1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Welcome to LEGALCOPS.com. LEGALCOPS information technology provides services to you (“You”) subject to the following Terms and Conditions (“User Agreement”), which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. By accessing and using LEGALCOPS, you accept and agree to be bound by the terms and provision of the User Agreement. In addition, when using particular LEGALCOPS owned or operated services, you and it shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services, which may be posted and modified from time to time. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the User Agreement. it may also offer other services that are governed by different Terms of Service. In such cases the other terms of service will be posted on the relevant service to which they apply.
2. DESCRIPTION OF LEGALCOPS.com
LEGALCOPS.com provides you with a forum to interact with lawyers and professionals who have registered on this website. You understand and agree that information provided on LEGALCOPS.com is for informational purpose only, and does not constitute legal advice. “Legal advice” is the application and interpretation of law to an individual’s specific circumstances, and is expressly prohibited on LEGALCOPS. You understand and agree that you will not rely on the information presented on LEGALCOPS for your specific situation, and that you will seek legal counsel for your own situation. You understand that it may not verify licences of lawyers and professionals who have registered on LEGALCOPS.com to provide legal information to users, and that it is your sole responsibility to verify a lawyer’s licence and credentials before making a decision to hire such a lawyer or professional. You understand that LEGALCOPS.com is not an advertising service for lawyers, and that the lawyer listings on LEGALCOPS.com do not constitute a referral or endorsement by LEGALCOPS.
You understand and agree that we may include certain communications from us, such as service announcements, administrative messages, newsletters, and that these communications are considered part of LEGALCOPS membership and you will not be able to opt out of receiving them. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current LEGALCOPS services, including the release of new LEGALCOPS properties, shall be subject to the User Agreement. You understand and agree that LEGALCOPS is provided “AS IS” and that it assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings. You are responsible for obtaining access to LEGALCOPS, and that access may involve third-party fees (such as Internet service provider or airtime charges). You are responsible for those fees. In addition, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access LEGALCOPS
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
3. YOUR REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS
In consideration of your use of LEGALCOPS, you represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from using LEGALCOPS under the laws of India or other applicable jurisdiction. You also agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself as prompted by LEGALCOPS registration form (the “Registration Data”) and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current, and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or LEGALCOPS has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, LEGALCOPS has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of LEGALCOPS (or any portion thereof). LEGALCOPS is concerned about the safety and privacy of all its users.
5. MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD, AND SECURITY
You will receive a password and account designation upon completing LEGALCOPS registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify LEGALCOPS of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. LEGALCOPS cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section 5.
6. MEMBER CONDUCT
You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other materials (“Content”), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. This means that you, and not LEGALCOPS, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via LEGALCOPS.com. LEGALCOPS does not control the Content posted via LEGALCOPS and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using LEGALCOPS, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will LEGALCOPS be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via LEGALCOPS
You agree to not use LEGALCOPS to:
1. upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable;
2. harm minors in any way;
3. impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a LEGALCOPS official, forum leader, guide, or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
4. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through LEGALCOPS
5. upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary, and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
6. upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights (“Rights”) of any party;
7. upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of solicitation;
8. upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
9. use, or cause to be used, LEGALCOPS to facilitate the transmission of unsolicited or unauthorized material, including but not limited to promotional materials, URLs, junk mail, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of unauthorized solicitation that you may upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available.
10. use robots or otherwise harvest others’ email addresses from LEGALCOPS for purposes of sending unsolicited or unauthorized material.
11. upload, post, email, or transmit the same message, URL, or post multiple times.
12. disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users’ ability to use LEGALCOPS;
13. interfere with or disrupt LEGALCOPS or servers or networks connected to LEGALCOPS, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of networks connected to LEGALCOPS, including using any device, software, or routine to bypass our robot exclusion headers;
14. intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law, and any regulations having the force of law;
15. stalk or otherwise harass another; and/or
16. collect or store personal data about other users in connection with the prohibited conduct and activities set forth in paragraphs a through o above.
You acknowledge that LEGALCOPS may or may not pre-screen Content, but that LEGALCOPS and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen, refuse, or remove any Content that is available via LEGALCOPS. Without limiting the foregoing, LEGALCOPS and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the User Agreement or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by LEGALCOPS or submitted to LEGALCOPS, including without limitation information in LEGALCOPS forums and in all other parts of LEGALCOPS
You acknowledge, consent, and agree that LEGALCOPS may access, preserve, and disclose your account information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with legal process; (ii) enforce the User Agreement; (iii) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third parties; (iv) respond to your requests for customer service; or (v) protect the rights, property or personal safety of LEGALCOPS, its users, and the public.
You understand that LEGALCOPS and software embodied within LEGALCOPS may include security components that permit digital materials to be protected, and that use of these materials is subject to usage rules set by LEGALCOPS and/or content providers who provide content to LEGALCOPS. You may not attempt to override or circumvent any of the usage rules embedded into LEGALCOPS. Any unauthorized reproduction, publication, further distribution, or public exhibition of the materials provided on LEGALCOPS, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.
7. INTERNATIONAL USE AND EXPORT AND IMPORT COMPLIANCE
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Use of LEGALCOPS and transfer, posting, and uploading of software, technology, and other technical data via LEGALCOPS may be subject to the export and import laws of India and other countries. You agree to comply with all applicable export and import laws and regulations. In particular, you represent and warrant that you: (a) are not a prohibited party identified on any government export exclusion lists or a member of a government of any other export-prohibited countries as identified in applicable export and import laws and regulations; (b) will not transfer software, technology, and other technical data via LEGALCOPS to export-prohibited parties or countries; (c) will not use LEGALCOPS for military, nuclear, missile, chemical, or biological weaponry end uses in violation of U.S. export laws; and (d) will not transfer, upload, or post via LEGALCOPS any software, technology, or other technical data in violation of U.S. or other applicable export or import laws.
8. CONTENT SUBMITTED OR MADE AVAILABLE FOR INCLUSION ON LEGALCOPS.COM
LEGALCOPS does not claim ownership of Content you submit or make available for inclusion on LEGALCOPS. However, with respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of LEGALCOPS, you grant LEGALCOPS.com the following worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license(s), as applicable:
1. With respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of LEGALCOPS, the license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform, and publicly display such Content on LEGALCOPS solely for the purposes of providing and promoting LEGALCOPS.
2. With respect to photos, graphics, audio, or video you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of LEGALCOPS, the license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform, and publicly display such Content on LEGALCOPS solely for the purpose for which such Content was submitted or made available.
3. With respect to Content other than photos, graphics, audio, or video you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of LEGALCOPS, the perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform, and publicly display such Content (in whole or in part) and to incorporate such Content into other works in any format or medium now known or later developed.
“Publicly accessible” areas of LEGALCOPS are those areas of LEGALCOPS that are intended by LEGALCOPS to be available to the general public.
9. CONTRIBUTIONS TO LEGALCOPS
By submitting ideas, suggestions, documents, and/or proposals (“Contributions”) to LEGALCOPS through its suggestion or feedback web pages, you acknowledge and agree that: (a) your Contributions do not contain confidential or proprietary information; (b) LEGALCOPS is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Contributions; (c) LEGALCOPS shall be entitled to use or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose) such Contributions for any purpose, in any way, in any media worldwide; (d) LEGALCOPS may have something similar to the Contributions already under consideration or in development; (e) your Contributions automatically become the property of LEGALCOPS without any obligation of LEGALCOPS to you; and (f) you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from LEGALCOPS under any circumstances.
You agree to indemnify and hold LEGALCOPS and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, employees, partners, and licensors harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit, modify, or otherwise make available through LEGALCOPS, your use of LEGALCOPS, your connection to LEGALCOPS, your violation of the User Agreement, or your violation of any rights of another.
11. NO COMMERCIAL REUSE OF LEGALCOPS
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell, or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion or use of, or access to, LEGALCOPS (including Content, advertisements, Software, and your LEGALCOPS User ID).
12. GENERAL PRACTICES REGARDING USE AND STORAGE
You acknowledge that LEGALCOPS may establish general practices and limits concerning use of LEGALCOPS, including without limitation the maximum number of days any uploaded Content will be retained by LEGALCOPS, the maximum number of email messages that may be sent from or received by an account on LEGALCOPS, the maximum size of any email message that may be sent from or received by an account on LEGALCOPS, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access LEGALCOPS in a given period of time. You agree that LEGALCOPS has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by LEGALCOPS. You acknowledge that LEGALCOPS reserves the right to deactivate accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time. You further acknowledge that LEGALCOPS reserves the right to modify these general practices and limits from time to time.
13. MODIFICATIONS TO LEGALCOPS
LEGALCOPS reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, LEGALCOPS (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that LEGALCOPS shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of LEGALCOPS (or any part thereof).
You may terminate your LEGALCOPS account, any associated email address, and access to LEGALCOPS by submitting such termination request to LEGALCOPS.
You agree that LEGALCOPS may, without prior notice, immediately terminate, limit your access to or suspend your LEGALCOPS account, any associated email address, and access to LEGALCOPS. Cause for such termination, limitation of access or suspension shall include, but not be limited to, (a) breaches or violations of the User Agreement or other incorporated agreements or guidelines, (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) discontinuance or material modification to LEGALCOPS (or any part thereof), (d) unexpected technical or security issues or problems, (e) extended periods of inactivity, (f) engagement by you in fraudulent or illegal activities, and/or (g) nonpayment of any fees owed by you in connection with LEGALCOPS. Further, you agree that all terminations, limitations of access and suspensions for cause shall be made in LEGALCOPS sole discretion and that LEGALCOPS shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your account, any associated email address, or access to LEGALCOPS.
Termination of your LEGALCOPS account includes any or all of the following: (a) removal of access to all or part of the offerings within LEGALCOPS , (b) deletion of your password and all related information, files, and content associated with or inside your account (or any part thereof), and (c) barring of further use of all or part of LEGALCOPS.
LEGALCOPS may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that LEGALCOPS is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that LEGALCOPS shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
16. LEGALCOPS’S PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
You acknowledge and agree that LEGALCOPS and any necessary software used in connection with LEGALCOPS (“Software”) contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in advertisements or information presented to you through LEGALCOPS or by advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly permitted by applicable law or as authorized by LEGALCOPS or the applicable licensor (such as an advertiser), you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, transmit, broadcast, publicly perform, or create derivative works based on LEGALCOPS, such Content or the Software, in whole or in part.
LEGALCOPS grants you a personal, non-transferable, and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software on a single computer; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work from, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. You agree not to modify the Software in any manner or form, nor to use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to LEGALCOPS. You agree not to access LEGALCOPS by any means other than through the interface that is provided by LEGALCOPS for use in accessing LEGALCOPS.
17. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
1. YOUR USE OF LEGALCOPS AND ITS UNDERLYING SOFTWARE ARE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. LEGALCOPS AND ITS UNDERLYING SOFTWARE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. LEGALCOPS AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, AND LICENSORS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
2. LEGALCOPS AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, AND LICENSORS MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT (I) LEGALCOPS OR ITS UNDERLYING SOFTWARE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (II) LEGALCOPS OR ITS UNDERLYING SOFTWARE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE; (III) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF LEGALCOPS OR ITS UNDERLYING SOFTWARE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; (IV) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH LEGALCOPS OR ITS UNDERLYING SOFTWARE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS; AND (V) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.
3. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF LEGALCOPS OR ITS UNDERLYING SOFTWARE IS ACCESSED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR AND HEREBY WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION WITH RESPECT TO ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, INTERNET ACCESS, DOWNLOAD OR DISPLAY DEVICE, OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
4. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM LEGALCOPS OR THROUGH OR FROM LEGALCOPS OR ITS UNDERLYING SOFTWARE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE USER AGREEMENT.
18. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT LEGALCOPS AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY PUNITIVE, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, MONETARY DAMAGES, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF LEGALCOPS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (A) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE LEGALCOPS; (B) HIRING A LAWYER OR PROFESSIONAL BASED ON THE INFORMATION PRESENTED ON LEGALCOPS; (C) THE COST OF HIRING A LAWYER OR PROFESSIONAL BASED ON THE INFORMATION PRESENTED ON LEGALCOPS; (D) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF GOODS AND SERVICES BASED ON THE INFORMATION PRESENTED ON LEGALCOPS; (E) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES; (F) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY LAWYER, PROFESSIONAL, USER, OR THIRD PARTY ON LEGALCOPS; (G) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; OR (H) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO LEGALCOPS.
19. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OF SECTIONS 17 AND 18 MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
LEGALCOPS may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the User Agreement, including by but not limited to email, regular mail, SMS, MMS, text message, postings on LEGALCOPS, or other reasonable means now known or hereafter developed. Such notices may not be received if you violate this User Agreement by accessing LEGALCOPS in an unauthorized manner. Your agreement to this User Agreement constitutes your agreement that you are deemed to have received any and all notices that would have been delivered had you accessed LEGALCOPS in an authorized manner.
21. TRADEMARK INFORMATION
You agree that all of LEGALCOPSs trademarks, trade names, service marks, and other LEGALCOPS logos and brand features, and product and service names are trademarks and the property of LEGALCOPS.com (the “LEGALCOPS Marks”). Without LEGALCOPS’s prior permission, you agree not to display or use the LEGALCOPS Marks in any manner.
22. NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT
LEGALCOPS respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. LEGALCOPS may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who may be repeat infringers. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide LEGALCOPS’s Copyright Agent the following information:
1. an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
2. a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
3. a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
4. your address, telephone number, and email address;
5. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
6. a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner’s behalf.
LEGALCOPS’s Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:
By mail: Copyright Agent, LEGALCOPS Technology
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject: Copyright violation
23. GENERAL INFORMATION
Entire Agreement. The User Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and LEGALCOPS and governs your use of LEGALCOPS, superseding any prior version of this User Agreement between you and LEGALCOPS with respect to LEGALCOPS. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use or purchase certain other LEGALCOPS services, affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software.
Choice of Law and Forum. You and LEGALCOPS each agree that the User Agreement and the relationship between the parties shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions and that any and all claims, causes of action, or disputes (regardless of theory) arising out of or relating to the User Agreement, or the relationship between you and LEGALCOPS, shall be brought exclusively in the courts located in the county of Santa Clara, California or the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. You and LEGALCOPS agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located within the county of Santa Clara, California or the Northern District of California, and agree to waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over the parties by such courts and to venue in such courts.
Waiver and Severability of Terms. The failure of LEGALCOPS to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the User Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the User Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the User Agreement remain in full force and effect.
No Right of Survivorship and Non-Transferability. You agree that your LEGALCOPS account is non-transferable and any rights to your LEGALCOPS User ID or contents within your account terminate upon your death. Upon receipt of a copy of a death certificate, your account may be terminated and all contents therein permanently deleted.
Statute of Limitations. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of LEGALCOPS or the User Agreement must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
The section titles in the User Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
Please report any violations of the User Agreement here.
1. COPYRIGHT, LICENSES AND IDEA SUBMISSIONS.
YOU MAY NOT MODIFY, COPY, REPRODUCE, REPUBLISH, UPLOAD, POST, TRANSMIT, OR DISTRIBUTE, IN ANY MANNER, THE MATERIAL ON THE SITE, INCLUDING TEXT, GRAPHICS, CODE AND/OR SOFTWARE. You may print and download portions of material from the different areas of the Site solely for your own non-commercial use provided that you agree not to change or delete any copyright or proprietary notices from the materials. You agree to grant to legalcops.com a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual license, with the right to sub-license, to reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, publicly display and publicly perform any materials and other information (including, without limitation, ideas contained therein for new or improved products and services) you submit to any public areas of the Site (such as bulletin boards, forums and newsgroups) or by e-mail to legalcops.com by all means and in any media now known or hereafter developed. You also grant to legalcops.com the right to use your name in connection with the submitted materials and other information as well as in connection with all advertising, marketing and promotional material related thereto. You agree that you shall have no recourse against legalcops.com for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communications to legalcops.com.
Publications, products, content or services referenced herein or on the Site are the exclusive trademarks or servicemarks of legalcops.com. Other product and company names mentioned in the Site may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
2. USE OF THE SITE
You understand that, except for information, products or services clearly identified as being supplied by legalcops.com, legalcops.comdoes not operate, control or endorse any information, products or services on the Internet in any way. Except for legalcops.com- identified information, products or services, all information, products and services offered through the Site or on the Internet generally are offered by third parties, that are not affiliated with legalcops.com a. You also understand that legalcops.com cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through the Site will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the Site for the reconstruction of any lost data.
YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND THE INTERNET. legalcops.com PROVIDES THE SITE AND RELATED INFORMATION “AS IS” AND DOES NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NONINFRINGEMENT, OR THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) WITH REGARD TO THE SERVICE, ANY MERCHANDISE INFORMATION OR SERVICE PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY, AND legalcops.com SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY COST OR DAMAGE ARISING EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM ANY SUCH TRANSACTION. IT IS SOLELY YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS AND USEFULNESS OF ALL OPINIONS, ADVICE, SERVICES, MERCHANDISE AND OTHER INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY. legalcops.com DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED. YOU UNDERSTAND FURTHER THAT THE PURE NATURE OF THE INTERNET CONTAINS UNEDITED MATERIALS SOME OF WHICH ARE SEXUALLY EXPLICIT OR MAY BE OFFENSIVE TO YOU. YOUR ACCESS TO SUCH MATERIALS IS AT YOUR RISK. legalcops.com HAS NO CONTROL OVER AND ACCEPTS NO RESPONSIBILITY WHATSOEVER FOR SUCH MATERIALS.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT WILL legalcops.com BE LIABLE FOR (I) ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR INFORMATION, AND THE LIKE) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, OR ANY INFORMATION, OR TRANSACTIONS PROVIDED ON THE SERVICE, OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE SERVICE, OR ANY DELAY OF SUCH INFORMATION OR SERVICE. EVEN IF legalcops.com OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR (II) ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE SERVICE AND/OR MATERIALS OR INFORMATION DOWNLOADED THROUGH THE SERVICE. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, legalcops.com LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
legalcops.com makes no representations whatsoever about any other web site which you may access through this one or which may link to this Site. When you access a non-legalcops.com web site, please understand that it is independent from legalcops.com, and that legalcops.com has no control over the content on that web site. In addition, a link to a legalcops.com web site does not mean that legalcops.com endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such web site.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless legalcops.com, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to the Service from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of this Agreement (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the Service.
4. THIRD PARTY RIGHTS
The provisions of paragraphs 2 (Use of the Service), and 3 (Indemnification) are for the benefit of legalcops.com and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, and any third party information providers to the Service. Each of these individuals or entities shall have the right to assert and enforce those provisions directly against you on its own behalf.
5. TERMS TERMINATION
This Agreement may be terminated by either party without notice at any time for any reason. The provisions of paragraphs 1 (Copyright, Licenses and Idea Submissions), 2 (Use of the Service), 3 (Indemnification), 4 (Third Party Rights) and 6 (Miscellaneous) shall survive any termination of this Agreement.
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