The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland provides this website as a convenience to its customers, depository institutions, and the public. By using this Web site or the information, data, or materials available on or through this website, you acknowledge and agree to the terms and conditions set forth on this website. We reserve the right to change the terms and conditions without notice. Questions or comments about any term or condition may be directed to the web administrator at (216) 579-2291.
Information, text, data, graphics, software, and other content that make up this Web site (collectively “Content”) reside on a computer owned and operated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. To intentionally cause damage to it or to any Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland electronic system or information through the knowing transmission of any program, information, code, or command is unlawful. Any unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, to defeat or circumvent security measures, or to utilize this website for other than its intended purpose are prohibited.
This website is controlled and operated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland from its offices in the United States of America. By accessing this website you acknowledge and agree that this website will only be construed and evaluated according to the law of the United States. If you use this website from other locations, you are also responsible for complying with any and all laws that govern those locations.
You may provide a hypertext reference link to the initial, top level display of this website, as identified by the following Uniform Resource Locator (URL): www.clevelandfed.org. However, you may not:
- display or use the link in a manner that causes this website or any portion of its content to be displayed within a frame, be associated with any advertising or sponsorship, or otherwise incorporate this website’s content into a third-party website;
- display or use an inline link to any information file contained in this website unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland;
- alter, block or otherwise prevent the display of any content of this website;
- link to this website through any other URL or mirrored site; and/or
- link to this website if, to a reasonable person, your site may be obscene, defamatory, harassing, grossly offensive, malicious, or promote illegal activity.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland does not permit the use of its name or image in advertising, as an endorsement for any product or service, nor for any other commercial purpose. Reference to or use of a product, service, or process does not imply recommendation, approval, affiliation, endorsement, or sponsorship of that product, service, or process by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
All information that you submit to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland via this website becomes the property of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and will not necessarily be handled confidentially.
Monitoring of Access
Access to this website is monitored. The requesting URLs, depending on the requestor’s method of network connection, the machine originating the request, and the date and time of the request are logged for access statistics and security purposes. Use of this website constitutes consent to such monitoring. If such monitoring reveals possible evidence of criminal activity, we may provide such evidence to law enforcement officials.
Use of Links and Disclaimer
For convenience and informational purposes only, we provide links on this website to resources located on servers that are not maintained by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland or under its control. Therefore, the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland makes no warranty, express or implied, nor assumes any liability or responsibility for the content of any such linked or referenced website or for the availability of access to such websites. You acknowledge and agree that your use of any linked websites or third party software is at your own risk.
The inclusion on this website of any link or reference to another website, or any reference to any specific product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer or otherwise, does not constitute or imply an endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland of the website, the entity or organization maintaining or controlling the website, any views expressed on the website or any products, processes or services offered.
Copyright and Trademark Information
As a user, you are authorized to reproduce Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland publications, or portions thereof, appearing on this website, without limitation as to number so long as
- the information is used for noncommercial, personal, or educational purposes only (i.e., not for private gain), and
- the information is appropriately credited to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland or the respective publication.
Some information contained on this website, and on websites linked to or referenced by this website, may be copyrighted (and may or may not carry a copyright notice). Permission to use such copyrighted information must be obtained from the original author or source and cannot be obtained from the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. You may cite and refer to the URL of this website without limitation.
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Disclaimer of Liability and Warranties
Reasonable efforts are taken to ensure the quality of the data and other information produced by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and made available on or through this website. We may, without notice, periodically add, change, or update information and documents on this website, however, we make no commitment to do so. All service and content from or through this Web site is provided on an “as is,” “as available” basis. We are not responsible for misprints, out-of-date information, errors, omissions, unavailable information, or denial of service or access.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland assumes no legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, correctness, completeness, or timeliness of any information available on or through this website, nor represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. By using this website, you assume the risk that the information available on or through this website may be inaccurate, incorrect, incomplete, out-of-date, may not meet your needs and requirements, or may be infringing.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland assumes no liability or responsibility for any loss, injury, or damage of any kind resulting in any way from the content of this website, including any computer viruses, malicious code, or system malfunctions.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland makes no representation that this website or its content does not defame any individual or entity, or infringe on any individual’s or entity’s rights of privacy or publicity.
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