or maintain such awards. Therefore, the Grantee understands that refusing or withdrawing the Grantees consent may affect his or her ability to participate in the Plan. For more information on the consequences of the Grantees refusal to consent or withdrawal of consent, the Grantee understands that he or she may contact your local human resources representative.
(c) Upon request of the Company or the Employer, the Grantee agrees to provide a separate executed data privacy consent form (or any other agreements or consents that may be required by the Company and/or the Employer) that the Company and/or the Employer may deem necessary to obtain from the Grantee for the purpose of administering the Grantees participation in the Plan in compliance with the data privacy laws in the Grantees country, either now or in the future. The Grantee understands and agrees that he or she will not be able to participate in the Plan if the Grantee fails to provide any such consent or agreement requested by the Company and/or the Employer.
11. Nature of Grant. In accepting the Restricted Stock Units, the Grantee acknowledges, understands and agrees that:
(a) the Plan is established voluntarily by the Company, it is discretionary in nature, and may be amended, suspended or terminated by the Company at any time, to the extent permitted by the Plan;
(b) the grant of the Restricted Stock Units is exceptional, voluntary and occasional and does not create any contractual or other right to receive future grants of Restricted Stock Units, or benefits in lieu of Restricted Stock Units, even if Restricted Stock Units have been granted in the past;
(c) all decisions with respect to future Restricted Stock Units or other grants, if any, will be at the sole discretion of the Company;
(d) the Grantee is voluntarily participating in the Plan;
(e) if the Grantee is not employed by the Company, the grant of the Restricted Stock Units shall not be interpreted as forming an employment contract with the Company;
(f) the Restricted Stock Units and any shares of Stock subject to the Restricted Stock Units, and the income from and value of same, are not intended to replace any pension rights or compensation;
(g) unless otherwise agreed with the Company, the Restricted Stock Units and the shares of Stock subject to the Restricted Stock Units, and the income from and value of same, are not granted as consideration for, or in connection with, the service the Grantee may provide as a director of an Affiliate;
(h) the Restricted Stock Units and any shares of Stock subject to the Restricted Stock Units, and the income from and value of same, are not part of normal or expected compensation for purposes of, including, without limitation, calculating any severance, resignation, termination, redundancy, dismissal, end-of-service payments, bonuses, long-service awards, holiday pay, pension or retirement or welfare benefits or similar mandatory payments;