The terms and conditions of use set forth herein apply to this website (collectively, the “Site”).
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SITE. By using the Site, you acknowledge that you have read these terms and conditions of use and you agree to be bound by them without limitation or qualification. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions of use, you do not have our consent and should exit the Site immediately. Fortress Investment Group LLC (“Fortress”) and its affiliates (together with Fortress, “us,” “we” or “our”) reserves the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these terms at any time. Therefore, we suggest that you review these terms periodically for changes. By using our Site after we have posted changes to these terms and conditions of use, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms as amended.
NOTHING CONTAINED IN THE SITE CONSTITUTES INVESTMENT, LEGAL OR TAX ADVICE. NEITHER THE INFORMATION, NOR ANY OPINION CONTAINED IN THE SITE CONSTITUTES A SOLICITATION OR OFFER BY FORTRESS, ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY FUND OR OTHER ENTITY MANAGED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY BY ANY OF THE FOREGOING, TO BUY OR SELL ANY SECURITIES, FUTURES, OPTIONS OR OTHER FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS. DECISIONS BASED ON INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE VISITOR, AND AS CONSIDERATION FOR ACCESS TO THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO HOLD FORTRESS AND ITS AFFILIATES HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIMS WHATSOEVER AND OF ANY NATURE FOR DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY DECISIONS THAT YOU MAKE BASED ON SUCH INFORMATION.
THE MATERIALS IN THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND (EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED). TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, FORTRESS AND ITS AFFILIATES DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
Restrictions on Use of Materials
Unless otherwise expressly noted, all information and materials, including, without limitation, images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, and written and other materials, that are part of the Site are copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress and/or other intellectual property owned, controlled or licensed by Fortress and/or its affiliates. No material from the Site may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way; provided, however, that you may download, where specifically permitted, one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact and properly display all copyright and other proprietary notices. You may not distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost, or use the content of the Site, including, without limitation, any text, images, audio and video, for public or commercial purposes without Fortress’s written permission. Modification or use of the information or materials for any other purpose will violate the copyright and/or intellectual property rights of Fortress and/or its affiliates. Neither Fortress nor any of its affiliates will treat users of this Site as its clients by virtue of their accessing this Site.
Certain information provided through this Site has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") (such materials being referred to as "SEC Materials"). The SEC Materials and other public disclosures contained in or accessible through this Site may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by words or phrases such as likely, believe, expect, anticipate, intend, estimate, position and variations of such words and similar expressions, or future or conditional verbs such as will, would, should, could, may or similar expressions. These forward-looking statements are subject to numerous assumptions, risks and uncertainties, all of which will or may change over time or may be incorrect, and neither Fortress nor any of its affiliates assumes any duty to update or correct any forward-looking statements contained in or accessible through the Site. Actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements and future results could differ materially from historic performance.
The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from any forward-looking statements or historic performance: our ability to attract and retain key personnel, including our principals; the performance of the funds we manage; our ability to sustain and manage growth; the risk of third-party litigation; our ability to manage conflicts of interest; employee misconduct; fluctuations in our revenue and profitability; the introduction, withdrawal, success and timing of business initiatives and strategies; economic conditions; changes in interest rates and financial and capital markets; competitive conditions; failure to develop a market for our products in Asia; the rate and timing of redemptions by our investors; subjectivity in valuation methodologies; the illiquidity of our assets; the use of distressed debt strategies; failure of risk management systems; foreign exchange, political, social and economic uncertainties and risks; risks in using prime brokers and custodians; adverse tax treatment; and the impact, extent and timing of technological changes and legislative and regulatory actions and reforms.
Fortress’s Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-138514), as amended, and subsequent reports filed with the SEC, accessible on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov and on this Website, discuss these factors in more detail and identify additional risk factors and factors that can affect forward-looking statements.
Unless otherwise specified, the materials in or accessible through the Site are directed at residents of the United States, its territories, possessions, and protectorates. The Site is controlled and operated by Fortress Investment Group LLC from its offices within the State of New York, United States of America. Neither Fortress nor any of its affiliates makes any representation that materials in or accessible through the Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations or that access to them where their content is located is not illegal and prohibited. Those who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for establishing the legality, usability and correctness of any information or materials under any or all jurisdictions and the compliance of that information or material with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. You may not use or export the information or materials in violation of U.S. export laws and regulations. The information provided in or accessible through the Site is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject Fortress and/or its affiliates to any registration or other requirement within such jurisdiction or country.
Transmissions to and from the Site
Electronic communications can be intercepted by third parties and, accordingly, electronic mail and other transmissions to and from the www.fortress.com domain name or made via this site may not be secure. Communications to Fortress, particularly those containing confidential information, should be sent by mail to: Fortress Investment Group LLC, C/O Legal Department 46th Floor, 1345 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10105. Fortress and its affiliates will be free to use, for any purpose, without and compensation due or payable to you, any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques provided by a Site user to Fortress through the Site.
Password Security and Notification
Access to certain parts of the Site requires a login. If you have a Personal Identification Number (PIN) for access to non-public areas of the Website, you are solely responsible for all activities that occur in connection with your PIN. Accordingly, you should take steps to protect the confidentiality of your PIN. Notify Fortress immediately if you become aware of any disclosure, loss, theft or unauthorized use of your PIN.
These terms are effective until terminated by Fortress, provided that you may terminate these terms at any time only by destroying all information and materials obtained by you or on your behalf from the Site and all related documentation and all copies and installations thereof, whether made under these terms or otherwise. Such termination by you will not be effective if Fortress, in its sole discretion and without notice to you or otherwise, determines that you have failed to comply with any term or provision of these terms. Upon any termination of these terms, you must destroy all information and materials obtained by you or on your behalf from the Site and all copies and installations thereof, whether made under the terms of these terms or otherwise.
Limitation of Liability
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, FORTRESS AND ITS AFFILIATES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ERRORS AND OMISSIONS IN ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIALS, AND FOR ANY USE OR INTERPRETATION BY OTHERS OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIALS, CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE SITE.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL FORTRESS OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE IN ANY RESPECT WHATSOEVER FOR ANY SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS IN OR ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE SITE, EVEN IF FORTRESS OR AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. WITHOUT LIMITING, AND IN ADDITION TO THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL LIABILITY (IF ANY) OF FORTRESS AND ITS AFFILIATES TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED IN THE AGGREGATE THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THE SITE.
Links to Other Web Sites and Services
Fortress does not review or monitor any websites linked from or to the Site and none of them is or will be responsible for the content of any such linked websites. Your following links from or to such websites is at your sole risk. Accordingly, neither Fortress nor any of its affiliates can be held responsible for the information, materials, products or services obtained on or from such other websites, nor will any of them be liable in any respect whatsoever for any damages arising from your access to such websites. Any links from or to other websites are provided merely for the convenience of the users of the Site and the inclusion of these links does not imply an endorsement, representation or warranty by Fortress or any of its affiliates with respect to any such linked websites or the content, products or services contained or accessible through, or the operators of, such websites. In addition, you agree not to link any of your websites or any third-party website to the Site without the express prior written consent of Fortress. Fortress reserves the right, at any time, for any reason not prohibited by law, to deny permission to anyone to link a website from or to the Site.
No waiver by Fortress or any of its affiliates of any right under or term or provision of these terms and conditions will be deemed a waiver of any other right, term or provision of these terms and conditions at that time or a waiver of that or any other right, term or provision of these terms and conditions at any other time.
Governing Law and Consent to Jurisdiction
THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK. YOU AGREE THAT ANY DISPUTE OR ACTION AT LAW OR IN EQUITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR YOUR USE OF THE SITE SHALL BE COMMENCED ONLY IN THE STATE OR FEDERAL COURTS LOCATED IN NEW YORK COUNTY, NEW YORK AND YOU HEREBY CONSENT AND SUBMIT TO THE PERSONAL JURISDICTION OF SUCH COURTS FOR THE PURPOSES OF ANY SUCH DISPUTE OR ACTION.
If any provision of these terms shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. The preceding terms and conditions represent the entire agreement between Fortress and its affiliates, on the one hand, and you, on the other, relating to the subject matter hereof.