Cowen Inc Social Media Terms & Conditions
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. BY ENTERING, VIEWING, ACCESSING, POSTING, LIKING, SHARING, CONNECTING OR UPLOADING CONTENT TO, DOWNLOADING ITEMS FROM, BROWSING OR OTHERWISE USING THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ASSOCIATED MESSAGE BOARDS, BLOGS, WEBINARS, PODCASTS, VIDEOS, PHOTOS, OR OTHER MATERIALS ON THIS SITE AND/OR MOBILE APPLICATION (COLLECTIVELY, THE “SITE”) YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BELOW. THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THIS SITE. OUR PARTICIPATION ON THIS SITE AND THE INFORMATION AND MATERIAL PROVIDED VIA THIS SITE IS NOT A DISTRIBUTION OR SOLICITATION BY US TO ANY PERSON TO USE THIS SITE OR SUCH INFORMATION OR MATERIAL IN JURISDICTIONS WHERE THE PROVISION OF THIS SITE AND SUCH INFORMATION AND MATERIAL IS PROHIBITED BY LAW.
SOCIAL MEDIA SITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Cowen Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Cowen”) use a variety of third-party social networking websites, including but not limited to Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, and this Site. These social media sites are open to the public which means anyone can participate, but we are not responsible for views expressed other than our own. No content posted by Cowen, any Cowen employee or agent, or any other user should be interpreted as financial advice.
This is a public website and anything you post can be viewed by others. DO NOT post any personal or confidential information on this Site, including but not limited to your financial information, social security number, account number, passwords or PINs, and any other sensitive or confidential information. We do not guarantee the security of any social media site.
Use good judgment when posting on this Site. Your comments should be related to the topics posted on this Site. Avoid submissions on specific investment products, investment advice, or trading strategies. Do not attach copyrighted or other protected material unless you have all the necessary rights to do so. See sections below on Prohibited Content and Intellectual Property. We reserve the right, but do not assume the responsibility, to review, delete, edit or otherwise alter any content posted on this Site that we deem, in our sole discretion, to be inappropriate or offensive. However, we can neither review nor ensure prompt removal of all objectionable content posted on or submitted to our social media sites and assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding content submitted by third parties.
NOT AN OFFER: The content and material on this Site is for informational purposes only and is not investment or tax advice or an offer or solicitation for the purchase of Cowen stock or any other security or any financial instrument, product or service.
AUTHORIZED USE ONLY: You agree that you will not engage in any activities related to this Site that are contrary to applicable law, regulation or the terms of any agreements you may have with Cowen including these Terms and Conditions. Unauthorized use of Cowen’s websites and systems or misuse of any information posted to its sites is strictly prohibited.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL COWEN BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, LOST OPPORTUNITY OR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ANY USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT, (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.
SUBMISSIONS LICENSE: By publishing or submitting any materials to this Site, including, but not limited to, comments, messages, viewer reviews, photos, videos or questions (“Submissions”), you automatically grant Cowen a worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, unconditional, fully paid right and license: (a) to make, have made, use, copy, reproduce, modify, and create derivative works of your Submissions, (b) to publicly perform or display, import, broadcast, transmit, distribute (directly and indirectly through multiple tiers), license, offer to sell and sell, rent, lease, or lend copies of your Submissions (and derivative works thereof), and (c) to sublicense to third parties the foregoing rights, including the right to sublicense to further third parties. Additionally, you consent to the use of your name, statements, photographs, videos, voice recordings and likenesses for publicity purposes, as well as any other purpose associated with this Site and agree that such grant and consent is without restrictions or additional compensation or permission of any kind.
SUBMISSIONS WARRANTIES: You represent and warrant that Submissions do not infringe or misappropriate the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights or rights of privacy of a third party. If a Submission contains any material or elements that are not owned by you, and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, you are responsible for obtaining, prior to posting the Submissions, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the Submission by Cowen in the manner set forth in these Terms and Conditions, including, without limitation, use of names, and likeness permissions from any person who appears in or is identifiable in the Submission and any person who is shown in any video or photographs. You also warrant and represent that any person appearing or who is identifiable in the Submission consents to the Submission and the use of the Submission as described in these Terms and Conditions.
PROHIBITED CONTENT: Please remember to be both relevant and respectful of what you post. We do not tolerate harassment, abuse, or threats to others. We reserve the right to remove any posts that do not adhere to these Terms and Conditions and to block anyone who violates them. Submissions that promote, suggest or encourage:
- Gambling, including without limitation, any content related to online casinos, sports books, bingo or poker;
- The use of firearms/weapons/ammunition, any illegal drugs, prostitution, pornography, nudity, profanity or other adult content, violence, or the use of alcohol or tobacco products;
- The taking up of arms against any person, government or entity or otherwise challenge or seek to overthrow any government;
Or otherwise contain:
- obscene, indecent, defamatory, libelous, slanderous and/or unlawful content;
- content that infringes upon, or otherwise violates, the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary rights;
- content that is deceptive or fraudulent;
- hateful, or other discriminatory, disparaging or denigrating content, whether directed at an individual or a group, and whether based upon race, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, political orientation, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, veteran status or mental or physical disability or condition;
- content that uses adversarial or confrontational tactics to impact a product, service, person, industry, or organization including, but not limited to, Cowen, or other Site users;
- confidential information that violates any obligation of confidentiality; • viruses, spyware, malware, or other malicious components that are designed to harm the functionality of a computer in any way;
- “Spam,” advertisements or references to non-Cowen offers, products, services or websites;
- personal information; or
- content inconsistent with these Terms and Conditions
are strictly prohibited.
SUBMISSIONS DISCLAIMERS: Cowen may review but is not obligated to review Submissions. Cowen does not guarantee the accuracy of any Submission and disclaims any liability for Submissions.
THIRD-PARTY SITES: Links to non-Cowen sites may be provided or referenced on this Site and are provided solely as references to information on topics that may be useful. Cowen has no control over the content on such non-Cowen sites. If you choose to link to, share, connect or visit a site not controlled by Cowen, Cowen makes no warranties, either express or implied, concerning the content of such site, including the accuracy, completeness, reliability or suitability thereof for any particular purpose, nor does Cowen warrant that such site or content is free from any claims of copyright, trademark or other infringement of the rights of third parties or that such site or content is devoid of viruses or other contamination. Links to non-Cowen sites do not imply any endorsement of or responsibility for the opinions, ideas, products, information or services offered at such sites, or any representation regarding the content at such sites.
Cowen is not responsible for content posted by third parties and reserves the right to process, retain and monitor all electronic communications including personally identifiable information, as permitted under applicable law.
TERMINATION OF SITE: Cowen may make changes, discontinue or disrupt this Site at any time without prior notice or liability to you.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES: All content on this Site is “as is” and Cowen disclaims all representations and warranties with respect to this Site. COWEN MAKES NO WARRANTY (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED), GUARANTEE OR REPRESENTATION THAT ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR UPDATED. COWEN DOES NOT ASSUME ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE USE OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE. COWEN HAS NO DUTY, RESPONSIBILITY OR OBLIGATION TO INCLUDE, UPDATE OR CORRECT ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE.
RELEASE AND INDEMNITY: You release Cowen from all liability arising from this Site and you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Cowen from and against all claims which arise out of any breach of these Terms and Conditions or your submissions.
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