Effective Date: January 24, 2023
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Main Street grants to you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable and non-transferable license to access and use the Site and Content, in each case solely as expressly permitted hereunder. You may access and view the Site and Content on your computer or other device and, unless otherwise indicated in this Agreement or on the Site, make single copies or prints of the Content for your personal, internal use only.
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You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Main Street and its affiliates, and its and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, suppliers, service providers, vendors, and successors and assigns from and against any losses, damages, claims, liabilities and costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of this Agreement or your use of the Site, the Content and/or information obtained from the Site other than as expressly authorized in this Agreement.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
All statements and expressions are the sole opinion of the Company and are subject to change without notice. The Company is not liable for any investment decisions by its readers or subscribers. It is strongly recommended that any purchase or sale decision be discussed with a financial advisor, or a broker-dealer, or a member of any financial regulatory bodies. The information contained herein has been provided as an information service only.
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FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
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LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
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The Terms & Conditions, and the relationship between you and us, shall be governed by the laws of the state of Texas, without regard to its conflicts of laws provision. Except as otherwise agreed in writing by us, you agree that any cause of action that may arise under the Agreement shall be commenced and be heard in the appropriate state and federal courts located in Houston, Texas. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of this Agreement remain in full force and effect.
Changes to this Agreement
This Agreement sets forth the entire agreement between you and us with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersede all prior agreements relating to such subject matter. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of the Agreement, in whole or in part, at any time. Changes to the Agreement will be effective when posted. The revised Agreement will be posted on the appropriate portion(s) of our Site and will indicate at the top when it was most recently updated. In the event any provision of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be deemed severed from the remainder of the Agreement and replaced with a valid and enforceable provision as similar in intent as reasonably possible to the provision so severed, and shall not cause the invalidity or unenforceability of the remainder of the Agreement. Your continued use of the Site and/or the Content after any changes to the Agreement are posted will be considered your acceptance of those changes.