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EARNEST® Partners, LLC, an employee-owned registered investment advisor, (the “Firm”) makes available information (“Content”) on its Web site located at http://www.earnestpartners.com (the "Site"), subject to the following terms and conditions. These Terms of Use ("Terms of Use") apply to the Site, as well as any features or Content we may add in the future. By accessing or otherwise using the Site, you agree to the terms and conditions as outlined in this legal notice.

Please carefully review the following terms and conditions.

Use of the Site
You may download, view, copy and print Content from the Site subject to the following: (a) the Content may be used solely for personal, informational, non-commercial purposes; and (b) the Content may not be modified or altered in any way. Except where your use constitutes "fair use" under copyright law, you may not otherwise modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any Content obtained from the Site. As a condition of your use of the Site, you warrant to the Firm that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use. You may not use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Firm server, or the network(s) connected to any Firm server, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Firm server or to the Site, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any Content or other information through any means not intentionally made available through the Site.  The Firm reserves the right to revoke access and use of the Site and any such use shall be discontinued immediately upon notice from the Firm.

Warranties, Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
ALL  CONTENT ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT, OR THOSE ARISING BY LAW, STATUTE, USAGE OF TRADE, OR COURSE OF DEALING.

THE FIRM MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS AND ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT, CONTAINED ON THE SITE.

THE FIRM ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS, INACCURACIES OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT ON THE SITE. 

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE FIRM BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGE, AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, NON-USE, PROVISION, PERFORMANCE OR FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE, OR CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE.

Indemnification
You agree to indemnify and hold the Firm and its agents, and employees, harmless from any claim, demand, loss costs or expenses, including attorneys' fees, made by any person arising out of your violation of this Terms of Use, state or federal securities laws or regulations, or any other person's rights, including but not limited to infringement of any copyright or violation of any proprietary or privacy right.

Links to Third-Party Web Sites 
The Site may contain links to third-party Web sites, which are not under the control of the Firm. The Firm makes no representations whatsoever as to any other Web site to which you may have access through the Site. When you access a non-Firm Web site, you do so at your own risk and the Firm is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on these sites. The Firm provides these links merely as a convenience and the inclusion of such links does not imply that the Firm endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or uses of such Web sites. You agree that under no circumstances will you hold the Firm liable for any loss or damage caused by use of or reliance on any content, goods or services available on other Web sites.

Modification to the Site
The Firm reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that the Firm will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Site.

Copyright and Intellectual Property Ownership
Copyright © 2009 by the Firm. All rights reserved. Copyright herein is claimed by the Firm and is protected under United States Copyright Act, Title 17, U.S. Code § 117. Except as otherwise permitted herein, no Content on the Site may be reproduced in any form or by any means without the prior written consent of the Firm. All other rights, title and interest not expressly granted are reserved. Elements of the Site are protected by trade dress and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part.

Trademark Information
EARNEST and RETURN PATTERN RECOGNITION (the "Marks") are registered trademarks of the Firm. Use of the Marks is not permitted absent prior written consent of the Firm.

General
The Terms of Use shall be governed by the law of the state of Georgia, without regards to the conflicts of laws principles thereof or the United Nations Convention on International Trade Law. You and the Firm also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts of the State of Georgia with respect to such matters. The Firm makes no representation that Content on the Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing it from territories where the Content is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship exists between you and the Firm as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. If a court of competent jurisdiction deems any provision of this Terms of Use unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible, and the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect.

The Content of this Site is strictly informative and may not reflect current financial developments or market conditions. The Content in this Site reflects thoughts and opinions of the Firm, and the Firm is not soliciting any transaction based upon such Content. One should not act or refrain from acting on the basis of any Content included in this Site without first seeking financial or professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue.