Disclaimer

Acceptance/Preamble
Viewing the informational material presented on www.investments-and-acquisitions.com (“IAA”) requires acceptance of the Terms of Service and acknowledgement of our Legal Disclaimer (collectively, the “TOS”) Accepting the TOS requires either:  1) Clicking “I agree” during the Private Member registration process or, alternatively and without limitation or exception, 2) by actually using this website by viewing the material contained within. In either case, acceptance of the TOS creates a legally binding agreement between yourself and IAA. In either case, you agree and are legally bound to the following:

All photos, video, text and other content throughout this website do not represent any specific locations, wells, projects, or companies and are shown for visual purposes only. Except for the materials available only for Private Members’ Access, Nothing on this website should be interpreted as being a project for sale, or a solicitation to sell or purchase any oil wells for sale or natural gas wells for sale. This entire website is only for informational purposes to aid individuals who may wish to develop oil and gas assets throughout the United States.

You fully and expressly represent that you are educated and involved in the oil and gas business.  You are acting as a principal, not a promoter or remote finder, and that any interests in prospects, properties and/or royalties for investment and / or ongoing business purposes are NOT for the purpose of resale or promotion to unsophisticated investors or non-industry persons.  You understand the exploration or acquisition of oil and gas interests are, by nature, highly speculative and inherently risky. Anyone who cannot accept the risk of complete and sudden loss of their initial capital should not own or actively seek such assets.

Securities Disclaimer
Nothing on this website constitutes a recommendation or counsel for the acquisition of any security, portfolio of securities or transactions, or the following of any particular investment strategy or other course(s) of action.

Nothing on this website shall be construed as an offer to sell, a solicitation / offer to buy, or a recommendation for any security, whether mentioned on IAA or not. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States except in compliance with the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 and applicable state securities laws, or pursuant to an exemption therefrom. Any public offering of securities may only be made by means of a prospectus containing detailed information about the company, its management, and relevant financial statements. No securities regulatory authority has approved of the contents of this website.

All opinions expressed on this website are not tailored to your specific financial or investment needs. Neither this website, nor any of its contributing authors are investment advisors and are therefore not offering investment advice. Professional opinions are based upon information gathered in and outside the oil and gas field. This information, and other content of this website may be considered reliable, but neither IAA nor its affiliates and/or subsidiaries warrant its completeness or accuracy, and it should not be relied upon as such.

You agree that any investment, including in securities, is inherently risky. Be aware that articles on this website do not outline a list or description of relevant risk factors. All published information on this website is believed to be reliable and accurate and is provided “as is.” But neither IAA nor any of its contributing authors warrant, either express or implied, the accuracy, continuing accuracy or the viability of any content published on this website. IAA and its affiliates,  subsidiaries and/or contributing authors are not under any obligation to update or correct any information provided on this website. Statements and opinions are subject to change without notice.

You agree to waive from liability IAA and its contributing authors for any direct, consequential, incidental, special or punitive damages that may arise out of the use of any of the material published on this website, including but not limited to, opportunity costs, trading losses, lost profits and principal under any tort, contract, negligence, implied liability, strict liability, products liability, or any other legal theory with respect to the material presented on this website.

References, links or citations of previous content should be considered less reliable as the markets are constantly changing, therefore such information should be considered outdated and not relied upon. References, links or citations to outside content are believed to be accurate but have not been independently verified and are not guaranteed to be accurate or complete.

No content on this website is intended to provide tax, legal, insurance or investment advice. You, or your duly-designated financial, legal or tax representatives are solely responsible for determining whether any investment, security or strategy is appropriate based on your individual financial and investment needs, and risk tolerances. The only recommendation this website does make is that you consult with professional legal, tax and financial advisors before proceeding with any type of investment, security or strategy, whether found on this website or elsewhere.

Forward-looking Statements
Statements and opinions throughout this website that are not historical facts are “forward-looking statements” that involve risks and uncertainties. “Forward-looking statements,” as it is defined under Section 27A of the Securities ACt of 1933, Section 21-B of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and the Private Securities Litigation Act of 1995 include words such as “opportunities,” “trends,” “potential,” “possible,” “estimates,” “may,” “will,” “could,” “should,” “anticipates,” “expects,” or any synonymous language. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a number of both known and unknown risks and uncertainties outside the control of this website and its contributing authors that could cause actual results to materially differ from those anticipated or projected. You agree to carefully evaluate such forward-looking statements found on this website and not place undue reliance upon any such statements.

Intellectual Property
You acknowledge and agree that all digital content, including text, photos, videos and datasets, is the intellectual property of IAA or its appropriate contributing authors. Nothing in this TOS, including joining as a Private Member, gives you right or title to any trade names, trademarks or copyrighted materials contained herein.

Changes to the TOS
The TOS is subject to change, in full retroactive effect, with notice made to you by immediately publishing the new TOS on the website. You agree to regularly check for updates to the TOS.

Jurisdiction
The TOS, and your agreement with IAA under the Terms, shall be governed under the laws of the County of Pinellas, in and for the State of Florida, United States, with respect to any legal matter arising therefrom. You agree that your use of this site does not constitute IAA’s submission to your domestic jurisdiction.

IF you Join Private IAA Membership
In the event you request free Private Membership to IAA, you further agree to the following:

* That you understand that requesting free membership is subject to verification and is not guaranteed for approval.

* That you fully and expressly represent that you are educated and involved in the oil and gas business.

* That you are acting as a principal, not a promoter or remote finder, and that any interests in prospects, properties and/or royalties for investment and / or ongoing business purposes are NOT for the purpose of resale or promotion to unsophisticated investors or non-industry persons.

* That you understand the exploration or acquisition of oil and gas interests are, by nature, highly speculative and inherently risky. Anyone who cannot accept the risk of complete and sudden loss of their initial capital should not own or actively seek such assets.

* That you understand that, while your membership is free, your contact details will only be shared with those (entities, individuals or companies) which are a match to your membership needs. You are welcome to cancel your membership at any time by e-mailing webmaster@investments-and-acquisitions.com , or filling out the contact form on the sidebar requesting your removal. Please include your e-mail address and username in any removal request to facilitate the process.

* That you agree to the following non-disclosure clause:

Non-Disclosure Agreement
You and IAA may exchange of certain proprietary and confidential, technical or business information related properties, projects or subject matter on IAA that is not otherwise available. You acknowledge that it will receive certain proprietary confidential information including, but not limited to: business concepts and strategies or methods, descriptions, plans, drawings, blueprints, maps, reproductions, technical data, tables, calculations, letters, documents and know-how, hereinafter collectively referred to as PROPRIETARY INFORMATION. This information may also include, but is not limited to: trade secrets, contracts, log reports, seismic data, geological and geophysical reports, financial information, strategic associates or any other information.

You agree that you will not, without the express, prior written consent, publish, disclose or divulge to any person, firm, corporation, directly or indirectly, or use for own benefit, or of any person, firm or corporation any PROPRIETARY INFORMATION.

You will disclose any received PROPRIETARY INFORMATION only to those employees, agents, affiliates, industry participants and investors who have a need to receive said information, and you further acknowledge that all such individuals and/or corporations shall be bound by this agreement.

You agree to avoid publication, disclosure, or dissemination of information thereof to any employees, agents, affiliates, industry participants and investors not having a need to know, or to any third parties, and not to use the PROPRIETARY INFORMATION to develop You agree to not duplicate or reproduce the source data into any medium. Notwithstanding the above, information shall not be considered PROPRIETARY INFORMATION if you can substantiate that PROPRIETARY INFORMATION:

1. is already known to the you without breach of this non-disclosure clause by another;

2. is or becomes generally known by the public through no wrongful act of you;

3. is independently developed by you, provided that you have not had access to the PROPRIETARY INFORMATION;

4. is approved for release by written authorization of IAA, its subsidiaries or duly authorized representatives; or

5. is subsequently lawfully obtained from a third party or parties without any breach of this non-disclosure clause.

Passwords and Account Security
In the event you request Private Membership to IAA, you are strongly encouraged to use a password that is both strong and unique from any other passwords you use. IAA makes no warranties, express or implied, about the security of your passwords or other information provided by you when creating your account. Use of identical passwords across a variety of websites can lead to identity theft. You are encouraged to use a random password generator, such as http://www.hostgator.com/passwords.php , and to change your password often, at least once a year.