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The following is a Legal Disclaimer and the Terms and Conditions for this website (collectively “T&C”).  Before using any portion of this website, please read all of the following.  By accessing, linking to, or using this site, you confirm receipt and acceptance of the T&C. River Road Asset Management, LLC (“River Road”) shall have the right to amend, remove, or add to the T&C at any time without notice. Any modifications shall be effective immediately. Review the T&C whenever accessing this site. Each access of the site shall constitute acceptance of the current T&C, as modified. If you do not want to accept the T&C, you shall not access the site. Any terms and conditions not included herein are expressly rejected by River Road and shall have no force or effect.

Consent. You represent that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the T&C.

Intellectual Property.  This site, including but not limited to text, content, photographs, and graphics (the “Site”), is protected by proprietary rights and laws of the U.S. The Site is also protected as a collective work or compilation under U.S. laws and treaties. You agree to abide by all applicable laws contained in the Site. You acknowledge that the Site has been developed by River Road and constitutes valuable intellectual property of River Road unless otherwise indicated. You agree to protect the proprietary rights of River Road in the Site during and after the term of this agreement and to comply with all reasonable written requests made by River Road to protect its contractual, statutory, and common law rights in the Site. You agree to notify River Road in writing upon becoming aware of any unauthorized access or use of the Site. Except as specifically permitted, you may not copy or make any use of the Site or any portion thereof.  You further agree that you shall not download, republish, retransmit, reproduce, or otherwise use any images as a standalone file.

Restrictions. YOU MAY NOT USE THE SITE FOR ANY ILLEGAL PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER INCONSISTENT WITH THE T&C. YOU MAY NOT COPY OR REPRODUCE ANY PART OF THE SITE. YOU MAY NOT DISTRIBUTE THE SITE OVER ANY OTHER MEDIUM INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO A COMPUTER NETWORK OR HYPERLINK ON THE INTERNET WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF RIVER ROAD. YOU MAY NOT USE ANY OF THE MARKS, NAMES, OR LOGOS OF RIVER ROAD IN ANY MANNER.

Disclaimer. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE SITE AND ANYTHING CONTAINED WITHIN THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE,” AND THAT RIVER ROAD MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Limitation of Liability.  You agree that River Road and its agents, officers, employees, representatives, successors, and assigns shall have no responsibility or liability for: any injury or damages, whether caused by the negligence of River Road, its parent, or their respective affiliates, agents, officers, employees, representatives, subsidiaries, successors, and assigns, or otherwise arising in connection with the Site and shall not be liable for any lost profits, losses, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any claim against River Road by any other party; or any fault, inaccuracy, omission, delay, or any other failure in the Site caused by your computer equipment or arising from your use of the Site on such equipment. The content of other Web sites or advertisements that may be linked to the Site is not maintained or controlled by River Road, and River Road is not responsible for the availability, content, or accuracy of other Web sites that may be linked to, or advertised on, the Site.  River Road disclaims: any warranty, express or implied, with respect to the use of the links provided on, or to, the Site; any guarantee of the accuracy, completeness, usefulness or adequacy of any other Web sites that may be linked to the Site; or any endorsement, express or implied, of any other Web sites that may be linked to the Site. River Road is also not responsible for the reliability or continued availability of the telephone lines, wireless services, communications media, and equipment you use to access the Service. You further agree that: the Site is provided for information purposes only; the Site may include certain information taken from other sources from around the world; River Road does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the Site; none of the information contained on the Site constitutes a solicitation, offer, opinion, or recommendation by River Road to buy or sell any security, or to provide legal, tax, accounting, or investment advice or services; and the information provided on the Site is not intended for use by, or distribution to, any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such use or distribution would be contrary to law or regulation.  River Road, its agents, directors, officers, employees, representatives, successors, and assigns shall not, directly or indirectly, be liable, in any way, to you or any other person for any inaccuracies or errors in or omissions in the Site.  Information on the Site may contain inaccuracies or errors. Information may be changed or updated without notice. We have no obligation to update information presented on the Site, so information contained herein may be out of date at any given time. We may also make improvements and/or changes in the strategies described on the Site without notice.

Authority. You represent, warrant and covenant that you have the power and authority to enter into this agreement and that you are at least eighteen (18) years old.

Indemnification. You agree, at your own expense, to indemnify, defend and hold harmless River Road, its agents, directors, officers, employees, representatives, successors, and assigns from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ and experts’ fees, arising out of or in connection with the Site, or any links on the Site. 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. River Road reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with River Road in asserting any available defense. You acknowledge and agree to pay River Road’s reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred in connection with any and all lawsuits brought against you by River Road under the T&C, including without limitation, lawsuits arising from your failure to indemnify River Road pursuant to the T&C.

Termination. You may terminate the T&C, with or without cause and at any time, by discontinuing your use of the Site and destroying all materials obtained from the Site. Without notice, River Road may terminate the T&C, or suspend your access to the Site, with or without cause at any time and effective immediately.

Governing Law. The T&C shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States and the Commonwealth of Kentucky, without giving effect to conflicts-of-law principles thereof. You also agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts, both state and federal, located in Jefferson County, Kentucky with respect to any legal proceedings that may arise in connection with the Site or from a dispute as to the interpretation or breach of the T&C.

No Waiver. The failure of River Road to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the T&C shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Headings. The section titles in the T&C are used solely for the convenience of you and River Road and have no legal or contractual significance.

Severability. If any provision of the T&C is found invalid or unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible, and the other provisions of the T&C will remain in force.

Entire Agreement.  The T&C constitutes the entire agreement between you and River Road and govern your use of the Service.

Linking Terms and Conditions.  You may not link to this Site, or any portion of this Site, except as provided herein.  Upon linking to this Site pursuant to the T&C, you will be granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, sub-license solely for providing an underlined, textual link from your Web site to the Site.  No other use of is permitted without express written permission. You may not link to the Site any site containing an inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information that violates any applicable intellectual property, proprietary, privacy or publicity rights.  By creating such a link, you agree that you have read the above and agree to be bound by it.