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Terms Of Use

Welcome to AltBridge.com

By using our Website(s) you are indicating that you accept the terms of service contained herein.

Welcome to AltBridge.com a web site operated by AltBridge LLC and part of the AltBridge LLC Network of web sites. Before you begin to use this website, please take a moment to review this Terms of Use Agreement ("Agreement"). This Agreement describes the terms and conditions applicable to your use of AltBridge.com, as well as the products and/or services provided through, or in connection with AltBridge.com and AltBridge LLC (collectively, "Service"), which may be updated by AltBridge LLC from time to time, without notice to you. Further, AltBridge LLC may also offer other services governed by a different Terms and Conditions Service Agreement. You must read, and agree with all of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement, as well as within the AltBridge LLC privacy policy then in effect ("Privacy Policy"), (which is incorporated by reference), before you use the Service. If you do not agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you may not use or access the Service.

1. What is AltBridge.com
AltBridge.com is an objective, unbiased, information and Professional Service Provider resource for alternative investing.

AltBridge LLC is NOT an investment company, an investment advisor, a law firm, an accounting firm, a trustee, a custodian, a securities broker dealer, a real estate company or a 1031 exchange provider. We are not involved, qualified or registered to assist potential investors, consumers, users or members of the public in selecting investments. Further, the material included on AltBridge.com is for informational purposes only. The content, including but not limited to FAQ’s and GUIDES, has been compiled from a wide range of industry sources, and although we believe the information to be accurate, we do not guarantee its accuracy. NOTHING ON THIS WEB SITE OR ANY OTHER AltBridge LLC NETWORK WEB SITE SHOULD BE CONSTRUED AS AN OFFER TO BUY OR CONTRACT ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO INVESTMENTS, INVESTMENT PRODUCTS OR INVESTMENT SERVICES.

2. Products and Services.
AltBridge.com is an online marketplace resource wherein you may explore and evaluate objective, unbiased information on alternative investing. We also provide access to third-party, Professional Service Providers who have indicated that they provide investments or professional advisory services for 1031 Exchange, Self-Directed IRA, Tenancy-In-Common and other alternative investing related products and services.

Professional Service Providers (HEREIN REFERRED TO INDIVIDUALLY AS “PROVIDER” AND COLLECTIVELY AS “PROVIDERS”) is an online marketplace resource including but not limited to: Attorneys, Financial Planners, Investment Advisors, Mortgage and Note Brokers, Real Estate Brokers, Securities Brokers, Tax Professionals, CPA’s, Trustees, Custodians and 1031 Exchange Qualified Intermediaries.

Additionally, you hereby acknowledge that AltBridge LLC does not make investment decisions in connection with the Service, and that AltBridge LLC is not a party to any agreement that you may make with a Provider. In addition, you hereby acknowledge that the Provider is solely responsible for its services to you. You further acknowledge that AltBridge LLC is not acting as your agent, or broker, and therefore is not recommending any particular investment product, investment strategy, or Provider to you. Any compensation AltBridge LLC may receive is paid by the individual Provider for the products and services rendered by AltBridge LLC to that particular Provider. AltBridge LLC does not charge you a fee to use the Professional Services Network or to access any Providers. You understand that AltBridge LLC does not endorse, warrant, or guarantee the products or services of any Providers. You agree that AltBridge LLC shall not be liable for any damages or costs of any type which arise out of or in connection with your use of any Provider's service. You also give AltBridge LLC permission to send you periodic updates of investment products which may be of interest to you. AltBridge LLC cannot, nor will not give legal, tax, financial planning, or other professional advice. Always consult with a qualified licensed advisor regarding your personal situation.

3. Use of this web site, and service
You certify to that: (i) you are at least eighteen (18) years of age; (ii) you assume full responsibility for the use of the Service by any minors; (iii) you agree that all information you have submitted to AltBridge.com, online or otherwise, is accurate and complete, and that you have not knowingly submitted false information on or through the AltBridge LLC Network or Service; (iv) your use of the Service is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

4. Prohibited conduct
You must not (i) submit, transmit or facilitate the distribution of information or content that is harmful, abusive, racially or ethnically offensive, vulgar, sexually explicit, defamatory, infringing, invasive of personal privacy or publicity rights, or in a reasonable person's view, objectionable; (ii) submit, transmit, promote or distribute information or content that is illegal; (iii) attempt to interfere with, compromise the system integrity or security or decipher any transmissions to or from the servers running the Service; (iv) take any action that imposes, or may impose at our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; (v) upload invalid data, viruses, worms, or other software agents through the Service; (vi) use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated access the Service for any purpose without our express written permission; (vii) impersonate another person or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity, conduct fraud, hide or attempt to hide your identity; (viii) submit, upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any information or content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships; (ix) interfere with the proper working of the Service; or, (x) bypass the measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Service.

5. Privacy Policy
AltBridge LLC values and respects your privacy, and personal information. Information submitted in connection with the Service is governed and subject to our Privacy Policy. For more information, please see our corporate Privacy Policy.

6. Copyright and Trademark Notice Information
All contents of AltBridge.com are: Copyright 2007 AltBridge LLC, 2967 Michelson Drive, Suite G494, Irvine, CA 92612 and/or its Providers and third party vendors. All rights reserved. AltBridge.com trademarks and service marks and other AltBridge.com logos and product service names are trademarks of AltBridge LLC. ("AltBridge Marks"). You agree, without the prior permission of AltBridge LLC, not to display, or use in any manner, the AltBridge Marks. All other logos or brand names shown on the Service are trademarks of their respective owners and/or licensors. If you believe your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement or are aware of any infringing material on the Website, please contact AltBridge LLC for notice of claims of copyright infringement immediately at: 2967 Michelson Drive, Suite G494, Irvine, CA 92612.

7. Proprietary Rights
You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge that all materials and/or content, including, but not limited to, articles, artwork, screen shots, graphics, logos, text, drawings and other files on the AltBridge.com website or as part of the Service are the intellectual property of AltBridge LLC or their respective owners. Except as expressly authorized by AltBridge LLC, you agree not to modify, copy, reproduce, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on or contained within the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.AltBridge LLC hereby grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the code of its Software on a single computer provided that you do not copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reserve engineer, decompile, reverse assemble, or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. You agree not to modify the Software in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the Software, including, without limitation, for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by AltBridge LLC for use in accessing the Service.

8. Links
The AltBridge.com website, through the Service or otherwise, may provide links to other websites, as well as having other web sites provide inbound links to AltBridge.com. Such links are provided for your convenience and reference only. AltBridge LLC does not operate or control in any respect any information, software, products or services available on such web sites. AltBridge LLC’s inclusion of a link to a web site does not imply any endorsement of the services or the site, its contents, or its sponsoring organization. Because AltBridge LLC has no control over such websites, you acknowledge and agree that AltBridge LLC is not responsible for the availability of such external websites, nor does AltBridge LLC endorse, and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such websites. You further acknowledge and agree that AltBridge LLC shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, products, goods or services available on or through any such website.

9. Indemnification
You agree to indemnify and hold AltBridge LLC, its subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, shareholders, officers, contractors, vendors 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 Service, the violation of the Agreement by you, or the infringement by you, or any other user of the Service using your computer, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. AltBridge LLC reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.

10. No Warranty
ALTBRIDGE LLC PROVIDES THE SERVICE "AS IS," "WITH ALL FAULTS" AND "AS AVAILABLE," AND THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURANCY, AND EFFORT IS WITH YOU. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALTBRIDGE LLC MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. ALTBRIDGE LLC DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS, STATUTORY AND IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION: (i) WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, ACCURACY, TITLE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, NO ENCUMBRANCES, NO LIENS AND NON-INFRINGEMENT; (ii) WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS ARISING THROUGH COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE; AND, (iii) WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS THAT ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES THAT EXTEND BEYOND THE FACE OF THIS AGREEMENT.

11. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL ALTBRIDGE LLC BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF, BASED ON, OR RESULTING FROM THIS AGREEMENT OR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE, EVEN IF ALTBRIDGE LLC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBLITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THESE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS APPLY WITHOUT REGARD TO WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM (1) BREACH OF CONTRACT, (2) BREACH OF WARRANTY, (3) STRICT LIABILITY, (4) TORT, (5) NEGLIGENCE, OR (6) ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION, TO THE EXTENT SUCH EXCLUSION AND LIMITATIONS ARE NOT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SERVICE, YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY PART OF THIS AGREEMENT, OR HAVE ANY OTHER DISPUTE OR CLAIM WITH OR AGAINST ALTBRIDGE LLC WITH RESPECT THIS AGREEMENT OR THE SERVICE, THEN YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SERVICE.

12. Release
YOU HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE, REMISE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE ALTBRIDGE LLC AND ITS AFFILLIATES, PARTNERS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, VENDORS, AND CONTRCTORS AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND ALL OTHER RELATED PERSONS OR ENTITIES FROM ANY AND ALL MANNER OF RIGHTS, CLAIMS, COMPLAINTS, DEMANDS, CAUSES OF ACTION, PROCEEDINGS, LIABLITIES, OBLIGATIONS, LEGAL FEES, COSTS, AND DISBURSEMENTS OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, WHICH NOW OR HEREAFTER ARISE FROM, RELATE TO, OR ARE CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE. FURTHER, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ALTBRIDGE LLC AND IT’S PARTICIPATING PROVIDER NETWORK SHALL NOT BE HELD LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE SHOULD CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION BELONGING TO YOU BE INTERCEPTED AND SUBSEQUENTLY USED BY ANY UNINTENDED RECIPIENT.

13. Inquiries and Notices
AltBridge LLC may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Agreement, by email, regular mail, or postings on the websites within the AltBridge LLC Network. All inquiries and notices must be made in writing and mailed to:AltBridge LLC, Attn: Legal Affairs, 2967 Michelson Drive, Suite G494, Irvine, CA 92612

14. Termination
You agree that AltBridge LLC may, under certain circumstances and without prior notice, immediately terminate your access to the Service. Cause for such termination shall include, but not be limited to: (i) breaches or violations of the Agreement or other incorporated agreements or the Privacy Policy; (ii) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies; (iii) discontinuance or material modification to the Service (or any part thereof); and (iv) unexpected technical or security issues or problems. You agree that all terminations for cause shall be made at AltBridge LLC’s sole discretion and that AltBridge LLC shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination or access to the Service.

15. Dealings with Third Parties
Your correspondence or business dealings with any third parties as a result of your visit and participation in the Service, including, but not limited to, business dealings with Providers, Network Professionals, Attorneys, Financial Planners, Investment Advisors, Mortgage and Note brokers, Real Estate Brokers, Securities Brokers, Tax Professionals, Accountants, CPA’s, Trust Companies and 1031 Exchange Qualified Intermediaries or any other terms, conditions, warranties and representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. You agree that AltBridge LLC shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such third party on the Service.

16. Disputes
This Agreement will be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof. The parties agree that any and all disputes, claims or controversies arising out of or relating to the Agreement, its interpretation, performance, or breach, that are not resolved by informal negotiation within 30 days (or any mutually agreed extension of time), shall be submitted to final and binding arbitration before a single arbitrator of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) in Orange, California, or its successor. Either party may commence the arbitration process called for herein by submitting a written demand for arbitration with the AAA, and providing a copy to the other party. The arbitration will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of the AAA’s Commercial Dispute Resolutions Procedures in effect at the time of submission of the demand for arbitration. The costs of arbitration plus reasonable attorneys’ fees (including fees for the value of services provided by in house counsel) shall be awarded to the prevailing party in such arbitration. Judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in the Superior Court of California, County of Orange, or the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the following shall not be subject to arbitration and may be adjudicated only in the Superior Court of California, County of Orange, or the United States District Court for the Central District of California: (i) any dispute, controversy, or claim relating to or contesting the validity of AltBridge LLC’s proprietary rights, including without limitation, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, or trade secrets; or, (ii) an action by a party for temporary, preliminary, or permanent injunctive relief, whether prohibitive or mandatory, or provisional relief such as writs of attachments or possession.THE PARTIES AGREE THAT THIS AGREEMENT HAS BEEN ENTERED INTO AT AltBridge LLC’s PLACE OF BUSINESS IN THE COUNTY OF ORANGE, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AND ANY ARBITRATION, LEGAL ACTION OR PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT MUST BE COMMENCED AND TAKE PLACE IN THE COUNTY OF ORANGE, STATE OF CALIFORNIA.

17. Modification to Service
AltBridge LLC reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that AltBridge LLC shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

18. Waiver and Severability of Terms
The failure of AltBridge LLC to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Agreement remain in full force and effect.

19. Disclosure of Your Information
You acknowledge, consent and agree that AltBridge LLC may access, preserve, and disclose the information we collect about you if required to do so by law or in good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with legal process; (ii) enforce the Agreement; (iii) respond to claims that any information or content violated the rights of the third parties; (iv) respond to your requests for customer service; or (v) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of AltBridge LLC, AltBridge.com, its users and the public.

20. Entire Agreement
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and AltBridge LLC, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications, promises and proposals, whether oral, written or electronic, between you and AltBridge LLC with respect to the website, the use of the website, the AltBridge LLC Network and/or the Service. A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

21. Survival
The following paragraphs shall survive termination or your refusal to continue to use the Service: 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16

22. Statute of Limitations
YOU AGREE THAT REGARDLESS OF ANY STATUTE OR LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF RELATED TO USE OF THE SERVICE OR THE AGREEMENT MUST BE FILED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER SUCH CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION AROSE OR BE FOREVER BARRED.