The DST Investments website is owned and operated by DST Investments (“DST Investments” or the “Company”). Please read these Terms of Service (the “Terms”) carefully before using the services offered by DST Investments. These Terms sets forth the legally binding terms and conditions for your use of the website at DST.investments all other sites owned and operated by DST Investments including all subdomains (collectively, the “Site”), and the services provided by the Company (the “Services”).
Your use of the Site and Services is governed by the then current version of these Terms in effect on the date of such use. DST Investments may, at its sole discretion, modify and replace these Terms at any time and without prior notice to you by posting the updated Terms on the Site. By using and accessing the Site, you acknowledge and agree to review the then-current version of the Terms prior to each such use. Your continued use of the Site after any modifications to the Terms have been published on the Site, or otherwise provided to you, constitutes your acknowledgement of, and binding agreement to, the then-current Terms. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the resolution of any dispute that arises between you and DST Investments will be governed by the Terms in effect at the time of the events giving rise to such dispute. DST Investments further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to block or otherwise discontinue your access and use of the Site at any time and for any reason. You agree that DST Investments and its subsidiaries and affiliates will not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance.
The Services are available only to individuals who are at least 18 years old (and at least the legal age in the jurisdiction of such user’s domicile). You represent and warrant that if you are an individual, you are at least 18 years old and of legal age in your jurisdiction to form a binding contract, and that all registration information you submit is accurate and truthful. DST Investments may, in its sole discretion, refuse to offer the Services to any person or entity. The Services are not available to any users suspended or removed from the Site or Services by DST Investments. By accessing the Site and/or using the Services, you represent that you have not been previously suspended or removed from the Site or Services.
In consideration of your use of the Site, you agree to (a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the Site (“Registration Data”); (b) maintain the security of your password and identification; (c) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any other information you provide to DST Investments, to keep it accurate, current and complete; and (d) be fully responsible for all use of your account and for any actions that take place using your account. You agree to immediately notify DST Investments of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. DST Investments will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section.
In order to invest in any of the securities offered on this Site, you must be an “Accredited Investor” as defined in Rule 501 of Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). In general, to qualify as an Accredited Investor, individuals must have a net worth of more than $1 million (excluding their primary residence), or gross income for each of the last two years of at least $200,000 ($300,000 jointly with their spouse) with the expectation of a similarly qualifying income during the current year. You will be required to provide supporting documents to DST Investments to provide verification that you are an Accredited Investor. Such verification may require completion of an Accredited Investor questionnaire, submission of an Internal Revenue Service form (e.g., a W-2), completion of a satisfactory background information screening, and/or other confirmations or documentation. Your failure to provide any information and documentation requested to confirm your status as an Accredited Investor will preclude you from participating in any of the investment opportunities presented on the Site.
Your use of the Service or the Site constitutes your affirmative acknowledgment that you are not in violation of the laws of your country of residence and a waiver of the protection of any local non-U.S. laws.
You may not become a beneficial owner of 20% or more of any issuer’s outstanding voting equity securities (an “Issuer Covered Person”) without becoming subject to certain “bad actor” disqualifying events described in Rule 506(d) under the Securities Act (a “Disqualifying Event”). You represent that you are not subject to a Disqualifying Event and that you will promptly notify DST Investments in writing should any Disqualifying Events be applicable to you. DST Investments is not liable or responsible for making Rule 506(e) disclosures where an Issuer Covered Person fails to provide notice of a Disqualify Event or for determining whether any Issuer Covered Person is subject to a Disqualifying Event.
SECURITIES OFFERINGS; NO PROFESSIONAL ADVICE PROVIDED
The securities offered on the Site have not been registered under the Securities Act in reliance on the exemptive provisions of Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act and Rule 506, and/or Regulation S, promulgated thereunder. Securities sold through private placements are restricted and not publicly traded and are therefore illiquid. Neither the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission nor any state securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved, passed upon or endorsed the merits of any offering on this Site. DST Investments is not a registered broker-dealer, funding portal, or investment advisor and DST Investments does not conduct any activity that would require such registration.
Investment overviews on the Site contain summaries of the purpose and principal business terms of the investment opportunities. Such summaries are intended for informational purposes only and do not purport to be complete, and each is qualified in its entirety by reference to the more detailed discussions contained in the investor document package relating to such investment opportunity. The information contained on the Site has been prepared without reference to your investment requirements or financial situation, and potential investors are encouraged to consult with professional tax, legal and financial advisors before making any investment.
You acknowledge and agree that DST Investments is not a registered Investment Company or Investment Advisor within the meaning of the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Investment Advisors Act of 1940, respectively. You should obtain investment and tax advice from your advisers before deciding to invest. Investment products are not FDIC insured, may lose value, and there is no bank guarantee.
DST Investments does not guarantee the performance of any offerings made through the Site or Services, and any and all projections, estimates, and expectations for investments offered through the Site or Services are merely opinions and should not be relied on for any purpose whatsoever. The value of investments and the income from them can fall as well as rise. Past performance is not a guarantee of future performance. The contents of this Site do not constitute financial, legal, or tax advice. You are solely responsible for conducting any legal, accounting or other due diligence review. You should obtain investment and tax advice from your advisers before deciding to invest.
None of the information contained on the Site constitutes a recommendation, solicitation or offer to buy or sell any securities, options or other financial instruments or other assets or provide any investment advice or service. The information and services provided on the Site are not provided to, and may not be used by, any person or entity in any jurisdiction where the provision or use thereof would be contrary to applicable laws, rules or regulations of any governmental authority or where the DST Investments is not authorized to provide such information or services. Some products and services described in the Site may not be available in all jurisdictions or to all users.
UNAUTHORIZED USE/PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES
Unauthorized use of the Site and/or the Services, including, but not limited to, unauthorized entry into DST Investments’ systems, the misuse or sharing of passwords or misuse of any other information, is strictly prohibited. You may not use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Services or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Services. You agree that you will not engage in any activities related to the Site that are contrary to applicable laws or regulations. You may be liable for any losses incurred by DST Investments or others due to any unauthorized use of your account.
You further agree that you are responsible for any unauthorized use of your password that is made before you have notified DST Investments and before DST Investments has had a reasonable opportunity to act on that notice. DST Investments reserves the right at its discretion to suspend or cancel your account and/or password, even without receiving such notice from you, if there is any suspicion that it is being used in an unauthorized or fraudulent manner.
You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password. You will also be liable for any losses incurred by DST Investments or others due to any unauthorized use of your account.
All content on the Site, including but not limited to designs, text, graphics, pictures, video, information, software, music, sound and other files, and their selection and arrangement (the “Site Content”), are DST Investments’ proprietary property with all rights reserved. No Site Content may be modified, copied, distributed, framed, reproduced, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, transmitted, or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without DST Investments’ prior written consent, except that, if you are eligible for use of the Site, you are granted a limited license to access and use the Site and to download or print a copy of any portion of the Site Content solely for your personal use, provided that you keep such portions confidential and all copyright or other proprietary notices intact.
You may not republish Site Content on any internet, intranet or extranet site or incorporate the information in any other database or compilation, and any other use of the Site Content is strictly prohibited. Any use of the Site or the Site Content other than as specifically authorized herein, without the prior written permission of the Company, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws including without limitation copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Terms shall be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. DST Investments may revoke this license at any time without notice and with or without cause.
The Services may allow you and other users to submit, post, transmit and share content with other users. You are solely responsible for any such content (which may include photos, profiles, messages, notes, text, information, music, video, contact information for you or others, advertisements or other content) that you upload, publish, provide or display (hereinafter, “post”) on or through the Services or the Site, or transmit to or share with other users (collectively, the “User Content”). It is against these Terms to contact sponsoring real estate operating companies or borrowers directly or to attempt to enter into any transactions with such persons or entities outside of the Service. You understand and agree that DST Investments may, but is not obligated to, review and delete or remove (without notice) any User Content in DST Investments’ sole discretion, including without limitation, User Content that in DST Investments’ sole judgment violates these Terms, might be offensive or illegal, or might violate the rights of, harm, or threaten the safety of, Users or others.
By posting User Content to any part of the Site, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant DST Investments an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part) and distribute such User Content for any purpose on or in connection with the Site or the promotion thereof, to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such User Content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing. You may remove your User Content from the Site at any time. If you choose to remove your User Content, the license granted above will not expire.
You acknowledge and agree that DST Investments may preserve content and may also disclose content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process, applicable laws or government requests; (b) enforce these Terms; (c) respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of DST Investments, its Users and the public. You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Services, including your content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
COPYRIGHT POLICY/COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS
DST Investments does not permit infringement of intellectual property rights on the Site or Services, and DST Investments will remove copyright infringing activities or related User Content if DST Investments is properly notified that such User Content infringes on another’s intellectual property rights. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that any material on the Site violates these Terms or your intellectual property rights, please notify DST Investments by sending an email to info@DST.investments or by sending written notification of such infringement to DST Investments, LLC, 410 Peachtree Pkwy Ste 4245, Cumming, GA 30041, with the following information pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”): (i) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (ii) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site; (iii) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit DST Investments to locate the material; (iv) information reasonably sufficient to permit DST Investments to contact you, such as an address, telephone number and, if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted; (v) a statement that you have a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and (vi) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
CONSENT TO ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS AND DISCLOSURES
Because DST Investments offers its Services on this Site and on the Internet, it is necessary for you to consent to transact business with DST Investments online and electronically. Before you decide to do business electronically with DST Investments, you must satisfy the following computer hardware and software requirements: access to the Internet; an email account and related software capable of receiving email through the Internet; a web browser which is SSL-compliant and supports secure sessions; and hardware capable of running this software.
DST Investments works with third-party escrow agents and administrators and uses third-party bank accounts through which it receives payments, and makes disbursements, through electronic funds transfers (ACH transfers) using the bank (or other financial institution) account information you may provide to DST Investments. If you elect to send or receive electronic fund transfer, you authorize such bank or other financial account to pay any amounts described herein, and authorize DST Investments’ agents to make any and all investment disbursements to such account. You agree to provide DST Investments with updated information regarding your bank or other account upon the DST Investments’ request and at any time that the information earlier provided is no longer valid.
By using the Services, you consent to receive from DST Investments certain disclosures electronically, either via the Site or to the email address you provide to DST Investments, and by these Terms you agree to receive electronically all documents, communications, notices, contracts, and agreements, including any IRS Form 1099 or other tax forms, schedules or information statements, arising from or relating to your registration as an investor on the Site, any investments you may make, your use of this Service, and the servicing of any investment you may make (each, a “Disclosure”), from DST Investments or any of its service providers. The decision to do business with DST Investments electronically is yours. This document informs you of your rights concerning Disclosures.
Your consent to receive Disclosures and transact business electronically, and DST Investments’ agreement to do so, applies to any transactions to which such Disclosures relate between you and DST Investments. Your consent will remain in effect for so long as you are a User and, if you are no longer a User, will continue until such a time as all Disclosures relevant to transactions that occurred while you were a User have been made. You may not withdraw such consent as long as you have any outstanding investments made through the Site. If you have no outstanding investments made through the Site and wish to withdraw consent to doing business electronically, DST Investments will terminate your registered User account.
You also expressly consent to receiving messages, including emails (including SMS/text messages), and substantially similar messages widely distributed on telephone answering or voicemail systems from DST Investments, DST Investments’ affiliates, marketing partners, agents and others calling at their request or on their behalf, at any telephone numbers that you have provided or may provide in the future (including any cellular telephone numbers). Your cellular or mobile telephone provider will charge you according to the type of plan you carry. If you are accessing the Site and the Disclosures electronically via a mobile device (such as a smart phone, tablet, and the like), in addition to the above requirements you must make sure that you have software on your mobile device that allows you to print and save the Disclosures presented to you during the application process. These applications can be found for most mobile devices in the device’s respective “app store.” If you do not have these capabilities on your mobile device, please access the Site through a device that provides these capabilities.
Electronic Communication Privacy Act Notice (18 U.S.C. §§2701-2711): DST Investments makes no guaranty of confidentiality or privacy of any communication or information transmitted on the Site or any website linked to the Site. DST Investments will not be liable for the privacy of email addresses, registration and identification information, disk space, communications, confidential or trade-secret information, or any other content stored on DST Investments’ equipment, transmitted over networks accessed by the Site, or otherwise connected with your use of the Services.
DST Investments reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion and without any prior notice to you, to modify, correct or replace any of the terms of these Terms of Service, or change, suspend, or discontinue the Site or the Services (including without limitation, the availability of any feature, database or content) at any time. Such modification shall become a part of these Terms and is automatically effective once posted on the Site. These Terms may not be orally amended. DST Investments may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to all or a part of the Site or Services without notice or liability. It is your responsibility to check these Terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Services following the posting of any changes to the Terms of Service constitutes your acceptance of those changes.
DST Investments may terminate your access to all or any part of the Site and Services at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately, which may result in the forfeiture and destruction of all information associated with your account. If you wish to terminate your account, you may do so by following the instructions on the Site. All provisions of these Terms shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
EXCEPT IN JURISDICTIONS WHERE SUCH PROVISIONS ARE RESTRICTED AND EXCEPT AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE SECURITIES LAWS, IN NO EVENT WILL DST INVESTMENTS OR ANY OF ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EQUITY HOLDERS, PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES OR REPRESENTATIVES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR LOST DATA ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICES (INCLUDING ANY INVESTMENTS MADE) OR ANY OF THE SITE CONTENT OR OTHER MATERIALS ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE, EVEN IF WE ARE AWARE OR HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, EXCEPT AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE SECURITIES LAW OR OTHER LAWS, YOU SHALL BE LIMITED TO INJUNCTIVE RELIEF ONLY, AND SHALL NOT BE ENTITLED TO DAMAGES OF ANY KIND FROM DST INVESTMENTS OF ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EQUITY HOLDERS, PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES OR REPRESENTATIVES, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION.
CERTAIN FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES OR LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY ALSO APPLIES WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY YOU BY REASON OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES SOLD OR PROVIDED ON ANY LINKED SITES OR OTHERWISE BY THIRD PARTIES OTHER THAN DST INVESTMENTS AND RECEIVED THROUGH THE SERVICES OR ANY LINKED SITES.