and occasional and, except as set forth in the Employment Agreement, does not create any contractual or other right to receive future grants of any Stock Options, or benefits in lieu of any Stock Options, even if Stock Options have been granted repeatedly in the past, and that, except as set forth in the Employment Agreement, all decisions with respect to future grants will be in the Companys sole discretion. By accepting this Award, you also acknowledge that this Award and any gains received hereunder are extraordinary items and are not considered part of your salary or compensation for purposes of any pension or retirement benefits or for purposes of calculating any termination, severance, redundancy, resignation, end of service payments, bonuses, long-service awards, life or accident insurance benefits or similar payments. Neither this Award, nor any gains received hereunder, is intended to replace any pension rights or compensation. If the Company or Subsidiary terminates your employment for any reason, you agree that you will not be entitled to damages or compensation for breach of contract, dismissal (in any circumstances, including unfair dismissal) or compensation for any loss of office or otherwise to any sum, Shares, Stock Options or other benefits to compensate you for the loss or diminution in value of any actual or prospective rights, benefits or expectation under or in relation to the Plan.
16. Limitations. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions or the Plan grants to you any right to continued employment with the Company or any Subsidiary or to interfere in any way with the Company or Subsidiarys right to terminate your employment at any time and for any reason, subject to applicable law. Payment of Shares is not secured by a trust, insurance contract or other funding medium, and you do not have any interest in any fund or specific Company or Subsidiary asset by reason of this Award. You have no rights as a stockholder of the Company pursuant to this Award until Shares are actually delivered to you.
17. Entire Agreement and Amendment. These Terms and Conditions and the Plan constitute the entire understanding between you and the Company regarding this Award. These Terms and Conditions supersede any prior agreements, commitments or negotiations concerning this Award. These Terms and Conditions may not be modified, altered or changed except by the Committee (or its delegate) in writing and pursuant to the terms of the Plan; provided, however, that the Company has the unilateral authority to amend these Terms and Conditions without your consent to the extent necessary to comply with applicable securities registration or exchange control requirements and to impose additional requirements on this Award or Shares subject to this Award if the Company, in its sole discretion, deems it necessary or advisable for legal or administrative reasons.
18. Severability. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Terms and Conditions will not affect the validity or enforceability of the other provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which will remain in full force and effect. Moreover, if any provision is found to be excessively broad in duration, scope or covered activity, the provision will be construed so as to be enforceable to the maximum extent compatible with applicable law.