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Terms of Use

This web site (“Web Site”) is a service made available by COGENCY GLOBAL INC., formerly known as National Corporate Research, Ltd. ("NCR"). By use of the Web Site, you agree that all content, information, images, software and all other material (“Content”) provided on or through the Web Site may and shall be used solely under the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”).

Web Site License

As a user of this Web Site, you are granted a nonexclusive, nontransferable, revocable, limited license to access and use the Web Site in accordance with these Terms of Use. COGENCY GLOBAL may terminate this license at any time for any reason.

Limitations on Use

Use of the Content on this Web Site is limited to lawful business purposes including the filing of documents with state offices. You may not reverse engineer, disassemble, rent, lease, loan, sell, sublicense, or create derivative works from the Web Site or Content. You may not use any network monitoring or discovery software to determine the site architecture, or extract information about usage or users. You may not copy, modify, reproduce, republish, distribute, display, or transmit for commercial, non-profit or public purposes all or any portion of the Web Site, except to the extent specifically permitted herein.

Not Legal Advice

Content contained on or made available through the Web Site is not intended to and does not constitute legal advice and no attorney-client relationship is formed. Use of the information in the Web Site or materials linked from the Web Site is at your own risk. You should consult an attorney with any legal questions you may have.

Intellectual Property Rights

Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, under copyright or other intellectual property rights. You acknowledge and agree that the Content and Web Site is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, or other proprietary rights and laws. 

Linking to the Web Site

You may provide links to the Web Site, provided you do not remove or obscure, by framing or otherwise, any portion of the page you are linking to. You must discontinue providing links to the Web Site if requested by COGENCY GLOBAL. 

Registration

Certain sections of the Web Site require you to register. If registration is requested, you agree to provide COGENCY GLOBAL with accurate, complete registration information. It is your responsibility to inform COGENCY GLOBAL of any changes to that information. Each registration is for a single person only, unless specifically designated otherwise on the registration page. COGENCY GLOBAL does not permit (i) any other person to use the sections under your name, or (ii) access through a single name being made available to multiple users on a network or otherwise. You are responsible for preventing such unauthorized use.

Errors and Corrections

COGENCY GLOBAL does not represent or warrant that the Web Site is error free, free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected. COGENCY GLOBAL does not warrant or represent that the information available on or through the Web Site will be complete, correct, accurate, timely or otherwise reliable. COGENCY GLOBAL may make improvements and/or changes to its features, functionality or Content at any time without notice.

Third Party Content

Third party content may appear on the Web Site or may be accessible via links from the Web Site. COGENCY GLOBAL is not responsible for and assumes no liability for any mistakes, misstatements of law, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehood, obscenity, pornography or profanity in the statements, opinions, representations or any other form of content contained in any third party content appearing on the Web Site. You understand that the information and opinions in the third party content is neither endorsed by nor does it necessarily reflect the opinion of COGENCY GLOBAL.

Disclaimer

THE WEB SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. COGENCY GLOBAL EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. COGENCY GLOBAL DISCLAIMS ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM, OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO (A) ERRORS IN OR OMISSIONS FROM THIS WEB SITE AND THE CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO INACCURACIES AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, (B) ANY THIRD PARTY WEB SITES OR CONTENT THEREIN DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ACCESSED THROUGH LINKS IN THE WEB SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY ERRORS IN OR OMISSIONS THEREFROM, (C) THE UNAVAILABILITY OF THE WEB SITE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF AT ANY TIME, OR (D) YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE. 

Limitation on Liability

COGENCY GLOBAL SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE. COGENCY GLOBAL SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING ATTORNEY FEES, IN ANY WAY DUE TO, RESULTING FROM, OR ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEB SITE OR CONTENT.

Unlawful Activity

COGENCY GLOBAL reserves the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of the Terms of Use and to take any action it deems appropriate including, but not limited to, reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary to such persons or entities relating to user profiles, e-mail addresses, usage history, posted materials, IP addresses and traffic information.

Remedies for Violations

COGENCY GLOBAL reserves the right to seek all remedies at law and in equity for violations of these Terms of Use, including but not limited to the right to block access from a particular internet address to the Web Site.

Governing Law and Jurisdictions

The Terms of Use are governed by and in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without reference to conflict of laws principles.

Severability of Provisions

These Terms of Use incorporate by reference any notices contained on the Web Site. The Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement with respect to access to and use of the Web Site. If any provision of these Terms of Use is unlawful, void or unenforceable then that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining provisions and shall not affect their validity and enforceability.

Modification to Terms of Use

COGENCY GLOBAL reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time. Updated versions of these Terms of Use will appear on the Web Site and are effective immediately upon posting. You are responsible for regularly viewing the Terms of Use. Continued use of the Web Site after such changes constitutes your consent to such changes.