Terms of Use

Terms of Use

User Agreement

This website is owned and operated by Louisiana Business Inc. and is offered to the User conditioned on acceptance by the User without modification of the terms, conditions and notices contained herein. Use of the content, services and/or products presented in any and all areas of this site constitutes the User's agreement to abide by the following terms and conditions and those posted in specific areas of the site.

In order to comment on site articles, subscribe to our weekly e-newsletters, provide Louisiana Business Inc. with feedback, make advertising requests or receive email updates, users are required to complete the required fields on the free site registration.

Comments

By registering, you agree not to provide to or post on or through the website any of the following: obscene, indecent or offensive language; graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio or other material that is defamatory, abusive, bullying, harassing, racist, hateful or violent. Comments of a libelous nature, including but not limited to posts containing profanity, racial slurs and/or personal attacks will be removed at the discretion of the staff. The staff also reserves the right to remove any comment that constitutes junk mail, spam, advertising and/or commercial offers as well as posts containing links to third-party websites. Site staff reserves the right, but undertakes no duty, to review, edit, move or delete any material provided for display or placed on the website or its bulletin boards, in its sole discretion, without notice.

Copyright and Trademark Notices

All contents of this website are: Copyright 2014, Louisiana Business Inc., 9029 Jefferson Highway, Suite 300, Baton Rouge, LA 70809, U.S.A., or third-party content providers and are protected by international copyright law. All rights reserved. BusinessReport.com, Daily-Report.com, Daily Report AM, Daily Report PM and other names of LBI products referenced herein are trademarks or registered trademarks. Other trademarks/logos are the property of their respective owners.

This website is for the User's personal, noncommercial use. If you download any material, you must keep all copyright and other notices intact. The right to use it is not transferable to any other person or entity. User is responsible for all use of User's account (under any screen name or password) and for ensuring that all use of this website through User's account complies fully with the provisions of this Agreement. User may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any information, or other content, software, products or services obtained from this website. In addition, the information may not be taken out of context or presented in an unfair, misleading or discriminatory manner.

Associated Press Copyright Statement

The following provision applies to all visitors (which shall include persons and representatives of legal entities, whether such representatives are persons or digital engines of a kind that crawls, indexes, scrapes, copies, stores or transmits digital content). By accessing this website or digital service, you specifically acknowledge and agree that: (i) Associated Press text, photo, graphic, audio and/or video material shall not be published, broadcast, rewritten for broadcast or publication or redistributed directly or indirectly in any medium; (ii) No Associated Press materials nor any portion thereof may be stored in a computer except for personal and noncommercial use; (iii) The Associated Press will not be held liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions therefrom or in the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof or for any damages arising from any of the foregoing; (iv) The Associated Press is an intended third-party beneficiary of these terms and conditions and it may exercise all rights and remedies available to it; and (v) The Associated Press reserves the right to audit possible unauthorized commercial use of AP materials or any portion thereof at any time.

Disclaimer

All materials and services in this site and third-party sites to which it links are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Changes are periodically made to the information herein, and every effort will be made to correct inaccurate material when reported.

LBI and its suppliers make no representations and disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose regarding the suitability of the information; the accuracy or completeness of the content, services, products, test, graphics, links or other items within this site, or the results obtained from accessing and using this site and/or the content contained herein. Interruptions and error may occur within the site that could make portions of the site unavailable temporarily. While every effort will be made to prevent errors, viruses and other harmful components, the user shall not hold LBI liable for losses that could occur.

Use of this site is at your own risk. This site may contain advice, opinions and statements of various information providers and content providers. LBI does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information provided by any information provider or content provider, or any user of this site or other person or entity. Neither LBI affiliates, nor any of their respective agents, employees, information providers or content providers shall be liable to any User or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption, timeliness, completeness, deletion, defect, failure of performance, computer virus, communication line failure, alteration of, or use of any content herein, regardless of cause, or for any damages resulting therefrom.

LBI, its affiliates, information providers and content providers shall not have any liability for investment decisions based upon, or the results obtained from, information provided by this website.

Links To Third Parties' Websites

This website may contain links and pointers to websites maintained by third parties. Third-party links are included solely for the convenience of Users, and do not constitute any endorsement by LBI and/or its suppliers.

Third-Party Content

Occasionally, LBI will distribute content supplied by third parties and Users. While LBI reserves the right to remove third-party and user-generated content, LBI has no editorial control over such content. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties are those of the respective author(s) and not of LBI.

email

LBI respects the privacy of its readers and shall not disclose, distribute or rent its email subscriber newsletter list to any third party, nor shall it permit anyone else to do so.

Modification

LBI shall have the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add or remove terms of this agreement at any time without notice. Changes shall be effective immediately. You agree to review this agreement periodically since subsequent use by you of this site shall constitute your acceptance of any changes. LBI shall have the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect of the website.

Termination


This agreement is effective until terminated by LBI, which LBI may do at any time without notice. In the event of termination, the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in this agreement shall survive.

Indemnity/Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall LBI or its affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, LBI's materials. You specifically acknowledge and agree that LBI is not liable for any conduct of any User.

As a condition of use of this website, the User agrees to indemnify LBI and its suppliers from and against any and all liabilities, expenses (including attorneys' fees) and damages arising out of claims resulting from User's use of this website, including without limitation any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by User of these terms and conditions. If you are dissatisfied with any LBI material, or with any of LBI's terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this website.

General

LBI reserves the right to deny access to this website to anyone at any time. This Agreement shall be deemed to include all other notices, policies, disclaimers and other terms contained in this website; provided, however, that in the event of a conflict between such other terms and the terms of this Agreement, the terms of this Agreement shall control.

This Agreement shall be construed and enforced in accordance with Louisiana law. Any action to enforce this agreement shall be brought in the federal or state courts located in Louisiana. If any provision is deemed to be unlawful or unenforceable, that shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

Service Contact

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