I. Introduction

The following AGRC Website Policy is applicable to the entire American Gateway Regional Centers (AGRC) Website. All references to “we”, “our”, “us”, “its” and other such terms contained in this Website Policy are referring to American Gateway Regional Centers. All references to “you”, “your” and other such terms are referring to the Site users and subscribers. Upon using the Site you indicate that you have read and accept all terms and conditions contained in this Website Policy and agree to be bound by it. This Website Policy applies to all users of and subscribers to the Site both foreign and domestic.

II. User Information

Cookies – The Site uses “cookies” (non-personal user information stored on the user’s computer by the web browser) to track user data and enhance the user experience while on the Site. Cookies can be accepted or disabled by the user at any time by using the functions available on the web browser. However, when the cookies are disabled, certain functions on the Site may not work as intended and may decrease the Site’s functionality. The information is only used to track website traffic and trends or otherwise enhance the user experience. No personal information about the Site’s users is gathered through the use of cookies.

Log Files – AGRC uses IP addresses to analyze trends, administer our Site and servers, track access and gather demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. However, it is possible that personal information about a customer may be included in the log files due to the normal functions of IP addresses and Web browsing. These log files are used only by AGRC and its affiliates to increase Site functionality and enhance the user experience. No information contained in the log files is sold to third parties without the user’s consent.

Personal Information – User information is gathered when a user purchases a subscription, places an order, subscribes to the AGRC Newsletter, contacts AGRC or in any way transmits personal and identifying information through the Site. No personal information is required to access the Site. However, in the event that such information is not provided, certain features and services may not be accessible to that user. Personal information is only used by AGRC to process orders, complete transactions, inform the user of promotions and events, respond to inquires and requests, provide updates, and notify the user of any pertinent information. Personal information is safeguarded by technical security measures to prevent the loss, misuse, alternation or unauthorized disclosure of information under our control. We use security measures including, but not limited to: physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information collected online. When personal and financial information is provided data is protected using Secure Sockets Layer (“SSL”) technology.

Sharing of Personal Information – AGRC does NOT sell, rent, or otherwise share for profit any personal information given by its users while on the Site to any third parties. Where necessary, AGRC will disclose personal information to its employees and agents on a limited and as needed basis for the purposes of account administration, transaction processing, and to otherwise serve the user to the best of our ability. AGRC will be required to disclose any personal information as is necessary to comply with applicable laws. AGRC will not share any personal information with third parties for such third parties’ direct marketing purposes as defined in California Civil Code § 1798.83.

E-mail Contact – AGRC respects the privacy of its users and, as such, requires an affirmative request by a user to be added to the e-mail contact list. If a user no longer wishes to be included on the e-mail list for AGRC, click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom the e-mail or notify the Site administrator at admin@agrcusa.com.

III. External Links

In the event that a user accesses a third party website through an external link contained within this Site, the user does so at his or her own risk and is subject to any terms and conditions associated with that external link. AGRC is not associated with any external links and websites contained on the Site and is not responsible for the content, privacy, data accuracy, or any aspect of any website other than this Site. AGRC strongly recommends that you read the Website Policy associated with any external link prior to use of that website.

IV. Site Content

Users of the Site agree not to rearrange or modify Site content or repost such content in any form without the express written consent of AGRC. Any information, data, charts and content contained within this Site is for the purpose of providing general information only. The information is provided “as is”, and AGRC does NOT make any warranties, express or implied, including and without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement as to the accuracy of the information contained on the Site. We expressly disclaim any and all liability for any actions taken or not taken in association with this Site. AGRC assumes NO liability for any errors or omissions associated with the content of this Site, and AGRC makes no representations as to the accuracy and completeness of this general information. The information is used at the users own risk and can only be used for personal, non-commercial purposes.

The information on this Site should not be used as a substitute to the products and services offered by AGRC or any other industry research service. Additionally, use of the Site is not to be construed as engaging in a professional, advisory, consulting or any other relationship with AGRC. If you wish to obtain services from AGRC please contact AGRC’s sales department at admin@agrcusa.com. Under no theory of damages (general, special, punitive, indirect, incidental, and consequential) should AGRC be held liable for the use of this Site.

V. Legal Issues

Website Policy Modification – We reserve the right to change or modify this Website Policy at any time. Notification of such changes will be accomplished by posting the Website Policy as modified on this Site. Continued use of the Site after any change has been made will be treated as acceptance of the modified Website Policy.

Damages – AGRC, its affiliates, subsidiaries, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and licensors expressly disclaim any liability to its users and all other persons relating to access of an AGRC Account or any other use of this Site for any purpose for damage to your computer, any other equipment or property or any other damages of any kind caused by a computer virus or any other use of or access to this website. AGRC expressly disclaims any warranties express or implied. Damages include but are not limited to indirect, consequential, special, incidental, exemplary and punitive damages such as lost profits, lost revenues or any other damages of any kind whether or not such damages could have been foreseen.

Intellectual Property – All trademarks, service marks, copyrights, content and functionality of this Site are the exclusive property of AGRC and are protected by the laws of the United States. All rights not expressly granted are reserved by American Gateway Regional Centers. No Intellectual Property of AGRC may be used for any purpose without the express, written consent of American Gateway Regional Centers except as allowed under 17 U.S.C. §107.

User Conduct – When using this Site, the user shall not engage in any act to harm the security, privacy, functionality or any other aspect of this Site. Users may not attempt to access private information or gain unauthorized access to any servers, networks or anything associated with this Site. Users may not access the Site for the purpose of doing any harm or causing any degradation to the Site, AGRC or any of its clients and customers. We reserve the right to terminate, limit or restrict use of the Site for any conduct in violation of any law or violation of this Website Policy at our sole and complete discretion.

Choice of law – Use of this Site and agreement to this Website Policy shall be governed by the laws of the state of Delaware without regard to any conflict of law provisions. Further, this Website Policy is to be considered a final and complete agreement between AGRC and the users of this Site with regard to use and access to this Site and supersedes any oral or written agreement to the contrary. This agreement is between you and AGRC and is not assignable to any other person or entity. There are no Third Party Beneficiaries to this agreement.

Severability – In the event that any portion of this Website Policy is found to be void or unenforceable by any applicable authority, that provision shall be severed and the remaining portions of the Website Policy shall remain intact and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.