Water Street Partners provides its content on this website subject to the following terms and conditions.  By accessing this 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. This website may contain 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. Water Street Partners reserves the right to periodically revise the terms by updating this posting.  These Terms were last updated on 5 November 2015.

Copyrights

All content and functionality on the website including documents, text, graphics, logos, icons, and images are the exclusive property of Water Street Partners or its licensors and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

Trademarks

The trademarks, service marks, designs, and logos (collectively, the "Trademarks") displayed on the website are the registered and unregistered Trademarks of Water Street Partners and its licensors. You agree that you will not refer to or attribute any information to Water Street Partners or its licensors in any public medium (e.g., press release, Web sites) for advertising or promotion purposes, or for the purpose of informing or influencing any third party and that you will not use or reproduce any Trademark of, or imply any endorsement by or relationship with, Water Street Partners or its licensors.

Use of Website Content

The material on this website may contain underlying approaches, methodologies, frameworks, practices, data, perspectives and other intellectual property that are the exclusive property of Water Street Partners, and may not be reproduced without prior written approval from Water Street Partners.

Water Street Partners hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and print the content and functionality displayed on the website for your internal, business use, provided that you do not modify the content in any way and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices displayed on the content. You may also share the content of this website using the social media and other sharing funtionality provided by this website, again provided that you do not modify the content and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices displayed in the content.  Beyond the repoduction and distribution/sharing functionality supported by this website, you may not otherwise reproduce, modify, distribute, transmit, post, or disclose the content without Water Street Partners' prior written consent.

User Postings

You acknowledge and agree that Water Street Partners shall own and have the unrestricted right to use, publish, and otherwise exploit any and all information that you post or otherwise publish on the website in survey responses, and or other posting, and you hereby waive any claims against Water Street Partners for any alleged or actual infringements of any rights of privacy or publicity, moral rights, or rights of attribution in connection with Water Street Partners’ use and publication of such submissions. You covenant that you shall not submit to the website any materials that (a) are threatening, libelous, defamatory, or obscene; (b) would constitute, or that encourage conduct that would constitute, a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate law; (c) infringe the intellectual property, privacy, or other rights of any third parties; (d) contain a computer virus or other destructive element; (e) contain advertising; or (f) constitute or contain false or misleading statements. Water Street Partners does not and cannot review all information posted to the website by users and is not responsible for such information. However, Water Street Partners reserves the right to refuse to post and the right to remove any information, in whole or in part, for any reason or for no reason.

Notice of Copyright Infringement

Water Street Partners prohibits the posting of any information that infringes or violates the copyright rights and/or other intellectual property rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of any person or entity. If you believe that your intellectual property right (or such a right that you are responsible for enforcing) is infringed by any content on the website, please write to Water Street Partners at the address shown below, giving a written statement that contains your contact information (including phone number and email address), a description of the copyrighted work or intellectual property, and your attestation that use of the material is not authorized by the owner.

Water Street Partners will remove any posted submission that infringes the copyright or other intellectual property right of any person under U.S. law upon receipt of such a statement, pursuant to Section 512(c) of the Copyright Revision Act, as enacted through the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.  The contact for submission notices is:

Denise McGarvey
Water Street Partners, LLC
3050 K Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20007
partners@waterstreetpartners.net
+1.202.280.2366

Disclaimers

THE CONTENT AND FUNCTIONALITY ON THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT WATER STREET PARTNERS IS NOT HEREIN ENGAGED IN RENDERING PROFESSIONAL ADVICE AND SERVICES TO YOU. ALL CONTENT AND FUNCTIONALITY ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WATER STREET PARTNERS AND ITS THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OWNERSHIP, ACCURACY, CORRECTEDNESS, RELIABILITY, OR ADEQUACY OF THE WEBSITE CONTENT. WATER STREET PARTNERS SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY INFORMATION PUBLISHED ON LINKED WEB SITES, CONTAINED IN ANY USER SUBMISSIONS PUBLISHED ON THE SITE, OR PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES. NEITHER WATER STREET PARTNERS NOR ITS THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OR FOR LOST REVENUES OR PROFITS, WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES AND REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY.

Limitation of Liability

WATER STREET PARTNERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, AND IN PARTICULAR WATER STREET PARTNERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF REVENUE, OR LOSS OF USE, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN IT, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARISE IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, UNDER STATUTE, IN EQUITY, AT LAW, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WATER STREET PARTNERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THEREFORE SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY BE INAPPLICABLE IN THOSE JURISCTIONS.

Modifications and Interruption to Service

Water Street Partners reserves the right to modify or discontinue the website with or without notice to you. Water Street Partners shall not be liable to you or any third party should Water Street Partners exercise its right to modify or discontinue the website. You acknowledge and accept that Water Street Partners does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to our website and operation of our website may be interfered with or adversely affected by numerous factors or circumstances outside of our control.

Governing Jurisdiction

Our website is operated and provided in the District of Columbia. As such, we are subject to the laws of the District of Columbia, and such laws will govern this Terms of Use, without giving effect to any choice of law rules.