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Probes Reporter, LLC is not an investment adviser and does not offer or provide personalized investment advice. The information in any of our reports or posted on ProbesReporter.com is not a solicitation connected to any security. The information we provide is obtained from company submissions and our own Freedom of Information requests made to the Securities and Exchange Commission. No representation or warranty is made as to the timeliness or completeness of any information found in our reports or on ProbesReporter.com.

Probes Reporter does not adopt the truth or falsity of the contents of any of the documents or filings referred to within our reports or on this website, and no conclusion of wrongdoing should be inferred from the fact that an investigation has been initiated by the SEC. Probes Reporter is not the guarantor of any investment and cannot be held liable for any losses or expenses incurred as a result of reliance upon any information contained herein, and our work product, whether found here at ProbesReporter.com or elsewhere, is not a substitute for your own due diligence, which may include advice from an investment professional.

TERMS OF SERVICE

PLEASE READ OUR TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU REGISTER FOR ACCESS TO THE PROBES REPORTER WEB SITE:

Probes Reporter LLC (“Probes Reporter” or “we”) provides free access to a preview of our web site, (“ProbesReporter.com”) at http://probesreporter.com. In order to register for access to ProbesReporter.com and become an Authorized User of (also known as "Member" or "Subscriber"), you must agree to comply with the terms and conditions set forth herein.

1. Agreement Generally

By using ProbesReporter.com, you agree to be bound by our Terms of Service (the “TOS”). If you agree to the TOS and register, you will be given a User account. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions contained in the TOS you may not access or otherwise use ProbesReporter.com or any information contained herein. You also affirm that you are over the age of 18.

User names and passwords are assigned to individuals and not organizations.  These User Names and passwords may not be shared with anyone else, and when creating your User account, you must provide accurate and complete information, and you may only maintain a single account. You must notify us immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.

You may not modify, adapt, sublicense, translate, sell, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of ProbesReporter.com. You may not use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other manual or automatic device or process to download, retrieve, index, “data mine”, “scrape” or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of ProbesReporter.com or its contents.

You may not use ProbesReporter.com for: any unlawful purpose; to harvest or aggregate information about visitors to ProbesReporter.com without their express consent; to send unsolicited or unauthorized advertisements, spam, chain letters, etc. to other users of ProbesReporter.com; or to transmit anything to ProbesReporter.com which contains software viruses, or other harmful computer code, programs or files.

  • PROBESREPORTER.COM PROVIDES TIMELY AND NEWSWORTHY INFORMATION COMPILED AT CONSIDERABLE EFFORT AND EXPENSE. IT IS A CONDITION OF THIS AGREEMENT THAT YOU MAY NOT USE CONTENT ON PROBESREPORTER.COM OR IN PROBESREPORTER.COM E-MAIL ALERTS TO PUBLISH, REDISTRIBUTE OR AGGREGATE THAT CONTENT.
     
  • YOU MAY REFER TO, BUT NOT COPY IN ENTIRETY THE ARTICLES ON PROBESREPORTER.COM IN SOCIAL MEDIA IF YOU INCLUDE A LINK TO PROBESREPORTER.COM.
     
  • MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA, INCLUDING BLOGGERS ARE REQUIRED OBTAIN A LICENSE TO ARRANGE RIGHTS TO REPUBLISH PROBESREPORTER CONTENT. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN OBTAINING SUCH PERMISSION, CONTACT: Media [at] probesreporter.com.

2.  Changes to the TOS and Cancellation

We reserve the right with sole discretion at any time to: Change the terms and conditions of the TOS; change the design of ProbesReporter.com; to cancel any Authorized User’s access for violations of the TOS for system maintenance or security reasons, or to comply with any legal requirements in Probes Reporter LLC’s interest.

3. Securities Disclaimer

You understand and agree that no content published on ProbesReporter.com constitutes a recommendation that any particular security, portfolio of securities, transaction or investment strategy is suitable for any specific purpose or person. To the extent that any of the content published on ProbesReporter.com may be understood as investment advice or recommendations in connection with a particular security, such information is impersonal and not tailored to the investment needs of any specific person. You understand that an investment in any security is subject to a wide range of risks.

You understand that the disclosure information made available on ProbesReporter.com is supplied by sources believed to be reliable, but Probes Reporter cannot guaranty the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of any such information. All content on ProbesReporter.com is presented only as of the date published or indicated, and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons, which may not be published on ProbesReporter.com.

4. No Investment Recommendations or Professional Advice

ProbesReporter.com is not intended to provide tax, legal, insurance or investment advice, and nothing published therein should be construed as an offer to sell, a solicitation of an offer to buy, or a recommendation for any security by Probes Reporter or any third party. ProbesReporter.com is not a substitute for your own due diligence, which may include advice from an investment professional.

5. Trademarks and Copyright

"Probes Reporter", the Probes Reporter logo, and the service mark "They Know It. Now You Know It.", are registered trademarks of Probes Reporter LLC. You may not use these trademarks in any manner that can be construed as endorsement by or association with Probes Reporter LLC.

You may access and use any content found on ProbesReporter.com and download and/or print out copies of any content from ProbesReporter.com solely for your personal, non-commercial use. If you download or print a copy of the content for personal use, you must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by using content from ProbesReporter.com. You may not copy and/or “cut-and-paste” content found on ProbesReporter.com for the purpose of redistribution to other persons or entities, in any form.

With the exception of: 1) underlying filings made by companies to the Securities and Exchange Commission; and 2) Freedom of Information responses issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission, all content, including but not limited to selection and arrangement, analysis, reporting, collection, graphic material such as charts and graphs, and the look and feel of content available from ProbesReporter.com is wholly proprietary and subject to copyright law and the doctrine of "hot news misappropriation". Infringement of these laws may result in civil and criminal liability, and in cases of willful infringement, an award of attorney’s fees. The obligations contained in this section shall survive in perpetuity any termination of a User’s account.

6. Your Privacy

Probes Reporter LLC respects your right to privacy, and will not distribute or sell your personal information to any other company or entity. The information you submit will be used solely for Probes Reporter LLC's marketing and communication purposes. If you have submitted your contact information, and would like to opt-out of future Probes Reporter LLC’s communications, please contact us.

Our servers automatically recognize visitors’ domain names and IP addresses (the number assigned to computers on the Internet). No personal information about you is revealed in this process. Probes Reporter LLC may also gather anonymous “traffic data” that does not personally identify you, but that may be helpful for marketing purposes or for improving the services we offer.

You should expect and assume that we will use what are known as the “cookies” feature of major browser applications. These so-called “cookies” allow us to store a small piece of data on your computer about your visit to ProbesReporter.com. Cookies help us learn which areas of our site are useful and which areas need improvement. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser. However, if you choose to disable this function, your experience at ProbesReporter.com may be diminished and some features may not work as they were intended.

While we will not voluntarily disclose any personally identifying information related to your User account to a third-party, we will comply with any facially valid law-enforcement request, subpoena or court order. In the event that such information is sought, we will make commercially practicable efforts to provide you notice prior to such disclosure, but Probes Reporter makes no warranty or offer of indemnity regarding such disclosures. By registering as an Authorized User you are expressly waiving any claim, costs or cause of action against Probes Reporter LLC related to or arising from any such disclosure. You are encouraged to read our Privacy Policy appearing below.

PRIVACY POLICY

Probes Reporter LLC respects your right to privacy, and will not distribute or sell your email address or any personal information you provide to us to any other company or entity. The information you submit will be used solely for Probes Reporter LLC’s marketing and communication purposes. If you have submitted your contact information, and would like to opt-out of future Probes Reporter LLC’s communications, please contact us. Notwithstanding the above, Probes Reporter LLC may unilaterally and without notice disclose such information to third-parties for the purpose of maintaining technical functionality of ProbesReporter.com; or to prevent theft, fraud, or computer or financial crimes on a case-by-case basis.

Our servers automatically recognize visitors’ domain names and IP addresses (the number assigned to computers on the Internet). No personal information about you is revealed in this process. Probes Reporter LLC may also gather anonymous “traffic data” that does not personally identify you, but that may be helpful for marketing purposes or for improving the services we offer.

You should expect and assume that Probes Reporter LLC will use what are known as the “cookies” feature of most common browser applications. These so-called “cookies” allow us to store a small piece of data on your computer about your visit to ProbesReporter.com. Cookies help us learn which areas of our site are useful and which areas need improvement. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser. However, if you choose to disable this function, your experience at ProbesReporter.com may be diminished and some features may not work as they were intended.

Probes Reporter LLC makes best commercial efforts to maintain the security of any information retained, but cannot be held liable for any losses, expenses, or annoyance arising from any intentional breach of our security systems perpetrated by a third-party.

While we will not voluntarily disclose any personally identifying information related to your User account to a third-party, we will comply with any facially valid law-enforcement request, subpoena or court order. In the event that such information is sought, we will make commercially practicable efforts to provide you notice of such a request prior to such disclosure. If you do not retain an attorney or file the appropriate pleadings against the party seeking disclosure 24 (twenty-four) hours before the return date of any such request, we will provide the information sought. Probes Reporter LLC will not retain counsel for you, and expressly disclaims any obligation to maintain any anonymity or to defend against such disclosure, and by registering as an Authorized User you are expressly waiving any claim, costs, or cause of action against Probes Reporter LLC related to or arising from any such disclosure. If you have further questions about our Privacy Policy, you can contact us here.

COPYRIGHT ABUSE

Probes Reporter LLC makes best efforts to assure that copyrighted material does not appear on our website. Probes Reporter LLC cannot be held liable for any losses or damages under a theory of contributory infringement as a result of any such postings appearing on ProbesReporter.com.

If you believe that any material available on ProbesReporter.com infringes on your copyright(s), please notify us by providing notice complying with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Upon receipt of a complete and valid notice, we will remove the material and make a good faith attempt to contact the user who uploaded or embedded the material by email.

DMCA notices should be directed by mail and/or overnight courier service to:

Scott L. Anderson, Esq.,
Fabyanske Westra Hart & Thomson, P.A.
333 South Seventh Street
Suite 2600
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Tel: 612-359-7600

OUR PROPRIETARY INTERESTS

"Probes Reporter", the Probes Reporter logo, "Disclosure Insight", the Disclosure Insight logo, and the phrases "They Know It. Now You Know It."; "Better Disclosure For Better Decisions"; and, "Disclosure Games", are registered trademarks of Probes Reporter LLC. You may not use these trademarks in any manner that can be construed as endorsement by or association with Probes Reporter LLC.

With the exception of: 1) underlying filings made by companies to the Securities and Exchange Commission; and 2) Freedom of Information responses issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission, all content, including but not limited to selection and arrangement, analysis, reporting, collection, graphic material such as charts and graphs, and the look and feel of content available from ProbesReporter.com is wholly proprietary and subject to copyright law. Infringement of these laws may result in civil and criminal liability, and in cases of willful infringement, an award of attorney’s fees.

The timeliness of any content that appears on ProbesReporter.com has a vested commercial value, and notwithstanding the application of copyright law to any such content, the unauthorized distribution of information found on ProbesReporter.com may result in civil liability under common-law doctrines including, but not limited to: hot news misappropriation, interference with prospective business advantage; or tortious interference with contract.

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