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Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Web Site Legal Notices

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco provides this web site as a convenience to its customers, depository institutions and the public. By using this web site or the information, data, materials or software provided (collectively, the “Information”) on this web site you acknowledge and agree to the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, do not use this site.

Disclaimers

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco takes reasonable measures to ensure the quality of the Information made available on this web site. The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco may periodically update the Information but makes no commitment to do so. By entering this site you acknowledge and agree that your use of the Information is at your own risk and that none of the parties involved in creating, producing or delivering this site is liable for any loss, injury, claim, liability or damage of any kind resulting in any way from: (a) any errors in or omissions from the Information; (b) the unavailability or delay of the Information; (c) your use of the Information or any conclusions you draw from it, regardless of whether you received any assistance from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco or its employees with regard to the Information; (d) your use of any equipment in connection with the site or anything obtained from the site; or (e) the content of the site, including anything caused by any viruses, bugs or malfunctions. The views expressed by document authors do not necessarily reflect the views of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco or of the Federal Reserve System.

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco provides relevant links to information and third party software outside of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s web site as additional resources. The linked web sites and third party software are not under the control of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco makes no warranty, express or implied, nor assumes any liability or responsibility for any information or software that is available through or linked to by this web site. The inclusion of links on this web site does not imply the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s sponsorship, endorsement, recommendation or approval of the sites or software, the entities or organizations managing the sites, any views expressed on the sites or any products or services offered. Reference on this web site to any specific commercial product, process, or service does not constitute or imply the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s endorsement.

THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF SAN FRANCISCO PROVIDES NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, COMPLETENESS, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, QUALITY AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF ANY INFORMATION ON THIS WEB SITE. ALL INFORMATION, DATA AND MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF SAN FRANCISCO SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY OTHER KIND OF DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION, OR ATTORNEY’S FEES) THAT ARE IN ANY WAY DUE TO, RESULTING FROM, OR ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THIS WEB SITE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF SAN FRANCISCO HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

Appropriate Use

Unless otherwise specified on this web site, reproduction of any Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Information contained herein may be made without limitation as to number, provided however, that it is not distributed for the purpose of private gain and it is appropriately credited to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. This general policy does not apply to other web sites that may be linked to/from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s web site, which are governed by the individual policies of those relevant web site providers. In addition, some Information contained on this site may be copyrighted by others, and permission to use such copyrighted materials must be obtained from the copyright owner and cannot be obtained from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Graphics and logos created by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the “look and feel” of this web site, including the selection, coordination, and arrangement of the content included on the web site, are the property of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and may not be used without permission. Any unauthorized attempts to upload or change Information, to defeat or circumvent security measures or to use this web site for other than its intended purposes are prohibited.

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco does not permit the use of its name in advertising, as an endorsement for any product or service, or for any other commercial purpose.

Consent to Monitoring

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco monitors this site. By using this site you expressly consent to such monitoring and you are advised that if such monitoring reveals possible evidence of criminal activity, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco will provide the evidence of such criminal activity to law enforcement officials.

Trademarks

Acrobat and the Acrobat logo are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated. Netscape is a registered trademark of Netscape Communications Corporation. Other product and company names mentioned may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Applicable Law

This web site is controlled by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco from its offices within the state of California, United States of America. By accessing this web site, you agree that all matters relating to this web site shall be governed and construed according to the laws of the United States, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco shall have original jurisdiction over any disputes related to this web site. In the event of no applicable Federal Law, the laws of the State of California shall govern without regard to its conflicts of law rules. Each party waives its right to a jury trial. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.