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READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS (“TERMS”) CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SERVICES DESCRIBED HEREIN. BY UTILIZING THE WEBSITE LOCATED AT qsinvestors.com (“WEBSITE”), YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND THAT YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOU ARE NOT AN AUTHORIZED USER OF THESE SERVICES AND YOU SHOULD NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.

QS INVESTORS, LLC RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE, MODIFY, ADD OR REMOVE PORTIONS OF THESE TERMS AT ANY TIME FOR ANY REASON. WE SUGGEST THAT YOU REVIEW THESE TERMS PERIODICALLY FOR CHANGES. SUCH CHANGES SHALL BE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON POSTING. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT BY ACCESSING OUR WEBSITE AFTER WE HAVE POSTED CHANGES TO THESE TERMS, YOU ARE AGREEING TO THESE TERMS AS MODIFIED.

Disclaimer

Nothing contained on this Website constitutes tax, legal, insurance or investment advice. Neither the information, nor any opinion, contained on this Website constitutes a solicitation or offer by QS Investors, LLC (“QS Investors or its affiliates to buy or sell any securities, futures, options or other financial instruments, nor shall any such security be offered or sold to any person in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, purchase, or sale would be unlawful under the securities laws of such jurisdiction. Decisions based on information contained on this Website are the sole responsibility of the visitor. In exchange for using this Website, the visitor agrees to indemnify and hold QS Investors, its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors and suppliers harmless against any and all claims, losses, liability, costs and expenses (including but not limited to attorneys’ fees) arising from your use of this Website, from your violation of these Terms or from any decisions that the visitor makes based on such information.

The information and services provided on this Website are provided “AS IS” and without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, QS Investors disclaims all warranties, including, but not limited to, any warranty of non-infringement of third-party rights and any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. QS Investors does not warrant, either expressly or impliedly, the accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained on this Website and does not warrant that the functions contained in this Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Website will be free of viruses or other harmful components. QS Investors expressly disclaims all liability for errors and omissions in the materials on this Website and for the use or interpretation by others of information contained on the Website.

Advisor Disclosures

Investments in a QS Investors product or client account are not bank deposits and are not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, any other government agency or any bank.

Trademarks, Copyrights and other Intellectual Property

The content contained on this Website is owned or licensed by QS Investors and its third-party information providers and is protected by applicable copyrights, trademarks, service marks, and/or other intellectual property rights. Such content is solely for your personal, non-commercial use. Accordingly, you may not copy, distribute, modify, post, frame or deep link this Website, including any text, graphics, video, audio, software code, user interface design or logos. You may download material displayed on this Website for your personal use provided you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. You may not distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost, or use the content of this Website for public or commercial purposes, including all text, images, audio, and video, without QS Investors’ written permission. Modification or use of the materials for any other purpose violates QS Investors’ intellectual property rights.

All trademarks, service marks, trade names, and logos displayed on this Website are proprietary to QS Investors and/or their respective owners. Nothing contained on this Website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on this Website without the written permission of QS Investors or such other third party that may own the trademark displayed on this Website. Your use of the trademarks displayed on this Website, except as provided herein, is strictly prohibited.

The use of the images displayed on this Website by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited. Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, and the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications, as well as other regulations and statutes. If you download any information from this Website, you agree that you will not copy it or remove or obscure any copyright or other notices or legends contained in any such information.

Links to Other Websites

QS Investors may establish links between this Website and one or more websites operated by third parties. QS Investors has no control over any such other websites, the contents therein or the products/services offered. The existence of any such links shall not constitute an endorsement of, or representation or warranty by QS Investors regarding such websites, the contents of the websites, the products or services of the websites or the operators of the websites. Your access to and use of such linked websites is governed by the terms of use and privacy policies of those sites, and shall be at your own risk. QS Investors disclaims responsibility for the privacy policies and customer information practices of third-party internet websites hyperlinked from our Website.

Links to QS Investors from Other Websites

You shall not display hyperlinks on your websites to any website owned or operated by QS Investors. If you desire to display on your website a hyperlink to a QS Investors website, you must enter into a written agreement with QS Investors governing such display. Access to any QS Investors website does not authorize you to use any of QS Investors’ names, logos, trademarks or copyrighted material, and you agree not to do so without QS Investors’ express written consent. Requests to display hyperlinks on your websites to QS Investors websites should be e-mailed to contact@QSInvestors.com.

Transmissions to and From this Website

Electronic communications can be intercepted by third parties and, accordingly, transmissions to and from this Website may not be secure. Communications to QS Investors, particularly those containing confidential information, may be sent by mail to: QS Investors, LLC, 880 Third Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10022, Attn: Webmaster. QS Investors shall be free to use, for any purpose, any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques provided by a website user to QS Investors through this Website. You acknowledge and agree that QS Investors has granted you limited access to the specific files pertaining to the QS Investors (“Approved Files”), and you agree not to attempt to access computer files other than the Approved Files.

Jurisdiction and Governing Law

The information provided on this Website is not intended for distribution to, or use 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 QS Investors or its affiliates to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country. Each investment product and service referred to on this Website is intended to be made available to only U.S. residents. This Website will not be considered a solicitation for or offering of any investment product or service to any person in any jurisdiction where such solicitation or offering would be illegal.

The laws of the State of New York govern these Terms without regard to conflict of law provisions. If you take legal action relating to these Terms, you agree to file such action only in the New York State Supreme Court located in New York, NY, or the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and you consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of those courts for the purpose of litigating any action with QS Investors its affiliates or with any funds referenced in this site.

Limitation of Liability

QS INVESTORS AND ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS, TRADING LOSSES OR DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM USE OR LOSS OF USE OF THIS WEBSITE), EVEN IF QS INVESTORS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, FROM THE USE OR ATTEMPTED USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANOTHER LINKED WEBSITE.

IF YOU LIVE IN A STATE THAT DOES NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR IF YOU ACCESS THE WEBSITE SOLELY THROUGH AN ARRANGEMENT WITH YOUR EMPLOYER OR PLAN SPONSOR, SOME OR ALL OF THESE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Timeliness of Content

All content on this Website is presented only as of the date published or indicated, and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. In addition, you are responsible for setting the cache settings on your browser to ensure you are receiving the most recent data.

Prohibited Uses

Except as otherwise stated in these Terms or as expressly authorized by QS Investors in writing, you may not:

  • Use this Website in any manner that could damage or overburden any QS Investors server, or any network connected to any QS Investors server, as all servers have limited capacity and are used by many people;
  • Use this Website in any manner that would interfere with another party’s use of the Website;
  • Include the term “QS Investors,” or any QS Investors trademark or executive’s name, or any variation of the foregoing, as a meta-tag, hidden textual element;
  • Use any robot, spider, intelligent agent, other automatic device, or manual process to search, monitor or copy this Website or the reports, data, information, content, software, products services, or other materials on, generated by or obtained from this Website, whether through links or otherwise (collectively, “Materials”), without QS Investors’ permission, provided that generally available third-party web browsers may be used without such permission; or
  • Use this Website or the Materials in any manner that could create impression of affiliation, sponsorship or endorsement by QS Investors.
Password Security and Notification

Certain parts of the Website are protected by passwords or require a login and are restricted to authorized users only. You may not obtain unauthorized access to such parts of the Website, or to any other protected materials or information, through any means not intentionally made available by QS Investors for your specific use. If you have a Personal Identification Number (PIN) for access to non-public areas of the Website, you are solely responsible for all activities that occur in connection with your PIN. Accordingly, you should take all reasonable steps to protect the confidentiality of your PIN. Notify QS Investors immediately if you become aware of any disclosure, loss, theft or unauthorized use of your PIN.

Unauthorized Use of Content

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless QS Investors, its affiliates and each of their respective officers, directors, members, partners, managers and employees against any losses, damages, claims, liabilities and costs (including reasonable attorneys fees) to the extent resulting from or arising out of any unauthorized or otherwise inappropriate use of any of the content of this Website attributable to you or which occurs through the use of your ID.

Termination

QS Investors may terminate your access to the Website for any reason, without prior notice.

Waiver

No waiver by QS Investors of any right under or term or provision of these Terms will be deemed a waiver of any other right, term, or provision of these Terms at the time of such waiver or a waiver of that or any other right, term, or provision of these Terms at any other time. Integration and Severability If any provision of these Terms is deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severable from these Terms and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. The preceding Terms of use represent the entire agreement between QS Investors and the user relating to the subject matter herein. QS Investors is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.