Terms of Use

<div> The software provided by the Nevada Secretary of State's Office for use in preparing LLC documents was developed by the Nevada Secretary of State's Office from work initiated at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, with generous support from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, and is used with permission. Harvard and the Kauffman Foundation have no responsibility or liability for the software.</div> <div>  </div> <div> The Nevada Digital Operating Agreement site, a part of SilverFlume Nevada's Business Portal, provides a tool by which a Nevada-registered LLC may create an Operating Agreement. LLC members wishing to create a standard Operating Agreement may find this tool useful, however, more complex terms may best be articulated with the assistance of legal counsel.</div> <div>  </div> <div> NOTE: If you are legal counsel representing members of an LLC for which you are not a member, you may set up the operating agreement. However, after the operating agreement is created, ONLY members of the LLC may review, vote on, access legal documents and modify the operating agreement.</div> <div>  </div> <div>  </div> <div>  </div> <div> BY USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE;</div> <div>  </div> <div> You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any transaction being conducted on the Site, or with any other person’s use of the Site.</div> <div> If you use any State of Nevada Service, you agree you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.</div> <div>  </div> <div> You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Site, or any other systems or networks connected to the Site or to any State of Nevada server, or to any of the services offered on or through the Site, by hacking, password “mining” or any other illegitimate means.</div> <div>  </div> <div> By using this site, you agree to keep any browser, operating system, or other software you use to access this site up to date with the latest security patches and versions supported by the respective software company. We are not responsible for any malfunction, loss of data, security breach, or other events caused by your failure to use the most recent version or latest security patches and versions to your browser, operating system, or other software used to access this site.</div> <div>  </div> <div> SILVERLUME PRIVACY & DISCLOSURE POLICY</div> <div>  </div> <div> DISCLAIMER</div> <div>  </div> <div> Neither the SilverFlume Nevada Business Portal (Portal), State of Nevada, nor any agency, officer, employee, or representative of the State of Nevada, referred to as "We", warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published by this Portal, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked from this Portal, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Portions of such information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this Portal does so at their own risk.</div> <div>  </div> <div> In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.</div> <div>  </div> <div> Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, the State of Nevada makes no guarantee, and will not be liable for, the Nevada Business Portal or state and local agency systems being temporarily unavailable.Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, the State of Nevada makes no guarantee, and will not be liable for, the Nevada Business Portal or state and local agency systems being temporarily unavailable.</div> <div>  </div> <div> <strong>INFORMATION COLLECTED WHEN YOU BROWSE THIS SITE</strong></div> <div>  </div> <div> If you do nothing during your visit to this Portal but browse or download information, standard data is automatically collected and stored which is standard for all web server software. That information is as follows:</div> <div>  </div> <div> 1.The Internet Protocol (IP) address and domain name used (but not the e-mail address). The IP address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer. We use the Internet IP to respond to your browser request. Example: 122.125.36.42;</div> <div>  </div> <div> 2.The Domain name (DNS) assigned on the Internet to your IP Address (if there is one). Example:somename.com;</div> <div>  </div> <div> 3.The type of browser and operating system you used. Example: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 4.01; Windows NT; IE4WDUS-1998101501);</div> <div>  </div> <div> 4.The date and time you visited this Portal;</div> <div>  </div> <div> 5.The web pages or services you accessed at this Portal; and</div> <div>  </div> <div> 6.The web site you visited prior to coming to this Portal. (Note: this is included so that summary analysis can be done on how visitors found the Portal, i.e., from a search engine, from a link on another site, etc.).</div> <div>  </div> <div> User navigation choices are not tracked. However, we reserve the right to summarize the information listed above to determine what organizations are the most frequent users (item 2 above) to better target content for the audience, what browsers are being used on this Portal to determine what techniques can be used to develop pages that will work with different browsers (item 3 above), how often Portal pages are being used (item 5 above),by the traffic from organization names such things as the search engines that are successful in directing people to the Portal (item 6 above).</div> <div>  </div> <div> For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this Portal may monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. If security monitoring reveals evidence of possible abuse or criminal activity, system personnel may provide the results of such monitoring to appropriate officials. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations no attempts are made to identify users or their usage habits. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the state law and federal statutes including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act of 1996.</div> <div>  </div> <div> <strong>PUBLIC RECORDS STATEMENT</strong></div> <div>  </div> <div> Non personally identifying information reported to the Nevada Business Portal is subject to Nevada's public records law NRS Chapter 239, and may be made available on our web site and to other parties upon request.</div> <div>  </div> <div> <strong>PUBLIC DISCLOSURE</strong></div> <div>  </div> <div> Some information collected at this Portal becomes a public record unless an exemption in law exists. Examples of information not considered public record is included in NRS 76-160. NRS Chapter 239 contains the Nevada Public Records Law.</div> <div>  </div> <div> In the State of Nevada, laws exist to ensure that government is open and that the public has a right to access appropriate records and information possessed by state government. At the same time, there are exceptions to the public's right to access public records. Both state and federal laws provide exceptions.</div> <div>  </div> <div> <strong>LINKS TO OTHER SITES</strong></div> <div>  </div> <div> This Portal contains links to other web sites. These include links to web sites operated by other government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private businesses. When you link to another site, you are no longer on the Nevada Business Portal site and this Privacy Notice will not apply. When you link to another web site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that new site.</div> <div>  </div> <div> <strong>PERSONAL INFORMATION AND DISCLOSURE</strong></div> <div>  </div> <div> "Personal information" is information about a natural person that is readily identifiable to that such as a name, address and telephone number. Such personal information may be exempt from disclosure if disclosure would constitute an unreasonable invasion of privacy under the circumstances. A domain name or Internet Protocol (IP) address is not considered personal information.</div> <div>  </div> <div> <strong>NEVADA BUSINESS IDENTIFICATION NUMBER</strong></div> <div>  </div> <div> The Nevada Business Identification # is a unique number assigned to every business entity in the State of Nevada. The Nevada Business Identification # is displayed on your entity's State Business License or Exemption, and this number is considered public information.</div> <div>  </div> <div> For Title 7 entities, this is the number assigned to your entity in addition to your entity number assigned when you filed your organizational documents. For non-Title 7 entities (NT7) this is the number assigned upon issuance of the State Business License. This number is a conjunction of 3 fields:</div> <div>  </div> <div> NV[Year Entity Filed with NV S.O.S][Serial Number]</div> <div>  </div> <div> Example: "NV20081006344"</div> <div>  </div> <div> <strong>E-MAIL</strong></div> <div>  </div> <div> The Portal reserves the right to share an email entered as part of the Portal profile set up with other State of Nevada agencies and municipalities residing within Nevada. However, every email collected on the site is protected from non-governmental inquiry and uses, as follows the Personal Information and Nondisclosure section.</div> <div>  </div> <div> If you submit an electronic mail message with a question or comment that contains personal information, or fill out a form that electronically transmits such information, the only information used will be the information needed to respond to the request. Additionally, your message may be redirected to another government agency that is in a better position to answer the question. You are advised never to email your social security number, Federal Employee Identification Number (FEIN), State tax identification number, or other proprietary identifiers and information.</div> <div>  </div> <div> Note: Nevada Business Portal staff does not open unsolicited e-mails that have attachments, due to the wide varieties of viruses.</div> <div>  </div> <div> <strong>VIRUSES</strong></div> <div>  </div> <div> To reduce the likelihood of damage from computer viruses, the Nevada Business Portal uses virus protection software on its computer systems and regularly updates the software. Although unlikely, it is possible that data you request for download from our website may contract a virus and become corrupted before it reaches your computer. The Nevada Business Portal or State of Nevada is not responsible for files that may become corrupted as the data travels through the Internet.</div> <div>  </div> <div> <strong>SECURITY</strong></div> <div>  </div> <div> We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.</div> <div>  </div> <div> <strong>SECURE TRANSMISSION</strong></div> <div>  </div> <div> For secured-data transmission, this site uses the industry standard encryption software, Secure Socket Layer (SSL). The URL in your browser will change to "HTTPS" instead of "HTTP" when this security feature is invoked. Your browser may also display a lock or key symbol on its task bar to indicate invoked secure transmission. If these indicators are not present, any information is susceptible to interception by other parties. Most Internet e-mail communication will not be secure. If you are communicating sensitive information, you might want to consider sending it in by postal mail.</div> <div>  </div> <div> <strong>COOKIES</strong></div> <div>  </div> <div> A cookie file is a small text file created by a web site on your computer hard drive that contains unique information the site can use to track such things as passwords, lists of pages you've visited, the date when you last looked at a specific page or to identify your session at a particular web site. A cookie is often used in commercial sites to identify the items selected for a specific shopping cart application. If cookies are used on the web site their use will be clearly marked. While most browsers have an option that allows you to control the use of cookies, their use might provide some features that cannot be used if cookies are turned off. Each application start page where cookies are used will have a specific statement that explains the use of the cookies, what information is being stored and whether the information is deleted or retained for future use when you complete your session.</div> <div>  </div> <div> <strong>ASKING QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS POLICY</strong></div> <div>  </div> <div> If you have any questions about this policy, please contact the Nevada Secretary of State at (800) 450-8594 option 9 or <a href="mailto:support@nvsilverflume.gov?subject=Digital%20Operating%20Agreement">support@nvsilverflume.gov</a>.</div> <div>  </div> <div> By clicking the box marked 'I agree with the terms and conditions' below you acknowledge receipt of notice of and acceptance of the above disclaimer. In addition, you agree to the condition that IN NO EVENT will any individual involved in the preparation or provision of this tool be liable to you for damages in any way related to the use of this tool. Further, the Nevada Secretary of State's office, having properly disclaimed the purpose and limitations of this tool, shall likewise be held harmless.</div>
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