Terms of Use

Please carefully read the Terms of Use as they govern your use of this website.  

Welcome, and thank you for visiting www.glasslewis.com (the “Glass Lewis Site” or “Site”) which is owned and operated by Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC (“Glass Lewis” or “we”).

Please read these Terms of Use and Privacy Statement (collectively, the “Terms”) carefully before using this Site. Using this Site indicates that you accept these Terms. Glass Lewis provides the Glass Lewis Site to you subject to the following Terms, which may be updated by us from time to time without any notice to you. Any changes are effective upon posting, and you are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms. Your continued use after a change has been posted constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

If you do not agree to these Terms, your sole remedy is to discontinue use of the Glass Lewis Site.

TERMS OF USE

Disclaimers

No Investment Advice. The materials on the Glass Lewis Site are general in nature and are intended only as background materials for informational purposes. They do not constitute investment advice. They may not apply to your specific situation or may be incomplete. Although we may update certain information on the Glass Lewis Site, some of the information may be outdated. You should not act or rely on any information on the Glass Lewis Site. You are not authorized to treat the Glass Lewis Site as a source of investment advice.

Sensitive Communications. Should you choose to contact Glass Lewis electronically, you should be aware that information transmitted electronically cannot be guaranteed to be securely transmitted. Glass Lewis assumes no responsibility for the loss of confidentiality for any information you transmit through the internet.

Proprietary Rights

Our Intellectual Property Rights. The materials on the Glass Lewis Site, including without limitation any and all text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein, are owned by or licensed to Glass Lewis, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under United States and foreign laws and international conventions.

Use of the Glass Lewis Site. For your personal, non-commercial and informational purposes, and subject to these Terms, you may (a) access and view the Glass Lewis Site and its materials, and (b) make a limited number of prints, downloads and copies of the documents made available on the Glass Lewis Site, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices in print outs or downloads on all copies. Any other use (and in particular, any commercial use) of the Glass Lewis Site or its contents is not permitted. Except as expressly authorized by Glass Lewis, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Site in whole or in part. You are not permitted to use any automated means of compiling e-mail addresses from the Glass Lewis Site for the purpose of sending unsolicited commercial e-mails. Moreover, without Glass Lewis’s prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, Glass Lewis’ name or any of its logos, service marks or trademarks. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Linking to the Site. You may hyperlink to the home page of the Glass Lewis Site, but you may not frame or mirror the Glass Lewis Site or use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” using Glass Lewis’s name or trademarks. You must remove any hyperlink to the Glass Lewis Site upon Glass Lewis’s request.

Permission Requests. Please contact Glass Lewis at info@glasslewis.com if you wish to request permission to use any materials of the Glass Lewis Site in a manner not authorized above.

Registration Obligations

Registration. The Glass Lewis Site may allow you to register in order to personalize your viewing of content on the site and to receive certain publications from Glass Lewis. In registering, you agree to provide complete and accurate information about yourself. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password and you accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your username and password.

Termination. Glass Lewis reserves the right to change the Glass Lewis Site, including its contents, and to block or terminate access to or use of the Glass Lewis Site, including through usernames and passwords, at any time for any reason and without notice.

Third Party Sites

Any links on the Glass Lewis Site to third party sites are provided solely as a convenience to you and are not intended to state or imply that Glass Lewis sponsors, or is affiliated or associated with, the linked sites. Your privacy and conditions of your use at those websites are governed by the privacy policy and terms of use at that website and not Glass Lewis’s policies and terms.

No Warranties

THE GLASS LEWIS SITE, INCLUDING THE INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE GLASS LEWIS SITE, IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE. GLASS LEWIS ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN, OR RELIANCE UPON, THE INFORMATION IN THIS WEBSITE. ANY MATERIALS DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE GLASS LEWIS SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OR USE OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.

Limitations of Liability

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL GLASS LEWIS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY OF ANY KIND OR UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE OR THE MATERIALS PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW CERTAIN LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, SO THESE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold Glass Lewis, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Site, your connection to the Site, your violation of the Terms, or your violation of any rights of another.

General

These Terms, including the separate Privacy Statement, along with any other terms and policies posted on the Glass Lewis Site, constitute the entire agreement between you and Glass Lewis regarding your use of the Glass Lewis Site and supersedes any prior agreements between you and Glass Lewis regarding such use, other than any written agreement between you and Glass Lewis.