, its directors, employees, agents and vendors do not warrant, either expressly or impliedly, the accuracy, quality and suitability of any information provided on this web site. We also do not provide any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. CFDD, its directors, employees, agents and vendors shall not be responsible for any direct, incidental, indirect, special, or consequential damages (including lost profits and attorneys fees) suffered by a user of the site, including information posted or omission, even if its directors, employees, agents and vendors have previously been advised of the possibility of such damages. CFDD does not warrant its web site shall be available without interruption, delay or other problems beyond our control.
The CFDD shall not be liable for any loss, inquiry, claim liability or damage resulting from error, omission, content, service interruption, usage or delivery delay beyond our control.
AUTHORIZED & UNAUTHORIZED USE
By viewing or using the information on this site, you, the user, acknowledge that you have read and understand these Terms & Conditions. You also agree to be legally bound to them and that your assent is the legal equivalent of a signed writing. If you do not agree with these Terms & Conditions, you may not access this site.
Only authorized users may access the secure areas of the site. Subscribers are granted revocable, nonexclusive, nontransferable and limited access for due diligence purposes only. Unauthorized users agree to pay damages for each online access. They may also face civil and or criminal liability.
The CFDD reserves the right to suspend services to subscribers using our information & resources in an unauthorized manner and pursue any and all available legal remedies. The CFDD reserves the right to delete or change passwords and users agree to be responsible for the confidentiality of their password. Users also agree to notify the CFDD if they believe their password has been compromised.
The terms and conditions of this agreement should be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois.
FORUM POSTINGS, LINKS & ADVERTISING
The CFDD is not responsible for screening, policing or editing postings. At their sole discretion, the CFDD reserves the right to delete postings that are deemed inappropriate, offensive, unlawful or "off-topic" for the site.
The CFDD may post third party advertising on their site, but is not liable for content, accuracy or any loss or damage from dealings between users and advertisers.
The CFDD may provide links to other sites for the convenience of users, but such sites have not been reviewed and are not endorsed by CFDD. CFDD is in no way responsible for the content, or use, of these sites and disclaims any and all responsibility for content or use.
Third party advertising, forum postings and links should also not be construed as an endorsement by the CFDD.
COPYRIGHTS AND TRADEMARKS
Copyright © 1999-2008, Center for Due Diligence. All rights reserved.
All text, graphics, compilations and other documentation contained on this web site, unless otherwise indicated, are the property of CFDD. They are also protected by domestic and international laws. All CFDD logos, designs and web page appearance are trademarks of CFDD.
By using this web site, you agree to abide by all applicable laws in connection with our intellectual property rights and those of our advertisers. Unless specified otherwise, you may download any part of our web site for personal use only, but not to republish or redistribute any materials, whether in printed or electronic format, for the benefit of a third party. You may provide an HTML link only to the homepage of our web site.
Please e-mail us at CFDD@thecfdd.com if you have any questions regarding these legal Terms and Conditions.
PRIVACY AND SECURITY POLICY
To enhance the products and services offered to our users and subscribers, the CFDD collects and stores information. Personal identifying information (user or subscriber names, street or e-mail addresses, phone numbers) or any other information that might identify a user or subscriber is only collected when sent voluntarily as part of registering or using our services. We may also use this information to offer users or subscribers the opportunity to receive notices regarding new features of our web site as well as other information to further personalize your CFDD experience.
Personal identifying information transmitted to the CFDD web site may not always be secure. As such, unauthorized third parties may be able to access or intercept such information during transmission. Thus, while CFDD may provide some safeguards to prevent unauthorized access or interception, there is no absolute guarantee of security. Therefore, CFDD shall not be responsible for any direct, incidental, indirect, special or consequential damages (including lost profits) suffered by a user or subscriber in connection with such interception or unauthorized access, even if CFDD has previously been advised of the possibility of such damages. CFDD does not warrant, either expressly or impliedly, that the information provided by any user or subscriber shall be free from interception or unauthorized access and does not provide any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose in the security of the information.