Welcome to the Lone Star Funds’ website located at https://www.LoneStarFunds.com. This User Agreement (this “Agreement”) sets forth the terms under which you may use this website (this “Site”). The terms “you” and “your,” as used in this Agreement, refer to all individuals and entities accessing this Site for any reason. The term “Lone Star”, as used in this Agreement, refers to Lone Star Global Acquisitions, Ltd. and its subsidiaries. The term “the Lone Star Funds” refers to the funds listed here. BY ACCESSING THIS SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, AGREE TO BE BOUND BY AND UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT, AND THAT YOU WILL COMPLY WITH ALL APPLICABLE LAWS AND REGULATIONS, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND OTHER COUNTRIES IN WHICH LONE STAR OPERATES OR INVESTS. If you have any questions about your obligations under this Agreement, email Inquiries@hudson-advisors.com.
Limited License and Site Use. Subject to the terms of this Agreement, Lone Star grants you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive, non-transferable license to view, store, bookmark, download, and print the pages within this Site that you are authorized to access for your personal, informational, and noncommercial use. This Site may only be used for lawful purposes. Except as otherwise stated in this Agreement, you may not: (a) modify, copy, distribute, transmit, post, display, perform, reproduce, publish, broadcast, license, create derivative works from, transfer, sell, or exploit any reports, data, information, content, text, graphics, logos, buttons, images, downloads, files, code, or other materials on, generated by or obtained from this Site (whether separate or compiled) (collectively, “Content”); (b) use any automated means to access this Site or collect any information from this Site, including without limitation robots, spiders or scripts (this means, among other activities, that you agree not to engage in the practices of “screen scraping”, “database scraping,” or any other computerized or automated activity with the purpose of obtaining information from this Site); (c) frame this Site, place pop-up windows over its pages, or otherwise affect the display of its pages; (d) engage in any conduct that could damage, disable, or overburden (i) this Site, or (ii) any systems, networks, servers, or accounts related to this Site, including without limitation, using devices or software that provide repeated automated access to this Site; (e) access, tamper with, or use non-public areas of this Site, our computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of our providers; (f) use this Site for any commercial purpose or for the benefit of any third party or in any manner except as permitted by this Agreement; or (g) probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any Content, services, systems, networks, servers, or accounts related to this Site or attempt to gain unauthorized access to Content, systems, networks, servers, or accounts connected or associated with this Site through hacking, password or data mining, or any other means of circumventing any access-limiting, user authentication or security device of any Content, systems, networks, servers, or accounts related to this Site.
Passwords/Protected Login. Certain parts of this Site are restricted and require a login and/or other authenticating information, such as a password or security questions (collectively, “Log-In Information”). You may not attempt to access any restricted areas of this Site without Lone Star’s authorization. If you have been issued Log-In Information for this Site, you agree that Lone Star has granted you limited access to specific files or parts of this Site that are relevant to you, and you agree not to attempt to access other files or parts of this Site for which you have not been granted access. You are also responsible for logging off any protected areas of this Site when you are finished accessing those areas.
You are solely responsible for all uses of your Log-In Information, whether or not authorized by you, and you are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Log-In Information. You agree not to disclose or share your Log-In Information with any third party or use your Log-In Information for any unauthorized purpose. You should notify Lone Star immediately if you become aware that any of your Log-In Information has been lost, stolen, or is being used without your authorization.
Acceptable Use and Availability of this Site. You agree that you will use this Site responsibly and with full regards to the safety, security, and privacy of all other users. You agree that you will not use this Site for any purpose that is fraudulent, unlawful, defamatory, obscene, offensive, abusive, malicious or harmful in nature. You agree that Lone Star will not be responsible for any information you transmit using this Site which is accessed, altered or corrupted.
Use of your Personal Data. By using this Site, you acknowledge that Lone Star will process personal information relating to you (“Personal Data”) in order to make this Site available to you, to monitor and improve this Site and to prevent unauthorized use of this Site. For further information on how your Personal Data is used or for any queries in relation to how this Site processes your Personal Data please see our Website Privacy Notice.
Indemnity. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Lone Star and its subsidiaries, affiliates, related parties, officers, agents, partners, employees, and service providers from and against any and all damages, losses, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of this Site, your connection to this Site, or your violation of this Agreement.
Intellectual Property. Lone Star is the owner of all intellectual property rights in this Site You acknowledge that Content is protected by United States and international intellectual property laws and that Lone Star owns or has licenses in valuable intellectual property rights in the Content. You undertake not to use the Content other than as expressly permitted by the terms of this Agreement.
Termination. Upon any breach by you of this Agreement, you acknowledge and agree that Lone Star may pursue, in its sole discretion, all of its legal remedies, including but not limited to termination of your ability to access this Site. Lone Star may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing this Site, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that Lone Star may terminate your access to this Site without prior notice. Further, you agree that Lone Star is not liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to this Site.
Third Party Websites. Lone Star may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other websites or resources unrelated to Lone Star or this Site. Additionally, Lone Star may, from time to time, include information on this Site regarding third-party names, marks, products, services, or content. Lone Star provides these links and information solely as a convenience to you. Lone Star makes no representations, warranties, endorsements, sponsorships, or recommendations as to the quality, suitability, functionality, accuracy or legality of any sites to which links may be provided, of any information on such sites, or of any third-party information on this Site. You hereby waive any claim you might have against Lone Star with respect to any sites to which links may be provided. LONE STAR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT ON THE INTERNET OR WORLD WIDE WEB PAGES THAT ARE CONTAINED OUTSIDE THIS SITE. IF YOU DECIDE TO ACCESS LINKED THIRD PARTY WEBSITES, YOU DO SO ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
No Offers or Reliance. The information on this Site is provided for informational purposes only. Under no circumstances should any Content or other information on this Site be used or construed as an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities, financial instruments, investments or other services. Nothing contained on this Site constitutes investment, tax, accounting, legal, or other advice to any individual viewing the contents of this Site. You should not rely upon any information contained in this Site in making investment or other decisions. You should consult with your own financial advisors, attorneys or accountants regarding your specific circumstances and needs. Lone Star will not treat you as its partner, client, customer, or investor by virtue of your accessing this Site.
Lone Star makes no representations that transactions, products or services discussed on this Site, if any, are available or appropriate for sale or use in any jurisdiction or by any investor. Access to this Site from jurisdictions where such access is illegal is strictly prohibited. Those who access this Site do so at their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws and regulations.
Any transactions listed on this Site or in third party articles linked or referenced on this Site from time to time are included for illustrative purposes only and are not necessarily representative of all transactions engaged in by Lone Star. Past performance is not indicative of future results and no representation or warranty is made as to the returns that have been or may be experienced by investors in the Lone Star Funds.
No Warranty. LONE STAR DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THIS SITE OR ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MECHANISMS. THIS SITE AND THE INFORMATION AND MATERIAL HEREIN ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” AND LONE STAR EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND (EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY), INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, LONE STAR DOES NOT PROMISE OR WARRANT TO YOU THAT ANY ASPECT OF THIS SITE WILL WORK PROPERLY OR WILL BE AVAILABLE CONTINUOUSLY. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER LEGAL RIGHTS, WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.
Limit on Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL LONE STAR BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (HOWEVER ARISING, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR BREACH OF CONTRACT) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE OR THIS AGREEMENT. FURTHER, IN NO EVENT SHALL LONE STAR’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU BE IN AN AMOUNT GREATER THAN $100. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY, SO THEY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Governing Law and Arbitration. This Agreement is governed in all respects by the laws of the State of Delaware. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement or this Site will be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in the State of Delaware, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof. The award of the arbitrator shall be final and binding upon the parties without appeal or review, except as permitted by Delaware law. Notwithstanding the foregoing, either party may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction in the State of Delaware as necessary to protect the party’s rights or property pending the completion of arbitration. By using this Site, you consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in Delaware, as applicable, with respect to this Agreement.
Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement, and supersedes the provisions of any other agreements or understandings (oral or written), between the parties with respect to your use of this Site.
Modifications to Terms of Agreement. Lone Star reserves the right to revise, amend or modify the terms of this Agreement at any time and in any manner at its sole discretion. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Any revision, amendment or modification of the terms of this Agreement will be posted in this section of this Site, and any such revisions, amendment, or modifications will be effective upon the posting of such revised Agreement. Continued use of this Site by you constitutes your binding acceptance of such revisions, amendments, and modifications. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THIS SITE.
Applicable Laws. You shall comply with all laws and regulations applicable to your access and use of this Site. If any portion of this Agreement is deemed void, invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that portion shall be enforced to the maximum extent possible and the remaining portions of this Agreement shall be given full effect. Lone Star’s failure to act in a particular circumstance does not waive the ability to act with respect to that circumstance or similar circumstances. Lone Star shall be excused for any failure to perform to the extent that its performance is prevented by any reason outside of its control. No agency, partnership, joint venture, employment or franchise relationship is intended or created by this Agreement. Lone Star may change, remove, or require registration or payment to continue use of any aspect of this Site at any time without further notice to you.
Trademark Protection. Lone Star Funds® is a trademark and service mark of Lone Star Global Acquisitions, Ltd. and is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and other trademark offices around the world. All rights reserved.