NOTE: This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only. There are approximately 15 U.S. states and 14 countries that regulate the offer and sale of franchises. The states are: California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. The countries are: Australia, Brazil, Canada (provinces of Alberta and Ontario), China, France, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain and the United States of America (federal law). If you are a resident of one of these states or countries, or intend to operate a franchise in any of these states or countries, we will not offer you a franchise unless and until we have complied with applicable pre-sale registration and/or disclosure requirements in the applicable jurisdiction. This advertisement is not an offering of a franchise. In New York, an offering of a franchise can only be made by a prospectus that has been previously filed and registered with the Department of Law of the State of New York. The application for registration of an offering prospectus or the acceptance and filing therof by the Department of Law as required by New York law does not constitute approval of the offering or the sale of such franchise by the Department of Law or the Attorney General of New York.