Terms & Conditions

Validity:
These terms and conditions are valid from May 2014 and on.
Buyside Focus is a sponsored site created by Credential Focus, a business registered in the State of Illinois, Cook County. For questions about this website, please contact Kelvin Jiang (kjiang At buysidefocus Dot com).
Content Representation:
All content, data, and information provided on this site are for informational and educational purposes only.  They shall not be used as investment advice. Buyside Focus makes no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, currentness, suitability, or validity of any information on this site and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use. All information is provided on an as-is basis.
The opinions expressed by Kelvin Jiang at Buyside Focus are his personal views alone and do not reflect the positions, strategies, or opinions of his employer, volunteer group, membership organization, church, or other agencies thereof. This website does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.
Buyside Focus may inadvertently link to content that conflict with the opinions of Buyside Focus and its readers. Buyside Focus in no way condones, endorses or takes responsibility for such content.
Buyside Focus and Kelvin Jiang are not responsible and are not liable for the comments posted in the article comment section or in the questions and answers section.
Compensation:
This website accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.
This website abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

Buyside Focus and Kelvin Jiang are not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blog owners. If we claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, we will only endorse products or services that we believe, based on our expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.

Data Collection:

Buyside Focus uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our use of cookies.
License to Use:
Unless otherwise stated, Buyside Focus and Kelvin Jiang own the content intellectual property rights in the website. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

  • Republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
  • Sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  • Show any material from the website in public;
  • Reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
  • Edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or
  • Redistribute material from this website [except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.
 Acceptable Use:
You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction, and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without Buyside Focus’ express written consent.

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without Buyside Focus’ express written consent.

No Warranties:

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Buyside Focus does not warrant that:

  • This website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  • The information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, legal advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any legal, financial or medical matter you should consult an appropriate professional.

Limitations of Liability:

Buyside Focus will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

  • For any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
  • For any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if Buyside Focus has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Exceptions:

Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit Buyside Focus’ liability in respect of any:

Fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of Buyside Focus; or
Matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for Buyside Focus to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

Reasonableness:

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other Parties:

You agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect Buyside Focus’ owners, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as Buyside Focus and Credential Focus.

Unenforceable Provisions:

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

Indemnity:

You hereby indemnify Buyside Focus and undertake to keep Buyside Focus indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Buyside Focus to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of Buyside Focus’ legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Buyside Focus arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

Breaches:

Without prejudice to Buyside Focus’ other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, Buyside Focus may take such action as Buyside Focus deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Variation:

Buyside Focus may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

Assignment:

Buyside Focus may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with Buyside Focus’ rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

Severability:

If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Entire Agreement:

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Buyside Focus in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

Law and Jurisdiction:

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with U.S. law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the incorporated state.