Examples of such statements in this Press Release include discussions regarding the results of the Company's refinancing of its prior credit facility, the Company's anticipated long-term performance and similar statements of belief or expectation regarding future events. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements are: competition from other restaurant concepts and food retailers, disruptions in the financial markets, the loss of franchisees and other business partners, labor shortages or increased labor costs, increased costs of our principal food products, changes in consumer preferences and demographic trends, as well as concerns about health or food quality, our ability to protect our information systems against cyber attacks or information security breaches, our ability to protect individually identifiable data of our customers, franchisees and employees, instances of e. coli, norovirus, avian flu or other food-borne illnesses, general economic conditions, the loss of senior management and the inability to attract and retain additional qualified management personnel, limitations on our business under our 2016 Credit Facility, our ability to comply with the repayment requirements, covenants, tests and restrictions contained in our 2016 Credit Facility, failure of our franchisees, a decline in the number of franchised units, a decline in our ability to franchise new units, slowed expansion into new markets, unexpected and adverse fluctuations in quarterly results, increased government regulation, effects of volatile gasoline prices, supply and delivery shortages or interruptions, currency, economic and political factors that affect our international operations, inadequate protection of our intellectual property and liabilities for environmental contamination and the other risk factors detailed in the Company's 2014 Annual Report on Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which can be found at the SEC's website www.sec.gov. The discussions of these risks are specifically incorporated by reference in this Press Release.Any such forward looking statements are not guarantees of performance or results, and involve risks, uncertainties (some of which are beyond the Company's control) and assumptions. Although we believe any forward looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, you should be aware that many factors could affect our actual financial results and cause them to differ materially from those anticipated in any forward looking statements. Therefore, you should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements.
Any forward-looking statement made by Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. in this Press Release speaks only as of the date on which it is made. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise, except as may be required by law.