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Ridgecrest Advisors, LLC (“Ridgecrest”) Website© 2010
Legal and Privacy Statement

By accessing or using this website, you are expressly acknowledging and agreeing to the terms and conditions set forth in this Ridgecrest Legal and Privacy Statement. You may not use this website if, at any time, you do not wish to accept the terms and conditions as set forth in this Legal and Privacy Statement. You should review these terms and conditions whenever accessing or using this website, as Ridgecrest reserves the right to modify this Legal and Privacy Statement at any time. By accessing or using this website after the posting of modifications to the terms and conditions set forth in this Legal and Privacy Statement, you signify your acceptance of such terms and conditions, as modified.

All information and material (including, but not limited to, images, text and audio) on this website is the property of Ridgecrest and is subject to copyright. All other trademarks, if any, on this website are the property of their respective owners. You are entitled to view, copy and print any documents from this website for your own internal business purposes only. Absolutely no rights or licenses in or to the website or the materials contained within the website other than the limited right to use the website in accordance with this Legal and Privacy Statement are available. Any copying, modification or other use of this website or its content for any use other than your own internal business purposes (and expressly any sale, transmission or redistribution of this website or its content) are strictly prohibited. All rights, both present and future, in and to trade secrets, trademarks, service marks, copyrights and other proprietary rights under the laws of any domestic or foreign governmental authority (the “Intellectual Property Rights”) shall at all times be and remain the sole and exclusive property of Ridgecrest as between you and Ridgecrest . You shall not use the Intellectual Property Rights or the website, or any derivations thereof, for any purpose, without the prior written approval of Ridgecrest , except as specifically permitted by the terms of this Legal and Privacy Statement. You agree to protect the proprietary rights of Ridgecrest and all others having rights in the website and to comply with all reasonable written or electronic requests made by Ridgecrest or its suppliers of content or otherwise (“Suppliers”) to protect their and others’ contractual, statutory and common law rights in the website. You agree to provide Ridgecrest with prompt written notice of any unauthorized access or use of the website by any party or of any claim that the website infringes upon any copyright, trademark or other contractual, statutory or common law rights.

This website is provided solely for information purposes and is not intended to, and shall not, constitute any offer or acceptance with the respect to any transactions or other matters, with the exception of this Legal and Privacy Statement or as otherwise indicated. Except for this Legal and Privacy Statement, this website shall not create any legal relationship between you and Ridgecrest.

This website and the information and material which it contains are subject to change at any time by Ridgecrest without notice and Ridgecrest reserves the right to suspend, terminate or restrict your access to or use of this website. This website is provided “AS IS” without any warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy or completeness of the information contained on this website or in respect of any materials or products referred to on this website, or non-infringement. Difficulties in use of this website could involve, among others, failures, delays, malfunction, software erosion, inadvertent disclosure of information provided to Ridgecrest via this website, or hardware damage, which difficulties could be the result of hardware, software or communication link inadequacies or other causes. Such difficulties could lead to possible economic and/or data loss. Ridgecrest does not warrant that the website is compatible with your equipment or that the website is free of errors, viruses or worms. In no event shall Ridgecrest be liable for any damage you may suffer as a result of such destructive features. All warranties, whether express or implied, are hereby excluded to the extent permitted by law.

To the extent permitted by law, Ridgecrest and its partners, directors, and employees shall have no liability, contingent or otherwise, whether caused by the negligence of Ridgecrest , its employees, subcontractors, agents, suppliers, or otherwise, to you or to third parties for the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, reliability, performance or continued availability of this website or for delays or omissions therein, including, but not limited to, inaccuracies or errors in or omissions from quotes and financial data. Ridgecrest shall have no responsibility to maintain the information or services made available on this website or to supply any corrections or updates in connection with such information or services. IN NO EVENT WILL RIDGECREST , ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ITS THIRD PARTY AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF PROFIT, LOSS OR CORRUPTION OF DATA, LOSS OF GOODWILL OR REPUTATION OR WASTED MANAGEMENT TIME) WHICH MAY BE INCURRED OR EXPERIENCED ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR USING OR RELYING ON THIS WEBSITE OR ANY INFORMATION OR LINKS ON IT , EVEN IF RIDGECREST HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Any limitations or restrictions on liability in this Legal and Privacy Statement shall only apply to the extent permitted by applicable law. In no event shall Ridgecrest ’s total liability to you for all damages, losses and causes of action (whether in contract or tort, including but not limited to, negligence) exceed the amount paid by you to Ridgecrest , if any, for accessing this website.

Nothing set forth in this website should be construed as a recommendation to purchase or sell any product or instrument or to enter into any transaction, or as a representation that any particular product or instrument is suitable or appropriate for you.

You should not make this website the primary basis for any decisions, nor should you construe any of the material contained in this website as business, trading, financial, investment, hedging, trading, legal, regulatory, tax or accounting advice. In providing this website and entering into any transactions in the products described in this website, Ridgecrest is acting solely in the capacity of contractual counterparty and not as a financial advisor or a fiduciary. Under no circumstances should Ridgecrest be considered your advisor or fiduciary and, if you require advice with respect to the products identified in this website or any contemplated transactions, you should consult your own business, financial, accounting or legal advisors.

This website may provide links to certain websites sponsored and maintained by Ridgecrest as well as those sponsored or maintained by third parties. Such third party websites are publicly available and Ridgecrest is providing access to such websites through this website solely as a convenience to you. The content of such third party websites, services, goods or advertisements that may be linked to this website is not maintained or controlled by Ridgecrest , and Ridgecrest makes no representations or warranties concerning the content of such websites and the fact that access to such websites is provided does not constitute any endorsement, authorization or sponsorship of such websites or their sponsors by Ridgecrest nor is there any affiliation between Ridgecrest and such sponsors and such sponsors do not endorse, authorize or sponsor this website. Moreover, Ridgecrest is in no way responsible for the availability, content or accuracy of other websites, services or goods that may be linked to, or advertised on, the website and does not make any warranty, express or implied, with respect to the use of the links provided on, or to, the website or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, usefulness or adequacy of any other websites, services, goods or advertisements that may be linked to the website. You understand and agree that you will use or rely on such websites solely at your own risk and that Ridgecrest does not grant to you any rights in respect of such websites.

In the course of your use of this website, you may provide, or Ridgecrest may otherwise obtain, information about you or your business activities. By using this website, you expressly consent to Ridgecrest (1) using this information to assess the function and performance of this website, to assess the needs of its customers, to market Ridgecrest’s services, and for the other purposes set out in this paragraph, and (2) transferring this data to Ridgecrest affiliates throughout the world for the purposes specified in (1) above. Any information which you provide or which Ridgecrest otherwise obtains will be used by Ridgecrest for any and all business purposes. In the event that Information is submitted through your access to the website erroneously, or you later determine that Information should not have been submitted, for any reason, you accept full financial responsibility for such entry. Further, by logging onto our website on behalf of an entity or corporation, you are agreeing that you have the right and authority to bind that entity or corporation to the obligations and responsibilities incurred by utilizing this website.

You agree, at your own expense, to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Ridgecrest and its employees, representatives, suppliers and agents, against any claim, suit, action or other proceeding against Ridgecrest , its employees, representatives, Suppliers and agents, by a third party, to the extent that such claim, suit, action or other proceeding is based on or arises in connection with your use of the website, or any links on the website, including, but not limited to: (i) your use or someone using your computer’s use of the website; (ii) your use or someone using any password you may obtain; (iii) a violation of the terms set forth in this Legal and Privacy Statement by you or anyone using your computer or password; (iv) a claim that any use of the website by you or someone using your computer or password infringes any intellectual property right of any third party, is libelous or defamatory, or otherwise results in injury or damage to any third party; (v) any deletions, additions, insertions or alterations to, or any unauthorized use of, the website by you or someone using your computer or password; (vi) any misrepresentation or breach of representation or warranty made by you contained herein: or (vii) any breach of any covenant or agreement to be performed by you hereunder. You agree to pay any and all costs, damages and expenses, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs awarded against or otherwise incurred by or in connection with or arising from any such claim, suit, action or proceeding attributable to any such claim.

Important Legal Information
Ridgecrest does not intend the information provided on this site to be distributed to, or used by, any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject Ridgecrest to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country. Neither the information, nor any opinion contained in this site constitutes a solicitation or offer by Ridgecrest or its affiliates to buy or sell any securities, futures, options or other financial instruments or provide any investment advice or service.

Although the information provided to you on this site is obtained or compiled from sources we believe to be reliable, Ridgecrest cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy, validity, timeliness or completeness of any information or data made available to you for any particular purpose. Neither Ridgecrest, nor its partners, directors, or employees, nor any third party vendor will be liable or have any responsibility of any kind for any loss or damage you incur in the event of any failure or interruption of this site, or resulting from the act or omission of any other party involved in making this site or the data contained therein available to you, or from any other cause relating to your access to, inability to access, or use of the site or these materials, whether or not the circumstances giving rise to such cause may have been within the control of Ridgecrest or of any vendor providing software or services support.