Terms & conditions

Effective Date: December 22, 2014

1. Acceptance of the Terms and Conditions.

1.1
Advent International Corporation (herein referred to as the “Company,” “we,” “us” or “our”) provides and makes available this website (the “Website”). All use of this Website is subject to the terms and conditions contained in this Terms of Use Agreement (the “Agreement”). Please read this page carefully. By accessing, browsing or otherwise using this Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by this Agreement. If you do not accept the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you may not access, browse or otherwise use the Website.1.2 You understand and agree that we may change this Agreement at any time without prior notice. You may read a current, effective copy of this Agreement at any time by selecting the “Terms & Conditions” link on the Website. Any revisions to this Agreement will become effective at the time of posting. We will indicate at the top of this page the date these terms were last revised. Any use of the Website after such Effective Date will constitute your acceptance of this Agreement as revised. If any change to this Agreement is not acceptable to you, your sole remedy is to cease accessing, browsing and otherwise using the Website.Your access to and use of the Website is also subject to the Privacy Policy located at http://advent-international.com/privacy-policy/, the terms and conditions of which are hereby incorporated herein by reference.

2. Use of the Website.

2.1
This Website may contain and/or make available for download material, such as software, text, graphics, images and other works of authorship (collectively referred to as the “Content”). The Content may be owned by us or may be provided through an arrangement we have with others. The Content is protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. Unauthorized use of the Content may violate copyright, trademark and other laws. You have no rights in or to the Content, and you will not use the Content except as permitted under this Agreement. You may not modify, transmit, participate in the sale or transfer of, or create derivative works based on any Content, in whole or in part. However, you may browse and view the Content for your personal use. No other use is permitted without prior written consent from us. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Content on any copy you make of the Content. You may not sell, transfer, assign, license, sublicense or modify the Content or reproduce, display, publicly perform, make a derivative version of, distribute or otherwise use the Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use or posting of the Content on any other Website or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is expressly prohibited.Elements of the Website are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition and other state and federal laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part, by any means, including but not limited to, the use of framing or mirrors, except as otherwise expressly permitted by this Section 2.1. None of the Content for this Website may be retransmitted without the express written consent from the Company for each and every instance.If you violate any part of this Agreement, our permission for you to access and/or use the Content and Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the Content.

2.2
The trademarks, service marks and logos of the Company (the “Company Trademarks”) used and displayed on this Website are registered and unregistered trademarks or service marks of the Company. Other company, product and service names located on the Website may be trademarks or service marks owned by others (the “Third-Party Trademarks,” and, collectively with the Company Trademarks, the “Trademarks”). Nothing on this Website or in this Agreement should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on this Website, without the prior written permission of the Company specific for each such use. The Trademarks may not be used to disparage the Company or the applicable third-party, any of their products or services, or in any manner in which, in our reasonable judgment, may damage any goodwill in the Trademarks. Use of any Trademarks as part of a link to or from any site is prohibited unless establishment of such a link is approved in advance by the Company in writing. All goodwill generated from the use of any Company Trademark inures to our benefit.

2.3
You agree not to: (a) take any action that imposes an unreasonable load on the Website’s infrastructure, (b) use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website or any activity being conducted on the Website, (c) attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or making up the Website, (d) delete or alter any material posted on the Website by the Company or any other person or entity or (e) frame or link to any of the materials or information available on the Website.

2.4
The Website contains links to third-party websites (“External Sites”). These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by us of the content on such External Sites. The content of such External Sites is developed and provided by others. You should contact the site administrator or Webmaster for those External Sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or any content located on such External Sites.

We are not responsible for the content of any linked External Sites and do not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such External Sites. You should take precautions when downloading files from all websites to protect your computer from viruses and other destructive programs. If you decide to access linked External Sites, you do so at your own risk.

3. Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer of Warranty.

3.1
THE COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES, THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “COMPANY PARTIES”) MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ITS ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS OR RELIABILITY. THE COMPANY PARTIES WILL NOT BE SUBJECT TO LIABILITY FOR TRUTH, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION CONVEYED TO THE USER OR FOR ERRORS, MISTAKES OR OMISSIONS THEREIN OR FOR ANY DELAYS OR INTERRUPTIONS OF THE DATA OR INFORMATION STREAM FROM WHATEVER CAUSE. YOU AGREE THAT YOU USE THE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT AT YOUR OWN RISK.THE COMPANY PARTIES DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE WILL OPERATE ERROR‑FREE OR THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS SERVER OR THE CONTENT ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR SIMILAR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. IF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, NO COMPANY PARTY WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS.THE WEBSITE AND CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. THE COMPANY PARTIES DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, NON INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES RIGHTS AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

3.2
IN NO EVENT WILL ANY COMPANY PARTY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, EVEN IF A COMPANY PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

3.3
Some states do not allow exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. IN SUCH STATES, THE LIABILITY OF THE COMPANY PARTIES WILL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

4. Indemnification.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Company Parties, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising or resulting from your breach of this Agreement or your access to, use or misuse of the Content or Website. The Company will provide notice to you of any such claim, suit or proceeding. The Company reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter that is subject to indemnification under this section. In such case, you agree to cooperate with any reasonable requests assisting the Company’s defense of such matter.

5. Termination of the Agreement.

5.1
Termination. The Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict, suspend or terminate this Agreement and your access to all or any part of the Website or the Content, at any time and for any reason without prior notice or liability. The Company reserves the right to change, suspend or discontinue all or any part of the Website or the Content at any time without prior notice or liability.5.2 Survival. If this Agreement is terminated, Sections 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 will survive the termination of this Agreement.

6. User Must Comply with Applicable Laws.

6.1
This Website is based in Boston, Massachusetts. We make no claims concerning whether the Content may be downloaded, viewed or be appropriate for use outside of the United States. If you access the Website or the Content from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk. Whether inside or outside of the United States, you are solely responsible for ensuring compliance with the laws of your specific jurisdiction.6.2 The United States controls the export of products and information. You expressly agree to comply with such restrictions and not to export or re-export any of the Content to countries or persons prohibited under the export control laws. By downloading the Content, you are expressly agreeing that you are not in a country where such export is prohibited or are a person or entity for which such export is prohibited. You are solely responsible for compliance with the laws of your specific jurisdiction regarding the import, export or re-export of the Content.

7. U.S. Government Restricted Rights.

The Content is provided with “RESTRICTED RIGHTS.” Use, duplication or disclosure by the Government is subject to the restrictions contained in 48 CFR 52.227-19 and 48 CFR 252.227-7013 et seq. or its successor. Use of the Website or Content by the Government constitutes acknowledgement of our proprietary rights in the Website and Content.

8. Miscellaneous.

This Agreement is governed by the internal substantive laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without respect to its conflict of laws provisions. You expressly agree to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in the City of Boston in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which will remain in full force and effect. Failure of the Company to act on or enforce any provision of the Agreement will not be construed as a waiver of that provision or any other provision in this Agreement. No waiver will be effective against the Company unless made in writing, and no such waiver will be construed as a waiver in any other or subsequent instance. Except as expressly agreed by the Company and you, this Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement between you and the Company with respect to the subject matter, and supersedes all previous or contemporaneous agreements, whether written or oral, between the parties with respect to the subject matter. The section headings are provided merely for convenience and will not be given any legal import. This Agreement will inure to the benefit of our successors, assigns, licensees and sublicensees. Any information submitted or provided by you to the Website might be publicly accessible. Important and private information should be protected by you. We are not liable for protection or privacy of electronic mail or other information transferred through the Internet or any other network that you may use.

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