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Merchant Banking International, Inc. Legal Policy

The following are terms of a legal agreement between you and Merchant Banking International By accessing, browsing and/or using this Website (“Website”), you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree, to be bound by these terms and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including U.S. export and re-export control laws and regulations. Merchant Banking International makes no representation that materials in the Website are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this Website.

Terms of Use and Legal Restrictions

The content of this Website, including but not limited to the text and images herein and their arrangement, are Copyright (c) 1985-2017 by Merchant Banking International All Rights Reserved.

Merchant Banking International hereby authorizes you to copy and display the content herein, but for your personal, non-commercial use only. Any copy you make must include this copyright notice. If attribution to Merchant Banking International is included, limited quotations from the content are hereby permitted. You may not copy or display for redistribution to third parties for commercial purposes any portion of the content without the prior written permission of Merchant Banking International. You also may not, without Merchant Banking International’s permission, “mirror” any material contained on this Website on any other server.

Various names, logos, brand identities, trademarks, servicemarks, copyrights and other intellectual property are the proprietary intellectual property of Merchant Banking International and/or their respective owners.

Merchant Banking International’s proprietary intellectual property may be used publicly with permission only from Merchant Banking International. Fair use of Merchant Banking International’s proprietary intellectual property in advertising and promotion of Merchant Banking International products requires proper acknowledgement.

All other brands and names are the property of their respective owners.

Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel, or otherwise any license or right under any patent, trademark, copyright (except as expressly provided above), or proprietary rights of Merchant Banking International or of any third party.

Merchant Banking International makes no representations about the suitability of the content of this Website for any purpose. All content is provided “as is” without any warranty of any kind. Merchant Banking International hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to the content, including but not limited to all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement. In no event shall Merchant Banking International be liable for any special, indirect, exemplary, or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever, including but not limited to loss of use, data, or profits, without regard to the form of any action, including but not limited to contract, negligence, or other tortious actions, arising out of or in connection with the use, copying, or display of the content.

In no event will Merchant Banking International, its suppliers, or other third parties mentioned at this Website be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data or business interruption) arising out of the use, inability to use, or the results of use of this Website, any websites linked to this Website, or the materials or information or services contained at any or all such sites, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages. If your use of the materials, information or services from this Website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment or data, you assume all costs thereof. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

Applicable Laws. This Website is administered by Merchant Banking International from its offices within the United States. Merchant Banking International makes no representation that materials or services at this Website are appropriate or available for use outside the United States, and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. You may not use or export or re-export the materials or services at this Website or any copy or adaptation in violation of any applicable laws or regulations including without limitation U.S. export laws and regulations. If you choose to access this Website from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.

User Submissions. Other than personally identifiable information, or information under our Bilateral Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement executed by both you and us, which is covered elsewhere herein, or client-specific proprietary information, any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary (Submissions). Merchant Banking International will have no obligations with respect to the Submissions. Merchant Banking International and/or its designees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the Submissions, including all data, images, sounds, text, and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes.

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Website any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other material that would violate any law.

Although Merchant Banking International believes the content to be accurate, complete, and current, Merchant Banking International makes no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or currency of the content. It is your responsibility to verify any information before relying on it. The content of this Website may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. From time to time changes are made to the content herein. Merchant Banking International may make changes in the products and/or the services described herein at any time.

Any opinions expressed herein are solely those of the creators of the material and are not the opinions of Merchant Banking International, or its affiliates, or of the management of those entities.

This Website contains a variety of proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed. Information on this Website may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information may be changed or updated without notice.

Merchant Banking International may also make improvements and/or changes in the products and/or the products, services and/or programs described on this Website at any time without notice.

If you breach any of these terms, your authorization to use this Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed materials. Merchant Banking International also reserves the right to terminate your authorization to use any services at the Website and to delete any one or more of your related accounts, with or without cause, immediately and at any time.

Merchant Banking International accepts neither responsibility for keeping any part of an unsolicited proposal confidential, nor obligation to return unsolicited proposals to the applicant. All materials, confidential or otherwise, submitted to Merchant Banking International by a prospect or a client will be retained or destroyed at Merchant Banking International’s discretion, and will not be returned to the prospect or the client unless prior arrangements are made by the prospect or client, including expenses for returning such materials.

Merchant Banking International has a very long history and commitment to educating, promoting, and supporting Intellectual Property (IP) protection, and has extensive IP policies and procedures. As part of these policies and procedures, Merchant Banking International uses our Bilateral approach to non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements developed and in use for more than three decades. This approach facilitates a more open exchange of information, while still maintaining clear delineations and definitions of confidential information. All Merchant Banking International team members are signatories to this system since the early 80s, including our Clients, Alliances, Advisory Board, Boards of Directors, and Consultants, totaling in excess of 5,000 signatories.

Merchant Banking International does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you unless you have executed the Merchant Banking International Bilateral Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement. Please note that any information or material sent to Merchant Banking International by parties who have not executed the Merchant Banking International Bilateral Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement will be deemed not to be confidential.

All Merchant Banking International team members work under this system, including our advisors, alliances and consultants.

Please email operations@themerchantbankers.com for the latest version of the Merchant Banking International Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement.

If you want to enter into the Merchant Banking International Bilateral Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement, please send two completed and signed copies to us and we will return one signed copy.

Please Note: Merchant Banking International normally does not consider any other non-disclosure or similar agreements. Parties wishing to have Merchant Banking International consider any other non-disclosure or similar agreement, or to have Merchant Banking International consider modifying the Merchant Banking International Bilateral Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement, will be required to pay a minimum charge of USD5,000.00. Merchant Banking International also reserves the right to reject any such requests.

Merchant Banking International accepts neither responsibility for keeping any part of an unsolicited proposal confidential, nor obligation to return unsolicited proposals to the applicant. All materials, confidential or otherwise, submitted to Merchant Banking International by a prospect or a client will be retained or destroyed at Merchant Banking International’s discretion, and will not be returned to the prospect or the client unless prior arrangements are made by the prospect or client, including expenses for returning such materials.

Merchant Banking International makes no representations whatsoever about any other Website which you may access through this one. When you access a non-Merchant Banking International Website, even one that may contain the Merchant Banking International logo, please understand that it is independent from Merchant Banking International, and that Merchant Banking International has no control over the content on that Website. In addition, a link to a non-Merchant Banking International Website does not mean that Merchant Banking International endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such Website. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature. In no event will Merchant Banking International be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special or other consequential damages for any use of this website, or on any other hyper linked website, including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs or other data on your information handling system or otherwise, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.

Privacy Policy

We understand the importance of privacy to our clients and visitors to our Website. Our policy is to treat what we learn about our clients as confidential. We will not give or sell confidential or personal information about our clients to any third party not affiliated with our firm, except as required by law or as necessary to provide Merchant Banking International services to the client.

We collect and store information about every client we handle so that we can efficiently provide the client the services they demand. We use information about our clients, their clients, and their activities to provide or enhance the services we make available to our clients, to enhance our ability to communicate with our clients about additional services they may find of value, to satisfy our legitimate business interests (including performing trend analysis and market studies), to set prices, establish credit, fulfill contracts, accomplish the billing function, and to comply with government regulations. As we collect and use information about our clients, we may contract with vendors to assist us in processing that information. These vendors are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are restricted from using the information for any purpose other than helping to provide Merchant Banking International services to our clients.

Some of the information collected by Merchant Banking International is personal data or data which relates to an identifiable person, such as names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers. We never sell information to third parties not affiliated with our firm that could be used to specifically to identify an individual client or group of clients. Anonymous data, with all names, addresses and other personally identifiable information removed, is sometimes shared with third parties or used to create data for publications. We will provide personal data to government agencies as required by law or regulation.

Your continued use of this Website signifies your assent to the Merchant Banking International Legal Policy. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes.

If you have questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this Website, or your experience with Merchant Banking International, you can contact: Email: operations@themerchantbankers.com

Comments, suggestions or materials sent or transmitted to Merchant Banking International shall be deemed to be non-confidential, unless other arrangements are made, or for client materials and information. Merchant Banking International shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such comments, suggestions or materials and shall be free to use and distribute them to others without limitation, including, but not limited to developing and marketing products incorporating them.

Contact Information

Please direct all initial communications through our Contact webpage. Please review Project Submission Procedures, to best understand what to send us.