Legal Disclaimer & Terms
Last Updated: April 2019
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Terms of Service
By accessing the Site, in any way, whether automated or otherwise, constitutes use of the Site and your agreement to be bound by these Terms of Service. We reserve the right to change these Terms of Service or to impose new conditions on use of the Site, from time to time, in which case the revised Terms of Service will be posted on this website. By continuing to use the Site after any such posted changes, you accept the Terms of Service, as modified.
Intellectual Property Rights
Limited License For You
This Site and all materials made available on the Site are the property of the Firm and/or our affiliates or licensors, and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. The Site is intended solely for your personal noncommercial use. You are not allowed to use the Site or the materials made available on the Site in a manner that constitutes an infringement of our rights or in any way that we have not explicitly authorized in these Terms of Service or which has been authorized by the owner of the materials. You may not alter, copy, reproduce, upload, republish, post, transmit, sell, translate, create derivative works, exploit, or distribute in any manner or medium (including email or any other electronic methods) any material from the Site. You are, however, authorized to download and/or print one copy of individual pages of the Site for personal, non-commercial use, so long as you you maintain intact all copyright and/or other proprietary notices.
Your License For Us
Any posting or submitting of any material by you (including, without limitation, comments, photos, videos and blog entries) via the Site, you represent: (a) that you own the material, or are posting or submitting with the express consent of the material’s owner; and (b) that you are at least eighteen years of age. Additionally, when you post or submit any material, comments, or questions, you are granting the Firm, and anyone authorized by the Firm, a perpetual, royalty-free, unrestricted, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide license to use, modify, copy, transmit, sell, exploit, produce derivative works from, distribute, and/or publicly display such material, in part or in whole, in any manner or through any medium for any purpose. The foregoing license includes the right to exploit any proprietary rights in posting or submission of such materials, including, but not limited to, rights under intellectual property laws including copyright, trademark, patent, or service mark laws in any relevant jurisdiction.
Also, in relation with to the exercise of such rights, you grant the Firm, and anyone authorized by the Firm, the right to identify you by name, email address, or screen name as the author of any of your postings as we deem appropriate.
You acknowledge and understand that the Firm has the right but not obligation to use and display any postings or contributions of any kind and that we may choose to end the use and display of any such materials (or any piece thereof), for any reason and at any time whatsoever.
Limitations on Framing and Linking
You are authorized to establish a hypertext link to the Site so long as the link does not state or imply that you site in any way has a sponsorship relationship with the Firm or with the Site. However, without prior written permission from the Firm, you are not authorized to frame or inline link any content on the Site, or incorporate into another website or other service any of material, content or intellectual property on the Site.
Throughout the Site, the Firm may provide links to Internet sites maintained by third parties. Some of the mentioned links are “affiliate links” meaning if you click the link and purchase any items connected to that link, Firm may receive an affiliate commission. This disclosure is made in accordance with Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” Neither we nor any of our affiliates operate or control in any way any information, products or services provided by any third parties through the Site or on websites linked to through the Site.
All opinions, statements, advice, services, offers, information or content expressed or offered by third parties of any form, are those of the respective authors or distributors, and not the Firm. Neither the Firm nor any third-party provider of information guarantees the accuracy, usefulness, or completeness of any content. Furthermore, the Firm neither endorses nor is responsible for the reliability and/or accuracy of any advice, opinion, or statement made on the Site by anyone other than an authorized representative of the Firm while acting in his/her official capacity.
THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED ON OR VIA THE SITE AND BY THE FIRM AND ANY THIRD-PARTY SITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND NEITHER EXPRESS NOR IMPLIED. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE WARRANTIES AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW. WE OFFER NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE OR ANY OF ITS FUNCTIONS WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT ANY PART OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING BULLETIN BOARDS, OR SERVERS THAT MAKE IT AVAILABLE, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE OFFER NO WARRANTY AND MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE SITE OR MATERIALS ON THE SITE OR ON ANY THIRD-PARTY SITES IN TERMS OF THEIR ACCURACY, CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE.
At all times, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Firm its affiliates, their successors, transferees, licensees and assignees and their respective parent and subsidiary companies, associates, agents, officers, directors, shareholders and employees from and against any and all claims, causes of action, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, including legal fees and expenses, arising from or relating to your breach of any obligation, warranty, representation or covenant set forth herein.
Some sections of the Site may allow you to purchase products and services online that are provided by third parties. The Firm is not responsible for the quality, accuracy, timeliness, reliability or any other aspect of these products and services. If you purchase a product or service from a merchant on the Site or on a site from a link on the Site, any information obtained during your visit to that merchant’s online store linked, such as your credit card number and contact information, may be collected by both the merchant and us. A merchant may have privacy and data collection practices that are different from the Firm’s. We have no responsibility or liability for these independent policies. When you purchase products or services on or through the Site, you may be subject to additional terms and conditions specifically applying to your purchase or use of those products or services.
Visit the individual merchant’s website on their information links or contact them directly for more information regarding a merchant, its online store, its privacy policies, and/or any additional terms and conditions that may apply. You release us as well as our affiliates from any damages you may incur, and agree not to assert any claims against them, or us, arising from any purchase or use of any products or services made available by third parties through the Site.
Any participation, correspondence or dealings with any third party found on or through our Site, especially regarding payment and delivery of specific goods and services, and any other terms, associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. You agree that Firm shall not be liable or responsible for any loss, damage, or other matters of any sort incurred as the result of such relations.
You agree to be held financially responsible for all purchases you or someone acting on your behalf make through the Site. You agree to use the Site and to purchase services or products through the Site only for legitimate, non-commercial purposes. You also agree to refrain from making any purchases for speculative, false or fraudulent purposes. You agree to only purchase goods or services for yourself or for another person for whom you are legally permitted to do so. When making a purchase for a third party that requires you to submit the third party’s personal information to us or a merchant, you declare that you have the express consent of such third party to provide such information.
All sales are billed in USD.
This Site may include several different features, such as bulletin boards, comment fields, web logs, chat rooms, and email services, which allow feedback to us and real-time interaction between users, and other features allowing users to communicate with each other. Responsibility for what is posted on such public posting areas on the Site, or sent via any email services on the Site, lies with each user – you alone are responsible for any material you post or send. We do not control the messages, information or files that you or others may provide through the Site. In your use of the Site, you agree not to:
Restrict or inhibit another user from using and enjoying the Site.
Use the Site to impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.
Interfere with or disrupt any servers or networks used to provide the Site or its features, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of the networks we use to provide the Site.
Use the Site to encourage others to commit illegal activities or cause injury or property damage.
Gain unauthorized access to the Site, or any account, computer system, or network connected to this Site, by means such as hacking, password mining or other illicit practice.
Obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through this Site.
Use the Site to post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law.
Use the Site to post or transmit any information, software or other material that violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material that is an invasion of privacy or that is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto.
Use the Site to post or transmit any software or other material containing a virus or other harmful component.
Use the Site to advertise or solicit anyone to buy or sell anything, or to make donations, without our express written approval.
Gather for marketing purposes any information or email addresses posted by other users of the Site.
Purchase, download or copy anything from this site and use to pirate said content.
The Firm may host forms of public forums on its Sites. Any user who fails to comply with the terms and conditions of this Agreement may be expelled from such public forums. The Firm or its designated agents may remove or alter any user-created content at any time for any reason. All public forums are intended to serve as discussion centers for users and subscribers. Information and content posted within these public forums may be provided by the Firm, the Firm’s outside contributors, or by users not connected with the Firm, some of whom may employ anonymous usernames.
The Firm expressly disclaims all responsibility and endorsement and makes no representation as to the validity of any information or statement made or displayed in these forums by third parties, nor are we responsible for any errors or omissions in such postings, or for hyperlinks in any messages. Under no circumstances will we, our affiliates, suppliers or agents be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained through these forums. The opinions expressed in these forums are solely the opinions of the users, and do not reflect the opinions of the Firm or its affiliates.
The Firm holds no obligation whatsoever to monitor any of the content or postings on the public forums on the Sites. However, you understand and agree that we have the absolute right to monitor the same at our sole discretion. Additionally, we reserve the right to alter, edit, refuse to post or remove any postings or content, in whole or in part, for any reason and to disclose such materials and the circumstances surrounding their transmission to third parties in satisfaction of any applicable law or governmental request (national or international) and to protect ourselves, our clients, sponsors, users and visitors.
Certain features of the Site require a username and password, created through the Site’s registration process. You are responsible for keeping confidential the password and account, and are responsible for all activities (whether by you or by others) occurring under your password or account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of such security, and to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. We are not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to protect your password or account information.
Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL WE, OR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE, INCLUDING ITS MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES, OR THIRD-PARTY MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE, EVEN IF WE ARE ADVISED BEFOREHAND OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. (BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, OUR LIABILITY AND THE LIABILITY OF OUR AFFILIATES IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH STATE LAW.) YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY USER. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE, OR SERVICES ON THE SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THE SITE’S TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE AND THE PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND/OR MATERIALS. THIS SITE IS CONTINUALLY UNDER DEVELOPMENT AND FIRM MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, IMPLIED OR EXPRESS, AS TO ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR APPROPRIATENESS FOR ANY PURPOSE.
You acknowledge and agree that no representation has been made by the FIRM OR ITS AFFILIATES and relied upon as to the future income, expenses, sales volume or potential profitability potentially derived from the participation in or purchase of any product or service on this SITE.
All links are for information purposes only and are not warranted for content, accuracy or any other implied or explicit purpose.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners believing that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If, in good faith, you believe that materials hosted by the Firm infringe your copyright, you, or your agent may send to the Firm a notice requesting that the material be removed or access to it be blocked. Any notification by a copyright owner or a person authorized to act on its behalf failing to comply with requirements of the DMCA shall not be considered sufficient notice and shall not be deemed to confer upon the Firm actual knowledge of facts or circumstances from which infringing material or acts are evident
This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the Firm and our assigns, successors, heirs, and legal representatives. Neither this Agreement nor any rights hereunder may be assigned without the prior written consent of the Firm. Notwithstanding the foregoing, all rights and obligations under this Agreement may be freely assigned by the Firm to any affiliated entity or any of its wholly owned subsidiaries.
No part of this Site or products and services contained therein may be copied, or changed in any format, sold, or used in any way other than what is outlined without express permission from Roy H. Gordon Law.
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